Comelec personnel allowed to carry firearms during the ARMM voters' registration

July 5, 2012 9:28 pm· Comments Off on Comelec personnel allowed to carry firearms during the ARMM voters' registration 

MANILA, July 5 – Commission on Elections (Comelec) officials and employees serving in the general registration of voters in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) will be allowed to carry firearms provided they are in the performance of their duties and in proper uniform.

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Several Davao City areas will go waterless from Friday to Sunday

July 5, 2012 9:28 pm· Comments Off on Several Davao City areas will go waterless from Friday to Sunday 

DAVAO CITY, July 5 – Some areas in this city will experience water interruption from July 6 (Friday evening) until July 8 (Sunday), the Davao City Water District (DCWD) announced on Thursday.

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Task Force Davao commander assures readiness to respond to emergencies

July 5, 2012 9:28 pm· Comments Off on Task Force Davao commander assures readiness to respond to emergencies 

DAVAO CITY, July 5 – Col. Marcos Norman Flores, commander of Task Force Davao, on Thursday said his members are always prepared to extend assistance to people affected by contingencies including calamity that may happen due to bad weather.

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2 cops seriously hurt as NPAs ambush provincial heads in Agusan

July 5, 2012 9:28 pm· Comments Off on 2 cops seriously hurt as NPAs ambush provincial heads in Agusan 

BUNAWAN, Agusan del Sur, July 5 — Two policemen escorting a convoy of vehicles carrying the chiefs of the different provincial government offices of Agusan del Sur were seriously injured when they were ambushed by suspected New People’s Army rebels along the highway in Veruela, Agusan del Sur on Wednesday afternoon (July 4).

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Davao solon seeks P100M for migrant workers' scholarship fund

July 5, 2012 9:28 pm· Comments Off on Davao solon seeks P100M for migrant workers' scholarship fund 

DAVAO DEL NORTE, July 5 – Davao del Norte Rep. Anthony Del Rosario has filed House Bill 6176 seeking to amend Republic Act 8042 or the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act which will restore the Congressional Migrant Workers Scholarship Fund by appropriating P100 million for its funding requirement.

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Jobseekers flood TESDA jobs fair in Pampanga

July 5, 2012 9:28 pm· Comments Off on Jobseekers flood TESDA jobs fair in Pampanga 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, July 5 –- Thousands of jobseekers on Thursday flocked to the jobs fair spearheaded by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) at the Heroes Hall here.

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Zamboanga City rolls out red carpet to Queen Sofia of Spain

July 5, 2012 9:28 pm· Comments Off on Zamboanga City rolls out red carpet to Queen Sofia of Spain 

By Teofilo P. Garcia

ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 5 -– The entire city officialdom headed by Mayor Celso Lobregat on Thursday rolled out the red carpet for the historic visit of Her Majesty, Queen Sofia of Spain, the first highest foreign dignitary to visit Zamboanga City.

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200 NPA rebels kidnap 4 mining officials in Agusan

July 5, 2012 9:28 pm· Comments Off on 200 NPA rebels kidnap 4 mining officials in Agusan 

By Ben Serrano

BUNAWAN, Agusan del Sur, July 5 — Some 200 suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels have kidnapped early Thursday four top officials of a gold ore mining firm operating in Rosario, Agusan del Sur.

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8 arrested in raid of gambling outlets in Kidapawan City

July 5, 2012 9:28 pm· Comments Off on 8 arrested in raid of gambling outlets in Kidapawan City 

KIDAPAWAN CITY, July 5 -– Police have arrested eight persons caught collecting bet money when they raided several outlets of the illegal “Last Two Digits” numbers game here on Wednesday night.

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Most NPA fronts are in Mindanao, says military official

July 5, 2012 9:28 pm· Comments Off on Most NPA fronts are in Mindanao, says military official 

DAVAO CITY, July 5 – More than half of the Communist Party of the Philippines-National Democratic Front-New People’s Army (CPP-NDF-NPA) guerilla fronts in the country are operating in Mindanao, a military official said.

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