Soliman meets with Visayas groups on implementation of CCT program

November 14, 2011 11:30 pm· Comments Off on Soliman meets with Visayas groups on implementation of CCT program 

By Perla G. Lena

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 14 – Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman met with representatives of some 100 civil society organizations (CSOs) from all throughout the Visayas region in a forum relative to the implementation of the conditional cash transfer (CCT) or the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program.

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Basilan ambush-survivor but slain in Agusan del Norte laid to rest Monday

November 14, 2011 11:30 pm· Comments Off on Basilan ambush-survivor but slain in Agusan del Norte laid to rest Monday 

NAGUILIAN, Isabela, Nov. 14 – The remains of Private First Class Andres Vergara, a member of the Army’s 2nd Scout Ranger Battalion, was laid to rest at the Naguilian public cemetery past noon Monday.

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Filinvest warns Rallos heirs of legal action over SRP lot

November 14, 2011 11:30 pm· Comments Off on Filinvest warns Rallos heirs of legal action over SRP lot 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 14 – Filinvest Land Inc. (FLI) has warned the heirs of Fr. Vicente Rallos that it would take legal action against them if its project is affected by the heirs’ statement that they are considering a portion of the South Road Properties (SRP) as payment for what the Cebu City Government owes them.

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Suspects in P4.5M pawnshop robbery in Vigan identified

November 14, 2011 11:30 pm· Comments Off on Suspects in P4.5M pawnshop robbery in Vigan identified 

CAMP PRESIDENT QUIRINO, Ilocos Sur, Nov. 14 — Police operatives have already identified the suspects in the robbery of a big pawnshop in Vigan City that resulted in the loss of some P4.5 million worth of cash and jewelry.

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DPWH wants Cebu Province to pay for RROW for road

November 14, 2011 11:30 pm· Comments Off on DPWH wants Cebu Province to pay for RROW for road 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 14 – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) believes the Cebu Provincial Government should pay for the road right-of-way (RROW) for the expansion and upgrading of the Tayud-Consolacion-Liloan Road because this is a provincial road.

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Davao Region has high probability of attaining MDG goals by 2015, says NSCB exec

November 14, 2011 11:30 pm· Comments Off on Davao Region has high probability of attaining MDG goals by 2015, says NSCB exec 

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 14 – Southern Mindanao or the Davao Region has high probability of meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) by 2015, according to National Statistical and Coordination Board (NSCB) regional director Estrella R. Turingan.

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Erosion swallowing up land in Dagupan City

November 14, 2011 11:30 pm· Comments Off on Erosion swallowing up land in Dagupan City 

DAGUPAN CITY, Nov. 14 — The Sangguniang Panlungsod here has passed a resolution Monday seeking the construction of a retaining wall along the western bank of the Cayanga River in Barangay Bonuan Binloc here to finally arrest the problem of erosion in the area.

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Bataan starts distribution of certified palay seeds to farmers

November 14, 2011 11:30 pm· Comments Off on Bataan starts distribution of certified palay seeds to farmers 

SAMAL, Bataan, Nov. 14 — The municipal government of Samal has started distributing certified palay seeds to farmers here affected by the recent typhoons.

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Police net big-time drug pusher in Ilocos Norte

November 14, 2011 11:30 pm· Comments Off on Police net big-time drug pusher in Ilocos Norte 

CAMP JUAN, Ilocos Norte, Nov. 14 — Operatives from the Police Provincial Anti-illegal Drugs Special Operations Task Group (PAIDSOTG) arrested Monday a big-time drug pusher in a buy–bust operation in the town proper of San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte.

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Cebu City needs P2.8B to solve flooding

November 14, 2011 11:30 pm· Comments Off on Cebu City needs P2.8B to solve flooding 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 14 – Cebu City needs at least P2.8 billion to solve its flooding problem, according to the Flood Mitigation and Drainage Task Force formed by Mayor Michael Rama.

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