4Ps Advisory Council  expands membership

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, January 10 (PIA)—The Pantawid Pamilya Provincial Advisory Committee here has moved for the expansion  of membership of the PAC during the recent meeting of the committee. Agaton Pagbilao, provincial social welfare and development officer, said the committee needs to includ... Read more

In La Union, rise of MSMEs continues

SAN FERNANDO CITY, January 11 (PIA) – Apart from the two negosyo centers established in the province, one under the regional office and another under the provincial office of the Department of Trade and Industry, training, access to marketing and product development were provided to micro, small a... Read more

News Feature: Pangasinan police renews commitment to code of ethics

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, January 11 (PIA) – Personnel of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Pangasinan greeted the new year right by renewing their commitment to uphold the standards of conduct that mandate what they should – and should not – do at work. Together, these men and women in the... Read more

COMELEC to strictly implement Gun Ban

NAGA CITY, Jan. 11 (PIA) --- Commission on Elections (Comelec) Camarines Sur provincial office spokesperson Alex Marpuri reiterated the directive stipulated under the commission's Resolution No. 10015 which contains salient provisions on gun ban in time for the commencement of the election per... Read more

DBM hinikayat ang mga barangay na alamin, makilahok sa BuB

LUNGSOD QUEZON, 11 Enero (PIA) ---Hinikayat ng Department of Budget & Management (DBM) ang bawat pangulo ng mga liga ng barangay sa buong bansa na ipagbigay-alam kahalagahan ng Barangay Bottom-Up Budgeting (BuB) sa kanilang nasasakupan. Ayonsa DBM ang pagbibigay-alam tungkol sa BuB ay hindi dapat l... Read more

LGU Naga allots P920.75 M for 2016 budget

NAGA CITY, Jan. 11 (PIA) -- The city government here has allocated a total of P920,750,116.89 to fund the various social services, programs, projects and other priority initiatives for calendar year 2016 pursuing the development agenda for the city. The Executive Budget for 2016 was approved by... Read more

Tagalog news: CDC, hinikayat ang mga locators na mag-ambag sa National Greening Program

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Enero 9 (PIA) -- Bilang pagsuporta sa National Greening Program o NGP ng pamahalaan, nag-isyu kamakailan ang Clark Development Corporation o CDC ng isang Memorandum Circular upang magsumite ang mga locator nito ng imbentaryo ng mga puno sa kanilang sinasakupang lugar. Ayon kay ... Read more

Tagalog news:  Medical Mission 2016, isasagawa sa San Jose, OccMin

SAN JOSE, Occidental Mindoro, Enero 10 (PIA) -- Nakatakdang isagawa ang isang medical mission sa Enero 22-27 na gaganapin sa San Jose District Hospital (SJDH), barangay San Isidro, bayan ng San Jose.  Tatlong medical teams mula sa ibang bansa ang magbibigay ng libreng serbisyo. Ang mga ito ay ang ... Read more

Crisis Management Committee, binuo ni Gob. Umali

CALAPAN, Oriental Mindoro, Enero 10 (PIA) – Upang mapabilis ang pagtugon sa mga sektor na naapektohan ng bagyong Nona, binuo kamakailan ni Gob. Alfonso V. Umali, Jr. ang iba’t ibang komite na tututok sa pagtataya ng naging epekto nito upang ipinal at magkaroon ng tiyak at masinop na bilang ng mg... Read more

DOLE rescues 3 girls possibly being trafficked for Manila

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Jan. 10 -- Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz recently lauded the DOLE Provincial Office here for its vigilance that led to its rescue of three females, one of whom was a minor, believed to be illegally-recruited as household helpers and about... Read more

Consensus grows on need for peaceful resolution in South China Sea dispute

STA. CRUZ, Davao del Sur, Jan. 10 -- China cannot ignore the growing call from the international community on the need to resolve the South China Sea issue by adhering to the rule of law, President Benigno S. Aquino III said Friday.Such call is in line with the Philippines' case filed at the int... Read more

Global Gender Gap:  PH remains top in Asia-Pacific region  

MANILA, Jan. 10 -- With the country’s major improvement seen in the economic participation and opportunity indicator, Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz expressed elation over the 2015 Global Gender Gap Index Report showing that the Philippines has climbed two notches in ge... Read more

DTI to boost MSME trade thru e-commerce 

QUEZON CITY, Jan. 10 -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is promoting electronic commerce to make trading easier for the country’s micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs).DTI Secretary Adrian Cristobal said the creation of e-commerce for MSMEs is “part of our broader ease-of-doin... Read more

First airport PPP Project "Best Transport Deal" in Asia Pacific

QUEZON CITY, Jan. 10 -- The Aquino administration’s first airport Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project, the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) Terminal Passenger Building, receives another international recognition from a reputable press institution. Thomson Reuters’ Project Finance ... Read more

DOE urges public to report “backyard refilling” of butane canisters

TAGUIG CITY, 10 Jan. (PIA)--The Department of Energy (DOE) urges the public to report any information on “backyard refilling” of butane canisters. DOE emphasized that these butane canisters are not intended nor designed to be refilled, more so with LPG, which has a higher pressure than butane t... Read more