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2 Filipinos hurt in trainer plane crash in Nueva Ecija

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Two persons were hurt on Thursday morning when a light trainer plane crashed into a house in Barangay Poblacion North here, police said.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Councilor unhurt in grenade blast 6 months after gun attack


A councilor in this city survived a grenade attack on Friday morning, five months after he and his wife were wounded when they were attacked by armed men in their house here, police said.

Posted: February 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

2 dead, 20 hurt as bus falls into Nueva Ecija ravine


At least two passengers died while more than 20 others were hurt when a Metro Manila-bound bus fell into a ravine in Carranglan town in Nueva Ecija province early morning Wednesday, police said.

Posted: October 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Ecija class suspension extended as outage lasts

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FALLEN trees and volunteers chopping them off have become familiar scenes in Nueva Ecija after Typhoon “Santi” struck. RICHARD A. REYES

The continuing power outage in Nueva Ecija province due to fallen electric posts and damaged power transmission lines after Typhoon “Santi” struck last week has forced Gov. Aurelio Umali and local school officials to suspend classes for the rest of the week as rehabilitation efforts start

Posted: October 16th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Consumers lament shortage of rice


Where have all the harvests gone?

Posted: September 16th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

‘Taong putik’ immortalized in Ecija shrine

CHILDREN take part in the Taong Putik Festival in Barangay Bibiclat in Aliaga, Nueva Ecija in honor of St. John the Baptist. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

Staring at the bronze images of three “taong putik” (mud people), Nora Mapalad, a long-time resident of Barangay (village) Bibiclat here, was filled with joy, believing that the newly built shrine gave the village’s patron saint, St. John the Baptist, the honor he deserved.

Posted: September 4th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

3 teens killed as motorcycle rams truck in Aurora


Three teenaged girls died while another was injured when their motorcycle rammed a dump truck in San Luis town in Aurora province on Wednesday, police said.

Posted: August 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

In Palayan summit, PDEA says PH drug woes worsen


The Philippines’ problem on illegal drugs may be worse than China as a 2008 survey of the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) showed at least 1.7 million drug users, a top official of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said.

Posted: August 15th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Suspects in wounding of actress’ dad arrested


Police arrested on Wednesday two of four suspects in a robbery attempt in which the father of a television actress was wounded and two of his employees were killed on June 17 in Barangay Cama Juan here.

Posted: June 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Fire destroys Nueva Ecija townhall


A two-hour fire of unknown origin swept through the municipal hall here shortly after midnight Friday, destroying equipment and election materials stored there.

Posted: June 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Nueva Ecija city has no mayor as court issues warrant


After having two officials tangling over the mayor’s seat three months ago, this city is now without a mayor. Vice Mayor Ester Lazaro said she would not assume the mayoral seat even as Mayor Efren Alvarez has gone on another prolonged absence after the Sandiganbayan issued a warrant for his arrest on graft charges on Feb. 15. This prompted the National Bureau of Investigation and the Philippine National Police to run after him.

Posted: February 27th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Ecija town suffers anew from power cut; residents fume

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As soon as the clock struck noon on Monday, Gerardo Sator, a former employee of the local government of Pantabangan, Nueva Ecija, knew his soft drinks business in the town would be dead for an indefinite period.

Posted: February 11th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Relatives rally for ‘starving’ employees of Pantabangan

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About 500 people in Pantabangan town, many of them relatives and supporters of employees of the town government, staged a protest rally on Monday to press for payment of the salaries and other benefits of the government workers.

Posted: December 11th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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