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NFA assures public: No fake rice in PH

Jun 23, 2017 - 12:01 PM

Tests conducted by the Food Development Center on alleged fake rice samples have yielded negative results

BEWARE. Filipino consumers are being urged to be more vigilant in buying rice following reports, though still unverified, that fake rice might have infiltrated the Philippine market.

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Apr 17, 2017 - 7:49 PM

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NPA takes 5 soldiers as 'prisoners of war'

Feb 03, 2017 - 4:43 PM

The NPA boasts it launched 20 attacks agains the military in the last 5 days

48 YEARS AND COUNTING. New Peoples Army guerrillas in Davao City during the 48th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippines on December 26, 2016. Photo by Edwin G. Espejo

It’s never too late to get insurance

May 14, 2014 - 12:40 PM

A 72 year old Irish expat narrates how insurance saved him from a life changing accident

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Military seizes 163 NPA landmines

Dec 13, 2013 - 7:08 PM

The military claims it recovered 163 pieces of landmines in an alleged regional landmine factory of the New People s Army in Agusan Del Sur

REGIONAL FACTORY?: The military claims it found NPA's regional landmine factory in Davao. Photo from

Yolanda goes 'island hopping,' makes 6 landfalls

Nov 09, 2013 - 10:46 AM

PAGASA eyes a possible 6th landfall in the Calamian Group of Islands in Palawan