January 31, 2013 11:59 pm· Comments Off on Albay farmer beneficiary receives Shallow Tubewell generator pump from DA
Albay 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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
January 31, 2013 12:18 pm· Comments Off on Lambunao Natl 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.
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.