PSEi recovers, peso sideways vs. USD

MANILA – Philippines share prices recovered Monday while the local currency finished little changed against the greenback as investors stayed at the sidelines ahead of the speeches of top Federal Reserve officials this week. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) rose 0.78 percent, or 61.53 points, to 7,943.75 points, which a trader pointed to bargain-hunting … Read More

5 ILOKANO-AMERICAN STUDENTS AWARDED ILOKANO IMMERSION SCHOLARSHIP

WAIMANALO, Hawaii–Five Ilokano-descended and local born students have been selected to receive the Philippine Airlines Scholarship on Ilokano language and culture immersion and will travel for the purpose to the Ilocos this coming July. The PAL Scholarship was acquired through the Ilokano Language Acquisition and Immersion for the New Generation (iLAING), a focused on Ilokano as language and Ilokano … Read More

6 Ilocos Norte officials ask CA for temporary liberty

MANILA — The camp of six provincial officials of Ilocos Norte asked the Court of Appeal for a temporary freedom from detention at the House of Representatives in connection to a habeas corpus plea. The six petitioners – Pedro Agcaoili, Provincial Planning and Development Office chairperson; Josephine Calajate, provincial treasurer; Eden Battulayan, Provincial Treasurer’s Office … Read More