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Vice-Gov., Board Members Commend Accountants Alice Magpantay, Myrna Roman DA Still Grants Barangay Roads Fund City of Balanga and SPARC Philippines Inc. to Build Showcase eCommunityCenter DENR, City Gov’t Give Livelihood To Coastal Villagers Balanga: Champion in National Literacy
 
Vice-Gov., Board Members Commend Accountants Alice Magpantay, Myrna Roman

Vice-Gov., Board Members Commend Accountants Alice Magpantay, Myrna Roman

Balanga City, Bataan - Proud for being selected as the country’s “Best Provincial and City Accounting Offices”, provincial officials passed on Monday an inspiring congratulatory resolution commending Alice Reyes Magpantay and Myrna B. Roman, Provincial Capitol and Balanga City accountants, respectively. In a resolution sponsored by Board Member Jovy Banzon, unanimously approved [...]

Vice-Gov., Board Members Commend Accountants Alice Magpantay, Myrna Roman
DA Still Grants Barangay Roads Fund

DA Still Grants Barangay Roads Fund

Balanga City, Bataan- Mayor Gila S. Garcia, President of the League of Municipalities of the Phil. (LMP)- Bataan has revealed to her fellow mayors in a meeting at The Plaza Hotel, Balanga City, that Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Proceso Alcala still grants funds for barangays for Farm-to-Markets (FMR) road projects. She said that local government [...]

DA Still Grants Barangay Roads Fund
City of Balanga and SPARC Philippines Inc. to Build Showcase eCommunityCenter

City of Balanga and SPARC Philippines Inc. to Build Showcase eCommunityCenter

The City of Balanga, represented by its Mayor, Jose Enrique Garcia III, and SPARC Philippines Inc., represented by its Chairman & CEO, George Delmas, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to build the first SPARC eCommunityCenter (eCC) in the city, which will serve as model for all local government units (LGUs) in the Philippines. [...]

City of Balanga and SPARC Philippines Inc. to Build Showcase eCommunityCenter
DENR, City Gov’t Give Livelihood To Coastal Villagers

DENR, City Gov’t Give Livelihood To Coastal Villagers

One hundred sixty residents coming from coastal villages of Bagumbayan, Tortugas, Pto. Rivas Ibaba and Pto. Rivas Itaas have just recently undergone formal training on “cocomat” weaving. The training was given by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the City Government as an alternative livelihoood source for the residents. “This project is part [...]

DENR, City Gov’t Give Livelihood To Coastal Villagers
Balanga: Champion in National Literacy

Balanga: Champion in National Literacy

BAGUIO CITY - For the second time, Balanga City won the 2014 National Literacy Awards (for component city category) during the selection held in this city over the weekend. The award was witnessed by department heads led by City Administrator Rodolfo H. de Mesa and barangay officials of Balanga City who motored all the [...]

Balanga: Champion in National Literacy
Vice-Gov., Board Members Commend Accountants Alice Magpantay, Myrna Roman

Vice-Gov., Board Members Commend Accountants Alice Magpantay, Myrna Roman

28 October 2014

Balanga City, Bataan - Proud for being selected as the country’s “Best Provincial and City Accounting Offices”, provincial officials passed on Monday an inspiring congratulatory resolution commending Alice Reyes Magpantay and Myrna B. Roman, Provincial Capitol and Balanga City accountants, respectively. In a resolution sponsored by Board Member Jovy Banzon, unanimously approved [...]

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DA Still Grants Barangay Roads Fund

DA Still Grants Barangay Roads Fund

21 October 2014

Balanga City, Bataan- Mayor Gila S. Garcia, President of the League of Municipalities of the Phil. (LMP)- Bataan has revealed to her fellow mayors in a meeting at The Plaza Hotel, Balanga City, that Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Proceso Alcala still grants funds for barangays for Farm-to-Markets (FMR) road projects. She said that local government [...]

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City of Balanga and SPARC Philippines Inc. to Build Showcase eCommunityCenter

City of Balanga and SPARC Philippines Inc. to Build Showcase eCommunityCenter

17 October 2014

The City of Balanga, represented by its Mayor, Jose Enrique Garcia III, and SPARC Philippines Inc., represented by its Chairman & CEO, George Delmas, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to build the first SPARC eCommunityCenter (eCC) in the city, which will serve as model for all local government units (LGUs) in the Philippines. [...]

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DENR, City Gov’t Give Livelihood To Coastal Villagers

DENR, City Gov’t Give Livelihood To Coastal Villagers

30 September 2014

One hundred sixty residents coming from coastal villages of Bagumbayan, Tortugas, Pto. Rivas Ibaba and Pto. Rivas Itaas have just recently undergone formal training on “cocomat” weaving. The training was given by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the City Government as an alternative livelihoood source for the residents. “This project is part [...]

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Balanga: Champion in National Literacy

Balanga: Champion in National Literacy

23 September 2014

BAGUIO CITY - For the second time, Balanga City won the 2014 National Literacy Awards (for component city category) during the selection held in this city over the weekend. The award was witnessed by department heads led by City Administrator Rodolfo H. de Mesa and barangay officials of Balanga City who motored all the [...]

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Vaccinations against polio and measles kick off in Bataan

Vaccinations against polio and measles kick off in Bataan

01 September 2014

BALANGA City - The Bataan Provincial and Balanga City health offices on Monday’s flag-raising ceremonies launched the “Tigdas – German Measles – and Oral Polio Vaccine Mass Immunization” program in separate ceremonies. Gov. Albert Raymond Garcia and brother City Mayor Jose Enrique S. Garcia, III administered oral polio vaccines to some infants at the Bataan [...]

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3 PHL ‘smoke-free champions’ feel proud of achievement

3 PHL ‘smoke-free champions’ feel proud of achievement

30 August 2014

BALANGA City - Three city mayors in the country considered as “smoke-free champions” on Thursday expressed elation over their achievement, saying a big majority of their constituents support their program of attaining a 100 percent smoke-free environment. Mayors Maloney Samaco of Maasin City, Leyte; Jose Enrique Garcia, III of Balanga City, Bataan and Bentham dela [...]

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SEATCA ‘Smoke-free City’ Award given to Balanga City

SEATCA ‘Smoke-free City’ Award given to Balanga City

28 August 2014

Balanga City, Bataan, Philippines/27 August 2014 - The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) presented the SEATCA 'Smoke-free City' Award to Balanga City Mayor Joet Garcia, for "Exemplary commitment to protecting the health of its people by making all enclosed places and outdoor places 100% smoke-free." Last year, the award was given to the City [...]

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