Furor over PDAF goes provincial: MisOr, CDO solons get P173 M

August 31, 2013 9:26 am· Comments Off on Furor over PDAF goes provincial: MisOr, CDO solons get P173 M 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 30 -– Congressmen in Misamis Oriental and Cagayan de Oro City received a total of P173 million under their Priority Development Assistance Funds in 2013, the Department of Budget said on Friday

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Zambo business tax collection to reach P270M by yearend

August 31, 2013 9:26 am· Comments Off on Zambo business tax collection to reach P270M by yearend 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Aug. 30 -– The City Permits and Licensing Division (CPLD) expects an increase in the collection of business taxes with the increase in the number of business establishments in the city.

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Prosecutor files charges against DENR-Bicol legal aide for direct bribery

August 31, 2013 9:26 am· Comments Off on Prosecutor files charges against DENR-Bicol legal aide for direct bribery 

LEGAZPI CITY, Aug. 30 — The Legazpi City Prosecutor's Office on Friday filed direct bribery charges against a legal assistant in the Bicol regional office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) here after he was caught inside his office receiving P5,000 marked money in an entrapment operation Thursday by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI).

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6 private sector reps elected to RDC 7 Full Council

August 31, 2013 9:26 am· Comments Off on 6 private sector reps elected to RDC 7 Full Council 

CEBU CITY, Aug. 30 — Six private sector representatives, including a business leader and a veteran radioman, were elected as members of the Regional Development Council 7 Full Council with a three-year term from 2013 to 2016.

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Cebu City traffic body intensifies drive against night parking on city streets

August 31, 2013 9:26 am· Comments Off on Cebu City traffic body intensifies drive against night parking on city streets 

CEBU CITY, Aug. 30 — The Cebu City Integrated Traffic Operations Management (CITOM) earned close to half a million pesos in one month of intensified operation against illegal night parking violations.

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Contact center industry urged to tap emerging markets

August 31, 2013 9:26 am· Comments Off on Contact center industry urged to tap emerging markets 

CEBU CITY, Aug. 30 — A top executive in the global contact center industry has urged the country’s contact center players to start looking beyond the United States market, saying that next biggest contributor in the global economy are the emerging markets.

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Sagada clash now under probe; two injured cops recovering – PROCOR

August 31, 2013 9:26 am· Comments Off on Sagada clash now under probe; two injured cops recovering – PROCOR 

CAMP DANGWA, Benguet, Aug. 30 –- The two policemen injured in a five-hour firefight with a heavily armed band of New People's Army (NPA) rebels in Sagada, Mountain Province are now recovering after their medical treatment in a hospital in Baguio City, the Police Regional Office Cordillera (PROCOR) said Friday.

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North Cotabato power consumers face 6-8 hour daily brownout

August 31, 2013 9:26 am· 1 Comment 

By Edwin Fernandez

KIDAPAWAN CITY, Aug. 30 (PNA) –- Power consumers in North Cotabato and elsewhere in Mindanao have started suffering six to eight hours of brownout due to limited power supply as a result of on-going rehabililtation of two major power generators in Lanao del Norte and Misamis Oriental.

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DepEd employee shot dead inside school premises

August 31, 2013 9:26 am· Comments Off on DepEd employee shot dead inside school premises 

Butuan City, Aug. 30 — An employee of the Dept. of Education in Agusan del Sur died on the spot after he was shot by an unidentified assailant inside the premises of an elementary school Thursday afternoon.

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P-Noy lauded for approving bill creating more science and tech scholars

August 31, 2013 9:26 am· Comments Off on P-Noy lauded for approving bill creating more science and tech scholars 

KIDAPAWAN CITY, Aug 30 — Former AGHAM partylist Rep. Angelo Palmones Fridaya lauded President Aquino for signing one of AGHAM's pet bills in the 15th Congress.

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