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Proposed Archipelagic Sea Lanes statute for 3rd reading passage

MANILA, March 29 (PNA) — The House of Representatives, come resumption of session in May, is set to approve on final reading the proposed law providing the parameters for the…

TESDA chief tells youth to ‘shoot for your dreams’

MANILA, March 29 (PNA) — Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Director General Joel Villanueva has once again put his well-reputed basketball skills on the line in an effort…

One-way traffic to Baguio at Kennon Road during Holy Week –DPWH

MANILA, March 29 (PNA) — To shorten the travel time of vacationers spending the Holy Week in Baguio City, the summer capital of the country, the Department of Public Works…

Bullish outlook for stocks seen

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, March 29 (PNA) — Investing in Philippine stock market offers tremendous opportunities for potential investors, as domestic sectors continue to benefit from the current macro-economic…

Sta. Clara Power to construct hydro projects with 200-MW capacity

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, March 29 (PNA) – Sta. Clara Power Corp., a subsidiary of the construction firm Sta. Clara International Corp., is targeting to build more than 12…

PTT PHLs Corp. ready for Euro 4 implementation by July

MANILA, March 29 (PNA) – The Thai government-owned PTT Philippines Corp. is ready for the mandated Euro 4 standard for diesel and gas products which will be implemented in July…

Power demand in Cebu dips by 1.86MW during Earth Hour

CEBU CITY, March 29 (PNA) — The Visayan Electric Company (VECO), Metro Cebu’s lone power utility, said power demand in its franchise area dipped by 1.86 megawatts (MW) during the…

Bulacan braces for Holy Week ‘exodus’

By Emil G. Gamos MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan, March 29 (PNA) — From the Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto Shrine in the mountain city of San Jose del Monte to the…

C-295: First brand-new transport aircraft acquired by PHL in almost 40 years

By Priam F. Nepomuceno MANILA, March 29 (PNA) — For the first time in almost 40 years, the Philippine Air Force (PAF) will be formally accepting into service a brand-new,…

‘Divorce law would make marriage a mockery’ –CBCP head

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, March 27 (PNA) — The head of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) echoed on Friday the stand of the Catholic Church against…

Comelec allows anew Smartmatic-TIM from bidding of OMR

By Ferdinand G. Patino MANILA, March 27 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has again allowed Smartmatic–Total Information Management (TIM) Corporation to bid for the additional Optical Mark Reader…

National Peace Summit to discuss Bangsamoro Basic Law eyed

MANILA, March 27 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino on Friday said a National Peace Summit will be held to better understand the importance of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL)….

PSE index hits fresh record high

MANILA, March 27 (PNA) –- Local share prices bucked the regional trend by eking out slight gains on Friday to end to its 21st all-time high for the year. The…

President Aquino forms council to study BBL thoroughly

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, March 27 (PNA) — President Benigno Aquino III on Friday announced the creation of a council that will study thoroughly the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL)…

Bulacan, N. Ecija, Tarlac get Php159.76-M total funding for TESDA tech-voc scholarships

By Lily O. Ramos MANILA, March 27 (PNA) — The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) will release a total of Php159.76 million to the provinces of Bulacan, Nueva…