A farmer leader in Quezon province’s Bondoc Peninsula area assailed the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) for its failure to start the distribution of the 1,700-hectare Hacienda Matias in San Francisco town two months after Malacañang gave the order to do so under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP).
By Jeannette I. Andrade
The death toll from Typhoon “Glenda” (international name: “Rammasun”) rose to 77, with 5 people still missing and 202 injured in the seven regions affected by the seventh weather disturbance to hit the country this year.
By Dona Z. Pazzibugan and Julie M. Aurelio
Disaster officials on Friday considered Quezon as the worst-hit by Typhoon “Glenda” (international name: Rammasun) in Calabarzon, with at least 10 persons killed and 75 others injured in the province that remained without power four days after the typhoon hit the region.
By Frances Mangosing
Typhoon Glenda (Rammasun) gained more strength as it crossed Ragay Gulf while on its way to Southern Quezon on Tuesday night.
By Christine O. Avendaño
The Supreme Court has granted the request of the Department of Justice to transfer from Quezon province to Metro Manila the trial of 13 policemen charged in the rubout of a suspected gambling lord and his companions in Atimonan, Quezon, in January last year.