1,700 families to benefit from newest resettlement site in CDO

February 4, 2012 12:41 pm· Comments Off on 1,700 families to benefit from newest resettlement site in CDO 

MANILA, Feb. 4 – Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon "Dinky" Juliano-Soliman said around 1,700 families from "Sendong"-battered Cagayan De Oro will be receiving homes from the government's permanent resettlement site in Calaanan, Barangay Canitoan, Cagayan De Oro.

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Doctor seeks extension of CGMA's stay at VMMC

February 4, 2012 12:41 pm· Comments Off on Doctor seeks extension of CGMA's stay at VMMC 

MANILA, Feb. 3 — The doctor of the former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Friday recommended her extended stay at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC).

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Gov approves simultaneous repair of police stations, compac in Pampanga

February 4, 2012 12:41 pm· Comments Off on Gov approves simultaneous repair of police stations, compac in Pampanga 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Feb. 3 –Governor Lilia G. Pineda has approved the simultaneous repair, renovation and construction of municipal police stations and community police action centers (compac) throughout the province’s 20 towns, including the City of San Fernando.

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Rep. Iggy’s remains expected in Negros Occidental on Monday

February 4, 2012 12:41 pm· Comments Off on Rep. Iggy’s remains expected in Negros Occidental on Monday 

BACOLOD CITY, Feb. 3 – The remains of Rep. Ignacio “Iggy” Tuason Arroyo (5th Dist., Negros Occidental) are expected to arrive in his hometown Binalbagan on Feb. 6, according to Board Member Melvin Ibañez.

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PhilHealth slates activities in celebration of its 17th anniversary

February 4, 2012 12:41 pm· Comments Off on PhilHealth slates activities in celebration of its 17th anniversary 

ILOILO CITY, Feb. 3 -– The Philippine Health (PhilHealth) Insurance Corporation Regional Office 6 has slated month-long activities in celebration of its 17th anniversary which actually falls on Feb. 14.

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Slovak House scraps lawmakers' immunity from prosecution

February 4, 2012 12:41 pm· Comments Off on Slovak House scraps lawmakers' immunity from prosecution 

BRATISLAVA, Feb. 4 — Slovak Parliament voted on Friday to scrap the immunity enjoyed by lawmakers and other top public officials from prosecution applicable to misdemeanors as of March.

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South Africa to provide aid to Cuba

February 4, 2012 12:41 pm· Comments Off on South Africa to provide aid to Cuba 

CAPE TOWN, Feb. 4 — South Africa will provide aid to Cuba, which is under sanctions by the United States, it was announced on Friday.

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Thousands of Egyptians demand military ruler to step down

February 4, 2012 12:41 pm· Comments Off on Thousands of Egyptians demand military ruler to step down 

CAIRO, Feb.4 — With 74 killed and over 1,000 wounded, the deadly clashes in Port Said directed Egyptians' anger towards their military ruler.

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Micron CEO dies in small plane crash in Idaho

February 4, 2012 12:41 pm· Comments Off on Micron CEO dies in small plane crash in Idaho 

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 4 — Steve Appleton, the chief executive officer of leading semiconductor-maker Micron Technology, died in a small plane crash on Friday in Idaho, the company confirmed.

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Kenya's air strike in Somalia kills at least 100 Al-Shabaab fighters

February 4, 2012 12:41 pm· Comments Off on Kenya's air strike in Somalia kills at least 100 Al-Shabaab fighters 

NAIROBI, Feb. 4 — At least 100 fighters, including eight top Al-Shabaab commanders, have been killed in the latest battle in a town northeast of Badhade, Somalia, officials said on Friday.

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