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Over 50 injured after strong quake hits central Japan

TOKYO, Nov. 23 (PNA/Xinhua) — At least 57 people were injured and about 10 houses collapsed after a strong quake hit Nagano Prefecture in central Japan late Saturday, reports cited…

PNR to commemorate 122nd anniversary on Monday

MANILA, Nov 23 (PNA) — The Philippine National Railways (PNR) will turn 122-years-old on Monday (Nov 24). As the sole operator of the most extensive intra-island railway in Luzon, PNR…

DBM releases education fund to ARMM

COTABATO CITY, Nov. 23 (PNA) – Public school students and teachers in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) will benefit most from the funds released by the Department of…

Naga City mayor leads planting of 3,900 tree seedlings

CEBU CITY, Nov. 23 (PNA) — Mayor Val Chiong of the City of Naga in southern Cebu was joined by some 2,500 government and private employees in planting 3,900 tree…

Bataan town switches on its Christmas lights

By Ernie B. Esconde MARIVELES, Bataan, Nov. 23 (PNA) –It was a Friday before dusk to remember in this town when Christmas lights were switched on at the municipal hall…

PHL remains storm-free until Wednesday –PAGASA

MANILA, Nov. 23 (PNA) — The country will continue to be storm-free for the next three days, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Sunday. In…

Gender and development gets high on TESDA agenda

MANILA, Nov. 23 (PNA) — Advancing gender equality and women empowerment took center stage at a recent conference organized by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), seeing it…

Children with special needs to get 20 percent discount

MANILA, Nov. 23 (PNA) — Filipino children with special needs (CSN) will soon get a 20 percent discount on purchases of basic necessities and other services under a bill expressing…

House leader seeks PhP30,000 basic monthly salary for public school teachers

MANILA, Nov. 23 (PNA) — A House leader is seeking to raise to PhP30,000 the basic monthly salary of public school teachers, regardless of their length of service, in recognition…

CSC organizes leadership series to improve competitiveness

MANILA, Nov. 23 (PNA) — Best-selling author and leadership coach Dr. Barry Posner led the string of speakers who shared best practices in human resource management and organization development during…

Pacquiao made us all proud to be Filipinos – VP Binay

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Nov. 23 (PNA) – Vice President Jejomar Binay on Sunday congratulated Filipino world boing champion Manny Pacquiao for dominating American Chris Algieri to retain his…

PHl generally peaceful on Pacquiao fight – PNP

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan MANILA, Nov. 23 (PNA) — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Sunday announced that no untoward incident was recorded during the fight of Filipino boxing…

The 19-year old Orange apps CEOJade Dela Cruz Miguel

MANILA, Nov 23 (PNA) — “Never stop learning because life never stops teaching.”–those are the words from a saying which the 19-year old CEO shared to his fellow students in…

Pacquiao punishes Algieri to retain WBO welterweight title

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Nov. 23 (PNA) – Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao punished American erstwhile undefeated Chris Algieri with dominating unanimous decision victory on Sunday to retain his…

Palace sees continues business confidence for PHL

MANILA, Nov. 22 (PNA) — The Palace said it expects business confidence in the Philippines to continue in the coming years after a new survey found high expectations for the…