CITY OF SAN FERNANDO - The camp of mayoral candidate and incumbent Vice Mayor Edwin Santiago denied accusations of former congressman Rey Aquino that the former and his Magsilbi Team are buying votes.
Aquino said he has witnessed one incident in Havana Subdivision last Saturday afternoon. “I was shocked at the brazenness of it all,” he said.
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Senatoriable Juan Miguel "Migz" Zubiri has vowed to push for the further development of Clark Freeport and to make Clark International Airport the country's premier air hub.
During a meeting with officials of the Pampanga Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (PamCham), Zubiri said it was his way of "reciprocating" the support accorded to him by Kapampangans in the last elections.
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Governor Lilia Pineda told jobseekers, especially new graduates, on Wednesday “not to lose hope” amid the “difficulties and tough competition” in the hunt for decent opportunities here and abroad.
The governor said that the Provincial Government, through its Public Employment Services Office and with the cooperation of the Department of Labor and Employment, has been exerting all avenues in jobs generation and placement.
MASANTOL -- Liberal Party mayoral candidate Dan Guintu and runningmate Marcelo Lacap appealed to their detractors on Tuesday to "stop harassing and intimidating" their leaders and supporters.
During a press conference at their headquarters in fourth district town, the candidates and one of their leaders, former councilor Lawrence Viray, noted two alleged incidents last Friday and Saturday where armed men in bonnets and tandem riders stormed into the house of one Elly Macalino, an ardent supporter of Guintu and his camp.
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Kambilan Party led by Governor Lilia “Nanay Baby” Pineda and vice gubernatorial aspirant Dennis “Delta” Pineda strongly endorsed on Wednesday the candidacy of Mayor Oscar Rodriguez and the candidates of the Magsilbi Team.
Rodiguez is running for Pampanga’s Third District congressional seat.
ANGELES CITY – The Partido Abe Kapampangan (AbeKa) dared Congressman Carmelo “Tarzan” Lazatin the other day to bare his true state of health and if he is physically fit to run the City Hall should he win in the upcoming polls.
Abeka secretary general William Aquilar said in statement that Lazatin’s alleged failing health has been manifested during several occasions in the campaign trail like reportedly dropping a microphone, nearly falling during a barangay caucus, allegedly forgetting where he was, and “wrongly” introducing his allies.
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) of San Fernando kicked-off Tuesday its River Mudball Project as part of the celebration of Earth Day at Heroes Hall.
Hundreds of volunteers, students, village council members and village chiefs started molding thousands of baseball-sized mudballs from Sto. Tomas-sourced clay treated with EM-1 or "effective microorganisms" designed to revive stale or contaminated dirty rivers.
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Relatives of patients confined in Pampanga district hospitals and the Jose B. Lingad Regional Memorial Hospital (JBLRMH) are warned by officials against individuals posing as Barangay Health Workers (BHWs) “fixing” referrals and transactions for a fee.
In a forum with chief of hospitals and other rural health unit workers on Monday at the Capitol’s Benigno Aquino Hall, the federation of volunteer BHWs decried the “modus operandi” of the poseurs which recently led to the reported banning of legitimate health workers assisting indigents in government hospitals, particularly at the JBLRMH.
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Department of Labor and Employment-Central Luzon Office (Dole-3) has announced the conduct of region-wide job fairs in celebration of the 111th Labor Day celebrations on May 1.
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Mayor Oscar Rodriguez said over the weekend that he plans to revisit the Local Government Code and will push for essential projects when he gets to the House of Representatives.
Rodriguez told Sun.Star Pampanga that essential legislation seen to benefit not only the Third District but the whole country must be given attention, aside from prioritizing Pampanga’s needs and development.