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New ‘savings’ definition alarms KMP, former solon

QUEZON farmers march from Lucena City to Manila to demand the completion of the government’s land reform program and the return of the coconut levy fund. DELFIN T. MALLARI JR./INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

The new definition of “savings” in the proposed 2015 national budget has elicited more criticisms against the Aquino administration’s campaign against corruption.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

New Southern Luzon Command chief vows human rights respect


Maj. Gen. Ricardo Visaya, the new commander of the military’s Southern Luzon Command (Solcom), has vowed to observe and uphold human rights at all times as he starts to lead government troops in the Southern Tagalog and Bicol regions.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

P527M for repatriation tagged ‘insult’ to OFWs


Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) contribute up to a trillion pesos to the economy, but only around P500 million is allocated in the national budget to help distressed OFWs abroad.

Posted: September 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

3 killed after bus falls into 100-foot ravine in Quezon

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Three persons died and numerous others were injured when a Manila-bound bus fell into a 100-foot ravine along the zigzag diversion road in Pagbilao town in Quezon at dawn Sunday, police said.

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Quezon’s ‘Blue Hawks’ start plying main roads

SENIOR Supt. Ronaldo Genaro Ylagan (right), Quezon police chief, inspects the members of the Blue Hawk motorcycle police unit. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

At least 32 motorcycle policemen called the “Blue Hawks” have started patrolling major roads in Quezon province since Wednesday to counter the threat posed by criminals riding motorcycles.

Posted: September 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »