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Olongapo City LGU agrees to sign debt-restructuring deal with PSALM

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, Aug. 28 (PNA) – Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management President and Chief Executive Lourdes Alzona said Friday that Olongapo City Mayor Rolen Paulino has…

DOTC sets traffic plan dry run for LRT-2 project on Saturday

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, Aug. 28 (PNA) — Before presenting to the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) for approval, the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is first set…

TESDA chief expresses desire to run for senator

BALANGA CITY, Bataan, Aug. 28 (PNA) –Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) director general Joel Villanueva has expressed here of his desire to seek a senate post if he…

Bomb threats disrupt work, court proceedings; delay murder case on King’s slay in Davao City

DAVAO CITY, Aug. 28 (PNA) — The court proceedings at the Hall of Justice, including the arraignment of the three accused in the murder of Richard King were disrupted after…

ARMM exec closely watching Senate BBL plenary deliberation

COTABATO CITY, Aug 28 (PNA)- Officials of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) on Friday said the regional leadership is closely watching the deliberations of the Senate version of…

Pangasinan cops advance enhanced shooting proficiency

MALASIQUI, Pangasinan, Aug. 28 (PNA)— At least 63 members of the Malasiqui police station (MPS) underwent enhanced shooting proficiency training on Friday till Saturday to boost their capabilities in neutralizing…

JCI Iloilo Ilang-ilang and LPNHS bring heaven to aeta community through education

ILOILO CITY, August 28 (PNA) -–The Junior Chamber International Philippines Iloilo Ilang-ilang, Inc. (JCI), together with the Lapaz National High School (LPNHS), educate aeta community in Barangay (village) Lanit, Jaro,…

DSWD: Newborn baby on viral video is now out of the hospital care

MANILA, Aug. 28 (PNA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said on Friday the newborn baby seen on a viral video being slapped continuously by his mother…

PAGASA: Dim chance for LPA to become tropical cyclone

MANILA, Aug. 28 (PNA) — The low-pressure area (LPA) inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and located east of the Visayas at present is unlikely to develop into a…

Thailand wants to replicate ‘successful administration’ of overseas Filipino workers

MANILA, Aug. 28 (PNA) — Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Friday commended the Philippines for its “successful administration” of overseas Filipino workers. “Thailand can benefit in learning from the…

Assembly of MRT-3 prototype train car expected to begin next week — DOTC

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, Aug. 28 (PNA) — The Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) on Friday said that it expects assembly of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3…

LTO driver’s license centers to open on Saturdays

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, Aug. 28 (PNA) — A transport official on Friday announced that driver’s license centers will be open on Saturdays starting Aug. 29 to help ease…

Comelec assures: The May 2016 polls will be accurate

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, Aug. 28 (PNA) — Although it will be using new voting machines for next year’s polls, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is confident that the…

EPI, Orka Energy ink deal for Biliran Geothermal Project

MANILA, Aug. 27 (PNA) -– Icelandic-firm Orka Energy has signed a deal with Emerging Power Inc. (EPI) to transfer its 60-percent stake in Biliran Geothermal Inc. ”On Monday, August 24,…

Bacolod SP gives tribute to city’s vice mayors as part of Ordinance Week

BACOLOD CITY, Aug. 27 (PNA) — The Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) of Bacolod paid tribute to vice mayors who served this city from 1951 up to the present as part of…