Ex-Akbayan Rep. Hontiveros-Baraquel grilled on complaint vs. CJ Corona

May 16, 2012 9:45 pm· Comments Off on Ex-Akbayan Rep. Hontiveros-Baraquel grilled on complaint vs. CJ Corona 

MANILA, May 16 – Former Akbayan party-list Rep. Risa Hontiveros-Baraquel was grilled during the 39th day of the impeachment trial against Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Renato Corona regarding the complaint she filed before the Office of the Ombudsman (Ombudsman) against the Chief Justice.

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NPAs free abducted Zamboanga del Sur cop

May 16, 2012 9:45 pm· Comments Off on NPAs free abducted Zamboanga del Sur cop 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, May 16 –After 36 days in captivity, Police Officer 2 (PO2) Faisal Juhaili of Tigbao police station in Zamboanga del Sur was finally freed by his captors on Tuesday afternoon.

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3 injured in Davao landmine explosion

May 16, 2012 9:45 pm· Comments Off on 3 injured in Davao landmine explosion 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, May 16 -– Three people including two soldiers were wounded in a roadside bomb explosion in the hinterlands of Davao City, a military official disclosed Wednesday.

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Senior citizens, students in Cebu, Central Visayas to pay P6 jeep fare

May 16, 2012 9:45 pm· Comments Off on Senior citizens, students in Cebu, Central Visayas to pay P6 jeep fare 

CEBU CITY, May 16 — Students and senior citizens in Cebu and Central Visayas will now pay only P6 for a jeepney ride following a fare rollback from P8 to P7.50, less their 20 percent discount as mandated by law, a transport official said.

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Fishpond summit slated in Dagupan on May 29

May 16, 2012 9:45 pm· Comments Off on Fishpond summit slated in Dagupan on May 29 

DAGUPAN CITY, May 16 — The Fishpond Owners and Fishermen's Association of Dagupan Inc. (FOFADCI) will hold a first of its kind Fishpond Summit on May 29 at CSI Stadia here to discuss problems and find solutions to problems besetting the local fishpond industry.

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NDCC underscores preparation to mitigate impact of disasters

May 16, 2012 9:45 pm· Comments Off on NDCC underscores preparation to mitigate impact of disasters 

ILOILO CITY, May 16 — Undersecretary Benito T. Ramos of the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) and Office of Civil Defense (OCD) has underscored the significance of preparation to mitigate the impact of disasters.

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Charges filed vs killers of Mambusao vice mayor

May 16, 2012 9:45 pm· Comments Off on Charges filed vs killers of Mambusao vice mayor 

MANILA, May 16 – The Capiz Provincial Police Office on Wednesday formally filed criminal charges before the Department of Justice (DOJ) against nine suspects in the killing of Mambusao Vice Mayor Abel Martinez.

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CHED mandates integration of BPO subjects in business courses

May 16, 2012 9:45 pm· Comments Off on CHED mandates integration of BPO subjects in business courses 

ILOILO CITY May 16 -– Business courses, specifically, the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree, shall have additional 21 units of business process outsourcing subjects, as mandated through memorandum number 6 of the Commission on Higher Education.

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U.S. turns over to local government road project along Liguasan Marsh, Central Mindanao

May 16, 2012 9:45 pm· Comments Off on U.S. turns over to local government road project along Liguasan Marsh, Central Mindanao 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, May 16 – Residents of four remote municipalities in Maguindanao Province can now travel safely and efficiently to the main highway running from Makilala in North Cotabato to Tacurong City, thanks to a provincial road infrastructure project completed through a U.S.-Philippines partnership.

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Most bldgs in Caraga fail to conduct fire, quake drills: authorities admit

May 16, 2012 9:45 pm· Comments Off on Most bldgs in Caraga fail to conduct fire, quake drills: authorities admit 

BUTUAN CITY, May 16 – Majority, if not all private buildings including government-owned structures, have failed to conduct fire safety and earthquake preparedness drills, says DPWH Caraga regional office here.

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