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NEDA refers P30-billion Visayas rail project
by Rainier Allan Ronda - September 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has referred to Panay Railways Inc. (PRI) the ambitious proposal of the Philtrak consortium to put to use PRI’s old, unused rail alignment from Iloilo...
P1,000 incentive awaits public school teachers
by Rainier Allan Ronda - September 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Public school teachers will receive a grant of P1,000 under the World Teachers’ Day Incentive Benefit (WTDIB) as a show of gratitude for their hard work and commitment in developing the country’s future...
Isabela State into R&D for eel feeds
by Rainier Allan Ronda - September 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Isabela State University (ISU) is going into research and development to allow local formulation and manufacture of feeds for freshwater eel as it pursues an effort to spawn a more lucrative freshwater eel production...
DSWD: Assistance only for indigent students in crisis situations
by Rainier Allan Ronda - September 19, 2019 - 12:00am
The education assistance that the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) issues from its multi-billion peso Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS) fund are only for indigent students in...
Privacy commission welcomes Fintech move for code of conduct
by Rainier Allan Ronda - September 17, 2019 - 12:00am
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has welcomed an initiative of the Fintech Alliance to institutionalize an industry-wide code of ethics and conduct for responsible online lending.
Kawit proposes own POGO City
by Rainier Allan Ronda - September 16, 2019 - 12:00am
The local government of Kawit, Cavite is proposing to put up a 70-hectare offshore gaming hub to take advantage of the booming industry worldwide.
NPC on alert vs invasive ‘creepy’ Android app package
by Rainier Allan Ronda - September 11, 2019 - 12:00am
The National Privacy Commission warned the people to beware of Android app packages (APKs) that can be installed by app developers and allow intrusive eavesdropping if not outright personal data hacking and theft...
CHR condemns Sultan Kudarat bomb attack
by Rainier Allan Ronda - September 9, 2019 - 12:00am
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) yesterday condemned a bomb attack in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat that wounded eight persons on Saturday.
DSWD takes custody of smuggled baby
by Rainier Allan Ronda - September 7, 2019 - 12:00am
The Deparment of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has taken custody of a baby who was only six days old when she was found in the bag of an American woman about to board a flight for the United States on W...
Online lenders face jail term for shaming borrowers – NPC
by Rainier Allan Ronda - September 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Officials of three online lending firms may face imprisonment and fines for alleged public shaming of borrowers, which is in violation of the Data Privacy Act of 2012, the National Privacy Commission (NPC) said...
DOST chief receives UPAA Lifetime Award
by Rainier Allan Ronda - September 5, 2019 - 12:00am
The University of the Philippines Alumni Association has conferred Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato dela Peña the UPAA Lifetime Distinguished Achievement Award 2019.
After lagundi, a new batch of plant-based drugs
by Rainier Allan Ronda - September 5, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will soon come out with a banner crop of 18 plant-based chemicals that can be developed into herbal supplements to address common ailments.
Ultra Lotto jackpot to hit P143 million
by Rainier Allan Ronda - September 3, 2019 - 12:00am
The jackpot of the Ultra Lotto 6/58 is estimated to reach P143 million for tonight’s draw, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said yesterday.
DepEd to hire 10,000 teachers next year
by Rainier Allan Ronda - September 3, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Education (DepEd) will hire 10,000 public school teachers and 5,000 non-teaching personnel using its funding of more than P500 billion for 2020.
32 STL agents allowed to resume operations
by Rainier Allan Ronda - September 2, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) yesterday allowed 32 small town lottery (STL) operators or authorized agent corporations (AACs) nationwide to resume operations after they complied with the new conditions...
Butuan bettor wins P61 million lotto jackpot
by Rainier Allan Ronda - August 31, 2019 - 12:00am
A lone bettor in Butuan City and another in Mandaluyong City won the jackpots of the 6/49 Super Lotto and 6/42 Regular Lotto, respectively, which were drawn on Thursday night.
Pagcor to tighten security in casinos
by Rainier Allan Ronda - August 30, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) will tighten security at casinos – including upgrading surveillance facilities – to address rising cases of gambling-related crimes particularly kidnapping...
Siquijor synoptic station paves way for new airport
by Rainier Allan Ronda - August 29, 2019 - 12:00am
The governor of this province expressed elation over a project of the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (DOST-PAGASA) to set up a synoptic...
Survey: More than half of Pinoy adults are binge drinkers
by Rainier Allan Ronda - August 27, 2019 - 12:00am
With proposed tax hikes on alcohol products set to be debated by Congress, more than half of the country’s adult population were found to be consuming large quantities of alcohol, a study by the Department...
DepEd chief: Don’t look at us
by Rainier Allan Ronda - August 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Education (DepEd) is not in charge of actual construction of classrooms and should not be taken to task for any slowness in the completion of such projects, according to Education Secretary Leonor...
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