Police arrest 2,032 persons for violating COMELEC gun ban

March 31, 2013 10:41 am· Comments Off on Police arrest 2,032 persons for violating COMELEC gun ban 

MANILA, March 31 — The intensified drive on the ban of carrying of firearms and bladed weapons outside residence during the election period has netted the arrest of 2,032 persons nationwide as of March 29, according to the Philippine National Police (PNP).

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Easterlies continues to affect PHL — PAGASA

March 31, 2013 10:41 am· Comments Off on Easterlies continues to affect PHL — PAGASA 

MANILA, March 31 — The dominant weather system inthe country will be the easterlies or the wind coming from the east affecting the eastern section of the country, according to Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Sunday.

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Mindanao solons raise proposals to solve Mindanao power crisis

March 31, 2013 10:41 am· Comments Off on Mindanao solons raise proposals to solve Mindanao power crisis 

QUEZON CITY, March 31 — Mindanao lawmakers have raised various proposals on how to address the power shortage gripping Mindanao.

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OPAPP allocates P25-M for Dumalinao-Pagadian City road project

March 31, 2013 10:41 am· Comments Off on OPAPP allocates P25-M for Dumalinao-Pagadian City road project 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 30 — The government has allocated P25 million for the construction of a 5-km road linking the municipality of Dumalinao and Pagadian City, officials said Saturday.

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Central Visayas gets P1.2B infrastructure projects to boost tourism in the region

March 31, 2013 10:41 am· Comments Off on Central Visayas gets P1.2B infrastructure projects to boost tourism in the region 

CEBU CITY, March 30 — The Department of Tourism (DOT) 7 listed P1.2 billion in infrastructure projects for the region, whose level of authority of implementation are under the regional director and the district engineer of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

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Davao del Sur experiencing 3-hour daily rotational blackout

March 31, 2013 10:41 am· Comments Off on Davao del Sur experiencing 3-hour daily rotational blackout 

DIGOS CITY, Davao del Sur, March 30 — The entire province of Davao del Sur has been experiencing a three-hour rotational blackout daily since March this year.

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LLDA set to benchmark Pangasinan's award-winning program

March 31, 2013 10:41 am· Comments Off on LLDA set to benchmark Pangasinan's award-winning program 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, March 30 — Officials of the Laguna Lake Development Authority ILLDA) visited Pangasinan last week to get information about its successful program "Ilog Ko, Bilayen Ko" (My River, I Will Make it Live".

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Theft, robbery top crimes in Bohol

March 31, 2013 10:41 am· Comments Off on Theft, robbery top crimes in Bohol 

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, March 30 — Theft and robbery cases consistently topped the crime statistics in the city prompting the authorities to call for a multi-sectoral approach to maintain peace and order in the province.

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Police note 'orderly' Holy Week exodus in Puerto Princesa

March 31, 2013 10:41 am· Comments Off on Police note 'orderly' Holy Week exodus in Puerto Princesa 

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, March 30 — All turned "normal and secure" so far in this city even as many trooped to bus and jeepney terminals, wharfs and boat landings, and other places of convergence in celebration Holy Week.

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Emano commends police and military for a peaceful Holy Week

March 31, 2013 10:41 am· Comments Off on Emano commends police and military for a peaceful Holy Week 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 30 — City Mayor Vicente Emano of Cagayan de Oro City commended the police and the military for securing a peaceful observance of the Holy Week here.

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