Philippines: 50 village chiefs food poisoned in Palawan
By Dennis Carcamo Updated June 25, 2009 09:27 AM

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MANILA, Philippines Around 50 village chiefs from Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija, were hospitalized in Palawan due to food poisoning, a radio report said today.

The report, however, said only nine out of the 50 barangay chairmen are still confined at a hospital in Puerto Princess.

The village officials were rushed to the hospital before midnight after experiencing severe stomach ache. They reportedly had dinner at a restaurant along Rizal Avenue in Puerto Princesa City before the incident.

A total of 190 village chiefs from Cabanatuan went to Palawan for an educational trip, the report added.





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