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Peso still in 5-yr low vs. dollar

By Joann Santiago MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — The Philippine peso ended Tuesday sideways against the greenback a day after closing at its five-year low on back of investors’ anticipation…

Ayala Land’s new Php11.5-B luxury residence in BGC enjoys brisk sales

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — Ayala Land Premier (ALP), the luxury real estate unit of Ayala Land Inc., is reporting robust sales of its newly-launched Php11.5-billion…

DOTC wants MRT-3 owner to drop raps vs. addition of 48 train cars

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — Taking its cue from Pres. Benigno S. Aquino III’s last State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, the Department of…

Cebu Capitol posts PHP1.421-B revenue in first half of 2015

CEBU CITY, July 28 (PNA) — The Cebu provincial government posted a total revenue collection of PHP1.421 billion for the first half of this year, an official said. Acting Cebu…

PHL stocks slip below 7,500

MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — Local share prices declined below the 7,500-mark on Tuesday as investors continued to follow leads from developments abroad ahead of a two-day Federal Reserve meeting….

ADB announces increased funding for host Philippines

MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao today met with Philippine Finance Secretary Cesar V. Purisima to discuss ADB’s deepening partnership with and increased funding…

Six firms interested in modernizing Davao Sasa Port

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — Six firms have expressed strong interest in the Davao Sasa Port Modernization Project, the first Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) project in Mindanao under…

Enfinity backs use of solar hybrids to solve power supply shortage in SPUG areas

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, July 28 (PNA) – Enfinity Philippines, a subsidiary of Belgian-firm Enfinity Corp., supports the Department of Energy (DOE) proposal of using solar hybrids to solve…

Montejo to further improve PAGASA and empower scientists

By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — As President Benigno S. Aquino III commended Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Mario Montejo twice in his last…

City Fire Marshall eyes establishment of a fire sub-station at the city’s largest barangay

BUTUAN CITY, July 28 (PNA) — Butuan City fire marchall FCInsp. Cesar Augustus Kenazo is looking forward for the establishment of a fire sub-station of the Butuan City Central Fire…

More ‘Pablo’ survivors in DavOr get certificates of occupancy for new homes

MATI, Davao Oriental, July 28 (PNA) – More housing beneficiaries from the towns devastated by typhoon Pablo in 2012 received certificates of occupancy for their new homes as the provincial…

PNoy’s 4Ps a boon to indigents, say villagers in Isabela

By Villamor Visaya Jr. CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, July 28 (PNA) — With the help of President Benigno Simeon Aquino III’s expanded program on Pantawid Pamilya Pangkabuhayan Program (4Ps), rearing…

PHL’s 100 millionth baby from Pangasinan celebrates lst birthday

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, July 28 (PNA) -– Most Pangasinenses may not know it but the “Symbolic 100 Millionth Pinoy Baby” who was born at 12:20 a.m. of July 27, 2014 from…

Antique provincial officials give President high grades

SAN JOSE, Antique, July 28 (PNA) -– For Antique Vice Governor Edgar Denosta and Provincial Board Member Errol Santillan, President Benigno Aquino III accomplished much during the past five years…

One classroom building project increases enrollment of school in Janiuay, Iloilo

ILOILO CITY, July 28 (PNA) –- The one-classroom building project in Tambal Elementary School in Janiuay, Iloilo has increased the number of enrollees in the school. The classroom was a…