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Japan had earlier extended financial assistance to the Philippine Government through the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for the widening of 24.61 kilometers Plaridel By-Pass Road in the Province of Bulacan. Loan agreement number PH-P266 amounting 9.399 Billion Japanese Yen ...
He also said that a regional state will be disadvantageous to provinces with small voting population citing that such government will be dominant and the power of autonomy will be taken away and ultimately the province will be marginalized. Former Senator Joey Lina who also graced the forum expressed ...

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, March 15 (PIA) -- The local chief executive here has ordered the mandatory singing of "Isabela March" right after the singing of the national anthem during flag raising ceremonies in local government units, government agencies and schools in the province. Gov. Faustino G. Dy III ...
A Philippine police report said the deaths occurred after a joint patrol from the coast guard and the navy saw six Vietnamese fishing vessels about 34 miles off the coast of Cape Bolinao in northern Pangasinan province. One of the fishing vessels immediately turned off its lights and sped off, triggering a ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The New Taipei City Fire Department and a delegation from cities of Isabela Province in the Philippines on Tuesday (March 13) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on fire fighting and disaster relief, reported UDN. Lee Ching-an (李清安), deputy director of the New ...
New Taipei, Philippine province sign MOU on firefighting exchanges ... Taipei, March 14 (CNA) The New Taipei City Fire Department signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Isabela Province in the Philippines Tuesday to promote exchanges in firefighting and other disaster relief efforts.

MANILA - Former Solicitor General Florin Hilbay on Thursday said government institutions for checks and balances may become obsolete and the country may even become a province of China if the Constitution is revised to pave the way for a federal form of government as proposed by President Rodrigo ...
"If you want, just make us a province, like Fujian," quipped Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte before an audience of Filipino-Chinese businessmen on February 19. Significantly, Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua was in attendance among influential tradesmen and industrialists who ...
OPPOSITION lawmakers thumbed down on Tuesday, February 20, President Rodrigo Duterte's joke that the Philippines should be a province of China. "It is absolutely unacceptable for the President, the top diplomat of the country, to joke about making the Philippines a province of China," Magdalo ...
President Rodrigo Duterte joked about making the Philippines a province of China, at an event attended by Filipino-Chinese businessmen on Monday. Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua, who was at the same event, interpreted the President's joke as a manifestation of wanting to have ...
"If you want, just make us a province, like Fujian," quipped Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte before an audience of Filipino-Chinese businessmen on February 19. Significantly, Chinese Ambassador to The Philippines Zhao Jianhua was in attendance among influential tradesmen and industrialists who ...
Chinese Ambassador to The Philippines Zhao Jianhua, who was at the same event of Filipino Chinese businessmen where Duterte talked, took the President's joke as a manifestation of wanting to have closer ties between the two countries. Duterte is also unfazed by China's naming of undersea features in ...
OPPOSITION lawmakers thumbed down on Tuesday, February 20, President Rodrigo Duterte's joke that The Philippines should be a province of China. "It is absolutely unacceptable for the President, the top diplomat of the country, to joke about making the Philippines a province of China," Magdalo ...
Kuwait CITY -- Kuwait's ruling emir has reportedly invited Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to his country to resolve tensions after a Filipina maid was found dead in a freezer. That's according to a report Monday by Kuwait's state-run KUNA news agency, which quoted Kuwait's Deputy Foreign ...
Duterte joked that China should make The Philippines as one of its provinces. "Gusto ninyo gawain niyo na lang kaming province, Fujian, Philippine province of China. Eh di wala tayong problema. Libre na lahat," he said, drawing laughter from the crowd. "Province of the Philippines, Republic of China.
President Rodrigo Duterte joked about making The Philippines a province of China, at an event attended by Filipino-Chinese businessmen on Monday. Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua, who was at the same event, interpreted the President's joke as a manifestation of wanting to have ...
Among the beneficiaries of the Cordillera Binnadang were the families of police Senior Insp. Freddie solar of Baguio City; army Corporal Benito Serrano of Conner, Apayao; Marine Private 1st Class Gener Tinangag of Barlig, Mountain Province, PO3 Alexis Mangaldan of Bangued, Abra; PO3 Daniel Tegwa ...

