ERNIE B. ESCONDE

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ABUCAY, Bataan: Five local terrorists died as they tried to attack the police station here. On board a car, the armed men, one in police uniform, approached the closed front gate of the police station and told police officers they were there for inspection. Police officers on duty asked for…

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DINALUPIHAN, Bataan: Three jeepney passengers, including two elderly, died while 16 others were seriously injured in a head-on collision between a jeepney and a 14-wheeler truck along the national highway here at about 7 a.m. on Friday. Chief Insp. Eduardo Guevarra, Dinalupihan police chief, identified the fatalities as Armand Dacayo,…

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BALANGA CITY: The provincial government and the Department of Education established Information Hubs (i-Hubs) in all 16 senior high schools in Bataan. Gov. Albert Garcia said they distributed computers, electronic boards and other materials starting with Pablo Roman National High School (PRNHS) in Pilar town and J. C. Payumo Memorial…

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MARIVELES, Bataan: An inter-island cargo vessel with 16 crew members and four officials ran aground on the shoreline behind mountains here, the Philippine Coast Guard in Bataan reported on Saturday. The inter-island LCT Blue Hawk left Cebu on July 24 and was bound for Subic when relentlessly battered by big…

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BALANGA CITY, Bataan: A motorcycle rider died while his brother was injured when their motorcycles crashed into a big tree that fell at the height of heavy rains at dawn on Friday along the dark Roman Superhighway in Limay, Bataan. Rescuers of Metro Bataan Development Authority rushed brothers Roben, 22,…

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Heavy rains brought about by the southwest monsoon enhanced by tropical storm Gorio prompted the suspension of classes and work in government offices in the provinces, particularly Bataan and Cavite, on Wednesday. The rains worsened flooding caused by high tide in some seaside villages in Balanga City, Bataan. Gov. Albert…

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ORANI, Bataan: A village official, listed as high value target by police, was arrested for shabu and illegal possession of firearms on Wednesday. Police Senior Supt. Benjamin Silo Jr., Bataan police director, said Arceo Platero, 47, barangay (village) chairman of Pantalan Bago, was arrested during a search in his house…

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BALANGA CITY, Bataan: The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines – Episcopal Commission on Migrants and Itinerant People (CBCP–ECMI) has expressed full support to the issuance of I-DoLE identification cards (ID) to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). “We recommend to our OFWs to avail of them. We appreciate the caring efforts…

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SAMAL, Bataan: Residents here are appealing to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and its contractor for the completion of the main bridge here that has been undergoing re-construction since October 2015. Tricycle driver Norberto Buan complained of heavy traffic with passenger jeepneys and other conveyances using the…

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