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Lifting of VAT exemption on low-cost housing opposed

THE SUBDIVISION and Housing Developers Association (SHDA) has pushed for value-added tax (VAT) exemption on low-cost housing units.

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Couple arrested in anti-drug ops

THE PHILIPPINE Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) XI netted two individuals Sunday for violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act.

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Banana industry losing to competition: official

THE BANANA industry in Mindanao already lost $300 million in revenues in the last five years until last year as its share in the foreign market declined

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Proposal for militias to guard banana plantations approved

THE EASTERN Mindanao Command (Eastmincom) of Armed Forces of the Philippines has approved the request of the business sector to tap the Citizen Armed Force Geographical Unit (Cafgu)

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Pilot unharmed as spray plane crashes

A SPRAY plane crashed on Saturday morning at the banana plantation of Dole in Purok 6, Barangay Tagpore, Panabo City.

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Maximum deployment

DCPO imposes tight security in today’s strike THE DAVAO City Police Office (DCPO) is tightening the security in the city


Times Beach fire damages P1.5-M

THE TWO-HOUR fire incident that hit Times Beach, Barangay 76-A (Bucana), Talomo District on Thursday damaged P1.5 million worth of properties.

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2 men nabbed

POLICE apprehended two individuals with arrest warrants on Thursday in separate areas in the city.

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Senate committee studying proposed banana council

THE COMMITTEE on agriculture and food in the Senate is reviewing the proposal to create a council for the banana industry.

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Summit scheduled for mango industry

MANGO industry stakeholders are set to stage a summit next week to look into the concerns of the sector.

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