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Tarlac City’s 5th Melting Pot Festival kicks off

Posted on January 17, 2016 at 12:01 am
Tarlac City’s 5th Melting  Pot Festival kicks off
TARLAC CITY -- A trade fair at the plazuela opened the 5th Melting Pot Festival of Tarlac City over the weekend. City Administrator Godofredo M. Sabado, Jr., together with department heads and division chiefs, led the ribbon-cutting ceremony. The trade fair features local products of Tarlac such as sugarcane (tubo) juice, farm-fresh products, and organic vegetable and rice. In a statement, Mayor Gelacio Manalang said the fair aims to promote products... 

BCDA: Decongestion plans should be in platforms of 2016 bets

Posted on January 17, 2016 at 12:01 am
BCDA: Decongestion plans should be in platforms of 2016 bets
CLARK FREEPORT – The Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) on Friday said the proposal to decongest Metro Manila should be included as one of the major political discourses leading up to next year’s presidential elections. During a roundtable discussion with Capampangan in Media Inc (CAMI) members, BCDA President and CEO Arnel Paciano Casanova said plans to ease the congestion in Metro Manila must be included in the programs of governance... 

Korean tourist drowns in Olongapo beach

Posted on January 17, 2016 at 12:01 am
Korean tourist drowns in Olongapo beach
OLONGAPO CITY – A 39-year-old Korean tourist drowned on Wednesday after a drinking spree with his friends at a beach resort here. According to a report from the Olongapo City Police Office (OCPO) Station 1, Kim Myung Ho drowned at the Paradito Beach Resort in Upper Kalaklan on Wednesday. Ho went jet-skiing with 21-year-old Jewell David Supan. The two rode the jet ski up to 300 meters away from the shoreline of Paradito Beach. Ho sped up the... 

DoH: RH law implementation continues despite budget cut

Posted on January 17, 2016 at 12:01 am
DoH: RH law implementation  continues despite budget cut
ANGELES CITY – The Department of Health (DoH) clarified over the weekend that the implementation of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law (RPRH Law) will continue despite the reduction of P 1 billion in the budget of the Family Health and Responsible Parenting for 2016. The DoH made the statement in a meeting together with Senate Committee on Finance and Department of Budget and Management on the said budget reduction. Last January... 

Pres. Aquino graces presentation of Bulacan Bulk Water Supply project

Posted on January 17, 2016 at 12:01 am
Pres. Aquino graces presentation of Bulacan Bulk Water Supply project
MALOLOS CITY – After more than five decades of waiting, the dreams of the people of Bulacan to taste their own fresh supply of surface water from their mountains is now starting to materialize. No less than President Benigno S. Aquino III witnessed the historic realization of this dream as he personally graced the presentation of the concession agreement for the Bulacan Bulk Water Supply Project (BBWSP) at the Barcie International Center here on... 

P173-M Clark-Mabalacat-AC road project breaks ground

Posted on January 15, 2016 at 12:03 am
P173-M Clark-Mabalacat-AC  road project breaks ground
CLARK FREEPORT – The six-kilometer Clark-Mabalacat-Angeles Road Project – which aims to ease traffic flow in the cities of Angeles and Mabalacat – broke ground yesterday. The ceremonies, led by Clark Development Corporation (CDC) president Atty. Arthur P. Tugade, signalled the construction of an interconnecting route from Mabalacat gate to Balibago in Angeles City along the east perimeter fence of this Freeport. The project costs some... 

10 more cops in AC face reassignment

Posted on January 15, 2016 at 12:02 am
10 more cops in AC face reassignment
CAMP OLIVAS – Another set of erring policemen will be transferred outside of Central Luzon as part of the Philippine National Police’s (PNP) campaign to weed out scalawags in uniform, a top official here said yesterday. Chief Supt. Rudy Lacadin, Central Luzon police director, said 10 policemen including commissioned and non-commissioned police officers from the Angeles City Police Office (ACPO) have been due for relief, following their alleged... 

PNoy declares January 20 special non-working holiday in Tarlac City

Posted on January 15, 2016 at 12:01 am
PNoy declares January 20 special non-working holiday in Tarlac City
TARLAC CITY – President Benigno Aquino III has declared January 20, a Wednesday, a special non-working holiday in Tarlac City in line with the celebration of its 5th Melting Pot Festival. Aquino issued Proclamation No. 1190 to give Tarlaqueños the full opportunity to celebrate and participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies. This year’s festival carries the theme “Ituloy ang Sigla sa Lungsod ng Tarlac.” Activities include Zumba... 

San Fernando cops gear towards fitter physique

Posted on January 15, 2016 at 12:01 am
San Fernando cops gear towards fitter physique
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – Fifteen selected officers of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in this city are undergoing a crossfit program dubbed as “PNP San Fernando Biggest Loser Challenge” with the hashtag #ForgingEliteForces which started on Jan. 12. The PNP launched the 45-day pilot program for the year 2016 at the CrossFit Cabalen, their gym sponsor for the duration of said program. “As you can see, they have one thing... 

Councilor: Porac mayor, VM dedicated officials

Posted on January 15, 2016 at 12:01 am
Councilor: Porac mayor, VM dedicated officials
PORAC, PAMPANGA – Councilor Rudy “Daboy” Enriquez, a former independent candidate, said he decided to join the Porac Team CD when he saw and felt the sincerity and dedication of Mayor Condralito “Carling” De La Cruz and Vice Mayor Dexter David. Enriquez, a former Barangay Captain of Sepung Bulaon who won a councilor seat in 2013, said: “I was still an independent councilor last year and I decided to join the Porac Team CD because they...