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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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PANGASINAN COASTAL TOWNS POSITIVE OF RED TIDE

April 30, 2019 - 3:10 PM

ANDA, Pangasinan — The municipal government of Anda is closely monitoring the implementation of the ban on gathering or harvesting, transporting and marketing of shellfish products, which are positive for red tide toxin based on the testing conducted by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Region 1 (Ilocos). Mayor Aldrin Cerdan of Anda, […]

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‘PROJECT ANGEL TREE’ HELPS CURB CHILD LABOR IN CORDILLERA

April 30, 2019 - 1:41 PM

BAGUIO CITY — The Department of Labor and Employment in the Cordillera Administrative Region (DOLE-CAR) is working to stop children from being exploited into working at an early age, through the “Project Angel Tree”. DOLE-CAR Regional Director Exequiel Ronie Guzman on Monday said through the project, parents are aided to provide for their family’s needs so […]

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IFUGAO GETS P829-M INFRA, LIVELIHOOD SUPPORT FROM DA

April 30, 2019 - 1:31 PM

The Battad rice terraces in Banaue, Ifugao (Photo courtesy of Dianne Galao) BAGUIO CITY — The Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA PRDP) has approved 18 sub-projects, worth PHP829-million, for Ifugao province to improve the living condition, especially of people in far-flung villages. “There are approved infrastructure sub-projects worth more than PHP802 million and enterprise […]

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1,386 CENTRAL LUZON COPS START TO CAST ABSENTEE VOTES

April 30, 2019 - 1:28 PM

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga—Some 1,386 police personnel in Central Luzon assigned at the Police Regional Headquarters’ Office and Regional Mobile Force Battalion, on Monday started to cast their absentee votes for the May 13 elections. The absentee voting for police personnel will be conducted until May 1. Brig. Gen. Napoleon M. Coronel, director of Police Regional […]

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BATAAN READY FOR MAY 13 ELECTIONS

April 30, 2019 - 1:26 PM

POLL PREPS. Election and police officers hold a consultative meeting in preparation for the May 13 elections at Camp Tolentino in Balanga City, Bataan on Monday (April 29, 2019). The meeting aims to ensure a peaceful and orderly conduct of the balloting in the province. (Photo by Ernie Esconde) BALANGA CITY, Bataan—The Philippine National Police (PNP) provincial […]

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LUZON QUAKE-AFFECTED FAMILIES NOW AT 3,600: NDRRMC

April 29, 2019 - 6:18 PM

MANILA — The number of families affected by the magnitude 6.1 earthquake that rocked Zambales, Pampanga and other parts of Luzon has now climbed to 3,632 families, which is equivalent to 17,410 persons, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said in its 6 a.m. update Monday. The same report, signed and released by […]

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DISPLACED ITOGON MINERS CONTINUE TO GET SKILLS TRAINING FROM TESDA

April 29, 2019 - 5:27 PM

BAGUIO CITY — Small-scale miners, who were forced to stop their mining activities following a massive landslide in Itogon, Benguet’s mining area during the 2018 onslaught of Typhoon Ompong, continue to receive skills training as government scholars, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority in the Cordillera Administrative Region (TESDA-CAR) said on Monday. TESDA-CAR officer-in-charge Engr. […]

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PROPOSED DECLARATION OF KIBUNGAN, BENGUET A MINING-FREE ZONE HURDLES FINAL READING

April 29, 2019 - 4:15 PM

The House of Representatives approved on third and final reading a bill seeking to declare the municipality of Kibungan in Benguet a mining-free zone. House Bill 8882, principally authored by Rep. Ronald Cusalan (Lone District, Benguet), seeks to prohibit all forms of mining operations and activities, whether large-scale or small-scale, within the jurisdiction of Kibungan. […]

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WOMAN, 3 OTHERS KILLED IN NUEVA ECIJA BUY-BUST

April 28, 2019 - 7:03 PM

CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija — Four persons, including a woman, were killed in a buy-bust operation in Purok Mampulog, Barangay Bitas here Saturday. Lt. Col. Ponciano Zafra, Cabanatuan City police chief, identified two of the suspects as Rizza Fernando and Paul Santos, both of legal age and residents of Bella Vita Subdivision, Sta. Arcadia, also of […]

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RESIDENTS HELPLESS ON LAGUNA’S MT. CRISTOBAL FIRE

April 28, 2019 - 6:57 PM

A wild fire broke out on the slopes of Mount Cristobal in Laguna on Sunday morning and the fire continued to rage until the late afternoon, San Pablo City’s fire officials reported. According to the Laguna Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) personnel, the fire broke out early in the morning but the incident was reported […]

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ALLEGED DRUG PEDDLER KILLED; 3 OTHERS NABBED IN BULACAN DRUG BUST

April 27, 2019 - 4:38 PM

DRUG SUSPECT. A police operative checks on the body of drug suspect Rogelio Cual, who was killed in a buy bust operation in Barangay Sapang Palay, City of San Jose del Monte on Friday, April 26, 2019. Three other drug suspects were arrested in separate buy-bust operations in Bulacan. (Photo by Manny Balbin) CAMP GEN ALEJO S. […]

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ACTOR GUIDICELLI URGES YOUTH TO JOIN AFP RESERVE CORPS

April 27, 2019 - 4:37 PM

STAR POWER. Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Reserve Private Matteo Guidicelli (right) shares with Baguio media on Friday that he joined the reserve force to fulfill his dream and to give back to the country which all citizens must do as responsible Filipinos. He joined the National Youth Commission Chair Undersecretary Ronals Gian Cardema (left) […]

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KENNON ROAD CLOSED AFTER 6.1 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE

April 26, 2019 - 5:38 PM

BAGUIO CITY— Kennon Road will not be opened to traffic pending the results of the assessment and inspection of local authorities here, the Office of Civil Defense-Cordillera Administrative Region (OCD-CAR) said on Thursday. “Due to the 6.1 magnitude earthquake that jolted Region 3 (Central Luzon) and intensity 4 in Baguio City on April 22, the […]

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DOLE, LGUS OPEN JOBS FOR OSYS, STUDENTS IN CENTRAL PANGASINAN

April 26, 2019 - 5:35 PM

MALASIQUI, Pangasinan — Some 545 students and out-of-school youths (OSYs) in Central Pangasinan have availed of the Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES) of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), in partnership with the local government units (LGUs) and private companies. Labor and employment officer Panfilo Dioquino of DOLE-Central Pangasinan said the LGUs of […]

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BOC REVOKES CUSTOMS ACCREDITATION OF ERRING IMPORTER, BROKER IN SUBIC

April 26, 2019 - 5:33 PM

SMUGGLED SUGAR. Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero (left) and Port of Subic District Collector Maritess Martin inspect part of the PHP60-million confiscated smuggled refined sugar from Thailand at the Port of Subic on Friday (April 26, 2019). The shipment arrived in Subic early this month, hauled in 34 units of 40-footer containers, but was misdeclared as […]

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3 DIED IN HELICOPTER CRASH

April 25, 2019 - 6:04 PM

Three people died in a helicopter crash bound for San Fernando, Pampanga on Thursday. The chopper crashed in a fishpond in Brgy. Anilao, Malolos Bulacan.

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