(METRO NEWS) Malabon forms task force to monitor prices of ‘Noche Buena’ goods

November 4, 2009 11:52 pm· Comments Off on (METRO NEWS) Malabon forms task force to monitor prices of ‘Noche Buena’ goods 

MANILA, Nov. 5 — Malabon Mayor Canuto “Tito” Oreta formed a task force which will continuously monitor the prices of “Noche Buena” staples in groceries and public markets.

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(Metro News) Navotas orders crackdown on substandard Christmas lights

November 4, 2009 11:52 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Navotas orders crackdown on substandard Christmas lights 

MANILA, Nov. 5 – Navotas City Mayor Toby Tiangco has warned the public against buying substandard Christmas lights as he ordered a crackdown against these fire hazards.

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Two die, eight wounded in Zambo Norte ambush

November 4, 2009 11:52 pm· 1 Comment 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Nov. 5 — Two people died while eight others were wounded in an ambush in Zamboanga del Norte province, a military official disclosed Thursday.

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Pag-IBIG Fund Davao notes 10% growth housing loan borrowers as of Sept. ‘09

November 4, 2009 11:52 pm· Comments Off on Pag-IBIG Fund Davao notes 10% growth housing loan borrowers as of Sept. ‘09 

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 5 — Pag-IBIG Fund Davao noted a 10 percent increase in housing loan borrowers as of September 30 this year compared to same period last year.

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Flood warning still up in Cagayan

November 4, 2009 11:52 pm· Comments Off on Flood warning still up in Cagayan 

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Nov. 5 -– The Cagayan Provincial Disaster Coordinating Council (PDCC) here continues to alert residents in the region, particularly in Cagayan and Isabela low-lying areas, of flash flooding and landslide.

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Army battallion launches KBP projects in 4 conflict areas in Surigao del Sur town

November 4, 2009 11:52 pm· Comments Off on Army battallion launches KBP projects in 4 conflict areas in Surigao del Sur town 

LIANGA, Surigao del Sur, Nov. 5 -– An Army combat battalion launched on Wednesday the “Kalayaan sa Barangay Program” (KBP), in an effort to transform conflict-affected communities into peaceful and developed areas in Surigao del Sur.

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Random drug testing among selected high school students in Iloilo set on Nov. 9-20

November 4, 2009 11:52 pm· Comments Off on Random drug testing among selected high school students in Iloilo set on Nov. 9-20 

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 5 — A random drug testing will be conducted among selected students of all high schools under the Department of Education (DepEd) in the City and Province of Iloilo on Nov. 9-20.

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CHED to monitor next colleges offering education, accountancy courses

November 4, 2009 11:52 pm· Comments Off on CHED to monitor next colleges offering education, accountancy courses 

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 5 – The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) will next monitor colleges offering education and accountancy, after it finished the maritime and nursing courses.

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Comelec director tells personnel to intensify voters' education drive

November 4, 2009 11:52 pm· Comments Off on Comelec director tells personnel to intensify voters' education drive 

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 5 – With the voters registration over, Commission on Election (Comelec) Western Visayas Regional Director Dennis Ausan has instructed his field personnel to conduct full blast of voters' education.

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PNP prepares security plan for Miss Earth pageant

November 4, 2009 11:52 pm· Comments Off on PNP prepares security plan for Miss Earth pageant 

BORACAY Island, Malay, Aklan, Nov. 5 — The Aklan Provincial Police Office (APPO) is now preparing tight security plan for the arrival here of Miss Earth Pageant candidates from different parts of the world in preparation for the competition's coronation on November 22 at the Boracay Ecoville Resort and Convention Center.

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