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January 16, 2019 1:03 AM Lacson Eyes P75-B 'Deleted' from DPWH's Proposed 2019 Budget for BLISTT Road Slope..

There are several worthwhile programs that could use the P75 billion deleted from the proposed 2019 budget of the Department of Public Works and Highways - such as slope protection for key roads in Northern Luzon, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson said. "If my other colleagues will allow ... we might give part of the P75 billion to the DPWH for slope protection 443

January 14, 2019 11:35 AM Dennis Uy's Phoenix Petroleum, China's CNOOC get nod for LNG terminal

The Department of Energy grants Tanglawan Philippines LNG Incorporated the notice to proceed to build a liquefied natural gas terminal in Batangas The joint venture of Dennis Uy's Phoenix Petroleum and China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) was given the green light to establish a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Batangas. In a disclosure 208

January 8, 2019 9:36 AM Meralco lowers January power rates

A typical household consuming 200 kilowatts per hour in a month will be able to save around P68 MANILA, Philippines – The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) lowered overall electricity rates to P9.8385 per kilowatt hour (kWh) for this month, the company announced on Tuesday, January 8. The downward adjustment of P0.3418 per kWh from December’s P10.1803 per kWh means 133

December 21, 2018 10:37 AM Catriona Gray's national costume up for public viewing on Rizal Day

MANILA, Philippines – Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray's national costume will be displayed for public viewing at the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) on December 30, Rizal Day, according to NHCP Chairman Rene Escalante. The piece caught the interest of the NHCP for the many cultural and historical references in its design 115

December 19, 2018 12:10 PM SMC South highways will be toll-free on Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve

Fees won’t be collected at the toll gates of the following highways: NAIAx, Skyway, SLEX, and Star Tollway San Miguel Corporation’s tollways serving southern Metro Manila and Luzon will be waiving its fees on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, their operators announced on Wednesday, December 19. The operators of these tollways – the Skyway O&M Corporation 95

December 19, 2018 11:38 AM Catriona Gray’s national costume is on its way back to the Philippines

According to the National Quincentennial Committee, fans will soon be able to see the costume IRL MANILA, Philippines – Catriona Gray’s national costume will be following her home soon. The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) worked with the Philippine Embassy in Bangkok to bring the ensemble back right in time for the Philippine 94

December 15, 2018 11:10 AM Villar SIPAG honors 22 coops for poverty reduction accomplishments

TWENTYTWO outstanding multi-purpose cooperatives were recognized this year by the Villar SIPAG Foundation for their significant contributions in poverty reduction and economic growth in their communities. The annual Villar SIPAG Awards on Poverty Reduction, an initiative of the Villar SIPAG (Social Institute for Poverty Alleviation and Governance) Foundation 116

December 9, 2018 4:18 AM WATCH: Catriona Gray showcases PH's rich heritage in new video

From the Philippines to the Universe, Catriona presents 'This is the Philippines' MANILA, Philippines – Miss Universe Philippines 2018 Catriona Gray showed her love for the country's culture in a video showcasing the country's rich heritage and traditions. The video was Sunday, December 9. This is the Philippines shows Catriona taking a tour of Luzon 91

December 5, 2018 10:31 AM Weekly prizes await new RGMA Pera Sorpresa winners

This Christmas season, Radio GMA’s nationwide proof-of-purchase (POP) promo RGMA Pera Sorpresa is back with a new and exciting season with bigger and more prizes to be given away weekly. For eight (8) weeks starting November 26, Pera Sorpresa will draw sixteen (16) weekly winners which will receive P1,500 from each of the 15 RGMA areas (Manila, Tuguegarao 120

October 28, 2018 6:00 AM Candon's house of secrets, unbared

The Cariño family's ancestral house is now being restored The Cariño ancestral house right in the heart of Candon City is one of Ilocandia’s best-kept secret. And this house has a lot of secrets to tell. It was said to be as old as the San Juan de Sahagun Church which makes it, or a portion of it, more than 400 years old. It was also said that Gabriela 104