Cebu needs more power plants by 2015, DOE Visayas exec says

September 24, 2013 10:20 am· Comments Off on Cebu needs more power plants by 2015, DOE Visayas exec says 

By Eddie Barrita

CEBU CITY, Sept. 23 (PNA) — Cebu needs new power plants by 2015 because of its growing power needs fuled by a boom in the construction industry, an official said.

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Firm offers helicopter rentals for business, tourists in Cebu

September 24, 2013 10:20 am· Comments Off on Firm offers helicopter rentals for business, tourists in Cebu 

By Eddie Barrita

CEBU CITY, Sept. 23 (PNA) — The growing business and tourism sectors in Cebu have prompted GCA Skyline Aviation Inc. to engage in helicopter rental.

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Death toll in Zambales landslides rises to 25

September 24, 2013 10:20 am· Comments Off on Death toll in Zambales landslides rises to 25 

OLONGAPO CITY, Sept. 23 — The death toll in landslides in Zambales due to heavy rainfall rose to 25.

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Classes in flood-hit areas in Zambales, Bataan remain suspended on Tuesday

September 24, 2013 10:20 am· Comments Off on Classes in flood-hit areas in Zambales, Bataan remain suspended on Tuesday 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Sept. 23 — Classes in some parts in Central Luzon remained suspended on Tuesday as heavy rains spawned by storm-enhanced southwest monsoon battered the region.

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4 of 12 teachers taken hostages by Moro rebels in North Cotabato escape

September 24, 2013 10:20 am· Comments Off on 4 of 12 teachers taken hostages by Moro rebels in North Cotabato escape 

MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato, Sept 23 — By sheer of luck and presence of mind, four teachers and a child, escaped from their Moro rebel captors in a remote village here, authorities and survivors said Monday night.

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63 cases of trafficked persons has been served by DSWD 13 this year

September 24, 2013 10:20 am· Comments Off on 63 cases of trafficked persons has been served by DSWD 13 this year 

Butuan City, September 23 — A total of 63 cases referred to DSWD regional Field Office 13 has been served in the implementation of its recovery and reintegration program of trafficked persons (RRTIP).

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Defensor to deliver SOPA Tuesday

September 24, 2013 10:20 am· Comments Off on Defensor to deliver SOPA Tuesday 

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 23 — Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. will deliver his state of the province address (SOPA) Tuesday afternoon where he would lay down his priority programs in his second term as head of the province.

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BIFF frees 9 teacher hostages in N. Cotabato

September 24, 2013 10:20 am· Comments Off on BIFF frees 9 teacher hostages in N. Cotabato 

MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato, Sept. 24 — The remaining nine teacher hostages used by Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) as human shields against government troops have been freed at 1 a.m. Tuesday.

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Phiblex 2013 goes on humanitarian mission in Albay

September 24, 2013 10:20 am· Comments Off on Phiblex 2013 goes on humanitarian mission in Albay 

By Johnny C. Nunez

LEGAZPI CITY, Sept. 24 (PNA) — The joint Philippine-US Amphibious Landing Exercises (Phiblex 13) has chosen Albay anew for its humanitarian and civic action mission..

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57 villages in Bataan affected by flash floods

September 24, 2013 10:20 am· Comments Off on 57 villages in Bataan affected by flash floods 

BALANGA CITY, Bataan, Sept. 24 — Some 57 villages in Bataan were hit Monday by foot-deep up to seven feet of flood waters after heavy monsoon rains since Sunday night.

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