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The saga of Aringay rail line

RAIL TO NOWHERE  Nestor Ninnuan (left) says the abandoned tunnel of the railway track that would have run from his hometown of Aringay in La Union to Baguio City has fallen prey to treasure hunters and vandals.  PHOTOS BY RAY ZAMBRANO

On top of the entrance to a concrete tunnel in Barangay Poblacion in Aringay town, La Union province, are the Roman numerals MCMXIII.

Posted: November 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Benguet governor accused of passport fraud


Benguet Gov. Nestor Fongwan has been accused of falsifying his passport documents to hide his Chinese nationality.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Napocor loses collection suit vs co-op in Benguet

The Court of Appeals (CA) has stopped the National Power Corp. (Napocor) from collecting more than P160 million in what is called underbilling charges from a local electric cooperative, saying the problem was Napocor’s fault.

Posted: October 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

4 ex-solons face ‘pork’ raps


The Ombudsman on Friday filed the second batch of criminal cases in the P10-billion congressional pork barrel scam against a second group of lawmakers and the alleged scam mastermind, Janet Lim-Napoles.

Posted: October 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

SC stops activities in Mt. Santo Tomas forest

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The Supreme Court issued on Tuesday a temporary environmental protection order (TEPO) stopping development projects in the Mt. Santo Tomas forest reserve along the border of Pangasinan and Benguet provinces.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »