NFA checks for fake rice in Cagayan Valley

  TUGUEGARAO CITY — The National Food Authority (NFA) Region 2 here conducted a surprise inspections in various rice stores and retailers in the Cagayan Valley to see check for the presence of fake rice supposedly coated in plastic and reportedly coming from China. NFA provincial director Emmanuel Villanueva on Thursday said in radio interview … Read More

NBI-6 to probe PDEA agent’s death

SAN JOSE De BUENAVISTA, Antique — National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Regional Office 6 will take charge of the probe on the death of a Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) agent during a buy bust operation on Tuesday afternoon. This, after NBI Antique chief Damaso Autajay here has asked to inhibit himself to give fair … Read More

123,000 dogs vaccinated so far this year in Pangasinan

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — At least 123,132 dogs from various towns and cities of Pangasinan have already been given anti-rabies vaccination this year. The Office of the Provincial Veterinarian (OPVet) said those vaccinated comprise 65 percent of the total target of 188,192 dogs set to undergo anti-rabies vaccination in the province. OPVet said anti-rabies vaccination conducted … Read More

SP calls anew for probe on absconding of Laoag treasurer, loss of P85.4M

LAOAG CITY -— Members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan on Tuesday passed another resolution reiterating its earlier request to Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales to conduct its own investigation on the absconding of Laoag treasurer Elena Asuncion and the loss of more or less Php85.4-million city government funds. The resolution was sponsored by 11 members of the provincial … Read More