Bataan Freeport Dam opens floodgate after heavy rains raised reservoir level

June 14, 2018 | Bataan

Photo credit: MARIVELES, BATAAN – The dam serving the Freeport Area of Bataan (FAB, formerly the Bataan Export Processing Zone) began discharging water on Thursday (June 14) after heavy rains raised its reservoir levels, according to the Bataan provincial disaster risk reduction and management council (PDRRMC). Operators of the FAB dam opened one floodgate Read More

Gov wants to curb suicides, drowning in Bataan

June 5, 2018 | Awareness | Bataan

By Mar Supnad BALANGA CITY, Bataan — Alarmed by the increasing number senseless deaths in his province, Governor Abet S. Garcia revealed on Monday that he is set to form groups that will foster a positive outlook in life and a safer community that is free from suicides and drowning incidents. Goody Ilagan, president of Read More

Bataan-MOA in 50 mins.

January 31, 2018 | Bataan | Developments

By Mar T. Supnad From the usual 4-5 hours of travel by land from Bataan to Pasay City, travelers can now reach the Mall of Asia (MOA) in exactly 50 minutes with the launching of the air-conditioned Fast Ferry boat via Manila Bay. Operated by the 1Bataan Integrated Transport System under its president Goody Ilagan, Read More

Red tide alert up in Bataan coastal waters

November 17, 2017 | Bataan | Environment

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has imposed a shellfish ban in the coastal waters off Bataan due to the presence of red tide toxins. By Franco Regala

Dinalupihan mayor crushes defective weighing scales

November 7, 2017 | Bataan | National Government Units

Dinalupihan, Bataan — To serve as stern warning to others, Mayor Gila Garcia personally led yesterday morning’s crushing of defective weighing scales seized from various commercial establishments, here CRUSHING DECEIT — Putting her amateur machine operator skills to the test, Mayor Gila Garcia maneuvers a road roller in front of the Municipal Hall to crush Read More