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Government has funds to build new settlements for victims of Typhoon ‘Yolanda’, says official

MANILA, Oct. 30 (PNA) — The government has the funds and is ready to build new settlements for victims of Typhoon “Yolanda” but the challenge is finding the right location…

CAR boasts of 87% greening program accomplishment

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 30 (PNA) — The National Greening Program (NGP) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) boasts of more than 10 million tree…

DTI-Cotabato trains teachers, students on bag production using water hyacinth

COTABATO CITY, Oct 30 (PNA) — The Department of Trade and Industry here announced the successful training on production of bags from dried water hyacinth stalks in a program aimed…

Lucena soon to become an industrial city — mayor

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, Oct. 30 (PNA) — The city of Lucena is now heading towards becoming an industrial city, Mayor Roderick Alcala described Thursday afternoon at a seminar of the…

New BSP regulation on risk management a plus for PHL banks – Moody’s

By Joann Santiago MANILA, Oct. 30 (PNA) — Moody’s Investors Service on Thursday dubbed as credit positive the latest regulation of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) putting a cap…

Premiere Horizon raising Php527-M in fresh funds for countryside projects

MANILA, Oct. 30 (PNA) — Listed Premiere Horizon Alliance Corporation expects to raise Php527 million in fresh funding for its countryside projects as the country prepares for next year’s ASEAN…

Palace thanks Congressmen for passing 2015 national budget

MANILA, Oct. 30 (PNA) — Malacañang has expressed its gratitude to the House of Representatives for approving the P2.6-trillion 2015 national budget, which will now be sent to the Senate…

Fed announces end of QE stimulus, keeps rates low

By Liu Jie WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (PNA/Xinhua) — The Federal Reserve decided Wednesday to end its six years of pump-priming, as it sees the economy is improving on track from…

Palace mourns death of ex-senator Flavier

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Oct. 30 (PNA) — Malacanang on Thursday expressed sympathy with the family of former Senator and former Health Secretary Juan Flavier who succumbed from multiple…

Australian institute develops new software tool for scientific researches

CANBERRA, Oct. 29 (PNA/Xinhua) — New software which offers scientists and researchers an easy way to analyze, model and visualize scientific datasets has been released by the Commonwealth Scientific and…

Science diplomacy: DOST and US governments discuss ongoing and future cooperation

MANILA, Oct. 29 (PNA) — United States Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg and Director Jennifer Haskell of the U.S. State Department’s Office of Science and Technology Cooperation represented the U.S. in…

Balikbayan distributes gifts to Leyte townmates

ORMOC CITY, Oct. 29 (PNA) — A Filipino based in California, USA, who worked for the Marcoses for nearly three decades, returned home to distribute early Christmas gifts. Clotilde Pepito…

DENR’s Handog Titulo Program benefits 59 farmers

DUPAX DEL SUR, Nueva Vizcaya , Oct 29 (PNA) — At least 59 farmers in barangay Sta. Maria here Tuesday received their land titles from the Department of Environment and…

DOLE secretary releases P37M livelihood assistance in Western Visayas

By Annabelle J. Petinglay ILOILO CITY, Oct. 29 (PNA) — Department of Labor and Employment Sec. Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz handed over 98 checks in the total amount of P36,605,536 to various…

DENR spearheads tree-planting at SLEX with various groups

By Robert Maico STO.TOMAS, Batangas, Oct. 29 (PNA) — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) spearheaded Wednesday a tree planting activity at the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) with…