Ring leader in Yusoph kidnap slain in Lanao del Sur

July 14, 2010 10:06 pm· Comments Off on Ring leader in Yusoph kidnap slain in Lanao del Sur 

By Teofilo P. Garcia

ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 14 — The rebel leader who was involved in the kidnapping of the son of Commission on Elections Commissioner Elias Yusoph was killed in a clash with government forces, a top military official announced Wednesday.

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Cebu Provincial Board asks Comelec to speed up Compostela poll case

July 14, 2010 10:06 pm· Comments Off on Cebu Provincial Board asks Comelec to speed up Compostela poll case 

CEBU CITY, July 14 -– The Cebu Provincial Board (PB) has requested the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for an urgent resolution of the election case involving the municipal officials of Compostela town in northern Cebu because the election row has brought so much socio-political unrest in the town.

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Cebu City Hall orders informal settlers along rivers, creeks, under bridges to go back to their towns

July 14, 2010 10:06 pm· Comments Off on Cebu City Hall orders informal settlers along rivers, creeks, under bridges to go back to their towns 

CEBU CITY, July 14 – The Cebu City government has ordered the informal settlers along the city’s rivers, creeks and under bridges to go back to their town so that the city can address the drainage problem.

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Provincial govt asks DTI to review non-performing OTOP

July 14, 2010 10:06 pm· Comments Off on Provincial govt asks DTI to review non-performing OTOP 

ILOILO CITY, June 14 – The provincial government here is asking the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)to review the existing One-Town One-Product (OTOP) of all municipalities in Iloilo.

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‘Basyang’ leaves 6 dead in CALABARZON

July 14, 2010 10:06 pm· Comments Off on ‘Basyang’ leaves 6 dead in CALABARZON 

MANILA, July 14 – At least six persons died in the aftermath of Typhoon and now tropical storm "Basyang" (international name Cocon) as the Luzon-wide blackout affected water supply in some areas in Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon provinces on Wednesday.

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City gov't conducts inventory of public cemeteries

July 14, 2010 10:06 pm· Comments Off on City gov't conducts inventory of public cemeteries 

ILOILO CITY, July 14 – The city government here through the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) will conduct an intensive inventory and sketch mapping of all tombs and niches at Tanza Public Cemetery in Barangay Tanza Timawa, Zone II, City Proper starting July 16.

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DOLE 6 mulls regular consultation with workers to strengthen feedback mechanism in Western Visayas

July 14, 2010 10:06 pm· Comments Off on DOLE 6 mulls regular consultation with workers to strengthen feedback mechanism in Western Visayas 

ILOILO CITY, July 14 – The new head of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) here will be holding regular dialogues with various worker groups in Western Visayas.

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18 cops on anti-insurgency training injured in lightning strike in south Cebu

July 14, 2010 10:06 pm· Comments Off on 18 cops on anti-insurgency training injured in lightning strike in south Cebu 

CEBU CITY, July 14 – At least 18 policemen undergoing anti-insurgency training were injured, five of them seriously, when they were struck by lightning as they took shelter under some trees and ate their lunch in Barangay Poblacion, Sibonga Tuesday afternoon.

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Zambo police hunt grenade attackers

July 14, 2010 10:06 pm· Comments Off on Zambo police hunt grenade attackers 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 14 — The police have launched a manhunt to arrest two people who were tagged as behind the two grenade attacks that took place in this southern port city last Saturday, a police official disclosed Wednesday.

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Construction of Iloilo’s multi-million rice processing complex to commence next month

July 14, 2010 10:06 pm· Comments Off on Construction of Iloilo’s multi-million rice processing complex to commence next month 

ILOILO CITY, July 14 – The construction of Iloilo’s multi-million Modern Integrated Rice Processing Complex in the municipality of Pototan is expected to kick off next month.

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