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Pantawid Pamilya produces more than 20,000 high school graduates in Central Visayas

DUMAGUETE CITY, April 27 (PNA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office VII will hold a Pantawid Pamilya Regional High School Graduation on April 28, Tuesday,…

North Cotabato town declares state of calamity due to drought

MAKILAA, North Cotabato, April 27 (PNA) — As the damages due to drought in different villages here hit more than Php100 million, the municipal government, through the town council, placed…

WV showcases new tourism circuits for VPY 2015

ILOILO CITY, April 27 (PNA) — Western Visayas introduces new tourism circuits this Visit Philippines Year 2015 to cater to different types of tourists, both domestic and international. The much…

Electoral Board convenor on manual voting in 2016: more resources, manpower needed

DUMAGUETE CITY, April 27 (PNA) — Msgr. Julius Perpetuo Heruela, convenor of the Diocesan Electoral Board (DEB) of the Diocese of Dumaguete, has expressed concern over the need for huge…

Silliman University Research and Environment News Service launching set

By Judaline F. Partlow DUMAGUETE CITY, April 27 (PNA) — The Silliman University Research and Environment News Service (SU REnews) will officially launch Thursday in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental with…

Mayon Volcano Natural Park in World Heritage Sites list for nomination

By April M. Meir LEGAZPI CITY, April 27 (PNA) — The Mayon Volcano Natural Park (MVNP) in Albay has been included in the World Heritage Sites List of the United…

South Cotabato completes Php47-M infra projects in Q1

By Allen Sam V. Estabillo GENERAL SANTOS CITY, April 27 (PNA) — The provincial government of South Cotabato has completed around Php47 million worth of priority infrastructure projects in various…

WOW CAUAYAN launched at SM City Cauayan

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, April 27 (PNA) — The City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) – Cauayan City in partnership with the first SM Mall in the region launched last…

Dagupan streetdancers top anew in ‘Festivals of the North’,wins P400,000 grand prize

DAGUPAN CITY, April 27 (PNA)– Street dancers of the Bangus Festival in Dagupan City won anew for the second time in a row when it bested 12 top street-dancing champions…

Beating the heat this summer in Sambawan Island

MARIPIPI, Biliran, April 26 (PNA Features) – Beating the heat in Sambawan Island is one of the best things to do to have a real summer fun. Its turquoise crystal…

Davao Norte building ‘Palaro pathways’ themed: Unity and Peace

DAVAO DEL NORTE, April 26, (PNA) — In preparation for the biggest sport event here, ‘Palaro pathways’ were built in order to connect the adjoining elementary and high school campuses,…

DA-Bicol opens summer internship program for students

LEGAZPI CITY, April 26 (PNA) — The Department of Agriculture (DA) Bicol regional office opens its internship program this summer for Bicolano students in support of the summer job program…

Mayor Rama asks Palace to declare Kaplag on April 28 a holiday

CEBU CITY, April 25 (PNA) — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has asked Malacanang to declare April 28 as an official holiday in the city in line with Kaplag 2015…

Palaweños could expect full blast infrastructure development

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, April 25 (PNA) — Palawan Governor Jose Alvarez said Friday that Palaweños can expect full blast infrastructure development, specifically in the concreting of 5,570 kilometers of lateral-livelihood…

Peace groups call for BBL passage through caravan, clean-up drive

COTABATO CITY, April 25 (PNA) — Thousands of civilians, peace advocates and Moro people on Saturday called on Congress to pass the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). The call was…