Albay farmer beneficiary receives Shallow Tubewell generator pump from DA

January 31, 2013 11:59 pm· Comments Off on Albay farmer beneficiary receives Shallow Tubewell generator pump from DA 

daAlbay farmer beneficiary receives Shallow Tubewell generator pump from Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Proceso Alcala (left) and witness by Albay Governor Joey S. Salceda at a turnover ceremony on Wednesday (Jan. 30, 2013) at the Penaranda Park, Legazpi City. (PNA photo Legazpi Bureau)
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Lakas mulls supporting mixed slate for May polls

January 31, 2013 12:18 pm· Comments Off on Lakas mulls supporting mixed slate for May polls 

By Cielito M. Reganit

MANILA, Jan. 30 – A leader of the Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-CMD) party on Wednesday said the party might support a "mixed slate" of senatorial candidates in the May 13 elections.

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Flashfloods, landslides threaten Bicol, Visayas, and Mindanao due to cold front –PAGASA

January 31, 2013 12:18 pm· Comments Off on Flashfloods, landslides threaten Bicol, Visayas, and Mindanao due to cold front –PAGASA 

MANILA, Jan. 31 -– Possible flash floods and landslides threaten the area of the Bicol region, Visayas and Mindanao due to the tail-end of the cold front, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Thursday.

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NDRRMC lifts rocket launch ban on flying, sailing, fishing

January 31, 2013 12:18 pm· Comments Off on NDRRMC lifts rocket launch ban on flying, sailing, fishing 

MANILA, Jan. 31 — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Thursday lifted the ban on flying, fishing and sailing in the eastern seaboard of the country after South Korea successfully launched a satellite into space.

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PNP mulling daytime checkpoints in Metro Manila

January 31, 2013 12:18 pm· Comments Off on PNP mulling daytime checkpoints in Metro Manila 

MANILA, Jan. 31 — After recent high-profile crimes in Metro Manila, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Alan Purisima said on Thursday they are planning to conduct daytime checkpoints to intercept criminal gangs.

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Authorities confiscate 27 illegally cut logs in Lanao Del Norte

January 31, 2013 12:18 pm· Comments Off on Authorities confiscate 27 illegally cut logs in Lanao Del Norte 

MANILA, Jan. 31 — Troopers from the Army's 35th Infantry Battalion and local police have confiscated 27 illegally cut logs during an operation in the heavily-forested area of Tubod, Lanao Del Norte Wednesday morning.

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NorCot cops file parricide charges vs. mom who killed daughter

January 31, 2013 12:18 pm· Comments Off on NorCot cops file parricide charges vs. mom who killed daughter 

MATALAM, North Cotabato, Jan. 30 — Police have filed parricide charges Wednesday against a 21-year-old woman who allegedly killed, unintentionally, her one-year-old daughter in a remote village here Monday.

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Baguio City mayor bares threat as PNP assigns guards

January 31, 2013 12:18 pm· Comments Off on Baguio City mayor bares threat as PNP assigns guards 

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 31 — The Philippine National Police (PNP) has assigned security escorts to the chief executive of this mountain resort after intelligence reports of threat on his life likely due to political rivalry.

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Lambunao Nat’l High School to get new school building

January 31, 2013 12:18 pm· Comments Off on Lambunao Nat’l High School to get new school building 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 31 — Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. and Lambunao Mayor Reynor Gonzales led the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a two-storey building at the Lambunao National High School (ONHS) here on Wednesday.

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Grassroot level disaster preparedness campaign to step up in Davao del Norte

January 31, 2013 12:18 pm· Comments Off on Grassroot level disaster preparedness campaign to step up in Davao del Norte 

DAVAO DEL NORTE, Jan. 31 — The provincial government here will intensify its disaster preparedness campaign in the grassroot level starting February to empower every household to face natural calamities.

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