(Metro News) MMDA, DENR to clean metro, ‘Singapore style’

February 28, 2011 12:07 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) MMDA, DENR to clean metro, ‘Singapore style’ 

MANILA, Feb. 28 — Upon instructions of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), together with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), is out to clean the metropolis “Singapore style.”

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EDSA 25: P-Noy graces re-launching of YesPinoy Foundation’s education program

February 28, 2011 12:07 pm· Comments Off on EDSA 25: P-Noy graces re-launching of YesPinoy Foundation’s education program 

MANILA, Feb. 28 – President Benigno Simeon Aquino III pushed the government’s education reform agenda as he graced the launching of ‘Para Paraalan’, a flagship program of the YesPinoy Foundation Sunday night at the NBC Tent, Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.

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NPA killed in clash with gov't forces in Sorsogon

February 28, 2011 12:07 pm· Comments Off on NPA killed in clash with gov't forces in Sorsogon 

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 28 — Army soldiers killed a New People Army (NPA) rebel in an encounter Sunday in Barangay Villareal in Gubat town, Sorsogon province, a Philippine Army (PA) officer said Monday.

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AKB seeks probe on extraction of centuries-old logs in Albay

February 28, 2011 12:07 pm· Comments Off on AKB seeks probe on extraction of centuries-old logs in Albay 

By Mar S. Arguelles

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 28 — AKO Bicol Party list (AKB) recently filed a resolution calling for an investigation on the extraction of centuries-old logs in the Sula Channel in barangay Sula in Bacacay town, Albay province.

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Public school teacher hit dead in Masbate ambush

February 28, 2011 12:07 pm· Comments Off on Public school teacher hit dead in Masbate ambush 

By Mar S. Arguelles

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 28 — A public school teacher was shot dead on Saturday in an ambush staged by unidentified armed men at barangay (village) Gaid in Dimasalang town in Masbate, a Philippine National Police (PNP) officer said Monday.

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LTO to set up satellite office in Boracay

February 28, 2011 12:07 pm· Comments Off on LTO to set up satellite office in Boracay 

BORACAY ISLAND, Malay Aklan. Feb. 28 – The Land Transportation Office (LTO) is planning to set up a satellite office in this resort island to ensure that the clean air act is properly implemented.

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Italy freezes treaty with Libya, concludes evacuation of all its citizens

February 28, 2011 12:07 pm· Comments Off on Italy freezes treaty with Libya, concludes evacuation of all its citizens 

ROME, Feb. 28 — Italy's evacuation of all its citizens living in Libya was concluded on Sunday as the Italian government has decided to suspend the bilateral Friendship Treaty following the violence outbreak in the North African country.

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3,300 more Chinese evacuated from Libya arrive in Greece

February 28, 2011 12:07 pm· Comments Off on 3,300 more Chinese evacuated from Libya arrive in Greece 

HERAKLION, Greece, Feb. 28 — Two Greek ferries carrying over 4,200 evacuees from Libya to Greece, including 3,300 Chinese nationals, docked in the port of Heraklion in the southern island of Crete Sunday.

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Roundup: States continue efforts to evacuate citizens from Libya

February 28, 2011 12:07 pm· Comments Off on Roundup: States continue efforts to evacuate citizens from Libya 

BEIJING, Feb. 28 — Countries continue their efforts Saturday to evacuate citizens from the turmoil-hit Libya.

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Sudan to reopen border crossings to evacuate nationals from Libya

February 28, 2011 12:07 pm· Comments Off on Sudan to reopen border crossings to evacuate nationals from Libya 

KHARTOUM, Feb. 28 — Sudan on Sunday decided to reopen its border crossings with Libya to facilitate return of thousands of Sudanese nationals in unrest-hit Libya.

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