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Mayor Joet Wants Balanga as PHL’s  Emerging Hub for Knowledge-Based Businesses First Organic Trading Post In Bataan Opens In Balanga City Balanga City Mayor Attends 9th Global Program on Tobacco Control Balanga City holds colorful 116th Independence Day celebration Balanga Hopes To Lessen Floods This Year
 
Mayor Joet Wants Balanga as PHL’s  Emerging Hub for Knowledge-Based Businesses

Mayor Joet Wants Balanga as PHL’s Emerging Hub for Knowledge-Based Businesses

Mayor Jose Enrique S. Garcia, III on Thursday announced the new vision of the local government of transforming the component city into an emerging hub for knowledge-based businesses in the Philippines. Speaking before 4,000 parents, teachers and students, the city mayor said that they have revised the old vision of University Town 2020, that of Balanga [...]

Mayor Joet Wants Balanga as PHL’s  Emerging Hub for Knowledge-Based Businesses
First Organic Trading Post In Bataan Opens In Balanga City

First Organic Trading Post In Bataan Opens In Balanga City

This component city on Friday opened the first Organic Trading Post in Bataan to encourage residents to patronize organically-raised fruits and vegetables and for more farmers to go into organic farming. City Vice-Mayor Noel Valdecanas said they launched “Go Organic Farming” out of love for the environment. “Ang paggamit ng kemikal ay hindi lamang masama sa [...]

First Organic Trading Post In Bataan Opens In Balanga City
Balanga City Mayor Attends 9th Global Program on Tobacco Control

Balanga City Mayor Attends 9th Global Program on Tobacco Control

City Mayor Jose Enrique “Joet” Garcia III recently graduated from a short course in Johns Hopkins University in the United States regarding tobacco control participated by delegates from 25 countries worldwide. Speaking before local newsmen here in a rare press conference at his office, Garcia reported that among the 109 delegates from different countries, he was [...]

Balanga City Mayor Attends 9th Global Program on Tobacco Control
Balanga City holds colorful 116th Independence Day celebration

Balanga City holds colorful 116th Independence Day celebration

This only-component city in Bataan held on Wednesday a colourful and advance celebration of the 116th Independence Day observed in the country on June 12. The early morning program started with a long parade participated in by various sectors, with representatives of clusters of the city government attired in Spanish-era costumes. Guest of Honor and Speaker Dr. [...]

Balanga City holds colorful 116th Independence Day celebration
Balanga Hopes To Lessen Floods This Year

Balanga Hopes To Lessen Floods This Year

The City Government of Balanga hopes to reduce incidents of flooding in the city and minimize their adverse effects when the rainy season comes this year. Employing a two-pronged approach, the city government has invested on infrastructure to control flooding and reforestation to prevent it. Learning from the devastation wreaked by floods caused not so much [...]

Balanga Hopes To Lessen Floods This Year
Mayor Joet Wants Balanga as PHL’s  Emerging Hub for Knowledge-Based Businesses

Mayor Joet Wants Balanga as PHL’s Emerging Hub for Knowledge-Based Businesses

09 August 2014

Mayor Jose Enrique S. Garcia, III on Thursday announced the new vision of the local government of transforming the component city into an emerging hub for knowledge-based businesses in the Philippines. Speaking before 4,000 parents, teachers and students, the city mayor said that they have revised the old vision of University Town 2020, that of Balanga [...]

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First Organic Trading Post In Bataan Opens In Balanga City

First Organic Trading Post In Bataan Opens In Balanga City

04 July 2014

This component city on Friday opened the first Organic Trading Post in Bataan to encourage residents to patronize organically-raised fruits and vegetables and for more farmers to go into organic farming. City Vice-Mayor Noel Valdecanas said they launched “Go Organic Farming” out of love for the environment. “Ang paggamit ng kemikal ay hindi lamang masama sa [...]

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Balanga City Mayor Attends 9th Global Program on Tobacco Control

Balanga City Mayor Attends 9th Global Program on Tobacco Control

30 June 2014

City Mayor Jose Enrique “Joet” Garcia III recently graduated from a short course in Johns Hopkins University in the United States regarding tobacco control participated by delegates from 25 countries worldwide. Speaking before local newsmen here in a rare press conference at his office, Garcia reported that among the 109 delegates from different countries, he was [...]

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Balanga City holds colorful 116th Independence Day celebration

Balanga City holds colorful 116th Independence Day celebration

12 June 2014

This only-component city in Bataan held on Wednesday a colourful and advance celebration of the 116th Independence Day observed in the country on June 12. The early morning program started with a long parade participated in by various sectors, with representatives of clusters of the city government attired in Spanish-era costumes. Guest of Honor and Speaker Dr. [...]

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Balanga Hopes To Lessen Floods This Year

Balanga Hopes To Lessen Floods This Year

09 June 2014

The City Government of Balanga hopes to reduce incidents of flooding in the city and minimize their adverse effects when the rainy season comes this year. Employing a two-pronged approach, the city government has invested on infrastructure to control flooding and reforestation to prevent it. Learning from the devastation wreaked by floods caused not so much [...]

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Balanga Seeks Cleaner Air

Balanga Seeks Cleaner Air

14 May 2014

The City Government of Balanga is seeking cleaner air in a serious effort to ensure the good health of its residents. On Friday, an air pollution detector was installed in front of city hall. Annie Tuazon, city [...]

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Honest Tricycle Driver Returns iPhone Left By Passenger

Honest Tricycle Driver Returns iPhone Left By Passenger

30 April 2014

A tricycle driver from this city in Bataan could have kept the iphone left in his tricycle considering the demand for electronic gadgets in the present time but instead he found ways to return it to his passenger Tuesday morning. For his honesty, Dominador Ramos, 51, of Cupang Central in Balanga City, will be given a [...]

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Balanga Holds Longest Tuyo Laying Contest

Balanga Holds Longest Tuyo Laying Contest

24 April 2014

City Mayor Joet Garcia and Vice-Mayor Noel Valdecanas led on Monday, April 21, 2014 the city’s annual longest tuyo laying contest. City and barangay officials who were divided into five groups competed in the contest held along the road fronting Plaza Mayor de Balanga. Each group was assigned a [...]

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