On Monday Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte extended a ban on its citizens working in the country over reports of Filipino workers suffering abuse and exploitation in the gulf state. The move followed the discovery of the body of Joanna Daniela Demafelis, a Filipina maid, in a freezer. But while the ...
In addition, the aircraft carrier's arrival came after China reportedly deployed a warship to shoo away a US destroyer for sailing too close to Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal, a rocky sandbar located off the coast of Zambales province in The Philippines. (READ: China says U.S. warship near Panatag violated ...
BAGUIO CITY: China's recent naming of five undersea features in the Benham Rise has prompted The Philippines to deploy troops to its northern frontier. Benham Rise is a 13-million hectare underwater plateau, potentially rich in mineral and natural gas deposits, located near Aurora province in Northern ...
Ms Chio, who studies in the province of Los Banos, travelled for two hours to Pasay city to get an implant from the Apelo women's Health Association (AWHA), a partner of ... She was not alone, as the centre on this occasion was filled with other women who had come from other provinces. Some of them ...
"Uniformed personnel brought in discipline and community relations in the province. army soldiers are not only for battle but you acted as teachers, social workers, disaster responders during calamities. Likewise, the personnel of the Philippine National police who are visibly working in the community and ...
PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines - Fort Santa Isabel, a historical landmark in Taytay town in northern Palawan, will undergo restoration starting next month in a bid to preserve and promote the province's rich heritage. Town tourism officer Joie Matillano said the restoration of the over 350-year old fort is ...
"The Philippine Rise belongs to The Philippines. We will claim exclusive ownership of the economic zone," Duterte told reporters in Davao City. Philippine Rise is a 13-million hectare undersea region that lies east of Luzon and off the provinces of Isabela and Aurora. It is believed to be a rich source of ...
She also mentioned the "Kapatid Mentor Me" program, a partnership program between DTI and Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship Foundation, Inc. designed to embolden Corporations to assist micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) through introducing Inclusive Business (IB) models which is ...
5 -- In response to public reactions on the adjustment in premium contribution rates starting this month, the Philippine health insurance corporation (PhilHealth) reiterated that the latest adjustment affects only the members in the Formal Sector, and that the adjustment in premium rate is long overdue.
BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Feb. 5 (PIA) -- Thousands of Novo Vizcayanos recently received free services on medical, surgical, and eye treatment given by US-based Novo Vizcayano doctors. The free medical and surgical services served more than 400 at the Nueva Vizcaya Provincial hospital (NVPH) ...
5 -- The year 2018 is off to a good start with investment projects approved by the Philippine Board of Investments (BOI) in January up more than six-fold or a ... of investments, as recorded in 2017, has become a continuing trend at the start of the year as most of the investment projects are in the provinces.
The Negosyo Center is responsible for promoting 'ease of doing business' and facilitating access to services for MSMEs in the province such as Business Registration Assistance, Business Advisory Services, Business Information and Advocacy and monitoring and evaluation. Mayor Guillermo said he ...
Domingo township, Albay province, Philippines Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. ... "Sulphur dioxide gas emission was measured at an average of 1,583 tonnes per day on 02 February 2018," the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said in a statement released on Sunday. Mayon's suflur ...
BONTOC, Mountain Province, Jan. 31 (PIA) -- Three students in the province are benefiting from the Medial Doctors Scholarship Program of the provincial government. Simonette Clyde Fangasan of the Provincial Governor's Office bared that the three students are all female, one from the municipality of ...
Albay province, Philippines - Mt Mayon - famous for its majestic, near-perfect cone shape - is among the most active volcanoes in The Philippines, having erupted at least 50 times in the last 500 years. In 1841, a blast buried an entire town and killed at least 1,200 people. The volcano has been spewing ...
partisanship is a state I wish to avoid and have been trying to do so for many years. Of course, I have not been always successful, but I keep trying and I transcend it most of the time now. Because I want to keep objectivity in the center of how I form my understanding, it becomes primordial that I can hold ...
Manila: A central Philippine province suspended work on Tuesday in public and private offices in at least three towns as a heavy fall of ash hit urban areas, amid the continued eruption of the country's most active volcano. The Civil Aviation Authority of The Philippines said it shut down the Legazpi airport in ...
