Task group created to address drug smuggling at airports

September 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Task group created to address drug smuggling at airports 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Sept. 15 (PNA) — To efficiently synchronize anti-illegal drug efforts at airports, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)for the creation of an Airport Inter-Agency Drug Interdiction Task Group (Airport-IADITG).

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TESDA signs agreement with various partners

August 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on TESDA signs agreement with various partners 

150803154531Secretary Joel Villanueva, Director General of the Technical Education and Skills Development(TESDA), delivers his message during the signing of agreement with various partners on Monday (August 03, 2015) at the TESDA Women’s Center in Taguig City. TESDA signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Manila Bulletin on disseminating its activities; and to train members of the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) and the National Federation of Cooperatives of Persons with Disability (NFCPWD). (PNA photos by Johnny D. Guevarra)lam/jme

New terminal for Da Nang airport needs USD147.4M

May 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on New terminal for Da Nang airport needs USD147.4M 

HA NOI, May 14 — An estimated VND3.2 trillion (USD147.4 million) is needed to build a new terminal at Da Nang International Airport in Da Nang central city.

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Border transit up 6.2%

March 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on Border transit up 6.2% 

TEHRAN, March 9 — Nearly 11,281 million metric tons of various commodities have been transited through the country’s borders during the 11 months of the current Iranian year (to end March 20), recording an increase of nearly 6.2 percent compared with the similar period last year.

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(Special Report) ASEAN integration boon to PHL; cross-border trade in the region seen rising

February 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Special Report) ASEAN integration boon to PHL; cross-border trade in the region seen rising 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, Feb. 22 (PNA) — More Philippine businesses can look beyond their borders for growth by implementing cross-border mergers and acquisitions as the region moves to welcome the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) at the end of 2015.

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Escudero commends President Aquino for accepting Purisima’s resignation

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Escudero commends President Aquino for accepting Purisima’s resignation 

MANILA, Feb. 7 -– Senator Francis Escudero has lauded President Benigno S. Aquino III for accepting the resignation of Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Alan Purisima following the Mamasapano encounter that killed 44 PNP Special Action Force (SAF) troopers on January 25.

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Ombudsman junks MRs of 5 ex-solon in Php 399-M PDAF scam

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ombudsman junks MRs of 5 ex-solon in Php 399-M PDAF scam 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Jan. 12 (PNA) — The Office of the Ombudsman (Ombudsman) has upheld the findings of probable cause against former Reps. Rizalina Seachon-Lañete (Masbate), Rodolfo Plaza (Agusan Del Sur), Samuel Dangwa (Benguet), Constantino Jaraula (Cagayan de Oro City) and Edgar Valdez (APEC) in connection with the misuse of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) totaling Php339 million.

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Hong Kong's FDI arm assists 355 overseas, Chinese mainland companies

January 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Hong Kong's FDI arm assists 355 overseas, Chinese mainland companies 

HONG KONG, Jan. 7 — Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) Wednesday announced that the governmental department in charge of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) assisted 355 overseas and the Chinese Mainland companies to set up or expand in Hong Kong in 2014.

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New PEZA IT Park in Mandaue City

January 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on New PEZA IT Park in Mandaue City 

150107145630Norkis Cyberpark Inc. Chairman Norberto B. Quisumbing Jr. (2nd from left) signs the registration agreement with Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Lilia B. de Lima as an Ecozone Developer/Operator of an Information Technology Park located at Barangay Bakilid, Mandaue City to be known as Norkis Cyberpark. Also in photo are Johanna Lourdes B. Quisumbing (left) of Norkis Cyberpark Inc. and Danilo E. Ignacio of DEI Properties Inc. (PNA photo by Kris Crismundo)
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Israel sees 8 percent drop in visitors in 2014

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Israel sees 8 percent drop in visitors in 2014 

JERUSALEM, Jan. 5 — The number of visitors to Israel dropped in 2014 by eight percent as a downturn in the tourism industry in the wake of Israel's Gaza war during July and August continued into the winter, the Tourism Ministry said on Sunday.

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