Capiz bizmen avail of govt. support fund

ROXAS CITY, Capiz, June 27 (PIA) – Three small businessmen from Capiz were granted support fund by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). Under its Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP), a total of P3,896,330.00 was granted to the micro, small and medium enterprises (M... Read more

Hiligaynon news: Walo ka oras nga truce sa kabilugan malinong

Manila, Hunyo 27(PIA6) – Si Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella nagsiling nga ang temporaryo nga untat lupok sa tunga sang tropa sang gobyerno kag sang mga militante nga Maute sa kabilugan nangin malinong kag nagresulta sa madinalag-on nga pagkuha sang mga silibyan.   Ang 
”Humanitar... Read more

OPAPP, CSOs dine, interact with evacuees in Iligan City

ILIGAN CITY, June 26 -- Officials of the Office of the Presidential Adviser and Peace Process (OPAPP) and the local civil society partners dine with evacuees from Marawi city at Maria Cristina Evacuation Center in Iligan city after 27 days of conflict resulting to displacement of 266,000 Maranao res... Read more

434th Aggao Nac Cagayan trade fair showcases local products

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, June 27 (PIA) - - Local products of the different towns in this province are now showcased at the “Product and Techno Trade Fair” at the capitol grounds as part of the celebration of the 434th Aggao Nac Cagayan.   Of the 29 towns here, 27 joined in this year’s ... Read more

Vizcaya eyes more tourism projects

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, June 27 (PIA) – An official of the  tourism body here has vowed more tourism-related projects and activities to boost tourist arrivals in the province.   Former Governor Ruth Padilla, president of the Nueva Vizcaya Tourism Council, said they are now preparing the ... Read more

Vizcaya  PLGU opens  guesthouse

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, June 27 (PIA) – The provincial government has opened another investment project – a guesthouse near the Nueva Vizcaya Pasalubong Center (NVPC) along the national highway in barangay Magsaysay here.   Housed at the  Agricultural Research Training Center (ARTC), ... Read more

DOST teaches Kalinga farmers on processing of cacao by-products

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, June 27 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) introduced to cacao growers in the province technologies in the processing and manufacturing of cacao by-products. During the 2017 Technology Promotion day with the theme “Science for the People” held in... Read more

DPWH turns over second batch of relief assistance for Marawi

MANILA, June 28 (PIA) -- The second batch of relief assistance sourced from offices of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) have been turned over to the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) government for distribution toInternally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Marawi City, Lanao D... Read more

NDRRMC rolls out Bida Ang Handa Campaign for the 2nd quarter nationwide EQ drill

MANILA, June 27 (PIA) -- The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) through the Regional DRRM Councils will hold the 2nd Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) on 29 June 2017, Thursday, 2PM at Bolton Street in Davao City as the ceremonial venue.   I... Read more

434th Aggao nac Cagayan kicks off

LAL-LO, Cagayan, June 27 (PIA) - - - The week-long celebration of the 434th Aggao Nac Cagayan officially kicked off on June 25 at the provincial sub-capitol at barangay Bangag here with this year’s theme “Paddarafunan, Pabaruen ti Cagayan”.   ‘Pabaruen’, an Ilocano term meaning ‘t... Read more

Feature: Changing the world: one plastic at a time

CURRIMAO, Ilocos Norte,  June 27 (PIA) – The oceans display a plethora of blue vibrancy, fine sands, and perfect background for sunsets.   The waves bring forth relaxation as they splash against the rocks until the waters drive ashore plastics and wastes. However, the once admired body of ... Read more

ARMM traders support proposal for all-Moro convention

COTABATO CITY, June 27 (PIA)—The ARMM Business Council (ABC) as the umbrella organization of business chambers and trade associations in the region expressed support to calls for an all-Moro convention seen to promote and foster stability in the region as gathered by the ARMM-Regional Board of I... Read more

ARMM pursues DAFAC registration system of evacuees to hasten relief and rehab assistance

COTABATO CITY June 27 (PIA)—To hasten and ensure smooth and orderly distribution of relief assistance, officials of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)  reiterates its call for the evacuees to register using the Disaster Assistance and Family Access Card (DAFAC) issued by the Departm... Read more

FEATURE: Blaan youth vows to reconnect with home-based environment

MAASIM, SARANGANI, June 27 (PIA)—Twenty-one-year-old future educator Ruben Isla Jr. laughingly admitted that he didn’t know a tree called Dalingdingan (Hopea Malibato) in his birthplace in Sitio Kyumad, a predominantly Blaan village in the hinterland barangay of Amsipit here. Ruben, Jr., f... Read more

Vizcaya villagers get livelihood aid

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, June 23 (PIA) – At least 20 villagers here recently received livelihood fund assistance from the provincial government.   Governor Carlos Padilla said the livelihood checks were distributed to 20 beneficiaries through the livelihood program of the Provincial Cooper... Read more