Officials of Benguet province urged the Department of Agriculture (DA) to suspend the awarding of the management of a new vegetable trading area, called Agri-Pinoy Center, to National Agribusiness Corp. (Nabcor) due to the agency’s alleged involvement in the pork barrel scam.
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
National Bureau of Investigation operatives raided a privately owned warehouse in Iloilo province early Thursday and confiscated more than 1,000 sacks of suspected National Food Authority (NFA) rice being repacked for commercial sale.
The municipal government of Alamada, North Cotabato province, has reopened Asik-Asik Falls, known as the curtain waterfalls, two months after preventing access to it due to a cholera outbreak in May that hit three of its surrounding villages.
The Philippine Military Academy (PMA) will hold this year’s entrance examinations on Aug. 3 in 37 testing centers, many of them high schools, around the country.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has been implicated in the Santo Tomas watershed controversy for which a Baguio lawmaker faces charges for polluting a city water source.