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  • Grassroots Participatory Budgeting, tugon ng Pilipinas sa Open Government Partnership - Abad

    LUNGSOD NG MALOLOS, Setyembre 22 (PIA) -- Ang Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB) para sa taong 2015 ang siyang tugon ng administrasyong Aquino sa itinataguyod na Open Government Partnership (OGP). Sa ginanap na Good Governance Dialogues, ipinaliwanag ni Budget Secretary Florencio Abad na ang OGP ay itinatag sa Washington D.C. noong 2011 ng mga bansang Pilipinas, Estados Unidos, Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Norway, South Africa, at Britanya. Isinusulong nito ang bukas na pamahalaan ... Read Full Story - Grassroots P...
  • Sec Roxas, Lacierda in Ilocos Norte today to check on typhoon victims

    (UPDATED, 1:13 pm) LAOAG CITY, Sept 22 (PIA) - Interior Secretary Mar Roxas has flown to Ilocos Norte to check on displaced families and widespread damages that Typhoon Mario (international code name: Fung-Wong) caused on the province's agriculture, infrastructure and livelihood. Roxas was accompanied by Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda who both arrived at the Laoag International Airport shortly before noon today, Monday. They proceeded to the provincial capitol to meet Governor Im... Read Full Story - Sec Roxas, L...
  • BALITANG TAGALOG: Mga alegasyon ukol sa CCT, nilinaw ng kalihim ng DSWD

    QUEZON CITY, Setyembre 22, (PIA) – Nilinaw kamakailan ng kalihim ng Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) ang mga alegasyong ibinabato sa departamento. Sa isang press briefing, nilinaw ni Secretary Corazon-Juliano Soliman  ang mga usapin ukol sa Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Progam, ang mga alegasyon ukol sa CCT, mga bagong ulat ukol sa Yolanda, pensyong panlipunan, ulat ng Commission on Audit (COA) sa mga donasyong “Yolanda at iba pa. Ayon kay Soliman... Read Full Story - BALITANG TAG...
  • Tacurong inks sisterhood agreement with Iloilo

    TACURONG CITY, Sultan  Kudarat,  Sept 22 (PIA)  --  Tacurong City and    Iloilo City are now  officially  sister  cities. According to a  report from the  City Information Office, Tacurong City  Mayor  Lina Montilla and   Iloilo City Mayor  Jed  Patrick  Mabilog  sealed  the  sisterhood  through the signing of  a memorandum  of  agreement  on  Wednesday... Read Full Story - Tacurong in...
  • Pangasinan board eyes ban on adult entertainment sites near Capitol

    LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, September 22 (PIA) – The provincial board is setting its sights on banning the operation of adult entertainment sites within a 200 meter-radius of the Provincial Capitol and the entire stretch of Daniel Maramba Boulevard here. Board Member Nestor Reyes, in a proposed ordinance, said “the operation of adult entertainment sites is a gross disrespect to the status and symbolism of the Provincial Capitol and downgrades the vicinity to a red light.” T... Read Full Story - Pangasinan b...
  • 38 Cavite farmers receive financial assistance from PCIC

    TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite, Sept. 22 (PIA) -- About 38 farmers from the town of General Trias whose crops were destroyed by typhoon Glenda received a total of P173,141 financial assistance from the Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC) recently. The farmers from the 12 barangays received the financial assistance from PCIC Region IV regional manager Pablo P. Rocela in a turn-over ceremony held at the fourth floor of the Gen. Trias municipal building. Aside from fi... Read Full Story - 38 Cavite fa...
  • City official welfare office lauds creation of women and children’s desk

    TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite, Sept. 22 (PIA) -- The City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWD) of Imus lauded the city government for the creation of the Violence Against Women and Their Children (VAWC) Desk and urged the victims to come out and seek help from barangay officials. City Social Welfare & Development Office head Mermana ‘Te Irma’ Revilla, said that with the establishment of the VAWC in every barangay in the city shall ensure the recognition,... Read Full Story - City officia...
  • Cavite PCPC starts conducting, monitoring of LCPCs

    TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite, Sept. 22 (PIA) – The Provincial Council for the Protection of Children (PCPC) is currently conducting assessment and validation of the functionality of the Local Council for the Protection of Children (LCPC) at all levels in the province’s six cities and 17 municipalities. Memorandum Circular No. 2008-126 “enjoins all local government chief executives (LCEs) to organize/reorganize provincial, city, municipal, and barangay Council... Read Full Story - Cavite PCPC ...
  • Cavite hosts 2nd Calabarzon TVET congress

    TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite, Sept. 22 (PIA) – Technical Vocational Educators in the provinces of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon (CALABARZON) recently converged for the 2nd Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Congress. Held at the Tagaytay International Convention Center in Tagaytay City, the participants discussed readiness matters on the emerging issues linked with the ASEAN Economic Community and the K-12 Education Program. The whole day eve... Read Full Story - Cavite hosts...
  • Agreement signed to further eradicate poverty in Bacoor

    TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite, Sept. 22 (PIA) --The city government of Bacoor recently entered into a memorandum of agreement with the Local Government Academy (LGA) and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Regional Office IV-A aimed to further eradicate poverty and develop its constituents a sense of responsibility. The agreement was formalized to support and assist in the implementation and achievement of project deliverables for Family-based Actions for Children and ... Read Full Story - Agreement si...
  • Quirino bags 2nd year CROWN maintenance award

    CABARROGUIS, Quirino, September 20 (PIA)—This province is set to receive the 2nd year Consistent Regional Outstanding Winner in Nutrition (CROWN) award next month for  successfully  exceeding  its  performance in nutrition program implementation. Quirino became a CROWN awardee in 2011 for being a consistent winner for three consecutive years, the first year Crown Maintenance Award in 2012 and the second year CROWN maintenance award in 2013. The National Nutrit... Read Full Story - Quirino bags...
  • NGCP Visayas intensifies advocacy campaign on R.A. 7832

    TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Sept. 21 (PIA) – In its effort to protect the assets of the power transmission lines and its structures from any misuse, abuse or theft, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) Visayas has intensified its advocacy campaign on the enforcement of Republic Act 7832 otherwise known as the “Anti-Electricity and Electric Transmission Lines/Materials Pilferage Act of 1994. During the NGCP press briefing Friday at San Juanico Golf and Country Club, ... Read Full Story - NGCP Visayas...
  • NYC launches SK voters’ registration campaign, asks Comelec for extension due to Mario

    QUEZON CITY, Sept 21 -- Extend voters’ registration in areas affected by Mario. This was the message of the National Youth Commission (NYC) to the Comission on Elections (Comelec) as it launched its nationwide voters’ registration campaign today, in preparation for the upcoming Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. “We have mobilized our regional offices in Baguio, Naga, Cebu, Cagayan de Oro, Davao and Zamboanga to campaign for voters’ re... Read Full Story - NYC launches...
  • Cebuano News: Mga milyonaryong polis, unahon sa lifestyle check

    MANILA, Sept. 20 (PIA)--Unahon pag-imbestigar ang mga milyonaryong polis o gitawag nga ‘millionaire cops’ o ang mga opisyal ug kawani sa Philippine National Police (PNP) nga adunay di mapasabot nga katigayonan kalabot sa himuong lifestyle check. Matud pa ni Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Sec. Mar Roxas, magsugod sa mga heneral hangtud sa ubos nga ranggo o ‘top level up to bottom’ ang lifestyle check. Giingong andam usab si Roxas na pangu... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Pagbantay sa presyo sa mga panaliton, wala undangi sa gobyerno

    MANILA, Sept. 20 (PIA)--Wala undangi sa Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) ang pagbantay sa presyo sa mga nag-unang panaliton sa nasud. Matud pa ni Deputy Spokesperson Abigail Valte kagahapon sa Balitaan sa Malakanyang, walay undang ang Consumer Protector Group sa DTI sa pag-monitor sa presyo sa mga nag-nang panaliton. Nihatag sa maong pahayag si Valte tungod sa mga balita nga nikabat na sa P200 ang kilo sa karneng baboy ug P300 usab ang matag kilo sa ahos. “Kapag nakiki... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • COMELEC opens youth registration

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sept 20 (PIA) - - The Commission on Election (COMELEC) is calling all young individuals aged 15 to 17 years old to register in preparation for Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections which is set early next year. Atty. Borris Banawag, city election officer, said the election for SK will be conducted on February 21, 2015 following the COMELEC Resolution No. 9899, setting the new SK poll date after President Aquino ordered its postponement last year. “With thi... Read Full Story - COMELEC open...
  • Pamahalaang bayan ng Llanera, suportado na maisabatas ang programang grassroots budgeting

    LUNGSOD NG PALAYAN, Nueva Ecija Setyembre 19 (PIA) -- Ipinahayag ng pamahalaang bayan ng Llanera ang pagsuporta sa House Bill No. 4113 o pagsusulong na maging isang regular na programa ang Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB). Ayon kay Mayor Lorna Mae Vero, ito na ang pagkakataon ng mga masang nakaorganisa upang magkaroon ng partisipasyon sa pagdedesisyon sa lalamanin ng pambansang badyet. Kaya’t patuloy ang kaniyang paghihikayat at pagsuporta na mapabilang sa sistema ng pama... Read Full Story - Pamahalaang ...
  • Cebuano News: European Union, gidayeg ang mga OFWs

    MANILA, Sept. 19 (PIA)--Personal nga gi-ila ug gidayeg kagahapon ni European Commission Pres. Herman Van Rompuy ang mga overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) sa Europe. Matud pa ni Rompuy, daku kaayo ang kontribusyon sa mga Filipino migrants sa Europe ilabi na sa pagpalambo sa ilang ekonomiya. Gibutyag niya nga naa sa 2.3 bilyon euros ang remittance nga napadala sa mga OFWs sa Pilipinas ug Europe usab ang pinadakung employer sa Filipino seafarers. Gidayeg usab ni Rompuy si Presidente B... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Benguet town  mulls  4Ps advisory council

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Sept. 19 (PIA)  - - Officials of Itogon, Benguet  crafted a measure creating a municipal advisory council (MAC) whose role is to oversee the overall implementation of the 4Ps or the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program.The 4Ps is in line with the Millennium Development Goals to address the eradication of extreme poverty and hunger, achieve universal primary education, reduce child mortality, improve maternal health and promote gender equality and empower women.The ... Read Full Story - Benguet town...
  • AgNor solon pushes for creation of Lake Mainit Development Authority

    BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 19 (PIA) – Agusan del Norte second district representative  Erlpe John M. Amante pushed for the approval of House Bill No. 4764 in congress creating the Lake Mainit Development Authority (LMDA). His co-author of the said bill is Cong. Guillermo A. Romarate, Jr. of Surigao del Norte. With the creation of the Authority, it is envisioned that Lake Mainit will become a major economic engine in Caraga Region and the whole of Mindanao. It shall be a model for su... Read Full Story - AgNor solon ...
  • Tagalog News: Kabataang Pangasinense hinikayat magpatala para makaboto sa SK election

    LUNGSOD NG DAGUPAN, Setyembre 19 (PIA) – Tinatawagan ng Commission on Elections (Comelec) ang pansin ng mga kabataang Pangasinense, edad 15 hanggang 17, na magparehistro upang makaboto sa eleksyon ng Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) sa Pebrero 21, 2015. Inihayag ni Atty. Marino Salas, provincial election supervisor ng Comelec-Pangasinan, na magsasagawa ang kanilang tanggapan ng 10 araw na pagpaparehistro para sa mga botante ng SK ngayong darating na Setyembre 20-29. Hinikayat ni Salas a... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • Gov't taps mult-sectoral partners for IEC on Bangsamoro Basic Law 

    DAVAO CITY, Sept 19 (PIA) Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Deles said that the government will tap the local government units, academe and the civil society to explain to the people in various fora the content of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law while it is deliberated in Congress.  Speaking to reporters here, she cited the need to intensify the information campaign to explain the measure to the people. Deles said every week, a member of the peace panel goes dow... Read Full Story - Gov't taps m...
  • DILG orders local chief execs to reactivate DRRM councils

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sept. 19 (PIA) – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has ordered the reactivation of Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils (LDRRMCs) in preparation for the impact of Typhoon ‘Mario’. Marlo Iringan, regional director, said all provincial, municipal/city and barangay heads including DILG’s provincial directors and local government operations officers were also alerted to observe disaster response pro... Read Full Story - DILG orders ...
  • Hiligaynon news: Nakasala nga mga opisyales ukon empleyado sang DPWH pagasuspendihon

    Manila, Septyembre 19 (PIA) – Suno  sa kay Secretary Rogelio L Singson sang Department of Public Works and  Highways, indi siya magpangduhaduha sa pagsuspender ukon sa pagpahalin sang mga empleyado sang DPWH nga nakasala nga mga myembro sang Bids and Awards Committees (BACs) nga nagakumplot sa mga kontrakor ukon sa mga mabintahaon nga mga tawo nga madakpan nga naga”fix” sang mga bidding sa departamento.Ginpahayag ini ni Singson pagkatapos makabaton sang mga report san... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon n...
  • Sangguniang Kabataan registration begins September 20

    KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato,  Sept. 19 (PIA) --    Everything is set  for the  10-day  Sangguniang  Kabataan  nationwide voter registration  starting  tomorrow, September 20,  said Atty. Jay  Gerada,  South Cotabato election supervisor.  Gerada  assured  Commission on  Election (Comelec)  offices  in  the ten municipalities in South Cotabato as well as  the  election offices... Read Full Story - Sangguniang ...
  • European Union lauds Aquino administration, vows to support reform agenda

    BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sep 18 -- The European Union (EU) praised President Benigno Aquino III for the reforms his administration has put in place and promised to double its support for the administration's agenda for job creation, sustainable energy, and judicial reforms.In a statement issued by European Council President Herman Van Rompuy following his meeting with President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday at the European Council Headquarters, he promised to increase the EU's development... Read Full Story - European Uni...
  • DBM releases list of lawmaker-endorsed DAP projects 

    MANILA, Sep 18 -- The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) yesterday releaased the list of legislator-nominated projects funded from savings and supported through the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) through the DBM's official web portal (http://www.dbm.gov.ph/) for the program. The list includes information on the projects and their respective endorsers in the House and Senate.The DAP was launched by the Aquino administration in 2011 to ramp up public spendin... Read Full Story - DBM releases...
  • COMELEC Camarines Norte urges youth to register in preparation for 2015 SK elections

    DAET, Camarines Norte, Sept. 18 (PIA) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) provincial office here urged youth ages 15 and below 18 to file applications for registration in preparation for the Sanguniang Kabataan polls on February 21, 2015. Provincial election supervisor Atty. Annie A. Romero-Cortez said that the period to file applications for registration of SK will be on September 20-29, this year. Field offices are authorized to render overtime services from 8:00 in the morning ... Read Full Story - COMELEC Cama...
  • BFAR sets up text hotlines to save ‘Ludong’

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sept. 18 (PIA) – With the full implementation of the Administrative Circular 247 or the ‘Closed Season’ for Ludong, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has established its text hotlines to receive reports on incidence of catching Ludong. Jovita P. Ayson, regional director, said the ‘closed season’ order, which the taking of Ludong is prohibited in the entire stretch of the Cagayan River including its tributaries, and A... Read Full Story - BFAR sets up...
  • Hiligaynon News: Pormas sa SK registration makuha sa COMELEC website

    SYUDAD SANG ROXAS, Capiz, Setyembre 18 (PIA6) – Ginpahayag ni Atty. Jomar Alyzar Betita nga Election Supervisor sang Commission on Elections (COMELEC) sa Roxas City nga sarang na ma-download ang Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Registration Form sa website sang COMELEC nga www.comelec.gov.ph. Gindugang pa ni Atty. Betita nga mas makabulig sa mga aplikante sang Setyembre 20 tubtub 29 nga pagpang-rehistro nga mag-download sang pormas kag sabtan ang mga kinahanglanon nga impormasyon antes perso... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon N...
  • Waray News: Pangulo Aquino inabot na ha Paris para han duha ka adlaw nga opisyal nga bisita

    PARIS, France, Sept. 18  – Nakaabot na nganhi hi Pangulo Benigno S. Aquino III Miyerkules han aga para han duha ka adlaw nga opisyal  nga bisita agud magdumara hin hiruhimangraw bilateral ngan mga miting ngada han panguna nga mga negosyante nga Pranses. Inabot han banda alas-10:05 han aga (alas-4:05 han kulop oras ha Manila) hi Pangulo Aquino ngan an mga kaapi han opisyal nga delegasyon ha Orly International Airport, kataliwan hin malamposon nga pagbisita ha Espanya ngan Bel... Read Full Story - Waray News: ...
  • DOST picks La Union's poor villages as pilot area for gov't services

    SAN FERNANDO CITY, September 18 (PIA) - Poor communities in Bagulin town have started enjoying potable water with the ceramic water filters that were provided under the community empowerment through science and technology (CEST) project. The provision of drinking water is part of the assistance project of Department of Science and Technology in the Ilocos region. Jennifer Fernandez, project focal person, Bagulin was chosen as a pilot area for the project. Other services provided i... Read Full Story - DOST picks L...
  • SK registration form now available at COMELEC website

    ROXAS CITY, Capiz, Sept. 18 (PIA6) – Commission on Elections (COMELEC) – Roxas City Election Supervisor lawyer Jomar Alyzar Betita said that the Sangguniang Kabataan Registration Form is now available for download at the COMELEC website, www.comelec.gov.ph. “Those qualified for the SK registration may opt to download and fill up the form before going personally to the COMELEC office to help facilitate for a speedy and smooth sailing September 20 to 29 registration,” ... Read Full Story - SK registrat...
  • Tacurong City excels in citizens’ satisfaction

    TACURONG CITY, Sultan  Kudarat, Sept 18 (PIA)  --  Tacurong   City’s  has  one of the  country’s  best  performing   local   government  unit  based  on the  Citizen Satisfaction  Index  System  (CSIS),  a  report  from the  Department of the Interior and Local  Government  (DILG)  12  announced. According the  report,   ... Read Full Story - Tacurong Cit...
  • Youth summit lures big participants

    GENERAL TRIAS, Cavite, Sept. 18 (PIA) --More than 600 youths participated in the recent annual Youth Leaders’ Summit organized by the local government in partnership with the office of Congressman Luis “Jon-Jon” Ferrer IV and the Lyceum of the Philippines University-Cavite Campus. The assembly held at the auditorium of the said university aimed to gather all youths in the towns of Amadeo, General Trias, Tanza, and Trece Martires City including youth organizations in t... Read Full Story - Youth summit...
  • DPWH completes road rehab and improvements project

    TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite, Sept. 18 (PIA) – The Department of Public Works and Highways – Cavite 1 District Engineering Office (DEO) revealed another completed road repair/rehabilitation/improvement projects aimed to boost the economy and exchange of commerce in the province. In a report submitted to PIA-Cavite Information Center, District Engineer Oscar U. Dela Cruz explained that road rehabilitations and improvements have been the priority projects implemented by the DPWH ai... Read Full Story - DPWH complet...
  • DSWD set to conduct forum on livelihood program

    TRECE MARTIRES CITY, CAVITE, SEPT. 18 (PIA) – A Stakeholders Forum for Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) organized by the Department of Social Welfare and Development Regional Field Office IV - CALABARZON will take place this Friday, September 19. To be held at the Country Chateau Bed and Breakfast in Tagaytay City, the one-day event is organized by the SLP Regional Project Management Office (SLP-RPMO) for Cavite province. With the theme “Sama-Sama LAHAT sa Pagtataya&rdq... Read Full Story - DSWD set to ...
  • Anti –Red Tape evaluators thumbs up programs in Nueva Vizcaya

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, September 18 (PIA) – Cagayan Valley evaluators of the government’s  Anti-Red Tape Act (ARTA) recently gave positive marks on the provincial government’s programs and innovations. Zenaida Ricardo, representative of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and head evaluator said she was impressed with her group’s findings and improvements introduced by the provincial government. Ricardo, along with other ARTA regional ... Read Full Story - Anti –Red Ta...
  • DAR, Gen. Trias ink agreement for clean water supply in barangays

    TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite Sept. 18 (PIA) --The provincial office of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently signed a memorandum of agreement with the local government of General Trias for the implementation of Community-Managed Potable Water Supply and Sanitation (CP-WASH) project in Barangays Buenavista and Pasong Kawayan II. The primary purpose of the said project is to give access to the Agrarian Reform Beneficiary (ARB) households and schools to have clean and safe water... Read Full Story - DAR, Gen. Tr...
  • General Trias celebrates first year  anniversary of “Retired Teachers Day”

    TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite, Sept. 18 (PIA) – About 60 retired teachers in the town of General Trias assembled at the municipal town plaza last September 5 to celebrate the first year celebration of “Retired Teachers Day.”  Municipal Ordinance No. 14-03 which was approved and signed by Mayor Antonio “Ony” Ferrer last year aimed to give utmost importance and recognition to the retired teachers, principals and district supervisors (both in pub... Read Full Story - General Tria...
  • PUP-Maragondon students receive educational assistance

    TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite, Sept. 18 (PIA) --About 1,663 qualified students of Polytechnic University of the Philippines-Maragondon campus recently received educational assistance amounting to P1,663,000 from the provincial government. Provincial scholars are screened using the Provincial Scholarship Online Application Program. This year’s 1,663 PUP beneficiaries are students from first year to fifth year who passed the grades and other requirements of the PSP. Each of them... Read Full Story - PUP-Maragond...
  • DOLE 11 convenes 1st tourism industry tripartite council

    DAVAO CITY, Sept  17 (PIA) The Department of Labor and Employment in Davao Region  convened formally the Hotel and Tourism Industry Council in Region 11 in response to the mandate of the government to help achieve its commitment on strengthening the different priority industries by tripartite advisement and providing a forum for sharing good practices. Atty. Joffrey Suyao, regional director of the DOLE 11 also looked forward that with the organization of hotel and tourism industry... Read Full Story - DOLE 11 conv...
  • Aquino briefs Filipinos in Belgium of reforms, achievements

    BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sep 17 -- President Benigno Aquino III met with the Filipino community here on Monday and told his “bosses” of the progress the Philippines has achieved because of the reforms that his administration has put in place.The President, who always refers to his constituents as his bosses, reported to some 600 Filipinos from Belgium and Luxembourg, at the magnificent St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral at Treurenberg Hill, that his reform agenda is making inroads i... Read Full Story - Aquino brief...
  • PNoy to EU: Measures in place to fight illegal fishing

    BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sep 17 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III assured on Monday the European Union that the Philippines is actively taking steps to combat and stop illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUUF).President Aquino issued the assurance to European Commission President José Manuel Barroso during their meeting at the European Commission headquarters here in Brussels.To show that the Philippines is serious about curbing IUUF, President Aquino said relevant agencies have ... Read Full Story - PNoy to EU: ...
  • DOTC awards LRT1 CAVEX PPP; starts bid for LRT-2 operations, maintenance

    MANILA, Sept. 17 (PIA) -- The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has awarded its biggest Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project so far, the P 65-Billion Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) Cavite Extension (Cavex) Project, to the Light Rail Manila Consortium (LRMC). “We are pleased to push the project forward for the sake of the riding public, especially those who live in the southern part of Metro Manila such as Pasay, Parañaque, Las Piñas,... Read Full Story - DOTC awards ...
  • GBP regionwide assembly draws LCEs, CSOs

    BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 17 (PIA) -- The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 13 convened local chief executives (LCEs) and civil society organizations (CSOs) to a regionwide assembly last September 15 here, to finalize the proposed projects to be funded under GPB 2015. This is in response to the reduction of the budget cap allotted to local government units (LGUs) for 2015. Under the new guidelines, the budget ceiling is pegged at P30M. LGUs with less than P30M allocatio... Read Full Story - GBP regionwi...
  • Cagayan Governor wants sports body as legacy

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, September 17 (PIA) -  A sports council is  what  Alvaro Antonio wanted to leave as his legacy when he will bow out as Governor of the province come 2016. Antonio said the establishment of a Cagayan Sports Council is now on its blue print as he started to organize  individual and group sports associations, qualifiers of which  are now on scholarship. Antonio said his plan is on a personal note as he admitted said it’s high time to... Read Full Story - Cagayan Gove...
  • PSA Camarines Norte celebrates 1st year anniversary

    By: Rosalita B. ManlangitDAET, Camarines Norte, Sept. 17 (PIA) -- The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Provincial Office here celebrated its first year anniversary on September 12 this year with the theme, “PSA: Working Together as One”. PSA Officer-in-Charge Anabella D. Barquilla said that the activity kicked off with a foot parade early in the morning from the provincial office going to Bagasbas Beach. It was joined by the 12 personnel of PSA - National of Statistics Offi... Read Full Story - PSA Camarine...
  • LGU-Amulung supports 41 scholars

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sept. 16 (PIA) – Forty-one scholars under the Financial Assistance (FA) program of the Local Government Unit of Amulung received their semestral allowance of P2,500.00 to defray their school expenses. Mayor Nicanor de Leon said this is one of their initiatives to produce pool of professionals in their town through the program. He urged the students to excel in their studies and should maintain their grades not lower than 83 percent. “Though th... Read Full Story - LGU-Amulung ...
  • DOLE-6 re-launches Incentivizing Compliance Program

    ILOILO CITY, September 17 (PIA) --- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Western Visayas re-launched the Incentivizing Compliance Program (ICP) to promote among establishments or zones voluntary compliance with labor standards.In the ICP re-launching program held Tuesday at Regatta Residence Hotel here, DOLE-6 Assistant Regional Director Salome Siaton urged companies to obtain certifications and awards granted by DOLE and its affiliate agencies which could lead to the Tripartite Seal... Read Full Story - DOLE-6 re-la...
  • Kalinga LGU supports archaeological research in Rizal town

    RIZAL, Kalinga, Sept. 17 (PIA) - - The provincial government strongly supports the on-going archaeological research in sitio Greenhills, San Pedro in  this municipality,  carried out by the University of the Philippines, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, National Historical Institute and scientists from the Netherlands and France. The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) in joint sessions with the Sangguniang Bayan of Rizal approved Resolution No. 2014-84 during an out of... Read Full Story - Kalinga LGU ...
  • Tagum establishes PESO in barangays

    DAVAO DEL NORTE, September 16 (PIA) - - To ensure that employment services reached the barangay residents, Mayor Allan Rellon announced earlier during the Biz Talk at Big 8 that the Tagum City Government placed Barangay Employment Desks (BEDs) as complement to the Public Employment Services Office (PESO). Mayor Rellon said that with the assistance of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the PESO, the city government started delivering its regular services directly to the barang... Read Full Story - Tagum establ...
  • DPWH shortens work timelines on construction projects

    CENTRAL VISAYAS, Sept 16 (PIA)-- “Let the contractor follow our shortened schedule.”Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) secretary Rogelio Singson issued this order to the 16 regional directors in a regular meeting held at the DPWH Head Office recently.Singson said that the DPWH implementing units in the regional and district ofices may also order contractors to shorter project durations whenever possible to ensure timely completion of projects, especially in populated and ... Read Full Story - DPWH shorten...
  • Pagbabawal sa paninigarilyo sa mga tanggapan ng pamahalaan, pinaigting pa sa CamNorte

    DAET, Camarines Norte, Set. 16 (PIA) -- Muling ipatutupad ng pamahalaang panlalawigan ng Camarines Norte ang pagbabawal sa paninigarilyo sa mga sakop na tanggapan ng kapitolyo probinsiya sa pamamagitan ng “No Smoking Policy”. Ito ay bilang pagtalima sa Memorandum blg. 140811-08 ni Gobernador Edgardo A. Tallado sa muling paalaala sa mga opisyal at kawani ng pamahalaang panlalawigan na tumalima sa Civil Service Commission (CSC) memorandum circular 17 s. 2009 o ang Smoking Prohibit... Read Full Story - Pagbabawal s...
  • PNoy highlights country's gains at meeting with Filipino community

    MADRID, Spain, Sep 16 -- President Benigno Aquino III outlined the administration’s achievements in fields of economy, tourism, education and infrastructure when he met with the Filipino community at the Colegio Nuestra Señora de las Maravillas here on Sunday.Speaking before at least 700 Filipinos, President Aquino shared the accomplishments of the administration in the last four-and-a-half years of good governance and transparency.“All of the changes that we have been en... Read Full Story - PNoy highlig...
  • Aklanon News:  Gobyerno paga-eagson  ro mga naga tago it bawang

    MANILA, Septyembre 16 (PIA6)  -  Si Pangueong Benigno S. Aquino III hay nag-tao it direktiba sa daywang ka miyembro it gabinete para mag koordinar sa Department of Justice para maobrahan it kaso ro mga imbolbado sa pag-tago it bawang ag ro pag manipular ko presyo kara. Suno kay Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Hermino Coloma, Jr. ro instrukyon hay gin-tao kay Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala ag Presidential Assistant on Food Security and Agricultura... Read Full Story - Aklanon News...
  • Gov tackles a accessibility issue of PWDs, elderly in PLGU services

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, Sept. 16 (PIA) – Persons with disability  and senior citizens in the province can look forward to accessing  services of the provincial government with ease.Governor Leonard G. Mayaen  recently issued an executive order  providing  an alternative system to enable PWDs and  the elderly citizens  avail of the local  government services.The existing provincial building  does  not have  accessibility features, fa... Read Full Story - Gov tackles ...
  • Family emergency medicine kit, ipinagkaloob sa Camarines Norte ng PCSO

    DAET, Camarines Norte, Set. 16 (PIA) -- Tinanggap kamakailan ng pamahalaang panlalawigan ng Camarines Norte ang anim na kahon ng family emergency medicine kit mula kina Camarines Sur Branch Manager Nelly B. Loyola at Camarines Norte Provincial District Officer Estrella Abasolo ng Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). Ito ay bilang tugon ng PCSO sa kahilingan ni Gobernador Edgardo A. Tallado sa mga gamot na maipamahagi sa mga mahihirap na pasyente sa lalawigan. Ang bawat kahon a... Read Full Story - Family emerg...
  • Sorsogon City launches "Iristoryahan sa Sanggunian"

    SORSOGON CITY, Sept. 15 (PIA) – To strengthen media partnership with the Sangguniang Panlungsod, and achieve better and transparent governance, the Sorsogon City Council conducted the first media forum at the Sangguniang Panlungsod Session Hall in Sorsogon City. Vice Mayor Charo Dichoso-Logronio said the forum was conceived pursuant to the dictum that a well-informed citizenry is a key element in good governance. “Hence, in the spirit of transparency and public information, the ... Read Full Story - Sorsogon Cit...
  • DOE, PIA conduct multi-sectoral advocacy campaign on downstream oil industry in Dipolog

    DIPOLOG CITY, Sept. 16 (PIA) – In an effort to raise awareness on the oil industry, its benefits to the local economy as well as its legal implications, the Department of Energy (DOE) in collaboration with the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) is conducting a multi-sectoral advocacy campaign on the downstream oil industry for local government units (LGUs) of Zamboanga del Norte and local oil industry players at the Ariana Hotel here today, Sept. 16. The discussions center on the law... Read Full Story - DOE, PIA con...
  • NorthCot health team serves over 1,000 residents in two villages

    KIDAPWAN CITY, North Cotabato, Sept. 16 (PIA)—A total of 1,182 individuals from Barangay Kalaisan of this city and Barangay Katalicanan of Aleosan recently availed of free medical and dental services of the health team of the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO). In Kalaisan village, Dr. Jerry F. Barredo, dentist III of the IPHO and in-charge of the documentation of the outreach programs revealed that the health team was able to provide free medical consultation to 459 individua... Read Full Story - NorthCot hea...
  • Binay visits typhoon-victims in Isabela

    ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, September 16 (PIA) – Vice President Jejomar Binay, after he visited Cagayan area, immediately headed to Isabela, his mother's home province, to personally assess the damage caused by Typhoon 'Luis'.   Binay, who cancelled his planned speech yesterday to clear his name against corruption allegations, prioritized to visit typhoon-affected areas and turned-over medical equipment to Isabela towns which include San Pablo, Cabagan, Tumauini, Delfin Alb... Read Full Story - Binay visits...
  • Government still open to talks with communist rebels 

    DAVAO CITY, Sept 16 (PIA) A government peace consultant asserted that the government remains open for negotiations with the communist rebels despite their varying pronouncements regarding the peace process. Ednar Dayanghirang, consultant of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process said the policy of government to continue the negotiations remains. He said the problem resides on the leaders of the communist movement which had varied pronouncements about the pursuit of the peace tal... Read Full Story - Government s...
  • DILG: Contractual, job order personnel in LGUs may now become SSS members

    MANILA, Sept. 16 (PIA) -- Good news for job order (JO) and contractual personnel working in local government units (LGUs) all over the country − they may now be covered under the Social Security System (SSS). Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas said that this development is a result of the memorandum of agreement (MOA) recently signed between the DILG and the SSS, which aims to ensure the provision of SSS coverage in favor of contractual and JO personnel. Contr... Read Full Story - DILG: Contra...
  • Cebuano News: Lifestyle check sa mga polis, suportado sa Malakanyang

