(Metro News) Lucio Tan’s daughter still running in QC’s first district

January 26, 2010 11:21 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Lucio Tan’s daughter still running in QC’s first district 

MANILA, Jan. 26 –- Vivienne Tan, the daughter of beer and tobacco magnate Lucio Tan, is definitely running for first district representative of Quezon City, even if her opponent incumbent Rep. Vincent "Bingbong" Crisologo is bent in filing petitions to disqualify her.

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Police retrieve 759 shotguns from Pangasinan village chiefs

January 26, 2010 11:21 pm· Comments Off on Police retrieve 759 shotguns from Pangasinan village chiefs 

By Leonardo V. Micua

DAGUPAN CITY, Jan. 26 —The Philippine National Police (PNP) have retrieved a total of 759 shotguns from barangay captains in Pangasinan as of Wednesday, Jan. 26, a day after the deadline for the turnover of the same had expired.

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Treñas wants Iloilo City placed under Comelec control

January 26, 2010 11:21 pm· Comments Off on Treñas wants Iloilo City placed under Comelec control 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 26 – Mayor Jerry P. Treñas is seeking approval of the Commission on Election (Comelec) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) to place this southern highly urbanized city under Comelec control following a breakdown of his trust and confidence on the performance of city police force, especially during the gun ban period.

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Missing cashier to account for P2.3M in cash advances

January 26, 2010 11:21 pm· Comments Off on Missing cashier to account for P2.3M in cash advances 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 26 – A missing city government cashier has to submit cash documents and account a total of P2.3 million on cash advances on payrolls for casuals and honorarium for traffic aides.

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DPWH completes 2 major road projects in Panay

January 26, 2010 11:21 pm· Comments Off on DPWH completes 2 major road projects in Panay 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 26 – Construction is ongoing on the two major road projects in Panay Island funded by the Japan Bank for International Cooperation and the Philippine government.

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SRA administrator assures sufficient supply of sugar in RP

January 26, 2010 11:21 pm· Comments Off on SRA administrator assures sufficient supply of sugar in RP 

By Annabel J. Petinglay

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 26 – Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) chief Rafael Coscolluela has assured the consuming public that there is sufficient supply of sugar in the country.

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Fire gobbles P35T property in Pan-ay, Capiz

January 26, 2010 11:21 pm· Comments Off on Fire gobbles P35T property in Pan-ay, Capiz 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 26 – Some P35,000 worth of property has been gobbled up by a fire that hit two houses late Monday afternoon in Brgy. Calitan, Pan-ay, Capiz.

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13 guns seized in ARMM for gun ban violation

January 26, 2010 11:21 pm· Comments Off on 13 guns seized in ARMM for gun ban violation 

COTABATO CITY. Jan. 26 – Police in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) have confiscated more than a dozen assorted firearms from gun ban violators in the region.

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Gunman killed in clash with govt forces in Maguindanao

January 26, 2010 11:21 pm· Comments Off on Gunman killed in clash with govt forces in Maguindanao 

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao, Jan. 26 – A suspected member of Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)operating in Maguindanao was killed in a chance encounter with government forces Sunday, police here said Tuesday.

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PBGEA to Austrian priests: We don't spray chemicals on people

January 26, 2010 11:21 pm· Comments Off on PBGEA to Austrian priests: We don't spray chemicals on people 

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 26 – The Pilipino Banana Growers and Exporters Association (PBGEA) on Tuesday made a clarification on the aerial spraying on banana plantations issue to two Austrian priests.

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