Dog bite cases surge in Ecija

October 19, 2019
SAN ANTONIO, Nueva Ecija – Reported cases of dog bites have surged in this first-class municipality, prompting Mayor Arvin C. Salonga to raise the alarm and call for the imposition of stricter sanctions or penalties against irresponsible owners who would let their dogs stray and bite other people.

TF vs AFS activated in Ecija

October 16, 2019
PALAYAN CITY – Amid the continuing threat posed by the dreaded African swine fever (ASF) in Central Luzon, Nueva Ecija Gov. Aurelio M. Umali has activated a provincial task force that will strictly monitor and intensify putting up of safety protocols to guard against the entry of ASF in the province.

3 held for Ecija drunk driving

October 15, 2019
PALAYAN CITY - The Nueva Ecija police have intensified the implementation of Republic Act 10586 or the Anti-Drunk and Drugged Driving Act of 2013 following the arrest of three men caught driving under the influence of liquor here on Monday night.

Ecija stings: 1 killed, 13 arrested

October 14, 2019
CABANATUAN CITY – Police neutralized a suspected drug trafficker during an armed encounter in San Jose City while 13 others, including nine suspects caught having a pot session, were nabbed in separate anti-drug operations conducted in other parts of Nueva Ecija on Sunday.

1 slain, 1 escape in Ecija stings

October 12, 2019
In Aliaga, Police Major Marlon Cudal said his men and members of the provincial counter-intelligence special operation unit conducted a buy-bust operation in Bgy. San Emiliano against John Manio, of Bgy. Barrera, this city which resulted in an armed encounter at 11:10 p.m.

CA junks Ecija gov’s graft case

October 09, 2019
PALAYAN CITY – Novo Ecijanos are virtually in “cloud nine,” rejoicing over the dismissal by the Court of Appeals of the administrative aspect of the graft case filed against Gov. Aurelio M. Umali in 2005 before the Office of the Ombudsman which arose due to his alleged mishandling of P15-million worth of pork barrel funds when he was still a congressman for the province’s third district.

3 NPA rebels yield to Ecija cops

October 05, 2019
Provincial police director Col. Leon Victor Rosete said the surrender of the three rebel personalities was facilitated by operatives of the 2nd Provincial Mobile Force Company headed by Lt. Col. Norman Cacho and the provincial intelligence branch of the Nueva Ecija police office.

Ecija food council starts buying palay from farmers

October 04, 2019
The farmers who benefitted from the PFC scheme were Mary Ann Lorenzo of Bgy. San Fabian, who sold 50 cavans of palay to the PFC for her half-hectare farm; Richard Nimenso of Bgy. San Agustin, 80 cavans for a hectare of rice farm; Wilson Corpuz of Bgy. Comitang, 80 cavans for one hectare of rice farm; and Bartolome Arciaga, and Ryan and Efren Alcantara of Bgy. Cabugao, who sold their produce from their half-hectare each of farm.

San Jose eyed CPR-ready city

October 03, 2019
SAN JOSE CITY – The Philippine Heart Association (PHA) kicked off the 32nd leg of their nationwide CPR-ReadyPh.21 awareness campaign here with city Mayor Mario “Kokoy” Salvador leading some 6,000 students, teachers and principals in a mass-training exercise of administering basic hands-only CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation) on Wednesday.