Filipinos around the world start registering for 2013 elections

November 4, 2011 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Filipinos around the world start registering for 2013 elections 

By Faye P. Velasco

MANILA, Nov.4 –Filipinos around the world started registering as overseas absentee voters (OAVs) this week for the 2013 midterm elections.

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Dry run on implementation of axle overloading law set in Negros Oriental

November 4, 2011 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Dry run on implementation of axle overloading law set in Negros Oriental 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Nov. 4 – A test run of two weeks on the implementation of the highly-debated axle overloading law has begun this week in the first district of Negros Oriental amid concerns over its negative effects on businesses and the general public.

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TESDA runs against 'ghost schools'

November 4, 2011 10:02 pm· Comments Off on TESDA runs against 'ghost schools' 

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 4 — The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is running against “ghost schools” that are operating illegally using the agency’s name for its training accreditation.

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Suspected rapist nabbed in Tandag City

November 4, 2011 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Suspected rapist nabbed in Tandag City 

BUTUAN CITY, Nov. 4 — One of the most wanted persons in Tandag City in Surigao del Sur province was arrested Thursday by Tandag Police in Moonglow Market, Bag-ong Lungsod, Tandag City, belated report reaching Caraga Region’s capital, Butuan City said.

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OFW from Dumaguete to receive 2011 Bagong Bayani Award for Most Outstanding Employee

November 4, 2011 10:02 pm· 2 Comments 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Nov. 4 – An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) from Dumaguete City, Josefina Nocete-Omalsa, has been chosen as recipient of the 2011 Bagong Bayani Award for Most Outstanding Employee.

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Jailed hostage-taker in Pampanga surrenders

November 4, 2011 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Jailed hostage-taker in Pampanga surrenders 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Nov. 4 – After a 13-hour hostage drama at the Pampanga Provincial Jail here, the hostage taker voluntarily surrendered at about 2:15 p.m. Friday.

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304 police trainees took oath in Davao

November 4, 2011 10:02 pm· Comments Off on 304 police trainees took oath in Davao 

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 4 — A total of 304 police trainees formally took their oath of office in simple rites at the parade grounds of the Police Regional Office (PRO 11) in Camp Catitipan here on Friday.

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PDEA conducts random drug test on bus drivers

November 4, 2011 10:02 pm· Comments Off on PDEA conducts random drug test on bus drivers 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Nov. 4 – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has recently conducted a surprise random drug test to some drivers of an inter-provincial bus firm plying from this city to the nearby provinces.

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Investigators verify possible match in identity of suspect in murder and hold-up cases

November 4, 2011 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Investigators verify possible match in identity of suspect in murder and hold-up cases 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Nov. 4 – Police and National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) authorities are now pursuing a lead that could confirm a link between the suspects in the gun-slay of businessman Demetrio Larena III and a series of robbery/hold-up incidents in Negros Oriental recently.

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Prelim investigation for suspects in businessman’s slay moved

November 4, 2011 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Prelim investigation for suspects in businessman’s slay moved 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Nov. 4 – Preliminary investigations on the murder of a banker and president of the Rotary Club of Dumaguete was reset to November 15 after all documentary evidences are presented, including the affidavits of other witnesses in the said case.

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