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A male cadaver estimated to be between 25 to 35 years old about 5’7” tall without clothes was found floating at the Ormoc bay passed two in the afternoon the other day (Tuesday). The cadaver who is on an advance state of decomposition was found by a mute fisherman Danilo…

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Camp Bado Dangwa, La Trinidad, Benguet: The Police Regional Office Cordillera will further intensify the campaign against loose firearms to prevent the escalation of election-related violent incidents. Sr. Supt. Benjamin Lusad, Provincial Director said that two individuals were separately arrested for illegal possession of firearms in Abra on Monday. A…

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EDUCATION Secretary Armin Luistro on Tuesday said he has no problem with epal politicians or those who put their names or pictures on signages of public school projects. “Wala ako problema ‘nun [epal projects], in fact kailangan nila lagyan ‘nun. Kasi ‘pag nag-COA [Commission on Audit] audit at sub-substandard project…

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ZAMBOANGA CITY: The local police have discovered a new “modus operandi” of drug pushers operating in this city’s west coast, particularly in Barangay Recodo, following the arrest of women drug pushers the last few days. Police Station 9 commander Sr. Insp. Edilberto Alvarez said the drug pushers in Recodo are…

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BIRI ISLAND, Northern Samar: The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) recently launched in this municipality the newest program to rehabilitate and save the Philippines’ coral reefs. The program dubbed Sustainable Coral Reef Ecosystems Management Program will be implemented in the Biri-Larosa Protected Landscape/Seascape Area, a priority site for…

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TACLOBAN CITY: The Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) in Palo revealed that a permit to cut trees has already been issued by the central office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for the Burauen-Albuera road project under the Second Leyte Engineering District (LED). According to…

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SAN FERNANDO CITY, Pampanga: The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Wednesday expressed its readiness to serve the residents should another calamity will hit the province as there is enough funds available. DSWD Regional Director Adelina Apostol, in an interview, said that the local residents here have nothing…

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SAN PABLO CITY, Laguna: San Pablo City joined on Monday the nationwide observance of the National Heroes’ Day in fitting ceremonies at the city’s historical landmark here. City Mayor Loreto Amante led officials and city folks in the floral and wreath-laying rites at the memorial marker in honor of the…

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A group of civilian volunteers was ambushed by elements of the communist New People’s Army (NPA), leaving one dead and another wounded. Capt. Raul Villegas, spokesman of 10th Infantry Division, identified on Tuesday the lone casualty as Onded Ambusas of So Mangani, Barangay Tapak, Paquibato District, Davao City. Wounded was…

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ZAMBOANGA CITY: Three people were killed and another was wounded in an ambush in the restive province of Basilan in the Muslim autonomous region in Mindanao, police said on Tuesday. Police said among the dead were two teachers—Rodolfo Saavedra and his wife Gloria—and the wounded has been identified by authorities…