WB exec says Cebu City’s BRT project to consider social, environmental concerns

September 4, 2014 7:00 am· Comments Off on WB exec says Cebu City’s BRT project to consider social, environmental concerns 

By Eddie O. Barrita

CEBU CITY, Sept. 3 (PNA) — An official of the World Bank (WB) has assured the detailed engineering design of the P10.6-billion Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project will take into consideration social and environmental issues.

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Cabanatuan City exec to top cop: be ready to influx of businesses, people

September 4, 2014 7:00 am· Comments Off on Cabanatuan City exec to top cop: be ready to influx of businesses, people 

CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija, Sept. 3 — City mayor Julius Cesar Vergara has asked newly-installed city police chief, Supt. Joselito Villarosa Jr. to take extra effort in maintaining peace and order in the city in preparation for the influx of giant businesses and huge employment.

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Ilocanos get concert treats on Marcos fiesta to be headlined by Parokya ni Edgar, Rocksteddy

September 4, 2014 7:00 am· Comments Off on Ilocanos get concert treats on Marcos fiesta to be headlined by Parokya ni Edgar, Rocksteddy 

By Leilanie G. Adriano

LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte, Sept 3 (PNA) –Marcos Fiesta will give a back-to-back treat to Ilocanos as Parokya ni Edgar and Rocksteddy, two of the most sought after OPM rock bands, are set to perform this September.

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Negros Occidental gets 9 fishing boats from Japan

September 4, 2014 7:00 am· Comments Off on Negros Occidental gets 9 fishing boats from Japan 

BACOLOD CITY, Sept 3 –- The Province of Negros Occidental recently received nine fishing boats donated by the Nagasaki local government in Japan.

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PhilRice embarks on commercial mushroom production in Bicol

September 4, 2014 7:00 am· Comments Off on PhilRice embarks on commercial mushroom production in Bicol 

LIGAO, Albay, Sept. 3 -– Rice straws will no longer be burned or dumped as farm waste in rice farms here as the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) will begin its mushroom production in Bicol this September as part of the implementation of the Intensified Rice-based Agri-Bio Systems (IRBAS) project.

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Cebu prelate reiterates stand on cutting of dangerous trees along highway

September 4, 2014 7:00 am· Comments Off on Cebu prelate reiterates stand on cutting of dangerous trees along highway 

CEBU CITY, Sept. 3 — Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has reiterated his stand favoring the cutting of century-old trees along the national highway in southern Cebu that pose danger to humans.

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P40-M project for rabies-free Bicol launched in Albay

September 4, 2014 7:00 am· Comments Off on P40-M project for rabies-free Bicol launched in Albay 

LEGAZPI CITY, Sept. 3 — The World Organization for Animal Health Care or OIE on Tuesday launched a Php 40-million project against rabies at the Oriental Hotel here.

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11th HRT Weekend set on September 11

September 4, 2014 7:00 am· Comments Off on 11th HRT Weekend set on September 11 

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 3 – The Hotel and Restaurants Association of Baguio (HRAB) will hold the 11th Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism (HRT) weekend on September 11 to be a part of the month long Baguio Charter Anniversary.

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DOJ allays Zambo folks’ fears on case hearing against MNLFs involved in siege

September 4, 2014 7:00 am· Comments Off on DOJ allays Zambo folks’ fears on case hearing against MNLFs involved in siege 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Sept. 3 — The Department of Justice (DOJ) clarified that the members of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) involved in the September 2013 siege will not be brought back to this city to face trial of the cases filed against them.

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2 laborers electrocuted in Iloilo declared safe

September 4, 2014 7:00 am· Comments Off on 2 laborers electrocuted in Iloilo declared safe 

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 3 — Two workers were electrocuted while repairing the roof of a café shop in Poblacion, Leganes, Iloilo Wednesday morning.

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