Appropriate charges will be filed against those behind the importation of about 6,500 tons of plastic trash following their reshipment back to Pyeongtaek City, South Korea, a Bureau of Customs-10 (BOC-10) official said.
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The ship that took back the controversial plastic trash to its country of origin docks at the Mindanao Container Terminal sub-port in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental, on Sunday, January 13. 2019. Customs officials said about 1,500 metric tons were returned to South Korea as its importer failed to comply with the requirements. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)
Hijos del Nazareno members assist the devotees during the traslacion of the Black Nazarene in Cagayan de Oro City on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)
The city police will now adopt a measure that will ensure proper management in case of a terrorist attack and other crisis situation during the annual “traslacion” or the procession of the Black Nazarene here.
After the entry here of several tons of imported discarded plastic materials sparked a national outcry, the governments of South Korean and the Philippines have decided to ship back the garbage to its country of origin.
A group of religious leaders have called on Communist rebels and the government to continue the peace negotiations as it urged both sides for the release of their captives.
Despite the claim of the military that its forces have weakened in the past few years, the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), through its armed wing the New People’s Army (NPA), has maintained that it has not lost its strength five decades after it was established as the insurgent group has been launching more than a hundred of offensives against the state forces in parts of Northern Mindanao just this year alone.
The Philippine Army’s 4th Infantry Division (4ID) has started its investigation into the attack of a military detachment carried out by suspected Communist rebels who then held hostage two soldiers and 12 militiamen in a village in Agusan del Sur early Wednesday morning from the said detachment, a 4ID official said Thursday.
The imposition of martial law in Mindanao has not deterred people from visiting its tourist destinations as well as witnessing extreme sporting events held in Northern Mindanao recently.
A member-organization of the Regional Peace and Order Council-10 (RPOC-10) has manifested its opposition to the planned extension of martial law in Mindanao, although the advisory body has pledged its full support for the proposal.