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2 cities, 22 towns, 2 provinces named after ex-PH presidents

by Severino Samonte MANILA -- As Quezon City, the erstwhile Philippine capital marked its 80th founding anniversary on Saturday, this writer decided to take a look...

ASEAN’s intensified efforts vs. plastic pollution crucial to migratory birds’ survival

By ACB .       As migratory waterbirds are interconnected and interdependent to the network of wetland sites at the EAAF, regional cooperation is critical...

Health groups urge PRRD to certify alcohol, e-cig tax hike urgent

By Ma. Teresa Montemayor MANILA -- The Sin Tax Coalition, a group of health advocates, on Monday called on President Rodrigo Duterte to certify the proposal...

120K in Western Pacific get infected with HIV each year: WHO

PNA MANILA -- The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday that an estimated 120,000 people in the Western Pacific region are still being infected with...

31st MathSci Week slated Oct. 14-18

by PNA MANILA – The University of the Philippines Los Baños Mathematical Sciences Society (UPLB MASS) proudly brings you the 31st Mathematical Sciences Week (MathSci Week) themed...

Caring for farm animals through livestock outreach program

DA-Caraga Carabao is a hero. This is how Susan Trazo, a resident of Purok Rosal in the town of Mainit, Surigao del Norte, regard her farm...

Metro mayors cite accomplishments in first 100 days in office

By Joedie Mae D. Boliver & Jerome Carlo R. Paunan QUEZON CITY, Oct. 11 (PIA)--Six neophytes and a returning Metro Manila mayor were among those...

Suicides kill more people than natural calamities

  ANKARA -- Suicides due to mental disorders take more lives every year than terrorism or natural calamities. According to a World Health Organization (WHO) report, nearly...

Public awareness on Psoriasis increasing: health expert

by Digna Banzon DAVAO CITY -- The stigma associated with psoriasis disease remains but public awareness continues to increase, a health expert said. in an interview during...

PH unveils new ‘fun, interactive’ travel website

by Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA-- The Philippine government, through the Department of Tourism (DOT), launched on Tuesday its newest tourism website featuring an interactive...

Boracay tourists urged to respect PH customs, traditions

by Gail Momblan LOILO CITY -- Officials of the Boracay Inter-Agency Management and Rehabilitation Group (BIAMRG) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday encouraged tourists...

Former Rebel: I am Filled with Hope for the Future

By Karen Lou Deloso / Davao Oriental Provincial Information Office DAVAO ORIENTAL – A former rebel who surrendered to the government following Whole-of-Nation Approach community...

Hard work pays off for Negros science quiz bee teen champs

by Mary Judaline Partlow DUMAGUETE CITY – While most teenagers today are glued to their television sets, engrossed in online games or fiddling with their electronic...

Starry Starry Night: Van Gogh’s art comes to life in new exhibit, Van Gogh...

by Marcelo N. Morales Jr. The works of art by renowned artist Vincent Van Gogh are one of the most fascinating paintings that the world...

Bohol’s chocolate brand wins APEC award

By Nariyoung Kim Dalareich Chocolate House, a Filipino chocolate brand from Bohol, has won its third international recognition from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit...