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  • President Aquino to review draft Bangsamoro Law

    MANILA, Aug. 23 -- The government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace panels have agreed on more than 70 percent of the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law, which was submitted to President Aquino on Wednesday evening, a Palace official has said."The bulk of it has already been agreed upon by both panels. More than 70 percent have been agreed upon, so we are looking at a few provisions that would still need the President’s observation," Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacie... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • Government will not waver in West Philippine Sea claims, Palace official says

    MANILA, Aug. 23 -- The Philippine government will continue to push for its claim in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) and will use all diplomatic ways to resolve its dispute with China, a Palace official said."The Philippine government will not cease in filing and availing of the legal and diplomatic means in resolving this dispute. We have filed a diplomatic protest," Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said in an interview in Malacañang on Friday."It is not a... Read Full Story - Government w...
  • President safe as woman tries to smuggle gun inside Palace complex, says official

    MANILA, Aug. 23 -- The Palace made an assurance that the President is safe and the Presidential Security Group is doing its job to protect the chief executive, a Malacanang official said on Saturday.This is in connection with the arrest of Flora Pineda on Friday who tried to enter the New Executive Building carrying a loaded .45 caliber pistol. Pineda was apprehended by the PSG and was brought to the Manila Police District for investigation. In a radio interview over dzRB Radyo ng... Read Full Story - President sa...
  • Tagalog news: Catapang, hinikayat ang mga unit heads ng NOLCOM na ipagpatuloy ang mga inisyatiba ng IPSP Bayanihan

    CAMP AQUINO, Tarlac, Agosto 22 (PIA) -- Hinikayat ni Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr. ang pinuno ng mga Air Force, Army, at Naval units sa Northern Luzon Command (NOLCOM) na ipagpatuloy ang mga inisyatiba sa ilalim ng Internal Peace and Security Plan (IPSP) Bayanihan. Ayon kay Catapang, ang programa ay mahalaga sa pagbibigay ng epektibong serbisyo sa publiko na siyang daan upang makamit ang kapayapaan, kaunlaran, at kasaganaan sa mga nas... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Catapang urges NOLCOM unit heads to continue IPSP Bayanihan initiatives

    CAMP AQUINO, Tarlac, August 22 (PIA) -- Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr. urged heads of Air Force, Army, and Naval units of the Northern Luzon Command (NOLCOM) to continue the initiatives under the Internal Peace and Security Plan (IPSP) Bayanihan. The program, noted Catapang, was significant in delivering maximum service to the public, which assured peace, progress and prosperity in NOLCOM’s area of responsibility. "The ... Read Full Story - Catapang urg...
  • Nueva Vizcaya dads push building of another hospital

     BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, August 22 (PIA) – Provincial board members here are strongly pushing for the establishment of another hospital in Kasibu town to cater to other upland villagers. Board Member Balgos also laid the proposal of establishing the  Kasibu Municipal Hospital (KMH) – Annex Malabing Valley Emergency Hospital is being pushed to provide accessible medical center for upland villagers. Kasibu town has its municipal hospital located in barangay Poblac... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • Draft Bangsamoro Basic Law submitted to Office of the President

    MANILA, Aug. 22 -- The draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) has been submitted to the Office of the President, a Malacañang official has said.Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Secretary Teresita ‘Ging’ Deles is scheduled to issue a statement on the matter today, Friday. “Draft BBL submitted. Let’s wait for Sec. Ging’s statement,” Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte told Palace reporters in a text message on Thursday, amid online... Read Full Story - Draft Bangsa...
  • Roxas City mulls more police outposts

    ROXAS CITY, Capiz, Aug. 22 (PIA6) – A police outpost equipped with three closed-circuit television cameras will be established by the city government in Barangay Cagay here to closely monitor motorists passing by the area in going in and out of the city.This was disclosed by Roxas City mayor Angel Alan Celino during the Peace and Order Council (POC) Meeting in line with the plan to put up more police outposts in addition to existing and functional station in Barangay Baybay and Roxas City ... Read Full Story - Roxas City m...
  • Road injury prevention given prime importance by the government

