Army beefs up its PDT in southern Mindanao

February 6, 2011 11:24 am· Comments Off on Army beefs up its PDT in southern Mindanao 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Feb. 5 — The Philippine Army is set to beef-up its Peace and Development Teams (PDTs) in southern Mindanao with the deployment of 164 elite forces, officials disclosed Saturday.

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Overstaying Japanese national refuses to leave PHL

February 6, 2011 11:24 am· Comments Off on Overstaying Japanese national refuses to leave PHL 

By Judy Flores-Partlow

DUMAGUETE CITY, Feb. 5 – A Japanese national who has been overstaying in the Philippines for several years with more than P100,000 in immigration penalties and fees to pay has refused to leave the country.

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Budget 'battle' in Dagupan turns into 'war' of words

February 6, 2011 11:24 am· Comments Off on Budget 'battle' in Dagupan turns into 'war' of words 

By Leonardo V. Micua

DAGUPAN CITY, Feb. 5 — Let the city council do its job.

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US officials salute Fil-Am sergeant killed in action in Afghanistan

February 6, 2011 11:24 am· 2 Comments 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Feb. 5 — The United States government, through US civilian and military officials, on Friday once again paid tribute to late U.S. Army Sgt. Zaniah Caye Creamer, a Filipino-American soldier who was killed in action while fighting the Afghanistan war in support of Operations Enduring Freedom.

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Pampanga traders benefit in eco-tourism project

February 6, 2011 11:24 am· Comments Off on Pampanga traders benefit in eco-tourism project 

CANDABA, Pampanga, Feb. 5 — Local traders in this town benefited with the coming of a greater number of tourists as a result of the eco-tourism project by the municipal government.

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1 dead, 1 hurt in MILF attack in N. Cotabato town

February 6, 2011 11:24 am· Comments Off on 1 dead, 1 hurt in MILF attack in N. Cotabato town 

KIDAPAWAN CITY, Feb. 5 — Some 30 armed men attacked a farming village in M’lang town in North Cotabato and killed a 27-year-old farmer and wounded another at around 9:45 a.m. Saturday.

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4 people killed in Camarines Sur massacre

February 6, 2011 11:24 am· Comments Off on 4 people killed in Camarines Sur massacre 

MANILA, Feb. 5 – Four people were shot dead by suspected armed bandits in a barangay in Libmanan, Camarines Sur province on Friday night, the military reported Saturday.

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Cebu City council wants relocation for squatters evicted from riverbanks

February 6, 2011 11:24 am· Comments Off on Cebu City council wants relocation for squatters evicted from riverbanks 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 5 — The Cebu City Council has passed a resolution asking the Office of the Mayor to provide adequate relocation for families who will be evicted from the three-meter salvage soon on the banks of rivers and creeks in the city.

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Four Cebu solons back drainage master plan for Cebu

February 6, 2011 11:24 am· Comments Off on Four Cebu solons back drainage master plan for Cebu 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 5 – Four Cebuano congressmen have expressed support for the proposal to construct a comprehensive drainage master plan for Metro Cebu.

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Gov. Garcia denies political taint in farmers’ training

February 6, 2011 11:24 am· Comments Off on Gov. Garcia denies political taint in farmers’ training 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 5 – Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has denied she politicized the corn-based farmers’ training program, which, she clarified, was not discontinued.

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