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Property owners of Dagupan City will have to brace for 25 to 30 percent hike in real property taxes (RPT) next year as the city is bent on enforcing its increase at the start of 2017. Mayor Belen Fernandez said the last increase in RPT was 10 years ago or...
Albay second district Rep. Joey Salceda extolled the resilient spirit of those who survived and started life anew in Daraga, Albay during the opening rites of the Cagsawa Festival held at Cagsawa Ruins here today. He said the festival “commemorates the passing of the residents here from life to memory.” Salceda...
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has warned the public of possible aftershocks from the magnitude 5.4 quake that hit Zambales Thursday evening. At around 10:27 p.m., the quake of tectonic origin was reported to have a depth focus of 88 kilometers, and was located at 15.08°N, 120.05°E...
After almost six months of rigorous selection and screening process conducted by the Police Regional Office 2 (PRO2) Recruitment and Selection Board, a total of 596 selected PO1 applicants finally took their oath of office Friday. PRO2 regional director PCSupt. Eliseo T. Rasco administered the oath taking ceremony held at...
The city government led by Mayor Edwin Santiago on Monday launched "Oplan Iwas Paputok" to encourage the public not to use firecrackers this holiday season. The initiative aims to strengthen the campaign of the Department of Health (DOH) to minimize the morbidity and mortality from fireworks/firecrackers and injuries. "We encourage the...
The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) is hoping to reduce power interruptions during the rainy season that affect distribution utilities like the Benguet Electric Cooperative (BENECO), Pangasinan Electric Cooperative (PANELCO) and consumers. NGCP's Regional Communication and Public Affairs officer for Baguio-Benguet, Mountain Province and Pangasinan Melma Batario said...
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), s the Institutional Partner (IP) of the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) on the implementation of the “Market Advancement through Nurturing and Greening” Operations to Enable Sustainability in Region 2 (MANGOES 02)” project,has started rolling out the project to pilot beneficiaries...
With less than a week to go before Christmas Day and the city starting to receive an influx of tourists, the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) would deploy additional policemen in critical areas to maintain order, police director, Senior Superintendent Ramil Saculles said in an interview on Monday. He...
As the center of renewable energy in the Philippines and Southeast Asia, Ilocos Norte is expecting about 300 delegates to join the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) senior officers' meeting on energy in August here. Organizers said the meeting will focus on renewable energy generation program. This early, the Ilocos...
A total of 167 members of the Philippine Military Academy’s (PMA) Sanggalang ay Lakas at Buhay na Alay sa Kalayaan ng Inang Bayan (PMA-Salaknib) Class of 2017 are set to join the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) as junior officers after their graduation rites on Sunday. Of the 167...