MMDA Chairman claims he defended himself to disarm barangay tanod in Makati

March 15, 2012 9:21 am· Comments Off on MMDA Chairman claims he defended himself to disarm barangay tanod in Makati 

MANILA, March 14 — Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino claimed that he was only defending himself when he disarmed a barangay tanod of Barangay Guadalupe Nuevo in Makati City, to unclog traffic and dismantle illegal terminals near the Guadalupe Commercial Center last Tuesday morning.

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RDC-IX okays P53-B budget for 2013 in Zambo peninsula

March 15, 2012 9:21 am· Comments Off on RDC-IX okays P53-B budget for 2013 in Zambo peninsula 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 14 – The executive committee of the Regional Development Council (RDC)-IX, or the Zamboanga Peninsula Region, has approved a budget amounting to P 53.781 billion for calendar year 2013.

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Iloilo solon says Cong. Tiangco must be ready to face consequences

March 15, 2012 9:21 am· Comments Off on Iloilo solon says Cong. Tiangco must be ready to face consequences 

ILOILO CITY, March 14 – Cong. Ferjenil Biron of the Iloilo fourth district said that Navotas City Cong. Tobias M. Tiangco must be ready to face the consequence of not signing the resolution and for standing as witness in the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato C. Corona.

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Western Visayas treatment centers detect 277 TB drug-resistant cases in 2011

March 15, 2012 9:21 am· Comments Off on Western Visayas treatment centers detect 277 TB drug-resistant cases in 2011 

ILOILO CITY, March 14 – Health officials in the region have expressed concern over the detection of 277 cases of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (TB) in two treatment centers and another satellite treatment center in Western Visayas in 2011.

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PMA Valedictorian Hailed By Iloilo Relatives

March 15, 2012 9:21 am· Comments Off on PMA Valedictorian Hailed By Iloilo Relatives 

LAMBUNAO, Iloilo, March 14 – Blood relatives of Philippine Military Academy “Bagwis” Class of 2012 Valedictorian Cadet Tom Puertollano are agog over the incoming Philippine Army Officer's meritorious achievement in Asia's elite military school, and thanking profusely the Heavens that a close kin of theirs may be in line for the highest military position in the land in the future.

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Legazpi City gov’t welcomes DILG, OMB anti-corruption drive in LGUs

March 15, 2012 9:21 am· Comments Off on Legazpi City gov’t welcomes DILG, OMB anti-corruption drive in LGUs 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, March 14 – The joining of forces between the Department of Interior and Local Government and the Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) to strengthen anti-graft and corruption efforts in local government units (LGUs) earned a warm reception from the city government here.

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DVO-Suspect in snatching cop’s necklace charged before Davao City Prosecution Office

March 15, 2012 9:21 am· Comments Off on DVO-Suspect in snatching cop’s necklace charged before Davao City Prosecution Office 

DAVAO CITY, March 14 — Robbery charges are filed against a 32-year-old jobless man for snatching the necklace of a person who happened to be a police officer at a shopping mall in Ecoland, this city last March 12.

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Business group proposes six additional infra projects to be included in 2013 budget of DPWH

March 15, 2012 9:21 am· Comments Off on Business group proposes six additional infra projects to be included in 2013 budget of DPWH 

ILOILO CITY, March 14 – The Iloilo Business Club (IBC) is pushing for the inclusion of six projects in the 2013 budget of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

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Negros Provincial Mining and Regulatory Board to conduct ocular inspection in Siaton’s “gold mines”

March 15, 2012 9:21 am· Comments Off on Negros Provincial Mining and Regulatory Board to conduct ocular inspection in Siaton’s “gold mines” 

DUMAGUETE CITY, March 14 – The Provincial Mining and Regulatory Board of Negros Oriental will conduct Friday an ocular inspection of the supposed illegal gold mining activities in the interior and mountainous village of Catipon in Siaton town.

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Arrested distributor of fake money in Iloilo charged

March 15, 2012 9:21 am· Comments Off on Arrested distributor of fake money in Iloilo charged 

ILOILO CITY, Mar. 14 – The Sta. Barbara Philippine National Police Station has already filed criminal charges against John Ambot who was arrested for spreading counterfeit money in the province of Iloilo particularly in the municipality of Sta. Barbara.

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