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Day: June 5, 2022

Mindanao Civic Center to host PFF boys’ U19 elims June 18-22

The Iligan-Lanao Regional Football Association (ILRFA) will host Group F of the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) Boys’ Under-19 regional competition at the Mindanao Civic Center (MCC) in Baroy, Lanao del Norte on June 18 to 22.   In an interview Saturday, ILRFA president Percy Olandesca thanked Lanao del Norte Governor Imelda Dimaporo for allowing them to use the sprawling venue after Ozamiz RFA and Pagadian begged off.   “The PFF wanted Ozamiz to host the elimination but the local FA begged off. Then they asked Pagadian of the Zamboanga del Sur-Sibugay RFA. They also begged off because their pitch is

Join bike challenge, Taguig residents urged

Taguig City Mayor Lino Cayetano on Saturday urged his constituents to participate and complete the 25-km Taguig Bicycle Loop Challenge as part of the city’s celebration of World Bicycle Day.   He said the activity aims to promote biking as an alternative mode of transportation in the city, highlighting the availability of healthy and sustainable transport   “Through the said challenge, participants will be able to share their bike stories and experiences while they tour the bike loops and lanes throughout the city,” Cayetano said in a statement.   Taguig’s Main Biking Loop is about 25-km long, starting from Taguig

DTI hopes next Congress can concur RCEP

As the Senate fails to concur on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the Philippines will not yet reap the benefits of the free trade agreement (FTA).   Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez told reporters Thursday he still hopes that the next Congress will approve the country’s participation in the RCEP the soonest time possible.   “I can only hope for the early ratification in the next Congress. We leave this for the next administration and next Congress,” Lopez said.   The incoming administration, he said, is putting the RCEP ratification on its priority agenda, and

DAR, LBP simplify probe, valuation on lands under CARP

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) have simplified the procedures and documentary requirements to speed up the conduct of field investigations and land valuation activities for landholdings covered under …

CDO cops show proof that ‘all that glitters is not gold’

Four persons allegedly selling fake gold bars were arrested during an entrapment operation conducted by the police’s City Mobile Force Company (CMFC) in Barangay Gusa here on Saturday.Seized from the alleged sellers were two gold bars that police said …

BRP Antonio Luna to join US-led Rim of the Pacific exercise

The Philippine Navy (PN) on June 8 will be sending one of its two brand-new missile frigates, the BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151), to participate in this year’s Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise that will be taking place at Honolulu, Hawaii from June 29 t…

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