3 reportedly dead in Serendra explosion

May 31, 2013 10:07 pm· Comments Off on 3 reportedly dead in Serendra explosion 

MANILA, May 31 –A loud explosion hit a condominium building in the posh Bonifacio Global City in Taguig City Friday night, reportedly killing three people.

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BFP-6 spends P6.1M to repair fire trucks

May 31, 2013 10:07 pm· Comments Off on BFP-6 spends P6.1M to repair fire trucks 

BACOLOD CITY, May 31 — The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Western Visayas spent P6.1 million for the repair of 15 of its old fire trucks, some of which were intended for Negros Occidental.

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Tuba professionals, students laud President for signing bill against DUI

May 31, 2013 10:07 pm· Comments Off on Tuba professionals, students laud President for signing bill against DUI 

TUBA, Benguet, May 31 — The police chief here who saw numerous fatal accidents along Kennon Road and Marcos Highway were among those who thanked President Benigno Aquino III for signing into law imposing penalties against drunk-driving.

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Victory of Negros re-elected 1st district solon questioned in HRET

May 31, 2013 10:07 pm· Comments Off on Victory of Negros re-elected 1st district solon questioned in HRET 

BACOLOD CITY, May 31 –- Defeated congressional candidate and outgoing Negros Occidental Provincial Board member Emilio Yulo has filed an election protest questioning the victory of re-elected First District Representative Alejandro Mirasol in the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal.

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Pulupandan mayor’s guns now in court

May 31, 2013 10:07 pm· Comments Off on Pulupandan mayor’s guns now in court 

BACOLOD CITY, May 31 — Forty out of 90 firearms seized in the ancestral house of Pulupandan outgoing Mayor Magadaleno Peña in Negros Occidental were now in the custody of Regional Trial Court (RTC) here Friday.

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Iloilo “opposition” board members may get their P1-million CDAF

May 31, 2013 10:07 pm· Comments Off on Iloilo “opposition” board members may get their P1-million CDAF 

ILOILO CITY, May 31 — Just like previous years, two ‘opposition’ board members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan did not get their P 1 million Community Development Assistance Fund from Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. "for being uncooperative."

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Zambo mayor issues truck ban order

May 31, 2013 10:07 pm· Comments Off on Zambo mayor issues truck ban order 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, May 31 — Mayor Celso Lobregat has issued an executive order banning cargo trucks from using the major thoroughfares during peak hours in this southern port city.

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An Waray Party-list 2nd nominee resigns

May 31, 2013 10:07 pm· Comments Off on An Waray Party-list 2nd nominee resigns 

TACLOBAN CITY, May 31 –An Waray Rep. Neil Benedict Montejo confirmed Friday the spreading rumors in this city on the resignation of An Waray Party-list second nominee Philip Jude Acidre.

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DepEd E. Visayas approves 265 private institutions to operate this school year

May 31, 2013 10:07 pm· Comments Off on DepEd E. Visayas approves 265 private institutions to operate this school year 

TACLOBAN CITY, May 31 — The education department in this region has approved the application of 265 privately-owned basic education institutions to operate this school year 2013-2014.

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Bacolod police chief says gun ban still on

May 31, 2013 10:07 pm· Comments Off on Bacolod police chief says gun ban still on 

BACOLOD CITY, May 31 — Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) Director Senior Supt. Edgardo Ordaniel said gun ban has not been lifted though election is over.

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