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7 DEAD, 15 HURT AS TRUCK FALLS OFF RAVINE

DEADLY RIDE. A dump truck falls into a five-meter ravine at Barangay Balaway on Saturday morning (April 20, 2019),killing seven[...]

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Salceda: Inflation is a threat to Bicol development

September 12, 2018 - 6:00 PM

LEGAZPI CITY — Albay Rep. Joey Salceda on Tuesday called for an immediate economic intervention to mitigate the effects of soaring inflation in the Bicol region.   Salceda said the 9-percent inflation rate that hit Bicol is already a cause for alarm since it is the highest in the country, especially considering that Bicol is the […]

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Coast Guard gears up for Super Typhoon “Mangkhut”

September 11, 2018 - 5:08 PM

PCG: The Philippine Coast Guard has alerted its districts and stations in Northern and Central Luzon to brace for the possible effects in maritime activities of the Tropical storm, forecasted to develop into a super Typhoon “Ompong” (Mangkhut- International Name) once entered the Philippine waters on Wednesday, September 12.   PCG Commandant Admiral Elson Hermogino […]

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SM CITY LEGAZPI TO BE UNVEILED ON SEPT 14 2018

September 11, 2018 - 4:01 PM

11 September 2018, Pasay City, Philippines—SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), one of the largest integrated property developers in Southeast Asia, is set to open its newest mall, SM City Legazpi in Albay Province, this Friday, September 14. Dubbed as Bicol Region’s newest lifestyle destination, SM City Legazpi spans to almost 88,000 square meters (sqm) […]

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FIRST OTOP PHILIPPINES HUB OPENS IN MALOLOS

September 11, 2018 - 4:00 PM

MALOLOS, BULACAN— The best of local products from provinces and cities all over the country can now be found in Malolos Bulacan. This after the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Regional Office of NCR has brought the first OTOP Philippines Hub to life. The OTOP Philippines Hub or OTOP.PH is a retail store and […]

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Implementation of Bulacan Airport discussed at Senate Hearing, DOF clarifies delay

September 11, 2018 - 3:36 PM

The Department of Finance (DOF) has backed the approval of an unsolicited proposal to build a new international airport in Bulacan while ensuring that the implementation of the project would not adversely affect the sound and efficient management of the government’s financial resources, not only today, but also in the future.   During a hearing […]

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Catanduanes officially declared “Abaca Capital of the Philippines” by Committee

September 11, 2018 - 9:59 AM

(PHOTO FROM CONG.SARMIENTO’S FB ACCOUNT) The House Committee on Agriculture and Food chaired by Rep. Jose Panganiban Jr., CPA, LLB (Party-list, ANAC IP) has approved a substitute bill seeking to declare the province of Catanduanes as the “Abaca Capital of the Philippines.” Principally authored by Rep. Cesar Sarmiento (Lone District, Catanduanes), the bill pursues Section […]

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Implementation of Bulacan Airport discussed at Senate Hearing, DOF clarifies delay

September 11, 2018 - 9:42 AM

The Department of Finance (DOF) has backed the approval of an unsolicited proposal to build a new international airport in Bulacan while ensuring that the implementation of the project would not adversely affect the sound and efficient management of the government’s financial resources, not only today, but also in the future.   During a hearing […]

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UNESCO names Legazpi mayor as PH’s most outstanding

September 11, 2018 - 9:43 AM

LEGAZPI CITY— For carrying out efficient programs on environment, education, and tourism, this city’s chief executive, Noel E. Rosal, was named the country’s most outstanding mayor in local governance by the United Nations, Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Professor Shahbaz Khan, director regional of the Science Bureau for Asia and the Pacific and UNESCO […]

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DOST VISITS CAGAYAN

September 4, 2018 - 10:36 AM

PROJECT VISIT: DOST Secretary Fortunato T. Dela Pena together with Region II DOST Director Sancho Maborang and other regional staff visits the Ybanag Food Products (chicharon) with the companies name Carne Ybanag a cooperative in Region II whose General Manager of the said lighthouse cooperative Mr. Jose Alma Arcade in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan. Other photo […]

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Malvar’s Jack(fruit) of all trades

September 4, 2018 - 10:44 AM

MALVAR, BATANGAS-The tropical fruit known for its thorny external projections and sweet nutritious meat bulbs has gone out from being just a fruit to being Malvar’s jack(fruit)of all trades.   This sweet and delicious jackfruit rich in vitamins, minerals, electrolytes, phytonutrients, carbohydrates, fiber, fat, and protein is recognized for its abundance (in different varieties) in […]

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Mayor Christian D. Natividad, honored Most Outstanding Mayor 2018 of Gawad America

September 1, 2018 - 5:53 PM

Malolos City Mayor Christian D. Natividad has been named as the Most Outstanding Mayor / Public Servant of the Philippines 2018 by Gawad America Foundation Inc. on August 18, 2018 at Celebrity Center International, 5930 Franklin Ave., Los Angeles, California, USA. Natividad awarded the high award of Gawad America in recognition of the demonstrated competitiveness and […]

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Seawall, river dike collapse in Ilocos Norte

August 16, 2018 - 9:55 AM

MONSOON RAGE. A seawall that protects some residents in Caruan, Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte collapsed on Tuesday due to strong waves spawn by southwest monsoon, or ‘habagat.’ A river dike also collapsed in Vintar town due to raging waters at Sitio Baldi, Parparuroc village. (Photo by Dennis Alipio)   LAOAG CITY — A seawall and a river dike in Ilocos […]

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Pampanga town declares state of calamity

August 16, 2018 - 9:47 AM

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga — The municipality of Sto. Tomas in this province was placed under state of calamity due to flooding caused by the enhanced southwest monsoon.   The Sangguniang Bayan of Sto. Tomas, in a regular session held Tuesday, unanimously passed Resolution No. 179-2018 following the recommendation of the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction […]

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6 die as dengue, leptospirosis cases climb in Cordillera

August 16, 2018 - 9:58 AM

BAGUIO CITY — Six people succumbed to dengue and leptospirosis in the past seven months in the Cordillera, as cases of the weather-induced virus infections climbed in the highland region amid the unabated heavy monsoon rains.   Geeny Anne Austria, a nurse at the Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (RESU) of the Department of Health (DOH) […]

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Palawan to ‘climate-proof’ all infra dev’t projects

August 16, 2018 - 9:43 AM

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan – The infrastructure projects of the provincial government of Palawan will have to undergo strict climate resilience proofing, in line with the prescribed guidelines approved through a Provincial Board ordinance.   Engineer Gilda Garibay, implementation officer of the Climate Resilient Green Growth (CRGG) project, said Wednesday this will happen after they have […]

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Heavy rains cause floods, traffic in Metro Manila

August 16, 2018 - 9:26 AM

MANILA — Torrential rains and thunderstorms brought about by the southwest monsoon or habagat on Friday morning caused heavy traffic congestion in several areas of Metro Manila, leaving commuters stranded and vehicles caught in floods.   The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) reported flooding in the following areas:  EDSA before Aguinaldo Gate northbound – gutter deep, passable to […]

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