What are the problems confronting ASEAN member countries?

February 14, 2012 11:07 pm· Comments Off on What are the problems confronting ASEAN member countries? 

NEW DELHI,India, Feb. 14 –The 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)has a lot of problems confronting them but there are solutions to be offered if we connect with each other without wasting time, advised Sanjeeb Gupta, the principal consultant of NAV6. Universiti Sains Malaysia.

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DOLE posts anti-child labor signs in Bicol night spots

February 14, 2012 11:07 pm· Comments Off on DOLE posts anti-child labor signs in Bicol night spots 

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 14 – Night clubs, videoke bars, beer houses and other night spots in urban centers in Bicol are now bearing the signage “Children Not Allowed Here.”

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School Kids’ Oral Health Month kicks off in Rizal town Feb. 16

February 14, 2012 11:07 pm· Comments Off on School Kids’ Oral Health Month kicks off in Rizal town Feb. 16 

ANTIPOLO CITY, Rizal, Feb. 14 — In celebration of Oral Health Month, the provincial government has lined up activities for schoolchildren, with the San Juan Covered Court in Taytay town as venue on Feb 16.

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66 Tarlac couples wed on Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2012 11:07 pm· Comments Off on 66 Tarlac couples wed on Valentine’s Day 

PANIQUI, Tarlac, Feb. 14 — Sixty-six couples in this town tied the knot on Tuesday in a mass wedding ceremony in celebration of Valentine’s Day.

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DILG chief to swear in Lobregat as RPOC-9 chair

February 14, 2012 11:07 pm· Comments Off on DILG chief to swear in Lobregat as RPOC-9 chair 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Feb. 14 – Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo will swear in Mayor Celso Lobregat as chairperson of the Regional Peace and Order Council in the Zamboanga Peninsula during his visit here on Wednesday.

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BJMP personnel nab woman for attempting to smuggle high-powered firearm at Bayawan jail

February 14, 2012 11:07 pm· Comments Off on BJMP personnel nab woman for attempting to smuggle high-powered firearm at Bayawan jail 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Feb. 14 – Personnel of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) arrested a woman for allegedly attempting to sneak in a high-powered firearm and live rounds of ammunition at the Bayawan City jail in Bayawan City, Negros Oriental Tuesday morning.

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Nueva Ecija police wage drive vs loose firearms

February 14, 2012 11:07 pm· Comments Off on Nueva Ecija police wage drive vs loose firearms 

CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija, Feb. 14 – Police authorities here have taken positive steps toward “defusing violent political bickering and quarrels between opposing political parties” with the 2013 elections just around the corner.

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Nueva Ecija cops conduct round-the-clock watch of fun houses on Valentine's Day

February 14, 2012 11:07 pm· Comments Off on Nueva Ecija cops conduct round-the-clock watch of fun houses on Valentine's Day 

SAN LEONARDO, Nueva Ecija, Feb. 14 – Local police on Tuesday spoiled what otherwise could have been a “good time” for the macho men in this town in time for Valentine’s Day by conducting round-the-clock watch of fun houses in the town’s “red light district”.

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Zambo mayor spends time with daycare kids on ‘V Day’

February 14, 2012 11:07 pm· Comments Off on Zambo mayor spends time with daycare kids on ‘V Day’ 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Feb. 14 – City Mayor Celso Lobregat took time out on Valentine’s Day and spent time with pre-school children as he together with some councilors distributed kiddie chairs and tables to the different daycare centers in the barangays.

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Gov’t pushes microinsurance program in Bicol

February 14, 2012 11:07 pm· Comments Off on Gov’t pushes microinsurance program in Bicol 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 14 -– The Aquino administration, through the National Credit Council of the Department of Finance (DOF-NCC) and the Insurance Commission (IC) is pushing the coverage under the microinsurance system of low-income and informal sectors in Bicol.

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