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The number of individual farmers and farmer cooperatives selling palay to the National Food Authority (NFA) in this province has significantly increased since the implementation of Republic Act 11203 or the Rice Tariffication Law. Ed Camua, acting provincial manager of the National Food Authority (NFA)-Bulacan, said with the prevailing low buying price of palay among private traders, farmers and farmers...
Cabinet Secretary Karlo Alexei Nograles is upbeat that the new ₱40 million Pantabangan Lake (PL) Resort Hotel here will further spur tourism and economic growth in Central Luzon. Nograles, along with National Irrigation Administration (NIA) chief Ricardo Visaya, led the opening of the facility inside the scenic mountain top in this town's Barangay Fatima on Thursday. He lauded the NIA officials,...
A regional council for mental health care is set to be established by the Department of Health (DOH) in Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon) region. DOH Calabarzon Regional Director Eduardo Janairo said the creation of the Regional Council for Mental Health provides sustainability to the current mental health programs in the country. "We have to sustain many factors related...
International representatives for athletics and swimming in the upcoming 30th South East Asian Games (SEA Games) lauded the world-class Athletics Stadium and Aquatics Center built in New Clark City, as well as the technology and equipment used in the new facilities. Ibrahim Fadil Naddeh, international representative for swimming and secretary of the Swimming Technical Committee of Asian Amateur Swimming...
Central Luzon’s accessibility to three international airports, expanding infrastructure facilities, and the highly-anticipated New Clark City has made it a prime investment destination in the Philippines. All these possibilities and more will be discussed in a two-part investment forum of the Central Luzon Expo, set on Oct. 17 and 18 at the ASEAN Convention Center in Clark Freeport...
Cavitex Infrastructure Corporation (CIC) will start collecting the new toll fee rates for the Phase 1 of its Segment 1 (R1 Expressway) along Coastal Road in Parañaque City on October 24. This, after its petition, jointly filed by the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA), for the "Approval of the Ad-on Agreed Toll Rate for Phase 1 of Segment 1 (R1 Expressway)...
Energy Undersecretary, Felix William Fuentebella has discounted another yellow alert status for the Luzon grid on Wednesday, as maintenance works on the Malampaya gas field in offshore Palawan is expected to end Tuesday. “We don’t see any yellow alert status for tomorrow because of the additional 1,620 MW (megawatts) from the natural gas plants,” he told journalists in a Viber...
A sixteen-year-old high school student from Abra has made use of functional artificial intelligence and developed a robot that can pick and sort trash gathered from canals and waterways. “I want to do something that is useful. I am worried with the state of our environment that is why I improved what had been developed in the past,” said...
Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Jose Alan Dialogo to head the Diocese of Sorsogon. According to an article posted on the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) news website, outgoing Sorsogon Bishop Arturo Bastes made the announcement during the ordination of three men to the priesthood at the Sorsogon Cathedral on Tuesday morning. The bishop reached the mandatory retirement age...
Dagupan City’s famous bangus (milkfish), Calasiao’s "puto" (native rice cake), Tayug’s Sunflower Dance Festival, among others, were featured at Pangasinan’s BESTival that kicked-off. In an interview, Provincial Tourism and Cultural Affairs Office (PTCAO) special events officer Marife Acerit said Pangasinan’s best products will be exhibited at SM Center Urdaneta City on Oct.17-19. SM City Rosales marketing manager Alta...
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