    By Jonnie H. Buenaventura TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, August 22 (PIA) - The increasing road injury or death by the motor vehicle driver, passenger and pedestrians has prompted the national government to provide intervention measures to address the problems. The Road Traffic Injury Prevention Program of Eastern Visayas (RTIPP-EV) composed of different agencies of the national government and other stakeholders was created to address the pressing problems of road injuries or death. Accordi... Read Full Story - Road injury ...
  • Lutayan holds 1st Buntis Congress

    KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Aug 20 (PIA) --   About a  hundred pregnant   women  in Lutayan, Sultan  Kudarat gathered recently  at  the municipal   gymnasium  for the municipality’s  first Buntis Congress. According to  a report  from the  PhilHealth,  the event, which was  held  on August 23 featured several  doctors  who  discussed  with the local  women &... Read Full Story - Lutayan hol...
  • Police assistance  center established to protect Mt Pulag 

    KABAYAN, Benguet, Aug. 22(PIA) - - The establishment  of a  Community Police Assistance Center (COMPAC) in barangay Bashoy, this town,  is seen to  help in the protection of Mt. Pulag  from  illegal loggers and encroachers.Governor Nestor Fongwan led the turnover of the COMPAC in sitio Babadak along barangay Bashoy   to the Philippine National Police  on Tuesday,  August 19.According to Fongwan, this is not really a big project but the purpose is... Read Full Story - Police assis...
  • Govt continues to bring home Filipinos from Libya

    MANILA, Aug. 21 -- The third Government-chartered plane left Manila for Tunis, Tunisia yesterday in order to bring home over 400 Filipino nationals who were evacuated from Libya, the Department of Foreign Affairs said in a statement. Philippine Airlines flight PR 8009 is expected to arrive in Manila today, August 21, at 10:50 p.m. at NAIA Terminal 2. The arrival of this batch will bring the total number of Filipinos repatriated from Libya to more than 3,300. The Filipino... Read Full Story - Govt continu...
  • Essay tilt, forums highlight observance of 20th National Crime Prevention Week in CL

    CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, August 21 (PIA) -- A Filipino essay writing contest for secondary students and series of forums in state colleges and universities shall highlight the observance of the landmark 20th National Crime Prevention Week (NCPW) in Central Luzon this September. “The essay tilt shall pit the best campus journalists and prolific writers coming from the 20 schools divisions of Department of Education (DepEd) wherein they will be judged based on relevance on the to... Read Full Story - Essay tilt, ...
  • Tagalog news: Abogado mula Botolan, nahalal bilang Pangulo ng Zambales People’s Law Enforcement Board Assoc

    IBA, Zambales, Agosto 20 (PIA) -- Nahalal ang abogado mula Botolan na si Edmund Perez bilang Pangulo ng nareorganisang Zambales People’s Law Enforcement Board (PLEB) Association. Sa kanyang mensahe, pinasalamatan ni Perez ang mga kasamahan sa paghalal sa kanyang sa naturang posisyon at siya ay nangako na gagabayan ang mga PLEB sa bawat munisipyo. Ang iba pang nahalal ay sina Samuel Ablola mula Cabangan bilang Vice President, Bishop Virginio Ducos mula Iba bilang Secretary, Lilia ... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Feature: La Union woman cop draws praise from PNoy, netizens

    TUBAO, La Union, August 20 (PIA) - Days before she caught President Aquino's attention,  La Union police officer Erlinda Gagaoin went trending on social media site Facebook for a photo that showed her carrying a blind elderly woman on her back. The photo of SPO3 Erlinda Basallo Gagaoin, head of Tubao police women and children protection desk, showing her with an old woman went viral on July 31. During the 113th anniversary of the Philippine National Police in Camp Crame on Aug... Read Full Story - Feature: La ...
  • Police, communities work together to fight criminality, says Palace

