Solon appeals to Aquino to stop fault-finding

June 14, 2010 8:35 pm· Comments Off on Solon appeals to Aquino to stop fault-finding 

MANILA, June 14 – A senior lawmaker on Monday appealed to President-elect Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to stop finding fault from the current administration of incumbent President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

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PDEA: Drug trends to shift during school opening, rainy season

June 14, 2010 8:35 pm· Comments Off on PDEA: Drug trends to shift during school opening, rainy season 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, June 14 – The onset of the rainy season and the opening of classes for school year 2010 – 2011 will bring significant shifts in the national drug situation.

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Fleeing truck driver nabbed in Bulacan

June 14, 2010 8:35 pm· Comments Off on Fleeing truck driver nabbed in Bulacan 

CAMP GEN. ALEJO SANTOS, Bulacan, June 14 — Police arrested a truck driver who fled after his 10-wheeler truck bumped and killed a man in front of an eatery along Villarama highway, Barangay Minuyan, Norzagaray town early Monday morning.

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Politics eyed in newest slaying of Pangasinan barangay chairman

June 14, 2010 8:35 pm· Comments Off on Politics eyed in newest slaying of Pangasinan barangay chairman 

By Leonardo V. Micua

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, June 14 — Investigators are eyeing politics as among the motives behind the gunslaying of a barangay chairman of Lingayen before noon on Sunday in the town proper.

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Nat'l govt releases P6.3B excise tax fund for burley, native tobacco producing LGUs

June 14, 2010 8:35 pm· Comments Off on Nat'l govt releases P6.3B excise tax fund for burley, native tobacco producing LGUs 

By Freddie G. Lazaro

CANDON CITY, June 14 — House Deputy Speaker Eric D. Singson (Congressman, 2nd District – Ilocos Sur) confirmed that all towns in the second district of Ilocos Sur were recipients of their respective shares from the tobacco excise tax funds on burley and native tobacco.

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Chavit pushes for reconciliation with political foes

June 14, 2010 8:35 pm· Comments Off on Chavit pushes for reconciliation with political foes 

By Freddie G. Lazaro

VIGAN CITY, June 14 –Comebacking Ilocos Sur Governor Luis Chavit Singson has extended the hand of reconciliation to all his political opponents in the recently concluded May 10, 2010 election as he appealed to them to join him in implementing the programs for the continuing development of the province.

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Basilan policemen join Brigada Eskwela

June 14, 2010 8:35 pm· Comments Off on Basilan policemen join Brigada Eskwela 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 14 –Members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) participated Monday in the Brigada Eskwela program of the Department of Education (DepEd) in Basilan province, a PNP official announced.

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Army wows crowd with live music, capability demonstration and military static display

June 14, 2010 8:35 pm· Comments Off on Army wows crowd with live music, capability demonstration and military static display 

DUMAGUETE CITY, June 14 -– Philippine Army units in Negros Oriental dished out a two-day treat of wholesome entertainment to residents and visitors of Dumaguete City over the weekend as part of the province’s local commemoration of the Philippines’ 112th Independence Day.

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Arnaiz backs LTO implementation of helmet law

June 14, 2010 8:35 pm· Comments Off on Arnaiz backs LTO implementation of helmet law 

DUMAGUETE CITY, June 14 – Negros Oriental 2nd District Rep. George Arnaiz is fully supporting the implementation of the country’s law on the use of crash helmets by motorcycle riders amid apprehensions raised by some sectors, especially in Dumaguete City, on the practicality of the law.

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Duterte mulls paying tribute to national, local heroes

June 14, 2010 8:35 pm· Comments Off on Duterte mulls paying tribute to national, local heroes 

DAVAO CITY, June 14 — Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has mulled of paying tribute to national and local heroes who fought for the country's freedom by officially naming after them several public parks in the city when he assumed as presiding officer of the city council.

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