Five star hotel to rise in Palompon town

July 16, 2013 11:45 pm· Comments Off on Five star hotel to rise in Palompon town 

TACLOBAN CITY, July 16 — Driven by increasing number of tourists to Kalanggaman Island, a local business owner will initially invest P50 million in building a luxury hotel in Palompon, Leyte, the first of its kind in the town.

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Contractualization worries labor group in E. Visayas

July 16, 2013 11:45 pm· Comments Off on Contractualization worries labor group in E. Visayas 

TACLOBAN CITY, July 16 — Labor union groups have expressed concern on the emerging contractualization scheme in Eastern Visayas, that would eventually affect the plight of regular workers.

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Soria challenged by result of survey on corruption in the PNP

July 16, 2013 11:45 pm· Comments Off on Soria challenged by result of survey on corruption in the PNP 

PALO, Leyte, July 16 — The region’s top police official considers as a challenge the latest Global Corruption Barometer of the anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International labeling the Philippine National Police (PNP) as the most corrupt institution in the country.

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Unified system for gov't college schools proposed

July 16, 2013 11:45 pm· Comments Off on Unified system for gov't college schools proposed 

TACLOBAN CITY, July 16 — Establishment of the Eastern Visayas University System (EVUS) was proposed in a bid to raise the bar of higher learning education in the region through harmonizing state-owned school programs.

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Palace confirms BI chief resignation

July 16, 2013 11:25 pm· Comments Off on Palace confirms BI chief resignation 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, July 16 (PNA) — Malacanang on Tuesday confirmed the resignation of Bureau of Immigration (BI) chief Ricardo David.

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Fact-finding team on the sex for fly issue to evaluate the testimonies they gathered in three countries

July 16, 2013 11:25 pm· Comments Off on Fact-finding team on the sex for fly issue to evaluate the testimonies they gathered in three countries 

By Ferdinand G. Pati

14 provinces in N.Luzon under Signal no.1 as TD 'Isang' slightly gains strength, speed

July 16, 2013 11:25 pm· Comments Off on 14 provinces in N.Luzon under Signal no.1 as TD 'Isang' slightly gains strength, speed 

By Christropher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, July 16 (PNA) — At least 14 provinces in Northern Luzon are still under public storm warning signal no. 1 as tropical depression 'Isang' slightly gains strength and speed as it moved towards the Isabela-Cagayan area, the state weather forecaster said on Tuesday afternoon.

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Justices raise issue on equitable sharing in mining profit

July 16, 2013 11:25 pm· Comments Off on Justices raise issue on equitable sharing in mining profit 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo, Jr.

MANILA, July 16 (PNA) — Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P. Aranal Sereno Tuesday questioned what the government has been doing to improve its share of profit in the mining industry.

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PNP chief orders relief of all officers involved in Ozamis gang leaders gun-slay

July 16, 2013 11:25 pm· Comments Off on PNP chief orders relief of all officers involved in Ozamis gang leaders gun-slay 

MANILA, July 16 – Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Alan Purisima has ordered the relief of all police officers implicated in the gun-slay of two leaders of the Ozamis crime group in San Pedro, Laguna Monday night.

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2 missing children found dead in Taguig

July 16, 2013 11:25 pm· Comments Off on 2 missing children found dead in Taguig 

MANILA, July 16 – Two children, reported missing since March, was found dead and in decomposing condition at the backseat of black Sedan parked at a garage in Barangay Wawa, Taguig City Tuesday morning.

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