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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Body tackles land use plan

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 7 –The City Council committee on subdivision and landed estate last week discussed the City Development Council Resolution approving the Cagayan de Oro City 2022 Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP). This was endorsed to the City Council for adoption and enactment of a Zoning Ordinance. The CLUP was prepared pursuant to Section 20 of the Local Government Code of 1991 (Republic Act 7160), which mandates  local government units, in conformity with exi... Read Full Story - Body tackles...
  • Road to Boracay will be abloom with flowers

    KALIBO, Aklan, August 7 (PIA6) –  The Department of Tourism (DOT) is batting for the sight of beautiful, colorful flowers along the roadsides from the Kalibo International Airport (KIA) to Caticlan, Malay, Aklan, the jump-off point to Boracay  as a way of welcoming arriving tourists and visitors going to the island. According to Atty. Helen Catalbas, Regional Director of DOT-6, the planting of flowers along the roadsides leading to Boracay Island will create the scenario of ... Read Full Story - Road to Bora...
  • SurSur SP bares 2014 mid-year topnotch legislators; chief legislation

    TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, August 7 (PIA) – Monalisa Su, officer-in-charge (OIC) Secretary to the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) bared the topnotch legislators in Surigao del Sur for the period January to June 2014 on matters of attendance and sponsorship/authorship of resolutions and ordinances while at the same time mentioned one of the most important legislation that the august body has enacted.  On the legislators, Su, who was appointed OIC Secretary on April 28 by vir... Read Full Story - SurSur SP ba...
  • DILG chief elated over the establishment of prov’l. training center in Surigao Norte

    BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 7 (PIA) -- Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas expressed his elation over the establishment of the provincial community training center in Bad-as, Placer, Surigao del Norte. In his message sent to the provincial government, the DILG chief congratulated the provincial officials led by Gov. Sol F. Matugas on another historic milestone, which, according to him is a pioneering local training facility organized through... Read Full Story - DILG chief e...
  • Aklanon News: Mga biktima it bagyong Yolanda nagbaton it mga materyales pangbaeay

    KALIBO, Aklan, Agusto 7 (PIA6) --  Nakabaton kurundaya eamang ro mga biktima it bagyong Yolanda sa Altavas, Aklan nga ro mga baeay hay owa pa gihapon nakahalin sa eugta halin pa ku Nobyembre 8, 2013. Bangud kara, sigurado eon nga mapag-on ro andang mga baeay nga paga-istaran, sa bulig it Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) ag ku gobyerno probinsyal it Aklan sa pagpamuno ni Governor Florencio T. Miraflores. Ro pagpanupod it mga materyales nga ginkumpunihan it sar... Read Full Story - Aklanon News...
  • Bayombong town goes on non-working day tomorrow

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, August 7 (PIA) – This local government unit will be off from its usual government services as it will  celebrate its 2nd day of its town and patronal fiesta. Proclamation No. 838 signed by executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa declared Friday, August 2014 as a Special Non-Working Day in this town as it marks its celebration of the “Araw ng Bayombong”. “It sis but proper that the people of Bayombong be given full opportunity to celebrat... Read Full Story - Bayombong to...
  • Pambansang pamahalaan, naglaan ng P8.2M para sa pagsasaayos ng mga kalsada sa Malolos

    LUNGSOD NG MALOLOS, Bulacan, Agosto 6 (PIA) -- Naglaaan ng humigit kumulang 8.2 milyong piso ang pambansang pamahalaan para sa pagsasaayos ng ilang lubak-lubak na kalsada sa mga loobang barangay ng Malolos. Ayon kay Mayor Christian Natividad, nagmula ang pondo sa Special Local Roads Fund na gantimpala ng lungsod matapos gawaran ng Seal of Good Housekeeping o tinatawag na ngayong Seal of Good Local Governance ng Department of Interior and Local Government. Kabilang na rito ang pagpapa-a... Read Full Story - Pambansang p...
  • Cebuano News: 2015 National Budget maghatag kahigayonan nga paninglan ang gobyerno sa katawhan

    MANILA, Agosto 6 (PIA) – Ang 2015 national budget makadugang sa kahigayonan nga paninglan ang gobyerno sa resulta sa mga gasto niini alang sa katawhan, matud ni Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. Matud pa ni Coloma, sa budget sa 2014, ang gitawag nga mga ‘performance targets” gitumbok tumong sa mga about kun “outputs” o mga kaayuhan ug serbisyo nga makita diha sa mga ahensiya nga modala niini, samtang ang sa gidu... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Bag-ong giduso nga 2015 national budget mohatag prayoridad sa serbisyo sa katawhan 

    MANILA, Agosto 6 (PIA) – Ang labing dakung pahat sa giduso nga 2015 National Expenditure Program, nga nagkantidad duolan sa siyam ka gatus saysenta e otso bilyones pesos (P967.9B), mopaingon ngadto sa mga programa sa kaayuhan sa katawhan kun social services. Kini nga kantidad ang molangkob sa kapin traynta e siyete porsento (37.2%) sa giduso nga duolan tulo ka trilyon ka pesos (P2.606T) nga budget alang sa sunod nga tuig nga gisumite ngadto sa Kongreso aron ratipikahan, matud ni Presi... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Programa sa imprastraktura miabot sa kantidad nga P404.3B, ning tuig, matud sa Presidente

    MANILA, Agosto 6 (PIA) – Ang pahat sa program sa imprastraktura sa gobyerno nahimong doble, gikan sa kapin duha ka gatus bilyones pesos (P200.3B), sa tuig 2011, ngadto sa kapin upat ka gatus ug upat ka bilyon ka pesos (P404.3B), ning tuig.Kini ang gibutyag ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III, sa iyang ika-5 nga State of Nation Address (SONA) bag-ohay pa lamang.Iyang gidayeg si Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio Singson sa iyang mga panglimbasug aron maundang na ang pagpangurakot s... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DILG: GPBP is not DAP

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 6 -- The Grassroots Participatory Budgeting Process (GPBP) is not under the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), the Department of the Interior and Local Government Region 10 said. “This GPBP is not under DAP, the program’s funding is incorporated in the General Appropriations Act,” DILG-10 regional director Rene Burdeos said during the Regional Poverty Reduction Action Team meeting yesterday, August 5, held at DILG-10 Regional Office. ... Read Full Story - DILG: GPBP i...
  • President Aquino leads opening of photo exhibit of 'Cory Story'

    MANILA, Aug 6 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday led the launch of a special commemorative photo exhibit featuring the life of his late mother, former President Corazon “Cory” Aquino, at the Glorietta Activity Center in Makati City.The photo exhibit dubbed “History and Her Story”, organized by Ayala Malls, PeopleAsia Magazine and Tiger 22, showcases the life of the late democracy icon from her school years, to her marriage to the late Senator Benigno “Nino... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • Tabuk LGU to use Filipino in official communications this August  

    TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Aug. 6 (PIA) - - All official communication released by offices under the city local government must be written in “Wikang Filipino” (Filipino Language) for this month of August.City Interior and Local Government Officer Mayer Adong said the move is contained in Executive Order 335 issued in 1988, which encouraged all government agencies to write in Filipino all communications released for the month of August as a way to celebrate ‘Buwan ng Wika’. He&... Read Full Story - Tabuk LGU to...
  • Joint civic action program launched in Tungawan town

    TUNGAWAN, Zamboanga Sibugay, Aug. 6 (PIA) The municipal government of Tungawan in partnership with the 6th Special Forces Battalion of the Philippine Army and other stakeholders successfully conducted a civic action program in Barangay San Vicente here. Mayor Randy A. Climaco said the activity was aimed at delivering basic services to the marginalized sector, the indigenous communities of Barangay San Vicente, Sto. Niño, Upper Tungawan, Lower Tungawan, and Langon. With the theme... Read Full Story - Joint civic ...
  • DILG holds biz permit licensing system streamlining assessment confab

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 6 – All set for the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) series of assessment-workshop on the streamlining of Business Permit Licensing System (BPLS), Regional Office 10. The event is in line with the Department’s aim for a 100% compliance of standards among the Local Government Units in the different provinces of Region 10. These activities, which will begin on August 20, will seek to monitor the local government units (LGUs) compl... Read Full Story - DILG holds b...
  • Cebuano News: LGUs sa NegOr magtigi alang sa 2014 Tambayayong Awards

    DUMAGUETE CITY, August 6 (PIA) -- Upat ka lungsod/dakbayan sa Negros Oriental ug ang kaabag niini nga Non-Government Organization (NGO) magtigi pagkab-ot sa 2014 Tambayayong Awards isip best LGU-NGO local partnership.Kini nga kalamboan gipahibalo ni Msgr. Merlin Logronio, Presidente sa Negros Oriental Newtowk of NGOs (NEGORNET) atol sa gihimo nga pagbukas sa kasaulogan sa Provincial NGO and People's Organization (PO) week sa dakbayan sa Dumaguete bag-ohay lang.Ang Bayawan City, Tanjay City, ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Buhatan sa mayor mipagawas og Memorandum kalabot na sa R.A 9485 o Anti Red-Tape Act of 2007

    SURIGAO CITY, Agosto 6 (PIA) – Ang buhatan sa mayor ning syudad bag-ohay pa lamang mipagawas og memorandum ngadto sa tanang empleyado sa gobyerno kalabot na sa R.A. No. 9485 o Anti Red-Tape Act of 2007. Ang  maong memorandum nga gipagawas pinaagi kang Mayor Ernesto Matugas ngadto sa tanang empleyado sa gobyerno ning syudad kalabot na sa hugtanong pag- implementar sa R.A. No. 9485 kun Anti Red-Tape Act of 2007 partikular na sa section 11, sub. sec. (b) Grave Offense (Fixing or col... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DAR conducts PBD lawyering seminar in Dapitan

    DAPITAN CITY, Aug. 6 (PIA) – To train its legal officers and support services staff on the techniques in giving legal assistance to the clients, the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has conducted a seminar on Program Beneficiary Development (PBD) lawyering last July 29-31 at the Alexandra By The Sea this city. Atty. Anthony N. Paruñgao, undersecretary for legal affairs, who served as the guest speaker during the culmination rites said the latest phase of PBD Lawyering semina... Read Full Story - DAR conducts...
  • BALITANG TAGALOG:  30 kandidato magtatagisan para sa Binibining Marikit at Ginoong Makisig ng lungsod ng Marikina

     LUNGSOD MARIKINA, 06 Agosto (PIA)-- Ipinakilala ng lungsod Marikina sa publiko ang 30 kalahok na magtatagisan ng personalidad at talento para sa titulong Binibining Marikit at Ginoong Makisig sa isinagawang press presentation sa SM City Marikina noong Agosto 3. Layunin ng proyektong ito ang paghahanap sa magiging kinatawan ng lungsod na magtataguyod ng turismo at galing ng mga Marikenyo. Bukod sa pagharap sa press ay binigyan din ang mga kalahok ng mga katanungan n... Read Full Story - BALITANG TAG...
  • Cebuano News: DPWH-10 mihawan sa national highway

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 5 (PIA) -- Si Konsehal Adrian Barba, sakop sa komite sa public utilities sa konseho, mipasalamat sa 2nd District Engineering Office sa Department of Public Works and Highways tungod sa ilang paghawan sa kilid sa road right of way sa mga national road. Lakip sa gihinloan sa ahensya ang dalan paingon sa Bugo labina sa mga salakyan nga gipanag-iya sa dagkong establesamento sa syudad. Say... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Pundo sa BUB sa region 10 miabot sa P708.80M sa 2013

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 5 (PIA) – Duloan pito ka gatus ug nuybe milyones pesos (P708,800,000) ang gibobo sa gobyerno ngadto sa rehiyon 10 alang sa mga proyekto ubos sa kanhi Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB) Process sa 2013, apan gitawag na karon nga Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB) Process.                               ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Palasyo miingon nga ang 2015 National Budget pundohan gikan sa buhis ug mga panghulam sa gobyerno 

    MANILA, Agosto 5 (PIA) – Pundohan sa gobyerno ang gipasaka nga 2015 National Budget gamit ang makolektang buhis ug mga panghulam, matud ni Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr.,                                             &... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Palasyo: 2015 gisugyot nga nasudnon nga pundo nagtumong sa benepisyo sa mga kabos

    MANILA, August 4 - Ang Palasyo mipahayag kaniadtong Domingo nga ang gisugyot nga 2015 nga nasudnong pundo nagtumong sa pagtabang sa milyones nga mga Pinoy nga mahaw-as gikan sa kapobrehon. “Ang pambansang budget para sa 2015 ay may temang “kaunlaran para sa lahat” sapagkat naglalayon itong isulong ang pag-angat at pag-asenso ng milyon-milyong Pilipinong nasa laylayan ng lipunan. Matatamo ito sa pamamagitan ng wastong paggugol ng pondo ng bayan,” matud ni Presidential... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • PNP Calabarzon, PRC forge MOA on annual blood donation activity

    CAMP VICENTE LIM, Calamba City, Aug. 5 (PIA) –A memorandum of agreement (MOA) on the conduct of annual blood donation activity was signed July 31 between the Philippine National Police Police Regional Office (PRO) Calabarzon and the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) national chapter.                                    &... Read Full Story - PNP Calabarz...
  • Basics on social media, caps 19th Police Community Relations month celebration

    CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, Aug. 5 (PIA) --As part of the activities in line with 19th Police Community Relations month celebration with the theme “Pinaigting na samahan ng mamamayan at pulisya para sa patuloy na kapayapaan at kaunlaran ng sambayanan,” the Philippine National Police Police Regional Office (PRO) Calabarzon held a seminar on social media last July 31 at the multipurpose center, Camp Vicente Lim.            &nbs... Read Full Story - Basics on so...
  • Maasin Mayor bares strategies for smokers to quit smoking

    MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, August 5 (PIA)  --  This city’s local chief executive has a lot of advice up his sleeve to guide and help chain smokers stop the habit of puffing smoke. Topping the list in City Mayor Maloney Samaco’s advice arsenal which he often recommended to those willing to quit are nicotine-laced drugs that can simulate the sensation of smoking but not as harmful. The was also the favorite tablet or capsule prescribed by a practicing private phys... Read Full Story - Maasin Mayor...
  • DTI awards seal of excellence to 3 biz establishments in Mt. Province

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, Aug. 5 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) awarded the Bronze Bagwis Seal of Excellence to three business establishments in the province. These are  the  Mountain Trading (grocery) owned and managed by Mario Lo and 4 Seasons Homeline Trading (hardware) owned and managed by Jane Valencerina ,both in this municipality; and the Boaging Store (grocery) in the municipality of Bauko owned by Emilia Boaging. The DTI seal of excellence ... Read Full Story - DTI awards s...
  • Cebuano News: Tukmang paagi paglabay sa basura gihangyo

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 5 -- Tukion sa komite sa Turismo ni konsehal Lourdes Candy R. Darimbang ang mga paagi bahin sa tukmang  paghipos sa mga basura dinhi sa syudad labi na kay nagsingabot na ang pangilin ni Sr. San Agustin. Gikinahanglan nga adunay kalimpyo sa syudad kay usa kini sa makadani sa dumoduong ug sa mga bisita, pahayag sa Konsehal. Dugang pa sa konsehal nga kinahanglan usab nga adunay kalimpyo aron malikayan ang sakit ilabina ang dengue nga mikalas na sa ubay-uba... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Solon calls for cooperation in drive against dengue

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 5 – Dengue is everybody’s concern. Let us be united to free our city from dengue. Let us do our part, start cleaning our own areas and if possible remove or destroy all breeding grounds of dengue mosquito carriers. This is the appeal of councilor Dante Pajo, chair of the City Council committee on health, to all Kagay-anons. Councilor Pajo said Cagayan de Oro is among the cities having a number of dengue cases.  “Dinhi sa atong dak... Read Full Story - Solon calls ...
  • Body endorses devt permit of subdivision project in Balubal

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 5 – The application of the Greenfield Homeowners Association, Inc for Development Permit (DP) of its subdivision project was favorably endorsed by the City Council committee on subdivision and landed estate to the committee on laws and rules chaired by councilor Ramon Tabor for appropriate action. The Habitat for Humanity Philippines (HFHP) is the developer of the subdivision project located at Phase 2, Balubal, this city. The lot contains an area of 3... Read Full Story - Body endorse...
  • Social services committee convenes August 6

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 5 – The City Council committee on social services will convene on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. The committee, chaired by councilor Enrico Salcedo, will discusss the application for accreditation of the Psycho-Social Association in the Philippines (PSAP) in the city’s Local Special Bodies. PSAP officials informed the committee that the association aims to establish and organize target communities, strengthen family ties th... Read Full Story - Social servi...
  • DTI-Ifugao launches Timbangan ng Bayan program

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, Aug.5 (PIA)- - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) recently launched its “Timbangan ng Bayan Program” (TBP) at the public market here.  DTI Provincial Director Valentin Baguidudol turned-over a hanging weighing scale to the municipal government including a Price Billboard indicating the current prices of prime and basic commodities installed at the public market for the information and guidance of consumers. Other recipient municipalities  &... Read Full Story - DTI-Ifugao l...
  • PSA-NSO Abra completes surveys on Labor Force & Annual Poverty Indicators

     BANGUED, Abra, Aug.5(PIA) -- The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) - National Statistics Office (NSO) Abra Provincial Office has completed the July 2014 Labor Force Survey (LFS) and the 2014 Annual Poverty Indicators Survey (APIS) in the province. The LFS is a nationwide survey of households conducted quarterly to gather data on the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the population which is primarily geared towards the estimation of employment and unemployment in th... Read Full Story - PSA-NSO Abra...
  • Solo parents, kids find empowerment through #projectSELFIE

    ANTIPOLO CITY, Rizal, August 5 (PIA) –More than 60 solo parents including Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Progra (4Ps) leaders and their kids attended #projectSELFIE, a program that aims to empower solo parents by teaching them the beauty of solo parenthood. The activity held at the 3F activity area of the New Tanay Municipal Hall, was organized by the Ateneo de Manila University’s Graduate School of Business middle managers leadership class under Prof. Dennis Ryan Cruz, w... Read Full Story - Solo parents...
  • Cam Norte Provincial Hospital joins Point of Care Program of PhilHealth

    DAET, Camarines Norte, Aug. 5 (PIA) – Camarines Norte Provincial Hospital (CNPH) will soon join the Point of Care Program of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth) to make health more inclusive, as a stop gap measure to these health shocks, the corporation is working hand in hand with public hospitalsaccording to Dr. Veronica T. Mateum, chief of Health Care Delivery Management Division of Philhealth, said the Point of Care Program provides that public hospitals where... Read Full Story - Cam Norte Pr...
  • DILG asserts grassroots participatory budgeting process in NorMin

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 1 -- The Department of the Interior and Local Government, region 10, as head of the Regional Poverty Reduction Action Team (RPRAT), ensures the continuous implementation this year of various poverty reduction projects under the Grassroots Participatory Budgeting Process (GPBP) for Calendar Year 2013 and 2014. The RPRAT, which involves participating national agencies, will convene on August 5 to share updates on the status of the GPBP project implementation and to... Read Full Story - DILG asserts...
  • Cebuano News: Hulga sa Ebola virus sa PH, tutokan sa inter-agency task force

    MANILA, August 05 (PIA)--Usa ka inter-agency task force nga gilangkuban sa mga tinugyanan sa Department of Health (DOH), Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) ug Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) ang gitukod aron motutok sa mga nasud nga apektado sa makamatay nga Ebola virus.Gibutyag ni Health Secretary Enrique Ona sa press briefing ganinang buntag nga nahikyad na sa Pilipinas ang mga gikinahanglang pagpangandam aron dili makasulod sa nasud ang maong sakit.Upat ka mga nasud sa West Africa ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • LCE acknowledges role of LGBT in city development

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Aug. 5 (PIA)  -  Mayor Jefferson Soriano said members of the local Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgenders (LGBT) community have been a partner  in every phase of the city’s development for as long as he remembers. Soriano, during Radyo Ng Bayan-DWPE’s ‘Talakayan’ program this morning, said the city has openly acknowledged the assistance of the sub-culture in all period of the city’s history. He said that was one re... Read Full Story - LCE acknowle...
  • Abra Guv pushes for institution building to sustain gains of his administration

    BANGUED, Abra, Aug. 5(PIA) – Determined to see the gains of his efforts and initiatives  for a more peaceful and progressive Abra, Governor Eustaquio “Takit” P. Bersamin is pushing for institution building. In his last term as governor of Abra, he wants to put systems in his governance for more efficient and effective service delivery for the benefit of the Abrenios. Bersamin’s vision and mission is to be of service to his fellow Abrenians and to make a big... Read Full Story - Abra Guv pus...
  • Zambo. Norte extends free medical, dental services in Polanco town

    POLANCO, Zamboanga del Norte, Aug. 5 (PIA) – Some 395 children and adults have availed themselves of free medical and dental services conducted recently by the provincial government of Zamboanga del Norte in partnership with the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) at New Lebangon Elementary School in Barangay New Lebangon this town. The medical team of composed of doctors, dentists, nurses and other health personnel from the provincial govern... Read Full Story - Zambo. Norte...
  • NorMin's bottom-up budgeting amounts to P708.80M in 2013

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 5 (PIA) – A total of P708,800,000 have been allocated to region 10, for the implementation of various projects under the government’s Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB) Process in 2013, now renamed Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB) Process. Coursed through 10 concerned national government agencies (NGA’s), the fund was used to finance the projects enumerated under the local government unit’s (LGU’s) List of Priority Povert... Read Full Story - NorMin's bot...
  • Cebuano News: Pilipinas, nagpabiling ‘Ebola-free’

