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Task force collars more than 3,000 smokers

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo ILOILO City Anti-Smoking Task Force (ICAST) executive director Iñigo Garingalao described their Anti-Smoking Campaign in the city as satisfactory. “Satisfactory sa panaw-aw ko in the sense na kung may mga nagakalatabo, ma-address ta and may mga successes na kita,” Garingalao said. According to Garingalao, they apprehend 20 or 30 violators daily. […] The post Task force collars more than 3,000 smokers appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianAug 11th, 2018

Boracay rehabilitation efforts to continue past reopening date

THERE is still a lot more rehabilitation work left to accomplish in Boracay before its looming public reopening next week, Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu said.In a statement on Wednesday, Mr. Cimatu, who also heads the Boracay interagency task force, welcomed Aklanon guests as the first to partake in a “better Boracay. At the closing of the […] The post Boracay rehabilitation efforts to continue past reopening date appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

NTFMC Closes Small-Scale Mining Operations in Itogon

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) spearheaded the two-day ‘Operation Itogon’ to ensure that all small scale mining activities in this municipality are stopped. DENR Assistant Secretary Joselin Marcus Fragada said that DENR National Task Force – Mining Challenge(NTFMC) ‘Operation Itogon’ was operationalized last October 8 to 9 to enforce the order of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Marawi Rehabilitation Groundbreaking Rescheduled

The groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of the rehabilitation of the most affected area (MAA) Marawi City’s has been rescheduled from Wednesday, October 17, to the last week of this month, according to top officials of the Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM). “TFBM is ready and well prepared for October 17 but we will […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Task force to determine non-infra spending cuts

An interagency task force will look into non-infrastructure spending items that can be cut or shelved in response to revenue losses from a planned deferment of next year’s fuel excise...READ MORE The post Task force to determine non-infra spending cuts appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

‘Boracay Island a cesspool no more’

SIX months into its massive rehabilitation, the world famous whitesand destination Boracay Island has been fit for swimming. Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Roy Cimatu, who also heads the Inter-Agency Task Force Boracay, made the announcement at the start of the 10-day dry run for the island’s re-opening on Oct 15, 2018. The island will […] The post ‘Boracay Island a cesspool no more’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Gov t asks public to manage expectations for Boracay reopening

MANILA, Philippines – Top officials of the Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force asked the public to "manage expectations" once the island reopens to tourists  on October 26. In an interview with CNN Philippines on Monday, October 15, Tourism Secretary Benadette Romulo Puyat said the public needs to understand that the rehabilitation process ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Sustainability of Agri Programs in Marawi Monitored

As the Food Security Convergence continues pouring in over agricultural livelihood opportunities in Agrarian Reform Communities (ARCs) of Marawi, the Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) together with the World Food Programme (WFP) conducted a food security assessment to track the progress of the agri farms of the internally displaced farmers in Barangay Dulay Proper. The […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

PNP revives special task force to check on election hot spots

PNP revives special task force to check on election hot spots.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Pasig court convicts 3 Chinese behind PH’s biggest shabu haul

      The Pasig City Regional Trial Court Branch 264 has convicted three Chinese nationals involved in what by far is the biggest shabu haul in the country. Meted three counts each of life imprisonment are Chen Wen De alias Jacky Tan, Wu Li Yong alias David Go, and Shi Gui Xiong alias Xiong. They are ordered to pay a fine of P30 million each. Their co-accused Salim Arafat, Basher Jamal and Abdullah Jahmal were meted one count of life imprisonment each and a P10-million fine each. The case stemmed from three consecutive raids conducted by the National Bureau of Investigation-Task Force Against Drugs and police operatives in three different locations--M...Keep on reading: Pasig court convicts 3 Chinese behind PH’s biggest shabu haul.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

In search of the ‘new teacher’ (Part I)

The World Bank and Japan funded the EDCOM Task Force to resolve the weaknesses of Basic Education as surveyed by the Congress-Senate Commission (1990-1995)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

Boracay at risk of dengue

By: Gail T. Momblan THE Department of Health (DOH) in Western Visayas urged local officials in Boracay Island to reactivate the Aksyon Barangay Kontra Dengue (ABKD) or Dengue Task Force after it was found that the island resort was at high risk of the mosquito-borne infection. The villages of Yapak, Balabag, and Manok-manok which compose the […] The post Boracay at risk of dengue appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

Napolcom orders restriction of seven Bacolod City cops

BACOLOD City – Seven members of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team of the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) involved in a shooting incident at Barangay Sum-ag were placed under restriction. In a letter addressed to Task Force Kasanag (TFK) National Commander John Chiong, National Police Commission (Napolcom) Regional Director Atty. Joseph Celis said the […] The post Napolcom orders restriction of seven Bacolod City cops appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Sanctions loom if Philippines fails money laundering law review

The Philippines is at risk of being slapped with sanctions if it fails the coming review by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) of the country’s compliance with international anti-money laundering standards, an official said yesterday. Source link link: Sanctions loom if Philippines fails money laundering law review.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Sanctions loom if Philippines fails money laundering law review

The Philippines is at risk of being slapped with sanctions if it fails the coming review by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) of the country’s compliance with international anti-money laundering standards, an official said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

Boracay tourist arrivals to be regulated

The number of people, including tourists, to be allowed to stay in Boracay will be regulated under the guidelines adopted by the Boracay Interagency Task Force (BIATF)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

Boracay task force sets guidelines to sustain island rehab

PHILSTAR THESE new guidelines set provisions for sewage management, traffic alleviation, and, most significantly, a cap on the number of people allowed in Boracay at any one time. — PHILSTAR By Anna Gabriela A. Mogato THE Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force (BIATF) has set the guidelines for the island’s continued rehabilitation, following its formal opening on… link: Boracay task force sets guidelines to sustain island rehab.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

PTFOMS TO HOLD SEMINAR ON ITS GUIDELINES

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY: The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) will hold a seminar on October 11 on the operational guidelines of President Rodrigo Duterte’s Administrative Order No. 1 (AO1) that created the task force at the Limketkai Center here. Undersecretary Jose Joel Sy Egco, PTFoMS executive director, said the task force is… link: PTFOMS TO HOLD SEMINAR ON ITS GUIDELINES.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

Guidelines set for Boracay’s soft opening

The guidelines for local tourists who will visit Boracay Island for its soft opening on October 15, 2018 have been set. Niven Maquirang, Caticlan-Cagbang Jetty Port Manager, said the Boracay Interagency Task Force for Rehabilitation has already approved the guidelines to be implemented during the 11-day dry run prior to its re-opening on Oct. 26. […] The post Guidelines set for Boracay’s soft opening appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

Anticrime leaflet warns vs rallies

SAN PEDRO CITY --- A propaganda campaign by police and military in Batangas against criminality appeared to lump protest organizers with hardened criminals, as shown by leaflets distributed in villages in several towns in the province. The printing and distribution of the leaflets was part of community support program for Task Force Ugnay, a project of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the police's Regional Mobile Force Battalion. The task force holds "immersions" and disseminates information on crime prevention measures in the towns of Lian, Lemery, Balayan and Calaca. These were areas where communist rebels continued to be active despite military and police operations, a...Keep on reading: Anticrime leaflet warns vs rallies.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

CUSTOMS OFFICIALS IN HOT WATER NBI steps in on rice probe

I will leave it to NBI Director Dante Gierran to determine if his agents down south could do a credible investigation or the Anti-Smuggling Task Force at the head office should do it Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra wants the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to help investigate the disappearance of more than 7,000 sacks of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018