Samar solon backs creation of special fund on disaster resilience

January 4, 2014 1:02 pm· Comments Off on Samar solon backs creation of special fund on disaster resilience 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, Jan. 4 (PNA) — Samar Rep. Mel Senen Sarmiento said over the weekend he is supporting proposals to set up a special fund to strengthen the country’s disaster resiliency capabilities.

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Dagupan employees to mark their first full week of work in 2014 with a Mass

January 4, 2014 1:02 pm· Comments Off on Dagupan employees to mark their first full week of work in 2014 with a Mass 

DAGUPAN CITY, Jan. 4 — Employees of the city government would like to start 2014 right by imploring the aid of Divine Providence when they attend a Thanksgiving Mass at the city plaza following a flag-raising ceremony on Monday, Jan. 6.

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Health officer favors reimplementation of firecrackers ban in Zambo

January 4, 2014 1:02 pm· Comments Off on Health officer favors reimplementation of firecrackers ban in Zambo 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 4 — City Health Officer Dr. Rodelin Agbulos said on Saturday he is in favor of the reimplementation of the ban on the sale, display and use of firecracker and pyrotechnic devices this year in this city.

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Most wanted man in Pangasinan town arrested

January 4, 2014 1:02 pm· Comments Off on Most wanted man in Pangasinan town arrested 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Jan. 4 — The most wanted person in Balungao, Pangasinan was arrested by the police at about 5:45 p.m. Friday in Barangay Mauban of that town.

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No CCTV camera, no biz permit

January 4, 2014 1:02 pm· Comments Off on No CCTV camera, no biz permit 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan. 4 — The Cagayan de Oro City police said on Friday that it will recommend the “no CCTV camera, no business permit” policy during the renewal and issuance of new business permit this year.

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U.S. to continue its push for Mideast peace in 2014

January 4, 2014 1:02 pm· Comments Off on U.S. to continue its push for Mideast peace in 2014 

By Matthew Rusling

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 (PNA/Xinhua) — The U.S. government is expected to continue its push for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal this year, following intense visits by Secretary of State John Kerry in recent months, a leading U.S. Mideast expert said on Friday.

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7 teams to join national karate tournament in Pangasinan

January 4, 2014 1:02 pm· Comments Off on 7 teams to join national karate tournament in Pangasinan 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Jan. 4 — Some 300 karatedos from various parts of the country will see action in the first-ever Governor Amado T. Espino Jr. Karate Championship slated Jan. 11 at the Narciso Ramos Sports and Civic Center (NRSCC) gym here.

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Manila classes suspended Jan 9 for Black Nazarene feast

January 4, 2014 11:03 am· Comments Off on Manila classes suspended Jan 9 for Black Nazarene feast 

MANILA, Jan. 4 — Manila City Mayor Joseph Estrada has ordered the suspension of classes in all levels on January 9, the feast of the Black Nazarene.

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Australian navy transport 300 disaster relief tents to northern Cebu

January 4, 2014 11:03 am· Comments Off on Australian navy transport 300 disaster relief tents to northern Cebu 

MANILA, Jan. 4 — Around 300 Shelterbox disaster relief tents were transported by the Royal Australian Navy's HMAS Tobruk to "Yolanda" affected northern Cebu early this week.

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Solon wants LGUs hosting housing projects to finance basic services

January 4, 2014 11:03 am· Comments Off on Solon wants LGUs hosting housing projects to finance basic services 

QUEZON CITY, Jan. 4 — A lawmaker has filed a bill mandating the local government units (LGUs), which host socialized housing or resettlement projects in another city or municipality, to provide the funding for the delivery of basic services and implementation of livelihood project in the area.

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