DTI, SM’s Kultura sign deal to operate Go Lokal!

MAKATI, March 25 -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Kultura, the country’s largest retailer of homegrown products, signed an agreement on 24 March to open Go Lokal! stores in SM Makati.   DTI in a statement said  Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, together with Industry Promotion... Read more

KumpaS Barangay brings residents' concerns to the government

BACOLOD CITY, March 25 (PIA6)—The first ever barangay interaction program of the Duterte administration, “KumpaS Barangay,” was recently held at Brgy. Singcang-Airport as barangay folks aired their appeals and concerns to President Rodrigo Duterte through Presidential Communications Operations... Read more

President Duterte to grace Kaamulan festival, lead groundbreaking for Bukidnon drug rehab center

MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, March 24 (PIA)—President Rodrigo R. Duterte is set to visit Bukidnon on March 25, as this year’s “Kaamulan” reels off here in a splendor of cultural songs, dances, and many more presentations seen only in this part of the country. In a statement during pre-Presi... Read more

PUP-Pulilan, magbubukas ng bagong campus sa Balatong B

LUNGSOD NG MALOLOS, Marso 25 (PIA) -- Magbubukas ng bagong campus sa kabukiran ng barangay Balatong B ang Polytechnic University of the Philippines o PUP sa Pulilan.   Bilang hudyat ng paglalagay ng tinaguriang ‘kolehiyo sa kabukiran’, ibinaon na ang panandang bato sa halos isang ektaryan... Read more

President Duterte mulls closer cooperation with China

MALAYBALAY CITY, BUKIDNON – President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday, March 25, reiterated that the Philippines mulls to have closer cooperation with China. In his speech during the Kaamulan Festival in Bukidnon, President Duterte said the Philippines just wants to be friends with China.  "Chi... Read more

Concert at the Park presents “PINDAYOG: Pilak at Indayog”

MANILA, March 25 (PIA) - Concert at the Park will present the Silver Anniversary of the Sanghiyas Pangkat Mananayaw this Sunday, March 26, 2017. The program, titled, “Pindayog: Pilak at Indayog” starts at 6:00 p.m. at the Rizal Park Open-Air Auditorium and is hosted by Ms. Aretha Angcao. Admis... Read more

Tagalog news: 500 mamamayan sa OrMin, nakakuha ng pasaporte sa isinagawang Mobile Passporting

LUNGSOD NG CALAPAN, Oriental Mindoro, Mar 23 (PIA) – Umabot sa mahigit 500 Mindoreño ang nakakuha ng kanilang renewed at bagong pasaporte mula sa Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) noong unang linggo ng Marso matapos ang isang buwang proseso ng mga pasaporte na isinagawa sa Maynila.   Na... Read more

Tagalog news: DOLE dinagdagan ang tulong pinansyal para sa Kabuhayan Program

LUNGSOD MAYNILA, Marso 25 -- Dinagdagan ng Department of Labor and Employment ang halaga ng tulong sa Kabuhayan package sa ilalim ng Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Program (DILEEP). Sa pamamagitan ng isang department order ni Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III, dinagdagan na ang halaga n... Read more

‘The PARC should be a functioning committee’ – Ka Paeng

MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, March 25 -- Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael ‘Ka Paeng’ Mariano said this to the members of the Provincial Agrarian Reform Coordinating Committee (PARCCOM) who met for a two-day conference to craft solutions and recommendations on challenges that impede in the implemen... Read more

Aspiring law students to take PhilSAT on 16 April

QUEZON CITY, March 25 (PIA) -- As part of the legal education reforms in the country, the Legal Education Board (LEB) will conduct the first-ever Philippine Law School Admission test (PhilSAT) on 16 April 2017 in selected sites, nationwide.    “Aspiring law students need to pass the said... Read more

Expand agri-insurance in PH thru PCIC-LGU partnerships – PIDS study

PASIG CITY, March 25 -- An innovative way to promote agricultural insurance nationwide is to strengthen the linkage between local government units (LGUs) and the Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC), the government’s insurance provider for farmers, says state think tank Philippine Institu... Read more

PH Open Gov’t Dialogues kick off in Davao City

Department of Budget and Management Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno and participants of the Open Government Dialogues: Co-Creating the 4th Philippines Open Government Partnership (PH-OGP) National Action Plan (Mindanao Regional Consultation). March 22, 2017, Davao City. DAVAO CITY, March 25... Read more

Group forges to commit for Kalikasan GP3 2017 and transform advocacy into action

MANILA, March 25 (PIA) -- The continuing green fervour that aims to advance climate-smart businesses and concur the country’s commitments on global actions for Climate Change, a group formed to advance Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) in the country is hugging the lime lights at the ne... Read more

COCPO personnel yielded negative results during drug tests

CAMP Alagar, Cagayan de Oro City, March 25 – Cagayan de Oro City Police Office (COCPO) conducted unannounced mandatory drug tests to all Philippine National Police (PNP) personnel of the city during the Saturday Rank Inspection in March 18 held at Pelaez Sport Center.   According to PCInsp ... Read more

Normin police counts P3.3M worth of illegal drugs in Double Barrel

CAMP Alagar, Cagayan de Oro City, March 25 -- Since the resumption of Philippine National Police (PNP) anti-ilegal drugs campaign Double Barrel last March 4, Police Regional Office (PRO) 10 seized a total of 670.28193 grams of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu with a total estimated street val... Read more