P342-M Tawi-Tawi bridge to speed up growth, peace in ARMM

March 10, 2010 10:35 pm· Comments Off on P342-M Tawi-Tawi bridge to speed up growth, peace in ARMM 

PANGLIMA SUGALA, Tawi-Tawi, March 10 — Tawi-Tawi Governor Sadikul Sahali calls it a “dream project.”

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Masbate leaders forge peace covenant

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MASBATE CITY, March 10 – Candidates vying for local elective positions and leaders of contending political parties in Masbate vowed to shun violence and vicious political rivalry as they forged a covenant of peace for honest and credible national elections in May.

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Cops arrest 4 private armed group members

March 10, 2010 10:35 pm· Comments Off on Cops arrest 4 private armed group members 

ISULAN, Sultan Kudarat, March 10 — Acting on a tip from concerned citizens, police here arrested Wednesday morning four suspected members of a private armed group who have warrants of arrest, police said.

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Naga City asks power firm to act on indiscriminate coal ash dumping

March 10, 2010 10:35 pm· Comments Off on Naga City asks power firm to act on indiscriminate coal ash dumping 

CEBU CITY, March 10 – The city government of Naga, Cebu has asked Salcon Power Corp. (SPC) to act on the allegedly indiscriminate dumping of coal ash in Barangay Tangke.

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Cebu City cops get ready to man traffic after firing of 31 enforcers

March 10, 2010 10:35 pm· 1 Comment 

CEBU CITY, March 10 – Police stations in Cebu City will be required to provide police officers to help ease traffic congestion during peak hours after Mayor Tomas Osmena sacked 31 traffic enforcers for allegedly extorting money from motorists.

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Huge fund, political will needed to fix Cebu City's drainage system

March 10, 2010 10:35 pm· Comments Off on Huge fund, political will needed to fix Cebu City's drainage system 

CEBU CITY, March 10 – A Cebu City Hall consultant said hundreds of millions of pesos and political will among government officials will be needed in implementing the city’s comprehensive drainage master plan.

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Teodoro woos Capiznons Friday

March 10, 2010 10:35 pm· Comments Off on Teodoro woos Capiznons Friday 

ILOILO CITY, March 10 – Lakas-Kampi-CMD presidential candidate, Atty. Gilbert Teodoro for the first time since the start of the campaign for national candidates, will set foot in Roxas City, Capiz on Friday.

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Marines repel Abu Sayyaf bandits' attack

March 10, 2010 10:35 pm· Comments Off on Marines repel Abu Sayyaf bandits' attack 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 10 — Philippine Marine troops have repelled a group of Abu Sayyaf bandits who staged an attack against workers undertaking a U.S.-funded project in the island province of Sulu, a military official said Wednesday.

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Solon slams Comelec for late disqualification of political rival

March 10, 2010 10:35 pm· Comments Off on Solon slams Comelec for late disqualification of political rival 

By Judy Flores-Partlow

DUMAGUETE CITY, March 10 – Rep. George Arnaiz of the 2nd district of Negros Oriental has slammed the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for its delayed decision in disqualifying rival candidate Raul Aniñon from running in the May 10 polls.

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Turnover of 302nd Army Brigade command set Friday

March 10, 2010 10:35 pm· Comments Off on Turnover of 302nd Army Brigade command set Friday 

DUMAGUETE CITY, March 10 – Brig. Gen. Cesar Yano, outgoing commander of the 302nd Infantry Brigade of the Philippine Army based in Tanjay, Negros Oriental, has extended his gratitude to the officials and constituents of the province for their help in fighting the insurgency.

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