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‘Habagat’ affects 14,000 families — DSWD

MANILA, (PNA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) reported Tuesday that “Habagat” that occurred Monday has affected 14,167 families comprising 62,228 persons from 127 barangays in the…

Modern English class inspires rural pupils

LAIYUAN, Hebei, (PNA/Xinhua) — Zhao Minghui, 11, is picking up English words through making faces. As a fourth grader of a rural primary school in Laiyuan County, north China’s Hebei…

ASEAN enhances efforts on protecting rights of women and children

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, (PNA/Xinhua) — The Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women (VAW) and Elimination of Violence Against Children (VAC) is set to be presented for adoption at…

DBM confirms P1-B release for ISF land tenureship program

MANILA, (PNA) — As the nation gears up for more rainfall over the coming months, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) confirmed the release of P1 billion in funds…

DOH works on new mothers with depression

By Lydia Pendon ILOILO CITY, (PNA)-– Depression, sometimes leading to suicide, is attacking all sectors of society including young children, women and men especially the new mothers. However, the Dept….

Filipinos’ spending habits help boost investmenton retail business — PTT exec

MANILA, (PNA) — Filipinos have the habit of shopping and spending rather than saving money that makes retail business in the Philippines a brighter prospect for investment. PTT Philippines Corporation…