"Of course, some provinces would not support the initiative, then they will get zero budget. We can't give equal treatment to provinces which have supportive leaders and areas whose leaders oppose a federal form of government," Alvarez said in Filipino during the oath-taking of Iloilo politicians who ...
MANILA (Reuters) - A central Philippine province declared a state of calamity on Tuesday as a volcano spewed lava that reached the limits of a six-km ... Mount Mayon, a volcano in Albay province in the coconut-growing central Bicol region, has been erupting since Saturday and the number of people ...
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade led the formal commencement of the Philippine National Railways (PNR) Clark North Phase 1 project. The DOTr also began to clear the path of the railway, which will be from Tutuban to Malolos. The project will be finished by 2021. (Shane F. Velasco, PIA 3).
MANILA, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) -- At least 10 people, including an army soldier, have died in clashes between government troops and anti-government militants in southern Philippines, an army officer said on Sunday. Army Capt. Arvin Encinas said government forces foiled an attack of some 50 Bangsamoro ...
Douglas MacArthur and his troops landed on the shores of Lingayen gulf in Pangasinan province to start the efforts to liberate The Philippines from the Japanese forces. Around 68,000 troops ... The conversion of the town of Valencia in Bukidnon province into a city was ratified in a plebiscite. Residents of ...
Kuyamis Festival is the highlight of the celebration of the province's 88th founding anniversary this January 2018. ... The Philippine National police (PNP)-Misamis Oriental Provincial police Office and the Provincial disaster Risk Reduction Management Division (PDRRMD) are ready to ensure peace and ...
Twenty people have been killed in The Philippines when a jeepney packed with relatives travelling for Christmas Day mass collided with a passenger bus, police say. The pre-dawn accident also left 24 injured in Agoo town, La Union province, 200 kilometres north of Manila, according to Roy Villanueva, the ...
Residents on board a makeshift raft try to cross a river after a flood brought by tropical storm Tembin in Lanao del Norte province, Philippines, Dec. ... press briefing Saturday that 123 people were killed, with an additional 160 missing and 14 injured, many of whom are from the provinces of Lanao del Norte, ...
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine Coast Guard is verifying the number of casualties of the ferry carrying 251 passengers that sunk in the waters off Quezon Province on Thursday morning. According to Coast Guard spokesperson Commander Armand Balilo, they received a report as early as 11:12 a.m. ...
At least 32 people were killed and 46 residents are missing in an island province in central Philippines after Typhoon Kai-tak brought heavy rains that triggered landslides, local authorities and media said. Kai-tak cut power supplies in many areas, forced the cancellation of several flights, stranded more ...
Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) under Storm Signal No. 1 on Monday, February 12, as "Basyang" maintained its strength. As of 4 a.m., Pagasa said the tropical storm was seen 690 kilometers east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur with maximum ...
To nations that are comprised of islands like The Philippines, the global system accepts the islands have sovereign rights over those waters. If this system is not honoured, then the Philippines can soon be a province of China. China can claim the seas and oceans around the Philippines, and it does.
MANILA, Philippines - Torrential rain brought by Tropical Storm Agaton, aggravated by the tail-end of the cold front, caused flooding in low-lying areas of Albay province. Albay Public Safety Emergency and Management Office (Apsemo) Chief Cedric Daep ordered the local government units (LGUs) in 15 ...
Nel-Peters and Burdzy explore the country's northernmost province and its picturesque beaches, exotic food and local arts and culture. According to DOT, Nel-Peters is the first Miss Universe in history to have traveled to Batanes. Nel-Peters, Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere, Miss Philippines Rachel ...
The first phase of the system links DOLE with the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Philippine Overseas employment Administration (POEA), Overseas workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), and the Bureau of Immigration (BI). The iDOLE system will further interlink the databases of DOLE offices and ...
... for Mindanao West Division, said that when he was branch head in Pagadian City 20 years ago, it was his dream to establish a service office in the first district of the province. ... The agency has a regional office in all 16 regions and has an information center in 72 provinces across The Philippines.


 

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