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MANILA, Philippines – President Aquino is not inclined to reduce the prison sentence of former military comptroller Carlos Garcia and will leave to the defense authorities to probe past officials who sat on his case, Malacañang said yesterday. Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda said the President has made up his mind to uphold the military court […]

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MANILA, Philippines (PNA) — Bb. Pilipinas Shamcey Supsup, the third runner-up for the 2011 Miss Universe beauty pageant, paid a courtesy call on President Benigno S. Aquino III Sunday evening at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Centennial Terminal 2, just before the Chief Executive embarked on a four-day trip to the United States. The President […]

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MANILA, Philippines (PNA) — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Monday said that the transport strike staged by militant transport groups against the continuous oil price hike failed to paralyze the public transportation. According to MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino the protest action staged by the Pinag-Isang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytors Nationwide (Piston) […]

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MANILA, Philippines (PNA) — Former First Gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo left on Sunday for Germany to find a doctor specializing in “stem cell research and treatment”. Arroyo boarded a Cathay Pacific flight CX 902 for Germany via Hongkong at 8:00pm, after a watch list cover was lifted after the high court stopped its implementation. The […]

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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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