Photo #1

Breast cancer awareness and wellness campaign in Malacanang

News and Information Bureau (NIB) Director Danilo S. Jamora delivers his message during the “2nd Bandana Galing sa Puso Festival 2014, a breast cancer awareness and wellness campaign sponsored by the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) in cooperation with... [Read more...]

Photo #2

PCOO breast cancer awareness campaign

Undersecretary Cathryne Jonne T. Licudine Dalen, of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) delivers the message of PCOO Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. during the “2nd Bandana Galing sa Puso Festival 2014,” a breast cancer awareness campaign in cooperation... [Read more...]

Photo #3

President Aquino meeting on Bangsamoro Development Plan

President Benigno S. Aquino III (3rd from right) and Cabinet members meet with Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) leaders in Malacanang on Thursday (October 30, 2014) to get an update on the Bangsamoro Development Plan (BDP). The plan is an initiative of the Moro Islamic Liberation... [Read more...]

Photo #4

DOH-MIMAROPA launches misting and disinfection operations for ports and vessels

Department of Health-MIMAROPA (DOH-MIMAROPA) Regional Director Dr. Eduardo C. Janairo (with microphone) launches the misting and disinfection operations in all ports and vessels in the region. Dr. Janairo explains that the misting and disinfection operations aims to reduce and... [Read more...]

Photo #5

Pledge of Commitment

Dr. Eduardo C. Janairo (left), MD, MPH, Regional Director of Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan (DOH-MIMAROPA), in collaboration with Calapan Mayor Arnan Panaligan and other local government units, sign a pledge of commitment to improve health and tourism in these areas.... [Read more...]

Popular Posts


2013 Campaign Trail

(Elections)Espino voting in Bugallon, Braganza in Alaminos City

DAGUPAN CITY, May 13 — Confident of getting reelected, Gov. Amado Espino Jr. is casting his vote at 7:30 a.m. in his electoral precinct at the Portic Elementary School in Bugallon town.

[Read more...]

May 13, 2013 10:35 pm

Team PNoy bets ready to cast votes on Monday polls

MANILA, May 12 — All the senatorial candidates of the ruling coalition Team PNoy are ready to join the more than 50 million Filipino voters who will go out on Monday to cast their votes for 12 senators, partylists and local candidates.

[Read more...]

May 13, 2013 10:35 pm

Voters turn out in Cagayan de Oro 70-75%

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 13 – Volunteers expect a 70-75 percent voters turnout in this city although the Commission on Election (Comelec) has yet to release the official figure.

[Read more...]

May 13, 2013 10:35 pm



National

Civilians must comply with rules and regulation in restricted areas — PHL defense chief

MANILA, Oct. 30 — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is not overreacting in calling for maximum possible penalties against any individual who makes an unauthorized entry at restricted areas such as the Mutual Defense Board-Security Engagement Board (MDB-SEB) compound in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:16 am

PCSI, NIB lead 'Bandana Galing Puso Festival 2014'

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Oct. 30 (PNA) — The Philippine Cancer Society Inc. (PCSI), in cooperation with the News and Information Bureau (NIB) under the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), led on Thursday the conduct of the "Bandana Galing Puso Festival 2014" at the Social Hall of Malacanang's Mabini Executive Building in Manila.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:16 am

Malacañang confirms Health Secretary Ona's leave of absence

MANILA, Oct. 30 — Malacañang confirmed on Thursday that Health Secretary Enrique Ona took a leave of absence due to health reason.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:16 am



Foreign

North Korea can miniaturize nuclear warheads for medium-range missiles: US military expert

MOSCOW, Oct. 30 — A US military expert believes North Korea has the ability to miniaturize nuclear warheads for its medium-range missiles, however Pyongyang does not appear to have technical capacity to conduct tests, Yonhap News Agency reported on Thursday.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:24 am

Clashes leave at least 9 dead in eastern Ukraine

KIEV, Oct. 31 — At least nine people have been killed and 16 wounded during battles in eastern Ukraine over the last 24 hours, the bloodiest single day in the restive areas since a "regime of silence" was enforced, official reports showed Thursday.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:24 am

Jeb Bush slams Hillary Clinton in a possible preview of the 2016 Presidential Elections

MOSCOW, Oct. 30 — Jeb Bush criticized Hillary Clinton yesterday night at a GOP rally in Colorado in regard to her earlier remark that business enterprises do not create new jobs.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:24 am



Sports & Entertainment

Cambodia to host international marathon at Angkor site

PHNOM PENH, Oct. 30 — Cambodia will host on Dec. 7 the 19th international half marathon at the complex of Angkor Wat temple, a World Heritage Site in northwestern Siem Reap province, sports officials said Thursday.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:32 am

NBA: Raptors' DeRozan sets two career-highs in victory over Hawks

TORONTO, Oct. 30 — Toronto Raptors All-Star DeMar DeRozan recorded 14 points and a career-high 11 rebounds and 6 steals in the team's 109-102 victory over Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:32 am

Optimistic Toronto Raptors begin 20th season with victory

By James Jia

TORONTO, Oct. 30 (PNA/Xinhua) — Toronto Raptors defeated Atlanta Hawks 109-102 on Wednesday night to begin the franchise's 20th season in the NBA.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:32 am



