Mayor Mabilog eyes more employment for Ilonggos next year

October 15, 2010 10:55 am· Comments Off on Mayor Mabilog eyes more employment for Ilonggos next year 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 14 – The local government here is keen on significantly increasing the employment rate of the city next year.

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BIR: tax exemptions of cooperatives not automatic

October 15, 2010 10:55 am· Comments Off on BIR: tax exemptions of cooperatives not automatic 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 14 — Tax exemptions of cooperatives is not automatic, according to Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) District 79 (Dumaguete Office) tax division chief Jose Senador.

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Andal Ampatuan Sr's grandson killed in ambush in Sultan Kudarat

October 15, 2010 10:55 am· Comments Off on Andal Ampatuan Sr's grandson killed in ambush in Sultan Kudarat 

COTABATO CITY, Oct. 14 — A grandson of Maguindanao former Governor Andal Ampatuan Sr. was killed in an ambush on Wednesday in Sultan Kudarat province.

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Iloilo to suffer rotating brownouts starting Friday

October 15, 2010 10:55 am· Comments Off on Iloilo to suffer rotating brownouts starting Friday 

By Lydia C. Pendon

ILOILO CITY, Oct 14 – The city is expected to suffer a 10-hour rotating power cut off starting Friday, Oct. 15, as the coal-fired power plant here undergoes retesting.

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Puerto Princesa candidates for Barangay, SK elections reach 3,000

October 15, 2010 10:55 am· Comments Off on Puerto Princesa candidates for Barangay, SK elections reach 3,000 

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Oct. 14 – More than 3,000 candidates have filed their certificates of candidacy (COCs) before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in this city for the synchronized Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections slated on Oct. 25.

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Mulcting cop nabbed in Rizal

October 15, 2010 10:55 am· Comments Off on Mulcting cop nabbed in Rizal 

MANILA, Oct. 14 – Elements of the Rizal Police Provincial Office (PPO) have arrested a police anti-illegal drug operative for alleged extortion.

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W. Visayas farmers train on low-cost mushroom culture

October 15, 2010 10:55 am· Comments Off on W. Visayas farmers train on low-cost mushroom culture 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 14 -– Some 40 farmers from the various provinces of Western Visayas benefitted from the low-cost mushroom culture training that was facilitated by the Bureau of Soils and Water Management, an attached agency of the Department of Agriculture.

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Comelec supervisor’s killer nabbed

October 15, 2010 10:55 am· Comments Off on Comelec supervisor’s killer nabbed 

CORDON, Isabela, Oct. 14 – -A 32-year-old man, tagged as one of the gunmen who shot and killed a provincial election supervisor last year, was arrested in Barangay Osmena here Wednesday evening.

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6 hurt in Apayao vehicular accident

October 15, 2010 10:55 am· Comments Off on 6 hurt in Apayao vehicular accident 

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Oct. 14 — Six persons were injured when an Elf-type mini-truck fell off an eight-meter deep ravine recently in Sitio Mayogyog, Barangay Calafug, Conner, Apayao, police said in a belated report Thursday.

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18 hurt in road mishap in Maguindanao

October 15, 2010 10:55 am· Comments Off on 18 hurt in road mishap in Maguindanao 

COTABATO CITY, Oct. 14 – Eighteen people, among them pre-school children, were injured when a light truck full of hitchhikers overturned in Parang, Maguindanao Thursday.

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