PDEA to ‘cleanse’ 827 drug-affected barangays in Central Luzon

By Marie Joy L. Simpao CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga — Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) will ‘cleanse’ a total of 827 drug-affected barangays in Central Luzon this year. “Our marching order is to rid 2,439 barangays of illegal drugs and its related activities until 2022, and we will start with 827 barangays this 2019,” […]

DOT SEES POTENTIAL OF ‘IBONG DAYO FESTIVAL’ AS INT’L EVENT

By Mar Jay S. Delas Alas BALANGA CITY — Ibong Dayo Festival in Balanga City could be an international event in the near future. In his message during the ninth edition of the festival, Tourism Undersecretary Arturo Boncato Jr. praised the role of the city government as well as residents in protecting the wetland and […]

DORM FOR AETA STUDENTS OPENS IN CAPAS

By Cherie Joyce V. Flores CAPAS, Tarlac — Municipal government of Capas opened a dormitory for Aeta students. Located in Sitio Bilad of barangay O’Donnell, the facility has two rooms wherein each can accommodate approximately 40 students. “It will be utilized by our Aeta students residing in several mountains and sitios here in Capas. We […]

TARLAC STATE U TOPS CRIMINOLOGY LICENSURE EXAM

TARLAC CITY — Tarlac State University (TSU) was ranked as the top-performing school in the December 2018 Criminologist Licensure Examination with a passing rate of 98.25 percent, besting 575 other schools in the country. “We have produced 56 new criminologists out of the 57 graduates who took the examination,” TSU President Dr. Myrna Q. Mallari said. […]