NFA to establish Caraga, Davao as pilot regions for rice production in Mindanao

November 9, 2011 10:38 pm· Comments Off on NFA to establish Caraga, Davao as pilot regions for rice production in Mindanao 

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, Nov. 9 – The National Food Authority (NFA) has called for the establishment of Caraga and Davao regions as pilot areas for rice production in Mindanao, in order to achieve its aim of rice sufficiency in the near future.

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Cebu City mayor warned against clearing Mandaue side of Mahiga Creek

November 9, 2011 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Cebu City mayor warned against clearing Mandaue side of Mahiga Creek 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 9 – Urban poor leaders in Mandaue City have warned Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama they are ready to file charges against him if he pushes through with his plan to remove informal settlers living along the Mandaue side of the Mahiga Creek.

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Nueva Vizcaya folks get Nego Kart, business fund from DOLE

November 9, 2011 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Nueva Vizcaya folks get Nego Kart, business fund from DOLE 

BEN MOSES EBREO

VILLAVERDE, Nueva Vizcaya, Nov. 9 -– At least 20 members of small and medium enterprises here received on Wednesday Nego Karts and funding capital to enhance their livelihood projects in this town.

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Gov. Garcia to head cebu trade mission to Latin America

November 9, 2011 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Gov. Garcia to head cebu trade mission to Latin America 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 9 -– Cebu Gov. Gwen Garcia will lead Cebuano businessmen and provincial legislators in a trade mission to three Latin American countries later this month.

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DTI 7 director warns public against buying Christmas lights made in 2008

November 9, 2011 10:38 pm· Comments Off on DTI 7 director warns public against buying Christmas lights made in 2008 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 9 – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) 7 is asking consumers not to buy Christmas lights manufactured in 2008, saying this are already considered “expired.”

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Iloilo transport sector to plant 3,500 seedlings on Nov. 12

November 9, 2011 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Iloilo transport sector to plant 3,500 seedlings on Nov. 12 

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 9 — The transport sector here will plant around 3,500 seedlings in support to the Action for Regreening and Transformation (ART) program launched by Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. on May 20 that aims to plant one million trees within this year.

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Five-day medical, dental services serve over 23,000 Davao Oriental residents

November 9, 2011 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Five-day medical, dental services serve over 23,000 Davao Oriental residents 

CITY OF MATI, Davao Oriental, Nov. 9 — The recently held five-day medical and dental outreach by the provincial government here has already served 23,872 residents in 26 barangays in this capital city, here mostly indigent patients who cannot afford the prohibitive cost of medical and dental services of the private hospitals.

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Cebu City soon to have its own city college

November 9, 2011 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Cebu City soon to have its own city college 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 9 -– Cebu City will soon have its own city college, after Cebu City Councilor Rodrigo Abellanosa filed a proposed ordinance creating the Cebu City College at the City Council.

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Top-ranking NPA leader kills self in Batangas

November 9, 2011 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Top-ranking NPA leader kills self in Batangas 

By Cesar T. Bilowan

STO. TOMAS, Batangas, Nov. 9 -– Edwin Villarin, alias Ka David/Mycel/Jason, reportedly a top ranking official of the New People’s Army (NPA) allegedly committed suicide inside his vehicle at a police checkpoint here Monday afternoon, a belated police report said.

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DepEd 7 checking accreditation of colleges, universities in Central Visayas

November 9, 2011 10:38 pm· Comments Off on DepEd 7 checking accreditation of colleges, universities in Central Visayas 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 9 – The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd) 7 is checking the accreditation of colleges and universities in Central Visayas, a senior education official said.

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