Davao water firm shares non-revenue water reduction program in an int'l forum

April 6, 2010 11:16 am· Comments Off on Davao water firm shares non-revenue water reduction program in an int'l forum 

DAVAO CITY, April 6 – The Davao City Water District (DCWD) shared the utility’s non-revenue water (NRW) reduction program in an international forum held in Beijing, China recently.

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Pursuing gov’t soldiers found bomb materials in ComVal province

April 6, 2010 11:16 am· Comments Off on Pursuing gov’t soldiers found bomb materials in ComVal province 

NABUNTURAN, Compostela Valley, April 6 –- Pursuing government security forces on Monday found improvised explosive devices (IEDs) during hot pursuit operations at Andap area, in New Bataan, Compostela Valley (ComVal) province, military reported Tuesday.

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PAO Davao visits city jail, conducts medical and legal mission

April 6, 2010 11:16 am· Comments Off on PAO Davao visits city jail, conducts medical and legal mission 

DAVAO CITY, April 6 — The Public Attorneys Office (PAO) here conducted a jail visitation, medical, dental, legal and decongestion mission at city jail or the Ma-a City Jail on Monday.

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Mobile court resolves 85 cases in Davao Norte

April 6, 2010 11:16 am· Comments Off on Mobile court resolves 85 cases in Davao Norte 

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, April 6 – Eighty five cases long pending in court were speedily resolved when the Justice on Wheels rolled out in Davao del Norte recently.

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250-hectare eco-tourism project in Pangasinan breaks ground

April 6, 2010 11:16 am· Comments Off on 250-hectare eco-tourism project in Pangasinan breaks ground 

By Leonardo V. Micua

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, April 6 — A proposed eco-tourism project on a 250-hectare land overlooking a vast expanse of the Lingayen Gulf broke ground in Barangay Estanza here on Monday as part of the many colorful activities during the 430th founding day of Pangasinan.

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Comelec, Smartmatic to train board of canvassers on PCOS

April 6, 2010 11:16 am· Comments Off on Comelec, Smartmatic to train board of canvassers on PCOS 

BACOLOD CITY, April 6 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) and the Smartmatic will conduct the actual training on the use of Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) Friday and Saturday this week.

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187 Novo Vizcayanos complete training on real property tax assessment

April 6, 2010 11:16 am· Comments Off on 187 Novo Vizcayanos complete training on real property tax assessment 

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, April 6 – Increase on the collection of real property taxes in the province is expected after at least 187 tax revisers recently completed their training on the General Revision of Real Propety Assessment for 2010.

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Nueva Vizcaya allots P318 M for schools, learning materials, computers

April 6, 2010 11:16 am· Comments Off on Nueva Vizcaya allots P318 M for schools, learning materials, computers 

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, April 6 – Governor Luisa Cuaresma here recently vowed to use the P318 million share of the provincial government from the real property tax payment over the operation of the multi-million Casecnan Multi-Purpose Irrigation and Power Project (CMIPP) for the establishment of more schools, learning materials and computers to improve the learning processes of children in the province.

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UN chief proposes drawdown of 2,000 UN peacekeepers from DR Congo by June

April 6, 2010 11:16 am· Comments Off on UN chief proposes drawdown of 2,000 UN peacekeepers from DR Congo by June 

UNITED NATIONS, April 6 — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon proposed a drawdown of 2,000 UN peace-keepers from its 20,000- strong troops in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) at the end of June this year, according to a report released here Monday.

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U.S. government probes 6.2M GM vehicles over brakes

April 6, 2010 11:16 am· Comments Off on U.S. government probes 6.2M GM vehicles over brakes 

CHICAGO, April 6 — The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened a preliminary investigation into 6.2 million General Motors Co. vehicles for possible corrosion of vehicle brake lines, the Detroit News reported.

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