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NTF-ELCAC PROJECTS TO BENEFIT 10K CAPIZ RESIDENTS

About 10,000 residents of the four upland barangays of Cuartero town in Capiz stand to benefit from the P80-million worth of projects funded under the Local Government Support Fund-Support to Barangay Development Program (LGSF-BDP) of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC). Cuartero Mayor Tito L. Mayo said barangays Carataya, Mahunodhunod, […]

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BULACAN STATE UNIVERSITY TO HAVE NEW BUILDING

The Bulacan State University (BulSU) recently broke ground for its new resource management building at its campus in Barangay Guinhawa, City of Malolos. Senator Joel Villanueva led the groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of the P324-million building. Villanueva was joined by Governor Daniel Fernando, City Mayor Gilbert Gatchalian, BulSU president Cecilia Navasero-Gascon, […]

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NAGA CITY COUNCIL ORDERS BGYS TO GATHER RAINWATER

After it junked the proposal by the Metro Naga Water District to put up additional pumping stations in Naga City for environmental reasons, the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) has passed an ordinance mandating the city government and the 27 barangays to construct rainwater collection facilities on structures they own. City Councilor Joselito del Rosario, said rainwater […]

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ATOK TO WELCOME TOURISTS BY SEPTEMBER – SARAC

The coldest town in Benguet is crafting a dress code rule for tourists as it prepares to open its tourist sites before the end of the year.    Mayor Raymundo Sarac of Atok said the rule will be part of the tourism ordinance and plan stipulating restrictions, entrance fee, and environmental fee, among others.  Sarac […]

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PAGADIAN SENIORS GET PRIZES FOR VACCINE JABS – CO

The city government of Pagadian is launching a “pabunot promo” to entice senior citizens to submit themselves to the government vaccination program.  Mayor Samuel Co said he is coming up with the strategy after several senior citizens are hesitant to be inoculated against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). “The city government is offering free transportation to […]

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VAX TEAMS IN BOATS SENT TO PAMPANGA COASTAL AREAS

Elderlies residing in coastal areas of Pampanga were vaccinated against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) right at their doorsteps. On board motorized boats, Governor Dennis Pineda personally led the vaccination team in going to Barangays Mabuanbuan, Malusak, Sebitanan, Batang 1st, and Batang 2nd in Sasmuan town to conduct the inoculation activity. Pineda said one of the […]

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NEW ROAD WITH MAYON VIEW OPENS IN LEGAZPI – ROSAL

An 840-meter long access road worth P38 million that has been officially opened to motorists is anticipated to decongest heavy traffic in the commercial district of Legazpi City in Albay. Crossing through high-rise buildings, the newly-opened road provides easy access to malls, convention centers, and the grand terminal located at the fast-growing business hubs. City […]

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NEW ISOLATION FACILITIES OPEN IN KIDAPAWAN CITY

The city government of Kidapawan opened three isolation facilities to address the spike in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in recent weeks. Mayor Joseph Evangelista said the additional facilities are the city gymnasium, the Kidapawan Pilot Elementary School, and a private dormitory, all in Barangay Poblacion. “A total of 150 mild and moderate COVID-19 patients […]

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DINGALAN FISHERMEN TO USE WEATHER APP – TAAY

At least 300 fisherfolk in Dingalan, Aurora will soon be able to accurately monitor weather conditions before going to sea, especially during the typhoon season. The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and the National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (NFRDI) will introduce the ISDApp in the coastal community of Dingalan to enhance the […]

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CORDOVA TAPS GCASH FOR CASH AID DISTRIBUTION

With an aim to build an “intelligent city,” the municipality of Cordova in Cebu province has tapped Globe Telecom, through its enterprise arm Globe Business, to give its 20,000 constituents access to GCash, a platform for money transfers. Through the municipality’s GCash-enabled “Citizens ID”, the residents will be able to conduct cashless transactions, including receiving […]