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Despite protests, Lacson focused on rehab works

TACLOBAN CITY, Nov.26 (PNA) — Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery Panfilo Lacson is still focused on helping Tacloban despite protest over claims of slow government response. “It is the…

South Cotabato sets expansion of SEA-K program

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Nov. 26 (PNA) — The provincial government of South Cotabato is set to expand next year the implementation of flagship livelihood program Self-Employment Assistance Kaunlaran (SEA-K) in…

Dumaguete prelate asks the faithful: Be mindful of plight of the poor

DUMAGUETE CITY, Nov. 26 (PNA) –- The Most Reverend Julito B. Cortes, prelate of the Diocese of Dumaguete, has reiterated the stand of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines…

CDC earmarks P23M for infra rehab projects

CLARK FREEPORT, Pampanga, Nov. 26 (PNA) — The Clark Development Corporation (CDC) has earmarked more than P23 million for the ongoing rehabilitation projects inside this Freeport. The CDC has sent…

DSWD, UN-Habitat, LGUs share resources to build new homes for Typhoon ‘Yolanda’ survivors in W. Visayas

ROXAS CITY, Nov. 26 (PNA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said that it has signed an agreement with the United Nations–Habitat (UN-Habitat) and local government units…

Ilocos crafts and products get a boost at Partuat ti Kailokuan trade fair

LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte, Nov. 25 (PNA) — Small and medium entrepreneurs (SMEs) from the four provinces of Region 1 look forward to displaying their goods in a one-stop shop…

Bacolod City’s P1.55-B budget for 2015 approved

BACOLOD CITY, Nov. 25 (PNA) — The 2015 annual budget of the City of Bacolod amounting to P1.55 billion was approved by the Sangguniang Panlungsod during its special session Monday….

Palawan declared as ‘Top Island in the World’

MANILA, Nov. 25 (PNA) — A lawmaker has filed a resolution commending the Island of Palawan, which was declared recently as “Top Island In the World” in the 27th Annual…

Lacson reports P8.09-B rehab funds set aside for Tacloban

By Sarwell Q. Meniano TACLOBAN CITY, Nov. 25 (PNA) — Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery Panfilo M. Lacson said the national government has already poured in P8.09 billion funds…

Telemedicine system is coming to the island province of Marinduque –DOH

By Leilani S. Junio BOAC, Marinduque, Nov. 25 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH), through its regional office in MIMAROPA composed of the two provinces of Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon…

Palawan provincial board discusses registration of indigenous marriages

By Celeste Anna R. Formoso PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Nov. 24 (PNA) — The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) or provincial board has asked the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) and the municipal registrars…

Bacolod joins campaign on anti-trafficking and violence against women, kids

BACOLOD CITY, Nov. 24 (PNA) — Women and gender and development advocates in this city are supporting the 18-day campaign to end violence against women and children from November 25…

Pangasinan town to put up common terminal

MALASIQUI, Pangasinan Nov. 24 (PNA)– A common terminal is set to be constructed here to help ease the traffic congestion in the municipality. Mayor Armando Domantay Sr. said the common…

More public schools to rise in Region-12 after Australian Php33.05-M grant

COTABATO CITY, Nov. 24 (PNA) -– More public school buildings are seen to rise in four provinces and five cities in Region 12 after the Australian government through the Department…

DBM releases education fund to ARMM

COTABATO CITY, Nov. 23 (PNA) – Public school students and teachers in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) will benefit most from the funds released by the Department of…