Fisherman caught illegally trading balintong in Taytay Town

Some 10 live critically endangered scaly anteaters (pangolin or balintong) were seized Friday from a fisherman moonlighting as an illegal wildlife trader in Barangay Liminangcong, Taytay town.   Balintong (Manis culionensis) resembles a reptile with neat scales and no teeth, and is only found in the Philippine province of Palawan.   It can be found … Read more

Sagay 9 Victims Relatives Given Financial Assistance

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol turns over financial assistance to the relatives of Sagay 9 victims at the wake in the city gymnasium on Friday, with Mayor Alfredo Marañon III & Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr.   Sagay 9 refers to the nine sugarcane farmers who were victims of massacre in Sagay City in Negros Occidental.   … Read more

World’s 4th Biggest and Lucrative Transnational Crime

Did You Know that illegal trade of wildlife and wildlife related products is the world’s 4th biggest and lucrative transnational crime after drugs, arms, and human trafficking? The Illegal Wildlife Trade’s estimated worth in the Philippines is at least Php 50 billion.   Wildlife trade is a multi-billion dollar industry that sees the rapid depletion … Read more

P16-M worth smuggled onions busted

Through the directive of the commissioner of customs to alert all incoming shipment of consignees with smuggling records, another shipment of ASD Total Package Enterprises Inc. suspected to contain misdeclared agricultural products was intercepted at the Manila International Container Port. The eight suspected containers arrived at the Manila International Container Port(MICP) on August 14, 2018, … Read more

Oplan Clean Rider

What is Oplan Clean Rider? Oplan Clean Rider this is a step by the Philippine National Police (PNP) to counter the crimes committed by riding in tandem.   Who may avail of the Clean Rider Sticker? All legitimate/registered owner of a motorcycle who would like to be issued a free sticker of Clean Rider may … Read more