Makati mayor hails 3,370 graduates of UMak Senior High

MAKATI, April 25 (PIA)--Mayor Abby Binay congratulated some 3,370 graduates comprising the fourth batch of graduates produced by the Higher School ng UMak (HSU) during their commencement exercises last Thursday at the University of Makati oval.   Binay expressed confidence in the quality of e... Read more

ASEAN integration to become part of family development sessions

CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, April 25 (PIA) - As the DSWD heads the socio-cultural community pillar of the ASEAN integration, Regional Director Resty Macuto said that lessons on ASEAN will be part of the family development sessions (FDS).   Family development sessions are lecture/ lessons where me... Read more

Kaminero composer wins Kamurayaw Music Festival

CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, April 25 (PIA) - A kaminero (road maintenance man) from Mayorga, Leyte bagged the grand prize winner in the recently concluded Kamurayaw Music Festival in Calbayog City.   Nazel Kalague′s tears streamed down his cheeks as he received his trophy from DSWD Regional Dir... Read more

Mga lokal na pamahalaan sa Camarines Norte, hinikayat na magtayo ng tanggapan ng mga may kapansanan

 DAET, Camarines Norte, Abr. 20 (PIA) -- Hinikayat ng Persons Disability Affairs Office (PDAO) ng pamahalaang panlalawigan ng Camarines ang mga lokal na pamahalaan dito na magtayo ng tanggapan ng mga may kapansanan.   Ayon kay Rex Bernardo, provincial disability affairs officer, ito ay batay... Read more

CBSUA-Sentro ng Wika at Kultura hosts Pambansang Kumperensya sa Wika at Panitikang Bikol

PILI, Camarines Sur, Apr. 20 (PIA) -- National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) chairperson Virgilio Almario has urged stakeholders to take the lead in more undertakings for a deeper understanding and better appreciation of Bicol literature and propagation of such by prioritizing its usa... Read more

Mayapay tribe welcomes Masigasig troopers

BUTUAN CITY, Apr. 25 (PIA) – The Mayapay Tribal Council (MATRICO) on Friday has welcomed the presence of the 23rd Infantry (MASIGASIG) Battalion, 4th Infantry (DIAMOND) Division, Philippine Army, based in Purok-6, Brgy Alubijid, Buenavista, Agusan del Norte thru an "inpandawatan" ritual or “acce... Read more

Oriental Mindoro gov.t employees visit Bacolod  

BACOLOD CITY, April 25 (PIA6)--About 100 government employees of the Municipality of Gloria, Oriental Mindoro, led by Mayor German Rodegerio and Vice Mayor Ramon Solas and councilors, visited the Bacolod City Government Center last week, a press release from the city PIO said. City Planning and D... Read more

NIA, farmers ink contracts for irrigation, communal projects

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, April 24 (PIA6) - - The National Irrigation Administrations and its farmer-members of the irrigators associations will sign contracts on irrigation and communal projects in the province. At least 50 Irrigators' Associations are to sign the modified Irrigation Management Tra... Read more

Selected consular offices closed this week

MANILA, April 25 (PIA) – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced the closure of selected consular offices in Metro Manila.   In an advisory, the following consular offices will be closed on said dates: DFA Aseana (April 27 to 29), and DFA NCR West located at SM Manila on April 28... Read more

DOLE ensures more regularized workers under DO 174

MANILA, April 25 -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has intensified its campaign against illegal forms of contracting and sub-contracting and assured the public that more workers will be regularized with the implementation of Department Order 174. Labor Undersecretary Joel B. Maglu... Read more

PNA launches new website, mobile app

QUEZON CITY, April 25 -- Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar on Monday, April 24, formally launched the redesigned website and mobile application of the Philippine News Agency (PNA). "During my recent visits to China, Malaysia, and Bahrain, I saw the cutting edge technology in t... Read more

Champion the cause of children with disabilities and help empower them –DSWD

QUEZON CITY, April 25 -- Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Judy M. Taguiwalo expressed her full support for the organizers and delegates of the 18th Kamp Pag-asa 2017, a camping  activity for children with disabilities in Davao City which began last April 18 and is hold... Read more

Dominguez says DOF has key role in ‘revolutionary’ PH economic breakout

MANILA, April 25 -- Over a century after its inception during the Philippine Revolution, the Department of Finance (DOF) is once more at the center of a "revolutionary situation," this time entailing the rapid modernization of the country's infrastructure and the simultaneous overhaul of its t... Read more

2017 Palarong Pambansa opening soars to new heights

ANTIQUE, April 25 – The 60th Palarong Pambansa officially opened Sunday, April 23 at the Binayaran Sports Complex in San Jose de Buenavista, Antique. This year’s opening highlights featured cultural presentations, a grand parade and a fly-by and sky dive by the Philippine Air Force (PAF). ... Read more

Country’s budding scribes to capture 2017 Palaro highlights

ANTIQUE, April 25 -- Consistent with the theme of youth engagement and empowerment, the celebrated actions and thrill of the 2017 Palarong Pambansa will be documented and published through the eyes of young writers from different regions in the country – a first in the history of the biggest yo... Read more