By Nestor Corrales
Graft and corruption charges were filed against officials of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) in Caraga (Region XIII) for their alleged involvement in multi-million peso anomalous projects since 2012, the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) said Friday.
By Michael Lim Ubac
President Benigno Aquino III on Friday night ordered the release of P365 million to the Philippine Air Force as a search and rescue operation for victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” got under way.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
The Department of Health (DOH) announced on Wednesday that parents nationwide could avail of free vaccines against pneumonia for their children in all the country’s health centers as part of its expanded program on immunization in the next few years.
By Jerome Aning
The government’s Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (Iacat) on Saturday said it had sent a team to the Caraga and Davao regions following reports that human trafficking syndicates were preying on the communities there affected by Typhoon “Pablo.”
Private sector workers in the two Agusan and Surigao provinces and their component cities got a post-election gift in the form of a P10 across the board salary increase that the Caraga region’s wage board approved.