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House Tourism Committee endorses bill pushing Manaoag as pilgrimage site

By Leonardo V. Micua DAGUPAN CITY, Oct. 22 (PNA)—The bill filed by Pangasinan Fourth District Rep. Gina de Venecia in the House of Representatives seeking to make the Basilica of…

Puerto Princesa, DOLE launch Payao Fish Project

By Celeste Anna R. Formoso PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Oct. 22 (PNA) -– The city government here and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) have launched the livelihood program “Payao…

Sarangani to send another batch of work scholars to Japan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Oct. 22 (PNA) — The provincial government of Sarangani is sending another batch of scholars from various parts of the province to Japan next year for an…

Legazpi wins 2 national championship awards for good governance

By Danny O. Calleja LEGAZPI CITY, Oct. 22 (PNA) -– Its exceptional performances in local governance once again put the city government here in the limelight for winning two national…

SM Cares housing project to build 400 homes in Tacloban

TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 22 (PNA) — The SM Foundation will build 400 houses in this city’s New Kawayan village for poor families displaced by super typhoon Yolanda last year. Loft-able…

Preparation for longest Dagupan fiesta in full swing

DAGUPAN CITY, Oct. 22 (PNA) — Preparations for the longest Dagupan City Fiesta ever is now in full swing following the creation by Mayor Belen Fernandez of a fiesta executive…

Palawan dubbed Top Island in the World by US travel mag

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, Oct 21 (PNA) — The small island of Palawan, according to most readers in a survey conducted by a US travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler…

600 BCPO men keep peace and order in Baguio City

BAGUIO CITY, October 21 (PNA) -– The Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) with its 600 strong personnel, is continuously doing its best in maximizing police presence and in bringing in…

DOLE-Eastern Visayas to complete compliance check within this month

TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 21 (PNA) -– The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) eyes to complete within this month the first post-Yolanda routine inspection of establishments to come up with…

Councilors push different measures vs wearing of bonnets, to hide motorcycle riders’ identities

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 21 (PNA) -– The City Council of Dumaguete will tackle in its regular session Wednesday separate but similar measures prohibiting the wearing of various types of cover…

28 Dagupan detaines earn college diploma

DAGUPAN CITY, Oct. 21 (PNA) — Even in a slammer, a jail bird can get a school diploma and fulfill his dreams. This happened to 28 detainees of the Dagupan…

TESDA allots Php32M for ‘tech-voc’ courses in CDO

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 20 (PNA) -– About 5,000 students and out-of-school youths in this trading hub would benefit from the Php32 million intended for technical-vocational (tech-voc) courses offered…

Php5-M cash-for-work program proposed

LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte, Oct. 20 (PNA) — A total of Php5-million worth cash-for-work (CFW) program from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is expected to benefit Ilocanos…

Regional work safety summit set Oct. 23 in Bacolod City

BACOLOD CITY, Oct. 20 (PNA) — The Safety Organization of Negros Occidental, (SONO) and the Western Visayas Occupational Safety and Health Network (WVOSHnet), in coordination with the Department of Labor…

PhlPost reintroduces letter-writing to celebrate World Post Day

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna Oct19 (PNA) – To commemorate World Post Day, the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) in partnership with the Department of Education, Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino and SM Supermalls…