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‘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…

President Aquino reminds concerned agencies to assure safety of public during Holy Week

MANILA, March 27 (PNA) – President Benigno Aquino on Friday has directed the concerned agencies to assure the safety and convenience of the public going to the provinces during the…

Absolut Distillers Inc 2-MW solar project to apply for FIT

By Juzel L. Danganan GUIMARAS, March 26 (PNA) — Tan-led Absolut Distillers Inc’s (ADI’s) will apply for the Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) of its 2-Megawatt (MW) solar project in Lian, Batangas. According…

FinanceAsia: Globe is best managed telco in the Philippines

MANILA, March 27 (PNA) — Globe Telecom was cited as one of the best managed public companies in the Philippines and in the region, according to a survey by FinanceAsia…

Filinvest pays off 10-hectare SRP lot

CEBU CITY, March 27 (PNA) — Real estater giant Filinvest Land Inc. (FLI) has paid off the 10-hectare lot in the South Road Properties (SRP) after its area general manager,…

Philjets optimistic with aerospace industry in PHL

By Kris M. Crismundo MANILA, March 27 (PNA) — Local aerospace industry player, Philjets Group, is optimistic with the aerospace industry in the country as it eyes to double its…

64 registered beach resorts in 2 Bataan towns almost fully-booked

MORONG, Bataan, March 27 (PNA) — Beautiful sandy beach resorts in Bagac and Morong towns in this province are almost fully-booked for the Holy Week, municipal mayors and tourism officers…

DOT to launch ‘Summer Fun’ in Eastern Visayas

TACLOBAN CITY, March 27 (PNA) – The Department of Tourism (DOT) will launch “Summer Fun” in Eastern Visayas in a bid to restore the region’s image as vacation destination after…

Wind power seen to boost economy of Guimaras

By Perla G. Lena SAN LORENZO, Guimaras, March 27 (PNA) — The presence of a wind farm in this municipality of Guimaras is expected to boost this province’s economy aside…

Philippines pushes for single e-commerce platform within ASEAN

MANILA, March 26 (PNA/Xinhua) — The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said on Thursday that it will propose a single e-commerce platform for micro, small and medium enterprises…