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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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POLICE URGED TO OBSERVE AUSTERITY IN CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS

November 21, 2018 - 5:03 PM

CAMP VICENTE LIM, Calamba City – Chief Supt. Edward E. Carranza, director of Police Regional Office in Calabarzon (PRO4), is urging policemen in the Calabarzon region to observe austerity and celebrate a simple yet meaningful Christmas Season. Carranza led the ceremonial lighting of Christmas lights at the headquarter grounds here Monday night following the yearly Filipino […]

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205 ‘TOKHANG’ SURRENDERERS IN BULACAN AUG.-NOV. THIS YEAR

November 21, 2018 - 5:03 PM

CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan — A total of 205 drug personalities in this province have voluntarily surrendered from Aug. 1 to Nov. 12 this year. Data from the Bulacan Police Provincial Office showed that the top three police stations in this province with the highest number of “Oplan Tokhang” surrenderers are the City of San Jose […]

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SOLAR PANELS, BATTERIES STOLEN FROM 7 PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN PALAWAN

November 21, 2018 - 5:01 PM

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan – Undetermined units of solar panels and deep cycle batteries used to power up computers were stolen from seven elementary and secondary public schools in two municipalities in southern Palawan. Grace Estefano, information officer of the local Department of Education (DepEd), said Tuesday night that they are now seeking an investigation, with […]

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PUERTO PRINCESA THANKS PRRD FOR ULTIMATUM VS. PALECO

November 21, 2018 - 5:00 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte warned on Nov. 10, 2018, that he will expropriate the Palawan Electric Cooperative (Paleco) if it fails to resolve the power crisis in the province before the end of the year. (File photo)   PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan — The Sangguniang Panlungsod approved two measures here Monday that support President Rodrigo Duterte’s warning to […]

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SENATE OKS PALAWAN SPLIT INTO 3 PROVINCES

November 21, 2018 - 4:59 PM

(Rappler photo credits)   The Senate today approved on third and final reading a bill dividing Palawan – the country’s largest province into three new provinces, namely Palawan Del Norte, Palawan Oriental, and Palawan Del Sur. House Bill No. 8055 was sponsored by Senator Sonny Angara, chairman of the Senate Committee on Local Government, and […]

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P50-M BATAAN DRUG TREATMENT AND REHAB CENTER INAUGURATED

November 20, 2018 - 6:25 PM

PILAR, Bataan — More drug surrenderers are expected to receive help in leading new lives with the inauguration on Monday of the newly-constructed Bataan Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Center at the foot of historic Mt. Samat here. Dr. Elizabeth Serrano, chief of hospital, said the center was built through funds from the Department of Health (DOH) […]

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15 FINISH DICT’S RURAL IMPACT SOURCING IN ILOCOS NORTE

November 20, 2018 - 6:20 PM

GRADUATION. Ilocos Norte’s first batch of graduates from the Department of Information and Communications Technology’s (DICT) Rural Impact Sourcing (RIS) program pose for posterity with their mentors and local officials at the Provincial Capitol session hall on Nov. 19, 2018.  (Photo by Leilanie G. Adriano) LAOAG CITY—Fifteen trainees from Ilocos Norte graduated on Monday from a […]

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PALAWAN GOV’T DISTRIBUTES 2.4K SOLAR HOME SYSTEM UNITS

November 20, 2018 - 6:20 PM

SOLAR HOME SYSTEM DISTRIBUTION. Photo shows some of the recipients of the solar home system units in Rizal town, northern Palawan, on Nov. 9, 2018. (Photo by Palawan Provincial Information Office) PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan – The provincial government’s solar home system (SHS) distribution program continues in Palawan with 2,467 units recently handed out to residents in Rizal […]

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478 PASSENGERS STRANDED IN BICOL PORTS DUE TO ‘SAMUEL’

November 20, 2018 - 6:21 PM

LEGAZPI CITY — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in Bicol on Monday canceled the trips of sea vessels, grounding 478 passengers, 112 cargo trucks, passenger buses and cars in the ports of Masbate, Sorsogon, and Albay, the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in Bicol reported on Tuesday. The OCD report said ports authorities enforced the “no […]

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PALWAN BRACES FOR SAMUEL

November 20, 2018 - 6:17 PM

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan — All municipal disaster risk reduction and management offices (MDRRMOs) in Palawan are ready to respond to any situation that may be caused by Tropical Depression Samuel, particularly in the Calamianes Islands Group, a provincial government official said on Monday. Palawan’s Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) chief, Jerry Alili, […]

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NEW CENTRAL LUZON POLICE DIRECTOR ASSUMES POST

November 20, 2018 - 6:15 PM

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga — Chief Supt. Joel Coronel assumed his new post on Tuesday as acting regional director of the Police Regional Office 3 (Central Luzon), replacing Chief Supt. Amador Corpus. Coronel, who belongs to Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Class ’87, was the chief of Manila Police District prior to his new assignment. Corpus, on the […]

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P2-M REWARD UP FOR EX-PANGASINAN DAD’S ASSAILANTS

November 19, 2018 - 2:51 PM

BAYAMBANG, Pangasinan — Mayor Cesar Quiambao is offering a PHP2-million reward for whoever could identify the gunman or mastermind behind the murder last Friday of former councilor Levin Uy.   Town policemen have been given by higher headquarters one week to solve the killing of Uy, who was shot to death by still unidentified people while […]

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PUERTO PRINCESA APPEALS TRIKE REMOVAL FROM HIGHWAYS

November 19, 2018 - 2:52 PM

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan — The city government here is appealing for an exemption from the ban on the over 6,250 tricycle franchise holders from national roads. Councilor Rolando Amurao, chairman of the committee on transportation in the Sangguniang Panlungsod, said Saturday the city “still can’t afford” to ban them from the highways due to insufficient […]

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8 NABBED IN SEPARATE BICOL DRUG OPS

November 17, 2018 - 4:00 PM

LEGAZPI CITY — Police operatives rounded up on Thursday eight drug personalities in separate operations in three Bicol provinces. Chief Insp. Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Police Regional Office 5 (PRO5) spokesperson, in a statement, said the intensified campaign against illegal drugs was carried out in Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte and Albay provinces. The separate operations resulted in […]

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KALINGA FARMER FIXES COMMUNITY IRRIGATION FOR FREE

November 17, 2018 - 4:01 PM

FIXING IRRIGATION. Farmer Ernesto Gayyad stands beside the backhoe, which he offered to be used for free to remove the silt that blocks the communal irrigation for rice farms in Tabuk City. Typhoon “Rosita” (Yutu) buried the area, as it battered Kalinga province in late October. (Photo courtesy of Greg Dalilis)   BAGUIO CITY — The huge backhoe […]

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GOV’T TO POUR IN P10-B ANNUAL BUDGET TO AGRI PROGRAMS

November 16, 2018 - 2:49 PM

FARMERS’ CONGRESS. Senator Cynthia Villar delivers her message during the 4th Farmers’ Congress in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (Photo by Marilyn Galang)   PALAYAN CITY, Nueva Ecija — Senator Cynthia Villar, chair of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food, asked farmers to stay firm in their heroic work of producing food for […]

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