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Bicol top cop gives tips to avoid being victimized by ATM, credit card scammers

CAMP GEN. SIMEON A. OLA, Dec. 3 (PNA) — The Philippine National Police Bicol regional office headed by Police Chief Supt. Augusto M. Marquez Jr., acting regional director, has urged…

BFAR allots PHP120-M to boost PHL’s crab production

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Dec. 3 (PNA) -– The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has allocated PHP120 million for crab production in the country, BFAR 10 Regional Director…

Pangasinan SP fails to stop cutting of 600 standing trees along Manila North Road

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Dec. 3 (PNA)–The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) may have lost its last opportunity to save the remaining standing trees along the Manila North Road (MNR) when it failed to…

10- hour power interruption in parts of Isabela

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Dec. 1 (PNA) — The National Crid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has set a scheduled power interruption on December 3, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m….

Iloilo scholarship program produces first civil engineer

ILOILO CITY, Dec. 1 (PNA) — The provincial government’s scholarship program has produced its first civil engineer in the person of Bryan Orojo Molina of Barangay Odiongan, San Dionisio. The…

Solons seek strengthening of tax exemption for cooperatives

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Dec. 1 (PNA) — Lawmakers are pushing for the strengthening of the tax exemption of registered cooperatives as one of the economic prime movers in the…

Iloilo gov’t eyes to complete establishment of 50 teen centers in 2016

ILOILO CITY, Dec. 1 (PNA) — The Provincial Population Office (PPO) is looking forward to complete the construction of 50 teen centers next year in line with the directive of…

Coop movement strongly supported by La Trinidad officials

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Dec. 1 (PNA) — Support of the local officials and cooperative partnership with local government units, regional line agencies and relevant stakeholders, are some of the identified…

Cebu City traffic execs report heavy traffic near new SM mall at SRP

CEBU CITY, Nov. 29 (PNA) — Cebu City traffic officials have reported heavy traffic on Sunday near the newly-opened SM Seaside City mall at the South Road Properties (SRP). Cebu…

Tacloban fishermen calls for removal of skeletons, debris in Cancabato Bay

By Vicky C. Arnaiz TACLOBAN CITY, Nov. 29 (PNA) – Fisher folks in the badly-hit San Jose district in this city has called on the government and other groups to…

Mayor hails police, tipster for arrest of crime syndicate members

COTABATO CITY, Nov 29 (PNA) — The local executive of Kabacan, North Cotobabato today said the police-led Task Force Kabacan has broken the backbone of crime syndicate which has been…

Southern Leyte needs PhP425.6-M to prevent landslides, falling rocks along national roads

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, Nov. 29 (PNA) – The government needs PhP425.6 million to completely solve the perennial problem of landslides and falling rocks in some portion of the national…

NM: Bohol old churches’ restoration still going on

TAGBILARAN CITY, Nov. 28 (PNA) — The National Museum Bohol field office bared that post-earthquake efforts in restoring the centuries-old churches declared as National Cultural Treasurers are still on going…

Philippine Red Cross gets new building in Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY, Nov 28 (PNA) –A new three-story Philippine Red Cross building formally opens today (Saturday) as the provincial government of Ilocos Norte officially turns over this important facility to…

DA, SRA in talks on expansion for organic sugar production in Negros

BACOLOD CITY, Nov 27 (PNA) — The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) are discussing efforts to expand organic sugar production in Negros Occidental. Alcala, who…