DA Eastern Visayas reports slight increase in H1 rice yield

October 5, 2016 10:44 am· Comments Off on DA Eastern Visayas reports slight increase in H1 rice yield 

TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 5 — Total rice output for the first six months of the year in Eastern Visayas registered a 3.3 percent increase, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in its July round survey noted.

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Army, police place troops on alert for possible NPA retaliation

June 18, 2016 1:40 am· Comments Off on Army, police place troops on alert for possible NPA retaliation 

KORONADAL CITY, June 17 –- Police and military authorities here have been placed on heightened alert for possible retaliatory attacks from communist rebels after a clash with government forces Friday morning that left two rebels killed.

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NFA-Antique hopeful on incoming DA chief’s leadership

June 18, 2016 1:40 am· Comments Off on NFA-Antique hopeful on incoming DA chief’s leadership 

SAN JOSE De BUENAVISTA, Antique, June 17 –- The National Food Authority-Antique headed by its General Manager Oliver L. Cambas stands hopeful on the leadership of incoming Secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Pinol who has been appointed by President-elect Rodrigo Duterte to head the Department of Agriculture (DA).

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2 drug pushers shot dead on separate incidents in Laguna, Oriental Mindoro

June 18, 2016 1:40 am· Comments Off on 2 drug pushers shot dead on separate incidents in Laguna, Oriental Mindoro 

By Roselle Aquino

CAMP VICENTE LIM, Calamba City, June 17 (PNA) — A suspected drug pusher was killed during an encounter with the police in Luisiana, Laguna at 11:30 Thursday night.

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La Union drivers to be trained as tourism frontliners

June 18, 2016 1:40 am· Comments Off on La Union drivers to be trained as tourism frontliners 

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union, June 17 — A two-day seminar designed to create a pool of tour guides from among the local drivers will be held here from June 23-24 this year.

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Baguio mayor orders barangay officials to implement traffic ordinance

June 18, 2016 1:40 am· Comments Off on Baguio mayor orders barangay officials to implement traffic ordinance 

BAGUIO CITY, June 17 –- Re-elected Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan on Friday, June 17, reiterated his directive to all barangay officials to clear barangay roads from obstructions that affect the flow of traffic which compromise the safety of pedestrians and motorists alike.

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Cops nab 3 for illegal mining in Camarines Norte

June 18, 2016 1:40 am· Comments Off on Cops nab 3 for illegal mining in Camarines Norte 

By Jorge Hallare

LEGAZPI CITY, June 17 (PNA) — Members of the Paracale Municipal Police Station (PMPS) and the Criminal Investigation and Detection Team (CIDT) of Daet town caught three men in the act of illegally mining in Sitio Bulaay, Barangay Palanas, Paracale, Camarines Norte, at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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Army, police place troops on alert for possible NPA retaliation

June 18, 2016 1:40 am· Comments Off on Army, police place troops on alert for possible NPA retaliation 

KORONADAL CITY, June 17 –- Police and military authorities here have been placed on heightened alert for possible retaliatory attacks from communist rebels after a clash with government forces Friday morning that left two rebels killed.

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Yes for Peace advocates laud transparency in preliminary talks; work for formal talks in UP

June 18, 2016 1:40 am· Comments Off on Yes for Peace advocates laud transparency in preliminary talks; work for formal talks in UP 

PLARIDEL, Bulacan, June 17  — Transparency, which is the key word of incoming Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza in managing the peace process, is fast gaining the support of stakeholders and peace advocates.

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ARMM, MTRCB to host forum on media's role in Mindanao peace process

June 18, 2016 1:40 am· Comments Off on ARMM, MTRCB to host forum on media's role in Mindanao peace process 

COTABATO CITY, June 17 — Recognizing the vital role of media in the Mindanao peace process, the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) will hold a forum to further improve media coverage, officials here said Friday.

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