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LPA moves out of PHL

MANILA, (PNA) — The low pressure area spotted (LPA) earlier in Visayas has already move out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), the state weather forecaster said on Wednesday….

It will be a rainy Thursday due to ICTZ across Luzon, Visayas

MANILA, (PNA) — Most parts of the country will be cloudy with light to moderate rains in the next 24 hours due to an Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) across Luzon…

Landbank accelerates support to priority sectors, gov’t programs

MANILA, (PNA) — The Land Bank of the Philippines further intensified its support to its priority sectors, with loans amounting to P206.2 billion as of June 2013, a 16 percent…

LPA spotted in Visayas brings rains in PHL until Tuesday

MANILA, (PNA) — Most parts of the country including Metro Manila will experience cloudy skies with light to moderate rains in the next two-days due to low pressure area spotted…

‘No need to panic, rice supply is sufficient’ – NFA official

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, (PNA)-– The National Food Authority (NFA)-Pampanga has reiterated that consumers need not panic as there is sufficient stocks of rice in the province. “There is…

Typhoon-affected gov’t employees may still apply for calamity loan until end of month — GSIS

MANILA, (PNA) -— Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) General Manager Roberto Vergara reminded government employees that application for GSIS calamity loan for those affected by typhoon Maring is still accepted…

PHL to host 4th ASEAN Heritage Parks Conference

QUEZON CITY, (PNA) — Environment Secretary Ramon Paje has announced that the Philippines will host the 4th ASEAN Heritage Parks (AHP) Conference in Tagaytay City on October 1-4, 2013. The…

Cloudy skies, light rains seen in most parts of PHL

MANILA, (PNA) — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Saturday said that most parts of the country will continue to experience a cloudy skies with light…

PHL stocks snap 2-day loss

By Leslie Venzon MANILA, (PNA) –- Philippine stocks reversed a two-day losing streak by closing with modest gains on Friday, boosted by a four-year low inflation rate at 2.1 percent…

Peso ends sideways vs. US dollar on technical rebound

By Joann Santiago MANILA, (PNA) — The peso closed sideways against the dollar Friday ahead of the US non-farm payments report Friday night (Manila time) and even as the European…

DOLE announces P10 wage hike in NCR

By Josine F. Estuye MANILA, (PNA) -– From P456, the minimum wage in National Capital Region will increase to P466, Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz announced Friday.DOLE announces P10…

Samsung unveils 1st wearable device

BERLIN, (PNA/PTI) — Korean giant Samsung Electronics unveiled a digital watch that can run applications and interact with its own family of smartphone, as it battles to maintain supremacy in…

August 2013 inflation slips to 4-year low

MANILA, (PNA) — Cheaper prices of overall consumer goods in Metro Manila brought August 2013 headline inflation to its four-year low, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA)….

DoTC lowers financial requirements Mactan-Cebu Intl Airport improvement

MANILA, (PNA) — The Department of Transportation and Communications has lowered a number of financial considerations for the bidding of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport improvements project. In Special Bid Bulletin…

Fair weather seen throughout PHL

MANILA, (PNA) — Fair weather will continue to prevail over the rest of the country due to the ridge of high pressure area affecting Luzon, the state weather bureau said…