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PRC constructs Tent City, distributes hygiene kits

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS IBAAN, Batangas — “WE can only do this big, with your cooperation. Sabi nga, nasa Diyos ang awa, nasa tao ang gawa. So what we have to do is rise up, and volunteer, and we will succeed.” Thus, Senator Richard Gordon, the chairman and CEO of Philippine Red Cross quips as […]

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Laurel at Talisay, tumanggap na ng Shelter Assistance

LAUREL, Batangas — “ANG bulkan ay ginising lamang tayo. Hindi lamang tayo babangon, mas uunlad pa tayo.” Ito ang magkasabay na hamon at pangako ni Gov. Hermilando I. Mandanas sa ikalawang araw ng pamahahagi ng tulong pinansiyal ng Pamahalaang Panlalawigan ng Batangas, noong Pebrero 19, 2020, para sa mga Batangueñong nasiraan ng bahay dahil sa […]

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Wuhan-based company brings relief to Taal volcano victims

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS BAUAN, Batangas – WHILE the world’s attention is focused now on the spread of the deadly 2019 novel corona virus (NCOV), and many consider Wuhan City, the ground zero of the disease, as the most unwanted place, it is very ironic that a Wuhan-based company is now giving away assistance to […]

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APRI reaches over 5,300 evacuees in Sto. Tomas City

CITY OF STO. TOMAS, Batangas — Thousands of families evacuated after the Taal volcano erupted last January 12, Sto. Tomas City being one of the safer places in the province of Batangas immediately provided shelter to its fellow Batanguenos. Sto. Tomas City opened a total of 12 evacuation centers to accommodate the growing number of […]

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Mga alagang hayop sa Danger Zone, bibilhin ng probinsya

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS “BUHAY man o patay, lahat ng apektadong alagang hayop sa 7-kilometer radius Permanent Danger Zone (PDZ) ay bibilhin o babayaran ng pamahalaang panlalawigan, samantalang iyong mga nasa 14-kilometer extended Danger Zone (DZ) ay iyong mga buhay lamang.” Ito ang pahayag ni Batangas governor at PDRRMC chairman Hermilando I. Mandanas sa pulong […]

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Balik-Eskwela na sa Batangas City bukas, Enero 29

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS BALIK-ESKWELA na sa lahat ng antas, maging pribado man o pampublikong paaralan sa buong nasasakop ng Batangas City simula bukas, Enero 29. Ito ang nilalaman ng Executive Order No. 1, S. 2020 na nilagdaan ni Batangas City mayor Beverly Rose A. Dimacuha nitong Martes ng umaga, Enero 28. Ayon sa nasabing kalatas, […]

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SM continues to send relief assistance to remote towns in Batangas

BATANGAS, Philippines — THE SM group, led by SM Supermalls Chief Operating Officer Steven Tan, joined the relief operations for Taal eruption victims at the Calaca Central School evacuation center in Batangas recently. The SM group, together with its partners and affiliates, aided over 350 displaced families in Calaca, which is one of the several […]

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Chinese group donates 81 generator sets to Batangas relief drive

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS BATANGAS City – IN its effort to ease the lives of thousands of Batangueños who fled from their homes due to volcanic eruption, the Philippine Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (PCCCII) donated a total of 81 units of Japan-made generator sets worth more or less half a million pesos […]

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SM mobilizes medical missions for Taal evacuees

AS part of the SM Group’s continued effort to bring aid to the victims of the Taal volcano’s unrest, SM Foundation, SM Retail, and Watsons partnered to launch a series of medical missions in Lipa, Batangas. The mission started at the Canossa Academy in Lipa on Friday, January 17, where the affected families, composed of […]

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PHIVOLCS: Alert Level 4 ng Bulkang Taal, di pa maaaring ibaba

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS BATANGAS City – MANANATILI pa ring nakataas ang Alert Level 4 sa Bulkang Taal sa kabila ng unti-unti nitong pananahimik sa nakalipas na ilang oras. Ayon kay DOST undersecretary and Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) Director Ricardo Solidum, bagaman at walang malalakas na paglindol na nararanasan sa mga nakalipas […]