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Legazpi city to hit 700,000 tourist arrivals mark this year

By Danny O. Calleja LEGAZPI CITY, Sept. 19 (PNA) – After surpassing the half-million tourist arrivals mark last year, the local government here expects to achieve more improvements in its…

Gov’t anti-poverty funds pour in CamNorte like wet season rains

By Danny O. Calleja LEGAZPI CITY, Sept. 20 (PNA) -– Government funds for anti-poverty projects come to Camarines Norte like wet season rains that really pour. Latest to come was…

Largest solar power project launched in Binan City

By Robert Maico BIÑAN CITY, Laguna Sept 20 (PNA) – The 700-kilowatt Largest Solar Rooftop Project was launched Saturday at the 3rd floor of Central Mall Solar Philippines in this…

Escudero confident 2015 budget will be pass as scheduled

By Sammy F. Martin MANILA, Sept. 20 (PNA) — The chairman of the Senate committee on Finance has assured on Saturday that they can pass the Php2.606-trillion 2015 General Appropriations…

Abolish Irrigation Service fees collected from farmers

MANILA, Sept 20 (PNA) — Party-list lawmakers have found a practical and reasonable way to unburden the nation’s lowly-farmers from paying irrigation service fees, and help- avert food crisis. Hon….

Solon disappointed over mobbing of Abad at UP

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Sept. 20 (PNA) – Senator Pia Cayetano on Saturday joined the faculty of the University of the Philippines (UP) school of economics in expressing extreme…

Astronomers find smallest Galaxy containing supermassive black hole

MOSCOW, Sept. 19 (PNA/RIA Novosti) — An international team of scientists have discovered a supermassive black hole inside one of the tiniest galaxies known: M60-UCD1, NASA reports. The black hole…

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…