    MANILA, August 05 (PIA)--Giseguro sa Department of Health nga nagpabiling luwas batok sa ebola virus ang Pilipinas.Matud pa sa tigpamaba sa DOH nga si Dr. Lyndon Lee Suy, naka-alerto ang gobyerno sa mga tugpahanan ug pantalan aron ma-monitor ang lihok sa mga pasahero pasulod sa nasud.Base sa labing ulahing taho, tulo ka nasud sa West Africa ang nagdeklara og ebola outbreak.Sa pagkakaron, wala pa hinuoy indibidwal nga natalang natakdan dinhi sa Asya.Bisan pa niini, mas gihingosgan pa sa hiniusang... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Hiligaynon News: Handum nga‘build back better Capiz' lab-uton

    SYUDAD SANG ROXAS, Capiz, Agosto 5 (PIA6) – Positibo nga nagapati si Gobernador Victor A. Tanco nga liwat nga makatindog ang probinsya sa mas labing maayo nga estado wala sapayan sang kahalitan nga ginbilin sang bagyo Yolanda sang Nobyembre 2013. Ginpahayag ni Tanco nga pagapangunahan niya ang liwat nga pagbalik sang mga nagkalasamad nga imprastruktura subongman maayo nga pagpangabuhi sang mga Capiznon tubtob nga matapos ang iya pagpangalagad bilang gobernador sa tuig 2016. Nahib... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon N...
  • Tacurong cites leading barangays in real property tax collection

    TACURONG CITY, Sultan Kudarat,  Aug  5 (PIA)  --  The local  government  of  Tacurong City, through the City Treasurer’s  Office,  honored  Sunday  the barangays  that  topped  in the  collection of  real  property  tax (RPT). Honored during the culmination of the 5th Tacurong Business Week August 3  were the  top  5 barangays in the collection of  RPT. Barangay Poblacion... Read Full Story - Tacurong cit...
  • Ika-31 National Children’s Book Week, ipinagdiriwang sa Camarines Norte

    DAET, Camarines Norte, Agosto 5 (PIA) -- Ipinagdiriwang ngayon sa lalawigan ng Camarines Norte ang selebrasyon ng ika-31 National Children’s Book Week (Agosto 4-8) sa pangunguna ng Library Sevices Division ng pamahalaang panlalawigan at sa pakikipagtulungan ng Department of Education (DepEd). Sisimulan ito sa pamamagitan ng Book Character Parade ngayong umaga sa kapitolyo probinsiya mula sa isinagawang story telling kahapon (Agosto 4) ng mga mag-aaral sa elementarya ng pribado at pamp... Read Full Story - Ika-31 Natio...
  • SM City Cauayan observes National Children’s Book Reading Day 

    CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela August 4 (PIA) – In commemoration to the classic publication of Dr. Jose Rizal “Ang Pagong at ang Matsing”,  SM City Cauayan took part on the 31st National Children’s Book Reading Day recently. SM Supermalls’ Corporate Social Responsibility program, SM Cares, through the SM Committee on Youth and Children’s Welfare yearly celebrates this festivity to inspire the young for love of reading and love for books.&n... Read Full Story - SM City Caua...
  • Palace: 2015 proposed national budget aims to benefit the poor

    MANILA, Aug. 4 -- Malacanang on Sunday said the proposed 2015 national budget aims to lift the million of Filipinos out of poverty. “Ang pambansang budget para sa 2015 ay may temang “kaunlaran para sa lahat” sapagkat naglalayon itong isulong ang pag-angat at pag-asenso ng milyon-milyong Pilipinong nasa laylayan ng lipunan. Matatamo ito sa pamamagitan ng wastong paggugol ng pondo ng bayan,” said Presidential Communication Operations Office Sec... Read Full Story - Palace: 2015...
  • EV top health official lauds Naval BHW ordinance

    NAVAL, Biliran, August 4 (PIA) –The top official of the health department in Eastern Visayas region lauded the municipality of Naval for enacting an ordinance granting benefits and incentives to its accredited barangay health workers (BHWs). Dr. Jose R. Llacuna, regional director, Department of Health (DOH) in Region 8, was present during the ceremonial signing of the implementing rules and regulations of municipal ordinance no. 19 series of 2012 otherwise known as “An Ordinance... Read Full Story - EV top healt...
  • Naval readies resettlement site for yolanda victims

    NAVAL, Biliran, August 4 (PIA) – The Yolanda affected families in Naval have something positive to look forward to as the local officials of the capital town of  Biliran province is currently in the thick of preparations for the establishment of their proposed resettlement site. Naval Mayor Susan V. Parilla said in an interview that they are preparing the documents required by the National Housing Authority (NHA) for the establishment of a resettlement site for the past two month... Read Full Story - Naval readie...
  • Cebuano News: Palasyo nangayo’g tabang sa Kongreso nga ipasa ang budget nga P2.6 trilyones sa tuig 2015

    MANILA, Agosto 4 (PIA) – Gipangayo ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III ang kooperasyon sa Kongreso nga ipasa ang duolan tulo ka trilyon ka pesos (P2.6T) nga National Budget sa tuig 2015, nga giduso sa Ehekutibo’ng sanga sa gobyerno.Usa ka adlaw matapos ang iyang ika-5 nga State of the Nation Address (SONA), giduso sa Presidente ngadto sa Kongreso ang P2.606 trillion nga 2015 National Budget.Gilaraw ang 2015 budget sa partisipasyon sa publiko ug migamit sa mga estratehiya nga magsegur... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Stakeholders join forces for sustainability of DavOr’s protected areas

    DAVAO ORIENTAL, August 5— The provincial government and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), together with other stakeholders, have committed on Thursday, their all-out  support towards the sustainable eco-tourism development of two protected sites inDavao Oriental—the Aliwagwag Protected Landscape and the recently inscribed to the UNESCO World Heritage List— the Mt. Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary. This was after the Protected Area Manageme... Read Full Story - Stakeholders...
  • 2nd Overseas Voter Registration Center opens in Manila

    MANILA, 4 August (PIA)--The Department of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) and the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) has opened the second Overseas Voter Registration Center (OVRC) in Manila. Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), immigrants, seafarers, and students who are about to leave for abroad and who are not yet registered as overseas voters may now register at this newly opened facility located at the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO), 1... Read Full Story - 2nd Overseas...
  • SurSur DepEd chief pays tribute to Army 36IB on founding anniversary

    TANDAG CITY, Aug. 4 (PIA) – Surigao del Sur Department of Education (DepEd) chief Teofila Cabatuan lauded the 36th Infantry (Valor) Battalion under Lt. Col. Anastacio Suaybaguio, Jr. during its 40th Founding Anniversary celebration on August 1. With the theme: “36IB: Ika Upat ka Dekada nga Pagserbisyo sa Katawhan ug Pagbantay sa Yutang Gisaad (36IB: Four Decades of Providing Service to the People and Security to the Land of Promise),” Cabatuan, who is also Tandag... Read Full Story - SurSur DepEd...
  • COMELEC cleans voters' registration list

    ALICIA, Isabela, August 4 (PIA) – Less than two years before the national and local elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) – Alicia has started to clean the list of voters registration here. Agnes Pantaleon, election officer, said her office has started to verify and delisted voters who failed to vote in two consecutive elections,  died,  and transferred elsewhere. She likewise urged at least more than 36,000 registered voters in the ... Read Full Story - COMELEC clea...
  • Tacurong mayor imparts Project PAGLAUM experience with 28 cities

    TACURONG CITY, Sultan Kudarat,  Aug 4 (PIA)   -- Tacurong City  Mayor Lina  Montilla recently  related  to  officials  of  28 cities  across the  country  the city  government’s  experiences in the  implementation of  Project  PAGLAUM PAGLAUM stands  for  Panata at Adhikain Gutom ay wakasan Lingap, edukasyon, kalusugan, Asal na mabuti ay isulong at Ugaling makamtan ay Malinis, mati... Read Full Story - Tacurong may...
  • BFP honors N. Cotabato governor

    KIDAPAWAN CITY, North Cotabato, Aug. 4 (PIA)—The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) National Headquarters in Quezon City has chosen North Cotabato Governor Emmylou Mendoza as one of its outstanding individual awardees on its 23rd Founding Anniversary on August 2, 2014. Sr. Supt. Norman V. Pinion, deputy director of the Directorate for Plans and Standard Development and the chairman of the Steering Committee of the BFP Anniversary Celebration for 2014 said that Gov.  Mendoza has give... Read Full Story - BFP honors ...
  • BFAR backs Gensan’s push for fisherfolk registration, organization

    KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Aug.  4  (PIA) – The regional  office of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR 12)  recently  has expressed  commitment to  support the  efforts  of the local  government  of  General Santos  City  to   strengthen its  small-scale fisherfolk sector. Among these are the present initiative of the city government to  register the  city’s ... Read Full Story - BFAR backs ...
  • NCCA to grant funding for projects promoting PH culture, arts

    CEBU CITY, August 04 (PIA) – Organizations, academic institutions, arts groups, non-government organizations and even local government units are encouraged to submit project proposals for funding aimed at promoting, developing and conserving Philippine culture and the arts. Officials of the National Commission for the Culture and Arts (NCCA) were recently in Cebu to conduct a Write Shop to assist groups here that are interested to submit project proposals for the NCCA Competitive Gran... Read Full Story - NCCA to gran...
  • CENRO beefs up implementation of RA 9003

    ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, August 4 (PIA) – The City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) here has intensified the implementation of Republic Act 9003 otherwise known as the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2001. Danilo Domingo, City Environment and Natural Resources Officer, said the city government and CENRO personnel will strictly enforce and monitor the proper waste segregation in all barangays here. The city government, he added will provide waste se... Read Full Story - CENRO beefs ...
  • Rizal provincial jail inmates undergo earthquake drill

     ANTIPOLO CITY, Rizal, Aug. 4 (PIA) –Inmates of the Rizal provincial jail (RPJ) including jail officials participated in the simulated earthquake drill held recently to test their readiness in responding to a magnitude 7.2 earthquake. With an elapsed time of 4 minutes, the RPJ which is located at Barangay Hilltop in Taytay, proved more than prepared to face emergencies that may arise in times of calamities. Earlier, a series of interactive lectures and simulation exercises w... Read Full Story - Rizal provin...
  • SM now accepts Ombudsman Clearance Application

    CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, August 4 (PIA)  - In addition to its many government services like NSO applications, PRC renewal of professional licenses, SSS and Pag-ibig payments, and DTI Consumer Welfare Services, the SM Business Center now offers its customers Ombudsman Clearance Applications in 49 SM Malls nationwide beginning July 28. With that, SM Business Centers may now be able to receive applications and payments for Ombudsman Clearances. The Ombudsman Clearance is... Read Full Story - SM now accep...
  • OWWA Caraga opens search for MOFYA 2014

    BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 4 (PIA) -- The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Regional Welfare Office Caraga is now accepting nominees for this year’s search for Model OFW Family of the Year Award (MOFYA) from the following sectors: Non Government Organizations (NGOs), Peoples’ Organizations (POs), Religious Groups, Community based Socio-Civic Organizations and Local Government Units (LGUs). The MOFYA search is an award-giving program held annually. It is designed to give reco... Read Full Story - OWWA Caraga ...
  • TESDA turnovers 200 chairs to QC school

    QUEZON CITY, 4 August (PIA)--The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) over the weekend led the turnover of 200 units of the chairs Quezon City public school. Pasong Tamo Elementary School became the latest recipient of armchairs manufactured from confiscated logs under a multi-agency project called Pinoy Bayanihan. Secretary Joel Villanueva, TESDA Director General graced the  turnover ceremony along with Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte, Director William... Read Full Story - TESDA turnov...
  • Tagalog news: Natatanging may mga kapansanan, organisasyon kinilala sa ikalawang Gat Apolinario Mabini Awards

    LUNGSOD NG BATANGAS, Agosto 4 (PIA) --Kinilala ng pamahalaang panlalawigan ng Batangas ang mga personalidad at organisasyon na kampeon sa pagsusulong ng adbokasiya ng pagkalinga at pagtulong sa kapakanan ng mga kapatid nating may kapansanan noong ika-28 ng Hulyo 2014  sa kapitolyo ng Batangas. Pinangunahan ni Batangas Governor Vilma Santos Recto kasama ang mga opisyal ng pamahalaang panlalawigan ang 36th  National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation  week na ki... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • From 1-10, Nueva Vizcaya solon rates PNoy’s SONA at 7% in substance,9% in delivery

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya,August 3 (PIA) – Representative Carlos Padilla here has placed the rate of  the recent State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Benigno Simeon Aquino III  good in substance and almost excellent in delivery. “Despite many negative criticisms hurled on his SONA, I am giving him, from a range of 1-10 a rate of  7 percent in substance and 9 percent in his delivery,” Padilla, also  a deputy speaker said. He said his SONA ... Read Full Story - From 1-10, N...
  • Nueva Vizcaya gov orders improved garbage mgt in prov'l capitol

     BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, August 2 (PIA) – Governor Ruth Padilla here has ordered the proper and improved management of garbage problem at the provincial capitol. Padilla made the move as   littered waste from visitors especially during weekends were seen at the provincial capitol.“ Novo Vizcayanos use the Capitol compound as their only outlet for recreational activity and relaxation during weekends but this results to abundant garbage scattered around the area,&... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • Relatives up to 4th degree of consanguinity in BOC need not apply

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 3 (PIA) -- Relatives up to the 4th degree of consanguinity in the Bureau of Customs (BOC) are barred from applying for any position in the Bureau. This is in accordance with the Administrative Code (Executive Order No. 292), which explicitly prohibits nepotism, Customs Commissioner John P. Sevilla said. Meanwhile, Customs Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 15-2014, specifies that all applicants shall be screened by the newly formed BOC Personnel Selec... Read Full Story - Relatives up...
  • BOC sets Aug. 6 deadline of applications for 1,000 job vacancies

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 3 (PIA) – Interested applicants for the 1,056 vacant positions at the Bureau of Customs (BOC) have until August 6 to send in their supporting documents.                              These vacancies, mostly in first and second level positions for BOC’s various groups, offices, and collection district... Read Full Story - BOC sets Aug...
  • Promotion of BOC employees follow procedure, says Customs Chief 

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 3 (PIA) – Promotion of employees at the Bureau of Customs (BOC) follows a certain procedure, Customs Commission John P. Sevilla, said.                                     This procedure is specified in Customs Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 15-20 14 for the promotion of empl... Read Full Story - Promotion of...
  • POEA revoked license of a placement agency for misrepresentation

    MANDALUYONG CITY, 03 August (PIA)--The Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA) cancelled the license of a placement agency which was found to have attempted to send four female workers to Lebanon using Dubai, United Arab Emirates as jump-off point. Administrator Hans Cacdac said Experts Placement Agency, Inc. tried to deploy the four OFWs as household service workers in Lebanon by having their papers processed at the POEA using the agency’s existing job orders approved for Dubai.... Read Full Story - POEA revoked...
  • Cebuano News: Agosto 6 ang katapusang adlaw pagduso sa aplikasyon alang sa 1,000 bakante sa Bureau of Customs

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Agosto 3 (PIA) – Gipahibalo sa Bureau of Customs (BOC) ang mga interesadong aplikante sa kapin libo (1,056) ka bakanteng posisyon sa ilang opisina nga hangtud lamang sa Agosto 6, ning tuig, ang pagpangdawat nila sa ilang mga aplikasyon.  Kini nga mga bakante, kasagaran diha sa Una ug Ika-duhang hut-ong (first and second level) posisyon sa nagkadaiyang grupo, opisina, ug mga collection district sa BOC sa tibuok nasud, ang butangan ug tawo aron matu... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: BOC mipagawas sumbanan pagdawat mga empleyedo 

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 3 (PIA) – Mipagawas sa mga sumbanan ang Bureau of Customs (BOC) sa pagpangdawat sa mga empleyado alang sa kapin libo (1,056) bakanteng posisyon sa opisina niini sa tibuok nasud. Kining mga simpleng sumbanan anaa mabasa sa Customs Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 15-2014, aron mapahapsay ang pagpili sa posibleng pagdagsang sa mga  aplikante ug aron makahimo ang BOC sa pagpili sa labing kwalipikadong aplikante, matud ni Customs Commissioner John P. S... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Paryente sa mga taga BOC gidid-an pag aplay sa ahensiya  

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Agosto 3 (PIA) – Mga aplikante nga adunay paryente sulod sa ika-upat ka ang-ang sa kaminyoon kun 4th degree of consanguinity ang gidid-an pag aplay sa bisan unsang posisyon sa  Bureau of Customs (BOC). Nahisubay kini sa Administrative Code  kun Executive Order No. 292, nga hugot nga nagdili sa gitawag nga “nepotism,” matud ni Customs Commissioner John P. Sevilla. Samtang ang Customs Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 15-2014, na... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Pag-uswag sa ranggo sa mga empleyado sa Bureau of Customs mosubay sa proseso, matud sa Hepe sa Customs    

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 3 (PIA) – Ang pag us-wag sa ranggo sa mga empleyado sa Bureau of Customs (BOC) aron ibutang sa mga bakanteng posisyon sa BOC, sa tibuok nasud, mosubay sa proseso, matud ni Customs Commissioner John P. Sevilla.                                       Kini nga pros... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Mga reporma gihimo aron mahibalik ang pagsalig sa katawhan sa gobyerno, matud ni Presidente Aquino

    MANILA, Agosto 3 (PIA) – Ang mga reporma gihimo aron mahibalik ang pagsalig sa katawhan sa gobyerno, matud ni President Benigno S. Aquino III sa iyang ika-5 nga State of the Nation Address (SONA), bag-ohay pa lamang.                                                     Ang Presidente miingon nga ang iyang gipatuman nga kausaban sa sistema sa gobyerno iyang g... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Lacson submits P170.9 billion rehabilitation plan for typhoon-hit areas to President Aquino

    MANILA, Aug. 2 --  Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery Secretary Panfilo Lacson submitted the P170.9 billion ‘Yolanda’ Comprehensive Rehabilitation and Recovery Plan to President Benigno S. Aquino III on Friday.Secretary Lacson submitted the rehabilitation plan to the President after the mass to commemorate the fifth death anniversary of former president Corazon Aquino at the Manila Memorial Park in Parañaque City.During an interview, Lacson said the pl... Read Full Story - Lacson submi...
  • Nueva Vizcaya PLGU mulls building of financial center

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, August 2 (PIA) – The provincial government here is planning to put up a financial center in front of the provincial capitol in this town. Vice governor Lambert Galima said a resolution that would authorize Governor Ruth Padilla to purchase the lot of the Philippine National Bank (PNB) will be one of the priority legislations of the provincial board. “While talks with the PNB authorities are still in the process, we really need to have this to ... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • 4 LGUs in NegOr vie for 2014 Timbayayong Awards 

    DUMAGUETE CITY, Aug. 2 (PIA) – Four Local Government Units (LGUs) in Negros Oriental with their partner Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) vie for the 2014 Timbayayong Awards for best LGU-NGO in local partnership.This was announced by Msgr. Merlin Logronio, President of the Negros Oriental Network of NGOs (NEGORNET) during the kick-off ceremony in observance of the Provincial NGO and People’s Organization (PO) week in Dumaguete City today.These four LGUs are from Bayawan City, ... Read Full Story - 4 LGUs in Ne...
  • DOST scholarships for Aklanons up for grabs

    KALIBO, Aklan, August 2 (PIA6) --  The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) here is calling on young Aklanons to avail of  scholarships being offered by the government for the next school year – 2015-2016 for incoming high school and college students who want to pursue careers in science, mathematics and engineering. For incoming high school students, they have a chance to study at various campuses of Philippine Science High School (PSHS) in the country provided they ... Read Full Story - DOST scholar...
  • Palace focused on pushing social reforms, not politics, official says

    MANILA, August 1 -- The Aquino administration remains focused on carrying out reforms and solving the country's problems, and is not giving priority to politics, a Palace official said Thursday. "Ang focus ng Pangulo at ng pamahalaan ay ang pagpapatupad ng mga ipinangakong reporma at paghahatid ng serbisyo publiko sa nalalabing 23 buwan ng administrasyon. Hindi pinagtutuunan ng pansin ang usaping pampulitika," Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Co... Read Full Story - Palace focus...
  • DepEd, NHA turnover 1,000 new classrooms

    Quezon City, 1 August (PIA)--Owing to the fruitful collaboration of the Department of Education and the National Housing Authority, 1,000 classrooms have been constructed in various resettlement areas within regions III, IV-A and National Capital Region (NCR). Since 2010 to present, the NHA has allotted space for educational facilities and has been able to construct 1,000 classrooms (76 school buildings) in 40 different areas within regions III, IV-A and National Capital Region (NCR). ... Read Full Story - DepEd, NHA t...
  • DBM: DAP did not deprive government employees their salaries, bonuses

    MANILA, August 1 --  Government employees were not deprived of their salaries, bonuses, or pensions, because of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on Thursday said, correcting statements made by COURAGE President Ferdinand Gaite. In a statement, Secretary of Budget and Management Florencio “Butch” Abad advised Gaite and COURAGE to be careful with their statements and analyze their sources of information carefully, as t... Read Full Story - DBM: DAP did...
  • Cebuano News: Bayad sa loteng naigo sa proyekto dihas Baikingon gigahin sa konseho

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 1 (PIA) – Mukabat sa P76 mil ang gigahin sa konseho sa syudad ubos ni bise mayor Caesar Ian Acenas aron ibayad sa tag-iya sa loteng naapektuhan sa gipatumang proyekto sa kagamhanan sa dakbayan. Sa sesyon sa konseho niadtong Lunes hiniusang gipalabang ang Ordinance No. 12814-2014 nga naggahin sa maong kantidad gikan sa item “Non-Office: Land Acquisition/Expropriation” sa 2014 Annual Budget aron ibayad sa claim for just compensation sa loteng naig... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Hiligaynon news: Palasyo nakasentro sa pagduso sa mga reporma sosyal

