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PAGCOR OPENS AURORA, QUEZON EVACUATION FACILITIES

Residents of Dingalan, Aurora, and San Andres, Quezon now have typhoon-resilient evacuation facilities to seek shelter in during calamities, following the inauguration of new structures in the two provinces, funded by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor). The two-story Multi-Purpose Evacuation Center (MPEC) in Dingalan worth P50 million was opened recently. Dingalan’s picturesque mountains, […]

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QUEZON’S SARIAYA BYPASS ROAD NOW OPEN – MERCADO

The entire 7.42-kilometer stretch of the new Sariaya Bypass Road from Manila South Road to Quezon Eco-Tourism Road in Quezon Province is now 100 percent complete and open to the motoring public. No less than President Rodrigo Duterte, together with Public Works and Highways Secretary Roger Mercado, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Senator Bong Go, Quezon […]

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QUEZON TO GET P1B LOAN FOR COVID VACCINES – SUAREZ

Quezon Governor Danilo Suarez has assured his constituents that he is prepared to secure a P1-billion loan for the purchase of vaccines against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) that are enough to cover the 2.2-million residents of the province. This was after Department of Health (DOH) 4-A (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) Director Eduardo Janairo […]

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DA GIVES QUEZON FARMERS, FISHERS P1.4B AID – DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA) provided thousands of farmers, fishers, and indigenous peoples (IPs) in Quezon province P1.42-billion worth of farm and fishery inputs, farm machinery, livelihood projects, and cash and food aid to help them recover from the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and damages caused by strong typhoons. Agriculture Secretary William Dar […]

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ROLLY LEAVES BICOL, QUEZON, SAMAR POWERLESS — NEA

Power interruptions were reported in several provinces, mostly in the Bicol Region, due to the devastating effects of Typhoon Rolly, the National Electrification Administration (NEA) said Sunday (November 1). This was based on the reports gathered by the NEA Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Department (DRRMD) as of 3 p.m. Sunday from the electric cooperatives […]

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DA GIVES QUEZON FARMERS P36M FARM ASSISTANCE, P25M LOAN – DAR

Porfirio Caagbay, 67, of Tayabas, Quezon, used to harvest an average of 4 tons of palay (unhusked rice) without using fertilizer. This current main season, with fertilizer support from the Department of Agriculture (DA), the veteran farmer looks forward to harvesting 2 tons more, as he will apply at least four 50-kilo bags of urea […]

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CREATE A DEPARTMENT OF WATER – GO

Former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) and 2019 senatorial candidate Bong Go backed a proposal to create a Department of Water, which President Rodrigo Duterte himself supported, to ensure adequate supply of clean water for home use as well as for irrigation. He echoed the President’s support for the proposal creating an agency that […]

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GUMACA CAN BE GATEWAY TO ASIA – ANGARA

Reelectionist Senator Sonny Angara said government must harness the potential of a coastal town in Quezon province as an international seaport to attract investments that will create massive employment opportunities not just for the province, but for the entire CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) region. With its strategic location, Angara said the municipality […]

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THE PROVINCE OF QUEZON SUPPORTS GO, HNP SENATORIAL TICKET – SUAREZ

The province of Quezon has vowed to go “all-out” for former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Bong Go as well as his fellow candidates endorsed by the Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) regional party led by Davao City Mayor Sara Dutete. Go thanked the leaders of the province and its residents after seeing the overwhelming […]

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EXTEND TERM OF BARANGAY OFFICIALS TO 4 YEARS – GO

Former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Bong Go is pushing for the term extension of incumbent barangay officials from two to four years. Go, who graced the Patimyas Ani Festival recently in Quezon, Nueva Ecija, said two years will never be enough for barangay officials to have their programs realized. “Gagawin po nating four […]