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Pacquiao eyes ‘big win’ vs Algieri

By Allen Estabillo GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Nov. 18 (PNA) — Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao is eyeing a big win against undefeated American brawler Chris Algieri in their highly anticipated face-off…

Balikbayan distributes gifts to Leyte townmates

ORMOC CITY, Oct. 29 (PNA) — A Filipino based in California, USA, who worked for the Marcoses for nearly three decades, returned home to distribute early Christmas gifts. Clotilde Pepito…

Volcanologist devotes career, life monitoring PHL’s 3 most active volcanoes

By Rhaydz B. Barcia LEGAZPI CITY, Oct. 28 (PNA) — At 59, Ed Laguerta, one of the country’s veteran Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) scientists, has devoted most…

Ukrainian President dissolves parliament, announces early elections

KIEV, (PNA/ITAR-TASS) – Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko on Monday dissolved the Verkhovna Rada (parliament) and announced early legislative elections. The president dissolved the Rada “as this is the only correct…

President Aquino leads National Heroes’ Day celebration

MANILA, Aug. 25 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday paid tribute to the country’s past and modern-day heroes as he led the nation in commemorating National Heroes’…

Off-duty cop shoots dead 2 QC robbers

MANILA (PNA), Aug. 18 (PNA) — Two armed robbers dropped dead after an exchange of bullets with an off-duty cop in Quezon City, Chief Supt. Reuben Theodore Sindac, PNP Public…

Bicolana finds out there’s big money in corn farming

By Danny O. Calleja TIGAON, Camarines Sur, (PNA) -– At her young age, Angelita Abion wanted something else other than farming. She was born into a family of farmers in…

Barugo cookie makers rising up from the rubble

BARUGO, Leyte, (PNA) — Producers of “roscas”, a local cookie of this town, is now on their road to recovery after suffering losses from last year’s super typhoon. Hampered by…

U.S. Ebola patient ‘growing stronger every day’

WASHINGTON, (PNA/Xinhua) — One of the two Americans who contracted Ebola in West Africa and are being treated in a U.S. hospital said Friday that he is “growing stronger every…

Amok shot dead after killing 2 men inside vice mayor’s house in Maguindanao

KIDAPAWAN CITY, (PNA) — Police multipliers shot dead late Sunday afternoon a bodyguard of a Maguindanao politician who earlier shot dead two civilians, police and military authorities here said. Capt….

Pacquiao to launch 3-day relief mission in typhoon-hit areas in Samar, Leyte

By Allen Estabillo GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Nov. 29 (PNA) — Boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao will visit Tacloban City and several parts of Eastern Visayas this weekend…

Pacquiao ends losing streak, beats Rios

MANILA, Nov. 24 (PNA)–Filipino ring legend Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao gave his grief-stricken countrymen in the typhoon-devastated areas something to cheer about by dominating Mexican-American Brandon “Bambam” Rios in their welterweight…

EU official urges stepped-up global action to close “emissions gap”

BRUSSELS, (PNA/Xinhua) — The European Union on Tuesday called for concerted global action to cut excessive greenhouse gas emissions, after a UN report warned that the world could fail on…

Cambodian toddler dies of bird flu, bringing cases to 23 so far this year

PHNOM PENH, (PNA/Xinhua) — A two-year-old girl from northwestern Pursat province died late last month from the H5N1 virus, bringing the number of the cases to 23 so far this…

1M Cambodian children get new measles, rubella vaccine

PHNOM PENH, (PNA/Xinhua) — The total number of Cambodian children immunized in the nationwide campaign with measles and rubella vaccines has already reached one million, the Ministry of Health announced…