'Food Festival 2010' features Surigao's 40th Charter Day celebration

August 29, 2010 1:47 pm· Comments Off on 'Food Festival 2010' features Surigao's 40th Charter Day celebration 

SURIGAO CITY, Aug. 29 –- Local government officials in this nickel city and key tourism players of Northeastern Mindanao (Caraga Region) noted the influx of both foreign and domestic tourists during the opening day on Sunday of the three-day “Tilaw sa Pagkaong Surigaonon (A taste of the Surigaonon food) Food Festival and Exhibit 2010” at the Luneta Park here.

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Advocates gears for “Peace Declaration” in Mindanao

August 29, 2010 1:47 pm· Comments Off on Advocates gears for “Peace Declaration” in Mindanao 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 29 –- In an effort to achieve the elusive peace in Southern Philippines, peace advocates are redoubling their effort and closely coordinating with each other in preparation for “Peace Declaration” two months from now.

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3 dengue patients die in Abra

August 29, 2010 1:47 pm· Comments Off on 3 dengue patients die in Abra 

BANGUED, Abra, Aug. 29 — Three dengue patients died at the Abra Provincial Hospital (ABH), according to the Abra Provincial Health Office (PHO) here.

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ABHC acquires additional 15% stake in MPIC's Landco

August 29, 2010 1:47 pm· Comments Off on ABHC acquires additional 15% stake in MPIC's Landco 

MANILA, Aug. 29 — AB Holdings Corporation (ABHC), in a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, announced that it has acquired an additional 15 percent of Metro Pacific Investments Corporation’s (MPIC’s) stake in high‐end leisure developer Landco Pacific Corporation (Landco).

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PPA to spend add'l P250-M to upgrade Bicol ports

August 29, 2010 1:47 pm· Comments Off on PPA to spend add'l P250-M to upgrade Bicol ports 

MANILA, Aug. 29 — The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) plans to allocate P250 million to repair and upgrade the ports in Bicol where it wants new investors to flock in.

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City gov’t to probe manganese mining in Puerto Princesa

August 29, 2010 1:47 pm· Comments Off on City gov’t to probe manganese mining in Puerto Princesa 

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Aug. 29 –- The Special Action Group (SOG) of the city government is set to investigate allegations that manganese mining is turning rampant in several outlying barangays of Puerto Princesa, which is contrary to its “no mining” policy.

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(Metro News) Caloocan’s Echiverri urges breastfeeding moms to donate milk

August 29, 2010 1:47 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Caloocan’s Echiverri urges breastfeeding moms to donate milk 

MANILA, Aug. 29 — Caloocan Mayor Enrico "Reconm" Echiverri on Sunday urged all breastfeeding moms to donate breast milk to babies whose mothers unable to nurse them on their own.

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Anti-TB walk, bike, run reels off in Zamboanga

August 29, 2010 1:47 pm· Comments Off on Anti-TB walk, bike, run reels off in Zamboanga 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Aug 29 –- Thousands of city government, barangay officials, students and representatives from the various sectors in this city participated in a bike, walk and run activities to raise awareness and help eradicate tuberculosis in Zamboanga on Sunday.

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Puerto Princesa to relaunch campaign for subterranean river in N7W

August 29, 2010 1:47 pm· Comments Off on Puerto Princesa to relaunch campaign for subterranean river in N7W 

By Celeste Anna R. Formoso

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, August 29 –- The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park’s (PPSRNP) “U R A Wonder of Nature” campaign for the search for the New 7 Wonders of Nature will be relaunched in Metro Manila at One Esplanade, Mall of Asia Complex on August 31.

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