CIDG creates special team to probe alleged irregularities in bunkhouses construction

January 8, 2014 11:27 pm· Comments Off on CIDG creates special team to probe alleged irregularities in bunkhouses construction 

MANILA, Jan. 8 -– The Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) announced on Wednesday the creation of a special investigating team to look into the alleged irregularities in the construction of bunkhouses for the victims of super typhoon “Yolanda.”

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New Lucena City Hall to rise in new convenient site this year

January 8, 2014 11:27 pm· Comments Off on New Lucena City Hall to rise in new convenient site this year 

By Saul E. Pa-a

LUCENA CITY, Quezon Jan. 8 (PNA) -– Lucena City Mayor Roderick “Dondon” Alcala assured city folk and constituents here Wednesday that the new Lucena City Hall will start construction this first quarter of 2014 once the documentary requirements and paper works for project are completed.

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Rebuilding of structures in Leyte to entail billions

January 8, 2014 11:27 pm· Comments Off on Rebuilding of structures in Leyte to entail billions 

Tacloban City, Jan 8 — After a month of giving priority to relief distribution, Leyte vice governor Carlo Loreto said they will now focus on the repair of the legislative building and other structures of the province.

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DOT-8 to assess tourism development areas

January 8, 2014 11:27 pm· Comments Off on DOT-8 to assess tourism development areas 

TACLOBAN CITY, Jan. 8 — Two months after the devastation of super typhoon Yolanda, the Department of Tourism (DOT) will now assess the tourism development areas in the region that have been damaged by the typhoon.

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Illegal fishers intercepted off Unisan, Quezon coast

January 8, 2014 11:27 pm· Comments Off on Illegal fishers intercepted off Unisan, Quezon coast 

UNISAN, Quezon, Jan. 8 -– The Unisan police operatives and “Bantay Dagat” (sea warriors) volunteers here arrested three of 11 fishermen during their joint sea board patrol operations recently in Barangay Punta in Unisan.

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DSWD urges ‘keepers’ of unaccompanied children to have them registered with the welfare agency

January 8, 2014 11:27 pm· Comments Off on DSWD urges ‘keepers’ of unaccompanied children to have them registered with the welfare agency 

TANAUAN, Leyte, Jan. 8 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is urging those who have unaccompanied children in their custody in the aftermath of typhoon Yolanda to report or have them registered with the welfare agency.

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More transitional shelters to be established for typhoon-displaced families

January 8, 2014 11:27 pm· Comments Off on More transitional shelters to be established for typhoon-displaced families 

By Perla G. Lena

TACLOBAN CITY, Jan. 8 (PNA) — More bunkhouses will be established by the government to accommodate families that have been displaced by super typhoon Yolanda.

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(Changing Dateline) Resumption of classes in EV “generally peaceful” – PRO8

January 8, 2014 11:27 pm· Comments Off on (Changing Dateline) Resumption of classes in EV “generally peaceful” – PRO8 

CAMP KANGLEON, Palo, Jan. 8 — The resumption of classes Monday in Eastern Visayas was generally peaceful even in areas affected by super typhoon Yolanda, the top official of Police Regional Office 8 (PRO8) said.

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Prov’l gov’t holds coordination meeting on rehabilitation of Leyte

January 8, 2014 11:27 pm· Comments Off on Prov’l gov’t holds coordination meeting on rehabilitation of Leyte 

TACLOBAN CITY, Jan. 8 — Two months after typhoon "Yolanda" battered Eastern Visayas, Leyte Gov. Leopoldo L. Petilla on Wednesday called on chief executives of various local government units (LGUs) for a coordination meeting to discuss rehabilitation efforts for the province.

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Samar’s Basey mayor hopes 2014 will be better

January 8, 2014 11:27 pm· Comments Off on Samar’s Basey mayor hopes 2014 will be better 

By Roel T. Amazona

TACLOBAN CITY, JAN 8 (PNA) — Basey, Samar Mayor Jonjie Ponferrada has high hopes that this year will be a better year for their town after being devastated by Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) that left hundreds of casualties and destroyed public and private infrastructures.

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