Travel & Tourism

Mactan airport to start collecting hiked terminal fee on Nov. 1

CEBU CITY, Oct. 30 — The Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) will start collecting the increased passenger service charge (PSC), more commonly known as the terminal fee, on November 1.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:37 am

TAP Portugal cabin crew to put on 4-day strike

LISBON, Oct. 30 — Cabin crew staff at Portuguese flagship airline TAP Portugal have called a four-day strike starting on 30th October, the cabin crew union Sindicato Nacional do Pessoal de Voo da Aviacao Civil (SNPVAC) said in a statement.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:37 am

Residents from 12 countries to get visa-free entry to Rwanda

KIGALI, Oct. 28 — Passport holders of 12 countries across the world will no longer need a visa to travel to Rwanda for short visits from next month, Rwanda's Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration said Monday.

[Read more...]

October 29, 2014 9:25 am



Health & Lifestyle

Local council to help stop the spread of STD in villages

ORMOC CITY, Oct. 30 — The Local AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) Council (LAC) in this city will raise awareness to combat the spread of sexually transmitted disease (STD) in various villages affecting teenagers.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:36 am

Alborz opens 1st cancer treatment center

TEHRAN, Oct. 30 — Alborz province has inaugurated the first cancer diagnosis and treatment center in Sarhadabad.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:36 am

DOH-12 appeals for united effort in fighting malnutrition

COTABATO CITY, Oct. 30 — The Department of Health (DOH) in Central Mindanao has appealed to stakeholders to consolidate efforts in mitigating problems on malnutrition.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:36 am



Provincial

Aklan province advocates Gender and Development

KALIBO, Aklan, Oct. 30 — Vice Governor Gabrielle Calizo-Quimpo on Thursday urged local Gender and Development (GAD) advocates in the province to reach out to the local communities.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:20 am

Bicycles to be distributed as part of advocacy against modern day slavery

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 30 -– Around 150 girls from Negros Oriental have been identified to receive individual bicycles from 88bikes.org, an international movement working with local partners in different countries to campaign against modern day slavery.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:20 am

Cebu City Council passes ordinance for bike lanes

CEBU CITY, Oct. 30 — The Cebu City Council has passed an ordinance providing for shared priority bike lanes in designated roads in the city.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:20 am



Business

U.S. stocks open mixed after robust GDP

NEW YORK, Oct. 31 — U.S. stocks opened mixed Thursday after data showed the U.S. economy grew stronger than expected in the third quarter.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:30 am

Local demand for SSI Group shares robust

MANILA, Oct. 30 — Shares of SSI Group, the largest specialty retail company in the country, have received robust demand from domestic investors ahead of its initial public offering (IPO) next month.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:30 am

New BSP regulation on risk management a plus for PHL banks – Moody’s

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, Oct. 30 (PNA) — Moody’s Investors Service on Thursday dubbed as credit positive the latest regulation of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) putting a cap on the value of real estate collateral.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:30 am



Agri-Business

Pilmico distributes egg machines in Carigara, Ormoc City

By Reynalyn Bruses

CARIGARA, Leyte, Oct. 30 (PNA) – Pilmico Foods, the food subsidiary of Aboitiz Equity Ventures recently distributed egg machine kits to farmers of Carigara, Leyte and Ormoc City in line with its advocacy campaign “Mahalin Pagkaing Atin.”

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:26 am

NTA AgriPinoy celebrates 1st anniversary by starting poultry dressing facility

By Cielito M. Reganit

MANILA, Oct. 30 (PNA) — The National Tobacco Administration (NTA) AgriPinoy Tobacco Farmers Food Processing and Trading Center in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur is set to formally start its poultry dressing facility in time for the center’s first anniversary celebrations on Oct. 31.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:26 am

Davao Sur town mayor to local farmers: Go organic

MAGSAYSAY, Davao del Sur, Oct. 30 — In efforts to make this municipality the organic capital of the country, Mayor Arthur Davin told his constituents to go organic in their farming practice.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:26 am



Features

(Feature) 'Atang': An undying Ilocano tradition of All Souls' Day fostering family solidarity

By Lilia M. Micua

VILLASIS, Pangasinan, Oct. 29 (PNA) — The old tradition of All Souls' Day is still alive in this Ilocano town on the edge of the Agno River even after it joined the journey to modernization across the years just like many other previously obscure Philippine towns.

[Read more...]

October 31, 2014 6:24 am

4Ps Exemplary Children 2014 share fun and learning experience in National Children’s Congress (Feature)

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Oct. 26 (PNA) — Children-beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) who participated in the National Children’s Congress 2014 held in Quezon City from Oct. 22-25 of this year said they really had an enjoyable and good learning experience.

[Read more...]

October 29, 2014 9:09 am

(Feature)Passion for story-telling propels Kenyan reporter to global fame

By Bedah Mengo

NAIROBI, Oct. 28 (PNA/Xinhua) — Every day, Paul Wafula, a Kenyan journalist, is always on the lookout for things happening in Kenya in search of story ideas.

[Read more...]

October 29, 2014 9:09 am



Bad Behavior has blocked 16060 access attempts in the last 7 days.