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TACLOBAN CITY (PNA) – The Department of Agriculture (DA) 8 (Eastern Visayas) has drafted an action plan as a weak El Niño phenomenon threatens the region’s farms this year.

Although the dry season’s impact is only minimal in the region, which faces the Pacific Ocean, the department has to prepare in case the situation gets worse, DA-8 information officer Francis Rosaroso said. 

“We have activated our disaster task force in the regional and provincial levels to monitor the situation in provinces, report damages, and recommend response activities,” Rosaroso shared on Friday.  read more

A TAXPAYER has sued the president of the Isabel Transport Cooperative for staging an allegedly illegal “sit down strike” at the New Ormoc City Terminal on February 12, to the detriment around 100 Isabel bound passengers and disrupting transport services.

A sit-down strike is a labor strike and a form of civil disobedience in which an organized group of workers, usually employed at factories or other centralized locations, take unauthorized or illegal possession of the workplace by “sitting down” at their stations.  read more

THE SUPREME COURT has already opined that Lucy Torres-Gomez was not even a candidate in the 2010 elections, this was the contention of lawyer Alex Avisado in a verified answer to the complaint for disqualification filed against the congresswoman on January 28 only, 104 days past the Comelec deadline and questioning once more the solon’s “supposed” first term.

Lawyer Avisado is asking the Commission on Elections to dismiss outright the complaint for disqualification for lack of factual basis and being filed out of time.  read more

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