ERNIE B. ESCONDE

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BALANGA City: Passenger jeepneys in Bataan were back on the roads on Tuesday after staging a strike on Monday in opposition to the public utility vehicle (PUV) modernization program of government. Drivers of jeepneys in the first district of Bataan resumed their regular trips but the few passengers were noticeable…

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MARIVELES, Bataan: Three persons died while one was injured when a pickup collided with two tricycles along the Roman Superhighway in Barangay Lucanin here on Saturday night. |Senior Insp. Jennifer Cruz, Bataan police public information officer, identified the fatalities as Camilo Lopez, 58, tricycle driver and son Argo, 11, both…

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DINALUPIHAN, Bataan: Police on Tuesday arrested a 56-year-old carpenter suspected in the rape-slay of his own nine-year-old niece, who had been found dead some meters away from their family compound in Barangay Santo Niño here. Chief Inspector Eduardo Guevara Jr., Dinalupihan police chief, said Leonardo Aquino, a widower, was no…

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BAGAC, Bataan: The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) unveiled on Friday the Zero Kilometer Death March marker in this mountainous town, recognizing the starting point of the Death March in World War II as a historical shrine. The NHCP also recognized as historical shrine the Zero Kilometer marker…

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DINALUPIHAN, Bataan: The Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) and the local government under the Bottom up Budgeting program (BUB) distributed on Monday P3.1 million-worth of various implements to 13 organizations composed of marginalized sectors in this town. Mayor Maria Angela Garcia said DoLE gave a grant of P2.3 million…

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HERMOSA, Bataan: The local public works rushed to repair a portion of MacArthur Highway here after it was rendered not passable on Tuesday as the alternate road to a bridge undergoing repair sagged after heaps of garbage clogged the concrete pipes below it during heavy downpour. District Engineer Erlindo Flores…

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BALANGA City, Bataan: Sixteen barangay (village) chairmen and the police chiefs of six towns and one city received certificates of recognition as the Philippine Drug Agency (PDEA) declared their jurisdictions drug-free. The Bataan provincial government under Gov. Albert Garcia gave them P20,000 cash each. Garcia, Vice Gov. Ma. Cristina Garcia…

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MARIVELES, Bataan: Flash floods hit four villages here and destroyed a foot bridge at the height of intermittent light to heavy rains on Friday night brought by northwest monsoon triggered by Tropical Storm “Jolina.” The foot bridge that connects two barangay (villages) – Ipag and BalonAnito – was washed out…

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BALANGA CITY: The ban against holding of cockfighting events in Bataan is in effect for two weeks as preventive measure against the spread of bird flu among fowl animals. Governor Albert Garcia issued a circular on the temporary ban on cockfighting and other related activities in the province from August…

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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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