(Power update) Five- to 12-hour power cut off remains in Mindanao

March 15, 2010 11:37 pm· Comments Off on (Power update) Five- to 12-hour power cut off remains in Mindanao 

MANILA, March 15 —Visayas and Mindanao will continue to suffer rotating brownouts while Luzon power supply situation normalizes this afternoon, according to the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP).

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Treñas pursues city declaration under state of imminent danger through NDCC

March 15, 2010 11:37 pm· Comments Off on Treñas pursues city declaration under state of imminent danger through NDCC 

ILOILO CITY, March 15 – Mayor Jerry P. Treñas will continue to pursue the declaration of the city under state of imminent danger following the city council’s lukewarm attitude in granting his request to declare and use portion of the city calamity fund to spend for mitigating measures against the El Niño effects in this southern city.

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Armed men abduct lady manager in Basilan

March 15, 2010 11:37 pm· Comments Off on Armed men abduct lady manager in Basilan 

By Teofilo P. Garcia

ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 15 –The Philippine National Police (PNP) has activated a task force to rescue or secure the safe release of a canteen manager who was kidnapped in Lamitan City, Basilan province, a top police official said Monday.

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Iloilo City candidates sign peace covenant

March 15, 2010 11:37 pm· Comments Off on Iloilo City candidates sign peace covenant 

ILOILO CITY, March 15 – After verbal tusles over the airwaves, two prominent political figures here signed a covenant for an honest, orderly and peaceful May 2010 elections.

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'No basis for state of calamity in Pampanga,' says provincial agriculturist

March 15, 2010 11:37 pm· Comments Off on 'No basis for state of calamity in Pampanga,' says provincial agriculturist 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, March 15 — The Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) said that there is no basis for declaring a state of calamity in the province.

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(Update) Basilan police ready to rescue abducted canteen manager

March 15, 2010 11:37 pm· Comments Off on (Update) Basilan police ready to rescue abducted canteen manager 

MANILA, March 15 –The Basilan provincial police today expressed readiness to launch rescue operation, if so ordered by the local crisis management committee, to free a canteen manager abducted by members of a kidnap-for-ransom gang on Saturday in Lamitan town.

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Reader’s Digest ranks Duterte as 5th most trusted RP politician

March 15, 2010 11:37 pm· Comments Off on Reader’s Digest ranks Duterte as 5th most trusted RP politician 

DAVAO CITY, March 15 — In a Trust Poll conducted by Reader’s Digest Asia, Mayor Rodrigo Roa Duterte ranked 5th among all politicians and 47th in the list of Philippines ’ Most Trusted Individuals of 2010.

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Teodoro says government must help train future leaders

March 15, 2010 11:37 pm· Comments Off on Teodoro says government must help train future leaders 

MAKATO, Aklan, March 15 – The government must train children to become good leaders in the future.

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Aklan leaders commit total support for Teodoro

March 15, 2010 11:37 pm· Comments Off on Aklan leaders commit total support for Teodoro 

KALIBO, Aklan, March 15 – Incumbent elected officials in the province of Aklan have expressed their total support to Lakas-KAMPI candidate Gilbert 'Gibo' Teodoro.

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LandBank branch finds fulfillment as 4Ps 'courier'

March 15, 2010 11:37 pm· Comments Off on LandBank branch finds fulfillment as 4Ps 'courier' 

BALUT ISLAND, Sarangani, Davao del Sur, March 15 – The Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) General Santos City Branch is grateful that the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Local Government of Sarangani chose it to help in delivering money to the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries in the area.

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