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Palace sees continues business confidence for PHL

MANILA, Nov. 22 (PNA) — The Palace said it expects business confidence in the Philippines to continue in the coming years after a new survey found high expectations for the…

Free entrance to museums, historical shrines proposed

By Sammy F. Martin MANILA, Nov. 22 (PNA) — Kabataan Party-list Rep. Terry L. Ridon has filed a bill requiring all museums and historical shrines in the country to offer…

Immigration clarifies policy on blacklisting of foreign nationals

MANILA, Nov. 22 (PNA) — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Saturday clarified its procedures on blacklisting of foreign nationals who are out of the country. According to Atty. Elaine…

Virac secures Php200-M bank loan to construct tourism-support commercial complex

By Danny O. Calleja LEGAZPI CITY, Nov. 21 (PNA) – A modern commercial complex designed to support the local tourism industry will soon be constructed in Virac, the capital town…

Pampanga capitol distributes another 100 brand new service vans

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Nov. 22 (PNA)– The provincial government distributed Friday another 100 units of brand new barangay service vehicles to village chiefs from the nine towns of…

Classroom rebuilding aid pours in Leyte school

PALO, Leyte, Nov. 22 (PNA) — School rebuilding assistance has poured in a badly-hit San Joaquin Elementary School in this town, coming from non-government organizations (NGOs) and private individuals. Out…

PNR gets Php1.7B for Manila-Bicol line rehab; train service expected next year

LEGAZPI CITY, Nov. 22 (PNA) — Hopes of train services glimmer anew for Bicolanos as Congress recently approved a budget of over Php 1.7 billion for the rehabilitation of the…

Ayala Land to venture into Php 6-B ‘mixed-use’ development at Cebu I.T. Park

CEBU CITY, Nov. 22 (PNA) — Ayala Land Cebu will venture into a Php 6-billion “mixed used development” of Block No. 10 of the Cebu I.T. Park in Barangay Lahug,…

BOI lays new rules for 2014 IPP

By Kris M. Crismundo MANILA, Nov 22 (PNA) –The Board of Investments (BOI) has revised the rules in implementing the 2014 Investments Priorities Program (IPP)in a move to create a…

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…