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CITY GOVERNMENT, CENRO APPREHEND ILLEGAL LOGGERS
By Sara Jane delos Santos
May 2, 2012


Through the joint efforts of the Olongapo City government, Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) and of the Olongapo City Police Office, illegal loggers were apprehended in the act of cutting trees at Lunduyan St. Balic-Balic Sta.Rita last week.
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CAUGHT IN THE ACT. Suspects identified as John B., 22 from Leyte and Wermer M., 44, from Surigao were caught in the act of illegally cutting Kupang trees at Lunduyan St. Balic-Balic, Sta.Rita, Olongapo City last week. Caught in their possession were two jungle bolos, a 72- inch chainsaw, one  liter of gasoline and 15 pieces of Kupang logs of different sizes.  Kupang trees are ideal for starting reforestation projects.

The police identified the illegal loggers as John Lee Minerva Bolbar, 22 years old, from Leyte and Wermer Consigera Migollas, 44 years old, from Surigao.
OLONGAPO CITY CONDUCTS WATERSHED CHARACTERIZATION STUDY
By Sara Jane delos Santos
April 30, 2012


The Olongapo City government has started its watershed characterization study with the assistance of the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Subicwater, operator of the water system in the city.

A watershed is an area of land from which all runoff drains or “sheds” to the same river, lake, or other body of water.

City Supervising Agriculturist Jhobal Sebarrotin explained that through watershed characterization, primary and secondary data in relation to the watersheds’ socio-economic, biological and physical factors will be studied to come up with an integrated watershed management plan.
More248 Olongapo Students Land Summer Jobs in LGU, Private Sector
By Freschelle Ruelos-Sara Jane delos Santos Olongapo City Public Affaires Office

OLONGAPO CITY- 248 deserving students landed summer jobs and started working last April 10, 2012 through the government’s Special Program...
MoreOLONGAPO INTENSIFIES DISASTER PREPAREDNESS DRIVES
By Sara Jane delos Santos Olongapo City Public Affairs Office

 

“We should always be ready for disasters especially earthquakes for they may cause various catastrophes such...
MoreMobile Court Frees 30 Inmates in Olongapo
By Sara Jane Delos Santos

OLONGAPO-Mobile court proceedings under the Enhanced Justice on Wheels (E-JOW) led to the resolution of 37 cases and the release...
MoreTAIWANESE BUSINESSMEN DONATE 20 WHEELCHAIRS
By Pao/Freschelle Ruelos / Sara Jane delos Santos

OLONGAPO CITY - Twenty physically-challenged individuals were given the “gift of mobility” as they received the wheelchairs donated...
MoreWEDDING BELLS RING FOR 170 COUPLES IN OLONGAPO
Photos: Pao/Freschelle Ruelos-Sara Jane delos Santos Emailed for posting by Jojo Taduran

Valentine’s Day- February 14 will always be a memorable date for the 170 couples who vowed to be by each...

    Sara Jane delos Santos

    MoreStichting Bayanihan (Netherlands) Celebrates International Women’s Day 2017
    Myra Colis and Yukari Shiozaki

    Filipinas, Dare to Use Your Strength!
     
    Every year, Stichting Bayanihan celebrates the International Women’s Day in line with the mission of The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (also known as UN Women) to advance gender equality and women empowerment.
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    MoreHOME TO THOUSANDS OF FILIPINOS, SINGAPORE IS RANKED MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN THE WORLD
    Edwin C. Mercurio

    For the 4th year in a row, Singapore is top on the list for the most expensive city to live beating Hong Kong, Zurich, Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul, Geneva, Paris, New York and Copenhagen, according to a biannual survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
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    MoreFirst Golden Balangay Awards For Filipino Canadian Achievers Launched
    Tony A. San Juan

    Truly meeting the long-cherished desire of recognizing purposefully  the "remarkable achievements of  Filipino Canadians across Canada",  the 1st Golden Balangay Awards was significantly  launched on...
    MoreLAYERS OF RELATIONSHIP
    Jorge D. Lomboy

    There is a reason and there must be a purpose for anyone to keep a miniature private diary of names,...
    MoreReagan Tila wagi sa FBAR Masters/Elite Event League
    Marlon Baris Vicente

    RIYADH: Mula sa 40 kalahok sa Masters/Elite Event, tagumpay na naiuwi ni Reagan Tila ang kampiyonato sa katatapos lamang na...
    MoreFBL donates $5000 to Team Canada SMART NBTC
    Dindo Orbeso

    The Filipino Basketball League headed by FBL Commissioner Wallie Landicho has donated $5000 to help finance the trip of Team...
    MorePinoy Radio(Ontario) has a New Home, Expands Programming
    Tony A. San Juan

    The significantly popular Filipino Canadian - managed broadcast station Pinoy Radio has recently moved to a new site in the City of...
    MoreDOLE CONFERS “Parangal sa mga Natatanging Kababaihan” award to the Outstanding Overseas Filipina Workers
    Gerry S. Rubio

    DOLE SECRETARY WITH OUTSTANDING FILIPINAS. DOLE Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III (center) confers the “Parangal sa mga Natatanging...
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