Two missing Filipinos in NZ quake safe after all

February 26, 2011 6:07 am· Comments Off on Two missing Filipinos in NZ quake safe after all 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Feb. 25 — Two women who were among the 14 Filipinos feared missing in the aftermath of Monday’s earthquake in New Zealand, are safe after all, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported.

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No New Zealand earthquake victim from Cordillera

February 26, 2011 6:07 am· Comments Off on No New Zealand earthquake victim from Cordillera 

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 25 — The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) Friday said there is no Cordilleran worker or student hurt in the recent earthquake in Churchchrist, New Zealand.

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Education, local execs honor Kapampangan educator

February 26, 2011 6:07 am· Comments Off on Education, local execs honor Kapampangan educator 

APALIT, Pampanga, Feb. 25 – Education Secretary Armin Luistro, together with some local officials in this town on Thursday led local residents, various school administrators and students in remembering the contribution of a Kapampangan educator – the late Brother Andrew Gonzales-to the country’s education system.

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Filipino nurse in Bengasi, Libya tells family not to worry

February 26, 2011 6:07 am· Comments Off on Filipino nurse in Bengasi, Libya tells family not to worry 

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 25 – Filipino nurse Noel Co assured his mother Leticia Thursday night that he and all other nurses in an undisclosed government hospital in Bengasi, Libya are in good condition.

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Vice mayor's son, another killed in Pangasinan car accident

February 26, 2011 6:07 am· Comments Off on Vice mayor's son, another killed in Pangasinan car accident 

MAPANDAN, Pangasinan, Feb. 25 – The son of the lady vice mayor here and his companion were killed when their car smashed into the boundary post of Barangays Golden and Apaya in Mapandan at 3 a.m. on Thursday.

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RDC Bicol endorses two major projects to Korean International Cooperation Agency

February 26, 2011 6:07 am· Comments Off on RDC Bicol endorses two major projects to Korean International Cooperation Agency 

By Mike de la Rama

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 25 – The Regional Development Council (RDC) in Bicol approved and endorsed two major projects for funding to the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) during the Full Council meeting Friday.

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DA Bicol urged to fast track validation of proposed projects

February 26, 2011 6:07 am· Comments Off on DA Bicol urged to fast track validation of proposed projects 

By Mike de la Rama

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 25 – Members of the House of Representatives in Bicol region have urged the Department of Agriculture (DA) regional office here to fast track the validation of all proposed agricultural related projects.

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Zambo City gov't commemorates EDSA Day

February 26, 2011 6:07 am· Comments Off on Zambo City gov't commemorates EDSA Day 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Feb. 25 –Mayor Celso Lobregat took pride in the country’s 1986 People Power Revolution, saying that even 25 years later, the Filipinos’ non-violent and prayerful uprising remains unparalleled by any nation.

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EDSA 25:

February 26, 2011 6:07 am· Comments Off on EDSA 25: 

Butuan City celebrates 25th anniversary of EDSA People Power

BUTUAN CITY, Feb. 25 – Along with other line agencies of the government and non-government organizations (NGOs), the city government at this region’s frontier and capital city spearheaded commemoration of the 25th year anniversary of EDSA People Power revolution on Friday.

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Sta. Rosa, Laguna officials laud wastewater treatment facilities in Negros Oriental

February 26, 2011 6:07 am· Comments Off on Sta. Rosa, Laguna officials laud wastewater treatment facilities in Negros Oriental 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Feb. 25 -– Officials from Sta. Rosa, Laguna, on Thursday lauded the city governments of Bayawan and Dumaguete in Negros Oriental for embarking on multi-million peso projects on septage wastewater treatment plants.

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