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DA chief warns swine raisers

The Department of Agriculture has reminded backyard swine raisers that improper disposal of dead pigs is punishable by law, reiterating government’s call to report all suspected African Swine Fever cases to the local veterinary office. Following the dozens of dead pigs found floating on the Marikina River and a creek in Quezon City last week, […]

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Cop, 6 others arrested in buy-bust in Taguig

A policeman, his wife, and five suspected drug personalities were arrested in a buy-bust operation in an alleged drug den in Taguig City Friday. Police identified the suspects as Police Chief Master Sgt. Rahid Sanguan, 46, of the Philippine National Police-Police Security and Protection Group, his wife Normina, Alfonso Obejas, 42; Ernie Legaspi, 32; Joseph […]

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Isko won’t run for president in 2022

Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said that he has no plans of seeking the presidency in 2022 despite President Duterte lauding his leadership. During the sidelines of “GoNegosyo,” a business forum held at the Manila Polo Club in Manila, Domagoso was urged by ambassadors and business leaders to run for the country’s highest post. […]

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‘Marilyn’ weakens but more rains from ‘habagat’ forecast

Tropical depression “Marilyn” has slightly weakened but the southwest monsoon or “habagat” may bring rains over parts of the country in the coming days. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration estimated the location of Marilyn at 1,215 kilometers east of Basco, Batanes before noon yesterday. It has slightly weakened with maximum sustained winds […]

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60 families lose homes in QC fire

At least 60 families lost their homes in a fire in a residential area yesterday in Barangay Old Capitol Site, Quezon City. Bureau of Fire Protection-Quezon City chief Jaime Ramirez said the fire broke out on the second floor of a house owned by certain Elmer Jimenez at the corner of Masaya and Matiwasay Streets […]

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Rains in Luzon, Visayas from ‘Marilyn’

A large portion of Luzon and Visayas, including some areas in Mindanao, may experience rains from the advancing clouds of tropical depression “Marilyn” until the weekend. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration said Marilyn entered the country’s area of responsibility around 9:30 a.m. yesterday, with maximum sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour […]

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