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BRP-Gregorio del Pilar makes port visit to Zambo City

ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 28 (PNA) -– One of the two patrol frigates of the Philippine Navy (PN) arrived Tuesday in this city as part of its port visits to the…

Ex-Gov. Ex Javier faces 4 counts of usurpation of authority

By Rey P. Alcalde SAN JOSE, Antique, July 28 (PNA) -– The list of cases filed against Antique’s disqualified Governor Exequiel B. Javier is getting longer with the filing of…

DAR-2 instated new personnel

TUGUEGARAO CITY, July 28 (PNA) — Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Region 2 Director Atty. Marjorie P. Ayson recently presided the oath-taking of 17 personnel for newly created and modified…

SC extends filing of applications for 2015 Bar exams up to Monday

MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) en banc on Tuesday extended up to Monday next week the filing of applications for the 2015 Bar Examinations. In a…

House bill seeking free college education up for approval

By Johanne Margarette R. Macob DAGUPAN CITY, July 28 (PNA)– A bill which seeks to fully subsidize tuition fees in all state universities and colleges (SUCs) for students enrolled in…

Mison orders probe on unauthorized release of 22 illegal foreign workers

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Siegfred Mison ordered an investigation on the unauthorized release from custody of at least 22 Chinese…

MMC extends one-truck lane policy along C-5 for another 6-months

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan MANILA, July 28 (PNA) – The Metro Manila Council (MMC), the policy-making body of the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), passed a resolution extending for…

Pantabangan Dam needs more rains –PAGASA

By Catherine J. Teves MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — Water level dipped anew in Pantabangan Dam, one of Southeast Asia’s largest dams, further raising concern about future supply of this…

Palace says President Aquino sufficiently explained MRT problem, rehabilitation to public

MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III was able to adequately explain the problems concerning the Metro Rail Transit (MRT), along with their solutions, during his State…

Rebel killed in IED explosion in Compostela Valley

MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — Talk about the bitter being bit. A still unidentified New People’s Army (NPA) bomber was killed after the improvised explosive device (IED) he was supposed…

President Aquino says DepEd to fully address classroom backlog by 2016

By Juzel Danganan MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — The Department of Education (DepEd) targets to meet the classroom backlog by 2016, with the 43,000 classrooms to be funded from the…

DOST, ADMU to launch traffic mobile app before year ends

By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — The Advanced Traffic and Pollution Monitoring System (ATPMS), a project done by Ateneo De Manila University (ADMU) in partnership with…

President Aquino proposes lower borrowings in 2016 at Php674.8B

By Joann Santiago MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — Improving fiscal space continue to show its benefits on the Philippines as it further lessened the government’s reliance to foreign borrowings as…

President Aquino says 2016 budget prepares next admin, urges lawmakers to pass FOI bill

MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — President Aquino urged legislatures Tuesday to prepare the way for the next administration as he submits the P3 trillion 2016 national budget to Congress. In…

ECC’s move to adopt SSS manner of pension computation results in increase in EC pension for the private sector

MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — Department of Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz said on Tuesday that Employees Compensation (EC) pensioners can expect an increase in their pension after the…