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Repair work on 196-year-old bridge in Nueva Vizcaya stalled

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Ongoing construction as of Aug. 20 PHOTOS COURTESYOF ALVIN FELIX AND JEAN LACCAY

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has suspended repair work on the 196-year-old Dampol Arch Bridge that was built by Spanish missionaries and the Isinay tribal group in the municipality of Dupax del Sur, following the protests staged by Nueva Vizcaya residents.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

P300M worth of smuggled rice up for auction

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Two days after auctioning off P33 million worth of garlic smuggled from China, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) expects to raise some P300 million in additional government revenue with Friday’s scheduled public auction of some 200,000 50-kilogram bags of illegally imported rice at the Manila International Container Port (MICP).

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Filipino Catholics urged: Protect environment, God’s creation

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

In its annual “Season for Creation” campaign to be launched next month, the Archdiocese of Manila will focus on “key ecological issues faced by the country,” including the planned reclamation by various business groups of more than 26,200 hectares on Manila Bay.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Magallanes southbound closed Friday till Aug. 17

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Starting at 10 p.m. Friday until Aug. 17, the southbound lane of the Magallanes Interchange in Makati City will be closed to vehicles due to “repairs and the strengthening of the structural component” of the 39-year-old flyover.

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Hagedorn blames mayor for Puerto Princesa ‘woes’

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Puerto Princesa City Mayor Edward Hagedorn INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A faltering move to oust Mayor Lucilo Bayron of Puerto Princesa City through a citizens’ recall initiative has drawn the support of a former city executive who lamented local mismanagement in one of the country’s top tourist destinations.

Posted: August 4th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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