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PHL stocks bounce back to 6,800 on Wall Street rally

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) — Philippine shares bounced back to the 6,800-territory on thin volume Wednesday, buoyed by Wall Street’s rally, despite expectations of higher interest…

‘We are running out of time to pass BBL,’says Marcos

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) – Senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos on Wednesday admitted that the Senate as well as House of Representatives has been running out of…

‘War is not an option,’ Iqbal says

By Sammy F. Martin MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) — Mohagher Iqbal, the chief negotiator of the Moro Islamic Lineration Front (MILF) on Wednesday said that they will continue negotiating with…

SC junks petition vs. ‘No Bio, No Boto’ policy for lack of merit

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr. MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) dismissed for lack of merit on Wednesday the petition against the “No Bio, No Boto” policy…

Metro Pacific acquiring 51% stake in Bulacan hospital for Php 150 M

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) — Metro Pacific Hospital Holdings Inc. (MPHH), the hospital investment arm of infrastructure conglomerate Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC), is acquiring a…

Poe’s camp asks Comelec en banc to reconsider ‘voluminous’ evidences

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) — A counsel for Sen. Grace Poe on Wednesday asked the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) to take a second look at the…

Comelec lauds SC’s decision junking the petition against the ‘No Bio, No Boto’ policy

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) lauded the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday to dismiss the petition against the…

2015: A blockbuster year for Ilocos Norte

By Leilani G. Adriano LAOAG CITY, Dec. 16 (PNA) —Owing to a strong transitional economy rapidly growing at 16.7 percent, residents here look forward to a brand new year, with…

DOST focuses on “8 Outcomes”

By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata MANILA, Dec. 15 (PNA) — Aside from ensuring that science and technology (S&T) will be felt by every Juan, the Department of Science and Technology…

Speaker Belmonte underscores eradication of corruption as key to inclusive growth

MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) — Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, Jr. on Wednesday stressed the indispensability of good governance and the rule of law to win the fight against corruption. “To us…

ICTSI forms shared services unit

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) — Listed port giant International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has formed its premier shared services company (SSC) to deliver business process…

Bishop Cortes: Misa de Gallo focuses on Jubilee Year of Mercy

DUMAGUETE CITY, Dec. 16 (PNA) -– Bishop Julito Cortes of the Diocese of Dumaguete has announced that this year’s celebration of the nine-day Misa de Gallo or Aguinaldo masses will…

DSWD to validate list of poor households in Cordilleras

BAGUIO CITY, Dec. 16 (PNA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Cordillera Regional Office through its “Listahanan”, the National Household Targeting System for Poverty (NHTS-PR), will validate…

3 SSS branches in Pangasinan now in larger offices

By Johanne Margarette R. Macob DAGUPAN CITY, Dec. 16 (PNA)– The Social Security System (SSS) has relocated its three branches in the cities of Alaminos, Dagupan, and Urdaneta, all in…

DOH provides health apparatus to Leyte villages

TACLOBAN CITY, Dec. 16 (PNA) — Majority of the 1,503 villages in Leyte have received glucometer kits and blood pressure (BP) apparatus or sphygmomanometer from the Department of Health (DOH),…