Poverty incidence in Western Visayas declines

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Poverty incidence in Western Visayas declines 

ILOILO CITY, June 17 — Poverty incidence in Western Visayas has declined as a result of interventions implemented by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) under the administration of President Benigno C. Aquino III.

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Mactan airport to have second runway costing PHP6B by 2020

August 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Mactan airport to have second runway costing PHP6B by 2020 

CEBU CITY, Aug. 3 — The Mactan Cebu International airport (MCIA), the country’s busiest airport outside Manila, is poised to have a second runway by 2020, an official said.

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PCA fast tracks use of Php1-billion 2014 unspent budget for rehab

March 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on PCA fast tracks use of Php1-billion 2014 unspent budget for rehab 

TACLOBAN CITY, March 4 -– The Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) still has Php1 billion unspent funds from 2014 for recovery projects in farms pounded by super typhoon Yolanda.

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PCA replants 1.75 million coco seedlings in Yolanda-hit farms

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on PCA replants 1.75 million coco seedlings in Yolanda-hit farms 

TACLOBAN CITY, Dec. 15 -– The Philippine Coconut Authority reported that 1.75 million coconut seedlings have been planted to replace coconut trees damaged by super typhoon "Yolanda" last year.

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President Aquino leads turnover of transitional houses to 'Yolanda' victims in Eastern Samar

November 8, 2014 by · Comments Off on President Aquino leads turnover of transitional houses to 'Yolanda' victims in Eastern Samar 

By Sarwell Q. Meniano

GUIUAN, Eastern Samar, Nov. 7 (PNA) -– President Benigno C. Aquino III led today the turnover of 133 temporary houses in a new resettlement site in Cogon village for families living in coastal areas, whose houses were destroyed by super typhoon "Yolanda" last year.

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Binay reiterates intent to run for president in 2016

November 8, 2014 by · Comments Off on Binay reiterates intent to run for president in 2016 

By Eddie Barrita

CEBU CITY, Nov. 7 (PNA) — Embattled Vice President Jejomar Binay remained unfazed by all corruption allegations against him and reiterated his intent to run for president in 2016.

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BFAR rebuilds 17,000 boats in Eastern Visayas

November 5, 2014 by · Comments Off on BFAR rebuilds 17,000 boats in Eastern Visayas 

TACLOBAN CITY, Nov. 3 -– The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has replaced 17,014 units of fishing boats destroyed by super typhoon Yolanda last year.

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