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CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Central Luzon, led by Senior Superintendent Jaime Ramirez, recently led the month-long regional observance of this year's Fire Prevention Month. Carrying the theme "Ligtas na Pilipinas ang Ating Hangad, Pag-iingat sa Sunog ay sa ...
Team Philippines Navy Insurance teammates: Ronald Oranza (L) and Jan Paul Morales (R) celebrate after coming in first and second during the Stage 1 Vigan Criterium of the 8th Ronda Pilipinas Luzon Leg in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, March 3, 2018. Pictured in center is Alvin Benosa of the Team Army-Bicycoogy ...

CLARK FREEPORT --- The newly appointed director of Clark Development Corporation said he believed Central Luzon region, where the Clark Freeport is located, will be the "Golden Gate Bridge" to progress. Michael Macapagal, Clark Development Corporation (CDC) director, said Clark has a bigger ...
Every year Luzon hosts one of the least-known carnival festival named 'La Fiesta de los Diablos y Mascaritas' (Festival of Devils and Masks). During the festival of the devils, local men paint their faces with oil and soot, don horns and cow bells to transform into devils. The origin of this ritual is not clear.
Corpus said that he was honoured to be able to meet the ambassador and at the same time, vowed his commitment of assuring the security and safety of Koreans here in Central Luzon. He also guaranteed the continuous partnership of police with the Koreans in maintaining peace and order in the region.
PAMPANGA. Central Luzon police personnel walk calmly out of their offices during Thursday's earthquake drill in Camp Olivas. (Ric Sapnu). CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga- The police Regional Office (PRO)-Central Luzon joined in the conduct of the first nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill held ...

TOURISTS and foodie alike do not come to Central Luzon for fun and recreation, but as potential investors as this is now becoming the center of attraction for them to locate and do business. This could be mainly attributed to modernization and massive infrastructure developments currently taking place in ...
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO - As part of the capability enhancement initiative of the Philippine National Police, the Police Regional Office (PRO)-Central Luzon on Monday received 16 newly acquired service motorcycles. The turnover of the Kawasaki Rouser 135 (Bajaj) motorcycles was held Monday ...
The Cagayan Valley and Cordillera Administrative Regions would be cloudy with scattered rain due to the northeast monsoon, weather service PAGASA predicted in a Saturday morning forecast. The Ilocos Region would also be under the influence of the northeast monsoon and would experience partly ...
A UNIT of the Provincial Health Office (PHO) was adjudged as Best Provincial Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (Pesu) in the whole of Central Luzon. The award, handed by Department of Health (DOH) Assistant Secretary Dr. Leonita P. Gorgolon, concurrent DOH regional director in Central Luzon, was ...
MANILA - The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines on Monday placed Luzon on the second highest alert due to low reserves, power distributor Meralco said. The yellow alert was in force from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and again took effect from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., the country's largest power utility said on ...
CITY OF SAN FERANANDO -- Department of Agriculture (DA) Central Luzon OIC-Regional Executive Director Engineer Roy Abaya disclosed that the regional office targets to increase their 2018 rice production to four million metric tons in a bid to contribute to the country's rice sufficiency program.
The tail-end of a cold front will bring cloudy skies with rains over Southern Luzon on Friday as the low pressure area (LPA) over Agusan del Norte has dissipated, the state-run weather bureau said. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said that the ...
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Central Luzon said Friday, January 26, that 17,322 entrepreneurs benefitted from its training sessions through the Small and Medium Enterprises Roving Academy (SMERA) program. "Our seven provincial offices and our Negosyo Centers were able to ...
But what further draws more new investors to Central Luzon today is the anticipation of key infrastructure projects in the region, specifically the expansion of the Clark International Airport in Pampanga, and the Manila-Clark Railway Project, which is expected to cut the two-hour travel time from Manila to ...
SOME of the power plants that have existing power supply agreements (PSAs) with Manila Electric Co. (Meralco), the country's largest power distributor, will go on a scheduled shutdown next month. The power plants that are scheduled to go offline are Calaca coal-fired power plant unit 2 (300MW) in ...
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO--A total of 674 applications, more than half of which came from Pampanga, was processed last year at the Philippine contractors Accreditation Board (PCAB) window at the Department of Trade and Industry Region 3 (DTI 3). Some 398 were contractors from Pampanga, while ...

