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Pineda vows support for Mt. Arayat Park dev’t

Posted on May 1, 2014 at 12:02 am
Pineda vows support for Mt. Arayat Park dev’t
ARAYAT, PAMPANGA – Gov. Lilia Pineda has vowed support for the development of the Mt. Arayat National Park into a premier tourist destination in the entire Central Luzon. During the governor’s visit in this town to distribute Philhealth cards to 10,002 beneficiaries, she toured the newly improved and revived national park and resort to see the development initiated by Mayor Emmanuel “Bon” Alejandrino. Pineda commended the initiative of the... 

Forever 21 opens at SM City Clark

Posted on May 1, 2014 at 12:01 am
Forever 21 opens at SM City Clark
ANGELES CITY — Global fashion brand Forever 21 openend its newest store at SM City Clark (SMCK) on Tuesday. The SMCK branch is Forever 21’s first branch in Central Luzon and its ninth in the whole country. Forever 21 has been the primary choice for on-trend yet affordable fashion. It offers an extensive selection of trendy items—from fresh daytime looks to fierce nighttime outfits. There are also wide arrays of basic items that one can fashionably... 

AC preparation for APEC on schedule, Pamintuan says

Posted on May 1, 2014 at 12:01 am
AC preparation for APEC on schedule, Pamintuan says
ANGELES CITY — Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan yesterday ordered the fast-tracking of infrastructure projects, particularly the road widening along the city, in preparation for the APEC summit in 2015. “Everything is on schedule. We are happy that the city has started removing the spaghetti wires along Sto.Rosario and now we are targetting Balibago and Pandan,” Pamintuan said during his monthly Media Kapihan at the Museo Ning Angeles. The mayor... 

CIDU3 seizes 45 assorted guns in AC, Porac raids

Posted on May 1, 2014 at 12:01 am
CIDU3 seizes 45 assorted guns in AC, Porac raids
CAMP OLIVAS — The Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit 3 in cooperation with the Police Regional Office 3 on Wednesday seized 45 assorted firearms by virtue of search warrants against illegal gun owners during separate raids in Angeles City and Porac town. During a raid, elements of 3RCIDU in coordination with Police Regional Office 3, Regional Security Agencies and Guards Unit 3 and Pampanga PPO arrested Amado Gomez Serrano , a resident... 

NGCP donates computers to 3 public schools in Bataan

Posted on May 1, 2014 at 12:01 am
NGCP donates computers  to 3 public schools in Bataan
MARIVELES, Bataan – Three public schools in Bataan received three laptops, 30 tablets and 30 SD cards from the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) as part of the corporation’s computerization thrust of communities hosting their transmission facilities. In a simple turn-over ceremony held recently at Renato Cayetano Memorial Elementary School in Barangay Maligaya this town, Napoleon Viterbo, NGCP District 5 Head, said it is... 

Ombudsman junks plunder case vs GMA

Posted on April 30, 2014 at 2:03 am
Ombudsman junks  plunder case vs GMA
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — The Office of the Ombudsman dismissed the plunder and graft charges filed against former president and now Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and son Diosdado Ignacio “Dato” Arroyo, Camarines Sur Congressman, in connection with an infrastructure project in Bicol region. There was no evidence to show that Mrs. Arroyo and her son directly and actively participated in the planning or implementation... 

22,968 families get MDRs from ‘Alaga Ka’ program

Posted on April 30, 2014 at 2:02 am
22,968 families get MDRs from ‘Alaga Ka’ program
MABALACAT CITY — Some 22,968 indigent families from four towns and this city received their Philhealth’s Members’ Data Records (MDRs) since Monday under the agency’s new program, ”Alaga Ka Para Sa Maayos Na Buhay” at no cost. In particular, the marginalized families from the town of San Simon were given 2,648 Philhealth’s members’ data records; Minalin, 3,756; San Simon, 4,474; Magalang, 5,825 and Mabalacat City, 6,265. The distribution... 

Displaced Clark workers get P500-K aid from DoLE

Posted on April 30, 2014 at 2:01 am
Displaced Clark workers  get P500-K aid from DoLE
CLARK FREEPORT — Displaced workers of a manufacturing firm here recently received more than P500,000 worth of assistance from the regional Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE 3). At least 27 displaced employees from the Smart Shirts Philippines Inc., (SSPI) received a total of P581,000-worth of livelihood assistance from the labor agency. The livelihood assistance was released under the DOLE Adjustment Measures Program (AMP). DOLE 3 chief Raymundo... 

1 dead, 2 injured in stabbing incidents in Bataan

Posted on April 30, 2014 at 2:01 am
1 dead, 2 injured in stabbing incidents in Bataan
CAMP TOLENTINO — A 41-year-old man died while another two victims were injured in separate stabbing incidents that transpired the other day in Morong and Mariveles towns here in Bataan. Reports from Insp. Janice Piga, information office chief of the Bataan Provincial Police Office, identified the victims as Emmanuel Paular, 40, of Barangay Sabang, Morong , Bataan; Cynthia Villamayor, 36, a resident of Barangay Townsite, Mariveles, Bataan; and... 

Spreadng the love of reading thru book drive

Posted on April 30, 2014 at 2:01 am
Spreadng the love of reading thru book drive
BULACAN — Share the fun and value of reading books as The SM Store Baliwag brings back the Donate-A-Book campaign from May 1 to June 30, 2014. Through SM Foundation Inc. in cooperation with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), the campaign is geared to solicit books and other reading materials from mall goers, book lovers, and generous shoppers for the benefit of many underprivileged children and youth. The project also aims...