Tagalog News: DENR 12 palalakasin ang kampanya laban sa pamumutol ng kahoy

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato Mar 29 (PIA) – Muling nagpaalala ang Department of Environment and Natural Resources  12 (DENR) sa mga residente at grupong responsable sa pamumutol ng mga punongkahoy sa mga kagubatang bahagi ng rehiyon SOCCSKSARGEN.   Ayon kay Elmer Oliveros, Chief ng DENR ... Read more

Feature: Helping your workforce stay fit and healthy

Physical activity and exercise have been proven to help prevent lifestyle-related diseases such as diabetes, obesity, heart disease and hypertension. Companies who have incorporated wellness program in their workplaces can attest to the truth that as they help their workers stay fit, they reap th... Read more

Feature: Good nutrition from the start

As new parents, you want to give the best to your baby. The best start is through good nutrition. Good nutrition from the start or on the baby’s first year is very important because it is a time of rapid growth and development. Providing babies with the right foods will promote good health and dev... Read more

Maasin City Chief delivers 1st City Address

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, Mar. 28 (PIA) - With barely nine months since he assumed as a neophyte mayor of Maasin City, Nacional “Nikko” V . Mercado delivered his First State of the City Address (SOCA) in the morning of March 28, 2017. Since the start of his assumption, Mercado said ”i... Read more

OWWA brings family support programs to OFWS in Lebak

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Mar 29 (PIA) – Overseas Filipino Workers and their families from the coastal town of Lebak in Sultan Kudarat recently participated in a series of activities organized by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA).   OWWA 12 Programs and Services Divis... Read more

Data Protection Summit to tackle security concerns

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has announced plans for the first Data Protection Officers Summit to take up the looming concerns about data security. In a press briefing in Malacañang on Tuesday, March 28, NPC Commissioner Raymund Enriquez Liboro assured that reforms have already been und... Read more

Tagalog News: DENR 12 pinangalagaan ang anim na SIAPD model sites

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato Mar 29 (PIA) – Hiniling ng opisyal ng Department of Environment & Natural Resources (DENR) dito sa rehiyon dose ang pakikipagtulungan ng mga mamamayan sa SOCCSKSARGEN upang mapangalagaan ang anim na inisyal na mga model sites na nasa ilallim ng kanilang Sustainable I... Read more

Tagalog News: DENR 12 binabantayan ang Fire Line para sa Mt. Matutum

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato Mar 29 (PIA) -  Isa sa mga proyektong tinutukan ng Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 12 ay ang papapanatili ng fire line sa paanan ng Mt. Matutum sa bayan ng Polomolok, South Cotabato.   Ayon kay DENR 12 Protected Area Management to Biodive... Read more

Petition launched urging ASEAN to ban microplastics in cosmetics

QUEZON CITY, March 29 -- Non-government organizations in Southeast Asia have joined forces to curb a preventable source of plastic pollution of the marine environment: microparticles of plastic, or microplastics, in cosmetics. Through an online petition at Avaaz, the groups are urging the member... Read more

Tagalog news: Out-of-school youth, hinasa ng DOLE sa negosyo

LUNGSOD MAYNILA, Marso 29 -- Tatlumput-limang miyembro ng grupo ng kabataan sa La Union ang naiangat ang kanilang kabuhayan mula sa pagiging mga out-of-school youth (OSY) at ngayon ay mga negosyante na sa tulong ng livelihood program ng Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).   Ang mga ka... Read more

No child should be a victim of abuse, exploitation – DSWD Sec. Taguiwalo

QUEZON CITY,  March 29 -- “I would like to unite with all of you in this collective vision: no child should be a victim of abuse and exploitation. We want to promote a mindset among Filipinos that child abuse and sexual exploitation of children is wrong and should not be allowed in a society that... Read more

DOLE says P3.5M alloted for students’ employment in Sorsogon

  SORSOGON CITY, Mar. 27 (PIA) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) here said its budget for 2017 would fund the hiring of students for a short-term employment program meant to help poor students in the province of Sorsogon.    Marilyn Luzuriaga, DOLE field officer, said at ... Read more

Data Privacy Act safeguard against hacking, data breaches says official

By Dominic I. Sanchez ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 28 (PIA) – On February 2016, the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) website was hacked. Bogus stories on a presidential candidate were published. The following month, as election time was already fast approaching, the Commission on Elections (Comelec... Read more

Women leaders encourage other women to ‘get out of shells’ to become achievers

By Felipo David G. Malcampo ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 28 (PIA) – Most women these days are no longer confined in their shells as “housewives”. In fact, the number of outstanding women in different career fields has been growing exponentially in recent times. Yet, the stigma that places women in... Read more

Cebuano News: COCPO nagpahimangno sa katawhan batok Akyat Bahay

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 29 -- Kapulisan sa Cagayan de Oro nagpahimangno sa tanang katawhan sa dakbayan nga magbinantayon sa ilang panimalay batok sa Akyat Bahay ug sa tanang matang sa pagpangawat kay ang mga kawatan naa ra sa palibot naghulat kung kanus a sila makahigayon sa pagpangawat.   ... Read more