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Jailed COVID-19 hit KMP leader dies
by Ding Cervantes - May 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Detained Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas vice chairman Joseph Canlas died of complications due to COVID-19 yesterday morning.
Detained KMP leader shows COVID-19 symptoms
by Ding Cervantes - May 10, 2021 - 12:00am
Detained Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas leader Joseph Canlas was rushed to a hospital in this city on Saturday night after showing symptoms of COVID.
2 labor leaders nabbed in Tarlac, Pampanga
by Ding Cervantes - March 31, 2021 - 12:00am
Two leaders of progressive workers’ groups were arrested for illegal possesion of firearms and explosives in Tarlac and Pampanga yesterday.
Fishers’ group asks UN: Void China’s Coast Guard Law
by Ding Cervantes - February 23, 2021 - 12:00am
A fishermen’s group yesterday urged the United Nations to declare Beijing’s controversial Coast Guard Law “null and void,” saying the law could be used against Philippine vessels on fishing...
Former Angeles mayor named Clark chairman
by Ding Cervantes - February 7, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte has appointed former Angeles City mayor Edgardo Pamintuan as chairman of the state-owned Clark Development Corp.
826 quakes recorded around Pinatubo
by Ding Cervantes - January 28, 2021 - 12:00am
At least 826 “imperceptible” earthquakes have been recorded in the vicinity of Mt. Pinatubo in this city since Jan. 20 even as it remains in “quiscient condition,” according to the Philippine...
Duterte names new CDC president
by Ding Cervantes - January 13, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte has appointed retired police official Manuel Gaerlan as president and chief executive officer of the Clark Development Corp.
124 barangays in Pampanga remain flooded after Ulysses
by Ding Cervantes - November 16, 2020 - 12:00am
Typhoon Ulysses is gone, but flooding in low-lying areas in this province has continued as waters dumped by heavy rains in higher areas flowed into 124 barangays in 14 already inundated towns and cities.
Trucks barricade NLEX toll plaza
by Ding Cervantes - November 8, 2020 - 12:00am
At least 150 trucks barricaded the North Luzon Expressway toll plaza in this province yesterday morning in protest of the ban on 12 and 14-wheeler trucks along the expressway.
Group assails DepEd, cites 17 student suicide cases
by Ding Cervantes - October 28, 2020 - 12:00am
A youth group is challenging the Department of Education (DepED) to “prove its claims that suicides should not be linked to distance or modular learning” amid the COVID-19 pandemic, after the group monitored...
CDC president resigns
by Ding Cervantes - October 23, 2020 - 12:00am
The president and chief executive officer of the state-owned Clark Development Corp. has resigned.
Ref positive in swab test, negative in antigen
by Ding Cervantes - October 22, 2020 - 12:00am
After an electrifying opening week of the Philippine Cup restart, the bubble was feared to have been pricked with a suspected first COVID-19 case in the continuing mandatory swab testing here.
Drug suspect killed; P1 million shabu seized
by Ding Cervantes - September 25, 2020 - 12:00am
A ”high-value” drug suspect was killed in a sting in Barangay Salvacion 2nd, Lupao, Nueva Ecija on Wednesday.
P17 million party drugs seized in Pampanga
by Ding Cervantes - August 10, 2020 - 12:00am
At least P17 million worth of the party drug Ecstasy were seized following a raid on a gasoline station in this town on Saturday night.
Pampanga bars visitors over COVID-19 fears
by Ding Cervantes - August 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Alarmed by rising coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 cases, Pampanga Gov. Dennis Pineda yesterday ordered barangay captains to bar the entry of non-residents in their respective areas.
Tarlac town on hard lockdown
by Ding Cervantes - July 24, 2020 - 12:00am
Concepcion town in Tarlac has been placed on hard lockdown as the number of coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 cases rises.
Bulacan, Pampanga COVID-19 cases rise
by Ding Cervantes - July 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Three cities and nine towns in Bulacan have registered 46 new coronavirus disease 2019 cases.
Philippine government surpasses 1 million COVID-19 test target
by Ding Cervantes - July 19, 2020 - 12:00am
The government has surpassed its target of one million coronavirus disease 2019 tests, on its way to its target of 10 million tests by June next year, National Action Plan Against COVID-19 Deputy Chief Implementer...
Government eyes 10 million virus tests in 10-12 months
by Ding Cervantes - July 8, 2020 - 12:00am
The government is eyeing 10 million virus tests within the next 10 to 12 months, with plans to cover “essential workers who are in frequent contact with crowds,” according to Vince Dizon, deputy chief...
DA chief urged to answer fertilizer price issue
by Ding Cervantes - June 23, 2020 - 12:00am
A farmers’ group yesterday urged Agriculture Secretary William Dar and the Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority to reveal the wholesale price of fertilizer that the government procured recently.
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