Bulacan family of 7 Covid positive

Credit to Author: Frederick Silverio| Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 17:15:33 +0000

BULACAN: A family of seven, including three minors — 3, 7 and 9 years old — and a girl (age unknown), who tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), has been isolated and quarantined at home in Barangay Borol 1st in Balagtas town in this province. The other members of the family were identified […]

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Usury thrives under pandemic

Credit to Author: Dexter A. See| Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 17:19:54 +0000

BAUKO, Mountain Province: Mayor Abraham Buclay Akilit has issued an order banning the entry of “5-6” lenders or usurers in this town. It has come to the attention of the Bauko Inter-Agency Task Force on Covid-19 that these lenders from the neighboring municipality of Buguias frequent Bauko to collect from their borrowers or to sell […]

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Boracay’s ‘Dead Forest’ rehab to start soon – DENR

Credit to Author: Eireene Jairee Gomez| Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 17:17:24 +0000

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Tuesday said restoration work would soon begin on Boracay’s Wetland No. 6, also known as “Dead Forest,” citing the agency’s recovery of the area from illegal occupants. The DENR, according to a statement, was able to clear the 8.5-hectare wetland located at Barangay Manoc-Manoc of illegal […]

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Apayao woman earns big from goat-raising

Credit to Author: Leander C. Domingo, TMT| Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 17:14:57 +0000

PUDTOL, Apayao: More women in Northern Luzon have engaged in livestock farming. Lorie Gatiw-an, Dur-as Farmer’s Association (DFA) member in Barangay Aga in this town, recently sold her four farm-raised bucks for P25,500, enabling her to buy rice and other basic needs for her family. She said the goats were offspring of the does provided […]

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More Bacolod areas locked down

Credit to Author: Eugene Y. Adiong| Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 17:10:53 +0000

More areas in Bacolod City have been ordered locked down because of a spike in local transmission of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran on Monday confirmed that the city government implemented “localized lockdowns of areas with cases of residents who tested positive.” Records of the City Health Office (CHO) showed […]

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Policeman wanted for parricide surrenders

Credit to Author: Dennis Abrina| Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 17:08:52 +0000

GENERAL TRIAS CITY, Cavite: A policeman wanted for his alleged involvement in the suicide of his wife on June 25, 2019 surrendered to the Cavite Provincial Intelligence Unit (PIU) on Monday at the Navotas Fish Port Complex in Navotas City. LtCol. Vicente Cabatingan, PIU officer-in-charge, identified the suspect as Pat. Ricky Rico of the Philippine […]

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GenSan councilor, 71 others face criminal charges 

Credit to Author: Jerry N. Adlaw| Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 17:06:11 +0000

GENERAL SANTOS CITY: Criminal charges were filed against city councilor Richard Atendido and 71 others for harassment and unlawful demolition of houses belonging to Indigenous B’laan families occupying a disputed land at the boundary between Barangay Glamang in General Santos City and Barangay Basag in T’boli town in South Cotabato. T’boli Mayor Dibu Tuan said […]

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Utility to lose P218M assets

Credit to Author: Jordeene B. Lagare| Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 16:30:00 +0000

PANAY Electric Co. (PECO) has lost the battle to halt the takeover of its power distribution facilities in Iloilo City. The specific assets were assessed to have a combined value of P217.9 million. Wherefore, finding no cogent reason to set aside or disturb its earlier order, the motion for reconsideration is denied,” the Iloilo City […]

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P3.6M lost in Cebu fire

Credit to Author: Rhea Ruth Rosell| Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 16:29:54 +0000

At least 15 houses were gutted by fire in an interior portion of Barangay Cansojong, Talisay City, south Cebu on Sunday. Estimated damage to property was placed at P3.6 million. Senior Insp. Arnel Abella, Talisay City fire marshal, said they received the fire alarm at about 1:42 p.m. It was raised to second alarm at […]

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‘Tahong’ vendor returns P15-M manager’s check

Credit to Author: Dennis Abrina| Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 16:28:49 +0000

BACOOR CITY, Cavite: A video of a tahong (mussels) vendor from Talaba 2 here went viral on social media after he returned a backpack containing a manager’s check for P15 million to its rightful owner. Marlon Tanael, who is regularly seen beside his stall full of mussels, found the gray Lenovo backpack next to his […]

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