Author: Raffy Rico

1.6 M worth of shabu seized in Pampanga shootout

CAMP OLIVAS, SAN FERNANDO, PAMPANGA —  two notorious drug pushers died while illegal drugs (Shabu) worth more or less Php 1.6 million were seized during a buy bust operation turned shootout at Brgy. Diliman 1st, San Rafael, Friday night. PBGEN Rhodel O. Sermonia, identified the suspects who died during the shootout with joint operatives of Bulacan Provincial Intelligence Branch (PIB) and San Rafael Police as Andres Marcolita y Morandante @Andy from Villaroma Village, Tabe Guiguinto, Bulacan and Gil Manaog y Solis from Padre Garcia, Batangas. Sermonia further said, the suspects were able to sell a medium size heat sealed...

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Comet NEOWISE, Makikita ngayong Linggo – PAGASA Astronomy

  Maari umanong makita ang comet NEOWISE saan mang panig ng Pilipinas ngayong linggo, simula July 17 hanggang July 23, basta’t walang ulap sa kalangitan, ito’y ayon sa PAGASA Astronomy. Ayon sa PAGASA Astronomy, na mas mainam kung aabangan ito isang oras bago ang pagsikat ng araw o isang oras bago ang paglubog ng araw. Dahil umano sa napakalawak na orbit ng kometa, tatagal at aabot pa ng 7,000 taon bago muling makita sa mundo. Ang naturang kometa ay sinasabing nakikita na noon pang Huwebes sa ibat-ibang panig ng mundo tulad ng Japan, France, Canada at America. Ngayong linggo...

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Pasig Mayor Sotto isasailalim sa LECQ ang ilang kalsada

Bago maghatinggabi kagabi July 18, inanunsyo ni Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto na isasailalim sa Localized Enhanced Community Quarantine (LECQ) ang ilang mga kalsada sa Napico sa Barangay Manggahan Pasig, dahil umano sa mataas na kaso ng coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Sa isang Facebook post ni Sotto, sinabi nito na isasailalim sa LECQ ang lahat ng mga residente na nakatira sa Pipino, Labanos, Okra at Ubas Streets, sa nasabing barangay, “Epektibo po ang kautusang ito simula bukas ng gabi (Sunday, 19 July 2020), hanggang sa makita natin na bumaba na ang risk sa inyo. Alam ko pong makakaasa kami...

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Milk Products for Pregnant Women turned over by DOST-X

  The Department of Science and Technology – Misamis Occidental made an initiative to meet the needs for additional protection of pregnant and lactating women in challenged areas. DOST-X and the Misamis Occidental Provincial Government-Provincial Nutrition Committee partnered in the turnover of the maternity powdered-milk products last May 28, 2020. Municipality of Concepcion Mayor Jessie Viña extended his gratefulness to DOST-Misamis Occidental Provincial Director Ms. Eufresnie Ann Simbajon and staff Ms. Joanne Katherine R. Banaag through social media postings. Fifty-five (55) pregnant women from the municipality of Concepcion were the beneficiaries of the maternity powdered-milk products. Ms. Teresita Lumantas,...

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Taal-affected farmers receives egg incubators from DA

The Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IV-CALABARZON donated to Taal eruption- and ASF-affected farmers a unit of egg incubator each at the Lipa Agricultural Research and Experiment Station (LARES) on July 13, 2020.. The said distribution of  egg incubator is part of DA’s Recovery and Rehabilitation Program for the 11 farmers from several local government units (LGU) throughout Batangas. This is in line with its Livestock Program, in which various livelihood interventions are being distributed within CALABARZON. In his speech, DA CALABARZON Regional Director Arnel V. de Mesa noted that CALABARZON plays a major role in Luzon’s food security,...

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DA 2021 BUDGET PROPOSED AT 280B

PHOTO  Fishery wastage observed at fish ports of Bulan in Sorsogon, Masbate Pass, Masbate Bay, Ticao Pass, Buriass Pass, and Sibuyan Sea due to COVID 19 lockdown. The Department of Agriculture (DA), for its 2021 budget, was proposed at P280 billion, to address the Plant Plant Plant program among others. The 333% jump from the P64.7 billion in 2020, aside from the Plant Plant Plant budget, was for rice buffering by the National Food Authority, upscaling of Kadiwa ni Ani at Kita, distribution of seeds and fertilizer, enhancing livestock and poultry subsectors and of small ruminant, increased white corn...

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New Project “Kamote Pandesal” Introduced by DAR

A new livelihood project is now being set up by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to benefit the farmers of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), They are set to establish bakeries serving pandesal with talbos ng kamote in the rural areas of the country. Legal Affairs Office Undersecretary Luis Meinrado Pangulayan said this project is already in the offing as the DAR has already organized an agrarian reform beneficiaries’ organization (ARBO) in San Miguel, Bula, Camarines Sur, and the bakery being set-up, serving with Kamote-Pandesal, is one of the livelihood projects the DAR would provide to them....

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DILG’ Disiplina Muna Advocacy Campaign officially launched at PRO3

CAMP OLIVAS, SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga –Police Regional Office 3 under the helm of PBGEN Rhodel O. Sermonia officially launched on Monday the “Disiplina Muna” national advocacy campaign, which is a brainchild of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). The campaign aims to promote the culture of discipline among Filipinos and encourage all local government units (LGUs) to empower their respective communities in terms of participation. PBGEN Sermonia together with other high ranking officials of PRO3 and other personnel  led the launching through an oath-taking ceremony at the PRO3 Post Conference room  marking the beginning of their...

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PDEA Rizal wala pang Sariling Opisina

PDEA RIZAL – Personal na tinungo ng ilang opisyal at miyembro ng Pasig Marikina Mandaluyong San Juan- Rizal Press Corps (PaMaMariSan-Rizal Press Corps), ang tanggapan ng PDEA Rizal, upang alamin ang kalagayan at sitwasyon ng tanggapan ng sangay na ahensiya ng PDEA sa nasabing Lugar, na kung saan personal nilang naka ugnayan ang opisyal na si Roberto “Bob” Sebastian. Sa kanilang pakikipanayam kay PDEA Rizal Provincial Officer Bob Sebastian, aminado ito, na hindi sapat ang kanilang pondo upang matugunan ang problema pagdating sa illegal na droga, partikular sa buong lalawigan ng Rizal. Sinabi ni Sebastian na mayroon lamang umano...

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STARBOOKS as an alternative learning aid in the New Normal

STARBOOKS is the first digital science library in the Philippines that may be used as an alternative learning tool in the new normal. It is a stand-alone information source designed to reach those with limited or no internet access to information. STARBOOKS is an acronym, meaning Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly Operated KioskS. Its project aims to provide S&T based educational and learning resources in various formats to geographically-isolated and economically-challenged schools and local government units (LGUs) throughout the country. It was also designed to further implement the mandate of DOST-STII to provide access to S&T information...

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