    Manila, Agusto 1 (PIA6) –Ang administrasyon Aquino nagapabilin guihapon nga nakasentro sa pagpatigayon sang mga reporma kag sa pagsolbar sang mga problema sang pungsod kag wala nagahatag sang prayoridad sa politika, suno sa isa ka opisyal sang Malacanang.Ang Pangulo kag ang gobyerno ang nagapatuman sa ginpangako nga reporma kag sa paghatag sang serbisyo publiko sa mga nabilin nga 23 ka bulan sang administrasyon. Wala ini nagahatag sang prayoridad sa mga sugilanon sa politika, suno  sa... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon n...
  • Tagalog News: Palasyo nakatutok sa pagtulak ng repormang panlipunan, hindi sa pulitika, sabi ng isang opisyal

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Agosto 1 (PIA) - Nanatiling nakatutok ang administrasyong Aquino sa pagtulak ng reporma at paglutas mga suliranin ng bansa, at hindi nagbibigay ng prayoridad sa pulitika, ayon sa opisyal ng Palasyo noong Huwebes. "Ang focus ng Pangulo at ng pamahalaan ay ang pagpapatupad ng mga ipinangakong reporma at paghahatid ng serbisyo publiko sa nalalabing 23 buwan ng administrasyon. Hindi pinagtutuunan ng pansin ang usaping pampulitika," sabi ni Presidential Communicati... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • Solon commends DPWH for clearing RROW in Tablon

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 1 -- The City Council committee on public utilities commended the 2nd District Engineering Office of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for clearing the sides of the road right-of-way of national roads, particularly going to barangay Bugo, from vehicles of some big establishments. The vehicles are almost permanently parked in the vicinity and infront of their respective firms, he said.  DPWH District Engineer Anastacio Mar... Read Full Story - Solon commen...
  • Pili dad cites gain in economy, education on state of the municipality address

    PILI, Camarines Sur, Aug.1 (PIA) ---  Citing  education as his administration’s most important achievement to date, Pili Mayor Alexis “Nonoy” San Luis laid down before his constituents the many gains that the town has realized since he started taking the reign of this town as its Chief Executive. Dubbed “Pag Paabot sa Banwaan” or his municipality address, San Luis mentioned the launching of the 1st Pili Education Summit that made way to the granting o... Read Full Story - Pili dad cit...
  • TESDA gets job done for first half of 2014 in SurSur

    TANDAG CITY, Aug. 1 (PIA) – The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in Surigao del Sur has gotten their job done for the first half of 2014.  Aside from the six major programs it is tasked to accomplish as shown with corresponding numerical outputs, provincial director Rey Cueva also cited the key initiatives and interventions his office has carried out.  These cover the various skills training and services it has provided in partnership and coo... Read Full Story - TESDA gets j...
  • NAPC holds groundbreaking of fisherfolk program in Culion, Palawan

    PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan, Aug. 1 (PIA) – All is set for tomorrow’s groundbreaking ceremony of the Fisherfolk Settlement Program (FSP) to be led by the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) in Culion municipality. The groundbreaking ceremony is a reflection of President  Aquino’s administration to build back better fishing communities combining disaster risk reduction management , and rebuilding fisherfolk housing and livelihoods destroyed by typhoon Yolanda las... Read Full Story - NAPC holds g...
  • Gov. Dy supports BRO – Pag-IBIG savings

    ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, July 30 (PIA)- Isabela governor Faustino G. Dy III has included the BRO-Pag-IBIG Savings as another component of the provincial government's BRO - Farmer Program. During his State of the Province Address (SOPA), Dy said that they are now preparing and coordinating with the Pag-IBIG Fund for the documentary requirements in the inclusion of Bro-Pag-IBIG Savings in their program as one of its 12 components. He acknowledged the benefi... Read Full Story - Gov. Dy supp...
  • ARMM inaugurates the Office of the Bangsamoro People

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, July 31 (PIA) ---  The newly-refurbished building of the Office of the Regional Governor (ORG) in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) located in Cotabato City was inaugurated Wednesday, July 30, in an occasion that is festive and symbolic of the present administration’s brand of leadership.ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman, who led the inauguration, said they are formally renaming the building as the Office of the Bangsamoro People to emphasize a pro-... Read Full Story - ARMM inaugur...
  •  TESDA Kalinga allotted 673 scholarship slots 

    TABUK CITY, Kalinga, July 31 (PIA) - -  A total of 673 scholarship slots of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) was awarded  to the province this year. John Adawey, provincial TESDA director, here said the slots  are distributed to the different training qualifications offered at the provincial training center and in private technical and vocational institutes accredited by TESDA. Under the Training for Work Scholarship program (TWSP), 68 slo... Read Full Story -  TESDA ...
  • Water System project in IGaCoS completed

    ISLAND GARDEN CITY OF SAMALl, July 31 -  The Samal Water Sanitation (WatSan) Team chaired by City Mayor Aniano P. Antalan  together with City Local Government  Operations Officer Rosario Laid inaugurated and turned over the completed   “Sagana at Ligtas na Tubig sa Lahat” (SALINTUBIG ) level II project to Barangay Aumbay, Samal District  and IGaCoS Water District  at Aumbay Elementary School last July 25. Island Garden City of Samal i... Read Full Story - Water System...
  • DTI-Ifugao launches Timbangan ng Bayan program

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 31 (PIA)- - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) recently launched its “Timbangan ng Bayan Program” (TBP) at the public market here. DTI Provincial Director Valentin Baguidudol turned-over a hanging weighing scale to the municipal government including a Price Billboard indicating the current prices of prime and basic commodities installed at the public market for the information and guidance of consumers. Six other recipient municipalities  &... Read Full Story - DTI-Ifugao l...
  • Execs in Naga CIty, Pili laud PNoy’s SONA

    NAGA CITY, July 31 (PIA) --- President Benigno Aquino III stressed about reforms and positive changes that dramatically transpired after he took the reign of leadership in our country and we are now reaping the fruits of the worthy fight against corruption. This was how Pili Mayor Alexis San Luis encapsulized the gains of the country after President Aquino delivered his more than an hour State of the Nation Address on Monday, adding that “I watched and listened to the SONA of Presiden... Read Full Story - Execs in Nag...
  • SurSur BIR chief confident to hit 2014 tax goal

    TANDAG CITY, July 31 (PIA) – Despite posting a deficit of -0.64 percent or equivalent to P2,151,237.28,  Monib Dimakuta, Revenue District Office 106 (RDO 106) chief of the Bureau of Internal Revenue in Surigao del Sur expressed confidence to hit the 2014 tax goal of P745,763,000. He pointed out that their flop was mainly caused by the continuing rise in collection goal year after year. However, Dimakuta stressed that he is not making this snag as an excuse, saying that they ... Read Full Story - SurSur BIR c...
  • Cebuano News: PNoy nagduso sa 2015 nga Pundo alang sa inclosive growth;Abad:Gisugyot nga P2.6T nga pundo sa 2015 nagtimaan og mas malamdag nga mga kalambuan

    MANILA, July 31 -  Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III- pinaagi sa Department of Budget and Management (DBM) – karong adlawa nga gisumite sa gobierno nga gikasugyot nga P2.606 Trilyones nga 205 National Budget ngadto sa Kongreso, agig pagtuman sa pagkigsaad sa Administrasyon sa dugang pagpahigayon sa madali, inclusibo og mapadayonon nga pagtubo sa nasud.Ang gisugyot nga programa sa paggasto sa Administrasyon alang sa 2015 mokabat og 15.1 ka porsiento ang gisakaan gikan sa kasamtangan nga... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Informal settler families find new homes in Cavite

    TRECE MARTIRES CITY, CAVITE, July 31 (PIA) -- A total of 98 informal settler families originally residing in Estero Tripa de Gallina in Barangay 156, Pasay City was warmly welcomed last  July 25 by national and local officials in their new homes in Barangay Hugo Perez, this city. During the short program at the Golden Horizon Housing Project, Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region IV-A Director Josefina Castilla-Go reiterated the message of Secretary Mar Roxas t... Read Full Story - Informal set...
  • Aklanon News:  Mga Pilipino takus ipakig-away  -  Pangueong Aquino

    MANILA, Hulyo 31 (PIA6) -  -  “Mga Pilipino takus ipakig-away.”  Raya ro gindugang ni Pangueong Benigno S. Aquino III sa linya ku mga kataga ku anang tatay, ro nagtaliwan nga Senador Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino, Jr., sa anang ika-limang State of the Nation Address (SONA) sa Batasang Pambansa sa Quezon City ku Lunes. Rayang mga kataga hay ginsambit ku Pangueo sa katapusan nga parte ku anang diskurso pag pasaeamat na sa katawhang Pilipino sa pagtao kana it ts... Read Full Story - Aklanon News...
  • PNoy cites declining crime incidence in Metro Manila

    QUEZON CITY, 30 July (PIA) –The Police has posted major gains in fighting crime and ensuring peace and order, particularly in Metro Manila, President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Monday. In his fifth State of the Nation Address, the President said the Philippine National Police (PNP) has carried out several operations to boost security and ensure public safety. Last June, he said, the PNP implemented Operation Lambat in the National Capital Region (NCR), increasing the number of... Read Full Story - PNoy cites d...
  • Palace seeks cooperation of Congress in passing proposed P2.6 trillion budget for 2015

    MANILA, July 30 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III has sought the cooperation of Congress in passing the proposed P2.6 trillion National Budget for 2015 which the Executive department will file soon. "Sa unang araw po ng trabaho matapos ang SONA, ihahain natin sa Kongreso ang panukalang P2.606 trillion na 2015 National Budget," the President said in his fifth State of the Nation Address on Monday. The administration drew up the 2015 budget with the participation of the p... Read Full Story - Palace seeks...
  • President Aquino to submit proposed P2.6 trillion National Budget for 2015 to Congress on Wednesday

    MANILA, July 30--  President Benigno S. Aquino III is getting ready to submit the proposed P2.6 trillion National Budget to Congress on Wednesday, a Malacañang official said Tuesday.Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said the President spent the Eid’l Fitr holiday reviewing his budget message to Congress.“As he said yesterday (Monday), the proposed 2015 budget of 2.606 trillion pesos will be submitted to Congress ‘on the fir... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • Disaster Consciousness celebration in SurSur highlights 1st Gov. Johnny T. Pimentel Rescuelympic; gets praise from PNP SERTSS member

    TANDAG CITY, July 30 (PIA) – The observance of the National Disaster Consciousness Month this July in Surigao del Sur highlighted the 1st Governor Johnny T. Pimentel Rescuelympic for its celebration. SPO1 Ranilo Malong, an active member of the Search and Rescue Team of Surigao del Sur (SERTSS) and the Public Information Officer (PIO) of the Police Provincial Office (PPO) under Officer-In-Charge (OIC) Provincial Director P/SSupt. Narciso Verdadero, came out with all praises for the fir... Read Full Story - Disaster Con...
  • Aquino pushes for reasonable, just, acceptable Bangsamoro Law

    MANILA, July 30 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III affirmed that he will aggressively push for the enactment of the Bangsamoro Basic Law that will formalize and implement the provisions of the historic Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) that the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) signed in March 2014. “Sa abot ng ating makakaya, isusulong natin ang isang panukalang batas na makatuwiran, makatarungan, at katanggap-ta... Read Full Story - Aquino pushe...
  • Cebuano News: Pundo sa gobyerno alang sa Grassroots Participatory Budgeting sa rehiyon 10 misaka sa P1.497B

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Hulyo 30 (PIA) – Duolan usa ug tunga sa bilyon ka pesos (P1,496,640,958.98) ang gibobo sa gobyerno alang sa lain-laing proyekto ubos sa Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB) Process, ning tuig.                                   Sumala sa datus nga nahipos sa Department of Interio... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DA gets P734.65M for region 10’s Grassroots Participatory Budgeting in 2014

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, July 30 (PIA) – A total of P734,648,668.45 was allocated by the government to the Department of Agriculture (DA) for implementation of projects under the Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB) Process in region 10, this year. The highest allocation representing 49.09 percent of P1,496,640,958.98, the total amount of region 10’s GPB for 2014, the  fund was used mostly on integrated livestock, organic fertilizer and vegetable production, ... Read Full Story - DA gets P734...
  • Region 10 Grassroots Participatory Budgeting fund reaches P1.497B

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, July 30 (PIA) – A total of P1,496,640,958.98 have been poured in region 10 for various projects under the Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB) Process of the government, this year. Data gathered by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) show that this amount is actually higher by 47.36 percent compared to P708,800,000, that was allocated for GPBP projects, in the region’s five provinces for 2013. Formerly called the Bo... Read Full Story - Region 10 Gr...
  • PNoy SONA highlights Albay’s zero casualty goal, Albayanos all praises for Salceda

    LEGAZPI CITY, July 30 (PIA) – President Benigno Aquino III commended in his SONA last Monday the province of Albay for attaining zero casualty goal in the wake of the wrath of recent typhoon Glenda citing in particular the good governance of Governor Joey Salceda.  “In Albay, which recently had to endure the wrath of Typhoon Glenda, there were no recorded casualties attributed to the storm, thanks to the effective leadership of Governor Joey Salceda,” the President sa... Read Full Story - PNoy SONA hi...
  • Cebuano News: Pag-empleyo og mga lisensyadong gwardiya sa City Hall gisugyot

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 30 – Si Konsehal Candy Darimbang, chairman sa komite sa turismo, misugyot sa pag-empleyo og mga lisensyadong gwardiya alang sa City Hall. Kini aron paghatag og dugang kapaseguroan dili lang sa mga kawani kun dili ilabina sa publikong magproseso sa ilang mga transaksyon sa City Hall. Si Darimbang naningkamot nga mahatagan og seguridad ang tanan tungod usab kini sa nagsunod-sunod nga mga insidente sa krimen sa syudad ning panahon nga daghan ang mga establi... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Opening of new route from Iponan to SM sought

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 30 – The City Council committee on public utilities during its meeting this morning presided by councilor Roger Abaday endorsed to the Barangay Council of Iponan the request for the opening of new route from different subdivision in barangay Iponan to SM City and vice versa. This, after councilor Teodulfo Lao noticed that the request was not supported by a resolution from barangay Iponan or from the subdivision homeowners, who will be benefitti... Read Full Story - Opening of n...
  • Finance body endorses bottoms-up-budgeting projects under DA, DTI

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 30 -- The City Council committee on finance and ways and means favorably endorsed to the committee on laws and rules the proposed Memoranda of Agreement to be entered into between the city government and the Department of Agriculture (DA-10) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI-10) for priority poverty reduction projects under the Bottoms-Up-Budgeting (BUB). Councilor President Elipe, chair of the committee, said this is subject to the submission by the Lo... Read Full Story - Finance body...
  • Hiligaynon news: BIR nagapahanumdum sa importers kag customs brokers sang deadline sa Hulyo 31

    Manila, Hulyo 30 (PIA6) – Ang  Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) nagapahanumdum liwat sa tanan nga mga importers kag customs brokers  nga ang Hulyo 31, 2014 amo ang deadline para makapatigayon sila sang mga rekisitos sang accreditation sang ahensya.Ang deadline para sa pagtuman sini una nga ginpalawig sadtong Hunyo 30, 2014.  Subong ang mga importers kag customs brokers may ara tubtub sa Hulyo 31 para mag-apply sa accreditation sa BIR, isa ka rekisito bag-o sila ma-accredit k... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon n...
  • Aquino’s good governance draws support from women groups

    PAGADIAN CITY, July 30 (PIA) – The good governance and anti-corruption (GACC) program, the centerpiece of President Aquino’s administration was lauded by two housewives here. In his penultimate State of the Nation Address (SONA) delivered on Monday at the Plenary Hall of the Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City, President Benigno Simeon Aquino III mentioned the highlights and gains of the GACC and other reforms implemented since he assumed office in June 20, 2010. Housewi... Read Full Story - Aquino’s goo...
  • 2 schools in NorthCot town acquire new classroom

    MAKILALA, North Cotabato, July 30 (PIA)—Students in  Buena Vida Elementary School and Kawayanon Elementary School in this municipality are now benefiting  from their new classroom buildings  recently  turned over by the  provincial  government. The infrastructure project implemented by the provincial government was funded P1.3 million each. According to  building  plan, the roofs and the iron grill walls  of the classroom buildings wer... Read Full Story - 2 schools in...
  • Maramag pushes law prohibiting sale of non-fortified food, beverages in schools

    MARAMAG, Bukidnon, July 30 – Policy-makers of Maramag local government unit (LGU) has crafted an ordinance that would help address the country’s problem on malnutrition.This, after the Department of Education (DepEd) sounded the call of National Nutrition Council (NNC) to discourage elementary pupils and high school students from buying non-fortified food and beverages sold in school premises.Krisynthia Raquel Cabinta-Pader, chairman of the Committee on Health and Sanitation in Maram... Read Full Story - Maramag push...
  • Tagalog news: CSC Romblon, nagsagawa ng oryentasyon sa mga opisyal ng LGU

    ROMBLON, Romblon, Hulyo 30 (PIA) ---  Nagsagawa ang Civil Service Commission (CSC) Romblon Field Office ng tatlong araw na orientation workshop sa pagbuo ng Strategic Performance Management System (SPMS) para sa mga department heads ng LGUs kamakailan sa Sangguniang Panlalawigan Session Hall, Romblon Capitol Building. Naglalayon itong maituro ang pagbuo ng isang strategic human resource plan sa lahat ng departamento ng lokal na pamahalaan upang makabuo ng isang Human Resource (HR) prof... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • What Ilocos residents expect of SONA

    SAN FERNANDO CITY, July 29 (2014) – Moments before President Aquino stood to deliver his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 28, a cross section of communities in Region 1 was harping on a wish-list that the President should address ranging from soaring prices of oil and goods, education sector woes to the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). Rhoda Madrid of PagIBIG Fund said she had no doubt of the President's commitment to his "Tuwid na Daan (straig... Read Full Story - What Ilocos ...
  • President Aquino: The Filipino is worth fighting for

    QUEZON CITY, July 29 --  “The Filipino is worth fighting for!”President Benigno S. Aquino III added this line to the slogan of his father, the late Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino, Jr., when he delivered his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City on Monday.The President made the remark towards the end of his speech when he was thanking the Filipino people for giving him the chance to lead them.“Ang transpormasyong tinata... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • 98 Pasay ISFs maaari nang muling mangarap- Roxas

    LUNGSOD PASAY, Hulyo  29, (PIA) - -Abot sa 98 na informal settler families (ISFs) sa Lungsod Pasay ang nabigyan ng pabahay sa ligtas na lugar ng pamahalaang lungsod. Ang “awarding” ng pabahay ay ginanap noong Hunyo 25 na ginawa sa relocation site sa Cavite kung saan naging panauhing pandangal si Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Manuel Roxas III at kasama ring dumalo sina National Housing Authority (NHA) General Manager Chito C... Read Full Story - 98 Pasay ISF...
  • ESamar hails PNoy’s SONA

    BORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar, July 29 (PIA) – Whenever the highest official of the land mentions one particular person or place in his rarely  said State of the Nation Address(SONA),  there is no other reaction of the concerned party but to be proud of the unexpected recognition. This was the common reaction of the people here, when His Excellency President Benigno Aquino III included in his 2014 SONA, Eastern Samar as one  of the provinces whose Rehabilitation Programs... Read Full Story - ESamar hails...
  • AgNor lady guv assures increase in funding for Red Cross local chapter 

    BUTUAN CITY, July 29 (PIA) – The provincial government of Agusan del Norte (AgNor) through governor Ma. Angelica Rosedell Amante-Matba has held out assurance in granting a hundred thousand increase of its funding aid to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Agusan del Norte-Butuan City Chapter, making it P300,000 from the regular amount of P200,000 each year. The PRC local chapter through its chairperson Atty. Felixberto Guiritan and board member Crispin Young expressed their gratitude ... Read Full Story - AgNor lady g...
  • POEA 8 bares accomplishments

    TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, July 28(PIA) – The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) Regional Satellite Office, this city has recorded some significant accomplishments for the first semester of the year. During the press conference held recently at the Training Center of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Office 8, POEA Regional Coordinator Ma. Rosario Jervoso said the processing of documents is faster now compared to previous years, as part of the improve... Read Full Story - POEA 8 bares...
  • Gov’t agencies encouraged to embrace ICT

    ILOILO CITY, July 28 (PIA6) – Government agencies were encouraged by Civil Service Commission (CSC) Chairperson Francisco T. Duque III to embrace information and communication technology (ICT) in providing services to the public.Owing to the progress and advancement in technology, particularly ICT, we have really to embrace and incorporate it in the way we operate our services and offices in providing much-needed services and interacting with clientele, said Duque.The CSC chairperson led t... Read Full Story - Gov’t agenci...
  • 4 Trenas bills transmitted to Senate for concurrence

    ILOILO CITY, July 28 (PIA6) – Four of the bills authored by Congressman Trenas at the House of Representatives during the first regular session of the 16th Congress which ends this week have already been transmitted to the Senate for its concurrence.These are:-          HB 04411 that seeks to penalize the hoarding of legal tender coins of the Philippine currency;-          HB 04261 that seeks the conv... Read Full Story - 4 Trenas bil...
  • Cebuano News: Buhatan sa City Social Welfare and Development mibutyag sa ilang 2014 accomplishments

    SURIGAO CITY, Hulyo 28 (PIA) - Pipila ka mga programa ug proyekto karong tuiga alang sa mga Surigaonon malamposong naakomplisar sa buhatan sa City Social Welfare and Development. Sumala ni Gloria Salvador ang Acting Social Welfare and Development Officer nga sa mga nakalabay nga bulan karong tuiga nahimong malamposon ang ilang mga nagkadaiyang proyekto ug programa nga gipasiugdahan sa ilang buhatan kabahin na niini mao ang pag-akreditar sa mikabat 34 ka mga Day Care Workers ug Day... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • NFA-Kalinga assures rice supply for lean & typhoon months

