Comelec forms random audit committee to ensure 2013 poll transparency

October 22, 2012 10:00 pm· Comments Off on Comelec forms random audit committee to ensure 2013 poll transparency 

MANILA, Oct 22 — The Commission on Elections has formed anew a random manual audit committee that would ensure transparency and accuracy of next May's polls.

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Caraga cops urge owners of stolen vehicles found in Tandag City to come forward

October 22, 2012 10:00 pm· Comments Off on Caraga cops urge owners of stolen vehicles found in Tandag City to come forward 

By Ben Serrano

BUTUAN CITY, Oct. 22 — Caraga police regional director Chief Supt. Carmelo Valmoria on Monday urged owners of the recovered stolen luxury vehicles to come forward and claim them upon presentation of proper documents.

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Senate justice committee to probe Tampakan, SoCot massacre

October 22, 2012 10:00 pm· Comments Off on Senate justice committee to probe Tampakan, SoCot massacre 

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 22 -– The Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights is set to conduct an investigation on the reported massacre of a mother and her two minor children belonging to B’laan tribe of Tampakan, South Cotabato, where a multi-billion dollar mine project is located.

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Army official condemns NPA attack in Compostela Valley

October 22, 2012 10:00 pm· Comments Off on Army official condemns NPA attack in Compostela Valley 

CAMP PANACAN, Davao City, Oct. 22 — Lt. Col. Jerry Borja, commanding officer of the 71st Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army condemned the New People’s Army (NPA) rebels for attacking soldiers and civilians last Sunday in Barangay Calabcab, Maco, Compostela Valley Province.

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Laguna agri office launches FITS program

October 22, 2012 10:00 pm· Comments Off on Laguna agri office launches FITS program 

STA. CRUZ, Laguna, Oct. 22 -– To enable residents here to access global information via internet, and provide various multi-media formats as well as maintain agricultural databases, the Provincial Agriculture Office (PAO)recently launched the Farmers' Information and Technology Services (FITS) in a ceremony held in Pagsanan town.

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1,000 Ilocos Sur scholars get their allowances

October 22, 2012 10:00 pm· Comments Off on 1,000 Ilocos Sur scholars get their allowances 

CANDON CITY, Oct. 22 — At least 1,000 college students from various towns in the second district of Ilocos Sur received their allowances covering the first semester for school year 2012 – 2013 in a simple ceremony last Saturday at the Candon City Civic Center.

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Two workers groups in Reg. 1 receive livelihood funds

October 22, 2012 10:00 pm· Comments Off on Two workers groups in Reg. 1 receive livelihood funds 

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union, Oct. 22 – -Two groups of workers in Region 1, one from Pangasinan and another in La Union, received at least P462,970 in livelihood fund from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

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Court metes out life imprisonment on drug pusher

October 22, 2012 10:00 pm· Comments Off on Court metes out life imprisonment on drug pusher 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 22 –- A court has sentenced a drug pusher Monday to two prison terms after he was found guilty beyond reasonable doubt for selling and possessing shabu.

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Cybercrime Law is not a mistake, only some provisions: Escudero

October 22, 2012 10:00 pm· Comments Off on Cybercrime Law is not a mistake, only some provisions: Escudero 

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 22 — Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero disagrees that the Cybercrime Law is a mistake but was confident it was only some provisions, specifically libel.

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(Obit)Ex-BM Calderon writes "30"

October 22, 2012 10:00 pm· Comments Off on (Obit)Ex-BM Calderon writes "30" 

ROXAS, Isabela, Oct. 22 — Prayers and words of sympathy have poured in as former Isabela board member and long-time mayor Benito ‘Benny’Calderon died at the age of 73 on Oct. 16 due to a lingering illness.

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