Escudero urges DOJ to act on tax evasion cases

April 12, 2011 1:35 am· Comments Off on Escudero urges DOJ to act on tax evasion cases 

MANILA, April 11 — To ensure the success of the government's campaign against tax evaders, Senator Chiz Escudero on Monday urged the Department of Justice (DOJ) to prioritize the cases already pending with the courts.

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LTFRB asks PUB operators to file special permits for Holy Week

April 12, 2011 1:35 am· Comments Off on LTFRB asks PUB operators to file special permits for Holy Week 

MANILA, April 11 — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Monday encouraged public utility bus (PUB) operators to file their application for special permit for their units to operate beyond their original routes to service the expected surge of province-bound travelers during the Holy Week or “Semana Santa.”

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P215M of Cebu City’s AIP set aside for infrastructure projects

April 12, 2011 1:35 am· Comments Off on P215M of Cebu City’s AIP set aside for infrastructure projects 

CEBU CITY, April 11 – At least P215 million or about 63 percent of Cebu City’s P341-million Annual Investment Plan (AIP) has been set aside for infrastructure development.

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Guv to construct evacuation centers in Antique’s 18 towns

April 12, 2011 1:35 am· Comments Off on Guv to construct evacuation centers in Antique’s 18 towns 

SAN JOSE, Antique, April 11 –- Governor Exequiel Javier is planning to put up evacuation centers in each of the 18 municipalities in the province, conduct massive disaster preparedness trainings and procure rescue equipment like rubber boats and communication equipment to mitigate the effects of calamities in Antique.

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Boy, 11, drowns in Pangasinan

April 12, 2011 1:35 am· Comments Off on Boy, 11, drowns in Pangasinan 

CALASIAO, Pangasinan, April 11 – An 11-year-old boy drowned while swimming and playing with friends along the Calasiao River here in the afternoon last April 8, according to the police.

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Malay PNP conducts 3-day BPAT Trainor’s Training

April 12, 2011 1:35 am· Comments Off on Malay PNP conducts 3-day BPAT Trainor’s Training 

ILOILO CITY, April 11 — The Malay Philippine National Police (PNP) has recently conducted the first phase of Barangay Peace Action Team’s (BPAT’s) Trainor’s Training held in Brgy. Balusbos Elementary School in Malay, Aklan.

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AFP assures no escalation of violence in Basilan

April 12, 2011 1:35 am· Comments Off on AFP assures no escalation of violence in Basilan 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, April 11 – The military assured the public that there will be no escalation of violence after last Saturday's bombing of a hostel in Lamitan City, Basilan province.

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Mayor Rama tells cops to secure residents during Holy Week

April 12, 2011 1:35 am· Comments Off on Mayor Rama tells cops to secure residents during Holy Week 

CEBU CITY, April 11 — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama asked the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) to be vigilant, especially during Holy Week.

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SMC sees higher demand for power in coming years

April 12, 2011 1:35 am· Comments Off on SMC sees higher demand for power in coming years 

CEBU CITY, APRIL 11 – Officials of San Miguel Corp. (SMC) have assured there will be a higher demand for power in the years to come, with the strong economic growth projected for the country.

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Vice gov bats for creation of Indigenous People’s Council in Antique

April 12, 2011 1:35 am· Comments Off on Vice gov bats for creation of Indigenous People’s Council in Antique 

SAN JOSE, Antique, April 11 – Vice Governor Rosie A. Dimamay has proposed the creation of the Provincial Indigenous People’s Council which shall attend to the needs of the Aetas, Ita or Ati residents, specifically to protect and promote their interest and well-being with due regard to their beliefs, customs and traditions and institutions.

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