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Uy wants summons for EMB, Phividec

By JOEY NACALABAN and LITO RULONA with EDWIN IYO Correspondents . REP. Juliette Uy of Misamis Oriental’s 2nd District over the weekend said she has asked a congressional body to summon officials of the Phividec Industrial Authority along with VNS Verde Soko Philippines Industrial Corp. executives when it starts an ...

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Verde Soko finds an ally in green group

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . VNS Verde Soko Philippines Industrial Corp. on Friday found an ally in an advocate against the illegal dumping of solid wastes, saying that the firm should be allowed to continue recycling plastic materials in an effort to cushion the impact of the country’s growing problem ...

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Govt moves to expropriate six hectares for Marawi military camp

By FROILAN GALLARDO Special Correspondent . THE government has started expropriation proceedings to secure six hectares for a second military camp in Marawi City. Task Force Bangon Marawi chief Eduardo del Rosario said the Regional State Prosecutor’s Office filed the expropriation proceedings before the Regional Trial Court in Marawi City ...

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BOC holds second shipment of trash

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . AUTHORITIES on Thursday held another shipment of some 1,400 tons of wastes from South Korea intended for VNS Verde Soko Philippines Industrial Corp. in Tagoloan town, Misamis Oriental. John Simon, customs collector at the Mindanao International Container Terminal, said the shipment contained what clearly appeared ...

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20 hurt as bus, cargo truck collide in Tagoloan

AT least 20 people were rushed to St. Paul Hospital in Tagoloan town in Misamis Oriental, after a speeding bus they were riding collided with a cargo truck at noon yesterday. Tagoloan town police traffic investigator PO2 Louel Miniano said a Rural Transit Mindanao Inc.-owned bus crashed into a Kia ...

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Oro police adds 13th drug suspect in death list

ANOTHER alleged drug peddler, the 13th in the list of the Cagayan de Oro City police, was shot and killed during a buy-and-bust operation conducted by authorities at St. Therese St. in Zone 5, Barangay Kauswagan at around 3:30 am yesterday. Carmen police’s SPO1 Jayson Landar identified the slain suspect ...

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Another ML extension? Not so fast, says senator

ANY request to further extend martial law in Mindanao would not be easily approved this time around by Congress as senators are bound to closely scrutinize the gains earned in the previous extensions before another one can be granted, a senator said the other day. “We have to take a ...

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Pagasa keeps an eye on new tropical threat

THE weather bureau is watching a low pressure area that may become a tropical depression and affect the country by Saturday night or Sunday morning. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said the weather disturbance would be named “Samuel” if it intensifies into a tropical depression and ...

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