9 Cebu LGUs tagged as geohazard areas

August 13, 2010 11:39 am· Comments Off on 9 Cebu LGUs tagged as geohazard areas 

CEBU CITY, Aug. 12 — The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) identified six municipalities and three cities in Cebu as prone to floods and landslides.

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CPA projects worth over P.5B held for review

August 13, 2010 11:39 am· Comments Off on CPA projects worth over P.5B held for review 

CEBU CITY, Aug. 12 – Some half-a-billion pesos worth of projects of the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) have been stopped for review by the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC).

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Danao City not lone source of loose firearms, police official says

August 13, 2010 11:39 am· Comments Off on Danao City not lone source of loose firearms, police official says 

CEBU CITY, Aug. 12 –- Danao City, long known as the country’s “paltik” (homemade) gun-making capital, may no longer be the only source of loose firearms, an intelligence official said.

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Wage Board raises minimum daily pay in C. Visayas by P18

August 13, 2010 11:39 am· Comments Off on Wage Board raises minimum daily pay in C. Visayas by P18 

CEBU CITY, Aug. 13 – The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) 7 on Thursday raised the minimum daily wage in Central Visayas by P18.

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Cops file charges vs. US ex-Marine, wife for gun and shabu possession

August 13, 2010 11:39 am· Comments Off on Cops file charges vs. US ex-Marine, wife for gun and shabu possession 

COTABATO CITY, Aug. 13 — Police on Friday have filed charges of illegal possession of firearms and prohibited drugs against a former US serviceman and his wife, authorities said.

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Gov. Defensor to endorse purchase of NFA rice for food stocking

August 13, 2010 11:39 am· Comments Off on Gov. Defensor to endorse purchase of NFA rice for food stocking 

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 13 -– Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. said that although he has yet to receive the copy of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the purchase of rice with the National Food Authority (NFA) for food stocking yet he is already intending to endorse it to the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) for approval.

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Community assemblies for Negros Occidental 4Ps beneficiaries slated

August 13, 2010 11:39 am· Comments Off on Community assemblies for Negros Occidental 4Ps beneficiaries slated 

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 13 -– Community assemblies for the Negros Occidental beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) conditional cash grant will be held this Aug. 17 to Sept. 15, 2010.

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Business groups, govt vow cooperation in P260M reclamation project

August 13, 2010 11:39 am· Comments Off on Business groups, govt vow cooperation in P260M reclamation project 

BORACAY ISLAND, Aug. 13 — Both the Aklan provincial government and the Boracay Foundation Incorporated (BFI) vowed cooperation to settle concerns raised over the implementation of the P260 million reclamation project at the Caticlan Jetty Port in Malay, Aklan.

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Android smartphones, other new products introduced in Davao expo

August 13, 2010 11:39 am· Comments Off on Android smartphones, other new products introduced in Davao expo 

DAVAO CITY, Aug. 13 — The ongoing Sony Ericsson Expo at the Gaisano Mall in this city showcases the smallest Android smartphones.

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Zambo councilors eye City Library as temporary home

August 13, 2010 11:39 am· Comments Off on Zambo councilors eye City Library as temporary home 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Aug. 13 -– City councilors are agitating for the early transfer of the City Council from the controversial P62-million Sanguniang Panglungsod building along R. T. Lim Blvd. to the nearby City Public Library for safety reasons.

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