Denigrating the Turkish flour has ‘no concrete evidence,’ ‘speculative’ — ambassador

April 5, 2010 10:33 pm· Comments Off on Denigrating the Turkish flour has ‘no concrete evidence,’ ‘speculative’ — ambassador 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, April 5 — Turkish flour is safe for human consumption, the ambassador of Turkey to Manila said in a recent statement e-mailed to the Philippines News Agency (PNA).

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Ilocos Sur barangay captain killed in ambush

April 5, 2010 10:33 pm· Comments Off on Ilocos Sur barangay captain killed in ambush 

CAMP PRESIDENT QUIRINO, Bantay, Ilocos Sur, April 5 – A barangay captain was killed in an ambush by unidentified suspects along the provincial road in Barangay Poblacion Sur, Sta. Maria, Ilocos Sur last Easter Sunday.

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KALAHI-CIDSS sub-projects in Western Visayas now 100% complete

April 5, 2010 10:33 pm· Comments Off on KALAHI-CIDSS sub-projects in Western Visayas now 100% complete 

ILOILO CITY, April 5 – All 881 sub-projects of the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI-CIDSS) in Western Visayas have now been completed.

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South Cotabato mine board defers ban on small-scale mining in T’boli town

April 5, 2010 10:33 pm· Comments Off on South Cotabato mine board defers ban on small-scale mining in T’boli town 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, April 5 – The Provincial Mining Regulatory Board (PMRB) of South Cotabato has deferred the implementation of a stoppage order for the ongoing small-scale mining activities at a gold rush site in T’boli town due to concerns on the livelihood of the affected mining workers.

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GenSan police readies crowd control, dispersal teams for May polls

April 5, 2010 10:33 pm· Comments Off on GenSan police readies crowd control, dispersal teams for May polls 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, April 5 – The city police office here reinforced its crowd control and dispersal unit with at least 100 additional policemen as it moves ahead with the implementation of the city’s security plan for the upcoming May 10 synchronized national and local elections.

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DOLE Region 1 helps new college graduates find jobs

April 5, 2010 10:33 pm· Comments Off on DOLE Region 1 helps new college graduates find jobs 

VIGAN CITY, April 5 — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) regional office is now preparing for the inflow of new entrants to the labor force.

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Maguindanao cops, Army placed on heightened alert following rifle grenade attacks and ambush

April 5, 2010 10:33 pm· Comments Off on Maguindanao cops, Army placed on heightened alert following rifle grenade attacks and ambush 

SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao, April 5 – Police and military authorities here have been placed on triple red alert following rifle grenade attacks on Monday dawn in a residential area in Ampatuan, Maguindanao, police said.

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Vigan adjudged as Best Performing LGU-City in Region 1

April 5, 2010 10:33 pm· Comments Off on Vigan adjudged as Best Performing LGU-City in Region 1 

VIGAN CITY, April 5 –Vigan, the only world’s heritage city in the country, was adjudged as the best performing LGU-City in Region I based on the Local Government Performance Management System (LGPMS).

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Vintage grenade destroys kitchen in La Union

April 5, 2010 10:33 pm· Comments Off on Vintage grenade destroys kitchen in La Union 

CAMP DIEGO SILANG, La Union, April 5 –The kitchen of a family from Barangay Ortiz in Naguilian town was heavily damaged due to an explosion of a vintage grenade on Easter Sunday.

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Task force to probe shooting incident between followers of candidates in La Union

April 5, 2010 10:33 pm· Comments Off on Task force to probe shooting incident between followers of candidates in La Union 

CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO, La Union, April 5 –The Police Regional Office 1 (PRO1) Sunday night created Special Investigation Task Group San Julian to conduct an in-depth probe into the shooting incident between the supporters of a congressional and mayoralty candidates of La Union on Black Saturday, April 3.

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