LTFRB rules out fare hike

June 13, 2010 11:17 pm· Comments Off on LTFRB rules out fare hike 

MANILA, June 13 –The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Sunday ruled out a hike in transportation fare this school opening and the succeeding month of July.

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PGMA pays tribute to AUF founder

June 13, 2010 11:17 pm· Comments Off on PGMA pays tribute to AUF founder 

ANGELES City, Pampanga, June 13 — After her hectic schedule during the 112th Independence Day celebration Saturday, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo took time out to join her "cabalens" in commemorating the 100th birth anniversary of Agustin Angeles, the co-founder and first chairman of the Angeles University Foundation (AUF).

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LGU official seeks replacement of environment officers on illegal logging in Gingoog City

June 13, 2010 11:17 pm· Comments Off on LGU official seeks replacement of environment officers on illegal logging in Gingoog City 

GINGOOG CITY, June 13 – The city officialdom of Gingoog City led by Mayor Ruthie Guingona has sought the immediate replacement of all employees assigned at the city’s Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) for their alleged failure to stop illegal logging operations in 10 villages, particularly in six hinterland barangays in this city.

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65th anniversary celebration of Fil-American victory in 'Battle of Bessang Pass' up on Monday

June 13, 2010 11:17 pm· Comments Off on 65th anniversary celebration of Fil-American victory in 'Battle of Bessang Pass' up on Monday 

By Freddie G. Lazaro

VIGAN CITY, June 13 — Hundreds surviving World War II veterans from the provinces of Ilocos, Cordillera and Cagayan Valley regions will commemorate on Monday, June 14, 2010, the 65th anniversary of the victory of Filipino and American soldiers in the epic "Battle of Bessang Pass" in Luna, La Union.

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2 mild tremors hit Northern Luzon

June 13, 2010 11:17 pm· Comments Off on 2 mild tremors hit Northern Luzon 

LAOAG CITY, June 13 — Two successive mild quakes hit provinces in Northern Luzon during the past two days, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

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'Bonnet Gang' neutralized in Batangas; two members killed, five others arrested

June 13, 2010 11:17 pm· Comments Off on 'Bonnet Gang' neutralized in Batangas; two members killed, five others arrested 

MANILA, June 13 –Police and elements of Philippine Air Force (PAF) combat squadron have neutralized the notorious "Bonnet Gang" robbery group with the killing of two of its members in a shootout Friday night in Batangas City and the arrest of five others, including an active policeman and a foreigner, in subsequent follow-up operations.

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5 killed, 4 seriously wounded in vehicular accident in Davao

June 13, 2010 11:17 pm· Comments Off on 5 killed, 4 seriously wounded in vehicular accident in Davao 

CITY OF MATI, Davao Oriental, June 13 – Five were killed in a car accident in Mati, this province at 6 a.m. Sunday.

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Duterte orders PDEA Davao to arrest all involved in illegal drugs trade

June 13, 2010 11:17 pm· Comments Off on Duterte orders PDEA Davao to arrest all involved in illegal drugs trade 

DAVAO CITY, June 13 — Mayor Rodrigo Duterte ordered the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Davao to spare no one including any of his relatives who figure in illegal drugs trade.

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Dureza vows to reach out IDPs in Sarangani, other parts of Central Mindanao

June 13, 2010 11:17 pm· Comments Off on Dureza vows to reach out IDPs in Sarangani, other parts of Central Mindanao 

DAVAO CITY, June 13 – Secretary Jesus G. Dureza, chairman of the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) and national program director of the Action for Conflict Transformation (ACT) for Peace Program, has vowed to reach out to more internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Sarangani and other parts of South Central Mindanao even before the end of the Arroyo administration.

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NGCP holds forum to shed light on ancillary service charges

June 13, 2010 11:17 pm· Comments Off on NGCP holds forum to shed light on ancillary service charges 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 13 — The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP), has been holding dialogues with its direct customers in Mindanao to shed light on the significant increase in its ancillary services charges.

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