No illegal drugs found in Pangasinan fish cages

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on No illegal drugs found in Pangasinan fish cages 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Oct. 5 — There were no illegal drugs found in fish cages owned and operated by either Chinese or Taiwanese nationals in western Pangasinan.

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Megaworld to spend Php180-B for provincial townships

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Megaworld to spend Php180-B for provincial townships 

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.

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Megaworld to spend Php180-B for provincial townships

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Megaworld to spend Php180-B for provincial townships 

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.

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ER transmittal posts new record

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on ER transmittal posts new record 

MANILA, May 10 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) reported that 95.15 percent of all the election returns (ERs) has been transmitted to its three servers.

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Doctors laud Pia’s support to HIV cause

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Doctors laud Pia’s support to HIV cause 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Jan. 28 (PNA)–Medical doctors belonging to the Philippine College of Physicians Foundation laud reigning Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach for taking up the HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) prevention advocacy as her mission since it will greatly help generate awareness on the problem.

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Filinvest Group bags lease deal on former Mimosa Leisure Estate

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Filinvest Group bags lease deal on former Mimosa Leisure Estate 

MANILA, Jan 28 — The consortium composed of Filinvest Development Corp. (FDC) and Filinvest Land, Inc. (FLI) was given a notice of award dated Jan. 27, 2016 by the Clark Development Corp. (CDC) for the lease, development, operation and management of the former Mimosa Leisure Estate covering 201.64 hectares through a 50-year lease agreement.

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Junking of Bt talong by SC may hamper food security — DOST

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Junking of Bt talong by SC may hamper food security — DOST 

By Rhaydz B. Barcia

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 28 (PNA) — The Supreme Court's decision to totally halt the Bt talong (eggpant) field-testing propagation and commercialization of genetically modified organisms (GMO) may affect the country’s food security, a Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) statement said Thursday.

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Two student-writers bag top KWF award

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Two student-writers bag top KWF award 

By Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, Jan. 28 (PNA) – Government's language authority Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) honored the winners of its nationwide Gawad Julian Cruz Balmaseda competition for the best thesis and dissertation in Filipino, the country's national language.

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(NEWS FEATURE) Why not build a wind farm outside Ilocos Norte?

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on (NEWS FEATURE) Why not build a wind farm outside Ilocos Norte? 

By Juzel L. Danganan

MANILA, Jan. 27 (PNA) — Ilocos Norte, a historic city, is not only known for its old churches, but also for its many wind farms — as it hosts three projects with a total power generation of 249 megawatts (MWs).

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Fair weather seen on Friday

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Fair weather seen on Friday 

MANILA, Jan. 29 — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Friday that except for isolated raisnhowers or thunderstorms, most parts of the country will experience fair weather because of the presence easterlies affecting the country.

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