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DEPED-ZAMBALES FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES GET LGU AID

The Schools Division Office (SDO) of Zambales in Region 3 showcased the collaborations they established with involved local government units (LGUs) and communities in preparation for the pilot face-to-face classes. During the virtual EduAksyon press briefing, SDO Zambales School District Superintendent Romeo Alip shared that LGUs and IP communities of the ten participating schools are […]

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ISKO MORENO MEETS ZAMBALES RESIDENTS, FISHERFOLKS

Aksyon Demokratiko presidential bet Manila Mayor Isko Moreno met with fisherfolk and various groups in Zambales on Thursday as part of his listening tour. In the seaside town of Botolan in Zambales, Moreno vowed to stand up against foreign incursion in the West Philippine Sea and secure the livelihood of fisherfolk residing on the country’s […]

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Travel & Tours

TALE OF THREE SISTERS: ANAWANGIN, NAGSASA, AND CAPONES

Few kilometers away, a mountain top in Zambales is spewing lava. The wind blowing the ashes quickly – forming an eruption cloud, making the skies look like they’re burning. Three young siblings, Anawangin, Nagsasa, and Capones, witness their Mother Pinatubo release her cataclysmic wrath. Anger dissipates, and after hours of darkness, ashes start falling to […]

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DREDGING OF KALAKLAN RIVER IN ZAMBALES STARTS

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has started dredging activities in Kalaklan River in Olongapo City, Zambales to address heavy siltation and prevent flooding in the city. Based on a report from DPWH Region 3 Director Roseller Tolentino, DPWH Secretary Mark Villar said that a cutter suction dredger was deployed in the river […]

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DAANG KALIKASAN TO BE A TOURIST ATTRACTION IN NORTHERN LUZON – VILLAR

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar recently inspected the Mangatarem-Sta. Cruz Road or “Daang Kalikasan,” a mountain road project linking the Provinces of Pangasinan and Zambales dubbed to ensure that its construction is on track. Villar said that “Daang Kalikasan” which passes through rolling hills and mountains will soon be an emerging tourist attraction […]

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NEA LAUNCHES MICRO-GRID ELECTRICITY PROJECT FOR ZAMBALES REMOTE AREAS

The National Electrification Administration (NEA) sees mini-grid systems as viable options to power remote communities across the country, particularly those located far away from the electricity grid. NEA Administrator Edgardo Masongsong made the statement at the inauguration ceremony of the “Brighten Up” project donated by the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) to the Zambales […]

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Politics

KEEP TIGHT WATCH ON NARCO-POLITICIANS – GORDON

With President Rodrigo Duterte making public two months ahead of the May 13 midterm polls his third narco-list that included 46 politicians with alleged links to illegal drugs, Senator Dick Gordon said the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and other concerned agencies should have kept a tight watch on those on the list who ran […]

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KEEP TIGHT WATCH ON NARCO-POLITICIANS – GORDON

With President Rodrigo Duterte making public two months ahead of the May 13 midterm polls his third narco-list that included 46 politicians with alleged links to illegal drugs, Senator Dick Gordon said the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and other concerned agencies should have kept a tight watch on those on the list who ran […]

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LT. JAMES LEONARD GORDON HAILED AS WORLD WAR II HERO – GORDON

As the nation marked the 77th Araw ng Kagitingan and Philippine Veterans Week, the late Olongapo City Mayor James Leonard Tagle Gordon, was hailed as a hero of World War II. Gordon was given a posthumous award for his heroism in fighting for the resistance during a ceremony held at the Armed Forces of the […]

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SENATE APPROVES BILL DECLARING JAN. 17 AS JAMES GORDON DAY – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara lauded the Senate’s approval on third and final reading of a bill declaring January 17 as “James Leonard Tagle Gordon Day,” a special non-working holiday in Olongapo City and the Subic Bay Freeport Zone to commemorate the life and contributions of the city’s first elected mayor. Angara, chairman of the Senate Committee […]