MILF says peace talks to resume late September as Malaysia stays as mediator

September 1, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on MILF says peace talks to resume late September as Malaysia stays as mediator 

CAMP DARAPANAN, Maguindanao, Aug. 31 – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front on Tuesday said the GRP-MILF peace process is expected to resume in late September or early October.

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Mayor rules out takeover by LWUA of Metro Iloilo Water District

September 1, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on Mayor rules out takeover by LWUA of Metro Iloilo Water District 

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 31 – Iloilo City mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog here said that there will be no takeover of the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) by the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA).

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DOLE reactivates anti-child labor team in Camarines Norte

September 1, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on DOLE reactivates anti-child labor team in Camarines Norte 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, Aug. 31 – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is reactivating its anti-child labor action team in Camarines Norte, an area in Bicol once considered by the International Labor Organization (ILO) as a province in the Philippines with high incidence of Worst Forms of Child Labor (WFCL).

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Cotabato gov, NGO worker conferred 'Bai' of Manobos‏

September 1, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on Cotabato gov, NGO worker conferred 'Bai' of Manobos‏ 

By Noel Y. Punzalan

KIDAPAWAN CITY, Aug. 31 – Cotabato Governor Lala Talinio-Mendoza was conferred the title "Bai" (Manobo tribal princess), at a special ceremony held during the Kavurunan Festival or gathering of Manobos from different towns in North Cotabato.

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Soldiers track down suspects behind IED explosion

September 1, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on Soldiers track down suspects behind IED explosion 

DAVAO CITY, Aug. 31 — Members of the 69th Infantry Battalion are now on the lookout for individuals behind the placement of an improvised explosive device (IED) which exploded at Km. 24, Barangay Malabog, Paquibato District 11:25 a.m. Tuesday.

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2 more dengue deaths reported as cases rise

September 1, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on 2 more dengue deaths reported as cases rise 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Aug. 31 -– A four-year old girl and a 20-year old boy were the latest patients in Negros Oriental to have succumbed to dengue, amid renewed calls by health officials for a sustained and aggressive campaign to prevent an outbreak of the disease.

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Manhunt on for kidnappers of Marawi City trader

September 1, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on Manhunt on for kidnappers of Marawi City trader 

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao, Aug. 31 – Police authorities have launched a province-wide manhunt against five gunmen who seized a businessman in Marawi City last Thursday.

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COPS recipient to return to Negros Oriental after postponement of awarding over hostage crisis

September 1, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on COPS recipient to return to Negros Oriental after postponement of awarding over hostage crisis 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Aug. 31 – A recipient of the prestigious Country’s Outstanding Policemen in Service (COPS), PO3 Edilberto B. Euraoba III, is returning to Negros Oriental Wednesday after the awarding ceremonies scheduled today, Tuesday, at Malacañang Palace was postponed to a still unknown date.

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Police, Army and Comelec in Negros Oriental optimistic of successful and peaceful barangay polls

September 1, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on Police, Army and Comelec in Negros Oriental optimistic of successful and peaceful barangay polls 

By Judy Flores-Partlow

DUMAGUETE CITY, Aug. 31 – Officials of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), the Philippine National Police and the Philippine Army in Negros Oriental on Tuesday vowed to work together to ensure the conduct of honest, peaceful and orderly barangay elections on October 25.

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Sustainable sanitation gab held in Dumaguete

September 1, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on Sustainable sanitation gab held in Dumaguete 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Aug. 31 — A four-day city-to-city exchange for sustainable sanitation dubbed as ACCESSanitation is being held in Dumaguete to tackle inadequate sanitation in cities within three regions where the problem is at its most acute, namely, South and Southeast Asia and Southern Africa.

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