Gabriela cites QC’s reproductive health policy

April 1, 2010 10:08 pm· Comments Off on Gabriela cites QC’s reproductive health policy 

MANILA, April 1 – Gabriela, a national alliance of women’s organizations, on Thursday cited the Quezon City government’s reproductive health management policy.

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Senatoriable asks businessmen to employ new college graduates

April 1, 2010 10:08 pm· Comments Off on Senatoriable asks businessmen to employ new college graduates 

MANILA, April 1 – Bangon Pilipinas senatoriable Alex Tinsay asked businessmen and captains of the industries to open their doors for 542,000 college graduates who may have lots of potentials in helping the economy.

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PGMA orders Lakas-Kampi-CMD members to go full swing for Gibo

April 1, 2010 10:08 pm· Comments Off on PGMA orders Lakas-Kampi-CMD members to go full swing for Gibo 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, April 1 — President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on Wednesday evening gave marching orders to all members of the Lakas-Kampi-CMD party to give their full support for Gilberto "Gibo" Teodoro Jr., the party's presidential bet in the May elections.

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Gov’t, UNDP urge LGUs to launch alternative food production projects

April 1, 2010 10:08 pm· Comments Off on Gov’t, UNDP urge LGUs to launch alternative food production projects 

MANILA, April 1 — As farmers in provinces hard hit by the El Niño dry spell fight to save what remains of their standing crop, the Arroyo administration and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) are urging local governments to ensure alternative food sources at the community level by starting food production projects for the poor in backyards and public schools.

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DENR chief orders probe on mining accident in Itogon, Benguet

April 1, 2010 10:08 pm· Comments Off on DENR chief orders probe on mining accident in Itogon, Benguet 

MANILA, April 1 — Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Horacio Ramos ordered on Thursday field officials of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)-DENR to dig deeper into the reported flooding of an underground tunnel in a mining area in Itogon, Benguet last March 29.

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Bohol’s credit surety fund bats for Lingkod Bayan nomination

April 1, 2010 10:08 pm· Comments Off on Bohol’s credit surety fund bats for Lingkod Bayan nomination 

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, April 1 -– Bohol Coopreneurs Credit Surety Fund (BCCSF) made it to the bandwagon of local government units (LGUs) serving as components of Bangko Sentral’s nomination to the 2010 Presidential Lingkod Bayan Award under the “Institutional Award” category.

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Army operatives seize two high-powered firearms from rebels in Negros Oriental

April 1, 2010 10:08 pm· Comments Off on Army operatives seize two high-powered firearms from rebels in Negros Oriental 

By Judy Flores-Partlow

DUMAGUETE CITY, April 1 –- Philippine Army operatives under the 302nd Infantry Brigade based in Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, seized two high-powered firearms Wednesday in Barangay Silab, Amlan town following the revelation of a suspected rebel, Fortunato Jamilla, who was arrested earlier in Dumaguete City.

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Bishop Du calls on the people to repent and reflect during the Holy Week

April 1, 2010 10:08 pm· Comments Off on Bishop Du calls on the people to repent and reflect during the Holy Week 

DUMAGUETE CITY, April 1 — Bishop John F. Du of the Diocese of Dumaguete is calling on the faithful to do penance and a lot of reflection during the observance of Holy Week.

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Five 'Salisi' gang members nabbed in Boracay Island

April 1, 2010 10:08 pm· Comments Off on Five 'Salisi' gang members nabbed in Boracay Island 

BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan, April 1 – Five suspected members of the notorious Salisi Gang were arrested in an entrapment operation conducted by the Boracay Special Tourism Police Office (BSTPO) Maundy Thursday,

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Kalibo Int'l Airport open to direct flights on Good Friday

April 1, 2010 10:08 pm· Comments Off on Kalibo Int'l Airport open to direct flights on Good Friday 

KALIBO, Aklan, April 1 — Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Hong Kong and nearby areas can now fly direct to Boracay Island through the Kalibo International Airport (KIA) which will open its doors to direct flights starting Good Friday, April 2.

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