    MANILA, Sept. 15 (PIA)--Suportado sa Malakanyang ang sugyot ni Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Kalihim Mar Roxas nga ipa-ubos sa lifestyle check ang mga miyembro sa Philippine National Police (PNP). Makig-alayon si Roxas kang Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Chief Kim Henares human malambigit ang pipila sa mga polis sa mga robbery ug kidnapping incidents. Dugang pa sa kalihim, himuon ang maong lifestyle check aron mahibaw-an ug manubag sa balaod ang mga abusadong pol... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Local officials speak of teamwork, unity on ‘Araw ng Siquijor’ opening

    SIQUIJOR, Sept 15 (PIA)—At least three local officials in Siquijor province all speak of teamwork and unity during the sports opening ceremony hosted  by the local government unit of Lazi.The province’s lone district representative Cong. Marie Ann Pernes stressed the role of sports in the development of the country’s economy.In her message, she imparted lessons one can gain in sports that include discipline, value of success and failure, as well as determination, team... Read Full Story - Local offici...
  • Government sets aside P31.9-M for President Aquino's working visit to Europe

    MANILA, Sept. 15 --   The government is spending around P31.9 million for President Benigno S. Aquino III’s working visit to Spain, Belgium, France, and Germany in a bid to bolster diplomatic and trade relations with Europe and the European Union (EU), Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. said on Sunday.President Aquino will be embarking on his four-nation working visit to Europe from Sept. 13 to Sept. 20 via a chartered flight accompanied by Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert ... Read Full Story - Government s...
  • Agriculture achievers feted in Panagdadapun 2014

    CABARROGUIS, Quirino, September 14 (PIA)—Around 24 individuals and organizations were  honored during the Farm Family day celebration, one of the activities of the recently concluded 43rd Quirino day and Panagdadapun festival. Recognized as 2014 Gawad Saka provincial winners were Mr. & Mrs. Cesar Fiesta of Ponggo, Natipunan-Outstanding Farm Family; James Ambre, also from Ponggo, Outstanding Corn Farmer; Francisco Nera of Villa Pascua, Diffun-Outstanding Fisherfolk and  D... Read Full Story - Agriculture ...
  • CSC Ifugao conducts offsite career service exam application

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, Sept. 15 (PIA) - - In a bid to register more takers for paper and pencil test, the Civil Service Commission in the province has conducted an offsite application in Alfonso Lista town. CSC-Ifugao Director Ruben Wacas and Jessica Kimayong, senior personnel specialist,  facilitated the two-day off site application for the Career Service  professional and sub professional examination serving 48 applicants for the said exams  on October 26 here. The offsite ap... Read Full Story - CSC Ifugao c...
  • BCDA, JHMC award land  titles in Scout Barrio

    BAGUIO CITY, Sept 15 (PIA) -- Nine household beneficiaries in Barangay Scout Barrio here  were awarded   their Transfer Certificate of Title (TCT) by the  Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) and the John Hay Management Corporation (JHMC)  at the Camp John Hay Bell House Historical Core  last September 12.BCDA President and CEO Arnel Casanova and JHMC President and CEO Jamie Agbayani led the awarding ceremony to the beneficiaries  and was witnessed... Read Full Story - BCDA, JHMC a...
  • Alaga Ka program of PhilHealth reaches 173 barangays in Camarines Norte

    DAET, Camarines Norte, Sept. 15 (PIA) – A total of 173 barangays covering the seven municipalities of Camarines Norte have benefitted from the Alaga Ka program of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) this year. Ireneo A. Dacillo, chief of PhilHealth Daet, bared during the “Kapihan with the Press” a special edition of the “Talakayan sa PIA” of the Philippine Information Agency Camarines Norte held Sept. 11 at Calaguas Hotel, Daet, that Philhe... Read Full Story - Alaga Ka pro...
  • Hiligaynon news: 32 ka mga Project Managers pagakuhaon agud mapadali ang E-Government

    Manila, Septyembre 15 (PIA6) – Ang Department of Science and Technology-Information and Communications Technology Office (DOST-ICT Office)  nagapamaton sang 32 ka mga  project managers agud mapadali ang implementasyon sang pila ka mga to fast-track the medium tubtob large  scale  nga eGovernment  nga mga proyekto kasunod sa eGovernment Masterplan (eGMP) kag sang  Medium Term ICT Harmonization Initiative (MITHI).Ang e-Government nagatugot sang mas maaayo, hayag... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon n...
  • PAMB meeting held in Turtle Islands

    TURTLE ISLANDS, Tawi-Tawi, Sept. 15 (PIA) – Members of the Protected Area Management Board (PMB) have converged here recently to discuss pertinent environmental issues confronting the protected areas in this part of the country particularly the islands that serve as nesting grounds of sea turtles. Present during the meeting were personnel from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-9, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Turt... Read Full Story - PAMB meeting...
  • NBI to open San Jose satellite office

    SAN JOSE, Antique, Sept. 14 (PIA6) - -  The people in Antique will soon avail of the efficient service of the National Bureau of Investigation when their satellite office opens here. San Jose Mayor Rony Molina said his proposal to establish the NBI satellite office is now realized after several years of coordination and follow up of their request to the concerned agency. In a PIA interview, Molina said that the establishment of the NBI satellite office in San Jose is very imp... Read Full Story - NBI to open ...
  • Baliangao reports completion of grassroots participatory budgeting poverty-reduction projects

    BALIANGAO, Misamis Occidental, Sept. 14 (PIA) – At least two out of 10 poverty-reduction projects under the Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB), here, have been 100 percent completed, as of August, this year. Started under the Bottoms-Up Budgeting (BUB) Planning Process in 2013, all 10 projects, which were identified by the civil society organizations (CSO) have amounted to P8,000,000 and their implementation were funded by the concerned national government agencies (NGA’s)... Read Full Story - Baliangao re...
  • Isabela PDRRMC braces for tropical depression Luis

    ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, September 13 (PIA) – The Isabela provincial disaster risk reduction and management council (PDRRMC) is now preparing for the possible onslaught of tropical depression Luis as the whole province is now under storm signal number 1. In an emergency meeting held yesterday, PDRRMC Officer Edmond Guzman, alerted all rescue units and municipalities which are vulnerable to flooding and landslides to guard their areas of jurisdiction beginning today until the tropical dep... Read Full Story - Isabela PDRR...
  • PNoy: National transformation lies in the hands of every Filipino

    MANILA, Sep 13 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III said it is not his sole obligation to continue the ongoing reforms in the country, instead every Filipino must take part in the nation’s transformation.In a speech during the Agenda-Setting with Dialogue Partners held at the Rizal Hall of Malacañang Palace on Friday, the President said he has been receiving text messages, saying it is his duty to ensure that reforms continue.He however said he believes that it is the obligation of th... Read Full Story - PNoy: Nation...
  • Kinaray-a News: Mapahamtang kang talatapan ang NBI sa San Jose

    SAN JOSE, Antique, Septyembre 13 (PIA6) - -  Mangin masulhay ron ang pag proseso  kang mga kinahanglanon nga mga papeles kon makapahamtang ron kang satellite office ang National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) rudya sa Municipalidad kang San Jose. Ginpabutyag ni Mayor Rony Molina nga ang ana proposal sa pagpatukud ukon pagpahamtang kang NBI satellite office sa San Jose natigayun ron pagkatapos kang malawid nga panahon nga paghulat kang resulta kang ana mga  koordinasyon kag fol... Read Full Story - Kinaray-a Ne...
  • DPWH chief orders shorten schedule of construction projects

    MANILA, 13 September (PIA) – Secretary of Public Works and Highways Rogelio L. Singson directed its regional heads to advise their contractors to follow the department’s shortened schedule of construction projects. “As we are about to enter the last quarter of the year, we have to tighten our project management and reduce the number of calendar days with additional resources of contractors especially for projects in highly urbanized areas,” Singson said. He also... Read Full Story - DPWH chief o...
  • Cebuano News: Baliangao mitaho sa pagkakompleto sa proyekto alang sa pagkunhod sa kawad-on ubos sa GPB

    Cebuano News: Baliangao mitaho sa pagkakompleto sa proyekto alang sa pagkunhod sa kawad-on ubos sa GPB                                              BALIANGAO, Misamis Occidental, Sept. 13 (PIA) – Duha sa napulo (2 out of 10) ka proyekto alang sa pagkunhod sa kawad... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • PNoy appoints Leyte governor as RDC-8 chair

    TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte – His Excellency, President Benigno S. Aquino III, appointed the Honorable Governor of the Leyte Province, Leopoldo Dominico L. Petilla, as Chairperson of the Regional Development Council (RDC) VIII for the remaining term of 2013-2016. President Aquino signed his appointment paper on August 27, 2014. The appointment by the President of the RDC Chairperson is provided under Executive Order 325 (series of 1996), entitled “Reorganization of the Regional Develop... Read Full Story - PNoy appoint...
  • DOH-CHD XII urges parents to monitor their children

    GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Sept 12 (PIA)----The Department of Health-Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD) XII has called on parents to guide their young children in every way they can.It also asked parents to be “kind and friendly” as well as to constantly talk with them.Dr. Francisco Mateo, former DOH-CHD XII acting assistant regional director said parents should really find time to monitor the activities of their children despite their busy schedules.According to Mateo, with the comin... Read Full Story - DOH-CHD XII ...
  • Teen pregnancy is risky, says DOH-CHD XII

    GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Sept 12 (PIA)--- Doctors from Department of Health-Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD) XII reiterated that teen pregnancy is “risky.”Dr. Francisco Mateo, former DOH-CHD XII acting assistant regional director said that getting pregnant at a very young age is risky for a female teen’s “not fully developed” body, causing her to encounter some health problems decades later.DOH-CHD XII Family Health Cluster head Dr. Fatima Emban, also resonated D... Read Full Story - Teen pregnan...
  • Sept.16  is special holiday in Bontoc

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, Sept. 12(PIA) - - Malacanang has declared September 16, 2014 as special non-working day in this capital town in celebration of the  106th Foundation Township Anniversary and 10th Am-among Festival. In Proclamation No. 859  signed by Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr., the declaration of a holiday would give  opportunity for the people of the municipality of Bontoc to celebrate and participate in the occasion. With a theme: “Championing... Read Full Story - Sept.16 &nbs...
  • Abra Consumer Net gears for Consumer Welfare Month

    BANGUED, Abra, Sept.12(PIA)  - - The Abra Consumer Net (ACN) has started  early its  preparation for the Consumer Welfare Month celebration in October  and has now lined up of its activities.In a meeting called by Engr. Irene Bringas, chairperson of the Abra Consumer Net,  the following activities were agreed upon.The Consumer Welfare Month will kick off with a motorcade on October 1  from the Provincial Capitol Grounds to around Bangued Town Proper and will end at ... Read Full Story - Abra Consume...
  • DOT: Deal only with accredited tourism establishments

    ILOILO CITY, September 12 (PIA) --- The Department of Tourism (DOT) in Western Visayas urged tourists and visitors to deal only with accredited tourism establishments and services in the region.Lawyer Helen Catalbas, DOT-6 Regional Director, said that DOT accreditation is a certificate issued by the department recognizing the holder as having complied with its minimum standards in the operation of the establishment concerned which shall ensure the safety, comfort, and convenience of the tourist.... Read Full Story - DOT: Deal on...
  • Dengue claims second Aklanon victim

    KALIBO, Aklan, September 12 (PIA6) --  Another Aklanon has died from dengue, bringing to two (2) the total number of deaths from the disease from January to August 26 of this year in Aklan. According to Dr. Cornelio Cuachon, Provincial Health Officer I of the Provincial Health Office here, the dengue victim is a 51-year old female from Nabas, Aklan who died August 15 at the Ibajay District Hospital in Ibajay, Aklan. The victim was brought to the hospital as she reportedly suffered... Read Full Story - Dengue claim...
  • DENR eyes faster titling of public lands

    STO. DOMINGO, Ilocos Sur, September 12 (PIA) - The Department of Environment of Environment and Natural Resources and this town signed a Memorandum of Partnership Agreement (MOPA) to expedite titling of public lands. The agreement is in line with DAO 2011-06 entitled “Prescribing Guidelines in the Implementation of Public Land Titling with the LGU Partnership” considered a vital tool in attaining voluminous target both in agricultural and residential titling (RA 9176 and 10023).... Read Full Story - DENR eyes fa...
  • SSS Best Employees of the Year: Service is their Mantra

    QUEZON CITY, Sept 12 -- With over 31 million members and 257 offices here and abroad, the 5,201 employees of the Social Security System (SSS) are always on their toes assisting members, responding to their varied needs while constantly seeking ways to provide greater access and convenience to its members nationwide. Amidst the toil of daily work life, SSS gives recognition to its employees who have shown outstanding, valued-added and results-based performance. They may come from the differe... Read Full Story - SSS Best Emp...
  • In San Fernando City, residents treated to free services in Peoples' Day

    SAN FERNANDO CITY, September 12 (PIA) - It is that time of the year where residents are treated to a series of freebies in the annual Peoples' Day program of the San Fernando city government today. Now on its third year, the city government provides free services from medical, legal and counseling, advocacy on health, agriculture, ordinances, real property, employment, environmental programs, permits and licensing. The day-long event starts at 5:30 a.m. for the registration and an ... Read Full Story - In San Ferna...
  • Academic Quiz Bee, muling isinagawa sa Camarines Norte

    DAET, Camarines Norte, Set. 12 (PIA) -- Muling isinagawa ng Department of Education (DepEd) ng Camarines Norte ang Academic Quiz Bee para sa elementarya at sekondarya matapos itong matigil dahilan sa kakulangan ng pondo ng naturang tanggapan. Sa pagtataguyod ito ng pamahalaang panlalawigan bilang tugon ni Gobernador Edgardo A. Tallado sa kahilingan ni Schools Division Superintendent Arnulfo Balane ng DepEd na maponduhan ang naturang gawaing pang-akademiko. Dahil dito, sasagutin ng pama... Read Full Story - Academic Qui...
  • Pagpili sa outstanding employee ng pamahalaang panlalawigan, muling ibinalik sa Camarines Norte

    DAET, Camarines Norte, Set. 12 (PIA) -- Muling ibinalik ng pamahalaang panlalawigan ng Camarines Norte ang “Search for Provincial Government Most Outstanding Employee” upang mabigyang pagkilala ang mga opisyal at kawani na nagpapakita ng katangi-tanging husay at dedikasyon sa pagganap ng kanilang tungkulin. Kasabay din na sinimulan nito ngayong taon ang kauna-unahang “Search for the Most Outstanding Driver and Utility Worker” na tampok na gawain sa selebrasyon sa pag... Read Full Story - Pagpili sa o...
  • DTI promotes Shared Service Facility Project in the SurSur

    SURIGAO DEL SUR, September 12 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry – Surigao del Sur (DTI-SDS) Provincial Office conducted a series of meeting in the province this week to promote the Shared Service Facility (SSF) project. Considered as one of the pillars in achieving the 2011-2016 Philippine Development Plan’s goal of poverty alleviation with inclusive growth, the SSF project aims to increase the productivity and efficiency of micro and small enterprises in t... Read Full Story - DTI promotes...
  • “Sinsilyo Mo, Tabang sa Klasrum Ko” ng BSP Legazpi at RDC suportado ng pamahalaang panlalawigan ng Camarines Norte

    DAET, Camarines Norte, Set. 12 (PIA) -- Suportado ng pamahalaang panlalawigan ng Camarines Norte ang “Sinsilyo Mo, Tabang sa Klasrum Ko” ng Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Legazpi at Regional Development Council (RDC). Ito ay fund raising project na magkatuwang na itinataguyod ng BSP Legazpi at RDC na makakatulong sa National Coin Recirculation Program (NCRP) ng BSP. Makakatulong din ito sa pagsasaayos ng mga silid-aralan sa mga pampublikong paaralan sa elementarya upang ... Read Full Story - “Sinsilyo Mo...
  • PRC urges coops, individuals to register on life insurance program

     ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, September 12 (PIA) – The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) – Isabela Chapter has called on cooperatives and interested individuals provincewide to join membership in its life insurance program to avail of benefits and other privileges. Antonita Asis, chapter administrator, assured coops during the Isabela Provincial Cooperative Development Council meeting held at Wesley Savings and Credit Cooperative Office in San Isidro that coop-members who will enroll in ... Read Full Story - PRC urges co...
  • 789 newly elected Sanggunian members in CL attend DILG capacity building training-workshop

    CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, September 11 (PIA) -- Around 789 newly elected Sanggunian members in Central Luzon and their staff attended a three-day training-workshop that seeks to enrich understanding and appreciation of their mandated roles. “The activity, which was done in four batches in Baguio City, focused on educating them on the local legislative review process, crafting of ordinances and resolutions, legislative oversight, administrative investigation procedure for elected... Read Full Story - 789 newly el...
  • SouthCot partners with leading NGO for mercury elimination in mining

    CENTRAL VISAYAS, Sept. 11 (PIA) --The South Cotabato provincial government partners with leading environmental justice group BAN Toxics (BT) to eliminate the use of mercury in artisanal and small-scale mining operations in the province.A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between BT and the provincial government of South Cotabato thru governor Daisy Fuentes to mark the beginning of activities that will help transition small-scale miners away from mercury to safer and toxic-free mining ... Read Full Story - SouthCot par...
  • OPAG studies  eel specie in rice lands in Tabuk  

    TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Sept. 11 (PIA) - - The Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPAG)  is doing a study on a particular specie of eel that has rapidly spread on rice farms here.Rice Program Specialist Joe Casibang reported that  the eels are creating massive holes into rice paddies for habitat.  Affected rice farmers complain of easy drying of their rice farms.  Because of the sudden and rapid invasion of this type of eel, many farmers have become wary what it could cause... Read Full Story - OPAG studies...
  • NSO director  heads  Phl Statistics Authority– Cordillera

    BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 11 (PIA) - - To ensure the smooth implementation of programs and services while full merger policies are being put in place, National Statistician Lisa Grace Bersales appointed National Statistics Office(NSO) Regional Director Olivia Gulla as the interim regional director for Philippine Statistics Authority(PSA) – Cordillera. The appointment which took effect last September 1 tasked  Gulla to manage and oversee the transition of the statistical, civil registrat... Read Full Story - NSO director...
  • SM Cinema offers free movie marathon

    CAUAYAN CITYCITY, Isabela, September 10 (PIA) – The SM Cinema awaits all cardholders of SM Advantage Card (SMAC) and e-Plus Tap to Pay for a one-day movie marathon in its movie houses on October 4, 2014 nationwide.   "To avail of the promo, just present your e-Plus Tap to Pay together with your SM Advantage Card (SMAC) or BDO Rewards Card at any SM Cinema e-Plus Tap to Pay booth to claim your FREE Movie Marathon Passport," Kristal Gayle Agbulig, public relations of... Read Full Story - SM Cinema of...
  • Dads present provisions of proposed Revenue Code

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept. 11 -- A person who paid the professional tax shall be entitled to practice his profession in any part of the Philippines without being subjected to any other national or local tax or fee for the practice of such profession and shall not be levied business tax for maintaining an office or clinic that is not offering services like laboratory equipment or not engaging in trading or selling of drugs, equipment, books and other goods and materials related to their professio... Read Full Story - Dads present...
  • News Feature: ‘Reform SK before elections’ - NYC

    After Commission on Elections (COMELEC) announced on Friday the date of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections, the National Youth Commission (NYC) urged PNoy to certify the consolidated SK Reform bill as “urgent” in time for prescribed the period of registration. By COMELEC Resolution No. 9899, the registration period for 15-17 year-old voters for SK will be from September 20 to 29, barely two weeks after the announcement. “We are recommending that th... Read Full Story - News Feature...
  • DPWH-NCR seek concurrence of Manila, NHCP on Anda Circle relocation

    MANILA, 11 September (PIA) - The Department of Public Works and Highways – National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) has sought the concurrence of the City of Manila and the National Historical Commission before the removal of the ‘rotunda’ or Anda Circle along Bonifacio Drive. In a release, DPWH-NCR Regional Director Reynaldo Tagudando requested for the concurrence of the City Government of Manila before proceeding with project implementation including the relocation of Anda mon... Read Full Story - DPWH-NCR see...
  • Reclassification of lots in Bayanga, Mambuaya up for discussion

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 11(PIA) -- The City Council committee on subdivision and landed estate chaired by Councilor Alexander Dacer is slated to tackle the request of a lot owner for the conversion/reclassification of a lot situated at sitio Manggahon in barangay Bayanga from agricultural to residential. Lot no. 22226, CAD. 369D, Cagayan Cadastre Ext. under title no. T-187702 contains an area of 40,868 square meters. It was learned that the Habitat for Humanity Philippines ... Read Full Story - Reclassifica...
  • Cebuano News: Loteng naigo sa road project dihas Canitoan mabayran na

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 11 – Kapin sa P374 mil ang gigahin sa konseho sa syudad ubos ni Bise Mayor Caesar Ian Acenas agig bayad sa loteng naigo sa gipatumang proyekto sa kagamhanan sa dakbayan. Sa sesyon niadtong Lunes nga gidumala ni Konsehal Ramon Tabor, gipalabang ang Ordinance No. 12832-2014 nga naggahin sa P374,113.50 aron ibayad sa tag-iya sa loteng naigo sa pagpatuman sa proyekto pag-abli ug pagsemento sa access road sa Iponan-Canitoan Bridge paingon na sa Bulua-Canitoan... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Hangyo sa e-Gaming Ventures tun-an

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 11 (PIA) – Konsiderahon sa komite sa games and amusement ni Konsehal Adrian Barba ang hangyo sa ERW e-Gaming Ventures nga masuportahan sa konseho ang ilang laraw  pag-operate ug Pagcor e-Bingo outlet diha sa J.R Borja  Extension, barangay Camaman-an, ning syudad. Nasayran nga ang maong e-Gaming Ventures rehistrado sa Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). Gipasabot sa kadagkuan sa kompanya nga usa sa mga rekisitos... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Mga proyekto sa Upper Zayas Association gihangyong mapatuman

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept. 11 – Gipaabpt tun-an sa komite sa public works ni Konsehal Alden Bacal ang hangyo sa mga sakop sa Upper Zayas Landless Association sa barangay Carmen, ning syudad. Kini alang sa pagpatuman sa ilang mga proyekto pag-instalar ug box culvert ug pagtul-id sa ilang basketball court. Sa  ilang sulat ngadto sa  komite, si Lea  Molina, presidente sa kapunungan, mipasabot nga gawas nga adunay kadaut sa ilang basketbolan tungod sa&nb... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Duterte warned rogue cops anew keep away from Davao City

    DAVAO CITY, Sept 11 (PIA) Mayor Rodrigo Duterte urged the Philippine National Police to be more vigilant with the recent upsurge in crimes in the country.He declined to issue a comment on the huli-dap incident in EDSA, however, he  warned that rogue cops are not tolerated in the city.Duterte recalled that just like in the past, policemen involved in illegal activities would surely meet their end.He said a number of policemen in the city who were complicity with robbery and kidnapping were e... Read Full Story - Duterte warn...
  • Duterte asserts loyalty to Pnoy, brushes aside coup jitters

    DAVAO CITY, Sept. 11 (PIA) Mayor Rodrigo Duterte expressed his loyalty to President Benigno Simeon Aquino until the end of his presidential term in 2016. He issued the statement as he stressed that the president has his loyalty to the very end of his presidency. Duterte said he welcomes and sends off the president whenever President Aquino is in the city but they do no talk on matters seriously. “It is just a simple handshake and wishing him well,” he said. Dutert... Read Full Story - Duterte asse...
  • DOLE intensifies info. & educ. efforts on the new Labor Laws Compliance System

    MANILA, 11 Sept. (PIA)—The Department of Labor & Employment (DOLE) has intensified its information and education efforts to raise public awareness on the DOLE’s new Labor Laws Compliance System (LLCS). In a statement, Labor & Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapiliz-Baldoz said a well-informed public is a vigilant public and the first step to compliance is knowing about the rules on how to comply. Director Catherine Parado of the Bureau of Working Condition (BWC) re... Read Full Story - DOLE intensi...
  • Cebuano News: Gobyerno naglaraw sa usa lamang ka broadcasting network sa dili pa manaug si Presidente Aquino sa 2016

    MANILA, Sept. 11 (PIA) – Buot sa gobyerno nga ibalhin ang pagkontrolar ngadto sa pribadong sektor sa mga estasyon sa television sa dili pa matapos ang termino ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III sa 2016. Matud pa ni Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., atol sa usa ka press briefing sa Malaca?ang, adunay duha ka estasyon sa television nga gipanag-iyahan sa administrasyon: Una ang RPN ug ika-duha, ang IBC-13, nga usa ka sinakmit kun &... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Developer hands Online SPES Techonology to DOLE 12

    KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato,  Sept 11 (PIA) --  The BCGA IT Consultancy  Services,  developer of  the Online  SPES  System  of the  Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 12,  recently   transferred the  supervision of the  technology to the  agency. The  transfer, according to a report  from DOLE 12, is meant  to  fast track the   processes  involved  in  the  ... Read Full Story - Developer ha...
  • Reporma sa badyet, sentro ng ‘Tuwid na Daan’ ni PNoy- Abad

    LUNGSOD NG MALOLOS, Setyembre 10 (PIA) -- Ipinagmalaki ni Budget Secretary Florencio Abad na ang mga ginawang reporma sa pagbabadyet ang siyang nagsilbing sentro sa pagsasakatuparan ng adhikaing ‘Tuwid na Daan’ ni Pangulong Benigno Aquino III. Sa ginanap na kauna-unahang Good Governance Dialogues, ipinaliwanag niyang sa pamamagitan ng matuwid na paggugol ay naidederetso sa tao ang mga proyekto at serbisyong dapat matamo na siya ring paraan upang itaas ang antas ng pamumuhay at p... Read Full Story - Reporma sa b...
  • Tagalog news: PSA, magsasagawa ng 2013 Annual Survey of Philippine Business and Industry

    LUNGSOD NG BATANGAS, Setyembre 10 (PIA) --Ang Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), ang pangunahing ahensya ng pamahalaan sa pagpapatupad ng pangangalap ng datos at bumuo ng estadistika ng bansa, ay naghahanda ngayong araw ng pagsasagawa ng 2013 Annual Survey of Philippine Business and Industry (ASPBI). Layon nito na makakalap ng datos at maging kalipunan ng impormasyon na may kinalaman sa gawaing pang-ekonomiya na ibabahagi ng establisyemento sa buong bansa na sumasakop sa kanilang o... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Government transparent enough in releasing rehabilitation funding reports, says Palace

    MANILA, Sept. 10 -- Malacañang on Tuesday appealed to the public for patience with the release of audit reports on the government’s relief and rehabilitation efforts in areas devastated by calamities.Commenting on questions regarding certain audit findings, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said during a press briefing that Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman has explained the time difference between conducting the audit and carryin... Read Full Story - Government t...
  • Palace: Government has sufficient funds to rebuild Zamboanga City, could finish housing projects by December

    MANILA, Sept. 10 --  The Palace said the government has enough funds to rehabilitate Zamboanga City and it could complete permanent housing for the informal settlers within the year.In a press briefing in Malacañang on Tuesday, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said the National Housing Authority (NHA) has a timetable for the completion of the housing projects in Zamboanga City. The city on Monday marked the first year anniversary of th... Read Full Story - Palace: Gove...
  • Comelec  sets SK registration on Sept. 20-29

    BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 10 (PIA)- -Filipino youth  15 to 17 years old are encouraged to  register for the  Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections  scheduled on  February 21, 2015.The Commission on Elections (Comelec) announced that the registration period  will be on September 20 to 29, 2014 at the Comelec  offices in every city and town.  In Baguio,  the Office of the City Election Officer is at  the Governor Pack Road.Filipino citizens who are 15-17 ye... Read Full Story - Comelec &nbs...
  • Hiligaynon news: Kongreso nagatuyo pagpasar sang Bangsamoro Basic Law sa first quarter sang 2015

    Manila, Septyembre 10 (PIA6) – Si Senate President Franklin Drilon nagsiling nga nagatuyo sila nga magpasar sang ginaproponir nga Bangsamoro Basic Law  sa  first quarter sang madason nga tuig. Sa ceremonial turnover  sang  draft Bangsamoro Basic Law, si President Aquino nagsiling nga ang Kongreso dapat magpasar sang hagna sa gilayon agud nga ang Muslim Mindanao may husto nga panahon sa pagpreparar sa ila panggobyerno.Si Drilon nagsiling nga ang pagpasar sini sa fir... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon n...
  • Development Policy Research Month focuses on  job challenges  towards inclusive growth

    BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 10 (PIA) - - This month of September, the country is celebrating Development Policy Research Month (DPRM)  that aims to increase public awareness and appreciation on the importance of policy research in crafting development programs and policies.Philippine Institute of Development Studies (PIDS) Director for Research Information Dr. Sheila Siar, during the press conference at the City Lights Hotel here on  Tuesday,  explained that  that DPRM is an annual ce... Read Full Story - Development ...
  • Tagalog News: DOH-12 pinayuhan ang mga magulang maging "friendly" sa mga anak

    GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Set 10 (PIA)--- Mariing tinawag ng Department of Health (DOH) 12 ang pansin ng mga magulang na gabayang maigi ang kanilang mga nakababatang anak na babae upang maiwas ito sa maagang pagbubuntis o “teenage pregnancy. Ayon kay Dr. Francisco Mateo, dating OIC-assistant regional director ng DOH 12, dapat masubaybayan ng mga magulang ang mga aktibidad ng mga nakababatang anak nito dahil ang masamang impluwensya sa kapaligiran ay ang karaniwang dahilan sa maraming kaso ... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • OPARR’s ‘eMPATHY’ targets to be online by mid-October

    TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, September 10 (PIA) – A website with a map-based database of information being developed by the government through the Office of the Presidential Assistance for Rehabilitation and Recovery (OPARR) is expected to be accessed online by the public by mid-October, an official said Friday. OPARR Assistant Secretary Victor Batac said that the database dubbed as “eMPATHY” or e-Management Platform: Accountability and Transparency Hub for Yolanda will be the ce... Read Full Story - OPARR’s ‘eMP...
  • LGU-AMulung launches 'ISEMile' project

    AMULUNG, Cagayan, Sep. 9 (PIA) – The local government here has introduced the ‘ISEMile’ project to 44 identified malnourished school children all over the town to boost their nutritional status. Nicanor de leon, municipal mayor, said ‘ISEMile’ project, an Ilocano word means ‘smile’, is an innovation of the local government, through the Municipal Nutrition Council, in partnership with other sectors. “This aims to curb malnutrition pro... Read Full Story - LGU-AMulung ...
  • Solon seeks funds for bridge construction in Cagayan

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sept. 9 (PIA) - - Cagayan 3rd District Representative Randolph S. Ting has requested the upper house to finance the construction of an alternative bridge here crossing the Cagayan River. Ting, during the public consultation on infrastructure development plan of Senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos, senate committee on infrastructure and local governance, told that the province’s  two bridges, the Buntun Bridge in Tuguegarao City... Read Full Story - Solon seeks ...
  • Tagalog news: GSIS Batangas nagsagawa ng public sector union dialogue

    LUNGSOD NG BATANGAS, Setyembre 9 (PIA) --Nagsagawa ng public sectors union dialogue ang Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Batangas Branch noong ika-5 ng Setyembre  sa kanilang tanggapan sa barangay Alangilan. Layunin ng naturang forum na maipabatid sa mga stakeholders  nito ang mga inisyatibo at repormang ipinatutupad at ipatutupad pa ng nabanggit na ahensya upang maipromote ang service responsiveness at transparency. Sinabi ni GSIS Vice President Philip Andres,... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Tanauan City receives lot for new city hall

    TANAUAN CITY, Batangas, Sept. 9 (PIA)  – A prime lot 25 meters above sea level, with a commanding 360-degree view of the city, seated at the very center of a 12-hectare property atop Laurel Hill in Barangay Natatas will be the site of the new Tanauan City Hall and People’s Park. Thanks to the inspiring generosity of the siblings former Mayor Sonia Torres-Aquino, Mrs. Nila Torres-Rafer and Mr. Feliciano L. Torres, Mayor Antonio C. Halili’s grand vision o... Read Full Story - Tanauan City...
  • DILG Angeles briefs village secretaries, treasurers on Full Disclosure Policy, Environmental Compliance Audit

