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Filipinos’ economic woes to worsen — Leni Robredo
by Ding Cervantes - September 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Vice President Leni Robredo said President Duterte’s failure to admit economic and other problems could only worsen the economic woes of Filipinos. ?
Sale of imported galunggong illegal — fishers group
by Ding Cervantes - September 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol’s order allowing the sale of imported galunggong (round scad) and other fish in local markets is illegal, a fisherfolk group said yesterday.
US veterans’ group approves Balangiga bells return
by Ding Cervantes - September 4, 2018 - 12:00am
The American Legion, a worldwide organization of US war veterans, approved during its national convention last week a resolution allowing the return of two Balangiga bells seized by American troops as war booty during...
2 nabbed for selling party drugs
by Ding Cervantes - September 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) agents arrested Friday in Bulacan two suspects believed to be supplying drugs that are used in group sex.
Fishers group urges boycott of imported galunggong
by Ding Cervantes - August 28, 2018 - 12:00am
A group of fishermen yesterday vowed to campaign for a nationwide boycott of imported galunggong (round scad), insisting that while the imports are expected to cost less than local harvest, they are a health ha...
Local exec welcomes PNP correction of crimes list
by Ding Cervantes - August 27, 2018 - 12:00am
After the Philippine National Police (PNP) corrected its report citing this city as second among the country’s chartered cities with the highest crime volume, Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan yesterday expressed his...
‘Lack of foresight caused rice price spike’
by Ding Cervantes - August 27, 2018 - 12:00am
A former administrator of the National Food Authority (NFA) blamed yesterday the rise in prices of rice to the late purchase of the staple intended for the lean months.
Fishers ask Emmanuel Piñol to withdraw galunggong import plan
by Ding Cervantes - August 24, 2018 - 12:00am
An opposition lawmaker yesterday blocked the proposal of Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to import fish — galunggong or round scad in particular — as part of efforts of the Duterte administration to temper...
Fishermen lambast galunggong importation
by Ding Cervantes - August 19, 2018 - 12:00am
A group representing the country’s small fisherfolks decried yesterday the government’s plan to allow the liberal importation of scud fish or galunggong.
Clark airport passenger traffic hits 1.53 million
by Ding Cervantes - August 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Some 1.53 million passengers have come in and departed through the Clark International Airport since January, the highest passenger traffic to be recorded at the airport here.
47 Pampanga barangays remain flooded
by Ding Cervantes - August 10, 2018 - 12:00am
At least 47 barangays in Pampanga remain flooded due to heavy rains in the past several weeks.
Groups say proposed rice tariff won’t lower prices
by Ding Cervantes - August 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Cause-oriented groups yesterday objected to the proposed Rice Tariffication Bill, saying it would not lower prices and might kill the country’s rice industry.
Draft charter’s ‘protectionist’ provisions assailed
by Ding Cervantes - August 1, 2018 - 12:00am
The Foundation for Economic Freedom yesterday expressed serious concern about the economic provisions of the draft federal constitution, saying these are anti-investor and do not adapt to modern times.
Airlines urged to accept qualified pilots without college degrees
by Ding Cervantes - July 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Projecting that some 250,000 pilots will be needed in the Asia-Pacific region in the next 20 years, administrators of a flying school here have urged airline companies to employ senior high school graduates who have...
‘High rice prices proof of import failure’
by Ding Cervantes - July 23, 2018 - 12:00am
The prevailing high prices of rice nationwide are proof that rice importation cannot stop price hikes, contrary to what the National Food Administration (NFA) has promised, militant groups said.
P1 million ‘hot’ logs seized in Nueva Ecija; illegal logger named
by Ding Cervantes - July 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Police and military personnel recently confiscated at least 6,000 board feet of illegally cut lumber valued at P1 million in Jaen, Nueva Ecija.
SC hit over reversal of Luisita payback order
by Ding Cervantes - July 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Militant groups yesterday denounced the Supreme Court (SC) for reversing its earlier decision ordering the Hacienda Luisita Inc. (HLI) to pay P1.3 billion to 6,296 farm workers as their share in the sale of a portion...
Gunman in Ecija priest slay held, admits killing
by Ding Cervantes - July 2, 2018 - 12:00am
The supposed self-confessed gunman in the killing of Catholic priest Richmond Nilo in Nueva Ecija on June 10 is expected to be presented at Camp Crame today.
Flood control project collapses before completion
by Ding Cervantes - July 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Around 95 meters of a flood control project along Pampanga River in this town collapsed two days before its completion on June 21.
Ecija cop returns P.5 million to trader
by Ding Cervantes - June 24, 2018 - 12:00am
A businesswoman recovered her bag containing P550,000 that she left at an automatic teller machine (ATM) near a public market in Llanera, Nueva Ecija on Friday.
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