CDO youths to benefit from DSWD's cash-for-work program

January 23, 2012 10:43 pm· Comments Off on CDO youths to benefit from DSWD's cash-for-work program 

MANILA, Jan. 23 – In line with its efforts to rehabilitate the families displaced by the flash floods spawned by Typhoon "Sendong" last month, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon "Dinky" Juliano-Soliman announced that the agency will tap and pay able-bodied youngsters to clean up evacuation centers in Cagayan De Oro.

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Police secure venues of Chinese New Year activities in Iloilo City

January 23, 2012 10:43 pm· Comments Off on Police secure venues of Chinese New Year activities in Iloilo City 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 23 – Police security has been tightened in several venues particularly at the Chinatown on Iznart Street here starting today as the Chinese-Filipino Community is now celebrating the Chinese New Year welcoming the year of the water dragon.

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Mabilog vows to extend assistance to fire victims in 4 clustered barangays of Iloilo City

January 23, 2012 10:43 pm· Comments Off on Mabilog vows to extend assistance to fire victims in 4 clustered barangays of Iloilo City 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 23 – Touched by the sad plight of his poor constituents, Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog vowed to extend whatever assistance the city could offer to victims of fire that hit four clustered barangays in Tanza area, city proper here. p>Mabilog likewise ordered the principals of Manuel L. Quezon Elementary School and nearby elementary schools to make ready available classrooms for the huge number of fire victims who sought temporary shelter for them to avail of emergency food assistance from the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO).

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Ceres bags 1st Negros First Football Tilt

January 23, 2012 10:43 pm· Comments Off on Ceres bags 1st Negros First Football Tilt 

BACOLOD CITY, Jan. 23 – Ceres Football Club defeated undermanned Bacolod United Football Club, 11-0 to capture 1st Negros First Men’s Open Football Championships 2011 at Panaad Park and Sports Stadium in Barangay Mansilingan here Sunday.

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Barangay master plan focuses on self-sufficiency in power supply

January 23, 2012 10:43 pm· Comments Off on Barangay master plan focuses on self-sufficiency in power supply 

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Jan. 23 – Second district’s development blueprint, now in the offing, and the barangay masterplan, focus on self-sufficiency in supply of power, water and food.

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Zambo barangay officials ordered to stop construction of houses in hazard zones

January 23, 2012 10:43 pm· Comments Off on Zambo barangay officials ordered to stop construction of houses in hazard zones 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 23 – Mayor Celso Lobregat has ordered the officials of this city's 98 barangays to institute measures to prevent a scenario similar to what happened in the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan in Northern Mindanao at the height of tropical storm "Sendong" last December.

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Fire triggers barangay rift

January 23, 2012 10:43 pm· Comments Off on Fire triggers barangay rift 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 23 – Some fire victims of Barangay Tanza Esperanza are reportedly up in arms against residents of neighboring Barangay Timawa Tanza Zone 2 after the fire that gutted majority of houses in Esperanza started in the residence of one Renato Rosales in Zone 2.

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City readies financial assistance to fire victims

January 23, 2012 10:43 pm· Comments Off on City readies financial assistance to fire victims 

ILOILO CITY , Jan. 23 – The city government here is preparing financial assistance to an estimated 1,000 families affected by a more than three hours big fire last on Sunday that razed big portions of four city proper villages.

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Traces of oil leakage spotted in Antique coast

January 23, 2012 10:43 pm· Comments Off on Traces of oil leakage spotted in Antique coast 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 23 – Traces of oil leakage coming from the sunken vessel owned by Seaford Shipping Lines were spotted Monday morning in the coast off San Pedro, San Jose, Antique

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Police armory in Zambo Peninsula robbed

January 23, 2012 10:43 pm· Comments Off on Police armory in Zambo Peninsula robbed 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 23 – Investigation is underway aimed to unmask the suspect or suspects behind the robbery of the police armory in this southern port city.

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