Padilla vows increase for barangay nutri workers' pay
- February 13, 2017
- Ben Moses Ebreo
BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Feb. 13 (PIA) – Governor Carlos Padilla here has vowed to increase the incentives of Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) in the province.
“I will definitely approve the increase of the incentives of the BNS but I cannot tell you yet how much,” he said in a recent meeting of the Provincial Nutrition Council (PNC).
BNS are voluntary workers of the provincial governrment where they receive monthly honorarium of P165.00 and P15.00 share from the National Nutrition Council (NNC).
Padilla said he will consult the provincial govenment's Local Finance Committee (LFC) for the proposed increase. (ALM/BME/PIA 2-Nueva Vizcaya)
Valenzuela wins second E-Readiness award
VALENZUELA CITY, July 21 (PIA)—The City Government of Valenzuela received its second bags this year's e-Readiness Leadership Award during the Electronic Business Permits and Licensing Summit held at the Novotel Manila in Quezon City, July 18, 2017.
The award recognizes local chief executives who are pioneering the adoption and strategic use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to enhance their delivery of government services, improve revenue/tax collection efforts, improve business permits application and renewal processes, and to promote transparency in government o...Read more
DSWD, other 'Task Force Bangon Marawi' members intensify preps for Marawi rehab
MANILA, July 20 -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues to strengthen its coordination with other members of the ‘Task Force Bangon Marawi’ to intensify preparations for recovery and rehabilitation of Marawi City, where government forces continue to battle the Maute terror group.
Task Force Bangon Marawi is the government’s inter-agency task force for the recovery, reconstruction, and rehabilitation of Marawi City and other localities affected by the ongoing armed conflict in Lanao Del Sur. It was created by President Rodrigo R. Duterte under Admini...Read more
Over 1M benefit from OSSCO
MANILA, July 20 -- Government frontline services were made accessible to more than one million overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the first year of the Duterte administration, as the labor department managed to put up One-Stop-Service Centers nationwide.
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the over one million OFWs were served and benefited from efficient and speedy delivery of various government services brought by OSSCO after it was launched last August.
“We established 17 One-Stop-Service Centers all over the country to reduce the expenses of OFWs as the services or...Read more
WV crime volume dips by 8.5%
ILOILO CITY, July 19 (PIA6) --- The Police Regional Office (PRO)-6 reported that crime volume in Western Visayas decreased by 8.5 percent.
Data from the PRO-6 Crime Information, Reporting and Analysis System (CIRAS) showed that 36,690 crime incidents were recorded for the period July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017.
This figure is lower by 3,410 incidents or a drop of 8.5 percent as compared to the 40,100 crime incidents registered from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016.
PRO-6 data also showed there was a significant decrease of index crimes with 8,582 recorded incidents which is 21.02 per...Read more