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Century Properties raises Php2.7-B from maiden retail bond offering

MANILA, Sept. 2 (PNA) — Locally-listed property firm Century Properties Group Inc. has raised a total of Php2.7 billion funds after the completion of maiden bond retail offering. “The company…

PSEi up, peso down on external factors

By Joann Santiago MANILA, Sept 2 (PNA) — A play of anticipations for a possible cut in the European Central Bank’s (ECB) key rates and the political worries in China…

Globe Telecom showcases LTE CA, LTE eMBMS technologies in forum

MANILA, Sept. 2 (PNA) — Globe Telecom on Tuesday forum showcased the latest Long-Term Evolution (LTE) technologies in line with its advocacy to promote and develop innovative products and services….

DOE wants review of SC ruling on use of Malampaya fund

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, Sept. 2 (PNA) — The Department of Energy (DOE) urged for a review of the Supreme Court (SC) ruling regarding the use of Malampaya fund,…

Abad optimistic on increasing budget gap via higher spending on infra, social protection programs

By Joann Santiago MANILA, Sept 2 (PNA) — While some advance countries are trying to address ballooning budget deficit the Philippines, on the other hand, is facing some hurdles on…

CSC on its 114th anniversary

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Sept 2 (PNA) — The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is celebrating its 114th founding anniversary this year with the theme: “Tapat na Serbisyo Alay ko, Dahil Lingkod Bayani…

Health exec lauds LDS Church for support to anti-measles drive

TACLOBAN CITY, Sept 2 (PNA) — Health Assistant Secretary Paulynn Jean B. Rosell-Ubial lauded The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) for its contribution to the nationwide measles…

Dumaguete LGU to launch Anti-Drug Summit in October

DUMAGUETE CITY, Sept. 2 (PNA) – The city government of Dumaguete will launch a two-day Anti-Drug Summit in October through the Dumaguete City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (DCADAC) in cooperation with…

Stakeholders sign covenant for lasting peace in Leyte

TACLOBAN CITY, Sept 2 (PNA) — Members of the Leyte Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPPOC) and other stakeholders expressed their commitment to achieve lasting peace in the province by…

24,000 children set to be vaccinated in Dagupan

DAGUPAN CITY, Sept. 2 (PNA) — Mayor Belen T. Fernandez led the launching on Tuesday of the “Ligtas sa Tigdas” campaign here aiming to immunize some 24,000 children in 31…

Filipino peacekeepers did the right thing – VP Binay

MANILA, Sept. 2 (PNA) — The Filipino UN peacekeepers in the Golan Heights did the right thing in refusing to surrender their firearms despite orders for them to do so,…

Valenzuela City solon hails Palace move to review anti-hazing law

By Sammy F. Martin MANILA, Sept. 2 (PNA) — Valenzuela City Rep. Sherwin Gatchalian lauded on Tuesday Malacanang’s decision to form a task force that will review the Anti-Hazing Law…

Senate panel okays OVP’s proposed PHP 222-M budget for 2015

MANILA, Sept. 2 (PNA) – The Senate Finance Committee submitted on Tuesday for plenary deliberation and approval the proposed PHP 222-million budget of the Office of the Vice President (OVP)…

Proponent of FOI bill hails TWG of House committee on Public Information for approved of consolidated version

By Sammy F. Martin MANILA, Sept. 2 (PNA) — One of the proponents of Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill hailed the technical working group of the House committee on Public…

DSWD opposes lowering of minimum age of criminal responsibility in new Criminal Code

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA, Sept. 2 (PNA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Council (JJWC) said Tuesday that they strongly…