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HERD IMMUNITY IN BATAAN BY END OF 2021 – GARCIA

Bataan province is now ready for mass COVID-19 vaccination, having set up five operational centers, with 10 more centers being readied to speed up the vaccine rollout. Bataan Governor Albert Garcia said the province aims to reach herd immunity before the end of this year. “This will depend on the availability of vaccines.” However, Garcia […]

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2 PAGCOR EVACUATION CENTERS TO RISE IN BATAAN

Two multi-purpose evacuation centers funded by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) at P50 million each will soon rise in Bataan. Pagcor and local officials carried out the groundbreaking recently in Barangay Gugo in Samal and Barangay Mulawin in Orani. Governor Albert Garcia thanked Pagcor chair and chief executive officer Andrea Domingo for choosing […]

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BATAAN IS LEADER IN PH CROP DIVERSIFICATION – DAR

The Province of Bataan in Central Luzon is leading the way towards a modern, market-driven, and industrialized Philippine agriculture sector through the “1Bataan Agriculture Innovation and Technology Center (AITC)” and the Department of Agriculture (DA) is supportive of this initiative. In line with the AITC, 10 one-hectare farms were established in the different barangays of […]

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3 BATAAN FLOOD CONTROL PROJECTS COMPLETED – VILLAR

In an effort to further mitigate flooding in the Province of Bataan, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the construction of three flood control structures in the Municipality of Dinalupihan. Secretary Mark Villar said that the newly-built flood walls will serve as protection for residents living in Barangays Dalao, Maligaya, and Pita […]

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BATAAN OPENS QUARANTINE FACILITY – GARCIA

A four-story central processing and quarantine facility for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients was inaugurated in a simple ceremony recently at the sprawling 1Bataan Command Center compound in Orani, Bataan. Governor Albert Garcia said the building, to be known as 1Bataan Mega Q, has a bed capacity of 300. Aside from the processing and quarantine […]

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ROMAN EXPRESSWAY IN BATAAN GETS UPGRADE — DPWH

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar said the recent completion of various road improvements along Roman Expressway will further boost the economic potential of Bataan Province. Citing DPWH Bataan 2nd District Engineering Office’s report, Villar said that Roman Expressway – a national arterial road traversing 10 Bataan towns – was the recent recipient of […]

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MANILA BAY AREA OFF BATAAN NOW FIT FOR SWIMMING – CIMATU

Efforts to rehabilitate Manila Bay are beginning to bear fruit. According to Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu, he has received reports that swimming is already possible in some areas of the bay off Bataan province. “We’re improving in terms of cleaning up Manila Bay,” Cimatu said in Quezon City after […]

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I WILL CONTINUE PUSHING FOR CHANGE – GO

Senatorial candidate Bong Go has vowed to continue implementing change in the country’s leadership and society which was started by President Rodrigo Duterte as he wooed the female voters of Orani, Bataan. Bataan 1st District Rep. Geraldine Roman and her mother, former congresswoman Hermina Roman, led women at the Orani Sports Center in welcoming Go, […]

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NOT ALL HUGPONG CANDIDATES ARE OLD POLITICIANS – SARA DUTERTE

Some 10,000 local residents showed their support for 10 of 13 senatorial candidates being endorsed by the Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) political party during a campaign rally in the vote-rich town of Mariveles in Bataan. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, HNP chair, led the senatoriables in the campaign rally at the Freeport Area of Bataan […]