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‘Garden of Remembrance’ built for Yolanda casualties

PALO, Leyte, Oct. 25 (PNA) — Nearly a year after super typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) hit the Eastern Visayas region, residents of San Joaquin village in this town reminisced…

Oxfam to distribute 60-footer boats in Leyte

By Jollie Mae B. Verana TACLOBAN City, Oct. 25 (PNA) — A total of three 60-footer boats will be distributed to fisher folk associations by international organization Oxfam for their…

San Nicolas (Ilocos Norte) is hall of famer as PHL’s Most Business-Friendly LGU

By Leilanie G. Adriano SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, Oct 25 (PNA) –The municipal government of this town in the second district of Ilocos Norte bagged this year’s search for Most…

PSWDO supports Universal Children’s Month celebration

LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte, Oct 25 (PNA) –Hundreds of Day Care Workers and Day Care Service Parents Group Officers and children from the different cities and municipalities of Ilocos Norte…

Albay solon wants Albay’s untouched beaches developed into tourist spots

LIGAO CITY, Oct. 25 (PNA) — Since Albay has been emerging as one of the country’s top tourist destinations, the province’s third congressional district’s representative wants the Department of Tourism…

DTI set to provide processing equipment for Zambo Sur farmers’ group

By Teofilo P. Garcia Jr ZAMBOANGA CITY, Oct. 25 (PNA) — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is providing a boost to the livelihood undertaking of an organization of…

Lucena dad pushes for new Public Market Code

LUCENA CITY, Quezon Oct 23 (PNA) – The city council here sets three consecutive public hearings to tackle the Lucena City Market Code of 2014 – Towards a Modern Public…

5th Tugob festival highlights 67th charter day

ORMOC CITY, Oct. 23 (PNA) — Lively festival music and colourful-clad dancers fill the streets on October 20 as the city celebrated thanksgiving during the 5th Tugob Festival, one of…

Comelec-Lucena exceeds target number of registrants at Pacific Mall

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, Oct. 23 (PNA) -– The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Lucena City has exceeded its target number of 200 registrants in their “satellite voter’s biometric registration” at…

Community driven development program formally takes off in Region 12

COTABATO CITY, Oct. 23 (PNA) — A total of 142 newly-hired staff of the government’s Kapit Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan – Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services – National…

Councilor accused of violating confidentiality in Anti-Violence Against Women and Children Act

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 23 (PNA) — A freelance reporter and his wife have filed a complaint against a member of the Dumaguete City Council for alleged violation of Section 44…

Cotabato City asks DOJ for special court to try drug cases

COTABATO CITY, Oct. 23 (PNA) -– The local government of Cotabato City has asked Justice Secretary Leila de Lima for the establishment of a separate and special court to prosecute…

House Tourism Committee endorses bill pushing Manaoag as pilgrimage site

By Leonardo V. Micua DAGUPAN CITY, Oct. 22 (PNA)—The bill filed by Pangasinan Fourth District Rep. Gina de Venecia in the House of Representatives seeking to make the Basilica of…

Puerto Princesa, DOLE launch Payao Fish Project

By Celeste Anna R. Formoso PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Oct. 22 (PNA) -– The city government here and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) have launched the livelihood program “Payao…

Sarangani to send another batch of work scholars to Japan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Oct. 22 (PNA) — The provincial government of Sarangani is sending another batch of scholars from various parts of the province to Japan next year for an…