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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…

‘Glenda’ leaves 55,000 homeless Albayanos

By Rhaydz B. Barcia LEGAZPI CITY, July 22 (PNA)– Albay province was heavily affected by typhoon “Glenda” (internationally known as Rammasun) last July 14-15, and suffered severe damage with wind…

NegOcc town recipient of 4.6-hectare lot donation for teachers’ village

BACOLOD CITY, July 22 (PNA) –- The Municipality of Murcia in Negros Occidental received a 4.6-hectare lot donation from the Cuadra family that will be used as the site of…

Baguio Busol watershed survey nears complettion

BAGUIO CITY, July 22 (PNA) – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is now in the process of completing the survey needed to plot the perimeter fence of…

Iloilo braces for growing mutual fund investments

By Lydia C. Pendon ILOILO CITY, July 22 (PNA)– This southern city is bracing for the entry of mutual fund investment opportunities as Sun Life Asset Management Company Inc. (SLAMCI)…

North Cebu town picked as pilot area for ICT solution for disasters

CEBU CITY, July 21 (PNA) — The northern Cebu town of San Remegio, some 108 kilometers from Cebu City, was chosen as the pilot area for an innovative information and…

‘Whitewater River’ rafting operators in CDO eye new rates

By Mark Francisco CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 20 (PNA) — The Oro Association of Rafters (OAR) eye new rates in “Whitewater River rafting” fees from the current P 700…

Ormoc’s tourist attraction offers kayaking

ORMOC CITY, July 20 (PNA) — Lake Danao Natural Park (LDNP), Ormoc’s top tourist drawer, offers a new attraction to visitors –- kayaking. For the past few months, tourists have…

Negros Oriental: Setting stage for peace and development

By Mary Judaline F. Partlow DUMAGUETE CITY, June 20 (PNA) — Over the past recent years, a myriad of efforts by government agencies, local government units and civil society has…

NorCot peace and order councils find means to end MILF, MNLF land dispute

MATALAM, North Cotabato, July 19 (PNA) – The joint town councils of two adjoining North Cotabato towns have taken steps to put a stop to bickerings of Moro rebels triggered…

Capiz Guv, heads of natl government agencies ink MOA for Panay River Basin Security Framework

By Annabel J. Petinglay ILOILO CITY, July 19 (PNA) — Capiz Gov. Victor Tanco together with heads of the different enforcement agencies inked a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the…

City braces for first solid waste to energy project

By Lydia C. Pendon ILOILO CITY, July 19 (PNA)– Everything is right on schedule for a joint venture agreement on the P1.3 billion solid waste to energy project inside the…

1,000 poor city families benefit from DAP

ILOILO CITY,July 17 (PNA) – A total of 1,000 families living along the river banks and other danger zones in this city are recipients of the Php100 million fund from…

Samar province now under state of calamity

CALBAYOG CITY, July 17 (PNA) — The province of Samar has been placed under a state of calamity following the Sangguniang Panlalawigan’s (SP) approval of resolution No. 14-112-14 effecting the…