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Money-making scheme in Lucena illegal, says gov’t securities body

THE OFFICE of Grand Alliance of Business Leaders Association Inc. (Gabai) in Barangay Isabang, Lucena City DELFIN T. MALLARI JR./INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has declared illegal a money-making scheme here that has taken tens of millions of pesos from now restive investors, who include retirees, teachers, vendors, jeepney drivers and others who have plunked down their savings into the scheme.

Posted: November 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

NHCP rejects change of street name in Lucena City


Stepping into the controversy involving the change in name of one of Lucena City’s longest streets, the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) has officially objected to the city council’s decision, citing historical and practical reasons.

Posted: June 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bishop raises howl over renaming of street

ONE END of Granja Street in Lucena City, where a gate of an Iglesia ni Cristo chapel is located DELFIN T. MALLARI JR/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

A furious Lucena Bishop Emilio Marquez assailed local officials for changing the name of a section of a major street here, originally named after the priest founder of the city, into Felix Manalo Street, after the founder of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC).

Posted: May 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Quezon’s Register of Deeds employee wounded in ambush


An employee of the Register of Deeds of the provincial government of Quezon survived an ambush by two motorcycle-riding gunmen along the Maharlika Highway in Pagbilao town on Thursday morning, police said.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Shoebox’ takes new dimension: Disaster readiness

THIS TIME, the Army’s “Project Shoebox” will contain a disaster kit for poor residents living in high-risk areas in Quezon province. DELFIN T. MALLARI JR.

Though it remains a four-sided repository, this shoebox has repurposed its mission since the humanitarian scheme was launched in 2012.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »