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This image is about illegal drugs a ‘big problem’ in Bicol

Saturday, Vice President Leni Robredo said illegal drugs in her home province of Bicol was “one of the big issues.” Robredo, the co-chair of the anti-illegal drugs inter-agency committee, cited details from her tenure in Congress when she served as chair of the national advisory board of police. Illegal drugs are really one of the big issues. The transshipment area in Naga, Legazpi, in particular. These are big cities, so

This image is about tropical cyclone wind signal No. 2 as Tropical Storm Ramon

On Monday morning, more areas were put under tropical cyclone wind signal No. 2 as Tropical Storm Ramon maintained its intensity until landfall, said the state weather office. Wind warning No. 2, which warns of wind speeds of 61 to 120 km / h within 24 hours, has been hoisted over the following areas: Cagayan (including the Babuyan Islands)-Northern part of Isabela (Sta. Maria, San Pablo, Maconacon, Cabagan, Sto. Tomas,

This image is about President Rodrigo Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte said he could order rice tariff increases to help local farmers cope with dropping staple grain prices. “I can always order the higher tariffs if necessary. I’ll only balance it,” he said in an exclusive interview with ABS-CBN News ‘ Ted Failon. Local rice growers have protested that the current tariff-based regime for staple grain imports has caused prices to fall, hurting their profits. Last year, the

This image is about Duterte gives Lapu-Lapu order to six soldiers

President Rodrigo Duterte personally honored the six soldiers of the army killed in a clash with rebels of the New People’s Army in Borongan, Eastern Samar. At Camp General Vicente Lukban in Catbalogan City, they were given the Order of Lapu-Lapu, Class of Kalasag, posthumously. Rex Jadulco, Sergeant Ronaldo Go, Sergeant Limar Banug, Corporal Junmar Buranday, Corporal Kent Lloyd Agullo, and Private First Class Charlie del Rosario named the soldiers

This image is about Vice President Leni Robredo

Vice President Leni Robredo acknowledged on Friday that, according to a report by JP Soriano on “State of the Nation with Jessica Soho,” her home town of Naga City has a “big” drug problem. Asked if the drug problem in her hometown was greater than that in other places, the vice president said they could not be compared as she had no information on it. Last year, in a speech

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Senator Juan Edgardo “Sonny,” Angara said in a statement on Saturday that the Senate has ensured that new laws signed by President Rodrigo Duterte will be given appropriations in the P4.1 trillion national budget for 2020. The Angara, chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance, said that legislation would be “useless” if they were not given the necessary resources to enact them. Newly signed laws include the Republic Act 11194

This image is about Ex-Isabela gov Padaca

Former Isabela Governor Grace Padaca has been found guilty by the Sandiganbayan of misuse of public funds and graft in connection with granting P25 million to a private entity for the rice program of Isabela. Padaca, who was present during the promulgation, said she didn’t expect the verdict because she said she didn’t steal from the coffers of the government. The anti-graft court ordered Padaca, a polio survivor, to pay

This image is about in Camarines Sur

Camarines Sur‘s provincial government has left class suspension to city and town mayors ‘ discretion, with better weather prevailing as Storm Ramon moved away from the area. The weather in the province has already improved compared to the previous days, according to a statement by JP Soriano in Unang Balita on Friday. More than 3,000 Camarines Sur residents are still living in evacuation centers as floods have been reported due

This image is about Senate bill allows the free movement

A bill was introduced to the Senate aiming to provide free freight facilities for the distribution of relief supplies and in-kind contributions to disaster-affected areas. Senator Lito Lapid, author of Senate Bill No. 1151, said that this was intended to ensure immediate disaster response in areas affected by the calamity. Under the bill, also known as the “Free Relief Goods Transportation Act,” Lapid is aiming to institutionalize a program that

This image is about DILG denounces vandalism

The Interior and Local Government Ministry condemned the attack on the Lagusnilad underpass wall on Thursday. In a statement, undersecretary Jonathan Malaya, spokesman for DILG, stressed that other groups may resort to expressing their views and social concerns in other ways. Panday Sining, a cultural group, has already apologized for writing a protest statement on the underpass wall, recently cleared of illegal vendors. Manila Mayor Isko Moreno was irritated by