(Metro News) 600 cops, volunteers to guard Valenzuela’s 10 cemeteries on Nov. 1 & 2

October 26, 2011 10:15 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) 600 cops, volunteers to guard Valenzuela’s 10 cemeteries on Nov. 1 & 2 

MANILA, Oct. 26 — Some 600 uniformed policemen and volunteers will be tasked to secure Valenzuela City's 10 cemeteries during the observance of All Saints' and All Souls' Days on November 1 and 2.

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BIR-RDO warn taxpayers against non-payments of taxes

October 26, 2011 10:15 pm· Comments Off on BIR-RDO warn taxpayers against non-payments of taxes 

ILAGAN, Isabela, Oct. 26 – The Bureau of Internal Revenue – Revenue District Office (BIR-RDO) of the province warns taxpayers against non-payment of taxes to the agency as it might resort to stringent moves to settle their tax obligation.

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Authorities form task force to curb illegal fishing in Bicol

October 26, 2011 10:15 pm· Comments Off on Authorities form task force to curb illegal fishing in Bicol 

LEGAZPI CITY, Oct. 26 – In the wake of a mounting clamor for more government actions toward the protection of Bicol's remaining marine resources, the Regional Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (RLECC) has organized a multi-agency task force to go after illegal fishing activities in the region’s fishing grounds.

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Tanada sees enactment of FOI bill by next year

October 26, 2011 10:15 pm· Comments Off on Tanada sees enactment of FOI bill by next year 

LEGAZPI CITY, Oct. 26 — Deputy House Speaker and Quezon Representative Lorenzo “Erin” Tanada III said on Wednesday that the much awaited Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill will be passed into law next year.

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Pampanga folks resort to backyard gardening to cope with calamities

October 26, 2011 10:15 pm· Comments Off on Pampanga folks resort to backyard gardening to cope with calamities 

CANDABA, Pampanga, Oct. 26 – Local folks here have started cultivating vegetables and other high value crops in their backyards after several weeks of being submerged in floodwater.

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Cagayan grants scholarships to 2,361 poor but deserving students

October 26, 2011 10:15 pm· Comments Off on Cagayan grants scholarships to 2,361 poor but deserving students 

TUGUEGARAO CITY Oct. 26 — Cagayan Governor Alvaro Antonio has granted the Bin-I Ti Agtutubo (BTA) scholarship for school year 2011-2012 to 2,361 students coming from the different municipalities of the province.

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Another batch of registered nurses ready for deployment in Pampanga

October 26, 2011 10:15 pm· Comments Off on Another batch of registered nurses ready for deployment in Pampanga 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Oct. 26 –Another batch of registered nurses are ready to serve the public under the city government’s Outreach Community Advocate Nurses Assigned in Rural Service (OCANARS) program.

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HALIGI’s fund not used in 2010 elections

October 26, 2011 10:15 pm· Comments Off on HALIGI’s fund not used in 2010 elections 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 26 — The P2-million grant of United Parcel Service (UPS) to Honest Accountable Living for Ilonggos and a Graft-free Iloilo (H.A.L.I.G.I) Foundation for the training of city’s public school teachers on English language proficiency in 2007 was fully consumed on that specific program and was not used for 2010 elections, said HALIGI executive director Norman Tabud.

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Central Luzon LGUs perform well on good governance

October 26, 2011 10:15 pm· Comments Off on Central Luzon LGUs perform well on good governance 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Oct. 26 –Local government units (LGUs) in Central Luzon are doing an impressive performance in terms of good governance practices.

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Iloilo City records biggest drop in crime incidents in Western Visayas

October 26, 2011 10:15 pm· Comments Off on Iloilo City records biggest drop in crime incidents in Western Visayas 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 26 – Iloilo City posted an almost 80 percent drop in the volume of crime incidents for the first quarter of the year, according to the report of the Police Regional Office 6 (PRO 6) that was submitted to the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA).

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