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94 families in remote Davao Occidental town benefit from electrification project

DIGOS CITY, July 31 (PNA) — At least 94 families living in five sitios in Barangay Dalupan in Don Marcelino, Davao Occidental, recently benefited from an electrification project in the…

Concerned citizens lobby for construction of a flood dike in CDO

CAGAYAN DE ORO, July 31 (PNA) – Two concerned persons have been lobbying for the construction of a dike along the Iponan River in six months now. Dr. Reuben Daba…

PRO 7 downplays fire at Mactan airport

CEBU CITY, July 31 (PNA) — The Police Regional Office (PRO)- Region 7 has downplayed the fire which hit the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) Thursday afternoon. Chief Superintendent Prudencio…

ITCZ-triggered rains inundate low-lying areas in North Cotabato

COTABATO CITY, July 31 (PNA) — The torrential rains that hit North Cotabato spawned by inter-tropical convergence zone (ITCZ) affecting Mindanao have submerged low-lying villages in the town of Tulunan…

MTRCB holds info drive in Iloilo

ILOILO CITY, July 31 (PNA) -– The Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) visited Iloilo Thursday as part of its intensified information dissemination effort to explain the guidelines…

Barangay officials hopeful of PEI

DUMAGUETE CITY, July 31 (PNA) — Barangay officials may also be granted the Productivity Enhancement Incentives (PEI) as mandated by Executive Order (EO) 181 of the president, provided it is…

‘Yolanda’-hit town mayor supports Roxas’ presidential bid

TACLOBAN CITY, July 31 (PNA) -– The mayor of the town where super typhoon “Yolanda” made its first landfall has announced his support to the presidential bid of Department of…

Dagupan police launches Project IMPACT

DAGUPAN CITY, July 31 (PNA) — The project Intensified Mobile Patrolling to Arrest Crime Trends (IMPACT) was launched in Dagupan to further deter crimes and make the city a lot…

Ceres bus drivers undergo refresher course with LTFRB, LTO

BACOLOD CITY, July 30 (PNA) — The Land Transportation Franchise and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and Land Transportation Office (LTO) is conducting a series of seminars for drivers of Vallacar Transit…

5,600 personnel hired for population census in Region 1

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union, July 30 (PNA) — More than 5,600 personnel were hired in Region 1 for the 2015 Census of Population (PopCen) to be conducted from August…

Cebu gov welcomes creation of new congressional district

CEBU CITY, July 30 (PNA) — Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III has welcomed the approval by the Senate of a bill creating a new district in the province. The new…

Pag-IBIG conducts housing fair for Calamba City gov’t employees

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, July 30 (PNA) — The Pag-IBIG Fund Institutional Housing Group headed by Sherry Marie Abairo is conducting a two-day housing fair starting today (July 30) until Friday…

Davao Light imposes four-hour power cut off

By Lilian C. Mellejor DAVAO CITY, July 30 (PNA) — Davao Light and Power Co.(DLPC) started Thursday imposing a maximum of three to four hours of rotating power interruptions in…

DOH-2 reports achievements in MDG goals

TUGUEGARAO CITY, July 30 (PNA) — The Department of Health Regional Office 2 (DOH-02) has achieved the health- related targets under the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) for the year 2014….

PCL slams dad involved in fake official receipts, certificates of appearance

DAGUPAN CITY, July 30 (PNA)–A town councilor of Leyte is now facing strings of criminal cases, including an administrative complaint for issuing fake official receipts and certificates of appearance purportedly…