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Morong records zero Dengue case

BALANGA CITY Bataan: An intensified campaign against dengue has proven beneficial to Morong town of the province as it has zero case of this viral disease. Data from the Provincial Health Office (PHO) on dengue cases from January to June 16 showed Bataan province recoded 642 cases or 100 percent increase compared to 378 cases during the same period in 2011. However, Morong has no reported dengue case during ...

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Red tide spreads to Zambales bay

By Ding Cervantes SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga: The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) reported yesterday that the month-old red tide plague in the waters of Bataan has already spread to Zambales. “The waters of Bataan and Zambales are positive for paralytic shellfish poison beyond the regulatory limit,” BFAR said in an advisory. BFAR said red tide has been confirmed in Masinloc Bay in Zambales as w ...

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Subic freeport plans extension in Bataan

SUBIC Bay Freeport: The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) and the local government of Hermosa in Bataan, are firming up plans to include some 200 hectare of land as an extension of the free port. In a recent meeting between Hermosa Mayor Danilo Malana informed SBMA officials that the Sangguniang Panlalawigan has already passed a resolution authorizing certain areas in Hermosa Bataan to be declared as ...

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DA-DAR-DENR joins hands for farmer in Bataan

ORION, Bataan: Some 13,772 farmers from this province will benefit from a project jointly initiated by the department of Agriculture (DA), Department of Agrarian reform (DAR) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). A 3,970 hectare agricultural and forestry area in this municipality was also chosen to pioneer a local agro-enterprise in the province. DENR will distribute seedlings of A ...

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Bataan freeport sign-in top apparel exporter

MARIVELES, Bataan ---- The Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with L&T International, one of the largest exporters in the country. LTGPI is the largest apparel exporter in the Philippines that supplies the clothing products of Polo Ralph Lauren, Carhartt, Dillard’s and Levi’s, among others. Their estimated $30- Million US Dollars investments at the ...

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Former provincial accountant commit suicide

BALANGA City, Bataan: A former provincial accountant allegedly involve in a P250 million housing scam took his own life Monday morning in Pilar Bataan. Police identified the victim as Numeruano Medina, 57 the concurrent administrator of the Bataan Transport Mall (BTM). Investigation said that Medina shot himself with a 45 caliber pistol in the mouth at around 5am Sunday inside his house in Villa Juana Subd. ...

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100 Abucay residents gets DOLE starter kits

BALANGA CITY, Bataan: A total of 100 residents of Abucay, Bataan recently received Starter Kits from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). Abucay Mayor Ana Santiago along with DOLE officials headed by Assistant Regional Director Geraldine Panlilio personally handed the kits to the beneficiaries in a simple ceremony held at the municipal hall. Labor regional information officer Jerry Borja said Star ...

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Tropical storm Juaning leaving, Kabayan coming

SUBIC Bay Freeport: The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, Astronomical, Services Administration (PAGASA) said Thursday morning that Tropical strom “Juaning” is leaving the country but warned that another storm is brewing. [caption id="attachment_3782" align="alignleft" width="368" caption="At 4:00 am today, Tropical Storm "JUANING" was estimated based on radar, satellite and surface data at 240 ...

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100 Abucay residents benefit from DOLE assistance

ABUCAY, Bataan: Around 100 residents of Abucay, Bataan are set to benefit from the latest livelihood assistance given by the Department of Labor and Employment’s Kabuhayan Starter Kits project. DOLE Central Luzon chief Leopoldo De Jesus personally handed a check amounting P300,000 to Abucay Mayor Ana Santiago for the implementation of the said aid during the celebration of the town’s 424th anniversary. Labo ...

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Bataan trike group receives livelihood assistance from DOLE

Balanga City, Bataan: As part of the efforts of the government to cushion the effects of rising oil prices, even the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Region 3 is doing all it can to help. The office recently released P200,000 from its Integrated Livelihood Program Fund to a tricycle organization benefitting more than 3,000 members. According to Regional Office 3 Director Leopoldo B. De Jesus, the a ...

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PLDT-Subictel employees plant fruit trees under CSR program

SUBIC BAY Freeport: Despite the rainy weather and muddy mountain pathways, employees of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Corp. – Subic Telephone Corp. (PLDT- Subictel) marched their way up Mount Sta. Rita here for their tree-planting activity. They were joined by employees of other subsidiaries and affiliates of the PLDT Group, such as Smart Telecommunications and Manila North Tollways Corporation. Th ...

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SBMA seeds bay with giant clams

SUBIC Bay Freeport: The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority together with volunteers in Subic seeded the Ilanin Bay with endangered species of giant clam. The activity was done to celebrate Oceans Day last week with the SBMA Ecology department leading the way together with some volunteers divers from various dive shop in Subic. The team manage to plant 72 giant clams (tridacna gigas) to help enhance marine bio ...

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