NCR bags 21 gold medals, leads medal tally in Day 4 of Palaro

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on NCR bags 21 gold medals, leads medal tally in Day 4 of Palaro 

LEGAZPI CITY, April 13 — The National Capital Region is leading the 18 delegations competing in the Palarong Pambansa 2016, being held at the Albay Sports and Tourism Complex inside the Bicol University here, in terms of the number of gold, bronze and silver medals won in various games as of Wednesday noon.

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Piccolo remains the top culprit in the firecracker-related injuries

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Piccolo remains the top culprit in the firecracker-related injuries 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Jan. 2 (PNA) –The small and illegal firecracker “piccolo” remains the top culprit in the firecracker-related injuries recorded from Dec. 21, 2015 up to the present.

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LGUs in NCR observe World AIDs Day at Rajah Sulayman Park in Manila

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on LGUs in NCR observe World AIDs Day at Rajah Sulayman Park in Manila 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) — Various groups from local government units (LGUs) in the National Capital Region, together with college students and non-governmental organizations, gathered on Tuesday at the Rajah Sulayman Park in Malate, Manila to spread awareness and call for more unified action to fight Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) by being brave to get voluntary testing.

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Typhoon 'Lando' aftermath will not affect tourism in a big way –DOT

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Typhoon 'Lando' aftermath will not affect tourism in a big way –DOT 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Oct. 20 (PNA) — The Department of Tourism (DOT) has assured that the negative effects of typhoon "Lando" are least likely to affect Philippine tourism.

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Northeast monsoon continues to bring rains in Luzon including NCR until Thursday

March 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Northeast monsoon continues to bring rains in Luzon including NCR until Thursday 

MANILA, March 11 — Expect rains in most parts of Luzon including Metro Manila in the next 24 hours due to Northeast Monsoon affecting Luzon, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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Senate hearing on British School Manila

February 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Senate hearing on British School Manila 

150203151906Senator Pia Cayetano, Chairperson of the Committee on Education,Arts and Culture; along with Senator Edgardo Angara talk with officials of the British School in Manila led by (from right) Mr. Simon Bewlay, Chairman of the Board; Mr. Simon Mann; Mr. Trebor Lewis, Chairman, Council of Trustees; and Dr. Luz Almeda, Department of Education (DepEd) NCR Director, during the public hearing on “An Act Recognizing the British School Manila as an Educational Institution of International Character, Granting Certain Prerogatives Conducive to Its Growth” on Tuesday (February 3, 2015) at the Senate in Pasay City. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)LAM/acd

JTF-NCR personnel to be feted for well-done job in securing visiting Pope Francis

January 26, 2015 by · Comments Off on JTF-NCR personnel to be feted for well-done job in securing visiting Pope Francis 

MANILA, Jan. 25 — For playing a key role in protecting Pope Francis and ensuring that his five-day papal visit was free of untoward incidents, the Armed Forces of the Philippine (AFP) said it will be commending all officers and enlisted personnel of its Joint Task Force-National Capital Region (JTF-NCR).

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Peso sustains strength vs. USD to 44.67

January 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on Peso sustains strength vs. USD to 44.67 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, Jan 14 (PNA) — Sustained drop in US Treasury yields continued to fuel the Philippine peso’s appreciation Wednesday.

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Peso sustains strength vs. USD on falling US Treasury yields

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on Peso sustains strength vs. USD on falling US Treasury yields 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, Jan. 13 (PNA) — Investors have unloaded their dollar holdings due to falling US Treasury yields, resulting in the appreciation of the Philippine peso.

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Australia and Bangladesh join Shakey’s League of Champions on Jan. 7

January 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Australia and Bangladesh join Shakey’s League of Champions on Jan. 7 

MANILA, Jan. 4 –Two crack squads from australia and Bangladesh have confirmed participation in the Shakey’s Girls Volleyball League Season 12 League of Champions, guaranteeing a fierce battle for top honors when the event is fired off on Jan. 7 at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City.

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