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Beating the heat this summer in Sambawan Island

MARIPIPI, Biliran, April 26 (PNA Features) – Beating the heat in Sambawan Island is one of the best things to do to have a real summer fun. Its turquoise crystal…

Osmena to push passage of bill removing VAT on electricity bill

By Jelly F, musico MANILA, April 26 (PNA) – Senator Serge Osmena III on Sunday said he will push for the passage of his bill that removes the 12 percent…

PetroGreen to complete feasibility study for solar project by Q3

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, April 26 (PNA) — PetroGreen Energy Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Petroenergy Resources Corp. (PERC), is targeting to complete the feasibility study for its solar…

EPI taps Iceland Drilling for its Montelago Geothermal Power Project

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, April 25 (PNA) — Emerging Power Inc. (EPI) has tapped Iceland Drilling Corp. (IDC) as the drilling contractor for its 40-megawatt (MW) Montelago Geothermal Power…

Villar Group ramps up Php 12-B AllHome expansion amid IPO plans

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, April 26 (PNA) — The Villar family’s retail arm All Value Holdings Corp. is investing about Php 12 billion to put up 30 to 40…

PHL closely monitoring developments in TPP

By Kris M. Crismundo BAGUIO CITY, April 25 (PNA) — The Philippines has been closely monitoring developments in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Assistant…

Davao Norte building ‘Palaro pathways’ themed: Unity and Peace

DAVAO DEL NORTE, April 26, (PNA) — In preparation for the biggest sport event here, ‘Palaro pathways’ were built in order to connect the adjoining elementary and high school campuses,…

DA-Bicol opens summer internship program for students

LEGAZPI CITY, April 26 (PNA) — The Department of Agriculture (DA) Bicol regional office opens its internship program this summer for Bicolano students in support of the summer job program…

Mayor Rama asks Palace to declare Kaplag on April 28 a holiday

CEBU CITY, April 25 (PNA) — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has asked Malacanang to declare April 28 as an official holiday in the city in line with Kaplag 2015…

Malacanang welcomes report ranking PHL among ‘happiest nations’

MANILA, April 25 (PNA) — Malacanang has said it is elated by a report ranking the Philippines among the top 100 happiest nations in the world, which could boost the…

NEDA to oversee the rehab of typhoon ‘Yolanda’-devastated areas, says Palace

MANILA, April 25 (PNA) — The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) will carry out the rehabilitation works in the areas devastated by typhoon “Yolanda,” a job previously handled by…

PHL supports global movement of moderates to combat extremism

KUALA LUMPUR, April 25 (PNA) — The Philippines is supporting Malaysia’s initiative on the global movement of moderates to counter extremism in the region, Philippine Ambassador to Malaysia Jose Eduardo…

Senior House leaders vow to approve on 3rd and final reading the proposed Archipelagic Sea Lanes statute

By Sammy F. Martin MANILA, April 25 (PNA) — Senior leaders of the House of Representatives have vowed to approve on third and final reading the proposed law providing the…

PHL to maximize GSP+ as EU lifts yellow card on fish products

By Kris M. Crismundo BAGUIO CITY, April 25 (PNA) — The Philippines can further maximize the benefit of the Generalized System of Preferences Plus (GSP+) granted by the European Union…

Palaweños could expect full blast infrastructure development

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, April 25 (PNA) — Palawan Governor Jose Alvarez said Friday that Palaweños can expect full blast infrastructure development, specifically in the concreting of 5,570 kilometers of lateral-livelihood…