GAD TRAINING ON PUNI MAKING HELD AT THE BATAAN TOURISM CENTER Last, July 12, 2016, the Department of Tourism Region III (DOTR3) in cooperation with the Provincial Tourism Office of Bataan, conducted a Gender and Development (GAD) Training on Puni Making held at the Bataan Tourism Center. A total of 35 participants came from the Local Government Units, beneficiaries of 4Ps, businessmen and different sectors of the society such as Solo Parent, Kalipi, Out of School Youth (OSY), Kabalikat and Persons with Disability (PWD). The seminar started with a Welcome Remarks from the dynamic Provincial Tourism Officer, Arch. Christina B. Banzon followed by an Inspirational Message from Ms. Soledad Tayson of DOT R3.

Last June 09, 2016, the Berkman International Inc., presented the revised Comprehensive Tourism Master Plan (CTMP) for the proposed Mt. Samat Flagship Tourism Enterprise Zone (TEZ) to the members of the Technical Working Group (TWG) led by Atty. Ma. Victoria Jasmin, Undersecretary of the Department of Tourism (DOT), Atty. Joy Balauitan, Deputy General Manager of Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA), Hon. Ernesto Carolina represented by Mr. Jommel Tactaquin of the Department of National Defense – Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (DND –PVAO), Hon. Alice D. Pizarro Mayor of the Municipality of Pilar and members of the Provincial TWG.

With the aim of inculcating nationalism and love of learning, the Provincial Government of Bataan, with the help of Department. Elementary and High school students from different schools in the province participated in the event which was held at Balanga Elementary School.

Do you want to be part of history? Want to be one in saving the environment? Be a VOLUNTEER! As the Provincial Government of Bataan will officially attempt to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD on MOST NUMBER OF TREES PLANTED IN A SINGLE LOCATION IN ONE HOUR on June 25, 2016 at Gen. Lim, Orion. Register now! Be part of the 1Bataan Green Legacy! Thank you and we are hoping to achieve this success with you. ‪

Bataan Freedom Run 2016 Run , Bataenos , run ! People from different parts of the province joined the Bataan Freedom Run 2016 held last April 10, 2016. The marathon , which turned international in its third year , will help in the restoration of World War II shrines . The presentor of the marathon was the Philippine Veterans Bank , with its co-presentor History Channel Asia.

PAMANA, a limited edition journal of the Province of Bataan, published last June 2015, as a souvenir for the delegates of APEC Senior Finance Ministers meeting at Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar. This publication won't be possible without the collaboration of the Provincial Tourism Office and the skills and creativity of BPSU The Guilds headed by Dra. Flora Canare. Congratulations for the Philippine Student Quill Award of Excellence! Kudos The Guilds! Kudos Bataan!