Oil firms start discounts to passenger jeepneys in Baguio

April 6, 2011 12:37 am· Comments Off on Oil firms start discounts to passenger jeepneys in Baguio 

BAGUIO CITY, April 5 — The passenger jeepney federation operating 5,000 units in Benguet and La Union lauded on Tuesday Shell and Petron companies for giving them discounts of P1.50 for every liter of diesel.

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Business leaders to assist gov’t identify infra gap to support tourism sector

April 6, 2011 12:37 am· Comments Off on Business leaders to assist gov’t identify infra gap to support tourism sector 

ILOILO CITY, April 5 – Business leaders from various parts of the country recently signed an agreement for them to “closely participate, coordinate and assist the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) and the Department of Tourism (DOT) to identify infrastructure gaps necessary to boost access to tourism destinations.”

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Farmer making explosives loses arm, two legs in Nueva Ecija

April 6, 2011 12:37 am· Comments Off on Farmer making explosives loses arm, two legs in Nueva Ecija 

GENERAL NATIVIDAD, Nueva Ecija, April 5 — The provincial police intelligence office is conducting an in-depth investigation on a farmer who lost an arm and two legs when an improvised explosives device (IED) he was reportedly making exploded on Monday in Barangay Sapang Bato here.

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OCD-Cordillera starts disaster preparedness campaign

April 6, 2011 12:37 am· 1 Comment 

BAGUIO CITY, April 5 — The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) has started its campaign for disaster-preparedness in the Cordillera region.

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DOLE-3 targets to provide summer jobs to some 6,000 students in CL

April 6, 2011 12:37 am· Comments Off on DOLE-3 targets to provide summer jobs to some 6,000 students in CL 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, April 5 — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) regional office, in collaboration with Public Employment Service Offices (PESOs), is eyeing to provide summer jobs to some 6,000 poor but deserving students in Central Luzon.

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Indian national dies in road mishap in Negros Occidental

April 6, 2011 12:37 am· Comments Off on Indian national dies in road mishap in Negros Occidental 

ILOILO CITY, April 5 — An Indian national died in a vehicular mishap involving a Mitsubishi Adventure and a hauler truck in Cadiz City, Negros Occidental on Monday morning.

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CSC reminds public officials, employees to file SALN before April 30 deadline

April 6, 2011 12:37 am· Comments Off on CSC reminds public officials, employees to file SALN before April 30 deadline 

ILOILO CITY, April 5 — The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is reminding all public officials and employees in Western Visayas to file their Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Networth (SALN) and beat the deadline on April 30, 2011.

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Authorities nab 273 drug traffickers in CV in 1Q of 2011

April 6, 2011 12:37 am· Comments Off on Authorities nab 273 drug traffickers in CV in 1Q of 2011 

CEBU CITY, April 5 -– A total of 273 drug traffickers were arrested in Central Visayas during the first quarter of this year, police said.

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PNP files criminal charges vs ranking NPA leader for death of 8-year-old in Sorsogon

April 6, 2011 12:37 am· Comments Off on PNP files criminal charges vs ranking NPA leader for death of 8-year-old in Sorsogon 

LEGAZPI CITY, April 5 — A ranking New People’s Army (NPA) member and several others are facing criminal charges for the killing of an eight-year-old girl after suspected communist rebels indiscriminately fired at the victim's residence on Sunday in Barangay (village) San Pascual in Casiguran, Sorsogon, a Philippine Army officer said on Tuesday.

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Moderate quake hits southern Indonesia

April 6, 2011 12:37 am· Comments Off on Moderate quake hits southern Indonesia 

JAKARTA, April 5 — A moderate earthquake measuring 5.4 Richter scale rocked southern Indonesia of Banten province at 11:34 local time (0434 GMT) on Tuesday, the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics said here.

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