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Pasay City all systems go for APEC meeting at PICC

MANILA — To assure the safety, security and convenience of the delegates of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the city government of Pasay is all systems go as it welcomes the delegates of APEC for the first side event of the meeting on July 6-7, 2015 at the Philippine International Convention Center dubbed as Slingshot Manila. Continue reading "Pasay City all systems go for APEC meeting at PICC"

(Feature) DSWD’s CCT household beneficiaries now over 4.4 million

MANILA — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said on Saturday the national government's Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program, designed to lift millions of Filipinos from poverty, now has more than 4.4 million household beneficiaries nationwide. Continue reading "(Feature) DSWD’s CCT household beneficiaries now over 4.4 million"

NPA rebels raid banana plantation, aircraft damaged in Compostela Valley

MANILA — Troopers from the 10th Infantry Division are now pursuing a New People's Army (NPA) band who detonated two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) near the hangar of a banana plantation in Compostela Valley, damaging a propeller-driven Cessna aircraft late Saturday night. Continue reading "NPA rebels raid banana plantation, aircraft damaged in Compostela Valley"

LTFRB to bus operators: GPS devices must be acquired from accredited providers only

MANILA — Only Global Positioning System (GPS) devices accredited by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) are allowed to be installed and registered in the country’s public utility buses (PUBs). Continue reading "LTFRB to bus operators: GPS devices must be acquired from accredited providers only"