Stop finger-pointing and help out, Speaker tells militant solons

October 5, 2009 10:23 am· Comments Off on Stop finger-pointing and help out, Speaker tells militant solons 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Oct. 5 — House Speaker Prospero Nograles on Monday hit on militant party-list lawmakers who continuously complain about the alleged slow government efforts to help the victims of tropical storm 'Ondoy' and typhoon 'Pepeng.'

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NBI wants a Manila court order to free Gonzales from jail

October 5, 2009 10:23 am· Comments Off on NBI wants a Manila court order to free Gonzales from jail 

MANILA, Oct. 5 –The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) said on Monday that it still waiting an order from of the Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) to release trader Luisito Q. Gonzales from its custody.

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PGMA brings cheers to flooded Cabalens

October 5, 2009 10:23 am· Comments Off on PGMA brings cheers to flooded Cabalens 

BARANGAY AGUSTIN, Lubao, Pampanga, Oct. 5 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo brought cheers to her flooded cabalens today as she distributed some 1,200 bags of goodies in three barangays here.

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Pepeng intensifies anew, signal number 3 raised in Ilocos

October 5, 2009 10:23 am· Comments Off on Pepeng intensifies anew, signal number 3 raised in Ilocos 

MANILA, Oct. 5 – The province of Ilocos Norte was again placed under storm warning signal number 3 as tropical storm Pepeng (International Name Parma) intensified anew, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.

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AFP troops mobilized to help Mindanao flood victims

October 5, 2009 10:23 am· Comments Off on AFP troops mobilized to help Mindanao flood victims 

CAMP PANACAN, Davao City, Oct. 5 -– The area command of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) mobilized its field units to extend help to thousands of flood victims in Central Mindanao.

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PGMA distributes more relief goods to Lubao typhoon victims

October 5, 2009 10:23 am· Comments Off on PGMA distributes more relief goods to Lubao typhoon victims 

LUBAO, Pampanga, Oct. 5 –- In her continuing efforts to extend help and concern to typhoon victims, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Monday led the distribution of relief goods in her hometown.

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Defensor supports retirees' grievances vs GSIS

October 5, 2009 10:23 am· Comments Off on Defensor supports retirees' grievances vs GSIS 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 5 — Iloilo (3rd Dist.) Rep. Arthur D. Defensor listened to grievances of officers and members of Regional Association of Government Retirees, Inc. (RAGRI) against the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Saturday at his residence in Mandurriao district, Iloilo City.

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Some 3,000 job-seekers visit Job Fair in Kidapawan City

October 5, 2009 10:23 am· Comments Off on Some 3,000 job-seekers visit Job Fair in Kidapawan City 

KIDAPAWAN CITY, Oct. 5 – Some 3,000 job applicants from different towns in North Cotabato and nearby provinces in Southern Mindanao trooped to the Notre Dame of Kidapawan College (NDKC) gym here where the biggest jobs’ fair in the province was held during the weekend.

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Donations from Negros Oriental sectors for 'Ondoy' victims outpouring

October 5, 2009 10:23 am· Comments Off on Donations from Negros Oriental sectors for 'Ondoy' victims outpouring 

By Judy Flores-Partlow and Maricar Aranas

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 5 –- The outpouring of donations continues unabated from generous citizens, businesses and other sectors in Dumaguete City and Negros Oriental for the victims of storm "Ondoy" in Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon.

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Multi-million peso swimming pool project in Tanjay City a “white elephant”

October 5, 2009 10:23 am· Comments Off on Multi-million peso swimming pool project in Tanjay City a “white elephant” 

By Judy Flores-Partlow

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 5 – Millions of pesos in government funds and taxpayers’ money were spent on an infrastructure project aimed to boost the tourism industry in Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, but it has now turned into a “white elephant”, said incumbent officials of that city.

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