MARCOS SAYS HIS ATTENDANCE AT 36TH PNPA GRAND ALUMNI HOMECOMING SHOULD NOT BE VIEWED AS POLITICKING

SILANG, Cavite — Vice presidential candidate Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said his attendance at the 36th Grand Alumni Homecoming of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) in Cavite on Saturday should not be viewed as politicking. In an interview before the start of the event, the lawmaker noted that his presence in the such … Read More

TISSUE CULTURE IN COFFEE

MANILA, Jan. 5 (PNA) — Do you appreciate the richness in taste and aroma of coffee? Do you know that the Philippines is also exporting coffee? However, Filipino coffee growers/farmers deal with challenges. Among these include diseases in coffee (such as leaf rust, stem borer, nematodes, coffee berry disease), pests, unproductive trees, poor technology utilization, … Read More

STRAY BULLET HITS 2-YEAR-OLD BOY, 15 FIRECRACKER-RELATED INJURIES IN NORTHERN MINDANAO

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY -– A two-year-old boy survived a stray bullet while 15 other firecracker-related injuries have been reported on New Year’s Eve in Northern Mindanao. The report said Rio Bolivar was playing inside their house in Tagolo-an, Misamis Oriental, when he suddenly slumped on the floor. The boy’s mother Lilet noticed blood dripping … Read More

YOUNG COMMUNITY LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP FOR ILOCOS NORTE TRIPLE FOR AY 2015-2016

LAOAG CITY — The Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) in the year 2015 provided a total of 1,919 scholarship grants for students in order to promote quality education and more opportunities for the Ilocano youth. In academic year 2014-2015, there were 459 recipients of the Sirib Academic Scholarship, according to the Provincial Education Office. … Read More

DTI INSPECTS FIREWORKS STORES IN BULACAN

BOCAUE, Bulacan — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) held a random inspection of fireworks stores on Tuesday in Bocaue, Bulacan, the country’s capital of fireworks manufacturers and retailers. DTI Consumer Protection Group Undersecretary Victorio Mario Dimagiba led the special monitoring activity to verify that firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices being sold in the market … Read More