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MLM defends industry (News Feature)

By Kris M. Crismundo MANILA, Aug 3 (PNA) — With the recent news on networking scams, a multi-level marketing (MLM) company defends the industry. Forever Rich Philippines, Inc., Chief Executive…

PSEi extends gains for 4th day on bargain-hunting

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, Aug. 3 (PNA) — The benchmark stock index bucked a tumble in the Asian markets Monday as it managed to eke out gains on bargain-hunting….

Phl peso slightly improves vs USD

By Joann Santiago MANILA, Aug 3 (PNA) — The Philippine peso regained its footing a bit after plunging to its 5-year and two-day-low against the US dollar Friday last week….

DVO-DTI XI establishes Negosyo Centers in DavOr, DavSur, Davao City

By Jenny Grace M. Mendoza DAVAO CITY, Aug. 3 (PNA) — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Region XI has opened a total of three Negosyo Centers in…

Oil firms to reduce per liter prices of diesel by Php0.90, gas by Php0.40

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, Aug. 3 (PNA) — Most oil firms will reduce diesel prices per liter by Php0.90 centavos and gasoline by Php0.40 centavos on Tuesday. In separate…

MPIC expects Php10-B profit this year

MANILA, Aug. 3 (PNA) — Infrastructure conglomerate Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) expects its core earnings reaching Php10 billion this year, up 17.65 percent from last year’s Php8.5 billion. “We…

PECO sends final note to telcos to remove cable wires

ILOILO CITY, Aug 3 (PNA)– Power provider Panay Electric Company’s (PECO) patience is wearing thin amid the inaction of telecommunication companies (telcos) vis-à-vis the former’s repeated notifications to the latter…

Customs to forfeit rice shipment intercepted in Zambo port

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Aug. 3 (PNA) – The Bureau of Customs (BoC) is set to forfeit in favor of the government the shipment of 12,000 sacks of rice of 25 kilos…

Gov’t spends Php 4B to empower the poor through Sustainable Livelihood Program

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 3 (PNA) –- The government has spent Php 4.46 billion to empower the poor through the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) from 2011 to this year,…

Eight towns in Northern Mindanao complete health program governance

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 3 (PNA) – Eight municipal towns in Northern Mindanao graduated last July 30 from the Municipal Local Governance Program on Health jointly undertaken by Zuellig…

Mangudadatu vows all-out support for Mar Roxas

COTABATO CITY, Aug 3 (PNA) — Maguindanao Gov. Esmael Toto Mangudadatu has declared his all-out support for the presidential bid of Interior and Local Government Sec. Manuel Mar Roxas in…

SP opposes transfer of 4 Pangasinan towns to SSS branch in Tarlac

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Aug. 3 (PNA) — The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) has asked the Social Security System (SSS) to stop the transfer of four towns in the 2nd Congressional District of…

CHR to seek suspension of government doctor following another complaint

DUMAGUETE CITY, Aug. 3 (PNA) -– Dr. Jess Cañete, special investigator of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in Negros Oriental, on Monday announced he will seek the immediate suspension…

Bicol workers seek Php50 hike in daily wage

By Danny O. Calleja LEGAZPI CITY, Aug. 3 (PNA) — The labor sector in Bicol wants an increase of Php50 in their daily wage. The amount of increase came up…

6th ID facilitates PMA entrance test for 517 aspirants

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao, Aug 3 (PNA) — More than 500 aspirants to the country’s premier military academy took the Philippine Military Academy Entrance Examination (PMAEE) Sunday, the highest number so…