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Magnetic gates at LRT-2 to be removed on Monday –LRTA

MANILA, Aug. 30 (PNA) — The Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 2’s magnetic gates will be completely removed on Monday, National Heroes’ Day, the LRT Authority (LRTA) said in an…

PEMC reports more violations of the must-offer rule

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, Aug. 30 (PNA) — Electricity-market operator Philippine Electricity Market Corp. has reported it is investigating more violations by generation companies on the must-offer rule at…

COA rejects MR filed by Malampaya consortium for tax case

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, August 30 (PNA) – The Court of Appeals has rejected the motion for reconsideration (MR) filed by the Malampaya consortium for its tax case, which…

MNLF technical working group to revisit GPH-MNLF peace accord

By Funny Pearl A.Gajunera DAVAO CITY, Aug. 30 (PNA) -– The tripartite technical working group of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) is set to revisit the 47-year-old Tripoli Peace…

Trader busts suspect in circulating fake money

By Eduard M. Casulla CAMP GEN. SIMEON A. OLA, Legazpi City, Aug. 30 (PNA) — An “ukay-ukay” (second hand items) trader busted a 33-year-old man believed to have been circulating…

Crime volume in Cebu drops by 3 percent due to APEC security

CEBU CITY, Aug. 30 (PNA) — Crime volume in Cebu dropped by three percent since the start of the Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit senior ministers meetings in Cebu on…

Salceda’s latest plan: to run for Albay’s 2nd congressional district

By Mars S. Arguelles PASAY CITY, Aug. 30 (PNA) — Governor Joey Salceda announced Sunday here that he is withdrawing his plan not to run for any elective post and…

8 die in Tacurong City highway accident

By Edwin O. Fernandez TACURONG CITY, Aug 30 (PNA) — About eight persons were killed and more than a dozen others hurt when a loaded passenger jeepney collided with a…

7,000 join Galing Pook Unity Walk in MOA

By Connie B. Destura PASAY CITY, Aug. 30 (PNA) — At least 7,000 representatives of various local government units, schools, non-government organizations and civil society organizations joined the Galing Pook…

DSWD eyes lowering to 60 the age of indigent senior citizens qualified to receive social pension in 2016 budget

MANILA, Aug. 30 (PNA) — Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon J. Soliman said on Sunday they are proposing to lower to 60 years the age of…

CBCP head calls for prayers for the immediate resolution of the INC protestby Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Aug. 30 (PNA) — In the midst of the ongoing protest of Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) members along EDSA-Shaw Blvd. in Mandaluyong City, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the…

TESDA’s Villanueva says it’s time to hail outstanding tech-voc crusaders

By Lily O. Ramos MANILA, Aug. 30)–Technical vocational education and training has been the road out of poverty for the grand winners of this year’s Idol Awards of the Technical…

APEC health ministers to endorse roadmap for ‘Healthy Asia Pacific 2020 Initiative’ to Leaders

By Leslie D. Venzon CEBU CITY, Aug. 20 (PNA) — Health ministers from the 21-member Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) are working to develop a roadmap for the implementation of…

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…