DENR 12 eyes completion of boundary survey by year-end

November 2, 2009 11:09 pm· Comments Off on DENR 12 eyes completion of boundary survey by year-end 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Nov. 3 – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Region 12 or Southwestern Mindanao is targeting to complete before year-end the assessment and delineation of the region’s forestland boundaries.

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Gov’t troops repel Abu Sayyaf attack in Sulu

November 2, 2009 10:52 pm· Comments Off on Gov’t troops repel Abu Sayyaf attack in Sulu 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Nov. 3 — The government security forces have repelled an attack staged by the Abu Sayyaf bandits in the island province of Sulu Monday, a military official said Tuesday.

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DSWD Davao turns over a total of 116 houses built in one week in Comval

November 2, 2009 10:52 pm· Comments Off on DSWD Davao turns over a total of 116 houses built in one week in Comval 

NABUNTURAN, Compostela Valley, Nov. 3 – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) recently turned over 116 colorful houses during the culmination program of the 3rd Bayani (hero) Challenge in Barangay Kinuban, Maco, here.

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DOH pushes P100 project for the poor

November 2, 2009 10:52 pm· Comments Off on DOH pushes P100 project for the poor 

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, November 2 – The Department of Health (DOH), Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) and the Philippine International Trading Corporation (PITC) is pushing for the institutionalization of the P100 Project in Cagayan Valley region.

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DPWH vows to finish big road projects in 2010

November 2, 2009 10:52 pm· Comments Off on DPWH vows to finish big road projects in 2010 

TANDAG, Surigao del Sur, Nov. 3 –- The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Tuesday vowed to complete the P1.7 billion Suriga-Davao Coastal Road and other mega infrastructure projects of Mindanao Super Region in 2010.

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123,993 benefited from 4P’s program in Northeastern, Northern Mindanao

November 2, 2009 10:52 pm· Comments Off on 123,993 benefited from 4P’s program in Northeastern, Northern Mindanao 

BUTUAN CITY, Nov. 3 -– The Government poverty alleviation program, the “Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program” or 4P’s already served 123,993 households from the various provinces, cities and municipalities in Northeastern Mindanao (Caraga region) and Northern Mindanao (Region 10).

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Army nabs suspected communist couple, seizes 23 high powered firearms in three Bicol provinces

November 2, 2009 10:52 pm· Comments Off on Army nabs suspected communist couple, seizes 23 high powered firearms in three Bicol provinces 

By Mar S. Arguelles

PILI, Camarines Sur — Army troopers arrested a couple suspected to be communist rebel leaders and seized 23 high powered firearms in a launched fresh tactical offensive over the weekend in various towns in the provinces of Sorsogon, Albay and Masbate, a Philippine Army (PA) official said on Tuesday.

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'Santi' floods & landslides kill 12; P35 M in initial agri and infra damages in Bicol

November 2, 2009 10:52 pm· Comments Off on 'Santi' floods & landslides kill 12; P35 M in initial agri and infra damages in Bicol 

By Mar S. Arguelles

LEGAZPI CITY, Nov.3 — At least 12 people died due to drowning in the floods spawned by Typhoon Santi that hovered over the Bicol peninsula over the weekend bringing heavy rains while initial damages on agriculture and infrastructure were estimated to reached hundreds of millions, the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in Bicol said Tueaday.

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Kalinga folk lament travel hardships due to typhoon 'Pepeng' damaged bridge

November 2, 2009 10:52 pm· Comments Off on Kalinga folk lament travel hardships due to typhoon 'Pepeng' damaged bridge 

TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 3 — Villagers in this upland province in the Cordillera lamented the slow pace of repair work in the destroyed Aliog bridge in Barangay Nambaran in this town.

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Yemen says Somali pirates hijacked one of its fishing boat

November 2, 2009 10:52 pm· Comments Off on Yemen says Somali pirates hijacked one of its fishing boat 

SANAA, Nov. 3 — Somali pirates have recently hijacked a Yemeni fishing boat in the Somali territorial waters after fire exchange that left at least one hijacker dead, Yemeni Interior Ministry reported on Monday.

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