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NPA Rebels Attack Gold Processing Plant in Monkayo, Compostela Valley

  TAGUM CITY – NPA communist rebels attacked a gold processing plant in Monkayo, Compostela Valley on Tuesday night. The processing plant is owned by the family of Mayor Joselito Brillantes of Monkayo. The attack came at 10 p.m. – there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage –…


New bill would allow regions to ban motorcycle helmets to thwart assassins

Republic Act #10054 – The Motorcycle Helmet Act of 2009 is now law and mostly enforced in most of the Philippines (especially in large cities and municipalities). But now Representative Celos Lobregat of the 1st District of Zamboanga City has filed a bill to allow local officials to ban the wearing of helmets instead. “In…