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NTA to plant 1 M tree seedlings in synchronized tree planting on July 30

LAOAG City, Ilocos Norte, July 28 (PNA) –To highlight its 27th founding anniversary celebration, the National Tobacco Administration (NTA) will lead synchronized tree-planting activities in various areas in Regions I,…

Go Negosyo Act to boost development of MSMEs

MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — The approval of Republic Act 10644: An Act Promoting Job Generation and Inclusive Growth through the Development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises or the…

Greenergy Holdings Inc signs incorporation documents of Lite Speed Technologies Inc

MANILA, July 28 (PNA) – Greenergy Holdings Incorporated (GHI), along with IT Group Inc. and Fab People Inc, has signed the incorporation documents of Lite Speed Technologies Inc, a proposed…

Meralco’s net income up by 2% to Php9.6-B

MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — The Manila Electric Company’s (Meralco’s) net income was up by 2 percent from Php 9.4 billion to Php9.6 billion, according to the company’s financial results…

NOAH’s-Dream Lidar Project vital to save lives of Filipino people

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — The Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards’s (NOAH’s) Dream Lidar project will pinpoint flood prone areas, saving many lives in turn, said…

Ilonggo leaders cite Aquino administration for regaining public trust

By Annabel J. Petinglay ILOILO CITY, July 28 (PNA) –- Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. and Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog both cited the administration of President Benigno Aquino…

President Aquino cites BSP recapitalization, investment grades as major economic achievements

MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III cited the completion of the P50-billion recapitalization of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), as well as investment grades received…

President Aquino receives standing ovation after delivering his 5th SONA

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, July 28 (PNA) – President Benigno Aquino III received spontaneous standing ovation after he delivered his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) during Monday’s…

President Aquino: The Filipino is worth fighting for

MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — The Filipino is worth fighting for! President Benigno S. Aquino III added this line to the slogan of his father, the late Senator Benigno “Ninoy”…

North Cotabato bike race shows top tourists’ attractions

ALAMADA, North Cotabato, July 27 (PNA) – As the province of North Cotabato prepares for its centennial celebration on September 1, a Mindanao-wide bike contest was held Saturday that also…

ARMM launches multimillion-peso road project in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY, Maguindanao, July 27 (PNA) – Officials of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) launched on Friday a multimillion-peso highway rehabilitation project in Datu Odin Sinsuat, this province….

DENR 7 restores 24 has. of mangroves, 14 has. of beach forest in Yolanda-hit areas

By Eddie O. Barrita CEBU CITY, July 27 (PNA) — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 7 has established and restored some 24 hectares of mangrove plantations and…

PHL end-April ’14 prepayment reaches USD 86.2M

By Joann Santiago MANILA, July 27 (PNA) — The Philippine government has taken advantage of the still low interest rate environment in the first four months of 2014 by prepaying…

DOST facility to propel local electronics industry

MANILA, July 27 (PNA) –A state-of-the-art Electronics Product Development Center (EPDC) will soon be established in the country to power up the local electronics industry and propel it to global…

President Aquino set to certify Bangsamoro Basic Law as urgent bill

MANILA, July 27 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III is set to certify the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) as urgent bill, a Palace official said on Sunday. “Ipinahayag ni…