    MANILA, Aug. 20 -- Malacañang made an assurance on Wednesday that the government continues to work to protect the public against crimes.A recent spate of crimes, such as robberies, assault and the killing and rape of a 23-year old woman in Bulacan, have raised concerns about the people's security. In a press briefing at the Palace, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said one of the strategies of the police is to work with communities.&nbs... Read Full Story - Police, comm...
  • Repatriated OFWs from Libya to get cash relief

    DAGUPAN CITY, August 20 (PIA) – Repatriated Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from war-torn Libya beginning July 20 will receive a one-time cash assistance amounting to P10, 000 each. Field Office Head Engracio Bailon of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-central Pangasinan said the cash assistance is under the financial relief assistance program of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration. The financial relief assistance is part of the DOLE's package of comprehe... Read Full Story - Repatriated ...
  • 1st Cavalry squadron lauded for dedication, bravery during Zamboanga City crisis 

    LABANGAN, Zamboanga del Sur, Aug. 20 (PIA) – The 1st Cavalry Squadron (Tagapanguna) Battalion was lauded by the Mechanized Infantry Division (MID), Philippine Army (PA) for the very its bravery during the Zamboanga City crisis in September last year. MID commander Major General (MGen.) Mayoralgo Dela Cruz in his message delivered by his assistant commander Brigadier General (BGen.) Edgar Gonzales during the squadron’s 38th founding anniversary last Saturday said the unit had &ld... Read Full Story - 1st Cavalry ...
  • BFP to provide more fire trucks to LGUs

    ILOILO CITY, Aug. 20 (PIA6) – The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said that the government will provide some 300 new Rosenbauer fire trucks to various local government units in the country by the end of this year as part of the government’s program to enhance the firefighting capability of LGUs.These are in addition to the 67 fire trucks already delivered by the BFP to LGUs particularly highly-urbanized cities.The modernization of BFP facilities is a priority program of Secretary Mar... Read Full Story - BFP to provi...
  • Aklanon News:  Kapulisan ag kumonidad magbueoligan para suk-ean do kriminalidad – Palasyo

    MANILA, Agosto 20 (PIA6) - -  Ro Malacanang hay naga pasigurado nga ro publiko hay padayon nga paga-protektahan it gobyerno kontra sa mga krimen. Ro pag-kabaeaka hay nagtaas Sa pinakabag-o nga nagkaeatabo, kamana ku pagpanakaw, pag-atake ag ro pag-patay ag pag-abuso sa sangka 23 anyos nga baye sa Bulacan, nga nag-dueot it kakugmat ag pag-taas it pag-kabaeaka sa siguridad it mga pumueoyo. Sa sangka press briefing sa palasyo, si Presidential communications Operations Office Secretar... Read Full Story - Aklanon News...
  • BJMP lightning inspection nets drugs inside jail

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, August 20 (PIA) – An unannounced inspection by the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) regional office resulted in the confiscation of illegal drugs inside the various jail cells of the BJMP-run Tuguegarao City District Jail at Barangay Cataggaman. In her report to Jail Chief Superintendent Diony D. Mamaril, Officer-In-Charge of the BJMP, regional director Senior Chief Superintendent Amelia A.  Rayandayan said her team apprehended 11 pieces of ... Read Full Story - BJMP lightni...
  • Over 200 Nueva Vizcaya villagers benefit from free medical, dental services

    KASIBU, Nueva Vizcaya, August 20 (PIA)– Close to 300 villagers here recently received medical and dental attention and services by volunteer health workers and civic-oriented organizations in the province. The medical, dental and surgical mission, spearheaded by the Free and Accepted Masons of the Philippines-Masonic District R II-A was also supported by the medical experts from the Veterans Regional Hospital (VRH), Order of the Amaranth Sierra Madre Court No. 43, local government uni... Read Full Story - Over 200 Nue...
  • Tagalog News: Binalangkas na batas Bangsamoro isusumite sa Pangulo sa loob ng linggong ito

