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‘Hakab Na 2015′ successful

DUMAGUETE CITY, Aug. 4 (PNA) — ‘Hakab Na 2015′ was a success in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental during the simultaneous breastfeeding activity conducted Saturday in connection with the celebration of…

Dismissed and “AWOL” cops charged for death of suspected KFR leader

By Perfecto T. Raymundo MANILA, Aug. 3 (PNA) — The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Monday filed before the Department of Justice (DOJ) a complaint of two counts of…

Solon says food establishments should serve free safe and clean water

MANILA, Aug. 4 (PNA) — Diners may soon expect to be served with free clean and safe water when they dine in restaurants and eatery outlets. Rep. Evelio R. Leonardia…

Oral arguments on Torre de Manila case resume Tuesday

By Perfecto T. Raymundo MANILA, Aug. 4 (PNA) — The oral arguments on the case of Torre de Manila, the so-called “photobomber” of the monument of Gat. Jose P. Rizal,…

Palace vows to continue poverty reduction, social programs

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, Aug. 4 (PNA) — Malacanang renewed Tuesday its vow to continue with poverty reduction and social safety net programs imperative to further improve the quality…

CA orders Trillanes to appear, explain on bribery raps vs. 2 justices

By Perfecto T. Raymundo MANILA, Aug. 4 (PNA) — The Court of Appeals (CA) has ordered Senator Antonio “Sony” Trillanes IV to appear and explain on the allegations against two…

Palace: Credit rating upgrades for PHL boost investments, benefit Filipinos

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, Aug. 4 (PNA) — Malacanang on Tuesday said credit rating upgrades for the Philippines and robust economic growth are attracting more investments that create jobs….

Comelec issues Notice of Award to Smartmatic-TIM for the lease of 23,000 OMR machine

MANILA, Aug. 4 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has issued the Notice of Award to Smartmatic-TIM Corp. for the provision of 23,000 Optical Mark Reader (OMR) machines worth…

Roxas vows to continue ‘tuwid na daan’

By Sammy F. Martin MANILA, Aug. 4 (PNA) — Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas II on Tuesday said he has moral obligation to push the “tuwid na daan”…

SC also planned to erect tall edifice in same area where Torre de Manila now stands

By Perfecto T. Raymundo MANILA, Aug. 4 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) had also planned to construct a tall building in the same place where Torre de Manila now…

Solons heed call of President Aquino, buckle down to work on BBL

MANILA, Aug. 4 (PNA) — Members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday are heeding the call of President Benigno S. Aquino III to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL)…

Nine LRT-2 stations now selling beep cards

MANILA, Aug. 4 (PNA) — Nine out of the 11 Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2) stations are now selling beep cards since its launch last month, a transport official…

Expenditure cap on candidates for 2016 polls stays

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, Aug 4 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) clarified that the spending limit for candidates will be the same as provided by law despite…

Government committed to ensuring quality health care for Filipinos, says Malacañang

MANILA, Aug. 4 (PNA) — The government remains committed to ensuring sustainable and quality health care for all Filipinos by enhancing the health programs of the Department of Health (DOH),…

Death of child in Puerto Princesa City not related to deworming —DOH Director Janairo

MANILA, Aug. 4 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH)-MIMAROPA region said on Tuesday the death of a pupil in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan last week was not associated with…