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23 construction workers in Bataan taken to hospital due to nausea

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At least 23 construction workers in Limay, Bataan, were taken to a hospital here on Wednesday when they felt nauseous and started vomiting after taking lunch.

Posted: June 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bataan free port: A job magnet


MARIVELES, Bataan—While the local government has yet to reap taxes from the Freeport Area of Bataan (FAB), the former Bataan Economic Zone (BEZ) is now generating employment for this town’s residents.   Mayor Jesse Concepcion said economic activities in this industrial town had improved since the inception of the FAB three years ago.   “We [...]

Posted: February 7th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Janine Tugonon surprises Bataan folk with visit

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A flower-bedecked float surprised residents here and from other Bataan towns on Saturday when they realized it bore Miss Universe 1st runner-up Janine Tugonon, a native of this capital city.

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

Air force plane crashes off Mariveles


A Philippine Air Force training plane crashed off the waters of Mariveles, Bataan, on Friday morning but the fate of its two pilots remains unknown, reports from the PAF and the police said.

Posted: May 19th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Aquino assures war veterans of better health services; vows AFP modernization

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President Benigno Aquino III .  GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

President Benigno Aquino III assured Filipino war veterans of subsidized health services and vowed to continue the modernization of the Armed Forces in Monday’s Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) rites that paid tribute to Filipino and American soldiers who fought the Japanese 70 years ago.

Posted: April 10th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Bataan town councilor shot dead

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A councilor here was shot dead by two unidentified men while he was on his way home to Barangay (village) Burgos Soliman in Hermosa town, Bataan, Monday afternoon, police said.

Posted: February 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Babysitter dead in Bataan hostage drama


A babysitter was stabbed and killed by a driver after a 45-minute hostage drama inside the house of a former city councilor here on Wednesday.

Posted: October 19th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Ex-accountant of Bataan gov’t found dead; cops eye suicide


PILAR, Bataan, Philippines – A former provincial accountant of Bataan was found dead with a bullet wound in the head inside his house in Barangay Rizal here on Monday, police said. Initial reports said the wife of Numeriano Medina, 57, found him holding a .45 cal. pistol near the gate of their house before he [...]

Posted: August 15th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Girl drowns in Bataan, sister missing


DINALUPIHAN, Bataan — A girl drowned while her sister was missing when they were swept away by a strong current while crossing a swollen creek with their mother in Hermosa town on Monday, police said. Senior Superintendent Arnold Gunnacao, Bataan police director, said the body of Mary Joy Reyes, 3, was recovered by divers in [...]

Posted: June 20th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Suspect in Barrameda slay nabbed after 2-year manhunt

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A SUSPECT in the murder of Ruby Rose Barrameda-Jimenez, whose body was found in a steel drum encased in concrete off the waters of Navotas City  two years ago, was arrested by police early Friday in Mariveles, Bataan province. The arrest of Leonard Descalso,  “alias Spyke,” 36, ended almost two years of pursuit operations, said [...]

Posted: June 18th, 2011 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

4 dead in Dinalupihan road accident


BALANGA CITY, Philippines – Four people were killed when a tractor rammed a variety store beside a road in Dinalupihan, Bataan, on Friday night, police said on Saturday. Senior Inspector Dennis Orbista, information officer of the Bataan police, said Jayson Miranda, Marleen Miranda, Estella Mallari and Michael Isip, all of Barangay (village) Luacan in Dinalupihan, [...]

Posted: May 28th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bataan rice mill owner shot dead


PILAR, Bataan, Philippines—A businessman was shot and killed by two men in Barangay Panilao here on Wednesday, police said. Joey Reyes, 53, a rice mill owner in Orion town and said to be a pastor of a local Christian church, was driving his Mitsubishi Montero when he was attacked by two men on a motorcycle [...]

Posted: May 18th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

2 dead as plane crashes off Bataan

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BAGAC, Bataan—(UPDATE) An aircraft believed to be owned by the Armed Forces of the Philippines crashed into the waters off Barangay Banawang here on Thursday afternoon, killing its pilot and passenger, police said. Senior Supt. Arnold Gunnacao, Bataan police director, said the plane crashed across the Stella Maris Resort at past 3 p.m. Police said [...]

Posted: April 28th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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