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Over 50 injured after strong quake hits central Japan

TOKYO, Nov. 23 (PNA/Xinhua) — At least 57 people were injured and about 10 houses collapsed after a strong quake hit Nagano Prefecture in central Japan late Saturday, reports cited…

PNR to commemorate 122nd anniversary on Monday

MANILA, Nov 23 (PNA) — The Philippine National Railways (PNR) will turn 122-years-old on Monday (Nov 24). As the sole operator of the most extensive intra-island railway in Luzon, PNR…

PHL remains storm-free until Wednesday –PAGASA

MANILA, Nov. 23 (PNA) — The country will continue to be storm-free for the next three days, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Sunday. In…

Gender and development gets high on TESDA agenda

MANILA, Nov. 23 (PNA) — Advancing gender equality and women empowerment took center stage at a recent conference organized by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), seeing it…

Children with special needs to get 20 percent discount

MANILA, Nov. 23 (PNA) — Filipino children with special needs (CSN) will soon get a 20 percent discount on purchases of basic necessities and other services under a bill expressing…

House leader seeks PhP30,000 basic monthly salary for public school teachers

MANILA, Nov. 23 (PNA) — A House leader is seeking to raise to PhP30,000 the basic monthly salary of public school teachers, regardless of their length of service, in recognition…

CSC organizes leadership series to improve competitiveness

MANILA, Nov. 23 (PNA) — Best-selling author and leadership coach Dr. Barry Posner led the string of speakers who shared best practices in human resource management and organization development during…

Pacquiao made us all proud to be Filipinos – VP Binay

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Nov. 23 (PNA) – Vice President Jejomar Binay on Sunday congratulated Filipino world boing champion Manny Pacquiao for dominating American Chris Algieri to retain his…

PHl generally peaceful on Pacquiao fight – PNP

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan MANILA, Nov. 23 (PNA) — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Sunday announced that no untoward incident was recorded during the fight of Filipino boxing…

Pacquiao punishes Algieri to retain WBO welterweight title

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Nov. 23 (PNA) – Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao punished American erstwhile undefeated Chris Algieri with dominating unanimous decision victory on Sunday to retain his…

Free entrance to museums, historical shrines proposed

By Sammy F. Martin MANILA, Nov. 22 (PNA) — Kabataan Party-list Rep. Terry L. Ridon has filed a bill requiring all museums and historical shrines in the country to offer…

Immigration clarifies policy on blacklisting of foreign nationals

MANILA, Nov. 22 (PNA) — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Saturday clarified its procedures on blacklisting of foreign nationals who are out of the country. According to Atty. Elaine…

Education a plus for PHL vis-à-vis ASEAN integration

By Joann Santiago MANILA, Nov. 18 (PNA) — The Philippines’ sustained focus on providing quality education and skills to its citizen is seen to be a major factor on its…

Health Department abides by World Health Organization protocols, Palace official says

MANILA, Nov. 18 (PNA) — The Palace has assured that the Department of Health (DoH) follows and abides by the health protocols prescribed by the World Health Organization (WHO), in…

DOH confirms another peacekeeper suffering from sore throat; assures treatment is ongoing

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA, Nov. 18 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) confirmed on Tuesday that another Filipino peacekeeper who is on quarantine in Caballo Island near Corregidor…