Northeast monsoon to continue to bring cold mornings — PAGASA

February 4, 2014 12:06 pm· Comments Off on Northeast monsoon to continue to bring cold mornings — PAGASA 

MANILA, Feb. 4 — The northeast monsoon will continue to bring in cold mornings in the country, according Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Tuesday.

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Army deploys 6 'Bayanihan Teams' in Guihulngan City

February 4, 2014 12:06 pm· Comments Off on Army deploys 6 'Bayanihan Teams' in Guihulngan City 

MANILA, Feb. 4 — In line with its community development efforts, the 11th Infantry Battalion, a field unit of the Capiz-based 3rd Infantry Division, deployed six "Bayanihan Teams" (BTs) in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental Monday.

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Magnitude-4.4 quake jolts Cagayan province

February 4, 2014 12:06 pm· Comments Off on Magnitude-4.4 quake jolts Cagayan province 

MANILA, Feb. 4 — A magnitude-4.4 earthquake jolted the province of Cagayan on Tuesday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

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Lawmakers initiate move to de-escalate tension in West Philippine Sea

February 4, 2014 12:06 pm· Comments Off on Lawmakers initiate move to de-escalate tension in West Philippine Sea 

MANILA, Feb. 4 — Lawmakers want a peaceful and diplomatic resolution to the territorial dispute in the West Philippine Sea without meddling by the United States.

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North Cotabato families displaced by AFP-BIFF skirmishes get relief assistance

February 4, 2014 12:06 pm· Comments Off on North Cotabato families displaced by AFP-BIFF skirmishes get relief assistance 

PIKIT, North Cotabato, Feb. 4 — Regardless of their places of origin, displaced families in the armed conflict in Maguindanao who fled to North Cotabato received relief assistance from the provincial government, relief officials said Tuesday.

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Govt troops remain on alert as Maguindanao evacuees return home

February 4, 2014 12:06 pm· Comments Off on Govt troops remain on alert as Maguindanao evacuees return home 

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao, Feb. 4 — While heavy fighting between government troops and Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters have ceased and displaced families started to return home in Maguindanao's three towns, government troopers stay on alert to ensure remnants of the BIFF remains neutralized, the Army here said Tuesday.

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BFAD, PDEA probe alleged poppy seed-laced cakes, pastries in Baguio

February 4, 2014 12:06 pm· Comments Off on BFAD, PDEA probe alleged poppy seed-laced cakes, pastries in Baguio 

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 4 — Government authorities on Tuesday started an investigation on alleged cakes and pastries sold here which are believed laced with poppy seeds.

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BIFF rebels harass banana plantation in NorCot

February 4, 2014 12:06 pm· Comments Off on BIFF rebels harass banana plantation in NorCot 

KIDAPAWAN CITY, Feb. 4 –Suspected members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) harassed on Monday night a banana plantation in Km. 124 Brgy. Dungos, Tulunan, North Cotabato.

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Big-time drug dealer falls in NorCot

February 4, 2014 12:06 pm· Comments Off on Big-time drug dealer falls in NorCot 

KABACAN, North Cotabato, Feb. 4 –Narcotic agents, in coordination with the local police force, nabbed here on Monday a big-time drug dealer caught with an estimated P1-million worth of "shabu" (metamphetamine hydrochloride) in his possession.

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Panelco III welcomes petition challenging its increased energy generation charge

February 4, 2014 12:06 pm· Comments Off on Panelco III welcomes petition challenging its increased energy generation charge 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Feb. 4 –The Pangasinan Electric Cooperative III (Panelco III) has welcomed the petition for temporary restraining order (TRO) and or preliminary injunction filed before the Regional Trial Court (TRO) in Urdaneta City on Feb. 3 by Board Member Ranjit Ramos Shahani (6th District).

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