Authorities seized a total of P393,160 worth of smuggled cigarettes in separate operations in the Zamboanga peninsula early this week, the Police Regional Office-9 said on Saturday, July 16.
Zamboanga Sibugay Second District Rep. Wilter Yap Palma along with the three members of the House of Representatives have joined the Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-CMD).
Ecowaste Coalition warned consumers from buying and using spray paints that have been found containing excessive lead in a bid to promote strict adherence to the country’s lead paint regulation.
Police claimed a suspect and wanted person over two murder cases was killed in a shootout with law enforcement early on Friday, July 15 in the province of Zamboanga del Sur.
Residents of Barangay Coring, Basilisa in Dinagat Islands, with the support of environmental groups, installed solar panels in their barangay gymnasium as part of STY Odette-related recovery efforts.
The Philippine central bank announced a surprise interest rate hike Thursday, raising borrowing costs for the third straight month and warning more could follow as officials try to rein in surging energy and food prices.
A Philippine mayor has ordered public servants to smile, or risk a fine, as he seeks to improve the level of service provided by the local government.