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Student leaders join Bayanihan Run to ‘protect Bataan’ Balanga City ranks 8th in managing taxpayers’ money Open vehicle to be used by Pope Francis ready IT-BPM Roadshow for the Next Wave Cities Branches of global stores, restaurant chains to open in Bataan
 
Student leaders join Bayanihan Run to ‘protect Bataan’

Student leaders join Bayanihan Run to ‘protect Bataan’

CITY OF BALANGA, Bataan, December 16 (PIA) – Amid concerns about the province’s susceptibility to storm surge in this time of haunting typhoons, students of Bataan Peninsula State University (BPSU) joined in a bayanihan-themed run here yesterday to raise funds for planting mangroves. “We don’t let poverty, typhoons or the culture of neglect to ruin [...]

Student leaders join Bayanihan Run to ‘protect Bataan’
Balanga City ranks 8th in managing taxpayers’ money

Balanga City ranks 8th in managing taxpayers’ money

BALANGA CITY – This rising component city ranked 8th among Philippine cities by the Department of Finance (DOF) in their fiscal sustainability report from 2009-2012. City Mayor Enrique “Joet” Garcia III told local newsmen here that the DOF’s report determines how well the local government units (LGUs) managed taxpayers’ money. Balanga City garnered 80.2 percent rating from [...]

Balanga City ranks 8th in managing taxpayers’ money
Open vehicle to be used by Pope Francis ready

Open vehicle to be used by Pope Francis ready

Bishop Ruperto C. Santos of the Diocese of Balanga on Thursday said that Pope Francis will use an open vehicle while in the Philippines. “Sa kagustuhan ng Santo Papa na maraming makadaupang-palad na mga tao, hindi sarado ang sasakyang gagamitin niya pero sa pakikipagtulungan ng Presidential Security Group, OK naman ang security niya,” he said. Santos [...]

Open vehicle to be used by Pope Francis ready
IT-BPM Roadshow for the Next Wave Cities

IT-BPM Roadshow for the Next Wave Cities

Close to three hundred students, faculty members and IT professionals assembled at Crown Royale Hotel on November 28, 2014 to participate in the ICT Road Show co-organized by the Bataan Information and Communication Technology Development Council (BICTDC) and DOST’s Information and Communication Technology Office (ICTO). Governor Abet Garcia and Mayor Joet Garcia welcomed the participants to [...]

IT-BPM Roadshow for the Next Wave Cities
Branches of global stores, restaurant chains to open in Bataan

Branches of global stores, restaurant chains to open in Bataan

BALANGA CITY – Branches of famous restaurants and convenience stores are all set to open here in Bataan. In this fast-rising component city, the first branch of Shakey’s Pizza in the province is scheduled to open soon located along the Roman Highway in Barangay Camacho. Shakey's is a pizza restaurant chain based in the United [...]

Branches of global stores, restaurant chains to open in Bataan
Student leaders join Bayanihan Run to ‘protect Bataan’

Student leaders join Bayanihan Run to ‘protect Bataan’

16 December 2014

CITY OF BALANGA, Bataan, December 16 (PIA) – Amid concerns about the province’s susceptibility to storm surge in this time of haunting typhoons, students of Bataan Peninsula State University (BPSU) joined in a bayanihan-themed run here yesterday to raise funds for planting mangroves. “We don’t let poverty, typhoons or the culture of neglect to ruin [...]

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Balanga City ranks 8th in managing taxpayers’ money

Balanga City ranks 8th in managing taxpayers’ money

15 December 2014

BALANGA CITY – This rising component city ranked 8th among Philippine cities by the Department of Finance (DOF) in their fiscal sustainability report from 2009-2012. City Mayor Enrique “Joet” Garcia III told local newsmen here that the DOF’s report determines how well the local government units (LGUs) managed taxpayers’ money. Balanga City garnered 80.2 percent rating from [...]

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Open vehicle to be used by Pope Francis ready

Open vehicle to be used by Pope Francis ready

12 December 2014

Bishop Ruperto C. Santos of the Diocese of Balanga on Thursday said that Pope Francis will use an open vehicle while in the Philippines. “Sa kagustuhan ng Santo Papa na maraming makadaupang-palad na mga tao, hindi sarado ang sasakyang gagamitin niya pero sa pakikipagtulungan ng Presidential Security Group, OK naman ang security niya,” he said. Santos [...]

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IT-BPM Roadshow for the Next Wave Cities

IT-BPM Roadshow for the Next Wave Cities

02 December 2014

Close to three hundred students, faculty members and IT professionals assembled at Crown Royale Hotel on November 28, 2014 to participate in the ICT Road Show co-organized by the Bataan Information and Communication Technology Development Council (BICTDC) and DOST’s Information and Communication Technology Office (ICTO). Governor Abet Garcia and Mayor Joet Garcia welcomed the participants to [...]

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Branches of global stores, restaurant chains to open in Bataan

Branches of global stores, restaurant chains to open in Bataan

13 November 2014

BALANGA CITY – Branches of famous restaurants and convenience stores are all set to open here in Bataan. In this fast-rising component city, the first branch of Shakey’s Pizza in the province is scheduled to open soon located along the Roman Highway in Barangay Camacho. Shakey's is a pizza restaurant chain based in the United [...]

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Balanga City launches “JOET Job Fair 2014”

Balanga City launches “JOET Job Fair 2014”

13 November 2014

BALANGA CITY – The City Government here headed by Mayor Jose Enrique “Joet” Garcia III will have a jobs fair dubbed as “Job Opportunities & Employment Thrusts” (JOET) scheduled onFriday, November 14, 2014. Mayor Garcia said it will be his treat for his constituents on his 43rd birthday on November 12, 2014, hence the theme: “Handog [...]

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600 children join Halloween festival in Balanga City

600 children join Halloween festival in Balanga City

02 November 2014

More than 600 children from pre-elementary to Grade 6 participated in the Halloween festival held by this component city in Bataan Tuesday afternoon. Little boys and girls, accompanied by parents, wore various Halloween costumes and made the rounds of different business establishments along the way from the Bataan Capitol to Plaza Mayor de Balanga. “Lamang-lupa ang costume [...]

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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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