2018 FIE survey includes housing characteristics

Contributed by Ledesma L. Morante, Chief Statistical Specialist, PSA-Bataan PILAR, Bataan – The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Bataan Provincial Statistical Office is currently conducting the 2018 Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES 2018) which includes questions on housing characteristics in sample enumeration areas in 74 barangays around the province from July 9 to 31, 2018. […]

Davao solon graces Balanga’s congressional barangay day

BALANGA CITY, Bataan – Davao City 1st District Rep. Karlo Nograles joined Bataan local officials led by Bataan 2nd District Rep. Jose Enrique “Joet” Garcia III in the congressional barangay day held at the Activity Center of Vista Mall Bataan here. Barangay officials from the city’s 25 villages joined Reps. Garcia and Nograles together with […]

Bataan continues to uplift the social welfare of PWDs

Contributed by Mar Jay S. Delas Alas, PIA-Bataan BALANGA CITY, Bataan – More persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Bataan will be given priority in social services as the province strives to maintain a friendly community for them. During the provincial celebration of the 40th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week, Provincial Social Welfare and […]

Congressional Barangay Day in Balanga

BALANGA CITY, Balanga – About 3,000 residents joined Cong. Joet Garcia’s Congressional Barangay Day activity held at Vistal Mall on Wednesday. The Bataan solon reiterated the importance of EduChild, healthy lifestyle, the no smoking policy, and other programs promoted in the barangay day activity. He also updated residents on pressing issues affecting the province and […]

2018 FIE survey includes housing characteristics

Davao solon graces Balanga’s congressional barangay day

Bataan continues to uplift the social welfare of PWDs

Congressional Barangay Day in Balanga

BUSINESS

SBMA urges freeport locators: ‘Connect, or go extinct!’

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) has urged business locators here to invest more in technology to remain competitive, or simply be left behind. SBMA Chairman and Administrator Wilma T. Eisma said companies operating in the Subic Freeport have to strengthen their capacity to interconnect computing systems and application platforms because […]

Health

Cure for dengue

BAGAC, Bataan – A recent visit in my hometown Bagac introduced me to a herbal plant locally called tawa-tawa supposedly effective in curing dengue. Folks from Barangay Binukawan instructed to boil tawa-tawa leaves and then drink the water. A tawa tawa tea can also be made. They said the wonder plant also cures other illness. […]

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