USD 2-M rice seed processing facility to rise in N. Ecija

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on USD 2-M rice seed processing facility to rise in N. Ecija 

By Cielito M. Reganit

MANILA, Feb. 15 (PNA) — The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) on Monday said that rice farmers and seed growers in Central Luzon and Pangasinan would soon have better access to high-quality seeds with the establishment of a new rice seed processing facility at the agency’s headquarters in the Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija.

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DOH to make dengue vaccine available to poor Filipino children in NCR, Regions III and IV-A starting March

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOH to make dengue vaccine available to poor Filipino children in NCR, Regions III and IV-A starting March 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Jan. 4 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) announced on Monday its new program that will benefit nine-year-old poor schoolchildren in three regions of the country with high incidence of dengue cases starting March of this year.

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Northeast monsoon affecting Northern Luzon – PAGASA

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Northeast monsoon affecting Northern Luzon – PAGASA 

MANILA, Jan. 2 — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Saturday said northeast monsoon continues to affect Northern Luzon while the tail-end of a cold front affects the eastern section of Central Luzon.

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Comelec eyes extension of voter registration in areas affected by typhoon 'Lando'

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Comelec eyes extension of voter registration in areas affected by typhoon 'Lando' 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Oct. 20 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is studying the possibility of extending the voter registration period in areas affected by typhoon “Lando”.

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TESDA chief expresses desire to run for senator

August 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on TESDA chief expresses desire to run for senator 

BALANGA CITY, Bataan, Aug. 28 –Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) director general Joel Villanueva has expressed here of his desire to seek a senate post if he can prove a performance that he can be proud of.

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PAGASA cautions Ilocos, Benguet folks vs possible flash floods, landslides due to 'hanging habagat'-induced rains

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on PAGASA cautions Ilocos, Benguet folks vs possible flash floods, landslides due to 'hanging habagat'-induced rains 

MANILA, July 15 — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) is cautioning the public against "hanging habagat"-induced rains that might cause flash floods and landslides in the Ilocos region and Benguet.

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DA-3 launches organic trading post in Zambales

April 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on DA-3 launches organic trading post in Zambales 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, April 28 — The Department of Agriculture (DA) Central Luzon, in partnership with the local government unit of Botolan, Zambales, Monday launched an organic trading post (OTP) as part of an effort to promote organic agricultural products in Central Luzon.

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Central Luzon tourist arrivals hit 3.1M in 2014

March 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on Central Luzon tourist arrivals hit 3.1M in 2014 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, March 9 — Central Luzon is becoming one of the leading regional destinations in the country as domestic visitor arrivals hit the next level at 3.1 million arrivals from January to December 2014 or an increase of 21 percent as against 2.7 million in 2013.

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Dingalan RHU wins health awards from CLExAH

February 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on Dingalan RHU wins health awards from CLExAH 

DINGALAN, Aurora, Feb. 24 — A rural health unit (RHU) in this town has bagged several awards in the 3rd Central Luzon Excellence for Awards for Health (CLExAH) 2014.

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Easterlies to bring rains in Northern, Central Luzon on Monday

February 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Easterlies to bring rains in Northern, Central Luzon on Monday 

MANILA, Feb 16 — Most parts of the country will have sunny to partly cloudy skies on Monday as the easterlies will be the dominant weather system to affect the country, according to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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