Four provinces remain in the dark due to Typhoon “Nona”

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Four provinces remain in the dark due to Typhoon “Nona” 

By Juzel L. Danganan

MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) – Power was still unrestored in four provinces Wednesday as Typhoon “Nona” affected power lines with its torrential rains.

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Nueva Ecija submerged in floods; Thursday classes suspended

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Nueva Ecija submerged in floods; Thursday classes suspended 

By Zorayda S. Tecson

GAPAN CITY, Nueva Ecija, Dec. 16 (PNA) — Governor Aurelio Umali on Wednesday announced the suspension of classes in all levels, both in public and private, on Thursday as several areas in this province went under water due to continuous moderate to heavy rains brought by typhoon "Nona".

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Army optimistic to achieve rebel-free Leyte this year

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Army optimistic to achieve rebel-free Leyte this year 

ORMOC CITY, Sept. 21, –- The Philippine Army hopes the entire province of Leyte will be declared insurgency-free this year.

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BJMP launches manhunt for three inmates who fled in Bukidnonjailbreak

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on BJMP launches manhunt for three inmates who fled in Bukidnonjailbreak 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept. 21 -– The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) has launched a manhunt against three inmates who bolted from their detention cell in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon, the police said Monday.

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Epifanio de los Santos Marker in San Isidro, Nueva Ecija

April 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Epifanio de los Santos Marker in San Isidro, Nueva Ecija 

150408181630National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) Executive Director Ludovico D. Badoy (2nd from left) hands over to Councilor Hermogenes A. Medina of San Isidro, Nueva Ecija a document formally turning over the Epifanio de los Santos Marker (in right photo) to the municipality of San Isidro on April 7, 2015. The unveiling of the marker coincided with the 144th birth anniversary of the noted historian, lawyer and journalist and first Filipino governor of Nueva Ecija after whom the semi-circumferential Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) in Metro Manila was named. Also in photo are Manila Bulletin Public Relations Department Vice President Carmen “Ching” Delos Santos Suva (left) and United States-based and Novo Ecijano historian Cesar Encarnacion. Ms. Carmen Suva, also a former Malacanang press undersecretary, is a granddaughter of Epifanio de los Santos. (PNA photos by Joey O. Razon and Ben Briones)
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Turnover of the Epifanio de los Santos marker to the Municipality of San Isidro, Nueva Ecija

April 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Turnover of the Epifanio de los Santos marker to the Municipality of San Isidro, Nueva Ecija 

150408172954Photo shows (from left) Manila Bulletin Public Relations Department Vice President Carmen “Ching” de los Santos Suva, National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) Executive Director Ludovico D. Badoy, San Isidro, Nueva Ecija Councilor Hermogenes A. Medina, and United States-based and Novo Ecijano historian Cesar Encarnacion showing the document turning over the Epifanio de los Santos marker to the Municipality of San Isidro, Nueva Ecija on April 7, 2015. The inauguration of the marker coincided with the 144th birth anniversary of “Don Panyong” after whom the semi-circumferential EDSA (Epifanio de los Santos Avenue) in Metro Manila was named. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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New monument of Epifanio “Don Panyong” Delos Santos in Nueva Ecija

April 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on New monument of Epifanio “Don Panyong” Delos Santos in Nueva Ecija 

150408155625Granddaughters of noted historian, lawyer and writer Epifanio “Don Panyong” Delos Santos pose beside his monument which was inaugurated at Barangay Poblacion, San Isidro, Nueva Ecija on Tuesday (April 7, 2015). Shown (from left)
are Manila Bulletin Public Relations Department Vice President Carmen “Ching” Delos Santos Suva, Carmencita Peniera, Juliet San Lorenzo, Corazon de Auzen, Lita Santos and Joy Tiongson. The unveiling of the monument and marker coincided with the 144th birth anniversary of “Don Panyong” after whom the semi-circumferential EDSA (Epifanio de los Santos Avenue) in Metro Manila was named. (PNA photo by Courtesy by Gerry Suva)LAM/rck/bvb

Unveiling of the Epifanio Delos Santos 6-foot tall statue

April 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Unveiling of the Epifanio Delos Santos 6-foot tall statue 

150407184250National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) Executive Director Ludovico D. Badoy (left) and Manila Bulletin Public Relations Department Vice President Carmen “Ching” Delos Santos Suva applaud after the unveiling of the six-foot tall statue of Epifanio De Los Santos on Tuesday (April 7, 2015) at Barangay Poblacion, San Isidro, Nueva Ecija. The unveiling ceremony coincided with the 144th birth anniversary of the noted historian, lawyer and journalist after whom the semi-circumferential Epifanio De Los Santos Avenue (EDSA) in Metro Manila was named. Carmen Suva, also a former Malacanang press undersecretary, is a granddaughter of Epifanio Delos Santos. (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)
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Northern Samar reports no damage from magnitude 5 tremor

January 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on Northern Samar reports no damage from magnitude 5 tremor 

TACLOBAN CITY, Jan 14 -– The magnitude 5 earthquake that jolted Northern Samar has not damaged the island town nearest to the epicenter.

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Exploit flooding, landslide data, Chatto orders LGUs

January 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Exploit flooding, landslide data, Chatto orders LGUs 

By Ric V. Obedencio

TAGBILARAN CITY, Jan. 4 (PNA) — Gov. Edgar Chatto has ordered local government units (LGUs) “to review the data and information provided by Mines and Geo-sciences Bureau about flood and landslide prone areas,” Liza Quirog, head of social economic environmental management (SEEM) cluster, said.

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