Tobacco Farmers Ask Probe Where Did Billions of Tobacco Excise Tax Shares of LGUs Go

Vigan City, Ilocos Sur (December 5, 2018) – For nearly three decades now, benefits from tobacco excise taxes shares of local government units have remained a tobacco farmer’s dream. Since Republic Act 7171 or “An Act to Promote the Development of the Farmers in the Virginia Tobacco-Producing Provinces,” was enacted in 1992 principally authored by then Ilocos Sur lawmaker […]

Baguio Gambling Dens Rounded Up

BAGUIO CITY (December 3, 2018) – Baguio policemen rounded up two gambling dens over the weekend taking at least 19 alleged gamblers. At least 15 were hauled to the jail and are now facing illegal gambling charges from a drop-ball joint along Otek St., Baguio City Sunday night. Caught were:  Santos Agustin, 23; Aries Vicente, […]