The Civil Service Commission (CSC) dismissed 12 teachers of Mountain Province State Polytechnic College (MPSPC) in Bontoc town, Mountain Province, for their alleged role in forcing their former college president to resign during one of the protest rallies mounted against the school official in 2011.
By Kimberlie Quitasol
A soldier was killed while six others were wounded when suspected communist rebels opened fire on two vehicles ferrying them in the town of Sagada in Mountain Province Sunday night, police said.
Students in the Mountain Province capital town of Bontoc marched on Friday to express their outrage at the death of a fellow student allegedly at the hands of policemen who rounded up curfew violators there on Nov. 4.
This province’s capital, Bontoc town, has developed ecological sanitation parks, crushed glass and plastics into construction materials, and enforced a plastics ban to fulfill the conditions of a 2012 writ of kalikasan over an open dump that used to operate a hundred meters from Chico River.
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) suspended for six months the operations of the GV Florida Transport after it was found that one of its buses had faulty brakes, which resulted in the death of 14 passengers when it plunged into a ravine in Bontoc in February.