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OrionGroup, First Solar form new firm to develop solar projects in PHLs

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, May 27 (PNA) – OrionGroup International Inc., an American renewable energy (RE) firm and First Solar Inc., the world’s largest solar developer, have formed FSO…

Pacific Online Systems Corp. renews partnership with Globe Business

MANILA, May 27 (PNA) — Globe Business, the corporate ICT arm of Globe Telecom, once again gained the trust of Pacific Online Systems Corporation (POSC) as the management systems and…

Cebu Pacific to fill over 100 cabin crew vacancies in recruitment fairs in key cities

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, May 27 (PNA) — Low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) on Wednesday said that it will conduct a nine-city recruitment fair in the coming weeks…

Rockwell Land sets Php13-B 2015 capex to ramp up project launches

MANILA, May 27 (PNA) — Lopez-led Rockwell Land Corp. is almost doubling its capital expenditure budget this year to Php13 billion from last year’s Php8.7 billion, as it ramps up…

PHL, Albay tourism gets strong pitch at APTM 2015 opening

By Johnny C. Nunez LEGAZPI CITY, May 27 (PNA) — Philippine tourism got a strong promotional push early this week from Albay Gov. Joey Salceda, the country’s first Tourism Star…

Antique receives P128.4M share in natural wealth

SAN JOSE, Antique, May 27 (PNA) — The province of Antique received its biggest share so far of the proceeds in the utilization and development of natural wealth in the…

Iloilo’s historic old capitol to open on May 29

ILOILO CITY, May 27 (PNA) — The Casa Real de Iloilo or the old capitol of Iloilo will have its soft opening and blessing on Friday. Vice Governor of Iloilo…

Dagupan milkfish among top sellers at IFEX in MOA

DAGUPAN CITY, May 27 (PNA) — The certified Dagupan milkfish, either blast frozen, deboned marinated, canned and bottled, was the top sensation in the International Food Exhibition (IFEX) 2015 at…

IMF maintains PHL growth forecast at 6.7%; raises inflation outlook on impact of El Nino

By Leslise D. Venzon MANILA, May 26 (PNA) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has maintained its growth projection for the Philippines this year at 6.7 percent despite a weak…

House Committee on Ways and Means approves Bangsamoro bill

MANILA, May 26 (PNA) — The House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means approved with amendments the provisions in the proposed Basic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region specific…

Researchers find new way to treat diabetic blindness

WASHINGTON, May 26 (PNA/Xinhua) — U.S. researchers said Monday they have found a new way to restore the eyesight in patients who have a blinding eye disease caused by diabetes….

Senators willing to sit down with President Aquino on BBL — Drilon

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, May 26 (PNA) — Senate President Franklin Drilon on Tuesday said the senators would welcome sitting down with President Benigno Aquino III after the release…

NBI probes into viral photos of child treated as dog

MANILA, May 26 (PNA) — The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) is now coordinating with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to investigate the controversial viral pictures of…

DOJ to decide on third batch of PDAF scam cases this week

MANILA, May 26 (PNA) — The Department of Justice (DOJ) is expected to decide this week on the third batch of the priority development assistance fund (PDAF) scam cases which…

OIC invites PHL in Kuwait gab for Mindanao peace process

MANILA, May 26 (PNA0 — A three-member delegation from the Philippine government is due to attend the annual gathering of foreign ministers of Muslim countries on Wednesday. In a letter,…