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N. Vizcaya turning into gambling ‘haven’

The popularity of licensed gaming and lottery operations have made some residents in the province fearful, amid suspicions that these are being used as alleged fronts for “jueteng.”

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

200 farmers undergo training under land reform program


More than 200 farmers from Nueva Ecija and Nueva Vizcaya have graduated from the “Farm Business School” of the Department of Agrarian Reform, a DAR official said Tuesday.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

House approves bill banning mining operations in Nueva Vizcaya


Nueva Vizcaya may soon be declared a mining-free zone.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Mining strike looms


An Australian company operating a gold-copper project in upland Kasibu town in Nueva Vizcaya province has alerted employees about an impending strike by members of a workers’ union over wages.

Posted: January 28th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Fake Pacquiao fools Vizcaya folk

Pacquiao look-alike Ulysses Abenojar poses with a painting of the boxing icon as a backdrop. Photo from Ulysses Abenojar Facebook account.

Late in November last year, word circulated here that world boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao would be visiting the province of Nueva Vizcaya.

Posted: January 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Vizcaya using taxes for execs’ SUVs

THREE members of the Nueva Vizcaya provincial board who are getting SUVs bought with taxes—(from left) Efren Quiben, Donior Tidang and Primo Percival Marcos. MELVIN GASCON/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

The provincial government is determined to buy sport utility vehicles (SUVs) worth P19.5 million for members of the provincial board despite the public outcry over what was perceived to be “an act of extravagance.”

Posted: November 8th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

CSC: Removal of Vizcaya workers by gov illegal


The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has declared as illegal the order of Gov. Ruth Padilla to demote and dismiss 196 permanent employees of the provincial government.

Posted: October 26th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

P21M for execs’ cars, tablets, phones

Residents here are angry over the move of the provincial government to use P21.7 million in public funds to buy vehicles and a set of electronic gadgets for the vice governor and members of the provincial board.

Posted: October 19th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Dismissed workers sue Vizcaya execs

Employees of the provincial government on Friday sued Gov. Ruth Padilla and 19 other officials for illegally removing them from their positions.

Posted: August 4th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Nueva Vizcaya governor fires 350 appointees of predecessor

On her first day in office, Gov. Ruth Padilla dismissed and demoted at least 350 provincial employees appointed by her predecessor and political rival.

Posted: July 8th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

200 illegal mine tunnels closed


Lawmen closed at least 200 tunnels dug up for illegal mining in the mountains of gold-rich Barangay (village) Runruno in Nueva Vizcaya, according to the National Bureau of Investigation.

Posted: June 19th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Voucher shows solon’s ‘payoff’

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Copies of an alleged voucher that supposedly showed that Representative Carlos Padilla was receiving perks from a foreign mining company were circulated here on Tuesday, raising suspicion that his reelection campaign is being bankrolled by the firm.

Posted: May 9th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Vizcaya ex-mayor’s QC home robbed while he’s out campaigning


With the master of the house out campaigning in the province, burglars hit the Quezon City residence of a former Nueva Vizcaya town mayor early Friday.

Posted: April 19th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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