An environmental group has raised the alert on toxic art materials following its purchase of crayon and watercolor sets that have been previously verified by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as containing heavy metals.
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On August 23, the bureau’s representatives, together with representatives from the army, police, and the Sugar Regulatory Administration conducted a surprise inspection of the Crystal Sugar Company Inc. warehouse in North Poblacion village, Maramag town.
An 84-year-old woman was burned to death by her own family in a town in Misamis Oriental.
In commemoration of the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances on August 30, the groups’ renewed the call for justice for the 1,900 desaparecidos, from the Marcos dictatorship to Marcos Jr’s administration, including women’s rights advocate Elgene Mungcal and Anakpawis organizer Maria Elena Pampoza.
A transportation company urged the local government of Manolo Fortich in Bukidnon to install road lights and other road signals along a danger zone area in its town following a bus accident.
The designation of seats for breastfeeding mothers in public buses in Northern Mindanao is a first in the country and could be made as a benchmark for other regions, the regional Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-10) has said.
BOC-10 conducted a series of crackdown operations which resulted in the confiscation of agricultural products that were wrongfully declared. These smuggled products from China, seized on four separate occasions last July, were estimated to have a market value of P66 million.
Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte wore a traditional attire of a Davao indigenous tribe during Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s State of the Nation Address.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development’s regional office in Northern Mindanao (DSWD-10) has clarified that none of its employees are involved in illegal activities following the arrest of an alleged scammer.
A tomato farmer in Bukidnon was supposed to earn thousands of pesos from his produce but was forced to dump them after the price went down.