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1 DRUG PUSHER KILLED, 14 OTHERS NABBED IN BULACAN ANTI-DRUG OPS

CAMP GEN ALEJO S SANTOS, Bulacan -- A drug pusher was killed and 14 others were arrested Tuesday as the Bulacan[...]

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DSWD-BICOL TO HIRE 3.6K WORKERS FOR LISTAHANAN PROGRAM

May 10, 2019 - 2:47 PM

LEGAZPI CITY — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will hire 3,670 workers for the Listahanan program that will assess 1.1 million households in the Bicol region. DSWD 5 (Bicol) Director Arnel Garcia, in an interview on Thursday, said through the Listahanan, the department can check the progress in the lives of the previously […]

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REMULLA CALLS DISQUALIFICATION CASE A ‘DISSERVICE’ TO CAVITEÑOS

May 10, 2019 - 2:44 PM

IMUS CITY, Cavite – Former Cavite governor, Juanito Victor “Jonvic” Remulla, now seeking to stage a comeback, came out to answer some of the allegations of a Bacoor resident who filed a petition Wednesday urging the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to disqualify him for his supposed involvement in vote-buying. “This is a disservice to Caviteños,” said […]

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P3.9-M SET FOR STUDENT SUMMER JOBS IN CAVITE

May 10, 2019 - 2:39 PM

GENERAL TRIAS CITY, Cavite — The city government has earmarked some PHP3.9 million as the local counterpart fund for the employment program with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) for students during summer vacation.     Ariel Mugol, Public Employment Service Office (PESO) manager, said Thursday the amount will cover the 60 percent daily wage while […]

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KENNON ROAD STILL CLOSED AND UNFINISHED

May 10, 2019 - 2:22 PM

STILL CLOSED. Safety measures are implemented on the stretch of Kennon Road as part of its maintenance activities. Task Force Kennon denied anew the request for the temporary reopening of the road this week until after election day due to the daily afternoon heavy rains. (PNA file photo) BAGUIO CITY — Kennon Road will remain closed this weekend, […]

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13 CORDILLERA COPS TO SERVE AS ELECTORAL BOARD IN ABRA

May 10, 2019 - 2:20 PM

POLL DUTY. Thirteen policemen have been trained to do election duty for the May 13 mid-term polls. They will serve at the four polling centers in Lagayan town. (Photo courtesy of Carlito Dar/PIA-CAR) BAGUIO CITY — Thirteen personnel from the Police Regional Office Cordillera (PROCOR) will serve as members of the Electoral Board in Lagayan town, Abra province on […]

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DPWH CHIEF INAUGURATES 9.6-KM PULILAN-BALIUAG DIVERSION ROAD

May 9, 2019 - 9:05 PM

ALTERNATE ROAD IN BULACAN. Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar (right) delivers his short message during the inauguration of the 9.6-kilometer Pulilan-Baliuag Diversion Road in Pulilan, Bulacan on Thursday, May 9, 2019. Looking on are Pulilan Mayor Maritz Ochoa-Montejo, Rep. Gavini Pancho and DPWH Regional Director Roseller Tolentino. (Photo by Manny Balbin) PULILAN, Bulacan — The new […]

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ANGAT DAM WATER LEVEL DIPS FURTHER DESPITE RAINS

May 9, 2019 - 9:03 PM

CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan— The water elevation in Angat Dam slightly dipped even after the heavy rains in Metro Manila and some parts of Bulacan Wednesday night. Maricel Cruz of the Bulacan Provincial Public Affairs Office said the water elevation in Angat Dam slightly slid to 174.78 meters on Thursday morning as compared to 175.10 […]

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BSP-DAGUPAN COLLECTS P180-K WORTH UNFIT NOTES, COINS

May 7, 2019 - 5:40 PM

UNFIT BILLS AND COINS. Children in San Carlos City Pangasinan participate in the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Dagupan branch exchange of unfit notes and coins. (Photo courtesy of BSP-Dagupan’s Facebook page)  SAN CARLOS CITY, Pangasinan — Some PHP180,000 worth of unfit bills and coins were exchanged by residents of this city and nearby towns during the activity of […]

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CORDILLERANS URGED TO AVAIL OF FREE TESDA SKILLS TRAINING

May 7, 2019 - 5:39 PM

TESDA SCHOLARSHIP. Baking and other technical-vocational courses can be availed for free under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) scholarship program. For 2019, TESDA-Cordillera is giving scholarship assistance to around 1,900 students interested to take up technical-vocational courses. (File photo by Carlito Dar/PIA-CAR) BAGUIO CITY — The Technical Education Skills Development Authority in the Cordillera Administrative […]

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NGCP ASSURES COMELEC-CAR OF STABLE POWER SUPPLY ON ELECTION DAY

May 7, 2019 - 5:38 PM

READY FOR THE POLLS. Members of the Regional Joint Security Control Center (RJSCC) briefs media on the status of preparations for the May 13 mid-term polls. (Photo by Liza T. Agoot) LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Citing assurance from the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP), the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in the Cordillera Administrative Region on Monday […]

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SYMPHONY OF LIGHTS ATTRACT VISITORS IN ILOCOS NORTE

May 3, 2019 - 6:38 PM

La Virgen Milagrosa Festival dancers of Badoc, Ilocos Norte grace the opening of  lights show. LAOAG CITY — Hundreds of residents and visitors look forward to seeing the joyful symphony of lights, which is now even made better with a spread of art installations in front of the Ilocos Norte Capitol grounds.   Led by former […]

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DOLE, OWWA RELEASE OVER P1-M LIVELIHOOD AID TO CORDILLERA WORKERS

May 2, 2019 - 5:17 PM

LABOR DAY JOB FAIR. Hundreds of job seekers take advantage of the Labor day job and business fair in the city where 18,256 jobs are up for grabs. (PNA photo by Liza T. Agoot) BAGUIO CITY — The Cordillera offices of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) on Wednesday released […]

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MEASLES CASES IN CORDILLERA GOING DOWN: DOH

May 2, 2019 - 5:16 PM

BAGUIO CITY — An official of the Department of Health (DOH) in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) on Wednesday said there is a gradual decrease in measles cases for the past few weeks in the region. “Although measles cases this year increased more than last year, yet basing on our epidemic threshold, we can see a gradual […]

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ILOCANO FARMER IS MODERN-DAY HERO AWARDEE

May 2, 2019 - 5:14 PM

LAOAG CITY — A 79-year-old farmer of Barangay Libtong in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte is this year’s Bayaning Pilipino winner, who continues to inspire hundreds of young and old farmers to value hard work and the soil they are tilling. Angel Padron, a multi-awarded organic farmer, is set to receive on May 8 yet another award, this […]

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1ST OFW HOSPITAL IN PAMPANGA SOON TO RISE

May 2, 2019 - 4:44 PM

1ST OFW HOSPITAL IN PH. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello (front row, second from left), together with House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (front row, second from right) and Governor Lilia Pineda (front row, right), lead the groundbreaking ceremony for the first OFW Hospital and Diagnostic Center in the City of San Fernando, Pampanga on Wednesday (May 1, 2019). […]

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BANGLADESH PM’S DAUGHTER, GROUP IN ALBAY FOR STUDY TOUR

May 2, 2019 - 4:35 PM

LEGAZPI CITY — A 16-man delegation from Bangladesh led by Saima Hossain, the daughter of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, arrived here on Wednesday for a two-day visit in Albay to learn the best practices of the province in the implementation of its disaster, social and health management programs.   Hossain and her group were briefed […]

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