DepEd sees lower dropout rate in Senior High

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on DepEd sees lower dropout rate in Senior High 

By Filane Mikee Cervantes

MANILA, June 17 (PNA) — Outgoing Education Secretary Armin Luistro on Friday allayed fears of soaring dropout rates due to Senior High School (SHS), saying that the number will be reduced from 50 percent to 10 percent.

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DepEd sees lower dropout rate in Senior High

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on DepEd sees lower dropout rate in Senior High 

By Filane Mikee Cervantes

MANILA, June 17 (PNA) — Outgoing Education Secretary Armin Luistro on Friday allayed fears of soaring dropout rates due to Senior High School (SHS), saying that the number will be reduced from 50 percent to 10 percent.

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Palace exec says Malacanang has no part in the automated election system

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Palace exec says Malacanang has no part in the automated election system 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, May 11 (PNA) – – A Palace official on Wednesday denied allegations that the government is cheating on the vice presidential bid of Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.

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PHL stocks sustain post-election rally near 7,400-mark

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on PHL stocks sustain post-election rally near 7,400-mark 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, May 11 (PNA) — Local share prices rallied strongly for a second straight day near 7,400-mark on Wednesday, spurred by euphoria over the peaceful conduct and outcome of this week’s elections.

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Polls outcome no impact yet on PHL credit ratings

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Polls outcome no impact yet on PHL credit ratings 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, May 10 (PNA) – – An official of Fitch Ratings on Wednesday said the Philippines’ credit rating is not expected to get immediate impact based on the results of May 9 national polls.

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S&P's ratings on PHL not affected by election results

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on S&P's ratings on PHL not affected by election results 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, May 10 (PNA) – – Standard & Poor's Global Ratings on Tuesday said its ratings on the Philippines are not affected by the results of the May 9 national polls.

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DOE to recommend policy direction for next admin

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOE to recommend policy direction for next admin 

By Juzel L. Danganan

MANILA, May 10 (PNA) — The Department of Energy targets to complete its recommendation for the policy direction of the next administration.

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Palace ready to cooperate, work with incoming administration

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Palace ready to cooperate, work with incoming administration 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, May 10 (PNA) — Malacanang on Tuesday said the Aquino government is ready to cooperate and work with the incoming administration, as it assured anew of a smooth transfer of power next month.

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Business group commends COMELEC for 2016 polls

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Business group commends COMELEC for 2016 polls 

By Kris M. Crismundo

MANILA, May 10 (PNA) — The Makati Business Club (MBC) has commended the Commission on Elections for its highly credible, clean, and honest management of the 2016 National Elections.

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Roxas camp deplores apparent mind conditioning ploy of rival camp

May 10, 2016 by · Comments Off on Roxas camp deplores apparent mind conditioning ploy of rival camp 

By Cielito M. Reganit

MANILA, May 9 (PNA) — The camp of administration standard bearer Mar Roxas II on Monday deplored the apparent ploy of the camp of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to condition the public’s perception that the controversial mayor is the winner of the presidential elections even though official election returns are still beginning to come in.

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