(Feature) Getting to know Leyte’s ‘drug buster’ cop

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature) Getting to know Leyte’s ‘drug buster’ cop 

By Elvie Roman Roa

ORMOC CITY, Leyte, Oct. 28 (PNA) – A police officer became popular among village folks here when he partially destroyed the drug business following successful raids against illegal drugs in northwest Leyte in a span of three months.

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HFMD cases now 30 in Iloilo province

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on HFMD cases now 30 in Iloilo province 

By AJ Petinglay

ILOILO CITY, Oct 27 (PNA)– The Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) cases in Iloilo province has risen to 30 as of the latest monitoring of the Iloilo Provincial Health Office (IPHO).

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IPHO advises parents not to send to school children with suspected HFMD

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on IPHO advises parents not to send to school children with suspected HFMD 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 20 -– The Iloilo Provincial Health Office (IPHO) has advised parents not to send their children to school if they are suspected of having hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD) caused by a highly contagious intestinal virus.

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Mabilog says MIWD no longer effective

April 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Mabilog says MIWD no longer effective 

ILOILO CITY, April 29 — Declaring the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) as a calamity area by itself, city mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog here said the water district is no longer effective in its mandate to serve the water concessionaires in its franchised area.

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Ayala Bridge to fully open by June 11, 2015 –DPWH

April 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ayala Bridge to fully open by June 11, 2015 –DPWH 

MANILA, April 29 — Ayala Bridge in San Miguel, Manila will be passable to vehicular traffic both directions by June 11, 2015, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said on Wednesday.

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Leyte targets 3,000 farmers for high value veggie, fruit production

April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Leyte targets 3,000 farmers for high value veggie, fruit production 

TACLOBAN CITY, April 22 — The Leyte provincial government will train 3,000 farmers on high value vegetables and fruit crops production as an alternative to the recuperating coconut industry and other farming livelihood resources in the province.

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San Miguel Beer bags PBA Philippine Cup crown

January 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on San Miguel Beer bags PBA Philippine Cup crown 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Jan. 21 (PNA) – San Miguel Beer survived the pressure of another impending collapse in the fourth quarter to escape a breathtaking 80-78 victory against hard-fighting Alaska in deciding Game 7 and won the PBA Philippine Cup title at the jampacked Araneta Coliseum.

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San Miguel-Sta. Rosa City Bottling Plant receives efficiency awards

January 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on San Miguel-Sta. Rosa City Bottling Plant receives efficiency awards 

STA.ROSA City, Laguna, Jan. 21 – The Department of Energy has cited San Miguel Brewery Inc.- Sta. Rosa Bottling Plant for its continuous effort to manage the use of power at the recently-concluded Don Emilio Abello Energy Efficiency Awards in Makati City.

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Alaska forces do-or-die Game 7 in PBA finals

January 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Alaska forces do-or-die Game 7 in PBA finals 

MANILA, Jan. 18 – Alaska outplayed San Miguel Beer in the fourth quarter to stay in title contention, forcing a do-or-die Game 7 via 87-76 victory on Sunday night in the PBA Philippine Cup finals at the Araneta Coliseum.

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Fajardo named PBA Philippine Cup’s best player

January 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on Fajardo named PBA Philippine Cup’s best player 

MANILA, Jan. 14 – June Mar Fajardo became the first player in almost two decades to win the All-Filipino Cup best player award for two consecutive years, winning the PBA Philippine Cup Best Player of the Conference plum on Wednesday night.

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