Eastern Visayas PNP Chief calls for public help in tracking violators of indiscriminate firing and illegal use, selling of firecrackers

              TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, December 31 (PIA)—Eastern Visayas Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Henry Losanes appealed to the public to report any violators of indiscriminate firing and illegal use, selling of firecrackers in their area.This is to avoid firearms and firec... Read more

Free homes for families from Abucay gov’t, Gawad Kalinga

ABUCAY, Bataan, December 31 (PIA) -- In a bid to give shelter to the homeless in Abucay town, nation-building movement Gawad Kalinga (GK) discussed recently with Mayor Ana Santiago the 5,000 Heroes Run slated January 18 next year. The run aims to raise funds and awareness about the housing program ... Read more

San Nicolas residents remember Rizal's heroism

SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, Dec. 31 (PIA) - The home of the Damili Festival in Ilocos Norte took time to remember the 117th death anniversary of the Philippine’s national hero Dr. Jose Rizal yesterday at the San Nicolas town plaza. Mayor Melanie Valdez encouraged her fellow San Nicolenos to do goo... Read more

Women's group on signature drive to end violence against women, children

LAOAG CITY, Dec. 31 (PIA) – An international women’s group here has gathered a thousand signatures in support of the global campaign to end violence against women and children.   Ilocos Norte’s Zonta initiated the signature drive to raise awareness and increase action to end violence agains... Read more

DepEd official exhorts public to emulate Rizal's deeds

DAGUPAN CITY, Dec. 31 (PIA) – The Department of Education (DepEd) has encouraged the public to emulate national hero Jose Rizal’s values to help motivate the young generation to become better persons who will shape the country. Gloria Torres, schools division superintendent of DepEd-Dagupan Cit... Read more

Marikina calls for a simple and firecracker free New Year celebration

QUEZON CITY, December 30 (PIA) –Mayor Del de Guzman urges  Marikina residents to hold a simple and firecracker-free celebration to ensure public safety this coming new year. De Guzman said this is in accordance with City Ordinance No. 27 S. 2008 that prohibits the manufacture, sale and use of a... Read more

Aquino leads Rizal Day celebration in Tarlac City

QUEZON CITY, December 31 (PIA) – President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday led the commemoration of the 117th anniversary of the martyrdom of national hero Dr. Jose Rizal in Tarlac City. The event, with the theme, “Rizal: Inspirasyon, Noon, Ngayon at Bukas,” was held at the city plazuela in ... Read more

Aquino to Filipinos: Stay along straight path

MANILA, Dec. 31 -- With the New Year signaling what he likened to the crucial last two minutes of a basketball game, President Benigno S. Aquino III urged Filipinos to stay along the straight path and help him achieve much-needed reforms.In his New Year's message, the President also said the rem... Read more

PH broadcasters to do 2014 countdown following PhST

MANILA, Dec. 31 -- The country’s network giants are set to synchronize their timepieces with the official Philippine Standard Time (PhST) in greeting the New Year after consultations with officials from the Department of Science and Technology led by Secretary Mario G. Montejo.  President Benign... Read more

More items for teachers, road projects in Nueva Vizcaya seen in 2014 budget

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, December 30 (PIA) – The national government’s 2014 budget will bring more job opportunities for teachers in this province, including the implementation of major road projects that will boost local tourism here. Representative Carlos Padilla said the budget for next yea... Read more

Nueva Vizcaya PLGU implements automatic PhilHealth enrollment for poor patients  

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , December 30 (PIA)– In a bid to expand the enrolment of poor families under the Philippine Health Insurance Program(PhilHealth), the provincial government has started the implementation of the automatic enrolment scheme for the health program. Social workers have been a... Read more

Bakery owners advised of proper food handling

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, Dec. 31 (PIA)--The Department of Trade and Industry and the Food and Drug Administration recently told bakery owners in the province to observe proper food handling and adhere to food safety laws. This after they  discovered during an unannounced visit that some of the bakery... Read more

Tagalog news: Sisterhood Agreement sa pagitan ng Baliwag at Yokohama, isinusulong

LUNGSOD NG MALOLOS, Bulacan, Disyembre 31 (PIA) -- Isinusulong ng pamahalaang bayan ng Baliwag sa Bulacan na magkaroon ng sisterhood agreement sa Yokohama sa Japan upang mapalakas ang ugnayan ng dalawang munisipalidad. Ayon kay Mayor Carolina Dellosa, malaking oportunidad ang magkaroon ng sisterhoo... Read more

Kinaray-a News: Ginapahanumdum kang Antique PPO ang panawagan kontra sa pagpalupok kang armas luthang sa Bag-ong Tuig

SAN JOSE, Antique, Disyembre 31 (PIA6) - - Ginpahanumdum liwat ni PSSupt Celestino B. Guara Jr. kang Antique Provincial Police Office (APPO)  ang panawagan sa tanan nga mga nagahupot kang armas luthang (gun holders) nga ipaiway ang magpalupok sa panahon nga ginasaulog ang bag-ong tuig para makalika... Read more

Antique PPO reiterates call against indiscriminate firing of guns on New Year's eve

SAN JOSE, Antique, Dec. 31 (PIA6) - - PSSupt Celestino B. Guara Jr. of the Antique Provincial Police Office (APPO)  reiterated APPO's call on all gun holders against indiscriminate firing to prevent injuries caused by stray bullets during the New Year celebration. As for the men in uniform, Gu... Read more