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MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) — The Philippine government raised floor prices of various types of tobacco leaves to provide a fair price for both farmers and buyer firms.

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MANILA, Philippines (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III said he will visit Japan late this month to strengthen relationships, discuss nuclear issues as well as things that interest both countries particularly the West Philippine Sea.

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MANILA, Philippines (PNA) — Malacanang expressed elation over the passage of the 2012 national budget by the House of Representatives Friday night, saying this will mean better services to the people, more especially the poor.

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MANILA, Philippines (PNA) – The Armed Forces of the Philippine (AFP) said Saturday it will offer free rides to stranded commuters on Monday during the planned nationwide transport holiday.

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MANILA, Philippines (PNA) — Newly-appointed Customs chief Rufino Biazon vowed to initiate changes in the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to get rid of graft and corruption in the bureau but, at the same time, encourage businesses to thrive. In a press conference in Malacanang after Biazon took his oath of office Friday morning, Biazon said […]

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By Lilybeth G. Ison MANILA, Philippines (PNA) — A lawmaker from Metro Manila has proposed the putting up of a Malaysian-type Stormwater Management and Road Tunnel (SMART) on EDSA to ease motor vehicle travel and help surrounding communities deal with potential flash flooding. House Deputy Majority Leader and Pasig City Rep. Roman Romulo urged the […]

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