By Delfin T. Mallari Jr.
A leader of the Agta tribe in the Sierra Madres in northern Quezon on Monday said the construction of a bridge that would link the province to Aurora had no permit from his community.
By DJ Yap
, Tonette Orejas
Two villages in two different provinces in Southern Luzon are named after the same waterway that separates them: the Umiray River. Soon, a bridge costing nearly half a billion pesos to build will connect Barangay (village) Umiray in Dingalan town in Aurora province to Barangay Umiray in General Nakar town in Quezon province, according [...]
By Jerry Esplanada
The US Embassy recognized the wide-ranging impact of the 2005 order to dismantle Hacienda Luisita and worried whether it was simply a result of a political vendetta, classified cables purportedly from the American mission in Manila released by WikiLeaks showed.
The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) said it would miss its target of distributing 200,000 hectares of land to farmers this year.