Coach Eric Altamirano graces National University (NU) Bulldogs win 75-59 over Far Eastern University (FEU) Tamaraws Best of 3 of the UAAP Season 77, held Wednesday (October 15, 2014) at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.(PNA photo by Marvie A. Lloren) lgi/jme Read More →
Champion National University (NU) Bulldogs #17 Jeth Rosario slam dunk, with 6 points 4 rebounds, with winning score 75-59 over Far Eastern University (FEU) Tamaraw at the UAAP Season 77 Best of 3 held Wednesday (October 15, 2014) at Samart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City. (PNA... [Read more...]
National University (NU) Bulldogs wins 75-59 over Far Eastern University (FEU) Tamaraws at the UAAP Season 77 2014 men’s basketball final games best of three, held Wednesday (Oct. 15, 2014) at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City. (PNA photo by Jess M. Escaros Jr.) lgi/jme Read More →
Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos Deles (second from right) on Wednesday met with Organization on Islamic Cooperation (OIC) special envoy Ambassador Sayyid Kassim El-Masri (second from left) who arrived in the Philippines this week to facilitate the activation... [Read more...]
Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos Deles (middle) met with senior leaders of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) on Tuesday afternoon in Manila. The meeting happened after MNLF and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) representatives signed the terms... [Read more...]
MANILA, Oct. 15 — President Benigno Aquino III pledged to follow the essence of Islam in a bid to nail the much awaited vision of a lasting peaceful and economically strong Mindanao.
By Priam F. Nepomuceno
MANILA, Oct. 15 (PNA) — Three more ranking officers, assigned to the AFP Medical Center, were ordered relieved Wednesday in wake of the Php80-million procurement fiasco now plaguing the military facility.
By Priam F. Nepomuceno
MANILA, Oct. 15 (PNA) — Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) public affairs office chief Lt. Col. Harold Cabunoc on Wednesday called as "unfair" clamors made by some groups to scrap the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) in wake of the alleged killing of a Filipino transgender by a US Marine soldier.
BEIJING, Oct. 15 — The China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) will form a joint venture with American cruise company Carnival Corp to build China's first luxury cruise ship.
TOKYO, Oct. 15 — Japan needs to take "bold" steps toward concluding Pacific free trade talks, Acting Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Wendy Cutler said Wednesday, noting that difficult issues remain between the two sides.
Sports & Entertainment
CEBU CITY, Oct. 15 — Cebuana running queen Mary Joy Tabal set her own mark after winning the 21K division of the 2014 Seoul Race in South Korea last October 12.
INCHEON, Oct. 15 — Malaysia's archery squad to 2014 Asian Para Games here is expected to at least qualify for the semi-final of the events contested, said head coach, Abdul Rahman Saayon.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 — Colombian soccer star James Rodriguez helped his country beat Canada 1-0 on Tuesday in an international soccer friendly.
Travel & Tourism
ILOILO CITY, Oct. 15 — Department of Tourism (DOT) Regional Director Helen Catalbas said she is confident that the targeted tourists arrivals of 3.6 million for 2014 could be reached despite the travel ban issued by the Chinese government last September.
By Azer N. Parrocha
MANILA, Oct 15 (PNA) — The latest television commercial (TVC) of the Department of Tourism (DOT) on Visit the Philippines Year 2015 (VPY2015) is set to join the department’s previous TVCs being aired in digital billboards worldwide.
ILOILO CITY, Oct. 15 -– Department of Tourism (DOT) Regional Director Helen Catalbas said world famous Boracay island barely suffered from the Chinese travel ban issued September because of foreign independent travelers fill the void.
Health & Lifestyle
ILOILO CITY, Oct. 15 –- The Iloilo Provincial Health Office (IPHO) has reported 17 suspected cases of measles in Maasin town with their serum samples now sent to the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM).
By Sweetie dela Torre
MANILA, Oct. 15(PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) in MIMAROPA (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan provinces) on Wednesday reported a 94 percent coverage for their recently concluded measles, rubella and oral polio vaccine mass immunization (MR-OPV) campaign for 2014 held from September 1 to October 10, 2014.
HOUSTON, Oct. 15 — A Dallas nurse diagnosed to be the second Ebola patient in the United States is now in good condition, according to Texas health authorities.
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 15 -– A local legislator has expressed concern at the alleged failure of the city government to extend financial assistance to calamity victims here.
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 15 -– A lawmaker is pushing an inquiry into the alleged existence of a virtual marketplace for dangerous drugs in the country known as “dark net.”
TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 15 — A memorial garden is being established near San Joaquin Parish Church in Palo, Leyte in honor of the people who perished during super typhoon "Yolanda" (Haiyan) last year.
CEBU CITY, Oct. 15 — The Canadian Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (CanCham) has expressed support for the call of Cebu business owners to accelerate expansion of the Cebu International Port (CIP) to stimulate economic activities in the province as well as boost international trade.
MANILA, Oct. 15 — The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) and KAISA Consulting Company, Inc. signed an agreement for the development and implementation of a new system that will help manage the loan portfolio of closed banks under PDIC liquidation and those acquired by the Corporation when it granted financial assistance to banks. The agreement was signed on October 3, 2014 at the PDIC office in Makati City.
By Eddie O. Barrita
CEBU CITY, Oct. 15 (PNA) — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Cebu Provincial Office is set to turn over next week some P1.7 million worth of shoemaking set from Taiwan to the Carcar United Footwear Manufacturers Association Inc. (Cufmai).
By Celeste Anna R. Formoso
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Oct. 15 (PNA) — In a bid to increase the population of domesticated animals like carabaos, the provincial government began conducting artificial insimination (AI) in carabaos in the towns of Rizal and Quezon in southern Palawan since Monday, October 13.
TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 15 — Various stakeholders from Eastern Visayas gathered here for the kickoff of the 51st Conservation Week celebration marked by opening of exhibits, technology fora and blessing of five monitoring, control and surveillance (MCS) vessels of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), Monday.
By Zorayda S. Tecson
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Oct. 15 (PNA) — The Department of Agriculture (DA) has allayed concerns of farmers in Central Luzon on the impact of the Association Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) economic integration come 2015.
(Feature) Archdiocese of Cotabato to do away with traditional Halloween practices by holding 'March of Saints'
By Ferdinand G. Patinio
MANILA, Oct. 9 (PNA) — The Archdiocese of Cotabato is doing away with the traditional Halloween practices during "Undas" and instead will be holding a “March of the Saints” which aims to highlight the lives and virtues of Catholic saints.
JINGGU, Yunnan, Oct. 9 — A candlelight vigil was held early Wednesday morning as the body of 58-year-old Dao Qiongfen lay in a coffin.
LONDON, Oct. 10 — A cafe has opened this week in the English city of Bristol, dishing up meals made from thrown-away supermarket food rescued from waste skips.