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Singapore stocks end up 0.42 pct

SINGAPORE, July 1 (PNA/Xinhua) — Singapore shares closed 0.42 percent higher on Wednesday, after Greece became the first developed economy to default on a loan with the International Monetary Fund…

Greece in arrears to IMF, heading to default

ATHENS, July 1 (PNA/Xinhua) — Greece on Wednesday became the first developed country in arrears to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) after World War II, heading to an abrupt default…

Filinvest Land wins bid for 19-hectare Cebu Property

MANILA, July 1 (PNA) — Property developer Filinvest Land, Inc. (FLI) and its subsidiaries and affiliates won the bid for the 19.24-hectare lot located at South Road Properties (SRP) owned…

Bulgaria sets up coordinating council to prepare for eurozone membership

SOFIA, July 1 (PNA/Xinhua) — Bulgarian government established on Wednesday a coordinating council to prepare the country for membership in the eurozone, officials said. The council, chaired by the minister…

OMECO expects power supply to stabilize by October

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, July 1 (PNA) – Occidental Mindoro Electric Cooperatives Inc. (OMECO) expects power supply to stabilize by October 2015, with the National Power Corp. (Napocor) targeting…

Ethnic Philippine music, dance group to perform in Albay

LEGAZPI CITY, July 1 (PNA) – The orchestra “Kontemporaryong Gamelan Pilipino” (Kontra-GaPi) Ethnic Music and Dance Ensemble will bring to Albay and to local music enthusiasts awareness and skills training…

Cooperative partners with TESDA for skills training

DUMAGUETE CITY, July 1 (PNA) -– The Perpetual Help Community Cooperative, Inc. (PHCCI) in Negros Oriental continues to partner with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) to improve…

USLS-Bacolod to open Liceo De La Salle for senior high school students

BACOLOD CITY, July 1 (PNA) — The University of Saint La Salle (USLS) in this city will open the Liceo De La Salle Senior High School starting next school year….

Lifting of CDO road excavation in Pangasinan assured

SISON, Pangasinan, July 1 (PNA)–All’s well that ends well between the municipal government of Sison and the Pangasinan provincial government over the excavation of a provincial road by the former…

Dumaguete mayor: City’s casual plantilla workers assured of wages

DUMAGUETE CITY, July 1 (PNA) -– Dumaguete City Mayor Manuel Sagarbarria has assured that the “best gift” he can offer to the 451 casual plantilla employees of the city government…

Vet office holds spay and neuter campaign in Boracay

BORACAY ISLAND, July 1 (PNA) — The Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) in coordination with the Malay Veterinary Office and the veterinarian students of the Aklan State University here held a…

Top military official urges Filipinos to use social media to help claim West Philippine Sea

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, July 1 (PNA) — Social media is a potent tool to bring awareness among Filipinos about the Philippines’ rightful claim in the…

Red Cross prepares for the rainy season

MANILA, July 1 (PNA) — With the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration’s declaration of the onset of the rainy season last June, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has…

PhilHealth: ‘We have halted payments for eye facilities with questionable claims’

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA, July 1 (PNA) — The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) said on Wednesday it has suspended payments for reimbursement of two eye care facilities that…

PNP mulling charges vs VP Binay

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan MANILA, July 1 (PNA) — The Philippine National Police will supports the filing of charges before the Office of the Ombudsman against Vice President Jejomar…