19 schools to vie for Dinagyang’s ‘Tambor Trumpa Martsa Musika’ competition

January 13, 2015 11:57 pm· Comments Off on 19 schools to vie for Dinagyang’s ‘Tambor Trumpa Martsa Musika’ competition 

By Perla G. Lena

ILOILO CITY, Jan 13 (PNA) — Nineteen schools here have confirmed their participation to the annual ‘Tambor Trumpa Martsa Musika’ competition, one of the events preceding the highlights of the Dinagyang Festival.

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Ex-amateur New Zealand boxer to make pro debut in Gensan

January 13, 2015 11:57 pm· Comments Off on Ex-amateur New Zealand boxer to make pro debut in Gensan 

By Lolito T. delos Reyes

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 13 (PNA) –- A former amateur boxer from New Zealand will make his debut as a professional fighter on the ring this Saturday, Jan. 17 at the Oval Plaza Covered Court in General Santos City.

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Davao football group slates 4th Tiongco Cup in February

January 13, 2015 11:57 pm· Comments Off on Davao football group slates 4th Tiongco Cup in February 

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 13 -– The annual 4th Tiongco Cup Football Tournament is set on Feb. 7 at the Tiongco football field.

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S. Korea lead 1-0 in Asian Cup first half against Kuwait

January 13, 2015 11:57 pm· Comments Off on S. Korea lead 1-0 in Asian Cup first half against Kuwait 

CANBERRA, Jan. 13 — South Korea led 1-0 against Kuwait in the first half of Asian Cup's second round in the group stage on Tuesday.

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Chinese, Singaporean and S. Korean ballkids to feature at Australian Open

January 13, 2015 11:57 pm· Comments Off on Chinese, Singaporean and S. Korean ballkids to feature at Australian Open 

MELBOURNE, Jan. 13 — Maria Sharapova and Australia's Thanasi Kokkinakis have unveiled the 380 ballkids, including six Chinese children, who will line the Australian Open courts during the tournament which starts next Monday.

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Three Quezon NGOs to benefit from PhilHealth Run 2015

January 13, 2015 11:57 pm· Comments Off on Three Quezon NGOs to benefit from PhilHealth Run 2015 

By Gideon Belen and Robert Maico

LUCENA CIY, Quezon Jan 13 (PNA) — Three Non- Government Organizations (NGOs) in Quezon province will benefit from the proceeds of the PhilHealth Run 2015 scheduled on February 15 in this city.

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Singapore stocks close 0.11% lower

January 13, 2015 11:55 pm· Comments Off on Singapore stocks close 0.11% lower 

SINGAPORE, Jan. 13 — Singapore stocks finished lower on Tuesday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) down 3.82 points, or 0.11 percent, to close at 3,341.07.

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(Roundup) Asia-Pacific developing economies to grow 5.8% in 2015: U.N.

January 13, 2015 11:55 pm· Comments Off on (Roundup) Asia-Pacific developing economies to grow 5.8% in 2015: U.N. 

BANGKOK, Jan. 13 — Developing countries in Asia and the Pacific are forecast to grow at an average of 5.8 percent in 2015, up from 5.6 percent in 2014, the United Nations (U.N.) said here on Tuesday.

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Zobel de Ayala: Business governance key for luring investments, sustaining PHL economic growth

January 13, 2015 11:55 pm· Comments Off on Zobel de Ayala: Business governance key for luring investments, sustaining PHL economic growth 

MANILA, Jan. 13 — More Philippine businesses need to practice good corporate governance to complement to the country’s governance structure crucial for attracting investments and sustaining robust economic growth.

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CTA stops garnishment of PANELCO III's properties

January 13, 2015 11:55 pm· Comments Off on CTA stops garnishment of PANELCO III's properties 

URDANETA CITY, Pangasinan, Jan. 13 — The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has issued stopped the scheduled garnishment on the properties of the Pangasinan Electric Cooperative III (Panelco III) here by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) last Dec. 23 of last year.

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