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Morales says he is still qualified to run in 2016

Posted on January 31, 2014 at 12:01 am
Morales says he is still qualified to run in 2016
CLARK FREEPORT — Mabalacat City Mayor Marino Morales said he is still eligible to seek re-election in the 2016 elections. “I can still run for mayor in 2016,” Morales said in a press briefing here. Morales said the conversion of Mabalacat from a municipality to a city in 2013 is one of the main reasons why he can still seek another term. “Our town had a change of entity from a municipality to a city. This conversion includes the expansion... 

DOLE forms tripartite for Pampanga academe

Posted on January 31, 2014 at 12:01 am
DOLE forms tripartite  for Pampanga academe
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has established the Pampanga Education Industrial Tripartite Council (PE-ITC) in a bid to maintain a harmonious working environment amongst labor, management, and government in the sector. In the organizational meeting that was attended by 60 management and labor representatives from 30 secondary and tertiary schools, Senior Labor and Employment Officer Aurita Layug provided an... 

Suspected thief gunned down in Olongapo City

Posted on January 31, 2014 at 12:01 am
Suspected thief gunned down in Olongapo City
CAMP OLIVAS — An unidentified lone gunman shot dead a jobless man who was having dinner with his friends in an eatery in Olongapo City on Wednesday. Police identified the victim as Reynaldo Rodillas, 20, a resident of Barangay Gordon of the said city. According to investigation, Rodillas was with two friends at Orley’s eatery located at Anonas St., Barangay West Bajac Bajac, Olongapo City at about 9:50 p.m. when an unidentified man, wearing... 

CIDG nabs murder suspect in Bataan

Posted on January 31, 2014 at 12:01 am
CIDG nabs murder suspect in Bataan
MORONG, BATAAN –Joint elements of Bataan Criminal Investigation Detection Team (CIDT), Provincial Intelligence Branch, Bataan Provincial Police Office and Morong Municipal Police conducted operation against a wanted person at Bernabe III, Barangay Binaritan of this town, on Wednesday night. Chief Inspector Ruben Tampis, Bataan CIDG Provincial Chief, said the operation resulted in the arrest of Fausto Magtanong, 45 years old and a resident of... 

Pampanga governor gives high premium to education

Posted on January 31, 2014 at 12:01 am
Pampanga governor gives high premium to education
CLARK FREEPORT – Education remains one of the top priorities of Pampanga Gov. Lilia Pineda as the provincial government allotted close to P300 million for the improvement of public schools’ facilities in Pampanga. This, according to Provincial Engineers’ Office (PEO) Assistant Provincial Engineer Olimpio “Noli” Pangan who presented a report in a meeting at the Widus Convention Center here led by Pineda and officials of state universities.... 

Mabalacat-Clark road mulled

Posted on January 31, 2014 at 12:01 am
Mabalacat-Clark road mulled
MABALACAT CITY — Mayor Marino Morales has proposed the construction of a road connecting the northern part of this city to the Clark Freeport Zone. Morales’ proposal to construct the “Clark North Interconnecting Ramp” has been presented to the Clark Development Corporation and to the Metro Clark Development Council Secretariat. During a press briefing here, Morales said the proposed ramp is about 2.8 kilometers long and 20 meters wide.... 

Pacman to visit GMA

Posted on January 31, 2014 at 12:01 am
Pacman to visit GMA
MANILA—Boxing icon and Saranggani Representative Manny Pacquiao is set to visit former President and now Pampanga Second District Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo at her hospital suite at Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) in Quezon City. In a statement, Paquiao said he will visit Mrs. Arroyo in her hospital suite in VMMC once his schedule permits him. Pacquiao is not sure if he can make the visit before he starts his preparation for his fight... 

Tarlac City eyes clean, orderly public market

Posted on January 31, 2014 at 12:01 am
Tarlac City eyes clean,  orderly public market
TARLAC CITY — Officials from the city government recently led a cleanup activity in the Uptown Public Market here in a bid to intensify its campaign on cleanliness in the area. In a statement, Mayor Gelacio Manalang said this significant act plainly showed the efforts of the local government to prop up the advocacy of founding an orderly marketplace, where both vendors and consumers put into practice the value of discipline. “We consider this... 

Serrano wins petition for Orani votes recount

Posted on January 31, 2014 at 12:01 am
Serrano wins petition for Orani votes recount
ORANI, BATAAN — Mayor Benjie Serrano of the Nacionalista Party and the chief executive of this first class municipality recently confirmed to the local press here that he won the electoral protest requesting for manual recount of votes filed by his political foe in the last local elections. Former Orani mayor, Dr. Marlo Zuniga of the Liberal Party, filed the protest last May 2013 at the Bataan Regional Trial Court Branch 3 amidst allegations... 

San Fernando sets Kaganapan ‘14 schedules

Posted on January 31, 2014 at 12:01 am
San Fernando sets Kaganapan ‘14 schedules
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — Mayor Edwin Santiago yesterday officially declared February 1 to 14 as Kaganapan 2014, the annual celebration of San Fernando’s cityhood charter anniversary. This year’s theme, dubbed as “Fernandino ing mumuna, Fernandino ing manimuna” also marked the 13th commemoration of the city charter anniversary which focuses on the importance of achieving the goal of every Fernandino. In a press conference held here, Santiago...