4P's Set 3 program registers 900 new household beneficiaries in Cabanglasan, Bukidnon

March 7, 2010 1:24 am· Comments Off on 4P's Set 3 program registers 900 new household beneficiaries in Cabanglasan, Bukidnon 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 6 – At least 900 household beneficiaries were registered as recipient of the Set 3 of the “Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program” or 4P’s in Northern Mindanao town, said region’s social welfare information officer Recthie B. Tolinero, on Saturday.

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AFP troops capture 2 NPA camps in ComVal province

March 7, 2010 1:24 am· Comments Off on AFP troops capture 2 NPA camps in ComVal province 

CAMP APOLINARIO, Davao City, March 6 -– Two camps of the New People’s Army (NPA) were overrun Friday by Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) troops after more than two hours of fighting against an estimated 70 heavily-armed communist terrorists at Sitio Panon, Barangay Baylo, Monkayo town, Compostela Valley (ComVal) province.

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PNP forms task force to fast track probe of murder of city assessor

March 7, 2010 1:24 am· Comments Off on PNP forms task force to fast track probe of murder of city assessor 

COTABATO CITY, March 6 – The Cotabato City Police has created "Task Force Enrique Barroga" to fast track the resolution of the murder of Cotabato City Assessor Engr. Enrique Barroga last March 1.

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UNDP exec: Good governance is key to RP peace and development

March 7, 2010 1:24 am· 1 Comment 

By Ben Serrano

MARFIL, Rosario, Agusan del Sur – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director Renaud Meyer challenged residents and local officials of Barangay Marfil to disseminate information to other barangays in Agusan del Sur about their successes in their local peace and development initiatives and efforts.

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CamSur politician killed for nonpayment of PTC to rebels

March 7, 2010 1:24 am· Comments Off on CamSur politician killed for nonpayment of PTC to rebels 

CAMP ELIAS ANGELES, Pili, Camarines Sur, March 6 – Suspected communist rebels gunned down a local candidate on Thursday for refusing to pay the permit to win/permit to campaign (PTW/PTC) fees the rebels were demanding, a military report said on Friday.

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Soldier dead, 2 others hurt as troops overrun two NPA camps, in Compostela

March 7, 2010 1:24 am· Comments Off on Soldier dead, 2 others hurt as troops overrun two NPA camps, in Compostela 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 6 — Government forces have overrun two camps of the New People’s Army (NPA) insurgents in the hinterlands of Compostela Valley province, military officials said Saturday.

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Bulacan Gov. Mendoza refuses to vacate post

March 7, 2010 1:24 am· Comments Off on Bulacan Gov. Mendoza refuses to vacate post 

MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan, March 6 –Embattled incumbent Govrtnor Joselito “Jonjon” Mendoza on Friday said he will not step down from his post unless the Supreme Court tells him to do so.

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2 quakes rock Batanes

March 7, 2010 1:24 am· Comments Off on 2 quakes rock Batanes 

LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte, March 6 — Two successive earthquakes hit the Batanes Group of Islands Friday morning, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

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Eight die in La Union bus mishap

March 7, 2010 1:24 am· 1 Comment 

BAGUIO CITY, March 6 — A mini bus bound to Santa Rosa, Laguna carrying 48 Catholic devotees crashed into an acacia tree along Marcos Highway in Pugo, La Union some 48 kilometers west of this mountain resort at around 6 p.m. Saturday, killing eight of its passengers on the spot, according to Paeng Valencia, president of the Baguio Rescue 911.

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Top UN official to visit India and Nepal

March 7, 2010 1:24 am· Comments Off on Top UN official to visit India and Nepal 

UNITED NATIONS, March 6 — A top United Nations political official is heading to India next week, followed by a visit to Nepal to discuss a range of regional and international issues related to the world body.

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