Group slams police on ‘no rally’ policy

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 07:36 p.m.

ANGELES CITY -- The militant Anakpawis Partylist slammed the "no rally" policy set by the Central Luzon police during the Asia Pacific Economic Conference (Apec) meeting in Clark Freeport, which officially concluded Saturday.

The group stated that Central Luzon police director Chief Superintendent Ronald Santos, claimed that mayors around the Clark Freeport did not grant rally permits in order to secure the area and protect the VIPs attending the Apec Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1).

Group slams police on ‘no rally’ policy

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 07:34 p.m.

ANGELES CITY -- The militant Anakpawis Partylist slammed the "no rally" policy set by the Central Luzon police during the Asia Pacific Economic Conference (Apec) meeting in Clark Freeport, which officially concluded Saturday.

The group stated that Central Luzon police director Chief Superintendent Ronald Santos, claimed that mayors around the Clark Freeport did not grant rally permits in order to secure the area and protect the VIPs attending the Apec Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1).

Binay lauds HLURB’s ISO certification

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 07:30 p.m.

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Vice President Jejomar Binay lauded the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB) after its Quality Management System (QMS) was certified under ISO 9001:2008.

The certification covers the HLURB Core Processes (Provision of Technical Assistance in Land Use Planning, Regulation and Adjudication) and Support Processes in the Central Office, Expanded National Capital Regional Field Office and Southern Tagalog Regional Field Office.

Lucky Sheep At SM Children’s Accessories

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 07:29 p.m.

PEOPLE born in the Year of the Sheep are good natured, kind hearted, polite, clever, and easily taken by sympathy. They work very hard to accomplish their goals, and are good team workers.

It is said that Sheep have fantastic luck. They usually meet the ones who will assist them and will care deeply for them. They obtain their wishes without force, they are the masters of soft sell techniques.

Holiday Inn, Chevrolet Pampanga to present ‘#FlyingHighInLove’

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 07:23 p.m.

CLARK FREEPORT -- It is the most romantic time of the year. This Valentine’s month, Holiday Inn Clark continues its tradition of providing the best dining and entertainment choices in the region, with our variety of Valentine dinner date options.

Holiday Inn Clark marks Valentine's Day with the "#FlyingHighInLove" show at the poolside, featuring the REtroSPECT Band.

SM Pampanga to host papal visit memorabilia exhibit

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 07:23 p.m.

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- SM City Pampanga will host this March an exhibit on the recent papal visit of Pope Francis that will feature memorabilia items from the various papal events and even a crucifix used in one of the Masses.

The event dubbed "Papal Throwback: An Exhibit of Papal Visit Memorabilia" brings together items collected by Roman Catholic faithful to remind them of the recent event.

Capitol hosts dinner for Apec delegates

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 08:14 p.m.

CLARK FREEPORT -- The Provincial Government of Pampanga headed by Governor Lilia Pineda and Vice Governor Dennis Pineda hosted a banquet for the delegates of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) at Oxford Hotel on Thursday.

Delegates from various parts of the world particularly Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, United States, and Vietnam are at Clark for the First Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM1).

Apl. De. Ap inspires Kapampangan kids

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 08:10 p.m.

MABALACAT CITY -- Filipino American pop artist and record producer Apl De Ap (Allan Pineda) has motivated Kapampangan children to study and work hard to attain their dreams in life.

The Black Eyes Peas member inspired the kids during the launching of his Jollibee franchise store in the commercial district of Barangay Dau here on Thursday.

35 police chiefs in Central Luzon to be relieved in major revamp

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 08:04 p.m.

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga -- At least 35 chiefs of police (COPs) in Central Luzon will be relieved from their posts as part of major revamp that will be implemented soon.

This was disclosed by Chief Superintendent Ronald Santos, officer-in-charge of the Police Regional Office-3 (PRO-3).

Marang wants March 6 a non-working holiday

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 07:55 p.m.

ANGELES CITY -- Councilor Maricel "Marang" Morales is pushing for the declaration of March 6 as a non-working holiday for female employees of the city government here.

Morales sponsored a resolution in the City Council to declare holiday on the said date in line with the country’s celebration of Women's Month.

Capitol recruitment fair records 469 applicants

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 07:53 p.m.

