Apayao hosts Cordillera DRRM Officers’ Convention

LUNA, Apayao, May 22 (PIA) -- More than a hundred Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officers (LDRRMO) from the different provinces, municipalities and cities in the Cordillera participated in the 2017 Cordillera Local DRRM Officers' Convention hosted by the province  recently. Wit... Read more

DOST- CAR brings Science and Technology Caravan in Abra

BANGUED, Abra, May 22 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology-Cordillera recently launched the 5th leg of Science and Technology Caravan in the province    with theme, “Science for the People.” DOST Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services Dr. Nancy A. Bantog   said t... Read more

Pag-IBIG Fund to give away prizes for Multi-Purpose Loan applications

BAGUIO CITY, May 22 (PIA) – Pag-IBIG Fund members will have the chance to win prizes for Multi-Purpose Loan (MPL) applications processed from January 1    to November 2017. Dubbed as “May Panalo sa Loan Mo Raffle Promo”, this is open to all Pag-IBIG Fund members with approved MPL for the... Read more

OCD-CAR holds Integrated Planning Course on ICS for Ifugao

LAGAWE, Ifugao, May 22 (PIA) - - Fifty  representatives from  various agencies and  local government units of the province  are  undergoing  Integrated Planning Course on Incident Command System (ICS)  from May  22-26  at the Tam-an Resort, Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya. This course will able... Read more

PRRD wants gov’t. to patronize PH products

DAVAO CITY May 22 (PIA)- President Rodrigo Duterte wants government officials and the military to patronize Filipino made products.   Towards the closing of his speech prior to his departure to the Russian Federation, the President showed off his Ibarra wristwatch given to him by a Filipino w... Read more

PH seeks closer ties with Russia

DAVAO CITY May 22 (PIA)- President Rodrigo Duterte left today for a five-day visit to the Russian Federation hoping to broaden ties with the country.   “My visit underscores the independence of the Philippines’ foreign policy and the firm resolve to broaden the horizon friendship and coop... Read more

UC showcases rich Cordillera culture thru Cor de Mayo festival

   BAGUIO CITY, May 22 (PIA) -- The University of the Cordilleras launched last week the first Cordillera Cultural Festival in Baguio City dubbed as the Cor de Mayo. UC Student Affairs Dean Engr. Aloysius Mapalo said that the cultural festival is part of the University’s commitment to upho... Read more

PSA conducts 2016 respondents forum in Surigao Norte

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, May 22 -The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Surigao del Norte conducted the Respondents’ Forum for the 2016 Annual Survey of Philippine Business and Industry (ASPBI) on May 16, 2017 held at the Hotel Tavern, this city. The 2016 ASPBI is a continuing activi... Read more

Aguinaldo Foundation sets festive mood for Independence Day 2017

   BAGUIO CITY, May 22 (PIA) - - The Emilio Aguinaldo Foundation has set series of events and activities for a more festive celebration of the 119th anniversary of Philippine Independence. Emilio Aguinaldo Sungtay III, the Philippine hero’s grandson, spearheaded the launching of “Lakbay ... Read more

CHED-10 cites ASEAN's impact on higher education

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 22 (PIA) -- "ASEAN paves the way for educational development [in the country] by providing scholarships for faculty members to pursue their masters or doctorate degrees," Chief Education Program Specialist John A. Banaynal of the Commission of Higher Education (CHED)-10 said... Read more

DTI strengthens local entreps through mentoring

BANGUED, Abra, May 22 (PIA) -- “Learning is not confined in the four walls of the classroom, but experience proves the best teacher.” This is the essence of the “Mentor Me” Program of the Department of Trade and Industry as expounded by  DTI Regional Director Myrna P. Pablo and the group... Read more

Caraga RDC to start 2017-2022 development plan advocacy next month

BUTUAN CITY, May 22 (PIA) – With the successful conduct of consultations from the provincial and city local government offices of Caraga region, the 2017-2022 Caraga Regional Development Plan (RDP), a blueprint for the region's development direction in the next six years, is set to be launched... Read more

DAR AgNor organizational strengthening program hits 134%

BUTUAN CITY, May 22 – The 2016 performance of the Provincial Agrarian Reform Office of Agusan del Norte on organizational strengthening program reached 134 percent. Sixty (60) Agrarian Reform Beneficiary Organizations (ARBOs), that included cooperatives, farmers and irrigators’ associations, ... Read more

Administrative issues tackled in TESDA ACE-Caraga’s general assembly

BUTUAN CITY, May 22 – Issues on administrative matters were highlighted during the conduct of TESDA Association of Concerned Employees (ACE)-Caraga General Assembly held recently in one of the local convention centers here. TESDA ACE-Caraga President Romel M. Natad said the assembly served as a... Read more

SurSur bags 3 national Gawad Kalasag awards

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, May 22 (PIA) – Three entries of the province in this year’s National Gawad Kalasag Search were adjudged national winners in different categories, according to the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) here recently. PDRRM Officer Abe... Read more