House probe on alleged poll automation fraud

May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on House probe on alleged poll automation fraud 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, May 19 — The committee on electoral reforms and suffrage of the House of Representatives began on Wednesday afternoon its investigation of the alleged automated poll frauds.

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1st batch of Maguindanao evacuees returns home

May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on 1st batch of Maguindanao evacuees returns home 

By Noel Y. Punzalan

DATU SALIBO, Maguindanao, May 19 – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) officials, in collaboration with its foreign partner agencies, on Wednesday facilitated the return of 360 families to their respective homes in Barangay Pagatin here after being displaced by hostilities between military and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels in 2008.

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Division of City Schools gears for Brigada Eskuela

May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on Division of City Schools gears for Brigada Eskuela 

ILOILO CITY, May 19 – The Department of Education (DepEd) – Division of City Schools is now gearing for the nationwide simultaneous conduct of the Brigada Eskuela slated May 24-28 as part of the preparations for the opening of classes on the second week of June.

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Treñas urges fellow servants to focus on work

May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on Treñas urges fellow servants to focus on work 

ILOILO CITY, May 19 – Iloilo City congressman- elect Mayor Jerry Treñas is urging his colleagues to focus on their work as public servants now that automated elections are over.

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No complaint of poll cheating in Aklan, says Comelec

May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on No complaint of poll cheating in Aklan, says Comelec 

KALIBO, Aklan, May 19 -– The Commission on Elections (Comelec) here has not received even a single complaint of poll cheating during the conduct of the May 10 polls.

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Wesmincom condemns burning of schools in Basilan

May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on Wesmincom condemns burning of schools in Basilan 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, May 19 – The military's Western Mindanao Command (Wesmincom) strongly condemns the burning of the school rooms in the town of Akbar, Basilan province, a military official said Wednesday.

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Losing bet in a Maguindanao town blamed for arson; manhunt on

May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on Losing bet in a Maguindanao town blamed for arson; manhunt on 

SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao, May 19 – The Army's 602nd Infantry Brigade has tagged a defeated mayoral candidate in Maguindanao as the brains behind the burning of about 30 houses in a remote village of Datu Montawal town in Maguindanao.

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DepEd bares ongoing registration for ALS accreditation and equivalency tests

May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· 1 Comment 

ILOILO CITY, May 19 – The Department of Education (DepEd) is again opening its doors for those who would like to avail themselves of the Alternative Learning System (ALS) accreditation and equivalency (A&E) tests slated on August 15.

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Army scouring roads in Davao’s remote area following the recovery of IED

May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on Army scouring roads in Davao’s remote area following the recovery of IED 

DAVAO CITY, May 19 – Members of the 69th Infantry Battalion are new scouring the roads of Paquibato District, this city following the recovery of an improvised explosive device (IED) at Barangay Mapula 7 a.m. on Tuesday.

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Leatherback turtle released in Zambo City

May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on Leatherback turtle released in Zambo City 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, May 19 – Mayor Celso Lobregat led Wednesday the release of a Leatherback turtle scientifically named as Dermochelys coriacea in one of the coastal barangays in this southern port city.

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