Engineering office confirms 2 Iloilo City bridges are structurally unsafe

March 25, 2014 9:34 am· Comments Off on Engineering office confirms 2 Iloilo City bridges are structurally unsafe 

ILOILO CITY, March 24 -– The City Engineering Office (CEO) has confirmed that the two bridges here are structurally unsafe and need immediate reconstruction.

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DOST-Phivolcs issues hazard maps to LGUs

March 25, 2014 9:34 am· Comments Off on DOST-Phivolcs issues hazard maps to LGUs 

By Lydia C. Pendon

ILOILO CITY, Mar. 24 (PNA)– The much-awaited earthquake and volcano hazard maps are now being distributed to local government units in Iloilo as part of a joint disaster readiness information blitz of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG).

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Organization of Davao media council pushed

March 25, 2014 9:34 am· Comments Off on Organization of Davao media council pushed 

By Digna D. Banzon

DAVAO CITY, March 24 (PNA) — A plan to organize a Davao media council is being worked out here, said national president of the Philippine Press Institute, lawyer Jesus Dureza.

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CamNorte expects P117-M countryside dev’t fund from PAMANA this year

March 25, 2014 9:34 am· Comments Off on CamNorte expects P117-M countryside dev’t fund from PAMANA this year 

DAET, Camarines Norte, Mar. 24 -– After getting a total of P360 million in countryside development projects from the Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) program of the national government in the past three years, the province is expecting P117 million more from the same source this year.

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800 in Tubungan avail of free medical services through army, air force, JASAC

March 25, 2014 9:34 am· Comments Off on 800 in Tubungan avail of free medical services through army, air force, JASAC 

TUBUNGAN, Iloilo, Mar. 24 -At least 800 people from this southern town availed of free medical services courtesy of the Philippine Army, the Philippine Air Force, and the Jaro Archdiocese Social Action Center (JASAC) on Sunday.

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Dry spell hits North Cotabato village, tribe forced to eat poisonous yam

March 25, 2014 9:34 am· Comments Off on Dry spell hits North Cotabato village, tribe forced to eat poisonous yam 

By John Andrew G. Tabugoc

KIDAPAWAN CITY, March 25 (PNA) — Residents of a Manobo tribal village in President Roxas, North Cotabato, are experiencing scarcity of food due to the effect of a mild dry spell since February, a chieftain said.

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Missing mountaineer rescued in Bataan

March 25, 2014 9:34 am· Comments Off on Missing mountaineer rescued in Bataan 

MARIVELES, Bataan, March 25 — A team from Barangay Alas-Asin here rescued Monday morning a mountaineer who was reported missing Sunday while at the Tarak Ridge in Mount Mariveles.

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Pampanga jail more peaceful with religious groups

March 25, 2014 9:34 am· Comments Off on Pampanga jail more peaceful with religious groups 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, March 25 — The Pampanga Provincial Jail (PPJ) has allowed different religious organizations to conduct worship and fellowship services inside the jail to help the inmates develop their moral and spiritual values.

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Cargo ships destroy sustenance fishing ground in Bataan

March 25, 2014 9:34 am· Comments Off on Cargo ships destroy sustenance fishing ground in Bataan 

MORONG, Bataan, March 25 — Fishermen here are appealing to government officials to drive away cargo ships allegedly using their fishing ground in the municipal waters as anchorage area in the portion of the West Philippines Sea.

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Police arrest suspects in burning of Sultan Kudarat town hall

March 25, 2014 9:34 am· Comments Off on Police arrest suspects in burning of Sultan Kudarat town hall 

COTABATO CITY, March 25 — Police arrested in Palimbang Sultan Kudarat a man who claimed to be a Moro rebel commander and his men for their suspected involvement in illegal drug trade and the burning of the town hall over the weekend, officials said.

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