Coast Guards, Customs seize 2 speedboats smuggled from Florida

July 8, 2010 11:07 pm· Comments Off on Coast Guards, Customs seize 2 speedboats smuggled from Florida 

MANILA, July 8 –Joint personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and Bureau of Customs (BoC) on Thursday seized two luxury speedboats believed to be smuggled from the United States into the country at the Manila Bay in Pasay City.

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Olongapo City is best BOSS in Central Luzon

July 8, 2010 11:07 pm· Comments Off on Olongapo City is best BOSS in Central Luzon 

OLONGAPO CITY, July 8 — This city has been adjudged as the best in Business One-Stop Shop (BOSS) in Central Luzon.

The award was given in a simple occasion that recognizes the outstanding local government units (LGUs) implementing the streamlining program in the issuance of mayor’s permit in the region held recently at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga.

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NPA rebels' roadblock in Butuan City causes heavy traffic jam

July 8, 2010 11:07 pm· Comments Off on NPA rebels' roadblock in Butuan City causes heavy traffic jam 

BUTUAN CITY, July 8 — An estimated 15 suspected New People’s Army rebels, armed with M60 machine guns, M-16 armalite rifles and two NPA amazons armed with pistols, held for more than one hour an undetermined number of private vehicles and four passenger buses by establishing a road block using two ten-wheeler trucks along busy national highway at Purok 6, Barangay Taligaman, Butuan City almost midnight Tuesday.

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SP to act on tax incentive ordinance during first 100 days

July 8, 2010 11:07 pm· Comments Off on SP to act on tax incentive ordinance during first 100 days 

ILOILO CITY, July 8 – The Sangguniang Panlungsod is expected to act on a proposed ordinance that will give additional tax incentives to investors and encourage more to relocate in this city.

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Tug-of-war looms between provincial and municipal governments on management of Arayat National Park

July 8, 2010 11:07 pm· Comments Off on Tug-of-war looms between provincial and municipal governments on management of Arayat National Park 

ARAYAT, Pampanga, July 8 — A tug-of-war between the provincial and the municipal governments here loomed with both expressing their separate intent to supervise, manage and control the Arayat National Park.

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Agusan del Norte has new provincial police chief

July 8, 2010 11:07 pm· Comments Off on Agusan del Norte has new provincial police chief 

CABADBARAN CITY, July 8 – Former Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) instructor and official Senior Supt. Nestor Monton Fajura replaced outgoing Agusan Del Norte Provincial Police Director Senior Supt. Bensons D Leleng.

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Neophyte councilor wants public judgment based on intelligent and sincere discussions, legislations passed

July 8, 2010 11:07 pm· Comments Off on Neophyte councilor wants public judgment based on intelligent and sincere discussions, legislations passed 

ILOILO CITY, July 8 – A neophyte member of the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) has laid down barometers on how the public will judge his sincerity in performing his task and not just count the number of his donated jetmatic pumps as well as solicitations or fiestas he has attended.

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Military urges local government units to maximize enforcement of environmental laws

July 8, 2010 11:07 pm· Comments Off on Military urges local government units to maximize enforcement of environmental laws 

DAVAO CITY, July 8 — The military has suggested to the city government to maximize the mandate of duly constituted agencies to enforce environmental laws than urging the New People’s Army (NPA) to help in stopping the illegal cutting of trees in the districts of Paquibato and Marilog.

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Davao Norte’s capital city guns for national literacy Hall of Fame feat

July 8, 2010 11:07 pm· Comments Off on Davao Norte’s capital city guns for national literacy Hall of Fame feat 

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, July 8 – Local officials expressed high hopes that Davao del Norte’s capital city would bag this year’s national literacy award following the visit early this week of judges and evaluators from the national literacy council.

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City dad says moral issues need no legislation

July 8, 2010 11:07 pm· Comments Off on City dad says moral issues need no legislation 

ILOILO CITY, July 8 – Councilor Jeffrey Ganzon sees no reason to remain as chairman of the Sangguniang Panlungsod’s Committee on Moral Recovery and instead moral issues should be left to families, schools and the religious sector to handle.

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