By Juan Escandor Jr.
Trying to outwit the agents of the National Bureau of Investigation, a local dealer of hardwood and operator of a furniture shop has turned the graveyard in this town into a lumberyard, where more than 3,000 board feet of assorted hardwood from second-growth forest was discovered early Friday morning.
By Redempto D. Anda
The provincial government of Palawan has raised the alarm over the rampant illegal logging trade between Malaysia and this province, noting that Malaysian authorities were allegedly freely allowing illegal logs to enter Malaysia through the town of Kudat in Sabah, which is on the northern tip of Borneo Island.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
The Court of Appeals stood pat in its decision affirming the Ombudsman’s order dismissing the 10 Navy officers and enlisted personnel linked to the death Navy Ensign Philip Andrew Pestaño in 1995.
A mayor accused of involvement in illegal logging by communist rebels was killed in an ambush Wednesday.
By Frinston L. Lim
Communist rebels have gotten their wish that the military investigate the alleged involvement in illegal logging of a soldier whom they abducted two weeks ago and freed on Monday.