DepEd asks incoming Aquino administration to allocate as much as 4 percent of the country’s GDP in 2011

June 10, 2010 8:07 pm· Comments Off on DepEd asks incoming Aquino administration to allocate as much as 4 percent of the country’s GDP in 2011 

MANILA, June 10 -– To address the backlog and improve the quality of basic education, the Department of Education (DepEd) on Thursday wants the incoming Aquino administration to walk the talk and allocate as much as four percent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2011.

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Woman killed in NLEX mishap

June 10, 2010 8:07 pm· Comments Off on Woman killed in NLEX mishap 

PLARIDEL, Bulacan, June 10 –A 22-year old woman was killed after she was pinned down by a Mitsubishi Pajero van that turned turtle at the northbound lane of the North Luzon Expressway in Barangay Sto. Nino here Wednesday night.

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108 persons arrested in NegOcc with termination of election gun ban

June 10, 2010 8:07 pm· Comments Off on 108 persons arrested in NegOcc with termination of election gun ban 

BACOLOD CITY, June 10 — A total of 108 violators were apprehended since the start of the election period last January 10 in Negros Occidental as the Commission on Elections (Comelec) firearms ban end Wednesday.

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Rural banks urged to be creative to survive market competition

June 10, 2010 8:07 pm· Comments Off on Rural banks urged to be creative to survive market competition 

KALIBO, Aklan, June 10 – Rural banks must be innovative for them to remain competitive amid the intense competition in the market.

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Comelec official says 2010 poll the fastest

June 10, 2010 8:07 pm· Comments Off on Comelec official says 2010 poll the fastest 

ILOILO CITY, June 10 – Commission on Elections Regional director Dennis Ausan said that the 2010 poll really turned out to be the fastest with the proclamation of president elect Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino and vice president elect Jejomar Binay already held Wednesday.

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Newly-elected Iloilo City execs may take oath before SC Justice

June 10, 2010 8:07 pm· Comments Off on Newly-elected Iloilo City execs may take oath before SC Justice 

ILOILO CITY, June 10 – The newly-elected officials of this city may take their oath of office before a Supreme Court Justice if they won’t be accommodated in the schedule of President-elect Benigo Simeon ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III.

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P776.9-M road network project in Antique is 13.5% ahead of target

June 10, 2010 8:07 pm· Comments Off on P776.9-M road network project in Antique is 13.5% ahead of target 

ILOILO CITY, June 10 – The construction of the P776.9-million road network project in Antique covering some 29.95 kilometers has posted a positive slippage of about 13.5 percent, a report from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) here said.

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Real estate business surges in Iloilo City

June 10, 2010 8:07 pm· Comments Off on Real estate business surges in Iloilo City 

ILOILO CITY, June 10 – Real estate continues to surge in this city as more Ilongos acquire properties from developers.

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Zambo City gov't prepares for school opening

June 10, 2010 8:07 pm· Comments Off on Zambo City gov't prepares for school opening 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 10 — Preparations are underway by the city government, together with other agencies, to ensure the peaceful and orderly opening of classes on Tuesday and throughout the school year 2010-2011.

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Disaster preparedness a continuing activity

June 10, 2010 8:07 pm· Comments Off on Disaster preparedness a continuing activity 

ILOILO CITY, June 10 — Regional Director Rosario T. Cabrera of the Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) said disaster preparedness is a continuing activity of their agency.

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