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8,000 MANGROVE SHOOTS TO REVIVE MARILAO RIVER

About 8,000 mangrove shoots will be planted in Barangay Nagbalon in Marilao, Bulacan as part of long-term measures to improve the quality of water in the town’s major river. Wilfredo Cruz, director of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) 3 (Central Luzon), said that 60 fisherfolk were taught how to properly plant mangrove […]

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2 BILLS FOR BULACAN ECONOMY GET SENATE OK

The Senate unanimously approved two bills that could bring a huge impact on the local economy of Bulacan. Senator Joel Villanueva thanked his colleagues for passing House Bill No. 10444 or the Act Converting the Municipality of Baliwag in Bulacan into a component city. “On behalf of the people of Baliwag, we would like to […]

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Business & Economy

SMC UNVEILS DESIGN PLAN FOR BULACAN AIRPORT CITY

San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has released a conceptual master plan for its massive, green-designed, and future-ready aerocity development in Bulacan province, envisioned as the “pace-setter” and model for green urbanism in the country.   The project is seen as a major boost to both national and local economies as it will complement SMC’s P740-billion New […]

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FERNANDO TO BOOST DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS FOR BULACAN

Reelected Governor Daniel Fernando bared his plans to further develop the province of Bulacan, with a focus on agriculture, health, and education. Fernando, along with other provincial candidates who won the elections, was proclaimed on May 10. In an interview, he said he has many “millennial programs” in the pipeline and has discussed them with […]

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20 MORE MODERN PUJS TO SERVE SAN JOSE DEL MONTE

Twenty more modern jeepneys will start serving passengers in the City of San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan. Nasrudin Talipasan, regional director of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), said the Sapang Palay Grotto Transport Service Cooperative (SPGTSC) launched the brand new and modern YouYi ZGT 6540 public utility jeepneys (PUJs) to ply the […]

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BULACAN GOV’T EXECS BACK GORDON’S REELECTION BID

Senator Dick Gordon thanked the province of Bulacan for showering their support in his reelection bid for the upcoming May 9 general elections. Gordon, who is running for his second and final consecutive term in the Upper House, vowed to uphold the interests of Central Luzon, as he hails from nearby Zambales. “We thank many […]

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Government

DENR, DILG INK PACT FOR BULACAN BAMBOO PLANTATION

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has partnered with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) for the establishment of bamboo plantations in Bulacan as part of the National Greening Program (NGP). Held with a ceremonial bamboo planting at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center, the signing of a memorandum […]

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TESDA OPENS BULACAN TRAINING FACILITY – VILLANUEVA

A P30-million multi-purpose gymnasium and dormitory in Guiguinto, Bulacan was inaugurated Tuesday that will serve as the Regional Training Center of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). Senator Joel Villanueva led the inauguration of the new facilities that will benefit the would-be trainees of TESDA from far-flung municipalities in Bulacan. “Libre ang mangarap […]

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VAXXED KIDS IN PANDI, BULACAN GET RESORT PERKS

To protect the pediatric population, the municipality of Pandi, Bulacan started the “Resbakuna Kids” vaccination rollout for children aged 5 to 11 in collaboration with the Department of Health (DOH) and Department of Education (DepEd). Mayor Enrico Roque said they have designated six vaccination sites — the San Roque Elementary School, Mamerto C. Bernardo Memorial […]

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DTI: BULACAN IS 10TH MOST COMPETITIVE PROVINCE

Bulacan was ranked 10th among the country’s most competitive provinces by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in the Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI). Governor Daniel Fernando said this is the third consecutive year for the province to receive such recognition. Bulacan placed eighth in 2020 and ninth in 2019, showing a huge […]