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PGMA’s Urban Luzon Beltway Tour Starts in Batangas City

Below are the details of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s visit here in Batangas on Monday, Feb. 8, 2010. PRESS RELEASE Public Information Office February 10, 2010 Upang maipaalam sa publiko ang kanyang “legacy of accomplishment” bago magtapos ang kanyang termino, inilunsad ni Pangulong Gloria Macapagal Arroyo sa Batangas City noong February …

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OLG-ANCOP to build GK Sites in Lipa

Magandang Balita! GK sites will soon to rise for the families residing near the Lipa City railroads (tramo). This project was made possible by the partnership of Lipa City Local government under the auspice of Mayor Oscar L. Gozos and ANCOP (Answering the Cry of the Poor) non-profit corporation that …

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4 towns, 1 city in Batangas Comelec Watchlist

The towns of Ibaan, San Pascual, Sto. Tomas, Taysan and Batangas City are among the watch list or hot spots in Batangas province following the poll-related incidents in the 2004 and 2007 elections. During the 2007 elections, one of the buildings of Pinagbayanan Elementary School in Taysan was burned by …

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Kudos DPWH Southern Tagalog!

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Southern Tagalog Region has just completed a total of 188 school building projects. According to DPWH Secretary Victor Domingo, CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) Area is one of the typhoon affected regions last year with numerous damaged school building …

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MV Baleno 9 Sinks Off Batangas Waters

This Christmas holiday, another sea tragedy hit the Philippines. This time, an inter-island ferry carrying 80 people sank off Batangas waters near Isla Verde. The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), in its 3:30 p.m. bulletin on the incident, said 6 casualties have been recorded after MV Baleno 9 sank in waters …

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List of Missing Persons in MV Baleno 9 Tragedy

According to reports from Mindoro Post, Forty-six persons remained missing since MV Baleno sank off Isla Verde, but only 32 have been identified. They are as follows: Missing persons listed in the passenger manifest 1. Emily P. De Guzman (F) 2. Ronalie Panagsaga (F) 3. Analie Panagsaga (F) 4. Angelica …

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DOE is eyeing Batangas for Oil Stockpile

To help ensure our country’s oil security, the Department of Energy is now looking at Batangas and Subic as probable areas for regional petroleum stockpile. Some documents from the DOE revealed that the government was seeking investors for the possible venture and has identified specific areas in the two provinces. …

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