Balangay seafarers nearly swallowed by deadly whirlpools (Feature)

December 17, 2010 1:59 pm· Comments Off on Balangay seafarers nearly swallowed by deadly whirlpools (Feature) 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, Dec. 17 – The historic voyage of the Balangay expedition with 39 intrepid Filipino seafarers on board nearly ended in disaster had they failed to maneuver from harm’s way posed by four deadly whirlpools between the sea border of Malaysia and Singapore.

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Tips for a safe holiday: PNP's list of do's and don'ts for crime prevention and safety

December 17, 2010 1:59 pm· Comments Off on Tips for a safe holiday: PNP's list of do's and don'ts for crime prevention and safety 

by Maybelline M. Dy

MANILA, Dec. 17 — When the month of December ushered in, police forces all over the country ramped up their efforts to provide a safe yuletide holiday for the Filipino people.

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Customs apprehends smuggled diesel oil and ukay-ukay worth P20M

December 17, 2010 1:59 pm· Comments Off on Customs apprehends smuggled diesel oil and ukay-ukay worth P20M 

MANILA, Dec.17 — Four container vans loaded with diesel oil and used clothing or “ukay-ukay” worth P20 million were seized Friday by operatives of the Bureau of Customs (BoC) at the Port of Manila.

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Pangasinan governor hails role of teachers in molding youth's mind

December 17, 2010 1:59 pm· Comments Off on Pangasinan governor hails role of teachers in molding youth's mind 

LINGAYEN, Dec. 17 – Governor Amado T. Espino Jr. has expressed full support to the National Organization of Professional Teachers Inc. (NOPTI), calling on their members to continue providing a brighter future for the younger generation.

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Davao light firm turns over more funds for Habitat for Humanity

December 17, 2010 1:59 pm· Comments Off on Davao light firm turns over more funds for Habitat for Humanity 

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 17 — The Davao Light and Power Company (DLPC) recently turned over its cash donation of P255,000 to Habitat for Humanity, Philippines and its partner the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) Pagugmad sa Kabataan Foundation, Inc. for its ongoing housing for the homeless project in Matina, Biao, Tugbok District, this city.

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BIR wants students, academe partners in tax campaign

December 17, 2010 1:59 pm· Comments Off on BIR wants students, academe partners in tax campaign 

ILOILO CITY, Dec 17 -– The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) here stressed that students and the academe are potent partners in their tax campaign.

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ICPO to fully activate security task forces for the 2011 Dinagyang Festival effective Jan.1

December 17, 2010 1:59 pm· Comments Off on ICPO to fully activate security task forces for the 2011 Dinagyang Festival effective Jan.1 

ILOILO CITY, Dec 17 -– The Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) is now in full swing in its security preparation for the 2011 Dinagyang Festival and is slated to full activate all its sub task forces first day of January.

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First "Simbang Gabi" in Bataan in an altar made out of recycled wastes

December 17, 2010 1:59 pm· Comments Off on First "Simbang Gabi" in Bataan in an altar made out of recycled wastes 

LIMAY, Bataan, Dec. 17 — There is no doubt the lowly garbage has many uses and this includes the revered altar in one of the churches in Bataan.

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Bulacan braces for zero pyro-related accident

December 17, 2010 1:59 pm· Comments Off on Bulacan braces for zero pyro-related accident 

BOCAUE, Bulacan, Dec. 17 –It is not the usual fire prevention month but the Bureau of Fire protection(BFP) nonetheless has placed firefighting units in the province on a 24-hour alert, particularly in towns were rows of fireworks stores and shops are located.

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Cordillera police pushes drive against illegal drugs on suspected laboratories

December 17, 2010 1:59 pm· Comments Off on Cordillera police pushes drive against illegal drugs on suspected laboratories 

BAGUIO CITY, Dec. 17 — The Police Regional Office Cordillera (PROCOR) anti-drug task force continues its drive against illegal drugs in the region, especially in suspected laboratories of marijuana derivatives.

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