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DEPED INVESTIGATES ALLEGED CHEATING IN 2015 PALARONG PAMBANSA

September 14, 2018 - 5:56 PM

PROBE. Department of Education Undersecretary for Legislative Affairs, External Partnership and School Sports Tonisito Umali talks with the media on the sidelines of the National Literacy Conference and Awards in Baguio City on Wednesday (Sept. 5, 2018). The education official assures that the new sports officials will probe the alleged cheating in the special games category […]

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ILOILO MAYOR CONSIDERS LIQUOR BAN TO PREVENT ACCIDENTS

September 14, 2018 - 4:37 PM

ILOILO City Mayor Jose Espinosa III plans to issue an executive order that will temporarily suspend the sale of liquor in the city as a precautionary measure as Typhoon “Ompong” (international name Mangkhut) passes through the country. According to Espinosa, he will consult with the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) before issuing the necessary […]

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MMDA RAISES BLUE ALERT FOR TYPHOON ‘OMPONG’

September 14, 2018 - 4:04 PM

Now on blue alert, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is all geared up for the possible onslaught of typhoon “Ompong”  in the metropolis.   MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim  has assigned agency key frontliners to provide needed services during and after the typhoon.   Under blue alert status, 700 personnel from different offices – Road […]

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SIPALAY CITY PRESENTS UNIQUE DIVE SITES AT EXPO

September 14, 2018 - 4:14 PM

BACOLOD City — The City of Sipalay in Negros Occidental showcased its dive sites and other offerings at the Diving and Resort Travel Expo 2018 on September 7 to 9.   Sipalay was the lone local government participant from Western Visayas in the country’s the largest dive exposition held at SM Mega Trade Hall of […]

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DA REQUESTS MAYORS TO PREPARE LOCAL FOOD SECURITY PLAN

September 14, 2018 - 3:58 PM

The Department of Agriculture, with the support of the Dept. of Interior and Local Government, will ask all the town mayors in the country to prepare their local food security which would lay out plans on how they would feed their constituents.  The theme of the Food Security Forum is “Mamamayan Ko, Pakakainin Ko.” It […]

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LEGARDA REMINDS LGUs TO PREPARE FOR ‘OMPONG’

September 14, 2018 - 4:06 PM

Senator Loren Legarda today reminded local government units (LGUs) and citizens on ways to prepare for a typhoon as Typhoon Ompong starts to affect more areas in the country. Legarda stressed that citizens, especially those in areas with public storm warning signals, should regularly monitor weather updates and advisories for evacuation; while disaster preparedness and […]

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DOMINGUEZ TO CUSTOMS: RELEASE SEIZED RICE, FOOD TO DSWD FOR POSSIBLE DISASTER...

September 14, 2018 - 4:02 PM

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has ordered the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to immediately release smuggled rice and other food items seized by the agency to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to augment ongoing government preparations for the possible onslaught of typhoon “Ompong” in Northern Luzon and other areas this week.    […]

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CALOOCAN CITY TO HOST WEEKEND MARKET AT C-CUBE

September 13, 2018 - 5:37 PM

CALOOCAN CITY – The local government of Caloocan City will host the 1st Weekend Market in front of its new city hall beginning September 24.   The weekend market at C-Cube, which will be open every Fridays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., is open to everyone who wants to shop and dine. […]

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NIA ACQUIRES P110.5 MILLION HEAVY EQUIPMENT

September 13, 2018 - 4:39 PM

Senior Deputy Administrator Abraham B. Bagasin (middle left) and Deputy Administrator for Administrative and Finance Sector Romeo G. Gan (outermost left) receive the 17 heavy equipment keys from Volvo Vice President for Machine Sales Chito Litam (middle right) and Machine Sales Representative Ramir Ferrer (outermost right) during the Ceremonial Turnover of P110.5-million heavy equipment as […]

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TAGUIG CITY GEARS UP FOR TYPHOON ‘OMPONG’

September 13, 2018 - 5:39 PM

   The Taguig City government has stepped up preparations as Typhoon Ompong entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Wednesday.   ER Palima, officer-in-charge of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, said boats, trucks, and other rescue vehicles have already been prepositioned for the rescue, and preemptive and forced evacuations of affected Taguigeños.   Vests, […]

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SEN AQUINO PUSHES LGUs TO CREATE PROGRAMS FOR FILIPINO YOUTH

September 13, 2018 - 4:44 PM

To push for better, more responsive and more innovative governance, Sen. Bam Aquino is encouraging local government units (LGUs) to work with youth leaders and their organizations.   In his amendment to Senate Bill No. 1843 or the Seal of Good Local Governance Act, Sen. Bam wants LGUs to establish youth development programs to ensure […]

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GO PROMISES TO SUPPORT FILIPINO ATHLETES

September 13, 2018 - 4:11 PM

MANILA – Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Tuesday committed to support the country’s sports programs to help prevent crime and drug use, as he graced the 18th season of the National Athletic Association of Schools, Colleges, and Universities (NAASCU) at the Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay City.   “Sabi ko nga ano […]

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LANDBANK LENDS ALMOST P40B TO SMALL FARMERS, FISHERS

September 13, 2018 - 3:56 PM

Pacifico Cordada Jr., hailed as this year’s Ulirang Magsasaka, visiting his corn and pineapple farms.  “Disability is not a hindrance to succeed in life.”   This is what Pacifico Cordada Jr would always say when asked how he managed to provide a comfortable life for his family through farming. He also once served as a […]

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DSWD RAISES ALERT STATUS FOR ‘OMPONG’; EMERGENCY TELECOMS SET UP IN BATANES,...

September 13, 2018 - 4:49 PM

Following the arrival of Typhoon ‘Ompong’ in the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is now on red alert status to strengthen its monitoring and preparedness for response measures in areas along the typhoon’s track.   In the latest 11AM bulletin of PAGASA, public storm warning signal number […]

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ASIAN GAMES GOLD WINNERS’ TO RECEIVE TOTAL OF 8M EACH

September 13, 2018 - 4:10 PM

ASIAN GAMES GOLD MEDALISTS. President Rodrigo R. Duterte poses for a photo with the gold medalists in the recently concluded 18th Asian Games, officials of the Philippine Sports Commission and Philippine Olympic Committee, and some members of the President’s cabinet during the awarding of incentives to the top performing athletes at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan […]

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Senate declares every June 18 as Bacolod City Charter Day

September 14, 2018 - 4:43 PM

THE Senate approved on third and final reading on Sept 10, 2018 House Bill No. 7044 declaring June 18 as the Bacolod City Charter Day. Joining the senators in a photo opportunity after the Senate hearing are Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia, Rep. Greg Gasataya, Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran, Councilors Em Ang and Bartolome Orola, […]

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