Veteran Jordanian TV journalists, 4 Filipino crewmen missing in southern Philippines

June 16, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on Veteran Jordanian TV journalists, 4 Filipino crewmen missing in southern Philippines 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, June 15 -– A veteran Jordanian television journalist who had interviewed Osama bin Ladin three months before the dreaded 9/11 terrorists’ attacks on the United States on Sept. 11, 2001, was reported missing since Tuesday, police on Friday said.

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Binay to appeal to the President to set aside funds for ARMM shelter projects

June 16, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on Binay to appeal to the President to set aside funds for ARMM shelter projects 

DAVAO CITY, June 15 – Vice President Jejomar Binay vowed to elevate the sentiments of the leaders in the Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) for more shelter projects in the area.

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Zambo trains day care workers for emergency work

June 16, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on Zambo trains day care workers for emergency work 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 15 – The city government will train all day care workers acting as teachers in the city’s over 200 day care centers serving 14,512 pre-school children in 74 of the city’s 98 barangays in emergency work.

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Region 12 high schools lack 2,657 teachers – NSCB 12

June 16, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on Region 12 high schools lack 2,657 teachers – NSCB 12 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, June 15 – The teacher shortage in Region 12 or the Soccsksargen Region’s 396 public secondary or high schools has increased to 2,657 as the total enrollment in the area was seen to hit nearly 240,000 by the end of the month.

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Classes in conflict village in Cotabato town halted due to armed fighting

June 16, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on Classes in conflict village in Cotabato town halted due to armed fighting 

KIDAPAWAN CITY, June 15 – Classes at a farming village in Tulunan, North Cotabato were suspended after a group of armed men believed to be members of the 108th Base Command of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) attacked the area on Tuesday, a school teacher said.

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2 kidnap victims freed in N Cotabato town

June 16, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on 2 kidnap victims freed in N Cotabato town 

KIDAPAWAN CITY, June 15 – Armed men released on Wednesday two farmers they used as human shields as they exited the farming village in Tulunan town in North Cotabato that they attacked, a police official said.

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PDRRMC braces ‘Butchoy’s’ entry in Isabela

June 16, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on PDRRMC braces ‘Butchoy’s’ entry in Isabela 

ILAGAN, Isabela, June 15 -– Though the province is not yet placed under storm signal, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) has stepped-up measures to avert any possible effect of tropical storm "Butchoy" in the province Friday.

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La Trinidad readies rescue teams, equipment, evacuation centers

June 16, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on La Trinidad readies rescue teams, equipment, evacuation centers 

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 15 — Municipal vice mayor Romeo Salda on Friday said this town which experienced landslide tragedy in year 2008 due to typhoon "Pepeng" killing more than 300 residents, has already organized rescue teams, rescue equipment and evacuation centers.

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Classes in conflict village in Cotabato town halted due to armed fighting

June 16, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on Classes in conflict village in Cotabato town halted due to armed fighting 

KIDAPAWAN CITY, June 15 -– Classes at a farming village in Tulunan, North Cotabato were suspended after a group of armed men believed to be members of the 108th Base Command of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) attacked the area on Tuesday, a school teacher said.

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Eastern Visayas LGUs receive P7-million worth of PCF

June 16, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on Eastern Visayas LGUs receive P7-million worth of PCF 

MANILA, June 15 – The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Friday announced that seven municipalities in Eastern Visayas received recently P7-million performance challenge fund (PCF).

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