Business

Mariveles Centennial Host Lion’s Club President opens new building at the FAB

MARIVELES, Bataan – A new commercial and office building was formally opened Monday afternoon at the Freeport Area of Bataan here. The formal rites were led by Miss Lilia Tamayo, president of Tamayo Realty Corporation and her family and was graced by Mariveles municipal mayor Ace Jello Concepcion, vice mayor Angelito Rubia, Grand Innovasia Concept Corp. president […]

Health

PIACM 2018 scientific meeting held

BALANGA CITY, Bataan – Focused on policy dissemination regarding HIV in the workplace, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) advocates nationwide convened at La Vista Inland Resort, this city on Friday, May 18 for the 2018 Philippine International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (PIACM) Scientific Meeting. Among the topics discussed were Overview of the HIV Epidemic by the Department of […]

Health

Gov. Abet leads candlelight ceremony at Bataan People’s Center

BALANGA CITY, Bataan – With hopes of becoming free from Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) for the next generations, advocates all over the Philippines paid tribute to individuals who were infected by this virus and passed away through the lotus and candlelight ceremonies during the 2018 Philippine International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (PIACM) held at the Bataan People’s […]

Environment

PD Dayag launches “Basura mo Kinabukasan ko” project

CAMP TOLENTINO – The Bataan Police Provincial Office headed by Senior Supt. Marcelo Dayag this morning, May 21, 2018 led the formal launching of “Basura Mo Kinabukasan Ko,” project at this Camp. Dayag was joined by his chiefs of police from 11 towns and one component city, provincial mobile force company, a DepEd official and the […]

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PD Dayag launches “Basura mo Kinabukasan ko” project

BUSINESS

Work-life balance, the Orica way

BALANGA CITY, Bataan – Just like any company, Orica Philippines Inc. based in Limay town, aims to maintain industrial peace within the plant making sure that concerns, be it labor or business, queries or even conflicts between and among employees and/or management are properly addressed, discussed and resolved. Way back in 2014, Orica formed its Labor […]

Mariveles Centennial Host Lion’s Club President opens new building at the FAB

MARIVELES, Bataan – A new commercial and office building was formally opened Monday afternoon at the Freeport Area of Bataan here. The formal rites were led by Miss Lilia Tamayo, president of Tamayo Realty Corporation and her family and was graced by Mariveles municipal mayor Ace Jello Concepcion, vice mayor Angelito Rubia, Grand Innovasia Concept Corp. president […]

Orica Philippines honors mothers and wives

LIMAY, Bataan – To honor the sacrifice and love of mothers and wives, Orica – Limay Explosives Plant, more commonly known as Orica Philippines, Inc. hosted a late Mothers’ Day celebration inside the Orica Plant compound in Barangay Lamao, this town, attended by the their employees, their respective families and the community last Friday, May 18. […]

Garcia opens FAB Town Terminal, new ferry route

MARIVELES, Bataan – After the much publicized success of the Orion, Bataan-MOA Pasay ferry service, Governor Albert Raymond “Abet” S. Garcia yesterday led the inauguration of the FAB Town Terminal and the soft opening of the FAB-MOA Ferry Service. Garcia was joined by Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB) Chairman and Administrator Emmanuel […]

Gov. Abet leads FAB-MOA ferry service terminal blessing, soft opening

MARIVELES, Bataan – Gov. Abet S. Garcia, yesterday, led the soft-opening and blessing of the Freeport Area of Bataan – Mall of Asia (FAB-MOA) Ferry Service and FAB Town Terminal Said event which started in the passenger lounge ended with the ceremonial throwing of coins for good luck inside the ferry – MV XGC Cruiser which […]

DTI, COB hold balik-eskwela sale

BALANGA CITY, Bataan – Over a hundred exhibitors of goods and products of different Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) opened this morning in the 2018 Balik-Eskwela Diskwento Caravan at Plaza Mayor de Ciudad de Balanga. This joint project of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) – Bataan and City of Balanga is joined by […]

Health

PIACM 2018 scientific meeting held

BALANGA CITY, Bataan – Focused on policy dissemination regarding HIV in the workplace, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) advocates nationwide convened at La Vista Inland Resort, this city on Friday, May 18 for the 2018 Philippine International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (PIACM) Scientific Meeting. Among the topics discussed were Overview of the HIV Epidemic by the Department of […]

Gov. Abet leads candlelight ceremony at Bataan People’s Center

BALANGA CITY, Bataan – With hopes of becoming free from Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) for the next generations, advocates all over the Philippines paid tribute to individuals who were infected by this virus and passed away through the lotus and candlelight ceremonies during the 2018 Philippine International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (PIACM) held at the Bataan People’s […]

MV Awareness wins in PIACM 2018 float parade

BALANGA CITY, Bataan – The Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) won the Best Advocacy Float Award with its sky blue ship called ‘MV Awareness’ that flaunted not only its unique ship design but most importantly its advocacies in fighting Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). One of their movements is the Hi V Club (read as Hi-five) […]

