Drilon supports Pres. Aquino’s decision not to declare Martial Law in ‘Yolanda’-affected areas

November 12, 2013 10:33 pm· Comments Off on Drilon supports Pres. Aquino’s decision not to declare Martial Law in ‘Yolanda’-affected areas 

MANILA, Nov.12 – Senate President Franklin Drilon on Tuesday concurred to Pres. Benigno Aquino III’s decision not to declare Martial Law in areas affected by Yolanda saying that what happened was just “human desperation”.

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Neg Occ Provincial Board declares state of calamity

November 12, 2013 10:33 pm· Comments Off on Neg Occ Provincial Board declares state of calamity 

BACOLOD CITY, Nov. 12 – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) of Negros Occidental declared a state of calamity in the province during its special session Tuesday.

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Yolanda’s death toll in Capiz climbs to 42; Aklan 7

November 12, 2013 10:33 pm· Comments Off on Yolanda’s death toll in Capiz climbs to 42; Aklan 7 

By V.L. Orquiola

ILOILO CITY, Nov.12-(PNA Newsfeature) — The death toll further climbed to 42 in the province of Capiz with the latest six casualties recorded by the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) from the municipality of Pan-ay.

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Suspected big time drug pusher nabbed; P1.6-M 'shabu' seized

November 12, 2013 10:33 pm· Comments Off on Suspected big time drug pusher nabbed; P1.6-M 'shabu' seized 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Nov. 12 — Operatives from various law enforcement agencies arrested Monday a suspected big time drug pusher and seized some P1.6 million worth of high grade “shabu” during a buy-bust operation in Valencia, Negros Oriental.

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Salceda calls ‘Yolanda’ climate monster

November 12, 2013 10:33 pm· Comments Off on Salceda calls ‘Yolanda’ climate monster 

LEGAZPI CITY, Nov. 12 — With a staggering economic cost of P604 billion or US$ 14 billion, super typhoon "Yolanda" (international name: Haiyan) has put more pressure behind the commitment of the Green Climate Fund Board to operationalize the fund in 2014, according to Albay Governor Joey Sarte Salceda, who currently chairs the United Nations’ Green Climate Fund.

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DTI, DOST train SARAP members on proper food handling, product safety

November 12, 2013 10:33 pm· Comments Off on DTI, DOST train SARAP members on proper food handling, product safety 

ANTIPOLO CITY, Rizal, Nov. 12 -– The Departments of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Science and Technology (DOST) – Rizal provincial offices jointly conducted the two-day workshop and forum recently to members of the Samahan ng mga Rizaleño sa Sektor ng Agrikultura at Pagkain (SARAP).

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PamCham, CLTV 36 launch weeklong telethon to raise funds for typhoon Yolanda victims

November 12, 2013 10:33 pm· Comments Off on PamCham, CLTV 36 launch weeklong telethon to raise funds for typhoon Yolanda victims 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Nov. 12 –The Pampanga Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (PamCham) has launched a relief drive operation to help millions of residents in Central Visayas that were severely affected by super typhoon Yolanda.

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Rizal’s CORE business group formed to support entrepreneurs, train business students

November 12, 2013 10:33 pm· Comments Off on Rizal’s CORE business group formed to support entrepreneurs, train business students 

ANTIPOLO CITY, Rizal Nov. 12 -– Various businessmen and entrepreneurs from Rizal province converged at the SM Masinag Atrium recently for the Central Organization of Rizal Entrepreneurs, Inc. (CORE) launching and pledged support to train future entrepreneurs from the academic community here.

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Coast Guard allows vessels to leave Cebu port

November 12, 2013 10:33 pm· Comments Off on Coast Guard allows vessels to leave Cebu port 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 12 — The Philippine Coast Guard Central Visayas (PCGCV) Command has allowed vessels bound for other provinces in the Visayas and Northern Mindanao to leave the Cebu port at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday after weather forecasters lowered public storm signal warning number 1 in the province.

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Gov. Suarez clarifies Quezon Medical Center upgrade and dev’t. projects

November 12, 2013 10:33 pm· Comments Off on Gov. Suarez clarifies Quezon Medical Center upgrade and dev’t. projects 

LUCENA CITY, Quezon Nov. 12 -– Quezon Governor David “JayJay” Suarez clarified on Tuesday the operations of the Quezon Medical Center (QMC) dousing speculations from constituents and patients over issues and areas of concerns on upgrading and development projects.

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