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200 farmers undergo training under land reform program

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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 »