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TechVoc Training Center to be established in Pampanga town

CANDABA, Pampanga, Nov. 18 (PNA) — A training center of Don Honorio Ventura Technological State University (DHVTSU) will soon be established in this town. Town Mayor Rene Maglanque on Tuesday…

PhilRice to launch mobile science museum on Nov. 21

SCIENCE CITY OF MUNOZ, Nueva Ecija, Nov. 18 (PNA) -The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) will launch a mobile science museum at the Rizal Park in Ermita, Manila on Nov….

DPWH Eastern Visayas gets P585-M additional funding for infra repair

TACLOBAN CITY, Nov. 18 (PNA) — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Eastern Visayas regional office got an additional budget of P585.45 million for the repair of infrastructure…

PHL can benefit on G20’s move to cut remittance cost

By Kris M. Crismundo MANILA, Nov. 18 (PNA) — The G20 economies are eyeing to slash remittance cost in which the Philippines can take advantage of. Australian Embassy Economic Counsellor…

PSEi closes higher for a third day

MANILA, Nov. 18 (PNA) — Local share prices extended their winning streak for a third day on Tuesday as foreign investors continue to pour in funds into the stock market….

Night shift may increase obesity risk — study

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (PNA/Xinhua) — People who work the night shift are more likely to be obese than those on a normal schedule because they burn less energy during a…

Education a plus for PHL vis-à-vis ASEAN integration

By Joann Santiago MANILA, Nov. 18 (PNA) — The Philippines’ sustained focus on providing quality education and skills to its citizen is seen to be a major factor on its…

Health Department abides by World Health Organization protocols, Palace official says

MANILA, Nov. 18 (PNA) — The Palace has assured that the Department of Health (DoH) follows and abides by the health protocols prescribed by the World Health Organization (WHO), in…

DOH confirms another peacekeeper suffering from sore throat; assures treatment is ongoing

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA, Nov. 18 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) confirmed on Tuesday that another Filipino peacekeeper who is on quarantine in Caballo Island near Corregidor…

SC denies Laude family’s bid to intervene vs. EDCA

By Perfecto T. Raymundo MANILA, Nov. 18 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday dismissed the petition filed by the family of slain Filipino transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude seeking…

Pacquiao eyes ‘big win’ vs Algieri

By Allen Estabillo GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Nov. 18 (PNA) — Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao is eyeing a big win against undefeated American brawler Chris Algieri in their highly anticipated face-off…

President Aquino off to Singapore to keynote The Economist’s ‘The World in 2015’ Gala Dinner

MANILA, Nov. 18 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III left for Singapore on Tuesday morning for a two-day working visit, where he is scheduled to serve as keynote speaker…

Albay in top shape for APEC opening meet in December

By Johnny C. Nunez LEGAZPI CITY, Nov. 16 (PNA) — Albay is now in top shape for the Informal Senior Officials Meeting (ISOM) of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)…

Gov’t employees get 13th month pay, cash gift starting this week — DBM

MANILA, Nov. 16 (PNA) — Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad announced that starting this week, government employees and officers will get the remaining half of…

Rosal confident Legazpi ready for ASEAN integration in 2015

By John Mark Escandor LEGAZPI CITY, Nov. 16 (PNA) — Legazpi City Mayor Noel Rosal is confident this city can ride on the integration of the economies of the Association…