Top drug suspect collared in Nueva Ecija

September 10, 2010 9:14 am· Comments Off on Top drug suspect collared in Nueva Ecija 

CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija, Sept. 9 — The police's campaign against illegal drugs gained big boost after a suspected big- time peddler was arrested at dawn raid here Thursday.

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Palawan gov strengthens Botika ng Barangay program

September 10, 2010 9:14 am· Comments Off on Palawan gov strengthens Botika ng Barangay program 

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Sept. 9 – Municipal coordinators of Botika ng Barangay (BNB) Program are undergoing an orientation seminar in response to the call of Palawan Governor Abraham Kahlil B. Mitra to reinforce the promotion of equity in health by ensuring the availability and accessibility of affordable, safe and effective, quality, and essential drugs to all Palaweños.

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PCEDO lines-up seminars for coop development in Pampanga

September 10, 2010 9:14 am· Comments Off on PCEDO lines-up seminars for coop development in Pampanga 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Sept. 9 — The Provincial Cooperative and Entrepreneurial Development Office (PCEDO) has lined-up various capability building activities on cooperative development as it seeks to fully empower the 200 existing cooperatives in Pampanga.

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Many double or multiple registrants found in Pangasinan, Dagupan now being excluded – Comelec

September 10, 2010 9:14 am· Comments Off on Many double or multiple registrants found in Pangasinan, Dagupan now being excluded – Comelec 

Leonardo V. Micua

DAGUPAN CITY, Sept. 9 – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) office here has confirmed Thursday that there were many voters in the last election in Pangasinan who were discovered to have made double or multiple registrations in Pangasinan as well as in Dagupan City.

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1,125 Surigao lumad-evacuees return home after military operations halted

September 10, 2010 9:14 am· Comments Off on 1,125 Surigao lumad-evacuees return home after military operations halted 

BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 9 — A total of 1,125 lumad evacuees, who fled homes from six villages in Marhatag, Surigao del Sur, have returned to their respective homes after the military totally pulled out its troops in the area.

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PESO organizes OFW families in Dumaguete City and Negros Oriental

September 10, 2010 9:14 am· Comments Off on PESO organizes OFW families in Dumaguete City and Negros Oriental 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Sept. 9 – Families of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Dumaguete City and Negros Oriental were organized by the Public Employment and Service Office (PESO) in the city to train them to become independent.

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Black beans variety being pushed as highlight of Kinaiyahan Festival

September 10, 2010 9:14 am· Comments Off on Black beans variety being pushed as highlight of Kinaiyahan Festival 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Sept. 9 — Another variety of black beans called “tabios” that is commonly grown and produced in the municipality of Dauin, Negros Oriental is now being pushed as one of the highlights in the celebration of Kinaiyahan Festival of the said town.

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Dureza denies offering Ampatuan Jr. presidential custody

September 10, 2010 9:14 am· Comments Off on Dureza denies offering Ampatuan Jr. presidential custody 

By Edwin O. Fernandez

COTABATO CITY, Sept. 9 – Former Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) Chairman Jesus Dureza on Thursday denied having promised the Ampatuan clans that then President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo would take custody of Maguindanao massacre principal suspect Andal Ampatuan, Jr. in exchange for his surrender.

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BIR District 79 tops anew in tax collection

September 10, 2010 9:14 am· 1 Comment 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Sept. 9 — The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) District 79 here again ranked the highest in tax collection in the entire Revenue Region 12.

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MILF condemns US pastor's plan to burn Qur'an; urges Obama to halt it

September 10, 2010 9:14 am· Comments Off on MILF condemns US pastor's plan to burn Qur'an; urges Obama to halt it 

By Edwin O. Fernandez

SULTAN KUDARAT, Maguindanao, Sept. 9 – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has urged President Barrack Obama to oppose plans of an American pastor to burn the Qu'ran in the 9th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks in Twin Towers in New York.

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