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204 cases filed vs erring cops in C. Luzon

The number of policemen facing administrative and criminal cases in Central Luzon is increasing, with 204 cases filed since 2013, records showed.

Posted: September 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Lapid case shows how public funds were stolen, say farmers

Senator Lito Lapid. INQUIRER file photo

The P5-million fertilizer anomaly that the Office of the Ombudsman has uncovered in Pampanga province, and for which Sen. Manuel “Lito” Lapid and five others face trial for graft, has provided a window to the P728-million fertilizer scam in 2004, a leader of a farmers’ group in Central Luzon said.

Posted: August 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Quezon hardest-hit

Unisan, one of Quezon province’ seaside municipalities, is among those hardest hit by Typhoon Glenda. What used to be the concrete-and-metal covered basketball court at the center of the poblacion is now reduced to skeletal frame-like wreckage. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Jalex Darca Larong

Disaster officials on Friday considered Quezon as the worst-hit by Typhoon “Glenda” (international name: Rammasun) in Calabarzon, with at least 10 persons killed and 75 others injured in the province that remained without power four days after the typhoon hit the region.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

1 dead, 1,000 families evacuated as ‘Glenda’ exits thru Central Luzon

The remains of Carles Ricky pump boat owned by Ricky Hentapa of Cales town in Iloilo province that capsized in barangay Kawit, Medellin town, 120-kilometers from Cebu City.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/ Medellin LGU

Typhoon Glenda pounded Central Luzon on Wednesday, killing at least one person in Plaridel town in Bulacan province when strong winds uprooted a tree and and caused it to fall on the victim’s tent beside the Cagayan Valley Road in Barangay Tabang.

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

Cayetano: Make C. Luzon, Calabarzon next PH capitals

Metro Manila has been experiencing low economic growth despite huge infrastructure spending, so it is time for the national government to transform the Central Luzon and Calabarzon regions into the country’s next twin capitals, Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano said here on Thursday.

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