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Jungle trail to Underground River opens again in Puerto Princesa

By Celeste Anna R. Formoso PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, July 29 (PNA) -– The park management of the Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) and the city government here opened again the…

NTA to plant 1 M tree seedlings in synchronized tree planting on July 30

LAOAG City, Ilocos Norte, July 28 (PNA) –To highlight its 27th founding anniversary celebration, the National Tobacco Administration (NTA) will lead synchronized tree-planting activities in various areas in Regions I,…

Ilonggo leaders cite Aquino administration for regaining public trust

By Annabel J. Petinglay ILOILO CITY, July 28 (PNA) –- Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. and Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog both cited the administration of President Benigno Aquino…

North Cotabato bike race shows top tourists’ attractions

ALAMADA, North Cotabato, July 27 (PNA) – As the province of North Cotabato prepares for its centennial celebration on September 1, a Mindanao-wide bike contest was held Saturday that also…

ARMM launches multimillion-peso road project in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY, Maguindanao, July 27 (PNA) – Officials of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) launched on Friday a multimillion-peso highway rehabilitation project in Datu Odin Sinsuat, this province….

DENR 7 restores 24 has. of mangroves, 14 has. of beach forest in Yolanda-hit areas

By Eddie O. Barrita CEBU CITY, July 27 (PNA) — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 7 has established and restored some 24 hectares of mangrove plantations and…

Landslide displaces whole village in Leyte town

ORMOC CITY, July 25 (PNA) — Mayor Doroteo Palconit of Calubian, Leyte on Friday disclosed that all residents in Barangay Obispo, one kilometer away from the town proper, will be…

Cebu water firm commissions P10.6-M reservoir

CEBU CITY, July 25 (PNA) — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) has commissioned its P10.6-million state-of-the-art reservoir in Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City. The reservoir can store 1,000 cubic meters…

Philvolcs discovers dangerous landslide zones in La Union

SAN FERNANDO CITY, July 25 (PNA) — The Philippine Institute for Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) will deploy landslide sensors after it discovered Thursday signs of possible dangerous landslide zones in…

PESO facilitates hiring of personnel for soon-to-open shopping mall in Zambo City

ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 24 (PNA) -– The Public Employment Service Office (PESO) has scheduled a one-day job screening and interview for various positions for the soon-to-open KCC Mall de Zamboanga…

Tublay town: Pilot for organic agriculture

By Jojo Lamaria LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET, July 24 (PNA) -– The municipality of Tublay is aiming to get high end markets in Metro Manila to encourage more farmers practice organic…

Calinog mayor cites ‘bogus’ IPs behind Jalaur dam opposition

ILOILO CITY, July 24 (PNA) — Calinog Mayor Alex Centena cited some outsiders who claimed themselves as Indigenous Peoples (IPs) to be those opposing the construction of P11.2-billion Jalaur River…

Lapu-Lapu City to be rebranded as ‘Historic Resort City’

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu, July 24 (PNA) — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza said the city, one of the country’s tourist destinations, will be rebranded as the “Historic Resort City” with…

Cebu City Council asks inventor to submit proposal for magnet-run monorail

CEBU CITY, July 22 (PNA) — The Cebu City council has asked an inventor to submit a formal proposal for a magnet-driven elevated monorail mass transport system for the city….

Aklan tourism office to showcase first indigenous food festival

KALIBO, Aklan, July 23 (PNA) — The Aklan Provincial Tourism Office is promoting the forthcoming first ‘Tinuom’ Festival of Madalag town. Roselle Ruiz of the provincial tourism office said Wednesday…