Gov’t-civil society covenant highlights Prosperity Fair

December 12, 2010 10:44 am· Comments Off on Gov’t-civil society covenant highlights Prosperity Fair 

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol Dec. 11 — The least expected, Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan), a staunch critic of the government, and other members of the civil society, signed a Covenant on Genuine Prosperity in Bohol with provincial officials as the main highlight of the Prosperity Fair 2010, also marking the observance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Day.

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PNP Calabarzon backs ceasefire between AFP and CPP-NPA

December 12, 2010 10:44 am· Comments Off on PNP Calabarzon backs ceasefire between AFP and CPP-NPA 

CAMP VICENTE LIM, Calamba City, Dec. 11 – The Calabarzon regional police office on Saturday said it is supporting fully the mutual ceasefire between government troops and the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA).

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Election protest vs. Bulacan town mayor dismissed

December 12, 2010 10:44 am· Comments Off on Election protest vs. Bulacan town mayor dismissed 

MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan, Dec. 11 — The Bulacan Regional Trial Court (RTC) here has dismissed the election protest case filed against winning Pandi Mayor Enrico Roque by his rival Oliver M. Andres in the May 10, 2010 automated elections.

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Zambo cops arrest one of Region 9's most wanted persons

December 12, 2010 10:44 am· Comments Off on Zambo cops arrest one of Region 9's most wanted persons 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Dec. 11 — Operatives of the Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) have arrested one of the most wanted persons of the region.

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Militants hit NIA, reclamation, bioethanol

December 12, 2010 10:44 am· Comments Off on Militants hit NIA, reclamation, bioethanol 

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Dec. 11 — Militant groups continued calling for justice for slain comrades in what had been tagged as extrajudicial killings during the march-rally held in observance of the 62nd of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) Friday.

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M/V 'Love I' runs aground at Batan Sea

December 12, 2010 10:44 am· Comments Off on M/V 'Love I' runs aground at Batan Sea 

KALIBO, Aklan, Dec. 11 – A total of 221 passengers of M/V Love 1 were declared safe after the vessel ran aground at the Batan Sea Saturday morning. They were immediately transferred to other vessel to reach their main destination in Dumaguit Port in New Washington, Aklan.

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Cops seize guns, bullets in Ilocos Norte raid

December 12, 2010 10:44 am· Comments Off on Cops seize guns, bullets in Ilocos Norte raid 

CAMP JUAN, Ilocos Norte, Dec. 11 — Police operatives recovered unlicensed firearm and assorted bullets of high–powered firearms in a raid in Barangay 2, Piddig, Ilocos Norte last Friday.

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Police provincial director: No extra-judicial killings in Pangasinan

December 12, 2010 10:44 am· Comments Off on Police provincial director: No extra-judicial killings in Pangasinan 

By Leonardo V. Micua

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Dec. 11 — There were 23 shooting incidents that happened in Pangasinan for the past 90 days but none of these can be considered "extra-judicial killing".

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Engine failure blamed for plane crash in Cagayan

December 12, 2010 10:44 am· Comments Off on Engine failure blamed for plane crash in Cagayan 

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Dec. 12 – Police operatives have tagged engine failure as the main cause of the crash of an ill-fated light plane along the Cagayan River in San Vicente, Iguig, Cagayan.

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2 teenagers drown, another missing in Lingayen Beach

December 12, 2010 10:44 am· Comments Off on 2 teenagers drown, another missing in Lingayen Beach 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Dec. 12 — Two teenagers drowned and another missing when high waves swept them to the deeper portions of the sea while swimming Saturday morning at the Lingayen Beach.

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