Typhoon Huaning weakens as it moves closer to Taiwan-Batanes area

July 12, 2013 10:23 am· Comments Off on Typhoon Huaning weakens as it moves closer to Taiwan-Batanes area 

MANILA, July 12 — Typhoon “Huaning” has weakened but maintained its speed and direction as it moves towards the Taiwan-Batanes area, the state weather forecaster said on Friday.

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DOH, MMDA clean, disinfect bus terminals along EDSA

July 12, 2013 10:23 am· Comments Off on DOH, MMDA clean, disinfect bus terminals along EDSA 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, July 12 (PNA) — The Department of Health-National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) and the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) conducted early Friday their regular misting (space spraying), disinfecting and clean-up drive of bus terminals along EDSA.

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NNC in Region 8 to promote revised Nutritional Guidelines for Filipinos

July 12, 2013 10:23 am· Comments Off on NNC in Region 8 to promote revised Nutritional Guidelines for Filipinos 

TACLOBAN CITY, July 12 — The National Nutrition Council (NNC) in Eastern Visayas will kick off this month the promotion of the newly-revised 2012 Nutritional Guidelines for Filipinos (NGF).

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DepEd 8 notes lack of school dentists

July 12, 2013 10:23 am· Comments Off on DepEd 8 notes lack of school dentists 

TACLOBAN CITY, July 12 — If the problem of lack of teachers is bothering, shortage of dentist to check oral health needs of public school learners, is more alarming.

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Padre Pio chapel to rise in Davao del Sur

July 12, 2013 10:23 am· Comments Off on Padre Pio chapel to rise in Davao del Sur 

DAVAO CITY, July 12 — Devotees of the miraculous Padre Pio are set to build a P2.5-million green chapel in Barangay Lago in Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur to serve as a source of enlightenment for everyone and not just for Catholics.

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RDC 8 selecting new private sector representatives

July 12, 2013 10:23 am· Comments Off on RDC 8 selecting new private sector representatives 

TACLOBAN CITY, July 12 — The Regional Development Council (RDC) is now selecting private sector representatives (PSRs) who will participate in the highest policy-making body’s deliberation until 2016.

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Pampanga town exec heeds call to address garbage problem

July 12, 2013 10:23 am· Comments Off on Pampanga town exec heeds call to address garbage problem 

CANDABA, Pampanga, July 12 — The municipal government here has allocated funds for the purchase of a lot for the construction of a material recovery facility (MRF) to address the growing problem on solid waste.

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Police, Army foil bombing attempt in North Cotabato

July 12, 2013 10:23 am· Comments Off on Police, Army foil bombing attempt in North Cotabato 

MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato, July 12 — Authorities prevented what could have been a bloody Thursday when they discovered a powerful improvised explosive device (IED) planted by suspected Moro renegade guerrillas at a roadside in a remote village here.

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Leyte province distributes incentives to hospital staff

July 12, 2013 10:23 am· Comments Off on Leyte province distributes incentives to hospital staff 

TACLOBAN CITY, July 12 — The provincial government of Leyte kicked off distribution of quarterly incentives to province-run hospitals and its personnel under the hospital income sharing program.

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Thousands in BiH mourn victims of Sreberenica Massacre

July 12, 2013 10:23 am· Comments Off on Thousands in BiH mourn victims of Sreberenica Massacre 

SREBRENICA, Bosnia and Herzegovina, July 12 — Thousands of people in Bosnia and Herzegovina gathered on Thursday at Potocari Memorial Center near Srebrenica to mourn for victims in the 1995 Srebrenica Massacre.

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