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South Cotabato completes Php47-M infra projects in Q1

By Allen Sam V. Estabillo GENERAL SANTOS CITY, April 27 (PNA) — The provincial government of South Cotabato has completed around Php47 million worth of priority infrastructure projects in various…

WOW CAUAYAN launched at SM City Cauayan

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, April 27 (PNA) — The City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) – Cauayan City in partnership with the first SM Mall in the region launched last…

Death toll in massive Nepal earthquake exceeds 2,200

NEW DELHI, April 26 (PNA/Sputnik) — According to the India Times television channel, the number of casualties has reached 2,200 following a series of aftershocks. More than 4,700 people have…

Philippines calls on ASEAN to stop China’s reclamation in the West Philippine Sea

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, April 26 (PNA) — The Philippines has called on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Sunday to “assert its leadership, centrality, and solidarity” in order to…

N. Korea requests “formal partnership” with ASEAN

KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 (PNA/Kyodo) — North Korea has requested a formal partnership with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, a top Malaysian Foreign Ministry official said Saturday. Othman Hashim,…

UN to mount major relief effort in Nepal: Ban Ki-moon

UNITED NATIONS, April 26 (PNA/PTI) — UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon today assured quake-hit Nepal that the world body will mount a major relief effort and support it in dealing…

Dagupan streetdancers top anew in ‘Festivals of the North’,wins P400,000 grand prize

DAGUPAN CITY, April 27 (PNA)– Street dancers of the Bangus Festival in Dagupan City won anew for the second time in a row when it bested 12 top street-dancing champions…

President Aquino leaves for Malaysia to attend 26th ASEAN Summit

MANILA, April 26 (PNA) — President Benigno Aquino III on Sunday noon left for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to attend 26th Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit slated from April 26…

Beating the heat this summer in Sambawan Island

MARIPIPI, Biliran, April 26 (PNA Features) – Beating the heat in Sambawan Island is one of the best things to do to have a real summer fun. Its turquoise crystal…

Osmena to push passage of bill removing VAT on electricity bill

By Jelly F, musico MANILA, April 26 (PNA) – Senator Serge Osmena III on Sunday said he will push for the passage of his bill that removes the 12 percent…

PetroGreen to complete feasibility study for solar project by Q3

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, April 26 (PNA) — PetroGreen Energy Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Petroenergy Resources Corp. (PERC), is targeting to complete the feasibility study for its solar…

EPI taps Iceland Drilling for its Montelago Geothermal Power Project

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, April 25 (PNA) — Emerging Power Inc. (EPI) has tapped Iceland Drilling Corp. (IDC) as the drilling contractor for its 40-megawatt (MW) Montelago Geothermal Power…

Villar Group ramps up Php 12-B AllHome expansion amid IPO plans

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, April 26 (PNA) — The Villar family’s retail arm All Value Holdings Corp. is investing about Php 12 billion to put up 30 to 40…

PHL closely monitoring developments in TPP

By Kris M. Crismundo BAGUIO CITY, April 25 (PNA) — The Philippines has been closely monitoring developments in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Assistant…

Davao Norte building ‘Palaro pathways’ themed: Unity and Peace

DAVAO DEL NORTE, April 26, (PNA) — In preparation for the biggest sport event here, ‘Palaro pathways’ were built in order to connect the adjoining elementary and high school campuses,…