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Ombudsman dismisses 12 gov’t execs in Php54-M PDAF scam

By Perfecto T.Raymundo MANILA, Dec. 3 (PNA) — Twelve executives from the National Livelihood Development Corporation (NLDC), Technology Resource Center (TRC), including the now defunct National Agribusiness Corporation (NABCOR), were…

PHL microfinance loans reach Php 10.4 B

By Joann Santiago MANILA, Dec. 3 (PNA) — Microfinance loan portfolio in the Philippines continue to rise with the end-June 2015 level reaching Php 10.4 billion, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas…

8990 Holdings gearing up for overseas expansion

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, Dec. 3 (PNA) — Philippine mass housing developer 8990 Holdings Inc. is in talks with listed Singaporean company to form a joint venture to build…

Max’s Restaurant expands presence in US

MANILA, Dec. 3 (PNA) — Max’s Group, Inc., the country’s largest casual dining restaurant company, is set to further expand its presence in the United States. In a disclosure to…

DSWD, TESDA tie up for training of 1,000 4Ps’ recipients in Camarines Sur

By Connie B. Destura LEGAZPI CITY, Dec. 3 (PNA) — To provide sustainable intervention through skills development and possible employment for Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program beneficiaries (4Ps), the Department of…

Mabilog assures continued programs to improve well-being of children

ILOILO CITY, Dec 3 (PNA) — The Iloilo City Government continues to address the condition of children in an effort to deliver the best services for a brighter future of…

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…

LP did not influence Comelec decision on Poe’s disqualification case – Drilon

MANILA, Dec. 3 (PNA) – Senate President Franklin Drilon on Thursday denied insinuations that the Liberal Party (LP) has influenced the decision of the Second Division of the Commission on…

Poe disappointed with Comelec’s ruling disqualifying her to run for president

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) – Senator Grace Poe said on Tuesday she felt disappointed with the decision of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Second Division disqualifying…

PHL stocks rally on December’s first trading day

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) — The Philippine stock market opened the month on a high note rallying above the 7,000-level, bolstered by pent-up buying due to…

Comelec Second Division cancels Poe’s CoC for president

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) Second Division has cancelled the Certificate of Candidacy (CoC) of presidential aspirant Senator Grace Poe for…

Government’s thrust on farm mechanization making Filipino farmers globally competitive

MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) — The thrust of President Benigno S. Aquino III’s administration to promote mechanization in agriculture is rapidly making Filipino farmers as competitive as their counterparts in…

World leaders adopt Manila-Paris declaration

PARIS, France, Dec. 1 (PNA/Sputnik) — Members of the Vulnerable 20 (V20) on Monday adopted the Manila-Paris Declaration and a three-year Road Map of Activities aimed at enhancing cooperation among…