Education

UP experts impressed with the BPSU CHED DARE TO mango project

SAMAL, Bataan – Renowned mango experts in the country are impressed  with the  science and technology community-based mango farming project being implemented here by the Bataan Peninsula State University (BPSU) with  funding from CHED. “We have been to Zambales, Pangasinan, and Bulacan but it is only here in Bataan that we saw productive mango farms this season”, said Dr. Elda […]

Brigada Eskwela 2018 sisimulan na

LUNGSOD ng BALANGA, Bataan – Handa nang magdaos ng Brigada Eskwela 2018 ang mga paaralang pampubliko sa lalawigang ito, na may temang, “Pagkakaisa para sa Handa, Ligtas at Matatag na Paaralan.” Nakatakdang ganapin ang Brigada Eskwela mula sa ika-28 ng Mayo hanggang sa ika-2 ng Hunyo, ng taong ito para bigyan ng maaliwalas at masiglang pagbubukas […]

Technology Innovation Center in BPSU Abucay Campus

ABUCAY, Bataan – A Technology Innovation Center for the products of mango, mushroom, and buko will be established in Bataan Peninsula State University (BPSU) Abucay Campus. “Officials of the Department of Agriculture (DA) Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) saw our innovative mango products during a recent agri exhibit in the campus and they were quite impressed”, said  BPSU Research Development […]

BPSU showcases mango products in various local fairs

BALANGA CITY, Bataan – The Bataan Peninsula State University (BPSU) mango products were showcased in various fairs in the province and received favorable feedback. “Our mango products received good feedback from fair organizers, trade officials, and common folks”, said BPSU Associate Professor and    Project Study Leader Dr. Rowena Valerio. A component of the  existing BPSU and Commission on Higher […]

Bataan mango growers hold Farmers’ Field Day and Harvest Festival

BALANGA CITY, Bataan – Mango farmers participating in the science and technology community-based farming in the province held a Farmers’  Field Day and Harvest Festival showcasing the increase in production brought by technology intervention. The field day was recently conducted in four mango farms respectively within two weeks. These are the farms of Vice Mayor  Dr. Renato Matawaran in […]

DTI invites shoppers for “2018 Balik Eskwela Diskwento Caravan”

BALANGA CITY, Bataan – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI-Bataan) here announced today that a total of 97 exhibitors will be joining the Balik Eskwela Diskwento Caravan this year including 10 shoemakers from Marikina on May 16, 2018 at the Plaza Mayor de Ciudad de Balanga. DTI-Bataan information officer, Tess Magtanong told the hosts of “Morning Connections” […]

DepEd Bataan is ISO certified

BALANGA CITY, Bataan – In line with its policy to provide quality product and service, the Schools Division Office (SDO) of Bataan sets the bar as it received the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certification on Friday at The Esplanade, Central Atrium Residences in this city. DepEd Bataan is the first SDO in Region 3 certified with ISO 9001:2015 […]

Social Welfare

Balanga business groups distribute school supplies to 100 children

BALANGA CITY, Bataan – One hundred children were given bags and school supplies by the Balanga City Lions Club and ABG Enterprises last May 12 in what they call “Unang Hakbang Para sa Karunungan ng Kabataan Project.” Reynaldo Gonzales of ABG Enterprises said that the distribution of school supplies were made possible thru the help of […]

Mayor Jopet leads inauguration of Hermosa coverd court

HERMOSA, Bataan – The Provincial Government of Bataan headed by Governor Abet S. Garcia recently funded the multi-purpose covered court in Barangay Sto. Cristo of this first class municipality. Hermosa Municipal Mayor Jopet Inton led its formal opening this week where former Hermosa mayor and former provincial board member Gaudencio “Guding” Ferrer joined him and Sto. […]

St. John Paul II Diocesan Shrine in Hermosa starts construction

HERMOSA, Bataan – The Diocesan Shrine of Saint Pope John Paul II that will soon rise in Barangay Culis here has started its first concrete pouring today, May 7, the Diocese of Balanga Bishop Ruperto C. Santos reported Monday. Bishop Santos, chairman of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines–Episcopal Commission for the Pastoral Care of Migrants […]

Insurance para sa mga tricycle drivers at mga pasahero, isinusulong

HERMOSA, Bataan – Isinusulong ng Pamahalaang Bayan ng Hermosa ang pagkakaroon ng insurance ng mga tricycle drivers at mga pasahero nila. Ayon kay Hermosa Municipal Administrator Atty Ariel Inton, nais ni Hermosa Mayor Jopet Inton na bigyan ng  personal passenger accident insurance ang mga pasahero at drivers ng mga tricycles. Ito ang napagkasunduan sa isinagawang pulong […]

