China has joined other countries that dump their garbage to the Philippines following information relayed by the Bureau of Customs in Northern Mindanao (BOC-10) that tons of electronic waste (e-waste) and other forms of trash has entered the local port from the Chinese territory.
A lawmaker has urged entities that played a role in the entry of the waste materials from Australia and China to take concrete action so the various issues could be resolved surrounding the imported trash that is dumped here.
The close to a dozen container vans that arrived from Australia early this month were not toxic garbage but processed materials which will be used as fuel for a cement company’s manufacturing plants, said the Bureau of Customs (BOC) Thursday.
An airline has canceled two of its flights Wednesday to reboot its system, said the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (Caap) at Laguindingan Airport in Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental.
It is either victory or defeat for local candidates endorsed by Pres. Rodrigo Duterte proving that not all who got the presidential blessing were assured of winning in the just concluded midterm elections.
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has expressed concern over a disqualification order against a mayoral candidate allegedly issued by the poll body which it said it did not issue.
Rumors circulating that a town mayor in Misamis Occidental was arrested following a raid in his home that reportedly yielded firearms was false, according to the provincial police.
The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-10 (CIDG-10) is looking into the possibility that unlicensed firearms may be used to supply would-be gunmen to harass and intimidate political candidates.
Law enforcers in Manolo Fortich town held hundreds of peasants from Bukidnon this morning, April 19 while en route to this city to conduct a protest rally on Good Friday.
At least three public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers tested positive for illegal drugs following a joint operation conducted by government enforcement agencies in the city’s bus terminals.