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EX-NPA REBELS IN PAMPANGA GET LIVELIHOOD AID

At least 12 former members of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) received livelihood assistance that could help them start new lives with their respective families. The aid is under the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) which will enable the former rebels to engage […]

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DPWH FINISHES SLOPE PROTECTION IN PAMPANGA RIVER

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed a 110.88-lineal-meter slope protection along Gumain River in Barangay Cabangcalan, Floridablanca, Pampanga. DPWH Regional Office 3 Director Roseller Tolentino, in his report to DPWH Secretary Manuel Bonoan, said that the DPWH Pampanga Second District Engineering Office (DEO) oversaw the implementation of the P19.58-million project funded […]

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PAMPANGA RESIDENTS GET FREE COVID-19 ANTIGEN TEST

The provincial government of Pampanga is offering free drive-through antigen testing for residents experiencing symptoms of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Michael Ingal, head nurse at the Mexico Isolation Facility, said the program is part of the provincial government’s disease detection and prevention efforts. “I-avail ‘yung antigen free testing para malaman ‘yung condition ninyo.” “Sa […]

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PAMPANGA AETAS FINALLY GET ANCESTRAL DOMAIN TITLE

Aetas in Porac, Pampanga finally received their certificate of ancestral domain title (CADT) after 13 years of waiting. The 18,660-hectare approved ancestral domain known as CADT 123, covers Barangays Camias, Diaz, Inararo, Villa Maria, and Sapang Uwak and is inhabited by more than 12,000 Ayta Mag-indi and Ayta Mag-antsi Indigenous Peoples (IPs). Former President and […]

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ISKO MORENO TO IMPROVE BENEFITS OF ECOZONE WORKERS

More benefits for the country’s close to 300,000 ecozone workers. This was the commitment made by Manila Mayor and Aksyon Demokratiko standard-bearer Isko Moreno Domagoso, who on Wednesday vowed to provide additional benefits for workers in the various economic and industrial zones in the country if elected president. According to data from the Department of […]

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300 MABALACAT INMATES GET COVID VAX JABS — GARBO

A total of 300 persons deprived of liberty (PDL) at the Angeles City District Jail who are residents of Mabalacat were inoculated against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Mabalacat City COVID-19 Response Integrated System (CRIS) conducted an on-site visit in the facility upon the instruction of Mayor Crisostomo Garbo to heed the call of the […]

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1,000 PAMPANGA TOURISM WORKERS GET VAXXED – DOT

The Department of Tourism’s vaccination program for tourism workers continued with the vaccine rollout of 2,000 anti-COVID doses covering both first and second dose of 1,000 active tourism frontliners at the city of San Fernando, Pampanga. The Department’s Region 3 office and the provincial government of Pampanga partnered with SM Pampanga to conduct the vaccine rollout, […]

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MABALACAT KICKS OFF VACCINATION CARAVAN – GARBO

The Mabalacat City government in Pampanga kicked off a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination caravan in an effort to soon achieve population protection against the infection. A component of the COVID-19 Response Integrated System in partnership with the Department of Information and Communications Technology, the Mabalacat City College, and the Management Information System, the caravan […]

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DPWH’S CUT-OFF CHANNEL MITIGATES FLOODING IN CANDABA

The construction of a cut-off channel has solved the perennial problem of flooding during heavy rainfall in Candaba, Pampanga, said the Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH). Secretary Mark Villar, citing a report from Undersecretary Emil Sadain who in-charge of the DPWH Unified Project Management Office (UPMO) Operations, said that the Candaba Cut-Off Channel […]

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LANDBANK OPENS 1ST MOBILE BRANCH IN PAMPANGA

The Land Bank of the Philippines (Landbank) officially inaugurated its first mobile facility here serving as a pop-up branch to reach more Filipinos in underserved communities. “We are very proud to inaugurate the very first Landbank mobile branch in the country, right here, especially first in the City of San Fernando,” Landbank branch banking sector […]