Local execs back GPH-RPMP-RPA-ABB closure pact

March 3, 2012 1:56 am· Comments Off on Local execs back GPH-RPMP-RPA-ABB closure pact 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, March 2 — Local chief executives and government officials from Iloilo and Cebu have pledged their support to the proposed closure agreement between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Tabara-Paduano Group (TPG) of the Rebolusyonaryong Partido ng Manggagawa-Pilipinas – Revolutionary Proletarian Army – Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPMP-RPA-ABB).

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Congress orders Philvocs, OCD to consolidate reports

March 3, 2012 1:56 am· Comments Off on Congress orders Philvocs, OCD to consolidate reports 

DUMAGUETE CITY, March 2 – The House Panel of the Congressional Oversight Committee on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management has directed the Office of the Civil Defense and the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology to submit a consolidated damage assessment report as a result of storm "Sendong" and the 6.9 magnitude earthquake that hit the province of Negros Oriental in the past months.

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OCD ordered to probe radio program over report that caused panic in Negros Oriental

March 3, 2012 1:56 am· Comments Off on OCD ordered to probe radio program over report that caused panic in Negros Oriental 

DUMAGUETE CITY, March 2 – Representative Rodolfo Biazon has directed the Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) in Negros Oriental to make an in-depth investigation against a radio program in Dumaguete City that allegedly broadcasted wrong information that caused undue panic to the people in La Libertad and Guihulngan City.

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VP Binay, Gov. Garcia, Mayor Rama ink MOU on province lots

March 3, 2012 1:56 am· Comments Off on VP Binay, Gov. Garcia, Mayor Rama ink MOU on province lots 

CEBU CITY, March 2 – Vice President Jejomar Binay, Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia and Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding that would pave the way for the sale of Cebu Capitol lots to their present occupants under Provincial Ordinance 93-1.

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Cebu City mayor suspends allowance for cell phones of city hall workers

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CEBU CITY, March 2 – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has ordered the suspension of the mobile phone allowance of some City Hall employees, citing budgetary constraints and for austerity measures.

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New Lapu-Lapu cop chief told to declare ‘all-out war’ against illegal gambling

March 3, 2012 1:56 am· Comments Off on New Lapu-Lapu cop chief told to declare ‘all-out war’ against illegal gambling 

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu, March 2 – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza has ordered Senior Supt. Rey Lyndon Lawas, the newly-designated acting chief of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO), to wage an “all-out war” against illegal gambling in the city.

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Isabela BFP leads awareness campaign to prevent fire incidents

March 3, 2012 1:56 am· Comments Off on Isabela BFP leads awareness campaign to prevent fire incidents 

ILAGAN, Isabela, March 2 -– The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) of the province here led an awareness campaign Friday as part of the celebration of Fire Prevention Month and entry of the summer season.

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Father of Bulacan triplets begs for help

March 3, 2012 1:56 am· Comments Off on Father of Bulacan triplets begs for help 

MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan, March 2 — A farmer whose wife gave birth to triplets last February 29 at the Bulacan Medical Center here, is appealing for help after doctors said the three babies could be infected with Hepatitis B because his wife has been diagnosed with said disease.

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Governor Dy reminds local chief executives to attend to constituents’ needs, concerns

March 3, 2012 1:56 am· Comments Off on Governor Dy reminds local chief executives to attend to constituents’ needs, concerns 

ILAGAN, Isabela, March 02 – Governor Faustino G. Dy III reminded all local chief executives and elected officials in the province to attend to their constituents’ needs and concern and avoid absenteeism.

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CENECO loses P3.6M in broad daylight robbery

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BACOLOD CITY, March 2 – The Central Negros Electric Cooperative (CENECO) located at Gonzaga-Mabini streets here lost about P3.6 million in a broad daylight robbery Friday.

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