Despite the claim that rice production in the municipality of Baungon, Bukidnon has decreased due to the siphoning of water of the town’s irrigation canal by a bulk water supplier, there was actually an increase in land converted to rice farm, a National Irrigation Administration-10 (NIA-10) official said.
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Hundreds of public utility jeepneys (PUJs) operators have yet to receive their fuel subsidy from the government due to the problem of transfer of franchise documents, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board-10 (LTFRB-10) said.
A Muslim civil society organization joined government officials in condemning the death of five agents of the Phil. Drug Enforcement Agency in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PDEA-ARMM) in an ambush in a secluded area in Kapai town, Lanao del Sur on Friday.
Reducing the budget of the Department of Health (DOH) next year would be a disservice to the Filipino people since it would impact the funding of state-run hospitals , a lawmaker said.
The proposed bridge that would connect Tubod, Lanao del Norte and Tangub City in Misamis Occidental is targeted to be completed by 2021, a DPWH-10 official said over the weekend.
After it gained recognition as the cleanest coastline last year, the Tubajon Aquamarine Park in Misamis Oriental will once again be put on the spotlight as tourism officials from all over the country will visit it when they converge here for a convention on Oct 3-6.
Concerned that it might be used by some Bureau of Customs-10 (BOC-10) employees in committing illegal acts following the unlawful release of more than a hundred container vans recently, a group of importers have raised an alarm over the decision of BOC-10 officials to put an x-ray machine outside its designated examination area at the Mindanao Container Terminal in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental.
The Phil. Drug Enforcement Agency-10 (PDEA-10) has expressed dismay over the decision of a local judge to acquit an alleged “drug queen” and several others who are facing drug-related charges.
The National Food Authority-10 (NFA-10) has confirmed on Friday that there is no hoarding of rice at the Mindanao Container Terminal (MCT) sub-port in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental, although the city government will still have to dig deeper to see if there are commercial grains dealers who may be stashing their rice supply to the detriment of consumers.
At least P3.4 million worth of illegal substance was confiscated by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) operatives in a raid in Iligan City Wednesday.