(Metro News) 80-yr-old impersonator of Elvis Presley drowned

May 29, 2010 9:17 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) 80-yr-old impersonator of Elvis Presley drowned 

MANILA, May 28 –An 80-year-old alleged impersonator of rock and roll legend Elvis Presley was drowned after accidentally falling into a creek in Sta. Cruz, Manila.

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Cebu university asks CHEd to correct order to stop nursing course

May 29, 2010 9:17 pm· Comments Off on Cebu university asks CHEd to correct order to stop nursing course 

CEBU CITY, May 29 – The University of the Visayas (UV), one of the largest universities in Cebu and the Visayas, has asked the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) to correct its list that included the university as among 147 public and private schools ordered to close their nursing courses after their graduates allegedly failed to beat the national passing rate in the board exams.

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World Bank execs eye 2nd BRT line for Metro Cebu

May 29, 2010 9:17 pm· Comments Off on World Bank execs eye 2nd BRT line for Metro Cebu 

CEBU CITY, May 29 — World Bank (WB) officials are eyeing a second line for the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) mass transport system that could extend to other cities and towns in Metro Cebu, to be implemented when the main line in Cebu City operates efficiently.

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Mayor Osmena signs 30-year contract for SRP water supply

May 29, 2010 9:17 pm· 1 Comment 

CEBU CITY, May 29 – Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña signed on Friday a 30-year contract for the water supply in the South Road Properties (SRP) with water suppliers composed of the consortium of Pilipinas Water Resources Inc. (PWRI), Mactan Rock Industries and businessman Michel Lhuillier.

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Drug peddlers now preying on elementary pupils, Pangasinan police director claims

May 29, 2010 9:17 pm· Comments Off on Drug peddlers now preying on elementary pupils, Pangasinan police director claims 

By Leonardo V. Micua

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, May 29 — A police official in Pangasinan has expressed alarm over the continuing increase of illegal drug users in the country who, he said, now include children in the primary school level.

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Northern Mindanao's 5th most wanted person captured in Bukidnon

May 29, 2010 9:17 pm· Comments Off on Northern Mindanao's 5th most wanted person captured in Bukidnon 

CAMP ALAGAR, Cagayan de Oro City, May 29 – Operatives of the Police Regional Office 10 (PRO-10) have captured Northern Mindanao's fifth most wanted person during an operation against lawless groups in Bukidnon province, police reported Saturday.

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PDEA seeks conversion of Sarangani's mobile tribunal into special drugs court

May 29, 2010 9:17 pm· Comments Off on PDEA seeks conversion of Sarangani's mobile tribunal into special drugs court 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, May 29 – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Region 12, or Southwestern Mindanao, is pushing for the conversion of Sarangani Province’s Justice on Wheels, or mobile court, into a special drugs court for the region.

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Lady cop gets heroism medal for securing PCOS machines

May 29, 2010 9:17 pm· 1 Comment 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, May 29 – The Philippine National Police (PNP) awarded a rookie policewoman assigned in North Cotabato with the PNP heroism medal for her “acts of heroism” during a firefight between two armed factions near a polling precinct in Pikit town last May 10.

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Student drowned during coastal clean-up drive in Sarangani beach

May 29, 2010 9:17 pm· Comments Off on Student drowned during coastal clean-up drive in Sarangani beach 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, May 29 – A student of the Mindanao State University (MSU) here was drowned Friday along a coast in Gumasa, Glan, Sarangani Province Friday while taking part in an annual coastal clean-up drive of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).

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50 new college scholars of Vigan City picked

May 29, 2010 9:17 pm· Comments Off on 50 new college scholars of Vigan City picked 

VIGAN CITY, May 29 — A total of 50 students were chosen as new scholars of this city City after they passed the screening examination administered by the city government headed by Mayor Eva Marie Singson–Medina.

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