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Comelec notes low number of registrants in the first two months of voter’s registration nationwide

MANILA, July 29 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has reported a low number of registrants in the first two months of the 17-month long voter’s registration nationwide. Comelec…

President Aquino pushes for reasonable, just, acceptable Bangsamoro Law

MANILA, July 29 (PNA) -– President Benigno Simeon Aquino III affirmed that he will aggressively push for the enactment of the Bangsamoro Basic Law that will formalize and implement the…

President Aquino to submit proposed P2.6 T National Budget for 2015 to Congress on Wednesday

MANILA, July 29 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III is getting ready to submit the proposed P2.6 trillion National Budget to Congress on Wednesday, a Malacañang official said Tuesday….

Archbishop confirms Pope Francis visit to PHL on Jan. 15-19 next year

By Ferdinand G. Patino MANILA, July 29 (PNA) — Pope Francis will visit the Philippines from January 15 to 19, 2015 which also marks the 20th anniversary of the World…

President Aquino receives standing ovation after delivering his 5th SONA

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, July 28 (PNA) – President Benigno Aquino III received spontaneous standing ovation after he delivered his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) during Monday’s…

President Aquino: The Filipino is worth fighting for

MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — The Filipino is worth fighting for! President Benigno S. Aquino III added this line to the slogan of his father, the late Senator Benigno “Ninoy”…

President Aquino set to certify Bangsamoro Basic Law as urgent bill

MANILA, July 27 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III is set to certify the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) as urgent bill, a Palace official said on Sunday. “Ipinahayag ni…

Increased initiatives in tourism credited for steady growth in tourist arrivals

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, July 27 (PNA) — The Philippines’ revived international tourism campaign “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” among other initiatives by the Department of Tourism (DOT)…

PHL pushing through with K to 12 Program

MANILA, July 25 (PNA) — Malacanang said on Friday the government is pushing through with the K to 12 Basic Education Program even amid some problems in the country’s educational…

Sandiganbayan slaps Enrile with 90-day preventive suspension

By Sammy F. Martin MANILA, July 25 (PNA) — Detained Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile was slapped with a 90-day preventive suspension by the Sandiganbayan Third Division on Friday,…

Government agencies sign agreement to implement law to protect children in armed conflict

MANILA, July 25 (PNA) — Representatives of various government agencies on Friday signed the memorandum of agreement (MOA) to carry out Executive Order 138 on protecting the welfare of children…

Gov’t working hard to improve lives of Filipinos, says Palace official

MANILA, July 25 (PNA) — The government is working round the clock to implement various programs and projects to benefit many Filipinos, a Palace official said on Friday. Presidential Communications…

Palace confident of luring more investments into PHL

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, July 24 (PNA) — Malacanang has expressed confidence that foreign investments will continue to flow into the country, encouraged by the growing economy. Presidential Communications…

President Aquino remains on the right track, PCCI chief says

By Kris M. Crismundo MANILA, July 24 (PNA) — President Benigno Aquino III remains on the right track of his goal of “matuwid na daan,” the Philippine Chamber of Commerce…

Osmena says Cabinet members show they are transparent on DAP

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, July 24 (PNA) – Senator Sergio Osmena III said the show of force of the Aquino Cabinet members in the Senate inquiry on the Disbursement…