The Naga City government has advised motorists that some streets surrounding Plaza Quezon and Plaza Rizal here would be closed on Wednesday afternoon to give way to the kick-off campaign of “Otso Diretso” senatorial candidates.
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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has called on quarry companies in Albay province to temporarily stop their operation so as not to endanger the lives of their workers. In a statement, Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu expressed concern that the quarry companies are putting the lives of their workers in grave danger […]
UNDERSCORING the importance of maintaining the Candaba swamp and other important wetlands in Central Luzon, an official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) reiterated his appeal to the public to help protect the country’s unique ecosystems, especially wetlands that serve as a wintering area for thousands of migratory birds during migration season. […]
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT—With cruise-ship visits, national conferences, sports competitions, and festivals among the 18 major events slated here this year, the tourism outlook in the Subic Bay Freeport is expected to be nothing short of spectacular. Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) Chairman and Administrator Wilma T. Eisma said the scheduled arrival of two of the […]
KALIBO, Aklan—The Aklan Electric Cooperative (Akelco) is being threatened by the possibility of privatization. Roger Orillos, manager of the Institutional Development Department (IDD), said this is the reason the power cooperative kept on strengthening its operation in the province of Aklan. “We are also strengthening the Member Consumers Electrification Committee organized by the electric-power cooperative. […]
CITY OF MALOLOS—The provincial government of Bulacan headed by Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado addressed on Tuesday the concern of his constituents regarding excessive land reclassification and conversion of productive land that might affect the food production. He tackled these twin issues during the “Usapang Agri: Pangangalaga sa Lupang Sakahan Forum” held at The Pavilion, Hiyas ng Bulacan […]
DAVAO CITY—The Department of Social Welfare and Development in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DSWD-ARMM) is going around the region’s scattered provinces to refresh local government executives on the rules governing the implementation of the cash-transfer program, called Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps). Executive Secretary Laisa Masuhud Alamia, concurrent DSWD-ARMM secretary, said agency personnel […]
THE Supreme Court (SC), voting 10-5, on Tuesday affirmed the constitutionality of the one-year extension of martial law and the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao as part of the government’s campaign to quell terrorism in the region. At a news briefing, SC Spokesman Theodore O. Te said the magistrates found […]
LEGAZPI CITY—For taking a consistent stand as a leading opposition stalwart and member of the minority bloc in Congress, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Albay’s First District Engineering began 2018 with zero casual employees. District Engr. Simon Arias could not be contacted for comment, but a visit to his district office […]