AN e-magsasaka platform that envisions to lead Filipino farmers into the digital age and online marketing and to convert farmers into agri-preneurs won the championship and a P250,000 cash prize for Team Agriviz of the Asian Institute of Management at East-West Seed’s Innovation Olympics Finals held at the 8 Waves Waterpark and Hotel in Baliuag, Bulacan.
CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado ordered a crackdown on overloading trucks, trailers, buses and other motor vehicles within the province by issuing Executive Order (EO) 5 on Wednesday.
THROUGH its One Town, One Product Next Generation (Otop Next Gen) and the Brand Equity Development (BED) programs, the Department of Trade and Industry Region 3 (DTI-3) has helped a total of 157 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Central Luzon in 2017. Of this total, 39 enterprises are in the food sector, while 118 are in the nonfood sectors, according to DTI Information Officer Region 3 Warren T. Serrano.
BALIWAG, Bulacan—At least 35,000 attendees from all over the province of Bulacan and nearby places participated in this year’s Castaway Music Festival at the SM Mall here.
SM Malls in San Jose del Monte, Marilao, and Baliwag in Bulacan, recently opened its door to its students, teachers and even to environmental advocates to watch various video materials about the environment through the Green Film Festival that opened on Tuesday.
Sen. Emmanuel Joel J. Villanueva on Wednesday sought the passage of a law, which aims to improve the country’s waste-disposal management of beverage containers.
The House Committee on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) recently approved a measure that seeks to institutionalize mobile phone- number portability for subscribers.
AS the world celebrated Earth Hour’s 11th year, SM Bulacan Malls in Marilao, San Jose del Monte, Pulilan and Baliwag deepened their commitment by driving mass awareness on climate change and engaging communities to action.
The House Committee on Information and Communications Technology has recently endorsed for plenary approval a bill mandating the registration of SIM cards.
THE Bureau of Product Standards (BPS) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) recently added 14 household appliances for mandatory certification and testing before they are distributed and sold in the market, said Warren T. Serrano, the information officer of the DTI in Central Luzon.
THE Senate Committee on Labor, Employment and Human Resources Development chaired by Sen. Emmanuel Joel J. Villanueva discussed on Wednesday proposed measures prohibiting acts of discrimination and sexual harassment against women in the workplace.
SEN. Joel J. Villanueva on February 22 lauded the signing of Republic Act 10970 declaring August 25 of every year as National Tech-Voc Day to promote technical and vocational education and training in the country.
FORT MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija—At least 375 new soldiers graduated on Monday afternoon from Candidate Soldier Course Class 493 and 494-17 at the grandstand of the 7th Infantry (Kaugnay) Division (7ID) of the Philippine Army here.
FORMER President and now Pampanga Second District Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo led on Monday the ceremonial drive-thriugh that signaled the inauguration of new infrastructure projects, such as the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (Sctex) Mabiga Interchange and North Luzon Expressway (Nlex Sta. Ines-Magalang Exit that will help promote traffic safety and convenience for motorists traveling along Nlex, SCTEx and MacArthur Highway within the Greater Clark area.
MARILAO, Bulacan—The SM Foundation College Scholarship Program is now accepting applications for school year 2018-2019, said Gladiz May S. Latiza, public relations manager at SM City here.
Sen. Joel Villanueva, chairman of the Senate Committee on Labor, Employment, and Human Resources Development, welcomed on Monday the Senate’s approval on third and final reading of Senate Bill 1317, or “An Act Strengthening Compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Standards.”
CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan—Student-athletes from Region 3 are a few steps closer to the most coveted sports competition in the country as they try to outdo one another in the upcoming Central Luzon Regional Athletic Association (CLRAA) Meet from February 26 to March 2 here in the province of Bulacan.
FORT MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija—The 7th Infantry (Kaugnay) Division (7ID) held on Monday afternoon a send-off ceremony for the 56th Infantry (Tatag) Battalion at the 7ID Grandstand.
IN response to public concerns about the effect on prices of basic commodities of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law, and in compliance with a directive from Trade Secretary Ramon M. Lopez, the regional office of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Central Luzon has intensified its monitoring of the prices and supply of basic goods and prime commodities in major stores and supermarkets in Central Luzon.
FORT MAGSAYSAY, NUEVA ECIJA—The 7th Infantry (Kaugnay) Division (7ID) of the Philippine Army and Tarlac Heritage Foundation gave on Thursday incentive awards to participants of the Handog Pangkabuhayan Animal Dispersal Project who have successfully fulfilled their required program criteria at the Ermita, Barangay Abogado in Paniqui, Tarlac.
CITY OF MALOLOS—The provincial government of Bulacan headed by Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado addressed on Tuesday the concern of his constituents regarding excessive land reclassification and conversion of productive land that might affect the food production. He tackled these twin issues during the “Usapang Agri: Pangangalaga sa Lupang Sakahan Forum” held at The Pavilion, Hiyas ng Bulacan Convention Center in this city.
REP. Victor A. Yap of the Second District of Tarlac urged the passage of House Bill 539, otherwise known as the “Pre-hospital Emergency Care Act,” seeking to institutionalize a national prehospital emergency medical-care system and establish the supervision, control and regulation of the practice of prehospital care professionals.
THE Department of Trade and Industry Regional Office in Central Luzon (DTI 3) reminded buyers of firecrackers and pyrotechnic products to be careful in buying fireworks for the holiday season.
Bulacan Sen. Emmanuel Joel J. Villanueva last Sunday lauded the recent move of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) to end the practice of endo by giving longer contracts to its employees. He urged other government agencies to follow suit.
SAN RAFAEL, Bulacan—The Pyrotechnics Regulatory Board (PRB) inspected last Saturday the Dragon Fireworks Inc. (DFI), the biggest pyrotechnics factory in Southeast Asia and the different fireworks stalls in Barangay Turo in Bocaue, Bulacan.
MARILAO, Bulacan —In the Philippines, where Christmas is celebrated the longest, many Filipinos are already beginning to count down the days to December 25.
MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan—Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III, Bulacan Gov. Wilhemino Sy-Alvarado and Vice Gov. Daniel Fernando led the distribution of P93,865,200 livelihood-assistance checks to 5,391 marginalized Bulakenyos at the Bulacan Capitol Gym in this city.