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Bill to create math and science high school in every province filed

MANILA, Sept. 19 (PNA) — A lawmaker has filed a bill creating math and science high schools nationwide to allow bright and talented students in the far-flung areas of the…

Tagle urges the people the take care of the environment by segregating and recycling

MANILA, September 19 (PNA) — Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle urged the faithful to start taking care of the environment by segregating and recycling. The head of the Archdiocese…

At least 104,339 families affected by TS ‘Mario’ –NDRRMC

MANILA, Sept. 19 (PNA) — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), in its 3 p.m. update on Friday, said at least 104,339 families equivalent to 470,323 persons…

DepEd’s ALS Test registration until Sept.30; exam set for November, December

MANILA, Sept. 19 (PNA) — Giving hope to dropouts in elementary and secondary schools, out-of-school youths, non-readers, working Filipinos and even senior citizens through the provision of a more accessible…

PAGASA downgrades to orange the warning rainfall in Metro Manila, other Luzon provinces

MANILA, Sept. 19 (PNA) — The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has downgraded from red to orange the rainfall advisory for Metro Manila and other nearby provinces…

Bad weather grounds more domestic flights

MANILA, Sept. 19 (PNA) — More domestic flights were cancelled Friday due to bad weather, the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) said. Via Twitter, the DOTC noted that among…

Globe Telecom launches breakthrough Cloud storage service

MANILA, Sept. 19 (PNA) — Globe Telecom on Friday launched its breakthrough personal cloud storage service, as part of it commitment of improving today’s digital lifestyle. Globe Cloud is an…

Ambuklao Dam opens gate

MANILA, Sept 19 (PNA) — Benguet’s Ambuklao Dam has opened a gate at 0.5 meters, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration’s (PAGASA’s) 5 p.m. update. In…

Some Metro Manila colleges and universities suspend classes Saturday

MANILA, Sept. 19 (PNA) — Valenzuela City Polytechnic College, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Valenzuela, and San Sebastian College-Recoletos Manila add to the list of colleges and universities which announced suspension…

Comelec urges Filipinos under 18 years old to register starting Sept. 20 for the SK polls next year

MANILA, Sept. 18 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has urged young Filipinos or those below 18 years old to register this month for the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections…

Sen. Santiago says: ‘I did not ask for DAP releases’

MANILA, Sept. 18 (PNA) – Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago admitted on Thursday that she received funds for her pet projects but didn’t know it came from the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP)…

Aquino admin opts for improved justice system

MANILA, Sept. 18 (PNA) — Malacanang on Thursday said the Aquino administration prefers to improve the justice system rather than re-imposing death penalty on heinous crime. “Yung posisyon ng Pangulo…

15 Luzon areas under storm signals as TS ‘Mario’ maintains strength –PAGASA

MANILA, Sept. 18 (PNA) – More areas in Luzon were placed under public storm warning signals as tropical storm “Mario” maintained its strength while continuing to move toward Northern Luzon…

Philippines, France agree on peaceful settlement of South China Sea dispute

PARIS, France, Sept. 18 (PNA) — The Philippines and France have agreed on the peaceful settlement of the disputes in the South China Sea in accordance with international law, including…

159 passengers in Cebu, Albay and Catanduanes stranded by ‘Mario’

MANILA, Sept. 18 (PNA) — As of 3:00 p.m. Thursday, some 159 seagoing passengers were stranded by Tropical Storm “Mario” in ports located in Southern Luzon and the Visayas, the…