Metro Dumaguete towns to get free TB treatment for kids

  DUMAGUETE CITY, June 20 (PIA) -- The local government of Dumaguete City in partnership with the Rotary Club of Makati will launch the “Stop TB Now Project” that aims to provide free and comprehensive treatment to children 13-years-old and below, who will test positive for primary complex o... Read more

Job fair kicks off Batac City Charter Day celeb

BATAC CITY, June 23 (PIA) – The city government of Batac started its 10th anniversary celebration with a job fair.   Marlon Soria, Public Employment Service Office (PESO) manager of the city, said the activity dubbed Awis Trabaho Charter Day Job Fair with the theme “Batac: Siudad a nalat... Read more

ECC helps workers' claims over work related accidents, death

TAGBILARAN CITY, June 20, (PIA) -- There is some ray of hope for workers who have been nursing work related injuries by dipping into their pockets after using up their allocations from their trusted medical insurance avail-ments.   Decapitation, permanent loss of limbs, hearing loss due to lo... Read more

LandBank cautions clients of set e-banking downtime

TAGBILARAN CITY, June 20, (PIA) -- If by 10:30 P.M. of Saturday, June 24 to 3:00 P.M. of June 25 Sunday, you won't be able to transact with Land Bank (LandBank) of the Philippines' online banking services and other electronic channels, that is because the bank has set on these times its sche... Read more

DAR-AgNor assists ARB orgs to qualify for credit program

BUTUAN CITY, June 23 -- Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Agusan del Norte has assisted 11 Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organizations (ARBOs) in the province to qualify this year’s credit assistance under the government Agrarian Production Credit Program (APCP). This was disclosed by DAR ... Read more

Five Cebu LGUs receive awards of excellence on mental health and psychosocial support

CEBU CITY, June 21 (PIA) --- Five local government units (LGUs) in Cebu were recognized for their excellence in mental health and psychosocial support programs by Americares Philippines on June 15, 2017 in Cebu City. The municipality of San Remigio won the grand prize of the Excellence Award alon... Read more

Tubajon celebrates 48th founding anniv

SAN JOSE, Dinagat Islands, June 23 (PIA) - The municipality of  Tubajon in Dinagat Islands celebrated its 48th "Araw ng Tubajon" with the weeklong celebration form June 13 to 21, 2017. This year’s celebration is anchored on the theme, "Tubajon: Sa hugot nga Liderato ug Panaghiusa, Kalambuan sa... Read more

DepEd to Marawi IDPs: I love you all, but I love the children all the more

ILIGAN CITY/Mindanao Hour, June 23 (PIA) — “If we love our children, we need to protect them,” Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones on Tuesday imparted such slogan to the internally displaced persons (IDPs)—also known as “Bakwits” who are now sheltered at Buru-un eva... Read more

Kalinga woman adjudged most outstanding Pantawid Pamilya Parent Leader

BAGUIO CITY, June 23(PIA) -- Fifty-four year Remedios Galingao   from Pasil, Kalinga   was   adjudged the Most Outstanding Pantawid Pamilya Parent Leader in the Cordillera region in the search conducted by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Galingao, a barangay health ... Read more

DepEd, Korea ink MOA for Korean language inclusion in Special Program in Foreign Language

  Deped Sec. Leonor Magtolis Briones & the Ambassador Kim Jae -Shin, .Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Phils sign a Memorandum of Agreement to formalize the inclusion of the Korean language in the Special Program in Foreign languages. PASIG CITY, June 23 (PIA)--The Department of... Read more

DOLE-CAR orients Kalinga employers on new wage orders

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, June 23 (PIA) - - About 90 employers and employees from the private sector in the province attended an orientation on   the new wage orders in the region conducted by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) - Cordillera. DOLE-CAR Regional Director Exequiel Ronie Gu... Read more

DOST-7 holds Regional Science and Technology Week in Cebu

CEBU CITY, June 22 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology Region (DOST VII) conducted activities to promote science awareness in observance of this year’s Regional Science and Technology Week (RSTW) with the theme “Science for the People” from June 20 – June 22, 2017 at the Cebu C... Read more

SUC in Ilocos Norte offers free tuition fees for med students

BATAC CITY, June 23 (PIA) – Medical students in Ilocos Norte can now study for free starting this year as the Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU) announced that it is ready to provide free tuition fee for each medical student admitted in its premises.   Housed in Batac City, this state u... Read more

ATI-Caraga conducts basic journalism training to AEWs, IOs

BUTUAN CITY, June 23 – The Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) and information officers from the different municipalities in Caraga region participated in the Basic Journalism Training-Workshop on June 20-23, 2017 at San Lorenzo Ruiz Pastoral Center, Barangay Ampayon, this city. Led by the Ag... Read more

PRC opens service center in Robinsons Galleria Cebu

CEBU CITY, June 22 (PIA) -- The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) recently held a grand launching in Robinsons Galleria Cebu to officially open its offsite service center, one of the many established centers nationwide inside selected Robinsons Malls. A ribbon-cutting ceremony formally ope... Read more