DAR-10 celebrates Christmas with elder

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, December 31 (PIA)—​The Department of Agrarian Reform Ladies’ Association (DARLA) celebrated Christmas with the elderlies from Sitio Macanhan in Carmen, on December 22, during their 2015 Social Amelioration “Adopt an Indigent Senior Citizen” program at the DAR-10 R... Read more

BIR reminds taxpapyers to file their 2015 Income Tax Returns early

QUEZON CITY, Dec. 31 -- The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is reminding the taxpaying public to file and/or pay their corresponding taxes due as early as possible to avoid being imposed with corresponding penalties, not to mention the inconvenience of late filing.The taxable year is about to a cl... Read more

GSIS allots P1.6 B in emergency loan to members, pensioners in Oriental Mindoro, Albay and Sorsogon

MANILA, Dec. 31 -- The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has earmarked P1.6 billion in emergency loan to members and pensioners in Oriental Mindoro, Albay and Sorsogon. According to GSIS President and General Manager Robert G. Vergara, a total of 49,049 members and 9,315 pensioners will b... Read more

President Aquino leads Rizal Day rites

MANILA, Dec. 31 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III on Wednesday led the commemoration rites for the 119th death anniversary of the country’s national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal, at the Luneta Park in Manila.Shortly before 8 am, President Aquino arrived at the Rizal Park where he was given full military... Read more

Mindanao governors welcome holiday ceasefire, say it is good for families, communities

MANILA, Dec. 31 -- Mindanao governors welcomed on Tuesday the government’s unilateral declaration of suspension of military and police operations (SOMO/SOPO) against the communist rebels as it allows families and communities to celebrate the Yuletide season in peace. “Our people have suffered ... Read more

Feature: Go for locally-grown fruits for the holiday tradition

BAUANG, LA UNION, Dec. 31 (PIA) – A tradition passed from generation to the next is the presence of 13 different fruits on the table during the new year, believed to bring prosperity and good luck. What better way to keep the tradition and embrace the coming year is eating these fruits that bring... Read more

4 Aklanons get PISAN awards

KALIBO, Aklan, Dec. 31 (PIA6) – Four Aklanon personnel from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) here were recently recognized for their industriousness, creativity and innovativeness and were conferred awards under the Perfomance Incentive for Service and Novelty (PISAN), DILG ... Read more

Aklanon News: DTI ga monitor sa pangnoche buena nga produkto, euwas ag kalidad nga mga paeupok

KALIBO, AKLAN, Disyembre 31 (PIA6) – Ro Department of Trade and Industry iya padayon sa pagmonitor it mayad sa mga presyo ag suplay it mga pang noche buena nga mga produkto, ag ro pagbaligya it mga euwas ag kalidad nga mga paeupok,hara nga holiday season.Si Engineer DiosdadoCadena, Provincial Dire... Read more

DTI monitors noche buena goods, safe fireworks

KALIBO, AKLAN, Dec. 31 (PIA6) – The Department of Trade and Industry here is keeping a tight monitoring on the prices and supply of Noche Buena products, and the selling of safe and quality fireworks this holiday season.Engineer Diosdado Cadena, Provincial Director of DTI-Aklan , said that this ho... Read more

Smart disaster preparedness caravan reaches Negros Island

NEGROS ORIENTAL, December 31 (PIA) – The Smart Communications recently brought its disaster preparedness caravan dubbed Pamilyang Ready, Pamilyang Panalo (PRPP) to Negros Island. The PRPP is a nationwide disaster preparedness caravan aims to help families that are in high-risk areas to prepare fo... Read more

Smart provides communications support to LGUs, free call/charging services to Nona-hit communities

NEGROS ORIENTAL, December 31 (PIA) --  Residents of typhoon Nona-hit communities have  reconnected with their loved ones through the free calling and charging services made available by PLDT mobile subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart).According to public relations officer Nora Navarro ... Read more

DENR-7 turnovers DENR-NegOr to NIR regional head

NEGROS ORIENTAL, December 31 (PIA) – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Negros Oriental provincial office is now under the leadership of the DENR-Negros Island Regional office (NIR). This after DENR-7 formally turned over DENR-Negros Oriental to DENR-NIR in a ceremony held at... Read more

EDC plants about 400T BINHI native trees for ‘10M in 10’

NEGROS ORIENTAL, December 31 (PIA) –  After the Energy Development Corporation (EDC) launched its advocacy movement, “10M in 10” or plant 10 million trees in 10 years in October  this year, it has already planted about  400,000 premium native trees in Negros Island.For two months, these nat... Read more

DOH records 9 firecracker-related injuries in CAR

BAGUIO CITY, Dec 30 (PIA) -- Despite the call of the Health Department for the total ban of  firecrackers to prevent injuries during the celebration of the Yuletide season, nine  firecracker-related injuries were already  recorded  in the  Cordillera Region.  Department of Health Emergency M... Read more

Cebuano news: Malacañang mideklara sa Enero 12 nga ‘non-working day’ sa Valencia City

VALENCIA CITY, Bukidnon, Disyembre 30 (PIA) –Ang Malacañang mideklara sa Enero 12 nga ‘special non-working day’ sa Valencia City, Bukidnon sa pagsaulog sa ika-15 nga anibersaryo pagkasiyudad.Ang Proclamation No. 1185, nga gipirmahan niadtong 17 Disyembre 2015 ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino I... Read more