Child friendly barangay nominees up for evaluation

October 14, 2014 6:09 am· Comments Off on Child friendly barangay nominees up for evaluation 

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 13 -– The assessment team will start evaluating Monday the 10 nominees for the search for the child friendly barangay.

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DAR: ConVERGE project set to benefit 6,000 ARBs in Region 9

October 14, 2014 6:09 am· Comments Off on DAR: ConVERGE project set to benefit 6,000 ARBs in Region 9 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Oct. 13 –- The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) announced Monday that at least 6,000 Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) will benefit from the agency’s Convergence on Value Chain Enhancement for Rural Growth and Empowerment (ConVERGE) project here in the region.

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Experts urge protection of PHL coral reefs

October 14, 2014 6:09 am· Comments Off on Experts urge protection of PHL coral reefs 

BORACAY ISLAND, Oct. 13 — A Filipina climate change expert urged local government officials and residents here to make an effort in protecting the Philippines' coral reefs.

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Government, private sector start talks on Php15-B modernization of Davao's Sasa Wharf

October 14, 2014 6:09 am· Comments Off on Government, private sector start talks on Php15-B modernization of Davao's Sasa Wharf 

By Lilian C. Mellejor

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 13 (PNA) -– A composite team of national, local government agencies and the private sector has opened talks on the modernization of the Sasa Wharf under a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) scheme for P15 billion.

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2 top NPA rebels who torched an aircraft in Agusan del Norte nabbed

October 14, 2014 6:09 am· Comments Off on 2 top NPA rebels who torched an aircraft in Agusan del Norte nabbed 

By Cris Diaz

CAMP EVANGELISTA, Cagayan De Oro City, Oct. 13 (PNA) -– The military announced on Monday the arrest of two communist rebels who reportedly burned an agricultural aircraft and gas dump in Agusan Del Norte two months ago.

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Mayon Volcano: Phivolcs anticipating big eruption

October 14, 2014 6:09 am· Comments Off on Mayon Volcano: Phivolcs anticipating big eruption 

LEGAZPI CITY, Oct. 13 — After almost a month lull, Mayon is now showing signs of possible big eruption, an official of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said Monday.

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Windmill project in Guimaras to provide 54 MW by 2015

October 14, 2014 6:09 am· Comments Off on Windmill project in Guimaras to provide 54 MW by 2015 

SAN LORENZO, GUIMARAS, Oct.13 — Guimaras Governor Samuel Gumarin said they have to temporarily bear the consequence of dilapidated roads in return for development and stable electric power supply assured by the windmills being put up by private investor Trans-Asia Renewable Energy Corp. (TAREC), a subsidiary of Trans-Asia Oil and Energy Development Corp.

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DOE urges consumers to make energy conservation a way of life

October 14, 2014 6:09 am· Comments Off on DOE urges consumers to make energy conservation a way of life 

By Perla G. Lena

TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 13 (PNA) — The Department of Energy (DOE) is urging consumers to make “energy conservation a way of life.”

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DPWH to finish Tacloban infra projects this year

October 14, 2014 6:09 am· Comments Off on DPWH to finish Tacloban infra projects this year 

TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 13 — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Region 8 is currently implementing infrastructure projects in this city that could be finished before Pope Francis’ visit early next year.

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3 young siblings die after eating turtle meat in Sorsogon

October 14, 2014 6:09 am· Comments Off on 3 young siblings die after eating turtle meat in Sorsogon 

LEGAZPI CITY, Oct. 13 — Three children died while their parents hospitalized after eating turtle meat in Barangay Liang, Irosin, Sorsogon, around 11:00 a.m. Sunday.

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