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Singson repeats warning vs fund-raising ploy

MANILA, (PNA) -– The Department of Public Works and Highways on Wednesday reiterated its warning against the continuous operation of some unscrupulous individuals and groups, using the department to sell…

Syrian president declares general amnesty

MOSCOW, (PNA/RIA Novosti) -– Syrian President Bashar Assad declared a general amnesty for his citizens on Tuesday in an effort to help end the country’s ongoing civil war, the state-owned…

Pilot, co-pilot safe as plane crash lands in Pampanga

MANILA, (PNA) — A pilot and his co-pilot luckily escaped death after the training aircraft they were riding crash landed on a lahar trail in Pampanga Wednesday morning. Civil Aviation…

NBI continuously determining identity of big personalities behind PDAF, Malampaya plunder case — De Lima

By Perfecto Raymundo MANILA, (PNA) — The National Bureau of Investigation is continuously determining the identity of big personalities behind Ruby Tuazon as well as those implicated in the plunder…

Gazmin: I serve at pleasure of the President

MANILA, (PNA) — With rumors floating around claiming that he will be replaced soon, Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Voltaire Gazmin on Tuesday said that he is ready to…

Pres. Aquino casts his vote in Tarlac

TARLAC CITY, Tarlac, (PNA) — President Benigno Aquino III on Monday cast his vote in this year’s barangay elections in Barangay Central here. Together with her two sisters Pinky Aquino…

Binay, family cast vote at Brgy. San Antonio National HS in Makati City

MANILA, (PNA) — Vice President Jejomar Binay and his family cast their votes for the barangay elections at the San Antonio National High School in Barangay San Antonio, Makati City…

De Lima says there’s no stopping Jinggoy from going to US

MANILA, (PNA) — Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima Monday said there is no stopping Senator Jinggoy Estrada from going to the United States despite the Department of Justice’s move…

Survivor of Nigeria plane crash loses toes, fingers to infection

ABUJA, (PNA/Xinhua) — A survivor of the Oct. 3 plane crash in Nigeria’s Lagos State has lost all 10 toes and five fingers on her left hand to a gangrene…

Russia’s Deputy PM outlines future economic cooperation with CIS partners

MINSK, (PNA/Itar-Tass) — Russia and Belarus have not coordinated yet oil supplies to the republic in the fourth quarter, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov said Friday. This year…

Former chief sanitary doctor wants energy drinks banned in Russia

MOSCOW, (PNA/Itar-Tass) — Russian prime minister’s aide Gennady Onishchenko, who until recently was Russia’s chief sanitary doctor and head of the consumer rights protection authority (Rospotrebnadzor), has called to ban…

PBA players set charity game for Olongapo City leptospirosis victims

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT, (PNA) –Basketball fans will get the chance to watch their favorite players in a charity game to be played here on Friday for the benefit of leptospirosis…

President Putin oks stiffer fines for smoking in public

MOSCOW, (PNA/RIA Novosti) -– Russian President Vladimir Putin signed off Monday on the introduction of stiffer penalties for smoking in public as the government continues in its battle to improve…

Incinerators are safe – Ministry secretary-general

KUALA LUMPUR, (PNA/Bernama) –Thermal treatment technology or incinerators are safe and will not have an adverse effect on human health and nature, and it can actually help resolve related issues….

Roxas: All towns in Bohol now accessible

MANILA, (PNA) -–The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Tuesday declared that all municipalities in earthquake-ravaged province of Bohol are now fully-accessible. DILG Secretary Manuel Roxas II said…