    ANGELES CITY, September 9 (PIA) -- Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) recently briefed the barangay secretaries and treasurers of Angeles City on the Full Disclosure Program (FDP) and Environmental Compliance Audit (ECA). “FDP is in line with the administration’s call for honest, transparent, and responsive governance. The reports should be posted in three conspicuous places so that constituents may have knowledge on where the budget of the barangay is being util... Read Full Story - DILG Angeles...
  • Dgte City officials lead civil servants in observing 114th civil service anniversary

    DUMAGUETE CITY, September 9 (PIA) – In observance of the 114th Civil Service anniversary Dumaguete City mayor Manuel Sagarbarria and vice mayor Woodrow Maquiling Sr led civil servants in the 5k fun run activity on September 7 starting at the kiwanis stage along Sta. Catalina Street, Dumaguete City.Dubbed as Race to Serve 5K Fun Run, some 500 employees from the city and provincial government  , DepEd City Division and Dumaguete City Water District joined in the 5K run.For the 51 years ... Read Full Story - Dgte City of...
  • More jobs await Ilocanos in Marcos fiesta jobs fair

    LAOAG CITY, Sept. 9 (PIA) - A provincial jobs fair is scheduled on September 12 in time for the Marcos Fiesta celebration. At least 30 local and foreign employers have signified interest to participate in the event which is part of the provincial government’s “Task Force Trabaho” (TFT) program. “More are expected to participate.” Nicole Rudio, Public Employment Service Office (PESO) head in Ilocos Norte said. Rudio said, all interested applicants may ... Read Full Story - More jobs aw...
  • Cebuano News: PCG magpa-public forum sa mga palisiya padagan sa  Dive shops, instructors 

    TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Sept 9 (PIA) – Himoon sa Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), pinaagi sa Coast Guard Station sa Tagbilaran ang usa ka Public Consultation sa giproponer nga Memorandum Circular kabahin sa gabayan sa scuba diving ug uban pang mga susamang kalihukan dinhi sa Bohol. Gihimo ang public consultation sa Septembre 5, didto sa Municipal Gymnasium sa Panglao, matud ni CGS Station Commander Lt. JG Robinson Madriaga. Matud SA CGS Tagbilaran, ang hisgutanan nga tuki-on ma... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Tanggapan ng NIA sa Bicol may bago ng director

    LUNGSOD NG NAGA, Set.4 (PIA) --- Pormal ng umupo bilang bagong hepe ng National Irrigation Administration (NIA) dito sa rehiyon Bicol si Director Vicente R. Vicmudo kapalit ni Director William P. Ragodon na inilipat naman sa ibang pwesto ng naturang ahensiya. Ayon kay NIA-Bicol Public Relations Officer Eduardo G. Yu, noong Lunes, Setyembre 8 ay nagkaroon ng turn-over ceremonies sa compound ng NIA Regional Office 5, sa Panganiban Drive dito sa lungsod. Dagdag pa ni Yu, ang reshuffling n... Read Full Story - Tanggapan ng...
  • Roxas: Religious groups to monitor LGU project implementation

    MANILA, Sept. 9 (PIA) -- Soon, faith-based groups will be joining members of civil society organizations in monitoring the implementation of projects by local government units (LGUs) under the Grassroots Participatory Budgeting Process (GPBP) to ensure transparency and accountability. The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) will soon formalize partnership with various religious and faith-based groups ensuring their involvement in the monitoring of the GPBP-funded project... Read Full Story - Roxas: Relig...
  • Makati child malnutrition rate still lowest in Metro Manila

    MANILA, Sept. 9 (PIA) -- A consistent recipient of the Nutrition Honor Award, the highest award given by the National Nutrition Council (NNC), Makati currently continues to enjoy the lowest malnutrition prevalence rate among localities in Metro Manila. Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin S. Binay has attributed this achievement  to the highly-acclaimed health and nutrition programs of the city implemented through the Makati Health Department and its Nutrition Office that date back to the t... Read Full Story - Makati child...
  • CSC leads the kick off of civil service anniversary celebration in Pili

    PILI, Camarines Sur, Sept. 9 (PIA) -- Hundreds of government employees paraded inside the Central Bicol State University of Agriculture (CBSUA) compound leading to the LRV Atrium marking the official launch of this year’s Civil Service Commission (CSC) 114th Anniversary celebration. The same signaled the opening of several activities lined up for for the month-long celebration of the Philippine Civil Service anniversay this month.  Under the theme “Tapat na Serbisyo Al... Read Full Story - CSC leads th...
  • Tabuk dad asks PCL-LA  to customize curriculum for LGU enrollees

    TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Sept. 9 (PIA) --Tabuk City Mayor Ferdinand Tubban has requested the Philippine Councilor League Legislative Academy (PCL-LA) to customize the curriculum for the  second batch of enrollees to ensure the practical employment of their academic endeavor to advance the local government .   Tubban directed this appeal to PCL-LA Executive Director Dr. Hilario Caminero saying that the course be designed to suit the city’s needs. The curriculum he said shoul... Read Full Story - Tabuk dad as...
  • Cebuano News: Pagtuki sa 2015 Revenue Code sugdan Setyembre 9

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 9 – Sugdan sa ala 1:30 sa hapon ang pagtuki sa gisugyot nga 2015 Revenue Code sa dakbayan sa Cagayan de Oro. Si bise mayor Caesar Ian Acenas nagdapit sa katawhan sa dakbayan, mga magpapatigayon ug uban pang nagpakabanang pundok pagtambong sa maong public hearing dinha sa hawanan sa konseho aron mapadungog ang ilang panahom ug opinyon sa mga gisugyot nga kausaban sa kasamtangang Revenue Code sa syudad. Ang public hearing dumalahon sa komite sa p... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • City gov't observes 114th civil service anniversary

    ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, September 9 (PIA) – The city government here will celebrate this year's 114th Philippine Civil Service anniversary on Friday which carries the theme “Tapat na Serbisyo, alay ko dahil Lingkod Bayani Ako”. Antonio Montereal, city information officer, said the event will be highlighted by various activities to be led by Mayor Jose Marie L. Diaz and local officials here. Among the lined-up activities are fun-run, basketball game, free medical che... Read Full Story - City gov't o...
  • Cebuano News: High capacity generator set sa City Hospital maangkon

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 8 – Hayan mas mapalambo pa ang pagsilbi sa kagamhanan sa dakbayan ngadto sa katawhang nanginahanglan sa serbisyo sa City Hospital. Kini human ang konseho sa syudad ubos ni bise mayor Caesar Ian Acenas mihatag katungod sa mayor pagpirma sa Deed of Exchange tali sa Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) ug sa kagamhanan sa dakbayan alang sa usa ka unit nga high capacity generator set. Ang maong ekipo ibaylo sa kasamtangang lower power generator set s... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • City council invites sectors to participate public hearing on revenue code

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 8 – The city council of Cagayan de Oro is inviting the public to attend Day 1 of the public hearing the proposed Cagayan de oro Revenue Code, on September 9, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at the City Council Session Hall. The call came from vice mayor Caesar Ian E. Acenas, together with councilors President D. Elipe and Edna Dahino, chair of the City Council committees on finance and ways and means and on trade, commerce and cooperatives, respectively. The... Read Full Story - City council...
  • CSC official  tells public servants to adhere to rules

    TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Sept. 8 (PIA) - - Civil Service Commissioner Robert Martinez urged the whole civil service family to continue adhering to Civil Service rules and regulations  for  efficient and effective public service delivery. “We exist because of our public clientele, so the public should not be an interruption of our work;  they are our work,”  he stressed. Martinez was guest of honor during the recent inauguration of the Civil Service Fiel... Read Full Story - CSC official...
  • DTI-Abra turns over 12 weighing scales  for  consumer welfare protection  

     BANGUED, Abra, Sept. 8 (PIA) -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Abra   distributed 12 units of weighing scales or  ‘Timbangan ng Bayan’ in six municipalities as part of  its  advocacy to promote consumer welfare and protection. DTI-Abra  provincial Director Arell F. Bañez  personally  handed the weighing scales to the local chief executives in the municipalities of Bangued, Bucay, Manabo, Lagangilang, Dolores and... Read Full Story - DTI-Abra tur...
  • Duterte lays down coverage of Supplemental Budget No. 1

    DAVAO CITY, Sept 8 (PIA) Mayor Rodrigo Duterte laid down the items which need government spending through the Supplemental Budget No. 1 worth P217-Million approved recently by the Sangguniang Panglungsod. Speaking in the public affairs program, “Gikan sa Masa, Para sa Masa,” he said support to public health and peace and order programs get the bigger share of the supplemental budget. He said the city government has to pay the debts it owes from the Southern Philippines Medi... Read Full Story - Duterte lays...
  • Cebuano News: Pundo sa SK magamit lamang sa youth development program, matud sa DILG

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Sept. 8 (PIA) – Ang pundo alang sa Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) magamit lamang sa mga programa ug proyekto sa mga kabataan.                                                      Kini ang giluwata... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Quirino province is first LGU in region 2 to get ISO certification

    CABARROGUIS, Quirino, Sept. 8 (PIA)--Gov. Junie E. Cua has announced that the provincial government of Quirino  will be conferred an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certificate next week,  making it the first ISO-certified local government unit (LGU) in region 2. Cua said the province hurdled the stage 2 and final external audit conducted by the Anglo Japanese American (AJA) Registrars, the certifying body, after successfully completing the requirements and re... Read Full Story - Quirino prov...
  • SK funds solely for use in youth development programs, says DILG

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Sept. 8 (PIA) – Funds intended for the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) shall solely be used for youth development programs and projects. This was emphasized by Sanivier G. Patoc, provincial director of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Misamis Occidental, during the recent Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (PDRRM) and Full Disclosure Policy (FDP) Summit held in the city, attended by all 490 Barangay Captains of the pro... Read Full Story - SK funds sol...
  • Cebuano news: DPWH gihugtan ang kampanya sa ‘transaction transparency,’ bag-ong ‘web-based’ nga pagsubay sa mga dokumento gimugna

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept. 8—Dili na karon kinahanglan nga motawag o mobiyahe pa ang katawhan ngadto sa Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) sa Head Office sa Manila ug sa rehiyonal nga mga buhatan niini sa tibuok nasud aron sa pagsubay sa proseso sa mga dokumento.Kini human gimando ni DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson ngadto sa Information Management Service niini nga ipahigayon ang “on-line tracking” kon pagsubay sa mga transaksyon pinaagi sa ‘web-based’... Read Full Story - Cebuano news...
  • BALITANG TAGALOG: Misting operations isasagawa sa relocation site ng Marikina ISFs

    LUNGSOD MARIKINA, Setyembre 8, (PIA) - - Magsasagawa ng misting operations ang lungsod Marikina sa relocation site ng kanilang mga informal settler families (ISFs) sa bayan ng Calauan, Laguna bukas (Setyembre 9). Ang aktibidad ay isang pagtutulungan ng City Social Welfare Development Office (CSWDO) at ng City Health Office (CHO) upang mabigyan proteksyon sa mga sakit na dulot ng lamok at iba pang insekto ang mga Marikenyong ISFs na inilikas doon. “Tayo ay nakatanggap ng mga ulat ... Read Full Story - BALITANG TAG...
  • "24-hour Last Mile Route" starts Monday, public warns of heavy traffic

    QUEZON CITY, 8 Sept. (PIA)—The public is being warned of heavy traffic in Metro Manila as the two-week implementation of the "24-hour Last Mile Route" for trucks coming from and going to Manila ports starts today, Sept. 8. Trucks tagged for the last mile route will be able to travel the main roads from September 8 to September 21, even during the truck ban hours, as long as they carry cargo for shipment to their designated end-points, the Metro Manila Development Authority (... Read Full Story - "24-hou...
  • EMCH launches exclusive breastfeeding program

    PROSPERIDAD, Agusan del Sur, Sep. 8 (PIA) - The Esperanza Medicare Community Hospital (EMCH) in Esperanza, Agusan del Sur purposely opened two breastfeeding rooms for lactating mothers to ensure privacy as a way of significantly launching the exclusive breastfeeding dubbed as “Tama, sapat at eksklusibo (TSEK) program” recently with the theme “Walang Mahalaga pa sa Gatas Ina.” According to Dr. Elsa Gunay, the opening of the two breastfeeding rooms is the better w... Read Full Story - EMCH launche...
  • DILG 13 to LGUs: Help stop HIV, AIDS

    BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 8 (PIA) --  In response to the increasing number of HIV cases in Caraga Region, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 13 has urged local government units to help stop the proliferation of HIV and AIDS. According to the Department of Health (DOH), 123 Persons Living with HIV (PLHIVs) were recorded as of July 2014, 23 of which are cases from January to July, this year. This translates to an average of 3 - 4 new infections every month.&n... Read Full Story - DILG 13 to L...
  • Cebuano News: DOST- SoLeyte nagpagawas og P1.5-M tabang aron makabaton og dugang kahimanan mga local nga negosyante

    MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, Septembre 7 (PIA) - Ang Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Southern Leyte Provincial Office nagpagawas og igong pundong salapi alang sa pagtabang sa lokal nga negosyante sa pagpalapad sa nagkadaiyang mga negosyo pinaagi sa pagkabaton sa mga gikinahanglang kahimanan. Mokabat og P1,530,620.00 nga kinatibuk-ang mga tseke ang gipang-apod-apod ni Provincial Science and Technology Officer Dr. Dominador Clavejo ngadto sa unom ka mga lokal nga negosyante ubos s... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Local officials, employees urged to seek  higher education in Legislative Academy

    TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Sept. 7 (PIA) --City officials here are encouraging  public servants of the city government and other local government units to seek  higher education as a strategy to reform and capacitate the human resources with the objective to deliver better and efficient services to the people. Mayor Ferdinand Tubban, in a message during the Philippine Councilors League (PCL) Legislative Academy orientation,  said with the opening of the Kalinga-Apayao-Mt. Province ... Read Full Story - Local offici...
  • Kalinga to launch village hopping  tour package

     TABUk  CITY, Kalinga,Sept. 7(PIA) – -  The provincial government of Kalinga will  launch  its village tour package, a one-day scenic drive and camping from Tabuk City to Lubuagan this month. Provincial Tourism Officer Lorrain Ngao-I said the province is inviting 30 participants to join the sample village tour to start at the capitol grounds in Tabuk City early morning of September 27.From the city, the group will proceed to Naneng Village. Along the... Read Full Story - Kalinga to l...
  • Government intensifies ‘anti-kotong’ campaign

    MANILA, Sept 6 -- The government will launch an “invigorated anti-kotong campaign” in the next two weeks in an effort to help truckers move containers from the Port of Manila, Cabinet Secretary Jose Rene Almendras said on Friday. “We’re going to be launching an invigorated anti-kotong operation, particularly those that are targeting these trucks, because the truckers have said that one of their problems is these illegal and unscrupulous operations,” S... Read Full Story - Government i...
  • BALITANG TAGALOG: Braille tiles inilatag sa mga kalsada ng Marikina para sa kaligtasan ng PWDs

    LUNGSOD MARIKINA, Setyembre 6, (PIA) - - Upang higit na matiyak ang kaligtasan ng mga taong may kapansanan o Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) sa pagtawid ng kalsada, naglagay ng Braille tiles ang lokal na pamahalaan ng Marikina sa ilang bangketa ng lungsod. Sa pagtutulungan ng Marikina City Bikeways Office (MCBO), Persons with Disability Affairs Office (PDAO), at Office of the Vice Mayor (OVM) ay isinagawa kamakailan ang paglalagay ng Braille tiles sa mga bangketa sa palibot ng Marikina Spo... Read Full Story - BALITANG TAG...
  • P2.2-bilyon kontrata para sa MRT maintenance-service provider, inalok ng DOTC

    MANILA, Sept. 6 (PIA) -- Upang mapagbuti ang serbisyo ng Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3, ipinapa-subasta na ngayon ng gobyerno ang P2.2-bilyon, tatlong taong kontrata para sa pagminintina nito. Sa inilabas na bid bulletin ng Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC), sinabi ng ahensya na bukas ang bidding para sa mga lokal o foreign na kumpanyang sumailalim na sa kahalintulad na kontrata na hindi lalagpas ng 20 taon ang nagdaan.  Ayon sa DOTC, ito raw ay upang matiya... Read Full Story - P2.2-bilyon ...
  • DPWH intensifies transaction transparency measures through new web-based document tracking system

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept. 6 — Gone are the days when the general public have to call or travel going to the Department Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Head Office in Manila and its regional offices located nationwide just to track their documents processing.This is now made possible after Secretary Rogelio L. Singson directed the Department’s Information Management Service to devise an on-line tracking of business-related documents as an improvement to DPWH compliance to the Anti-R... Read Full Story - DPWH intensi...
  • Waray News: Karuyag ni Presidente Aquino nga presuhon an hoarders, price manipulators, segun hin opisyal han Palasyo

    MANILA, Sept. 5 --  Padayon an kan Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III pagmonitor han kaso han mga gin-aalegar nga abusador han import ngan balyuay (trade) han basic commodities, nga api an pahimatngon nga papatukan an matalapas han balaod, segun hin usa nga opisyal han Palasyo han Huybes.Gin-atribwer naman han Department of Justice (DOJ) han Mierkoles an paghitaas han presyo han lasona (aka ahos) han pagkuntsabuhay hin pira nga taga-gobyerrno ngan garlic importer.Ha  usa nga press briefi... Read Full Story - Waray News: ...
  • Tagalog news: P1.6M handog ng Alay lakad Foundation  sa mga kabataang Batangueno

    LUNGSOD NG BATANGAS, Setyembre 5 (PIA) --Naging  matagumpay ang ika-42 edisyon ng Alay Lakad Foundation Walk for a Cause sa taong 2014 matapos makalikom ang mga ito ng P1.6 milyon pondo para sa kanilang adbokasiya para sa edukasyon ng mga  iskolar na nasa pangangalaga  ng ALFI. Sa pagsasama-sama ng ibat-ibang ahensya ng gobyerno at mga socio civic organizations, ipinakita ng mga ito ang pagsuporta sa adbokasiya ng  Provincial Alay Lakad Foundation sa pamamagitan ng&... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Tagalog news: Suspension bridge, hiniling ng lungsod ng Batangas sa pamahalaang nasyunal na maipagawa

    BATANGAS CITY,  Setyembre 5 (PIA) --Inirerekomenda ng pamahalaanglungsod ng Batangas sa Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) ang pagpapagawa ng suspension bridge bilangkapalit ng nasirang Calumpang Bridge noong kasagsagan ng bagyong Glenda. Sinabi ni Mayor Eduardo Dimacuha na ang suspension bridge ang iminungkahi ng City Engineer’s Office dahil ito ay mas matibay laban sa malakas na bagyo. Aniya, ang dating tulay, at ang nasira ring Bridge of Promise ay &... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Duterte wants owner of spilled chemical to pursue the cleanup

    DAVAO CITY, Sept 5 (PIA) Mayor Rodrigo Duterte wants the owner of the chemical that spilled along Cayetano Bangoy Street (Ponciano) to pursue its cleanup to mitigate its impact to the environment. He ordered the police to look into the compliance of the cleanup. However, Duterte said that the incident does not call for the cancellation of the business permit. He said the cancellation of classes was just right to ensure the safety of the students from the effect of the chemical.&nb... Read Full Story - Duterte want...
  • Cebuano News: Mga naghaon nga paphaon ang Presidente, gihatagan sa patas nga deliberasyon, matud sa Palasyo

    MANILA, Septembre 5 (PIA) – Mga grupo nga buot ipakanaug ang Presidente pinaagi sa “impeachment,” ang gihatagan sa kahigayonan nga isang-at sa Kongreso ang ilang mulo, apan wala kini mouswag.                         Kini ang gibutyag ni Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte, kinsa miingon sa usa ka pahayag kabahin sa pagdismis o pagwala sa kaso s... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • HAP WV winners ‘man and women of courage’, says CSC’s Osorio

    ILOILO CITY, Sept. 5 (PIA6) – Civil Service Commission (CSC) Commissioner Nieves L. Osorio called the regional winners of CSC’s 2014 Honor Awards Program from Western Visayas as “man and women of courage” for doing a not-so-easy-task, for being stronger persons, and  getting power equal to their tasks.The CSC official said that doing their work was no miracle, but the honorees themselves, for having the qualities she mentioned, have become the miracles.Osorio was the... Read Full Story - HAP WV winne...
  • Tagalog news: DOE, ginawaran ng excellent rating ang Lungsod ng Batangas sa fiscal year 2012

    LUNGSOD NG BATANGAS, Setyembre 5 (PIA) --Nakakuha ng excellent rating ang Batangas City sa Preliminary Financial Performance Assessment ng Department of Finance (DOF) para sa fiscal year 2012. Ang Batangas City ay  nakakuha ng score na 82.6 na pang limang pinakamataas na marka sa lahat  ng  Local Government Units (LGUs) sa buong Pilipinas. Ang bawat  LGU ay minarkahan base sa type at income classification kung saan ang Batangas City ay kabilang sa income class ... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Upper Katungal in Tacurong named Region 12’s barangay with best sanitation practices

    TACURONG CITY, Sultan  Kudarat,  Sept 5 (PIA)  --  Barangay Upper Katungal  in  Tacurong  City  will represent  SOCCSKSARGEN Region  in the  2014  National Search  for  Barangay  with  Best Sanitation  Practices. This,  after  the  regional   evaluation team  declared the   said  barangay  as  the regional  winner  on Tuesday,  September&... Read Full Story - Upper Katung...
  • TESDA bares 'STEP' training programs for SurSur

    TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, Sept. 5 (PIA) – The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in Surigao del Sur headed by provincial director Rey Cueva bared recently the Special Training for Employment Program (STEP) that will be carried out for the rest of 2014 in the province. "With a budget allocation of P6,534,000, the 484 target STEP beneficiaries must be 15 years of age upon entry," he clarified. It was learned that the two districts comprising ... Read Full Story - TESDA bares ...
  • Waray News: Departamento han Enerhiya nananawagan paghimo hin regional energy plans

    MANILA, Sept. 5 – Ha pagbaton han mando han Presidente ha iya nga segurohon nga matatapo an nagtutubo nga panginahanglan han enerhiya, nanawagan hi Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla para hin paghimo hin regional energy plans nga maghahatag hin kasegurohan han supply han enerheya ha bug-os nga nasud. “An kakinahanglan para hin regional energy planning in importante para ha aton basi makita an potensiyal nga mga surok han enerhiya ngan maipromote an seguridad ha enerhiya ha ... Read Full Story - Waray News: ...
  • Waray News: Gobyerno naghihingita hin usa la nga broadcasting network antis lumusad hi Presidente Aquino hit 2016

      MANILA, Sept. 5 – Ginpaplanohan han gobyerno an pagprivitrize han mga television station hini ugsa matapos an termino han Presidente hit 2016 siring ni Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. dida han Huwebes.    Ha pagkayana, duha nga TV stations in aada ha ilarum han administrasyon: an IBC-13 ngan RPN-9.  An IBC-13, usa nga sequestered asset, in 100-porsiyento gintatag-iyahan han gobyerno. Dida hin usa nga p... Read Full Story - Waray News: ...
  • Boac ranks 83rd among most competitive municipalities in 2014

    BOAC, Marinduque, Sept. 5 (PIA) -- The municipality of Boac ranked 83rd among 1,494 municipalities in the Philippines according to the Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI) 2014 of the National Competitiveness Council. The CMCI measures competitiveness at the local government level using 28 indicators grouped into three equally-weighted pillars: Economic Dynamism, Government Efficiency and Infrastructure. Scores on each pillar were combined to form the overall score used to... Read Full Story - Boac ranks 8...
  • Calapan City jumps competitive rank this year compared to 2013

    CALAPAN CITY, Oriental Mindoro, Sept. 4 (PIA) – The City of Calapan has increased its rank so far in this year’s measure of competitiveness among the total 136 cities in the country. From being outside of the top 100 cities in last year’s Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI) in the Philippines measure done by the National Competitiveness Council (NCC), the City of Calapan has taken a great stride in its competitiveness at the local government level in ter... Read Full Story - Calapan City...
  • Solon asks for inspection in barangay Puntod

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 4 -- The City Council committee on social services, on September 3, requested the City Engineer’s Office and Office of the Building Official to jointly inspect the area occupied by the Bitan-ag Creek Urban Poor Association in barangay Puntod. This is in view of the request of the residents for electrical line connection and materials needed for the construction of bridge that will be used as their ingress and egress from San Lazaro, Zone 3 to B... Read Full Story - Solon asks f...
  • Dads okays exchange with NMMC to power up JRBGH

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 4 – Through Ordinance No. 12828-2014, the City Council during its regular session Monday presided over by councilor Lourdes Candy Darimbang, authorized mayor Oscar Moreno to enter into and sign the Deed of Exchange with the Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) covering a unit functional generator set with higher capacity and the city’s existing and functional generator set stationed at the J.R. Borja General Hospital. This is in response to the ... Read Full Story - Dads okays e...
  • Day 1 of public hearing on proposed Revenue Code set September 9

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 4 – Marathon public hearing on the proposed Revenue Code 2015 here set off September 9 at the City Council Session Hall. Thus said vice mayor Caesar Ian Acenas after the council approved the resolution during its session. This will be conducted through the committees on finance and ways and means and on trade, commerce and cooperatives chaired by councilors President Elipe and Edna Dahino, respectively. The joint committee will tackle prov... Read Full Story - Day 1 of pub...
  • Gov't hires int'l advisor for its biggest PPP project

    QUEZON CITY, Sept 4 -- The government commissioned a renowned international law firm and project advisory company as transaction advisor in the procurement of the Php 122.81 billion pesos worth Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). Through the PPP Center’s Project Development and Monitoring Facility (PDMF), the Jones Day of the United States was engaged to conduct due diligence review of th... Read Full Story - Gov't hires ...
  • Guv orders release of SPES salaries

    MISAMIS ORIENTAL, Sept. 4 – Misamis Oriental governor Bambi Emano announced today the release of  the salaries of some 340 "summer job" beneficiaries even as he also ordered to fast track the payment of the  the salaries of the remaining about 300 summer job students.  "There are some documentary requirements that must be complied with by those Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) who have not yet received their salaries. I ordered our Pu... Read Full Story - Guv orders r...
  • P12-M foot bridges to link 11 agrarian reform communities in Nueva Vizcaya

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sept. 4 (PIA) --- Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Regional Director, Atty. Marjorie P. Ayson, recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Kayapa Mayor John D. Balasya for the construction of 11 foot bridges worth P12.1 million that would benefit farmer-beneficiaries in Kayapa, Nueva Vizcaya. Ayson said the construction of 11 Concrete Tire Path and Construction of 305-m. foot bridge includes the Pangawan-Nayao Road, Tidang Village-AmelongLabeng Road, Sa... Read Full Story - P12-M foot b...
  • Formic acid spill causes cancellation of class in Davao school

    DAVAO CITY, Sept 4 (PIA) Classes at the Kapitan Tomas Monteverde Elementary School  along Cayetano Bangoy Street (Ponciano) were cancelled Thursday after a container van loaded with toxic substance tilted and spilled its cargo in the area 11:00 pm Wednesday (Sept, 3). The incident led to horrendous traffic after Fire and Traffic authorities cordoned the area while clean-up was going on. Genelito Atillo, spokesperson of the Department of Education 11 said classes were suspended unt... Read Full Story - Formic acid ...
  • Ika-21 Provincial Councilors League week ipinagdiriwang sa Camarines Norte

    DAET, Camarines Norte, Set. 4 (PIA) -- Nakiisa ang lalawigan ng Camarines Norte sa selebrasyon ng ika-21 Provincial Councilors League (PCL) week simula Setyembre 1 hanggang Setyembre 7 ngayong taon. Sa pamamagitan ito ng Provincial Councilors League ng Camarines Norte sa pamumuno ni board member Joaquin Emmanuel G. Pimentel, ex-officio member (PCL) ng Sangguniang Panlalawigan. Sa talumpati ni Pimentel kaugnay sa isinagawang regular na sesyon ng SP kahapon, binigyang-diin niya ang pagpa... Read Full Story - Ika-21 Provi...
  • Tagalog news: Ordinansang maglalagay ng Feedback Box sa mga tanggapan ng lokal na pamahalaan sa Maria Aurora pasado na

    MARIA AURORA, Aurora, Setyembre 4 (PIA) -- Ipinasa kamakailan ng pamahalaang bayan ng Maria Aurora ang isang ordinansa na mag-o-obliga sa lahat ng tanggapan ng lokal na pamahalaan na maglagay ng kani-kaniyang Feedback Box. Ayon kay konsehala Katris Mae Palispis na siyang may akda, layunin nito na malaman ang mga komento, suhestiyon, reklamo, at saloobin ng bawat mamamayang bumibisita at nagtutungo sa munisipyo hinggil sa serbisyo ng mga kawani sa publiko.  Ang Administrative Offic... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • CSC-7 celebrates 114th PH Civil Service anniversary

    CEBU CITY, September 4 (PIA) --- The Civil Service Commission (CSC-7) in the region leads the month-long celebration of the Philippine Civil Service anniversary marking its 114th year as the stronghold of good governance in public service.CSC-7 public assistance and liaison division chief Prolaine Daclan said this during the Association of Government Information Officers (AGIO-7) Forum recently at the Philippine Information Agency (PIA-7) regional office.This is based on Public La... Read Full Story - CSC-7 celebr...
  • Cebuano News: Public hearing sa bag-ong Oro Revenue Code sugdan sa Sept. 9

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 4 – Sugdan sa umaabot Septembre 9, 2014 ang public hearing alang sa bag-ong Revenue Code sa dakbayan sa Cagayan de Oro. Mao kini ang pahibalo ni Bise Mayor Caesar Ian Acenas human giuyonan sa konseho sa sesyon niadtong Lunes alang sa unang pagbasa ang sugyot ordinansa diin nakalatid ang 2015 Revenue Code sa dakbayan. Sa panguna sa komite sa panalapi ni Konsehal President Elipe ug komite sa trade, commerce and cooperatives ni konsehal Edna Dahin... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • SurSur to get 525M PAMANA project from OPAPP

    TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, Sept. 4 (PIA) – The province of Surigao del Sur is set to get P525,000,000 under the Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) project that the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) is going to release for 2015, Governor Johnny Pimentel bared. He told provincial government employees about this welcome development after he met with Oliver Binancilan, OPAPP-PAMANA Area Coordinator, who attended the Provincial Peace and Order Council ... Read Full Story - SurSur to ge...
  • 4 Mimaropa LGUs raise rank in 2014 national competitiveness index

    CALAPAN CITY, Oriental Mindoro, Sept. 4 (PIA) – Four local government units in MIMAROPA Region, including this capital city of Oriental Mindoro, have increased their ranks so far in this year’s measure of competitiveness among the total 535 cities and municipalities in the country. From being outside of the top 100 cities and municipalities combined in last year’s Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI) in the Philippines measure done by the National Competi... Read Full Story - 4 Mimaropa L...
  • Impeachment proponents given fair day during deliberations, says Palace

    MANILA, Sept. 3 --   Groups wanting to oust the President through impeachment were given an opportunity to make their case in Congress but their move did not prosper, the Palace said on Tuesday. "The Committee on Justice of the House, after a thorough review of the allegations in terms of its substance, has dismissed the complaints against the President," Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte said in a statement on the dismissal of the impeachment cases against ... Read Full Story - Impeachment ...
  • OFWs, dependents continue to benefit OWWA’s short-term education, training program

    BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 3 (PIA) – “We are encouraging more of our OFWs and their legal dependents to avail of OWWA’s short-term education and training program for their personal growth and better employment.” This was the statement of Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Caraga regional director Eduardo Bellido, during a press conference held on Tuesday in one of the local convention centers here. “The IT training is a free training which aims to give... Read Full Story - OFWs, depend...
  • Cebuano News: DOE nanawagan alang sa pagdihon sa mga rehiyonal nga plano sa enerhiya

    TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, Setyembre 3 (PIA) - Sa tubag sa panudlo sa Presidente kang Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla aron sa pagsiguro nga ang mga nagtubo nga panginahanglan sa enerhiya nga makab-ot, siya nanawagan alang sa  pagdihon sa mga rehiyonal nga plano sa enerhiya nga makasiguro sa pagsuplay sa enerhiya sa tibuok nasud.“Ang panginahanglan alang sa rehiyonal nga pagplano sa enerhiya ang mahinungdanon alang kanato sa pagsusi sa potensyal nga tinubdan sa enerhiya ug p... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Vigan marks world Solidarity Day of heritage cities

    VIGAN CITY, Sept 3 (PIA) - The Vigan community will join other cities in the world in marking the Solidarity Day of World Heritage Cities on September 8. Vigan started marking the event in 2002 after it made to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) list of World Heritage Sites on December 2, 1999. A week-long festivity had since been observed annually to strengthen Vigan’s history and culture including the preservation of centuries old heri... Read Full Story - Vigan marks ...
  • Camarines Norte, nakiisa sa ika-114 anibersaryo ng Serbisyo Sibil

