DOJ will be more active in electoral sabotage raps vs. ex-President Arroyo

July 26, 2012 9:45 pm· Comments Off on DOJ will be more active in electoral sabotage raps vs. ex-President Arroyo 

MANILA, July 26 –- The Department of Justice (DOJ) will be more active in the electoral sabotage case filed against former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo once her trial begins.

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Western Visayas legislators, development council to work closely on programs and projects

July 26, 2012 9:45 pm· Comments Off on Western Visayas legislators, development council to work closely on programs and projects 

ILOILO CITY, July 26 – Legislators from Western Visayas and Regional Development Council (RDC), the region’s highest policy making body, agreed to work closely in determining programs and projects that would impact on their constituents here.

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PNP-13 leads coastal clean-up, medical and dental mission in Butuan

July 26, 2012 9:45 pm· Comments Off on PNP-13 leads coastal clean-up, medical and dental mission in Butuan 

BUTUAN CITY, July 26 — The Philippine National Police (PNP) Caraga region spearheaded a government-led coastal clean-up, blood-letting, and medical and dental mission on Wednesday in coastal Barangay Masao this city.

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10 houses, crops destroyed in latest Davao flash floods

July 26, 2012 9:45 pm· Comments Off on 10 houses, crops destroyed in latest Davao flash floods 

DAVAO CITY, July 26 -– About 10 houses and agricultural crops were destroyed by flash floods caused by heavy downpour in separate areas in Marilog District, this city on Monday and Tuesday.

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DENR presents P23.6-B proposed budget for 2013 in Bicol consultation

July 26, 2012 9:45 pm· Comments Off on DENR presents P23.6-B proposed budget for 2013 in Bicol consultation 

LEGAZPI CITY, July 26 -– The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is gathering consensus for the coming up with improvements in allocations for environment and natural resources sectors out of its proposed P23.7 billion budget next year.

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4Ps now covers all Iloilo towns, component city

July 26, 2012 9:45 pm· Comments Off on 4Ps now covers all Iloilo towns, component city 

ILOILO CITY, July 26 — The Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), the national government's flagship anti-poverty program implemented through the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), now covers all the 42 towns and one component city of Iloilo province.

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Protesting tricycle drivers block major highway in Cotabato City

July 26, 2012 9:45 pm· Comments Off on Protesting tricycle drivers block major highway in Cotabato City 

COTABATO CITY, July 25 — Traffic coming to this city from nearby Sultan Kudarat province has been stopped from 1:00 p.m. Thursday after hundreds of tricycle drivers barricaded the lone bridge connecting the city to the province.

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11 killed, 5 wounded in Basilan clash between troops, Abu Sayyaf

July 26, 2012 9:45 pm· Comments Off on 11 killed, 5 wounded in Basilan clash between troops, Abu Sayyaf 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 26 -– Eleven people, including seven soldiers and four alleged Abu Sayyaf bandits, were killed while five others were wounded in a clash in the hinterlands of Basilan province, a military official disclosed Thursday.

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30 "batang kalabaws" in Agusan given carabaos as livelihood

July 26, 2012 9:45 pm· Comments Off on 30 "batang kalabaws" in Agusan given carabaos as livelihood 

CABADBARAN CITY, Agusan del Norte, July 26 — Finally, after years of hauling falcata logs, 30 "batang kalabaws" (children/kids doing carabao work) in the hinterland areas of Barangay Baleguian in Jabonga, Agusan del Norte received on Tuesday (July 24) and Wednesday ( July 25) a total of 13 carabaos (water buffalo) for their families' source of alternative livelihood.

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Iloilo PSWDO urges more PWDs to avail of privileges

July 26, 2012 9:45 pm· Comments Off on Iloilo PSWDO urges more PWDs to avail of privileges 

ILOILO CITY, July 26 — Iloilo Provincial Social Welfare and Development Officer (PSWDO) Dr. Neneth Q. Pador is urging more persons with disabilities (PWDs) to come out and avail the privileges that the government is offering them.

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