9.15.2009

PIA News Service - Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009

RCDC step up preparations for the 5th Mindanao Coop Summit

BUTUAN CITY – The Regional Cooperative Development Council (RCDC) Caraga step up preparations for the 5th Mindanao Cooperative Summit set here on March 5, 2010. 

Caraga Region will host the 5th Mindanao Cooperative Summit. Thus, preparations for the upcoming hosting are now underway. 

Recently, RCDC Caraga finally completed the plan of activities for the 5th Mindanao summit. The different committees and people involved are now identified. 

Among the committees identified are the Host Executive Committee; Committee on Trade Fair and Exhibits; Committee on Souvenir Programs, Invitations and Socials; Committee on Publicity and Promotions; Committee on Hall Preparation; Committee on Documentation, Secretariat, Supplies and Equipment; Committee on Finance and Awards; Committee on Reception and Accommodation; and Committee on Food and Sanitation. 

Part of the council’s plan is the invitation of the Butuan tri-media to be RCDC’s partner in the Mindanao-wide activity. (Lovely Laudette Gamba, PIA-Caraga)
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DOST Usec challenges Caraga inventors to find a niche for science and technology to work on 

BUTUAN CITY – “… It is therefore a challenge for our inventors and for all of us to find a niche for science and technology to work on towards the development of the country,” challenges Undersecretary Fortunato Dela Peña of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) during the opening ceremony of the DOST Mindanao Cluster Science and Technology Fair in one of the convention centers here, today (September 14).

Usec. Dela Peña in his speech said that science and technology could well address issues on food, alternative energy, environment, biotechnology, information and communication technology and health. 

“There is so much that is facing us today and we know that science and technology could help solve or ease some of these burdens. We know that through science we can overcome these challenges and spur development in the country,” says Usec. Dela Peña. 

Usec. Dela Peña call on inventors and other stakeholders to continue their innovations and to always think about the ordinary people who should benefit from their innovations.  

 “…I call on our inventors to continue their innovations and to always think about the ordinary people who ought to benefit from their innovations,” says Usec. Dela Peña.

This year’s theme, “Responding to Global Challenges through Science and Technology”, stresses the importance of science and technology in improving the lives of every Filipino. 

The fair is a one-week event participated by students from the different schools in Caraga, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) assisted by DOST, regional councils and local inventors among others. 

Several activities were lined up for the one-week event. Among these is the DOST-LGU Convergence Forum, SMEs Technology Business Forum, DOST-Academe Innovation Forum and Gender Friendly Food Technologies Forum. 

DOST Caraga also achieve another milestone when it’s Regional Science and Technology Laboratory (RSTL) was awarded with ISO 17025 Accreditation by the Philippine Accreditation Office during the opening ceremony today. (Lovely Laudette Gamba, PIA-Caraga)
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Cebuano News: 6th CARAGA Regional Human Resources Managers Convention ipahigayon sa Surigao Norte

SURIGAO DEL NORTE (September 15) – Gikalipay ni Gov. Ace Barbers nga ang probinsya sa Surigao del Norte maoy gipili sa Civil Service Commission ug CARAGA Regional Council of Human Resource Managers’, Inc. nga maoy ilang venue sa ilang 6th CARAGA Regional Council of Human Resource Managers Convention nga magsugod karong Setyembre 16 ug matapos sa Setyembre 17, 2009 ug kini pagahimuon diha sa Provincial Convention Center, diin mihatag gayud ang batan-ong Gobernador sa iyang hugot nga suporta kabahin niini.

Ang maong kalihukan pagatambungan sa mga nagkadaiyang opisyales sa CARAGA Regional Council of Human Resource Managers’, Inc. (CRCHRMI), usa ka konseho nga nagtinambayayungay alang sa paghatag ug de kalidad ug husto nga serbisyo publiko ug gipanglantawan nga makahimo ug mga programa ug mga polisiya mahitungod sa human resource management pinaagi sa kooperasyon ug hiniusang pakigbisog sa tanang miyembro niini.

Ang ika-unom nga CARAGA Regional HRM Convention pagabuksan pinaagi sa usa ka opening ceremony diin si City Mayor Alfonso Casurra ug Gov. Robert Ace Barbers maoy mga gipasidunggang mamumulong niini. Ubay-ubay usab nga mga topiko ang ilang pagahisgutan mahitungod sa mga lakang ug mga pamaagi nga makapalambo sa panirbisyo sa matag empleyado ug ang maong mga topiko maglangkob na sa Psycho Cybernetics, Public Service Excellence, Organizational Politics ug Strengthening Human Resource Competencies.

Gipanghinaut ni Gov. Barbers nga magmalampuson ang maong dakong kalihukan nga ipahigayon dinhi sa probinsya. Iya usab nga gi-awhag ang katawhang Surigaonon nga mohatag sa ilang suporta pinaagi sa pagpakita sa mga maayong kina-iya diha sa tanang bisita nga mahidangat dinhi sa atong dapit ug sa pagminitinar sa kalimpyo ug kahapsay sa atong probinsya. (PGO- Surigao del Norte Media Bureau)
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POLICE REPORTS
By PO2 Darlin Cabalinan-Migullas


PNP arrests wanted person 

On September 13, 2009 at around 11:00 o'clock in the morning, one Loed Arevalo Gier, 24 years old, single and a resident of Purok-2, Barangay Katipunan, Las Nieves, Agusan del Norte was arrested by elements of Las Nieves Municipal Police Station (MPS) led by SPO1 Peter Cutao at the above-mentioned place.

Said person was arrested by virtue of Warrant of Arrest (WOA) issued by Hon. Judge Eduardo Casals of RTC Branch 1, Hall of Justice, Libertad, Butuan City, for violation of section 5 (A) in relation to section 6 (A) of R.A. 9262 (Anti-VAWC) docketed under criminal case number 135886 with recommended bail bond of P120,000.00.

Arrested person is now detained at Las Nieves Municipal Police Station for proper disposition. 

On September 14, 2009 at around 8:00 o'clock in the morning, personnel of Tubod Municipal Police Station led by PInsp. Ryan Sabordo arrested one Joebert Sardovia Tolibas, 24 years old, married and a resident of Purok-1, Barangay Timamana, Tubod, Surigao del Norte at the said place.

Said person was arrested by virtue of Warrant of Arrest issued by Hon. Cesar P. Bordalba, Presiding Judge, MCTC Branch 1, Surigao City for Reckless Imprudence Resulting to Multiple Physical Injuries and Damage to Property docketed under criminal case number 09-15778, with recommended bail bond of P2,500.00.

Arrested person is now detained at Tubod Municipal Police Stastion for proper disposition. 

Also, at around 1:30 in the afternoon at Purok-2, Barangay 23, Holy Redeemer, Butuan City, one Mario Lingo Daclagon, 49 years old, married and the above-mentioned place was arrested by elements of Butuan City Police Station (BCPS) 2 led by SPO3 Advincula.

Said person was arrested by virtue of Warrant of Arrest issued by Hon. Judge Eduardo Casals of RTC Branch 1, Hall of Justice, Libertad, Butuan City, charged for Rape docketed under criminal case number 13604 with no recommended bail bond.

Arrested person now detained at BCPS 2 for proper disposition.
(PNP-13/ PIA-Caraga)

Violation of R.A. 7610 

On September 13, 2009, at around 11:30 in the morning at District 5, Barangay Kinabjangan, Nasipit, Agusan del Norte, a father was arrested after beating his daughter with a sharp bladed weapon (bolo).

Upon receipt of the said report, elements of Nasipit Municipal Police Station proceeded to the said place and arrested the suspect identified as Deogracias Pilapil, 49 years old.

Initial investigation disclosed that the suspect and his daughter identified as Daisyree Amparo Pilapil, 14 years old, both residents of the above-mentioned place were having arguments, which resulted to the said incident.

Victim sustained laceration wound on her left wrist and was immediately brought to Nasipit District Hospital for medical treatment while the suspect was brought to Nasipit Municipal Police Station for proper disposition. (PNP-13/ PIA-Caraga)