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Duterte says no to tax reduction

By Lilybeth G. Ison ‎ DAVAO CITY, Nov. 29 (PNA) — Presidential candidate R‎odrigo Duterte has junked the proposed tax reduction, saying he will be needing money for a lot…

President Aquino leaves for three working visits in Europe

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Nov. 29 (PNA) – President Benigno Aquino III left on Sunday for three working visits in Europe, including Paris, France where he will join other…

PHL applies for luggage, travel articles eligibility under US-GSP

By Kris M. Crismundo MANILA, Nov. 29 (PNA) — The Philippines has petitioned for eligibility of certain luggage and travel articles for duty-free treatment under the United States Generalized System…

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…

PDP-Laban to officially proclaim Duterte as party’s presidential candidate

By Lilian C. Mellejor DAVAO CITY, Nov. 29 (PNA) — The Partido ng Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) will hold the proclamation of Mayor Rodrigo Duterte as the party’s official…

Philippines must institutionalize climate change fight, says Ambassador Lazaro

PARIS, France, Nov. 29 (PNA) — President Aquino was able to put in place the principles and regulations addressing climate change in the country and the next leader should strengthen…

Poe calls for full utilization of PhP100-M fund to provide legal aid to OFWs

MANILA, Nov. 29 (PNA) – Senator Grace Poe urged the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Sunday to fully utilize the Legal Assistance Fund (LAF) to help the distressed Overseas…

Install high-definition CCTV cameras in all baggage checking areas of airports –Lawmaker

MANILA, Nov. 29 (PNA) — A lawmaker has proposed the installation of high-definition closed-circuit surveillance cameras in baggage checking areas of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and all others…

Duterte bares 8 in his senatorial slate

By Lilybeth G. Ison DAVAO CITY, Nov. 28 (PNA) — Presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte has bared eight in his senatorial slate for the 2016 national elections. Duterte, in a chance…

PHL revives supersonic capability with arrival of FA-50 jets

CLARK AIR BASE, Pampanga, Nov. 28 (PNA/Kyodo) — The Philippine military is reviving its supersonic capability after a decade, accepting on Saturday the first two of 12 new FA-50 fighter…

Duterte vows to deal with criminality, graft and corruption

By Lilybeth G. Ison DAVAO CITY, Nov. 28 (PNA) — Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to ‎”simultaneously deal with criminality and graft and corruption” if he wins in…