Official fears prolonged truck ban to result in reduced exports, work stoppage

March 1, 2014 10:12 am· Comments Off on Official fears prolonged truck ban to result in reduced exports, work stoppage 

MARIVELES, Bataan, Feb. 28 — A top official of the Freeport Area of Bataan (FAB) has expressed fear that a prolonged truck ban in Manila may cause reduction in export value and work stoppage in more than 50 locators in Mariveles town.

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DA commits immediate repair of Tacloban fish port complex

March 1, 2014 10:12 am· Comments Off on DA commits immediate repair of Tacloban fish port complex 

TACLOBAN CITY, Feb. 28 –The Department of Agriculture (DA) has committed for the repair of the damaged fish port complex here.

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US envoy turns over 1,500MT of rice to DSWD-7, WFP

March 1, 2014 10:12 am· Comments Off on US envoy turns over 1,500MT of rice to DSWD-7, WFP 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 28 — United States Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg turned over 1,500 metric tons of rice to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-Region 7 and the World Food Programme (WFP) Thursday.

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Isabela cities, towns assured of better, productive future

March 1, 2014 10:12 am· Comments Off on Isabela cities, towns assured of better, productive future 

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Feb 28 — Better and productive future is in the offing for the component cities and municipalities of the Province of Isabela.

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Bacolod high school signs MOA with private university for senior high offering

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BACOLOD CITY, Feb. 28 -– The Sum-ag National High School in this city (SNHS) and the University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos (UNO-R) have entered into a partnership for the offering of senior high school (SHS) courses as part of the implementation of the Enhanced K to 12 Basic Education Program.

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NegOcc PDRRMC approves P74M for disaster preparedness

March 1, 2014 10:12 am· Comments Off on NegOcc PDRRMC approves P74M for disaster preparedness 

BACOLOD CITY, Feb. 28 –- The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) of Negros Occidental approved Thursday a budget of P74.41 million for disaster preparedness.

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Quezon operatives arrest suspects in police crime list

March 1, 2014 10:12 am· Comments Off on Quezon operatives arrest suspects in police crime list 

CAMP GUILLERMO NAKAR, Lucena City, Quezon, Feb. 28 –- Following the series of arrests conducted by the Quezon provincial police operatives bagging top criminals in the wanted list, several other suspects fell into Quezon cops' hands during intensified operations this week.

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House committee holds public hearing on national convergence bill

March 1, 2014 10:12 am· Comments Off on House committee holds public hearing on national convergence bill 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 28 — The House committee on rural development chaired Rep. Manuel Agyao of Kalinga on Thursday conducted a public hearing in the southern Cebu town of Samboan on house Bill 1891, which seeks to institutionalize the National Convergence Initiative (NCI).

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Davao Sur electric coop fails to stick to 4-hour rotational brownout schedule

March 1, 2014 10:12 am· Comments Off on Davao Sur electric coop fails to stick to 4-hour rotational brownout schedule 

DAVAO CITY, Feb. 28 -– The Davao del Sur Electric Cooperative (DASURECO) failed to stick to the four-hour rotational brownout schedule that started Friday in the entire province.

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Joint military, police team busts suspected ‘shabu tiangge’ in Dasmariñas City village

March 1, 2014 10:12 am· Comments Off on Joint military, police team busts suspected ‘shabu tiangge’ in Dasmariñas City village 

DASMARI√ĎAS CITY, Cavite, Feb. 28 -– About nine alleged drug pushers, two of them minors, were arrested in an early Friday morning anti-illegal drug bust operation by joint police and military operatives in Barangay Datu Ismael in this city.

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