Gov't to ask outside help to prepare for North Korea missile launch

April 4, 2012 10:10 pm· Comments Off on Gov't to ask outside help to prepare for North Korea missile launch 

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, April 4 — The Philippine government will coordinate with American and Japanese experts with regards to the impending missile launch by North Korea in mid-April to avoid damages and casualties.

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More than 33,000 book lovers visit M/V Logos Hope in Subic

April 4, 2012 10:10 pm· Comments Off on More than 33,000 book lovers visit M/V Logos Hope in Subic 

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT, April 4 – The crew of M/V Logos Hope, the world’s largest book fair, said they are happy that Filipino book lovers keep on visiting their ship since its arrival here in Subic on March 16.

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Stranded whale dies along Ilocos Sur shore

April 4, 2012 10:10 pm· Comments Off on Stranded whale dies along Ilocos Sur shore 

VIGAN CITY, April 4 – A big whale died a few minutes after being stranded at the beach in Barangay Nalvo, Sta. Maria, Ilocos Sur last Monday night.

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Authorities still clueless on town mayor's abductors

April 4, 2012 10:10 pm· Comments Off on Authorities still clueless on town mayor's abductors 

By Teofilo P. Garcia

ZAMBOANGA CITY, April 4 – Authorities remain clueless on the group behind the abduction of a municipal mayor in the province of Zamboanga del Norte.

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Nueva Vizcaya’s Bangan Hill to be revisited by Lent devotees

April 4, 2012 10:10 pm· Comments Off on Nueva Vizcaya’s Bangan Hill to be revisited by Lent devotees 

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, April 4 – Hundreds of Novo Vizcayanos are expected to flock to the Bangan Hill National Park in Barangay Magsaysay here during the observance of the Lenten Season.

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Polillo island residents warned on North Korean rocket debris fallout

April 4, 2012 10:10 pm· Comments Off on Polillo island residents warned on North Korean rocket debris fallout 

By Saul E. Pa-a

CAMP GENERAL VICENTE LIM, Calamba City April 4 – The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) IV-A and the Calabarzon Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) here on Wednesday advised local government units and residents of Polillo island on their disaster preparedness and emergency plans in the event of debris fallout when North Korea launches its rocket observation satellite next week.

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Tourist cops to increase police visibility in Cebu

April 4, 2012 10:10 pm· Comments Off on Tourist cops to increase police visibility in Cebu 

CEBU CITY, April 4 – Sr. Supt. Patrocinio Comendador said the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO)-Tourist Police Office will increase police visibility and strengthen their intelligence network in “vulnerable’ areas during the Holy Week.

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Ex-barangay chairman, 6 others arrested in Misamis Oriental, Lanao Norte drug busts

April 4, 2012 10:10 pm· Comments Off on Ex-barangay chairman, 6 others arrested in Misamis Oriental, Lanao Norte drug busts 

MANILA, April 4 — Seven drug personalities, including a former barangay chairman, were arrested by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) after separate anti-drug operations in Misamis Oriental and Lanao del Norte on Monday.

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State witness in mega shabu lab case ordered to pay P187,000 for overstaying in PHL

April 4, 2012 10:10 pm· Comments Off on State witness in mega shabu lab case ordered to pay P187,000 for overstaying in PHL 

CEBU CITY, April 4 – The state witness whose testimony led to the conviction of the “Shabu Lab 11” who operated a mega shabu laboratory in Mandaue City cannot leave the country yet.

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Zambo dad proposes use of CDF for water aid

April 4, 2012 10:10 pm· Comments Off on Zambo dad proposes use of CDF for water aid 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, April 4 -– A city councilor has proposed that all 16 city councilors should share part of their Countryside Development Fund (CDF) to help the poor pay for water services connections and buy gadgets for communal water services in the barangays.

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