Ombudsman suspends Quezon town mayor

Credit to Author: MA. REINA LEANNE TOLENTINO, TMT| Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 17:09:21 +0000

THE Office of the Ombudsman ordered the six months preventive suspension without pay of Mayor Sergio Francisco Emprese of San Andres, Quezon and five others pending investigation of the case for grave misconduct filed against…READ

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Duterte orders re-arrest of suspect in Christine Silawan killing

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 16:26:36 +0000

Duterte orders re-arrest of suspect in Christine Silawan killing

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he had ordered the re-arrest of the teen suspect in the killing of 16-year-old Christine Lee Silawan, whose body was mutilated and whose face was skinned down to her skull.

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Drop in Cebu water supply prompts rationing to households

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:08:55 +0000

Drop in Cebu water supply prompts rationing to households

CEBU CITY — One of the two major dams of a water district here has reported zero water production starting Monday.

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Panelo: Show proof fishers being harassed in Panatag

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 21:18:57 +0000

Panelo: Show proof fishers being harassed in Panatag

The Philippines is bent on filing a diplomatic protest if it is proven that the Chinese Coast Guard is driving away Filipino fishermen from Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal in the West Philippine Sea, presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said on Monday.

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Solar-powered irrigation seen to ease Ecija farmers’ water woes

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 21:17:05 +0000

Solar-powered irrigation seen to ease Ecija farmers’ water woes

CABANATUAN CITY — Israel has offered to help drought-stricken areas in Nueva Ecija province through a technology that can bring water to thousands of hectares of rice fields, according to Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol.

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Tourists barred amid clashes in southern Iloilo’s uplands

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 21:16:58 +0000

ILOILO CITY — The military has advised tourists to avoid visiting hinterland villages in three towns in the southern portion of Iloilo province following a series of clashes between government troops and communist rebels.

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7 blocks of cocaine worth P43 million found in Catanduanes waters

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:10:21 +0000

Fisherman shows blocks of cocaine in Catanduanes

Seven blocks of suspected cocaine worth an estimated P43.175 million were found floating in the municipal waters of Bagamanoc, Catanduanes on Monday, police said.

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Socialized housing project for municipal gov’t workers to rise in Bayambang, Pangasinan

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:36:00 +0000

Socialized housing project for municipal gov't workers to rise in Bayambang, Pangasinan

The local government of this central Pangasinan town and the Pag-IBIG Fund on Monday held the groundbreaking rites for a socialized housing project for municipal government employees.

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