    DAET, Camarines Norte, Set. 3 (PIA) -- Ipinagdiriwang ngayon sa lalawigan ng Camarines Norte ang ika-114 anibersaryo ng Serbisyo Sibil sa pangunguna ng pamahalaang panlalawigan at ng tanggapan ng Civil Service Commission (CSC) dito. Sinimulan ang programa sa pamamagitan ng pagtataas ng bandila sa grounds ng kapiltolyo probinsiya noong Lunes ganundin ang pagbubukas ng inter-agency sports competition. Isinagawa rin sa naturang araw ang parade o penlight parade sa pagsapit ng gabi kung sa... Read Full Story - Camarines No...
  • Adbokasiya laban sa trafficking at pang-aabuso sa mga kababaihan at kabataan, paiigtingin sa Camarines Norte

    DAET, Camarines Norte, Set. 3 (PIA) -- Paiigtingin sa lalawigan ng Camarines Norte ang adbokasiya laban sa pang-aabuso sa mga kababaihan at mga kabataan sa pamamagitan ng pagbibigay ng mga impormasyon at pagsusulong ng mga programa dito. Ito ay kaugnay sa isinagawang Youth Media Advocacy Workshop on Trafficking and Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) Issues kamakailan sa little theater ng kapitolyo probinsiya dito. Pinangunahan ito ng National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) at n... Read Full Story - Adbokasiya l...
  • Aklan dengue cases on the rise

    KALIBO, Aklan, September 3 (PIA6) --  Cases of dengue in Aklan from January 1 to August 12 of this year as monitored by the Provincial Health Office (PHO) increased by 47.91%. Latest records released by the PHO showed that for the said period, 815 Aklanons became sick with dengue. Last year for the same period, 551 dengue cases were listed. The municipality of Kalibo remains to have the highest cases of dengue with 188, followed by Malay with 11 and Banga, with 76. The m... Read Full Story - Aklan dengue...
  • Baldoz orders DOLE regional directors to organize Diskwento Caravans

    MANILA, Sept 3 -- Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz on Monday signed Administrative Order No. 351 Series of 2014 directing all DOLE regional directors to organize Diskwento Caravans all over the country in the third quarter of 2014. “You are instructed to coordinate with all regional directors of the Department of Trade and Industry in organizing the Diskwento Caravans,” said Baldoz in her order. The Diskwento Caravan is one of the mechanisms of... Read Full Story - Baldoz order...
  • Taguig City got the 2013 Green Banner Award

    QUEZON CITY, 3 Sept. (PIA)--The National Nutrition Council-National Capital Region (NNC-NCR) has awarded the City of Taguig for its Outstanding Nutrition Program Implementation and Management during 2014 Regional Nutrition Awarding Ceremony (RNAC) on August 29 (Friday) at Crowne Regency Hotel in Ortigas. Taguig City Mayor Lani Cayetano, who received the Green Banner Award said, cooperation and hard work of all members of the local nutrition committee paved the way for the successful impleme... Read Full Story - Taguig City ...
  • CSC cites  coverage of its disciplinary function

    DAVAO CITY, Sept 3 (PIA) An officer of the Civil Service Commission in Davao Region clarified that the coverage of their disciplinary action covers only the first and second levels of the career service up to the level of the division chiefs. The said complaints against regional directors of national agencies must be filed on the central office. She said the CSC has no jurisdiction over elective officials and presidential appointees since the investigative function for these government... Read Full Story - CSC cites &n...
  • Cebuano News: Presidente Aquino preparadong mopirma sa balaod sa Anti-Dynasty

    MANILA, Septembre 3 (PIA) – Andam na si Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III nga mopirma aron mahimong balaod ang bill nga magwagtang sa gitawag nga mga “political dynasty” sa nasud.                                                   &ld... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Aklanon News: Impeachment complaint kontra sa Pangueo owa nangin-madinaeag-on

    MANILA, Septyembre 3 (PIA6)  - Owa nangin madinaeag-on ro grupo nga nagpasaka it  kaso sa Kongreso sa tuyo nga pahalinon ro Presidente pinaagi sa impeachment, hambae it Palasyo ku Martes.“Matapos ro maid-id nga pag pag-review ku mga alegasyon ku anang substansiya, gin basura it House Committee on Justice ro mga reklamo kontra sa presidente,” suno kay Deputy Presidential Spokesperson, Abigail Valte.“Ro proseso hay  nangin-klaro ag bukon eang it basta nga suno sa s... Read Full Story - Aklanon News...
  • Hiligaynon News: Septyembre, bulan sang national peace consciousness

    SYUDAD SANG ILOILO, Septyembre 3 (PIA6) - - Gina-enganyo ang mga lokal nga panguluhan sa pag-recite sang harmony prayer kag pledge for peace sa tion sang ila flag raising ceremony sini nga bulan sang Septyembre.Sa iya Memorandum Circular Numero. 2014-102, gin-enganyo ni Tiglikum Mar Roxas sang Department of the Interior and Local Government ang tanan nga mga lokal nga punong ehekutibo nga magpatigayon sang simple kag makahulugan nga mga aktibidad sa pag-obserbar sa bulan sang Septyembre sang Nat... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon N...
  • Ifugao state workers urged to work with high degree of responsibility and integrity

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, Sept. 3 (PIA) - - State workers in the province  are urged to  work with high degree of responsibility and integrity to ensure sufficient and effective delivery of services to the people. “We are here because of the trust of the people, we should take this in our heart in order that service becomes a motivation and no conflict of interest,” Governor Denis Habawel stressed during the kick off program on Monday of the 114th Philippine Civil Service annive... Read Full Story - Ifugao state...
  • PCL Legislative Academy launched  in Kalinga  

    TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Sept. 3 (PIA) – The Philippine Councilors League (PCL) Legislative Academy is launched today in the province to provide opportunity for  local officials to  pursue their studies in college  or  take their masteral degrees. The launching also marks the celebration of the National PCL Month here Tabuk City Councilor Antonio Bakilan, Cordillera Region PCL president and PCL National board member , said  the program  intends to enhance leg... Read Full Story - PCL Legislat...
  • Hiligaynon news: CSC magapatigayon sang ARTA survey sa mga “high-traffic” nga mga opisina sang gobyerno

    Manila, Septyembre 3 (PIA6) – Ang Civil Service Commission (CSC) nag-anunsyo nga ini magapatigayon sang Anti-Red Tape Act (ARTA) Report Card Survey (RCS) sa nakalainlain nga mga opisina sang gobyerno sa mga masunod nga ahensya: Bureau of Internal Revenue, Government Service Insurance System, Home Development Mutual Fund, Land Registration Authority, Land Transportation Office, Philippine Statistics Authority – National Statistics Office, Philippine Health Insurance Corporation, Profe... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon n...
  • BALITANG TAGALOG: Libreng sipsip poso negro alok ng pamahalaang lungsod ng Marikina

    Lungsod Marikina, Setyembre 3, (PIA) – Nag-aalok  ng libreng sipsip poso negro ang  pamahalaang lungsod ng Marikina sa kanilang mga residente. Magkatuwang na umiikot sa lungsod ang mga tauhan ng  City Environmental Management Office (CEMO) at Manila Water Company, Inc. upang magbigay ng libreng serbisyo Ang proyekto ay kaugnay ng kanilang  programang “Todo Sipsip”.  Sa ilalim ng programang ito, ang bawat kabahayan ay kinakailangang regular na ... Read Full Story - BALITANG TAG...
  • Cebuano News: Komite sa urban poor nagtigum

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 3 (PIA) – Nagtigum diha sa hawanan sa konseho ang komite sa urban poor ni Konsehal Leon Gan. Tipik sa tukion sa maong tigum ang sulat ni Lydia Butuan, presidente sa Mindanawan V Watch Neighborhood Association Inc nga naghangyong matabangan pagsurvey sa loteng  kasamtangang gi-okupahan sa kapunungan. Kini aron matino kun kinsa ang tinuod nga claimant sa maong lote nga nahimutang diha sa barangay Cugman, ning syudad. Hisgutan ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DSWD conducts orientation to newly hired community workers

    Zamboanga City, Sept. 3(PIA) - More than a hundred newly hired community development workers of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-9 attended recently a two-day pre-deployment orientation to acquaint them with their tasks and duties.Attending the said orientation were Area Coordinators, Community Technical Facilitators (Engineers), Community Financial Facilitators and Community Empowerment Facilitators who were hired under the Kalahi CIDSS-National Community Driven Developme... Read Full Story - DSWD conduct...
  • 10 Quirinians to receive CUA award

    CABARROGUIS, Quirino, September 2 (PIA)—The provincial government is set to confer Constituent s United in Action to some 10 government and non-officials, employees and teachers here who have shown outstanding accomplishments in their own fields. Villamor Bacani, provincial human resource management officer and chairman of the Committee on Awards and Recognition, said the awardees are: Mayor Marcelina M. Pagbilao of Saguday, Provincial Statistics Officer Cherry Grace D. Agustin, NFA t... Read Full Story - 10 Quirinian...
  • Gov. Padilla tells execs to justify proposals for new cars

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, September 2 (PIA) -  Governor Ruth Padilla here has asked executives of the provincial government  to justfy their proposals for the purchase of new vehicles. Padilla’s move came in the wake of the 2015 budget  hearing  of the provincial government. She  advised all department heads to justify their proposals to purchase vehicles on a cost benefit scheme. “If such would not redound to the benefit of both the office and... Read Full Story - Gov. Padilla...
  • City health vaccination launch draws hundreds

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sept. 2 (PIA) – Hundreds of mothers and their zero to 59 months old babies   responded today to the call of the city health office to vaccinate their children against Measles-Rubella (MR) and polio. Dr. James Guzman, City health officer said  his office has earlier targeted 11,000 children for the entire city  prior to the launching today  of  this year’s Ligtas Tigdas program of the Department of Health   in Bara... Read Full Story - City health ...
  • Barangay Information Coordinators,nagsanay sa lungsod ng Batangas

    LUNGSOD NG BATANGAS, Setyembre 2 (PIA) --Sumailalim sa pagsasanay kamakailan ang mga nahirang na Barangay Information Coordinators (BIC) sa pagsusulat ng balita upang mabigyanng kaalaman sa pagbibigay ng mga impormasyon tungkol sa mga proyekto at programang pangkaunlaran sa kanilang mga barangay. Sa naturang pagsasanay na  tinaguriang “Ang pagbabalita Atbp.”, ipinaliwanag sa mga BIC ang kanilang magiging papel at ipinaliwanag kung ano ang balita, istilo ... Read Full Story - Barangay Inf...
  • Dumaguete City celebrates Philippine Civil Service Month

    DUMAGUETE CITY, Sept. 2 (PIA) --Dumaguete City has enjoined state workers to actively participate in this year’s 114th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary month-long activities celebration in September with the theme, “Tapat na Serbisyo Alay Ko, Dahil Lingkod Bayani Ako.”The city kicked- off  the celebration yesterday with the first Monday flag-raising ceremony at City Hall led by Mayor Manuel Sagarbarria, with guest speaker  CSC Provincial Director Merlinda Quillano... Read Full Story - Dumaguete Ci...
  • Mayor of remote Abra town sets off good  local governance 

    TINEG, Abra, Sept. 2(PIA) – People in this remotest town in Abra have  much to thank their  first lady mayor who works hard in  setting off good local governance  and in initiating  development in this municipality.  In her State of the Municipality Address  last  August 14, Mayor Corinthia Dannang-Crisologo, shared how she took the challenge of initiating development  in this long neglected town.With  the  battlecry,“Bayan ng Ti... Read Full Story - Mayor of rem...
  • Aklan PCSO office to answer indigents, PWDs needs

    KALIBO, Aklan, September 1 (PIA6) -- Indigent Aklanons will soon find it easier and faster to seek help from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) with the scheduled opening of its branch in the province of Aklan. The PCSO branch here based on Resolution No. 165 series of 2014, will be placed at the ground floor of the Provincial Capitol Annex Building, Capitol Compound. Blessing and inauguration of the PCSO Office will be on September 19, 2014, according to the office of Pr... Read Full Story - Aklan PCSO o...
  • GSIS Antique bags CSC Seal of Excellence

    SAN JOSE, Antique  (PIA)  - -  The Civil Service Commission (CSC) awarded the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Antique Field Office the Seal of Excellence in public service as provided for under Republic Act 9485 or Anti-Red Tape Act (ARTA) of 2007.In a ceremony held on Friday at GSIS Office in San Jose, Vizur Gaitano, Provincial Director, CSC – Antique said that GSIS-Antique is the first government agency in the province to receive the Seal of Excellence .He also ... Read Full Story - GSIS Antique...
  • CSC conducts anti-red tape survey to 46 agencies

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sept. 2 (PIA) - - The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is monitoring the compliance of 46 government agencies regionwide on Anti-Red Tape Act (ARTA) and public service delivery system through its Report Card Survey (RCS). Atty. Neil Agustin, acting regional director, said out of 46 targeted agencies, 39 were already surveyed for the first level while others are set this quarter. Agustin said, based on the results of the survey, 18 were rated excellent, 20 o... Read Full Story - CSC conducts...
  • Baguio recognizes outstanding citizens, centenarians on 105th foundation day

    BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 2 (PIA) - - The City of Baguio in celebration of  its 105th Foundation Day anniversary  yesterday gave recognition to four outstanding citizens and five living centenarians in a program at the Baguio Convention Center. The outstanding citizen awardees  are Justice Marvic Mario Victor Leonen, Saint Louis University President (Fr.) Jessie Hechanova, teacher Gloria Leal and emergency responder/volunteer Rafael Valencia. Leonen is the first true Baguio boy... Read Full Story - Baguio recog...
  • Catanduanes kicks-off 114th Civil Service anniversary celebration

    VIRAC, Catanduanes, Sept. 2 (PIA) - The 114th Civil Service Anniversary celebration commenced yesterday in the province of Catanduanes  anchored on the theme “Tapat na Serbisyo Alay Ko, Dahil Lingkod Bayani Ako.” The theme was aptly chosen for this year's celebration to promote, showcase and celebrate heroism in public service, encouraging and inspiring government workers in their journey as servant heroes or “Lingkod Bayani” and in upholding dignity in thei... Read Full Story - Catanduanes ...
  • Aklanon News: Aklan pagabutangan it upisina it PCSO

    KALIBO, Aklan, Setyembre 2 (PIA6) --  Mangin madali eon ro pagpangayo it bulig it mga pigado nga mga Aklanon sa Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) sa pagbukas it upisina kara sa probinsya it Aklan sa buean ngara it Setyembre. Base sa Resolution No. 165 serye it 2014, ro upisina it PCSO hay igabutang sa unang panaegan it Provincial Capitol Annex Building sa Capitol Compound, Kalibo, Aklan. Ro pag-inagurar ag pagbendisyon ku upisina ngara hay sa Setyembre 19, suno sa upisi... Read Full Story - Aklanon News...
  • Duterte wants public work projects finished on time  

    DAVAO CITY, Sept 2 (PIA) Mayor Rodrigo Duterte warned government line-agencies involved in public works to inform his office the contractors awarded with government projects to ensure that they have the funds and will work on the project as scheduled. He said he wants projects to be finished on time. Duterte said the warning includes water and electric utilities which need to dig on public areas and affect the flow of traffic. He expressed dismay on the observation that there are ... Read Full Story - Duterte want...
  • DOH, CamSur local governments launch "Libreng Bakuna kontra Tigdas in Libmanan"

    LIBMANAN, Camarines Sur, Sept. 2 (PIA) --- The Department of Health (DOH) Bicol regional office and the provincial government of Camarines Sur jointly launched the “Libreng Bakunga Kontra tigdas” campaign at the Libmanan Sports Complex, here targeting 95 percent of its goal for mass immunization against measles. Libmanan was picked for this year's launch to highlight the local government's accomplishments and best practices in the implementation of health care services.&... Read Full Story - DOH, CamSur ...
  • House leader optimistic on FOI passage in 16th Congress

    MANILA, Sept. 2 --  House Committee on Public Information Chair Rep. Jorge Almonte is optimistic the Freedom of Information bill will be passed by the House of Representatives in the 16th Congress as the authors of the different bills and the Office of the President are working together towards having a consensus at the Technical Working Group (TWG). “I am grateful for the continuing cooperation of the authors, the other members of the TWG and the committee as well as o... Read Full Story - House leader...
  • Cebuano News: DILG gimontor ang estado sa P48M nga kantidad sa mga poverty-reduction project sa Mis. Occ.

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Septembre 1 (PIA) – Gimonitor karon sa  Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang estado sa pagpatuman sa P48,000,000 nga mga proyekto pagpamenos sa kapobrehon sa unom ka mga lungsod sa Misamis Occidental ubos sa proseso sa 2013 Bottoms-up Budgeting (BUB) Planning Process.                           ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Presidente Aquino miingon nga namunga na ang reporma sa iyang administrasyon

    MANILA, Septembre 1 (PIA) – Si Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III miingon nga nakabunga ang mga reporma nga gipatuman sa iyang administrasyon sugod sa tuig 2010, ug nga nakapahimulos na niini ang nasud sa Pilipinas. Busa, siya miawhag sa mga Pilipino nga dili usikan kini nga oportunidad, atoll sa iyang pakigpulong sa selebrasyon sa Adlaw sa mga Nasudnong Bayani (National Heroes Day), sa milabay nga Agosto 25.          “Kapin sa upa... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Presidente Aquino dismayado sa mga tawo’ng buot ibalik ang karaang sistema sa paggobyerno

    MANILA, Septembre 1 (PIA) – Si Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III miingon nga aduna pa’y mga tawo nga nagpabiling determinado nga mobalik sa karaang sistema sa panggobyerno. Kini ang gipahayag sa Presidente, atol sa iyang pagtambong sa “Adlaw sa mga Nasudnong Bayani (National Heroes Day) kaniadtong Lunes, Agosto 25. “Kini mao ang atong pagpakigbisog karon: ang mahimong igmat sa pagbantay kinsa kadtong mga nagsabwag sa mga pagduda ug pagpamakak ug aron dili mahimon... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • LGU-SurSur bares activities for 114th Phillippine Civil Service Anniversary

    TANDAG CITY, Sept. 1 (PIA) – The provincial government of Surigao del Sur has bared the month-long activities for the 114th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary celebration this September 2014 with the theme, “Tapat na Serbisyo Alay Ko, Dahil Lingkod Bayani Ako.” As agreed upon during the meeting on August 22 with the Civil Service Commission (CSC) Field Office here, the opening day on September 1 will feature the Fun Run and Zumba at 5:00 a.m. to be participated in by pro... Read Full Story - LGU-SurSur b...
  • Solon calls for measures to address flooding in Cagayan de Oro

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept. 1 -- The City Council committee on public works called for immediate action to solve flooding problems in Cagayan de Oro City. This, after the committee received a copy of the list of flood-prone areas from the maintenance division of the City Engineer’s Office. Based on the list, flood prone-areas in District I are: national highway along Kauswagan/Bulua boundary, Villarin Street/Max Suniel Street, Gumamela Street & JV Seriña ... Read Full Story - Solon calls ...
  • SP to start review of city Revenue Code next week

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept. 1 – The 17th City Council headed by vice mayor Caesar Ian E. Acenas, through the joint committees on finance and ways and on trade, commerce and cooperatives, will soon start to review the provisions of the 2003 Revenue Code of Cagayan de Oro for possible amendments and modification. Councilors President D. Elipe, chair on the committee of finance and ways, and Edna Dahino, chair on the committee on trade, commerce and cooperatives, favorably ... Read Full Story - SP to start ...
  • Kinaray-a News: CSC nagtao sa GSIS- Antique ka  ‘Seal of Excellence’

    SAN JOSE, Antique, Septyembre 1 (PIA6)  - -  Ang Civil Service Commission (CSC) nagtao sa Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Antique Field Office ka ‘Seal of Excellence” sa mayad nga pagserbi sa publiko bilang pagtuman sa ‘Republic Act 9485 or Anti-Red Tape Act (ARTA) of 2007.'Sa sangka seremonya kang Biernes sa opisina kang GSIS sa San Jose, si Vizur Gaitano, Provincial Director, CSC – Antique naghambal nga ang GSIS-Antique amo ang una nga ahensya k... Read Full Story - Kinaray-a Ne...
  • Tandag City set for 392nd fiesta celebration

    TANDAG CITY, Sept. 1 (PIA) – Invitations were already sent out last week to officially trumpet the approaching 392nd Tandag City Fiesta Celebration on September 8-10, this year, in honor of its patron saint San Nicolas de Tolentino. With the theme “Kinaiyahan Protektahan, Kabilin Ampingan, Kalambuan Palapdan (Protect the Environment, Take Care of Domain, Spread Growth),” a Grand Parade and Opening Program, Agri-Aqua Trade Fair, Pinoy Games, Kasalan sa Parokya, Sinugdan (Si... Read Full Story - Tandag City ...
  • ComVal celebrates Phil. Councilors Week

    COMPOSTELA VALLEY PROVINCE, September 1, 2014--- The province joins the nation in observance to the Philippine Councilors’ League (PCL) Week opening with a Fun Run on August 30 at the capitol grounds. Leading the celebration is PCL-Comval Chapter President and ex-officio SP Member Raul Timogtimog along with the Sangguniang Bayan Members in the 11 municipalities of the province.  Running for 3K and 5K, more than 2,300 registrants join in the dawn run arriving as early as 4 in... Read Full Story - ComVal celeb...
  • All set for ComVal Local Youth Council

    COMPOSTELA VALLEY PROVINCE, September 1, 2014-----The created Provincial Local Youth Council (PLYC) of Governor Arturo T. Uy through Executive Order No. 025-2013 is now all set, with young people  empowered and motivated to actively participate in community driven programs and events for development.   They are even more functional and inspired with the guidance of a young and active leader himself, Senior Board Member Tyron Uy with his Youth, Education, and&nb... Read Full Story - All set for ...
  • LGUs have authority to issue SAG permits, Cong. Mian reports

    MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, September 1 (PIA)  --  Permits for sand and gravel extraction, irrespective of size - either five hectares or above - will have to be approved by the provincial government before any other agency can issue succeeding permits. This was reported by Cong. Damian Mercado, September 1, in a block-time program over DYDM, “Action, Solusyon, Inisyatibo sa Congreso.” Quoting the gist of a House Environment Committee hearing in aid of legislatio... Read Full Story - LGUs have au...
  • Sen. Marcos consults local execs onbetter ways to improve governance, infra development

    Province of Davao Oriental, September 1, 2014— Gathering the local government’s perspective on better ways to improve some of the national government’s vitalsectors, particularly on local governance and public works, Senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos, Jr. led a multi-sector dialogue with local chief executives here on Thursday, August 29.Being the senate committee chairman onboth local governance and public works, Senator Marcos said that he needs the counsel of l... Read Full Story - Sen. Marcos ...
  • Gov't Express at the Mall ushers in CS month

    ILOILO CITY, Sept. 1 (PIA6) - - The Civil Service Commission here in Western Visayas organized a ‘Government Express at the Mall’ which ushered in the 114th anniversary celebration of the Philippine Civil Service in the region this September.Around 28 government agencies including the Regional Association of Government Retirees, Inc. participated in the activity which opened Monday, September 1 until 5 at SM City Iloilo.‘Government Express at the Mall’ is a one-stop shop ... Read Full Story - Gov't Expres...
  • Hiligaynon News: Gov’t Express at the Mall ginbuksan ang CS month

    SYUDAD SANG ILOILO, Septyembre 1 (PIA6) - - Nag-organisar ang Civil Service Commission diri sa Kabisayaan Nakatungdan sang ‘Government Express at the Mall’ nga nagbukas sang selebrasyon sang ika-114 nga anibersaryo sang Philippine Civil Service sa rehiyon sini nga Septyembre.Kabilugan nga 28 ka mga ahensya sang gobyerno kalakip ang Regional Association of Government Retirees, Inc. nagpasakup sa aktibidad nga nagbukas sang Lunes, Septyembre 1 tubtub 5 sa SM City Iloilo.Ang ‘Gove... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon N...
  • 2014 Survey on Overseas Filipinos (SOF) set in October

    MAKATI, 1 Sept. (PIA)--The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) enjoined the public to participate in the conduct the 2014 Survey on Overseas Filipinos (SOF) set in October 2014. The annual SOF provides national estimates on the number of Filipinos who went out of the country, particularly those who worked overseas. The survey also generates information on the socio-economic characteristics of the overseas Filipinos, the amount of cash and in-kind transfers received by their families ... Read Full Story - 2014 Survey ...
  • 15 line government agencies join in Kabisig Expo and Trade Fair in Davao City

    DAVAO CITY, Sept 1 (PIA) Line government agencies gathered for an expo and trade fare in one of the malls along JP Laurel Avenue to highlight services to the public.Daniel Carandang Guillen, chair of the Kabisig Mindanao Foundation said a total of 15 agencies participate in this year’s feat under the theme: “Matuwid na Daan, Susi ng Tagumpay at Kaunlaran.“The caravan is in line of the government’s effort to update the public of its services through the line government age... Read Full Story - 15 line gove...
  • Tabuk City agri services team  named CSC Pag-asa Awardee

    TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Sept. 1 (PIA) – A  team  composed of ten public servants from the Office the City Agricultural Services (OCAS) was recently named as the Civil Service Commission (CSC) Pag-asa Awardee for  commendable performance in the delivery of government service in their field of expertise.Kalinga CSC Provincial Director Nerissa Canguilan in today’s launching of the Civil Service Month and inter-agency flag ceremony, gave recognition to the ten agriculturists ... Read Full Story - Tabuk City a...
  • Aklan PHO reports 2 confirmed cases of chikungunya

    KALIBO, Aklan, September 1 (PIA6) --  The Provincial Health Office (PHO) here has recorded 2 cases of laboratory-confirmed chikungunya. These 2 cases, according to Dr. Cornelio Cuachon, Jr., Provincial Health Officer I, came from the municipality of Buruanga. Dr. Cuachon revealed this information at the orientation and press conference conducted recently by the Department of Health (DOH) and the PHO regarding the nationwide conduct this coming month of September of the Measle... Read Full Story - Aklan PHO re...
  • CSC Month celebration  kicks-off in Kalinga 

    TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Sept. 1 (PIA) - -With the theme “Tapat na Serbisyo Alay Ko Dahil Lingkod Bayani Ako”, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) Kalinga Field Office  led the  kick off today  of the month-long celebration of Civil Service Month in the province.The activity started with an early morning motorcade by employees and officials of national and local agencies from the Tabuk City Hall grounds to the Provincial Capitol assembly park for program during the  Mo... Read Full Story - CSC Month ce...
  • DTI warns consumers against uncertified ceramic tiles and plywood

    CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, Sept. 1 (PIA) --Consumers are warned on imported ceramic tiles and plywood believed to have been released from the Bureau of Customs without the required quality certification by the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) Bureau of Product Standards (BPS). Records indicate that of the 66,493 tons of tiles imported in July this year, 26,226 tons (39%) were released without clearance by BPS; and 14,704 tons (or 22%) were cleared for release, and may have already ... Read Full Story - DTI warns co...
  • Cebuano News: Darimbang gitudlong acting vice mayor

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 1 (PIA) – Si Konsehal Candy Darimbang, chairman sa Komite sa Turismo, ang gitudlong acting vice mayor sa dakbayan sa Cagayan de Oro. Kini human si acting mayor Caesar Ian Acenas miluwat sa Memorandum No. 012-2014 alang sa maong katuyoan. Ang maong katudloan human ang Mayor sa dakbayan mibyahe ngadto sa gawas sa nasud. Subay sa maong memorandum, si Darimbang gihatagan sa katungod pagpatuman sa gahum ug responsibilidad sa bise mayor.(AP... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Tabuk city govt installs deflector stickers on farm hand-tractors

     TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Aug. 31 (PIA)- -  The city government  is installing deflector stickers on farm hand-tractors or “kuliglig” as part of road safety measures in the city.City Public Order and Safety Office Chief (POSO) Dionisio Falgui Jr disclosed there is  distribution and installation of deflector stickers by teams from their office in the barangays.Because of increasing demand in the use of kuliglig machines among farmers here, several serious road accident... Read Full Story - Tabuk city g...
  • Cancellation of spurious CALTs up

    BAGUIO CITY,Aug 31 - - The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) is set to cancel some of the Certificates of Ancestral Land Title (CALTs) irregularly issued in the city including their derivative titles, Mayor Mauricio Domogan said on Wednesday.The mayor who attended the meeting of the Task Force for Baguio City and Boracay Redevelopment last Wednesday where the CALT and other land issues of the city were tackled said the NCIP representatives reported finding irregularities in t... Read Full Story - Cancellation...
  • Poor families also get extended cash support from DSWD

    Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, August 31 (PIA) – Poor families were provided assistance through the Extended Aid to Individual in Crisis Situation (AICS) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development. According to Lydia S. Gazmen, Cabugao social welfare officer, 10 families received cash support amounting to P70,000 from the DSWD Region 1 field office. The amont was used for kidney dialysis and burial assistance. The extended AICS is a program of DSWD in coordination with the local g... Read Full Story - Poor familie...
  • Kabuuang sahod ng 300 SPES benepisyaryo sa Laoag ipinamahagi

    LUNGSOD NG LAOAG, Aug 30 (PIA) - Nasa kabuuang 300 mag-aaral ang tumanggap ng tseke mula sa Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) bilang kabayaran sa 21 araw na pagtatrabaho sa lokal na pamahalaan ng Laoag. Ang tseke na nagkakahalagang  P2, 479 bawat isa ay ang huling bahagi ng pasahod sa mga mag-aaral na benepisyaryo sa ilalim ng Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES). Sinabi ni Teresa Bonavente, hepe ng DOLE sa Ilocos Norte, ang naipamahaging tseke ay ang 40 p... Read Full Story - Kabuuang sah...
  • DOLE grants assistance to ambulant vendors

    SANCHEZ MIRA, Cagayan, Aug. 27 (PIA) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) regional office has awarded a livelihood assistance worth P959,400 to 60 ambulant vendors here. Atty.  Sixto Rodriguez, regional director, personally awarded the check to Mayor Asela Sacramed, after the beneficiaries completed the four-day training on self-reliance and entrepreneurship. Rodriguez said the training aimed to equip the group on the proper use and management of their money. ... Read Full Story - DOLE grants ...
  • Comelec satellite registration centers in Ozamiz registers 315 voters in 2Q

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 30 (PIA) – A total of 315 voters have availed of the services of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) satellite registration centers (SRC’s) in the city, as of the second quarter, this year.                                           &... Read Full Story - Comelec sate...
  • Adbokasiya laban sa trafficking at pang-aabuso sa mga kababaihan at kabataan, paiigtingin sa Camarines Norte

    by: Reyjun Villamonte DAET, Camarines Norte, Agosto 30 (PIA) -- Paiigtingin sa lalawigan ng Camarines Norte ang adbokasiya laban sa pang-aabuso sa mga kababaihan at mga kabataan sa pamamagitan ng pagbibigay ng mga impormasyon at pagsusulong ng mga programa dito. Ito ay kaugnay sa isinagawang Youth Media Advocacy Workshop on Trafficking and Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) Issues kamakailan sa Little Theater ng kapitolyo probinsiya dito. Pinangunahan ito ng National ... Read Full Story - Adbokasiya l...
  •  Aklanon News:  Pangueong Aquino preparado eon nga pirmahan ro Anti-Dynasty Bill para maging laye.

