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Cebu public school execs urged to identify hazards on students’ way home

CEBU CITY, Sept. 17 (PNA) — A senior education official in Cebu has urged public school officials to identify the hazards their students would encounter on their way home. Dr….

6,809 Mayon eruption-threatened families already in 22 evacuation centers

LEGAZPI CITY, Sept. 17 (PNA) –- At least 6,809 families or 31,903 individuals were already at 22 evacuation centers in four towns and two cities of Albay as of 3:00…

Only 441 families left for evacuation — Salceda

LEGAZPI CITY, Sept. 17 (PNA) — Albay Governor Joey Sarte Salceda said only a few hundred families are left to be evacuated after the number of target evacuees had been…

City of San Fernando launches citywide communal gardening

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Sept. 17 (PNA) — City Mayor Edwin D. Santiago on Wednesday led the citywide communal gardening in a bid to combat the adverse effects of…

Dagupan to hold Robotics Science Fair

DAGUPAN CITY, Sept. 17 (PNA) — The city of Dagupan will hold its first Robotics Science Fair from Nov. 6 to 8 at the CSI Stadia. This was contained in…

Baguio City council urges NCIP to bring ancestral land committee back

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 16 (PNA) -– The Baguio City council approved Resolution 219 s 2014 authored by councilor Leandro Yangot Jr. urging the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) to…

Heavy rains could complicate Mayon eruption, if ever – Albay disaster official

LEGAZPI CITY, Sept. 16 (PNA) — The chief of the Albay Public Safety and Emergency Management Office (APSEMO) said Albay might be facing a complex disaster if the restiveness of…

SP mulls creation of local youth development council

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 16 (PNA) -– The city council here has approved on first reading the committee report on a proposed ordinance creating the Local Youth Development Council of Iloilo…

Damage assessment being conducted in Cordillera after ‘Luis’

BAGUIO CITY, September 16 (PNA) –- The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (PDRRMCs) and Baguio City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (BCDRRMC) are currently conducting Rapid Damage Assessment Needs…

Iloilo convention center within construction standards: DPWH

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 10 (PNA) — Construction of the Iloilo Convention Center is definitely within standards and not overpriced. This was the reaction of Department of Public Works and Highways…

Bacolod City mayor takes Ice Bucket Challenge for Negrense ALS patient

BACOLOD CITY, Sept. 10 (PNA) — Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella took the Ice Bucket Challenge to help an Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) patient from Barangay Yubo, La Carlota City,…

Lucena’s prime cooperative opens new business center

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, Sept. 10 (PNA) – Mayor Roderick “Dondon” Alcala led the opening Wednesday of the new Koopnaman Business Center of the Koopnaman Multi-Purpose Cooperative at the corner of…

Iloilo awaits WB’s approval of P262-M road project

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 10 (PNA) -– The provincial government here awaits the decision of World Bank (WB) on their proposed rehabilitation of 28-kilometer Imbang Grande-Tagubong-Gemumua Agahon-Agtabo farm-to-market road in Passi…

Mayor Rama to pursue Cebu City College for hinterland barangays

CEBU CITY, Sept. 10 (PNA) — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has said his administration will now “aggressively pursue” the establishment of the Cebu City College for students from the…

27,253 children in Bacolod immunized in first week of mass vaccination

BACOLOD CITY, Sept. 9 (PNA) –- A total of 27,253 children and infants in this city have been vaccinated against measles and polio during the first week of mass immunization…