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Local stakeholders set to join APEC workshop

LAOAG CITY, April 1 (PNA) — Local stakeholders in Ilocos Norte are set to join the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) workshop on the third day of the meeting slated…

Pangasinan gov asks elderlies to remind youth of Holy Week’s essence

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, April 1 (PNA) — Governor Amado Espino Jr. asked the elder people of the province to constantly remind the young ones of the real essence of the observance…

Zambo mayor calls on authorities to ensure orderly observance of Holy Week

ZAMBOANGA CITY, April 1 (PNA) — Mayor Ma. Isabelle Climaco-Salazar on Wednesday called on the police and military including barangay officials and volunteers and agencies concerned to coordinate efforts and…

President Aquino urges vehicle owners to follow policy on use of license plates

MANILA, April 1 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III has vowed to implement the law on the use of license plates, advising car dealers and owners to release and…

PAGASA officially declares onset of dry or summer season in PHL

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan MANILA, April 1 (PNA) — Despite with the incoming typhoon in the country, Filipinos can now expect warmer days ahead as the Philippinem Atmospheric Geophysical…

PHL stocks hit year’s 24th record close near 8,000

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, April 1 (PNA) — The local stock market rallied to another record close near the 8,000 mark on Wednesday, its 24th this year, bucking the…

More than 1 million people to flock to Manaoag till Easter

DAGUPAN CITY, April 1 (PNA)– More than a million devotees shall have visited the Minor Basilica of Manaoag to renew their devotion with the Lady of Holy Rosary whose ivory…

Australian scientists discover unique way to prevent dengue fever

MELBOURNE, April 1 (PNA/Xinhua) — A team of Australian researchers have come up with a unique way of preventing the spread of the dengue virus, a mosquito-borne disease that currently…

Shareholders approve doubling of Alliance Select’s capital to PHP3B

MANILA, April 1 (PNA) — Seafood producer and exporter Alliance Select Foods International Inc. has secured the approval of majority of stakeholders to double its authorized capital stock to PHP3…

TM gains stronghold in prepaid value brand segment

MANILA, April 1 (PNA) — Globe Telecom value brand TM has grown to be one of the most competitive mobile brands in its category after recording double-digit growth in revenues…

Filinvest profit down 4.6% on expansion costs

MANILA, April 1 (PNA) — Gotianun-led conglomerate Filinvest Development Corp. (FDC) posted a slight 4.61-percent decline in profit in 2014 despite higher revenues, pulled down by business expansion expenses. In…

President Aquino satisfied with NAIA upgrades

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, April 1 (PNA) — Shortly after inspecting the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 for the Holy Week exodus on Wednesday, President Benigno Aquino…

One Network Bank to become subsidiary of BDO

MANILA, March 31 (PNA) — Listed Banco de Oro Unibank Inc. (BDO) will acquire up to 100 percent of the outstanding shares of One Network Bank (ONB), making the rural…

Rice Science Mobile Museum showcases rice culture, PhilRice’s latest technologies

MANILA, March 31 (PNA) — There is a mobile museum touring the country (by requests) where traditions, arts and technology surrounding the rice farming actually meet. This is the Rice…

Filipino nurses increase passing rate in JPEPA nursing exam to 8.8%

MANILA, March 31 (PNA) — Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz said Japan’s National Examination for its Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) nursing candidates continues to be one of the most…