Cacdac assumes post as POEA chief

January 3, 2012 10:22 am· Comments Off on Cacdac assumes post as POEA chief 

MANILA, Jan 2 — Newly installed Philippine Overseas Employment Administration Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac formally assumed office Monday, replacing former administrator Carlos Cao, Jr.

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Zambo mayor advises employees to work with sense of urgency in 2012

January 3, 2012 10:20 am· Comments Off on Zambo mayor advises employees to work with sense of urgency in 2012 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 2 – Mayor Celso Lobregat, during the first flag raising ceremony for the year 2012 on Monday, urged the city government officials and employees to put to heart the “oath of government employees” while discharging their functions, duties and responsibilities.

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Cops arrest another escapee

January 3, 2012 10:20 am· Comments Off on Cops arrest another escapee 

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Jan. 2 -A high-profile prisoner was arrested anew in Arayat, Pampanga by a joint team of the Cagayan Valley and Arayat, Pampanga police on Dec. 29, 2011, a police official said on Monday.

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High-risk inmates on tight watch in Iloilo

January 3, 2012 10:18 am· Comments Off on High-risk inmates on tight watch in Iloilo 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 02 — The Iloilo Provincial Integrated Jail (IPIJ) or formerly called the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC) based in Barangay Nanga, Pototan, Iloilo has placed the “high-risk” inmates under strict security.

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Troops on full alert vs NPA movements in South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat

January 3, 2012 10:14 am· Comments Off on Troops on full alert vs NPA movements in South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Jan. 2 – Government troops in South Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat provinces have intensified their security operations due to threats of renewed attacks by communist rebels on mining companies based in those areas.

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Navy rescues fishing boat with 32 people off Tawi-Tawi

January 3, 2012 10:11 am· Comments Off on Navy rescues fishing boat with 32 people off Tawi-Tawi 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 2 – The Philippine Navy rescued a distressed fishing boat with 32 people aboard, including eight Marine soldiers, off Tawi-Tawi on New Year's Day, a top Navy official said Monday.

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ARMM governor carefully choosing cabinet officials

January 3, 2012 10:05 am· Comments Off on ARMM governor carefully choosing cabinet officials 

COTABATO CITY, Jan. 2 – Acting Governor Mujib Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) said on Monday political patronage in the region would be a thing of the past.

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Firecracker injuries lesser in Region 1 but more persons hurt by stray bullets

January 3, 2012 10:02 am· Comments Off on Firecracker injuries lesser in Region 1 but more persons hurt by stray bullets 

SAN FERNANDO, La Union, Jan. 2 –Although the number of injuries caused by firecrackers in Region 1 decreased by 57 percent, the number of persons hurt by stray bullets increased.

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DOST enjoins public to sync with PST starting this year

January 3, 2012 10:02 am· Comments Off on DOST enjoins public to sync with PST starting this year 

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 2 – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) regional office for Bicol here has advised Bicolanos to synchronize their time pieces with the Philippine Standard Time (PST) starting this year.

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City Hall set to replace 'stale rice' given to job order employees

January 3, 2012 10:01 am· Comments Off on City Hall set to replace 'stale rice' given to job order employees 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 02 — Job order (JOs) employees of the city government of Dumaguete are asking for a replacement of 25 kilos of rice given to each one of them before Christmas after they discovered that this was not what was promised to them.

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