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – A total of 469 Kapampangans attended and submitted applications for various positions at the recently concluded Special Recruitment Activity conducted by the provincial government through its Public Employment Services Office (Peso).

The Capitol, headed by Governor Lilia Pineda, partnered for the first time with PhilStar International Services Corporation which was in urgent need of more than 700 skilled workers to be deployed in Guam.

Couple arrested for drugs

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 07:46 p.m.

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga -- Agents of the Regional Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Central Luzon (PDEA-3) arrested a couple during a buy-bust operation at a food chain along Jose Abad Santos Avenue (JASA), City of San Fernando.

Recovered from the suspects was 200 grams of shabu worth P700,000.

Quarrymen start year with P27.8-M income

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:05 p.m.

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Branding it as a good start for 2015 towards another big year in quarry operations, Capitol's Environment and Natural Resources Office and the Kapampangan A Lulugud at Matapat (Kalam) quarrymen disclosed Thursday of the P27,820,000 income posted last month.

With the January revenues, total quarry collections during the administration of Governor Lilia Pineda now stand at P1,304,665,000 from the sand and gravel sector alone.

RDC prepares for implementation of senior high school

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:04 p.m.

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Regional Development Council (RDC) has formed a technical working group (TWG) that is meant to address gaps and prepare Central Luzon for the implementation of Senior High School (SHS) by School Year 2016-2017.

Anakpawis urges Aquino to resign

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:04 p.m.

ANGELES CITY – The militant Anakpawis Partylist joined the Makabayan progressive bloc in the public clamor for President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino to resign or step down from his position.

Anakpawis based its demand from Aquino’s successive and grave errors such as the botched Mamasapano operation and the recent affirmation of the Supreme Court that the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) is unconstitutional.

Pampanga Peso helps 10,601 Kapampangans land jobs in 2014

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:03 p.m.

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Provincial Government headed by Governor Lilia Pineda was able to place 10,601 Kapampangans for both local and overseas employment in 2014, based on a report by the Public Employment Services Office (PESO).

Luningning Vergara, provincial public employment services officer, said that a total of 131 local recruitment activities or job fairs were conducted by their office in said year alone, benefitting the 19 municipalities and two component cities of the province.

Binay awards 1,186 CeLAs to Nueva Ecija folk

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:02 p.m.

CLARK FREEPORT -- Vice President Jejomar Binay led the distribution of Certificates of Lot Allocation (CeLAs) to over 1,000 housing beneficiaries in Nueva Ecija over the weekend.

Binay, chairman of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDDC), awarded CeLAs to 800 employees of the Central Luzon State University (CLSU) in the Science City of Muñoz and to 386 occupants of non-core properties of the Philippine National Railways (PNR) designated as socialized housing sites in Cuyapo town.

2 dead in separate shootings

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:01 p.m.

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga -- Two persons were killed by motorcycle riding suspects in two municipalities in Pampanga, Wednesday.

Police identified the two fatalities as Leonardo Salac, 51, a resident of Barangay Cupang, Arayat; and Reyanan Quiros, 38, a resident of Barangay San Juan, San Simon.

Baldoz: Ka Blas Ople inspired many reforms at labor department

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:01 p.m.

CITY OF MALOLOS -- “Blas F. Ople was one of the most confident and pragmatic Filipino leaders I’ve ever met. His faith in the Filipino was steady and undying.”

These were words of Labor Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz, the other day, in her homage to the late senator’s 88th birthday commemoration dubbed as the “Blas Ople F. Day” at the Gusaling Gat Blas Ople, Capitol Compound, Malolos City.

Celebrate a weekend of fun-flying, love and excitement at Widus

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:00 p.m.

CLARK FREEPORT -- Widus Leisure Inc., proprietor of Widus Hotel and Casino, celebrates the 19th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Festival (PIHABF) with special promos and gastronomic offers exclusively slated for the “weekend of everything that flies”.

The widely anticipated aviation event, which annually draws huge crowds from families, group of friends to aviation fans, is making its return to Clark from February 12 to 15, guaranteeing this year to be bigger and better than previous staging.

Central Luzon police head warns ‘bad eggs’ in uniform

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 11:27 p.m.

ANGELES CITY -- The officer-in-charge of the Central Luzon police office has warned police officers who are engaging in mulcting activities that he will not tolerate wrongdoings in the police service.

