Damaged roads, bridges hamper government relief operations in Visayas

February 7, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on Damaged roads, bridges hamper government relief operations in Visayas 

MANILA, Feb. 7 — Relief goods are ready for distribution in earthquake-stricken areas of Central Visayas particularly in Negros Oriental but damaged roads and bridges in some towns hamper government operations.

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MILF hits MNLF's Misuari for "dividing" the Bangsamoro people

February 7, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on MILF hits MNLF's Misuari for "dividing" the Bangsamoro people 

COTABATO CITY, Feb. 7 — The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on Tuesday lambasted the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) for declaring that thousands of MILF guerillas have left and joined the MNLF.

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Mandaue traders ask officials for better roads, drainage

February 7, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on Mandaue traders ask officials for better roads, drainage 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 7 – Mandaue City is growing so rapidly that in recent months, a new business or mall was inaugurated every three months, a trend that is likely to continue, a business leader said.

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Remains of cop linked to Maguindanao massacre buried in Maguindanao

February 7, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on Remains of cop linked to Maguindanao massacre buried in Maguindanao 

COTABATO CITY, Feb. 7 – The wives of policemen linked to the Maguindanao massacre have reiterated their calls for separate and speedy trial to prevent depression among their spouses now detained for more than three years now.

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DPWH rushes completion of Quezon ecotourism road project

February 7, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on DPWH rushes completion of Quezon ecotourism road project 

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, Feb. 7 -– The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is rushing the completion of the province’s coastal ecotourism road project to facilitate and make travel convenient between here and Batangas City, officials on Tuesday said.

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Dia de Roseller Lim activities in Zamboanga set

February 7, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on Dia de Roseller Lim activities in Zamboanga set 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Feb. 7 – Everything is set for the commemoration of the 6th Dia de Roseller Lim, the first and only Zamboangueño senator on Thursday, February 9.

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No quake casualty, damage in Iloilo — Gov. Defensor

February 7, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on No quake casualty, damage in Iloilo — Gov. Defensor 

ILOILO CITY, Feb. 7 – There were no reports of casualties or major damage in Iloilo following the earthquake that hit Central and Western Visayas on Monday (Feb. 6).

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Iloilo City to open ‘weekend hotline’

February 7, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on Iloilo City to open ‘weekend hotline’ 

ILOILO CITY, Feb. 7 – The city government will open its line of communication to Ilonggos even on weekends in order to respond to emergencies and various public concerns.

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Chiz calls for review of national building code

February 7, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on Chiz calls for review of national building code 

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 7 — Senator Francis Escudero on Tuesday reiterated his call for a comprehensive review of the National Building Code through Senate Bill No. (SBN) 2843 that seeks the strengthening the state’s existing structural policy.

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New Davao police chief warns cops to stay away from illegal drugs

February 7, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on New Davao police chief warns cops to stay away from illegal drugs 

DAVAO CITY, Feb. 7 — The new leadership of the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) warned city cops to stay away from illegal drugs.

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