DSWD eyes add'l 1.3 million beneficiaries for 4Ps in 2011

January 5, 2011 12:32 pm· Comments Off on DSWD eyes add'l 1.3 million beneficiaries for 4Ps in 2011 

MANILA, Jan. 5 – Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon "Dinky" Soliman said the agency is planning to add 1.3 million poor families to its roster of 'Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program" (4Ps) beneficiaries this 2011.

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Top NPA leader, companion nabbed in quezon

January 5, 2011 12:32 pm· Comments Off on Top NPA leader, companion nabbed in quezon 

MANILA, Jan. 5 – Security forces have arrested a ranking leader of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) and an associate in Lucena City on Tuesday when government troops resumed offensive operations against the insurgents after holiday truce.

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(Metro News) QCPD eyes politics in Masbate official’s slay

January 5, 2011 12:32 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) QCPD eyes politics in Masbate official’s slay 

MANILA, Jan. 5 – The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) said Wednesday it is looking into politics as a possible angle in the slaying of a Masbate local official in Novaliches, Quezon City Tuesday afternoon.

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Pangasinan focuses on investment, tourism for 2011

January 5, 2011 12:32 pm· Comments Off on Pangasinan focuses on investment, tourism for 2011 

By Leonardo V. Micua

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Jan. 5 — Investment and tourism are on top of the priorities of the Pangasinan provincial government for 2011 in line with the vision to make it as the country’s number one province.

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Philex produces P1.49B worth of precious metal ores for December

January 5, 2011 12:32 pm· Comments Off on Philex produces P1.49B worth of precious metal ores for December 

MANILA, Jan. 5 – Philex Mining Corporation, in a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, announced that it has produced P1.49 billion worth of precious metal ores last December.

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Frosting in Benguet widens as temperature further dips to 9.6, Pagasa predicts cooler mornings ahead

January 5, 2011 12:32 pm· Comments Off on Frosting in Benguet widens as temperature further dips to 9.6, Pagasa predicts cooler mornings ahead 

MANKAYAN, Benguet, Jan. 5 — Frosting has widened to an estimated more than 5,000 hectares as the lowest temperature experienced in the area further went down to 9.6 degrees celsius.

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Iloilo town implements speed ordinance

January 5, 2011 12:32 pm· Comments Off on Iloilo town implements speed ordinance 

STA. BARBARA, Iloilo, Jan. 5 — An electronic contraption called a Radar Gun which closely resembles a hair dryer is going to keep watch of Sta. Barbara's perimeter highways starting the first week of January 2011.

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DOLE assists employers in computation of new COLA for Cordillera workers

January 5, 2011 12:32 pm· Comments Off on DOLE assists employers in computation of new COLA for Cordillera workers 

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 5 — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Wednesday said it has started to help employers in the proper computation of an additional P12 in the cost of living allowance (COLA) of their respective workers effective January 1, 2011.

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Land conflict eyed in shooting of Rep. Pacquiao aide

January 5, 2011 12:32 pm· Comments Off on Land conflict eyed in shooting of Rep. Pacquiao aide 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Jan. 5 – Police investigators in South Cotabato are closely looking at a brewing land-related conflict as behind the daring shooting of a liaison officer of Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel Pacquiao infront of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Region 12 offices in Koronadal City late Tuesday afternoon.

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All-out demolition of remaining Dagupan fish pens begins

January 5, 2011 12:32 pm· Comments Off on All-out demolition of remaining Dagupan fish pens begins 

DAGUPAN CITY, Jan. 5 — There is no sacred cow in the all-out demolition of the remaining fish pens in the rivers of Dagupan City.

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