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Baguio City supports Vigan City bid to be among New Wonder Cities of the World

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 2 (PNA) -– The Baguio City council passed a resolution to support the quest of Vigan City to be one of the New Wonder Cities of the…

ARMM to implement P100-M development plan for region’s seaport

COTABATO CITY, Oct. 2 (PNA) -– In its desire to improve the region’s biggest seaport, the working government of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) will implement a P100-million…

PTT Phils sells 4M liters of Jet Fuel to Cebu Pacific

MANILA, Oct 2 (PNA) — PTT Philippines has sold 4 million liters of jet fuel to Cebu Pacific, worth Php 170 million, which will be delivered in a year’s time….

PHL game development industry attracts global interest in Canada roadshow –DTI

By Kris M. Crismundo MANILA, Oct. 2 (PNA) — The country’s game development industry has attracted the interest of the global players at the External Development Summit (XDS) in Vancouver,…

PHL shares plunge anew on Fed concern

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, Oct. 3 (PNA) –- Local share prices plunged for a second day on Thursday concerns over the end of the United States Federal Reserve’s bond…

2015 budget for State Universities and Colleges up by P5.2B

MANILA, Sept. 2 (PNA) — Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Florencio Abad said the budget for the State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) had a net increase of P5.2…

National government pours in Php137.8M Mayon-related financial aid to Albay

By Nancy Ibo Mediavillo LEGAZPI CITY, Oct. 2 (PNA) -– The national government has poured in a total of Php137.8 million financial assistance to Albay province in connection with threat…

Domestic trade up 16% in Q2 to Php170-B

By Kris M. Crismundo MANILA, Oct 2 (PNA) — Value of commodity flow in the domestic market during the second quarter of the year has increased by 16.4 percent to…

President Aquino not surprised by results of Pulse Asia survey on term extension, Charter change –Palace

By Joann Santiago MANILA, Oct 2 (PNA) — Malacanang said on Thursday President Benigno S. Aquino III is not surprised with the results of a Pulse Asia survey showing that…

Albay 100-percent ready for APEC meet in December

LEGAZPI CITY, Oct. 2 (PNA) — The provincial government of Albay is now 100-percent ready for the hosting of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in December, a top Department…

Consortium inks concession agreement for Php65-B LRT-1 Cavitex

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, Oct. 2 (PNA) — The concession agreement for the Php65-billion Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) Cavite Extension and Operations and Maintenance Project was finally…

DOST, DILG IV-A spearhead forum on “Road to Smart City”

By Robert Maico CALAMBA CITY, Laguna Oct 1 (PNA) – Two government agencies conducted a forum on Calabarzon Local Government Units dubbed “Road to Smart City” held Wednesday at Crimson…

Bacolod’s 35th MassKara Festival officially opens

BACOLOD CITY, Oct. 1 (PNA) – The 35th MassKara Festival officially opened Wednesday in rites held at the city’s public plaza led by Mayor Monico Puentevella and Vice Mayor Greg…

Ilocano youth makes presence felt in Ilocos Norte

Laoag City,Ilocos Norte, Oct 1 (PNA) –The Ilocano youth is making their presence felt in Ilocos Norte, using the influence of social media as a tool to engage youth volunteerism…

Completion of US$ 1.1-B Bayshore City Resorts World seen to boost PHL tourism

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, Oct. 1 (PNA) — Travellers International Hotel Group Inc. on Wednesday started the construction of the US $ 1.1-billion Bayshore City Resorts World at the…