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Alvin Murcia

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Solar-powered irrigation coming soon to farmlands

In line with the campaign promise of President Rodrigo Duterte to provide free irrigation to farmers in the country, the Department of Agriculture (DA)...

LGU top agencies with most cases

“According to the Ombudsman, it is the seventh consecutive year that LGU garnered the most number of cases filed.” The Office of the Ombudsman recently...

Bello cleared as Ombudsman bet

The Office of the Ombudsman cleared yesterday current Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III of any pending cases to qualify him as a candidate for...

Exiting Morales gives Noynoy tap on wrist

In the twilight of her term, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales has included former President Aquino among those indicted in the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP)...

NBDB’s assistance program falls short of target — CoA

Despite utilizing a big chunk of its 2017 budget, the National Book Development Board (NBDB) of the Department of Education fell short of granting...

DAR chief to pursue ‘aggressive’ CARP

Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary John Castriciones is pushing hard to meet the marching orders of President Rodrigo Duterte to pursue an “aggressive”...

Six erring Pasig cops in hot water this time

Six Pasig City policemen are in hot water after they were caught sleeping and abandoning their posts while on duty at dawn yesterday. According to...

State auditors flag PPPCP over P845-M receivables

The Public-Private Partnership Center of the Philippines (PPPCP) was flagged down by the Commission on Audit (CoA) in connection with the P845.8-million receivables from...

Multiple raps vs Lamitan City vice mayor junked

The Sandiganbayan ordered the dismissal of 24 pending charges against a former vice mayor of Lamitan City, Basilan, citing “vexatious, capricious and oppressive” delay...