Chief Superintendent Ronald Santos issued the statement to local media Wednesday at Widus Hotel when he was asked about Tuesday night’s arrest of two policemen in this city who allegedly extorted P1-million from a Korean national they charged with human trafficking.

Capitol willing to support organic farming

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 11:20 p.m.

MAGALANG, PAMPANGA -- Governor Lilia Pineda reiterated the willingness of the Provincial Government in supporting organic farming in the province as she visited an organic farm in Barangay San Roque, this town.

Pineda said the Provincial Government is willing to help those who are promoting organic farming like Charisma Natural Farm as its vegetable produce are ideal, nutritious and good for the health of the people.

Communications student is Miss Mabalacat

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 11:14 p.m.

MABALACAT CITY -- A communications student from Barangay Dau was named Friday as Miss Mabalacat City 2015 during the elaborate and Broadway-inspired pageant held at Xevera, Tabun here.

Bianca Leana Mae De Leon, 20, who is currently taking Bachelor of Arts Major in Communication at Holy Angel University emerged victorious among 14 lovely candidates during the star-studded coronation night.

Guiao pays tribute to Fallen 44

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 11:05 p.m.

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- "We wanted to pay a small tribute to the 44 lives that perished in an unfortunate incident. Gusto naming bigyan ng pagpapahalaga ang kanila sakripisyo at makiramay sa mga pamilya nila. This is our own way of paying tribute."

Thus said Rain or Shine Elasto Painters head coach and Pampanga First District Representative Joseller "Yeng" Guiao as he steered his squad to an important victory over the NLEX Road Warriors 96-91, Tuesday night at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.

Police: Apec delegates secured

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 11:03 p.m.

CLARK FREEPORT -- Delegates of the Asia Pacific Economic Conference, who came from various countries, are safe and no untoward incidents involving them were reported.

Chief Superintendent Ronald Santos, Central Luzon police officer in charge and Task Group commander, disclosed this during the monthly forum Talk Widus of the Pampanga Press Club (PPC) at Widus Hotel on Wednesday.

Capitol back on air at RW 95.1

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 11:01 p.m.

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Provincial Government of Pampanga, through its Provincial Information Office (PIO), can now be heard again on-air through, "Mabuhay Ka Pampanga!" -- a one-hour radio program broadcasted over regional station dwRW 95.1 FM.

"Mabuhay Ka Pampanga!", hosted by Provincial Information Officer Joel Mapiles, aims to bring timely and relevant information to kabalens, particularly projects and programs launched by Capitol headed by Governor Lilia Pineda.

Man arrested for raping girl, 9

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 10:59 p.m.

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga -- Police arrested a 20-year-old man for allegedly raping a nine-year-old girl in Barangay San Roque Bitas, Arayat, Pampanga, Tuesday.

Superintendent Wilson Alicuman, Arayat chief of police, identified the arrested as Sherwin Flores, 20, a resident of said barangay.

Apec fast-tracks private, government projects

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 10:53 p.m.

CLARK FREEPORT – One of the biggest benefits brought by the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) to the country is fast-tracking projects of both the government and private sectors including expansion plans of various locators here.

It can be recalled that Clark Development Corporation (CDC) president and chief executive officer Arthur Tugade said that legacy projects including the Clark Rotunda, Clark Museum, Clark 4D Theatre and Clark Integrated Command Center were to be implemented by 2015.

Apec council supports ‘decongest’ advocacy

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 08:05 p.m.

CLARK FREEPORT -- The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Business Advisory Council has vowed strong support in the call of North and Central Luzon business groups spearheaded by the Pampanga Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (PamCham) to decongest Metro Manila and focus on the full development of Clark Freeport in a bid to attain inclusive growth.

San Fernando to celebrate 14th cityhood anniversary

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 07:55 p.m.

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The City Government of San Fernando will lead this year's 14th cityhood celebrations with a throng of activities highlighting the theme "Fernandinong Misasanmetung, Susi ning Tagumpe at Panyulung."

Mayor Edwin Santiago, in Tuesday's press conference, said that the events are aimed promoting unity and participation among the city's different sectors through various cultural and social activities. The events include bloodletting, cycling caravan, zumba marathon, and job fair.

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