Philippine Shellfish in Bolinao and Anda is now safe to eat

BFAR has lifted the Philippine shellfish ban in the coastal waters of Bolinao and Anda in Pangasinan. The lifting of the shellfish ban is contained in the Regional Shellfish Advisory No. 3 issued on May 21, 2019, stating that shellfish harvested from these areas are now safe for human consumption. The coastal waters of Bolinao … Read more

Alternative Working Arrangement Bill

  The Senate Bill Number 1571 or the Alternative Working Arrangement Bill passed the third reading of the Senate of the Philippines. This proposed bill will provide flexible work arrangements for Filipino workers. The lawmakers pushing for this bill believe in modern times and technology, it is more helpful for Filipino workers and employers to … Read more

On This Day, May 20

On this day, May 20, in 1898, Emilio Aguinaldo, leader of the revolutionary forces in the Philippines, issued a decree creating the Philippine Revolutionary Navy. Its first naval vessel consisted of a pinnace (small sailboat) from the Spanish flagship Reina Cristina that was captured and donated to the Philippines by the US Asiatic Squadron. He … Read more

Newly Elected Mayors and Vice Mayors of Pampanga

Congratulations to the newly elected City and Municipal Mayors and Vice Mayors of Pampanga. Apalit Mayor Oscar Tetangco, Jr. Vice-Mayor Peter Nucom Arayat Mayor Emmanuele Alejandrino Vice-Mayor Sixto Mallari, Jr. Bacolor Mayor Diman Datu Vice-Mayor Willy Balingit Candaba Mayor Rene Maglanque Vice-Mayor Michael Sagum Floridablanca Mayor Darwin Manalansan Vice-Mayor Michael Galang Guagua Mayor Dante Torres … Read more

On This Day, May 17

  On this day, May 17, in 1897, newly appointed Governor-General of the Philippines Fernando Primo de Rivera issued a decree granting a general amnesty to all Filipino revolutionaries who would surrender to the Spanish government. Most of the revolutionaries ignored the decree, prompting Rivera to launch a major offensive against them in Cavite. Emilio … Read more