VP Binay pushes for National Council for LGUs

October 7, 2011 9:41 pm· Comments Off on VP Binay pushes for National Council for LGUs 

MANILA, Oct. 7–Vice President Jejomar Binay proposed the establishment of a National Council for Local Governments as a permanent forum for dialogue between the respective Local Government Committees in the House of Representatives and Senate and the different leagues of local government officials.

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Leak blamed for police raid fiasco vs rustlers in Pangasinan

October 7, 2011 9:41 pm· Comments Off on Leak blamed for police raid fiasco vs rustlers in Pangasinan 

URBIZTONDO, Pangasinan, Oct. 7 – A possible premature leak on simultaneous raids to be conducted by lawmen on the houses of five suspected members of a notorious cattle rustling group here early morning of October 6 was believed as the reason lawmen failed to pin down the suspects.

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LWUA chair eyes Ilonggos to sit as members of MIWD interim board

October 7, 2011 9:41 pm· Comments Off on LWUA chair eyes Ilonggos to sit as members of MIWD interim board 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 7 – Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) chair Rene Villa mulls putting Ilonggos as members of the interim board of the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) replacing those that were earlier appointed who are from Metro Manila.

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Youth leaders mourn death of colleague

October 7, 2011 9:41 pm· Comments Off on Youth leaders mourn death of colleague 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 7 – A youth leader drowned in a freak accident early this week while he and his companions spent a day at the beach in Basay, Negros Oriental after completing a youth fellowship dynamics and leadership activity in the adjacent city of Bayawan.

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PAO can provide Kenyan drug mule with lawyer

October 7, 2011 9:41 pm· Comments Off on PAO can provide Kenyan drug mule with lawyer 

CEBU CITY, Oct. 7 – The Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) can represent Asha Atieno Oguto, the Kenyan national now facing drug smuggling charges if her country’s consular office fails to send their lawyer.

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P1-M waterworks project handed over to Lutuban village residents

October 7, 2011 9:41 pm· Comments Off on P1-M waterworks project handed over to Lutuban village residents 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 7 — Residents of Barangay Lutoban of the municipality of Zamboanguita in Negros Oriental will now be enjoying abundant supply of potable drinking water following the completion and turnover of a P1-million waterworks project.

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DOH assistant director and personnel cheat death in Masbate ambush

October 7, 2011 9:41 pm· Comments Off on DOH assistant director and personnel cheat death in Masbate ambush 

By Mike de la Rama

LEGAZPI CITY, Oct. 7 – Bicol Department of Health (DOH) assistant regional director Dr. Ferchito Avelino and 39 other health personnel cheated death in an ambush in Monreal, Masbate, Thursday.

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Notorious drug pusher falls in Molo illegal drug bust

October 7, 2011 9:41 pm· Comments Off on Notorious drug pusher falls in Molo illegal drug bust 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 7 – A notorious drug pusher finally fell to operatives of the Regional Anti-Illegal Drug Special Operations Group (RAIDSOG) in a drug-bust conducted early Thursday evening in Boulevard, Molo, Iloilo City.

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Dumaguete City senior citizens receive social pension

October 7, 2011 9:41 pm· Comments Off on Dumaguete City senior citizens receive social pension 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 7 – At least 59 indigent senior citizens in Dumaguete City received their three-month social pension from the Department of Social Welfare and Development Region 7 (DSWD-7) on Friday during a simple ceremony Friday at the DSWD Women’s Center.

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Cop, village chief's daughter shot, critically wounded

October 7, 2011 9:41 pm· Comments Off on Cop, village chief's daughter shot, critically wounded 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Oct. 7 – Two people, including a policeman and a four-year-old daughter of a barangay official, were critically injured when they were shot Friday by one of two men riding in tandem on a motorcycle in this city, a top police official disclosed.

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