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Photo:The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) has so far developed 1.85 million hectares, or some 59% of the country’s total irrigable area of 3.12 million hectares. AFP
NIA collections drop sharply to P1.3 billion
In a Wednesday briefing in the agency’s headquarters in Quezon City, NIA Administrator Ricardo R. Visaya said the agency is hoping to irrigate 100% of the irrigable land.
“By 2022, we hope to solve the equipment and personnel problems, and given an adequate budget. We hope we can do it...
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By Mae Ann Los Banos and J.V. Arcena, News5 | InterAksyon
Photo: File photos of slain Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa (From PNP/PIO) and Police Supt. Marvin Wynn Marcos (From Philstar)
MANILA, Philippines – Why did the Department of Justice recommend the downgrading of charges against Police Supt. Marvin Marcos and his co-accused? What was the basis of the downgrading of charges from murder to homicide?
Why were the charges downgraded despite the findings of the National Bureau of Investigation that the killing...
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By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star)
Photo: “We have invested $1.3 billion in Resorts World Manila alone, and another $1.1 billion was earmarked for the Resorts World Westside City,” TIHG board chairman David Chua Ming Huat told lawmakers during yesterday’s hearing on the RWM attack. File
MANILA, Philippines - Publicly listed Travellers International Hotel Group (TIHG), which owns Resorts World Manila (RWM), is spending an additional $1.1 billion (almost P51 billion) in a new hotel-casino project.
“We have invested $1.3 billion in Resorts...
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By: DJ Yap - Reporter / @deejayapINQPhilippine Daily Inquirer
Photo: Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/LYN RILLON
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Thursday advised Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and Court of Appeals (CA) Presiding Justice Andres Reyes Jr. to “discipline” the three CA magistrates embroiled in the inter-branch tug-of-war over the release of six detained Ilocos Norte officials.
The House leader said the chamber would not budge on the issuance of a show-cause order demanding that the three CA justices explain why they...