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Science community marks good harvest

SCIENCE CITY, MUNOZ, NUEVA ECIJA, Feb. 26 (PNA) — The science community here celebrated the county’s sustained good harvest in an exhibit dubbed as “Bountiful Harvest,” at the Rice Science…

OWWA allots P8M for seafarer’s upgrading program in Western Visayas

ILOILO CITY, Feb. 26 (PNA) — The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) here has P8 million funds for the implementation of the Seafarer’s Upgrading Program (SUP) in Western Visayas this…

New Cavite-based firm to expand e-vehicle production

By Robert Maico CARMONA, Cavite City, Feb. 26 (PNA) — BEMAC Electric Transportation Philippines, Inc. will increase production of its e-vehicles (EVs) at its Carmona, Cavite plant, from 500 to…

DTI welcomes completion of ATI’s system upgrading of container terminal in Batangas

BATANGAS CITY, Batangas, Feb. 26 (PNA) — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) welcomes the completion of the system upgrading by the Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI) of the Batangas…

Metro Pacific sets Php58.2-B capex for 2015; profit up 18% in 2014

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, Feb. 26 (PNA) — Infrastructure conglomerate Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC) is increasing its capital expenditure to 6.2 percent to Php58.2 billion this year, bulk…

IT jobs pay highest salary — JobStreet.com

By Kris M. Crismundo MANILA, Feb 26 (PNA) — Job positions in information technology (IT) pay the highest salary, according to JobStreet.com’s 2015 Salary Report. In a briefing on Thursday,…

Ayala Land unit sees Php4.4-B sales from Makati office condominium dev’t project

MANILA, Feb. 26 (PNA) –- Listed property giant Ayala Land Inc. affiliate Alveo Land expects Php4.4 billion in sales from its first office condominium development project located at its mixed-use…

SM Group completes Tacloban school building project

TACLOBAN CITY, Feb. 26 (PNA) — The SM Group turned over Thursday a newly completed school building to Tacloban City National High School in this city’s Bagacay village. The project…

New 550-hectare economic zone eyed in southern Cebu

CEBU CITY, Feb. 26 (PNA) — The Cebu Provincial Government is planning to develop a new 550-hectare economic zone in southern Cebu to decongest the province’s urban areas. The Cebu…

DOLE-3, civil society groups sign anew budget partnership agreement

By Zorayda S. Tecson CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Feb. 26 (PNA) — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) regional office and the civil society groups have signed anew…

President Aquino welcomes visiting French leader to Malacañang

MANILA, Feb 26 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III welcomed French President François Hollande at Malacañang Palace on Thursday afternoon for the latter’s two-day state visit to the Philippines….

President Aquino signs Joint Resolution extending filing of human rights claims

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Feb. 26 (PNA) – President Benigno Aquino III has approved a joint resolution by Congress extending the period of filing of human rights claims by…

IS kidnaps 220 Christian Assyrians in northern Syria

DAMASCUS, Feb. 26 (PNA/Xinhua) — The number of Christian Assyrians snatched by the Islamic State (IS) group in northern Syria has risen to 220 over the past three days, a…

President Hollande: France stands to help PHL’s development against climate change

By Kris M. Crismundo MANILA, Feb. 26 (PNA) — Visiting French President François Hollande assured to help the Philippines in its future developments to be more resilient against climate change….

Ad Hoc committee on BBL needs to move resumption of hearing due to delay of BOI report

MANILA, Feb. 26 (PNA) – The House Ad Hoc committee on the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) on Thursday decided to postponed anew the resumption of hearing, which was scheduled March…