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Legendary rock guitarist to grace 2nd Angeles City Blues Summit

Posted on May 27, 2014 at 9:01 pm
Legendary rock guitarist to grace  2nd Angeles City  Blues Summit
ANGELES CITY — All is set for the staging of the 2nd Angeles City Blues Summit, an annual event that brings together blues and blues-rock based local and national bands to this city to promote the world-renowned musical genre that has spawned many famous and talented guitarists around the world. Organized by the Angeles Blues Exponents Production Unlimited (Abe Pu), the 2nd Annual Angeles City Blues Summit will be held on May 31, 2014, 6 pm,... 

Gov cites efforts of Pampanga’s ‘Brigada Eskwela’

Posted on May 27, 2014 at 9:01 pm
Gov cites efforts of Pampanga’s ‘Brigada Eskwela’
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — Governor Lilia Pineda has cited the efforts of the Department of Education (DepEd), teachers, parents and the community in cleaning up and repairing public schools in preparation for the school opening. “Thank you for bringing your efforts, time, strength and resources together for this noble activity of the Brigada Eskwela which shows your spirit of volunteerism and cooperation,” the governor said. However, the governor... 

Bataeños welcome Ms. Phl Earth Eco-Tourism 2014

Posted on May 27, 2014 at 9:01 pm
Bataeños welcome Ms. Phl Earth Eco-Tourism 2014
BALANGA CITY — Thousands of Bataeños were delighted to see Monique Terulle P. Manuel, the winner of Ms. Eco-Tourism title in the Miss Philippines Earth 2014, during her motorcade in major roads of Bataan, Tuesday morning. Manuel, a native of Dinalupihan town, was greeted with shouts and applause in yesterday’s homecoming celebration. During her short speech at the Governor’s office, the beauty queen even describes her hometown where she... 

SM Clark guards help clean school

Posted on May 27, 2014 at 9:01 pm
SM Clark guards help clean school
ANGELES CITY — Security personnel of a shopping mall here recently conducted a “Brigada Eskwela” in neighbor Mabalacat City. About 50 security guards from SM City Clark (SMCK) participated in the project. They cleaned the drainage system and surrounding areas of Lakandula Elementary School in Barangay Lakandula, Mabalacat City. During the clean-up activity, the guards were assisted by village councilman Daniel Odullo and school teacher Annabelle... 

No additional fees for taxpayers, Capitol launches new iTax system in 4 towns

Posted on May 26, 2014 at 9:03 pm
No additional fees for taxpayers, Capitol launches new iTax system in 4 towns
STA. ANA, Pampanga – The provincial government is now creating an enduring tax culture in Pampanga as Governor Lilia Pineda launched the German-made Integrated Taxation Management system known as iTax in four more municipalities of the province. The iTax management system was launched in the towns of Sta. Ana, Bacolor, Sasmuan and Guagua as part of the efforts towards a holistic development of Pampanga’s tax system, in line with Governor Pineda’s... 

Bulacan Gov is now RDC chair

Posted on May 26, 2014 at 9:02 pm
Bulacan Gov is now RDC chair
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – Bulacan Governor Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado is now the chair of the Central Luzon Regional Development Council (RDC), following the appointment made by President Benigno Aquino III last Friday. RDC 3 is the highest policy-making body in Central Luzon and serves as the counterpart of the NEDA Board at the subnational level. It is the primary institution that coordinates and sets the direction of all economic and social development... 

SM launches donate-a-book campaign

Posted on May 26, 2014 at 9:01 pm
SM launches donate-a-book campaign
OLONGAPO CITY — SM is inviting shoppers to share the gift of knowledge with less fortunate children in its Donate-a-Book campaign. In a statement, SM said a joint project of the SM Store and SM Stationery in partnership with SM Foundation and the Department of Social Welfare and Development, Donate-a-Book aims to develop an interest for reading, as well as to improve functional literacy, and enhance comprehension and creative skills among students... 

Korean robs business partner of P5-M

Posted on May 26, 2014 at 9:01 pm
Korean robs business  partner of P5-M
ANGELES CITY – Police are looking for a Korean national who took away the money of his business partner in Angeles City over the weekend. Senior Supt. Eden Ugale, acting director of Angeles City Police Office said his men are now tracking the suspect identified as Jang Byung Guk. Ugale said Guk was the subject of a complaint filed by Korean businessman Lee Tae Hoon who temporarily resides No. 10 El Rancho St., Carmenville subdivision located in... 

DoLE, Capitol give P3-M to SPES beneficiaries

Posted on May 26, 2014 at 9:01 pm
DoLE, Capitol give P3-M to SPES  beneficiaries
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — The Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) and Pampanga Public Employment Service Office (PESO) awarded more than P3 million to 531 students under the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES). These 531 beneficiaries belong to the first batch of employed student who started April until May for 20 days. The SPES beneficiaries gathered at the Capitol grounds and were given P6,200 each for a total of P3,239,100. The... 

Angeles execs, employees observe National Flag Day

Posted on May 26, 2014 at 9:01 pm
Angeles execs, employees observe National Flag Day
ANGELES CITY — Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan and other city officials here carried out a ceremonial flag raising as part of the city’s observance of national Flag Day. “Today we are raising our flag with pride for it is the symbol of unity, sovereignty and independence in our country,” Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan said. He added that the city commemorated the national flag observance days before its national celebration to give pride and emphasis...