    MANILA, Agosto 30 (PIA6)   -  Suno kay Pangueong Benigno S. Aquino III preparado eon imaw para pirmahan para mangin laye o bill nga kung siin hay maga duea it dinastiya sa politika iya sa Nasyon. “Kung matapos eon nanda ron, preparado eon gid ako nga pirmahan ro laye ngaron,” hambae na sa Bombo Radyo Philippines sa sangka ekslusibo nga interview ku Miyerkules. Ha-notahan man it Pangueo nga ro Anti-Dynasty Bill hay naga tao eon it problema sa Kongreso, kapin p... Read Full Story -  Aklano...
  • CSC enjoins gov’t employees to observe Civil Service Month

     TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, August 28, (PIA) - - The Civil Service Commission (CSC) region 2 has encouraged all government employees to take part in the celebration of the 114th Philippine Civil Service month. Valnizan Calubaquib, chief-personnel specialist division, said this year’s celebration carries the theme: “Tapat na Serbisyo Alay Ko, Dahil Lingkod Bayani Ako”, focusing on loyalty, truthfulness and honesty in the delivery of services to clients.  &ldqu... Read Full Story - CSC enjoins ...
  • Mangyans appeal on conservation and management plan of Mt. Halcon

    CALAPAN CITY, Oriental Mindoro, Aug. 30 (PIA) – Careful planning and thorough consultation are some of the appeals  made by Mangyan tribal leaders pertaining to the government’s planned comprehensive conservation and management plan of Mount Halcon, Mindoro Island’s most sacred and tallest mountains. Angel Makabayan, leader of Iraya Mangyan tribe, stated in vernacular that he wished all his companions in Oriental and Occidental Mindoro provinces can participate in all... Read Full Story - Mangyans app...
  • P12-M earmarked for Sibugay provincial hospital rehab

    IPIL, Zamboanga Sibugay, Aug. 30 (PIA) – To accommodate more patients, the Zamboanga Sibugay Provincial Hospital is now undergoing a P12-million worth rehabilitation funded by the Health Facility Enhancement Program of the Department of Health (DOH)-9. According to Dr. Arthur Luspo, provincial hospital administrator, the project is now 77 percent complete. He expects the project will be finished next month. “The project hopes to provide a more comfortable area and bigg... Read Full Story - P12-M earmar...
  • 73 Pantawid beneficiaries hurdle DSWD-SLP, TESDA assessment service 

    DIPOLOG CITY, Aug. 30 (PIA) - A total of 73 Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries of Zamboanga del Norte successfully passed the free assessment jointly conducted by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) through the Social Livelihood Program (SLP) and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) through its National Technical and Vocational Education and Training Competency Assessment and Certification Program recently. The said a... Read Full Story - 73 Pantawid ...
  • Local DOH sets free measles, polio immunization in NegOr

    DUMAGUETE CITY, Aug 29 (PIA) -- Negros Oriental health providers are set to conduct massive immunization against measles and polio provincewide for children ages zero to five years old in September this year.Department of Health (DOH) Provincial health team leader Dr. Socrates Villamor Jr. has urged parents to take their children to government-owned hospitals and health centers to have them vaccinated.Dr. Villamor said the National Immunization Program aims to keep the Philippines polio-fre... Read Full Story - Local DOH se...
  • Cebuano news: Malacañang mideklara sa September 1 nga ‘non-working holiday’ sa Bukidnon

    MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, August 28 (PIA)—Gideklara sa Malacañang ang Septyembre 1 isip “special non-working holiday” sa Bukidnon alang sa kasaulogan sa ika-100 nga anibersaryo kon ‘100th founding anniversary’ sa probinsya.Pinaagi sa ‘Proclamation No. 864’ pinirmahan ni Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr, niadtong Agosto 22, ubos sa mando ni President Benigno S. Aquino III, gideklara ang September 1, adlaw’ng Lunes ning tuig isip &lsqu... Read Full Story - Cebuano news...
  • Farmers get support for organic agri

     TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Aug. 27 (PIA) -  The Office of the Provincial Agriculturist here has provided financial grant to farmers in the six barangays of Aparri through its Local Government Unit (LGU). Mayor Shalimar Tumaru said each barangay was provided Php 7,000  which will be used in the organic agriculture program of the town. “This includes the construction of vermi composting beds and procurement of vermi worms particularly the African night crawler,&rdquo... Read Full Story - Farmers get ...
  • Kalinga sets activities for 2014 Tourism Month celebration

    TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Aug. 29 (PIA)--The provincial government through its Provincial Tourism Office and the Sangguniang Panlalawigan Committee on Tourism lined up  a series of activities in celebration of Tourism Month this September with the theme, ‘Tourism and Community Development.’ Provincial Tourism Officer Lorraine Ngao-I said among the major activities of the month-long celebration include the ‘Tourism for Peace’ Memorandum of Agreement signing, White Wat... Read Full Story - Kalinga sets...
  • President Aquino says he is prepared to sign Anti-Dynasty Bill into Law

    MANILA, Aug. 29 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III said he is ready to sign into law the bill that seeks the abolition of political dynasties in the country.“Kapag naitapos ho nila ‘yan, ako’y handang-handa pirmahan ang batas na ‘yan,” he told Bombo Radyo Philippines during an exclusive interview on Wednesday. The President noted that the Anti-Dynasty Bill is already gaining traction in Congress, with House of Representatives Speaker Feliciano Belmonte speaking... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • DPWH starts bidding for 7-km by-pass road segment in Bulacan

    MANILA, Aug 29 -- Procurement activities for the 7.74 kilometers highway continuation of Plaridel By-Pass Road Project from Bustos to San Rafael, Bulacan has started with prequalification and bidding documents available at the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for all interested civil work contractors.  DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson in a statement said both local and foreign contractors may vie for the rights to undertake contract package 4 of Plaridel By-Pas... Read Full Story - DPWH starts ...
  • MisOr intensifies information campaign against dengue, partners with DepEd

    MISAMIS ORIENTAL, Aug. 29 -- The provincial government of Misamis Oriental through the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council and the Provincial Health Office intensifies information and education campaign against dengue. This is through by conducting series of organizational meetings among municipal and village coordinators, health coordinators, educators, and capitol department heads and chiefs of offices. Governor Yevgeny Vincente B. Emano convened on August 28 (a... Read Full Story - MisOr intens...
  • PSA calls for public support for survey on business and industry

    BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 29 (PIA) - - The Philippine Statistical Authority (PSA) calls  for public support and cooperation for the conduct of the Annual Survey of Philippine Business and Industry (ASPBI) set  in  September.The ASPBI,   since 1951, is among the surveys being conducted by the National Statistics Office (NSO), now the PSA along with two other statistical offices, has been helping government and private entities in formulating policies, programs and economic develo... Read Full Story - PSA calls fo...
  • Cebuano News: Aquino nagpursige alang sa mas kusgan nga higot sa mga negosyo, pag-isa sa kahibalo kalabot sa pagka-usab sa panahon sa umaabot nga European, U.S. nga pagbisita

    MANILA, Agosto 29 -  Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III mipahayag nga iyang ipursige ang mas kusganon nga relasyon diha sa negosyo, maingon man sa pag-isa sa kahibalo kalabot sa climate change sa diha nga siya molakang diha sa usa ka multi-nation nga pagbisita sa Europa og sa Estados Unidos sa sunod bulan. Sa usa ka ekslusibo nga pakig pulong kauban ni Bombo Radyo -Pilipinas kaniadtong Miyerkules, ang Presidente mipahayag nga siya mobisita sa Spain, France, Germany og Belgium sa taliwala... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • NegOcc gets P2.2M tourism projects

    NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Aug. 29 (PIA6) - - The Department of Tourism (DOT) turned over P2.2 million check to different local government units in the province to fund for tourism related projects.DOT 6 Regional Director Atty. Helen J. Catalbas turned over the checks to the cities of Escalante, Sagay, La Carlota and Sipalay, and the towns of Hinobaan, Pulupandan and San Enrique in a ceremony at O Hotel in Bacolod City.According to Catalbas, the LGUs were included in the 2014 list of Grassroots Particip... Read Full Story - NegOcc gets ...
  • BALITANG TAGALOG: 2015 Budget ng DILG Malinis, Walang Pork - Roxas

    QUEZON CITY, Aug. 29 (PIA) -- Binigyang diin kahapon ni Interior at Local Government Sec. Mar Roxas na malinis at walang pork barrel sa 2015 proposed budget ng DILG. Ito ang paglilinaw ni Roxas sa pagdinig ng House Committee on Appropriations sa P104,571 billion proposed budget ng DILG, matapos ang insinuwasyon ng ilan na nakabukol umano ang laki ng budget ng DILG para sa 2015 kung ikukumpara ito sa budget ngayong 2014. Ipinaliwanag ni Roxas sa pagdinig ng House Committee on Appro... Read Full Story - BALITANG TAG...
  • Public dialogue set today on Agoo-Aringay merger to a city

    ARINGAY, La Union, August 29 (PIA) – A public consultation is set at 2 p.m. today on the proposed merger of Agoo and Aringay towns in La Union province to a city. The forum at the Aringay National High School will provide a venue for residents to know the issues behind House Bill 4644 which seeks to convert both towns as the City of Agoo-Aringay. The bill was filed in June by its principal author former Agoo mayor-now La Union Rep. Eufranio Eriguel of the second district. Ev... Read Full Story - Public dialo...
  • NYC holds voters registration in NorMin

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 29 - To promote biometrics voters registration and help encourage the youth sector to register for the next elections, National Youth Commission Commissioner-at-Large Jose Sixto “Dingdong” Dantes visited Cagayan de Oro City on August 28, for the Voters Registration Campaign entitled “Rock the Vote” at 4:00 p.m. at the Las Ramblas Car Park, SM City Cagayan. Since the youth sector makes up a big chunk of the voting populace, Commissioner Dante... Read Full Story - NYC holds vo...
  • Feature: Laoag City reinvents community service

    LAOAG CITY, Aug. 29 (PIA) - The Laoag City government has reinvented its mobile outreach program which seeks to deliver primary and physical services to grassroots communities. Formerly known as Rang-ay ti Barangay, the community program is now known as “Agserbi 24/7” (24/7 In Service). First established as the city’s hotline to address the people’s concern through electronic messaging, “Agserbi” is now a service on-wheel that caters to community nee... Read Full Story - Feature: Lao...
  • 3,915 seized laptops ramp up access to quality education

    MANILA, Aug 29 -- In support of the Philippine government’s thrust to increase access to education, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) turned over 3,915 seized laptops to the Department of Education (DepEd). Education Secretary Br. Armin A. Luistro FSC explained that majority of the laptops donated will be used by mobile teachers of the Alternative Learning System (ALS) who go to secluded areas to teach out-of-school youth. “Around 2,000 of these laptops will go to our ALS teacher... Read Full Story - 3,915 seized...
  • Tagalog news: Mamamahayag sa Palawan, hiniling na palaganapin ang biometrics voter registration

    PUERTO PRINCESA, Palawan, Agosto 29 (PIA) --- Hiningi ng lokal na pamahalaan ang tulong ng Provincial Information Office (PIO) at mga lokal na mamamahayag sa Palawan para mas maging maigting ang pagpapalaganap ng RA 10367 o ang mandatory biometrics voter registration. Bunsod ito ng mababang bilang ng nagpatalang mga botante at nag-update ng kanilang biometric data sa mga tanggapan ng Comission on Election (COMELEC) sa lalawigan. Ang kahilingang ito ay sa pamamagitan ng resolusyon 364-2... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • SM Cauayan city observes breastfeeding month celebration

    CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, August 29 (PIA) – The SM Cauayan City, in coordination with the city health office, has observed the breastfeeding month celebration through promotion of breastfeeding among mother inside the mall. Krystal Gayle Agbulig, public relations officer of SM – Cauayan city, said the company fully supports the promotion of breastfeeding, seeing the health value it can give to babies while growing. Agbulig said that SM – Cauayan city has established a br... Read Full Story - SM Cauayan c...
  • NAST-PHL holds Biotech IEC forum in Dipolog

    DIPOLOG CITY, Aug. 29 (PIA) - The National Academy of Science and Technology-Philippines (NAST-PHL) has conducted on Tuesday a Biotechnology Information, Education and Communication (IEC) forum at D’Hotel and Suites this city. The one-day activity aimed to create awareness and provide science-based information on modern biotechnology among policy-makers, key personnel of the different local government units (LGUs), DOST personnel, science teachers and students from Zamboanga del ... Read Full Story - NAST-PHL hol...
  • DOST-SEI offers free online reviewer for 2015 Undergraduate Scholarship Exams

    DIPOLOG CITY, Aug. 29 (PIA) -Secondary senior students who have qualified for the college scholarship examination of the Science Education Instituite (SEI) may now access a free online reviewer in preparation for the 2015 S & T Undergraduate Scholarship Examination on Sept. 21 this year. DOST-9 Regional Director Brenda L. Nazareth-Manzano said that this opportunity is made possible through the department’s latest initiative called the “Syensiya-Bilidad Online Reviewer.&... Read Full Story - DOST-SEI off...
  • PNoy oriented on status of infra projects in Mindoro

    PUERTO GALERA, Oriental Mindoro, Aug. 29 (PIA) – President Benigno S. Aquino III visited the province of Oriental Mindoro this morning who was briefed on the accomplished and ongoing infrastructure projects of the government in the province. The briefing was held in Sitio Talipanan, Barangay Aninuan, Puerto Galera with about 300 people (mostly Mangyan tribes) witnessing the President’s arrival. The President arrived at around 10:10 AM with Secretary Mar Roxas of the Departm... Read Full Story - PNoy oriente...
  • Gov't working to improve MRT, LRT services

    MANILA, Aug 28 -- The government is paying close attention to the problems of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) and the Light Rail Transit (LRT) to ensure the best service to commuters, a Palace official said on Wednesday.  "That is the reason why talagang inaasikaso ngayon ito. ‘Yung maintenance pinag-aaralan. Matatapos na yata ‘yung maintenance ng bagong maintenance provider," Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said during a press briefing in Malacanang.&n... Read Full Story - Gov't workin...
  • Gov't ready to hold dialogue with water providers

    MANILA, Aug 28 -- The government will work with water providers in Metro Manila as well as other stakeholders to mitigate the impact of a looming water shortage next year due to the El Niño weather phenomenon, a Palace official said Wednesday.  Maynilad and Manila Water recently complained after the National Water Resources Board (NWRB) allowed the release of water to irrigate parts of Bulacan. They argued that this threatens the supply of water in Metro Manila.  ... Read Full Story - Gov't ready ...
  • Gov. Padilla forms project monitoring body

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, August 28 (PIA)  – Governor Ruth Padilla here has urged the formation of a Project Monitoring Committee(PMC) to oversee the proper implementation of various projects of the provincial government. Padilla recently signed   Executive Order 29-A , “Creating the Project Monitoring Committee to Oversee, Monitor and Evaluate the Implementation of all projects, infrastructures or otherwise, funded locally, nationally or from international funds.... Read Full Story - Gov. Padilla...
  • Monsanto Philippines, Cagayan  host story telling activity

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Aug. 28 (PIA) – The provincial government of Cagayan in partnership with Monsanto Philippines held a storytelling activity and book fair at the Provincial Learning and Resource Center (PLRC) here. Charina G. Ocampo, Corporate Affairs Lead of Monsanto Philippines said Cagayan is the second province in the country to hold  the activity hosted by their company using the story book she authored entitled “Lina’s Town Rises Again”. ... Read Full Story - Monsanto Phi...
  • Sept. 2 a special non-working day in Ifugao in commemoration of Victory Day

     KIANGAN, Ifugao, Aug. 28 (PIA) - - September 2 is declared a special (non-working)day in Ifugao in commemoration of the 69th anniversary of the surrender of Japanese Imperial Army General Tomoyuki Yamashita in this townon September 2, 1945 marking the end of the Second World War in the Pacific.President Benigno S. Aquino III has declared the holiday through Proclamation No. 856  signed by Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr.  to give the Ifugaos  the full opportunity to ... Read Full Story - Sept. 2 a sp...
  • Malacañang declares September 1 non-working holiday in Bukidnon 

    MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, August 28, (PIA)—Malacañang has declared September 1 of this year as special non-working holiday in Bukidnon to commemorate the province’s 100th founding anniversary.Proclamation No. 864, which was signed last August 22 by Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa, Jr, by the authority of President Benigno S. Aquino III, proclaimed Monday, September 1, 2014 as a holiday in the entire province.Under the proclamation, Ochoa said it is fitting and proper for... Read Full Story - Malaca&ntild...
  • BAI Deploys Phil-AHIS in Ifugao

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, Aug. 28 (PIA)- - The Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) has  deployed the Surveillance and Vaccination System of the Philippine Animal Health Information System (Phil-AHIS) in  regions  and provinces  nationwide  including Ifugao.Department of Agriculture (DA) -Cordillera Regional Director Marilyn Sta. Catalina said that the Phil-AHIS is a database management system  to manage pertinent data on animal health  from the field to the national level.Be... Read Full Story - BAI Deploys...
  • Sapian town avails of shelter materials

    ROXAS CITY, Capiz, Aug. 28 (PIA) – More than 4,000 households in Sapian, Capiz availed of the housing materials from the national government.Information Officer Roberto Opina disclosed that their town was a recipient of P10-million worth of shelter materials from the National Housing Authority as a help for their residents whose houses were destroyed by supertyphoon YolandaIn addition, their municipality has likewise given 2,000 pieces of galvanized iron sheets by the Department of Social ... Read Full Story - Sapian town ...
  • Town chief backs institutionalization of PESO

    MAASIM, Sarangani, Aug 28 (PIA) --  Acting  Mayor Uttoh  Salem  Cutan  of  Maasim  town in Sarangani town   vowed that he will  endorse the institutionalization of  the  Public Employment Service  Office (PESO) in the  municipality. Cutan  said  making PESO an  official component of the local  government unit would benefit more students,  jobseekers, and  informal  workers, particularly&... Read Full Story - Town chief ...
  • Aklanon News:  Pag-pahalin sa Presidente owa’t basehan - Lacierda

    MANILA, Agosto 28 (PIA6) – Ro Palasyo hay naga pati nga owa it basehan ro impeachment complaints nga gin-pasaka kontra kay Pangueong Benigno S. Aquino III, bangud sa gihapon nga pag suporta it mga tawo sa anang reform agenda, suno sa sangka opisyal ku Miyerkules. “Naga-pati kami nga owa it basehan karon,” hambae ni Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda sa sangka press briefing. Ro justice committee it camara de representante hay naghambae ku Martes nga ro tatlong k... Read Full Story - Aklanon News...
  • Kinaray-a News: DILG nagakabig sa partisipayon kang CSO nga kinahanglanun sa mayad nga pagdumara kang gobyerno

    SAN JOSE, Antique, Agosto 28 (PIA6) - -  Ang Department of the Interior and Local Government ukon DILG nagakabig sa partisipayon kang organisado nga katawhan (Civil Society organization)nga kinahanglanun sa mayad nga pagdumara kang gobyerno.Suno kay Provincial Director Victorio Pagapulan ka Department of the Interior and Local Government –Antique ang partisipasyon kang mga katawhan sa komunidad sa lokal nga pamunu-an kinahanglanun para sa kauswagan.Hambal ni Pagapulan may tatlo ka bas... Read Full Story - Kinaray-a Ne...
  • DOH official recognizes media as partner in promoting health programs

    SUBIC, Zambales, August 28 (PIA) - An official of the health promotion division of the Department of Health (DOH) central office recognized the  media as ‘greatest ally’ of the agency in informing the public on the different health programs. “It is very difficult to reach our target audience,” said  Luz B. Tagunicar, supervising health promotion officer and the current officer-in-charge (OIC) of the DOH health promotion division  citing the media  ... Read Full Story - DOH official...
  • Next phase of Magallanes repair to start asap - DPWH

    MANILA, Aug 27 -- The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) hopes to hasten the next stages of repair of the 39-year-old Magallanes Interchange, following the completion of the first phase of reconstruction on its 301-lineal meters (lm) Manila-Alabang southbound lane.   DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said the construction for the succeeding phases needs to start as soon as possible to be able to complete the repair of the interchange on schedule.   &ldqu... Read Full Story - Next phase o...
  • Gov't determined to continue reforms, Palace says

    MANILA, Aug. 27 -- The Aquino government remains determined to carry out reforms that would benefit the country, a Palace official said on Tuesday. “Para sa Pangulo at sa pamahalaan, ang number one priority ay iyong pagpapatuloy sa mga programa ng reporma. Mayroon tayong sinusunod na Philippine Development Plan, mayroong mga key performance indicators iyan, iyan ang number one na prayoridad ng ating Pangulo at ng Gabinete at ng buong pamahalaan. At ang layunin ng mga programang ito ay... Read Full Story - Gov't determ...
  • Laoag City’s cause for August draws more jobs to Ilocanos

    LAOAG CITY, Aug 27 (PIA) - In line with its “A Cause for August” celebration, the Laoag City government processed over 1,000 local and overseas employment on August 14. Mylene Pascua, Public Employment Services Office (PESO) manager, said the jobs fair is a continuing program of the city government in order to help Laoage?os land a job. “We want our people to have a faster access to employment and we hope all our applicants will get a job,” Pascual said. Sh... Read Full Story - Laoag City’s...
  • Cebuano News: Comelec SRC sa Ozamiz mirehistro sa 315 ka botante sa ikaduhang kwarter sa tuig

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 27 (PIA) – Kapin tulo ka gatus (315) ka mga botante ang nakapahimulos sa serbisyo sa Commission on Elections (Comelec) satellite registration centers (SRC’s) sa siyudad, paghuman sa ika-duhang kwarter, ning tuig. Kini ang gibutyag ni Atty. Sylvan Gerald L. Sabio, City Election Officer (EO), kinsa miingon nga ang SRC gituyo aron daghan ang maka-apil sa sistema sa gitawag nga “continuing registration, validation and updating of voters&rs... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DILG monitors P48M poverty-reduction projects in MisOcc

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 27 (PIA) – The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) is currently monitoring some P48,000,000-worth of poverty-reduction projects implemented in six towns of the province under the 2013 Bottoms-up Budgeting (BUB) Planning Process. These towns include Aloran, Baliangao, Calamba, Don Victoriano, Jimenez and Sapang Dalaga, which had an allocation of P8,000,000, each, for the various BUB projects in their respective areas, Sanivier G. ... Read Full Story - DILG monitor...
  • Barangay assembly is set on October 12

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 27 -- The Barangay Assembly for the second semester of calendar year 2014 is scheduled on October 12. This is per Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Memorandum Circular No. 2014-100 issued by Secretary Mar Roxas on August 18, 2014 pursuant to Proclamation No. 260, Series of 2011, declaring the last Saturday of March and the second Sunday of October as Barangay Assembly Days. Memorandum Circular No. 2014-100 enjoined all city and municipal mayor... Read Full Story - Barangay ass...
  • PCWC set activities for international children’s month celebration on October

    PATIN-AY, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur, Aug. 27 (PIA) -- The Provincial Council for the Welfare of Children (PCWC) on Tuesday convened in order to discuss and set activities for the month-long celebration of the International Children’s Month with the theme “Bata, Kasali ka! Ikaw ay Mahalaga,” on October. As agreed by the council, hanging of streamers will start before the first day of October, 2014 as the first salvo of information dissemination of the celebration. On the ... Read Full Story - PCWC set act...
  • DILG to conduct child-friendly local governance audit

    MANILA,  27 August (PIA) -- Starting this year, the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) will assess the performance of local government units (LGUs) in the delivery of social services that promote the welfare of children. Called the Child-Friendly Local Governance Audit (CFLGA), the audit system will measure LGUs performance in the delivery of services that would generate positive results for children, says DILG Secretary Mar Roxas. Under the CFLGA, all ci... Read Full Story - DILG to cond...
  • Waray News: Mayoriya han mga Pilipino nasuporta pa han Pangulo

    MANILA, Agosto 27 – Suportado pa han mayoriya han Pilipino hi Pangulo Benigno S. Aquino III nga nagpapabilin naman nga determinado ha pagpapatuman hin mga reporma nga makakabenepisyo hiton nasud. Amo ini an iginpahayag ni Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. durante han press briefing ha Malacañang kakulop. “Kung ating tutunghayan ang mga public opinion surveys, talaga namang lumalabas doon na may suporta ang Pangulo mula sa ma... Read Full Story - Waray News: ...
  • DPWH allots P1.5B to complete all main roads in SurSur by 2016

    TANDAG CITY, Aug. 27 (PIA) – All main roads in Surigao del Sur are set to be completed by 2016, according to Governor Johnny Pimentel. “Next year, under the DPWH General Appropriations Act (GAA) budget, Surigao del Sur will receive P1.5 billion of projects,” which Pimentel also tagged as “the biggest allocation that will be released for the province. . .” so far. He announced that this amount, as relayed to him by DPWH Undersecretary Romeo Momo, will have ... Read Full Story - DPWH allots ...
  • Put acts together to win the war for peace, Ifugao dad urges

    MAYOYAO, Ifugao, Aug.27 (PIA)- -  ‘We must put our acts together to win the war for peace,” thus stressed Congressman Teddy Baguilat Jr  during the  recent  “Lenong Ad Majawjaw”(Peace Adventure) festival here. Closer working relationship and solidarity among public servants and politicians is needed in order not to repeat the horrors of war  fighting foreign invaders like what happened in World War II,  particularly in the Battle in Mt. ... Read Full Story - Put acts tog...
  • NGOs, POs important for good governance

    SAN JOSE, Antique  (PIA) - - Civil Society Organizations or CSOs are vital partners in advancing good local governance.Provincial Director Victorio Pagapulan of the Department of Interior and Local Government said involvement of people’s organization and non-government organization in local development is essential to ensure genuine people’s participation.He said there are three requisites to good governance. One, good and honest leadership what we need are honest and sincere le... Read Full Story - NGOs, POs im...
  • DOST to conduct the 2013 Survey on Research and Development Expenditures and Human Resources

    MAKATI CITY, 27 August (PIA)--The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will conduct the 2013 Survey on Research and Development Expenditures and Human Resources (SRDEHR) beginning September 1 up to October 31, 2014. The survey covers 208 government agencies, 417 public higher education institutions (HEIs), 294 private HEIs and 52 private non-profit institutions (PNPIs) which are involved in scientific and technological (S&T) activities, and R&D activities. Data on S&... Read Full Story - DOST to cond...
  • Ifugao town celebrates Adventure for Peace Festival

    MAYOYAO, Ifugao, Aug. 26 (PIA)- - This town recently celebrated its “Lenong Ad Majawjaw” (Adventure for Peace Festival) last August 8 and 9  to commemorate the end of a battle but also to instill in the minds and hearts of the younger generation the evils of war and the lessons of history.The  celebration was highlighted with  commemoration activities at the ridge of Mt. Nagchajan where the marker was installed by the National Historical Institute honoring and recogniz... Read Full Story - Ifugao town ...
  • NAIA toilets, aircon being improved

    MANILA, Aug. 26 (PIA) -- Passengers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) can expect better comfort room facilities soon, as the rehabilitation of 121 toilets is set to be completed at Terminals 2, 3, and 4 under the “Kayo ang Boss Ko” or “KBK” Toilet Facilities Improvement Project by December this year. This is part of the efforts of the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) and Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) to modern... Read Full Story - NAIA toilets...
  • Kalinga Tourism Code consultation set on Sept. 17

     TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Aug. 26 (PIA) - The Provincial Tourism Office and the Committee on Tourism Development of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan is set to hold a public consultation on the Kalinga Tourism Code prior its approval for implementation. Board Member Camilo Lammawin Jr.,  Committee Chairman on Tourism,  called on all stakeholders to actively participate in the consultation and get involved in the formulation of a tourism code that “would serve as the overall guid... Read Full Story - Kalinga Tour...
  • DPWH sets next phase of Magallanes repair

    MANILA, 26 August (PIA) – After the first phase of reconstruction, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is set to proceed with the second phase of the repair and strengthening of the Magallanes Interchange in Makati City. DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said the construction for the succeeding phases needs to start as soon as possible to be able to complete the repair of the interchange on schedule. “We hope to start the next stage of Magallanes Interchange ... Read Full Story - DPWH sets ne...
  • NGCP sets power outage in Cauayan City tomorrow

    ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, August 26 (PIA) – The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has set a 5-hour power interruption tomorrow to affect parts of Isabela Electric Cooperative (ISELCO) – I particularly in Cauayan City. Lilibeth Gaydowen, North Luzon Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Officer, said the power interruption will start at 1:00 in the afternoon until 5:00 in the afternoon. Gaydowen said the NGCP maintenance crew will be conducting replacemen... Read Full Story - NGCP sets po...
  • Search for 2014 Outstanding Constituents United in Action awards now open

    CABARROGUIS, Quirino, August 26 (PIA)—The committee on awards and recognition of the 43rd Quirino Day celebration will again bestow awards to some 12 Quirinians who will be qualified to the Outstanding Constituents United in Action or CUA Awards this year. Every official or employee in the national and local governments, state colleges and universities, foreign assisted organizations, non-government organizations and people’s organizations can be nominated for the Search. T... Read Full Story - Search for 2...
  • NNC Bicol adjudge Bulusan town as 2013 Outstanding Municipality in Sorsogon 

    By: Bennie A. Recebido SORSOGON CITY, August 25 (PIA) – People of Bulusan town take pride and get excited following receipt of notice that their municipality is chosen as a Green Banner Awardee for Nutrition for the year 2013. The notice is from the National Nutrition Council (NNC) Bicol congratulating the municipality of Bulusan for excelling in nutrition program implementation and subsequently received the Green Banner Award as 2013 Outstanding Municipality in the Province... Read Full Story - NNC Bicol ad...
  • BFAR warns public against electro-fishing gears

    TUGUEGRAO CITY, Cagayan, Aug. 25 (PIA) – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Region 2 has warned populace anew to surrender all electro-fishing gadgets under their possession. Arsenio Banares, Chief Fisheries Regulatory and Quarantine Division, said under Section 88 of the Republic Act 8550, otherwise known as the Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998,  otherwise known as the Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998, prohibits the use of electricity, explosives, noxious or ... Read Full Story - BFAR warns p...
  • Agusan del Sur eyes rabies free this year

    PATIN-AY, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur, Aug. 25 (PIA) – The provincial government here is aiming to make the province a rabies free this year. The Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO), through its Rabies Control Program is targeting 17,500 dogs to be vaccinated until the end of this year provincewide. Seven municipalities namely Prosperidad, Loreto, Trento, San Francisco, Rosario, Esperanza and Veruela and the lone city of Bayugan already participated during the scheduled massi... Read Full Story - Agusan del S...
  • Cebuano News: Gobyerno maniguha nga magmugna’g mga trabaho nga dagku’g sweldo alang sa mga Pilipino, matud sa Palasyo

    MANILA, Agosto 24 (PIA) – Maninguha ang gobyerno nga magmugna’g mga trabaho nga dagkug’g sweldo alang sa mga Pilipino, diin makita ang ilang mga talento ug pagkamamugna-on. Kini ang gibutyag ni Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., kinsa miingon nga nagpadayon pagpaninguha ang gobyerno nga makamugna’g daghang trabaho, ug dili lamang basta trabaho kun dili kadtong gitawag sa Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • SSS warns erring employers to face criminal raps

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Aug. 22 (PIA) – The Social Security System (SSS) here has warned delinquent employers that they can be prosecuted for non-remittance of their employees’ monthly contributions. Porofirio Balatico, Tuguegarao Branch Manager, said that aside from possible imprisonment for 12 years and fined ranging from P5,000.00 to P20,000.00, employers are also liable to settle their negligence including penalty for overdue contributions. “Non-remittance ... Read Full Story - SSS warns er...
  • Tadian LGU declares June as Dengue Awareness Month

    TADIAN, Mountain Province, Aug. 23 (PIA) -- To eliminate  the morbidity and mortality rate of dengue infection to level wherein it will no longer be a public health problem in the municipality, members of the Sangguniang Bayan here enacted Municipal Ordinance No. 5,S,2014 declaring the month of June every year as Dengue Awareness Month.The ordinance tasks the municipal health office to conduct an inter school and office based dengue awareness and prevention forum that will highlight the 4S ... Read Full Story - Tadian LGU d...
  • South Korean soldiers continue to help in Leyte’s rehabilitation

    PALO, Leyte, Aug. 22 (PIA)-The Republic of Korea Armed Forces (ROKAF) Joint Support Group is continuously providing support to the rehabilitation efforts in the Province of Leyte even if nine (9) months have passed since typhoon Yolanda caused havoc in many areas in Eastern Visayas. In an interview with Col. Lee Chul won, Commander, Republic of Korea Armed Forces Joint Support Group (ARAW Contingents)  at their base camp in Brgy. Candahug, Palo Leyte, the official said out of the sixty... Read Full Story - South Korean...
  • Two fishermen nabbed for dynamite fishing in Cagayan

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, August  22 (PIA) – The Fishery Law Enforcement Team of the Philippine Coast Guard and the Philippine National Police arrested two fishermen while illegally fishing using dynamite in Calayan town. Arsenio Banares, Chief of the Fisheries Regulatory and Quarantine Division, said the teams are conducting patrol mission when they spotted the two fishermen fishing in the area. “We recovered three styrofoam of harvested fish from the suspects which a... Read Full Story - Two fisherme...
  • Tadian LGU mandates the conduct of an annual seminar to barangay officials and lupong tagapamayapa

    Tadian LGU sets  annual seminar for brgy. officials, lupong tagapamayapaTADIAN, Mountain Province, (PIA) - - All barangay officials and lupong tagapamayapa members of this town  will  undergo  annual seminar to enable them to effectively carry out their responsibilities.The Sangguniang Bayan of this municipality enacted an ordinance providing for a legal education program for  these officials. It mandates the conduct of an annual seminar to ensure that its barangay offic... Read Full Story - Tadian LGU ...
  • North Samar conducts prioritization workshop on the 2015 annual investment plan

    CATARMAN, Northern Samar, August 22 (PIA) - The provincial government of Northern Samar has conducted a prioritization workshop on the 2015 Annual Investment Plan (AIP) at Ibabao Hall, New Capitol Building, Catarman in August 19. Provincial Planning and Development Coordinator Engr. Romeo Cardenas said that the rationale of the workshop was to identify priority projects for funding in the 2015 economic development fund and come up with a draft of the annual investment plan. He said pri... Read Full Story - North Samar ...
  • Gov keen on closing illegally opened road in Mount Pulag

