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5,000 bags of Vietnam rice seized in CDO

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According to Customs Deputy Commissioner Danilo Lim, the shipment was not covered by any documents or permits from the National Food Authority (NFA).. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Customs authorities, led by Deputy Commissioner Danilo Lim, on Monday seized 5,000 bags of rice worth P9 million at the Mindanao Container Terminal in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental, that Lim said were smuggled in from Vietnam.

Posted: February 12th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Hands-on help from foreign volunteers

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There is nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer, it is said. For the 30 foreigners who have offered their time to work in the disaster-stricken areas of Cagayan de Oro City, shoveling off flood-carried mud and debris from houses and helping build houses for families who will be relocated from high-risk areas along the riverbanks, the feeling is hard to quantify.

Posted: February 25th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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