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8990 Holdings to invest PhP4.3-B to build fifth housing project in Davao

By Leslie D. Venzon DAVAO CITY, July 5 (PNA) — Listed mass housing developer 8990 Holdings Inc. is investing PhP4.3 billion to develop a 100-hectare property into its fifth residential…

‘Tagbilaran more than just a gateway’

By Angeline Valencia TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, July 5 (PNA) — Tagbilaran City will no longer be just the gateway to Bohol, but a destination itself. Gov. Edgar Chatto emphasized this…

Shell depleting fuel stocks in Pandacan oil depot to comply with SC order for November

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, July 5 (PNA) — Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (PSPC) said it will try to meet the Pandacan oil depot exit deadline set by the Supreme…

South Cotabato’s most wanted drug pusher falls

STO. NINO, South Cotabato, July 5 (PNA) — “The end of the road for man who once kept PhP25 million worth of shabu.” This was how Chief Inspector Joel Fuerte,…

Bohol scholars get chance in Makati

By Angeline Valencia TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, July 5 (PNA) — For the first time, University of Makati College of Maritime Leadership Innovation (UMak CMLI) accommodated scholars from Bohol. Third District…

Save 100/100 Project on after geothermal firm, others paid tribute to 105-year-old balete tree in Albay

By Rhaydz B. Barcia TIWI, Albay, July 5 (PNA) — In the heart of Sitio Capantagan, Barangay Cale here sturdily stands a 21-meter-high, 398-centimeter in diameter and multi-stem balete tree….

Storm Egay ignored by MILO Marathoners in Baguio City

By Lily O Ramos MANILA, July 5 (PNA)– Storm or no storm, almost 7,000 39th Milo Maraton runners just brushed off Egay on Sunday’s race in the wet roads of…

Search-and-retrieval operations still ongoing for missing victims of Ormoc sinking — PCG

By Priam F. Nepomuceno MANILA, July 5 (PNA) — Search-and-retrieval operations are still being conducted for the missing passengers of the M/V Kim Nirvana-B sinking which took place off Ormoc…

Gov. Espino’s son hurt in collision

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, July 5 (PNA)–Mayor Jumil Espino, 26, of Bugallon, son of Gov. Amado Espinio Jr., sustained minor injuries when a Nissan Frontier Navarra he was riding in collided head-on…

UPDATE:Electricity restored in parts of western Pangasinan

By Leonardo V. Micua DAGUPAN CITY, July 5 (PNA)–Power transmission service was restored at 3:07 p.m. today (July 5) in some areas of western Pangasinan affected by power outage caused…

(With Typhoon Egay)No classes in all levels in San Fernando on Monday

SAN FERNANDO, La Union, July 5 (PNA)–There will be no classes in all levels in San Fernando City Monday (July 6), according to a declaration made by Acting Mayor Gilberto…

President Aquino monitors development of Storm ‘Egay’

MANILA, July 5 (PNA) — President Benigno Aquino III monitors the development of Storm “Egay” as it continues to affect Northern Luzon, Presidential Communications Operation Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr….

NPA rebels raid banana plantation, aircraft damaged in Compostela Valley

MANILA, July 5 (PNA) — Troopers from the 10th Infantry Division are now pursuing a New People’s Army (NPA) band who detonated two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) near the hangar…

(Feature) Palawan TESDA trainees up for grabs in Malaysia before graduation

By Lily O. Ramos MANILA, July 5 (PNA) — It pays to be trained and certified as someone who knows his craft under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority…

(Feature) DSWD’s CCT household beneficiaries now over 4.4 million

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA, July 5 (PNA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said on Saturday the national government’s Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program, designed to…