Magnitude 5.8 quake hits off Davao Oriental

December 10, 2012 11:55 am· Comments Off on Magnitude 5.8 quake hits off Davao Oriental 

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 10 — A magnitude 5.8 earthquake shook Davao Oriental province at 5:45 a.m. Monday, according to the Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

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Inter-agency center in Davao City created to fasttrack relief operation

December 10, 2012 11:55 am· Comments Off on Inter-agency center in Davao City created to fasttrack relief operation 

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 10 -– The Philippine Army’s Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom) in cooperation with the Department of Social Welfare and Development DSWD), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and non-government and volunteer organizations established a Disaster Response Task Group Operations Center that would be based at the DPWH, Panacan, this city, to facilitate centralized and coordinated delivery of assistance to calamity stricken areas.

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Masbate City’s coastal management entry is finalist in 2012 Galing Pook Awards

December 10, 2012 11:55 am· Comments Off on Masbate City’s coastal management entry is finalist in 2012 Galing Pook Awards 

MASBATE CITY, Dec. 10 – This young city is one step away from winning a slot in the Galing Pook Awards’ Ten Outstanding Local Governance Programs this year.

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Korean online school donates 250 bags of rice for indigent families

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SUBIC BAY FREEPORT, Dec. 10 — An online language school in Subic has donated over 250 sacks of rice to the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) for distribution to less privileged communities in Zambales.

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Tagbilaran City initiates fund drive to help Mindanao typhoon victims

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TAGBILARAN CITY, Dec. 10 — The city government has launched a fund drive to raise funds for the victims of typhoon "Pablo" in Davao Oriental and Compostela Valley (ComVal)City Mayor Dan Neri-Lim announced.

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Youth leader exhorts young generation to fight corruption

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ILOILO CITY, Dec. 10 — A youth leader exhorted the participants to the International Anti-Corruption Day on Sunday to play significant role in addressing issues on corruption.

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Tupaz expects Lower House to complete deliberation on RH Bill for second reading before adjournment

December 10, 2012 11:55 am· Comments Off on Tupaz expects Lower House to complete deliberation on RH Bill for second reading before adjournment 

ILOILO CITY, Dec. 10 – Iloilo fourth district Cong. Niel Tupas, Jr. expects the House of Representatives to conclude deliberation for the second reading of the Reproductive Health Bill before it adjourns.

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Mindanao pusher collared in Boracay

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ILOILO CITY, Dec. 10 — A drug pusher from Mindanao fell into the hands of police authorities in a buy-bust operation at Sitio Lugutan, Brgy. Manoc-Manoc, Boracay Island on Saturday.

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BFP inspects firecracker factories in Bulacan

December 10, 2012 11:55 am· Comments Off on BFP inspects firecracker factories in Bulacan 

MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan, Dec. 10 — The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) started the inspection of firecracker factories in the province over the weekend to ensure that manufacturers properly followed the requirements and safety rules under Republic Act 7183 otherwise known as the Firecracker Law.

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Ombudsman urges gov't sector to refuse bribery

December 10, 2012 11:55 am· Comments Off on Ombudsman urges gov't sector to refuse bribery 

ILOILO CITY, Dec.10 — An officer of the Ombudsman reminded government employees not accept bribe in any circumstances.

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