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Agosto 20 (PIA) - Inihahanda ng grupong pangkapayapaan ng pamahalaan at ng Moro Islamic Liberation Front ang balangkas ng Bangsamoro Basic Law para isumite sa Tanggapan ng Pangulo sa loob ng linggong ito, sabi ng isang opisyal ng Palasyo noong Lunes. “Ayon kay (Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Secretary (Teresita) Ging Deles, lahat ng mahahalagang isyu ay natalakay at nailinaw na. Ang ginagawa na lang ng magkabilang panig ngayon ay inihahanda ‘yung ... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • Lawyer from Botolan elected as President of Zambales People’s Law Enforcement Board Assoc

    IBA, Zambales, August 20 (PIA) -- Lawyer Edmund Perez from Botolan was recently elected as President of the re-organized Zambales People’s Law Enforcement Board (PLEB) Association. “I thank my colleagues for electing me to this position. I would give my very best to assist the PLEB of every municipality using my technical expertise and experience in handling cases,” Perez said. PLEBs were created by the Provincial Peace and Order Council in 1991 to receive and adjudic... Read Full Story - Lawyer from ...
  • Draft BBL to be submitted to PNoy this week

    MANILA, Aug 19 -- The government peace panel and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front are preparing the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) for submission to the Office of the President within the week, a Palace official said on Monday. “Ayon kay (Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process) Secretary (Teresita) Ging Deles, lahat ng mahahalagang isyu ay natalakay at nailinaw na. Ang ginagawa na lang ng magkabilang panig ngayon ay inihahanda ‘yung mismong draft Bangsamoro Basic Law ... Read Full Story - Draft BBL to...
  • Bangsamoro Basic Law timetable on track - Deles

    MANILA, Aug. 19  -- Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos Deles on Monday said that the timeline for the drafting of the Bangsamoro Basic Law remains on track, assuring that it will be submitted to Congress within the month of August. “After the meeting of Parties ended last Friday, it was understood that there will be a need to incorporate all agreements reached into the final draft as well as fine-tune the entire draft to ensure that all arti... Read Full Story - Bangsamoro B...
  •  Nueva Vizcaya receives pro-poor funds from DSWD

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , August 19 (PIA)– The provincial government here recently received pro-poor funds from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). The fund, amounting to  P2.4 million will be used to accelerate economic conditions of poor families covering r six municipalities in this province. The funds came from the DSWD’s   Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situations (AICS) program. The recipient municipalities were  Bam... Read Full Story -  Nueva ...
  • PNP 6 Director installs new Antique PPO head

    SAN JOSE, Antique, Aug.19 (PIA6) - - Police Regional Office 6 Director PCSupt Josephus G. Angan led the turn-over of command ceremony to install PSSupt Edgardo O. Ordaniel as Officer-in-Charge of Antique’s Police Provincial Office or APPO, recently. PCSupt Angan said that the change of command is a normal occurrence in the PNP organization with  the objective of ensuring peace and order towards the attainment of progress and development in the country. PSSupt. Ordaniel said ... Read Full Story - PNP 6 Direct...
  • Kinaray-a News: Probinsya may bag-o nga hepe kang police

    SAN JOSE, Antique, Agosto 19 (PIA6) - - Ginpangunahan ni Police Regional Office 6 Director PCSupt Josephus G. Angan ang turn-over of command ceremony sa pag instalar kay PSSupt Edgardo O. Ordaniel bilang  Officer-in-Charge kang Antique Police Provincial Office ukon  APPO, kadya lang. Ginpabutyag ni PCSupt Angan nga ang ‘change of command’ isara ka normal nga kahiwatan sa organisasyon kang  PNP nga may tinutuyo sa pagpaseguru kang pagluntad kang kalinong kag katawh... Read Full Story - Kinaray-a Ne...
  • Tagalog news: Nueva Vizcaya PLGU, tumanggap ng P.7M mula DSWD

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , August 19 (PIA) – Tumanggap ng P.7 million ang provincial government ditto kamakailan mula sa Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) para sa implementasyon ng programa nitong Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situations (AICS). Ang pondo ay ibibigay ng DSWD matapos ang pagpirma sa isang Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) ni DSWD regional director Remy Tapispisan at ni Governor Ruth Padilla. Ang pondo ay  pangangalagaan ng Provincial Socia... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Davao City Police Office to present more wishlist to City Gov't.

