Honasan wants to repeal height requirement for PNP applicants

May 14, 2012 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Honasan wants to repeal height requirement for PNP applicants 

By Allan N. Cordovero

MANILA, May 14 — Senator Gregorio Honasan II on Monday introduced an act which seeks to repeal the height requirement for applicants to the Philippine National Police (PNP).

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Carcar City mayor asks police to solve slay of his son

May 14, 2012 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Carcar City mayor asks police to solve slay of his son 

CARCAR CITY, Cebu, May 14 -– City Mayor Niceporo Apura has directed the police to solve the shooting to death of his youngest son during a concert in Sitio Upper Tubod, Barangay Valladolid in this city past 1 a.m. Sunday.

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OCD 6 to launch partnership on disaster risk reduction in Guimaras on Tuesday

May 14, 2012 10:54 pm· Comments Off on OCD 6 to launch partnership on disaster risk reduction in Guimaras on Tuesday 

ILOILO CITY, May 14 -– The province of Guimaras will play host to the launching of the “Pagpakigbuylog sa Pagpangaman” or Partnership on Disaster Risk Reduction program by the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council-Office of Civil Defense (OCD) and Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Association of the Philippines-PHAPCares Foundation, Inc. on Tuesday.

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Government, private groups team up to promote positive discipline for kids

May 14, 2012 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Government, private groups team up to promote positive discipline for kids 

DAVAO CITY, May 14 — A strong partnership between the Davao City government and non-government organizations was recently forged in disciplining children positively instead of the usual corporal punishment.

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Malaysian prince interested in mining industry

May 14, 2012 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Malaysian prince interested in mining industry 

ILAGAN, Isabela, May 14 -– Malaysian Prince Tunku Naquiyuddin Ibni Ja’afar has expressed interest to invest in the country's mining industry.

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Children with special needs recipients of PAF's civic programs

May 14, 2012 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Children with special needs recipients of PAF's civic programs 

ILOILO CITY, May 14 – The Philippine Air Force Tactical Operations Group 6 (TOG6) has identified children with special needs here as recipients of their civic activities leading to their anniversary celebration in July.

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Dying Iloilo River revived with help of private sector

May 14, 2012 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Dying Iloilo River revived with help of private sector 

By Cindy Cruzata

ILOILO CITY, May 14 — The Iloilo River Development Council, led by Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, is now halfway in rehabilitating the erstwhile dying Iloilo River here.

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Mild quakes felt in parts of Northern Luzon

May 14, 2012 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Mild quakes felt in parts of Northern Luzon 

SINAIT, Ilocos Sur, May 14 — Mild earthquakes shook parts of Northern Luzon Sunday and Monday but caused no property damage, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) based here.

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Nueva Ecija vice mayor dares accuser to undergo lie detector test

May 14, 2012 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Nueva Ecija vice mayor dares accuser to undergo lie detector test 

PANTABANGAN, Nueva Ecija, May 14 — Embattled Vice Mayor Romeo Borja Jr. on Monday dared his accuser to take a lie-detector test to prove he is telling the truth.

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BOC Cebu prefers return to Malacanang of the South

May 14, 2012 10:54 pm· Comments Off on BOC Cebu prefers return to Malacanang of the South 

CEBU CITY May 14 -– The Bureau of Customs in the Port of Cebu has declined Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama’s offer of a lot at the South Road Properties (SRP) and is firm about returning to the Malacanang sa Sugbo building.

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