Inmates already using drones to smuggle contraband – Bureau of Jail Management and Penology

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) revealed that inmates have started using new methods to smuggle contraband such as illegal drugs into their cells. According to Jail Superintendent Xavier Solda, spokesperson of the bureau, they regularly conduct greyhound operations in jail facilities. They also conduct random checking of jail cells to ensure they…

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Supply of basic goods, sufficient despite the impact of typhoon Paeng on the country – Department of Trade and Industry

The supply and price of basic goods in the country is sufficient and remains stable despite the impact of the recent typhoon Paeng according to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). The DTI also said that they are in contact with the Philippine Chamber of Food Manufacturers to ensure that basic necessities and prime…

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Damage caused by typhoon Paeng in the agriculture sector increased to P1.33 billion

The amount of damage left by typhoon Paeng in the agricultural sector has increased. The Department of Agriculture (DA) reported that approximately P1.33 billion was damaged and lost due to agricultural damage in the Cordillera Administrative Region, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Bicol region, Western Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula, and Soccsksargen. 64,607 hectares of land were affected,…

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