3 beachgoers drown in Bataan during ‘Undas’ break

BAGAC, Bataan — Police on Sunday reported that three persons drowned while bathing in beaches along three coastal villages of this town in three consecutive days starting All Saints’ Day. The victims were identified as Jason Manlangit, 26, vendor, of Baclaran, Parañaque City; Mathew Plaza, 19, of Mariveles, Bataan; and Michael Palalimpa, 19, Malabon City resident. … Read More

3 Bataan villages remain buried in mud

ABUCAY, Bataan — Three villages in this town on Thursday remained buried in thick mud left by the massive flood that hit the province Sunday. Heavy equipment like backhoe and dump truck were being used but residents of Barangays Gabon, Omboy and Wawa were seen continuously shoveling the mud. The flow of traffic along the MacArthur … Read More

Flood submerges 46 villages in Bataan

PILAR, Bataan — Heavy rains triggered by the southwest monsoon and Tropical Storm Henry caused flashfloods in 46 villages in nine towns and one city of this province. Partial report from the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) showed that the affected villages were from the towns of Dinalupihan; Hermosa;  Orani; Abucay; Pilar; Orion; Limay; … Read More

3 Bataan towns flooded due to heavy rains

HERMOSA, Bataan — Intermittent light to heavy rains triggered by the southwest monsoon or “habagat” since Saturday last week have caused two- to six-feet flash floods in at least 12 barangays in three towns in Bataan province. Of the flooded villages, the hardest hit was reportedly Barangay Almacen in Hermosa town as the Almacen River overflowed, … Read More

Bataan retail outlets run out of NFA rice

  BALANGA CITY, Bataan — The National Food Authority’s (NFA) provincial office here has reportedly stopped supplying rice to retail outlets in the province. Retailer Roel dela Rosa said on Tuesday the last delivery of NFA rice they received was Holy Tuesday. “It was only five sacks, thus it was already consumed last Good Friday,” he … Read More