President Aquino leaves Friday afternoon to attend APEC meeting in Hawaii

November 10, 2011 10:48 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino leaves Friday afternoon to attend APEC meeting in Hawaii 

MANILA, Nov. 10 — President Benigno S. Aquino III will leave Friday afternoon for Honolulu, Hawaii, to attend the 19th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Week. The APEC meeting in Hawaii will be held from November 8 to 13.

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Cebu City registrar opposes requirement for couples to plant trees

November 10, 2011 10:48 pm· Comments Off on Cebu City registrar opposes requirement for couples to plant trees 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 10 –- The Office of the City Civil Registrar (OCCR) in Cebu City opposed the draft ordinance that seeks to require engaged couples to plant trees in a designated area in the city before tying the knot.

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Zambo City gives cash assistance to slain, wounded soldiers

November 10, 2011 10:48 pm· Comments Off on Zambo City gives cash assistance to slain, wounded soldiers 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Nov. 10 – Mayor Celso Lobregat handed over Wednesday afternoon this city government’s cash assistance amounting to more over half-a-million pesos to the soldiers and policemen who were either killed or wounded in action during clashes with armed groups believed to be Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels in Basilan and Zamboanga Sibugay provinces including in this city.

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Turtles phenomenon blamed on dying fishpen industry in Pampanga

November 10, 2011 10:48 pm· Comments Off on Turtles phenomenon blamed on dying fishpen industry in Pampanga 

CANDABA, Pampanga, Nov. 10 — The turtles’ phenomenon in this town has been blamed over the recent financial reverses being experienced by several fishpond operators.

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Iloilo City bans sale of awarded relocation lots

November 10, 2011 10:48 pm· Comments Off on Iloilo City bans sale of awarded relocation lots 

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 10 – Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has welcomed the enactment of a city ordinance banning the sale of awarded lots in the city's relocation sites.

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MGB-12 pushes construction of flood relief channel in Koronadal City

November 10, 2011 10:48 pm· Comments Off on MGB-12 pushes construction of flood relief channel in Koronadal City 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Nov. 10 – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources' Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) in Region 12 has recommended the immediate construction of a flood relief channel in Koronadal City to help address the flooding problems in the area.

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Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu mayors back Mega Cebu proposal

November 10, 2011 10:48 pm· Comments Off on Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu mayors back Mega Cebu proposal 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 10 -– Mayors of the cities of Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu said they support the Mega Cebu idea proposed by business and other parts of the private sector, but are concerned about its sustainability.

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DOH to hire 11,000 health workers this month

November 10, 2011 10:48 pm· 3 Comments 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 10 – The Philippine Government has a program aimed at employing more than 11,000 people this month as a means to support those seeking employment overseas, a Department of Health (DOH) official said.

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AusAid-funded program aids rehab of provincial roads, capacitates human resource in Guimaras

November 10, 2011 10:48 pm· Comments Off on AusAid-funded program aids rehab of provincial roads, capacitates human resource in Guimaras 

JORDAN, Guimaras, Nov. 10 – Not only the Provincial Roads Management Facility (PRMF) program helped improve roads in Guimaras but it was also instrumental in capacitating the provincial government’s human resource.

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Guimaras gov says consultative governance no longer requires pictures of politicians in project billboards

November 10, 2011 10:48 pm· Comments Off on Guimaras gov says consultative governance no longer requires pictures of politicians in project billboards 

JORDAN, Guimaras, Nov. 10 – Guimaras Governor Felipe Hilan Nava has no opposition to the proposed “anti-epal” measure of Ilongga Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago but stressed that the public must know the name of the project, its target completion and cost.

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