300 witnesses to present in Maguindanao massacre case

October 6, 2011 10:34 pm· Comments Off on 300 witnesses to present in Maguindanao massacre case 

MANILA, Oct. 6 — The prosecution lawyers in the gruesome Maguindanao massacre case added 30 additional witnesses bringing its total to 300.

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18 Bicol towns to benefit from P-Noy’s Makamasang Tugon program

October 6, 2011 10:34 pm· Comments Off on 18 Bicol towns to benefit from P-Noy’s Makamasang Tugon program 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, Oct. 6 – The implementation of Makamasang Tugon (MT), a Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)-funded poverty alleviation program of the administration of President Benigno Aquino III will benefit next year 18 impoverished municipalities in the Bicol region, according to the Department of social Welfare and Development (DSWD) regional office here.

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Iloilo City to get P2M as ‘Gawad Pamana ng Lahi’ awardee

October 6, 2011 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Iloilo City to get P2M as ‘Gawad Pamana ng Lahi’ awardee 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 6 – As regional winner of the Gawad Pamana ng Lahi award, this city is set to receive P2 million during the awarding ceremony to be held on October 11 at the Philippine International Convention Center in Metro Manila.

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Illegal fishing apprehension tops PNPs maritime unit accomplishments in W. Visayas

October 6, 2011 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Illegal fishing apprehension tops PNPs maritime unit accomplishments in W. Visayas 

ILOILO CITY, Oct 6 – The Regional Maritime Unit (RMU) of the Philippine National Police (PNP) listed illegal fishing apprehension as its top accomplishment for the first nine months this year.

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SP approves amendments on curfew ordinance for minors

October 6, 2011 10:34 pm· Comments Off on SP approves amendments on curfew ordinance for minors 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 6 – The Sangguniang Panlungsod here during its regular session on Wednesday unanimously approved amendments to Regulation Ordinance 2006-020 which prohibits minors from wandering, sauntering or loitering in any place after 11 p.m. until 4 a.m.

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Enrollment increases in Mandaue City

October 6, 2011 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Enrollment increases in Mandaue City 

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Oct. 6 – Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes said the enrollment rates in Mandaue City, both in the elementary and secondary levels, have slightly increased from last year’s figure.

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67 Cebu City inmates transfered to Bilibid

October 6, 2011 10:34 pm· Comments Off on 67 Cebu City inmates transfered to Bilibid 

CEBU CITY, Oct. 6 – The Cebu City Jail transferred 67 insular prisoners Wednesday night to the New Bilibid Prisons in Muntinlupa in the National Capital Region.

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Fishing serves as alternative source of living for ordinary residents in Pampanga

October 6, 2011 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Fishing serves as alternative source of living for ordinary residents in Pampanga 

CANDABA, Pampanga. Oct. 6 — Several residents here, who were forced to stay home due to floodwater in the major roads, have started to engage in fishing as an alternative source of living to support the daily needs of their families.

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Cebu City garbage truck drivers complain of tough road to Consolacion

October 6, 2011 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Cebu City garbage truck drivers complain of tough road to Consolacion 

CEBU CITY, Oct. 6 – Cebu City garbage truck drivers who used the road in Barangay Pit-os, this city, that leads to the town of Consolacion town in northern Cebu have complained of narrow, unpaved and unlighted portions of the thoroughfare.

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City issues over 5,000 IDs to PWDs

October 6, 2011 10:34 pm· Comments Off on City issues over 5,000 IDs to PWDs 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 6 – The city government has issued identification (ID) cards to a total of 5,161 persons with disabilities (PWDs) which will allow them to avail of discounts in various services, establishments and medicine purchases.

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