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Army men receive new powerful rifles

General Gregorio Pio Catapang, AFP Chief, hands over the new M4 rifles to members of the Philippine Army Thursday at Fort Magsaysay in Nueva Ecija.

General Gregorio Pio Catapang, Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff, distributed around 400 5.56mm M4 rifles to the men of the Light Reaction Regiment of the Special Operations Command and the 79th Infantry Battalion of the 3rd Infantry Division who have undergone the Battalion of Excellence training at Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija Thursday afternoon.

Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palayan builds facility to bring market nearer Ecija farmers


The city government has developed a trading facility for farmers to get closer to markets, where they can sell their produce.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Weaving Isinai culture back to life

ANTHROPOLOGIST Dr. Analyn Salvador-Amores leads the turnover of the oldest ‘uwes,’ the traditional Isinai funeral blanket, to chieftain Bayani Laroza. The blanket was donated by the Save the Ifugao Terraces Movement to the Isinai as a token of appreciation for their efforts to revive their culture.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

It was a rainy Friday morning, but the mood inside the Senior Citizens’ hall in Dupax del Sur town in Nueva Vizcaya province was warm with conversations of a group of elderly women who were gathered around a dining table.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

2 arrested UP grads forced to admit Red ties, says group

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Two University of the Philippines (UP) graduates who were arrested by government troops on Saturday were forced to admit that they were communist rebels during an intense interrogation, a human rights watchdog said.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Nueva Ecija mayor who turned down pork dies of cancer

Mayor Sonia Lorenzo

Mayor Sonia Lorenzo of San Isidro town in Nueva Ecija province died of cancer last week with no regrets: Lorenzo had turned down a P10-million appropriation from the Priority Development Assistance Fund of detained Sen. Jinggoy Estrada in 2010.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »