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4 FISH PROCESSING PLANTS OPEN IN CENTRAL LUZON

The Department of Agriculture (DA) has opened four fish processing plants in Central Luzon to help ensure sustainable livelihood for the marginalized fisherfolks in the region. The new facilities are located in Orion, Bataan; Obando, and Paombong, both in Bulacan; and in Santo Tomas, Pampanga. The setting up of fish processing plants was implemented under […]

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MAKE CENTRAL LUZON PH CENTRAL GRANARY — GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon reminded Central Luzon voters of the importance of having their own voice in the Upper House, leading to the region’s development. Gordon, who hails from Olongapo City and has roots in Pampanga, said that the Philippines should take advantage of the thousands of hectares in Region III waiting to be used for […]

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DA LAUNCHES P500M FUEL ‘AYUDA’ IN CENTRAL LUZON

Agriculture Secretary William Dar launched the P500 million-worth Fuel Discount for Farmers and Fisherfolk (FDFF) Program at the Subic Port in Zambales recently. “Kayo po rito sa Subic at Zambales ay mapalad kasi dito po sa Luzon, dito natin ini-roll out, dito natin inumpisahan iyong pamimigay ng national government ng fuel discount card sa qualified […]

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DPWH COMPLETES 1,321 PROJECTS IN CENTRAL LUZON

Consistent with its role to provide quality road infrastructure, the Department of Public Works and Highways accomplished 1,321 projects under the 2021 Regular Infrastructure Program in Region 3. In his report to DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado, DPWH Region 3 Director Roseller Tolentino said Central Luzon Region with 14 District Engineering Offices (DEOs) has completed and […]

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CLSU IN NUEVA ECIJA LAUNCHES E-FARM PROGRAM

Central Luzon State University (CLSU) in Nueva Ecija launched the eFARM (Engaging Food and Agriculture Resources Management) Academy Program to bring technologies and innovations to local and foreign students, life-long learners, farmers, local government units, and Philippine and foreign higher education institutions (HEIs). This is a P15.4-million project funded by the Commission on Higher Education […]

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100% VAXXING OF CENTRAL LUZON TOURISM WORKERS EYED

The Department of Tourism (DOT) continues its vaccination drive in the country’s gastronomic epicenter helping the tourism workers under the A1 health priority group from Central Luzon achieve a 100% inoculation rate. Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat recently returned to Pampanga to oversee the vaccination of some 518 tourism workers employed in accommodation establishments used as […]

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GORDON PUSHES FOR INVESTMENTS HUB IN CENTRAL LUZON

Senator Dick Gordon underscored the urgency to create new opportunities and attract more investments to expedite the country’s swift economic recovery from the negative consequences of the protracted COVID-19 pandemic. Gordon, who chairs the Senate committee on government corporations and public enterprises, renewed his call for the passage of Senate Bill (SB) 1549, or the […]

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CLOUD SEEDING OPERATIONS IN CENTRAL LUZON SET – DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA), in partnership with the National Irrigation Administration (NIA), will undertake cloud seeding operations in Central Luzon to stem the declining water level in Pantabangan Dam. Agriculture Secretary William Dar has given the go-signal for the DA’s Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) to commence cloud seeding operations to induce […]

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CREATE CENTRAL LUZON INVESTMENT HUB TO CUSHION COVID-19 ECONOMIC IMPACT – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon has refiled a measure creating an investment and infrastructure hub in Central Luzon aimed at encouraging domestic and foreign direct investments (FDIs) in the region to cushion the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on the country’s economy. Senate Bill No. 1549 seeks to create a Regional Investment and Infrastructure Coordinating […]

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CENTRAL LUZON LINK EXPRESSWAY TO PARTIALLY OPEN IN DECEMBER – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) targets to open a major segment of the Central Luzon Link Expressway or CLLEX Phase 1 that connects to Cabanatuan City by the end of this year. According to DPWH Secretary Mark Villar, the CLLEX Phase 1 is now 82% completed and about 25-kilometer stretch is targeted […]