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Firm faces tax evasion complaint

The Bureau of Internal Revenue yesterday filed a P188-million tax evasion case against a firm based in Mindanao for alleged possession of fake cigarettes and tax stamps. Named respondent in the criminal complaint filed before the Department of Justice was Timber Wood Development Corp. of Barangay Mohon, Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental. Key officials of the company […]

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Mayor orders arrest of brother-in-law for drugs

BACOLOD CITY – Hinigaran, Negros Occidental Mayor Nadie Arceo has ordered the arrest of his brother-in-law who allegedly resumed his illegal drugs trade in the municipality. Police Major James Latayon, town police chief, said the suspect – Hermino Sevilla, 47 – was arrested in a buy-bust in Barangay Anahaw in Hinigaran last Wednesday. Police seized […]

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Severe tropical storm ‘Sarah’ veers away

The chance of severe tropical storm “Sarah” (international name “Fung-wong”) making landfall over Cagayan has lessened due to changes in its forecast track. Although the center of the tropical cyclone is now less likely to hit land, Sarah could still move close to the northernmost islands of Luzon last night or this morning, Philippine Atmospheric, […]

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By JOSEPH PEDRAJAS Two Korean students lost at least P100,000 cash and other belongings to car-riding armed men in a daring robbery-holdup on a busy flyover in Pasay City early yesterday morning. Police identified the victims as Jo Kyeoung Won and Kang Min Kil, both Koreans who are taking a vacation in the country. Investigation showed […]

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DOTr: Old jeepneys can stay if roadworthy

By ALEXANDRIA SAN JUAN The Department of Transportation (DOTr) said that it will allow traditional jeepneys to serve the riding public even beyond the June 2020 deadline which requires the modernization of all existing public utility vehicles (PUVs), as long as they are still “roadworthy” and its operators will express their intent to modernize their […]

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A group of high school students in Quezon City has found a way to convert poo from stray dogs into a mixture for bricks, aiming to rid city streets of excrement and potentially even lower construction costs. As part of a research project, eighth graders from the Justice Cecilia Muñoz Palma High School in Payatas […]

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