PCOO to strengthen communication networks in provinces

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Aug.16 (PIA) -  Communications Secretary Martin Andanar  visited Pangasinan recently to advocate the importance of communication networks in the provinces in bringing the message of government to everyone.   Andanar, chief of the Presidential Communications Operations ... Read more

Visayas still on Level II for terror threat

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, AUG. 16 (PIA6) - - Visayas, according to the Central Command of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command remains on level II or moderate for terror threat. This means that a terror attack is possible but not likely to happen in the Visayas as assured by the Central C... Read more

DOH to conduct breastfeeding awareness activities

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 15 (PIA6) - - The Department of Health 6 (DOH 6) will conduct two big breastfeeding initiatives aimed at promoting breastfeeding among women in Iloilo and Antique provinces. DOH 6 Regional Nutritionist and Dietician Ma. Azucena Arroyo invited women especially pregnant, lactating... Read more

Peace advocates hold forum on religious extremism

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Aug. 16 (PIA6) - - Close to 200 representatives from the military, religious, academe and other civil society organizations attended the forum on Religious Extremism in Contemporary Philippines held at the CICM Retreat House in Talisay City, this province. The forum was organiz... Read more

Nadate is Aklan's bet for Pantawid Exemplary Child

KALIBO, Aklan, 16 August (PIA6) --  The Department of Social Welfare and Development  (DSWD) Pantawid Pamilya in the province of Aklan recently held its annual search for exemplary child. The contest proper was held at the City Mall Kalibo, where 17 children, with ages 10 to 14 representing the... Read more

BIMP-EAGA’s culture, heritage take center stage in 1st Budayaw  Festival

GENERAL SANTOS CITY,  Aug.16 (PIA) --   BIMP-EAGA’s rich and  diverse culture and  heritage take the  spotlight in the  first-ever  Budayaw Festival  on September 20-24 in General  Santos  City.   “Budayaw is a celebration of peace peace, beauty, diversity and cultural expressi... Read more

Tagalog News: Pitong nominado sa 2017 SOV iiendorso sa Regional Search Committee XII

LUNGSOD NG KORONADAL, South Cotabato, Ago. 16 (PIA)--- Iiendorso ng Technical Working Group ng 2017 Search for Outstanding Volunteers sa Regional Search Committee 12 ang pitong mga nominado sa nabanggit na patimpalak.   Matapos ang isinagawang serye ng field validation at interview noong naka... Read more

Hiligaynon News: Magamay nga negosyante nakatapos sang kurso sang DTI

SYUDAD SANG ROXAS, Capiz, Agosto 16 (PIA6) – Kapin 20 ka magamay nga mga negosyante sa Capiz ang nakatapos sa ila Kapatid Mentor Me nga kurso.   Sila ang nagabug-os sa una nga hubon sang mga magamay nga negosyante nga ginabuligan sang Department of Trade and Industry kaupod ang Philippine C... Read more

Lanao Sur PDRRMO beefs up rescue and retrieval operations

By Lou Ellen L. Antonio MARAWI CITY/Mindanao Hour, Aug. 16 (PIA) - The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) of Lanao del Sur has trained its personnel in preparation for the conduct of rescue and retrieval operations at ground zero here.      “Continuous... Read more

Bicolano youths urged to take PMA entrance exam

LEGAZPI CITY, Aug. 16 (PIA) – The Philippine Army Recruitment Office Luzon is calling on Bicolanos who are 17-21 years old to take the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) entrance exam on Aug.  20, the first step in a military career.   An applicant must be natural born Filipino citizen, wit... Read more

OWWA 12 gives business orientation to former OFWs

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Aug 15 (PIA) –Former Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) from different parts of the SOCCSKSARGEN region joined the recent orientation and entrepreneurial development training courtesy of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA).   According to OWWA 1... Read more

DepEd South Cotabato gathers students for leadership camp

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Aug 15 (PIA) – The Department of Education – South Cotabato Division will gather students from different elementary schools in the province for the Supreme Pupil Government Leadership Camp 2017.   The camp with the theme “Lakas ng Kabataan, Para sa Kinab... Read more

LGU Tacurong City receive funds for MRF at Public Market

TACURONG CITY, Sultan Kudarat, Aug. 15 (PIA) – After emerging as top performing local government unit in terms of environmental compliance, Tacurong City recently received financial aid for the establishment of a Material Recovery Facilty (MRF).   In a last week, City Mayor Lina Montilla ... Read more

More ARMM LGUs vie for 2017 SGLG Award

COTABATO CITY August 16 (PIA)--Some 25 of the 116 local government units in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) are deemed potential passers in the regionwide assessment of the 2017 Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG), ARMM DILG Secretary Noor Hafizullah  Abdullah  announced. In ... Read more

Hiligaynon News: DTI nag-abri sa SOCCSKSARGEN sang ika 45 nga Negosyo Center sa Lebak

LEBAK, Sultan Kudart, Aug 16 (PIA) – Ginpasalig sa gilayon nga bulig ang mga Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sa banwa sang Lebak sa probinsiya sang Sultan Kudarat. Ini, tungod ang Department of Trade and Industry sa Rehiyon 12 nag-abri dire sang ika 45 ka Negosyo Center. Siling ... Read more