NATIONAL NEWS

REGIONAL NEWS

Regional 1

Pangasinan bans entry of pigs starting Aug. 20

By Hilda Austria LINGAYEN, PANGASINAN --- Governor Amado Espino III on Tuesday ordered a temporary ban on the entry of pigs in Pangasinan to ensure...

Region 2

Royal Air makes maiden Macau-Cagayan flight

By Villamor Visaya Jr. LAL-LO, Cagayan -- The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority and local officials here are expecting more economic and tourism opportunities as private...

Region 3

Modernized jeepneys start Bulacan routes

By Manny Balbin CITY OF MALOLOS, BULACAN --- The first 16 new jeepneys under the government’s Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) modernization program started plying the...

Region 4

DOH Calabarzon chief heads National Dengvaxia Task Force

By: Saul Pa-a   CALAMBA CITY, Laguna -- Health Secretary Francisco Duque has appointed Calabarzon Regional Health Director Eduardo Janairo as chair of the National Dengvaxia Task...

Region 5

Legazpi City mayor invites public to experience Ibalong Festival

By Emmanuel Solis LEGAZPI CITY -- City Mayor Noel Rosal is inviting the public to come here and experience more of Ibalong Festival which opened...

Region 6

Negros Occ producer markets anti-dengue tawa-tawa pills

By Nanette Guadalquiver BAGO CITY -- A Negros Occidental-based herbal food supplements manufacturer, assisted by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), has released to...

Region 7

National Museum team assess Malacañang sa Sugbo building

By John Rey Saavedra CEBU CITY – As Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez expressed his support to convert the Malacañang sa Sugbo (old customs house) into...

Region 8

Big things in tourism up for small town in...

By Sarwell Meniano and Roel Amazona ANAHAWAN, Southern Leyte -- People in this small town are thrilled by big things lined up in their local tourism...

Region 9

275 soldiers undergo sniper training in Zambo Sur

By Leah Agonoy   PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur -- A total of 275 soldiers from different Army divisions are undergoing snipers training at Camp Sang-an that...

Region 10

Halal food highlights 2019 CDO’s Kumbira

By Ercel Maandig CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY -- Organizers of this year's Kumbira food showcase highlighted the significance of "halal" cuisine in the Filipino and...

Region 11

2 young Dabawenyos picked for NZ leadership program

By Che Palicte DAVAO CITY--Two youth leaders from this city are among the eight scholars selected for a four-month leadership program in Wellington, New Zealand,...

Region 12

Folks urged to help protect marine life in Sarangani Bay

By Anna Liza Cabrido GENERAL SANTOS CITY -- Environment personnel in Sarangani province on Thursday called on residents in the coastal communities to help protect the...

Region 13

Surigao airport rehab fast-tracked as Andanar intervenes

By PNA   SURIGAO CITY—The repair and widening of the quake-hit Surigao Airport runway remain on track despite several conflicts faced by the contractors that halted...

CAR

Session Road portion in Baguio for pedestrians only on Sundays

By Liza Agoot  BAGUIO CITY-- The city government here has ordered that the uphill portion of Session Road will be made exclusive for pedestrians every...

BARMM

MinDA eyes foreign markets for BARMM coconut farmers

By Digna Banzon Coconut farmers from the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) should set their sights on foreign markets as the autonomous region...

CAMPUS NEWS

WORLD NEWS

People-to-people exchanges fortify Asean-China ties

by Kris Crismundo BEIJING -- The 10 member-states of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and China shall continue people-to-people exchanges to strengthen relations for...

13 Pinoy students bagged awards in China Math Competition

All  the 13 Filipino student delegates that competed from the Philippines brought honor to the country by winning awards from the Hua Lou Geng...

Hong Kong cancels all flights as protesters disrupt airport

HONG KONG -- All flights in and out of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region were canceled on Monday due to a protest held...

SPORTS NEWS

BUSINESS NEWS

Alcohol excise tax hike to fund universal health care: DOF exec

By Joann Villanueva   MANILA -- A ranking official of the Department of Finance (DOF) is optimistic that senators will realize the importance of increasing excise taxes...

DA orders culling of hogs in Bulacan, Rizal; bans swill feeding

By  Lilybeth Ison   MANILA -- Given the reported presence of a swine disease in Bulacan and Rizal provinces, the Department of Agriculture (DA) has ordered...

Luzon producers favor more sugar imports

By Lilybeth Ison   MANILA -- A group of sugarcane producers based in Luzon is supporting a recent order of the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) allowing...