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Google, Oxford University team up on artificial intelligence

LONDON, Oct. 24 (PNA/PTI) — Technology giant Google is teaming up with Oxford University to advance research on artificial intelligence to ultimately enable machines to better understand human users. The…

Aussie surgeons transplant ‘dead’ heart

SYDNEY, Oct. 24 (PNA/Xinhua) — Australian surgeons said on Friday that they have made a major breakthrough by making a “dead” heart beat again and successfully use it in a…

‘Garden of Remembrance’ built for Yolanda casualties

PALO, Leyte, Oct. 25 (PNA) — Nearly a year after super typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) hit the Eastern Visayas region, residents of San Joaquin village in this town reminisced…

Oxfam to distribute 60-footer boats in Leyte

By Jollie Mae B. Verana TACLOBAN City, Oct. 25 (PNA) — A total of three 60-footer boats will be distributed to fisher folk associations by international organization Oxfam for their…

San Nicolas (Ilocos Norte) is hall of famer as PHL’s Most Business-Friendly LGU

By Leilanie G. Adriano SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, Oct 25 (PNA) –The municipal government of this town in the second district of Ilocos Norte bagged this year’s search for Most…

PSWDO supports Universal Children’s Month celebration

LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte, Oct 25 (PNA) –Hundreds of Day Care Workers and Day Care Service Parents Group Officers and children from the different cities and municipalities of Ilocos Norte…

Albay solon wants Albay’s untouched beaches developed into tourist spots

LIGAO CITY, Oct. 25 (PNA) — Since Albay has been emerging as one of the country’s top tourist destinations, the province’s third congressional district’s representative wants the Department of Tourism…

DTI set to provide processing equipment for Zambo Sur farmers’ group

By Teofilo P. Garcia Jr ZAMBOANGA CITY, Oct. 25 (PNA) — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is providing a boost to the livelihood undertaking of an organization of…

Palace welcomes Lonely Planet’s recognition of PHL tourism

MANILA, Oct. 25 (PNA) — The Palace welcomed Saturday another recognition for the country’s tourism sector after it was named “a must-see destination in 2015″ by travel guide publisher Lonely…

Government has enough measures to fend off Ebola virus, says official

MANILA, Oct. 25 (PNA) — Philippine health authorities have strengthened the mechanism to fight Ebola virus especially with the expected influx of Filipinos returning to the country for the Christmas…

Obama urges people to be guided by facts, avoid Ebola hysteria in weekly address

MOSCOW, Oct. 25 (PNA/RIA Novosti) — In his weekly address on Saturday, US President Obama re-emphasized following his last week’s address that Ebola-panic should be avoided and urged people to…

BSP lowers inflation forecasts for ’14-‘16

By Joann Santiago MANILA, Oct. 23 (PNA) — Lower risks posed by oil prices, among others, made the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) policy-making Monetary Board (MB) lower the central…

Lucena dad pushes for new Public Market Code

LUCENA CITY, Quezon Oct 23 (PNA) – The city council here sets three consecutive public hearings to tackle the Lucena City Market Code of 2014 – Towards a Modern Public…

5th Tugob festival highlights 67th charter day

ORMOC CITY, Oct. 23 (PNA) — Lively festival music and colourful-clad dancers fill the streets on October 20 as the city celebrated thanksgiving during the 5th Tugob Festival, one of…

Comelec-Lucena exceeds target number of registrants at Pacific Mall

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, Oct. 23 (PNA) -– The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Lucena City has exceeded its target number of 200 registrants in their “satellite voter’s biometric registration” at…