PHL, China hold high level talks in Manila for first time in six years

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on PHL, China hold high level talks in Manila for first time in six years 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, Nov. 10 (PNA) — For the first time in six years, the Philippines and China held high-level talks in Manila in a move that could lead to the normalization of ties between the two Asian neighbors embroiled in a long-standing territorial feud over the contested South China Sea.

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Mindanao’s master brewer offers alternative beer products

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Mindanao’s master brewer offers alternative beer products 

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 21 — The only brewer in Mindanao has started expanding the production and distribution of its all-natural beer to different key cities in the country.

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DavNor’s PPP programs boost province’s health program

August 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on DavNor’s PPP programs boost province’s health program 

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, Aug. 11 -– The partnership of the provincial government with the private sector has improved the implementation of the health programs and at the same time increased the income of the province.

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Prioritize Code of Conduct in the South China Sea, PHL DFA Chief urges ASEAN

August 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Prioritize Code of Conduct in the South China Sea, PHL DFA Chief urges ASEAN 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, Aug. 4 (PNA) — Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario urged fellow top diplomats of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Tuesday to prioritize the crafting of a legally-binding code of conduct to prevent escalation of disputes in the South China Sea.

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Tourism boom in Baler creates more job opportunities to residents

May 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tourism boom in Baler creates more job opportunities to residents 

By Jason de Asis

BALER, Aurora, May 19 (PNA)– The booming tourism industry in this capital town of Aurora creates more job opportunities to local residents.

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Davao del Norte ready to host 2015 Palarong Pambansa

April 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Davao del Norte ready to host 2015 Palarong Pambansa 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, April 28 (PNA) -– From security to the sports and billeting facilities, the province of Davao del Norte is ready to host the more than 10,000 delegates, including 7,000 athletes that will compete in the prestigious Palarong Pambansa slated from May 3 to 9 this year.

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Accommodation for athletes, officials of ‘Palaro 2015’ ready for occupancy

March 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on Accommodation for athletes, officials of ‘Palaro 2015’ ready for occupancy 

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, March 17 — The sign on the gate is clear and simple: “Ready For Occupancy.”

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PHL must include Science, Technology in curriculum to be competitive with other APEC member economies, says official

February 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on PHL must include Science, Technology in curriculum to be competitive with other APEC member economies, says official 

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Angeles City, Feb. 7 — The Philippines lags behind with other countries in the Asia-Pacific region in terms of education, especially in areas of science and technology, and it hampers the country's growth potential, a foreign affairs official said.

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PHL initiatives garner support during APEC meetings in Clark

February 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on PHL initiatives garner support during APEC meetings in Clark 

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Angeles City, Feb. 7 — APEC senior officials, gathering in the First Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) here in Clark, have set the momentum for future discussions significant to each member economies, SOM Chair and Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Laura del Rosario said on Saturday.

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Davao del Norte gov welcomes Truth Commission, urges public to protect gains of peace process

February 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Davao del Norte gov welcomes Truth Commission, urges public to protect gains of peace process 

By Lilian C. Mellejor

DAVAO CITY, Feb. 3 (PNA) — Joining calls for the creation of a “Truth Commission” to dig deeper into the death of 44 Special Action Force (SAF) members in Mamasapano, Maguindanao in a "misencounter" last January 25, Davao del Norte Governor Rodolfo del Rosario urged the public and stakeholders not to allow what has been accomplished in the peace process to go into waste.

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