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Australian institute develops new software tool for scientific researches

CANBERRA, Oct. 29 (PNA/Xinhua) — New software which offers scientists and researchers an easy way to analyze, model and visualize scientific datasets has been released by the Commonwealth Scientific and…

Science diplomacy: DOST and US governments discuss ongoing and future cooperation

MANILA, Oct. 29 (PNA) — United States Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg and Director Jennifer Haskell of the U.S. State Department’s Office of Science and Technology Cooperation represented the U.S. in…

Balikbayan distributes gifts to Leyte townmates

ORMOC CITY, Oct. 29 (PNA) — A Filipino based in California, USA, who worked for the Marcoses for nearly three decades, returned home to distribute early Christmas gifts. Clotilde Pepito…

DENR’s Handog Titulo Program benefits 59 farmers

DUPAX DEL SUR, Nueva Vizcaya , Oct 29 (PNA) — At least 59 farmers in barangay Sta. Maria here Tuesday received their land titles from the Department of Environment and…

DOLE secretary releases P37M livelihood assistance in Western Visayas

By Annabelle J. Petinglay ILOILO CITY, Oct. 29 (PNA) — Department of Labor and Employment Sec. Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz handed over 98 checks in the total amount of P36,605,536 to various…

DENR spearheads tree-planting at SLEX with various groups

By Robert Maico STO.TOMAS, Batangas, Oct. 29 (PNA) — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) spearheaded Wednesday a tree planting activity at the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) with…

Philex Mining sees Php1-B profit in 2014

MANILA, Oct. 29 (PNA) — Pangilinan-led Philex Mining Corp. expects to book a profit of Php1 billion this year on improving gold and copper production. Philex reported a net income…

Emperador’s profit up 15% to Php1.5B in Q3

MANILA, Oct. 29 (PNA) — Listed liquor company Emperador Inc. reported a 15-percent increase in third-quarter (Q3) profit on stronger volume and higher margin. In a disclosure to the Philippine…

Lower prices of Pinoy Tasty, pandesal in November — DTI

MANILA, Oct. 29 (PNA) — Consumers shall expect lower prices of Pinoy Tasty and Pinoy Pandesal next month as prices of flour declined in the market, Department of Trade and…

Generation composes 81% of Aboitiz Power Corp’s earnings

MANILA, Oct. 29 (PNA) — Aboitiz Power Corporation’s power generation assets has brought in 81 percent of its earnings for the three quarters of 2014. “The generation business accounted for…

Senators welcome President Aquino’s decision ruling out second term speculation

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Oct. 29 (PNA) – Senate President Franklin Drilon and his colleagues welcomed on Wednesday the decision of President Benigno S. Aquino III to end speculation…

MMDA suspends number coding on Thursday for provincial buses, Friday for all vehicles

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan MANILA, Oct. 29 (PNA) — To ensure a hassle-free commemoration of the All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis…

World noticing PHL’s sustainable growth — Tony Meloto

By Mary Ann T. Bardinas MANILA, Oct. 29 (PNA) — Gawad Kalinga founder Antonio Meloto on Wednesday said that the world is beginning to notice the Philippines’ sustainable and inclusive…

Globe, Smart to offer iPhone 6, iPhone 6+ next month

MANILA, Oct. 29 (PNA) — Two of the largest telecommunications companies in the country on Wednesday announced they will be offering iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+ starting next month. In…

PHL moves up as 5th economy with ease of doing business in ASEAN

By Kris M. Crismundo MANILA, Oct. 29 (PNA) — With the efforts of the Philippine government and private sector to improve the business environment in the country, the Philippines has…