Illegally manufactured tobacco products and cigarette-making machines estimated to be worth more than a billion pesos were destroyed by the Bureau of Internal Revenue in a facility in Barangay Bayabas, this City, Thursday (Aug. 22).
Donning protective suits, top local officials led the anti-dengue campaign in the City by conducting a fogging activity in one of the 10 villages with the highest number of dengue cases.
A Korean-American national was arrested by law enforcers after he was allegedly caught using “shabu” or methamphetamine, an illegal substance, inside his hotel room in Barangay Lumbia on Friday (Aug. 16).
A Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) official has asked residents affected by the fire to ponder first before taking any legal action against the elderly couple who were tagged as responsible for the conflagration.
The warehouse of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company’s subsidiary PLDT-Philcom Corporation in Barangay Carmen, this City, was gutted by fire last Tuesday. The warehouse stored assorted supplies and devices for its telecommunications operations which cost more than hundred million pesos.
Investigators have considered the possibility that the fire that consumed a portion of the remaining 5,177 metric tons of mostly plastic trash from South Korea that are stored within the premises of a plastic-recycling facility inside the Phividec Industrial Estate in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental on Monday could be due to spontaneous combustion.
A group from Tagum City believed to be behind the series of ‘budol-budol’ activities in the city and other parts of Mindanao was arrested by operatives of the Cogon police station.
The proposal from transport groups in Northern Mindanao to raise the minimum fare from seven pesos to P10 is still being studied by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board 10 (LTFRB-10).
Authorities on Wednesday are still investigating the death of a soldier as they are still probing deeper if it was suicide, accidental firing or was there foul play involved.
In keeping with the proliferation of high-rise buildings due to rapid urbanization here, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) will now need fire trucks that are capable of fighting conflagration on tall structures.