Ayungon FMRs soon
A farm-to-market road project will be constructed soon in barangays Amdos and Manogtong in Ayungon town, Negros Oriental, under the Kapit Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Development Social Services of the Department of Social Welfare and Development, a government press release said yesterday.
The 1.8-kilometer FMR in Amdos is worth P3.2 million, and the one in Manogtong, P1.9 million, and will benefit about 600 households, particularly farmers and their families, the press release also said.
The DSWD said the FMRs will give the farmers shorter route to transport their products such as bananas, corn, mangoes, coconut, sugarcane, and vegetables, to the market, that will save them time, money and effort.
No TRO vs. Garcia suspension
MANILA – The Court of Appeals yesterday did not issue a temporary restraining order after oral arguments on the petition of Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia seeking to stop the six-month suspension imposed against her.
The oral arguments were conducted at the CA 12th Division.
The CA tackled the reply of the respondents Office of the President, Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. and Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II.