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Ex-Miss Earth Philippines Dianne Cervantes shot, wounded

From the Facebook page of Councilor Francis Dianne Cervantes

A former beauty titlist, who is now a councilor in this town, was shot and wounded by a lone gunman, while she and a companion were on their way to Paombong town on Tuesday night, police said.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bulacan mom nabbed for killing, burning own children


Four children, including a one-year-old boy, were allegedly stabbed and killed in their sleep, and then burned, by their own mother in Barangay (village) Iba here on Sunday, police said on Monday.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

13 hurt in bus, truck collision on NLEX in Bulacan

North Luzon Expressway. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

At least 13 people were hurt when a Metro Manila-bound bus collided with a truck loaded with onions on the North Luzon Expressway in this town in Bulacan province on Monday, police said.

Posted: March 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bulacan fireworks to light up Tacloban New Year’s Eve


On New Year’s Eve, Tacloban City will have a front-seat view of a dazzling show, courtesy of one of Bulacan’s top fireworks companies.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Student athlete told mom he would have many guests at home on Christmas Day


Jonas Joshua Garcia, the 16-year-old student athlete who died days after competing in a boxing match in the recently held Central Luzon Regional Athletic Association (CLRAA) meet in Zambales province, will be buried after Christmas to allow his family more time to spend with him.

Posted: December 22nd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Unseated mayor continues holding office


Disqualified Mayor Alfredo Germar on Saturday said he would continue to hold office while his lawyers addressed a Commission on Elections (Comelec) ruling that unseated him for vote-buying.

Posted: October 6th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Hanging bridge seen replacing steel cable

THERE are three ways for schoolchildren to cross this river in San Miguel, Bulacan. First, take a 5-kilometer winding hike to reach the other side or tiptoe on steel cable serving as a very narrow bridge for people. The third option is to ride a makeshift raft, as these boys are doing. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will build a hanging bridge in place of steel cables being used by schoolchildren to cross the Madlum River here, even though the project stands to benefit only four families living in Barangay Sibul.

Posted: October 4th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Pork helped send kids to college, say Bulacan village execs

BALIWAG, Bulacan

Amid widespread calls for the abolition of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF), barangay officials in this town are appealing to the government to continue dishing out pork, saying the fund benefits their constituents, especially poor students.

Posted: August 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

From San Juan to San Jose del Monte: New life for Bilogs

DILG SEC. Mar Roxas with DSWD SEC. Dinky Soliman at the relocation site in Bgy. Muzon, Bulacan where informal settlers from San Juan are set to be relocatted.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Tricycle driver Manuel Bilog looks forward to waking up every morning without the stress that came with his family’s old life in the slums of Pinaglabanan in San Juan City in Metro Manila.

Posted: August 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Politics, Bulacan exec says of COA audit report

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Bulacan officials defended the hiring of consultants for the provincial government, saying the Commission on Audit (COA) has not called their attention on any irregularity and never stopped the disbursement of funds for the consultants.

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

Victims’ kin angry Palparan is still free


Seven years after his daughter Sherlyn was abducted by armed men believed to be soldiers in this town, Asher Cadapan is angry that no one has been punished for the crime.

Posted: June 28th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Fire hits Malolos school; classes suspended


Classes at the Malolos City Integrated School here were suspended after a two-hour fire razed 14 classrooms in one of its two buildings early Monday.

Posted: June 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Blast from chemical tank damages Bulacan houses–police


A chemical tank of a local factory exploded early Wednesday, sending debris that damaged at least 30 houses and the fire station in Barangay (village) Loma de Gato, police said on Thursday.

Posted: June 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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