    BOKOD, Benguet, Aug. 22 (PIA) -- Benguet Governor Nestor Fongwan is keen on closing  a  road being used in transporting illegally logged trees and other illegal activities at the Mount Pulag National Park here. Fongwan said that reports reached his office that a road was opened  by still unidentified individuals in Sitio Naubanan in Ekip, Bokod which is part of the forest reservation of the Mt Pulag early this year and this is being  used for illegal activities such as t... Read Full Story - Gov keen on ...
  • Residents of Mailum, Bago City now have water

    NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Aug. 22 (PIA6) - - Barangay Mailum in the City of Bago, next to Hinigaran town,  is the second beneficiary of the Department of Agrarian Reform’s Community-managed Potable Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygience or CPWASH project.The CPWASH technology includes a bio-sand filter, iron-removal filter, bio-gas digester and rain water collector.DAR Regional CPWASH coordinator Delfa Banga said this project aims to promote health by making the water supply suitable for con... Read Full Story - Residents of...
  • DTI-Ifugao provides 11 weighing scales  to 7 towns

     LAGAWE, Ifugao, Aug.22 (PIA)- - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has provided  11 units of “timbangan” (weighing scale) to seven municipalities in the province to ensure correct weight of goods in the market.The provision of weighing scales to the public markets of Alfonso Lista, Banaue, Kiangan, Lagawe, Lamut, Mayoyao and Tinoc  is supported by Republic Act 7394 or the Consumer Act of the Philippines that protects the interest of consumers against dece... Read Full Story - DTI-Ifugao p...
  • Mt. Province SP backs resolution seeking  to except marginal income earners from income tax payment

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, Aug. 22 (PIA) – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan(SP)  here strongly  supports  Resolution No. 164-2014 of the SP of Camarines Norte requesting Congress to amend the 1997 National Internal Revenue Code (NIRC), as amended, and exempt the Marginal Income Earners (MIEs) from payment of income tax.Marginal income earner as defined  is an individual not deriving compensation as an employee under an employer-employee relationship but who is a self-employ... Read Full Story - Mt. Province...
  • Libreng career training handog ng Ilocos Norte sa mga nars

    LUNGSOD NG LAOAG, Aug 21 (PIA) - Bilang tugon sa patuloy na pagtaas ng bilang ng nars, magkakaloob ang pamahalaang probinsyal ng Ilocos Norte ng libreng alternative career training para sa pagkakataong makapagtrabaho online. Sa pakikipagtulungan ng TATA Consultancy Services Philippines Inc., isang international Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), sasanayin ang mga nars na makipag-ugnayan sa mga pasyente sa ibang bansa na nanagangailangan ng serbisyong medical Ayon kay Nicole Rudio, hep... Read Full Story - Libreng care...
  • Good governance needs pro-active citizenry

    ILOILO CITY, August 21 (PIA) --- A pro-active citizenry is a key element for our country to continue its journey towards good governance.In a PIA interview with good governance advocates, Hanibal Camua, a political science professor from the University of the Philippines Visayas, said that it is vital for citizens to be informed and be empowered amid the issues and concerns besetting  the government.“A pro-active citizenry may prove to be our hope amidst the situation taking place at ... Read Full Story - Good governa...
  • TESDA launches Google Apps for Education

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 21 (PIA) --- The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in Region 10 has launched the use of free online applications to increase collaboration and improve communication for all TESDA employees and training institutions. Access to these free online apps has been made available through “Google Apps for Education.” With the Google Apps for Education, TESDA employees/personnel and training institutions will be able to send and ... Read Full Story - TESDA launch...
  • Full-blown rehab to begin in 6 Yolanda affected areas

     TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Aug. 21 (PIA) – The full-blown implementation of the rehabilitation in six (6) areas affected by typhoon Yolanda will start anytime as soon as the budget will be released by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM). Undersecretary Lesley Cordero of the Office of the Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery (OPARR) said during her visit in this city recently, that once the budget will be downloaded to the national government agencies who w... Read Full Story - Full-blown r...
  • Ifugao town creates anti-drug council

    LAMUT, Ifugao Aug. 20 (PIA) - - The Local Government Unit (LGU) here has formed a council for the formulation and implementation of all anti-drug programs of the municipal government for the protection of the populace.Mayor Mariano Buyagawan, Jr.  signed recently executive order creating the anti-drug-abuse council of the municipality and setting its functions for the benefit of the people.Buyagawan said that President Benigno Aquino III has  called for all law enforcement agencies to ... Read Full Story - Ifugao town ...
  • Government moves to ensure future of 100 Millionth Pinoy babies

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, August 20 (PIA) – The future looks bright for five babies in the region, born on July 27, 2014 and are now part of the 100 millionth Pinoy babies, assured Commission on Population regional director Angelito Obcena. The assurance was made by Obcena after members of the Regional Working Group on the 100 millionth Pinoy Babies convened and started identifying all possible assistance they can provide not only to the babies but to the parents as well. However... Read Full Story - Government m...
  • Gallery inauguration marks Rep. Sonny Escudero’s 2nd death anniversary

    LEGAZPI CITY, Aug. 19 (PIA) – The colors blue, red and white were the dominant colors during the inauguration and blessing of the Salvador H. Escudero (SHE) III Gallery inside the Sorsogon State College Museum in Sorsogon City on Thursday, August 14, a day after the observance of the second death anniversary of former agriculture secretary and congressman of the second district of Sorsogon who is fondly called as “Tatay Sonny.” Tatay Sonny is best remembered donned in his ... Read Full Story - Gallery inau...
  • Aklan PWDs seek exemption from plastic bags

    KALIBO, Aklan, Aug. 20 (PIA6) --  The use of “supot” or paperbags here by some commercial establishments selling groceries and other goods is causing discomfort among Aklan Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) who find it hard to carry these bags especially if they are using crutches. Because of this, these PWDs are requesting Aklan establishments with the help of concerned government agencies that they be exempted from this practice. The PWDs, through James Villanueva, a ... Read Full Story - Aklan PWDs s...
  • OMB holds campus integrity caravan for Capiz school

    ROXAS CITY, Capiz, Aug. 20 (PIA) – More than 5,000 students and faculty members of the Capiz National High School joined the Campus Integrity Caravan of the Office of the Ombudsman.The event is one of the activities being conducted by the OMB-Visayas Regional Office 6 led by Acting Director lawyer Philip Camiguing.According to OMB Graft Investigation Officer Evangeline Nuñal, the campus integrity caravan in Capiz, August 20, is the first in Western Visayas.She also acknowledged the ... Read Full Story - OMB holds ca...
  • Pag-IBIG Fund launches promo campaigns  to increase membership savings

    BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 20(PIA)- -The Pag-IBIG Member Services Branches of Ilocos Region composed of La Union, Laoag, Vigan, Dagupan, Urdaneta and Baguio City launched recently promotional campaigns which aim  to generate increase of membership savings and interest income. According to Pag-IBIG Baguio Branch Head Ma. Teresa Salem,  “May Savings Ka Na, May Premyo Ka Pa” promo encourages  all members to upgrade their monthly savings  by at least P100.00   a... Read Full Story - Pag-IBIG Fun...
  • Hiligaynon News: Ombudsman nagpatigayon sang campus integrity caravan sa Capiz

    SYUDAD SANG ROXAS, Capiz, Agosto 20 (PIA6) – Masobra 5 ka libo ka mga estudyante kag manunudlo sang Capiz National High School and nagpasakup sa isa ka Campus Integrity Caravan sang Office of the Ombudsman. Ang amo nga hilikuton ang ginpangunahan ni Office of the Ombudsman Regional Office 6 Acting Director Attorney Philip Camiguing sa Capiz Gymnasium sang Agosto 20. Ginpayahag ni OMB Graft Investigation Officer Evangeline Nuñal, nga ang campus integrity caravan ang isa ka ... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon N...
  • Aklanon News:  Presidente nagapadumdum sa mga politiko nga unahon ro kinahangean it mga tawo ag bukon ro pamulitika

    MANILA, Agosto 20 (PIA6) -  -  Si Pangueong Benigno S. Aquino III hay nag panawagan sa mga politiko nga pondohon ro pag-pamulitiko busa mag konsentrar sa pag-atupag ko mga kinahangeanon it mga tawo. “Matsa halipatan nanda nga may problema pa kita makaron. May problema mat-a sa 2016, eleksyon mat-a rato,” hambae ku Presidente sa anang mensahe ku inagurasyon it Ninoy Aquino Bridge sa Tuao, Cagayan. “Sa makaron, sabton anay naton ro problema nga gina-atubang it... Read Full Story - Aklanon News...
  • DA urges people's organizations, LGUs to seek accreditation

    KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato,  Aug 20  (PIA) --   People’s  organizations,  local  government unit,   academic institutions and even government organizations  should  be accredited  with the  Department of  Agriculture  to  be  able  to  avail  of  projects, an official of the  agency announced. Amalia Jayag-Datukan, regional executive director  of DA 12   sai... Read Full Story - DA urges peo...
  • Displaced Caraganon OFWs in Libya receive financial aid from OWWA

    BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 20 (PIA) -- Displaced Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) from Libya received monetary assistance of P10,000.00 under the Financial Relief Assistance Program (FRAP) of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA). As of Tuesday, OWWA Regional Welfare Office (OWWA-RWO) Caraga has released a total of P170, 000.00 financial assistance to 17 displaced Caraganon OFWs. While the number of Caraganon OFWs on the repatriation list, have risen to 55, three of ... Read Full Story - Displaced Ca...
  • CSC Caraga stays assertive to crackdown illegal red tape

    BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 20 (PIA) – In its effort to eradicate red tape in government agencies, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) Caraga remains driven in raging war against corruption and inefficiencies to make services more business-friendly and to improve frontline services delivery. All government offices are mainly responsible to implement the Republic Act No. 9485, also known as the Anti-Red Tape Act (ARTA), the government’s weapon in fighting bureaucratic red tape. Accordi... Read Full Story - CSC Caraga s...
  • DTI-Caraga warns public on the use of butane canister filled with LPG

    BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 20 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Caraga warned the public of the rampant unsafe practice of the use of butane canisters as containers for household liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). “These canisters are not intended and designed for LPG and therefore may pose danger to users and households,” reminded Brielgo Pagaran, DTI-Caraga regional director. Pagaran also bared that based on the Philippine National Standard (PNS) 03-01:2000, onl... Read Full Story - DTI-Caraga w...
  • Adlaw sa Kabus in Oro on Aug. 27

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 19 -- In compliance with Ordinance No. 8881-2003, declaring the 27th day of August 2003 and every year thereafter as “Adlaw sa Kabus” in the city, the Committee on Entertainment of the Regulatory and Complaint Board (RCB) for movie houses and amusement places, enjoins all moviehouse operators to reduce their admission rates by 50% or undertake a buy one-take one movie ticket promo on August 27, this year. “Sigun sa Ordinance 8881-2003, k... Read Full Story - Adlaw sa Kab...
  • Dads accredit MASICAP in local special bodies

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 19 – Through Resolution No. 11750-2014, the City Council during its regular session Monday presided over by vice mayor Caesar Ian E. Acenas accredited the MASICAP MSME Development Foundation Inc. for purposes of its membership in the Local Special Bodies. This is pursuant to the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Memorandum Circular No. 2013-70 and Article 64, Rule XIII of the Rules and Regulations implementing the 1991 Local Government Code.&... Read Full Story - Dads accredi...
  • Cebuano News: ERB-Ozamiz mi-aproba sa rehistro sa 890 ka botante alang sa eleksiyon sa 2016, matud sa Comelec

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Agosto 19 (PIA) – Gi-aprobahan sa Election Registration Board sa Siyudad sa Ozamiz (ERB-Ozamiz) ang duolan siyam ka gatus (890) ka mga botante alang sa eleksiyon sa 2016, atol sa katapusang hearing niini sa milabay nga Hulyo 21. Kini nga mga botante ang miduso sa ilang aplikasyon nga marehistro sa Commission on Elections (Comelec), human ang gitawag nga “system of continuing registration and validation of voters” gipabalik pagdawat sa mga m... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Proposed 2015 Budget now available in open format

    MANILA, Aug. 19 --  The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on Monday announced that datasets on the proposed P2.606-trillion National Budget for 2015 are now available in open format. DBM said this is line with the Aquino Administration’s continuing commitment to advance transparency, accountability and openness in the budget process,  Aside from the current portable document format (PDF), Secretary of Budget Florencio “Butch” Abad said that... Read Full Story - Proposed 201...
  • DILG-9 announces LTIA regional winners

    PAGADIAN CITY, Aug. 19 (PIA) - Three barangays have emerged as regional winners in the recently conducted search for Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentive Awards (LTIA) by the Regional Awards Committee chaired by the regional direcctor of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)-9. DILG-9 Regional Information Officer Lemuel Mejares informed the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) that a cash prize of P50,000 was given to each of the winning barangays, namely, Barangay Sto. Niño... Read Full Story - DILG-9 annou...
  • Comelec brings voter’s registration to malls

    MANILA, 19 August (PIA)--The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has signed an agreement with Robinson Lands Corporation on Monday, August 18 for the conduct of voter’s registration at four Robinson malls in Metro Manila. Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said, the service will include validation of biometrics data in preparation for the 2016 elections. The offsite voter’s registration will be initially available starting on September 6 at the following Robinsons mall: Robin... Read Full Story - Comelec brin...
  • Kalinga uses P7M PCF incentive  for road development  project

    TABUK CITY, Kalinga,  Aug. 19 (PIA) - - The provincial government of Kalinga  recently received  its  third Seal for Good Housekeeping Award and a P7 million incentive from the Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) for passing  with excellent rating the internal housekeeping evaluation of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) for the year 2013.  DILG Kalinga Director Francisco Gamatero  said  Kalinga has already reached the Bronze Lev... Read Full Story - Kalinga uses...
  • DavNor LTO to issue new plates

    DAVAO DEL NORTE, August 19 (PIA) - - The Land Transportation Office (LTO) chief based on this province announced during the recent Kapihan sa Kapitolyo that new license plates will be released in the second half of August. Marietta Piccio, supervising transportation and regulation officer of LTO – Davao del Norte, said that they already received around 4,000 new license plates from the region and will be issuing it on the remaining days of August. “We have just received the... Read Full Story - DavNor LTO t...
  • Manila adds another express trade lane for truckers

    MANILA, 19 AUGUST (PIA)--The Manila City government opened another express trade lane Monday to facilitate the flow of trucks coming from the Port Area. The additional lane was approved by Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada on August 11, according to Vice Mayor Isko Moreno. From Roxas Boulevard, trucks will be allowed to turn left on Quirino Avenue and then they can turn right on Osmeña Highway to reach South Superhighway and vice versa. The new route will connect truckers coming ... Read Full Story - Manila adds ...
  • VP Binay turns over initial fund for P12-M housing project in South Cotabato

    KORONADAL CITY,  South Cotabato,  Aug. 19 (PIA) --  Vice President  Jejomar  Binay   turned over   a  check amounting  to  P1.8  million to  Sto. Niño Mayor  Antonio Damandaman  in a ceremony  at the  provincial  capitol here  Monday  afternoon. The  amount, according to  South Cotabato  2nd District  Representative  Ferdinand  Hernandez,  serves... Read Full Story - VP Binay tur...
  • SurSur guv brags feat on curbing poverty incidence

    TANDAG CITY, Aug. 19 (PIA) – Surigao del Sur Governor Johnny Pimentel bragged that the province has curbed poverty incidence by significant extent since 2012. He said recently that “We are now moving forward,” referring to the comparative economic status of the province a couple of years back. Pimentel cited that in 2012, Surigao del Sur was just tailing behind Agusan del Norte. However, in 2013, he stressed that the province has already “overtaken” A... Read Full Story - SurSur guv b...
  • ERB-Ozamiz approves registration of 890 voters for 2016 elections, says Comelec

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 19 (PIA) – The Election Registration Board (ERB) of Ozamiz City has approved the application for registration of 890 voters for the 2016 elections, as of its last hearing on July 21, this year.                                      These voters applied for registrati... Read Full Story - ERB-Ozamiz a...
  • Abra LGUs back SSS coverage of contractual, job order personnel

    BANGUED, Abra, Aug. 18 (PIA) -- The provincial and municipal local government units (LGUs) in the province  have expressed support to the memorandum of agreement (MOA) between the Social Security System (SSS) and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to provide social security protection to all  contractual employees and job orders.  The MOA provides for the coverage of all self-employed persons and other qualified Filipino workers regardless of trade busines... Read Full Story - Abra LGUs ba...
  • Naguenos remember death anniversary of JMR with a Tsinelas Walk

    By: Ana-Liza S. Macatangay NAGA CITY, Aug. 18 (PIA)--- Thousands of individuals, numbering to more or less 4,000 marched their way to Eternal Gardens where the remains of the late DILG Secretary Jesse M. Robredo is nestled to commemorate his 2nd death Anniversary today. Early marchers convened at the Jesse M. Robredo (JMR) Coliseum at 5:00 this morning, all wearing slippers as the activity dubbed “Bike for Peace and Tsinelas Walk” highlighted this day’s celebration of... Read Full Story - Naguenos rem...
  • Kalinga  launches “Governor’s Hour” over Radyo ng Bayan

    TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Aug. 18 (PIA) - - In a bid to establish healthier partnership between the provincial government and its  people the province  launched today its radio program called  “Governor’s Hour” over Radyo ng Bayan, here  with Gov. Jocel C. Baac  as guest. In his opening talk, Baac elaborated on the need to build strong, open and direct communication with  the people of the province through the radio program that  airs  Mo... Read Full Story - Kalinga &nbs...
  • Cordillera youth join  national action for SK reform

    BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 18(PIA) -- Youth leaders and former Sangguniang Kabataan officials in the Cordillera came together to urge Congress  to  pass the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) reform bill during the celebration of the International Youth Day in the city  last week. The National Youth Commission(NYC) together with Cordilleran youth spearheaded the nationwide action day for SK reform in the City with activities at the Peoples Park  highlighted by the  plea for the appro... Read Full Story - Cordillera y...
  • DOST implements 5 SETUP projects in Ifugao

    LAMUT, Ifugao, Aug.18 (PIA)- - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) here is implementing five projects in the province this year under  its  Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP). According to Max Bernard Codamon  of DOST,  these projects assisted in the form of soft loans are the upgrading of bakery facilities in Banaue worth P316,250.00; uUpgrading of Baguiwa’s Bakery in Lagawe(P216,100.00); upgrading of production facilities  and ... Read Full Story - DOST impleme...
  • Baguio soars to 15th place in competitiveness survey

    BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 18 - -  Baguio City soared to 15th place out the 136 cities assessed in the 2013 Cities and Municipalities Local Economic Development Competitiveness Survey redeeming itself from its poor showing in the 2012 edition of the annual survey. Mayor Mauricio Domogan last Wednesday announced that the city ranked 21st in economic dynamism, ninth in government efficiency and 19th in infrastructure development in the survey done annually by the National Comp... Read Full Story - Baguio soars...
  • FEATURE: 1Mindanao touching lives, serving people thru news and information

    ZAMBOANGA CITY, Aug. 18 (PIA) – Who would have thought that a simple news dissemination to a group of personal email contacts would become a driving force in the information dissemination to people all over Mindanao? Such is the case of Philippine Information Agency Mindanao Cluster’s 1 Mindanao electronic magazine, which turned 3 last Aug. 15.  Humble Beginnings  1 Mindanao e-magazine’s humble beginning was in a form of a simple two or three-page news ... Read Full Story - FEATURE: 1Mi...
  • Baldoz to DOLE offices: Adopt Region 12’s online registration of labor associations

    KORONADAL CITY,  South Cotabato,  Aug 18 (PIA) --   Besides  DOLE 12’s pioneering Inter-based  Quality Management  System  and  Online  SPES sytem,  Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz   has  also  pushed  for the  agency-wide  adoption of the regional  office’s  online registration of workers' associations (RWAs) Sec Baldoz  said  DOLE 12&rsquo... Read Full Story - Baldoz to D...
  • Binay: Makati's transparency, best practices help bag 'Most Competitive City in PH'

    MAKATI CITY, Aug. 18 (PIA) -- Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin S. Binay has attributed the city’s recognition as the country’s ‘Most Competitive City’ at the 2nd Regional Competitiveness Summit to the reforms implemented by the city government to promote transparency as well as to its many programs widely acclaimed as ‘best practices’ in good governance. Makati City was ranked first in overall competitiveness among 136 cities that participated in this year... Read Full Story - Binay: Makat...
  • Makati launches first 24/7 primary health care facility

    MAKATI CITY, Aug. 18 (PIA) -- Makati residents will worry no more when barangay health centers close at 5pm with the recent launching of the newly upgraded 24/7 primary health care facility in Barangay Palanan. Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin S. Binay said the facility is aimed to deliver basic health services to Makati residents round-the-clock, seven days a week including weekends and holidays.  It also seeks to decongest the city-run tertiary hospital in District 2, Ospital ng Makat... Read Full Story - Makati launc...
  • DOTC to finish MRT-3 derailment probe Tuesday

    MANILA, Aug. 18 (PIA) -- The Department of Transportation and Communication is targeting to complete its fact-finding investigation of the recent Metro Rail Transit-3 derailment by tomorrow (Tuesday). In a statement, the DOTC said that it has no finding yet of either human error or technical malfunction as the cause of the accident. “We expect the committee to submit its findings on August 19. In the meantime, we cannot speculate on the events that led to the ... Read Full Story - DOTC to fini...
  • Student workers get paychecks for summer-job

    LAOAG CITY, Aug 18 (PIA) - Some 300 student-workers have finally received their paychecks from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) amounting to P2, 479 each equivalent to 21 working days. The students lined-up on Friday morning at the Laoag City multi-purpose hall for the salary distribution simultaneous with the city’s “A cause for August” job fair. Teresa Bonavente, DOLE head for Ilocos Norte said the salaries represented the second installment of paycheck... Read Full Story - Student work...
  • Summer job-pay: worth the wait says Laoag student-worker

    LAOAG CITY, Aug. 18 (PIA) - It was a payday and like any city hall employee, Rosshaine Andres lined up to receive her paycheck on August 15 at the Laoag City multi-purpose hall. Andres, however, was no ordinary employee. She was among the 300 beneficiaries of the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) who worked at the city hall last summer break. A Mass Communication student from the Divine Word College of Laoag, Andres burst to excitement when she received the final in... Read Full Story - Summer job-p...
  • Cebuano News: PNoy, may pahinumdom sa mga politikong nangampanya na alang sa 2016

    MANILA, August 18 (PIA)--Gisaway ni Presidente Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III ang pipila ka politikong murag nangampanya na alang sa 2016 elections.Atol sa inagurasyon sa Ninoy Aquino Bridge sa Barangay San Luis sa Tuao, Cagayan kaganina, gipahinumdoman sa Presidente ang mga politiko nga may mga problemang angay  unang tutokan ug aksyunan karon."Mga kasama, 'pag nagbabasa tayo ng diyaryo araw-araw, tila marami nang nangangampanya. Parang nakalimutan nila may problema tayo ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Daet dad’s US trip bring about economic opportunities

    By: Rosalita B. ManlangitDAET, Camarines Norte, Aug. 18 (PIA) – The trip to the United States of Mayor Tito Sarion of the local government unit of Daet brought three  town twinning and two business opportunities pledges to this municipality. The local chief executive has attended recently the Sister Cities International Conference 2014 at San Jose, California; Hawaii Business Meeting and Bikol National Association of America (BNNA) conference. Mayor Sarion said that represen... Read Full Story - Daet dad’s U...
  • Cebuano News: Presidente Aquino nanguna sa paglusad sa photo exhibit sa “Cory Story”

    MANILA, Agosto 17 (PIA) – Gipangulohan ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III ang pagbukas sa Special Commemorative Photo Exhibit nga naglarawan sa kinabuhi sa iyang inahan nga si kanhi Presidente Corazon “Cory” Aquino, didto sa Glorietta Activity Center sa Makati City, bag-ohay pa lamang.Ang nasangpit nga photo exhibit nag-ulohan “History and Her Story” (Kasaysayan ug ang Iyang Estorya)” gi-organisar sa Ayala Malls, People Asia Magazine ug Tiger 22. Nagpaki... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Palasyo gidepensahan ang Conditional Cash Transfer program

    MANILA, Agosto 17 (PIA) – Daghan ang nakabenepisyo sa Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) Program, sa dihang gipalapdan kini ug misakop sa kapin upat ka milyon  (4.1M) ka mga pamilya, ning tuig, gikan sa usa lamang ka milyon  (1M) sa tuig 2010. Kini ang gibutyag ni Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. ngadto sa mga mamahayag, atol sa usa ka press briefing sa Malacañang, bag-ohay lamang.  “Sa nagsunod nga pagtu... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: DILG mi-isa sa SG Housekeeping ngadto SG Local Governance sa makasunod sa prinsipyo sa “3 plus 1”

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 17 (PIA) – Gi-isa sa Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang gitawag nga Seal of Good Housekeeping (SGH) ngadto sa Seal of Good Governance (SGLG), sugod ning tuig.                                   Ang SGLG maoy mopuli sa SGH sa pag-ila sa maayong binuhatan kun &ldq... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DILG upscales SG Housekeeping to Local Governance following “3 plus 1” principle

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 17 (PIA) – The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) has scaled up the Seal of Good Housekeeping (SGH) to the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG), starting this year.                                   The SGLG will replace the SGH in the recognition of good performan... Read Full Story - DILG upscale...
  • Caravan to bring gov’t services to residents of 5 LGUs

    ILOILO CITY, Aug. 17 (PIA6) – The 14th Caravan of Government Services that will be spearheaded by the Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas Regional Office 6 in the Municipality of Bingawan, Iloilo on August 19 was also conceived to highlight the 8th Anniversary Celebration of the Ombudsman regional office here.Ombudsman-6 Graft Investigation Officer and Public Information Officer Evangeline G. Nunal said the following services will be available to the people of host municipality as well as Cali... Read Full Story - Caravan to b...
  • Pangilinan denies alleged extortion; rejects NFA administrator's resignation

    MANILA, Aug. 16 -- Presidential Adviser on Food Security and Agriculture Modernization Secretary Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan denied on Friday alleged extortion by National Food Authority (NFA) Administrator Arthur Juan and his assistant, Atty. Patricia Galang, which led to the tendering of resignation of the two.Pangilinan, in a press conference, however, said he did not accept the  resignation of the two NFA officials.The food security czar said he convinced Juan and Galang no... Read Full Story - Pangilinan d...
  • Kinaray-a News: NGO sa Antique magabulig monitor ka proyekto nga ginpondohan ka gobyerno

    SAN JOSE, Antique,  Agosto 16 (PIA6)- -  Ang Antique Federation of Non- Government Organizations (AFON) naglunsad kang ‘People’s Led Monitoring and Evaluation System (PLMES’)  kaimaw ang mga ahensya kang gobyerno, lokal nga pamunu-an kag mga pribado nga organisasyon para makabulig monitor kang mga proyekto nga ginpondohan kang gobyerno.Ang program gintambongan nanday Marcelo Tenorio, Financial Management Specialist ka Phil-Am Fund kag Philbert Yee ka Gerry Roxas ... Read Full Story - Kinaray-a Ne...
  • Cebuano news: San Fernando nakabenepisyo sa “potable water’ nga proyekto sa DILG ubos sa GPBP

    SAN FERNANDO, Bukidnon, August 15 — Duha ka mga hilit nga barangay sa lungsod sa San Fernando ang nakabenepisyo sa “potable water system” kon tubig ma-inom nga proyekto sa Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).Si mayor Levi C. Edma miingon nga ang duha ka mga barangay mao ang Cayaga ug Matupe.Miingon siya nga ang ‘Cayaga Potable Water System Project’ migasto sa P2.5 million ug ang ‘Matupe Potable Water System Project’ migasto usab sa P2 ... Read Full Story - Cebuano news...
  • Far-flung Ifugao town creates its Tourism Development Council

    TINOC, Ifugao, Aug.15 (PIA)- - Recognizing that tourism is an indispensable element of the municipal economy and an industry of national interest and importance, the mayor of this far-flung town created the Municipal Tourism Development Council (MTDC). Mayor Marcelo Catalino issued Executive Order Number 4 pursuant to Republic Act 7160 or the Local Government Code of 1991 creating the MTDC to prepare, adopt, implement and monitor their local tourism programs, projects and purposes.He said t... Read Full Story - Far-flung If...
  • Government focused on ensuring safety of commuters in light of MRT mishap

    MANILA, Aug 15 -- The Palace said Thursday that ensuring the safety of commuters is a major goal of the government.“Ang pagtiyak sa kaligtasan ng mga pasahero at ng mga mamamayan ang pangunahing layunin ng pamahalaan. Ayon kay Secretary (Jun) Abaya, inaalam na ng pamunuan ng MRT kung paano naganap ang aksidente upang tiyaking hindi na ito mauulit, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said during a press briefing in Malacañang.A Metro Rail Tran... Read Full Story - Government f...
  • PNoy wants to feel the pulse of the people on sustaining reforms

    MANILA, Aug 15 -- President Aquino's major concern is to feel the people’s pulse to make sure that the reforms he has spearheaded in recent years would become permanent and would benefit all Filipinos, a Palace official said on Thursday."What is essential for the President is to know the sentiments of his bosses, the Filipino people," Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said in a press briefing in Malacañang."He will contin... Read Full Story - PNoy wants t...
  • Benguet towns receive Timbangan ng Bayan

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug.15 (PIA) -- The Department of Trade and Industry – Baguio-Benguet Office turned over Timbangan ng Bayan or calibrated weighing scales to the different local government units in Benguet. In a simple ceremony hosted by  this capital town last week, DTI Provincial Head Freda Gawisan turned over two units  each of the Timbangan ng Bayan to the municipal mayors and other officials of the 13 municipalities  witnessed by Governor Nestor Fongwan. ... Read Full Story - Benguet town...
  • Mt. Province SP resets sessions to Tuesday

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, Aug.15(PIA) - -  Starting this September, the regular session of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) here will now be every Tuesday of the week.SP Resolution No. 2014-278 resets the local legislative council’s regular meeting from the usual Mondays to Tuesdays of every week effective September 2014.In moving the schedule of their regular sessions to Tuesday, the local officials  said this would allow them more time to attend to the concerns of their const... Read Full Story - Mt. Province...
  • Tabuk city govt. holds  plan integration workshop

     TABUK CITY, Aug. 15 (PIA) - - The City Government of Tabuk  recently conducted a Plan Integration Workshop to validate programs and plans for the formulation of  the city government’s 2015 to 2017 Local Development Investment Plan  and the 2015 Annual Investment Program. Sangguniang Panglunsod Committee Chair on Planning Councilor Arnold Tenedero underscored the need for a participative planning to ensure the city government’s money is invested on programs t... Read Full Story - Tabuk city g...
  • BENECO pushes for 100% sitio electrification in Benguet

     BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 15(PIA) - - The Benguet Electric Cooperative (BENECO) affirmed  its commitment to achieve 100 percent sitio electrification in Baguio – Benguet. In a kapihan media forum in observance of National Electrification Awareness Month here on Wednesday, BENECO Engineering Department Manager Melchor Licoben reported  that under the Sitio Electrification Program (SEP), BENECO has already reached out to about 85 percent of  its target.   Licoben,... Read Full Story - BENECO pushe...
  • Caraga RDC to hold Training Workshop on Design, Production & Evaluation of Print Communication Materials to IOs

    BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 15 (PIA) – The National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Caraga as the secretariat of the Regional Development Council (RDC) will be holding a Training-Workshop on Design, Production, and Evaluation of Print Communication Materials on August 26-29, 2014 at the Nasipit Hall, Almont Hotel’s Inland Resort, this city. According to NEDA-Caraga regional director Mylah Faye Aurora Cariño, participants of this training-workshop are the information officers ... Read Full Story - Caraga RDC t...
  • COA launches DRRM Accounting and Reporting Guidelines 

    QUEZON CITY, 15 August 2014 – The Commission on Audit (COA) has recently launched Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Accounting and Reporting Guidelines to all government agencies to improve transparency and accountability on the use of disaster funds. The launch of the DRRM Accounting and Reporting Guidelines was spearheaded by COA Chairperson Maria Gracia Pulido Tan and Commissioner Heidi Mendoza with support from the Australian Government. The set of ... Read Full Story - COA launches...
  • San Fernando communities benefit from ‘potable water’ project under GPBP

