PNoy honors Letty Jimenez-Magsanoc during necrological service

MANILLA, Dec. 31 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III on Tuesday night attended the necrological service for editor-in-chief of the Philippine Daily Inquirer, Letty Jimenez-Magsanoc, recognizing her contributions to restoring democracy in the country.In his eulogy, delivered at the Heritage Park in ... Read more

Two more MSMEs receive DOST SETUP assistance

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, December 31 - Before the year 2015 ends, another two Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) from Cagayan de Oro City were given assistance through the DOST Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP) on Monday, 28 December 2015 by the Department of Science and Tec... Read more

Lagawe police reaches out to pupils Lagawe police reaches out to pupils

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Dec. 31 (PIA) - - Police personnel of this municipality continue to reach out to communities to gain their trust and confidence.Led by Police Inspector Juliet Nalidong, the  Lagawe Municipal Police Station (LMPS) distributed  various sports equipment,  school supplies, and other ... Read more

NTA-Abra braces tobacco farmers for  El Nino

BANGUED, Abra, Dec. 31 (PIA) -- The National Tobacco Administration (NTA) is taking necessary measures to support the tobacco farmers in order to maintain high quality products and high productivity with the expected El Nino. “The effect of El Nino is widespread and undeniable. Hence, we need to ... Read more

Public hospitals ready for New Year revelry

MANILA, Dec. 31 -- Hours before the countdown to New Year Celebration, the Department of Health (DOH) spearheads today the monitoring of public hospitals and facilities to ensure their readiness in any untoward incidents that may occur during New Year. As of 21 December 2015, all DOH-retained hospi... Read more

Tagalog news: DOH-Mimaropa, nangangampanya sa mga kababayan para umiwas sa paputok

LUNGSOD QUEZON, Dis 31 (PIA) --- Wala pang naitatalang nadisgrasya ng paputok sa Mimaropa batay sa pinakahuling ulat ng APIR o Aksyon: Paputok Injury Reduction 2015. Batay sa APIR  Report No. 7 , marami nang nabiktima ng paputok sa  Region V (23) at ang Region 11 (14).  Yung iba ay galing sa Reg... Read more

Antiqueños urged to always remember Rizal’s heroism

SAN JOSE, Antique, Dec. 31 (PIA6) - - Antiqueños were urged  to always remember Dr. Jose Rizal’s contribution to the country’s independence from foreign domination. “We will continue to celebrate this tradition of recognizing Dr. Rizal’s works and achievements which will serve as an inspi... Read more

Kinaray-a News: Ginpanawagan padayunon pagdumdum sa pagkabaganihan ni Dr. Jose Rizal

SAN JOSE, Antique, Disyembre 31 (PIA6) - - Ginpanawagan kang opisyal kang probinsya nga dumdumun gid ang pagkabaganihan kag ang mga naamot ni Dr. Jose Rizal para sa kahilwayan kang pungsod gikan sa mga dumuloong. “Aton padayunon ang pagsaulog sa kadya nga tradisyon sa pagkilala sa mga nahimuan ka... Read more

Tagalog news: DOH-Mimaropa gumamit ng torotot imbes na paputok sa Bagong Taon

LUNGSOD QUEZON, Dis 31 (PIA) --- Sa  halip na paputok, hinikayat ni Regional Director Eduardo C. Juanario ng Department of Health-Mimaropa ang mga kababayan na mag-torotot, mag-sirena o magpatugtog ng malakas. Sitahin at pigilan agad ang batang may hawak na paputok, ito ang panawagan ng DOH sa mga... Read more

Iloilo City commemorates Rizal Day

ILOILO CITY, Dec. 31 (PIA6) - - This city marked the 119th death anniversary of Dr. Jose P. Rizal, the country’s national hero, on Wednesday at his monument at the Plaza Libertad.Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, joined by Vice-Mayor Jose Espinosa and Police Regional Office 6 Director P/Chief Supt. Bern... Read more

Police start drug abuse education early

ILOILO CITY, Dec. 31(PIA)—The Police Regional Office-6 is bringing Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE)to the classrooms, starting with Grades 5 and 6 students. This is an early education program that seeks to bring children away from  drugs and substance abuse by emphasizing to them the harmf... Read more

Disaster-prone village feels the Christmas spirit from outreach project

Aringay, La Union, Dec. 31 (PIA) - More than 200 residents of Barangay Alaska in Aringay town felt the true essence of Christmas Day with the medical-dental and gift-giving activity of the Naval Task Force 40 (NTF40). “The essence of Christmas is sharing and spreading the love that is bestowed to... Read more

Cracker-related injuries drop during Christmas revelry in Ilocos

SAN FERNANDO CITY, December 31 (PIA) - The Department of Health (DOH) in the Ilocos said the number of firecracker-related injuries during the Christmas revelry in the region has dropped to 58 percent. From December 21 to December 28 this year, a total of 44 cases have been recorded which is 58 per... Read more

DTI reminds public to avoid using substandard fireworks

DAGUPAN CITY, Dec. 31 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has reminded the public who will welcome the new year to use only certified fireworks to avoid accidents. Peter Mangabat, provincial director of DTI-Pangasinan, said the buying public should always check the presence of the ... Read more

PCARES project wins in 'Philippine Government Best Practice' competition

 QUEZON CITY, Dec. 31 -- The PhilHealth Customer Assistance, Relations and Empowerment Staff (PCARES) Project recently won in the Philippine Government Best Practice Competition organized by the Development Academy of the Philippines.There were 27 entries, and 17 were shortlisted.As PGBPC winner, ... Read more