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× Court stops demolition of Tadeco biosecurity gates meant to prevent entry of banana diseases

DAVAO CITY---The latest showdown between two leading political forces in Davao del Norte continued to unfold as the provincial government, allied with Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez, ordered three biosecurity gates of Tagum Agri Development Co. (Tadeco), owned by the Floirendo family, demolished.

But a court stopped the demolition with former Rep. Antonio "Tony Boy" Floirendo urging supporters "not to allow…