Red Cross safety tips to welcome New Year

MANILA, December 31 (PIA) – To celebrate and welcome the New Year right, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) gives safety tips to revelers.    When using fireworks, make sure to use only authorized firecracker products and strictly follow the manufacturer’s instruction on the label. Make sure to ... Read more

PRO-6 assures strong security measures for the New Year

ILOILO CITY, Dec. 31 (PIA6) – Police Chief Supt. Josephus Angan, regional director of the Regional Police Office-6 has assured that he is on the lead in making the New Year celebration safe for the Ilonggos. Hide message history Director Angan himself has been conducting ocular inspections of po... Read more

Kinaray-a News:  Sayud nga kondisyon kang klima nakaapekto sa implementasyon kang programa kontra rabies

SAN JOSE, Antique, Disyembre 31 (PIA6) - - Ang malain nga kondisyon kang panahon nakaapektar sa implementasyon kang programa nga napatuhoy sa pagtapna kang pamalatian nga rabies sa probinsya kang Antique. Ginpabutyag ni Dr. Romeo Magdato, provincial veterinarian,  nga ang  anti-rabies program nag... Read more

Rizal remains relevant today

ILOILO CITY, Dec. 31 (PIA6) --- Jose Rizal remains relevant in today’s society as a model for the Filipino youth and his legacy continues to live amidst our presence.This was the message of Prof. Regie  Palmos, Coordinator of the Center for Peace Education-West Visayas State University, during hi... Read more

2 temblors jolt Ilocos Norte town

LAOAG CITY, Dec. 31 (PIA) – Only hours before the New Year revelries, two successive earthquakes jolted the northern town of Burgos in Ilocos Norte early morning today, one registered at magnitude 4.2, the other at magnitude 4, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. The mild... Read more

Fire bureau reminds public against fire incidents

LAOAG CITY, Dec. 31 (PIA) - The Laoag City Fire Bureau has reminded the public to take extra care and avoid fire incidents during the New Year revelries through the ‘Oplan Palala 2013’ caravan.   The caravan which carries the theme: “Bombero ako, Tungkulin ko, Kaligtasan ngayong Pasko” ai... Read more

Tacloban’s New Year’s Eve brightens up with fireworks courtesy of Bulacan’s top fireworks company

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, December 31 (PIA) – The Yolanda ravaged city of Tacloban is set to welcome the New Year in an upbeat mood with a concert and a fireworks display at the City Hall at Kanhuraw Hill.City Administrator Tecson John Lim called on everyone to the City’s humble New Year’s Eve cel... Read more

Binmaley town celebrates Rizal Day

BINMALEY, Pangasinan, December 31 (PIA) – The community observed the 117th death anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal in simple yet meaningful ceremonies. Rizal Day is marked every 30th of December to honor the country’s national hero who gave up his life for the country's welfare and freedom. Th... Read more

Sixth-grader from Pangasinan town earns spot in nationwide Pantawid search

SAN FERNANDO CITY, Dec. 31 - Grade six pupil Caila of Bani in Pangasinan earned the sixth spot in the national search for Exemplary Pantawid Pamilya held recently. The 11 year-old Caila, who represented the Ilocos region in the nationwide search, is now being eyed as the region’s child advocate i... Read more

Tagalog news: Barangay Food Terminal sa Sabang, Baler pinasinayaan

BALER, Aurora, Disyembre 30 (PIA) -- Pinasinayaan kamakailan ng Department of Agriculture (DA) at Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) ang bagong Barangay Food Terminal (BFT) sa Sabang sa bayan ng Baler. Ayon kay Provincial Agriculturist Adriano Necessito, layunin ng BFT na may mapaglagakan... Read more

Palace assures: Government system in place to identify 'Yolanda' dead

MANILA, Dec. 30 -- Malacañang on Sunday reassured the public the government has a system in place to process and identify the remains of those who died in the wake of super Typhoon "Yolanda" (Haiyan).Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma Jr. said the De... Read more

Palace: Sanctions await lawmen who will fire weapons to welcome New Year

MANILA, Dec. 30 -- Sanctions await law enforcers who will needlessly fire their weapons to welcome the New Year, Malacañang stressed on Sunday.Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma Jr. said this is aside from the Philippine National Police securing area... Read more

PNoy to lead observance of 2013 Rizal Day from Tarlac

TARLAC CITY, December 30 (PIA) -- President Benigno Aquino III will lead today from his home province of Tarlac the 117th commemoration of the martyrdom of Dr. Jose Rizal. He is expected to arrive in the city plazuela at around 6:50AM wherein he will be accorded with full military honors. This wil... Read more

Palace: Government ready to cushion impact of power rate hikes

MANILA, Dec. 30 -- Malacañang on Sunday assured the public the government has the social protection programs to minimize the impact of upcoming power rate hikes.Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma Jr. said a big chunk of the P2.265-trillion budget fo... Read more

President Aquino calls for safe, happy welcome for 2014

MANILA, Dec. 30 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III on Sunday appealed to the public to make sure they welcome 2014 in a safe but happy manner.The appeal was aired through Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma Jr., in an interview on state-run dzRB Radyo ... Read more