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Calapan Port installs thermal scanner to stop COVID-19

By LISABELLE CARPIO CALAPAN CITY, Oriental Mindoro — IN the wake of COVID-19, the Provincial Government of Oriental Mindoro recently installed a thermal scanner worth P395,000 at the entry point of Calapan City Port to screen the body temperature of passengers. Oriental Mindoro Governor Humerlito “Bonz” Dolor, Leo A. Romero, Port Services Division Manager and […]

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House OKs measure to strengthen GMRC in K-12

THE House of Representatives has ratified the bicameral conference committee report that will institutionalize the teaching of Good Moral and Right Conduct (GMRC) and values education among elementary and secondary students. Speaker Allan Peter Cayetano, one of the authors of the measure, cited the need to strengthen the common core values and inculcate universally acceptable […]

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Natanauan vs Natanauan: Sanggunian ang hahatol

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS SA patuloy na iringan ng magkapatid na sina Mayor Gerry D. Natanauan at Vice Mayor Charlie D. Natanauan, kapwa ng bayan ng Talisay, Batangas, ang tanong ng publiko, sino nga ba ang tunay na talo – sila mismo, o ang taumbayan? Nitong Lunes ng tanghali, Marso 2, humarap sa Committee on […]

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Sustainability, health at education aspects ng Batangas City pinag-aaralan ng int’l group

By MARIE V. LUALHATI ISA ang Batangas City sa dalawang lungsod sa Pilipinas na napilling city-sites para sa Center for Sustainable, Healthy, and Learning Cities and Neighbourhood Project (SHLC) na ipinatutupad ng Planning and Development Research Foundation, Inc. (PLANADES) na siyang foundation arm ng University of the Philippines School of Urban and Regional Planning (UP […]

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African swin fever, umatake na sa Batangas

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS LAUREL, Batangas – HINDI pa man nakaaahon sa matinding dagok hindi lamang sa sektor ng agrikultura, kundi maging sa kabuuang pamumuhay ng mga residente ng bayang ito, panibagong dagok naman sa mga Batangueño ang African swine fever (ASF) sa mga babuyan rito. Nito lamang Biyernes, Pebrero 28, kinumpirma na ng pamahalaang […]

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Natural foods lead growing demand for wellness foods

ENTERPRISES in the food sector are encouraged to focus on foods that promote health and wellness, as these will become increasingly in demand among consumers across the world in the new decade, according to market research specialist Kantar. Marie-Anne Lezoraine, general manager of Kantar Philippines, said in a recent business presentation that while health and […]

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Covid-19 delays Meralco solar projects

Meralco PowerGen Corp. (MGen) is delaying the commissioning of two solar projects in the latter part of the year, its president and chief executive officer Rogelio Singson said on Monday. In Manila Electric Company’s (Meralco) media briefing, Singson said these solar projects are in Tarlac and Bulacan with a combined capacity of 135 megawatts. Singson […]

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56,624 patients benefit from MAIP in CALABARZON

A TOTAL of 56,624 patients has benefitted from the Medical Assistance for Indigents Program (MAIP) of the Department of Health in CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) from January to December of 2019. There are 51,516 regular patients granted and 5,108 Dengvaxia patients provided with medical assistance with a total of Php144,942,786.05 and 7,773,819.04, respectively.    […]

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Batangas City, pasado sa Seal of Good Financial Housekeeping

BATANGAS City — Kabilang ang Batangas City sa listahan mga lungsod na nakapasa sa Seal of Good Financial Housekeeping 2019 ng Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). Ang SGFH ay dating Seal of Good Housekeeping, na nanganga-hulugan ng compliance ng local government unit (LGU) sa accounting and auditing standards, rules and regulations ng Commission […]