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BSP lowers inflation forecasts for ’14-‘16

By Joann Santiago MANILA, Oct. 23 (PNA) — Lower risks posed by oil prices, among others, made the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) policy-making Monetary Board (MB) lower the central…

Lucena dad pushes for new Public Market Code

LUCENA CITY, Quezon Oct 23 (PNA) – The city council here sets three consecutive public hearings to tackle the Lucena City Market Code of 2014 – Towards a Modern Public…

5th Tugob festival highlights 67th charter day

ORMOC CITY, Oct. 23 (PNA) — Lively festival music and colourful-clad dancers fill the streets on October 20 as the city celebrated thanksgiving during the 5th Tugob Festival, one of…

Comelec-Lucena exceeds target number of registrants at Pacific Mall

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, Oct. 23 (PNA) -– The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Lucena City has exceeded its target number of 200 registrants in their “satellite voter’s biometric registration” at…

Community driven development program formally takes off in Region 12

COTABATO CITY, Oct. 23 (PNA) — A total of 142 newly-hired staff of the government’s Kapit Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan – Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services – National…

Councilor accused of violating confidentiality in Anti-Violence Against Women and Children Act

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 23 (PNA) — A freelance reporter and his wife have filed a complaint against a member of the Dumaguete City Council for alleged violation of Section 44…

Cotabato City asks DOJ for special court to try drug cases

COTABATO CITY, Oct. 23 (PNA) -– The local government of Cotabato City has asked Justice Secretary Leila de Lima for the establishment of a separate and special court to prosecute…

President Aquino receives officials of GMR Group of Companies of India

MANILA, Oct. 23 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III met with executives of the GMR Group of Companies, a firm based in India, during a courtesy call at Malacañang’s…

De Lima confirms VFA is under review

MANILA, Oct. 23 (PNA) — Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima on Thursday confirmed that the Executive Department is continuously reviewing the controversial Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). According to De…

PCG to implement anti-Ebola measures

MANILA, Oct. 23 (PNA) — To help ensure that the dreaded Ebola disease will not enter the country, the Coast Guard announced that it will determine the last five ports…

BI to deport Laude’s German fiancé if found guilty of undesirable act

By Ferdiand G. Patino MANILA, Oct. 23 (PNA) — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) said the German boyfriend of Jeffrey Laude, the Filipino transgender that was killed by an American…

(Features) Exploring rabbit production as a lucrative enterprise

By Cielito M. Reganit MANILA, Oct. 23 (PNA) — When one says ‘rabbit’ in the Philippines, we immediately conjure up an image of the gentle, cuddly and cute creature that…

House Tourism Committee endorses bill pushing Manaoag as pilgrimage site

By Leonardo V. Micua DAGUPAN CITY, Oct. 22 (PNA)—The bill filed by Pangasinan Fourth District Rep. Gina de Venecia in the House of Representatives seeking to make the Basilica of…

Puerto Princesa, DOLE launch Payao Fish Project

By Celeste Anna R. Formoso PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Oct. 22 (PNA) -– The city government here and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) have launched the livelihood program “Payao…

Sarangani to send another batch of work scholars to Japan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Oct. 22 (PNA) — The provincial government of Sarangani is sending another batch of scholars from various parts of the province to Japan next year for an…