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Solar power, an answer to call of P-Noys 90 % household electrification by 2017

ILOILO CITY, (PNA)– Some 423 households in remote areas in the northern part of Iloilo Province benefited from the Household Electrification Program Solar Home Systems thru the strong partnership of…

MRT operation temporarily stopped due to rail crack

MANILA, (PNA) — Management of the Metro Rail Transit Corporation on Friday temporarily stopped its train operation after a crack in the rail was detected by its signalling device. Renato…

Dengue vaccine available in 2014, says DOH

DUMARAO, Capiz, Sept. 5 (PNA) -– Department of Health Assistant Secretary Pauline Jean Ubial said the dengue vaccines will be available in 2014. “It’s good news to all, dengue vaccines…

Cebu City legislator expresses concern on mass resignation of promotion body’s trustees

CEBU CITY, (PNA) — A Cebu City legislator has expressed concern over the mass resignation of the trustees of the Cebu Investment Promotions Center, a recipient of financial aid from…

Rice in Region 6 still expensive – DA

By Edwin Torrecampo ILOILO CITY, (PNA) — Prices of commercial rice across Western Visayas continue to be abnormally high with Regular Milled Rice hovering between P36-40 a kilo. This is…

Better compensation package urged for teachers

By Perla Lena TACLOBAN CITY, (PNA) — The Philippine government should look into the state of teachers and work on a better compensation package to encourage younger generations to pursue…

Condo unit owner faces P11-M tax evasion raps

MANILA, (PNA) — The Bureau of internal Revenue on Thursday filed before the Department of Justice a P10.96-million tax evasion case against an owner of a condominium unit. Charged was…

Upgrade of Fatima-Parola-San Agustin tourism road in Davao Oriental almost done

MANILA, (PNA) — The P49- million road upgrading of the Fatima-Parola-San Agustin Road, which will provide better access to tourism destinations in Davao Oriental, will be finished soon. In a…

Paranaque to issue own medical health card, upgrades hospital

MANILA, (PNA) — The city government of Parañaque under the administration of Mayor Edwin L. Olivarez will also issuing its own health cards to give residents access to affordable and…

DoTC lowers financial requirements Mactan-Cebu Intl Airport improvement

MANILA, (PNA) — The Department of Transportation and Communications has lowered a number of financial considerations for the bidding of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport improvements project. In Special Bid Bulletin…

QC’s district 6 councilors conducts gift-giving to PWDs

MANILA, (PNA)–Quezon City councilors in District 6 led a gift-giving activity to some 230 persons with disability (PWDs) and out of school youth in Brgy. Pasong Tamo, QC. Councilor Diorella…

North Cotabato utility man in Napoles NGO willing to tell all

By Edwin O. Fernandez KIDAPAWAN CITY, (PNA) –- A utility worker in North Cotabato, named incorporator in one of Janet Napoles’ non-government organizations (NGOs), on Thursday said he is willing…

Vista Land invests P40B to expand Sucat Lakefront project

By Leslie Venzon MANILA, (PNA) — Residential arm Vista Land and Lifescapes Inc. is spending P40 billion to expand its Lakefront community project in Sucat, Parañaque in the next 10…

Cloud cluster in Mindanao expected to develop into LPA

MANILA, (PNA) — A cloud cluster monitored outside the country is expected to develop into a low pressure area in the next 24 hours, the state weather forecaster said Thursday….

Council for sustainable dev’t in Palawan stops foreign tanker from leaving PHL waters

By Ruth Rodriguez PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, (PNA) -– The Palawan Council for Sustainable Development has alerted the Philippine Coast Guard in Batangas province to be vigilant and not allow MT…