Senior citizens’ night idinaos

LUNGSOD ng BALANGA, Bataan – Nagtagisan ng angking galing sa pag-awit at pagsayaw ang mga natatanging senior citizens ng lalawigan ng Bataan sa ginanap na Senior Citizens’ Night Variety Show sa Sari-Gamit Covered Court, BPSU- Main Campus, Abril 4. Daan-daang mga lolo at lola ang nagkatipon-tipon upang saksihan ang mga pagtatanghal sa isang gabing alay para […]

SSS offers loan re-structuring

BALANGA CITY, Bataan – If you still not have availed of the SSS offer regarding the loan re-structuring program (LRP) with penalty condonation, now is the time, said SSS Bataan head Joel L. Villafuerte. Mr. Villafuerte said that the re-implementation of the LRP which will be offered from April 2 to October 1, 2018, is due to […]

NRC Prexy: Disaster is preventable

BALANGA CITY, Bataan – “What we want to do is not to prepare for the disaster, but to prevent it. And we can do that by certain decisions early on together.” This was the statement of National Resiliency Council (NRC) President Antonia Y. Loyzaga in an interview during the last session of Resiliency Preparedness Leadership Workshop on […]

BFP reminds public over responsibility in preventing fire-related incidents

Contributed by Mar Jay S. Delas Alas, PIA-Bataan BALANGA CITY, Bataan – Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) reminds the public over their responsibility in preventing fire-related incidents. BFP Balanga City Head CInsp. Jaime Robles said cellphones plugged into the charger overnight, unattended burning candles, and lit cigarettes are some of the causes of fire. “We should […]

Bataan solon defends SOGIE Bill

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES – “Contrary to what the opponents of the SOGIE Equality Bill say, the SOGIE Equality Bill’s sole purpose is to end gender-based discrimination in this country, which affects not only members of the LGBT community, but heterosexual men and women as well. This in consonance with the Constitutional provisions on equality and protection […]

Tourism

DENR – Bataan launches aggressive ecotourism protection program

BALANGA CITY, Bataan – The temporary closure of Boracay beach resorts, to allow authorities to fix the environmental problems, sent a strong warning to all local government unit officials, beach owners and communities to end environmental abuse. Thus DENR – Bataan headed by PENRO Raymond Rivera held a meeting among LGU officials, beach owners and other […]

DOT to develop the rich cultural heritage and ecological resources of Bataan town

BALANGA CITY, Bataan – The Department of Tourism (DOT) is eyeing to explore the rich cultural heritage and God given ecological  resources  of one of the fast growing commercial towns in Northern Bataan into an agri-forest tourism site. Orani Mayor Efren E. Pascual, Jr. envisions a workable concept of sustainable development strategy that would transform the […]

Brgy. Talisay sweeps awards in Banga Fest street dance

BALANGA CITY, Bataan – Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat. After three attempts to enter the top 3 in Banga Festival Street Dancing Competition, Brgy. Talisay finally achieved its long dreamt victory as they were hailed as grand champion last Monday, alongside two other major awards. Talisay dancers dazzled Bataan People’s Center’s crowd with their […]

2018 Bataan Trade Fair transcends last year’s sale

BALANGA CITY, Bataan – The six days Galing Bataan Trade Fair which started April 4 until April 9, has exceeded last year’s sales performance, according to Ms. Nelin Cabahug, DTI-Bataan Provincial Director. Ms. Cabahug said that although they were expecting a 10% increase in sales, they are still happy that they’re able to transcend their sales […]

Isang Dekadang Himig at Musika ng Koro Bangkal Magbikin

“Mahirap ang maging mahirap, ngunit mas mahirap ang walang pangarap.” Bagama’t laganap na ang teknolohiya at modernong transportasyon, may mga iilang sitio pa rin na hindi pa lubusang naaabot ng mga kaunlaran. Dito, payak ang pamumuhay, limitado ang suplay ng tubig, at hindi ‘sing daling matamasa ang anila’y isang karapatan -ang edukasyon. Isa ang Barangay Bangkal […]

Mt. Samat FTEZ holds groundbreaking ceremony of projects

PILAR, Bataan – The Mt. Samat Flagship Tourism Enterprise Zone (FTEZ) held a groundbreaking ceremony of its projects, a side event of the observance of the Araw ng Kagitingan yesterday at the Mt. Samat Shrine here. The projects include expansion and improvement of the underground museum, commercial spaces, cable cars and green transportations, landscaped memorial, walking […]

Samal secures 4th best float award

BALANGA CITY, Bataan – For the fourth time, the Municipality of Samal clinched the title for Best Float in the Parada ng Kagitingan 2018 on Friday, having defended their last year’s win. Instead of their trademark design studded with capiz, they used boards formed as stone walls depicting Filipino soldiers’ fortress. Samal’s float portrayed the first encounter […]