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Farmers protest landgrab in Bulacan

Farmers picketed the San Miguel Corp. (SMC) main office to protest the alleged landgrabbing of more than 300 hectares of land in Tungkong Mangga, San Jose del Monte City, Bulacan for the benefit of SMC-controlled Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 7.

Manila, Philippines – Farmers from Bulacan demanded yesterday that Transportation and Communications Secretary Manuel “Mar” A. Roxas II stop his family from grabbing more than 300 hectares of farmland in Tungkong Mangga in San Jose del Monte City, Bulacan. “Roxas’ failure to stop the Araneta landgrabbing shows that he is no different from President Aquino, […]

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By Lilybeth G. Ison MANILA, Philippines (PNA) — A lawmaker from Metro Manila has proposed the putting up of a Malaysian-type Stormwater Management and Road Tunnel (SMART) on EDSA to ease motor vehicle travel and help surrounding communities deal with potential flash flooding. House Deputy Majority Leader and Pasig City Rep. Roman Romulo urged the […]

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