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ANGELES CITY OPENS HOME FOR SENIOR RESIDENTS

Homeless senior citizens in Angeles City will now have a safe place to stay and live in. The city government inaugurated the first city-operated home for the aged. “No homeless senior citizens. No elderly will stay on the streets,” Mayor Carmelo Lazatin Jr. said. “Bale Pusu” will initially house eight to 12 female senior citizens. […]

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BULACAN MARKS 123RD MALOLOS CONGRESS ANNIVERSARY

Bulacan Governor Daniel Fernando recently led the commemoration of the 123rd anniversary of the opening of Malolos Congress, expressing hope that the occasion would serve as an inspiration to Bulakenyos amid the battle against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Fernando cited the importance of the event that paved the way to the establishment of the First […]

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LINGAYEN TO HAVE NEW ISOLATION FACILITY — BATAOIL

The municipal government of Lingayen, Pangasinan is set to open a new isolation facility at the Lingayen Central School. Mayor Leopoldo Bataoil said the new facility with a 50-bed capacity will accommodate mild and emergency coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases while they are waiting to be admitted to the hospitals. “We are targeting to open […]

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INFECTIOUS DISEASE HUB TO RISE IN NEGOCC – LACSON

The Negros Occidental provincial government broke ground for the construction of the P100-million Center for Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases (CEMREID) in Silay City. The facility that will rise adjacent to the Teresita L. Jalandoni Provincial Hospital is jointly funded by the province and the Department of Health (DOH) Health Facilities Enhancement Program through the […]

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SEED STORAGE FACILITY TO RISE IN VALENCIA CITY

A seed storage facility worth P7.11-million will rise in Valencia City, Bukidnon by February 2022. Officials of the Valencia City government and the Department of Agriculture (DA) 10 (Northern Mindanao) led the groundbreaking ceremony, signaling the start of the construction of the seed storage facility in Nutriland Purok 1, Barangay Pinatilan. Valencia City Vice Mayor […]

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QC GIVES LIVELIHOOD AID TO DISPLACED WORKERS

Quezon City residents who lost their jobs during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and have remained unemployed received livelihood assistance from the city government recently. The Pangkabuhayang QC, a livelihood training and financial assistance program for unemployed residents, was launched at the Quezon Memorial Circle. About 200 beneficiaries composed of hog raisers, sewers, vendors, farmers, […]

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KIDAPAWAN TRIKE DRIVERS FIRST TO GET A4 VAX JABS

An initial 75 tricycle drivers have received their first dose of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine in Kidapawan City as the local government kicked off its inoculation for the A4 or frontline personnel in essential sectors. Mayor Joseph Evangelista said the A4 group includes public transport workers, market vendors, construction workers, and all other personnel […]

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VAXXED SENIORS IN PIDDIG GET FREE RICE – GUILLEN

The municipality of Piddig in Ilocos Norte is giving free rice as a gift to senior residents aged 80 and above who will get vaccinated against COVID-19. A mobile vaccination clinic was launched to reach out to more residents in rural areas, especially the senior citizens. The team went to Calambeg and Maruaya Elementary Schools […]

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SAN JUAN TO OPEN VAXXING TO NON-RESIDENTS – ZAMORA

The San Juan city government will soon roll out its vaccination drive for non-residents and non-workers, Mayor Francis Zamora announced. As the city has already achieved population protection by inoculating 100 percent of its estimated 123,000 eligible population against COVID-19, Zamora said they are now open for registration via https://vaxreg.sanjuancity.gov.ph/ Registrants must wait for a confirmatory text […]

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ISABELA CITY, BASILAN GETS P4.4M GRANT FROM DOT

The Department of Tourism (DOT) has released P4.4 million to Isabela City, the capital of Basilan province, to boost its tourism industry. DOT Undersecretary Myra Paz Valderrosa-Abubakar said the grant is for Isabela City’s project Tourism Short Courses as Opportunities for People Empowerment (TSCOPE) Claudio Ramos II, Isabela City tourism officer, said the TSCOPE is […]