Somali pirates switch tacts, says tanker operator group

May 4, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Somali pirates switch tacts, says tanker operator group 

MANILA, May 4 – Tanker operator group, INTERTANKO, announced that Somali pirates are switching back to using smaller cargo and fishing boats as motherships, hoping to evade detection as maritime security is stepped up to foil their attacks on merchant vessels

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Thousands of former Indo-Chinese refugees to have reunion in Bataan in October

May 4, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Thousands of former Indo-Chinese refugees to have reunion in Bataan in October 

MORONG, Bataan, May 4 – Thousands of former Indo-Chinese refugees will be gathered and invited for a reunion and homecoming at the Bataan Technology Park Inc. (BTPI) that used to be the Philippine Refugee Processing Center (PRPC) in Morong town, the bishop of Bataan and the BTPI head said on Wednesday.

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Zambo barangay receives P99.4-M projects in five years

May 4, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Zambo barangay receives P99.4-M projects in five years 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, May 4 – The city government has poured in almost P100 million for various projects in Barangay Sta. Maria, three kilometers north of this city, in a period of five years in line with its thrust to bring about development and progress in the barangays.

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OSG intervenes in Cebu demolition raps

May 4, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on OSG intervenes in Cebu demolition raps 

CEBU CITY, May 4 – The Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) has intervened in the case against the owner of the 4.7-hectare lot in Barangay Apas, where the houses of 168 families are scheduled to be demolished on Monday.

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Catholic school damaged by quake in Tayasan rebuilt; ready for June classes

May 4, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Catholic school damaged by quake in Tayasan rebuilt; ready for June classes 

DUMAGUETE CITY, May 04 — When the magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck Negros Oriental last Feb. 6, one of the devastations left in its trail was the collapsed two-story building of the St. Anthony Academy in Tayasan.

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9 private schools in Region 1 to hike tuition fee

May 4, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on 9 private schools in Region 1 to hike tuition fee 

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union, May 4 — At least nine private schools in Region 1 received the green light from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to increase their tuition fees for school year 2012 – 2013.

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Navy sets recruitment for more personnel in CV on May 9-12

May 4, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Navy sets recruitment for more personnel in CV on May 9-12 

CEBU CITY, May 4 – The Naval Forces Central (Navforcen) said it will start accepting applications to fill up the needed 200 officers and 1,500 enlisted personnel for this year.

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NPA political officer in Caraga region nabbed in Surigao del Sur

May 4, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on NPA political officer in Caraga region nabbed in Surigao del Sur 

LIBERTAD, Butuan City, May 4 – Police arrested on Wednesday one of the political officers of the New People’s Army operating in the Caraga Region in the vicinity of Barangay Daitagon, Lianga, Surigao del Sur.

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No plate, no travel policy suspended

May 4, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on No plate, no travel policy suspended 

DUMAGUETE CITY, May 4 – Deputized traffic law enforcers cannot apprehend owners of duly registered motor vehicles and/or motorcycles without permanent plates issued by the Land Transportation Office (LTO).

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Military exhumes 3 victims of NPA summary execution in Davao Oriental

May 4, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Military exhumes 3 victims of NPA summary execution in Davao Oriental 

CAMP PANACAN, Davao City, May 4 — The military exhumed Thursday three bodies of suspected victims of summary execution by the rebels in 2009 in Barangay San Isidro, Lupon, Davao Oriental.

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