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Regional 1

5-star hotel seen to spur development in western Pangasinan

By:  Liwayway Yparraguirre   ALAMINOS CITY, Pangasinan – A five-star hotel with 100 rooms, a roof garden with an infinity pool overlooking the Hundred Islands National Park...

Region 2

Cauayan City residents exchange plastic waste for rice

by Villamor Visaya  Jr. CAUAYAN CITY -- Officials in Barangay District 2 here have initiated the “Basura mo, Papalitan ng Bigas D2” project in a bid...

Region 3

Pampanga students support fight vs. illegal drugs, terrorism

By: Froilan Magtoto   CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga -- Thousands of students in this province pledged to support the government in its fight against illegal drugs...

Region 4

Villar urges local leaders to emulate Rizal’s traits

By: Saul Pa-a CALAMBA CITY, Laguna -- Senator Cynthia Villar on Wednesday urged local government leaders to emulate the exemplary traits of national hero, Dr....

Region 5

DA-Bicol turns over P3-M building to Albay town coop

By: Connie Calipay   TABACO CITY – The Department of Agriculture (DA) regional office here has turned over a newly constructed building worth PHP3 million under...

Region 6

Free mountains of trash, climbers told

By:  Gail Momblan   ILOILO CITY -- Citing mountaineering as an emerging hobby among Filipinos, an organization of climbers here advocates for responsible eco-tourism. The Higher Grounds Mountaineers...

Region 7

Another congressional district proposed for NegOr

By: Juancho Gallarde   DUMAGUETE CITY – Representative Manuel Sagarbarria of the second district of Negros Oriental is optimistic about his proposal to create an additional congressional...

Region 8

Eastern Visayas blood donation still below target

by Sarwell Meniano PALO, Leyte -- The Department of Health (DOH) is stepping up its blood donation program to encourage at least 1 percent of Eastern...

Region 9

Zambo City to build 12 evacuation centers

By:  R. G. Antonet Go   ZAMBOANGA CITY -- The city government is eyeing to build 12 evacuation centers to shelter displaced families in times of calamities,...

Region 10

1st Camiguin Dive Festival kicks off

By:  Ercel Maandig CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY -- Dubbed as the "island born of fire" because of its active volcanoes, the province of Camiguin is holding...

Region 11

Stay humble, PRRD tells children

By: Herry Mhae Palicte   DAVAO CITY -- President Rodrigo R. Duterte has advised his children to stay humble and not to flaunt the power given to...

Region 12

Kidapawan gov’t extends aid to flood victims

By: Edwin Fernandez   KIDAPAWAN CITY -- The city government here Friday extended emergency assistance to families affected by recent floods that hit the locality. Kidapawan City Mayor...

Region 13

Army, local execs blast NPA beheading of Surigao militiaman

By: Danilo Adorador, III SURIGAO CITY -- Local and military officials in Surigao del Sur condemned the communist rebels' beheading of a militiaman, who was one...

CAR

35K Baguio households eye faster internet by yearend

By Pamela Mariz Geminiano   BAGUIO CITY -- The Benguet Electric Cooperative (Beneco) expects to provide a high-speed internet connection to around 35,000 households by the end...

BARMM

Barter trade could help the Bangsamoro region to develop and attain peace, says Duterte

by: Alvin Ilustrisimo The institutionalization of barter trade between the Philippines and Malaysia will definitely help the Bangsamoro region address poverty and conflicts, according to...

CAMPUS NEWS

WORLD NEWS

Vatican announces meeting between Pope Francis, Putin

MOSCOW -- Pope Francis will receive Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Vatican on July 4, Agence France-Presse reported on Thursday, citing a statement by...

China, Russia agree to upgrade relations for new era

MOSCOW -- China and Russia agreed on Wednesday to upgrade their relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination for a new era. The decision was...

Sino Phil Peace donates medical aid to Davao, Philippines

By Rhodora T. Gonzales, Ph.D.   Established in Manila, Philippines, the SINO PHIL ASIA INTERNATIONAL PEACE AWARDS FOUNDATION, INC. is dedicated to enhancing the quality of...

SPORTS NEWS

BUSINESS NEWS

PH, Japan reaffirm strategic partnership in Tokyo meet

TOKYO – The Philippines and Japan reaffirmed their commitment to build a strategic partnership, particularly on political and defense cooperation, at the 8th Political-Military and...

Petron rolls back LPG prices Wednesday

By: PNA   MANILA -- The country's biggest oil company rolled back the price of its Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) products on Wednesday, Labor Day, one day...

Cost of LPG goes up but gasoline, diesel, kerosene to go...

By: PNA   MANILA -- The tide seems to have turned in favor of motorists as oil executives announce a modest rollback in pump prices scheduled to come...