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SBAC 1 recommends issuance of notice of award to Smartmatic for provision of OMR machines

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, July 30 (PNA) — The Special Bids and Awards Committee (SBAC) 1 of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has recommended to the Commission en banc…

CIPI suspends IMS certification for Semirara Mining

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, July 30 (PNA) – Semirara Mining & Power Corp. said Thursday that it has received the suspension certificate for its Integrated Management System (IMS) from…

Pryce Gases farms-in SC 55 for US$ 3.22-M

MANILA, July 30 (PNA) — Pryce Gases Inc., a subsidiary of Pryce Corp., has farmed in Thursday US$ 3.22 million for a 10-percent stake in the future earnings of Hawkeye-1,…

Ceres bus drivers undergo refresher course with LTFRB, LTO

BACOLOD CITY, July 30 (PNA) — The Land Transportation Franchise and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and Land Transportation Office (LTO) is conducting a series of seminars for drivers of Vallacar Transit…

5,600 personnel hired for population census in Region 1

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union, July 30 (PNA) — More than 5,600 personnel were hired in Region 1 for the 2015 Census of Population (PopCen) to be conducted from August…

Cebu gov welcomes creation of new congressional district

CEBU CITY, July 30 (PNA) — Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III has welcomed the approval by the Senate of a bill creating a new district in the province. The new…

Pag-IBIG conducts housing fair for Calamba City gov’t employees

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, July 30 (PNA) — The Pag-IBIG Fund Institutional Housing Group headed by Sherry Marie Abairo is conducting a two-day housing fair starting today (July 30) until Friday…

Davao Light imposes four-hour power cut off

By Lilian C. Mellejor DAVAO CITY, July 30 (PNA) — Davao Light and Power Co.(DLPC) started Thursday imposing a maximum of three to four hours of rotating power interruptions in…

DOH-2 reports achievements in MDG goals

TUGUEGARAO CITY, July 30 (PNA) — The Department of Health Regional Office 2 (DOH-02) has achieved the health- related targets under the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) for the year 2014….

PCL slams dad involved in fake official receipts, certificates of appearance

DAGUPAN CITY, July 30 (PNA)–A town councilor of Leyte is now facing strings of criminal cases, including an administrative complaint for issuing fake official receipts and certificates of appearance purportedly…

MIAA chief: NAIA Terminals are structurally sound, earthquake-ready

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, July 30 (PNA) — How prepared are airports and its authorities to deal the possible 7.2 earthquake to hit Metro Manila or the “big one”?…

Over 8-M school children undergo deworming during NSDD –DOH

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA, July 30 (PNA) — More than eight million school-age children studying in public elementary schools nationwide were listed as “dewormed” during the conduct of the…

Colmenares asks Comelec to ensure PCOS machines will work even during power shortage

Sammy F. Martin MANILA, July 30 (PNA) — Bayan Muna Party-list Rep. Neri Colmenares on Thursday said Commission on Elections (COMELEC) should consider all possible scenario including power shortage in…

British businesses have “high degree” of interest in PHL — BCCP

By Kris M. Crismundo MANILA, July 30 (PNA) — The British Chamber of Commerce Philippines (BCCP) said more United Kingdom-based companies are interested in the Philippine market. “There’s high degree…