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Php170-M road ready for construction in Bataan town

BAGAC, Bataan, Nov. 24 (PNA) — A bypass road that will connect an upland barangay to a coastal village in this town is ready for construction early next year, municipal…

SM City Calamba holiday shoppers awed by the “Grand Magical Christmas Parade”

By Saul E. Pa-a CALAMBA CITY, Laguna Nov. 23 (PNA) — If you think that the Christmas magical spectacle of fairy tale-like characters brings joy only to a select audience…

Cagayan Valley transport groups oppose phaseout of old jeepneys, vans

By Villamor Visaya SANTIAGO CITY, Nov 23 (PNA) — Transport groups and militants have publicly aired their grievances regarding the impending phaseout of all jeepneys and vans with Land Transportation…

Southern Leyte to pilot road slope stabilization technology

SOGOD, Southern Leyte, Nov. 23 (PNA) -– The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) field office in this province is proposing PHP111.5 million budget to pilot a project that…

NegOcc reaches yearly target blood donation but DOH calls for more donors

BACOLOD CITY, Nov 23 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) Region 6 is urging Negrenses to donate more blood to further ensure adequate supply in the province even after…

PDEA-6 seizes PHP83M worth of illegal drugs

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 23 (PNA) — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-6 (PDEA-6) has confiscated around PHP83 million worth of illegal drugs that are seized either while in transit to Western…

Politics derails Samar town’s bottom-up budgeting projects

CALBAYOG CITY, Samar, Nov. 23 (PNA) – The implementation of projects under the Bottoms-Up- Budgeting (BUB) proposed by civil society organizations (CSO) for 2014 and 2015 in the town of…

Davao Oriental reopens province’s ‘Welcome Park’

MATI, Davao Oriental, Nov. 22 (PNA) — A newer and urbane “Welcome Park” is now greeting locals and visitors at the province’s entrance in Barangay Pintatagan in Banaybanay town. Governor…

APEC spillover, PATA confab overbooks Albay hotels

By Johnny C. Nunez LEGAZPI CITY, Nov. 21 (PNA) — In the wake of the just concluded Nov. 16-20 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders Summit in Manila, what’s now…

Central bank holds learning outreach activities in Ormoc

ORMOC CITY, Leyte, Nov. 22 (PNA) – Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will conduct the sixth and last leg of its Economic and Financial Learning Program (ELFP) for 2015 in…

King of Sweden revisits Tacloban

TACLOBAN CITY, Nov. 22 (PNA) – King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden returned to this city on Saturday to check the ongoing reconstruction of a Boy Scout of the Philippines…

DOLE personnel intercept 20 Batangas-bound Negrenses from illegal recruiter

BACOLOD CITY, Nov 21 (PNA) — Personnel of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) here rescued 20 male Negrenses from apparent illegal recruitment on their way to Batangas Thursday…

4Ps parent leaders in Negros Occidental sign manifesto for passage of CCT Bill

BACOLOD CITY, Nov 21 (PNA) — About 150 parent leaders of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in Negros Occidental signed a manifesto Friday pushing for the passage of the…

Tacurong LGU exceeds tax collection target, vows improved collection efficiency

TACURONG CITY, Nov. 19 (PNA) -– Massive information drive and aggressive collection activities of this city’s Treasury Office led to positive results as it exceeded its targeted local revenue collection,…

DENR thankful to RPSB-7 police personnel for quick response to aid call

DUMAGUETE CITY, Nov. 19 (PNA) -– Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) chief Charlie Fabre on Thursday expressed gratitude to the quick response of the Regional Public Safety Battalion…