Romulo makes final bow out of DFA

February 23, 2011 11:58 pm· Comments Off on Romulo makes final bow out of DFA 

MANILA, Feb. 23 — Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Alberto F. Romulo on Wednesday bade goodbye to the post he held for almost seven years, informally turning over the helm to former ambassador to the US Albert del Rosario at noon.

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Arrested Bayawan cop tests positive of prohibited drugs; 137 others negative

February 23, 2011 11:58 pm· Comments Off on Arrested Bayawan cop tests positive of prohibited drugs; 137 others negative 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Feb. 23 – A policeman assigned in Bayawan City, Negros Oriental who was arrested during a drug buy-bust operation in that southern city last week, was found positive of the prohibited drug, methamphetamine hydrochloride, popularly known as shabu.

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City vet urged to probe selling of adulterated meat in Dumaguete market

February 23, 2011 11:58 pm· Comments Off on City vet urged to probe selling of adulterated meat in Dumaguete market 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Feb. 23 — A local businessman is urging the city veterinary office of Dumaguete to check the presence of adulterated meat in the city’s wet market in view of reports that this is being sold by some unscrupulous meat vendors.

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Negros Oriental governor presents plans and programs during SOPA

February 23, 2011 11:58 pm· Comments Off on Negros Oriental governor presents plans and programs during SOPA 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Feb. 22 -– Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo, in his first State-of-the-Province Address Tuesday afternoon, bared his plans and programs for the remaining two-and-a-half years of his administration

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Governor issues directives for priority projects

February 23, 2011 11:58 pm· Comments Off on Governor issues directives for priority projects 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Feb. 23 — Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo issued five directives during his State Of the Province Address (SOPA) Wednesday, foremost of which is for the chief of hospital, Dr. Felix Sy, to form the members of the mobile surgical team which will be deployed anywhere in the province.

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Police officer shot by unidentified suspects in Bacong, Negros Oriental

February 23, 2011 11:58 pm· Comments Off on Police officer shot by unidentified suspects in Bacong, Negros Oriental 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Feb. 23 — A police officer of the Internal Affairs Service (IAS) assigned in nearby Siquijor province was shot by two unidentified motorcycle-riding suspects while on his way home around 9 a.m. Wednesday in Barangay Liptong in Bacong, Negros Oriental.

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CSC-ARMM announces annual search for outstanding public officials, employees

February 23, 2011 11:58 pm· Comments Off on CSC-ARMM announces annual search for outstanding public officials, employees 

COTABATO CITY, Feb. 23 – The search is on for 2011 Outstanding Public Officials and Employees, the Civil Service Commission in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao announced Wednesday.

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More soldiers deployed to Davao remote village

February 23, 2011 11:58 pm· Comments Off on More soldiers deployed to Davao remote village 

DAVAO CITY, Feb. 23 – The military has deployed more soldiers in Barangay Carmen, Baguio District, this city following the incursion of more or less 30 armed rebels in the house of barangay chairman Alfredo Astral, 3:45 p.m. Tuesday.

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Military official vows to continue peace, security, dev’t programs in Davao City

February 23, 2011 11:58 pm· Comments Off on Military official vows to continue peace, security, dev’t programs in Davao City 

DAVAO CITY, Feb. 23 — A top military officer assured the support of the Philippine Army to the peace, security and development programs of Davao City despite his division's transfer from Camp Panacan to Camp Manuel Yan, Barangay Tuburan, Mawab, Compostela Valley.

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Police, AFP: Slain kidnap gang members may have links with terror group

February 23, 2011 11:58 pm· Comments Off on Police, AFP: Slain kidnap gang members may have links with terror group 

MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato, Feb. 23 – Police and military authorities are verifying reports that the five slain suspected kidnappers in a foiled kidnap try here two days ago had links with a newly created separatist movement in Mindanao.

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