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4 coastal areas in Eastern Samar, Western Samar remain positive for ‘red tide’

TACLOBAN CITY, (PNA) — Four coastal areas in Eastern Samar and Western Samar provinces are still positive for paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) or “red tide”, according to the latest local…

SRA forecasts sugar production at 2.45 million MT for CY 2013-2014

MANILA, (PNA) — The Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) is expecting sugar production to reach 2.45 million metric tons (MT) for crop year 2013-2014. The SRA has issued Sugar Order No….

DOH-NCR eyes achieving a tuberculosis-free country

MANILA, (PNA) — Because tuberculosis is a preventable and curable disease, a health official said on Friday that no one should die because of it. Department of Health-National Capital Region…

Ruffa: Avon speak-out against domestic violence

By Jerry Donato Ruffa Gutierrez is one celebrity who uses her popularity to push for an advocacy for a disadvantaged sector of society. Hers is Avon Speak-Out Against Domestic Violence….

Dep-Ed honors Bb. Pilipinas-Universe Ariellas Arida’s parents

By Camille Diola The Department of Education (DepEd) honored public school teachers Arlesito and Estella Arida whose crowning glory is their daughter, Binibining Pilipinas-Universe Ariella Arida. DepEd Secretary Armin Luistro…

Marquez will fight Manny again in Mexico

Contrary to his earlier statements, Juan Manuel Marquez said he’d consider fighting Manny Pacquiao again. But Marquez will only approve a fifth clash on one condition: that it will be…

Why stay in the Philippines?

By DLS Pineda Year in and year out, the Independence Day Question remains a favorite: Are we truly free or not? Time and time again, the answer remains a resounding…

Boracay as world’s best? ‘Hardly,’ says LA Times travel editor Calls WV’s tourist destination a big disappointment

By Florence F. Hibionada/PNS CALIFORNIA, USA – More fun in the Philippines? Maybe. Or to borrow the word of a Los Angeles (LA) Times Travel Editor, “hardly.” The reason? Boracay,…

6.16 M Pinoy diabetecs seen in 2030; Once-a-day pill for type 2 diabetes

By Sheila Crisostomo At the rate diabetes cases are increasing in the country, there will be some 6.16 million diabetic Filipinos by 2030, health experts warned the other day. With…

Need Help With Sons

Need help with sons I am a divorced American father living in Kobe, Japan . Need a Filipino, live-in teacher for my two sons. Will provide room & board and…