PNoy orders probe on ComVal mining, logging

Posted at Dec 07 2012 07:28 PM | Updated as of Dec 08 2012 03:28 AM

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After personally visiting typhoon-ravaged areas in Mindanao on Friday, President Benigno Aquino has ordered a probe on the tragedy that struck Davao Oriental and Compostela Valley.

Aquino wants an investigation on whether illegal logging and mining contributed to the huge number of casualties in the region.

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