October 5, 2016 10:44 am· Comments Off on No illegal drugs found in Pangasinan fish cages
LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Oct. 5 — There were no illegal drugs found in fish cages owned and operated by either Chinese or Taiwanese nationals in western Pangasinan.
October 5, 2016 10:44 am· Comments Off on DA Eastern Visayas reports slight increase in H1 rice yield
TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 5 — Total rice output for the first six months of the year in Eastern Visayas registered a 3.3 percent increase, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in its July round survey noted.
October 5, 2016 10:44 am· Comments Off on Capitol eyes PHP10-M for more prison cells
TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Oct. 5 — The provincial government of Bohol is willing to allocate PHP10 million for the construction of additional prison cells at the Bohol District Jail (BDJ) to address the concern on congested jails in the province in Barangay Cabawan here.
October 5, 2016 10:44 am· Comments Off on PHP3.5-M for TESDA courses allocated for Bohols 3rd district
TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Oct 5 — The third district of Bohol province has been allocated PHP3.5 million for this year’s Special Training for Employment Program (STEP) under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA).
October 5, 2016 10:44 am· Comments Off on Development goals seen to help end poverty in Eastern Visayas
TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 5 –- The government is stepping up awareness drive on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Eastern Visayas as part of the month-long National Statistics Month (NSM) celebration this October.
October 5, 2016 10:44 am· Comments Off on Special ecozone in Cotabato City eyed
COTABATO CITY, Oct. 5 — A proposed establishment of a Special Economic Zone in Cotabato City is underway.
October 5, 2016 10:44 am· Comments Off on Army boss says peace talk, cease fire deal pave way for recruitment of reds
BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Oct. 4 — A Philippine Army(PA) official here said the government’s peace process and ceasefire agreement with the New People’s Army(NPA) pave the way for recruitment activities by the rebels.
October 5, 2016 10:44 am· Comments Off on Public order and safety member indicted after shabu buy-bust
By Villamor Visaya Jr.
CITY OF CAUAYAN, Isabela, Oct. 4 (PNA) — Anti-drug agents on Monday have lodged charges against a Public Order and Safety Unit (POSU) member of the city government here after he was nabbed on Saturday night while allegedly selling a sachet of shabu to a poseur-buyer in a buy-bust at Victoria Hotel in Tagaran village here.
October 5, 2016 10:44 am· Comments Off on LGUs to create inter-local environment zone to protect fishery resources
LAOAG CITY, Oct. 5 — At least 16 local chief executives from the coastal and mountainous municipalities of Ilocos Norte are enjoined to sign a covenant which aims to unify efforts for the protection of fishery resources here.
October 5, 2016 10:44 am· Comments Off on OCD-CAR on red alert due to 'Julian'
BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 5 — The Office of Civil Defense – Cordillera Regional Office (OCD-CAR) implemented a red alert status on Wednesday morning in anticipation of the effects of tropical depression 'Julian'.