Plunder case vs Hagedorn, 'not politically-motivated' – petitioners

April 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Plunder case vs Hagedorn, 'not politically-motivated' – petitioners 

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, April 13 (PNA) –- Plunder case petitioners against former mayor Edward S. Hagedorn of this city said in a press conference Monday morning that the PHP65-million rap they filed is not a last ditch effort to demolish his mayoralty bid come May 8 recall election.

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Expropriation of lot for trapped residents in CDO starts

February 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on Expropriation of lot for trapped residents in CDO starts 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 17 — The city would begin expropriation proceedings of a lot to allow about 300 residents in Lapasan an unhindered passage here, a city councilor said Tuesday.

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Tree planting near the foot of Mayon volcano

February 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tree planting near the foot of Mayon volcano 

150215202756Students (2nd photo) in red and policemen (3rd photo) wearing heart-shaped emblems pinned on the breast portion of their uniforms carry On their hands pili tree seedlings as they move toward the venue of the tree planting near the foot of Mayon volcano as they reaffirm their love of the environment in the Valentine’s Day activity organized by the City Government of Legazpi headed by City Mayor Noel Rosal (1st photo)(PNA photos by Danny O. Calleja/Legazpi Bureau)
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Senate upholds decision to arrest Makati City Mayor Erwin Binay

January 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Senate upholds decision to arrest Makati City Mayor Erwin Binay 

150128191556Scene at the plenary shows (from left) Chairman of the Blue Ribbon Committee Senator Teofisto Guingona III; Majority Floorleader Alan Peter Cayetano; and Acting Minority Floorleader Senator Vicente Sotto when the Senate upheld the decision of the blue ribbon committee to cite Makati City Mayor Erwin Binay and 5 others in contempt, and ordered them arrested after an intense debate in a meeting that lasted for over an hour on Wednesday night (January 28, 2015). Cayetano announced the consensus of the Senate rules committee that the contempt and detention order was valid. (PNA photos by Avito C. Dalan)LAM/acd

Solon belittles Cebu City mayor’s threat to close SRP road

January 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on Solon belittles Cebu City mayor’s threat to close SRP road 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 25 — Rep. Gerald Anthony Gullas (Cebu, First District) has belittled Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama’s threat to close the South Road Properties (SRP) to vehicular traffic from Talisay City if Talisay City officials will not allow Cebu City from dumping its garbage in the neighboring city.

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Pag-IBIG to host another mass wedding on Feb. 12

January 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pag-IBIG to host another mass wedding on Feb. 12 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 21 — The Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF), more popularly known as the Pag-IBIG Fund, will host another free mass wedding on Feb. 12 in Cebu City.

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4ID “Diamond” Division honors Butuan City Mayor Amante

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on 4ID “Diamond” Division honors Butuan City Mayor Amante 

BUTUAN City, Jan 17 — The 4th Infantry “Diamond” Division of the Armed Forces of the Philippines gave full military honors to Butuan City mayor Ferdinand M. Amante, Jr. as chairman of the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) in an appropriate ceremony held at Camp Bancasi, headquarters of the 402nd Brigade in Brgy. Bancasi this city, Friday morning.

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Thousands of devotees join ‘Traslacion’ for Fiesta Senor

January 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Thousands of devotees join ‘Traslacion’ for Fiesta Senor 

By Eddie O. Barrita

CEBU CITY, Jan. 16 (PNA) — Thousands of devotees joined the penitential “Walk with Mary” and the “Traslacion” on the ninth day of the novena for the Fiesta Señor early morning Friday.

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MIWD starts laying down water pipes at diversion road

January 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on MIWD starts laying down water pipes at diversion road 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 14 -– The Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) has resumed its work of laying down the water pipes as approved by the new board of directors after Senate President Franklin M. Drilon gave the go signal to start the works abandoned two years ago by the water district.

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Pasay footbridge now free of vendors

January 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pasay footbridge now free of vendors 

150108162250The Pasay City Mayor’s Office and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) have joined hands to clear of vendors the footbridge at EDSA-Taft Rotunda as shown in right photos taken on Thursday (Jan. 8, 2015). Photos at left show the same area during the last Christmas season. (PNA photos by Gil S. Calinga)
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