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Construction of an int’l airport in the center of Mindanao pushed

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Two lawmakers proposed the establishment of an international airport in the center of Mindanao comprising the SOCCSKSARGEN region and Bukidnon to provide great opportunities for industries in which direct access to either air cargo or passenger flights is of...

‘Pablo’ destroys quarter of PHL banana crop

MANILA, Dec 6, 2012 (AFP) – The Philippines, the world’s third largest exporter of bananas, lost a quarter of its crop in Typhoon Bopha, an industry group said Thursday, adding that it has also likely spread a destructive pest. The Philippine Banana Growers and Exporters...

Death toll from ‘Pablo’ continues to rise, breaches 140

MANILA, Dec 5 (Mabuhay) — The death toll from typhoon “Pablo” continued to rise, passing 140 Wednesday afternoon as reports from various disaster response agencies began filtering in. Officials earlier said they feared the toll would rise further in the day as...