Floods force PHL embassy in Thailand to suspend consular operations

October 27, 2011 9:52 pm· Comments Off on Floods force PHL embassy in Thailand to suspend consular operations 

MANILA, Oct. 27 — Flooding in Thailand has forced the Philippine embassy there to suspend its consular services on Friday, October 28.

Read more

Wanted person nabbed in Guihulngan, Negros Oriental

October 27, 2011 9:52 pm· Comments Off on Wanted person nabbed in Guihulngan, Negros Oriental 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 27 -– Police scored anew in its campaign against wanted persons following the arrest of a man facing a murder charge in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental on Wednesday afternoon.

Read more

'Oplan Undas' launched in Bicol

October 27, 2011 9:52 pm· Comments Off on 'Oplan Undas' launched in Bicol 

LEGAZPI CITY, Oct. 27 — Security measures are in place after police launched "Oplan Undas", an officer of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Bicol said Thursday.

Read more

Beauty pageant contestants oppose ban on tricycles in national highways

October 27, 2011 9:52 pm· Comments Off on Beauty pageant contestants oppose ban on tricycles in national highways 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 27 – Candidates for Miss Teen and Miss Dumaguete 2011 are one in opposing moves to remove the tricycles from the streets of the city, particularly along the national highways, namely, Perdices and Real streets.

Read more

Half of Pantawid Pasada subsidies in South Cotabato unclaimed — DILG

October 27, 2011 9:52 pm· Comments Off on Half of Pantawid Pasada subsidies in South Cotabato unclaimed — DILG 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Oct. 27 -– About half of the 8,041 Pantawid Pasada-Public Transport Assistance Program (PTAP) subsidy slots for South Cotabato province have remained unclaimed even as the national government ponders on another possible rollout of the relief initiative.

Read more

Masbate town bans corporal punishment of children

October 27, 2011 9:52 pm· Comments Off on Masbate town bans corporal punishment of children 

By Danny O. Calleja

CAWAYAN, Masbate, Oct. 27 – There is no more lashing of children in this remote Bicol municipality by the coastlines of the Visayan Sea.

Read more

Antique town mayor holds info drive to dispel rumors on child 'abductions'

October 27, 2011 9:52 pm· Comments Off on Antique town mayor holds info drive to dispel rumors on child 'abductions' 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 28 – A mayor in Antique province has led a massive information drive to stop the circulation of text messages on child abductions allegedly happening in his hometown.

Read more

Dinagyang 2012 grand performance eyed at Iloilo Sports Complex

October 27, 2011 9:52 pm· Comments Off on Dinagyang 2012 grand performance eyed at Iloilo Sports Complex 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 27 — Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. is looking at the possibility of using the Iloilo Sports Complex as venue for competing tribes in Dinagyang Festival next year.

Read more

1 killed, 2 wounded in Ilocos Norte ambush

October 27, 2011 9:52 pm· Comments Off on 1 killed, 2 wounded in Ilocos Norte ambush 

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, Oct. 27 — One person was killed while two others were wounded when they were ambushed by unidentified armed men riding in tandem on a motorcycle in Barangay Mumulaan, Paoay, Ilocos Norte last Wednesday, minutes after attending a court trial.

Read more

Japan urges gov’t, MILF to continue amity talks

October 27, 2011 9:52 pm· Comments Off on Japan urges gov’t, MILF to continue amity talks 

KORONADAL CITY, Oct. 27 – Alarmed by the break out of skirmishes in parts of Mindanao, the Japanese embassy in Manila has joined the calls for the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to adhere to the ceasefire mechanism to avoid the collapse of the peace process.

Read more

« Previous PageNext Page »