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(Update as of 6 p.m.) TS ‘Egay’ maintains strength as it continues to move northward slowly

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan MANILA, July 6 (PNA) –Tropical storm “Egay” maintains strength and continues to move northward slowly, according to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)…

President Aquino okays Php3.002-Trillion proposed ’16 budget

By Joann Santiago MANILA, July 6 (PNA) — The Education, Public Works and Highways and the National Defense departments continue to have the biggest allocation in the proposed Php3.002 trillion…

OCD reports floods and landslides in some Luzon areas; no casualties

MANILA, July 5 (PNA) — Due to continuous heavy rains brought about by tropical storm “Egay,” some areas in Luzon remain flooded while some roads are blocked by landslides although…

SC asked to void Aguinaldo Doctrine

By Perfecto T. Raymundo MANILA, July 6 (PNA) — A taxpayer from Quezon City asked the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday to nullify the controversial Aguinaldo Doctrine. Under the Aguinaldo…

Sen. Aquino wants orobe on seaworthiness of maritime vessels after SONA

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, July 6 (PNA) – Sen. Paolo Benigno ‘Bam’ Aquino IV on Monday said he would push for the investigation on the seaworthiness of maritime vessels…

Palace orders suspension of classes, work in NCR vis-a-vis TS ‘Egay’

By Joann Santiago MANILA, July 6 (PNA) — Malacanang has ordered the suspension of work in all government offices and classes in all schools in the National Capital Region (NCR)…

(Update) PAGASA issues ‘Orange Rainfall’ over Bataan, Zambales; NCR to experience light to moderate rains

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan MANILA, July 6 (PNA) — The provinces of Zambales and Bataan remains under “orange rainfall” due to heavy rains brought by the southwest monsoon enhanced…

(Update as of 6 p.m.)Light to moderate rains to persist over NCR, adjoining provinces

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan MANILA, July 6 (PNA) — The provinces of Zambales and Bataan remains under ‘orange rainfall’ warning due to heavy rains brought by the southwest monsoon…

PHL monitoring situation of over 60,000 OFWs in Greece following referendum

By Michaela del Callar MANILA, July 6 (PNA) — The Philippine government on Monday said it is monitoring the situation of over 60,000 Filipino in Greece following a crucial Greek…

Baldoz urges school teachers to use DOLE checklist to determine if student is victim of child labor

MANILA, July 6 (PNA) — The new school year has begun and Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday urged public school officials and teachers to use the Department’s checklist…

President Aquino monitors development of Storm ‘Egay’

MANILA, July 5 (PNA) — President Benigno Aquino III monitors the development of Storm “Egay” as it continues to affect Northern Luzon, Presidential Communications Operation Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr….

NPA rebels raid banana plantation, aircraft damaged in Compostela Valley

MANILA, July 5 (PNA) — Troopers from the 10th Infantry Division are now pursuing a New People’s Army (NPA) band who detonated two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) near the hangar…

(Feature) Palawan TESDA trainees up for grabs in Malaysia before graduation

By Lily O. Ramos MANILA, July 5 (PNA) — It pays to be trained and certified as someone who knows his craft under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority…

(Feature) DSWD’s CCT household beneficiaries now over 4.4 million

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA, July 5 (PNA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said on Saturday the national government’s Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program, designed to…

DSWD readies assistance for areas along the path of TS ‘Egay’

MANILA, July 5 (PNA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Sunday it has prepositioned relief assistance for areas along the path of tropical storm “Egay” in…