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Foreign, domestic investments surge during Aquino administration

By Kris M. Crismundo MANILA, July 27 (PNA) — Investment inflows from foreign and domestic firms increased during the past five years of the Aquino administration. President Benigno S. Aquino…

Oil firms to cut gas and diesel products by 60c/ltr Tuesday

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, July 27 (PNA) — Oil firms will likely cut gas and diesel products by 60 centavos per liter on Tuesday. In an advisory, Petron Corporation,…

BSP eyes July ’15 inflation between 0.5-1.3%

By Joann Santiago MANILA, July 27 (PNA) — Rate of price increases for July 2015 is seen to stay below the government’s full-year target at between 0.5-1.3 percent on sustained…

Peso ends sideways ahead of FOMC meeting

MANILA, July 27 (PNA) — Investors loaded up on their dollars Monday ahead of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting later in the week resulting to the sideways close…

PHL stocks retreat anew

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, July 27 (PNA) — Local share prices retreated anew on Monday, tracking overseas developments amid President Benigno S. Aquino III’s last State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA). The…

Gov’t infrastructure investments in Region 12 reach P30B

By Allen Estabillo GENERAL SANTOS CITY, July 27 (PNA) — The national government’s infrastructure investments in Region 12 or the Soccsksargen Region in the last five years have so far…

Teachers in Western Visayas hope President Aquino will mention salary hike in SONA

ILOILO CITY, July 27 (PNA) -– Department of Education (DepEd)-Region 6 information officer Leah Belleza said teachers are hoping President Benigno Aquino III will include their salary increase in his…

South Cotabato celebrates first birthday of 100 millionth symbolic baby

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, July 27 (PNA) — South Cotabato province celebrated on Monday the first birthday of the area’s 100 millionth symbolic baby. Baby girl Joylyn Gandulan, who was born…

RMN-Palawan airs live President Benigno Aquino III’s last SONA

By Celeste Anna R. Formoso PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, July 27 (PNA) — President Benigno Aquino III’s last State of the Nation Address (SONA) is currently airing live all over Palawan…

Mayor thankful for President Aquino’s concern to Zambo City

ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 27 (PNA) – Mayor Ma. Isabelle Climaco-Salazar on Monday expressed her heartfelt gratitude to President Benigno Simeon Aquino III for his concern to this city. Salazar said…

Varied reactions adorn President Aquino’s final SONA

By Judaline F. Partlow DUMAGUETE CITY, July 27 (PNA) – Locales from different sectors of the community have expressed varied opinions on the sixth and final State-Of-The-Nation Address (SONA) of…

Dagupan dad: No doubt PNoy performs well during his administration

DAGUPAN CITY, July 27 (PNA)–There is no doubt that President Benigno Aquino III performed well during his administration but whether these gains will be sustained by the next administration remains…

President Aquino: Gov’t raises Php64.1-B in premium payments for PPP projects

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, July 27 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday said the government generated premium revenue totaling Php64.1 billion after bidding out its public-private…

President Aquino announces PHL cadastral survey completion

By Catherine J. Teves MANILA, July 27 (PNA) — The administration under President Benigno Aquino III further advanced its bid to improve land services nationwide, setting the stage for better…

President Aquino: PHL can reach First World status with continued reforms

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, July 27 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday said his administration will continue pursuing good governance reforms imperative to transform the Philippines…