PAMPANGA third district Representative Aurelio Gonzales Jr. is now the chairman of President Duterte's party, Partido Demokratiko Pilipino (PDP)-Laban, in Central Luzon. His appointment to the post was signed by Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, national president; Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, ...
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO--Some 22, 699 workers, voluntarily regularized by 246 employers in Central Luzon, were recorded by the Department of Labor and employment (DOLE). Of the total, 12, 689 were regularized in 2017 out of the total workers regularized by 141 establishments, while the remaining ...
ASPIRING boxers from Luzon will be in the ring in the Luzon preliminary leg of the Philippine sports Commission (PSC)-Manny Pacquiao Amateur Boxing Cup in Sorsogon City. Sorsogon Gov. Robert Rodrigueza guaranteed full support on the province's hosting of the event on January 27 and 28. "We will ...
In a bulletin issued 4 pm on Wednesday, January 17, state weather bureau PAGASA said there will be light to heavy rain in Metro Manila, Cagayan Valley, Cordillera, Ilocos, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Bicol, and Mimaropa. Those areas should watch out for possible flash floods and landslides. The rest of ...
Metro Manila and most parts of Luzon will have cloudy skies and scattered rain due to the tail end of a cold front, the state weather bureau said Wednesday. The tail-end of a cold front is affecting the eastern section of Central and Southern Luzon, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical ...
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Department of Health (DOH) in Central Luzon continues to intensify its measures to monitor individuals immunized with the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine. DOH Regional Director Leonita Gorgolon said the agency is partnering with different private hospitals in the region ...
BAGUIO CITY--"Sweater weather" swept through key Northern Luzon provinces, not just chilly Baguio City, which experienced its coldest day yet in 2018 with 11.4 degrees Celsius on Sunday. The city had experienced slightly warmer mornings at an average of 16 degrees since Jan. 4, but temperatures ...
Situated on the island of Luzon, about 330 kilometers (205 miles) southeast of Manila, Mayon is one of the world's most active volcanoes. Since 1616, the imposing stratovolcano has erupted 47 times, with many of the explosions causing deadly mudflows and ash falls. In 2014, thousands of residents were ...
A large quake has hit off The Philippines' Luzon island where a volcano is threatening to erupt but authorities do not expect any damage from the tremor. ... A magnitude-5.1 earthquake has hit the Philippines, about 64 kilometres west-southwest of Batangas on the island of Luzon, the US Geological Survey ...
Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) weather specialist Obet Badrina said Saturday that northeast monsoon will affect the northern Luzon bringing cloudy skies with scattered rains on the Cordillera Administrative Region, Cagayan Valley, and Aurora.
The Visayas, Bicol Region, and Quezon Province would be cloudy with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to the tail-end of a cold front, weather service PAGASA reported in a Sunday forecast. Mindanao would also experience cloudy conditions with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms, ...
The rest of Luzon, including Metro Manila, can expect cloudy skies and scattered rains but otherwise no significant impact from the northeast monsoon, the weather bureau added. sea travel could be risky in Luzon and Eastern and Western Visayas where waters are forecast to be rough to very rough.
The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) has approved the construction of P1.002 billion irrigation systems that will benefit farmlands in Luzon and Visayas. The contract signing was led by NIA Administrator Ricardo Visaya last Monday. (Ceasar M. Perante / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO).
Metro Manila, the Ilocos Region and the rest of Central Luzon and the Southern Tagalog area will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rains also due to the northeast monsoon. Mindanao and the rest of Visayas and the island provinces of Southern Tagalog (MIMAROPA) will be partly cloudy and ...
CLARK Freeport -- Officials of the Department of Health (DOH) in Central Luzon have assured of proper monitoring and care of students from various schools who might suffer from severe cases of dengue fever because of Dengvaxia vaccine. The DOH officials, led by Dr. Leonita P. Gorgolon, made the ...
PAMPANGA. LausGroup of companies Chairman and CEO Levy P. Laus, Mayor Edwin Santiago and LausGroup executives flash the "Fernandino First" sign during the ceremonial switching of Central Luzon's newest LED wall at the LausGroup Complex along Jose Abad Santos Avenue in the City of San ...
ANGELES CITY -- The Regional Development Council (RDC) in Central Luzon has endorsed P70-billion worth of infrastructure projects to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). This was learned during the council's 15th session convened by Angeles City Mayor and RDC Central Luzon ...
