Buy local round fruits – DA

QUEZON CITY, Dec. 30 -- Noting that it’s the time of year when Filipinos buy round, mostly imported fruits as lucky food, the Department of Agriculture has renewed its call on consumers to instead patronize locally-grown circular fruits this Christmas and New Year. “By buying fruits that are p... Read more

Barangay residents receive rice as Christmas gift

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Dec 28 (PIA) – Residents of Barangay Capatan this city has received 120 sacks of rice at 10 kilos each recipient family as Chirstmas gift from the Provincial Office of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR). Barangay Kagawad Erwin Baccay said they are lucky to be chos... Read more

Palace: President Aquino's foreign trips since 2010 generated P334.16-B, 43k jobs

MANILA, Dec. 30 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III's 26 foreign trips since he assumed office in 2010 have generated P334.16 billion in investments and more than 43,000 jobs, Malacañang said Sunday.According to Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma ... Read more

Taguig City intensifies crackdown vs illegal firecrackers

TAGUIG CITY, December 30 (PIA) – The city government of Taguig has intensified its crackdown on the sale and use of illegal firecrackers and even pyrotechnic products to prevent firework-related injuries during the New Year revelry. “While fireworks add to the festivity, they can be dangerous, ... Read more

PHLPost issues 2014 Year of the Horse stamps

 MANILA, December 30, (PIA) - - The 2014 Year of the Horse Stamps are now available to the public. The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) in a statement said that it has released special stamps for the coming Year of the Horse in line with the observance of the Chinese zodiac. Chinese New Yea... Read more

Balitang Tagalog: "Paputok, huwag ibenta sa mga bata ''– DOH

LUNGSOD MAYNILA, Disyembre 30, (PIA) – Nanawagan ang Department of Health sa mga nagbenta ng mga paputok na huwag magbenta sa mga bata lalo na ang picollo. “Matindi ang panganib na dulot ng mga paputok. Ang piccolo na kung titingnan ay ligtas sa bata, kamatayan din ang dulot nito lalo na kung ... Read more

Aklan PNP warns against firing guns in New Year, illegal firecrackers sale

KALIBO, Aklan, Dec. 30 (PIA6) – Policemen caught firing their guns during the New Year were warned of immediate dismissal and criminal prosecution if caught firing their guns to welcome the New Year.Peddlers of illegal firecrackers will also be run after by the Aklan Police Provincial Office (APP... Read more

PNoy leads observance of 2013 Rizal Day from Tarlac

TARLAC CITY, December 30 (PIA) -- President Benigno Aquino III led Monday from his home province of Tarlac the 117th commemoration of the martyrdom of Dr. Jose Rizal. He arrived in the city plazuela at around 6:50AM wherein he was accorded with full military honors. This was followed by a flag rai... Read more

BCPO, BFP, City Health Office remind  public on safe and healthy New Year revelry

BAGUIO CITY, Dec. 30 (PIA) - - A safe and healthy New Year revelry. This  is  the public reminder of the Bureau of Fire and Protection, Baguio City Police Office(BCPO)  and the City Health Services Office.BCPO Deputy Director for operations P/SUPT. Andrew Cayad, in an interview over PIA Hour radi... Read more

Tagalog news: 150 pamilyang Bulakenyo na nakatira sa mga danger zones, may bagong mga tirahan

LUNGSOD NG MALOLOS, Bulacan, Disyembre 30 (PIA) -- I-tinurnover kamakailan ng pamahalaang panlalawigan at National Housing Authority (NHA) ang susi sa bagong tirahan ng 150 pamilyang Bulakenyo na nakatira sa mga danger zones. Matatagpuan ang relocation site sa barangay Cacarong Matanda sa bayan ng ... Read more

Inclement weather hampers anti-rabies vaccination program in Antique

SAN JOSE, Antique, Dec.30 (PIA6) - - The inclement weather condition has greatly hampered the implementation the anti-rabies program in the province of Antique. Dr. Romeo Magdato, provincial veterinarian,  said that the anti-rabies program targets to vaccinate 70 percent of the dog population of t... Read more

East Visayas PNP tapes gun muzzles for injury-free New Year

CAMP RUPERTO KANGLEON, Palo, Leyte, December 30 (PIA) – In order to avert indiscriminate firing by members of the Eastern Visayas Police force, on December 30, 2013, policemen in the Region sealed their gun nozzles.PNP Region 8 Director Henry Losanes  said the muzzle taping is in response to a PN... Read more

Hiligaynon News: PNoy nagpanawagan para sa luas kag masadya nga pag-abiabi sang 2014

MANILA, Disyembre 30 (PIA6) – Nagpanawagan si Pangulo Benigno S. Aquino III sa publiko agud mapaseguro nga abiabihon nila ang 2014 sa luas kag masadya nga paagi.Ang panawagan ang ginpalayag paagi sa kay Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma Jr. sa isa ... Read more

Pangasinan News: 25 ya brodkaster pinmasa ed KBP "accreditation exam"

SIYUDAD NA DAGUPAN, Disyembre 30 (PIA) - Duamplo tan limara ed talumplo tan talura ya nan-eksamin so pinmasa ed "accreditation exam" na Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) ya agawa ed Asian Fisheries Academy diad Bonuan Binloc ed sayan siyudad nen sakey a bulan. Onong ed si Jay Mendoza, ... Read more

VP Binay nanguna sa Rizal Day rites sa Maynila

MANILA, Dec. 30 (PIA) – Pinangunahan ni Vice President Jejomar Binay ang paggunita sa ika-117 taong anibersaryo ng kamatayan ng Pambansang Bayani Dr. Jose Rizal sa Rizal Park, Lungsod ng Maynila nitong Lunes ng umaga. Ang Pangalawang Pangulo ay sinalubong nina dating Pangulo at ngayo’y Manila ... Read more