Lucena offers fisherfolk alternative livelihood; TESDA ups ‘techno-preneurship’

February 26, 2012 11:36 am· Comments Off on Lucena offers fisherfolk alternative livelihood; TESDA ups ‘techno-preneurship’ 

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, Feb. 26 – The city government here is offering fishermen alternative livelihood projects to prevent them from engaging in illegal fishing activities.

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P-Noy commends FDCP, mayor for the holding of Sineng Pambansa

February 26, 2012 10:28 am· Comments Off on P-Noy commends FDCP, mayor for the holding of Sineng Pambansa 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Feb. 25 -– President Benigno Simeon Aquino III has commended Mayor Celso Lobregat and the city government for supporting the showcase of cinematic talent for the second straight year in this city.

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ARMM policymakers fine-tune devt plans for key reforms

February 26, 2012 10:28 am· Comments Off on ARMM policymakers fine-tune devt plans for key reforms 

COTABATO CITY, Feb. 25 – Policymakers in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao are now in the process of fine-tuning development plans to make way for the key reforms being set up by Acting Regional Governor Mujiv Hataman.

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Body needed for P702-M bulk water supply joint venture, Garcia says

February 26, 2012 10:28 am· Comments Off on Body needed for P702-M bulk water supply joint venture, Garcia says 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 25 -– Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has said the Manila Water Consortium and the provincial government will form a joint investment company (Jico) for the P702-million bulk water supply project that will bring water from the northern Cebu town of Carmen to Metro Cebu.

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Leyte town asks DA for farm-to-market roads

February 26, 2012 10:28 am· Comments Off on Leyte town asks DA for farm-to-market roads 

ORMOC CITY, Feb. 25 — Mayor Elmer C. Codilla has requested the Department Agriculture (DA) to concretize vital farm-to-market roads in neighboring Kananga town.

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MBCCI backs move of transport group against oil price hikes

February 26, 2012 10:28 am· Comments Off on MBCCI backs move of transport group against oil price hikes 

BACOLOD CITY, Feb. 25 — The Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) backed the move of the transport groups in Negros Occidental for protest action against the recent increases in the prices of fuel imposed by oil companies here.

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Italian priest's killers in North Cotabato charged

February 26, 2012 10:28 am· Comments Off on Italian priest's killers in North Cotabato charged 

KIDAPAWAN CITY, Feb. 26 -– Authorities filed this week murder complaints against Jimmy Ato, a Teduray arrested last December in Arakan town in North Cotabato, and three others, after they were tagged as behind the killing in October 2011 of Italian missionary Fausto Tentorio.

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Construction of Theology Seminary starts in Pangasinan

February 26, 2012 10:28 am· Comments Off on Construction of Theology Seminary starts in Pangasinan 

DAGUPAN CITY, Feb. 26 — Construction of the future Mary Help of Christian Theology Seminary in Barangay Palapad, San Fabian has officially started following a simple groundbreaking rite last week, according to Archbishop Socrates Villegas of the Lingayen-Dagupan archdiocese.

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U.S. respects Algeria's positions on regional issues — Clinton

February 26, 2012 10:28 am· Comments Off on U.S. respects Algeria's positions on regional issues — Clinton 

ALGIERS, Feb. 26 — The United States respects Algeria 's positions on various issues in the region, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said here on Saturday.

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Iranian embassy confirms 2 suspects in Sukhumvit blasts are Iranian nationals

February 26, 2012 10:28 am· Comments Off on Iranian embassy confirms 2 suspects in Sukhumvit blasts are Iranian nationals 

BANGKOK, Feb. 25 — The Iranian embassy in Bangkok has confirmed that two suspects who were in police custody for alleged involvement in the Sukhumvit area bomb blasts on February 14 are Iranian nationals, according to Thai Foreign Ministry spokesperson Thani Thongphakdi.

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