3 people missing after footbridge collapses in South Cotabato village

May 9, 2010 11:38 am· Comments Off on 3 people missing after footbridge collapses in South Cotabato village 

KORONADAL CITY, May 9 – Three persons were reported missing after a footbridge connecting the hinterland boundaries of Lake Sebu and T’boli towns in South Cotabato collapsed on Saturday night, police officials said this morning.

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NPC restores power supply in South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat to full capacity ahead of Monday’s polls

May 9, 2010 11:38 am· Comments Off on NPC restores power supply in South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat to full capacity ahead of Monday’s polls 

KORONADAL CITY, May 9 – The National Power Corporation (NPC) has restored the power supplies here and other parts of South Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat provinces to full capacity during the last two days in preparation for Monday’s automated national and local elections.

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Labor Day slaying in Ilocos Norte considered solved

May 9, 2010 11:38 am· Comments Off on Labor Day slaying in Ilocos Norte considered solved 

CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO, San Fernando City, La Union May 9 – The Police Regional Office 1 has announced the solution of the Labor Day (May 1) shooting incident in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte where the victim was the town mayor's personal driver.

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Two mayor bodyguards killed in shootout with rival in DavSur

May 9, 2010 11:38 am· Comments Off on Two mayor bodyguards killed in shootout with rival in DavSur 

MALALAG, Davao del Sur, May 9 – Bodyguards of warring politicians in Malalag here were engaged Saturday night in a shootout when they accidentally met in a barangay killing a retired Army master sergeant and a civilian while wounding another civilian.

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Five supporters of Davao Sur town's NP mayoralty candidate dead on the spot in a road mishap

May 9, 2010 11:38 am· Comments Off on Five supporters of Davao Sur town's NP mayoralty candidate dead on the spot in a road mishap 

BARANGAY ASTORGA, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur, May 9 — Five supporters of Nationalista Party mayoralty re-electionist lawyer Joel Ray Lopez were dead on the spot after their vehicle, a multi-cab, was hit head on by a forward truck at 9:15 a.m. Saturday.

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Ilocos Sur now free from PAGs

May 9, 2010 11:38 am· Comments Off on Ilocos Sur now free from PAGs 

CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO, San Fernando City, May 9 — The province of Ilocos Sur is now free from Partisan Armed Groups (PAGs).

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5.5-magnitude earthquake jolts eastern Indonesia

May 9, 2010 11:38 am· Comments Off on 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolts eastern Indonesia 

JAKARTA, May 9 — A 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Indonesia's Maluku province on Sunday, but there was no immediate report of casualties or material damage.

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2,000 cops, military personnel deployed in Davao City

May 9, 2010 11:38 am· Comments Off on 2,000 cops, military personnel deployed in Davao City 

DAVAO CITY, May 9 — A total of 2,000 police and military personnel were deployed on Sunday in all areas in Davao City to ensure honest, orderly and peaceful elections, according to Colonel Oscar Lactao, commander of the Task Force Davao.

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Over 2,500 cops, soldiers secure QC polling centers

May 9, 2010 11:38 am· Comments Off on Over 2,500 cops, soldiers secure QC polling centers 

MANILA, May 9 – More than 2,500 policemen and soldiers on Sunday were deployed to secure the polling centers of Quezon City in time for Monday’s first ever automated national and local elections.

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Official ballots, indelible ink still intact at Taguig Comelec office

May 9, 2010 9:52 am· Comments Off on Official ballots, indelible ink still intact at Taguig Comelec office 

MANILA, May 9 — Taguig Mayor Freddie R. Tinga belied text reports on the alleged early and illegal distribution of election paraphernalia, including the indelible ink, in the city, calling it as purely black propaganda.

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