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DOH teams up with WHO to combat Ebola virus disease – Palace

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Oct. 19 (PNA) – In line with the directive of President Benigno Aquino III, the Department of Health (DOH) has teamed up with the World…

New, wider lava flow seen coming down from Mayon crater

By Nancy Ibo Mediavillo LEGAZPI CITY, Oct. 19 (PNA) — A wider lava flow was seen early Sunday morning coming out of the Mayon Volcano, Ed Laguerta, Philippine Institute of…

MIAA: Integration of terminal fee into airline tickets to ‘push through’ next month

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, Oct 18 (PNA) — The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) on Saturday confirmed that without further delay, the integration of the Php550 terminal fee into…

Palace says DOJ’s inquiry on Binays within its mandate

MANILA, Oct. 18 (PNA) — The Palace said it supports the investigation being done by the Department of Justice on the alleged ill-gotten wealth of the Binay family noting that…

Palace welcomes planned training of local health workers to fend off Ebola virus

MANILA, Oct. 18 (PNA) — Malacanang welcomed the plan training by foreign experts of the Filipino health workers as nations step up their defenses against Ebola virus. It was reported…

DFA defends VFA from critics

By Michaela del Callar MANILA, Oct. 16 (PNA) — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday defended the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and United States amid…

Artists workshop on Japanese art of gift wrapping on Nov. 8 at Yuchengco Museum

By Lily O Ramos MANILA, Oct. 16 (PNA)– The art of gift wrapping, particularly during Christmas, New Year and special days like birthdays, Valentine’s Day, weddings and others is a…

(Update) LPA brings occasional heavy rains over Visayas, Bicol region

MANILA, Oct. 16 (PNA) — Parts of Visayas and Bicol Region may experience possible flashflood and landslides in the next 24 hours due to occasional heavy rains brought by the…

SC set to hold oral arguments on EDCA

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr. MANILA, Oct. 16 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) is set to conduct oral arguments on the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) between the Philippines…

Palace says Olongapo murder unacceptable, government determined to seek justice

MANILA, Oct. 16 (PNA) — The Palace has reiterated its determination to attain justice in the slaying of a transgender in Olongapo City allegedly committed by an American serviceman. “Hindi…

Meeting between President and Vice President did not center on official issues: Palace

MANILA, Oct. 16 (PNA) — The recent meeting between President Benigno S. Aquino III and Vice President Jejomar Binay did not center on official issues, Malacañang said Thursday. “Ang pag-uusap…

Senator Santiago says cancer cells 90% regressed but not yet physically fit to attend regular session

By Sammy F. Martin MANILA, Oct. 16 (PNA) — Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago on Thursday said although 90 percent of the cancer cells were regressed based on her latest medical…

CA grants BCDA’s petition for review

MANILA, Oct. 16 (PNA) — The Court of Appeals (CA) has granted the petition for review filed by the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) in the case of the…

Palace: Gov’t doing everything for safe release of German hostages

By Joann Santiago MANILA, Oct. 16 (PNA) — The Philippine government is doing its best to ensure the safe and eventual release of German nationals who are currently held captive…

Habitat protection gets boost from Filipino artists

MANILA, Oct. 14 (PNA) — The advocacy to protect Metro Manila’s lone bird sanctuary and one of the world’s most important wetlands gets a boost with Filipino artists expressing their…