Holganza assumes command of NADESCOM; Segovia takes reins of 10th Infantry Division

August 3, 2010 11:03 am· Comments Off on Holganza assumes command of NADESCOM; Segovia takes reins of 10th Infantry Division 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Aug. 2 — A top military official is set to leave his post in Southern Mindanao and South Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and General Santos City (SOCCSKSARGEN) areas for a new assignment in the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).

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Iloilo City to implement new garbage collection scheme next week

August 3, 2010 11:03 am· Comments Off on Iloilo City to implement new garbage collection scheme next week 

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 2 – A new garbage collection scheme especially in the barangays will start next week here in a move to intensify public participation in cleaning the environment and proper disposal of garbage.

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Police hot on trail vs illegal gamblers

August 3, 2010 11:03 am· Comments Off on Police hot on trail vs illegal gamblers 

ILOILO CITY, Aug 2 – Illegal gambling syndicates will now count their few remaining days of existence.

Regional police chief, Chief Supt. Samuel D. Pagdilao Jr. had ordered all regional intelligence operatives to launch a crackdown on operators of video karera machines, daily double, first-two and other illegal number games, particularly those included in the watch list of the regional police office.

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Police intensify crackdown on illegal drugs

August 3, 2010 11:03 am· Comments Off on Police intensify crackdown on illegal drugs 

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 2 – Hit hard the illegal drug syndicates and pursue their prosecution in court.

This was ordered by Police regional office director, CSupt. Samuel Pagdilao after directing the Regional Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operations Task Group and its counterparts in the provincial, city and station levels to intensify the campaign against illegal drugs.

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Resurgence of NPA activities noted in Panay provinces

August 3, 2010 11:03 am· Comments Off on Resurgence of NPA activities noted in Panay provinces 

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 2 – The hidden agenda behind the recent attacks perpetuated by the New People’s Army (NPA) in Panay Island towns is simply to strengthen their position before the insurgents enter the peace negotiating table by projecting that they are still a force to reckon with.

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PAL flight cancellation worries local business groups

August 3, 2010 11:03 am· Comments Off on PAL flight cancellation worries local business groups 

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 2 – The Iloilo Business Club (IBC) here is keen on monitoring the developments on the canceled flights of the Philippine Airlines (PAL), especially in Iloilo City.

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Bicol P-Noy Movement leads Bicol in celebrating Pres. Cory’s first death anniversary

August 3, 2010 11:03 am· Comments Off on Bicol P-Noy Movement leads Bicol in celebrating Pres. Cory’s first death anniversary 

LEGAZPI CITY, Aug. 2 – Dressed in yellow, thousands of members of the Bicol P-Noy Movement here launched on Sunday in the six provinces of the region events marking the first death anniversary of former President Corazon C. Aquino, the country’s icon for democracy.

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Town execs hail full implementation of Conditional Cash Transfer program in Albay

August 3, 2010 11:03 am· Comments Off on Town execs hail full implementation of Conditional Cash Transfer program in Albay 

By Mike de la Rama

MANILA, Aug. 2 – Local chief executives (LCEs) in the province of Albay hailed President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III for approving the full implementation through the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) of the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program in 15 municipalities of the province.

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PDEA nabs more women for selling illegal drugs in Davao Norte

August 3, 2010 11:03 am· Comments Off on PDEA nabs more women for selling illegal drugs in Davao Norte 

DAVAO CITY, Aug. 2 — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Davao has arrested more women involved in the illegal drugs trade in the region.

The latest arrest was made against Mercedita Bascon Manalo, 38, businesswoman, a resident of Purok 5, Sitio Galala, Barangay San Vicente, Panabo City, Davao del Norte and Arlene Plaza Arosa, 40, also a resident of same place.

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Police hunting down gunmen who shot dead a Cotabato bombing suspect

August 3, 2010 11:03 am· Comments Off on Police hunting down gunmen who shot dead a Cotabato bombing suspect 

COTABATO CITY, Aug. 3 – Police have launched a manhunt against two men who shot dead a bombing suspect here on Monday.

Chief Insp. Alden Panganiban, police station 1 chief, said two men shot dead a man suspected of carrying out a bombing incident in the house of former Maguindanao Rep. Didagen Dilangalen.

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