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Cebu water park to invest P1.2B for water park in Luzon

CEBU CITY, Sept. 19 (PNA) — The JPark Island Resort Cebu in Lapu-Lapu City, formerly known as the Imperial Palace, will invest P1.2 billion to bring its water park facilities…

Singapore developer to build retirement village in west Cebu town

By Eddie O. Barrita CEBU CITY, Sept. 19 (PNA) — Singapore-based property developer Syntech Properties, Inc. has announced the development of a 37-hectare retirement village in Balamban town, some 50…

Mabilog holds another consultation with central market vendors

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 19 (PNA)– Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog here and members of the Market Committee will hold another dialogue with legitimate central market vendors on Wednesday, September 24 as…

OCD continuously monitoring ‘Mario’ landfall in Cagayan, Isabela

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Sept. 19 (PNA) — Office of Civil Defense (OCD) Regional Director Norma Talosig is continuously monitoring the situation of tropical storm Mario’s landfall in the Cagayan and Isabela…

PCG rescues 5 passengers including an Aussie aboard capsized motor banca off Boracay waters

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 19 (PNA) — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in Caticlan and Boracay sub-stations have rescued five people that included an Australian national aboard the motor banca which…

6,700 family relief packs distributed to Pangasinan flood victims

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Sept. 19 (PNA) — A total of 6,700 family packs of relief goods have been distributed by the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) in flooded Calasiao…

Fil-Chinese businessmen donate to Mayon eruption victims

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, Sept. 19 (PNA) -– The Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (FCCCII) led by regional director Roberto Licup and Lucena president Rozaldy Chua donated two truckloads…

Cebuano netizens may now search on Google using Cebuan

By Eddie O. Barrita CEBU CITY, Sept. 18 (PNA) – Cebuano netizens may not have noticed it yet, but “Bisdaks” (short for Bisayang dako or true-blooded Cebuano), wherever they are…

Bill to create math and science high school in every province filed

MANILA, Sept. 19 (PNA) — A lawmaker has filed a bill creating math and science high schools nationwide to allow bright and talented students in the far-flung areas of the…

Tagle urges the people the take care of the environment by segregating and recycling

MANILA, September 19 (PNA) — Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle urged the faithful to start taking care of the environment by segregating and recycling. The head of the Archdiocese…

At least 104,339 families affected by TS ‘Mario’ –NDRRMC

MANILA, Sept. 19 (PNA) — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), in its 3 p.m. update on Friday, said at least 104,339 families equivalent to 470,323 persons…

DepEd’s ALS Test registration until Sept.30; exam set for November, December

MANILA, Sept. 19 (PNA) — Giving hope to dropouts in elementary and secondary schools, out-of-school youths, non-readers, working Filipinos and even senior citizens through the provision of a more accessible…

PAGASA downgrades to orange the warning rainfall in Metro Manila, other Luzon provinces

MANILA, Sept. 19 (PNA) — The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has downgraded from red to orange the rainfall advisory for Metro Manila and other nearby provinces…

Bad weather grounds more domestic flights

MANILA, Sept. 19 (PNA) — More domestic flights were cancelled Friday due to bad weather, the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) said. Via Twitter, the DOTC noted that among…

Globe Telecom launches breakthrough Cloud storage service

MANILA, Sept. 19 (PNA) — Globe Telecom on Friday launched its breakthrough personal cloud storage service, as part of it commitment of improving today’s digital lifestyle. Globe Cloud is an…