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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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NFA ILOCOS NORTE JOINS KADIWA MARKET CARAVAN

September 24, 2018 - 5:07 PM

LAOAG CITY — The National Food Authority (NFA) in Ilocos Norte continues to make rice available in every family table.   On Sunday, the rice response delivery team of the NFA joined the ongoing Kadiwa market caravan of the provincial government at the Batac City market to sell rice at low cost.   Pegged at PHP27 […]

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CLARK IS PH’S SECOND LARGEST OFFICE MARKET

September 24, 2018 - 5:22 PM

Source: Clark International Airport Corporation Corporate Communications Office    Clark in Pampanga is now considered a top destination for companies to locate in, according to the recent real estate market report by Leechiu Property Consultants (LPC).   In LPC’s September report, it said Clark is now the second largest market for office take-up after Metro […]

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PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP BOOSTS NUEVA ECIJA TOURISM

September 24, 2018 - 5:09 PM

Street dancers  show their talents during the celebration of the first-ever Nueva Ecija Harvest Festival on Saturday. (Photo by Marilyn Galang)   CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija – The drive to make Nueva Ecija a tourism and travel destination received a big boost with a convergence of festivals by different towns and cities in this province, under the […]

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TARLAC SOLON BATS FOR INNOVATION BILL

September 24, 2018 - 4:47 PM

Rep. Victor A. Yap (2nd District, Tarlac) is urging the House of Representatives to pass a bill which would promote innovation and knowledge transfer for economic and social development. The support comes as the House Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship Development approved the Substitute bill on the “Philippine Innovation Act,” which provides incentives for […]

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NAPOCOR RESTORES POWER TO ‘OMPONG’-AFFECTED ISLANDS, OFF-GRID AREAS

September 21, 2018 - 4:02 PM

The National Power Corporation (Napocor) has successfully restored power in its Small Power Utilities Group (SPUG) power plants affected by Typhoon Ompong and continues to effectively manage Luzon dams.  Normal power plant operations are now in effect in Batanes (Sabtang, Itbayat and Basco Diesel Power Plants), Cagayan (Calayan, Balatubat and Minabel DPPs), Isabela (Palanan DPP […]

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CUSTOMS DESTROYS P3B FAKE GOODS

September 20, 2018 - 7:30 PM

In line with the public interest and transparency on the disposition of forfeited goods thru condemnation, hundreds of boxes containing fake goods were destroyed by the Bureau of Customs on Wednesday in an accredited condemnation facility located at San Pedro, Laguna and owned by Tritek Reverse Logistics Corp. Based on the Enforcement and Security Service […]

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DAMAGE TO AGRI SECTOR SOARS TO NEARLY P17B

September 19, 2018 - 6:03 PM

The damages and losses to the agriculture sector caused by Typhoon “Ompong” have reached P 16.76 billion, affecting a total of 636,908 hectares of agricultural areas with an estimated volume of production loss at 731,294 metric tons.    The Department of Agriculture attributed the increase in the overall damages and losses to the reports in […]

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NEA: INITIAL DAMAGE COST TO ‘OMPONG’-STRICKEN ELECTRIC COOPS RISES TO P135M

September 18, 2018 - 7:39 PM

The initial cost of damage to electric cooperatives (ECs) in Luzon due to Typhoon Ompong (international name Mangkhut) has climbed to P135 million, state-run National Electrification Administration (NEA) reported Tuesday.    As of 12 noon Tuesday, September 18, the initial amount of damage to the distribution facilities of ECs impacted by Ompong was at P135,700,569, according to […]

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AGRI SECTORS SUFFERS P14B DAMAGE DUE TO ‘OMPONG’

September 18, 2018 - 3:07 PM

Damages and losses to the agriculture sector caused by Typhoon “Ompong” increased to P14.27 billion, affecting a total of 553,704 hectares of agricultural areas with an estimated volume of production loss at 731,294 metric tons.    The Department of Agriculture said the increase in the overall damages and losses are attributed to the reports in […]

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DOTR: REHAB OF TYPHOON DAMAGED SEAPORTS AND AIRPORTS UNDERWAY

September 17, 2018 - 4:26 PM

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade has reported to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte that the restoration and rehabilitation efforts of the Department of Transportation in all affected airports, seaports, and terminals are now underway. During the Presidential Briefing held at the Cagayan Provincial Capitol today, 16 September 2018, Secretary Tugade estimates around PhP35 to 40 Million worth […]

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‘OMPONG’ HEADS FOR ILOCOS NORTE, SLIGHTLY WEAKENS

September 15, 2018 - 4:10 PM

MANILA — Typhoon Ompong has slightly weakened as it heads for Ilocos Norte on Saturday morning, said the weather bureau. “Ompong” was last eyed in the vicinity of Kabugao, Apayao, with maximum sustained winds of 185 km. per hour (kph) near the center, and gustiness of up to 305 kph, and moving west at 30 kph, […]

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1K FAMILIES EVACUATE IN NUEVA ECIJA DUE TO TYPHOON

September 15, 2018 - 4:15 PM

Caption: Members of the Cabanatuan City Police Station assist in the distribution of relief goods to evacuees affected by Typhoon Ompong on Saturday (September 15, 2018). (Photo by Marilyn Galang) CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija — At least 1,067 families are in different evacuation centers as Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 2 remained hoisted over this province. Dr. […]

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PANGASINAN IMPLEMENTS FORCED EVAC DUE TO TYPHOON

September 15, 2018 - 11:35 AM

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — As Typhoon Ompong moved towards northern Luzon, Pangasinan Governor Amado Espino III on Friday ordered all local government units (LGUs) in the province to implement forced evacuation for all residents along coastal, low-lying, and landslide-prone areas, to safer grounds or evacuation centers. “There are those that have conducted preemptive evacuation, like in Bani, […]

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DENR CALABARZON ASKS FOR VOLUNTEERS IN ‘OMPONG’ DISASTER OPS

September 15, 2018 - 12:05 PM

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 4-A (Calabarzon) on Friday called on volunteers from Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon provinces to assist in their disaster preparedness and operations for Typhoon Ompong. DENR 4-A Assistant Director for Technical Services Arturo E. Fadriquela said their plan covers the deployment of field […]

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THOUSANDS EVACUATE IN KALINGA

September 15, 2018 - 9:40 AM

TABUK CITY, Kalinga — The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (PDRRMC) said that as of 4:50 p.m. Friday, there are 807 families at the evacuation centers in three towns in the province. Data gathered as of 4:50 p.m. show that in Tabuk City, 293 families involving 1,040 persons; Pinukpuk, 411 families with 2.045 persons and […]

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BATAC HOSPITAL RAISES ‘CODE BLUE’ ALERT FOR ‘OMPONG’

September 15, 2018 - 9:06 AM

Caption:  The Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital and Medical Center (MMMH&MC)’s emergency management staff members conduct an emergency meeting to prepare the hospital for the onslaught of typhoon Ompong (Photo by Jhey-ar Mangati)     BATAC CITY – The Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital and Medical Center (MMMH&MC) is currently on “Code Blue Alert” as Typhoon Ompong wreaks havoc […]

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