    TABUK CITY, Kalinga, July 28 (PIA) - -The National Food Authority (NFA) provincial office has stocked sufficient rice in time for the lean and typhoon months  this year.Provincial Manager Antonio Macato reported that  NFA-Kalinga has more than 19,000 bags buffer supply for its mandate to provide ready and cheap rice that includes other social commitments for disaster relief. According to Macato, NFA-Kalinga maintains about 80 “bigasan ng bayan” outlets in the different... Read Full Story - NFA-Kalinga ...
  • Ilonggo cooperation key to successful APEC hosting

    ILOILO CITY, July 28 (PIA) --- The cooperation of the Ilonggos is a key element to ensure the successful hosting of the ministerial meetings for the Asia Pacific Economic Conference (APEC) summit slated in 2015.In a media release, Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said that with developments on the confirmation of Iloilo City as one of the two areas in Region 6 selected to host high level meetings for APEC 2015, it is also vital to gain the full support of people from both the city and provi... Read Full Story - Ilonggo coop...
  • Aklanon News: Presidente Aquino maga pabilin nga komitado sa pagsueong it mga reporma  

    MANILA, Hulyo 28 (PIA6) - - Bisan sa katung-anan it kontrobersiya hanungod sa Disbursement Acceleration Program o DAP, si Pangueong Benigno S. Aquino III hay determinado gihapon nga pataason pa gid ro kalidad it pag pangabuhi it mga  tawo sa mga habilin pang dinag-on it anang administrasyon. Bilang sabat sa mga pangutana kung ro mga sunod-sunod nga mga diskurso ku Pangueo hanungod sa DAP hay maka-tao it kabaskog para sa motion for reconsideration nga gin sumiter sa Korte Suprema, ... Read Full Story - Aklanon News...
  • Advocacy forum on Indigenous Peoples set in Antique          

    SAN JOSE, Antique, July 27 (PIA6) - - For the advancement of the Indigenous Peoples (IP) rights, the Province of Antique through the Office of IP Affairs here will conduct an Advocacy Forum on July 30, 2014 at the Tuburan Sang Kabuhi Conference Hall, San Jose, Antique. Consultant for IP Affairs Rosie A. Dimamay said that IP legal luminaries have been invited as resource persons to discuss the key international and national instruments and protection systems related to IP rights and how that... Read Full Story - Advocacy for...
  • Kinaray-a News: Probinsya magapatigayon Advocacy forum on Indigenous Peoples   

    SAN JOSE, Antique, Hulyo 28 (PIA6) - - Para sa pagkilala sa mga kinamatarong kang mga Indigenous Peoples (IP) ukon mga tumandok, ang probinsya kang Antique pinaagi sa Office of IP Affairs rudya sa San Jose magahiwat kang will Advocacy Forum sa Hulyo 30, 2014 kag pagahiwaton sa Tuburan Sang Kabuhi Conference Hall. Suno  sa consultant kang  IP Affairs,  Rosie A. Dimamay duro nga mga  IP legal luminaries ang gin imbitar para magtalakay kang mga nagapanguna nga mga  int... Read Full Story - Kinaray-a Ne...
  • Cigarette -buster for a healthy Maasin City

    MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, August 1 (PIA) - Getting the highest recognition in the country for successful implementation in anti-smoking campaign is no fun. Being a Hall of Fame awardee in anti-smoking campaign where Maasin City got the prestigious Red Orchid Awards for three consecutive years, took a herculean cigarrette -buster Maasin City Mayor Maloney Samaco, whose ardent desire is to create a healthy and smoke- free city. “Just like in a family, the father will muster all ... Read Full Story - Cigarette -b...
  • Davao del Norte lauds blood galloners

    DAVAO DEL NORTE, July 28 (PIA) - - The provincial government of Davao del Norte has the 169 blood galloners of the province at the Bulwagan ng Lalawigan during a ceremony held last Tuesday (July 2). Through the Provincial Health Office (PHO) and the Provincial Economic Enterprise Development Office (PEEDO), blood galloners from the municipalities of the province received plaques during the 14th Blood Donors Recognition and Awarding Ceremony. Mary Beth Ruth Eculiada of the municipa... Read Full Story - Davao del No...
  • Cebu's varied reactions to PNoy's SONA tomorrow

    CEBU CITY, July 27 (PIA) -- Though expectedly, President Benigno Aquino III’s 5th State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) will enumerate the accomplishments the current administration has done in the past year to fast track economic progress through inclusive growth, some sectors here are still waiting to hear how the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) was spent in detail and the continuing fight against corruption.Kapisanan ng Brodkaster sa PIlipinas (KBP) – Cebu Chapter President J... Read Full Story - Cebu's varie...
  • Construction of 66,813 classrooms answers backlog, says President Aquino

    MANILA, July 27 (PIA) – President Benigno S. Aquino III said a total of 66,813 classrooms have been constructed, as of December 2013. This has answered the 66,800 classroom-backlog that he promised in his State of the Nation Address (SONA), last year, the President said. Out of this number, more than 35,000 classrooms were funded by the national budget while 13,189 were built using local government unit (LGU) funds, 14,886 from local donations, 1,215 from foreign donations and 2,... Read Full Story - Construction...
  • Cebuano News: Benepisaryo sa 4P’s misaka sa P4 milyon pag-abot sa 2014

    MANILA, Hulyo 27 (PIA) – Kapin sa upat ka milyon (4,090,667) ka benepisaryo sa Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4P’s) ang natala sa gobyerno pag-abot sa Hunyo 25, ning tuig. Kini ang gibutyag ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III, kinsa miingon nga ang 4P’s mao’y usa ka gitawag nga “flagship program” sa gobyerno aron mamenosan ang kawad-on sa katawhan nga gidumala sa Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Mahinumduman nga sa iyang Sta... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Universal Health Care Program nakakuha P35.3B gikan sa DBM

    MANILA, Hulyo 27 (PIA) – Kapin traynta e singko bilyones pesos (P35.3B) ang kantidad nga gipagawas sa Department of Budget and Management (DBM) aron ibayad sa health insurance premiums sa duolan kinse milyones (14,706,524) ka mga membro sa pamilya, gikan sa Enero hangutd Disyembre, ning tuig.Matud pa ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III, kini nga mga  benepisaryo nga giila sa Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)  National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduc... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Pagtukod sa 66,813 ka lawak-tunghaan nakatubag sa kakulang sa classroom sa nasud, matud ni Presidente Aquino

    MANILA, Hulyo 27 (PIA) – Si Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III miingon nga duolan sa saysenta e siyete ka mga lawak-tunghaan (66,813) ang natukod, pag-abot sa Disyembre 2013. Kini nga mga lawak-tunghaan ang nakatubag sa 66,800 classroom-backlog nga iyang gisaad sa iyang State of the Nation Address (SONA), sa milabay nga tuig, ang Presidente miingon. Niini nga gidaghanon, 35,000 ka mga lawak-tunghaan ang gipundohan sa gobyerno nasyonal, kapin trese ka libo (13,189) ang sa mga local ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • 4P household-beneficiaries reach 4,000,000 mark in June 2014

    MANILA, July 27 (PIA) -- A total of 4,090,667 household-beneficiaries have been covered by the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4P’s), as of June 25, this year. This was revealed by President Benigno S. Aquino III, who said 4P’s is a flagship project of the government to alleviate poverty and managed by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). As recalled during the State of the Nation Address (SONA) of the President in 2012, he promised to target 3,800,... Read Full Story - 4P household...
  • Comelec Antique notes low turnout of registration

    SAN JOSE, Antique, July 27 (PIA6) - - The extended period of voters’ registration in the province had low turnout since May this year, according to a Comelec Antique official. COMELEC Antique  Acting Provincial Election Supervisor Atty. Roberto A. Salazar said that the Comelec activity which started May 6 will end on October 31, 2015, yet very few people have visited the office despite the modification of our work schedule. “Our activities are to conduct registration f... Read Full Story - Comelec Anti...
  • Baldoz bares local job vacancies for OFW repatriates from crisis-stricken countries

    MANILA, July 27 -- Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday said OFWs repatriated from countries wracked by crisis or in emergency situations, such as Libya,  may opt to stay in the country for good because there are job opportunities available for them. "Local employment is one of the components of the package of assistance the DOLE offers to repatriates through the Bureau of Local Employment under Assist WELL, a package of assistance and services ... Read Full Story - Baldoz bares...
  • TESDA certificates now come in tamper-proof cards

    TAGUIG CITY, July 26 -- The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) will soon issue ATM-sized plastic cards that would serve as the National Certificate (NC) and/or Certificate of Competency (CoC) of technical vocational training graduates and skilled workers.  In a memorandum circular, Secretary Joel Villanueva said the new cards, which would be available starting August 1, would be the new badge to show one's expertise on a certain skill or set of skills... Read Full Story - TESDA certif...
  • Affordable SSS savings scheme reaches 74,000 workers from 748 ISGs

    QUEZON CITY, July 26 -- Offering social protection for as little as P11 per day, the AlkanSSSya program of the Social Security System (SSS) has attracted more than 74,000 members from 748 informal sector groups (ISGs) nationwide as of May 2013. Amalia Tolentino, SSS AlkanSSSya Program Director, said informal sector workers who save at least P11 per day – about the price of cellphone load or softdrink --- can complete the minimum P330 monthly AlkanSSSya contribution based on a declared... Read Full Story - Affordable S...
  • Kinaray-a News: Manaba gihapon ang ‘turnout’ kang pagparehistro kang mga botante

    SAN JOSE, Antique, Hulyo 26 (PIA6) - - Ginpabutyag kang Commission on Elections (COMELEC) sa probinsya kang Antique nga manaba gihapon ang porsyento kang pagparehistro kang mga botante bisan nga may rudyan nga  extended period of voters’ registration halin kang Mayo kadya nga tuig. Suno   kay COMELEC Antique  Acting Provincial Election Supervisor Atty. Roberto A. Salazar ang hirikuton kang COMELEC nga nag-umpisa kang Mayo 6 magatakop sa  October 31, 2015, pero mano... Read Full Story - Kinaray-a Ne...
  • Cebuano News: Presidente Aquino misaysay sa ehemplo sa gitawag nga “cross-border transfer” sa pundo sa gobyerno

    TANAUAN CITY, Batangas, Hulyo 26 (PIA) – Gisaysay ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino ang mga ehemplo sa gitawag nga mga “cross-border transfer” sa pundo sa gobyerno.                                    Kini nga mga ehemplo ang gipadayag sa Presidente atol sa iyang pagtambong sa ika-150 ka tuig nga kasumar... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Presidente Aquino subling mipasabut sa legal nga  basihan sa DAP

    TANAUAN CITY, Batangas, Hulyo 26 (PIA) – Subling gipasabut ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III ang legal nga basihanan sa pundo nga gipagawas ubos sa Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). Ang subling pagpasabut gihimo sa Presidente sa dihang siya mitambong sa ika-150 ka tuig nga kasumaran sa adlaw nga natawhan sa gitawag nga “Sublime Paralytic” nga si Apolinario Mabini, ning siyudad. “Akong usbon: Sa dihang atong gisugdan ang DAP, anaa na ang Section 38, 39, ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • 6 WV frontline agencies earn ARTA excellence award

    ILOILO CITY, July 26 (PIA6) – Civil Service Commission (CSC) Chairperson Francisco T. Duque III conferred July 25 the Citizen’s Satisfaction Center Seal of Excellence Award to six government agencies in Western Visayas which obtained a rating of Execellent in the 2013 Anti-Red Tape Act (ARTA) Report Card Survey.The awardees are Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Antique Satellite Office, Public Attorney's Office-Roxas City District Office, PAO-Bacolod City District Office... Read Full Story - 6 WV frontli...
  • Pangasinenses look forward to PNoy’s SONA

    DAGUPAN CITY, July 26 (PIA) – Pangasinenses again await President Benigno Aquino III’s fifth State of the Nation which he will deliver in a joint session in Congress on Monday, July 28. President Aquino is expected to outline his accomplishments based on his promises in his 2013 SONA. Among the topics he outlined in his last SONA include education, agriculture, job generation, infrastructure development, sin tax revenues, health care,  poverty reduction and disaster &n... Read Full Story - Pangasinense...
  • City council grants free movie pass for senior citizens

    CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, July 24 (PIA) – Senior Citizens here can now watch free films at SM Cauayan City after the city council passed a resolution granting them the privilege to enjoy free admission at the malls’ movie house. The free movie admission, based on resolution No. 2014-66, applies only every Monday of the week to all senior citizens in the city. Ruben Tumbaga, President of the Office of Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA) here, has expressed gratitude to the city gove... Read Full Story - City council...
  • President Aquino remains committed to carrying out reforms, says official

    MANILA, July 25 -- The Palace on Thursday assured that despite the controversy surrounding the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), President Benigno S. Aquino III is determined to uplift the lives of the people during the remaining years of his administration.Responding to questions if the President’s successive speeches on the DAP would bolster the motion for reconsideration that has been submitted to the Supreme Court, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • DBM launches DAP web page 

    MANILA, July 25 --  The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on Thursday announced the launch of the web page for the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), shortly after Budget and Management Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad furnished copies of the full list of DAP projects to members of the Senate Committee on Finance this morning. The DAP web page (http://www.dbm.gov.ph/?page_id=9796) contains all relevant information on the Aquino administration’s... Read Full Story - DBM launches...
  • Abaya confirms transfer of 5 major airlines from Terminal 1 next week

    MANILA, July 25 -- Seventeen (17) years after the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) awarded the concession agreement for the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 project, the modern passenger terminal building (PTB) will finally be ready for full airline operations this coming July 31st. “We are extremely pleased to confirm that full airline operations will begin at NAIA Terminal 3 next week. Our gateway airport will now be able to welcome 3.5... Read Full Story - Abaya confir...
  • DTI confers excellence awards to biz establishments in Baguio, Benguet

    BAGUIO CITY, July 25 (PIA) -- The Department of Trade and Industry conferred the DTI Bagwis Awards to more than a hundred business establishments in Baguio City and Benguet.DTI Assistant Regional Director Carmelita Usman and Baguio-Benguet Provincial Director Freda Gawisan with Baguio City Councilor Elaine Sembrano and Apolinario Bagano representing Benguet Governor Nestor Fongwan spearheaded the awarding ceremony at the Crown Legacy Hotel  here last week.The DTI recognized the efforts of t... Read Full Story - DTI confers ...
  • Aklanon News: Pangueong Aquino nag isyu it mga proklamasyon ku mga piyesta opisyal para sa dag-ong 2015

    MANILA, Hulyo 25 (PIA6) - - Si Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III hay nag paguwa it mga proklamasyon nga naga deklarar it tanan nga piyesta opisyal para sa dag-ong 2015.Ro Malacanang hay nag paguwa it kopya ku Proclamation No. 831, nga gin pirmahan it pangueo ku Hulyo 17.May 18 ka holidays nga naka lista sa proklamasyon, kaibahan ro 8 ka long weekends para sa masunod nga dag-on.Ro mga regular nga holidays:New Year’s Day – January 1 (Thursday); Maunday Thursday – April 2; Good Fri... Read Full Story - Aklanon News...
  • Cebuano News: President Aquino mohisgut sa social welfare, kalinaw ug seguridad sa  nasud sa iyang SONA sa Lunes   

    Cebuano News: President Aquino mohisgut sa social welfare, kalinaw ug seguridad sa  nasud sa iyang SONA sa Lunes  MANILA, Hulyo 25 (PIA) – Ang Kahimtang sa Nasud kun State of the Nation Address (SONA) nga ipahayag ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III sa Lunes, Hulyo 28, mosentro sa mga nahimo sa gobyerno sa pagpa-uswag sa kahimtang sa kinabuhi sa mga Pilipino.Kini ang gibutyag ni Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., atol sa usa ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DOST now accepting applications for scholarship

    SAN JOSE, Antique July 25 (PIA)  - - The Department of Science and Technology announced it is now accpeting applications for 2015 Science and Technology Scholarship Program for incoming first year college student  for school year 2015-2016.Engr. Eleazar Moscoso of DOST Antique said the scholarship is open to students with high aptitude in science and mathematics and willing to pursue priority fields of study in Basic Sciences, Engineering and other Applied Sciences and Science Teaching... Read Full Story - DOST now acc...
  • 650 households in Veruela benefit from PCF project

    VERUELA, Agusan del Sur, July 25 (PIA) -- Having suffered from a high prevalence of water-borne diseases resulting to the increasing morbidity rate of the municipality of Veruela and having been deprived of access to potable water for so long, the 650 households of Barangays Anitap. Katipunan, Del Monte, Sisimon and Sta. Cruz are now enjoying access to safe drinking water. Access to safe water supply is made possible through the Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) of the Department of the Inte... Read Full Story - 650 househol...
  • 300 new permanent homes eyed for Yolanda survivors in Tanauan, Leyte

    TANAUAN, Leyte, July 25 (PIA) – More permanent homes are to be built for 300 families made homeless by super typhoon Yolanda in the Municipality of Tanauan, Leyte. This was learned recently from Tanauan Mayor Pelagio Tecson following the ground breaking ceremony of the SOS Primetown Housing Project in Brgy. Pago, this municipality. The ground breaking ceremony signifies the immediate start of the construction of the housing project.   Mayor Tecson said the project is th... Read Full Story - 300 new perm...
  • DTI, city govt install  Timbangan ng Bayan, price billboards  in public market

    BAGUIO CITY, July 25(PIA)-- The Department of Trade and Industry in partnership with the city government of Baguio installed two Timbangan ng Bayan and Bantay Presyo Billboard at the Baguio City public market on Monday. DTI-Cordillera Regional Director Myrna Pablo, Baguio-Benguet Provincial Head Freda Gawisan and city councilor Elaine Sembrano,  together with the Baguio Local Price Monitoring Council and representatives of other government agencies  led the event. Pablo said ... Read Full Story - DTI, city go...
  • DAP funds went to the right and needed services of the people- DSWD Sec.

    TUBA, Benguet, July 25(PIA) - Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Soliman said  the  Disbursement Acceleration  Program (DAP) funds under President Aquino  went to the right and needed services of the people.In an interaction with Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program beneficiaries and media practitioners at the Tuba Municipal Library on  Tuesday, Soliman  reported that under the DSWD,   P1.9 Billion D... Read Full Story - DAP funds we...
  • Waray News: Nagpapabilin nga komitido an Pangulo pagpatuman hin mga reporma

    MANILA, Hulyo 25 – Ginpatapod kakulop han Malacañang nga bisan pa hiton kontrobersiya bahin han Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), determinado hi Pangulo Benigno S. Aquino III nga mapaangat an panginabuhi han katawhan durante hiton nahibibilin pa nga mga tuig hiton iya administrasyon. Dida han iya pagbaton ngada hin mga pamakiana kon an magkasunod-sunod ba nga mga pamulong han Pangulo bahin han DAP en magpapabakod han mosyon para hin rekonsiderasyon nga iginsumiter ngadto... Read Full Story - Waray News: ...
  • Performance challenge funds boost local government dev’t projects

    MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, July 25 (PIA)- The local government unit of Mambajao has successfully completed the second phase of its public market project from the one million performance challenge fund (PCF) awarded by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) for winning the Seal of Good Housekeeping (SGH) award in 2012. The public market commercial project is now an income generating facility of the local government unit (LGU), while another construction is up, this month, for the Pa... Read Full Story - Performance ...
  • BSP cites Prov'l Vet

    NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, July 25 (PIA6) - - The Provincial Veterinary Office was cited by the   Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) as one of its stakeholders.PVO is a recipient of the 2014 Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)Outstanding Partner for Information Support in Region VI.The award was given during the 2014 Awards Ceremony and Appreciation Lunch for BSP Stakeholders held at Days Hotel in Iloilo City.The award has recognized PVO for consistently providing valuable information to the... Read Full Story - BSP cites Pr...
  • DOST leads govt’s launch of own fiber optic network

    TAGUIG CITY, 25 July (PIA)--The government is scheduled to formally launch Friday (July 25) the fiber optic network currently in the final stages of development at the ongoing National Science and Technology week organized by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) at the SMX Convention Center. Government operations can expect a significant improvement in their operations and the delivery of their services with the use of fiber optic technology and systems currently being developed ... Read Full Story - DOST leads g...
  • 97 construction workers get P2.1M benefits

    BACOLOD CITY, July 25 (PIA6) - - A total of 97 construction workers who sought the assistance of the Department of Labor and Employment got their financial benefit amounting to P2,116,064.These construction workers, helpers and foreman employed by contractor Master Incorporated were assisted through the DOLE’s Single Entry Approach program.SENA is a 30-day mandatory conciliation-mediation approach that is practiced by the SEADOs to assist workers in resolving their complaints and requests ... Read Full Story - 97 construct...
  • Waray News: DOE ginmando-an nga repasohon an panginahanglan ngan suplay han kuryente para hiton 2015

    MANILA, Hulyo 25 – Ginmando-an ni Pangulo Benigno S. Aquino an Department of Energy (DOE) nga repasohon iton ginbabana-bana nga panginahanglan ngan suplay hiton elektresidad ha Luzon para hiton tuig 2015 ngan sugad man iton abelable nga mga alternatibo ha pagtagad hiton posible nga paghingulang hin kuryente dida hiton katsirak nga mga bulan, pahayag han Malacañang Huebes. Dida han gindumara nga press briefing, nagsering hi Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary... Read Full Story - Waray News: ...
  • DOLE's DAP allocation benefited & improved the lives of vulnerable workers-Baldoz

