P9.3M worth of emergency supplies still available for Isabela -DSWD

October 24, 2010 11:00 am· Comments Off on P9.3M worth of emergency supplies still available for Isabela -DSWD 

MANILA, Oct. 24 – Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Soliman said there is still P9.3 million worth of emergency supplies stockpiled at Villamor Airbase in Pasay City.

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Tacloban HS studes to represent RP in APRSAF Water Rocket Competition

October 24, 2010 11:00 am· Comments Off on Tacloban HS studes to represent RP in APRSAF Water Rocket Competition 

TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 24 – For the second time, two students from a private high school in Tacloban City will be representing the Philippines to the Asia Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF) Water Rocket Competition to be held this November at Melbourne, Australia.

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Sasa Wharf gets 3 new RTGs to improve cargo handling services

October 24, 2010 11:00 am· Comments Off on Sasa Wharf gets 3 new RTGs to improve cargo handling services 

MANILA, Oct. 24 — Davao Integrated Port and Stevedoring Services Corp (DIPSSCOR), operator of Davao's Sasa Wharf, announced that the facility has received three brand new rubber-tired gantries (RTGs) which is expected to beef up its cargo handling capabilities.

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Another Maguindanao massacre suspect nabbed

October 24, 2010 12:24 am· Comments Off on Another Maguindanao massacre suspect nabbed 

MANILA, Oct. 23 – Another suspect in the gruesome Nov. 23, 2009 Maguindanao massacre was arrested on Friday by police operatives, a ranking police official said.

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DepEd to reactivate Election Task Force Operation Center

October 24, 2010 12:24 am· Comments Off on DepEd to reactivate Election Task Force Operation Center 

MANILA, Oct. 23 — As millions of voters are expected to troop to the polling places throughout the country for the 2010 synchronized Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on Monday, the Department of Education (DepEd) will open its Election Task Force Operation Center to assist teachers in fulfilling their election duties.

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PBSP allots P.5M for 400 families in hard-hit Isabela in North Luzon

October 24, 2010 12:24 am· Comments Off on PBSP allots P.5M for 400 families in hard-hit Isabela in North Luzon 

MANILA, Oct. 23 — The nation’s largest corporate-led social development foundation is now mobilizing its resources and relief efforts initially amounting to half a million pesos for victims of typhoon "Juan" (international codename: Megi) primarily in the disaster-struck province of Isabela in Northeastern Luzon.

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Palace tells people to vote wisely on Monday

October 24, 2010 12:24 am· Comments Off on Palace tells people to vote wisely on Monday 

MANILA, Oct. 23 — Malacañang asked the Filipinos to go out and vote wisely in the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections this coming Monday.

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Malacanang condoles with victims of Zambo classroom massacre

October 24, 2010 12:24 am· Comments Off on Malacanang condoles with victims of Zambo classroom massacre 

MANILA, Oct. 23 — Malacañang expressed its sincere condolences on Saturday to the victims of violence inside a public school in Zamboanga City, and at the same time, paid tribute to public school teacher Lorna Pulalon, who died while protecting her pupils from an ex-convict who ran amuck.

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(Metro News) Trailer truck loaded with millions of pesos worth of plastic resin hijacked in Manila

October 24, 2010 12:24 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) Trailer truck loaded with millions of pesos worth of plastic resin hijacked in Manila 

MANILA, Oct. 23 — Six armed men hijacked a 40-foot trailer truck loaded with millions of pesos worth of plastic resin while on its way out of the North Harbor in Manila early Saturday.

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Palace confident of speedier resolution of Maguindanao massacre case

October 24, 2010 12:24 am· Comments Off on Palace confident of speedier resolution of Maguindanao massacre case 

MANILA, Oct. 23 — Malacañang expressed confidence that the Maguindanao massacre case of November 23, 2009 will move and be resolved a lot faster by the courts to give justice to the victims and their families.

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