Philippines News Agency (PNA) Acting Executive Editor Luis A. Morente delivers his inspirational message to the students of Bicol University during the PNA Internship Graduation Exercise and Memorandum of Undertaking (MOU) signing on Friday (June 17, 2016) at the BU Amphitheater... [Read more...]
PNA acting executive editor Luis A. Morente delivers his inspirational message to the students of Bicol University
Philippines News Agency (PNA) acting executive editor Luis A. Morente delivers his inspirational message to the students of Bicol University during the PNA Internship Graduation Exercise and Memorandum of Undertaking (MOU) signing on Friday (June 17, 2016) at the BU Amphitheater,... [Read more...]
(L-R) One of the graduates as she proudly displays her certificate of completion during the PNA Internship Graduation Exercise attended by Philippines News Agency (PNA) Legazpi Bureau Chief Floreno G. Solmirano, Bicol University College of Arts and Letters Dean Dr. Maria Sarte,... [Read more...]
Outgoing PhilMech Executive Director Rex L. Bingabing (left) and Director Rodolfo P. Estigoy (right), Chief Research Science Specialist of Philippine Center for PostHarvest Development and Mechanization (PhilMech), answers questions during press briefing on Friday (June 17, 2016)... [Read more...]
President Aquino answers questions from members of Malacanang Press Corps during his thanksgiving lunch
President Benigno S. Aquino III answers questions from members of Malacanang Press Corpse (MPC) during his thanksgiving lunch Friday, June 17, 2016 at Presidents Restaurant in Binondo Manila. The President express his gratitude to MPC for the 6 year working relations with them.... [Read more...]
By Ferdinand G. Patinio
MANILA, June 17 (PNA) — Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Christian Robert Lim is set to resign as head of the poll body's Campaign Finance Office (CFO) next week.
By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan
MANILA, June 17 (PNA) — Cognizant of the need for disaster preparedness, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is getting ready for the simultaneous 2nd Metro Manila Shake Drill on June 22.
By Priam F. Nepomuceno & Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan
MANILA, June 17 (PNA) — Using the so-called "Whole-of-Government Approach" in its anti-illegal drugs operations, the Philippine National Police (PNP) has so far neutralized 17,680 narcotics suspects from Jan. 1 to June 15, this year.
UNITED NATIONS, June 16 — The United Nations on Thursday concluded a three-day meeting on the disabled persons with determination to never leave them behind in the global drive for sustainable development.
GENEVA, June 17 — A 91 year-old South Korean survivor of Japanese military sexual slavery during World War II on Friday condemned the controversial "comfort women" agreement reached by Japan and South Korea last year.
BEIJING, June 17 — Dongfeng Honda will recall more than one million vehicles due to defective airbags, China's quality watchdog said on Friday.
Sports & Entertainment
DAVAO CITY, June 17 -– Undefeated Filipino lightweight Harmonito “Hammer” dela Torre of General Santos City is now back training with his Cuban coach Osmiri “Moro” Fernandez in Miami, USA.
DAVAO CITY, June 17 — Senator-elect Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao will grace the much-awaited World Series of Fighting (WSOF) Global Championship slated on July 30 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.
Travel & Tourism
SYDNEY, June 17 — Chinese tourists are expected to spend more than 4.1 billion Australian dollars (3.02 billion U.S. dollars) in Australian retail outlets during 2016, according to a report received on Friday.
Shanghai Disney resort celebrates historic grand opening as the first Disney resort in Mainland China
SHANGHAI, June 16 — Shanghai Disney Resort, the first Disney resort in Mainland China and the sixth worldwide, celebrated its historic Grand Opening Thursday, culminating one of Disney's most ambitious projects ever.
Health & Lifestyle
MANILA, June 16 — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned consumers against the use of a food product labelled as “Guyabano Juice” with unapproved health claims.
ILOILO CITY, June 17 -– The Department of Health (DOH) here is calling for stepped up cleanup drive as dengue cases continue to increase in Western Visayas with 3,653 cases and eight deaths as of the 23rd morbidity week.
MANILA, June 17 — The National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) has lauded the issuance of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 10524 entitled “An Act Expanding the Positions Reserved for Persons with Disability, Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 7277, As Amended, Otherwise Known as the Magna Carta for Persons with Disability,” which is set to be signed by the respective stakeholders Friday, June 17, 2016.
By Roselle Aquino
CAMP VICENTE LIM, Calamba City, June 17 (PNA) — A suspected drug pusher was killed during an encounter with the police in Luisiana, Laguna at 11:30 Thursday night.
SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union, June 17 — A two-day seminar designed to create a pool of tour guides from among the local drivers will be held here from June 23-24 this year.
BAGUIO CITY, June 17 –- Re-elected Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan on Friday, June 17, reiterated his directive to all barangay officials to clear barangay roads from obstructions that affect the flow of traffic which compromise the safety of pedestrians and motorists alike.
By Joann Santiago
MANILA, June 17 (PNA) — Financial consumers should always consider to change passwords of their bank-related accounts, especially if they suspect that their personal information has been compromised.
SINGAPORE, June 16 — Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Delta Electronics established a joint laboratory to develop smart technologies that will enhance everyday lives, enable better learning and advance manufacturing processes, announced NTU on Thursday.
MANILA, June 17 — Megaworld Corp., the country’s largest developer of integrated urban townships, will spend about Php180 billion to develop its provincial townships in the next 10 years, as opportunities for economic growth look bigger outside of Metro Manila.
By Gideon Belen
REAL, Quezon, June 17 (PNA) -– Around 35 farmers-beekeepers in Barangay Cawayan in this town could now earn more from honey bee production and honey culture through the acquisition of starter bee hive and tool kits provided by Quezon’s Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) this month.
LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, June 16 — The province of Pangasinan, one of the top rice-producing provinces in the country, has been “very lucky” for sustaining only minimal damages due to the El Niño phenomenon, a provincial agricultural executive said.
LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, June 16 — More than 180,000 hectares of land are now being prepared to be planted with palay all over Pangasinan in this year's planting season.
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?”