    MANILA, 25 July (PIA)--The Labor and Employment chief recently declared that the funds allocated to the Department of Labor & Employment (DOLE) under the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) was wisely spent and in fact benefitted and  improved the lives of vulnerable workers. DOLE Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz, in a statement bared that DOLE has been granted by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) additional funding of P143.330 million between 2012 and 2013 through the DA... Read Full Story - DOLE's DAP a...
  • COA says more accountants needed to audit peoples' money

    LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, July 25 (PIA) – The Commission on Audit said it needs 2,000 new accountants to help review the Filipino peoples' money. Commissioner Jose Fabia said the commission is short of manpower to audit Congress' Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) and the local governments' Internal Revenue Allotments (IRA). “We need a lot of accountants to join us and help protect the revenues and resources of the government,” Fabia said to faculty m... Read Full Story - COA says mor...
  • DOLE Caraga aids 299 workers with P2.3M in monetary claims

    BUTUAN CITY, July 25 - Two hundred Ninety Nine (299) Caraganons benefited through the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) Single Entry Approach Program amounting to P2,363,634.62 from January to June 2014. This conciliation arsenal of the department provides a speedy, impartial, inexpensive and accessible settlement procedure for all issues/complaints arising from employer-employee relations to prevent them from accelerating to full blown disputes. There were 132 requests... Read Full Story - DOLE Caraga ...
  • BFAR orients LGUs on fisherfolk registration

    KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato,  July 25  (PIA) --  Over   80   representatives   from  various   local  government  units  in  SOCCSKSARGEN Region   gathered in  General  Santos City  recently    for  an orientation  on the  Improved Municipal Fisherfolk Registration System (fishR) Hosted  by the Bureau of Fisheries  and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)&n... Read Full Story - BFAR orients...
  • PNP, BFP, LGU team up to serve depressed areas

    PENABLANCA, Cagayan, July 24 (PIA) – The Philippine National Police (PNP), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and the Local Government Unit of Penablanca have joined forces in bringing services right at the doorsteps of the far-flung communities here. Police S/Insp. Jhonalyn Q. Tecbobolan of Penablanca said the activity is part of this year’s Nutrition Month, National Disaster Consciousness Month and Police Community Relations Month celebrations. “We were able to extend ... Read Full Story - PNP, BFP, LG...
  • DOH-7 celebrates National Disaster Month

    CEBU CITY, July 24 (PIA) --- The Department of Health (DOH-7) celebrates National Disaster Consciousness Month with the theme, “Kahandaan at Kaligtasan ng Pamayanan, Pundasyon ng Kaunlaran.”DOH-7 Health Emergency Management and Staff (HEMS) chief Dr. Expedito Medalla in a recent AGIO-7 Forum said, DOH is now conducting series of trainings and seminars on disaster preparedness to the local government units (LGUs) in celebration of the disaster month.Medalla said, traini... Read Full Story - DOH-7 celebr...
  • MGB-7 urges LGUs to undertake preemptive evacuation efforts

    CEBU CITY, July 25 (PIA) --- The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB-7) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7) called on local government officials to undertake the necessary preemptive evacuation efforts in low-lying, landslide and flood-prone areas that had been identified in the four provinces in Central Visayas.MGB 7 Regional Director Loreto B. Alburo said that these communities should be prepared always or even “overprepared” to ensure their safety since t... Read Full Story - MGB-7 urges ...
  • Building a Healthy Community: The Quirino Way

    Recently, the provincial government under the leadership of Gov. Junie E. Cua unveiled a program that will work for the building of a healthy community, the Quirino Way or the Q-CARE. The health program has been carefully planned taking into consideration the  socio-economic, cultural and ecological dimensions and factors  that come into play in the packaging of the health program.Firstly, Quirino which is located in the southeastern part of the Cagayan Valley region is  boun... Read Full Story - Building a H...
  • Officials hope for PNoy to support Cordillera Autonomy in his SONA

    BAGUIO CITY, July 23 (PIA) -- Cordillera officials are hoping for President Benigno Aquino III to at least mention the efforts of the Cordillerans in attaining its self determination in his  forthcoming State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 28. Officials believe that the mere mention of the Cordillera Autonomy by the President will mean a lot for the pursuit of the Cordillerans of the elusive autonomy. Ifugao Congressman Teddy Baguilat Jr. said   the mention of thi... Read Full Story - Officials ho...
  • DAP funded peace, dev’t projects in Cordilleras—OPAPP

    MANILA, July 24 --  The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) on Wednesday said that the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) funds received by the agency supported peace and development initiatives in the Cordillera region—not rights abuses, contrary to media spins and allegations of certain groups. “While it is true that OPAPP received DAP funds for peace and development initiatives in conflict-vulnerable and -affected areas, it is malici... Read Full Story - DAP funded p...
  • Tuguegarao City is ready for ‘Pavvurulun Afi’ festival

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 22 (PIA) - - To promote the culture of ‘togetherness’ and to establish a festival to be recognized nationwide, officialdom of the city government here will integrate the traditional and contemporary festivals of the city dubbed ‘Pavvurulun Afi’ this August. Mayor Jefferson Soriano said this year’s festival will showcase ‘festival of fire’ for Tuguegarao is believed to have come from the word ‘Tugui’ which m... Read Full Story - Tuguegarao C...
  • Duterte defends the president's right to be heard

    DAVAO CITY, July 24 (PIA) Mayor Rodrigo Duterte defended President Benigno Simeon Aquino III’s right to be heard when the latter expressed his take on the Supreme Court ruling citing unconstitutional portions of the Disbursement Allocation Program (DAP). He clarified that his defense on the President does not concern about either the DAP or the Priority Development Assistance Fund since he has nothing to do with it. “Everybody has the right to be heard,” Duterte said.... Read Full Story - Duterte defe...
  • Kinaray-a News: Pagbantay kang NFA rice sa merkado buligan kang mga LGU

    SAN JOSE, Antique, Hulyo 24 (PIA6) - - Ginpabutyag kang  National Food Authority nga mahimo nga magapangabay sanda kang bulig kang mga pangulohan lokal (Local government Units) sa pagbantay ukon pagmonitor kang bugas nga NFA sa kadya nga panahon nga ginakabig ‘lean months period.’ Suno  kay NFA 6 Acting Assistant Regional Director Hedy G. Jardeleza  importante gid ang bulig kang mga LGU agud maseguro nga ang NFA rice wara gina-divert nga commercial rice. Ginp... Read Full Story - Kinaray-a Ne...
  • Mambajao gains approval for 15M GPBP projects

    MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, July 24 (PIA) - Hefty projects under the Grassroots Participatory Budgeting Process (GPBP) with capitalization of P15-million gains approval from the oversight agencies. These include programs and projects for the enhancement of health facilities, sustainable livelihood, farm to market road, repair and rehabilitation of school buildings, social pension for indigent senior citizens, and rice production. Mambajao mayor Maria Luisa Romualdo said they are fast tracking ... Read Full Story - Mambajao gai...
  • DAP is not at all bad says Leyte Vice Governor Loreto

    TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, July 24 (PIA) - The vice governor of the province of Leyte Atty. Carlo P. Loreto addressed the Sanguniang Panlalawigan of Leyte through a privilege speech in their recent regular session supporting the Disbursement Acceleration Program or DAP. DAP is a process wherein the savings of different agencies of the government  are pulled  into one common fund  and disbursed through the Disbursement Acceleration Program of the Office of the President and the Dep... Read Full Story - DAP is not a...
  • Cebuano News: Konseho misuportang mabayran ang claim for just compensation

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 24 (PIA) – Gitinguha sa komite sa public works sa konseho ni Konsehal Alden Bacal nga mabayaran ang pamilyang Yañez sa barangay Pagatpat, ning syudad sa ilang mga pananom nga naigo sa proyekto sa dakbayan. Giingon nga ang mga improvements lakip na ang mga tinanum nga kahoy ang naapektuhan sa City Housing Project diha sa maong barangay. Matud  sa  representante  sa claimant nga  boluntaryo silang  muhawa... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • NFA to tap LGUs for rice monitoring

    SAN JOSE, Antique, July 24 (PIA6) - - The National Food Authority here said that they will tap the assistance of the local government units (LGUs) in monitoring the availability of NFA rice during the lean months period. NFA 6 Acting Assistant Regional Director Hedy G. Jardeleza said that the LGU assistance is important to ensure that NFA rice is not diverted into commercial rice. Jardeleza said in a PIA interview that the NFA will conduct regular monitoring of NFA rice supply,  a... Read Full Story - NFA to tap L...
  • Aklanon News: Pangueong Aquino pagatalakayon ro parte sa social welfare, peace ag security sa anang SONA

    MANILA, Hulyo 24 (PIA6) - - Ro State of the Nation Address o SONA ni Pangueong Benigno S. Aquino III sa Lunes, Hulyo 28 hay maga sentro sa kung hasta siin eon ro gobyerno para sa pagpa-umwad it kondisyon it mga Pilipino, suno sa sangka opisyal it palasyo.Parehas ku dati, gusto nanang masayran ag maintindihan it mga pumueoyo kung ano man ro gina-inobra ku andang Presidente ag ku anang pamunu-an sa naga ka sari-sari nga mga patag it pangueohan,”suno kay Presidential Communications Operations... Read Full Story - Aklanon News...
  • NEA suspends Canoreco former execs, directors for 60 days

    DAET, Camarines Norte, July 23 (PIA) – Seven members of the present Board of Directors and two past officer-in-charge of the Camarines Norte Electric Cooperative (Canoreco) were placed under 60 day preventive suspension under Administrative Case No.11-07-14b issued by Administrator Edita S. Bueno on July 7, 2014 of the National Electrification Administration (NEA). The order was acting on the Memorandum dated May 27, 2014 of the Deputy Administrator for Electric Distribution Utility S... Read Full Story - NEA suspends...
  • Games body to convene July 25

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 24 – The City Council committee on games and amusement will meet July 25 at 10:00 a.m. to discuss issues and complaints regarding the conduct of the PBA Games at Xavier University Gymnasium last June 7, 2014. This was reported by councilor President Elipe during the regular session of the city council last June 9, 2014. The committee, chaired by councilor Adrian Barba will also tackle the application of Renzroyce Corporation to operate E-Bingo Outle... Read Full Story - Games body t...
  • DOLE-Caraga transforms Butuan brgy into a Child Labor Free

    BUTUAN CITY, July 24 – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Caraga, in partnership with the local government here has created Resolution No. 7-206-14 Series of 2014 containing initiatives or activities for the development of the children in Barangay Doongan of this city, particularly in the former dump site area, which is a perfect picture of poverty. “Although the dump site is currently being converted into an Eco-Park, the place is still packed with informal sect... Read Full Story - DOLE-Caraga ...
  • SurSur DPWH 1st District Eng’g Office bares CY 2014 project status

    TANDAG CITY, July 24 (PIA) – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) First District Engineering Office (DEO) in Surigao del Sur under Engr. Alipio Grana has bared the status of all the 2014 infrastructure projects it is dealing with as of June 30. Asst. District Engr. (ADE) Ruel Bantugan said that of the 32 national and local projects, eight have already been completed; 21 are on-going; and three have yet to start construction based on the calendar year (CY) 2014 Proje... Read Full Story - SurSur DPWH ...
  • WV plays host to GRECON Congress

    SAN JOSE, Antique July 23 (PIA) - - The officers and members of the Grains Retailers Confederation (GRECON) of the Philippines in the Visayas region will gather in Iloilo City for a three-day Congress on August 14-16, 2014. GRECON National President Jaime Magbanua said that the same activities are also scheduled for the GRECON of Luzon and Mindanao areas this year. Magbanua said that the gathering of retailers from GRECON Region 6, 7 and 8 is important because it will not only strength... Read Full Story - WV plays hos...
  • DOLE 12 seeks stronger link with barangays

    KORONADAL CITY,  South Cotabato, July 24 (PIA)  --  Regional  Director  Ofelia  Domingo of the Department of Labor and Employment  in SOCCSKSARGEN Region has  urged  the  Public Employment Service Office (PESO) managers  to  reach out  to barangays in their  areas  for dissemination of the agency’s programs  and projects. “Please continue to link with barangay chairmen since they are the most effecti... Read Full Story - DOLE 12 seek...
  • BOC revenues grow 17.5% in June 2014

    MANILA, July 23 -- The Bureau of Customs (BOC) posted revenues of P27.33 billion for the month of June 2014, up 17.5% versus the same month last year. The final report from the Bureau of the Treasury showed that cash collections—those generated from BOC operations net of the Tax Expenditure Fund (TEF), or paper transactions from government importations—grew 17% to P27.28 billion. Month on month, there was an increase in the total collection growth from 11.1% in May 2014 to ... Read Full Story - BOC revenues...
  • Solons okay 2014 annual investment plan

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 23 – Through Resolution No. 11732-2014, the 17th City Council during its regular session on Monday approved the Annual Investment Program (AIP) of Cagayan de Oro for calendar year 2014. Vice mayor Caesar Ian E. Acenas presided the session of the city council. Projects to be funded under the 20-percent Development Fund (DF) this year under the Economic Development Sector are: the concrete paving of roads with drainage at the Lumbia-Pagalungan road; P... Read Full Story - Solons okay ...
  • Reforms happening in conflict areas due to DAP

    MANILA, July 23 -- Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos Deles said that people are feeling the consequences of "reforms that are now happening in most difficult areas," such as conflict-affected and vulnerable communities.  Deles cited the reforms being undertaken in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), where the regional government, under the administration of Regional Governor Mujiv Hataman, has been pushing long-awaited reforms as it ... Read Full Story - Reforms happ...
  • Antique assures support to PWDs

    SAN JOSE, Antique(PIA)  - - The local officials of the province assured support to Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) during their provincial gathering recently held in San Jose in observance of the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week.Governor Exequiel B. Javier and his son Congressman Paolo Javier of the Lone District of Antique likewise committed  their support to PWDs.“We are trying our best to capacitate you so that you can live a normal life, so don’t ... Read Full Story - Antique assu...
  • Cebuano News: Presidente Aquino gitin-aw nga wala siya makig-away batok sa mga mahistrado sa Hataas nga Hukmanan

    MANILA, Hulyo 23 (PIA) – Giklaro ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III nga wala siya mideklarar ug away batok sa mga mahistrado sa Hataas nga Hukmanan kun High Tribunal. “Ang mensahe ko kanila mao nga: Dili nato kini ipadangat pa sa puntong magbangga ang duha ka managpatas nga sanga sa gobyerno, diin kinahanglan pang magpatunga ang ika-tulong sanga niini,” siya miingon.Matud sa Presidente nga ang Malacañang moapelar sa desisyon sa Supreme Court  bisan pa man kung... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Supreme Court wala makakita sa legal nga basihan pagpatuman sa DAP, matud ni Presidente Aquino

    MANILA, Hulyo 23 (PIA) – Si Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III miingon nga natingala siya nga ang Supreme Court (SC) wala mokonsiderar sa iyang legal nga gibasihan sa pagpatuman sa Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). Sa baynte-singko minutos nga pakigpulong nga gisibya sa tibuok nasud, gabii sa Lunes sa milabay nga semana, ang Presidente miingon nga ang Supreme Court wala makalantaw sa legal nga basihan sa DAP, ang Book VI, Chapter 5, Section 39 sa 1987 Administrative Cod... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Pundo sa DAP gigamit sa bag-ong capital sa PTV4, matud sa Malacanang

    MANILA, Hulyo 23 (PIA) – Ang Malacañang miingon nga ang Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) mao ang gihimong tinubdan sa bag-ong capital sa gipanag-iyahan sa gobyerno nga television network, ang PTV-4. Kini nga pahayag ang gipaabot pinaagi sa usa ka mensahe ngadto sa mga membro sa Malacañang Press Corps, ni Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., kinsa miingon nga kini nga kasayuran nalista nga numero 88 sa mga proyek... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Tandag City seeks media, public support against dengue

    TANDAG CITY, July 23 (PIA) – The city government here led by Mayor Roxanne Pimentel has sought the help of media to drum up its campaign against dengue. Through former mayor, now city administrator Alexander Pimentel, the local government unit (LGU) has appealed to radio stations to announce “as frequently as possible” the anti-dengue campaign slogan contained in the “info-education-communication (IEC) material” of the Department of Health (DOH). According... Read Full Story - Tandag City ...
  • Grassroots participatory budgeting brings potable water to 53 barangays in NorMin

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 23 – Fifty three barangays in northern Mindanao benefited from the Grassroots participatory budgeting process (GPBP) on the access to safe and potable drinking water involving the total amount of P93.35 million for the year 2013. According to lawyer Rene K. Burdeos, regional director, Department on Interior and Local Government (DILG), region 10, GPBP, formerly called Bottom-up Budgeting, is an approach to preparing the budget proposal of agencies, taking int... Read Full Story - Grassroots p...
  • DPWH to complete scheduled projects

    DAVAO CITY- The Department of Public Works and Highways in Region XI has promised to complete their projects programmed for the year. Regional Director Mariano R. Alquiza, said that on-going projects will be completed according to their respective programmed date for completion or not beyond December 31, 2014. As of June 30 this year, DPWH-XI has P7,896,160.9-billion  for 366 projects of which  11 projects has been completed with 171 on-going and 84 other projects that h... Read Full Story - DPWH to comp...
  • Body to tackle concerns of urban poor

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 23 – The City Council committee on urban poor will convene tomorrow, July 24  at 3:00 p.m. to discuss,  among others, the request of the Purok 13 Mindanawan V-Watch Neighborhood Association,Inc. of Barangay Tablon.   The association would like to acquire the lot they are presently occupying and is requesting for the installation of water system in the area.  The committee, chaired by councilor Leon Gan, will also tackle the request of... Read Full Story - Body to tack...
  • Cebuano News: Pangagamhanan posibleng konsiderahan ang sugyot alang sa Bataan Nuclear Power Plant conversion, matud sa Palasyo

    MANILA, July 23 - Ang gobierno maglantaw sa mga sugyot kalabot sa pag-komberte sa Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) ngadto sa usa ka natural nga gas-powered nga kahimanan aron sa pagsulbad sa nagkadaku nga panginahanglan sa enerhiya sa nasud, matud ni Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma,Jr kaniadtong Martes."Mainam na pag-aralan ang panukalang iyan, kung ito ay posible at kapaki-pakinabang," matud ni Coloma sa dihang gipangutana kon ang gobierno anda... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • 7.8 MW power plant inaugurated in SurSur

    TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, July 23 (PIA) - A 7.8-megawatt diesel-fired power plant aimed at augmenting the province’s peak power demand was inaugurated on Monday, July 21. The power plant is owned by King Energy Generation Incorporation (KEGI) situated at Sitio Panubigan in Barangay Telaje, this city. First district representative Philip Pichay hailed the power plant as a welcome development for the province, which could curtail the power shortage in the province and maki... Read Full Story - 7.8 MW power...
  • NGCP monitors power situation in Luzon grid

    ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, July 23 (PIA) – The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) is closely monitoring the power situation in the Luzon Grid due to lack of power supply from producers because of the effect of typhoon Glenda. Lilibeth Gaydowen, north Luzon communications and public affairs officer, said there are available power capacity of 6,826 megawatts while there is expected peak demand of 7,345 megawatts with a deficiency of 519 megawatts yesterday. Gaydowe... Read Full Story - NGCP monitor...
  • TESDA advocates craft 2nd Sem ComPlan

    BUTUAN CITY, July 23 (PIA) -- To ensure smooth implementation of the agency’s advocacy and promotions, regional information officers of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) attended the two-day Communications Planning workshop held recently at TESDA Women’s Center, Taguig City. The activity, which was originally scheduled for three days, was conducted in two days because of typhoon Glenda that hit Metro Manila on July 16, 2014. “We will hav... Read Full Story - TESDA advoca...
  • DA releases P266.5 million for agri projects in Caraga

    BUTUAN CITY, July 23 (PIA) -- The Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office (DA-RFO 13) has released a total of P266.543 Million that financed various agriculture related projects in the region in 2013 under the Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB). GPB, formerly known as Bottom-Up Budgeting or BuB, is an approach to formulating the budget proposal of national government agencies, taking into consideration the development needs of poor cities/municipalities as identified in t... Read Full Story - DA releases ...
  • Four-month SSS collections in Mindanao jump 13 percent to P3.2-B

    DIPOLOG CITY, Zamboanga del Norte – The Social Security System (SSS) has collected P3.2 billion in members’ contributions in Mindanao from January to April this year, up by 13 percent from P2.9 billion over the same period in 2013, with nearly 80 percent of overall collections coming from the employed sector. Atty. Rodrigo Filoteo, SSS Assistant Vice President for Western Mindanao, said the contributions from regular and household employers from Mindanao rose by 13 percent ... Read Full Story - Four-month S...
  • 900-SARO count a “misleading” measure for DAP projects

    MANILA, July 22 --  The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on Monday said that the number of Special Allotment Release Orders (SAROs) issued to agencies for lawmaker-backed projects was not the proper measure for the program’s reach. DBM was responding  to news reports implying that the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) mostly supported legislator-endorsed projects,  “Judging the DAP by these figures is misleading to the public. When the DBM... Read Full Story - 900-SARO cou...
  • President Aquino conveys messages of love and unity to critics

    BOCAUE, Bulacan, July 22 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday conveyed messages of love and unity to enemies he may have made while pursuing reforms in the government.The President issued the statement amid several impeachment complaints filed by different groups against him, following his defense of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), parts of which were declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.Quoting Bible verses before thousands of members of Iglesia ni Cristo (IN... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • Ika-36 National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week ipinagdiriwang sa Camarines Norte

    DAET, Camarines Norte, Hulyo 22 (PIA) -- Ipinagdiriwang ngayon sa lalawigan ng Camarines Norte ang selebrasyon ng ika-36 National Disability Prevention Week (Hulyo 17-23) sa pamamagitan ng Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWSDO) ng pamahalaang panlalawigan. Sa programa ngayong araw, isinagawa ang misang pasasalamat sa St. John the Baptish Parish sa bayan ng Daet kasunod din nito ang parada mula sa mga paaralan ng Special Education (SPED). Isinagawa ang aktibidad sa ag... Read Full Story - Ika-36 Natio...
  • CDO mulled ‘model city’ on business permit, licensing computerization program

