Ombudsman strengthens lifestyle check probes

January 27, 2014 11:17 pm· Comments Off on Ombudsman strengthens lifestyle check probes 

MANILA, Jan. 27 — In order to speed up the disposition of lifestyle check (LSC) investigations involving officials and personnel of the Department of Finance (DOF) and its attached agencies, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales on Monday designated a Special LSC Fact-Finding Team to ensure that high-value and high-impact LSC cases are prioritized.

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Iloilo City is top implementor of 4Ps in Western Visayas

January 27, 2014 11:17 pm· Comments Off on Iloilo City is top implementor of 4Ps in Western Visayas 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 27 -– This highly urbanized southern city was selected by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) regional office as the top implementer of the government’s pro-poor Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in Western Visayas.

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3 Negros cops cleared by NAPOLCOM in serious irregularities complaint

January 27, 2014 11:17 pm· Comments Off on 3 Negros cops cleared by NAPOLCOM in serious irregularities complaint 

BACOLOD CITY, Jan. 27 –The National Police Commission (Napolcom) has cleared three police officers of Pulupandan Municipal Police Station, including its former police chief, in the administrative case for serious irregularities in the performance of duty filed against them during the election period last year.

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Army’s 3rd ID turn over P369,500 cash aid to victims of Negros ambush

January 27, 2014 11:17 pm· Comments Off on Army’s 3rd ID turn over P369,500 cash aid to victims of Negros ambush 

BACOLOD CITY, Jan. 27 –The 3rd Infantry Division of the Philippine Army turned over P369,500 in cash assistance to the survivors and families of the victims of the ambush-massacre perpetrated by the New People’s Army (NPA) in La Castellana, Negros Occidental exactly a year ago today.

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Education summit to assess state of public schools in Negros Occidental’s 3rd district

January 27, 2014 11:17 pm· Comments Off on Education summit to assess state of public schools in Negros Occidental’s 3rd district 

BACOLOD CITY, Jan. 27 –- The 1st Education Summit for the Third District of Negros Occidental will be held on January 28, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Convention Hall of the Bacolod Pavilion Hotel here.

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DPWH set to release P100M for P1.25B Naga-Carcar road widening project

January 27, 2014 11:17 pm· Comments Off on DPWH set to release P100M for P1.25B Naga-Carcar road widening project 

By Eddie O. Barrita

CEBU CITY, Jan. 27 (PNA) — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is set to release P100 million additional funding for the P1.25-billion widening of the national highway from Naga City to Carcar City in southern Cebu.

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Cebu City education officials fast-track repair of classrooms

January 27, 2014 11:17 pm· Comments Off on Cebu City education officials fast-track repair of classrooms 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 27 — Officials of the Department of Education (DepEd) Cebu City Division are fast-tracking the repair of earthquake-damaged classrooms in the city as they expect a two percent increase in the number of students for the next school year.

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Army hot on trail of BIFF in Maguindanao, North Cotabato borders

January 27, 2014 11:17 pm· Comments Off on Army hot on trail of BIFF in Maguindanao, North Cotabato borders 

PIKIT, North Cotabato, Jan. 27 — Government forces are hunting down a band of Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) facing multiple charges of extortion, kidnapping and bombings, an Army official said Monday.

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2 top Dagupan officials break bread prior to Chinese New Year

January 27, 2014 11:17 pm· Comments Off on 2 top Dagupan officials break bread prior to Chinese New Year 

DAGUPAN CITY, Jan. 27 — The coming Chinese New Year seems to have brought two top officials here with Chinese lineage when they saw each other and broke bread together with other officials of the city.

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Cebu journalists, power firm linemen train on disaster survival

January 27, 2014 11:17 pm· Comments Off on Cebu journalists, power firm linemen train on disaster survival 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 27 — Some 24 Cebu journalists and linemen from a power firm over the weekend trained on disaster survival in a mountain barangay in Cebu City.

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