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BACOLOD CITY: The Philippine Ports Authority police on Thursday afternoon intercepted at the Dumaguete port 77 men, including a 17-year-old boy, on two busloads en route to Zamboanga. The men were allegedly recruited by Carlito Bermejo to work at YL Fishing Company in Zamboanga. They were scheduled to leave via…

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INFANTA, Pangasinan: The suspect in the rape-slay of his 15-year-old girlfriend in 2008, described by police as No.1 most wanted person in Region I, was arrested by joint operatives of Pangasinan and Burauen police stations in the province of Leyte recently. Senior Supt. Ronald Oliver-Lee, Police Provincial Director, identified the…

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RAMON, Isabela: Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said integrated energy-water-food projects like hydro-electric dams is among the key strategy of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration to achieve its sustainable development goals. “The Department of Energy (DoE) is encouraging the integration of programs to develop renewable energy, water and food production,” Cusi said.…

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MARIVELES, Bataan: The number of workers at the Freeport Area of Bataan (FAB) here surged to a record high of nearly 34,000 as of March while locators are currently in need of 2,000 more employees. Emmanuel Pineda, FAB chairman and administrator, on Thursday said employment rate at the former Bataan…

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THE military could not ascertain when displaced families could return to their residences in Lanao del Sur as security forces are still conducting clearing operations to make sure no booby traps and improvised explosives devices were left by the terrorist Maute Group whose camp in Piagapo town was overrun by…

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BACOLOD CITY: Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo Maranon Jr. on Thursday confirmed that the Provincial Legal Office is investigating a quarry operator allegedly using fake quarry coupons issued by the provincial government. “He was caught with many fake coupons in his possession. After the investigation, we will file charges against him…

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Former Mayor Francis Nepomuceno of Angeles City, Pampanga is asking the Sandiganbayan’s Fourth Division to reconsider its ruling that convicted him in the graft charges which stemmed from the donation of a city government-owned vehicle to a non-government organization (NGO) in 2010. The court earlier found Nepomuceno and Abelardo Pamintuan…

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At least 86 flights of Philippine Airlines (PAL) are likely to experience delays as heads of countries and delegates to the Asean Summit continue to arrive for the event until Saturday. PAL corporate communications said those making travel plans are advised to schedule their trips accordingly “as PAL adheres to…