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 22 -- The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), region 10, has chosen Cagayan de Oro City’s ‘Taxpayer-Friendly Kiosk and Automated Business Permit and Licensing System’ as ‘model on good practice’ among local government units in the region. The selection came during the agency’s recent ‘Training on Documenting LGUs Good Practices’ which was participated in by 11 cities and municipalities in Northern Mind... Read Full Story - CDO mulled ‘...
  • NAPOLCOM calls for PNP entrance, promotional examinees

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 18 (PIA) – The National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) Region 2 is inviting examinees to take the Philippine National Police (PNP) entrance and promotional examinations on November 9, 2014. Danilo Pacunana, regional director, said the commission will utilize the On-line Examination Scheduling System where applicants can log on to the NAPOLCOM’s website at www.napolcom.gov.ph. He said the website will be available on August 11 onwards and on... Read Full Story - NAPOLCOM cal...
  • ES submits to OPARR P10.6B budget for rehab, recovery

    BORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar, July 22 (PIA) - After a series of long and tedious compliance with  required  documents, Governor Conrado B. Nicart, Jr. has finally submitted the final copy of the Provincial Recovery and Rehabilitation Plan to the Office of the Presidential Assistance on Recovery and Rehabilitation (OPARR). It is costing a total of P10.6B, so said Provincial Agriculturist, Mr. Regalado Opena, who informed media recently through DYES. According to Opena, OPARR S... Read Full Story - ES submits t...
  • ICT Initiatives Earn E-Readiness Leadership Award for Makati

    MAKATI CITY, July 22 (PIA) -- The city was recently conferred the e-Readiness Leadership Award in recognition of its initiatives that integrate information and communication technology (ICT) to hasten the delivery of public services, improve revenue collection and promote transparency in its systems and operations. The award came as a result of the e-Readiness Survey jointly conducted by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Science and Technology (D... Read Full Story - ICT Initiati...
  • Ifugao  reorganizes its Provincial Solid Waste Management Board

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 22 (PIA)- - The Provincial Solid Waste Management Board (PSWMB)  was recently reorganized to make it operational. Provincial Administrator Evelyn Dunuan, who represented Governor Denis Habawel, said  a functional PSWMB is mandated not only by Republic Act 9003 also known as the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 but also by Provincial Ordinance No. 2010-023  or  the Environment Code of Ifugao. The PSWMB was created in 2012 with the Go... Read Full Story - Ifugao  ...
  • ASEAN 2015, regional autonomy tackled  in CAR’s  anniversary celebration

    BANGUED, Abra, July 22(PIA)- - For the first time in the 27 years of existence of the Cordillera Administrative Region, its anniversary was  celebrated outside of Baguio City. Abra  was  privileged to be the first host province. Anchored on the theme “Boosting the Economic Competitiveness of the Cordilleras for ASEAN 2015”, the opening program of the week-long  celebration from July 9-15   was carried out with  cultural events and a mix of lect... Read Full Story - ASEAN 2015, ...
  • Cebuano News: Komite sa Turismo magtigum

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 22 (PIA) – Gipaabot tukion sa kometiba sa Torismo ni Konsehal Lourdes Candy R. Darimbang ang sugyot ordinansa nga nag-amendar sa ordinance no.05239-96 kon Tourism Codified Ordinance. Ang maong ordinansa naglangkob sa mga palisiya ug regulasyon sa mga establisamento, pagmentenar sa mga hotel, motel ug uban pa nga may kalabotan ang turismo ug mga negosyo nga naglambigit sa torismo ingon man multa alang  niadtong  makalapas niini.&n... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: 2014 annual budget sa Patag giaprobahan sa Konseho

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 22 (PIA) – Mapatuman na sa mga opisyal sa barangay Patag ning syudad ang ilang mga programa ug proyekto alang karong tuiga. Kini tungod ang konseho sa daklayan sa ilang sesyon sa miaging semana nga gidumala ni bise Mayor Caesar Ian Acenas hiniusang mipalabang sa resolusyon nga nag-uli sa ordinansa sa maong barangay nga may kalabotan sa ilang 2014 Annual Budget alang sa hingpit nga implementasyun niini. Lakip sa mga proyekto nga&n... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DOT-6 pays tribute to Apolinario Mabini

    ILOILO CITY, July 22 (PIA6)—The Department of Tourism (DOT) in Western Visayas is paying tribute to Apolinario Mabini, the Sublime Paralytic, in a commemorative program at SM City-Iloilo, on July 23. DOT-6 Director Helen Catalbas said in a press release, that the event is celebrating the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mabini, who is considered among the country’s revolutionists for Philippine Independence. Catalbas said the commemorative program centers on the life and ideals o... Read Full Story - DOT-6 pays t...
  • Aklanon News: Pangueong Aquino pumirma it limang ka bag-ong laye

    MANILA, Hulyo 22 (PIA6) - - - Ro Malacanang hay nag anunsyo ko Domingo nga si pangueong Benigno Aquino III hay nag pirma it lima pang bag-o nga laye nahanungod sa economic growth, consumer protection ag pinabaskog nga drug abuse law.  “Ku nagtaliwan nga Biernes, gin paabot ni Secretary Manuel Mamba it Presidential Legislative Liaison Office (PLLO) ro pag pirma ni Pangueong Aquino sa limang bag-o nga laye,” hambae ni Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Hermini... Read Full Story - Aklanon News...
  • Relief caravan para sa mgas sinalanta ng bagyo, patuloy na isinasagawa sa Quezon

    LUNGSOD NG LUCENA, Quezon, Hulyo 22 (PIA) --Ang pamahalaang panlalawigan ng Quezon ay patuloy na nagsasagawa ngayon ng relief caravan o pamamahagi ng relief packs  sa mga pamilyang naapektuhan ng bagyong Glenda sa iba’t ibang bayan sa buong lalawigan ng Quezon. Nagsimula ang pamamahagi noong  Hulyo 17  kung saan umabot na sa 23,800 family food packs ang naipamahagi sa 19 na bayan sa lalawigan kabilang ang Gumaca, Unisan, Plaridel, Atimonan, Padre Bur... Read Full Story - Relief carav...
  • SurSur extends tax amnesty

    TANDAG CITY, July 22 (PIA) – The amnesty program for real property taxes in Surigao del Sur has been extended until the year 2014 ends. Provincial Treasurer Wenifreda Perez said that this is by virtue of Sangguniang Panlalawigan Resolution No. 457 Series of 2014 passed on July 1, 2014 entitled “Extending the tax amnesty on the payment of interest, basic and special education fund (SEF) of real property tax delinquencies in the province of Surigao del Sur from January 1 to June 3... Read Full Story - SurSur exten...
  • Cebuano News: Gross income sa merkado publiko misaka karong tuiga

    SURIGAO CITY, Hulyo 22 (PIA) – Misaka ang kinatibuk-ang kita sa merkado publiko sugod sa bulan sa Enero hangtod Hunyo karong tuiga kumpara niadtong niaging tuig 2013. Sumala sa gibutyag ni Surigao City Public Market supervisor Albert T. Lustiva, misaka ang ilang nahimong kinatibuk-ang kita diha na sa sulod sa merkado publiko diin kini mikantidad sa P8,633,000 sugod sa bulan sa Enero hangtod Hunyo 2014 diin kini misaka sa kantidad P287,810.00 kumpara sa  miaging tuig sa susam... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DILG-9 bares PQE passers

    PAGADIAN CITY, July 22 (PIA) – Seventeen examinees passed the pre-qualifying examination (PQE) administered by Ms. Kristina B. Laborte and Joy Christine M. Sartillo of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Central Office on July 4, 2014 at Saint Columban College in this city. In an announcement issued today by the regional office of DILG-9, it said 17 out 99 examinees hurdled the test, which is part of the screening process in hiring its employees. “The PQE... Read Full Story - DILG-9 bares...
  • DFA raises Alert Level 2 in Israel and West Bank

    MANILA, July 22 -- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has raised the Alert Level in Israel and the West Bank to Alert Level 2 (Restriction Phase) in view of the threats to security posed by the continued conflict between Israel and Hamas. Alert Level 2 is issued when there are real threats to the life, security, and property of Filipinos arising from internal disturbance, instability, and external threats. Filipinos are instructed to restrict non-essential movements, avoid open spaces,... Read Full Story - DFA raises A...
  • Tabuk ERB holds hearing of applications of  voter’s registration

    TABUK CITY, Kalinga, July 22 (PIA) – The Tabuk City Election Registration Board (ERB) started today  the hearing of applications of voter’s registration, transfer and correction of entries filed from May 6 until June 30, this year  in line with the Commission on Election’s (COMELEC) aim for credible elections in the country. Tabuk City Election Officer and ERB Chair Reyman Solbita informed that as of June 30, there are 1,867 applications that needed to be approve... Read Full Story - Tabuk ERB ho...
  • Abra PLGU responds to transport need in upland towns

    BANGUED, Abra, July 22(PIA) -- People in the upland towns of Luba and Tubo  are grateful  for the provision of a motorized barge needed for crossing the Botic River in Luba. The Maeng tribes in the municipalities of Luba and Tubo have requested Governor Eustaquio P. Bersamin in one of his visits to their place for a motorized barge to ferry their vehicles in crossing the Botic River that connects the barangays of Luba and the rest of the municipality of Tubo. For years, peopl... Read Full Story - Abra PLGU re...
  • DOLE reminds rules of payment for July 29 holiday

    SAN FERNANDO CITY, July 22 (PIA) - As the nation marks Eid’l Fitr, or the end of the holy month of Ramadan for Muslims on July 29, a holiday, the labor department has reminded employers to comply with the law in paying employees' salaries during holidays. The Department of Labor and Employment in Ilocos said provisions of the Labor Code govern the terms of payment during holidays. Arly Sta. Ana Valdez, DOLE1 information officer, said an employee shall be paid 100 percent of h... Read Full Story - DOLE reminds...
  • Pag-IBIG Fund bares promos for members, TODA

     PEÑABLANCA, Cagayan, July 21 (PIA) – The Pag-IBIG Fund-Tuguegarao has announced recently its newest promos to its members including tricycle operators and drivers associations (TODA). Geraldo P. Soriano, Supervising Marketing Specialist, said the Fund’s ‘TODA Panalo Savings Raffle Contest and May Premyo sa Loan,’ are exclusively  for Fund members in Region 2 who are qualified to avail of the Multi-Purpose Loan Applications (MPLAs) and to F... Read Full Story - Pag-IBIG Fun...
  • P27-B Iloilo rehab plan up for PNoy’s signature

    ILOILO CITY, July 21(PIA) – The more than P27 billion Yolanda rehabilitation plan for the province of Iloilo is just awaiting the signature of President Benigno S. Aquino III. Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor,Sr. said in a radio interview that the plan has already been endorsed by the Cabinet Cluster on Rehabilitation and presented to the Office of the Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery headed by former Senator Panfilo Lacson. Defensor said the plan covers 32 t... Read Full Story - P27-B Iloilo...
  • Tagalog news: LGU Alcantara, Romblon, ginawaran ng Red Orchid Award ng DOH

    ALCANTARA, Romblon, Hulyo 21 (PIA) --- Bunga ng masigasig na kampanya ng local government unit (LGU) ng Alcantara laban sa paninigarilyo kung kaya nakamit nito mula sa Department of Health (DOH) ang prestihiyosong Red Orchid Award na iginawad kamakailan sa Baguio City. Ayon kay Alcantara Mayor Eddie Lota, ang Red Orchid Award ay binabase sa komprehensibong pagpapatupad ng krusada kontra sa paninigarilyo hanggang maabot ang 100 porsiyento na pagiging ligtas ng kapaligiran sa usok ng tabako.&... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Cebuano News: Hulyo 27, gideklarar nga ‘special non-working holiday’

    MANILA, July 21 (PIA)--Gideklarar sa Malakanyang isip special non-working holiday ang Hulyo 27, 2014, Domingo. Matud pa ni Presidential Communication Operations Office (PCOO) Kalihim Herminio Coloma Jr., ang deklarasyon isip pagsaulog sa ika-100 nga anibersaryo sa pagkatukod sa Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) base sa Joint Resolution No. 2 nga gilagdaan sa Presidente.  Base sa datos sa National Statistics Office (NSO) niadtong tuig 2000, 2.3% sa kinatibuk-ang populasyon sa nasud ang mga m... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: SONA ni PNoy, dili holiday – Malakanyang

    MANILA, July 21 (PIA)--Wala gi-deklarar sa Malakanyang ang Hulyo 28, 2014 isip holiday alang sa ika-lima nga state of the nation address (SONA) ni Presidente Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III. Matud pa ni Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte, walay long-weekend nga mapaabot ang mga kawani sa gobyerno o pribadong sektor bisan gi-deklarar sa Presidente nga holiday ang Hulyo 29 tungod sa pagsaulog sa Eid'l Fitr o ang pagtapos sa Ramadan. Gipasabot ni Valte nga dili kas... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News:  P3.46B pundo sa DAP gibayad sa wala mabayri nga GSIS premium, matud ni  President Aquino

    MANILA, Hulyo 21 (PIA) – Kapin tulo ka bilyon ka pesos (P3.46B) nga pundo ubos sa  Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) ang gipagawas sa Administration aron ibayad sa wala mabayari nga Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) premium.Matud ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III kini nga mga wala mabayri nga mga premium ang naka-ingon nganong ang halos walo ka gatus ka libo (800,000) ka mga magtutudlo ug mga wala magtudlo nga empleyado sa Department of Education (DepEd) wala makadawa... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Mga ospital, health center migamit usab sa pundo sa DAP, matud ni President Aquino

    MANILA, Hulyo 21 (PIA) -- Ang pundo ubos sa Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) nagamit usab sa pagpa-ayo sa mga ospital ug mga health center ug pag palit mga bag-ong ekipo ug gamit niini. Gigamit usab kini sa pagsweldo sa mga Nurse ng mga Midwife nga gipakatag sa mga dapit diin sila labaw nga gikinahanglan, matud ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III.Matud pa sa Presidente, ang DAP ang naghatag sa pundo aron mapalapdan pa ang conditional cash transfer (CCT) program, ang gitawag nga flags... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Presidente Aquino miingon nga nagasto sa DPWH ang P33B ug sa NHA, ang P11B nga pundo sa DAP   

    MANILA, Hulyo 21 (PIA) -- Kapin traynta e tres bilyones pesos (P33B) nga pundo ubos sa Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) ang nadawat sa Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). Kini ang gibutyag ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III, kinsa miingon nga gigamit sa DPWH ang nasangpit nga kantidad alang sa pagtukod ug pag-aayo sa mga dalan, tulay, proyekto sa pagpugong sa baha ug uban pang kritikal nga imprastraktura sa tibuok nasud."Nakatabang kini sa pag-usbong sa ekonomiya ug... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Katunga sa P144B nga pundo sa DAP nagamit sa 3 ka ahensiya sa gobyerno, matud ni Presidente Aquino

    MANILA, Hulyo 21 (PIA) – Kapin tunga sa gatus ug kwarenta e kwatro bilyones pesos (P144B) nga pundo ubos sa Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) ang nagasto sa tulo ka mga kritikal nga ahensiya sa gobyerno. Kini ang giluwatan ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III, kinsa miingon nga kini nga ma ahensiya naglakip sa Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), ug National Housing Authority (NHA).Sa iyang pakigpulong atol sa “Daylight Dialogue... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Mga negosyante mipahayag suporta sa mga reporma ni President Aquino, matud sa usa ka opisyal sa Palasyo

    MANILA, Hulyo 21 (PIA) – Giaw-hag sa mga negosyante si Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III nga ipadayon niini ang iyang mga inisyatibo sa reporma alang sa benepisyo sa katawhan sa nasud. "Atong nadungog sa panag-estoryahanay kalabot sa maayong panggobyerno kun good governance, nga ang mga lideres sa mga komunidad sa mga negosyante nga mi-apirma sa ilang suporta sa posisyon sa Presidente," matud ni Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, J... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Pres. Aquino mopasaka’g mosyon alang sa subling pagkonsiderar sa DAP 

    MANILA, Hulyo 20 (PIA) – Si Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III miingon nga ang iyang administrasyon mopasaka sa mosyon aron subling ikonsiderar ang desisyon sa Korte Suprema kalabot sa Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).Iya usab nga gihangyo ang mga membro sa Korte nga tabangan siya sa pagpatuman sa mga reporma alang sa benepisyo sa katawhan.Ang Presidente mitapos sa iyang pagpakahilum kabahin sa isyu sa DAP ug mihatag sa iyang esplikasyon kalabot niini gumikan kay ang pipila ka parte s... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • President Aquino signs five new laws  

    MANILA, July 21 -- Malacanang announced on Sunday that President Benigno Aquino III has signed into law five bills aimed at economic growth, consumer protection, and enhancing the drug abuse law.  “Noon pong nakaraang Biyernes, ipinahayag ni Secretary (Manuel) Mamba ng PLLO (Presidential Legislative Liaison Office) ang paglagda ng Pangulong Aquino sa limang bagong batas,” Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., said in a press briefing o... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • Cebuano News: Palasyo mangayo’g supplemental budget alang sa mga proyekto nga apektado sa desisyon sa Korte Suprema kalabot sa DAP

    MANILA, Hulyo 20 (PIA) – Mangayo’g dugang gahin kun supplemental budget gikan sa Kongreso ang Ehekutibong Sanga sa Gobyerno aron maseguro nga ang mga proyektong apektado sa desisyon sa Korte Suprema kalabot sa Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) dili maundang. Kini ang giluwatan ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino, III, kinsa namulong “ngadto sa mga nabalaka sa mga programang gipa-undang na aron sundun ang mando sa Korte Suprema, nga dili lang mabalaka. Balikan namo ang Ko... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Palasyo mipadali sa pagpatuman sa President’s Social Contract

    MANILA, Hulyo 20 (PIA) – Ang Palasyo sa Malacanang misaad sa dali-an nga pagpatuman sa gitawag nga ‘President’s Social Contract’ uban sa katawhang Pilipino, taliwala sa pag-ila sa labing-ulahing resulta sa mga opinyon sa publiko gikan sa survey nga gipahigayon sa Pulse Asia.“Sa nahibiling duha ka tuig niining administrayon, among tumanon ang gipa-abot sa katawhan nga ang gobyerno mopa-ibabaw ug mohatag sa mga mahinungdanon nga nahimo ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Banaue LGU seeks DA’s help for  rice terraces research center 

    BANAUE, Ifugao, July 21 (PIA)- - The municipal government here through the Sangguniang Bayan (SB) requested the Department of Agriculture (DA) for financial assistance  for the establishment of the “Banaue Rice Terraces Research and Development Center (BRTRDC). The structure would specifically undertake the management of data and information researches and studies and technology development of the Banaue Rice Terraces (BTR) and the traditional Ifugao “Tinawon”  h... Read Full Story - Banaue LGU s...
  • Mga pamilyang sinalanta ng bagyong "Glenda," tatanggap ng tulong 

    LUNGSOD NG LUCENA, Quezon, Hulyo 21 (PIA) --Tiniyak ng pamahalaang panglungsod ng Lucena  na may nakalaang ayuda ang lokal na pamahalaan ng lungsod ng Lucena sa mga pamilyang nasalanta ng nagdaang bagyong Glenda. Sa  isinagawang flag raising ceremony kaninang umaga, sinabi ni Mayor Roderick “Dondon” Alcala na bagamat maliit lamang ang calamity fund ay hahati-hatiin ito para sa mga biktima ng bagyo para maiabot ang kaukulang tulong. Ang calamity fund ay u... Read Full Story - Mga pamilyan...
  • Gov. Dy delivers 'report' tomorrow

    ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, July 21 (PIA) – Isabela Governor Faustino G. Dy III will deliver his 4th State of the Province Address (SOPA) tomorrow to Isabelinos at the provincial capitol here. Jessie James Geronimo, provincial information officer, said the governor's  SOPA will focus on the accomplishments on health, education, youth, gender and social protection;  food security and agriculture; infrastructures; economic opportunities; environmental protection and enhancement ... Read Full Story - Gov. Dy deli...
  • Prov’l gov’t honors PDRRMC members

    ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, July 21 (PIA) – The provincial government here has recognized the provincial disaster risk reduction and management council (PDRRMC) member-agencies which contributed in the effective disaster management operation in the province. Provincial Administrator Atty. Noel Manuel Lopez, during today’s flag raising ceremony, handed a special commendation to the member-agencies for showing their dedicated and committed service to the disaster risk reduction and mana... Read Full Story - Prov’l gov’t...
  • Ifugao town regulates use of herbicide, pesticide

    ALFONSO LISTA, Ifugao, July 21 (PIA) - - In pursuit of sustainable development and  environmental protection, the local government unit (LGU) here has adopted an integrated and comprehensive regulatory on the usage and application of herbicide within the municipality. “This is to provide a regulatory policy in the usage and application of selective or non-selective herbicide which affects the health and environment and to promote consciousness of the effect of uncontrolled and in... Read Full Story - Ifugao town ...
  • Residents of 2 villages in Matalam thankful for relief assistance

    MATALAM, North Cotabato, July 21 (PIA)-- About 70 families from two conflict-affected villages of this town expressed gratitude for the relief operations conducted by the provincial government through the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) and the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Operations Center (PDRMMOC). Both Melecio Opinaldo, Jr. and Ericson Jaylon, chairmen of Barangay Manubuan and Lower Malamote respectively, thanked the provincial government fo... Read Full Story - Residents of...
  • Cotabato City creates study group on septage management

