VP Binay eyes national model for sustainable shelter development

October 19, 2011 10:03 pm· Comments Off on VP Binay eyes national model for sustainable shelter development 

MANILA, Oct. 19 — The success of the HUDCC-UN-Habitat Demonstration Project in Sorsogon will provide a model that will help realize sustainable shelter development for the poor at the national level.

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Cop, tagged among 4 suspects in slaying of 3 students, surfaces

October 19, 2011 10:03 pm· Comments Off on Cop, tagged among 4 suspects in slaying of 3 students, surfaces 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Oct. 19 — One of the four suspects in the brutal slaying of three high school students in Barangay San Raymundo, Balungao last October 14 appeared before the Balungao Police at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday to shed light on the incident.

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Traffic offender in Bulacan detained for unlicensed gun possession

October 19, 2011 10:03 pm· Comments Off on Traffic offender in Bulacan detained for unlicensed gun possession 

BALAGTAS, Bulacan, Oct. 19 — A traffic offender landed in jail after a police mobile team seized an unlicensed firearm following a brief chase in Barangay Pulong Gubat here Tuesday night.

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Centcom denies communist rebels' presence in Cebu

October 19, 2011 10:03 pm· Comments Off on Centcom denies communist rebels' presence in Cebu 

CEBU CITY, Oct. 19 – A spokesperson of the Armed Forces Central Command (Centcom) based in Camp Lapu-Lapu, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City, has assured the public that Cebu Province is free of rebels and is safe for investors, tourists and locals.

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South Cotabato eyes special body to resolve ‘overlapping’ land tenurial issuances

October 19, 2011 10:03 pm· Comments Off on South Cotabato eyes special body to resolve ‘overlapping’ land tenurial issuances 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Oct. 19 – Environment officials in South Cotabato are pushing for the creation of a special body that will spearhead a study and evaluation of conflicting land tenurial instruments in the province that were earlier issued by various national government agencies.

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MGB shelves 51 mining applications in Region 12

October 19, 2011 10:03 pm· Comments Off on MGB shelves 51 mining applications in Region 12 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Oct. 19 -– Fifty-one mining applications have been rejected in Region 12 or Southwestern Mindanao in line with the government’s “use it or lose it” policy to revive the mining industry, officials said.

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Angeles City SWAT team receives 10 bulletproof vests from city gov't

October 19, 2011 10:03 pm· Comments Off on Angeles City SWAT team receives 10 bulletproof vests from city gov't 

ANGELES CITY, Pampanga, Oct. 19 – In an effort to fight crime, the city government here has recently donated 10 bulletproof vests to the local police force.

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PA chief in Basilan to get first-hand information on clash between gov't troops, Abu Sayyaf bandits

October 19, 2011 10:03 pm· Comments Off on PA chief in Basilan to get first-hand information on clash between gov't troops, Abu Sayyaf bandits 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Oct. 19 -– Philippine Army chief Lt. Gen. Arturo Ortiz arrived here Wednesday morning and traveled to the nearby province of Basilan to appraise the situation in the province where government troops have clashed with a group of lawless elements on Tuesday.

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PNP scores anew in campaign vs loose firearms

October 19, 2011 10:03 pm· Comments Off on PNP scores anew in campaign vs loose firearms 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 19 -– The Philippine National Police (PNP) in Negros Oriental has scored anew in its campaign against the proliferation of loose firearms in the province following the arrest of a man for alleged illegal possession of a handgun and ammunition in Siaton, Negros Oriental.

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Police mull ordinance penalizing “usiseros” in crime scene

October 19, 2011 10:03 pm· Comments Off on Police mull ordinance penalizing “usiseros” in crime scene 

ILOILO CITY, Oct 19 -– The Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) here is urging the city government through the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) to come up with an ordinance that will penalize “usiseros” or those who breach the police line during crime incidents.

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