Another Shooting in Puerto Galera

By: Mario Lutz

Galerans and their Visitors from all over the world experience lately a rise on crime in our town. Many break and entry incidents are reported. People believe the crime-rate is spinning out of control in Puerto Galera. Just a few day’s after a shooting in town, where a suspected thief shoot in cold blood a habal-habal driver who followed the suspect after a committed theft and killed him in an instant, another shootout has been reported to the Municipal Police ...

Problem with stray animals addressed in Sabang

By: Mario Lutz

Micke Andersson, a concerned resident of Barangay Sabang contacted the Puerto Galera Tourism Council, the mayor's office, the Puerto Galera Fortnightly and the barangay officials of Sabang about a problem with a pack of stray dogs roaming in front of his house. The dogs behave aggressively and kept attacking by-passers, children and pet animals since weeks. [caption id="attachment_1186" align="alignleft" width="640"] Barangay Captain Caspe with Micke Andersson at the site[/caption] The Fortnightly has been reporting on this widespread situation with stray animals since months. Nothing ...

Napacor 69KVA lines for Puerto Galera to be cut off in August

By: Mario Lutz

A 300 Mio grant, organized with the help of Congressman Ray Umali will be used to renew the old, and since many years trouble causing 69KVA power-line from Calapan, delivering the power to Puerto Galera, so Maximo Delos Reyes, acting manager from the National Power Corporation (NAPACOR) in a interview with the Fortnightly Journal. This particular Line System delivering the Power to Galera only. The Municipality’s of San Teodoro and ...

Jonvic D. Velasquez – the Young Pride of Puerto Galera

By: Mario Lutz

Jonvic, student of the Puerto Galera’s National Highschool’s Grade 9 - started sailing 4 years ago at the PG Yachtclub. A Program, initiated by Peter Stevens and others in our Town’s very own Yachtclub as one of their social responsibility programs, and to motivate a big number of children, starting at the age of 9 years. At this time, 40 young children found a place to be on their weekends ...

More than 30 bodies found at Resort World Manila following attack & fire – reports

By: Mario Lutz

At least 34 bodies were discovered in the luxury Philippine complex Resort World Manila following a gunman attack, the capital’s fire officials told local TV. Police suspect the attacker was a robber, not a terrorist, but the fire he started caused mass suffocation. DETAILS TO FOLLOW

Water problem solved in 6 months, says Mayor RDI

By: Mario Lutz

Finally, finally, at long last, the long-awaited, much-anticipated water rehabilitation project is underway. This following the approval of the Sangguniang Bayan of Mayor Rockey Ilagan’s water system rehabilitation and improvement projects estimated to cost more than 70 million pesos in total. The Mayor promised that the water crisis now running nearly one decade will be over and done with once the water project has been completed. “I promised them that I will solve ...