KWF to launch first-ever Sebwano novel in Filipino

MANILA, April 28 -- Walay Igsoon, the first-ever Sebwano novel written by the first Sebwano novelist Juan Villagonzalo, will be launched by the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) in this year’s Philippine International Literary Festival (PILF). Published in 1912—more than a century ago—Wala... Read more

BOI, ADB launch ASEAN Inclusive Business Awards 2017

MAKATI CITY, April 28 -- The Philippine Board of Investments (BOI) in cooperation with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Business Advisory Council (ABAC) supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), will be recognizing companies in the ASEAN region that are implementing exemp... Read more

DOLE issues pay rules for April 28 special non-working day in Metro Manila

MANILA, April 28 -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) issued yesterday Labor Advisory No. 4, series of 2017 or the Payment of Wages for the Special Non-Working Day today, 28 April 2017, as the country hosts the summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) this week.... Read more

ASEAN to hold first Prosperity for All Summit

MANILA, April 28 -- Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship Jose Ma “Joey” Concepcion III on Thursday, April 27, announced the holding of the first Prosperity for All Summit of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) during a press briefing held at The Conrad Manila. PA Concepcion, ... Read more

Feature: Technological innovation can be affordable for PH - PIDS

In a world where everything is fast-paced because of advancement brought by technology, companies have to think about different ways to cope up. Fortunately, it doesn’t always have to be costly. While research and development (R&D) is crucial in maintaining competitiveness in the industry and s... Read more

DSWD signs agreement with Lumad for access to social services

MANILA, April 28 -- In a milestone development for the Indigenous Peoples’ (IP) sector, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Judy M. Taguiwalo recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the PASAKA Confederation of Lumad Organizations represented by Chairpers... Read more

Tagalog news: Wikang Filipino at Midya, paksa sa Lekturang Norberto L. Romualdez

  LUNGSOD MAYNILA, Abril 28 -- Inaanyayahan ang publiko na dumalo sa idaraos na taunang Lekturang Norberto L. Romualdez sa 6 Hunyo 2017, 8:00nu–12:00nh sa Awditoryum ng Hukuman ng Apelasyon, Ermita, Maynila. Sa taóng ito, ang tagapanayam ay ang brodkaster na si Howie Severino. Tatalakayi... Read more

DepEd solidifies search for next nat’l sports stars, reinforces SHS Sports track in 2017 Palaro

PASIG CITY, April 27 -- Festivities of the annual Palarong Pambansa transcend the explosion of colors and chants and the competition of skills and strategies. The national event that caters to the aspirations of Filipino learners to become the country’s next names to watch out for in sports... Read more

Tycoons attend 2nd 'DuterteNomics' Forum

MANILA, April 27 -- Tycoons of Philippine business led by Jaime Zobel de Ayala of the Ayala Group and Tessie Sy Coson of SM Investments Corp. took part Tuesday night in the second 'DuterteNomics'   Forum in an apparent show of support for the unprecedented “Build, Build, Build” ... Read more

Tagalog news: Deadline ng pagsususumite ng aplikasyon sa SSS-loan restructuring program ay hanggang ngayong araw na lamang

LUNGSOD QUEZON -- Para maiwasan ang mahabang oras ng paghihintay at para maasikaso ang lahat ng aplikante, tatanggapin ng Social Security System ang lahat ng application sa Loan Restructuring Program (LRP) ngunit hihintayin ng miyembro ang approval ng application sa ibang araw. Binago ang pr... Read more

Tagalog news: Nobela ng kauna-unahang Sebwanong nobelista, ilulunsad ng KWF

LUNGSOD MAYNILA, Abril 27 -- Tampok sa Philippine International Literary Festival (PILF) 2017 ang paglulunsad ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) sa isa sa mga nobela ng kauna-unahang nobelistang Sebwano na si Juan Villagonzalo Irles, ang Walay Igsoon. Inilimbag noong 1912, higit isang siglo na... Read more

Projects registered with BOI increase over 30% in the first 4 months of 2017

MAKATI CITY, April 27 -- Preliminary estimates of investment figures approved by the Philippine Board of Investments (BOI) in the first four months of 2017 reached P154 billion. DTI Secretary and BOI Chair Ramon M. Lopez said the figure is tracking an increase of over 30 percent compared to las... Read more

Gov't law enforcement halts selling of corals in Pasay

QUEZON CITY, April 27 -- The joint team of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) stopped the illegal selling of assorted corals and other prohibited species in Cartimar, Pasay City on 19 April 2017. A ... Read more

Groups seek ASEAN ban on microplastics in cosmetics to protect the oceans

QUEZON CITY, April 27 -- As delegates assemble for the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit, over 500 groups and individuals have called on the regional bloc to prohibit the use of microplastics in personal care and cosmetic products (PCCPs). Microplastic particles, which ... Read more

Pag-IBIG opens Las Piñas member services branch

QUEZON CITY, April 27 -- A bigger, better, and faster Las Pinas Member Services Branch (MSB) is now open to serve members in Las Piñas and adjacent barangays in Parañaque City. It used to be lumped with other government services and called Lingkod Pinoy Center at Robinsons Place in Las Piñas City... Read more