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SM City Clark hosts 10th Philippine International Pyromusical Competition

All roads led to Angeles City, Pampanga, for the opening ceremonies of the 10th Philippine International Pyromusical Competition (PIPC) held for the first time at SM...

Addicts in Sarangani who went into rehab among recipients of P4-million...

DAVAO CITY—Drug addicts who graduated from the government-funded rehabilitation program would be among the recipients of a new livelihood-assistance program of the...

Zamboanga Sibugay town coconut farmers receive P1.2-million assistance package

Coconut farmers in the town of Buug, Zamboanga Sibugay, are getting the much-needed boost from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR).

DOT pushes new tour program in Eastern Samar

TACLOBAN CITY—The Department of Tourism (DOT) in Eastern Visayas is pushing for a new tour program in Eastern Samar following the return...

Diokno to Duterte: Thank you for remembering my father

TACLOBAN, Leyte—Human-rights lawyer and senatorial candidate Jose Manuel “Chel” Icasiano Diokno thanked President Duterte for remembering his father, former Sen. Jose W....

Alsons to operate second power plant in Sarangani

DAVAO CITY—The Alcantara and Sons (Alsons) is set to run its second power plant in Sarangani following its completion of commissioning tests early this...

DPWH to open road easing traffic flow to Northern Luzon

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—Public Works Secretary Mark A. Villar has announced the opening to the motoring public this month of the elevated expressway that...

Davao City forecasts tourist arrivals this year to hit 2.8 million

DAVAO CITY—Upbeat that upcoming events would increase interest in the city, local officials revised target tourist arrivals for this year. The...

Negros Occidental to obtain DOF loan for employee housing

BACOLOD CITY—The Negros Occidental provincial government is seeking a loan from the Municipal Development Fund Office (MDFO) of the Department of Finance (DOF) to...

General Santos City exceeds target for renewal of business permits by...

GENERAL SANTOS CITY—The city government processed some 9,104 business permits during the annual renewal and registration of new businesses this month, surpassing its target...

End of era: Yes vote paves way for birth of...

COTABATO CITY—Resident analysts watching the Bangsamoro plebiscite up close said the current trending on yes votes is a clear signal to expeditiously...

SC consolidates 3 petitions vs martial law in Mindanao

THE Supreme Court  on Tuesday ordered the consolidation of the three petitions assailing the constitutionality of the third extension of the imposition...

DOLE chief eyes mediation option in brewing Clark airport labor row

Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III on Tuesday said he is mulling over the issuance of an Assumption of Jurisdiction (AOJ) in...

Cordillera regional council backs medical marijuana legalization

BAGUIO CITY—Cordillera’s top governing body, the Regional Development Council (RDC), is throwing its support behind the legalization of marijuana for medical purposes. “No problem if...

DOT-sponsored food fest highlights NegOcc’s ‘great culinary scene’

BACOLOD CITY—Negros Occidental’s reputation when it comes to good food is being highlighted during the three-day “Kaon Na ‘Ta” Food and Travel Festival, which...

First tourism e-Kiosk launched in Legazpi City

LEGAZPI CITY—The city government here has put up an electronic information machine for use of foreign and local visitors who may want to know...

Japan to fund four community projects in Cotabato areas

DAVAO CITY—Japan provided grants last week amounting to $286,680 (approximately P15.3 million) to four community projects, including a crisis center for children running in...

Decentralize document evaluations away from Manila—logistics sector

DAVAO CITY—The country’s logistics sector could be speedier and more efficient, according to local freight forwarders and exporters. Philippine logistics would move faster and efficiently...

Philippine Airlines rolls out Clark-Antique route

PHILIPPINE Airlines (PAL) Inc. flew out on Sunday from Clark International Airport (CIA) to San Jose de Buenavista, the provincial capital of Antique. Located in...

Power projects in regions to get P1.26-B EU funding

THE European Union (EU) on Thursday contributed €21 million (about P1.26 billion) in grants that will bankroll clean energy projects in the regions estimated...
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