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SUSPECTED ACTIVIST LEADER IN PANGASINAN SHOT DEAD

BAYAMBANG, Pangasinan -- An activist leader allegedly affiliated with Anakpawis party-list was shot dead here Monday evening. Supt. Marceliano Desamito Jr.,[...]

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BATANGAS PROVET BEEFS UP INFO DRIVE VS. AFRICAN SWINE FEVER

February 16, 2019 - 11:49 PM

Batangas Provincial Veterinarian Dr. Romel Marasigan has ordered for the strict implementation of farm biosecurity measures to avoid the entry of the African Swine Fever (ASF) in the province. (File photo courtesy of Batangas PVO) BATANGAS CITY — The provincial government, through its Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO), is inspecting livestock farms and informing hog-raisers and agricultural workers to […]

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SC JUNKS PETITIONS VS PAMPANGA MAYOR FOR LACK OF MERIT

February 15, 2019 - 3:54 PM

CLARK FREEPORT, Pampanga — For lack of merit, the Supreme (SC) Court en banc has dismissed the petitions for certiorari filed separately by former Mabalacat City Mayor Marino Morales and incumbent Vice Mayor Christian Halili against Crisostomo C. Garbo as the duly elected mayor in the 2016 mayoral elections. The petitions were filed few days before […]

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BATANGUEÑO DRIVER FETED FOR FREE RIDES TO ELDERLY, PWDS

February 15, 2019 - 3:52 PM

BATANGAS CITY — The city council has recognized a Good Samaritan here who offered free rides to the elderly. Jeepney driver Conrado Comia took center stage as his good deed reached the Sangguniang Panlungsod (City Legislative Council) which unanimously passed a resolution honoring him for his compassion and kindred spirit. The 42-year-old driver was humbled as […]

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VILLAR BATS FOR MORE FARM-BUSINESS SCHOOLS IN PH

February 15, 2019 - 3:44 PM

MARIVELES, Bataan — Reelectionist Senator Cynthia Villar on Wednesday batted for the creation of more farm schools in the country to be supported by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). “Bibigyan natin ng 1,855 farm schools all over the Philippines or one farm school in every town kung saan tuturuan ang magsasaka na magkaroon […]

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ILOCANOS JOIN ADVOCATES TO END CHILD RAPE

February 14, 2019 - 6:51 PM

Jay Lawrence Agonias, a fourth year communication arts student of Northwestern University in Laoag City, urges participants to help prevent child rape. (Photo by Leilanie G. Adriano) LAOAG CITY — Ilocanos here have joined child rights advocates in pushing for legislations that protect the rights and welfare of children. “The campaign aims to raise the age to […]

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SAGADA BRACES FOR TOURISTS INFLUX; ISSUES GUIDELINES

February 14, 2019 - 6:43 PM

SAGADA RULES. Tourists pose on stalagmite rock formation inside the Sumaguing cave, one of the famous natural attractions of Sagada in Mountain Province. (File photo by Redjie Melvic Cawis/ PIA-CAR) BAGUIO CITY–The municipality of Sagada is urging tourists who will visit the place to follow parking and environmental protection rules and respect its culture and people […]

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87 COUPLES WED ON VALENTINE’S DAY IN PANGASINAN TOWN

February 14, 2019 - 6:46 PM

After decades of being together, Felipe Cabreros, 80, and Natividad Galapate, 77, tied the knot along with other couples in Malasiqui town on Valentine’s Day. (Photo by Hilda Martin-Austria)   MALASIQUI, Pangasinan — Some 87 couples tied the knot on Valentine’s Day in a mass wedding sponsored by the municipal government here on Thursday. Municipal Civil Registrar Jean […]

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CORDILLERA GETS P2.4-B INFRA PROJECT FUND FROM DA

February 13, 2019 - 5:37 PM

Photo shows a part of the Bulanao-Amlao farm-to-market road project which was recognized by the PRDP north Luzon cluster for being one of the best sub-projects implemented in terms of physical progress, documentation, operations, maintenance, and Social and Environmental Safeguards Compliance. (Photo courtesy of DA-PRDP) BAGUIO CITY — The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) now has 51 infrastructure […]

