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N. Samar town, Bacoor City boost ties with sisterhood pact

TACLOBAN CITY, Jan. 27 -- The city government of Bacoor in Cavite and the municipal government of Palapag, Northern Samar have signed a sisterhood agreement that would boost their economic, trade, tou... Read More


Governance center built for IPs in Negros mountain village

BACOLOD CITY, Jan. 27 -- Thousands of members of the indigenous peoples (IP) community in a mountain village of Kabankalan City in southern Negros Occidental province are benefiting from the recently-... Read More


P15.3-M shabu seized, 4 arrested in Central Visayas sting ops

CEBU CITY, Jan. 27 -- The Police Regional Office (PRO) in Central Visayas on Friday bared it seized PHP15.3 million worth of suspected shabu while four drug personalities were arrested during three se... Read More


Iloilo province battles ASF, pork supply woes

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 27 -- Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Jr. on Friday said the province is facing two battles, one is to stop the spread of the African swine fever (ASF) and another is to ensure the s... Read More


Nueva Ecija farmers receive P107M worth of machineries thru RCEF

Pampanga, Jan. 27 -- Farmers in the province of Nueva Ecija received yet another batch of equipment and machineries through Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) program. The Department of Agr... Read More


DAR identifies housing site for former rebels in NegOr town

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 27 -- The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has identified government land in Basay town, Negros Oriental province as the proposed site for a socialized housing project for form... Read More


Sorsogon ARBs receive 'community empowerment' aid from DOST

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 27 -- The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) on Friday said agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in Barangay Bentuco, Gubat town in Sorsogon has received PHP247,000 worth of tools ... Read More


Manhunt on in Zambo Norte ambush that killed 5

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 27 -- Authorities have launched a manhunt against 10 gunmen responsible in the ambush-slay on Thursday afternoon of a village chairperson and four others in Sirawai town, Zamboang... Read More


Zambo City to evict 600 families from riverbanks

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 27 -- The city government is set to evict 600 families from riverbanks here to give way to the construction of a mega flood control project. Those subjected to eviction are famil... Read More


DBM greenlights release of 50% of tobacco tax: Ilocos Norte exec

LAOAG CITY, Jan. 27 -- The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has given the go signal to release half of the tobacco excise tax to local government units (LGUs), an official from Ilocos Norte s... Read More