    COTABATO CITY,  July 21 (PIA) --  After establishing partnership with the Be Secure Project of USAID on the upgrading of its  water  system, the local government unit here has created a  group that would look into the septage management program of city. Mayor Guiapal Guiani Jr., issued on July 10 Executive Order No. 114 creating the study team for the proposed Septage Management Program for the Cotabato. The team, led by Assistant City General Services Officer ... Read Full Story - Cotabato Cit...
  • DENR-7 identifies 41 trees for cutting in Southern Cebu

    CEBU CITY, July 20 (PIA) --- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7) has initially identified at least 41 trees of various species within a 5-kilometer road for sanitation cutting in southern town of San Fernando, Cebu.  Three of the 41 trees were century-old trees which environment officials said should be removed immediately as they pose danger to public safety.  DENR 7 Regional Executive Director Dr. Isabelo Montejo said they are urging the Depart... Read Full Story - DENR-7 ident...
  • Tuguegarao Pag-IBIG Fund updates members on new programs

    PENABLANCA,Cagayan, July 20 (PIA)- The Pag-IBIG Fund Tuguegarao Branch has convened its Fund Coordinators’ Club (FCC)-Batanes-Apayao-Cagayan-Kalinga Chapter to update members of programs, activities and issues at The Valley Hotel here. Pedro G. Darauay, OIC-Vice President of Members Services Branch Operations-Luzon Group, encouraged members to save and patronize the fast and affordable services offered by the Fund. “As part of our transformation scheme, we started to put-up... Read Full Story - Tuguegarao P...
  • PSA-NSO to hold 7th National Workshop on Civil Registration

    DUMAGUETE CITY, July 19 (PIA) -- The Philippine Statistics Authority-National Statistics Office (PSA-NSO) will sponsor the 7th National Workshop on Civil Registration (7NWCR) on August 5-7, 2014 at Waterfront Hotel, Lahug, Cebu City with the theme "Ikaw at Ako Tungo sa Wastong Pagrerehistro".The workshop aims to provide a venue for exchange of ideas and sharing of experiences for the city/municipal civil registrars, mayors, members of the judiciary and other stakeholders. Relevant... Read Full Story - PSA-NSO to h...
  • Palace files motion for reconsideration of DAP decision with the SC 

    MANILA, July 19 -- Malacañang, through the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG), filed on Friday afternoon a Motion for Reconsideration in connection with the decision of the Supreme Court on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).In a note he released to the press, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said the motion contains a comprehensive argument regarding the government’s position on the DAP."In seeking reconsideration, the go... Read Full Story - Palace files...
  • BIR Large Taxpayers Service to audit VAT compliance of large taxpayers

    MANILA, July 19 -- Consistent with the strict directive of Commissioner of Internal Revenue Kim S. Jacinto-Henares, the Large Taxpayers Service (LTS) headed by Assistant Commissioner of Internal Revenue (ACIR) Nestor S. Valeroso will vigorously conduct an intensive audit of the Value-Added Tax (VAT) returns of large taxpayers in its bid to enhance compliance and increase revenue collection. It has been observed that among the type of taxes being collected by the LTS, numerous large taxpayer... Read Full Story - BIR Large Ta...
  • DAR-7 conducts farm equipment testing under ARCCESS project

    MANILA, Jyly 18 -- The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Region VII recently inspected and tested P1.68-million worth of farm equipments to boost the farm products of Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organizations  (ARBOs) in Cebu and Bohol. Regional Director Stephen Leonidas said the farm machineries, which are composed of ten (10) hand tractors with farm implements will be used for coffee, palm oil, and vegetable farming, were acquired through the Agrarian Reform Community Connecti... Read Full Story - DAR-7 conduc...
  • Malacañang to file motion for reconsideration of SC decision on DAP on Friday, says official

    MANILA, July 18 --  The Executive branch is working to file today a motion asking the Supreme Court to reconsider its decision on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), a Palace official said on Thursday. According to the rules of court, the Palace has 15 days from the date of receipt to file a Motion for Reconsideration, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said, noting that they received the decision last July 4. “Ang pinag-uuk... Read Full Story - Malaca&ntild...
  • Tabuk City barangay acts on stray animals  

    TABUK CITY,Kalinga, July 18 (PIA) -- Owners of stray animals in Barangay Casigayan  have started keeping their pets with the massive campaign against stray animals launched last July 16 by the barangay council, here.Everyday, barangay chairman Abraham Galinggan leads barangay tanods and other council members in their operation against stray dogs and other animals around the barangay. Before the launching, the barangay council had dialogues with  barangay residents who throw suppor... Read Full Story - Tabuk City b...
  • DAP benefitted agrarian reform stakeholders - DAR

    QUEZON CITY, July 18 -- The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) said today that funding under the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) concept made possible the implementation of rural and social infrastruture subprojects under the Agrarian Reform Communities Project 2 (ARCP 2). These ARCP 2 subprojects eventually benefited some 738,505 farmers and community members of whom 440,387 were agrarian reform beneficiaries. The ARCP2 is a US$208 million foreign-assisted project of the DAR of wh... Read Full Story - DAP benefitt...
  • SP hails barangay for addressing health concerns of residents

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 18 -- The City Council committee on health and sanitation lauds barangay Bonbon for enacting an ordinance, which addresses the complaint of residents regarding foul odor emitted from the used water of drenched fishes.  Through Barangay Ordinance No. 01 enacted last May 17, 2014, the barangay seeks to impose penalties to fish traders, laborers or fisherfolk, who will be throwing used water of drenched fishes at road premises.  ... Read Full Story - SP hails bar...
  • DTI to award Timbangan ng Bayan in Kalinga public markets

    TABUK CITY, Kalinga, July 18 (PIA) - - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is set to award ten units of Timbangan ng Bayan to four municipalities in the province as part of the agency’s continuing  effort to promote consumer welfare and a healthy business environment.Maria Cecilia T. Baral of DTI Kalinga said recipients are Dagupan Public Market (two units) and the Bulanao Public Market (two units) of Tabuk City; Balbalan Public Market (one unit); Rizal Public Market ... Read Full Story - DTI to award...
  • Kinaray-a News: Lupong Tagapamayapa sa Antique pasakop ka Rehiyon 6 sa nasyonal nga paindis-indis

    SAN JOSE, Antique,  Hulyo 18 (PIA6)  - -  Darwa ka barangay sa probinsya ka Antique ang gindeklalar bilang tagdaug sa Rehiyon 6 sa Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentive Award  (LTIA)  nga ginapatigayon kang Department of Interior and Local Government .Amo dya ang Barangay Igbonglo San Jose para sa 1st to 3rd Class nga banwa samtang ang Poblacion, Belison ang gindeklarar nga tagdaug sa 4th to 6th Class nga banwa.Hambal ni Raymund Palanog, Cluster Head ka DILG-Antique ang amo dya ... Read Full Story - Kinaray-a Ne...
  • Abra Gov Bersamin is new RDC Chairman

    BANGUED, Abra, July 18(PIA)-- Abra Gov. Eustaquio Bersamin is appointed by President Benigno Aquino III as the new chairman of the  Cordillera Regional Development Council.The announcement was made during the 27th Cordillera Month celebration  last July 15 which was hosted by the province of Abra thru the RDC Economic Development Sectoral Committee.Ifugao Congressman Teddy Baguilat Jr. said that the appointment of Bersamin as chairman would be a boost in the attainment of the Cordiller... Read Full Story - Abra Gov Ber...
  • Pagpapalawak ng “Bicolano Preparado” upang maging kultura sa Camarines Norte, pag-uusapan sa pagpupulong ngayong araw

    DAET, Camarines Norte, Hulyo 18 (PIA) -- Tatalakayin ngayon araw sa Sangguniang Panlalawigan ng kapitolyo probinsiya ang programang “Bicolano Preparado” upang maging kultura at mapalawak ito sa lalawigan ng Camarines Norte. Sa pamamagitan ito ng multi-sector consultative meeting na pangungunahan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ng Camarines Norte sa pakikipagtulungan ng Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) ng pamahalaang panlalaw... Read Full Story - Pagpapalawak...
  • Feature: Polanco vet exemplifies genuine public service 

    POLANCO, Zamboanga del Norte - “Becoming a public servant is not a matter of chance but a choice,” declared Dr. Alfred Mel P. Dagaylo-an, a veterinarian of the Office of the Municipal Agriculturist in Polanco town and one of the 2014 semi-finalists for the Dangal ng Bayan Award of the Civil Service Commission (CSC).   Choosing the path of simple yet happy life, Dr. Dagaylo-an has been resolute to go back to his hometown, leaving his money-spinning private practice as veteri... Read Full Story - Feature: Pol...
  • RDC6 to host 5th PSRs national convention

    ILOILO CITY, July 17 (PIA6) --  The Regional Development Council VI (RDC VI) is hosting the 5th RDC Private Sector Representatives’ (PSRs) National Convention, scheduled on August 13-15, 2014 in Diversion21 Hotel, Benigno Aquino Drive, Iloilo City. This year’s theme is “PSRs: RDCs’ Crucial Partners in the Pursuit of Inclusive Growth and Job Creation”. A  report prepared by  the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Region VI&nbs... Read Full Story - RDC6 to host...
  • Isabela town launches campaign against dengue

    ROXAS, Isabela, July 16 (PIA) – The municipal health office here has launched the ‘Aksiyon Brigada Kontra Dengue or ABKD’ program as an initial step to thwart the occurrence of dengue cases in the town. Mario Lacnac, Rural Health Unit sanitary inspector, said the program aims to raise awareness of preventive methods against dengue such as cleaning of surroundings and canals and spraying for mosquitoes in schools. Lacnac also urged schools and barangays here to pr... Read Full Story - Isabela town...
  • Trillanes  assures support  to Cordillera’s renewed pursuit of regional autonomy

    BANGUED Abra, July 16 (PIA) - - Cordillera’s renewed pursuit for regional autonomy got another boost with Senator Antonio Trillanes IV  assuring    support in his keynote speech at the 27th Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) month program held at the Abra Sports Complex Gymnasium here last July 15.   “I pledge my support to the move of Cordillera provinces for regional autonomy;  you just tell me what we need to do and I will lead the march (for... Read Full Story - Trillanes &n...
  • Gov’t contact center now accepts reports on kotong, suhol

    QUEZON CITY, July 16 -- The Contact Center ng Bayan (CCB), the government’s central helpline against red tape, is expanding to accommodate complaints on extortion (kotong) and bribery (suhol) from micro, small, and medium entrepreneurs (MSMEs) through its text messaging hotline 0908-881-6565. This was announced today by the Civil Service Commission (CSC), project owner of the CCB, during the launch of WASAK or “Walang Asenso sa Kotong” project in Q... Read Full Story - Gov’t contac...
  • Daylight Dialogue spotlights long-term reform--Abad

    MANILA, July 16 -- Budget and Management Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad said that the Daylight Dialogue—held yesterday at the Rizal Hall of Malacanang Palace—was a prime opportunity for the government to reflect on its accomplishments in facilitating good governance in the country, as well as for engaging various stakeholders to boost the Aquino administration’s reform agenda.The Daylight Dialogue was held after the success of the Good Governance Summit in January... Read Full Story - Daylight Dia...
  • Palace to request for supplemental budget for projects affected by SC ruling on DAP

    MANILA, July 16 -- The Executive branch will ask for a supplemental budget from Congress to ensure that projects affected by the Supreme Court's decision on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) would not be halted, President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Monday."Doon naman po sa mga nag-aalala tungkol sa mga programang pinahihinto na, dahil kailangan nating sundin ang kautusan ng Korte Suprema, huwag kayong mag-alala. Babalik kami sa Kongreso at hihingi ng supplemental budget upa... Read Full Story - Palace to re...
  • Antique's Lupons  are WV bets

      SAN JOSE, Antique  (PIA)  - - Two Barangays in the province were declared winners in the search for Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentive Award  (LTIA) Regional level recently facilitated by the Department of Interior and Local Government .  Barangay Igbonglo San Jose for 1st to 3rd Class Municipalities while Poblacion, Belison was declared winner for the 4th to 6th Class towns.   Raymund Palanog, Cluster Head, DILG-Antique said these barangays will be the entry of t... Read Full Story - Antique's Lu...
  • Youth rules World Population Day celebration

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 15 (PIA)---Almost 1,000 high school and college students here have joined the rest of the country in celebrating this year’s World Population Day on June 11 with the theme: “Investing in Young People”. The one-day event was capped with the launching of the U4U (You-for-You) youth hub initiatives led by the Commission on Population (PopCom) region 2. “The U4U aims to deliver critical information to Filipino teens aged 10-19 to preve... Read Full Story - Youth rules ...
  • SP okays annual budgets of Barangay 11, Consolacion

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 16 -- Drainage problems in Barangay No. 11 and Consolacion will soon be addressed. The City Council during its regular session Monday presided over by city vice mayor Caesar Acenas adopted separate resolutions returning to the respective barangays their 2014 annual  budgets for implementation.  Barangay 11 under Punong Barangay Ferdinand Pabilona allotted the entire 20% of its budget in the amount of P166,118 for the rehabilitation of the drainage sy... Read Full Story - SP okays ann...
  • DavNor gov cares for local journalists

    DAVAO DEL NORTE July 16 (PIA) – The Provincial Government of Davao del Norte sustains its policy of recognizing the very important role of the provincial media in attaining local development.  In a dialogue with Davao del Norte-based journalists, Provincial Information Office (PIO) Coordinator Sofonias Gabonada, Jr. revealed the province, under the leadership of Governor Rodolfo del Rosario, continues to view the local media as a strong ally in advancing growth and progress.... Read Full Story - DavNor gov c...
  • DSWD Secretary assures livelihood opportunities for Tanauan resettlement project beneficiaries

    TANAUAN, Leyte,  July 16 (PIA) - The residents of the Pago Resettlement Project in Tanuan, Leyte were given  assurance for livelihood opportunities by Secretary Corazon Soliman of the Department of Social Welfare and Development  (DSWD). This after some 48 families who lost their houses due to typhoon Yolanda, were given the chance to have an audience with the President of World Bank,  Dr. Jim Yong Kim who visited the area together with Secretary Soliman. Kim and So... Read Full Story - DSWD Secreta...
  • Palace vows to step up performance to deliver on promises in PNoy's Social Contract

    MANILA, July 15 -- The Palace on Monday vowed to step up the fulfillment of the President’s Social Contract with the Filipino People, as it acknowledged the latest results of a public opinion survey conducted by Pulse Asia.“Heading into the last two years of this administration, we discern our people’s rising expectations that the government will level up and deliver on the salient points of the President’s social contract,” Presidential Communications Operations Of... Read Full Story - Palace vows ...
  • Aquino admin clears GSIS backlog for ARMM teachers

    MANILA, July 15 --  The Aquino Administration through the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) released P891.4 million to settle the unpaid Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) premium contributions of Department of Education (DepEd) personnel in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). DBM in a statement, the release is in accordance with the recently signed Supplemental Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the three agencies, a landmark development that clears pre... Read Full Story - Aquino admin...
  • Dinagat farmers get land titles

    LIBJO, DINAGAT ISLANDS, July 15 -- Farmers here shed tears of joy after receiving their certificates of landownership awards (CLOAs) from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR). A total of 427 farmers were given CLOAs covering 632.5 hectares of agricultural land. DAR Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer Jamil Amatonding said that “the CLOA is just the first step towards more support from the government. The department has lined up livelihood programs and infrastructur... Read Full Story - Dinagat farm...
  • 2 Iloilo projects funded by DAP

    ILOILO CITY, July 15 (PIA6) – Two projects in Iloilo have fund allocations from the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), records of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) showed.These are the National Housing Authority (NHA) Relocation Sites for Informal Settlers along Iloilo River and its Tributaries in Iloilo City with P100 million from the 2011 DAP and the Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project Stage II (JRMP II) in the province with P450 million.Based on the DBM List of DAP-Iden... Read Full Story - 2 Iloilo pro...
  • Good governance susi laban sa korapsyon – DILG

    VIGAN CITY, July 15 (PIA)-  Nakakatulong ang tapat na pamamahala sa riyenda ng gobyerno para maiwasan ang katiwalian o korapsyon at para maiparating ang mga pinakamimithing programa at serbisyo sa mga mamamayan ayon sa opisyal ng Department of Interior and Local Government. Ayon kay Victoria Ramos, provincial director ng DILG, good governance ang susi laban sa korapsyon. Hinamon ng opisyal ng DILG ang mga local officials na ipatupad ang “transparency and accountability&rdquo... Read Full Story - Good governa...
  • DAR support services continue

    NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, July 15 (PIA6) - - The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) gave out loans, certificates of land ownership award (CLOA) and citations to program beneficiaries as part of their support services during the 26th anniversary celebration of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program here. More than P35 million worth of loans as part of the Agrarian Production Credit Program (APCP) were turned over to 10 agrarian reform beneficiary organizations (ARBOs) while seven ARBOs are awai... Read Full Story - DAR support ...
  • Laoag City earns global award on good governance

    LAOAG CITY, July 15 (PIA) - Laoag City received an international award for best practices in local governance for 2014 from the European Society for Quality Research (ESQR) in Belgium. Laoag City Mayor Chevylle Fariñas said Philippine Ambassador to Belgium Roland Van Remoortele welcomed her in simple rites held at the Hotel le Plaza in Brussels, Belgium last June 2. It was during the European Award for Best Practices 2014 convention when Ambassador Remoortele received the award ... Read Full Story - Laoag City e...
  • NIA continues to maintain and develop irrigation system in SurSur

    TANDAG CITY, July 15 (PIA) – The Provincial Irrigation Management Office (PIMO) under the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) in Surigao del Sur led by acting division manager Engr. Salome Layasan has continued to maintain and develop the irrigation system in the province. In a report dubbed as Project Status of calendar year (CY)-2012, CY-2013, Quick Response Fund, and CY-2014 Projects, Layasan bared the sum total of P1,241,509,765.52 as direct cost/awarded amount of irrigation ... Read Full Story - NIA continue...
  • Brgy. chair cites the importance of proper solid waste management

    DAVAO CITY, July 15 (PIA) A barangay chair in this city takes pride on their waste disposal using organic farming. Ralph Abella, chair of Barangay Vicente Hizon Sr., said proper waste disposal ensures not only cleanliness of surroundings but also the wellbeing of the residents. He said that even before the passage of the Solid Waste Management Program and the corresponding local ordinance to that effect, his barangay has practiced already the proper disposal of waste through a barangay... Read Full Story - Brgy. chair ...
  • PNoy to DBM: Release DAP list

    MANILA, July 15 --  Following his National Address on the filing of a motion for reconsideration on the High Court’s ruling on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), President Benigno S. Aquino III today instructed the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to release the official list of projects funded through the DAP. According to Budget and Management Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad, the list—which will contain salient details on projects... Read Full Story - PNoy to DBM:...
  • DSWD to hold convergence caravan in Isabela

    ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, July 14 (PIA) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) – 2 will conduct a Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) convergence caravan on July 16, 2014 at Faustino N. Dy Sr. hall at the provincial capitol here. Remia Taspispisan, regional director, said the caravan will be conducted for the first time in the province which aims to highlight the impacts of 4Ps program together with the collaborative efforts of partner-agencie... Read Full Story - DSWD to hold...
  • DSWD readies relief assistance for possible vicitms of Typhoon Glenda

    QUEZON CITY, July 14, (PIA)- -The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has readied food and non-food relief assistance to typhoon Glenda possible affected families. DSWD Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman in a statement said that DSWD-Field Offices in Northern and Central Luzon which are along  ‘Glenda’s’ path have  prepositioned 78,608 family food packs, 209,875 assorted food items, and 101,326 non-food items for immediate distribution to LGUs.&nbs... Read Full Story - DSWD readies...
  • DAR SNegOcc reaches all time high land distribution

    NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, July 14 (PIA6) - - Since the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program with Extension and Reform or CARPer in July 2009, the Department of Agrarian Reform Negros South reached its all time high of land distribution target at 1,509 hectares.For the first semester of the year, DAR South was able to distribute 1,509 hectares of compensable agricultural land.Assistant Regional Director for Operations Florentino Siladan explained that although it fell short of its target for the period... Read Full Story - DAR SNegOcc ...
  • Aklan campaigns for more blood

    KALIBO, Aklan, July 14 (PIA6) --  The province of  Aklan will be joining the nationwide celebration of Blood Donors Month this July by holding a motorcade around Kalibo and a Grand Blood-letting at the ABL Sports Complex, Kalibo from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 15. The motorcade and blood-letting will be simultaneously held in all six provinces in Western Visayas and two highly urbanized cities in the region, to be spearheaded by the National Voluntary Blood Services Program (NVBS... Read Full Story - Aklan campai...
  • Bagong ospital sa Caloocan North, itatayo

    CALOOCAN CITY, July 14 (PIA) -- Pinangunahan ni Caloocan Mayor Oscar Malapitan, mga opisyal ng Department of Health, at ng pamahalaang lokal nitong Sabado ang groundbreaking ceremony para sa itatayong Caloocan City Medical Center-North, sa Susano Road, Camarin. “Ito po ang una at pinakamahalagang hakbang sa katuparan ng isang pangako na maihatid sa ating mga kababayan sa Caloocan North ang dekalidad na serbisyong medikal at pangkalusugan. Ang gusali ay isang 2-palapag, 50-be... Read Full Story - Bagong ospit...
  • North Caloocan soon to have a new  hospital

    CALOOCAN CITY, July 14 (PIA) -- Mayor Oscar Malapitan lead the ground breaking ceremony over the weekend of a new Caloocan City Medical Center-North, along Susano Road, Camarin in Caloocan. “This is the first and very important step towards the realization of a promise to bring quality health and medical services to the residents of Caloocan North. It will be a 2-story, 50-bed hospital catering mostly to the underprivileged,” Mayor Malapitan said. The ma... Read Full Story - North Calooc...
  • 45 Arakan-based farmers receive livestock from OPVet