    SAN FERNANDO, Bukidnon, August 15 — Two remote villages in San Fernando municipality are now benefiting from the potable water system project of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).Mayor Levi C. Edma said the two barangays are Cayaga and Matupe.He said the projects namely ‘Cayaga Potable Water System’ and ‘Matupe Potable Water System’ received P2.5 million and P2 million respectively. It was allotted through the DILG’s Bottom-Up Budgetin... Read Full Story - San Fernando...
  • City dad calls for cooperation in pushing for a more vibrant Baguio

    BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 15 (PIA) - - As the city  gears for  its  105th Charter Day anniversary  on September 1, Mayor Mauricio Domogan  calls for unity and cooperation in pushing for a more vibrant Baguio.“Let us continue to improve our synergy, teamwork and cooperation. It is only when we work together, all the people of Baguio, both in government and private sector - sharing responsibilities, duties, resources and talents can make a more vibrant Baguio”, urged D... Read Full Story - City dad cal...
  • COA pushes for more effective use of disaster funds

    QUEZON CITY, Aug 15 -- The Commission on Audit (COA) pushes for more effective use of disaster funds as it launches, together with the Australian Government, the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Accounting and Reporting Guidelines today at the COA-PIDS Auditorium. The guidelines aim to further improve transparency and accountability in the use of disaster funds. “Benchmarked against the International Standards for Supreme Audit Institutions, these will... Read Full Story - COA pushes f...
  • P5.46-B boosts housing program for military, police

    MANILA, Aug 15 -- The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) released P5.46 billion to the National Housing Authority (NHA) for the construction of 20,000 house-and-lot packages for the military, police, and other uniformed personnel in various regions of the country. Sourced from the Budgetary Support to Government Corporations (BSGC) under the 2014 General Appropriations Act (GAA), the P5.46-billion release will benefit personnel of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Philippine... Read Full Story - P5.46-B boos...
  • BIR collection for July 2014 grew by P9.84 billion and exceeded goal

    QUEZON CITY, Aug 15 -- For the month of July 2014, the BIR collected P119.94 billion in tax revenues, P19.84 billion or 19.82% more than collections made in July 2013. The collection exceeded the goal set for July 2014, by P58.52 million or 0.05%. For July 2014, collections from BIR operations amounted to P115.45 Billion, P20.51 billion or 21.61% more than collections made in July 2013.  Said collection exceeded the goal set for July 2014 by P2.06 billion or 1.81%. Colle... Read Full Story - BIR collecti...
  • Baldoz lauds DOLE 12 for its Online SPES System

    KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato,  Aug  15 (PIA)  -- Although  only  12  of  the  79  Public Employment  Services  Offices  (PESO)  in SOCCSKSARGEN Region  have been  institutionalized,  the  regional  office of the  Department of Labor  and Employment  (DOLE 12) comes   first  in innovating  the  agency’s  the Special Program for Employment of  Students... Read Full Story - Baldoz lauds...
  • Baldoz orders replication of DOLE 12’s pioneering Internet-based QMS

    KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato,  Aug 15 (PIA)  Labor  and  Employment Secretary  Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz  has  ordered the  replication of the agency’s first Internet-based  Quality Management System (IQMS)  developed by its regional office in  SOCCSKSARGEN Region. Baldoz, who  visited the  DOLE 12’s  field office in General Santos  City  heaped  praises on the  DOLE  12,  head... Read Full Story - Baldoz orde...
  • Cebuano News: Konsehal mipahalipay sa mga opisyal, sakop sa ABaKa

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 15 – Dako ang pahalipay ni konsehal Ramon Tabor, chairman sa police, fire and public safety, sa Association of Barangay Kagawad (ABaKa)—ang bag-ong namugna nga kapunungan sa mga kagawad sa kabarangayan, ning syudad. Sa milabayng tigom sa komite, personal nga mibista ug mitambong ang mga bag-ong napiling opisyal sa kapunungan ug mipadayag sa suporta sa kampanya sa kagamhanan alang sa kahusay ug kalinaw. Si konsehal Tabor mipasabot nga giki... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Greenfield Subdivision dihas Balubal sugdan na pagtukod

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 15 – Hayan masugdan na sa pag-ugmad ang residential subdivision project dinha sa barangay Balubal, ning syudad. Kini human ang konseho sa syudad sa sesyon niadtong Lunes, Agosto 11, nga gidumala ni bise mayor Caesar Ian Acenas mipalabang sa Ordinance No. 12821-2014. Ang ordinansa nag-aprobar sa aplikasyon sa Greenfield Homeowners Association Inc alang sa Development Permit (DP) sa ilang subdivision project nga adunay gilapdon nga kapin sa 3.65 ka hektary... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Aplikasyon sa A Brown alang sa alteration of plan sa Xavier Estates giuyonan sa konseho

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 15 – Hayan mapatuman na sa A Brown Co, developer sa Xavier Estates, ang kausaban sa plano sa ilang subdivision. Kini human ang konseho sa syudad ubos ni bise mayor Caesar Ian Acenas mipalabang sa Ordinance No. 12823-2014. Si konsehal Alexander Dacer, chairman sa komite sa subdivision, mibutyag nga subay sa maong ordinansa gi-uyonan ang aplikasyon sa developer nga ma-usab ang plano alang sa Phase 5A sa subdibisyon nga naglangkob sa Ventura Residences dinh... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Solon to tackle concerns of urban poor folk

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 15 – The City Council committee on urban and rural poor will soon tackle the request of the Lapasan Urban Poor Slum Upgrading Project (LUPSUP) beneficiaries of San Juan II, Lapasan, to help them facilitate the relocation, subdivision and structural survey of the lot they are occupying. The subject lot was already acquired by the city government in favor of the member-beneficiaries. The beneficiaries have been awarded with titles from the C... Read Full Story - Solon to tac...
  • SP okays development of subdivision projects

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 15 – More subdivision projects will rise in Cagayan de Oro.                The City Council during its regular session Monday, August 11, presided over by vice mayor Caesar Ian Acenas approved the application of Greenfield Homeowners Association, Inc. for Development Permit of its residential subdivision project at Purok 2, Barangay Balubal. The subdivision project has an area of 3.651... Read Full Story - SP okays dev...
  • Requests for new public utility vehicle routes under study

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 15 – The City Council committee on Public Utilities was informed by the Roads and Traffic Administration (RTA) that action on requests of transport groups for new or additional routes in their respective areas has been deferred. In his letter to the committee, Engr. Nonito Oclarit explained that the RTA is still drafting the proposed city-wide traffic rerouting scheme in consonance with the activation of the new traffic signals being installed in different pa... Read Full Story - Requests for...
  • No “hilot” without supervision during birth deliveries

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 15 – Traditional birth attendants, known as “hilots” are prohibited from performing birth deliveries without the supervision of skilled birth attendants. This, after the 17th City Council headed by vice mayor Caesar Ian E. Acenas on Monday, Aug. 11, enacted Ordinance No. 12824-2014, otherwise known as the Safe Motherhood Ordinance of Cagayan de Oro. The ordinance, authored by councilor Dante Pajo, chair of the committee on health, a... Read Full Story - No “hilot” w...
  • Capitol puts up tourist information kiosk at Laguindingan airport

    MISAMIS ORIENTAL, Aug. 15 -- To fortify its tourism industry, the provincial government of Misamis Oriental has started the construction of a tourist information kiosk at Laguindingan airport. According to governor Yevgeny Vincente B. Emano, it will showcase the vibrant culture and products of the province. “We will invest small amount for the information kiosk but I am confident that its return will be tripled and even more,” the governor said. Gov. Emano added that a... Read Full Story - Capitol puts...
  • Cebuano News: Hangyo sa regional committee on disability affairs konsiderahon

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 15 (PIA) – Padayong gitun-an sa komite sa panglawas sa konseho ni konsehal Dante Pajo ang hangyo sa Regional Committee on Disability Affairs (RCDA) nga girepresentahan ni Dr. Enrique Ampo. Kini kalabot na sa ilang hangyo pagpalabang ug ordinansa nga magkinahanglan sa matag establisamento pagbutang ug luna silbing “standby service wheelchair” sa ilang mga kliyente nga adunay mobility problem panahon sa emerhensya. Matud nila n... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Hangyo sa taga-Patag tun-an

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 15 (PIA) – Gipaabot konsiderahon sa komite sa public utilities ni konsehal Roger Abaday ang petisyon nga gisang-at sa mga mulopyo sa barangay Patag, ning syudad. Kini hangyo nga makabalik pag-agi diha sa Olayvar road ang mga public utility jeepney (PUJ) nga adunay rutang C1 ug C2. Ang Olayvar Road nasayran nga usa ka barangay road ug mao ang dalan nga agian sa regular nga ruta gikan sa Camp Evangelista–LKKS-Cogon-Carmen ug vice ver... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Hangyo sa fire volunteer tun-an sa komite sa games

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 15 (PIA) – Konsiderahon sa komite sa games and amusement ni konsehal Adrian Barba ang hangyo sa Cagayan de Oro Volunteer Fire Brigade Foundation  Inc. (COVFBI) nga ma-exempt pagbayad sa amusement tax alang sa ipahigayong “The Great China Circus featuring the acrobatic of Hebel.” Kini usa ka cultural production nga magpakita sa tradisyun sa mga Intsik, incredible nga acrobatic, stunning costume, Chines... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Dalig, Antipolo City PWDs, nagsagawa ng blood drive

    ANTIPOLO CITY, Rizal, Agosto 14 (PIA)– Isang matagumpay na bloodletting activity ang pinangunahan ng mga persons-with-disability (PWDs) sa Barangay Dalig, Antipolo City kamakailan, kung saan 150 Antipolenyo mula sa iba’t ibang sektor ang nagsama-sama upang ibahagi ang patak ng buhay sa mga nangangailangan. Sa pamamagitan ng kanilang programa na may temang “Dugo Tulong sa mga Nangangailangan, Alay sa Kababayan,” lagpas sa dalawang dosenang blood bags ang nakolekta ng ... Read Full Story - Dalig, Antip...
  • DPWH hailed among top performing government agencies

    MANILA, Aug 14 -- “Thank you and let us continue serving our country”. This was the reaction of Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio L. Singson to the July 2014 net satisfaction rating survey result conducted among Philippine business executives who are members of the Makati Business Club (MBC) which gave positive mark to the performance of DPWH. With a net score of 55.4 at 76.9 percent satisfied and 21.5 percent not satisfied in the performance rating period of... Read Full Story - DPWH hailed ...
  • Aklan aims to have blood center

    KALIBO, Aklan, August 14(PIA6) --  The province of Aklan is aiming to have a blood center on or before end of 2015. This plan of the province here, under the helm of Governor Florencio T. Miraflores, was disclosed by Provincial Health Officer I Dr. Cornelio Cuachon at the recent general orientation meeting and election of new set of officers of the Aklan Blood Coordinating Council (ABCC). The meeting and election of officers was held at the Conference Room of the Aklan Police Prov... Read Full Story - Aklan aims t...
  • MARPOL bill now ready for second reading; Fortun positive for its immediate passage

    BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 14 (PIA) -- Appropriations committee of the lower house approved, without question, House Bill 861, or the Prevention of Pollution from Ships Act of 2013, now readied for second reading. The said bill was earlier approved by the Committee on Ecology and was likewise cross- referred to the appropriations committee to discuss and iron-out budgetary issues. During the hearing today, the committee finding merit on the legislative measure, prompted a smooth and unanimous green ... Read Full Story - MARPOL bill ...
  • Feature: Information as an aid to disaster

    NAVAL, Biliran, August 14 (PIA) - Much has been said on the humanitarian assistance like food, shelter, clothing and other various form of assistance coming from the international humanitarian agencies including that of the national government, non-government organizations and  private groups that help the victims of ‘Yolanda’ get back slowly on their feet. These tangible humanitarian help, though very much important as an immediate response to inject life- saving mechanism... Read Full Story - Feature: Inf...
  • Gov't services caravan touches lives of 96,000 W. Visayans

    ILOILO CITY, Aug. 14 (PIA6) – A total of 96,778 clients around Western Visayas has been served by the Caravan of Government Services which has been spearheaded by the Office of the Ombudsman – Visayas Regional Office No. 6 since 2008.The caravan, which is supported by various government agencies and local government units in the region, brings basic government social and medical services to the people.It was launched in San Jose, Antique on April 4, 2008. Subsequent caravans were hel... Read Full Story - Gov't servic...
  • Bonifacio, MisOcc poverty-reduction projects under BUB 2013 set at P12.4M

    BONIFACIO, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 14 (PIA) – Some P12,400,000 have been allocated to the local government, here, for implementation of poverty reduction projects, under the Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB) Process, last year.                                This actually represents 7.37 percent of P168,100,000, the total amount of BUB pro... Read Full Story - Bonifacio, M...
  • Cebuano News: Gobyerno determinado nga ipapauli sa nasud ang mga Pilipino sa Libya, matud sa opisyal sa Palasyo

    MANILA, Agosto 14 (PIA) – Determinado ang gobyerno nga papauli-on dinhisa Pilpinas ang mga Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) kang kinsang mga kinabuhi namilegro sa Libya. Kini ang gibutyag ni Edwin Lacierda, ang Tigpamaba ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III ngadto sa mga mamahayag atol sa us aka press briefing sa Malacañang. “Niadtong mga OFW, kinsang mga kinabuhi anaa sa tumang kapeligro ug makuyaw nga sitwasyon, ang gobyerno mag-agni kanila nga mouli na sa nasud, dii... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Palasyo bukas sa pagahimoong nga imbestigasyon kalabot sa Conditional Cash Transfer

    MANILA, Agosto 14 (PIA) – Bukas ang Malacañang sa unsa man nga imbestigasyon nga himoon sa Kongreso kalabot sa ka epektibo sa gitawag nga Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program.Kini ang giluwatan ni Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda, kinsa mikomento sa mga taho nga si Senador Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr., ang nangita nga repasohon ang CCT program, aron sutaon kung nakatabang kini sa paninguha sa gobeyerno nga mahaw-as sa kalisud kadtong mga tawo nga anaa sa k... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Mga proyekto sa BUB aron mokunhod ang kawad-on sa Bonifacio, Mis. Occ. sa 2013 mikabat sa P12.4M

    BONIFACIO, Misamis Occidental, Agosto 14 (PIA) – Kapin dose milyones pesos (P12,400,000) ang gibubo sa gobyerno ngadto sa lokal nga pangagamhanan dinhi sa Bonifacio sa pagpatuman sa mga proyekto aron makunhoran ang kawad-on sa katawhan ubos sa gitawag nga Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB) Process, sa milabay nga tuig.                              &nb... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Agricultural productivity takes bulk of 2013 BUB projects in Bonifacio, MisOcc

    BONIFACIO, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 14 (PIA) – Agricultural productivity and social services took the bulk of poverty-reduction projects, here, under the 2013 Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB) planning process. Now renamed the Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB), the process have been considered “a helping hand in the municipality” by Mayor Evelyn C. Dumanjug, who said it has created more impact of the poor in her area. “The process also promotes transparency in th... Read Full Story - Agricultural...
  • CSC Caraga pushes institutionalization of PGS  

    BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 14 (PIA) – After completion of the initiation, compliance and proficiency stages of the Performance Governance System (PGS) Pathway, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) Caraga pursued its position for the institutionalization of a competency-based human resource system. In May 2010, the CSC adopted the PGS, the local adaptation of the Balanced Scoreboard developed at the Harvard University. In treading the PGS process, the CSC has directed its vision, identified ... Read Full Story - CSC Caraga p...
  • Ombudsman Team assures investment protection

    ILOILO CITY, Aug. 14 (PIA6) ---The Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas Regional Office VI assured protection to investors and prompt action on investors’ grievances with the formation of the Investment Ombudsman Team (IOT).Ombudsman-6 Public Information Officer and Graft Investigation Officer Evangeline G. Nuñal said that the IOT was created by Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales to encourage local and foreign investments and improve global competitiveness.She said the IOT will expedite r... Read Full Story - Ombudsman Te...
  • ARMM rolls out focal convergence strategy in Lanao del Sur

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Aug. 14 (PIA) --- Regional and local officials of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and this province met Tuesday, August 12, here to roll out the focal convergence system approach in Lanao del Sur province. Laisa Masuhud Alamia, ARMM executive secretary, presided the meeting that was attended by the provincial heads of different ARMM agencies and the newly appointed ARMM convergence focal person for Lanao del Sur - Assistant Secretary Amenodin... Read Full Story - ARMM rolls o...
  • No more long queues of residents seeking help – Gov. Fuentes

    KORONADAL CITY,  South Cotabato, Aug 14 (PIA)  --  Effective  delivery of  basic  social  services has  addressed the  concern of many government officials  here  regarding residents lining up  to seek their  assistance, said  South Cotabato  Gov. Daisy  Avance-Fuentes.   “In all my 24 years  in  public service, this is the first time that I have not experienced  residents  qu... Read Full Story - No more long...
  • Baldoz issues pay rules for Ninoy Aquino Day, a special non-working day

    MANILA, Aug 14 -- Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz on Wednesday said in a statement that proper wage rules and core labor standards for workers must be observed on Thursday, 21 August 2014, which is a Special Non-Working Day across the nation marking Ninoy Aquino Day. The labor and employment chief said that the Special Non-Working Day is by virtue of Proclamation No. 655, Series of 2013, Declaring the Regular Holidays, Special (Non-Working) Days, and Special Holida... Read Full Story - Baldoz issue...
  • Soldiers help build homes for typhoon Pablo victims 

     DAVAO ORIENTAL– Backing the government’s relentless efforts in providing permanent shelters to typhoon Pablo victims, the Philippine Army continues to partner with the provincial and national government in helping build permanent homes in some areas in the hard-hit towns. Only recently, some 121 new homes, constructed by the Philippine Army,were turned over to beneficiaries in Brgy. Ban-ao in Baganga and Brgy.Alegria in Cateel last August 7. Commanding Officer of the ... Read Full Story - Soldiers hel...
  • Palace satisfied with results of Makati Business Club Survey

    MANILA, Aug. 13 --  Malacañang has expressed satisfaction over the results of the recent Makati Business Club (MBC) Executive Outlook Survey, where senior business executives surveyed by the club gave positive performance ratings to 43 out of 62 government agencies.“Sa kabuuan ay ikinagagalak namin ang resulta nitong survey na ito,” Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. told reporters in a press briefing at the Palace Tuesday &n... Read Full Story - Palace satis...
  • Pangu sa MMDA nagtumbok sa pag-asenso sa Maasin sa milabayng napulo ka tuig

    MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, August 13  (PIA) --  Dinhi na siya niadtong tuig 2003, nianang panahona si Francis Tolentino maoy Mayor sa Tagaytay City, ug napulo’g-usa ka tuig ang nakalabay nakabalik siya, ning higayona isip chairman sa Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), puwesto nga pang cabinet-level. Ang MMDA chair ningduaw ning siyudad ingon nga guest of honor ug speaker diha sa ika-14 nga charter day anniversary pagka Domingo, Agosot 10. Sa iyang pagpamulong ... Read Full Story - Pangu sa MMD...
  • Cebuano News: 2015 national budget gitumong sa pagtabang sa mga tawo nga anaa sa kawad-on, matud sa Palasyo

    MANILA, Agosto 13 (PIA) – Ang Palasyo miingon nga ang 2015 national budget gitumong sa paghaw-as sa minilyon nga Filipino sa kawad-on. “Ang nasudnong budget alang sa 2015 adunay tema nga: “kauswagan para sa tanan,” gumikan kay gitumong kini sa pag-angat ug pag-asenso sa minilyong Pilipino nga anaa sa kinaubsan nga hut-ong sa katilingban. Mahimo lamang kini pinaagi sa paggasto sa pundo sa katawhan,” matud ni Presidential Communication Operations Office... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Reclassification of Mambuaya lot up for study

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 13 – The City Council committee on subdivision and landed estate is slated to tackle the request of the Cagayan de Oro Housing Board/Federation of People’s Sustainable Development Cooperative (FPSDC) to reclassify a lot located at Patpat, barangay Mambuaya, from agricultural to residential.  The subdivision lot contains an area of 52,164 square meters. The federation said the land is currently being used as a relocation site for some 200 famil... Read Full Story - Reclassifica...
  • “Agserbi 24/7”: Services to Laoag City’s grassroots

    LAOAG CITY, Aug. 13 (PIA) - The Laoag City government recently launched its mobile outreach program dubbed “Agserbi 24/7” (24/7 In Service) which brings services one step closer to the public. First established as the city’s hotline wherein text inquiries and complaints were being entertained and addressed by the city’s department heads, “Agserbi” is a reinvention of the city’s former “Rang-ay ti Barangay”. City Media Office Head Ra... Read Full Story - “Agserbi 24/...
  • “Agserbi 24/7”: Services to Laoag City’s grassroots

    LAOAG CITY, Aug 13 (PIA) - The Laoag City government has launched recently its mobile outreach program dubbed “Agserbi 24/7” (24/7 In Service) which brings services one step closer to the public. First established as the city’s hotline wherein text inquiries and complaints were being entertained and addressed by the city’s department heads, “Agserbi” is a reinvention of the city’s former “Rang-ay ti Barangay”. City Media Office Head... Read Full Story - “Agserbi 24/...
  • Aklanon News:  Gobyerno owa madismaya sa nag-naba nga satisfaction rating – Palasyo

    MANILA, Agosto 13 (PIA6) -  -  Ro Malacanang hay nagpabutyag nga ro gobyerno hay bukon it dismayado sa nag-naba nga satisfaction rating, busa komitido pa gihapon nga mag serbisyo sa nasyon ag sa mga pumueoyo, suno sa sangka opisyal it palasyo ku Lunes. “Ro administrasyon hay maga pabilin nga determinado ag komitido sa pag serbisyo sa nasyon ag anang mga pumueoyo,” hambae ni Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda, sa anang pag komentar sa pinaka-ulihi nga Social Weath... Read Full Story - Aklanon News...
  • Bayog town attains zero crime following KKK implementation

    BAYOG, Zamboanga del Sur, Aug. 13 (PIA) – With its new version of KKK, this town has brought down its crime rate to zero. A month after it implemented “Oplan KKK,” not a single crime was reported to have occurred in this town, according to Mayor Leonardo L. Babasa Jr. in an interview with the Philippine Information Agency yesterday. Oplan KKK, which stands for Kalimpyo, Kahapsay ug Kalinaw (Cleanliness, Orderliness and Peace) has been implemented by the municipal gove... Read Full Story - Bayog town a...
  • DILG distributes checks for potable water system projects in SurSur

    TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, Aug. 13 (PIA) – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Caraga regional office through Regional Director Lilibeth Famacion distributed yesterday nine Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB) checks of varied amounts intended for potable water system (PWS) projects in Surigao del Sur.  The event took place at the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) meeting chaired by Governor Johnny Pimentel that was held at the Provincial Gov... Read Full Story - DILG distrib...
  • Investments are not subject to the bank secrecy law, only bank deposits and government securities --BIR

    QUEZON CITY, Aug 13 -- The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is reminding the business, banking and financial sectors that only bank deposits and government securities are subject to the provisions of the bank secrecy law. Section 2 of Republic Act (RA) No. 1405 (An Act Prohibiting Disclosure of or Inquiry into, Deposits with any Banking Institution and Providing Penalty Therefore) provides that all deposits of whatever nature in banks or banking institutions in the Philippines and inve... Read Full Story - Investments ...
  • NorthCot LGU helps marginalized families avail more NFA rice

    ALEOSAN, North Cotabato, Aug. 13 (PIA)-- Families  with meager income in North Cotabato may now  avail of more National Food Authority (NFA) rice in the market. This is after the provincial government opened outlets and rolling stores selling NFA rice. Recently, another outlet was opened in Aleosan town particularly in Barangay Poblacion. Board Member Loreto Cabaya, Jr., chair of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan Committee on Agriculture said  the initiative aims to help poor... Read Full Story - NorthCot LGU...
  • Planning and Development Office cites SurSur gains in agriculture

    TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, Aug. 13 (PIA) – Esmeraldo Raymundo, agricultural technologist and Mindanao Rural Development Program (MRDP) provincial coordinator detailed at the Provincial Planning and Development Office (PPDO), has cited gains primarily on agriculture when he rendered a performance report during their office’s hosting of the regular Monday flag ceremony program this week. Focusing on the top two of the six “development” objectives, the MRDP prov... Read Full Story - Planning and...
  • NAPC inspects BUB, GPB projects in Sibugay

    ROSELLER T. LIM, Zamboanga Sibugay, Aug. 13 (PIA) – The provincial focal person of the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) was here yesterday to monitor and evaluate the implementation of Bottoms-Up Budgeting (BUB) projects with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), one of the implementing agencies. Four farmers’ associations and one cooperative, all recipients of seedlings distributed by DENR-Sibugay from the BUB funds, were initially inspected an... Read Full Story - NAPC inspect...
  • Waray News: Palasyo kuntento han resulta han Makati Business Club Survey

    MANILA, August 13 --  Iginpahayag han Malacañang an kakuntento hine han gumawas nga resulta han kanan Makati Business Club (MBC) Executive Outlook Survey, kun diin an mga senior business executives in gin-survey han club in naghatag hin positibo nga  performance ratings ha 43 han 62 nga government agencies.“Sa kabuuan ay ikinagagalak namin ang resulta nitong survey na ito,” sumat ni Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. ha mga r... Read Full Story - Waray News: ...
  • Balagtasan, pagkukuwento at sabayang pagbigkas, tampok sa selebrasyon ng buwan ng Wikang Pambansa sa Camarines Norte

    Ni: Reyjun Villamonte DAET, Camarines Norte, Agosto 12 (PIA) -- Tampok ngayong buwan ng Agosto ang paligsahan sa balagtasan, pagkukuwento at sabayang pagbigkas  kaugnay sa selebrasyon ng Wikang Pambansa sa lalawigan ng Camarines Norte. Isasagawa sa ika-18 ng Agosto sa Little Theater ng kapitolyo ng probinsiya ang balagtasan ng mga mag-aaral sa elementarya mula sa mga pribado at pampublikong paaralan dito. Ang paligsahan naman sa pagkukuwento ay sa Agosto 19 para sa sekondarya na g... Read Full Story - Balagtasan, ...
  • Lungsod ng Naga, kabilang sa Top 3 sa over-all ranking ng National Competitiveness Council

    Ni: Danilo AbadLUNGSOD NG NAGA, Agosto 12 (PIA) --- Nakuha ng Lokal na pamahalaan ng lungsod ng Naga ang ika-tatlong pwesto sa Top 10 Overall Competitiveness Cities. Nakakuha ang Naga ng puntos na 49.075166 sa ginawang taunang ranking ng Philippine Cities and Municipalities na pinangunahan ng National Competitiveness Council (NCC). Mayroong 136 na lungsod at 399 munisipyo sa buong Pilipinas ang nakapasok ngayong taon sa Competitive Index ng NCC sa pamamagitan ng Regional Competitivenes... Read Full Story - Lungsod ng N...
  • Cebuano News: DILG subling mipasabut sa mga sumbanan pagmantala sa gitawag nga full disclosure document

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 12 (PIA) – Ang tanang dokumento kalabot sa gitawag nga Full Disclosure Policy (FDP) ang mosubay na sa mga sumbanan nga gihan-ay sa Memorandum Circular No. 2013-140 sa Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), sugod Enero 1, ning tuig. Kini ang subling gipasabut ni Sanivier G. Patoc, provincial director of DILG-Misamis Occidental, atol sa bag-o lang gipaigayon nga Provincial Summit on FDP and Disaster Consciousness Congress nga gitambo... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Government not discouraged by declining satisfaction ratings: Palace

    MANILA, Aug 12 -- The government is not discouraged by its declining satisfaction ratings and remains committed to serving the public, a Palace official said on Monday. “The administration remains undeterred in its commitment to serve the country and its citizens,” Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said, commenting on the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey, which showed the current government satisfaction rating at +29 percent. The survey was released on Mon... Read Full Story - Government n...
  • Ifugao fire victims get assistance from government

     Ifugao fire victims get assistance from governmentLAMUT, Ifugao Aug. 12 (PIA) - - Fire victims here had received financial assistance and relief goods from the government last week.Cecil Unghiyon of the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) said that 76 fire victims consisting of stall owners,  received  financial aid from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DWSD), provincial and municipal local government units and from Senator  Peter Allan ... Read Full Story - Ifugao fire ...
  • 136 projects to reduce poverty set in MisOcc under bottom-up budgeting in 2013

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 12 (PIA) – Some 136 projects amounting to P168,100,000 were implemented in Misamis Occidental under the 2013 Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB), now renamed Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB) process of planning.                                        &nbs... Read Full Story - 136 projects...
  • DILG reiterates guidelines in posting full disclosure documents

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 12 (PIA) – All documents on the Full Disclosure Policy (FDP) will follow the guidelines set in Memorandum Circular No. 2013-140 of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), effective Jan. 1, this year.                                       &nbs... Read Full Story - DILG reitera...
  • Public Utility committee to tackle petition of barangay folk

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 12 – The City Council committee on public utilities will soon tackle the petition of residents of barangay Patag to allow the return of the regular operation of franchise holders of public utility jeepney (PUJ) lines C1 and C2 – Camp Evangelista – LKKS – Cogon and Carmen vice versa. The residents of Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and parents and teachers of the Camp Evangelista Elementary School (CEES) are affected by the army’s 4th Infantry ... Read Full Story - Public Utili...
  • Baldoz thanks EU for P6.8 million support for PH's anti-human trafficking and illegal recruitment drive

    MANILA, August 12 -- Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz on Sunday expressed sincere thanks to the European Union for providing the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, a DOLE attached agency, a grant of EUR 115, 556 (P6.8 million) to help fight human trafficking and illegal recruitment in the Philippines. "We at the DOLE are grateful to the EU for this financial support. I will ensure that the grant will be used as intended: to strengthen the POEA&... Read Full Story - Baldoz thank...
  • SP earmarks P.5M for just payment of lot affected by flyover project

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 12 – Through Ordinance No. 12820-2014, the City Council during its regular session Monday, August 11, presided over by vice mayor Caesar Ian E. Acenas appropriated P598,382.11 for the full payment of the claim for just compensation of the property owned by the Home Development Mutual Fund (Pag-Ibig Fund). The amount is from the item, “Non-Office: Land Acquisition/Expropriation” in the 2014 Annual Budget. The lot was affected by the flyover lo... Read Full Story - SP earmarks ...
  • DPWH ARMM ranks as the top performing agency in ARMM

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Aug. 12 --- The Governor’s Initiative on System Assessment (GISA) panel headed by ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman declared the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) as the Number 1 top performing agency in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) out of the 26 departments and offices. ARMM Executive Secretary Laisa Alamia has confirmed that DPWH-ARMM led by Engineer Emil K. Sadain is the top one performing agency based on the results of GISA.&nb... Read Full Story - DPWH ARMM ra...
  • Gains, prospects in tourism highlighted in Fuentes' 1st SOPA

    KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Aug 12  (PIA) --  South Cotabato  Governor  Daisy  Avance  Fuentes underscored achievements   in the  province’s  tourism   sector in her  first  state of  the province address (SOPA) Monday, August 11. Gov. Fuentes  also  laid  down  in  front  of  thousands of  South Cotabateños who  attended  the  event at the ... Read Full Story - Gains, prosp...
  • Antique NGOs to facilitate monitoring, evaluation of gov't projects

    SAN JOSE, Antique August 12 (PIA)- -  The Antique Federation of Non- Government Organizations (AFON) spearheads the People’s Led Monitoring and Evaluation System (PLMES) in collaboration with local government units (LGUs), national government agencies (NGAs) and civil society organizations (CSOs).PLMES was formally launched on Friday with no less than Marcelo Tenorio, Financial Management Specialist of Phil-Am Fund and Philbert Yee of Gerry Roxas Foundation gracing the occasion.Tenori... Read Full Story - Antique NGOs...
  • Hiligaynon News: NYC naghinyo sa Kongreso nga padasigon ang aksyon sa SK reforms

    SYUDAD SANG ILOILO, Agosto 12 (PIA6) – Ginhinyo sang National Youth Commission (NYC) ang Kongreso nga padasigon sini ang pagpasar sang mga hagna may kaangtanan sa mga reporma sa Sangguniang Kabataan (SK). Ang hinyo ang ginhimo ni Undersecretary Gio Tingson, Tsirman sang NYC, kon sa diin iya gintudlo nga kinahanglan an gid man nga bag-ohon ang sistema sang SK agud mag mangin mas epektibo ini nga institusyon para sa pagpakigbuylog sang kabataan para sa kauswagan. Gintudlo ni Usec T... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon N...
  • Cebuano News: 136 ka proyekto aron makunhoran ang kawad-on gipatuman sa Misamis Occidental ubos sa BUB sa tuig 2013

