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Vizcaya gov, 13 execs sued over purchase of 12 SUVs


Governor Ruth Padilla and other top provincial officials are facing graft charges over the alleged anomalous purchase of 12 sport utility vehicles (SUVs) worth P18 million in what complainants described as “thoughtless extravagance.”

Posted: June 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

3 women found dead in Nueva Vizcaya


Three women were found dead on the banks of the Magat River in Bambang town in Nueva Vizcaya province, police said.

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

Gambling raid pits cops vs NBI team

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The government’s campaign against the illegal numbers game “jueteng” has put two law enforcement agencies on a collision course, following Thursday’s arrest by police of an eight-member team of the National Bureau of Investigation that raided a suspected gambling den in Lasam town, Cagayan province.

Posted: June 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Vandals on the loose in summer getaway Palaui

FARO CABO de Engaño, an 18th century lighthouse standing on top of a hill on Palaui Island, is under siege from vandals who have been defacing the structure with graffiti. MELVIN GASCON/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Some visitors to this town’s ecotourism destination of Palaui Island have been spoiling its natural beauty, alarming residents who have been left to protect their community against degradation.

Posted: May 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

4 dead in Nueva Vizcaya plane crash


Four people were killed after the plane they were riding in crashed at a corn field in Barangay (village) Villa Coloma in Bagabag town, Nueva Vizcaya province, on Sunday afternoon, police said.

Posted: April 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »