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NORTHERN SAMAR HEIGHTENS COCKFIGHT BAN – ONGCHUAN

The provincial government of Northern Samar will further strengthen its enforcement of the ban on cockfighting following the death of a town police chief during a raid. Governor Edwin Ongchuan said the fight against illegal cockfighting will be relentless especially during this time of a health crisis to ensure public health and safety. “The provincial […]

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CUA TO OVERSEAS FILIPINOS: RETIRE IN THE PROVINCES

As calls mount for the establishment of a Department of Overseas Filipino Workers (DOFW), Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP) National President and Quirino Gov. Dax Cua on Thursday is calling on local government units (LGUs) in the country to develop incentives and programs to entice OFWs and overseas Filipinos to retire and […]

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PANGASINAN HITS 1.2K COVID-19 RECOVERIES -ESPINO

The Pangasinan Provincial Health Office (PHO) has recorded a total of 1,203 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) recovery cases. Governor Amado Espino III thanked Pangasinenses and the local government units (LGUs) in the province for their cooperation in implementing the standard health protocols. “I thank our fellow Pangasinenses for abiding in the protocols and the LGUs for […]

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TARRAGONA URBAN ‘GREEN’ PARK IS NEW LANDMARK — UY

The provincial government of Davao Oriental has formally turned over to the municipality of Tarragona the newly completed Urban Greening and Landscaping Development Project. Governor Nelson Dayanghirang led the turn-over ceremony of Tarragona town’s new landmark that is being touted as a new tourism come-on and an impressive gateway to the province’s first district. The […]

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CAMIGUIN HAS VIRUS RESPONSE PLAYBOOK – ROMUALDO

Camiguin province has launched its own “pandemic response playbook” as it is poised to gradually reopen its tourism industry amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. As one of the provinces with the least number of COVID-19 cases, Camiguin has been preparing for the reopening of its tourist destinations once the national government decides to allow […]

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CEBU CITY VIRUS-FREE BARANGAYS TO GET P500K REWARD

Aiming to have zero coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases by yearend, Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella announced that he is giving a P500,000 reward to every barangay (village) that will be COVID-19-free from Nov. 1 to Dec. 31. During the turnover of the new Cebu City Quarantine Center (CCQC) by the Department of Public Works and […]

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GROW VEGGIES IN URBAN GARDENS – NOGRALES

Two green thumbs up!This was the reaction over the weekend of Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles to the growing popularity of growing plants at home, particularly those that yield produce like vegetables and fruit, as this would encourage Filipino families to eat what they grow and possibly increase their vegetable intake. Speaking in Filipino, Nograles said […]

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EASTERN SAMAR HIRES 1,300 TEACHER-FACILITATORS

With the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic forcing schools to stop face-to-face classes and adopt distance learning, the provincial government of Eastern Samar has hired additional teachers to help tutor learners at home. Governor Ben Evardone said the initiative is their way of supporting the learning continuity program of the Department of Education (DepEd) amid the […]

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LEYTE HONORS WWII VETS WITH P10K GIFTS – PETILLA

The 76th Leyte Gulf Landing commemoration highlighted the valor of World War II (WWII) heroes who fought for the liberation of the Philippines from the Japanese. For the first time, the annual celebration of the historic event to honor the bravery of Filipino guerrilla fighters and Allied forces 76 years ago, was observed with utmost […]

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LIBERTAD TO BE ANTIQUE’S ‘BALUT’ CENTER – TE

The town of Libertad in Antique aims to become the center for the production of “balut” (fertilized duck egg) in the province. Libertad Mayor Mary Jean Te said they are fortunate to be a recipient of assistance from the Department of Agriculture (DA) under its “Itik-Pinas” project. “The 1,800 heads of ducks are given for […]