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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 […]

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BUILD, BUILD, BUILD PROGRAM TO OPEN MORE JOBS FOR FILIPINOS – VILLANUEVA

Senator Joel Villanueva hailed the government’s Build, Build, Build program as the program is “poised to open more job opportunities for Filipino workers.” During the recent groundbreaking ceremony of the Ciudad de Victoria Interchange led by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in coordination with Metro Pacific Investments Corporation, Maligaya Development Corp., and […]

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SENATE APPROVES REGIONAL INVESTMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE COORDINATING HUB OF CENTRAL LUZON – GORDON

The Senate has approved on third and final reading a bill seeking the creation of the Regional Investment and Infrastructure Coordinating Hub (RICH) of Central Luzon, in a bid to attract jobs and capital to the region and help decongest Metro Manila. Senate Bill No. 1997 was authored and sponsored by Senator Dick Gordon, chairman […]