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Buying ‘Godfather’ shoes helps Marikina cobblers thrive

MANILA – The Marikina shoe industry, which has been the biggest part of the city’s economy, is struggling to sustain operations amid the prevailing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. Hoping to keep business afloat in challenging times, this ...

SHOE INDUSTRY. Godfather Shoes has stepped up to the plate by making sure that their local shoemakers are well-paid amid the pandemic. All Godfather s ...

PNA | 18 hours ago

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Bulacan airport biggest ‘ray of hope’ for migrant workers: group

MANILA – Groups of migrant workers have lauded the plan of San Miguel Corporation (SMC) to construct an international airport in Bulacan saying it as a potential source of employment and livelihood opportunities for local and overseas workers displaced by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. ...

An artist's perspective of the New Manila International Airport (Bulacan International Airport)

PNA | 2 days ago

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July-August LTO collection in Caraga up P7.9-M

BUTUAN CITY – Revenue collections at the Land Transportation Office in Caraga (LTO-13) posted an increase despite the snags that different district offices have experienced as an effect of the continuing battle to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) from July to August this year. ...

Land Transportation Office - Caraga Region FB PAGE

PNA | 2 days ago

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MinDA not Mindanao’s version of NEDA: Piñol

DAVAO CITY – Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) chairperson Emmanuel Piñol clarified Thursday that the agency is not Mindanao’s version of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), noting that it does not only act as a planning entity but oversees development programs as well. ...

Mindanao Development Authority ) Secretary Emmanuel Piñol.

PNA | 2 days ago

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Cebu bus terminal to automate ticketing system

CEBU CITY – The Cebu South Bus Terminal will soon start the installation of the centralized automated ticketing system after the Provincial Board (PB) authorized Governor Gwendolyn Garcia to enter into an agreement with a technology provider. Provincial Board Member Glenn ...

AUTOMATED FARE SYSTEM. Undated photo shows the buses parked inside the Cebu South Bus Terminal. The Provincial Government introduced the centralized a ...

PNA | 3 days ago

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Mayor Isko Moreno buys organic rice from MinDA Tienda

DAVAO CITY – A month before the actual staging of the “MinDA Tienda sa Manila”, Mindanao's farmers have already scored big sales after Manila Mayor Francisco "Isko" Moreno Domagoso ordered 500 metric tons of black, red, and brown organic rice for the city's esti ...

PNA | 4 days ago

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933 new permits issued by LGUs for construction of telco towers

MANILA – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) had recorded a total of 933 approved telecommunications permits since it issued issuance Compliance Orders to local government units (LGUs) last month. The PLDT-Smart, has a total of 661 documents including permits for Barangay ...

PNA | 5 days ago

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Better maintenance allows MRT-3 to field more trains

MANILA – The Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) began deploying 22 train sets along its mainline on Monday, breaking the record it made just five days ago on the number of fielded trains at the rail service. In a media bulletin on Tuesday, Michael Capati, MRT-3 director fo ...

Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (File photo)

PNA | 5 days ago

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Oil prices up this week

MANILA – After a big-time rollback last week, oil companies will implement a price hike starting Tuesday morning. In separate statements, Cleanfuel, Petro Gazz, Seaoil, and Shell said they will raise diesel prices by PHP0.20 per liter and PHP0.60 per liter in prices of ga ...

PNA | 6 days ago

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New Sumitomo factory in PH to generate 10K jobs

MANILA – Some 10,000 jobs will be generated once the factory of Sumitomo Wiring System factory in Binalonan, Pangasinan becomes fully operational, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said. Sumitomo broke grounds on Sept. 16 for its new project located in the North ...

NEW SUMITOMO FACTORY. Sumi North-Philippines Wiring Systems Corp. president Takeshi Morikawa (left) and vice president Masaru Yamamoto (right) lead th ...

PNA | 1 week ago