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Bakers to DTI: Focus flour, bread prices probe on millers

By Kris M. Crismundo MANILA, July 2 (PNA) — The Philippine Baking Industry Group (PhilBaking) said that the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) should focus its probe on flour…

PIP signs guidelines to secure fuel supply in Manila during times of disasters

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, July 2 (PNA) — The Philippine Institute of Petroleum (PIP) signed Thursday the guidelines for securing fuel supply in Metro Manila during times of disasters….

Dagupan police chief is Pangasinan’s outstanding polics officer in community relation

DAGUPAN CITY, July 1 (PNA)-Supt. Christopher N. Abrahano, Dagupan City police chief was adjudged as the Outstanding Senior Police Commissioned Officer of the Year in Police Community Relations in Pangasinan…

Tornado rips through village, damages houses

BACOLOD CITY, July 2 (PNA) — A tornado hit the village of Bagroy in Bago City, Negros Occidental around 11:30 a.m. Thursday, leaving two houses totally damaged and seven others…

Telecom giant prepares for disasters

BAGUIO CITY, July 02 (PNA) — Telecommunications giant Smart Communications is helping the Office of Civil Defense-Cordillera (OCD-CAR) make communication during times of disaster possible through two new technologies. These…

Update: TD ‘Egay’ gains strength, speed –PAGASA

MANILA, July 2 (PNA) — Tropical depression “Egay” gained strength and speed while moving northwest over the Philippine Sea toward extreme Luzon on Thursday afternoon, according to the Philippine Atmospheric,…

PAL won’t tolerate misuse of Mabuhay Miles cards

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, July 2 (PNA) — Following a series of reported cases of unwarranted loyalty card usage by phony card owners, Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) has…

Palace disputes Vice President Binay’s allegations of inefficiency

MANILA, July 2 (PNA) — Malacañang on Thursday refuted Vice President Jejomar Binay’s claim that the present administration has failed the Filipino people. During the launch of his political party…

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…