Month: February 2024

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Wetlands International wants to recover mangrove lands

The Wetlands International Philippines, a non-profit entity concerned with the conservation and restoration of mangroves is now campaigning hard to get back 450 hectares of land in different parts of the country which used to be planted with mangroves but are now fish ponds or beach resorts. This was disclosed by Wetlands International during its […]

Greater Bani MPC, RiceBIS program beneficiary

Through the initiative of Balanga City Mayor Francis Garcia and Vice Mayor Vianca Venzon-Gozon, Greater Bani Multi-Purpose Cooperative in Barangay Cataning has been chosen beneficiary of the Rice Business Innovation System (RiceBIS) Community Program of Department of Agriculture-PhilRice. RiceBIS aims to create pilot-test development models for community transformation that is participatory, market-driven, and supported by […]

PSA reports 2.1% inflation rate in Bataan

The inflation rate in Bataan is at a low 2.1% in January 2024, according to the latest report from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)-Bataan Provincial Statistical Office. In a virtual press conference held today, PSA Chief Statistical Specialist Francisco Corpuz revealed this positive trend wherein he compared it to December 2023 with 3% and the […]

Gov. Joet ramps up E-Konsulta listup

Bataan Gov. Jose Enrique S. Garcia III gathered last week chairpersons of committee on health of the province’s 11 towns and one city and Sangguniang Panlalawigan Board Member Jorge Estanislao in what appeared as a move to ramp up the enrollment of local residents to E-Konsulta, Philhealth’s comprehensive outpatient care scheme as mandated by the […]

Rep. Nisay vows continued support to Bataan LGUs

Pusong Pinoy Partylist Rep. Jett Nisay vowed to continue supporting local government units of Bataan to achieve development. The Congressman made the assurance as he attended the 2024 first quarter meeting of the Provincial Development Council. Gov. Joet Garcia headed the full council meeting with Vice Gov. Cris Garcia, Sangguniang Panlalawigan members, Bataan 2nd District […]

Rep. Nisay gives financial assistance to Bataan young athletes

Pusong Pinoy Partlylist Rep. Jett Nisay provided financial assistance to more than 400 Bataan young athletes. The assistance was distributed to beneficiaries on Thursday through the Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS) program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development, which was funded by the partylist. Nisay said the cash assistance aims to […]

Mariveles celebrates 79th year of liberation

In a dazzling display of beauty and grace, Mariveles celebrated its 79th year of liberation with the Mutya ng Mariveles 2024 pageant. The event showcased the charm and elegance of the town’s finest ladies, highlighting their achievements and contributions to the community. The evening was filled with excitement and anticipation as the winners were announced. […]

Vice governor meets Christian leaders in Bataan

Vice Governor Cris Garcia met leaders of Bataan Association of Christian Churches (BACC) recently. The vice governor and Christian leaders discussed community development, upcoming programs and current state of the province. They shared ideas and experiences to help improve the implementation of the programs of the province. BACC members offered prayers for the progress of […]

Bataan Medical Mission 2024

Last February 12 to 16, more than a thousand Bataeños were provided free audiological, dental, medical, surgical, and rehabilitation services by more than 80 professionals and volunteers during this year’s Bataan Medical Mission, a collaboration between the Canadian Medical Mission Society (CMMS) and the Provincial Government of Bataan through the led by its Medical Chief […]

KABAKA celebrates 27th anniversary

In a jubilant return, the Advocates for Women’s Rights or Kababaihan ng Bataan para sa Kaunlaran (KABAKA), marks its 27th anniversary, coinciding with the celebration of National Women’s Month. Led by Bataan First District Representative Geraldine Roman, the organization’s revival signifies a renewed commitment to empowering women and advancing gender equality in the province. KABAKA […]

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