PGMA enjoins Filipinos anew to unite behind new leaders; thanks the people for supporting her administration

June 23, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on PGMA enjoins Filipinos anew to unite behind new leaders; thanks the people for supporting her administration 

MANILA, June 23 – President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo once again called on the Filipino people to unite and support President-elect Benigno Aquino III and Vice President-elect Jejomar Binay as she also thanked the Filipino people for supporting her nine years of presidency.

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High-powered firearms, ammunition seized from two Abra local officials' houses

June 23, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on High-powered firearms, ammunition seized from two Abra local officials' houses 

BANGUED, Abra, June 23 — Four high–powered firearms with assorted live ammunition and magazine assemblies for different types of guns and several fatigue uniforms were seized in simultaneous raids conducted by the police at the residences of an incumbent mayor and town councilor in Boliney, Abra Tuesday.

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Bulacan murdered trader found

June 23, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Bulacan murdered trader found 

MARILAO, Bulacan, June 23 — A businessman was found dead and buried under a heap of “darak” (rice bran) inside feeds factory in Barangay Sta. Rosa Dos here Tuesday night.

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DOH to pursue graphic health warning on tobacco packaging

June 23, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on DOH to pursue graphic health warning on tobacco packaging 

ILOILO CITY, June 23 – The Department of Health (DOH) will pursue its plan on graphic health information and ensures that an effective, distinct and highly visible graphic health information is placed on all tobacco product packages.

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DPWH fasttracks 17 bridge projects in Panay

June 23, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on DPWH fasttracks 17 bridge projects in Panay 

ILOILO CITY, June 23 – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) regional office here is racing against time in the construction of new replacement bridges in Panay Island particularly in the provinces of Antique, Capiz and Iloilo as part of DPWH rehabilitation efforts on typhoon Frank-damaged infrastructures in Western Visayas two years ago.

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Aklan province bids farewell to PGMA on Thursday

June 23, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Aklan province bids farewell to PGMA on Thursday 

KALIBO, Aklan, June 23 -– The province of Aklan is coming up with a farewell bid of thanksgiving and gratitude to President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on her anticipated arrival here June 28, considered to be her last presidential visit in the province.

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New Iloilo gov to take oath before son

June 23, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on New Iloilo gov to take oath before son 

ILOILO CITY, June 23 – Iloilo governor-elect Arthur Defensor, Sr. will be taking his oath before his son who is the Iloilo Third District congressman-elect this coming July 1.

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Gov’t, private sectors readying second phase of JICA project

June 23, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Gov’t, private sectors readying second phase of JICA project 

DAVAO CITY, June 23 – The private and public sectors are already working on how to expand the stakeholders of the Davao Industry Cluster Capacity Enhancement Project (DICCEP) as it prepares for the second phase of its implementation.

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Treñas opposes postponement of Barangay, SK polls in October

June 23, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Treñas opposes postponement of Barangay, SK polls in October 

ILOILO CITY, June 23 -– Outgoing city mayor Jerry Treñas said that the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is more than ready to facilitate the incoming Sanguniang Kabataan (SK) and Barangay elections in October.

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Mayor calls on Zambo police to intensify anti-crime campaign

June 23, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Mayor calls on Zambo police to intensify anti-crime campaign 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 23 –Mayor Celso Lobregat reiterated his call Wednesday for law enforcers to exert extra efforts to curb the commission of crimes, as he likewise appealed for public cooperation and support to the anti-crime drive.

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