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Group that got solon’s pork ‘bogus’


The foundation that received pork barrel funds from Nueva Vizcaya Rep. Carlos Padilla could no longer be located, but it left a trace of alleged anomalies in the disbursement of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) of lawmakers.

Posted: March 20th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Mining workers in Nueva Vizcaya town cast vote to form union

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya—Mining workers and officials of a foreign-owned mining project in upland Kasibu town welcomed the formation of a labor union, which its members hope would defend their rights and welfare.   On Thursday, rank-and-file workers and employees of OceanaGold Philippines Inc. at its project site in Barangay Didipio voted to organize themselves into [...]

Posted: February 6th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Keeping the pledge of ‘responsible mining’

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MINE SAFETY TILT A member of a mining company’s firefighting unit prepares for a mine safety field competition in Baguio City as part of this year’s National Mine Safety and Environment Week celebration. RICHARD BALONGLONG

A Nueva Vizcaya town mayor has a dream—that his fourth-class upland farming town (annual income: P25 million-P35 million) becomes first class (P55 million) in the future. And the way to achieve this, he said, is through mining.

Posted: November 20th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Mayor told to explain use of P130M in taxes


Gov. Luisa Cuaresma asked a town mayor to explain the alleged misuse of local funds in excess of P130 million, the town’s share of taxes collected from an American power firm.

Posted: November 11th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Hello Boy’: JPE call worries poll workers

Election employees said Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile had set the tone for a tension-filled poll next year in Cagayan, when he lashed out at an election officer on October 31.

Posted: November 10th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

In photo exhibit, Vizcaya folk relive their past

THIS 1948 photograph shows turnover rites between Mayors Domingo Lorenzo and Nicomedes Castillo, surrounded by uniformed men in front of the town’s “presidencia.” REPRODUCTION BY MELVIN GASCON/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Dr. Bonifacio Ramos wishes he could go back in time, or more than 40 years ago, when the old San Luis Beltran Church basked in its full splendor at the town center here.

Posted: October 20th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Bets dismay mining foes in N. Vizcaya

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Environment advocates expressed dismay over some politicians’ tack to ride on the antimining sentiment in the province in an apparent ploy to win votes in next year’s elections.

Posted: October 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Defections hit once powerful party in Vizcaya

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya—The Nacionalista Party (NP) in Nueva Vizcaya is crumbling after the once dominant party in the province was deserted by its top leaders and several members.   The official list of candidates from the Commission on Elections showed that former NP stalwarts had filed their certificates of candidacy (COC) under rival parties, often [...]

Posted: October 10th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Grade-school teacher nabbed by PDEA for allegedly selling ‘shabu’

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Anti-narcotics agents arrested recently a 40-year old elementary teacher in Nueva Vizcaya for allegedly selling suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride, or “shabu” to an undercover agent, a Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency official said Wednesday.

Posted: October 3rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Vizcaya townsfolk slam defective projects

A group of residents here is asking officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to investigate deals involving allegedly defective projects done by the agency, which they blamed for the series of flooding here in recent weeks.

Posted: August 21st, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

CHR starts probe of allegations of abuses by Vizcaya mine firm

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Tuesday began investigating allegations of human rights abuses attributed to an Australian company that is planning to start large-scale mining in the remote village of Runruno in Quezon town, about 40 km from here.

Posted: July 26th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Firm exec drowns in mine site in Nueva Vizcaya


The manager of a construction firm working at a planned mine site in upland Kasibu town drowned after his vehicle was swept away by river current in Barangay (village) Didipio there on Friday, police said on Sunday.

Posted: July 16th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Antibudget execs hit by shame campaign in Vizcaya


Provincial officials have found themselves in the middle of a firestorm here, reaping blame for filing a suit that has caused a shutdown of government operations this week.

Posted: July 12th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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