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DA TO GIVE BATANES 1ST MUNICIPAL TILAPIA HATCHERY

Batanes fish farmers will soon have their own local source of tilapia fingerlings as the Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) and the Local Government of Itbayat inaugurated recently the province’s first-ever Municipal Tilapia Hatchery in Barangay Raele in the island municipality of Itbayat. Equipped with breeding, nursery, and treatment […]

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LEE TO DA: READY QRF FOR DROUGHT-HIT AREAS

The Department of Agriculture (DA) should anticipate more areas in the country to be declared under a state of calamity due to drought and ready its Quick Response Fund (QRF) under this year’s calamity funds so that it can be immediately tapped and released to aid drought-hit farmers, AGRI Party-list Rep. Wilbert T. Lee said. […]

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BONG GO LEADS SIBUYAN SUPER HEALTH CENTER TURNOVER

The Super Health Center at Manuel Roxas Street in Magdiwang town in Sibuyan Island, Romblon, was formally handed over to benefit the community in a turnover ceremony witnessed by Senator Bong Go. This is part of collaborative efforts advocated by Go towards bolstering healthcare services in the grassroots such as island communities. The event, which […]

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PADILLA OFFERS SOLUTIONS TO TRAFFIC WOES

Road courtesy, discipline and education for motorists and drivers, along with clarity on enforcement of traffic laws, are among the keys to solving the scourge of traffic in Metro Manila and other urbanized areas in the country, Senator Robin Padilla said. Padilla, who is heartened that the administration of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is working […]

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LEGARDA OPENS UPLB SCULPTURE GARDEN

Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda led the launching of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) Sculpture Garden, conceptualized and designed by Luis “Junyee” Yee, Jr., the country’s foremost installation artist. “Sa mundong namamayagpag ang teknolohiya at modernisasyon, naniniwala akong ang sining at kultura ay siyang gabay natin upang mapanatiling makabuluhan at buhay […]

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PH RED CROSS SENDS WATER TANKER TO ZAMBOANGA CITY

Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Chairman and CEO Dick Gordon ordered the immediate deployment of an additional water tanker to help residents of Zamboanga City without access to clean water. At the request of the PRC local chapter in Zamboanga City and the Zamboanga City Water District, Gordon sent an additional 12,000-liter water tanker to augment […]

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DPWH BARES TRAFFIC DECONGESTION PLAN FOR NCR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has a comprehensive strategy aimed at easing traffic flow and improving transportation efficiency in Metro Manila.  Secretary Manuel Bonoan discussed some of the infrastructure projects to alleviate bottlenecks and provide alternative routes to ease traffic congestion during the Bagong Pilipinas Town Hall Meeting on Traffic Concerns convened by […]

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BULACAN GOV’T HOSTS SPORTFEST FOR JAIL INMATES

As part of the commitment of the Provincial Government of Bulacan in expanding the rehabilitation programs for Bulakenyo persons deprived of liberty (PDLs), the Provincial Civil Security and Jail Management Office led by PCol. Rizalino Andaya spearheaded the Bulacan Provincial Jail Sportsfest 2024 with the theme ‘Programang Pampalakasan, Tungo sa Malusog na Piitan’ held at […]

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RECTO URGED: GET JAPAN TO FUND MINDANAO RAILWAY

Finance Secretary Ralph Recto should consider visiting Japan to seek Tokyo’s assistance in funding the long-delayed Mindanao Railway Project (MRP), Surigao del Sur Representative Johnny Pimentel said. “We do not want Mindanao to be left behind in the government’s railway infrastructure development plan,” said Pimentel, a senior member of the House committee on flagship programs […]

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PHILRECA BUCKS BID FOR HIGHER SAGR IN SPUG AREAS

The Philippine Rural Electric Cooperatives Association, Inc. (PHILRECA) has expressed its opposition to the petition filed by the National Power Corporation (NPC) before the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) seeking approval of its proposed new subsidized approved generation rate (SAGR) for Small Power Utilities Group (SPUG) areas. Board Resolution No. 03-10-24, approved by PHILRECA, aligns with […]