Mayor wants curfew for minors suspended during Dinagyang

January 14, 2012 2:00 am· Comments Off on Mayor wants curfew for minors suspended during Dinagyang 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 13 – Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog is seeking the approval of the city council in suspending the implementation of curfew for minors during the January 21-22 highlights of the Dinagyang Festival.

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ComVal landslide death toll reaches 40; Davao Sur PDRRMC monitors 337 high risk barangays

January 14, 2012 2:00 am· Comments Off on ComVal landslide death toll reaches 40; Davao Sur PDRRMC monitors 337 high risk barangays 

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 13 – The death toll in the Pantukan, Compostela Valley landslide incident has reached 40 after two more bodies were recovered by search and rescue teams on Thursday, January 12.

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Mindanao LGUs must be always prepared vs disaster, says MinDA chief

January 14, 2012 1:59 am· Comments Off on Mindanao LGUs must be always prepared vs disaster, says MinDA chief 

COTABATO CITY, Jan. 13 – The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) said on Friday that local government units in Central Mindanao must scale up its disaster management capacities in the face of a series of natural calamities that hit the island in the past few days.

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City dad wants CCTVs required in business establishments

January 14, 2012 1:59 am· Comments Off on City dad wants CCTVs required in business establishments 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 13 – A city councilor is pushing for the passage of an ordinance that would require business establishments to install closed-circuit television cameras (CCTVs) in their premises.

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DILG grants P43M to 10 Masbate LGUs for ‘good housekeeping’

January 14, 2012 1:54 am· Comments Off on DILG grants P43M to 10 Masbate LGUs for ‘good housekeeping’ 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 13 – The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) has granted 10 local government units (LGUs) in the province of Masbate a total amount of P43.1 million as incentives for winning awards in “good housekeeping”.

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Lobregat unveils P12.3-M projects in Zambo City's east coast barangay

January 14, 2012 1:50 am· Comments Off on Lobregat unveils P12.3-M projects in Zambo City's east coast barangay 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 13 – Mayor Celso Lobregat together with Vice Mayor Cesar Iturralde and some councilors motored anew to the east coast Friday for a series of project inaugurations, this time in Barangay Bolong, 33 kilometer east of this city, where a total of P12,345,802.84 worth of various infrastructure projects were unveiled.

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Cop chief: Globe cell site attack in Guihulngan 'premeditated'

January 14, 2012 1:47 am· Comments Off on Cop chief: Globe cell site attack in Guihulngan 'premeditated' 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 13 – The police chief of Guihulngan City in northern Negros Oriental on Friday said the attack on a cell site of Globe Telecom in Barangay Hilaitan of that city early this week was apparently planned by the perpetrators.

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Mayor vows more aid to Zambo polytechnic college

January 14, 2012 1:44 am· Comments Off on Mayor vows more aid to Zambo polytechnic college 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 13 City Mayor Celso Lobregat Friday promised to continue partnership with the Zamboanga City State Polytechnic College (ZCSPC), an institution that pioneered industrial education in Mindanao as the Zamboanga School of Arts and Trades established during the early American Revime in 1907.

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Zamboanga readies CCTV project with P21-M fund

January 14, 2012 1:43 am· Comments Off on Zamboanga readies CCTV project with P21-M fund 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 13 -– The city government has allocated over P21 million for a comprehensive Close Circuit Television (CCTV) Camera system covering a four-kilometer radius from city hall to help prevent and resolve crimes.

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