The 2-hectare property that is being swapped with the old site of the Bayambang Central School (BCS) is worth P9 million-P12 million, way below the value of the 100-year-old campus, which is at least P142 million, a group helping the school’s rehabilitation said.
Parents and teachers have started repair work in a school compound in Bayambang town, Pangasinan province, amid controversy over a land swap deal between a businessman and the municipal government.
In celebration of its first anniversary, an agriculture group on Thursday said it was donating the funds to start the restoration of a Gabaldon building in an elementary school in Bayambang town, Pangasinan province.
By Delfin T. Mallari Jr.
, Gabriel Cardinoza
Prices of rice are expected to fall by P4 per kilogram as a result of good harvest, but a militant farmers’ organization said farmers are likely to bear the brunt again of the importation of an additional 1.7 million metric tons of the staple.
By Ramon Tulfo
Despite what many people are saying about Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Alan Purisima, an outspoken critic of the police force said that he is not corrupt.