Dagupan City mayor nixes anew man-made tsunami hill

January 21, 2014 12:12 pm· Comments Off on Dagupan City mayor nixes anew man-made tsunami hill 

DAGUPAN CITY, Jan. 20 –Mayor Belen Fernandez defended her decision not to continue with the unfinished man-made tsunami hill in the island Barangay of Pugaro here even if the past city administration already spent P6 million in the initial phase of its construction.

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Pangasinan electric coop defends higher power generation charge

January 21, 2014 12:12 pm· Comments Off on Pangasinan electric coop defends higher power generation charge 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Jan. 20 — The Pangasinan Electric Cooperative III (Panelco III) defended the increase of generation charge it imposed in November and December last year by P5.02 and P5.63 per kilowatt hour, respectively, which earned the ire of its consumers.

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More movie stars than politicians seen at Sinulog grand parade

January 21, 2014 12:12 pm· Comments Off on More movie stars than politicians seen at Sinulog grand parade 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 20 — More movie actors and showbiz personalities were seen in the Sinulog grand parade Sunday than politicians, when compared to Sinulog last year, an election year.

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Iloilo City gov't files position paper on terminal issue

January 21, 2014 12:12 pm· Comments Off on Iloilo City gov't files position paper on terminal issue 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 20 –- The Iloilo City Legal Office (CLO) has filed a position paper with the court on the issuance of franchise to Vallacar Transit Inc., citing plaintiff North Central Transport Inc. for failure to exhaust all administrative remedies.

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Sinulog crowd reached 3.5M, say police

January 21, 2014 12:12 pm· Comments Off on Sinulog crowd reached 3.5M, say police 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 20 — Police Regional Office (PRO) 7 Director Danilo Constantino said the crowd that witnessed the Sinulog grand parade Sunday reached 3.5 million.

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Boracay to have 250 new units of e-trikes this year

January 21, 2014 12:12 pm· Comments Off on Boracay to have 250 new units of e-trikes this year 

BORACAY Island, Malay, Aklan, Jan. 20 — The local government of Malay, Aklan expects to have 250 new units of electric tricycles (e-trikes) in this resort island for this year.

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ARMM guv leads screening of Nurse Deployment Program

January 21, 2014 12:12 pm· Comments Off on ARMM guv leads screening of Nurse Deployment Program 

COTABATO CITY, Jan. 21 — Regional Governor Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Tuesday announced he will personally lead the screening committee for Nurse Deployment Program of the Department of Health in the region.

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P64-M awarded to illegally dismissed employees in Cordilleras in 2013 -NLRC

January 21, 2014 12:12 pm· Comments Off on P64-M awarded to illegally dismissed employees in Cordilleras in 2013 -NLRC 

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 21 –The National Labor Regulations Commission (NLRC) Cordillera regional office here awarded last year a total of P64 million to 250 illegally dismissed employees whose cases were already decided with finality, Lawyer Rose Cortez, Administrative Officer IV of the office said Tuesday.

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OCD-ARMM on alert as winds, waves threaten Maguindanao coastal residents

January 21, 2014 12:12 pm· Comments Off on OCD-ARMM on alert as winds, waves threaten Maguindanao coastal residents 

DATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao, Jan. 21 — The Office of Civil Defense in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (OCD-ARMM) remained on alert as strong winds and heavy to moderate rains still threaten the region, officials here said.

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Pandan Antique Foundation, MMI donate P20M worthof hospital equipment, supplies to district hospital

January 21, 2014 12:12 pm· Comments Off on Pandan Antique Foundation, MMI donate P20M worthof hospital equipment, supplies to district hospital 

SAN JOSE, Antique, Jan. 21 — The Pandan Antique Foundation and Medical Ministries International (MMI), both non-government organizations, recently donated P20 million worth of equipment and supplies to Pandan District Hospital, now named Justice Calix O. Zaldivar Memorial Hospital (JCOZMC) to help modernize its medical services.

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