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EALA, QUIZON CHOSEN PSA’S MILO JUNIOR ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

February 22, 2019 - 7:21 PM

MANILA – Two budding protégés in the field of tennis and chess have been chosen as the MILO Junior Male and Female Athlete of the Year in the coming SMC-PSA (Philippine Sportswriters Association) Annual Awards Night at the Centennial Hall of the Manila Hotel. Netter Alexandra Eala and chess player Daniel Quizon are the latest recipients […]

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PSC HAILS SOLONS WHO BACKED CREATION OF PH SPORTS TRAINING CENTER

February 22, 2019 - 7:18 PM

MANILA – A week after President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed a law creating a ‘state-of-the-art’ Philippine Sports Training Center (PSTC), Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William Ramirez thanked the lawmakers who authored and co-sponsored the measure in the Senate. “We express our sincerest gratitude to you staunchly supporting our goal and vision to produce world-class Filipino […]

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DPWH ALLOTS P40-M TO RESTORE LANDSLIDE-DAMAGED ROAD IN LEYTE

February 22, 2019 - 7:10 PM

A portion of landslide-hit road in Pancho Villa village in Sogod, Southern Leyte. (DPWH photo)  TACLOBAN CITY — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has set aside PHP40 million to fully restore a road section in Sogod, Southern Leyte seriously damaged by landslides last year. The rehabilitation project is concentrated on the 200-meter portion of the […]

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E. VISAYAS EXECS ASKED TO EXPLAIN ABSENCE DURING ‘USMAN’

February 22, 2019 - 7:05 PM

TACLOBAN CITY — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has asked 26 local government officials in Eastern Visayas to explain their absence during Typhoon Usman in late December 2018. Adrian Thomas Colasito, DILG 8 (Eastern Visayas) assistant division chief for local government monitoring and evaluation, told reporters on Friday that some of the […]

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SAN MATEO ARTISTS GUILD: CREATING HAPPY EXPERIENCES

February 22, 2019 - 7:01 PM

MANILA — To build an audience of art enthusiasts, a group of artists has launched a month-long art exhibit in a shopping mall in San Mateo, Rizal. The San Mateo Artists Guild displayed some of its most precious artworks in SM City San Mateo last Sunday. About 20 artists showcased their paintings in the fair that […]

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PAL SYSTEM UPGRADE TO BENEFIT PASSENGERS

February 22, 2019 - 6:55 PM

Philippine Airlines (PAL) will upgrade to a more advanced passenger service system powered by next-generation technology next month, as part of a total transformation towards becoming a 5-Star airline. The multi-awarded flag carrier aims to enhance passenger satisfaction with a smoother booking-to-boarding experience at different points of contact. PAL’s new IT computer system, using the […]

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‘LA PRESA’ IN BAGUIO STILL CLOSED TO TOURISTS

February 22, 2019 - 6:32 PM

A checkpoint to ensure no tourist will enter the protected forest reserve of Mt. Sto. Tomas in Tuba Benguet. (Photo by Hilda Austria) TUBA, Benguet — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) reminded the public that Sitio Pungayan, the fictional Sitio La Presa, a strawberry farm in a famous television […]

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PANGASINAN INFO OFFICERS URGED TO FIGHT FAKE NEWS

February 22, 2019 - 6:29 PM

The officers of PaGIOA during the Tongtongan ed PIA on Wednesday. (Photo by Hilda Martin Austria) DAGUPAN CITY — Government information officers are urging their local counterparts to work with them in providing people accurate, timely and relevant information. Oscar Navata, president of Pangasinan Government Information Officers’ Association Inc. (PaGIOA), said the unity among information officers in […]

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PH FIRST VOLCANO MONITORING STATION ESTABLISHED NEAR TAAL

February 22, 2019 - 6:25 PM

DOST Undersecretary for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change and PHIVOLCS Executive Director Dr. Renato U. Solidum Jr. (2nd from left) and Tanauan City Mayor Jhoanna Corona-Villamor (3rd from left) lead national and local officials in the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the inauguration of the country’s first solar-powered  state-of-the-art borehole broadband seismometer monitoring station near the […]

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CENTRAL LUZON COMMUNITY-WIDE EARTHQUAKE DRILL HELD IN BULACAN

February 22, 2019 - 6:23 PM

QUAKE DRILL. Angat, Bulacan Mayor Narding De Leon (center) leads the ceremonial pressing of the button to signal the start of the conduct of the 2019 1st Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill held at the covered court of Barangay Sto. Cristo, Angat, Bulacan on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. (Photo courtesy of PIA Bulacan) ANGAT, Bulacan — The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and […]

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DAGUPAN TARGETS TO VACCINATE 12,000 CATS, DOGS

February 22, 2019 - 6:17 PM

DAGUPAN CITY — The City Veterinary Office (CVO) here has already vaccinated 2,000 pet cats and dogs in 10 barangays of the city since January 1 this year, out of its 12,000 targets to prevent the spread of rabies virus. City veterinarian Dr. Daniel Paolo Garcia said they have already surveyed about 10 barangays in the […]

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NEGROS OCCIDENTAL GEARS UP TO CUSHION EFFECTS OF EL NIÑO

February 22, 2019 - 6:10 PM

DRY SPELL. A parched land in a southern Negros town in early 2016 as a result of prolonged dry spell in the province. (File photo from OPA-Negros Occidental) BACOLOD CITY — The Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) is gearing up to cushion possible effects of the El Niño weather phenomenon on crops in Negros Occidental. “The province […]

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CALABARZON RIVERS UP FOR MASSIVE CLEANUP ON MARCH 1

February 22, 2019 - 6:08 PM

Barangay Maliksi III’s polluted river and its environs in Bacoor City, Cavite   CALAMBA CITY, Laguna — Following the success of the massive cleanup activities of Manila Bay and its environs last month, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 4-A (Calabarzon) and its field units will conduct another cleanup of the region’s polluted river […]

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HABITAT FOR HUMANITY PHILIPPINES, UC INK P5-M LEGACY DONATION

February 22, 2019 - 6:06 PM

(From left) Yummy Jalijali of Habitat for Humanity Asia Pacific Resource Development, Jose D. Rosel of Habitat Philippines Resource Development, Margie Moran-Floirendo, Board Member and Ambassador of Habitat Philippines; Candice Gotianuy, University of Cebu chancellor; Atty. Manuel Elijah Sarausad, Legal Affairs Office AWG Group head; Ofelia Mana, University of Cebu vice chancellor at the Habitat […]

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COLLABORATION KEY TO MINDANAO’S PROGRESS: MINDA EXEC

February 22, 2019 - 6:01 PM

DAVAO CITY – The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) remains committed to working with its partners to further push the transformation and development of Mindanao. Assistant Secretary Romeo Montenegro, MinDa deputy executive director, said Wednesday that concerted effort has been key to Mindanao’s progress and transformation in the last 30 years since the creation of its forerunner–the […]

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GENSAN BARANGAY CHAIR GUNNED DOWN

February 22, 2019 - 6:00 PM

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — An incumbent barangay chair here was gunned down by an unidentified motorcycle-riding suspect near the city’s main transport terminal Thursday night. City police director, Col. Raul Supiter, said Friday that Barangay Dadiangas North chairman Arman Mejia, 46, was on his way home on board a motorcycle at 11:33 p.m. when he was […]

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