Aquino confident DOE can restore electricity in typhoon-hit Davao Oriental, Compostela Valley

December 11, 2012 11:24 pm· Comments Off on Aquino confident DOE can restore electricity in typhoon-hit Davao Oriental, Compostela Valley 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Dec. 11 — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Tuesday expressed confidence that the Department of Energy (DOE) will be able to bring back to normal the electricity supply in typhoon-hit Davao Oriental and Compostela Valley before the year ends.

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CHR says education and food, basic human rights

December 11, 2012 11:24 pm· Comments Off on CHR says education and food, basic human rights 

ILOILO CITY, Dec. 11 — The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) emphasized the significance of education and food as among the basic rights of an individual.

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Coop advocates in Butuan City culminate int’l year with a '12-12-12’ earth run

December 11, 2012 11:24 pm· Comments Off on Coop advocates in Butuan City culminate int’l year with a '12-12-12’ earth run 

BUTUAN CITY, Agusan del Norte , Dec. 11 — Hundreds of cooperative advocates will dash Wednesday for the December 12, 2012 or “12-12-12 advocacy run” to promote and celebrate cooperativism in the country.

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Tagum City allocates P3M for repair of houses damaged by typhoon Pablo

December 11, 2012 11:24 pm· Comments Off on Tagum City allocates P3M for repair of houses damaged by typhoon Pablo 

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, Dec. 11 — The city government here has allocated some P3 million for the repair of houses of residents that were affected by typhoon Pablo last week.

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Villar leads this year's most outstanding Kapampangan awardees

December 11, 2012 11:24 pm· Comments Off on Villar leads this year's most outstanding Kapampangan awardees 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Dec. 11 — Senator Manuel "Manny" Villar led this year's most outstanding Kapampangan awardees.

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Cebu PB questions capitol's proposed P10-M budget for ads, promos

December 11, 2012 11:24 pm· Comments Off on Cebu PB questions capitol's proposed P10-M budget for ads, promos 

CEBU CITY, Dec. 11 — The Cebu Provincial Board (PB) has questioned the P10-million budget proposed by the Office of the Governor for advertisements and promotions next year.

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Cebu City to give P1-M aid to Compostela Valley

December 11, 2012 11:24 pm· Comments Off on Cebu City to give P1-M aid to Compostela Valley 

CEBU CITY, Dec. 11 — The Cebu City Government will give a P1-million financial assistance to Compostela Valley, the province hit hardest by typhoon Pablo.

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Salceda calls for strict implementation of PCG’s 'no sailing to sea' policy during storms

December 11, 2012 11:24 pm· Comments Off on Salceda calls for strict implementation of PCG’s 'no sailing to sea' policy during storms 

LEGAZPI CITY, Dec. 11 -– Albay Governor Joey Salceda, a staunch advocate of “zero-casualty” during disasters, called on the Philippine Cost Guard (PCG) to strictly enforce the "no sailing to sea" policy in view of the hundreds of lives lost at sea at the height of super typhoon Pablo.

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DA eyes P30-B projects for Mindanao by 2013

December 11, 2012 11:24 pm· Comments Off on DA eyes P30-B projects for Mindanao by 2013 

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 11 — The Department of Agriculture (DA) will allot about P30 billion of itsbudget next year for projects in Mindanao.

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DSWD Davao opens media center for ‘Pablo’ disaster relief operations

December 11, 2012 11:24 pm· Comments Off on DSWD Davao opens media center for ‘Pablo’ disaster relief operations 

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 11 -– The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) here has set up an information booth at the Operations Center at the DSWD Seminar Hall, Regional Office along R. Magsaysay Avenue corner D. Suazo Street for queries, clarifications and updates on typhoon "Pablo" Disaster Relief Operations.

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