LTO's new plates out by 2nd semester of 2013 – Torres

February 23, 2013 1:00 am· Comments Off on LTO's new plates out by 2nd semester of 2013 – Torres 

QUEZON CITY, Feb. 22 — The Land Transportation Office (LTO) on Friday said that motorists and vehicle owners will enjoy tamper-free license plates equip with safety features in the second semester of 2013.

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Angara sees need to save streetchildren from alcohol and drugs abuse

February 23, 2013 1:00 am· Comments Off on Angara sees need to save streetchildren from alcohol and drugs abuse 

DAVAO CITY, Feb. 22 — The prevalence of substance and alcohol abuse among streetchildren based on recent studies has caught the attention of Rep. Edgardo “Sonny” Angara.

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PNP Cavite nabs 4 suspects as cohorts in daring escape of 3 convicted Chinese drug lords

February 23, 2013 1:00 am· Comments Off on PNP Cavite nabs 4 suspects as cohorts in daring escape of 3 convicted Chinese drug lords 

CAMP PANTALEON GARCIA, Imus City, Cavite, Feb. 22 -– Four of the 15 suspects who acted as cohorts for the escape of three convicted Chinese drug lords detained at the Cavite provincial jail were arrested by the Cavite police operatives and presented to media Friday morning.

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New PNP building rises in Ambaguio town

February 23, 2013 1:00 am· Comments Off on New PNP building rises in Ambaguio town 

AMBAGUIO, Nueva Vizcaya, Feb. 22 — Police and local government officials here inaugurated Friday a new building for the Philippine National Police which was jointly funded agency and the local government unit.

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COMELEC-Palawan in search of PCOS machine technicians

February 23, 2013 1:00 am· Comments Off on COMELEC-Palawan in search of PCOS machine technicians 

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Feb. 22 — The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) in Palawan is currently on a quest to screen prospective Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machine technicians as part of its preparation for the automated election this year.

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Iloilo City dreams of ‘New Iloilo’ in the next 30 years

February 23, 2013 1:00 am· Comments Off on Iloilo City dreams of ‘New Iloilo’ in the next 30 years 

ILOILO CITY, Feb. 22 — Taking a cue from the development of Putrajaya, one of the cities in Malaysia, Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog is also eyeing the development of another center here that will become a "New Iloilo" in the next 30 years.

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Nueva Vizcaya PLGU steps up transparency in governance

February 23, 2013 1:00 am· Comments Off on Nueva Vizcaya PLGU steps up transparency in governance 

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Feb. 22 — In a bid to bring transparency more to the taxpayers, the provincial government here has identified key personnel to oversee the submission of public documents in its website and posting areas.

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Hagedorn worries for safety of remaining witnesses in Ortega slay

February 23, 2013 1:00 am· Comments Off on Hagedorn worries for safety of remaining witnesses in Ortega slay 

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Feb. 22 — Senatorial candidate Edward S. Hagedorn is worried about the safety of remaining witnesses and suspects in the murder of broadcast journalist and environmentalist Dr. Gerry Ortega after a court in Lucena City recently issued a warrant against star witness Rodolfo Edrad Jr., alias Bomar.

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DSWD says cash-for-work a big boost to Davao Oriental town folks

February 23, 2013 1:00 am· Comments Off on DSWD says cash-for-work a big boost to Davao Oriental town folks 

BOSTON, Davao Oriental — The Cash For Work (CFW) project of the Department of Social Welfare and Development contributed much in the debris clean-up of the municipality having enlisted more than 3,000 participants distributed proportionately in the eight barangays, a social welfare official said.

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Election officer admits massive vote-buying in 2010 polls in Antique

February 23, 2013 1:00 am· Comments Off on Election officer admits massive vote-buying in 2010 polls in Antique 

By Rey P. Alcalde

SAN JOSE, Antique, Feb 22 — There was massive vote-buying during the 2010 polls in Antique, according to Homer Francisco, municipal election officer of Sibalom town.

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