Cloudy Valentine's Day, rains in Mindanao until weekend — PAGASA

February 14, 2014 7:39 am· Comments Off on Cloudy Valentine's Day, rains in Mindanao until weekend — PAGASA 

MANILA, Feb. 14 — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Friday said that cloudy and rainy weather will continue to prevail in Mindanao until weekend because of the presence of a low pressure area (LPA) outside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR).

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BI office in Bacolod closely monitoring foreigners thru mapping operation

February 14, 2014 7:39 am· Comments Off on BI office in Bacolod closely monitoring foreigners thru mapping operation 

BACOLOD CITY, Feb. 13 -– The Bureau of Immigration (BI) in Bacolod is closely monitoring foreigners in Negros Occidental as part of the agency’s mapping operation.

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City plans to relocate Freedom Grandstand on railway lot

February 14, 2014 7:39 am· Comments Off on City plans to relocate Freedom Grandstand on railway lot 

By Lydia C. Pendon

ILOILO CITY, Feb. 13 (PNA)-– The city government is mulling to transfer the Iloilo Freedom Grandstand to a nearby lot fronting the Muelle Loney after the Bureau of Customs sent word that it intends to get back the lot where the Sandburst Park and Freedom Grandstand are located.

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PHILPOST encourages constructive criticisms as measure to improve services

February 14, 2014 7:39 am· Comments Off on PHILPOST encourages constructive criticisms as measure to improve services 

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 13 –The Philippines Postal Corporation (PHILPOST) office here Thursday said it wants to address the complaints of its clients as a measure to improve its services and widen the patronage of the mail.

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3 arrested, others injured as violence erupts at Tanjay 'black sand mining' site

February 14, 2014 7:39 am· Comments Off on 3 arrested, others injured as violence erupts at Tanjay 'black sand mining' site 

By Judy Flores-Partlow

DUMAGUETE CITY, Feb. 13 (PNA) -– Three persons were arrested and an undetermined number of individuals were injured as violence erupted Thursday afternoon at the already volatile situation at Tambakan in Tanjay City, Negros Oriental over the controversial alleged black sand mining issue.

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ARMM provides P6-M aid each to 12 towns with no revenue allotment

February 14, 2014 7:39 am· Comments Off on ARMM provides P6-M aid each to 12 towns with no revenue allotment 

COTABATO CITY, Feb. 13 — The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) government will be providing P500,000 monthly financial aid this year to each of the 12 municipalities that do not have internal revenue allotment (IRA) in the region.

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Bayambang town attempts to set a new world record in barbecue grill

February 14, 2014 7:39 am· Comments Off on Bayambang town attempts to set a new world record in barbecue grill 

DAGUPAN CITY, Feb. 13 — Preparations are now on high gear for the holding of the "Kalutan ed Dalan (Grilling in the Street), main activity of the Malangsi Festival in Bayambang which is part of the one-year Quadri-centennial celebration of the town slated in April 4 this year.

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Police apprehends cable thieves in CDO

February 14, 2014 7:39 am· Comments Off on Police apprehends cable thieves in CDO 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 13 -– The police apprehended one of the three suspects in the stealing of cable wires of telephone companies here, officials of the province’s Misamis Oriental Telephone Company (Misortel) said on Wednesday.

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Cebu town mayor seeks Capitol’s help in reclaiming bay ownership

February 14, 2014 7:39 am· Comments Off on Cebu town mayor seeks Capitol’s help in reclaiming bay ownership 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 13 — Mayor Vincent Franco “Duke” Frasco of the northern Cebu town of Liloan has sought the Cebu provincial government’s assistance to revisit the case on the ownership of Silot Bay.

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Cebu solon assures full power restoration in Yolanda-hit Cebu’s north district

February 14, 2014 7:39 am· Comments Off on Cebu solon assures full power restoration in Yolanda-hit Cebu’s north district 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 13 — Rep. Benhur Salimbangon (Cebu, fourth district) assured that electricity is already completely restored in his district, one of the areas severely hit by super typhoon "Yolanda" last Nov. 8.

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