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Agosto 12 (PIA) – Mokabat sa 136 ka mga proyekto nga nagkantidad kapin usa ka gatus ug saysenta e otso milyones pesos (P168,100,000) ang gitakdang ipatuman sa probinsiya sa Misamis Occidental ubos sa Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB), nga karon ginganlan na sa Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB) nga proseso sa pagplano. Gitumong sa pagmenos sa kapobrehon, kini nga mag proyekto nga gipunduhan sa lain-laing ahensiya sa gobyerno nasyonal gipatuman sa kato... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • NGCP announces 10-hour power outage in some ISELCO l areas on August 14

    ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, August 12 (PIA) – Some service areas of the Isabela Electric Cooperative I will be experiencing a power interruption on August 14, 2014. Lilibeth Gaydowen, National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) north Luzon corporate communications and public affairs officer, said the power interruption will start at 8:00 in the morning and will resume at 6:00 in the evening. She said the affected areas are the villages of Santiago City particular... Read Full Story - NGCP announc...
  • RDC participates in PO-led conference on resource protection and utilization

     SAGADA, Mountain Province, Aug. 12 - -The Regional Development Council (RDC) participated in the Conference on the Protection and Utilization of Natural Resources in Ancestral Territories: The Case of Besao, Sagada and Sadanga in Mountain Province held here on July 30 and 31, 2014. The conference was convened by the Movement for the Advancement of Inter-Tribal Unity and Development (MAITUD), an organization of elders in Mountain Province in partnership with DINTEG, an indigenous law c... Read Full Story - RDC particip...
  • MOPA to speed up land titling

    ILOILO CITY, Aug. 12(PIA)—The Memorandum of Partnership Agreement (MOPA) with local government units to speed up land titling is seen as helping people uplift their lives. It is a project that the Department of Environment and Natural Resources banks on to help the poor landless avail of their free service on land titling, said Land Management Bureau Director Ralph Pablo. Pablo said in a press release, that DENR has been capacitating their local land management bureaus to help th... Read Full Story - MOPA to spee...
  • Valencia heightens grassroots participatory budgeting implementation to boost poverty reduction efforts

    VALENCIA CITY, Bukidnon. August 12 — In pursuit of attaining the government’s goal of poverty reduction and inclusive growth, Valencia city government pushed for speedy implementation of the Grassroots Participatory Budgeting Process (GPBP) projects, describing the new budget strategy as the most effective way to cut red tape to prevent wastage of public funds.City mayor Azucena P. Huervas said the GPBP, previously known as Bottom-Up-Budgeting (BuB), originates from the actual needs ... Read Full Story - Valencia hei...
  • Cebuano news: Pilipinas nagpabilin nga libre sa Ebola, matud sa Palasyo

    MANILA, August 12 – Malakanyang kaniadtong Domingo nagpapas sa mga kahadlok nga ang makapatay nga ebola virus mahimo nga maka-abot sa nasud.Si Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma,Jr.,nagpahayag sa mga magtatahu atol sa usa ka press briefing diha sa DzRB Radyo ng Bayan, nga ang nasud nagpabilin nga libre sa ebola.“Ayon sa Department of Health (DOH), ang Pilipinas ay nananatiling ebola-free. Wala pang natutunton o naiulat na kaso ng ebola sa bansa,&rd... Read Full Story - Cebuano news...
  • Dipolog gets “very high” net score in CSIS survey

    DIPOLOG CITY, Aug. 12 (PIA) – The people here are ready to join the city government in improving the quality of life of the community, as they have expressed willingness to coordinate and engage with the local officials in any development endeavor. This was the result of the 2013 Citizen Satisfaction Index System (CSIS) survey as presented during the recently held CSIS utilization conference attended by the city mayor, city councilors, department heads as well as representatives from ... Read Full Story - Dipolog gets...
  • DOH-Mimaropa upgrades computer literacy among health workers

    QUEZON CITY, Aug. 12 (PIA): The Department of Health-Mimaropa is holding basic computer classes for health workers---from doctors to barangay health workers across the region. “Being the frontliners in health, health workers should be well equipped not only with their duties but in maintaining a well-organized reporting and recording system of all health indices and storing the data in the health information system as this will be the basis for the regular evaluation and assessment of... Read Full Story - DOH-Mimaropa...
  • Cebuano News: P598 mil gigahin sa konseho agi'g bayad sa loteng naigo sa proyekto

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 11 (PIA) -– Kapin sa P598 Mil ang gigahin sa konseho sa syudad ubos ni bise mayor Caesar Ian Acenas aron ibayad sa loteng naapektohan sa gipatumang proyekto sa kagamhanan sa dakbayan. Sa regular sesyon kagahapon, hiniusang gipalabang ang ordinansa nga naggahin sa maong kantidad gikan sa item “Non-Office: Land Acquisition/Expropriation” sa 2014 Annual Budget aron ibayad sa maong claim for just compensation sa Home Development Mutual Fun... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Tagalog News: P10M, inilaan para sa pagsasaayos ng SLSU-Lucban gymnasium  

    LUCBAN, Quezon, Agosto 11 (PIA) --Ang pamahalaang panlalawigan ng Quezon ay naglaan ng P10M pondo para sa pagsasaayos gymnasium ng Southern Luzon State University (SLSU)-Lucban. Sa pagdiriwang ng ika-50 taong pagkakatatag ng Southern Luzon State University (SLSU) noong Agosto 5  sa SLSU gymnasium, Lucban,  sinabi ni Gov.  Suarez na tuwing darating ang graduation at summer ay napakainit ng gymnasium  at tuwing umuulan ang daming nababasa sa l... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • Concreting of barangay road sought

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 11 (PIA) -– The City Council committee on public works will soon discuss the resolution of the Barangay Council of Camaman-an requesting the city government to allocate funds for the concreting of the barangay road. According to the barangay council, there is a need to concrete the road from lower Tipolohon to Upper Tipolohon for the benefit of motorists and the riding public. The resolution was adopted in response to the request of Xari... Read Full Story - Concreting o...
  • Cebuano News: Mga proyekto sa BUB sa 2013 misakop sa 14 ka LGU sa Misamis Occidental

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Agosto 11 (PIA) – Katorse lamang sa dise-siyete ka mga local government unit (LGU) sa Misamis Occidental ang gisakop sa Bottom-up Budgeting (BUB), nga karon aduna nay bag-ong dagnay nga “Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB)” Process, sa milabay nga tuig. Kini nga mga LGU naglakip sa tulo ka mga siyudad sa probinsiya, ang Oroquieta, Ozamiz ugTangub, ingon man onse ka mga lungsod nga mao ang Aloran, Baliangao, Bonifacio, Don Victo... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: DA mihatag pundo nga P107.47M sa mga proyekto sa BUB sa Misamis Occidental sa 2013

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 11 (PIA) – Kapin usa ka gatus ug pito ka milyon ka pesos (P107,470,000) ang gigugol sa Department of Agriculture (DA), alang sa mga proyekto ubos sa Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB) Process, sa Misamis Occidental, sa milabay nga tuig. Kini nga kantidad nagrepresentar sa duolan saysenta e kwatro porsento (63.93%) sa kapin usab usa ka gatus ug saysenta e otso milyones pesos (P168,100,000), ang kinatibuk-ang kantidad sa mga proyekto ubos sa BUB sa 2013, ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DA puts up P107.47M for MisOcc bottom-up budgeting in 2013

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 11 (PIA) – The Department of Agriculture (DA), has put up P107,470,000, for the Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB) Process, in Misamis Occidental, last year. The amount actually represents 63.93 percent of P168,100,000, the total amount of projects under the BUB, now called the Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB) Process, Sanivier G. Patoc, provincial director of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), said. Patoc said in terms... Read Full Story - DA puts up P...
  • Rehab Plan for Leyte costs P24 billion

    TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Aug.10 (PIA) – More developments are expected to come in the next months despite the images of recovery and survival already seen in the Province of Leyte. This, after President Aquino announced during his State of the Nation Address (SONA) regarding the approval of the much-awaited P170.9 billion “Comprehensive and Rehabilitation and Recovery Plan” for areas devastated by typhoon Yolanda to include Leyte, Western Samar, Eastern Samar and Tacloban, Ci... Read Full Story - Rehab Plan f...
  • MMDA Chair cites Maasin progress a decade after

    MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, August 11 (PIA)  --  He was here in 2003, at that time Francis Tolentino was Mayor of Tagaytay City, and eleven years later, he was back in this city, this time as chair of the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), a cabinet-level post. The MMDA chair was in the city as guest of honor and speaker during the 14th charter day anniversary program Sunday, August 10. In his speech at the jam-packed city gymnasium, Tolentino said the secret to prog... Read Full Story - MMDA Chair c...
  • Health official sets plan of action in times of disaster

    NAVAL, Biliran, August 11 (PIA) - His experience with  super typhoon Yolanda last year in November 8  and his being the top official of the provincial hospital in Biliran  pushed him to  set specific plan of action in preparation  when  disasters  of the same gravity  happen again in the island province. “I thought of evacuating the patients of the Biliran provincial hospital (BPH) to Naval State University (NS... Read Full Story - Health offic...
  • NFA composite  team visits Biliran

    NAVAL, Biliran, August 11 (PIA)- A composite inspection team from the central office of the National Food Authority (NFA) will visit anytime this month of August, 2014 in  Biliran province including the towns of Leyte-Leyte and Calubian in Leyte province which are part of the coverage area of NFA-Biliran. This was revealed by Lorna S. Ordiz, Officer-in-Charge of NFA-Biliran in an interview. “The team will conduct random visits to accredited NFA retailers including busin... Read Full Story - NFA composit...
  • Flood control, landslide protection projects dominate DPWH-BDEO 2015 proposed infra projects

    NAVAL, Biliran, August 11 (PIA) - Sixty-seven percent of the total project cost of the proposed infrastructure projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways-Biliran District Engineering Office (DPWH-BDEO) headed by Engr. David P. Adongay, District Engineer,  for 2015 is intended for  flood control and landslide protection projects. Engr. Adongay reported that DPWH-BDEO submitted half a billion worth of proposed projects for 2015 prepared by Engr. Reynaldo P. Pe... Read Full Story - Flood contro...
  • 2013 bottom-up budgeting projects cover 14 MisOcc towns

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 11 (PIA) – Only 14 out of 17 local government units (LGU’s) in Misamis Occidental were covered by the Bottom-up Budgeting (BUB), now renamed  Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB) Process, last year. These LGU’s included all three cities of the province: Oroquieta, Ozamiz and Tangub and 11 municipalities: Aloran, Baliangao, Bonifacio, Calamba, Clarin, Don Victoriano, Jimenez, Lopez-Jaena, Plaridel, SapangDalaga and Tudela.&n... Read Full Story - 2013 bottom-...
  • Cebuano News: Konsehal misugyot paghimo’g lakang mapalambo morale sa kapolisan

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 11 – Gipaabot tun-an sa komite sa police, fire and public safety ni konsehal Ramon Tabor ang sugyot ni konsehal Teodulfo Lao Jr pagmugna og mga lakang nga mapalambo ang morale ug kaisog sa mga sakop sa kwerpo sa kapolisan. Sa milabayng sesyon sa konseho nga gidumala ni konsehal Ramon Tabor, si Lao hugot nga mipadayag sa iyang kahingawa sa pagtaas sa kriminalidad dinhi sa dakbayan. Angayan nga mangita sa mga lakang sama sa paghatag og insentibo ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Defense training for barangay police, volunteer organizations up for discussion

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 11 -- The City Council committee on police, fire and public safety is set to review the offer of the Nationwide Aikido, Judo, Jujitsu Karate association, Inc. Rodrigo E. Eviota Sr, president of the association, proposes to conduct self defense training, especially on Arnis, to all members of the barangay police and civilian volunteer organizations.  He is optimistic that the training will help them effectively perform their tasks and responsibil... Read Full Story - Defense trai...
  • Daet adjudged 2014 most competitive town in the country

    DAET, Camarines Norte, August 11 (PIA) – Daet was adjudged as the most competitive municipality based on the 2014 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index” (CMCI) conducted by the National Competitiveness Council (NCC). This was the second consecutive year that the town emerged as one of the country’s most competitive municipalities. Last year Daet was named fourth most competitive municipalities. This year, the CMCI featured a record number of 136 cities and 3... Read Full Story - Daet adjudge...
  • DSWD warns public of Pantawid text scam

     BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 11- - The Department of Social Welfare and Development is warning the public especially its beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino program of a text scam informing them they won cash prizes in a raffle. The text message says President Noynoy Aquino Foundation through the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program is giving cash prizes to chosen cell phone users. DSWD Cordillera Regional Director Janet P. Armas said there is no truth to this text scam and that... Read Full Story - DSWD warns p...
  • Benguet Gov. hails mining firm's  environment  programs

    TUBA, Benguet, Aug. 11- - Governor  Nestor Fongwan praised Philex Mining Corp. for its environmental programs implemented by its  Padcal mine  in this town. “I was the one who suggested that Philex Mining be included … since they have great environmental activities,” he said in a speech Friday after the signing of a memorandum of agreement (MOA) on Climate Change Advocacy Project, at the Benguet State University (BSU) in La Trinidad.With the theme &ldq... Read Full Story - Benguet Gov....
  • SurSur holds culmination activity for Nutrition month

    TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, Aug. 11 (PIA) - The provincial government here successfully held its culmination program for the celebration of the Provincial Nutrition Month held recently in the city. Inter-school poster making, and quiz bee contests were conducted participated in by the different secondary schools, and Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) in the province. A BNS is a trained community worker, who links the community with service providers. Their basic tasks were caring the maln... Read Full Story - SurSur holds...
  • DOST to mentor Abrenian applicants for scholarships

        BANGUED, Abra, Aug.  (PIA) - - In order to help students pass the qualifying examinations of the Department of Science and Technology(D OST), the agency  trained  some  teachers  in the province  to mentor the student-applicants.The trained  teachers mostly from the towns with no DOST scholars yet,  will do the mentoring to familiarize the students on the scope and manner of conducting the examinations.DOST came up with the project ... Read Full Story - DOST to ment...
  • OTS cited exemplary contributions of its airport Security Screening Officers

     PASAY CITY, 11 August (PIA)--The Office for Transportation Security (OTS) recently recognized the exemplary contributions of its airport Security Screening Officers (SSO) for their vigilance in the performance of duty. In its flag-raising ceremony held last August 4, 2014 at the OTS Central Office in Pasay City, OTS Deputy Administrator Roberto C. Villanueva recognized the following Civil Aviation Security Bureau (CASB) Security Screening Officer (SSO): SSO Mary Joy S. Bidaure, X... Read Full Story - OTS cited ex...
  • NorthCot relocation celebrates 2nd anniversary

    MATALAM, North Cotabato, August 11 (PIA)—Serbisyong Totoo village in Barangay Manubuan of this town recently celebrated its second year in offering a new home to the province’s informal settlers. Alimudin Enok, president of the Homeowners Association of Serbisyong Totoo village said that the 71 families residing in the area worked together amidst the differences in religion and tribe for the success of the event. He also stated that the second anniversary of the village pro... Read Full Story - NorthCot rel...
  • BI clarifies policy on foreign nationals born in the Phl

    MANILA, 11 August (PIA)--Individuals who were born in the Philippines but of foreign nationality are required to follow Philippine immigration laws, since they are still under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Immigration. The Bureau of Immigration recently clarified that its policy on computation of arrears for foreign nationals born in the Philippines applies especially to those who intend to depart from the country using a foreign passport, even newly acquired. BI spokesperson Atty.... Read Full Story - BI clarifies...
  • Cebuano News: ALS community center sa Bais City gi inagurahan

    BAIS CITY, Agosto 11 (PIA) -- Nanguna sa pag inagurar sa Alternative Learning System (ALS) for community learning center (CLC) sa Bais City si Philippine Ambassador to Portugal Philippe J. Lhuillier sa miagi nga semana.Sa tumong nga mapalambo ang programang ALS ubos sa Department of Education (DepEd), namugna ang CLC pinaagi sa pagtinabangay  sa DepEd ug Cebuana Lhuillier Foundation Inc. (CLFI) ug pribadong sektor.Ang DepEd ug CLFI mihimo ug kasabotan niadtong Nobyembre 2013 nga mobutang ug... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Ilocos Norte offers alternative career training for nurses

    LAOAG CITY, Aug 10 - The provincial government of Ilocos Norte will conduct an alternative career training that will provide online job opportunities to Ilocano nurses. Nicole Rudio, Public Employment Services Office (PESO) Head for Ilocos Norte said that the program in partnership with an international Business Processing Outsource (BPO) company, will teach nurses health care skills. “Our nurses can be taught of skills and they will have a hands-on training to graduate for a sho... Read Full Story - Ilocos Norte...
  • Airport chief seeks understanding of airport users as replacement of  NAIA T1 Air Handling Units begins

    PASAY CITY, 10 Aug. (PIA)—Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) General Manager Jose Angel Honrado yesterday announces that the replacement of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1’s air handling units (AHUs) has begun. The AHU replacement is a component of the NAIA Terminal 1 (NT1) Rehabilitation Project. The MIAA has earlier said that the NT1 Rehabilitation Project is a challenge to the DOTC/MIAA owing to the magnitude of work to be done and at the ... Read Full Story - Airport chie...
  • Govt creates special task force to oversee Lanao Sur coop

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Aug 10 (PIA) --- The government has created a special task force to oversee the management of the Lanao del Sur Electric Cooperative (LASURECO). Secretary Jericho Petilla of the Department of Energy (DOE) said the Task Force LASURECO was organized based on Memorandum Circular No. 65 issued by the Office of the President creating an inter-agency committee (IAC) to oversee electrification programs and projects involving distribution utilities in the country.&n... Read Full Story - Govt creates...
  • DAP ruling will not hamper PNP modernization--Aquino

    MANILA, Aug 9 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III on Friday assured that the modernization of the Philippine National Police (PNP) will not be hindered by the Supreme Court ruling on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).In his speech during the 113th Police Service Anniversary, President Aquino allayed fears that the impending programs of the PNP will not push through with the striking down of the DAP. “Huwag kayong mag-alala na ‘di matutupad ang ating plano para sa shoot,... Read Full Story - DAP ruling w...
  • LLDA gives fishpen fee shares to PGL

    STA. CRUZ, Laguna, August 8 (PIA) --The provincial government of Laguna (PGL) received a check in the amount of P3,589,429.33 from the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) last Monday, August 4, at the Cultural Center of Laguna, Provincial Capitol Compound, Sta. Cruz, Laguna. The check was personally handed-over by LLDA General Manager J.R. Nereus O. Acosta, PhD to Laguna Governor Ramil L. Hernandez during the People’s Day. The said amount is fishpen fee shares to lakeshore local ... Read Full Story - LLDA gives f...
  • Cebuano News: Mga proyekto sa BUB sa Misamis Occidental mikabat sa P168.10M sa 2013

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 8 (PIA) – Kapin usa ka gatus ug saysenta e otso milyones pesos (P168,100,000) ang kantidad nga gibobo sa gobyerno dinhi sa Misamis Occidental aron ipatuman ang mga proyekto ubos sa gitawag nga Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB) Process, sa milabay nga tuig. Kini nga kantidad duolan baynte-kwatro porsento (23.72%) sa pahat, itandi sa duolan pito ka ka gatus ug walo ka milyon ka pesos (P708,800,000), ang kinatibuk-ang kantidad sa tanang proyekto sa B... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • BSP  recognizes PSA NSCB-CAR as outstanding information partner

    BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 8(PIA)-- The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) recently recognized the Philippine Statistics Authority-National Statistical Coordination Board in the Cordillera Administrative Region (PSA NSCB-CAR) as one of its two outstanding stakeholders in the region for the year 2014. The award recognizes institutions and agencies for consistently providing valuable information to the BSP that are necessary in the annual publication of the Report on Regional Economic Developments in t... Read Full Story - BSP  re...
  • PIA, DENR to launch climate change advocacy in Catarman 

    CATARMAN, Northern Samar August 8 (PIA) – The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) and the Department of Natural Resources (DENR) will launch climate change advocacy on August 11 in Catarman. Climate change has become a global issue that has never spared the province of Northern Samar. The greenhouse effect, or increase in global temperatures brought about by waste gases make changes in global air and ocean circulation patterns, which in turn alter climate in different regions of the w... Read Full Story - PIA, DENR to...
  • Cebuano News: Konseho mipahalipay sa IFI sa ika-112 nga anibersaryo

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 8 (PIA) -- Dako ang pahalipay sa konseho sa syudad ubos ni Bise Mayor Caesar Ian Acenas sa kadagkoan ug mga sakop sa Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI) sa ilang ika-112 nga sumad sa pagkamugna. Sa sesyon niadtong Lunes nga gidumala ni konsehal Ramon Tabor hiniusang gisagop ang Resolusyon No. 11743-2014 nga nagpadayag sa kusganong pahalipay sa konseho sa anibersaryo sa kapunungan niadtong Agosto 3. Sa maong resolusyon gibutyag nga ang kalambo... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Konseho miawhag mapalapdan kampanya sa kalimpyo sa dakbayan

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 8 (PIA) -- Si Konsehal Dante Pajo, chairman sa komite sa panglawas sa konseho, nanawagan sa mga hintungdang ahensya sa gobyerno nga palapdan pa ang kampanya sa kahindik sa palibot sa dakbayan. Kini ilabina nga nagsingabot ang tinuig nga pangilin sa dakbayan ug gilaumang daghang mga langyaw ang mubisita sa syudad. Matud ni Pajo nga naila ang dakbayan nga City of Golden Friendship mao kinahanglan nga ma-ingganyo gayud ang mga turista ug mga bisita sa... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Camarines Norte organizes consumer protection group

    DAET, Camarines Norte, Aug. 8 (PIA) – A consumer organization was formed in this province to help inform the public about their protection and fair business practice during the “Consumerism Seminar for Consumer” held here recently, spearheaded by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). The organization named Bantayog ng Camarines Norte Consumedores Inc. is composed of elected officials from the business and senior citizens sectors the set of officers is headed by Presi... Read Full Story - Camarines No...
  • Cebuano News: NMFDC – Highland Fresh Dairy Products, 2014 Gawad Saka finalist

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 8 -- Bag-ohay lang mibisita ang National 2014 Gawad Saka Search Evaluation Team sa planta sa Northern Mindanao Federation of Dairy Cooperatives (NMFDC) – Highland Fresh Dairy Products. Ang pederasyon ang napili isip usa sa mga finalist sa Gawad Saka ubos sa Outstanding Agri-Entrepreneur nga kategorya. Gipili sa rehiyonal nga buhatan sa Department of Agriculture (DA-RFO 10) ang pederasyon tungod kay katimbang sila sa ahensiya sa pag-ugmad sa pang-agr... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Students urged to avail of library services

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 8 -- The City Council committee on education encourages students especially in public schools to avail of the services of the City Public Library.  “Bisan ang atong mga kabataan sa atong mga Day Care Center mahimong ipabisita aron ilang ma appreciate ang Children’s Library nga gilain alang kanila,” said councilor Barba. “The public can also borrow and take home fiction books provided that they will register and pay the annual membe... Read Full Story - Students urg...
  • Ilocos Sur's community radio marks 15th anniversary

    VIGAN CITY, August 8 (PIA) – Ilocos Sur Hotline, a radio program of the provincial government aired over DWRS Commando Radio on Saturdays, marks its 15th anniversary on Saturday, August 9. The government's hotline has provided assistance to Ilocos Sur's upland towns and coastal areas by providing seedlings, machineries, fertilizers, including health services, skills training and livelihood projects. The program features a natio... Read Full Story - Ilocos Sur's...
  • CSC examination caravan ongoing in Rizal Province

    ANTIPOLO CITY, Rizal, August 8 (PIA)—The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is holding a series of examination caravans for aspiring applicants for the upcoming October 26, 2014 CSE Professional and Sub-Professional Paper and Pencil Tests. CSC-Rizal Director Jacinto Mateo III stated the agency is conducting mobile processing of exam applications in selected municipalities of Rizal Province. The caravan serves as a one-stop shop which includes onsite registration, processing and payment se... Read Full Story - CSC examinat...
  • Four rice retailers in SurSur mete out suspension

    TANDAG CITY, Aug. 8 (PIA) – Four of the 30 accredited rice retailers of the National Food Authority (NFA) in Surigao del Sur suspected of “diversion” meted out suspension immediately after the agency learned of their anomalous transactions following the report of the respective job order (JO) workers hired to monitor their daily operations. In NFA parlance, diversion means converting the government rice into commercial rice which commands a much higher price.  NF... Read Full Story - Four rice re...
  • Hiligaynon news: DAR nagpagwa bag-o nga talamdan sa kanselasyon sang EP kag CLOA

    Manila, Agusto 8 (PIA6) –Ang Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) nagpagwa sang bag-o nga talamdan sa kanselasyon sang Emancipation Patents (EP) kag Certificates of Landownership Award (CLOAs) para sa katuyuan sa pag- kaayo sang mga sala nga  description teknikal paagi sa Administrative Order No. 06, Series sang 2014.Si Secretary Virgilio De Los Reyes nagsiling nga ini nga mga sulondan nagapatuhoy sa mga duta nga ginhatag sang DAR kung sa diin ang description tekhnikal nga nabutang sa ... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon n...
  • Cebuano News: DA gibansay-bansay ang mga farmcaster

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 8 -- Gipahigayon di pa lamang dugay sa buhatan sa Departamento sa Agrikultura pinaagi sa Agriculture and Fisheries Information Division (DA-AFID), nga gipanguluhan ni OIC Dennis R. Arpia ang usa ka pagbansay-bansay mahitungod sa Enhancing Broadcasting Skills and Handling Crisis Issues. Gisalmutan sa di mukulang 65 ka mga farmcaster uban sa Regional Information Officers (RIOs) gikan sa nagkadaiyang rehiyon sa nasud ug gihigayon atol sa 2nd Quarterly RIO Meeting and ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: 2nd Quarter PIO Meeting gipahigayon

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 8 -- Ang rehiyonal nga buhatan sa Departamento sa Agrikultura pinaagi sa Regional Agriculture and Fisheries Information Division (RAFID) nga gipa-nguluhan ni Mary Grace B. Sta. Elena, OIC-Division Chief nagpahigayon ug panagtigom sa mga information officers sa nagkalain-laing sanga sa departamento ug apil usab ang gikan sa probinsyal nga kagamhanan. Ang maong panagtigom adunay tumong sa paghisgot sa nagkalain-laing kalihukan kabahin sa pagpakaylap sa mga impormasyo... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Saguday new ordinance promotes volunteerism as a way of life

    SAGUDAY, Quirino, August 8 (PIA)—To inculcate volunteerism as a way of life among the Sagudayenos, the Sangguniang Bayan recently passed an ordinance adopting and implementing Republic Act 9418 or the Volunteer Act of 2007. Locally known as the “Saguday Volunteer Program,” the ordinance aimed to establish  volunteer programs in the different offices under the local government  to promote and encourage volunteering in government programs and projects as well as en... Read Full Story - Saguday new ...
  • MisOcc bottom-up budgeting projects set at P168.10M in 2013 

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 8(PIA) – A total of P168,100,000 have been poured into the province for implementation of various projects under the Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB) Process, last year. This amount actually represents 23.72 percent of P708,800,000, the total amount allocated for the 2013 BUB in region 10, now renamed Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB) Process, Sanivier G. Patoc, provincial director of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) said.... Read Full Story - MisOcc botto...
  • Kalinga rep says developments push through without PDAF

    TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Aug. 7(PIA)- - Kalinga  Congressman Manuel Agyao said the abolition of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) will not affect the Congressional District Office’s (CDO) objective of delivering the needed services to the province.In his messages during the recent events in the province, the solon reiterated that even without the PDAF development programs as planned and promised by the CDO will push through.“We could be getting the same or even more fu... Read Full Story - Kalinga rep ...
  • Reform-backed 2015 budget to spur inclusive growth - DBM

    MANILA, Aug. 7 --  Buoyed by the successful introduction of major spending reforms over the last four years, the Aquino administration’s proposed P2.606-trillion 2015 budget was designed specifically to fuel economic growth and bring direct and sustainable benefits to all Filipinos, Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad said Wednesday. Abad made the statement ahead of the Development Budget Coordinating Committee (DBCC) presentatio... Read Full Story - Reform-backe...
  • Ombudsman-6 to hold 14th caravan of gov’t services in Bingawan

    ILOILO CITY, Aug. 7 (PIA6) – The 14th Caravan of Government Services spearheaded by the Office of the Ombudsman – Visayas Regional Office VI will be held in Bingawan, Iloilo on Aug. 19, according to Graft Investigation Officer and Project Coordinator Evangeline G. Nunal.Nunal, who is the Public Information Officer of Ombudsman-6, said they have already conducted a coordination meeting at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol with partner agencies and other stakeholders for the activities of ... Read Full Story - Ombudsman-6 ...
  • Keep lungs healthy, CHO says

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Aug. 8 (PIA) – In line with the Lung Month celebration, the City Health Office (CHO) here has reminded the public to take care of their lungs. Dr. James Guzman, City Health Officer, said the lungs, just like the heart, liver and brain, are vital organs that need extra care to keep its function in the body. “Breathing exercise has many benefits particularly to those people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease,” Guzman advised public.&nbs... Read Full Story - Keep lungs h...
  • Hataman advances evidence-based policy formulation in ARMM

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Aug 7 (PIA) --- The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) is working to establish evidence-based policy formulation in the region with the help of technologies like database management systems and geotagging. ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman said getting clear information on areas like education, health and agriculture in the region has remained a challenge throughout ARMM’s almost 25-year existence. He said there are not enough baseline data to fully... Read Full Story - Hataman adva...
  • Cebuano News: Kabataan giawhag pagduaw sa City Library

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 7 (PIA) – Hugot nga gidasig ni Konsehal Adrian Barba, chairman sa komite sa edukasyun ang mga tinun-an sa dakbayan sa pagbisita sa  City Public Library aron sila makapahimulos sa mga pasilidad niini. "Bisan ang mga bata nato sa day care center, mahimong mubisita aron ilang magamit ang Children's Library nga giandam kanila," matud ni Barba. Nasayran nga aduna'y daghang napalit... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • PNoy to push for CARPER extension

    DAPITAN CITY, Aug.  7 (PIA)—“The Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program with Extension and Reform (CARPER) may be extended for another two years.”This was disclosed by Undersecretary for Legal Affairs Anthony N. Paruñgao of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in a press conference held during the culmination of the Program Beneficiary Development (PBD) lawyering seminar at the Alexandra by the Sea this city. Paruñgao said President Benigno S. Aqu... Read Full Story - PNoy to push...
  • 362 Pamilya sa Pili, mabibiyayaan ng sariling bahay

    LUNGSOD NG NAGA, Agosto 7 (PIA) --- Ginawa ang pormal na inagurasyon ng Pili Re-settlement Project sa Barangay Del Rosario, bayan ng Pili, Camarines Sur kamakailan lamang. Ito ay sa pakikipag tulungan ng bayan ng Pili sa National Housing Authority (NHA). Halos apat na ektaryang lupa ang magiging bagong lugar ng aabot sa 362 pamilyang mabibiyaan ng naturang proyekto. Eighty (80) square meters ang sukat ng lupa na magiging tahanan ng mga ito bilang bahagi ng programa sa pabahay ng bayan ng Pi... Read Full Story - 362 Pamilya ...
  • Mt. Province town passes anti-plastic ordinance

    SADANGA , Mountain Province, Aug. 7(PIA) – With the capital town of Bontoc now implementing  the non use of plastic packaging materials on dry goods  to protect the environment, the Sangguniang Bayan here passed   the town’s    version    known as  “Anti-Parastik Kapote Littering Ordinance.”Municipal Ordinance No. 115,S. 2014, prohibits  the use of cellophane/plastic bags on dry goods including the use of styrofoam an... Read Full Story - Mt. Province...
  • Hiligaynon news: Espesyal nga eksaminasyon patigayunon sang CSC para sa BOC

    Manila, Agusto 7 (PIA6) –Ang  Bureau of Customs (BOC)  nag-upod sa Civil Service Commission (CSC) agud maghimo sang isa ka espesyal nga pre-qualifying nga eksaminasyon para sa mga aplikante sang BOC  bilang kabahin sang tuyo sang Bureau sa pagliwat sang ila pagpili kag pagkuha sang mga tinawo.Sa pag-updanay, ang CSC paagi sa  ila Examination, Recruitment, and Placement Office magahatag sang kabilugan nga pagdumala kag superbisyon sa proseso sa pasinawan kag sang paghimo... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon n...
  • Finance body acts on scouts’ request

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 7 – The City Council committee on finance and ways and means chaired by councilor President D. Elipe on Tuesday, August 5, endorsed to the Local Finance Committee (LFC) the resolution of the Cagayan de Oro Council of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines requesting for financial assistance to the Boy Scouts of the Philippines-Cagayan de Oro Council in the amount of P150,000.This will be used to subsidize the cost of participation of the city’s delegates to the... Read Full Story - Finance body...
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