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Angat level drops; cloud seeding set

Water at the Angat Dam in Norzagaray town in Bulacan province has dropped closer to its minimum operating level of 180 meters above sea level (masl), prompting the government to resort to seeding clouds with salt to generate rain, an official said.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Town cop chief sacked over illegal gambling

The regional director of the Philippine National Police in Central Luzon has relieved the police chief of Baliwag town in Bulacan province after raids in the town led to the arrest of 29 people who were allegedly involved in the illegal operation of the state-sanctioned Small Town Lottery (STL).

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Help sought for Calumpit girl with hydrocephalus

GILLIAN Gonzales

The family of Gillian Gonzales, a 10-year-old girl from Calumpit, Bulacan province, is appealing for help as she needs medication and surgery for hydrocephalus, a condition she has been suffering since she was three months old.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Group uses art to keep Bulacan heritage alive


Through paint and brushes, a group of artists keeps the heritage and history of Bulacan province alive and preserved on canvases.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,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 »

Masonic officers installed

Celebrating nearly 100 years of fraternity, Malolos Masonic Lodge No. 46 formally installed its new set of officers last month in Malolos City in Bulacan province.

Posted: March 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Farmers hit land conversion as firm says it’s legal

TADEO stands beside a bulldozer flattening what he said were productive farms that should be marked for agrarian reform but are now being converted into a subdivision in Bulacan province.

Peasant leader Jaime Tadeo has resurfaced to lead the protest against the development of a subdivision project here over lands that Tadeo said farmers have staked for agrarian reform.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Bulacan governor, others sued for plunder


CITY OF MALOLOS, Philippines—A resident in Bulacan province has accused  Gov. Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado and six other provincial government officials of graft and plunder for alleged misuse, conversion and misappropriation of government funds.   In a complaint filed in the Office of the Ombudsman, Antonio Manganti, a resident of Doña Remedios Trinidad (DRT) town, sued Alvarado; [...]

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

After demolition, Agham slum folk off to Bulacan

A YOUNG boy helps pick up what’s left of his family’s shanty after a recent demolition of a slum colony on Agham Road to make way for a new business district in Quezon City. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Informal settlers affected by the recent demolition on Agham Road, Quezon City, have until Wednesday to accept the local government’s offer to have them relocated.

Posted: February 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Firecracker sales booming

BLASTS BAD FOR PETS.  Pet owners and environmentalists take part in a campaign by EcoWaste Coalition and animal welfare groups to remind the public that loud explosions during New Year revelries are harmful to animals like dogs, which have an acute sense of hearing.  ALEXIS CORPUZ

The sale of firecrackers and other pyrotechnic products in Bocaue, Bulacan, the country’s fireworks capital, has picked up a few days before the New Year, pushing prices up by 40 to 60 percent.

Posted: December 30th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Fireworks makers ready to cheer storm-hit areas

SCENES like this, of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” survivors burning firewood from debris to light the darkness, have become familiar in Tacloban City. DENNIS JAY SANTOS/INQUIRER MINDANAO

Fireworks manufacturers in Bulacan province are ready to light up the skies of communities in the Visayas devastated by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” this Christmas and New Year, but only if they were asked to.

Posted: December 7th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Binay asks PNP to stop violence in Bulacan village league polls

Tension gripped this Bulacan town following the eruption of violence involving candidates in the village league elections scheduled for Monday.

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

1 killed, 26 injured in NLEX accident

North Luzon Expressway. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

One was killed while 26 others were injured when a passenger bus rammed a dump truck along the North Luzon Expressway in Bulacan Monday, police said.

Posted: December 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »



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