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.
The Department of Health has declared Northern Mindanao Region as one of the most affected by dengue in the past five years.
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) National Office is now finishing its probe on the case of trafficking of 30 Manobo from Bukidnon recruited to work in a fish farm in Pangasinan.
Hundreds of millions of pesos worth of agricultural crops, structures, and properties were damaged in at least five towns in Lanao del Norte when Tropical Depression Falcon swept through Northern Mindanao on July 16, reports from the Office of Civil Defense-10 (OCD-10) and the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (PDRRMO) reported Wednesday, July 31.
Police on Wednesday said they already have a list of persons of interest that could point to the identity of the killers of a lawyer in Valencia City, Bukidnon last Sunday.