Villar Opens Philippines’ First Regional Evacuation .Center

BACNOTAN, La Union – Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar led the inauguration of the DPWH-funded P36-million regional evacuation center–the first of its kind in the Philippines– in the village of Agtipal here yesterday. The evacuation center sits on a 3,090.57-square meter lot donated by the local government of Bacnotan headed by … Read More

DOJ Baguio reports 99% disposition of cases

BAGUIO CITY — The City Prosecutor’s Office under the Department of Justice (DOJ) has reported a 99.94 percent accomplishment rate in the disposition of cases from January to September this year. City Prosecution service chief, Atty. Elmer Manuel Sagsago, in a report submitted to the city on Monday, said “we have a very high accomplishment … Read More

Pangasinan thanks BFAR for P15-M equipment, boats

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — Governor Amado Espino III on Tuesday thanked the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) for turning over to Pangasinan fishermen PHP11.8 million worth of post-harvest facilities and equipment and another Php3.8 million worth of fishing boats. Espino specifically thanked BFAR National Director Eduardo Gongona and Regional Director Nestor Domenden for these … Read More

DOST to hold Nat’l Inventors Week in Isabela

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will celebrate this year’s National Inventors Week (NIW) in the province of Isabela, specifically in Cauayan City, on November 20-24. Director of the DOST office in the Cagayan Valley region, Sancho Mabborang, said the department, its Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI), the Filipino … Read More