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Brent goose in La Paz a first for PH – DENR

A Brent goose (Branta bernica nigricans) surprised the Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Conservation and Development Division (DENR-CDD) with a rare migratory stop in Barangay Hinactacan, La Paz district. It turned out to be a first in the country.

Drivers air gripes vs jeep phaseout, oil price hike

As an “opening salvo” for upcoming bigger protests, a militant transport group held a protest caravan against the planned passenger jeepney phaseout and oil price hike, among others.

Greg warns return of ‘Batang Negros’

Rep. Greg Gasataya recalled the time when Negros Island was “facing hunger because of the collapse of the sugar industry” as he pushed for an inquiry into the high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS).

Task force on morals warns motels: ‘This Valentine’s Day, shun minors’

In the run-up to Valentine’s Day, the Iloilo City Task Force on Morals and Values Formation (TFMVF) is tightly monitoring motels, lodging houses and similar establishments.

‘Mysterious’ men puzzle Estancia brgy

Two bonnet-wearing men were allegedly stalking Barangay Cano-an, Estancia town.

Anti-pneumonia shots for city’s elderly, PWDs

The City Health Office is ready to administer anti-pneumonia vaccines to senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs).

DENR to plant over 3T has. with bamboo

Around 779,600 bamboos will be planted in 3,898 hectares (has.) of land in Western Visayas this year. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) pushes for bamboo as alternative to wood.

$5.5-M rehab of Concepcion fish port to start soon

The rehabilitation of the fishing port of the Municipality of Concepcion may start in two months.

Drug allegation upsets family – Carles mayor

His family was losing sleep over President Rodrigo Duterte’s linking him to illegal drugs, according to Mayor Sigfriedo Betita of Carles, Iloilo.

Suspected Odicta aide busted for shabu

A man linked to slain suspected drug lord Melvin Odicta Sr. was arrested in an antidrug operation of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region 6 in Barangay Boulevard, Molo district.

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