Jalosjos stays as Zamboanga Sibugay congressman — SC

July 6, 2012 9:27 pm· Comments Off on Jalosjos stays as Zamboanga Sibugay congressman — SC 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.

MANILA, July 6 – The Supreme Court has ruled that Romeo M. Jalosjos Jr. will stay as the duly elected representative of the Second District of Zamboanga Sibugay in the May 10, 2010 elections.

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DTI: Damaged helmets no longer allowed for reuse

July 6, 2012 9:27 pm· Comments Off on DTI: Damaged helmets no longer allowed for reuse 

DUMAGUETE CITY, July 6 – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Negros Oriental has announced that motorcycle helmets that have figured in an accident or have dents or tampered marks on it are no longer allowed by legal standards, even if they carry the required PS or ICC mark.

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TESDA scholars in Negros Oriental’s first district land jobs abroad

July 6, 2012 9:27 pm· Comments Off on TESDA scholars in Negros Oriental’s first district land jobs abroad 

DUMAGUETE CITY, July 6 – President Benigno Simeon Aquino III’s training for work scholarship program is gaining headway in the first district of Negros Oriental with more than 63 percent of the scholars already landing jobs here and abroad.

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NGO exec calls for increased support to eliminate worst forms of child labor

July 6, 2012 9:27 pm· Comments Off on NGO exec calls for increased support to eliminate worst forms of child labor 

DUMAGUETE CITY, July 6 – Msgr. Merlin Logronio of the Diocese of Dumaguete, who heads the St. Ma. Goretti Development Education Foundation, Inc. on Friday appealed to the public to throw their support behind ongoing efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labor in Negros Oriental and other places as well.

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Negros Oriental solon seeks President’s help for funding of feeding program

July 6, 2012 9:27 pm· Comments Off on Negros Oriental solon seeks President’s help for funding of feeding program 

DUMAGUETE CITY, July 6 — Rep. Pryde Henry Teves (3rd District, Negros Oriental) is seeking the help of President Benigno Aquino III in securing financial support for the continuance of a national "free noon feeding program."

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CHR Davao to investigate 'red' tagging of civilians by military

July 6, 2012 9:27 pm· Comments Off on CHR Davao to investigate 'red' tagging of civilians by military 

DAVAO CITY, July 6 – The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in the Davao Region will investigate the tagging of certain civilians as “reds” or CPP-NDF-NPA (Communist Party of the Philippines-National Democratic Front-New People’s Army) insurgents by the military.

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Iloilo City sets PWD summit for National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week

July 6, 2012 9:27 pm· Comments Off on Iloilo City sets PWD summit for National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week 

ILOILO CITY, July 6 -– The city's Persons with Disability Affairs Office (PDAO) in cooperation with other government agencies and private partners will hold a summit for persons with disabilities (PWDs) as part of the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week slated on July 17-23.

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Bulacan gov calls for teamwork among dam operators, LGUs

July 6, 2012 9:27 pm· Comments Off on Bulacan gov calls for teamwork among dam operators, LGUs 

MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan, July 6 – Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvardo on Friday called for teamwork and harmonious working relation between dam operators and local government units (LGUs) to lessen the effects of severe flooding in the province’s low lying areas.

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Queen Sofia's visit, a welcome development in Zamboanga City

July 6, 2012 9:27 pm· Comments Off on Queen Sofia's visit, a welcome development in Zamboanga City 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 6 – House Deputy Speaker for Mindanao and first district Congresswoman Ma Isabelle Climaco-Salazar said the visit Thursday of Queen Sofia of Spain to Zamboanga City was a welcome development for this southern port city.

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Iloilo sets emergency meeting on dengue

July 6, 2012 9:27 pm· Comments Off on Iloilo sets emergency meeting on dengue 

ILOILO CITY, July 6 — Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. and all the mayors and municipal health officers will hold an emergency meeting on Tuesday in the wake of the rising dengue cases in the province.

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