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Stop use of pesticides vs ‘cocolisap,’ gov’t urged

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Concerned stakeholders of the country’s ailing coconut industry on Friday called on the government to stop the use of toxic pesticide neonicotinoid in the war against the coconut scale insect (CSI) or “cocolisap.”

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Fighting motorcycle crimes with motorcycles

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A policeman shows off his motorcycle-riding skills during a 45-day training program for the “Blue Hawk,” a new unit of the Quezon provincial police that would run after motorcycle-riding criminals. DELFIN T. MALLARI JR./INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

The police in Quezon province would launch a special unit composed of trained motorcycle policemen to counter the threat posed by criminals riding on motorcycles.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Quezon seniors back free health insurance coverage

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Senior citizens here have expressed support for a proposed law that would give free and full Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) coverage for the elderly.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

KMP: Rice imports to benefit only trade cartels

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NFA workers unload tons of rice  imported from Vietnam. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A militant peasant group called on Congress to put a stop to the continued deluge of imported rice into the country, saying the importation would benefit only a cartel of rice dealers that manipulates prices.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Lucena photos rekindle search for roots

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A REPRODUCTION of an old photo of the Lucena main road taken in 1900 displayed at an exhibit dubbed “Lumang Larawan, Anyo ng Kasaysayan” at Pacific Mall in Lucena City. DELFIN T. MALLARI JR.

Lucena City’s young generation experienced “throwback moments” through an exhibit of black-and-white photos mirroring the rich and colorful past of this capital city of Quezon province.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

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