Lucena City News

Wednesday 16th April 2014
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Lucena City Facts

Population: Approx 161,049
Longitude: 121.6
Latitude: 13.95
Street Map: Click Here
Country: Philippines (PH)
Weather Station: Alabat
(about 29 miles away)

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News Headlines

MB supports reading event in Lucena City
Lucena City, Quezon — Some 50 elementary pupils participated in the reading project dubbed “Makinig Kayo, May Kuwento si Ma’am, May Kuwento si Sir” launched yesterday by the Reading Association of the Philippines (RAP)-Lucena Chapter at SM City, here. Dr. Amelita Balagtas, former elementary principal and founder of RAP-Lucena, said the project aims to inculcate in children the importance and ...
DPWH, PNP ensure road travel safety
Baguio City/ Camp Nakar, Lucena City — North and south, Luzon’s main highways are being prepared by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and security officials for the big Lenten and summer vacation exodus. Up north, the DPWH-Cordillera is all set for its annual “Oplan Alalay sa Manlalakbay” with its personnel stationed on Marcos Highway, Halsema Highway, Naguillian Road, Kennon ...
Mount Banahaw fire out
Lucena City, Quezon — The fire that razed almost 70 hectares of cogon area on Mount Banahaw was declared put out yesterday by the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (PENRO-DENR). “Finally, after four days of continuous spreading of fire up to the hill of San Cristobal its over now,” Alfredo Palencia, PENRO officer, said. Quoting ...
Weaving ‘palaspas’ a tradition kept alive in Tayabas City
For the rural folk of Tayabas City, one of the oldest localities in Quezon province, the religious art of palm frond weaving is a tradition that has to be sustained and passed on to future generations.
Luzon Newsbits for March 20, 2014
Lucena City, Quezon – The Association of Local Social Welfare and Development Officers of the Philippines, Inc. and the Philippine Association of Social Workers gave Quezon Governor David Suarez the 2013 Most Outstanding Governor of the Philippines Award in the field of Local Social and Welfare and Development. This is for his efforts at prioritizing general welfare of Quezonians, especially the ...
Forest fire hits Laguna mountain near Banahaw
LUCENA CITY-–A forest fire struck Mount Cristobal in Laguna, adjacent to mystical Mount Banahaw, late afternoon Tuesday and raged till dawn Wednesday. Salud Pangan, Department of Environment and Natural Resources-park superintendent for Mount Banahaw-San Cristobal protected area, said the grass fire, which started at 4 p.m. on the mountainside fronting San Pablo City, lasted till dawn Wednesday ...
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Sports Headlines

Lanao hosts grassroots football workshop
TUBOD, Lanao del Norte , Philippines – Thirty-three Grassroots Development Officers (GDO) from all over the country and belonging to the Philippine Football Federation attended the second Grassroots Football Workshop April 1-5 at the Mindanao Civic Center sports complex here.
Football: No Brazil move for Anelka -- Mineiro
Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro said Tuesday they have scrapped plans to sign controversial French forward Nicolas Anelka. Director of football Eduardo Maluf indicated Mineiro had been unable to contact the former Arsenal, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea veteran and would not pursue their interest in the 35-year-old. "At no time did we manage to speak to the player," Brazilian media ...
Olympics-Rio workers vote to remain on strike indefinitely
Workers at the main venue of the 2016 Olympic Games voted on Monday to continue their strike indefinitely, just days before officials from the International Olympic Committee are due to visit Rio de Janeiro and encourage the city to speed up preparations. "We don't know how long we'll be on strike," Antonio Figueiredo Souza, president of the construction workers union Sintraconst-Rio, told ...
Sports Business Radio celebrates 10th anniversary
Sports Business Radio was launched on a local AM radio station in Portland 10 years ago. The idea for the weekly hour-long talk show was to look at sports from the business perspective, which was somewhat ...
Football: UEFA to mark 1914 Christmas truce match
European football's governing body UEFA on Tuesday announced that it planned a high-level ceremony to mark the 1914 Christmas truce match played by Allied and German soldiers in World War I. UEFA chief Michel Platini has invited the leaders of Belgium, Britain, France, Germany, Ireland and Italy, plus the heads of the national football associations, to take part in the December 17 commemoration ...
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