Deregulation, competition tagged in oil prices disparity

December 25, 2010 12:20 am· Comments Off on Deregulation, competition tagged in oil prices disparity 

By Angeline Valencia

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Dec. 24 – Deregulation and stiff competition determine the prices of petroleum products, including their disparities.

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Zambo SP rejects plans to forward NEA audit of electric coop to Malacanang

December 25, 2010 12:20 am· Comments Off on Zambo SP rejects plans to forward NEA audit of electric coop to Malacanang 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Dec. 24 – Majority of the city councilors allied with City Hall have opposed plans of the various sectors in this city to forward to the office of the President, a report about multimillion-peso anomalies in the Zamboanga Electric Cooperative or Zamcelco for whatever action may be needed on the matter.

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Nueva Vizcaya poor families get Christmas gifts

December 25, 2010 12:20 am· Comments Off on Nueva Vizcaya poor families get Christmas gifts 

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Dec. 24 -– More than 1,000 poor families in various upland barangays here recently received medical services and other package of assistance from government officials and employees.

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Nueva Vizcaya ConsumerNet checks sanitation practices of abattoirs, food processors, bakeries

December 25, 2010 12:20 am· Comments Off on Nueva Vizcaya ConsumerNet checks sanitation practices of abattoirs, food processors, bakeries 

By Ben Moses Ebreo

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Dec. 24 – To ensure the safety of consumers in the province, the ConsumerNet, a network of government agencies advocating consumer welfare rights, has asked public market operators, food processors and bakery owners to observe proper sanitation in their respective workplaces.

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Ageing turtle found in Ilocos Norte beach returned to the sea

December 25, 2010 12:20 am· Comments Off on Ageing turtle found in Ilocos Norte beach returned to the sea 

LAOAG CITY, Dec. 24 – A sea turtle (pawikan), believed to be 60 years old, was released to the sea Friday after it was caught along the beach by residents of Barangay Pansian, Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte.

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Calabarzon workers get P17 wage hike starting January 2011

December 25, 2010 12:20 am· Comments Off on Calabarzon workers get P17 wage hike starting January 2011 

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, Dec. 24 – The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) has approved a P17 increase in the daily wage of workers in Calabarzon comprising the provinces of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon.

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Ilocos Norte IBP members condemn strafing incident at fellow lawyer's house

December 25, 2010 12:20 am· Comments Off on Ilocos Norte IBP members condemn strafing incident at fellow lawyer's house 

LAOAG CITY, Dec. 24 – Members of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP)-Ilocos Norte Chapter expressed their condemnation to the strafing by unidentified persons of the gate of the house of a lawyer from Paoay, Ilocos Norter last Wednesday.

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Village councilman shot dead in La Union

December 25, 2010 12:20 am· Comments Off on Village councilman shot dead in La Union 

NAGUILIAN, La Union, Dec. 24 – A barangay kagawad (councilman) was shot dead by unidentified motorcycle-riding suspects riding in tandem along the road near the barangay hall in Barangay Bariquir, Naguilian, La Union last Wednesday.

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1 dies, 1 hurt in La Union road mishap

December 25, 2010 12:20 am· Comments Off on 1 dies, 1 hurt in La Union road mishap 

BALAOAN, La Union, Dec. 24 –A south-bound minibus sideswiped a motorcycle along a national road in Barangay Pantar Norte this town on Wednesday morning, killing a motorcycle passenger and critically injuring its driver.

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Sealing of nozzles of firearms of Pangasinan cops set on Monday

December 25, 2010 12:20 am· Comments Off on Sealing of nozzles of firearms of Pangasinan cops set on Monday 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan,, Dec. 24 —Policemen in Pangasinan will simultaneously seal the nozzles of their firearms on Monday to ensure that no one will fire their guns during the celebration of the New Year.

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