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PSA foresees 1.87 percent population increase in Region 9

By Teofilo P. Garcia, Jr ZAMBOANGA CITY, Aug. 4 (PNA) – The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has called on the public to support the activities of the agency. Ronaldo Taghap,…

Pampanga capitol provides assistance to fish kill-affected fisherfolks

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Aug. 4 (PNA) — The provincial government on Tuesday provided assistance to thousands of fisherfolks affected by recent fish kill. Led by Vice Governor Dennis…

‘Ruby’ victims get shelter, livelihood assistance from Canada

TACLOBAN CITY, Aug. 4 (PNA) – Canada’s Ambassador to the Philippines Neil Reeder recently visited Eastern Samar to monitor projects funded by Canada for those affected by typhoon Ruby (Hagupit),…

BIFF harasses Army base in Maguindanao

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao, Aug 4 (PNA) — Suspected members of outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) harassed anew a military base in Maguindanao, the Army spoksperson today said. Capt. Joann…

Bigcas wants vehicles seized by Customs returned

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 4 (PNA) – Allan Lynnard Bigcas, the controversial Fi-Am businessman, accused of alleged car smuggling in 2011 here, now wants his vehicles returned. Bigcas, through…

Flooded towns in Maguindanao rose to 12, disaster officials on stand by 24/7

COTABATO CITY, Aug. 4 (PNA) — The number of flooded towns in Maguindanao due to inter-tropical convergence zone (ITCZ) rose to 12 but disaster officials said no evacuation was reported….

80,000 public high school graduates now scholars in state colleges and universities

By Robert Maico LUCBAN, Quezon Aug 4 (PNA) — Representative Roman Romulo (Lone District, Pasig City) informed students here that 80,000 of the country’s best-performing public high school students are…

Salceda says Roxas stands for clean government

LEGAZPI CITY, Aug. 4 (PNA) — Albay Governor Joey Sarte Salceda said he went for Mar Roxas, who was anointed by President Benigno S. Aquino III as Liberal Party’s candidate…

ARMM installs gender-sensitive facilities at Jolo port

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Aug. 4 (PNA) — The Regional Ports Management Authority in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (RPMA-ARMM) has installed gender-sensitive facilities and amenities at the port of Jolo,…

‘Hakab Na 2015′ successful

DUMAGUETE CITY, Aug. 4 (PNA) — ‘Hakab Na 2015′ was a success in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental during the simultaneous breastfeeding activity conducted Saturday in connection with the celebration of…

No. 1 drug personality shot dead in Pangasinan town

TAYUG, Pangasinan, Aug. 4 (PNA)– The No. 1 Drug Personality in the watch list of the Tayug police was shot dead by unidentified suspects, at 5:20 p.m. Monday in Barangay…

Calamba City Council commends 3 AFP generals

By Zen Trinidad CALAMBA CITY, Laguna Aug 4 (PNA) — Three military generals, who hailed from this city,formally received their respective Plaque of Commendation from Mayor Timmy Chipeco during a…

Dismissed and “AWOL” cops charged for death of suspected KFR leader

By Perfecto T. Raymundo MANILA, Aug. 3 (PNA) — The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Monday filed before the Department of Justice (DOJ) a complaint of two counts of…

Solon says food establishments should serve free safe and clean water

MANILA, Aug. 4 (PNA) — Diners may soon expect to be served with free clean and safe water when they dine in restaurants and eatery outlets. Rep. Evelio R. Leonardia…

Oral arguments on Torre de Manila case resume Tuesday

By Perfecto T. Raymundo MANILA, Aug. 4 (PNA) — The oral arguments on the case of Torre de Manila, the so-called “photobomber” of the monument of Gat. Jose P. Rizal,…