By Jocelyn R. Uy
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has seized 38 secondhand vehicles from an imported car dealer in Cagayan province, thwarting an attempt to illegally take them out of the Cagayan Special Economic Zone and Freeport (CSEZF) in Port Irene, Santa Ana, Cagayan province.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
, Michael Lim Ubac
President Benigno Aquino III may have effectively vetoed the P200 million in pork barrel funds under the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) that Sen. Jinggoy Estrada realigned to the local governments of Manila, Caloocan and Lal-lo, Cagayan province.
An official of the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (Ceza) said taping in Palaui Island in Sta. Ana, Cagayan, by the hit reality TV series “Survivor” has been approved by the Protected Area Management Board (PAMB) after consultations.
By Melvin Gascon
The Supreme Court decision declaring the constitutionality of an executive order banning used-car importation into the country will put a stop to the “virtual smuggling” of vehicles at a free port in Cagayan province, a Malacañang official said over the weekend.
By the Inquirer staff
Palace officials, diplomats and those handling and managing disasters were relieved that North Korea’s long-range rocket had exploded and broken into pieces in the air. In a town up north, “jueteng” bettors laughed their way to the bank.
By Kate Evangelista
A 5.4 magnitude quake hit Northern Luzon shortly before noon Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Siesmology (Phivolcs) said.
By DJ Yap
, Marlon Ramos
Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo is looking for a few good men. Riding on a Court of Appeals order, Robredo on Monday said he had directed the Philippine Natonal Police to close down jai alai betting centers inside and outside the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority. Apparently to show the government means business, police arrested 36 people [...]