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× Bank takes back land donated for evacuation site

DAGUPAN CITY, Pangasinan, Philippines --- A 7,000-square-meter property donated to the city government was encumbered by a bank after it was used to acquire a loan three years ago, local officials said.

Former Mayor Belen Fernandez was authorized by the city council to accept a deed of donation for the property in 2017. The donated land, which was owned by the Pablico family, was being developed…