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Chevron Philippines Inc., Petron to hike gas prices by Php0.30/liter, cuts diesel prices by Php0.10/liter Tuesday

MANILA, Jan. 26 (PNA) — Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI) and Petron Corporation will hike gas prices by Php0.30 centavos per liter and will cut diesel prices by Php0.10 centavos per…

Cement industry sales up in 2014

MANILA, Jan 27 (PNA) — Sales of the cement industry for full-year of 2014 has increased by 9.6 percent year-on-year, said Cement Manufacturers’ Association of the Philippines (CeMAP) President Ernesto…

City dads to tackle CDO Comprehensive Land Use Plan

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan. 26 (PNA) — The city’s nine -year Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) would be one of the issues to be raised during the city council’s…

(Obit) Cebuano freedom fighter Jose Ribomapil ‘Dodong’ Holganza Sr., 79

CEBU CITY, Jan. 26 (PNA) — One of the Cebuano freedom fighters who struggled against the dictatorship during the martial regime passed away Sunday at a hospital in Cebu City…

Bishop Cortes urges faithful: Pray for success of 51st International Eucharistic Congress in 2016

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 26 (PNA) –- The Most Rev. Julito B. Cortes, bishop of the Diocese of Dumaguete, has exhorted the Catholic faithful to pray for the success of the…

Calamba City to develop one data portal on socio-economic status of its population

By Zen Trinidad CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, Jan. 26 (PNA) — Starting today, the City of Calamba is on its way to develop a data portal on the socio-economic status of…

Pangasinan police office’s flag now in half mast

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Jan. 26 (PNA)–The flag at the Pangasinan Provincial Police Office (PPPO) here on Monday (January 26) is now in half mast, following the killing of about 50 members…

Government will continue to push for Mindanao peace process despite Maguindanao incident, says Palace official

MANILA, Jan. 26 (PNA) — The government will continue to push for the Mindanao peace process despite Sunday’s encounter between the police and members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front…

High-value terrorist ‘likely’ killed during encounter with police in Maguindanao, says Palace

MANILA, Jan. 26 (PNA) — A high-value suspected terrorist linked to Jemaah Islamiyah was “likely” killed during Sunday’s law enforcement operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, a Palace official has said. “On…

Bishops worried over PNP, MILF clash in Maguindanao

MANILA, Jan. 26 (PNA) — Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo is worried over the clash between members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)…

Senators condemn Maguindanao clash that killed 50 policemen

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Jan. 26 (PNA) – Senators have condemned the ‘unfortunate and unwarranted’ encounter between the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)…

Biazon asks House Ad Hoc committee handling BBL to suspend submission of reports due to the latest skirmishes in Mindanao

MANILA, Jan. 26 (PNA) — Muntinlupa City Rep. Rodolfo Biazon on Monday joined Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in asking the House committee handling the deliberations on Bangsamoro Basic Law pending…

BAP Bancnet, Megalink to consolidate this coming week

By Joann Santiago MANILA, Jan 25 (PNA) – – Retail payment system in the Philippines is seen to further strengthen with the scheduled formal consolidation of Bancnet and Megalink this…

Battery maker Eveready holds e-balde seminar in Dagupan

DAGUPAN CITY, Jan. 25 (PNA)–Battery maker Eveready introduced its e-balde (e-pail) technology to instill disaster preparedness among residents of Dagupan during a five-hour seminar held at the Dagupan People’s Astrodome…

Drilon: ‘Iloilo is back on track’

ILOILO CITY, PHILIPPINES (PNA) — Senate President Franklin Drilon graced the most-awaited Dinagyang Festival with his presence in the Freedom Grandstand and delivered an opening speech alongside City Mayor Jed…