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DPWH cuts century-old tree in Quezon

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) ignored the appeal of the Sariaya Heritage Council (SHC) to spare the town’s historical landmarks from destruction after road workers cut a century-old tree to give way to the government’s road-widening project along Maharlika Highway.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

8 inmates escape from Quezon district jail

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At least eight inmates bolted the district jail of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) in Gumaca, Quezon, predawn Tuesday (July 29) but one of them was rearrested shortly before noontime, police said.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Quezon farmers want coco levy accounted for

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Quezon farmers want to know if the P72-billion coconut levy is still intact in the government coffers.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

UPLB students take part in typhoon relief missions

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A RESIDENT of Los Baños, Laguna province, looks at what is left of his house after strong winds brought by Typhoon “Glenda” on July 16 destroyed it. CLIFFORD NUÑEZ/CONTRIBUTOR

Weeks before the school opening, students from the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) have been busy sorting and packing donated clothes, goods and other materials intended for the victims of Typhoon “Glenda” (international name: Rammasun), which wreaked havoc on several communities in Southern Luzon.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

8 inmates escape from Quezon district jail

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At least eight inmates bolted the district jail of the Bureau and Management and Penology in Gumaca, Quezon, before dawn Tuesday, police said. But a radio report, quoting Gumaca Mayor Erwin Caralian, said that one of the escapees had been recaptured by the police.

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

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