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BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya: House of Representative Deputy Speaker Carlos Padilla has sought an inquiry on Casecnan River’s delectable fish ludong which is on the brink of extinction arising from construction of water and energy facilities by an American firm. Introduced by Padilla of the lone congressional district of Nueva Vizcaya,…

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TUGUEGARAO CITY: The newly created Cagayan Black Sand Mining Task Force has strengthened its operations against illegal black sand mining along the shorelines of northern Cagayan province. In collaboration with the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), the crew was in the coastal town…

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COTABATO CITY: After 10 days, authorities released on Thursday computer-generated photos of the suspects of the recent blast here that left eight people dead and wounded 30 others. The three suspects’ photos were presented by City police Director Sr. Supt. Rolen Balquin together with commanding officer of the Marine Battalion…

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A plantation worker was electrocuted to death on Wednesday while working a palm-oil plantation in a remote village in Agusan del Sur, police reports said on Thursday. Reports at the Philippine National Police operations center in Camp Crame identified the victim as Frederick Macarayo, 39 and an employee of Filipinas…

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ILOILO CITY: All commercial billboards, signs and signboards along the six-kilometer stretch of the Sen. Benigno S. Aquino Avenue, popularly known as the diversion road from the Gen. Luna street in the city proper up to the boundary of the municipality of Pavia, Iloilo must be removed by the owners…

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ILOILO CITY: After two failed bridge closures of the Jaro Washington Bridge in Jaro district, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced that the bridge will finally be closed for traffic starting August 26. DPWH is readying the P34-million bridge retroffiting works to rehabilitate, expand and strengthen the…

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Ormoc City: An asset of the Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detective Group (PNP-CIDG) was shot to death by unidentified culprits at about 9 a.m. on Thursday in Barangay Bantigue here. The victim was identified as Christopher Tomada y Fiel, 47, a resident of Barangay Mabini, Ormoc City. Fiel…

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CAMP BADO DANGWA, La Trinidad Benguet: Three suspects involved in a robbery with homicide case were successfully arrested inside their hideout at Sitio Central, Barangay Poblacion, Paracelis Mountain Province on Thursday morning by the joint operatives of the Mount Province Public Safety Co., Second Platoon and Cordon Municipal Police Station.…

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COTABATO CITY: Maguindanao Governor Esmael “Toto” Mangudadatu sent separate teams of volunteers to distribute relief goods in various evacuation centers for more than 32,000 families displaced by floods in 158 villages of 20 of Maguindanao’s 36 towns, instead of receiving gifts from visitors and guests, during his 45th birthday celebration…

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ILOILO CITY: Building contractors and owners of building sites in the city of Iloilo must cleanup their construction, renovation and demolition debris along public roads and lands. The city council approved on Tuesday regular session an ordinance authored by city Councilor Jason Gonzales in requiring all contractors and site owners…