SMC begins massive mangrove planting in Bulacan

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 02 Aug 2020 17:42:45 +0000

SAN Miguel Corporation (SMC) has started planting 25,000 mangroves on 10 hectares of coastal area in Hagonoy, Bulacan — the first of a total 190,000 mangroves to be planted over 76-hectares in Bulacan and Central Luzon. The initiative is part of a massive, wide-ranging plan to address perennial flooding in the province, ahead of construction […]

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P5.1-B shabu seized in Bulacan — PNP

Credit to Author: Darwin Pesco| Date: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 12:51:00 +0000

A total of P5.140 billion worth of shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) were seized in an anti-illegal drug operation in Marilao, Bulacan, police reported on Thursday. Operatives seized 756 kilos of shabu along Reley Street, Barangay Lias at 3 p.m., the Philippine National Police (PNP) said. The suspects were identified as Yuwen Cai, a Chinese; and two Filipinas named Angela Miole and Ma. […]

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Año orders PNP to arrest corrupt local officials in SAP distribution

Credit to Author: Darwin Pesco| Date: Tue, 05 May 2020 02:44:50 +0000

INTERIOR Secretary Eduardo Año on Tuesday ordered the Philippine National Police (PNP) to arrest corrupt local officials in the distribution of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP). The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) received reports of anomalies like splitting or not giving the amount of cash due the beneficiaries. President Rodrigo Duterte on […]

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Duterte offers P30,000 for information on corrupt local execs in Covid aid distribution

Credit to Author: Ma. Reina Leanne Tolentino, TMT| Date: Tue, 05 May 2020 00:17:32 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte offered a P30,000 reward for information on corrupt local officials in the distribution of aid amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. “Inatasan po ako ng ating Pangulo na inanunsyo na sa kagustuhan po ng ating Pangulo na matigil ‘yung pangungurakot pagdating po sa SAP at iba pang ayuda ng gobyerno…siya po […]

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Duterte eyes ‘modified quarantine’ after May 15

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 02:38:06 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is considering declaring a “modified quarantine” in some areas in the country once the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) ends amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. Addressing the nation on Monday night, Duterte said the government may “partially open” some industry sectors, such as construction, subject to health protocols. […]

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Young army officer dies of suspected Covid symptoms

Credit to Author: Dempsey Reyes| Date: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 09:40:28 +0000

A Junior army officer has died after experiencing symptoms of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), with his test results yet to be confirmed. Brig. Gen. Edgard Arevalo, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesman, announced on Thursday that 2nd Lt. Vince Magbanua passed away at 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday. Magbanua was declared dead on arrival on […]

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Cordillera, Bulacan report 6 PUIs for coronavirus

Credit to Author: Frederick Silverio| Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 17:16:47 +0000

Seven persons under investigation (PUIs) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) and three in Bulacan province and eight persons under monitoring (PUMs) for the 2019 novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease (2019-nCoV ARD) in Zamboanga City had been reported as of Tuesday. Regional health authorities, however, said the Cordillera remains free of the dreaded coronavirus despite […]

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DPWH inaugurates Philippine Arena Interchange

Credit to Author: Tyrone Jasper C. Piad| Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 14:00:20 +0000

Traffic is expected to ease in parts of Bulacan province at the end of this month after the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) inaugurated the Philippine Arena Interchange in Bocaue town on Tuesday. The interchange has an 80-lineal meter bridge connecting Bocaue Municipal Hall, NLEX, Ciudad de Victoria and the Bocaue-Sta. Maria Bypass […]

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Cop gatecrashes ex-girlfriend’s wedding, kills bride’s brother, wounds groom

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 10:41:36 +0000

2 female Customs officers hurt in Makati ambush

CITY OF SAN JOSE DEL MONTE, BULACAN—A policeman gatecrashed the wedding reception of his former girlfriend here and opened fire at the venue, killing one and wounding another. Col. Orlando Castil, the town’s police chief, identified the suspect as Patrolman Jessie Gubat, 27, from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Cabanatuan City. Castil said […]

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Bulacan drug busts turn lethal, kill 3 suspects

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 10:25:46 +0000

P21.76M worth of shabu seized in Zamboanga City drug busts

CAMP GEN. ALEJO SANTOS, Bulacan—Three suspected drug pusher were killed in clashes with police in separate buy-bust operations in the province on Saturday (Aug. 17). Col. Chito Bersaluna, Bulacan police director, identified the slain suspects as Harold Sunpongco, Alfie Garcia, and Julius Ace Lavarro. Bersaluna said drug busts were carried out between 2 a.m. and […]

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