Pimentel files bill creating City of San Pedro as separate congressional district

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Pimentel files bill creating City of San Pedro as separate congressional district 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Jan. 4 (PNA) – Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III has filed a bill seeking the separation of the City of San Pedro from the first legislative district of Laguna province to constitute a lone congressional district.

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Villar urges government offices to use renewable source of energy

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Villar urges government offices to use renewable source of energy 

MANILA, Dec. 22 — Rep. Mark A. Villar (Lone District, Las Piñas City) has filed a bill urging all government offices to use renewable source energy and conserve the use of electricity from power plants and generators from various distributors.

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Solon proposes affordable drug rehab treatment for PhilHealth beneficiaries

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Solon proposes affordable drug rehab treatment for PhilHealth beneficiaries 

MANILA, Sept. 27 — A House of Representatives leader has filed a bill providing drug dependents access to affordable treatment and rehabilitation.

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Replacing old water pipeline in Tondo, Manila

August 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Replacing old water pipeline in Tondo, Manila 

150810175323Workers rush the replacement of the old pipeline of Maynilad water company at the corner of Juan Luna St. and Hermosa St. in Tondo, Manila, on Monday (August 10, 2015). As a result of the realignment work, several service areas of Maynilad will experience water supply interruption from Aug. 10 to 18. Areas that would be affected by the rotating water supply interruptions are portions of the cities of Caloocan, Manila, Pasay, Makati, Parañaque, Muntinlupa, Las Piñas, Cavite, Bacoor and Imus; and the towns of Kawit, Rosario, and Noveleta in Cavite province. (PNA photos by Marvie A. Lloren)lam/mal

Establishment of a forensic DNA databank pushed

April 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Establishment of a forensic DNA databank pushed 

MANILA, April 9 — A lawmaker has filed a bill establishing a forensic deoxyribonucleic acid or DNA databank to boost the country’s criminal justice system.

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Megaworld books Php5-B sales from Alabang West township; to launch new phase this month

January 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Megaworld books Php5-B sales from Alabang West township; to launch new phase this month 

MANILA, Jan. 8 — Megaworld Corp.’s Global-Estate Resorts, Inc. (GERI) will launch another phase of its full-integrated township in Las Piñas City this month, after generating Php5 billion in sales from the initial two phases.

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Villar vows to provide vermicomposting facilities to 70 cities

November 12, 2014 by · Comments Off on Villar vows to provide vermicomposting facilities to 70 cities 

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 11 — Senator Cynthia Villar, chairperson of the Senate committee on agriculture and food, has vowed to provide vermicomposting facilities to about 70 cities in the Philippines which have a Camella Home development project.

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Sen. Villar notes massive veggie production in Yolanda-hit areas

November 12, 2014 by · Comments Off on Sen. Villar notes massive veggie production in Yolanda-hit areas 

By Lizbeth Ann A. Abella

TACLOBAN CITY, Nov. 11 (PNA) – Senator Cynthia Villar noted the fast recovery of food production in Yolanda-hit areas in central Philippines.

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