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Seaoil SCTEx service area breaks ground

Posted on February 26, 2015 at 12:02 am
Seaoil SCTEx service area breaks ground
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – Filipino-owned Seaoil Philippines, Inc. (Seaoil) the other day led the groundbreaking ceremonies for the construction of a service area along the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEx) Clark-bound/southbound Clark- Tarlac segment in Concepcion, Tarlac. According to Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) president and chief executive officer Arnel Paciano Casanova, target opening is by end of the year. Earlier, Seaoil... 

Garcia-Roman split looms in Bataan politics

Posted on February 26, 2015 at 12:01 am
Garcia-Roman split looms in Bataan politics
BALANGA CITY – “Well it is okay for me if Herminia (Roman) will run as Vice Governor. But, I will never give ‘in a silver platter’ the position of congressman to Geraldine. She needs to work hard for it.” These were the words of Bataan 2nd District Congressman Enrique “Tet” Garcia, Jr. during a recent press conference at his official residence in this component city. Herminia, wife of the late 1st District Congressman Antonino “Tony”... 

Public school kids, parents join eco-ramp in Bataan

Posted on February 26, 2015 at 12:01 am
Public school kids, parents  join eco-ramp in Bataan
BALANGA CITY – Public school children and their parents joined Tuesday an eco-ramp program here that showcased the importance of recycling. Agnes Magdalera, principal of the Tenejero Elementary School in this city, said 24 children and 24 parents joined the search with a theme “Kalikasan Pangalagaan para sa Kinabukasan.” The children, dressed in various attires made from garbage, did the ramp like professionals at the stage of the school to... 

Lim takes Stage 4 of Ronda Pilipinas 2015

Posted on February 26, 2015 at 12:01 am
Lim takes Stage 4 of Ronda Pilipinas 2015
TARLAC CITY - National team standout Rustom Lim took Stage Four honors even as Santy Barnachea survived determined attempts by rivals George Oconer, Jr. and Cris Joven to close the gap to keep the overall lead in the Ronda Pilipinas 2015 presented by LBC that started in Malolos, Bulacan and ended in front of the Provincial Capitol here Tuesday. Representing PSC-PhilCycling, Lim, 21, made his move in the final 200 meters to rule the 199-kilometer stage,... 

Next batch of SM scholars take exams

Posted on February 26, 2015 at 12:01 am
Next batch of SM scholars take exams
OLONGAPO CITY - SM Foundation Inc. thru its College Scholarship Program has conducted the screening and examination of applicants at SM City Olongapo recently. Fourth year graduating students from the public high schools of Olongapo, Zambales and Bataan trooped to the 6th level of the mall to take the exams. The SM Scholarship program aims to help provide quality education to bright but underprivileged public high school graduates. One good thing... 

Edpam, Duterte sign sisterhood city pact

Posted on February 25, 2015 at 12:03 am
Edpam, Duterte sign  sisterhood city pact
ANGELES CITY — The local chief exe-cutive here recently signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the City of Davao, which establishes a sisterhood city pact that will nurture and encourage cooperation between the two local governments and their constituencies. The MoA was signed by Angeles City Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, with Angeles University Foundation Chancellor Dr. Emmanuel Angeles, together with selected... 

SC affirms dismissal of kabalen cadet from PMA

Posted on February 25, 2015 at 12:02 am
SC affirms dismissal of kabalen cadet from PMA
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – The Supreme Court, in a decision, upheld the dismissal of Cadet Aldrin Jeff Cudia from the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) for violation of the school’s Honor Code. The High Court, in an en banc decision penned by SC Associate Justice Diosdado Peralta, said the PMA’s Honor Code “has to be respected”. The Honor Code binds the cadets to the following principle: “We, the cadets, do not lie, cheat, steal, nor tolerate... 

Truck driver found dead in Samal town

Posted on February 25, 2015 at 12:01 am
Truck driver found dead in Samal town
SAMAL, BATAAN – The police here found the body of a truck driver inside his truck parked in a compound of a paper mill located in Barangay Gugo of this town, Sunday afternoon. Samal police identified the victim as Luciano Resureccion, 56, a Paranchillo Villa, Valenzuela City. He is a delivery truck driver of Bataan 2020 Paper Mill. The victim’s helper named Randy Joson, 32, reported the incident to the police after he failed to wake Luciano... 

‘Kapitolyo sa Barangay’ aims to serve more Bulakenyos

Posted on February 25, 2015 at 12:01 am
‘Kapitolyo sa Barangay’ aims  to serve more Bulakenyos
MALOLOS CITY, BULACAN - The provincial government is continuously bringing its services closer to Bulakenyos through its project – Kapitolyo Sa Barangay (KSB). The KSB is a twice-a-week personal visit of the provincial officials and personnel to the 21 municipalities and three cities of the province. Governor Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado said that through KSB, the provincial government can immediately provide solutions to the needs and concerns of... 

Vice mayor, ‘no-show’ at EdPam’s 66th bday bash

Posted on February 25, 2015 at 12:01 am
Vice mayor, ‘no-show’ at EdPam’s 66th bday bash
ANGELES CITY – City Vice Mayor Vicky Vega-Cabigting was a no-show during the 66th birthday celebration of Mayor Ed Pamintuan held at the city hall here. Vega-Cabigting’s absence was noticeable as city councilors, village chairmen in this city along with city hall employees were all there to attend Pamintuan’s birthday. During the event, Metro Manila Development Authority chairman Francis Tolentino, Governor Lilia Pineda, businessman Rodolfo...