Business News

AboitizPower’s I-REACH program wins Philippine Quill

AboitizPower’s Integrated Response and Awareness towards COVID-19 Hazards (I-REACH) program bagged the Award of Excellence at the recently held Philippine Quill Awards, the country’s most distinguished awards program in the field of business communication. During the virtual awarding ceremony on March 25, the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) honored the winners of the 18th […]


DA-4A, OCCP certify 3 organic farms in Cavite, Quezon

THE Department of Agriculture Region IV-CALABARZON (DA-4A) and the Organic Certification Center of the Philippines (OCCP) certified three organic farms, namely, Cortijo de Palsabangon Farm in Pagbilao, Quezon; Santuario Nature Farms in Indang, Cavite; and Luntiang Republika EcoFarms in Alfonso, Cavite. The newly certified farms were assisted by the DA-4A’s Organic Agriculture Program by shouldering […]


Former Batangas City mayor Dimacuha died on Easter Sunday

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS BATANGAS City – THE people of this capital city of Batangas is grieving for the loss of its longest serving chief executive, former City mayor Eduardo Berberabe Dimacuha at the age of 78. “Our Dad, EDUARDO B. DIMACUHA, former Batangas City Mayor, joined His Creator this morning, 4 April 2021, Easter […]


VG Leviste alarmed over spike of covid cases in Batangas

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS Batangas City – “Our cases these days are very much alarming and we have to be proactive in dealing with it.” Thus, Vice Governor Mark Leviste quips in an interview with BALIKAS News, Tuesday. “Our offices in the capitol is severely infected or we can say that are drastically infected, with […]


Total banning of straw, being proposed in Batangas

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS BATANGAS City – WITH so many straws filling the garbage bins and clogging the sewerage systems, Batangas local legislators are looking forward to experience a straw-free environment in the near future. “Plastic straws pose an environmental hazard to our marine life and affects us humans, too, when these straws end up […]

Business News

Accenture, Jollibee cited for plan to vaccinate 67,000 workers

 PBSP, LCF urged to “aggregate” vaccines needed by large corporations to immunize workers  Accenture Inc. and Jollibee Foods Corp. have been cited for their plans to arrange and pay for the COVID-19 vaccination of their 67,000 employees and their families. “We applaud both Accenture and Jollibee for inspiring other businesses to immunize their workers as […]


Bulkang Taal, bahagyang kumalma sa nakalipas na 24-oras

BAHAGYANG nanahimik ang bulkang Taal sa nakalipas na 24-oras kumpara sa mga abnormalidad na ipinakita nito ng mga nakalipas na araw. Sa ulat ng DOST-Phivolcs, umabot na lamang sa apat (4) na volcanic tremor na tumagal ng isa (1) hanggang labinlimang (15) minuto; at mahinang background tremor na nag-umpisa nang 7:15 ng gabi, ika-26 ng […]

Events News

Mayor urges the public, join Earth Hour and communicate it to the world

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS BATANGAS City will actively participate in the observance of the Earth Hour 2021 on Saturday, March 27, with the city government spearheading the activity amidst the challenges brought out by the corona virus pandemic. “I am encouraging all sectors to increase awareness and spark global conversation on protecting nature not only […]


‘Cardinal Advincula is Manila’s new Archbishop’ – Pope Francis

THE Catholic faithful of the Archdiocese of Manila will now have a new pastor after His Holiness, Pope Francis, appointed Jose Cardinal Advincula, as the new Archbishop of Manila, Thursday night. The appointment of the new archbishop was made public in Rome at 12 noon (7:00 p.m. in Manila) on Thursday, the Feast of the […]


Recto urges DBM, PNP: Heed SC’s directive on bodycams

THE Supreme Court’s statements that it will soon order the mandatory use of body cameras in the serving of warrants should be a signal to the DBM and the DILG to include funds for their purchase in the 2022 national budget. “Sinabi na ng Korte Suprema. Ihanda na ang pondo. Hindi pwedeng idahilan na walang […]