19 dead, 2 missing, 27 hurt in Caraga region due to LPA, 'Agaton'

January 22, 2014 7:32 am· Comments Off on 19 dead, 2 missing, 27 hurt in Caraga region due to LPA, 'Agaton' 

By Noel B. Najarro

BUTUAN CITY, Jan. 21 (PNA) — The Caraga region is still reeling from the effects of tropical depression "Agaton" even as it weakened to become a low pressure area (LPA).

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Image of Sr. Sto. Nino arrives in Iloilo City for Dinagyang Festival

January 22, 2014 7:32 am· Comments Off on Image of Sr. Sto. Nino arrives in Iloilo City for Dinagyang Festival 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 21 — The Holy image of Senor Santo Niño arrived in Iloilo City this morning for the Dinagyang Festival.

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Cebu Capitol kicks off Suroy-Suroy to southern Cebu on Wednesday

January 22, 2014 7:32 am· Comments Off on Cebu Capitol kicks off Suroy-Suroy to southern Cebu on Wednesday 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 21 — The Cebu provincial government will kick off its first “Suroy-Suroy Sugbo” (Visit Cebu), its local tourism program, on Wednesday.

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Mayor Chipeco to launch barangay service caravans in Calamba’s 54 villages

January 22, 2014 7:32 am· Comments Off on Mayor Chipeco to launch barangay service caravans in Calamba’s 54 villages 

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna Jan. 21 -– Calamba City Mayor Justin Marc SB Chipeco announced Tuesday he and city government officials will officially launch the barangay service caravans and conduct “People’s Day” to village grassroots and constituents next week.

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(Update/Changing dateline) Lady police official shot in Calamba City’s posh subdivision

January 22, 2014 7:32 am· Comments Off on (Update/Changing dateline) Lady police official shot in Calamba City’s posh subdivision 

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna Jan. 21 -– A female police official was waylaid by an unidentified assailant while on her way to report for work at about 8:20 Tuesday morning at the Ceris 1 Subdivision in Barangay Canlubang, Calamba City.

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Lumad Basakanon’s win in Sinulog may earn ticket to Aliwan Festival

January 22, 2014 7:32 am· Comments Off on Lumad Basakanon’s win in Sinulog may earn ticket to Aliwan Festival 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 21 — Lumad Basakanon, which won in the free interpretation category in the Sinulog grand parade Sunday, is being eyed as Cebu City’s official representative for the Aliwan Festival 2014 in Pasay City in April.

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Dagupan mayor bans smoking at city hall

January 22, 2014 7:32 am· Comments Off on Dagupan mayor bans smoking at city hall 

DAGUPAN CITY, Jan. 21 –Mayor Belen Fernandez has ordered all city hall employees to stop smoking in their work places as part of her campaign to promote health and long life for all citizens of Dagupan.

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30 participants in DinagyangPyromusical Olympics 2014

January 22, 2014 7:32 am· Comments Off on 30 participants in DinagyangPyromusical Olympics 2014 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 21 -– A total of 30 participants will vie for honors and cash prizes in the 4th Luces in the Sky 2014 competition slated on January 23-24 as important colorful side events of the Iloilo Dinagyang Festival.

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Php .92- M awaits Dinagyang winners

January 22, 2014 7:32 am· Comments Off on Php .92- M awaits Dinagyang winners 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 21 — Higher cash prizes of almost P .92 million awaits Dinagyang winners for major and minors awards during the two-day highlights of the festival on January 25-26, 2014.

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Indonesian royal princess urges greater demand for youth health services

January 22, 2014 7:32 am· Comments Off on Indonesian royal princess urges greater demand for youth health services 

By Mike de la Rama

MANILA, Jan. 21 (PNA) -– Royal princess of the Kingdom and special region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia has urged adolescents and youth in the Asia Pacific to generate greater demand on health services for young people.

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