Village chiefs lead 'Rody for President Movement' rally in Davao

March 31, 2014 9:24 am· Comments Off on Village chiefs lead 'Rody for President Movement' rally in Davao 

DAVAO CITY, March 30 — More than a thousand supporters along with barangay captains went on with their rally urging Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to run for the presidency come 2016 despite earlier threat by the mayor that he would recall the local government’s financial support to the village chiefs and retire from politics after 2016.

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Eastern Visayas mayors refute claims DSWD distributed rotten relief goods to ‘Yolanda’ survivors

March 31, 2014 9:24 am· Comments Off on Eastern Visayas mayors refute claims DSWD distributed rotten relief goods to ‘Yolanda’ survivors 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, March 30 (PNA)–A number of mayors from two Eastern Visayas provinces hard hit by typhoon “Yolanda” last November have refuted claims that the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) distributed rotten relief goods to some typhoon survivors.

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Visayan lawmaker sees new Bangsamoro entity by 2015

March 31, 2014 9:24 am· Comments Off on Visayan lawmaker sees new Bangsamoro entity by 2015 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, Mar. 30 (PNA) — Iloilo Congressman Jerry Trenas on Sunday said that the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law which is expected to be certified as urgent by President Aquino can be signed into law before the end of the year, and a new Bangsamoro entity is seen to take shape by 2015.

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P100,000 cash reward for 11 missing cocaine bricks only for Judases — Duterte

March 31, 2014 9:24 am· Comments Off on P100,000 cash reward for 11 missing cocaine bricks only for Judases — Duterte 

By Charlie Monforte

DAVAO CITY, March 30 (PNA) – The P100,000 cash reward money for those who can provide information to those who still possess the 11 missing cocaine bricks which are part of the P364-million contraband seized last week still stands as an offer, Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said.

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Duterte seeks clarification on 'safe conduct pass rule' of CPP leaders

March 31, 2014 9:24 am· Comments Off on Duterte seeks clarification on 'safe conduct pass rule' of CPP leaders 

DAVAO CITY, March 30 — Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said that the rule on the safe conduct pass among top communist leaders needs to be clarified following recent arrest of the Tiamzon couple, top communist leaders.

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Cebu City sets aside P2.9M for cash incentives of Sinulog workers

March 31, 2014 9:24 am· Comments Off on Cebu City sets aside P2.9M for cash incentives of Sinulog workers 

By Eddie O. Barrita

CEBU CITY, March 30 (PNA) — The Cebu City Government has set aside P2.9 million for the cash incentives to 1,495 city workers who helped in the preparation and cleanup operation of the Sinulog celebration last January.

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Crime Watch Body: Bicolanos fear future train accidents due to ‘soft’ wood ties

March 31, 2014 9:24 am· Comments Off on Crime Watch Body: Bicolanos fear future train accidents due to ‘soft’ wood ties 

By Manilyn Ugalde

LEGAZPI CITY, March 30 (PNA) — Even as the Philippine National Railways has issued a certified assurance of the worthiness of railroad tracks in the Bicol region in preparation for the forthcoming Manila–Bicol train resumption, certain sectors of the region have expressed fear of future accidents.

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Bataan village chosen as Brgy Assembly Showcase in Central Luzon

March 31, 2014 9:24 am· Comments Off on Bataan village chosen as Brgy Assembly Showcase in Central Luzon 

By Ernie B. Esconde

DINALUPIHAN, Bataan, March 30 (PNA) — A village in this province was chosen as showcase in Central Luzon of the barangay assembly which was held simultaneously Saturday in all barangays across the country.

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Kabataang Brgy Bicol grand reunion set in Albay April 5-6

March 31, 2014 9:24 am· Comments Off on Kabataang Brgy Bicol grand reunion set in Albay April 5-6 

LEGAZPI CITY, March 30 — It’s all systems go for the holding of a two-day grand reunion of former Kabataang Barangay (KB) leaders across Bicol on April 5 – 6 in Ligao City, a former ranking KB national official said Sunday.

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Gawad Kalinga to recruit volunteers for rehab in Visayas

March 31, 2014 9:24 am· Comments Off on Gawad Kalinga to recruit volunteers for rehab in Visayas 

CITY of SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, March 31 — The Gawad Kalinga (GK) is mustering one million volunteers in the rehabilitation of Typhoon Yolanda-affected areas in the Visayas.

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