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Marines reveal plan of acquiring amphibious assault vehicles

Posted on July 2, 2014 at 9:01 pm
Marines reveal plan of acquiring  amphibious assault vehicles
SAN ANTONIO, Zambales – The Philippine Marines have announced their plan of acquiring amphibious assault vehicles (AAVs) like what the United States Marines used in the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) that concluded Monday in San Antonio, Zambales. Lt. Col. Jesse Cerbo, operations officer of 3rd Marine Brigade, disclosed the plan during the closing of CARAT that featured amphibious landing of members of the Philippine and American... 

‘Hot meat’ confiscated in Tarlac City

Posted on July 2, 2014 at 9:01 pm
‘Hot meat’  confiscated in Tarlac City
TARLAC CITY — At least 220 kilos of “hot meat” were confiscated Monday at the Tarlac City public market here in a random inspection conducted by the Tarlac City Meat Inspection Office and Tarlac City Police Office. During the inspection, the team spotted a man unloading some meat being placed in large plastic bags from his motorized tricycle. The team followed the man who went to a stall owned by one Len Magtoto. Magtoto has a previous... 

Donna Velasco: One Proud Balangueña Beauty

Posted on July 2, 2014 at 9:01 pm
Donna Velasco: One Proud Balangueña Beauty
“I am very proud to represent Balanga City in beauty competitions,” said 20-year-old stunner Donna Velasco. “I am very privileged to represent our city and of course the province of Bataan,” added the 5’8” beauty, whose recent achievement was her inclusion in the Top 5 of Mutya ng Pilipinas Central Luzon 2014. Donna, with her 32-25-36 frame, is no stranger to beauty contests having won a string of titles that include Ambassadress of the... 

City, JICA launch safety survey on residences

Posted on July 2, 2014 at 9:01 pm
City, JICA launch safety survey on residences
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – A “safety survey” of residences and other structures in the city, which aims to ensure the security of Fernandinos in the event of disasters, was launched yesterday. According to Mayor Edwin “Edsa” Santiago, the survey was initiated by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and city government. The objective of the survey, Santiago said, is to check the integrity of the structures and determine the weakest... 

PAF chief cites relief, rescue efforts in 2013

Posted on July 2, 2014 at 9:01 pm
PAF chief cites relief, rescue efforts in 2013
CLARK FREEPORT — Philippine Air Force (PAF) Commanding General Lieutenant General Jeffrey Delgado highlighted their significant accomplishments in 2013 on the aspect of relief and rescue during the onslaught of super typhoon “Yolanda” and the strong earthquake in Bohol. “In 2013, we flew more than 39,000 flying hours; as well as carried more than 144,000 persons and six million kilos of freight across the country as part of combat, combat... 

Lazatin pushes for day care workers’ salary increase

Posted on July 2, 2014 at 9:01 pm
Lazatin pushes for day care workers’ salary increase
ANGELES CITY — A city councilor here recently filed a resolution calling for a salary increase of day care workers. Councilor Carmelo “Pogi” Lazatin Jr., filed a resolution calling for a P5,000 increase in the salaries of all day care workers in the city. “Our day care workers play an integral part in the development of our children and it is only fitting that we show them our sincere gratitude,” Lazatin said during the city council’s... 

PNoy cites ‘Green City’ as biggest dev’t in Clark

Posted on July 1, 2014 at 11:03 pm
PNoy cites ‘Green City’ as biggest dev’t in Clark
CLARK FREEPORT — President Benigno Aquino III cited the proposed “Clark Green City” as the biggest development in this Freeport. “The biggest development here (Clark) is the proposal of the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) for the so-called Clark Green City,” Mr. Aquino said during a press briefing here. Aquino, who served as the guest of honor and speaker during the 67th Philippine Air Force (PAF) anniversary, said... 

DENR wants Mt. Arayat Nat’l Park a ‘no build zone’

Posted on July 1, 2014 at 11:02 pm
DENR wants Mt. Arayat Nat’l Park a ‘no build zone’
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) recommended to Gov. Lilia “Nanay” Pineda and Arayat Mayor Emmanuel Bon Alejandrino that the Mt. Arayat National Park protected area in San Juan Bano, Arayat should be a “No Build Zone”. This assessment was made by Community Environment and Natural Resources Officer (CENRO) Engr. Rommel Santiago and Engr. Noel Lacadin, Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) chief... 

Bataeño OFW’s demise puzzles relatives

Posted on July 1, 2014 at 11:01 pm
Bataeño OFW’s demise puzzles relatives
ABUCAY, Bataan — Relatives of an overseas Filipino worker who reportedly died in a vehicular accident last June 2, 2014 in Saudi Arabia are puzzled about the incident. The municipal government here identified the victim as Albert V. Bautista, 29, a mechanical engineer, married, a resident of Barangay Wawa in this town. A group of local reporters here on Tuesday went to the Santana Subdivision in Barangay Capitangan here where his remains lie. The... 

SM guard returns cash, valuables to owners

Posted on July 1, 2014 at 11:01 pm
SM guard returns cash, valuables to owners
MARILAO, Bulacan - Security Officer Warren Jersey on two occasions recovered and returned valuable items lost by customers at SM Marilao Cinema. Jersey, assigned in clearing inspection at SM Cinemas, found a black sling bag containing a driver’s license, P30,508.25 in cash and an Asus Black tablet with a current market price of P14,000 at Cinema 3. On the same day, he recovered a HTC mobile phone worth P8,800 at Cinema 2. Through the CRS Office,...