Cayetano supports P-noy's vow to fulfill MDGs

September 29, 2010 10:31 am· Comments Off on Cayetano supports P-noy's vow to fulfill MDGs 

MANILA, Sept. 28 — Sen. Pia Cayetano has expressed support to the Aquino administration's pledge to fulfill the country's targets under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), but, at the same time, warned that the commitment must be backed up with sufficient budgetary support.

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TESDA asks for greater investment in tech-voc education

September 29, 2010 10:31 am· Comments Off on TESDA asks for greater investment in tech-voc education 

MANILA, Sept. 29 — The Technical Education Skills and Development Authority (TESDA) on Wednesday called for greater investment in technical-vocational (tech-voc) education saying that it would help do away with the mindset that it is lesser course compared to those being offered by a regular college degree.

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Army braces vs rebels' return

September 29, 2010 10:31 am· Comments Off on Army braces vs rebels' return 

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Sept. 28 — The 2nd Special Forces Battalion and the 802nd Infantry Brigade continue guarding the boarders of Bohol against reentry of armed communist rebels.

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2 more suspects in kidnap-slay of rice traders in Isabela surrender to Cagayan PNP

September 29, 2010 10:31 am· Comments Off on 2 more suspects in kidnap-slay of rice traders in Isabela surrender to Cagayan PNP 

MANILA, September 28 –- Police Regional Office-2 (PRO-2) director Chief Supt. Francisco Villaroman on Tuesday announced the surrender of two more alleged accomplices in the kidnap-murder of three Chinese rice traders in Isabela province earlier this month.

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3 nabbed for illegal recruitment in Pangasinan

September 29, 2010 10:31 am· Comments Off on 3 nabbed for illegal recruitment in Pangasinan 

SAN CARLOS CITY, Sept. 27 — Three persons, two of them from Tarlac, were arrested by the police here and charged for large-scale illegal recruitment.

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Zambo police nab 2 people for violation of election gun ban

September 29, 2010 10:31 am· Comments Off on Zambo police nab 2 people for violation of election gun ban 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Sept. 28 — Operatives of the Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) have arrested two people since the election gun ban took effect, a top police official disclosed Tuesday.

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Palawan observes National Peace Consciousness Month

September 29, 2010 10:31 am· Comments Off on Palawan observes National Peace Consciousness Month 

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Sept. 28 – Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Western Command chief Major General Juancho M. Sabban commended his soldiers who attended last week a seminar on the rights of the indigenous people and the laws that protect them at the Command’s headquarters in Camp Artemio Ricarte, Puerto Princesa City.

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DILG reminds LGU chiefs of non-partisan October polls

September 29, 2010 10:31 am· Comments Off on DILG reminds LGU chiefs of non-partisan October polls 

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 28 – The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) here has reminded local mayors that the October poll exercise is a non-partisan political exercise.

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Pangasinan lady solon urges DPWH to build more permanent dikes

September 29, 2010 10:31 am· Comments Off on Pangasinan lady solon urges DPWH to build more permanent dikes 

SISON, Pangasinan, Sept. 28 — Rep. Kimi Cojuangco of the 5th District of Pangasinan has asked the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to build more permanent flood control projects in the province that can fully withstand floods.

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2 men first to fall for gunban violation in Pangasinan

September 29, 2010 10:31 am· Comments Off on 2 men first to fall for gunban violation in Pangasinan 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Sept. 28 — Two men were the first persons in Pangasinan to have been arrested by the police for violation of the gunban imposed by the Commission on Elections in connection with the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on October 25.

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