Maute Group Sows Terror in Lanao del Sur

Palace assures gov’t assistance to residents affected by conflict in Lanao del Sur By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Dec. 4 (PNA) – Malacanang assured on Sunday that the entire government is helping the residents displaced by the ongoing military operations against the Maute terror group in Lanao del sur. ”The[…]

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Trump, Duterte Tandem Will Usher Better US-Phil Relations

MANILA, Dec. 4 (PNA) — Malacanang is expecting the relationship between the Philippines and the United States will have a reboot following a positive phone conversation between President Rodrigo Duterte and US President-elect Donald Trump last Friday. “The conversation between President Duterte and President-elect Trump went very well and it[…]

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North Luzon Weather Update

Weaker ‘amihan’ winds, calmer North Luzon seas possible soon By Catherine J. Teves MANILA (PNA) — Sea turbulence that’s been endangering sailing in Northern Luzon (NL) seas over the past days will likely ease this weekend with expected weakening of strong to gale-force winds associated with the northeast monsoon or[…]

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HIV Cases to Increase 60% by 2030

New HIV infections among adolescents projected to rise by 60% by 2030 if progress stalls: UNICEF UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 2 (PNA/Xinhua) — New HIV infections among adolescents are projected to rise from 250,000 in 2015 to nearly 400,000 annually by 2030 if progress in reaching adolescents stalls, showed a new[…]

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2016 Philippine Bar Exam Update

2016 Bar exam ends without hitch –SC MANILA, Nov. 27 (PNA) — The Supreme Court said on Sunday the last day of the four-Sunday 2016 Bar examinations ended without a hitch. The Bar exams kicked off last Nov. 6 at the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in Manila with a[…]

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Philippine Gov’t Forces Hunt Down Maute Group

AFP will continue to frustrate Maute Group –Palace By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Nov. 27 (PNA) – Malacanang said on Sunday the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will continue to frustrate the sinister objectives of the Maute Group which has long been professing allegiance to terrorist group Islamic State[…]

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Bomb Found Near US Embassy in Manila

MPD detonates suspected bomb near US embassy MANILA, Nov. 28 (PNA) — The Manila Police District (MPB) Bomb Squad successfully detonated a suspected bomb found at the southbound lane of Roxas Boulevard near the United States Embassy on Monday. This prompted authorities to temporarily close to motorists a portion of[…]

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