LEANDER C. DOMINGO, TMT

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TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan: A national government-sanctioned mining company is gearing up for initial exploration activities off Cagayan waters to see the possibility of extracting black sand or magnetite near three coastal towns in the province. Napoleon de Leon Jr., JDVC Resources Corp. president, however, said the company has not yet…

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Troops from the Northern Luzon Command (Nolcom) on Saturday seized four improvised explosive devices (IEDs) from communist New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Rizal, Cagayan province after a one-hour firefight. Lt. Col. Isagani Nato, Nolcom public information chief, said a caliber 22, a radio communication gadget, three backpacks, medicine packs,…

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The Philippine-hosted Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (Searca) is formalizing ties with the International School of Sustainable Tourism (ISST) to jointly organize for this year two international conferences on farm tourism. Headed by former tourism secretary Mina Gabor, the non-profit ISST provides education and…

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GAMU, Isabela: A battalion under the Philippine Army’s 5th Infantry (Star) Division was recently activated to combat the communist New People’s Army (NPA) in the Northern Luzon area, according to the 5th ID here. Captain Jeffrey Somera, 5th ID public affairs chief, said the office of the Armed Forces of the…

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Two foreign-based mining firms in Nueva Vizcaya, in support for the government’s National Greening Program (NGP), have planted a total of 3.8 million trees, according to the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). Mario Ancheta, MGB Cagayan Valley director, said the mining…

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Reviving the Kadiwa market system can help rein in runaway prices of basic goods and commodities and help farmers get the best prices for their produce, according to Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos. In the 1970s, Marcos said on Tuesday, Kadiwa outlets primarily catered to depressed areas, selling staple food…

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A magnitude 5.4 earthquake shook Cagayan early on Monday morning. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs said a 4.6 magnitude quake was felt at exactly 3:43 a.m. with a depth of 54 kilometers, located 27 kilometers southeast of Baggao town while a 5.4 magnitude quake of 23 kilometers depth, located at 39…

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The United States (US) Embassy in the Philippines will host a cultural heritage conservation training program in Iloilo City, known as the “City of Mansions.” Counselor for Public Affairs Carolyn Glassman said this is the first time the US Embassy is funding the program with P1.245 million focusing on best practices…

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A WASTE and pollution watch group has urged those who are filing their Certificates of Candidacy and aspiring to become barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK or Youth Council) leaders to take up the cudgels to care for the environment. Daniel Alejandre, Zero Waste Campaigner of EcoWaste Coalition, over the…

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THE Philippine Army’s (PA) Northern Luzon Command (Nolcom) discovered on Saturday an arms cache at a New People’s Army (NPA) hideout in San Luis, Aurora province. Lt. Col. Isagani Nato, Nolcom public information office chief, said recovered from the NPA lair in Barangay Ditike were a backpack containing one M16 rifle with…

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