Joel Mapiles

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Pampanga gov cites efforts of Bantay Bayan

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga—Gov. Lilia Pineda, together with Vice Gov. Dennis Pineda, cited on Wednesday the efforts of 5,679 Bantay Bayan members for curbing illegal drugs and reducing the crime rate in the province.

Pampanga motor show to shine in Lubao

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga—In line with the celebration of Aldo ning Capampangan 2017, the Provincial Government of Pampanga is organizing a “show and shine” car show to be held at Pradera Verde, Lubao, Pampanga.

Pineda, Arroyo open hygiene facilities for Aetas

PORAC, Pampanga—Gov. Lilia Pineda and former President and now Lakas-Kampi-CMD Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo of Pampanga led the inauguration and blessing of the deep-well pump and health and hygiene facilities in the Aeta upland community of Sitio Pidpid, Sapang Uwak, this town late last week.

Pineda, Tesda sign agreement on preventive health care

CLARK FIELD—The provincial government headed by Gov. Lilia Pineda and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda), represented by Director General Guiling A. Mamondiong, together with Tesda Central Luzon Director Francisco B. Jucar Jr., have signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) implementing national preventive health care piloted in Pampanga.

Pineda forms group to oversee rehab of drug users, pushers

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—Pampanga Gov. Lilia Pineda on Monday constituted a 33,075-strong group composed of barangay officials, bantay bayan, health workers and Nanay community workers as the province-wide Cabalen Drug Watch, which is tasked to monitor and oversee the activities of the confessed drug users and pushers in their respective villages.

Pampanga backs move to decongest Metro Manila

THE provincial government gave its full support for the decongestion of Metro Manila to improve the quality of life in the metropolis, as well as boost the investment and spur further economic development in Central Luzon and other parts of the country.

Local govt of Pampanga urges adoption of dual-airport system

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—Pampanga Gov. Lilia Pineda and the provincial board, headed by Vice Gov. Dennis Pineda, on Friday reiterated the call for adoption of a dual-airport system policy tapping the Clark International Airport (CIA) as complementary airport to Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) in Metro Manila.

PNP-ACG Northern Luzon forms advisory council

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga—The Philippine National Police Anti-Cyber Crime Group (PNP-ACG) Northern Luzon Field Unit has invited representatives from local government units (LGUs), religious, media, business and academe sectors to comprise the newly created advisory council.

PhilHealth coverage given to 12,561 families in Candaba

CANDABA, Pampanga—Gov. Lilia Pineda of Pampanga and Mayor Rene Maglanque of this town led the launching of the advocacy campaign “Alaga Ka para sa Maayos na Buhay,” or Alaga Ka program of the Department of Health and the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) benefitting 12,561 indigent families in this town.

P32-M Candaba municipal hospital inaugurated

CANDABA, Pampanga —Interior Secretary Mar Roxas and Mayor Rene Maglanque formally opened on Thursday the P32-million Candaba Municipal Infirmary Hospital, now ready to address the health-care concerns of thousands of residents here and nearby towns.

CL elderly group asks Pampanga gov to remain in public office

CLARK FREEPORT—Knowing she will continue to pursue causes that concer them, the Regional Federation of Senior Citizens Associations of the Philippines in Central Luzon wants Pampanga Gov. Lilia “Nanay” Pineda either to join the senatorial race or run for another higher position in the 2016 local and national elections.

Pineda urged to run for higher post 

SAN FERNANDO, La Union—Joint forces of the National Police and the Army successfully completed a bayanihan team-activity training with a simple graduation ceremony and culmination program at the grandstand of Camp Brig, Gen Oscar M. Florendo, in this city on Wednesday.

Gov launches ‘One Pampanga Health System’

GUAGUA, Pampanga—Gov. Lilia Pineda launched on Wednesday the “One Pampanga Health System” through the implementation of Hospital Operations Management Information System (Homis) at the Diosdado P. Macapagal Memorial Hospital (DPMMH) here.

Ona leads immunization of Ayta kids in Mabalacat

MABALACAT CITY—Health Secretary Enrique Ona led the mass immunization of Ayta children in Barangay Calumpang as part of the nationwide campaign against the outbreak of measles, rubella and polio among children to interrupt the transmission of highly communicable diseases.