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DSWD: Newborn baby on viral video is now out of the hospital care

MANILA, Aug. 28 (PNA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said on Friday the newborn baby seen on a viral video being slapped continuously by his mother…

PAGASA: Dim chance for LPA to become tropical cyclone

MANILA, Aug. 28 (PNA) — The low-pressure area (LPA) inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and located east of the Visayas at present is unlikely to develop into a…

Thailand wants to replicate ‘successful administration’ of overseas Filipino workers

MANILA, Aug. 28 (PNA) — Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Friday commended the Philippines for its “successful administration” of overseas Filipino workers. “Thailand can benefit in learning from the…

Assembly of MRT-3 prototype train car expected to begin next week — DOTC

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, Aug. 28 (PNA) — The Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) on Friday said that it expects assembly of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3…

LTO driver’s license centers to open on Saturdays

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, Aug. 28 (PNA) — A transport official on Friday announced that driver’s license centers will be open on Saturdays starting Aug. 29 to help ease…

Comelec assures: The May 2016 polls will be accurate

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, Aug. 28 (PNA) — Although it will be using new voting machines for next year’s polls, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is confident that the…

2 killed by still unknown gunmen in Lanao del Sur

MANILA, Aug. 27 (PNA) — A militiaman and a security guard were shot and killed by still unidentified gunmen in Picong, Lanao del Sur Thursday morning. The incident took place…

PAL hits ‘unfair practice’ of UAE carriers anew

MANILA, Aug. 27 (PNA) — Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) on Thursday expressed apprehension anew over ongoing air talks between the Philippines and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In a…

Aquino government bent on finding solutions to traffic woes, flooding

MANILA, Aug. 27 (PNA) — The administration of President Benigno S. Aquino III is determined to solve the lingering problems on traffic and flooding in Metro Manila. President Aquino told…

Harris visit to WESCOM HQ, a ‘meeting of the minds’

MANILA, Aug. 27 (PNA) — A “meeting of the minds,” this was what the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) called the visit of US Pacific Command head Admiral Harry…

De Lima hints on her plans in 2016 polls

MANILA, Aug. 27 (PNA) — Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila M. De Lima hinted on her plans in the elections in 2016 coinciding with the celebration of her 56th…

Natural disasters, miscalculation at seas discussed during Harris-Iriberri meeting

MANILA, Aug. 26 (PNA) — Responding to natural disasters and ensuring that no miscalculations occur in disputed waters were among the topics discussed by visiting US Pacific Command head Admiral…

DOH-MIMAROPA conducts orientation for lifeguard trainees

By Leilani S. Junio PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan, Aug. 26 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH)-MIMAROPA, together with partners from the Philippine Coast Guard and Tourism Council of Puerto…

Catholic prelates on partial divorce bill

MANILA, Aug. 26 (PNA) — Catholic prelates have expressed concern regarding the latest development on the partial divorce bill approved on third and final reading at the House of Representatives….

Two solons propose measure that will address quorum problem in Congress

By Sammy F. Martin MANILA, Aug. 26 (PNA) — Two former rebel soldiers-turned-partylist lawmakers proposed on Wednesday the enactment of the Congressional Reform Bill in the incoming 17th Congress to…