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MMDA suspends number coding from April 17-22

By Aerol John Pateña, PNA MANILA — The number coding scheme will be suspended from April 17 to 22 amid the expected passenger influx for the Holy Week break. “The suspension of the number coding is to ensure that there is enough public utility vehicles to serve commuters heading ...
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Bacolod City to formulate El Niño contingency plan

By Nanette Guadalquiver, PNA BACOLOD CITY — The city government of Bacolod, through a task force, will formulate a contingency plan that will address concerns related to the extreme heat associated with the El Niño phenomenon. Mayor Evelio Leonardia has issued an executive order constituting the Task Force El ...
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Cebu Pacific reminds passengers to check baggage, airport rules

By Ma. Cristina Arayata, PNA MANILA — Local carrier Cebu Pacific (CEB) has reminded passengers to check the baggage and airport rules so they could avoid hassle, especially this peak season.  Earlier, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) announced it is expecting an increase in the number of ...
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PRRD’s ‘very good’ net satisfaction rating surges by 6 points: SWS

PNA MANILA – Despite relentless attacks by his detractors, President Rodrigo R. Duterte maintained a “very good” net satisfaction rating as it increased by six points, according to the latest results of a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. The First Quarter 2019 survey, conducted on March 28-31, found that ...
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PH joins Australian initiative on women

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora, PNA MANILA — The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) has proposed to craft and implement more gender-sensitive programs in the Philippines with focus on further empowering women. The proposal was made by PCOO Assistant Secretary Marie Rafael during the Australian Regional Women’s Leadership Initiative ...
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Over P1-B cocaine found in PH waters in 2 months

By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan, PNA MANILA — More than 200 kilos of floating cocaine were recovered from the country’s territorial waters in Luzon and Mindanao for the past two months, a Philippine National Police (PNP) official said on Tuesday. PNP spokesperson, Col. Bernard Banac said since February up to ...
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Xian Gaza is human garbage

Remember Xian Gaza? The slimey nyeeeew-screaming piece of human garbage that went viral for renting a huge billboard to ask out actress Erich Gonzales? Then it turned out that he was a big fraud who scammed many people out of their hard earned money just so he can ...
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PRRD has no intention of continuing his political career

While speaking in front of a group of motorcycle enthusiasts in Iloilo City, President Rodrigo Duterte commented on his political ambitions, ultimately revealing that he has none. Echoing his often repeated sentiment that he wants nothing more than to step down after his term, Duterte assured the audience ...
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Pinoys can’t be blamed for thinking ICC case ‘politically-motivated’

By EJ Roque, PNA MANILA — Malacañang on Friday night said Filipinos cannot be blamed if they think the case filed against President Rodrigo R. Duterte is politically-motivated. “With the biased and pre-conceived actions of the ICC, we cannot blame the Filipino people for thinking that it has taken ...
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PH, Spain eye direct flights to Panglao, Davao

Story originally posted on PNA. MANILA — The Philippine and Spanish governments are eyeing direct flights from Spain to regions outside Metro Manila. Speaking at Saturday’s pilot episode of The Presser Weekend in Muntinlupa City, Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur P. Tugade said he met with Spanish Ambassador ...
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