P-Noy reverts PSF to the Presidential Management Staff

July 16, 2010 12:01 pm· Comments Off on P-Noy reverts PSF to the Presidential Management Staff 

By Janice M. Cave

MANILA, July 16 — President Benigno Simeon Aquino III has issued a memorandum order that reverted the President's Social Fund (PSF) to the Presidential Management Staff (PMS).

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Surigao Norte gov't gives cash aid to 7-month old infant treated for burns

July 16, 2010 12:01 pm· Comments Off on Surigao Norte gov't gives cash aid to 7-month old infant treated for burns 

SURIGAO CITY, July 15 -– The Surigao del Norte government extended cash assistance to the seven-month old baby girl who was treated for burns after falling into a frying pan on Tuesday here.

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MILF welcomes appointment of Dean Leonen as GRP peace panel chair

July 16, 2010 12:01 pm· Comments Off on MILF welcomes appointment of Dean Leonen as GRP peace panel chair 

COTABATO CITY, July 15 – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front on Thursday welcomed the appointment of a law dean as chairman of the government peace panel talking peace with the Mindanao rebel group.

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Iloilo farmers trained for army worms attack – provincial agriculture

July 16, 2010 12:01 pm· Comments Off on Iloilo farmers trained for army worms attack – provincial agriculture 

ILOILO CITY, July 15 – The Iloilo Provincial Agriculture Office (PAO) here said that farmers in the province are ready for army worm attack as they are trained for it.

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Thousands expected to attend Baldomero's funeral

July 16, 2010 12:01 pm· Comments Off on Thousands expected to attend Baldomero's funeral 

LEZO, AKLAN, July 15 – Thousands of mourners, supporters, activists and spectators are expected to attend the burial of slain activist town councilor Fernando Baldomero this Saturday, July 17, at the St. Isidore Parish here.

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Celebration for Iloilo City’s 73rd Charter Day anniversary kicks off Friday

July 16, 2010 12:01 pm· Comments Off on Celebration for Iloilo City’s 73rd Charter Day anniversary kicks off Friday 

ILOILO CITY, July 15 – For the first time, Iloilo City will commemorate its declaration as a Charter City 73 years ago.

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Marine dies, policeman wounded in Zambo City videoke shootout

July 16, 2010 12:01 pm· Comments Off on Marine dies, policeman wounded in Zambo City videoke shootout 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 15 — A soldier was killed while a policeman was wounded in a shootout inside a videoke house in this southern port city, the police reported Thursday.

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GenSan police chief relieved, reassigned as acting Maguindanao police director

July 16, 2010 12:01 pm· Comments Off on GenSan police chief relieved, reassigned as acting Maguindanao police director 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, July 15 – Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Jesus Versoza designated effective Thursday the city’s outgoing police director, Senior Supt. Marcelo Pintac, as the new acting provincial police director of Maguindanao province.

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11 dead, 12 missing in Bataan due to 'Basyang' onslaught

July 16, 2010 12:01 pm· Comments Off on 11 dead, 12 missing in Bataan due to 'Basyang' onslaught 

MARIVELES, Bataan, July 15 -– Eleven persons died and 12 others are still missing after turbulent waves and strong winds brought about by typhoon Basyang caused fishing boats to capsize in the vicinity of Mariveles at dawn of Wednesday.

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(Update) 14 dead, 4 missing in Bataan due to 'Basyang' onslaught

July 16, 2010 12:01 pm· Comments Off on (Update) 14 dead, 4 missing in Bataan due to 'Basyang' onslaught 

By Ernie B. Esconde

MARIVELES, Bataan, July 15 – The number of fatalities in this province due to the onslaught of typhoon "Basyang" went up to 14 on Thursday as three more bodies of drowning victims were retrieved.

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