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STOP PLANTING MARIJUANA: BENGUET GUV

February 13, 2019 - 5:28 PM

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Benguet Governor Crescencio Pacalso has called for a stop to the illegal cultivation of marijuana amid a monitored resurgence of planting cannabis in some areas of the province. “We ask them to stop planting, maybe until they are told that they are licensed to plant and not them just going ahead with […]

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DRUG PEDDLER KILLED, 7 OTHERS HELD IN BULACAN ANTI-DRUG OPS

February 13, 2019 - 2:42 PM

CAMP GEN. ALEJO S. SANTOS, Bulacan — A drug peddler was killed and seven others were nabbed on Tuesday as a result of intensified anti-drug operations of the Bulacan Police in this province. Senior Supt. Chito G. Bersaluna, Bulacan police director, identified the slain drug suspect as Gilbert Cristobal, 41, tricycle driver, a resident of Barangay […]

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BAYBAYIN WRITESHOP FOR PANGASINENSE YOUTH LAUNCHED

February 13, 2019 - 2:19 PM

Participants to the Baybayin writeshop show their finished output during the activity, which was led by the JCI-Lingayen Bagoong Chapter. (Photo courtesy of JCI- Lingayen Bagoong Chapter’s Facebook page) LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — The Junior Chamber International (JCI) – Lingayen Bagoong Chapter has inspired the youths in Pangasinan to study and learn ‘Baybayin’ through the two-phase writeshop held […]

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FOGGY TUESDAY MORNING ‘DELIGHTS’ ILOCOS NORTE RESIDENTS

February 12, 2019 - 4:06 PM

LAOAG CITY — Some residents in Ilocos Norte feasted on a sea of fog on Tuesday morning as they posted road photos and local sceneries of the extraordinary sight in the province. Feeling the cold month of February in this part of Luzon, Sharon Aliga from Baay village, Batac City said at about 7:30 a.m., motorists […]

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JOHN HAY LINKS UP WITH SCHOOLS FOR FOREST PRESERVATION STUDY

February 12, 2019 - 4:01 PM

BAGUIO CITY— Government-owned John Hay Management Corporation (JHMC) has linked up with the major universities here for environmental research to protect and preserve the forest inside the camp, an official said Monday “The exposure that the students will gain from the collaboration will strengthen their awareness [in environmental protection and preservation],” JHMC vice president Jane […]

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COP ARRESTED FOR INDISCRIMINATE FIRING IN BULACAN

February 11, 2019 - 3:48 PM

BALAGTAS, Bulacan — A Metro Manila-based policeman was arrested in this town for indiscriminate firing on Friday. Chief Insp. Restituto Granil, Balagtas chief of police, identified the arrested police officer as Police Officer 1 Arwin Bornel, assigned at the Northern Police District and detailed at the Valenzuela City Police Station. Investigation showed that a resident of […]

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2 CLASSROOMS DESTROYED AS FIRE HITS ILOCOS NORTE SCHOOL

February 11, 2019 - 3:43 PM

LAOAG CITY — At least two classrooms turned into ashes when a fire broke out at the San Nicolas National High School in Sta. Monica village, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte past noon Saturday. George Emman Manuel, Ilocos Norte School Disaster Risk Reduction and Management coordinator, said the Bureau of Fire Protection and the Philippine National Police […]

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REVIVAL OF TASK FORCE TAAL LAKE TO PROTECT ‘TAWILIS’ URGED

February 11, 2019 - 3:41 PM

BATANGAS CITY — The provincial government here has been urged to reconstitute the Task Force Taal Lake amid research findings by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), which declared the endemic “tawilis” fish an endangered species. Jennilyn S. Aguillera, Batangas public information office chief, told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) on Saturday that the Department […]

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