Release of Myanmar’s Suu Kyi urged on eve of her 65th birthday

June 18, 2010 8:23 pm· Comments Off on Release of Myanmar’s Suu Kyi urged on eve of her 65th birthday 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, June 18 — On the eve of the 65th birth anniversary on Saturday of Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, ministers of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) of the United Kingdom called for her “immediate and unconditional release,” inviting birthday messages for www.facebook.com/fcoburma.

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Customer shot dead motor shop owner in Lamitan City

June 18, 2010 8:23 pm· Comments Off on Customer shot dead motor shop owner in Lamitan City 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 18 –A motor chop owner in Lamitan City was shot dead by his own customer Friday morning.

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Police pursuing armed group that attacked police patrol base in Davao Oriental

June 18, 2010 8:23 pm· Comments Off on Police pursuing armed group that attacked police patrol base in Davao Oriental 

DAVAO CITY, June 18 – Authorities are now pursuing a group of armed men responsible for an attack on a police patrol base in Sitio Tagadao, Barangay Poblacion, Cateel, Davao Oriental at 1 p.m. Friday, which wounded three policemen.

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Boarding house commission continues inspection in Iloilo City

June 18, 2010 8:23 pm· Comments Off on Boarding house commission continues inspection in Iloilo City 

ILOILO CITY, June 18 – The Iloilo Boarding House Commission here continues its inspection of boarding houses in the city.

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Few traffic incidents noted during first week of school opening in Iloilo City

June 18, 2010 8:23 pm· Comments Off on Few traffic incidents noted during first week of school opening in Iloilo City 

ILOILO CITY, June 18 – The Iloilo City traffic management and enforcement unit (TMEU) here boasted that they have recorded low traffic incidents in the city during the first week of school opening.

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DPWH warned cargo trucks agianst overloading in Negros Occ.

June 18, 2010 8:23 pm· Comments Off on DPWH warned cargo trucks agianst overloading in Negros Occ. 

BACOLOD CITY, June 18 -– The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) here warned cargo trucks operators plying northbound areas in Negros Occidental to strictly observe road load capacity.

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Police pushes for CCTV as requirement for business permits

June 18, 2010 8:23 pm· Comments Off on Police pushes for CCTV as requirement for business permits 

ILOILO CITY, June 18 – The Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) here plans to endorse to the city peace and order council and the city government to include closed-circuit television (CCTVs) as requirements in securing business permits.

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Makipinoy volunteer group vows to help Aquino fight corruption

June 18, 2010 8:23 pm· Comments Off on Makipinoy volunteer group vows to help Aquino fight corruption 

BACOLOD CITY, June 18 – The Mga Kristiyanong Pamilya para kay Noynoy (Makipinoy), a volunteer organization that campaigned hard for President-elect Benigno Aquino, III during the May 10 election said that they will help him in his anti-corruption advocacy.

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Water firm employees slam privatization plan

June 18, 2010 8:23 pm· Comments Off on Water firm employees slam privatization plan 

ILOILO CITY, June 18 – The Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) management and more than 120 employees would want the water district converted into a cooperative, instead of a plan for privatization.

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Waste pickers eye Bermuda grass propagation at dumpsite

June 18, 2010 8:23 pm· Comments Off on Waste pickers eye Bermuda grass propagation at dumpsite 

ILOILO CITY, June 18 – From garbage picking to profitable gardening. That must be the vision of some waste pickers and scavengers at the city-owned 23 hectares dumpsite in Barangay Calajunan, Mandurriao district here.

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