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Olongapo City survives typhoon Mario

OLONGAPO CITY- Heavy rains and strong winds brought by typhoon Mario last Friday hit the city but did not cause any major flooding according to authorities. Big part of Metro Manila and other provinces was hit by flash floods during Marios rampage, prompting Malacañang to suspended classes in affected areas including work in government offices.  Olongapo City Mayor Rolen Paulino suspended classes in all lev ...

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Insulting our defenseless Aeta’s is not cool you hao shao

It angers me to the bone when I see or hear someone insult our indigenous people who I have worked with in the past. The power of the media in print, radio TV and internet should not be abused. It should be handle with care and should be given to someone who is responsible, respected, educated, humble and has other good traits. When you give someone space on print, webs and airtime on radio and TV he or she ...

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Traveling Guru arrives in Olongapo City

Olongapo City – A hope of spiritual enlightenment covered the streets of Magsaysay Drive in Olongapo City as monks from the International Society for Krisna Consciousness danced and jumped in ecstasy while chanting.    His Holiness Bhakti Anugraha Janardana Swami who is a traveling guru of ISKCON around the world graced the streets of Olongapo with his presence. “Krisna he said is the supreme God, some my s ...

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Subic, Batangas to be designated extension ports

[caption id="attachment_8505" align="alignright" width="360"] Photo from portcalls.com[/caption] MANILA, Philippines - The government is set to designate Subic and Batangas as extension ports to help decongest the ports in Manila in time for the surge in cargo shipments for the Christmas season, a Cabinet official said. Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya said the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) i ...

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Batang ‘Gapo Lindsay Whaley’s goal cuts down defending champion Vietnam, 1-0

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM—If the Azkals can do it, so can the U14 girls. The Philippine U14 booters stuck a dagger in the heart of Vietnam’s campaign here, blanking the defending champion 1-0, in day two of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U14 Girls Regional Championships at the Thong Nhat Stadium Wednesday, June 11th.   [caption id="attachment_8477" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Linday Whaley ...

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Women’s Futsal gaining grounds

The 2014 edition of Philippine National Games sees stronger and better women's futsal team. 15 teams from different LGU's and Clubs as far as Zamboanga, Baguio and Olongapo City have converge in Metro Manila buying for the podium finish as they battle it out in a make shift futsal field in Pasay City. After 5 days of competition IROK emerged as champions after beating Pasargad FC with the final score of 6-3 ...

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Gapo booters brings home gold in PNG

Coming into the championship game unbeaten, Olongapo City defeated Bulacan, 3-1, to claim its first football gold in the 2014 edition of the Philippine National Games held at the San Beda College in Manila over the weekend. “We prepared well, got the support of our community, especially Mayor Rolen Paulino, and this gold medal is what we honor our fellow Batang ‘Gapo. The boys gave it all and reaped the rew ...

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Viginia Beach USA delegates in Olongapo trade mission

OLONGAPO CITY: Delegates from Virginia Beach, USA arrived in Olongapo City Thursday as part of the sisterhood pack and economic trade mission between the two cities. Virginia Beach City Councilor James Wood and Warren Harris who heads the delegation was welcomed by Olongapo City Mayor Rolen Paulino together with other officials of the city. After a short program in front of city hall, Wood together with Pau ...

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Gapo to experience another 11-hour citywide blackout

OLONGAPO City: Residents here is readying there selves for another 11 hour citywide blackout on May 27, after the Olongapo City Electric Company (OEDC) issued another notice of power interruption. OEDC took the beating during the first citywide blackout since taking over the electricity provider last year. Most shops along Rizal Ave, and Magsaysay closed down. Netizen did not hold their silence in the socia ...

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Philippines offers U.S. troops access to military bases

The Philippine government would allow U.S. forces to use its military bases as part of a new security deal expected to expand rotational deployments to the region. As first reported by Reuters, the two countries hope to finalize the agreement before President Obama’s scheduled visit to the Philippines next month. “The proposed agreement will allow the sharing of defined areas within certain AFP (Armed Force ...

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Gapo health workers bring service to Aeta communities

OLONGAPO City: The local government of Olongapo city in its effort to bring health service to its resident especially those in isolated places recently conducted a medical and dental mission for Aeta residents in the mountains of Sitio Tralala in Barang ay Gordon Heights, this city. The medical mission headed by Dr. Lyod Bray Tubban and Dr. Leslie Palma and staff of the city health department and personnel ...

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Subic-Gapo to host 2014 National Schools Press Conference

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT:Around 260 of the best campus journalists in the country shall converge to Subic Bay Freeport and Olongapo City next month to compete in the 2014 National Schools Press Conference (NSPC). “NSPC aims to demonstrate understanding of the importance of journalism by expressing it through different journalistic endeavors and approaches, sustain advocacy on social consciousness, provide a venue ...

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