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DOST, DILG IV-A spearhead forum on “Road to Smart City”

By Robert Maico CALAMBA CITY, Laguna Oct 1 (PNA) – Two government agencies conducted a forum on Calabarzon Local Government Units dubbed “Road to Smart City” held Wednesday at Crimson…

Bacolod’s 35th MassKara Festival officially opens

BACOLOD CITY, Oct. 1 (PNA) – The 35th MassKara Festival officially opened Wednesday in rites held at the city’s public plaza led by Mayor Monico Puentevella and Vice Mayor Greg…

Ilocano youth makes presence felt in Ilocos Norte

Laoag City,Ilocos Norte, Oct 1 (PNA) –The Ilocano youth is making their presence felt in Ilocos Norte, using the influence of social media as a tool to engage youth volunteerism…

Completion of US$ 1.1-B Bayshore City Resorts World seen to boost PHL tourism

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, Oct. 1 (PNA) — Travellers International Hotel Group Inc. on Wednesday started the construction of the US $ 1.1-billion Bayshore City Resorts World at the…

PSALM turns over Naga Power Plant to Salcon Corporation

MANILA, Oct. 1 (PNA) — The Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management (PSALM) Corporation on Thursday (25 September 2014) turned over the 153.1-megawatt (MW) Naga Power Plant to its new…

First Ebola case diagnosed in U.S.: CDC

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (PNA/Xinhua) — A patient in Texas has tested positive for Ebola, the first person diagnosed in the U.S. with the deadly virus, U.S. health authorities said Tuesday….

MRT-3 simplified bidding avoided interruption of train services — Abaya

By Sammy F. Martin MANILA, Oct. 1 (PNA) — Transportation and Communications Sec. Joseph Emilio Abaya on Wednesday said he was forced to arrange a simplified bidding on the maintenance…

Manufacturing to continue to lead PHL growth this year — DTI

MANILA, Oct. 1 (PNA) — Food and electronics will be among the top driver of the manufacturing sector, which in turn will continue to propel the country’s economic growth for…

SC stops QC plan to sell UP-Ayala Technohub

By Perfecto T. Raymundo MANILA, Oct. 1 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday stopped the local government of Quezon City from bidding out for sale the UP-Ayala Land…

President Aquino vows more stringent assessment before sending Filipino troops overseas

By Joann Santiago MANILA, Oct. 1 (PNA) — President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday vowed a more rigorous evaluation of the risks that Filipino soldiers will face the next time…

DOLE cites Luisita Industrial Park as PHL’s first labor laws compliant ecozone

TARLAC CITY, Tarlac, Oct. 1 (PNA) — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has cited the Luisita Industrial Park as the first labor laws compliant economic zone in the…

Death toll rises to 48 as rescue missions continue on volatile volcano in Japan

TOKYO, Oct. 1 (PNA/Xinhua) — Search and rescue workers comprising more than 1,000 police officers, firefighters and Self-Defense Forces personnel on Wednesday resumed works as well as recovery operations from…

2-B older persons in world by 2050 — Ban

TEHRAN, Sept. 30 (PNA/IRNA) — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message on the International Day of Older Persons, announced that the number of older persons is expected to more…

DTI to release Php3.4-M worth of equipment to boost Zambo Sur town’s bamboo industry

PAGADIAN CITY, Sept. 30 (PNA) -– The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is releasing on Wednesday Php3.4 million worth of equipment and machines to boost the Bamboo Industry in…

3 villages in Negros Occidental town declared ‘peace communities’

BACOLOD CITY, Sept. 30 (PNA) -– Residents of three villages in Murcia, Negros Occidental declared their areas as “peace communities” as the observance of the National Peace Consciousness Month drew…