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LA TRINIDAD, Benguet: Local farmers here said there is no reason for market vendors in Manila to increase the pri­ces of highland vegetables because the occurrence of frost has not affected the farms where these produce are sourced. Agot Balanoy, Benguet Farmers Marketing Cooperative general manager, said they have been…

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The Office of the Ombudsman has filed malversation charges against former Mayor Labualas Baganday Mamansual of Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat and then-Municipal Treasurer Francis Balanay Nadar before the Sandiganbayan for allegedly misappropriating more than P13 million of the town’s funds in 2010. Assistant Special Prosecutor I Maria Rizza Ferrer-Mendoza of the…

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THE Supreme Court (SC) has granted a petition assailing the Sandiganbayan’s cancellation of a notice of lis pendens issued over property alleged to be ill-gotten by former President Ferdinand Marcos and his associates. Lis pendens is a written notice of a pending suit involving property usually filed before the appropriate…

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WHILE the third round of the peace negotiations between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) was ongoing in Rome, Italy, the military accused the New People’s Army (NPA) of continuing its extortion activities in the countryside. The Philippine Army’s 10th Infantry Division disclosed that…

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TABUK CITY, Kalinga: Residents here expressed concern over the declining coffee industry in many villages and are seeking government intervention to revive this traditional source of income for many families. Director Lorenzo Caranguian of the Department of Agriculture-Cordillera Administrative Region said residents of the province, particularly in this city and…

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THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) has eased its rules for delegates to a summit of leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and ongoing preliminary meetings. A memorandum from the BI commissioner’s office instructs airport immigration officers to conduct “less restrictive” immigration formalities for the Asean delegates and…

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TThe “No Window Hours” policy for the unified vehicular volume reduction program (UVVRP) or number coding scheme is extended for another six months, according to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority on Monday. The extension came after a consultation with the Metro Manila Council, the agency’s policy-making body and Inter-Agency Council…

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BATANGAS: The Home Development Mutual Fund (Pag-IBIG) has improved its services by opening new office and introduced its modified savings schemes and loyalty cards to cater to its 771,542 members in Southern Tagalog comprising the provinces of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon, or Calabarzon. Pag-IBIG Batangas City inaugurated its…

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TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan: Buguey town Mayor Lloyd Antiporda has belied reports linking the Antiporda family to the illegal drug trade, saying the accusations are “pure lies, baseless and absurd.” During Thursday’s meeting with provincial governors in Malacañang, President Rodrigo Duterte made specific mention of Licerio Antiporda, whom he described as…

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THE Court of Appeals (CA) has halted a decision of the Office of the Ombudsman dismissing Gov. Edgardo Tallado of Camarines Norte for invalidating the appointment of 48 provincial government employees. In a 12-page decision penned by Associate Justice Rosmari Carandang and concurred in by Associate Justices Mario Lopez and…

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