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Davao homegrown food chain padlocked

DAVAO -- The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in Davao Region temporarily closed down Thursday 14 branches of Jaltan, a homegrown food chain that has been in the business for more than four decades now, due to violations of the Tax Code.

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Philippine Red Cross sends 5-man medical team to Nepal

A FIVE-MAN medical team has been sent by the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) on Thursday to Nepal in a bid to help attend to the growing number of injured people in the earthquake that struck the country last Saturday.

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Tunnel to be closed soon for repairs

THE Cebu City Traffic Operations Management (Citom) has warned motorists of additional vehicular traffic soon in areas surrounding the tunnel on the Cebu South Coastal Road.

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MV Logos Hope now in Cebu

THE world's largest floating bookstore is now in Cebu and ready to welcome the public aboard the vessel starting at 1 p.m. today.

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Review of disaster preparedness policies sought after Nepal quake

AFTER the 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal over the weekend, Senator Cynthia Villar urged government on Wednesday to include the most vulnerable sectors such as children in disaster preparedness policies.

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More water, please

THE Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) board is seeking an additional supply of water for its franchise area, while one of its main sources produces less during the dry spell.

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MNLF affirms solidarity with MILF, pushes BBL passage

CAGAYAN DE ORO -- Leaders of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) gathered in Marawi City last Tuesday to firm up their call for the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and express solidarity with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF

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Bacolor police face raps over town hall burglary

BACOLOR -- Members of the Bacolor police are facing administrative charges for alleged lapses and negligence after the robbery break-in at the town hall here last weekend.

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