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DOH’s pilot Mega Treatment and Rehab Center in Nueva Ecija will be operational next month: Sec. Ubial

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA  (PNA) – The Department of Health (DOH) announced on Wednesday that the 10,000-bed mega drug treatment and rehabilitation center for drug dependents being built in Nueva Ecija is almost complete. The DOH said that full operation of the facility will...
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DSWD vows to bring more prompt and efficient services under the Duterte admin

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA  (PNA) – Bringing of prompt and compassionate services to the poor, fair treatment in addressing the concerns of its vulnerable clients and beneficiaries while echoing the government’s relentless anti-corruption campaign are the phrases that aptly...
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Despite Duterte tirades, Obama hails Fil-Ams

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Amid vitriol from President Rodrigo Duterte, US President Barack Obama has hailed Filipino-Americans “for the many ways they have enriched our society.” “They have been the artists who challenge us, the educators who keep us informed, and the laborers of our...
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Naturalized Filipino businessman Wallace amazed by Duterte’s accomplishments in just 100 days

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA  (PNA) – Naturalized Filipino businessman Peter Wallace on Wednesday described as impressive the accomplishments of President Rodrigo Duterte in just 100 days of his administration. ”We’ve had almost 100 days now and we’ve had things done. I’m quiet...
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Duterte recaps successful maiden overseas trips

MANILA  (PNA) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte wrapped up his first foreign trips as the Philippines’ head of state, which brought him to Vientiane, Laos for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summits, and to Jakarta, Indonesia for a working visit. In his...
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VP Robredo receives ‘Most Influential Filipina Woman’ award

CEBU CITY  (PNA) – Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday received the “Most Influential Filipina Woman of the World Award” from the non-government organization Filipina Women’s Network (FWN). Robredo received the award during the 13th Filipina Leadership Global...
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Hontiveros to gov’t: Stop calling drug dependents ‘surrenderers’

‘Other countries treat drug problem as a health issue’ Amid the growing number of drug users who have reportedly voluntarily submitted to the authorities, Akbayan Senator Risa Hontiveros urged the government to stop calling drug dependents “surrenderers”, saying it criminalizes...
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Investigations on drug killings still ongoing — PNP spokesman

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Philippine National Police (PNP) spokesperson Sr. Supt. Leonardo Carlos said on Tuesday that the investigations on the killings of drug suspects are still ongoing and that no case has been closed just yet. Carlos said police are still investigating about...
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‘Going Green’ to honor the late OC Green advocate Linda Sarno

Rational occupants of the planet Earth are rallying to save and conserve the resources that God has placed in their hands if they still so desire to enjoy what is has to offer in this generation and the next. This is plain and basic faithfulness to the concept of stewardship...
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Incoming Aggie Sec. Pinol shows glimpse of future productivity

After the smoke has cleared up on the May 9 general elections in the Philippines, an air of hope has pervaded the political arena with more than 30 percent of the more 45 million qualified voters breathing an air of relief for a polical exercise which they have waited for so...