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(Feature) Basic computer use unfolds to young Tacloban cyber game lovers

TACLOBAN CITY, June 30 (PNA) – For some students in this city, it took them years to discover that computer is more than a game. Froy Gabrielle Payao, 12 from…

(Feature) Addressing nutritional needs through Science

By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata MANILA, June 30 (PNA) — Malnutrition, especially among children, is among the problems the country is currently facing. Lack on proteins and energy in foods…

Petron cuts LPG prices by 45c/ltr

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, June 30 (PNA) — Petron Corp. has cut Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) prices by 45 centavos per kilogram (kg) effective Wednesday. Petron will lower prices…

Century Pacific Food scouts for acquisitions of other businesses

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, June 30 (PNA) — Century Pacific Food Inc. (CNPF), the country’s largest canned food company, is scouting for potential acquisitions in a bid to grow…

Dollar retreats on Greek debt crisis developments

MANILA, June 30 (PNA) — Markets’ wait-and-see stance on developments in Greece and its creditors resulted to the appreciation of the Philippine peso Tuesday, in line with regional trend. The…

Davao SME exporters push implementation of Davao port project

DAVAO CITY, June 30 (PNA) — The Davao Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) which export products to various international markets are urging the government to implement the Sasa Port Modernization…

PhilRealty forays into energy, other sectors outside real estate

MANILA, June 30 (PNA) — Listed high-end real estate developer Philippine Realty and Holdings Corp. (PhilRealty) on Tuesday announced its foray into energy and other sectors outside real estate, as…

EPI hikes capital stocks to Php 2.4 B

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, June 30 (PNA) – Shareholders of Emerging Power, Inc. (EPI), a renewable energy company, have approved an increase in its authorized capital stocks from Php…

MILF insists all Mindanao stakeholders were consulted on BBL

COTABATO CITY, June 30 (PNA) — The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has insisted the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), Sulu Sultanate and Indigenous Peoples were consulted on the draft…

DTI-Davao recognizes social entrepreneurs’ role in nation building

DAVAO CITY, June 30 (PNA) — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Davao Region is fully recognizing the role of social entrepreneurs in nation building. Social entrepreneurs are…

All-out ban on illegal fish pens in Dagupan City backed

DAGUPAN CITY, June 30 (PNA)–Let’s give our rivers a breathing spill so that they will have a chance to recover. This was the appeal of former city councilor Alex de…

DOH allocates Php 9.2 M for Dagupan CHO’s expansion

DAGUPAN CITY, June 30 (PNA)– Mayor Belen Fernandez announced that The Department of Health (DOH) has allocated a budget of Php 9.2 million for the expansion of the City Health…

City of San Fernando joins observance of National Disaster Consciousness Month

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, June 30 (PNA) — The city government has joined the nation in the month-long observance of National Disaster Consciousness Month to enhance public awareness on…

Angeles City trims trees along highways, main thoroughfares

ANGELES CITY, Pampanga, June 30 (PNA) — The Angeles City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (ACDRRMO) has initiated the trimming and pruning operations on overhanging branches of trees planted…

Batangas City to rehabilitate mangroves areas, waterways

MANILA, June 30 (PNA) — Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) field offices in Batangas province will provide Batangas City government and its ‘barangay’ local governments technical assistance in…