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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

Janine Tugonon

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 »