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Nuclear terrorism a real threat, says IAEA Chief

By Michaela del Callar MANILA, Dec. 7 (PNA) -– International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano on Monday warned of the serious threats of nuclear terrorism and urged…

DOST highlights benefits of nuclear technology at 3rd Philippine Nuclear Congress

By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata MANILA, Dec. 7 (PNA) — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) highlighted the benefits of nuclear technology and its contribution to support the Sustainable…

Project NOAH to launch new disaster management platform

MANILA, Dec. 7 (PNA) — A new and improved version of the disaster risk reduction and decision-making platform of the Department of Science and Technology’s Project NOAH (Nationwide Operational Assessment…

Holiday non-stop bus service along EDSA starts Saturday

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan MANILA, Dec. 3 (PNA) –- The government is set to implement the “holiday non-stop bus service” to provide relief to commuters who are facing a…

DSWD receives PhP104-M support from Australia to boost disaster response capacity

MANILA, Dec. 3 (PNA) — The Philippine Government and the Australian Government have partnered to strengthen the capacity of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to respond to…

PHL to continue enjoying trade benefits in US after crucial conditional review on labor rights compliance

By Michaela del Callar MANILA, Dec. 3 (PNA) — The Philippines will continue to enjoy trade benefits in the United States, such as tax-free entry of its goods, after Washington…

DSWD: Buried relief goods in Leyte found “not safe for human consumption”

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA, Dec. 2 (PNA)– The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Wednesday that the reported relief goods buried in Dagami, Leyte were found to…

Ombudsman dismisses 12 gov’t execs in Php54-M PDAF scam

By Perfecto T.Raymundo MANILA, Dec. 3 (PNA) — Twelve executives from the National Livelihood Development Corporation (NLDC), Technology Resource Center (TRC), including the now defunct National Agribusiness Corporation (NABCOR), were…

Government’s thrust on farm mechanization making Filipino farmers globally competitive

MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) — The thrust of President Benigno S. Aquino III’s administration to promote mechanization in agriculture is rapidly making Filipino farmers as competitive as their counterparts in…

World leaders adopt Manila-Paris declaration

PARIS, France, Dec. 1 (PNA/Sputnik) — Members of the Vulnerable 20 (V20) on Monday adopted the Manila-Paris Declaration and a three-year Road Map of Activities aimed at enhancing cooperation among…

President Aquino joins call for global economy de-carbonization

PARIS, France, Dec. 1 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday joined 29 other leaders in seizing day one of the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) by…

DOJ orders BuCor to effect detention of Pemberton

By Perfecto T. Raymundo MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) — The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday ordered the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) to immediately effect the detention of United States…

Private sector employers have until Dec. 24 to give 13th month pay of employees

MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) — Private sector employers have until December 24 to pay the 13th month benefits of their employees in compliance with the provisions of the Labor Code,…

PHL: UN convention deemed useless if China allowed to claim an entire sea

By Michaela del Callar MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) — Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario has warned that a United Nations maritime law will be rendered useless if China will…

President Aquino leaves for three working visits in Europe

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Nov. 29 (PNA) – President Benigno Aquino III left on Sunday for three working visits in Europe, including Paris, France where he will join other…