The Provincial Board of Canvassers led by Rizal Provincial Election Supervisor Atty. Arnulfo Pioquinto (2nd from left) proclaims incumbent Rizal Gov. Rebecca “Nini” Ynares (2nd from right) as duly-elected governor on Wednesday (May 11, 2016) at Ynares Multi-Purpose... [Read more...]
COTABATO CITY, May 11 (PNA) — Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Gov. Mujiv Hataman, leading in partial unofficial vote tabulation, faces the Cotabato media on Wednesday (May 11, 2016) for the first time after the May 9 synchronized national and local polls. He... [Read more...]
Proclamation of local candidates – Winning Congressional Representative of Pangasinan’s 4th District Toff de Venecia (middle) together with his parents former Speaker Jose De Venecia (right) and Gina (left) is proclaimed before the Pangasinan’s Provincial Board of Canvassers... [Read more...]
The Iloilo provincial board of canvassers proclaims Dr. Ferjenil Biron as the winning congressional candidate in the fourth district of Iloilo on Wednesday (May 11, 2016) at the provincial capitol. Biron is a comebacking congressman, having served at the House of Representatives... [Read more...]
Senate President Franklin M. Drilon receives the first ballot box containing the certificate of canvass from San Juan City
Senate President Franklin M. Drilon officially receives the first ballot box containing the certificate of canvass from San Juan City for the 2016 presidential and vice presidential elections. Drilon said all certificates of canvass will be delivered to the Senate, and will be... [Read more...]
By Azer N. Parrocha
MANILA, May 11 (PNA) — Assuring that authorities will continue to be in the lookout for bullet-planting incidents, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) on Wednesday said that it is moving on from the issue and instead laying down procedures for a smooth transition to the next administration.
By Ferdinand G. Patinio
MANILA, May 11 (PNA) — Seven senatorial candidates of the ruling party, Liberal Party (LP) made it to the top 12 positions in the senatorial race.
By Ferdinand G.Patinio
MANILA, May 11 (PNA) — The camp of vice presidential candidate Senator Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to clarify reports about a computer script allegedly introduced on the evening of May 9, 2016 into the transparency server where election watchdogs are getting data for their quick count.
WASHINGTON, May 11 — According to reports, the International Monetary Fund is aiding the Ukrainian government in its efforts to fix the country’s weak anti-money-laundering regulations.
WELLINGTON, May 11 — Visitors to one of New Zealand's scenic volcanoes have been warned to stay clear of the summit after it showed increased signs of possibility of erupting.
BEIJING, May 11 — Work groups from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan will discuss cross-Strait cooperation in fighting telecommunications fraud from May 12 to 14 in Zhuhai in south China's Guangdong Province, said a mainland spokesperson on Wednesday.
Sports & Entertainment
MOSCOW, May 11 — American TV channel HBO is accused of censoring YouTube users for posting spoilers of the upcoming season of “Game of Thrones”.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 10 — The Philippine Volcanoes kicked off their Division 1 Asia Rugby Championships campaign during the weekend in a close encounter over host nation malaysia which resulted in a 15 points to 10 victory.
Travel & Tourism
MANILA, May 11 — The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Wednesday took its social-media presence to a higher level by joining image-messaging and multimedia mobile app Snapchat, in time for its 43rd anniversary.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 — Qatar Airways will increase its weekly frequency from 21 to 24 flights from Kuala Lumpur to Doha from July 2 to Aug 30, 2016.
By Azer N. Parrocha
MANILA, May 10 (PNA) — Five of the biggest travel influencers from an award-winning creative technology agency that built the largest travel and lifestyle portfolio on Instagram and Snapchat will soon reach Philippine shores, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Tuesday.
Health & Lifestyle
NEW DELHI, May 11 — At least 50 people were taken ill apparently after drinking contaminated water in India's western state of Rajasthan, officials said Wednesday.
MANILA, May 11 — More than 11,000 people received assistance from the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) through its first aid stations, ambulance units and welfare desks that were deployed to help ensure the safety and well-being of voters and the public during Election Day on May 9.
SEOUL, May 11 — The fifth case of Zika virus infection in South Korea has been found in a 39-year-old man who recently came back from a business trip to the Philippines, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said Wednesday.
TUGUEGARAO CITY, May 11 — The Provincial Board of Canvassers (PBOC) here proclaimed Wednesday the winning candidates for congressman and board member in the first and second district in Cagayan province.
By Danny O. Calleja
LIGAO CITY, May 11 (PNA) -– More inclusive development is expected by both the urban and rural communities of the third district of Albay from the fresh mandate they gave to their congressional representative.
MALASIQUI, Pangasinan, May 11 -— The incumbent vice mayor of Malasiqui won as the town's new mayor along with his runningmate, the incumbent mayor.
DJIBOUTI, May 11 — Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh on Monday met with Justin Yifu Lin, a former deputy president of the World Bank, who currently heads Peking University' s Center for New Structural Economics.
HARARE, May 11 — The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), or the central bank, has scrapped a controversial plan to convert corporate export receipts denominated in the U.S. dollar into the South African rand and the euro barely a week after announcing the measure to counter a liquidity challenge facing the country's financial system.
AKARTA, May 11 — The Indonesian Embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam, will promote national products through an exhibition to be held in Ho Chi Minh City from November 30 to December 3, 2016.
By Cielito M. Reganit
MANILA, May 11 (PNA) — Carabao-based dairy farming has become a viable enterprise in the Philippines and experts are saying that it is an emerging industry that is seen to have the ability to address food security and income-generating opportunities to Filipinos.
MANILA, May 11 — In an effort to improve tilapia farming technologies in Pampanga, the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) recently held a seminar on the application of technologies for improved tilapia farming in the area.
NAIROBI, May 11 — Kenya on Tuesday called for the modernization of agriculture which could lift millions of people out poverty.
By Cielito M. Reganit
MANILA, May 11 (PNA) — Anyone who has already been at “Milka Krem” — the dairy products outlet of the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) in the Science City of Munoz in Nueva Ecija — can ascertain that it has become a haven for an array of delightful, truly refreshing, and healthy products that it sells to the public.
By Leilanie G. Adriano
SAN FERNANDO, La Union, May 5 (PNA) — The Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) and the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development-Field Office I (DSWD-FO1) have helped a solo parent for six years — Marissa Madanay from Pao Norte, City of San Fernando, La Union.
By Butch Galicia
TORONTO, Undated (PNA Features) — Isang turista ang nagsapalarang dumalaw sa kaibigan sa kabundukan ng Timog Pilipinas. Siya ay lumapit sa isang umpukan at nagtanong: “Is this the town of San Isidro?”