ITCZ continues to bring rains over Mindanao

November 22, 2012 11:39 am· Comments Off on ITCZ continues to bring rains over Mindanao 

MANILA, Nov. 22 — An intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) will bring rains in Mindanao while the rest of the country will experience fair weather, the state weather bureau said on Thursday.

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Army discovers abandoned NPA camp in Agusan del Sur

November 22, 2012 11:39 am· Comments Off on Army discovers abandoned NPA camp in Agusan del Sur 

MANILA, Nov. 22 – Troopers from the Philippine Army's 3rd Special Forces Battalion discovered an abandoned New People's Army (NPA) camp capable of housing 50 rebel fighters during patrol operations in the forested area of Kitcharao, Agusan del Norte early this week.

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35 vegetable entrepreneurs receive loans

November 22, 2012 11:39 am· Comments Off on 35 vegetable entrepreneurs receive loans 

LAOAG CITY, Nov. 22 — Thirty five vegetable entrepreneurs here have received an interest-free loan of P5,000.

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422 Cordillerans working in Israel are safe – POEA

November 22, 2012 11:39 am· Comments Off on 422 Cordillerans working in Israel are safe – POEA 

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 22 — The Philippines Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) Thursday assured that 422 natives of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) working in Israel are safe despite reported skirmishes there.

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NIA set to finish all the repairs of Cordillera irrigation systems in 2013

November 22, 2012 11:39 am· Comments Off on NIA set to finish all the repairs of Cordillera irrigation systems in 2013 

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 22 — The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) office here Thursday assured that all needed repairs of irrigation systems in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) will be finished early next year.

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DPWH-3 vows to evaluate the cause of Arnedo dike collapse

November 22, 2012 11:39 am· Comments Off on DPWH-3 vows to evaluate the cause of Arnedo dike collapse 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Nov. 22 — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) regional office has vowed to evaluate the cause of the collapse of the portion of the Arnedo dike in Candaba town.

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NBI-12 uncovers multimillion investment deals by Aman agents in South Cotabato

November 22, 2012 11:39 am· Comments Off on NBI-12 uncovers multimillion investment deals by Aman agents in South Cotabato 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Nov. 22 — Around P888 million worth of investments were allegedly collected in the last several months by pyramiding investment firm Aman Futures Group Philippines Inc. through its agents based in nearby South Cotabato province.

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PhilHealth MOVES launched in Bataan

November 22, 2012 11:39 am· Comments Off on PhilHealth MOVES launched in Bataan 

SAMAL, Bataan, Nov. 22 — The PhilHealth Mobile Orientation, Validation and Enrollment Scheme (MOVES) was recently launched in this town in an effort to bring health services at the local level.

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N. Korea warns of another shelling on S. Korean border island

November 22, 2012 11:39 am· Comments Off on N. Korea warns of another shelling on S. Korean border island 

SEOUL, Nov. 22 — North Korea threatened on Thursday to launch bomb attack on South Korean soil as Seoul prepares to hold events marking the second anniversary of the North's deadly shelling of a South border island two years ago.

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Ceasefire between Israel, Hamas comes into effect

November 22, 2012 11:39 am· Comments Off on Ceasefire between Israel, Hamas comes into effect 

TEL AVIV, Nov. 22 — An Egyptian-brokered ceasefire between Israel and the Hamas Islamist group has come into effect, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) reported on Wednesday evening.

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