CENTRAL Luzon's projected population will increase to 11,738,148 as compared to last year's population projection of 11,565,204, using the latest population census of 2015 (Philippine Statistics Authority). Regional Director Eleanor Cura said the noticeable increase will also be among women of ...
It's early January. A lot of us are still recovering from the holidays, and there's not much going on. But on this day 73 years ago, the world was in chaos, and a lot was happening. Jan. 9, 1945, marked a pivotal day for the U.S. in World War II's Pacific theater: when the U.S. 6th army and Gen. Douglas ...
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The police Regional Office (PRO)-Central Luzon recorded a significant decrease in the number of crimes that transpired in the region from September 2017 to December 2017, compared to the same period in 2016. PRO-Central Luzon Director Amador Corpus said the ...
Metro Manila, the rest of Luzon, the Visayas, and the rest of Mindanao will only have localized thunderstorms, but these could still trigger flash floods or landslides if the downpour becomes heavy. In a special weather outlook for the Black Nazarene procession on Tuesday, PAGASA also said it expects ...
Northern Luzon skies will be cloudy with scattered rain due to northeast monsoon or amihan, the weather bureau forecasted Sunday. The amihan will likewise bring partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain over the Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, and the rest of Cagayan Valley ...
The Bicol and Caraga Regions; the Eastern and Central Visayas would experience cloudy conditions with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to the tail-end of a cold front, PAGASA predicted in Saturday morning forecast. The Cagayan Valley and Cordillera Administrative Regions, Aurora, and ...
Cloudy skies with scattered rain showers will prevail over regions of Luzon and Visayas over the weekend brought by a tail-end of a cold front and northeast monsoon, while a possible storm brewing outside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) is still being monitored, the weather state bureau said.
20 die in Christmas Day road mishap in Luzon ... Chief Inspector Roy Villanueva, the police chief, said the jeepney passengers were on their way to attend a Christmas Day mass at a famous pilgrimage site in the neighboring Pangasinan province also in Northern Luzon when the tragedy occurred. "Twenty ...
20 die in Christmas Day road mishap in Luzon ... Chief Inspector Roy Villanueva, the police chief, said the jeepney passengers were on their way to attend a Christmas Day mass at a famous pilgrimage site in the neighboring Pangasinan province also in Northern Luzon when the tragedy occurred. "Twenty ...
The tail-end of a cold front is affecting the eastern section of Northern Luzon, state weather bureau PAGASA said on Sunday. In its afternoon weather bulletin, PAGASA warned residents of Cagayan Valley region against possible flash floods or landslides due to scattered light to moderate to at times heavy ...
In its 4 pm bulletin on Friday, December 8, PAGASA said Bicol Region, Mimaropa, and Calabarzon will have cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to the tail-end of a cold front which is affecting the eastern section of Southern Luzon. A northeast monsoon affecting Northern Luzon ...
The northeast monsoon or amihan will bring isolated rain over Luzon while the tail-end of cold front will affect the eastern section of the Visayas, the weather bureau said Wednesday. The Ilocos region, Cordillera Administrative Region, and Cagayan valley region, will experience cloudy skies with moderate ...
The insurgency movement in Central Luzon, like any conflict arising from the human condition, cannot be traced to any single factor or specific point in time. Historically, the numerical superiority of ethnolinguistic group known as Pampangans was evident in the central plains stretching north to Lingayen ...
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO --- If federalism happens today, Central Luzon Region is ready for it, according to a framer of the 1987 Constitution. Unfortunately, Central Luzon is only one of three regions -- the others being the National capital Region and Calabarzon-- which are considered ready. This was ...
THE Province of Pampanga registered the most number of firecracker-related injuries with 67 recorded cases, as of January 3, in the whole of Central Luzon virtually overtaking Bulacan which was number one last year for the same period. The Department of Health's (DOH) Aksyon Paputok: Injury ...
The tail-end of cold front will continue to influence weather in the eastern section of Southern Luzon while the northeast monsoon or Amihan will be affecting provinces in Northern and Central Luzon, the state weather bureau PAGASA on its early evening weather forecast. The northeast Monsoon is forecast ...


 

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