    ARAKAN, North Cotabato, July 14 (PIA)—Some 45 farmers of this town were recently granted with livestock from the Office of the Provincial Veterinarian (OPVet).  Dr. Rufino C. Sorupia, acting provincial veterinarian said that a total of 17 heifer cows and 28 cara-heifers or carabaos were distributed to farmer-beneficiaries from at least 26 villages of Arakan. “The distribution is under the Animal Dispersal Program which is aimed at providing assistance to the farmers in... Read Full Story - 45 Arakan-ba...
  • NorthCot IPHO extends health services to over 33,000 individuals in 1st sem

    KIDAPAWAN CITY, North Cotabato, July 14 (PIA)—A total of 33, 822 individuals from 62 villages in the province were provided with different health services from January to June this year through the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO). Dr. Eva C. Rabaya, officer-in-charge of the IPHO said that they have reached the said number with the help of the Rural Health Units (RHUs) of every municipality and in partnership with the 40th Infantry Battalion (IB) and 57th IB of the 602nd Bri... Read Full Story - NorthCot IPH...
  • PopCom observes world population day

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 14 (PIA) – The Commission on Population (POPCOM) regional office has led the celebration of this year’s World Population Day on July 11 with the theme: “Investing in Young People”. Around 500 high school and college students from different schools and universities, heads of the regional line agencies, local officials and media here attended the one-day event at the Cagayan State University Amphitheatre this city. The event was... Read Full Story - PopCom obser...
  • Cebuano News: Pres Aquino mupagawas ug pamahayag Lunes sa gabie kabahin sa kasamtangang isyu sa nasud

    SURIGAO DEL SUR, Hulyo 14 (PIA) - Si Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III mopagawas og pamahayag kabahin sa kasamtangan nga nag-una nga mga isyu og hisgutan sa tibuok nasud sa telebisyon karong Lunes sa gabii. “Nangayo ug higayon ang Presidente nga maestorya ang iyahang mga boss, diin mao kini ang mga katawhang Pilipino, aron mohatag og katin awan sa mga isyu nga kasamtangan nga giatubang sa atoang nasud," kini ang gisulti ni Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Her... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DAR bares 2014 mid-year feat in SurSur

    TANDAG CITY, July 14 (PIA) – Provincial Agrarian Reform Officer (PARO) Benjamin Mataksil bared the 2014 mid-year accomplishment report of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Provincial Office in Surigao del Sur.  It covers three operational areas:  Land Tenure Services (LTS), Agrarian Legal Services (ALS), and Technical Advisory Support Services (TASS). Mataksil, as usual, has put premium on Land Acquisition and Distribution (LAD) under the LTS, which aims to achiev... Read Full Story - DAR bares 20...
  • Pantawid beneficiaries undergo corn production training

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 10 (PIA)---Forty Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries in Sta. Maria, Isabela have availed of the 6-month Farmer-Scientist Training Program (FSTP) in Corn Based Production System for Sustainable Agricultural Development. Josephine Bautista, OIC-Municipal Agriculturist of Sta.Maria, said the training aims to increase the knowledge of Pantawid beneficiaries on the latest technologies in corn production. FSTP, she said is a program of the Department of Agricul... Read Full Story - Pantawid ben...
  • Search for "Gawad Albay sa Edukasyon" on

    LEGAZPI CITY, July 14 (PIA) - The Albay Council on Education (ACE) and Search and Awards Committee (SAC) for the Gawad Albay sa Edukasyon convened last week developments on the implementation of the awards program that has since contibuted to the improvements to the quality of education in the province. Now on its seventh installment, the annual Gawad Albay sa Edukasyon is an awards system that recognizes and rewards the significant contributions of teachers, principals, students and local ... Read Full Story - Search for &...
  • Tagalog news: Punong lungsod ng Calapan, nag-ulat sa bayan

    CALAPAN, Oriental Mindoro, Hulyo 14 (PIA) – Iniulat sa bayan ni City Mayor Arnan C. Panaligan ang mga nagawang proyekto ng pamahalaang lungsod sa loob ng isang taon. Ang pag-uulat ay nakapaloob sa State of City Address (SOCA) kamakailan na ginanap sa Sangguniang Panlungsod ng Calapan.Base sa naging pag-uulat ni Panaligan, nangunguna sa mga nakamit ng lungsod ang Gawad Saka Award mula sa Department of Agriculture (DA) bilang isa sa mga nangungunang siyudad sa bansa ... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Overseas voter registration breaches the one million mark for the first time

    MANILA, July 13 -- The Department of Foreign Affairs-Overseas Voting Secretariat (DFA-OVS) announced Friday, July 11, that in the entirety of the eleven year electoral history of Philippine overseas voting, the overseas voter registration (OVR) breached the one million mark. “The preparations by the Department and the Commission on Elections led to a successful start for the registration process,” Secretary of Foreign Affairs Albert del Rosario said in a letter.&n... Read Full Story - Overseas vot...
  • DBM  proposes P2.6 trillion budget for 2015

    MANILA, July 13 -- The budget department proposed a P2.606 trillion budget for 2015 during Friday's Cabinet meeting, 15 percent higher than the 2014 national budget, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma said in a statement. President Benigno S. Aquino III directed the Cabinet to fine-tune the budget assumptions and planning parameters for next year's budget, he said. The President convened the Cabinet on Friday for a first-pass review and disc... Read Full Story - DBM  pr...
  • Bangko Sentral   to conduct  anti money laundering  seminar in Baguio City

    BAGUIO CITY, July 13(PIA) - -  The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas ( BSP) and the Anti-Money Laundering Council ( AMLC) will  conduct  a joint briefing and seminar on Presidential Decree No. 114 otherwise known as Pawnshop Regulation Act and Republic Act No. 9160 as amended or Anti Money Laundering Act ( AMLA)  and other rules and regulations governing the business of pawnshop or pawn brokering, money changing and remittance agent on July 24-25,  2014 at the  Golden Pin... Read Full Story - Bangko Sentr...
  • DOTC debunks insinuations against LRT-1 PPP project

    MANILA, July 12 -- The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is setting the record straight: the bidding process for the P65 Billion Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) Cavite Extension (Cavex) project was fully in accordance with law, and recent attempts to block its award are meant to deprive the riding public of better access to jobs and other opportunities in Metro Manila. “This is clearly an attempt to block progress. The project will give residents of Paranaque, L... Read Full Story - DOTC debunks...
  • Tagalog news: Light Stations sa Romblon, aayusin at pagaganahin ayon sa Coastguard

    ROMBLON, Romblon, Hulyo 11 (PIA) --- Tiniyak ng Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)-Romblon na lahat ng light stations sa buong lalawigan ay isasaayos at sasailalim sa rehabilitasyon upang maibalik sa normal ang operayon ng mga ito. Ang light houses ang nagsisilbing gabay sa nabigasyon ng mga barko at mga bangkang naglalayag sa karagatan. Ayon kay Philippine Coast Guard Station Commander Bartolome Villanueva, sisikapin ng kanyang pamunuan na maisaayos ang lahat ng mga lighthouse (parola) na n... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Anti-poverty action teams polish 2014 GPBP implementation

    CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, July 11 (PIA) – The member-agencies of the Regional Poverty Reduction Action Team (RPRAT) headed by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) conducted a one-day meeting dubbed ‘RPRAT-Local PRAT Interface’ here to iron out the implementation of the Grassroots Participatory Budgeting Process (GPBP) of the. Elpidio A. Durwin, DILG Isabela Provincial Director, said the activity aimed to address the issues and concerns regarding the prop... Read Full Story - Anti-poverty...
  • Food safety trainors' training held in Puerto Princesa City

    PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan, July 11 (PIA)  --  Palawan State University, in partnership with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the UP- Institute of Small Scale Industries (UP-ISSI),  conducted recently a ten-day Training of Trainors on Food Safety and Sanitation Management in this city. The training jump-started the capacity development program that will enable government agencies to assist micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in conforming with  food ... Read Full Story - Food safety ...
  • PNP-Penablanca observes Police Community Relations Month 

    PENABLACA, Cagayan, July 10 (PIA) – The Philippine National Police (PNP) here will extend round-the-clock police services and programs to all barangays of the town.  Police C/Insp. Jhonalyn Quilang Tecbobolan, Acting Chief of Police, said 90 percent of her police personnel were deployed in the different barangays here to render security services to maintain peace and order. “This is in line with our 19th Police Community Relations (PCR) Month celebration which falls ev... Read Full Story - PNP-Penablan...
  • TB free Philippines draws Samar Gov support

    CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, July 11 (PIA) - TB free Philippines has drawn the support of Samar Governor Sharee Ann Tan. During the organization of the Multi-Sectoral Partnership to Achieve Control of TB (IMPACT), Tan signed a commitment for the total support to eradicate TB in the province including budget support. She also pledged to strengthen TB treatment delivery mechanism and ensure access to  TB treatment  of disadvantaged groups. In addition, as the local chief execut... Read Full Story - TB free Phil...
  • Unity Gong Relay brings autonomy advocacy, community development assistance to LGUs

    BAGUIO CITY, July 11 (PIA) - -  Unity  in the pursuit of regional development autonomy  is the  message of the Cordillera Unity Gong  as it began  its third journey around the region’s provinces and cities. The Cordillera unity gong relay around the region started in 2012, is among the highlights of Cordillera Month celebration every July, in line with the Regional Development Council’s (RDC) renewed pursuit for regional autonomy - a mandate that is... Read Full Story - Unity Gong R...
  • COMELEC declares July 20, 2014 as National Registration Day for Voters with Disabilities

    MANILA, 11 July (PIA)--The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) declares July 20, 2014 as the National Registration Day for Voters with Disabilities, in all COMELEC local offices. In its latest Resolution, dated June 25, 2014, the Comelec directed its election officers nationwide to designate accessible registration venues within their respective jurisdictions, in coordination with organizations of persons with disabilities, in accordance with the pertinent provisions of COMELEC’s r... Read Full Story - COMELEC decl...
  • Mahigit 300 OSY na nakapasa sa pagsusulit ng ALS, tumanggap ng diploma

    DAET, Camarines Norte, Hulyo 11 (PIA) -- Tumanggap ng katibayan o diploma ang 319 mga out-of-school youth (OSY) na nakapasa sa pagsusulit o national exam ng Alternative Learning Sytem (ALS) ng Department of Education (DepEd). Sa pamamagitan ito ng isinagawang “Ika-7 Panlalawigang Pagtatapos ng mga nakapasa sa Pagsusulit sa 2013 Accreditation and Equivalency (A&E)” na ginanap kahapon sa agro-sport center ng kapitolyo probinsiya. Sa naturang bilang, 307 ang nakapasa sa se... Read Full Story - Mahigit 300 ...
  • Ifugao town reconstitutes disaster risk reduction council

    HUNGDUAN, Ifugao, July 11(PIA)- - Mayor Hilario Bumangabang  reconstituted  Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MDRRMC) and Emergency and Medical Rescue Unit (EMRU) in efforts to enhance a coherent, integrated, proficient and responsive emergency management system in the municipality. The MDRRMC is now composed of the mayor as chairperson, vice mayor as vice chairperson, the Municipal Planning and Development Coordinator as the MDRRM Officer, the Planning Off... Read Full Story - Ifugao town ...
  • Ifugao dad suspends issuance of permits to mobile peddlers

    TINOC, Ifugao, July 11 (PIA)- - Mayor Marcelo Catalino of this town temporarily suspended the issuance of Mayor’s Permit to mobile peddlers in the area following reports that there were  fake, substandard and expired merchandise being sold by these ambulant  vendors. The temporary suspension  is now in effect until further order  from the local chief executive. Catalino said this is to  protect his people and the public from unscrupulous individuals. The ... Read Full Story - Ifugao dad s...
  • Ifugao town forges sisterhood ties  with Makati City

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 11 (PIA) - - The municipality of Lagawe and City of Makati forged sisterhood  ties last month for a better partnership towards development and unity.Lagawe mayor Ceasario Cabbigat and  Makati mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay, Jr. signed the sisterhood agreement aimed  to promote and foster strong special ties,  mutual understanding, friendship and goodwill between the two local government units. The sisterhood agreement stated that the municipality of Lagaw... Read Full Story - Ifugao town ...
  • DOLE-CAR  recognizes 7 labor laws compliant establishments in Baguio City

    BAGUIO CITY, July 11(PIA)- - The Department of Labor and Employment- Cordillera Administrative Region  recently issued to seven establishments in Baguio City  Certificate of Compliance on General Labor Standards and Occupational Safety and Health Standards. The seven establishments who have complied with the new Labor Laws Compliance System are: WI-AL Construction Builders, Tuvera Pension House, Gemma’s Pancit and Spices Grocery, Wilconstruct Enterprises, Carpentrade Hardwar... Read Full Story - DOLE-CAR &nb...
  • New RD vows to bring glory to BJMP Bicol

    LEGAZPI CITY, July 11 (PIA) – The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) in Bicol welcomed J/SSupt Ignacio Sarabia Panti, DSC as the new regional director effective July 1, 2014. Cited as “a man of few words who have exceptionally done his job through many years of government service,” RD Panti also calls on BJMPBicol personnel to follow his leadership vowing to bring glory to the region under his command. Hailing from a humble beginning, Panti is a Bicolano bo... Read Full Story - New RD vows ...
  • DOLE 12 leads in livelihood, emergency employment implementation

    KORONADAL CITY,   South Cotabato,  July 11 (PIA)  --   The regional  office of the  Department of Labor and  Employment  here  leads  in the carrying out of the government’s   livelihood  and emergency  employment  initiatives, an official  the agency  confirmed. Director Ahmma Charisma Lobrin-Satumba of the Bureau of Workers  with Special Concerns (BWSC)  lauded the  DOLE 12&... Read Full Story - DOLE 12 lead...
  • San Mariano supports BFAR's 'Ludong' protection

    SAN MARIANO, Isabela, July 10 (PIA) – The local government unit here is supportive of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in its continuous protection and preservation of the freshwater species “Ludong”, otherwise known as the President’s fish. Ludong is now considered a rare fish species that are present in fresh water along the Cagayan, Pinacanauan, Ilaguen and Abuan rivers. Sangguniang Bayan member Didero Pascual, committee chairman on agricu... Read Full Story - San Mariano ...
  • Women's organization to benefit from city’s PCF

    CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, July 10 (PIA) – The Isabela Green Ladies Organization (IGLO) – Cauayan City chapter will be one of the beneficiaries of the city government’s Performance Challenge Fund (PCF). Maryjane Yadao, special project coordinator of LGU-Cauayan City, said the city agriculture office has suggested before that the IGLO – Cauayan city be provided with funds for the implementation of its programs and projects to boost the livelihood activities of the women s... Read Full Story - Women's orga...
  • Carmona once again bags DOH Red Orchid Award

    TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite, July 10 (PIA) – Because of the strict implementation of the Smoke-Free ordinance, the local government of Carmona bagged for the second time, the prestigious Red Orchid Award from the Department of Health (DoH). The award comes with a P100,000 worth of medicines and a distinction as a leading community that implements 100 percent tobacco-free environment. Held at Hotel Elizabeth in Baguio City, the award was received by the Municipal Health Office hea... Read Full Story - Carmona once...
  • DILG holds capacity building seminar-workshop for Northern Luzon SalinTubig recipients 

    ANGELES CITY, Pampanga, July 10 (PIA) -- Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Central Luzon played host to the three-day capacity building seminar-workshop for Sagana at Ligtas na Tubig Para sa Lahat (SalinTubig) beneficiaries in Regions 1, 2, 3 and Cordillera. “The activity was meant to increase the capability of local government units (LGUs) and functionaries in operating and maintaining their water supply system particularly on enhancing their understanding of the con... Read Full Story - DILG holds c...
  • Cebuano News: Pang-dakop sa tabon sa plate number gi-oktaba

    TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, July 10, (PIA)—Gi-oktaba una ang pagpanakop sa mga tabon sa plaka, lakip na ang pag-pang-usab sa kaha sa mga sakyanan, patin-aw sa Land Transportation Office. Apan bisan pa, kadtong nagtaud og salipod sa plaka nga nagpugong aron dili na maklaro ang mga numero ug letra niini, dakponon gihapon.  Kini human nagubot ang industriya sa panakyanan dihang napabalita ang pahayag ni LTO Spokesperson Jason Salvador nagdto sa mga media outlets kabahin sa bisan unsa ng... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: BFDPI mihangyo sa DPWH sa estrikto nga pagpatuman sa accessibility law

    TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, July 10, (PIA) –Giaghat ang Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) sa paghimo sa gimbuhaton nga gimandu sa balaod aron mapatuman na ang accessibility law alang sa mga may diperensya sa lawas. Kini nga panawagan giluwatan ni Mateo Quilas, sa pagpakighinabi sa Kapihan sa PIA sa milabay nga semana. Si Quilas, kinsa usa  ka buta, pangulo sa Bohol Federation of Disabled Persons Inc. naghangyo usab sa DPWH ilabi na sa Office of the Building Official... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • ANECO holds public forum on PPA application

    BUTUAN CITY, July 10 (PIA) – The Agusan del Norte Electric Cooperative (ANECO) conducted on Thursday at their Multi-Purpose Hall here, the Public Hearing on Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) Case No. 2014-063 RC or the Application for Approval of the Power Purchase Agreement between ANECO and Asiga Green Energy Corporation (AGEC) with prayer for the issuance of provisional authority. Commissioner Josefina Patricia Magpale-Asirit of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ECC) served as the... Read Full Story - ANECO holds ...
  • Abra Guv calls for unity in facing challenges of AEC 2015,regional autonomy

    BANGUED, Abra, July 10(PIA)-- Governor Bersamin  calls for   a continuous showcase of Cordillera brotherhood in pushing for the development of the region and in facing the new challenges that ASEAN Integration 2015 will bring. Bersamin made the call on Wednesday  during his welcome remarks in the opening of  this  year’s  Cordillera Month  celebration here with the theme, “Boosting the Economic Competitiveness of the Cordilleras for ASEAN ... Read Full Story - Abra Guv cal...
  • CSC-CAR  explains  new computerized examination 

    BAGUIO CITY, July 10 (PIA) –  At least six individuals are added to the  list of  Civil Service Professional  eligibles  since the   Civil Service Commission- Cordillera Administrative Region (CSC-CAR) launched  last April  the CSC Computerized Examination (COMEX) System to  replace the Career Service Examination Computer Assisted Test. Ronald L. Buen, Chief of the Examination Services Division of CSC-CAR,  said CSC COMEX is a new... Read Full Story - CSC-CAR &nbs...
  •  Cordillera  anniversary  celebration opens in Abra

    BANGUED Abra,July 10 (PIA) - -  The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC) officials and  Abra Governor Estaquio Bersamin  formally opened on Wednesday here   the 27th  Cordillera Month celebration with the theme, “Boosting the Economic Competitiveness of the Cordilleras for ASEAN 2015. The opening program  started with ribbon cutting of the agri and techno-trade, diskwento caravan and other local products demonstration. It was followed by a s... Read Full Story -  Cordil...
  • Price Monitoring Council reorganized in  Ifugao town

    BANAUE, Ifugao, July 10(PIA)- - To ensure the availability of the basic necessities and prime commodities at reasonable prices at all times without denying legitimate businesses a fair return on investment, Mayor Jerry Dalipog   re-organized the  Municipal Price Coordinating Council (MPCC) to strictly monitor the prices of goods sold in the market. The move  is in response to the continuous hike in the price of oil products that in effect also resulted in the increases i... Read Full Story - Price Monito...
  • PSA invites stakeholders to the 7th National Civil Registration Workshop  

    BAGUIO CITY, July 10 (PIA) - - The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) is inviting all civil registration stakeholders to the 7th National Workshop on Civil Registration (7NWCR)   set at the Waterfront Hotel In Lahug, Cebu City on  August 5 to 7.PSA Cordillera Regional Director Olivia Gulla said  the workshop aims to provide a venue for exchange of ideas and sharing of experiences for city/municipality civil registrars, mayors, members of judiciary and other stakeholders.Fo... Read Full Story - PSA invites ...
  • 50 LGU  representatives undergo training weighing scale calibration

    TABUK CITY, Kalinga, July 10 (PIA) - - Around 50 participants from the local government units of Kalinga recently underwent  a three-day technology transfer and hands on-training on weighing scale calibration. Victor Benganio of  the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)  Kalinga,  said this activity supports the government’s consumer protection program in  under Fair Trade law.  It aims to ensure that the buying public get the true worth of their money ... Read Full Story - 50 LGU  ...
  • NCMB helps MCU-FDT Medical foundation settles layoff claims

    MANILA, 10 July (PIA)—The National Conciliation and Mediation Board (NCMB) has assisted the Manila Central University – Filemon D. Tanchoco Medical Foundation and its employees union in settling claims for separation pay of 92 former employees. According to NCMB Executive Director Reynaldo R. Ubaldo, the Company and the MCU-FDT Medical Foundation Employees Association-Alliance of Filipino Workers reached a compromise agreement on June 10, 2014 that brought to a close the Notice ... Read Full Story - NCMB helps M...
  • Canitoan budget okayed

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 10 – Through Resolution No. 11718-2014, the City Council during its regular session Monday presided over by vice mayor Caesar Ian E. Acenas returned to the barangay council of Canitoan for implementation its Ordinance No. 20014-003 series of 2014 covering its annual budget for 2014. This, upon noting that the ordinance is in order and may be given force and effect. The ordinance was reviewed and favorably endorsed by the committees on barangay affairs an... Read Full Story - Canitoan bud...
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Inauguration of the Ninoy Aquino Bridge
Inauguration of the Ninoy Aquino Bridge 
Inauguration of the Ninoy Aquino Bridge
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