Shuttle ferry runs aground off Cebu island; 47 passengers safe — PCG

October 10, 2009 12:30 pm· Comments Off on Shuttle ferry runs aground off Cebu island; 47 passengers safe — PCG 

MANILA, Oct. 10 — Prompt response by elements of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) ensured the safety of 47 passengers of a shuttle ferry that ran aground Wednesday afternoon off Hilantagaan island in Sta. Fe, Bantayan Cebu.

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Group to re-launch movement to elevate RP politics

October 10, 2009 12:30 pm· Comments Off on Group to re-launch movement to elevate RP politics 

MANILA, Oct. 10 -– A group will re-launch in Manila later this month the Filipino Ideology Movement (FIM) that aims to raise the level of Philippine politics.

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PGMA wants N. Luzon to focus on rehab, relocation of families displaced by typhoon 'Pepeng'

October 10, 2009 12:30 pm· Comments Off on PGMA wants N. Luzon to focus on rehab, relocation of families displaced by typhoon 'Pepeng' 

TUGUEGARAO, Cagayan, Oct. 10 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo asked Region 2 local officials to focus on rehabilitation efforts and the relocation of families affected by the floods of typhoon “Pepeng”.

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Zambo CDCC appropriates P15-M to buy rescue and relief equipment

October 10, 2009 12:30 pm· Comments Off on Zambo CDCC appropriates P15-M to buy rescue and relief equipment 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Oct. 10 — The City Disaster Coordinating Council (CDCC) has appropriated P15 million for the purchase of equipment and supplies that will help ensure a prompt and smooth disaster response.

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San Roque Dam in Pangasinan is intact — PDCC

October 10, 2009 12:30 pm· Comments Off on San Roque Dam in Pangasinan is intact — PDCC 

By Leonardo V. Micua

DAGUPAN CITY, Oct. 10 -– The Provincial Disaster Coordinating Council (PDCC) of Pangasinan has belied rumors being circulated by pranksters that the San Roque Dam in San Manuel town has cracked and is about to break,

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Soldiers, Army’s civilian employees donate 1-day meal allowance to “Ondoy” victims

October 10, 2009 12:30 pm· Comments Off on Soldiers, Army’s civilian employees donate 1-day meal allowance to “Ondoy” victims 

BUTUAN CITY, Oct. 10 – Soldiers and civilian employees of the Army’s Southern Mindanao 10th Infantry (Agila) Division donated their one-day meal allowance to typhoon Ondoy (international name Ketsana) victims.

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Dinagat Island putting up a new provincial capitol building

October 10, 2009 12:30 pm· Comments Off on Dinagat Island putting up a new provincial capitol building 

BUTUAN CITY, Oct. 10 – A new provincial capitol building of the nearly three-year old Dinagat Islands province in Northeastern Mindanao (Caraga region) will rise soon at the provincial capital town of San Jose.

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Backfloods submerge 8 Bulacan villages

October 10, 2009 12:30 pm· Comments Off on Backfloods submerge 8 Bulacan villages 

By Emil G. Gamos

MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan, Oct. 10 — There are no heavy rains and the weather is sunny.

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PGMA visits province of Cagayan Valley

October 10, 2009 12:30 pm· Comments Off on PGMA visits province of Cagayan Valley 

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Oct. 10 – President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo arrives at around 11:30 this morning at the Tuguegarao airport to distribute relief goods at the Capitol Kammaranan Hall to typhoon victims and to preside over the Regional Disaster Coordinating Council (RDCC) 2 at the Police Provincial Office (PRO) 2 to determine the extent of damage and rehabilitation plan.

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1 dies, 10 others injured in Arevalo vehicular smash-up

October 10, 2009 12:30 pm· Comments Off on 1 dies, 10 others injured in Arevalo vehicular smash-up 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 10 — A passenger was killed and 10 others were injured in a smash-up involving a private vehicle and a public utility jeepney (PUJ) along the highway in Barangay San Jose, Arevalo district here this morning.

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