PHL, INTERPOL to boost cooperation vs transnational crimes

March 17, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on PHL, INTERPOL to boost cooperation vs transnational crimes 

MANILA, March 16 -– Director General Nicanor Bartolome, chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble met in Lyon, France to discuss increased cooperation in intelligence sharing to combat a wide range of transnational crimes, including terrorism, arrest of fugitives and counterfeit medicines, among others.

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20 people hurt in stampede as intensity 6.0 quake hits Surigao City

March 17, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on 20 people hurt in stampede as intensity 6.0 quake hits Surigao City 

BUTUAN CITY, March 16 – An intensity 6.0 earthquake caused panic and a power blackout in Surigao City and some other towns in Surigao del Norte Friday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) office based in Surigao City, said.

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Valencia LGU hands over cash, rice to 'Sendong' victims

March 17, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on Valencia LGU hands over cash, rice to 'Sendong' victims 

DUMAGUETE CITY, March 15 – A total of 213 victims of Tropical Storm Sendong from the municipality of Valencia in Negros Oriental received financial assistance Friday, as well as additional rice packs.

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Quezon town completes water supply distribution project

March 17, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on Quezon town completes water supply distribution project 

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, March 16 – The local government of Sampaloc town has completed Wednesday rehabilitation of its water supply distribution project through a loan from the Department of Finance and Municipal Development Fund Office (DoF-MDFO) under the Millenium Development Goals Fund (MDG Funds).

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Explosion rocks Cotabato town; backhoe damaged

March 17, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on Explosion rocks Cotabato town; backhoe damaged 

KIDAPAWAN CITY, March 16 – A powerful explosive went off near the Army outpost along the highway in Pikit, North Cotabato, damaging a private-owned backhoe situated nearby around 8:45 p.m. Thursday, the local police said.

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Bulacan capitol, DepEd cite outstanding teachers

March 17, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on Bulacan capitol, DepEd cite outstanding teachers 

MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan, March 16 – The provincial government and the Department of Education (DepEd) has recently recognized the 21 outstanding teachers in the province.

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Brownout worsens in Davao Sur town

March 17, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on Brownout worsens in Davao Sur town 

MAGSAYSAY, Davao del Sur, March 16 – Residents of Davao del Sur suffer most the brunt of the power deficiency, especially that brownouts seem to be more often that the scheduled ones by the Davao del Sur Electric Cooperative (DASURECO).

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ARMM PNP launches electronic blotter

March 17, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on ARMM PNP launches electronic blotter 

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao, March 16 – The Regional Investigation and Detective Management Division (RIDMD) of Police Regional Office in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PRO-ARMM) launched the Electronic Blotter System (e-Blotter) to help boost the expediency and feasibility to obtain, store, manage and disseminate data completely, relevantly and effectively.

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ARMM exec urges planners to prioritize people over politicians

March 17, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on ARMM exec urges planners to prioritize people over politicians 

COTABATO CITY, March 16 – Acting Regional Governor Mujib Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao on Friday urged the provincial and municipal policymakers to formulate long-term development plans that cater to the real needs of the people and not the interests and agenda of politicians.

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PDIC starts paying Coop Bank deposit insurance claims (already posted earlier this week/lap)

March 17, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on PDIC starts paying Coop Bank deposit insurance claims (already posted earlier this week/lap) 

ILOILO CITY, March 16 — The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corp. (PDIC) has started its Claims Settlement Operations (CSO) here beginning March 14 to 27.

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