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Government assisting Filipinos in MERS-affected areas in the Middle East
MANILA, April 16 -- The Philippine government is assisting Filipinos in the Middle East in areas with reported presence of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) to ensure their health and prevent the spread of the disease, the Palace said on Tuesday.In a press briefing in Malacanang, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr said the Department of Foreign Affairs, through the Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi, dispatched a team on April 12 to determine the condition of the Filipinos who have reportedly contracted the virus.“The Embass...

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Personal remittances increase to US$4 billion in 1st two months of 2014

MANILA, April 16 -- Personal remittances from overseas Filipinos (OFs) amounted to US$2.0 billion in February 2014. This brought the cumulative remittances for the first two months of the year to US$4.0 billion for a year-on-year growth of 6.4 percent, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Amando M. Tetangco, Jr. announced yesterday.  Personal remittances continued to draw strength from the steady ... Read Full Story - Personal rem...

DILG gears up security, safety preparations for Holy Week

QUEZON CITY, April 16 -- With the expected exodus of people to the provinces and other places of interest during Holy Week, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has called on all local chief executives to convene their respective local peace and order councils to ensure the safety and security of the populace in churches, plazas, malls, and transport terminals. In a directive... Read Full Story - DILG gears u...

Climate Change

Drought affects four corn producing towns of Kalinga

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, April 16 (PIA) – Four major corn producing  towns in the province were recently affected by the reduction of normal ra...

Special Reports

Drought affects four corn producing towns of Kalinga

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, April 16 (PIA) – Four major corn producing  towns in the province were recently affected by the reduction of normal ra...

Events

Jobs fair slated in Ifugao town on April 24-25

 LAGAWE, Ifugao, April 16 (PIA) - - To help job seekers in the province gain employment, the provincial government  will  sponsor ...

Announcements

Carmen section of TPLEX opens today

TARLAC CITY, April 16 (PIA) -- Diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corporation (SMC), through its subsidiary Private Infra Dev Corporation, Inc. (PIDC...

Local Government

Unique products also a tourist attraction in Ilocos

LAOAG CITY, Apr 16 (PIA) - When tourists travel to places, they normally have a common agenda on their list - buy local products for souvenir fondly k...

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