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President Aquino tasks DOH to form task force MERS-CoV to inform the public of communicable disease
MANILA, April 19 --  President Benigno S. Aquino III has instructed the Department of Health (DOH) to mobilize a task force to create a heightened awareness among the public on the Middle East Respirator Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV). In a televised press conference on Saturday, Health Secretary Enrique Ona said the DOH is working closely with all concerned government agencies to ensure public health and safety. Secretary Ona, however, pointed out that there is no epidemec or outbreak of the MERS-CoV.  “Upon the President’s instructions, the Department of Health has mobilized Ta...

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Crucifixion rites in Pampanga attract thousands of local and foreign tourists

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, April 19 (PNA) -- Thousands of local and foreign visitors flocked to the crucifixion sites here on Good Friday to witness the reenactment of the passion and death of Jesus Christ. The spectators, unmindful of the scorching heat, trooped to a man-made calvary hill in Barangay San Pedro Cutud and in the villages of San Juan and Sta. Lucia to personally watch the "magd... Read Full Story - Crucifixion ...

DTI-MisOr launches four shared service facility projects

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 19 (PIA) -- Four Shared Service Facility (SSF) projects of the Department of Trade and Industry - Misamis Oriental (DTI-MOR) were launched recently to give Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) here and in the province access to better technology and more sophisticated equipment.   Through a signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), projects were granted to Talis... Read Full Story - DTI-MisOr la...

Economic Development

DTI-MisOr launches four shared service facility projects

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 19 (PIA) -- Four Shared Service Facility (SSF) projects of the Department of Trade and Industry - Misamis Orienta...

Good Governance

Pay rules for holidays on April and May

MANILA, April 19 -- Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz earlier this month issued a Labor Advisory No. 10 prescribing the proper...

Heritage and Culture

Crucifixion rites in Pampanga attract thousands of local and foreign tourists

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, April 19 (PNA) -- Thousands of local and foreign visitors flocked to the crucifixion sites here on Good Friday to...

Special Reports

Buhain enjoins the faithful to repent and believe in the Gospel

PARAÑAQUE City, April 19, (PIA) - - Manila Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus Teodoro J. Buhain, Jr. enjoined the assembled Catholics at the Cathedral P...

Events

VP Binay to Pangasinan graduates: Be Strong

DAGUPAN CITY, April 18 (PIA) -  Vice President Jejomar Binay has challenged the 1, 873 graduates of the Pangasinan State University to muster str...

Announcements

Workers get free MRT train rides on Labor Day--Baldoz

MANILA, April 17 -- As the country prepares to celebrate the 112th Labor Day on May 1, Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz annou...

ASEAN

Foreign manufacturers keen on moving to PHL

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 18 (PIA) - More foreign manufacturing companies operating in China and other ASEAN countries are seriously considering movi...

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