    DAVAO CITY- Davao City Police Office (DCPO) Director Police Senior Superintendent Vicente Danao said he will present more wishlist to the city government after the a training for the city's Special Weapons and Tactics unit will be conducted. "Mahiya naman tayo kung hihingi  agad." Danao said during an interview with media during the Kapehan sa Dabaw at SM City last Monday (August 18). He said the wishlist of equipment will be for the city's SWAT Te... Read Full Story - Davao City P...
  •  Ifugao dad, agencies ink MOU  for campaign vs illegal recruitment

     KIANGAN, Ifugao, Aug. 19 (PIA)- - The municipal mayor here recently entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Department of Labor and Employment, Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) for the conduct of information campaign (IEC) against illegal recruitment  and trafficking in persons in the municipality. Mayor Joselito Guyguyon inked... Read Full Story -  Ifugao...
  • Police office implements ‘discipline zone’ program

    CORDON, Isabela, August 19 (PIA)---This town’s police office, in coordination with the Land Transportation Office (LTO and the Local Government Unit here, has implemented a ‘discipline zone’ program along the public market road. Police Chief Insp. Rogelio Taliping, chief of police here, said the program was introduced by the Isabela Police Office to lessen accidents in busy streets or in commercials centers. “This also aims to prevent the proliferation of illega... Read Full Story - Police offic...
  • Bataan villages bag second consecutive Regional Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentive Award

    CLARK FREEPORT, August 18 (PIA) -- Two villages in Bataan, who are also defending National winners, bagged their second straight Regional Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentive Award (LTIA) after garnering high marks in their respective categories. Cataning in Balanga City placed first in the component city category while Kitang II/Luz in Limay town topped the 1st to 3rd class municipality category. Moreover, Bantug in the Science City of Munoz and Bagumbayan in Malolos ranked second and third ... Read Full Story - Bataan villa...
  • Malacanang: Bangsamoro Basic Law a priority

    MANILA, Aug. 18 --  Malacanang said on Sunday that President Benigno Aquino III will give due priority to the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) once it reaches his office.Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., told reporters in a press briefing over dzRB Radyo ng Bayan that Malacanang will submit the draft of Bangsamoro Basic Law to Congress the soonest possible time. “Bibigyan ito ng Pangulo ng prayoridad na atensyon upang maihain sa Kongreso ang d... Read Full Story - Malacanang: ...
  • Palace pleased with the repatriation of 766 Filipinos from Libya

    MANILA, Aug. 18 -- Malacanang has expressed its satisfaction over the repatriation of 766 Filipinos from Libya. “Ikinalulugod naming ibahagi ang ulat ng Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) hinggil sa maayos na pagbabalik ng 766 na Pilipino mula sa Libya,” said Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., in a press briefing over dzRB Radyo ng Bayan on Sunday. According to Coloma, the repatriated Filipinos where first brought to Malta via... Read Full Story - Palace pleas...
  • 5 Libya repatriates receive financial aid from OWWA 12

    KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Aug 18 (PIA) – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA)  office in the SOCCSKSARGEN Region has started releasing financial assistance to Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) repatriated from Libya. OWWA-12 OIC Regional Director Marilou Sumalinog said their office has already released a one-time grant worth P10,000 each to five OFWs who came in their office last week. “We have already released a total of P50,000 to five OFWs who cam... Read Full Story - 5 Libya repa...
  • Waray News: Malacanang: Bangsamoro Basic Law usa nga prayoridad

    MANILA, Agusto 18 – Nagsering an Malacanang dida han Domingo nga tatagan ni Pangulo Benigno Aquino III han kaangayan nga prayoridad an Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) ha oras nga umabot eni ha iya opisina. Sering ni Presidential Communication Operations Ofice Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. ngadto han mga reporter dida hin usa nga press briefing ha dzRB Radyo ng Bayan nga igsusumiti han Malacanang an draft han Bangsamoro Basic Law ngadto ha Kongreso ha pinakamadali nga panahon. “... Read Full Story - Waray News: ...
  • Nueva Vizcaya PLGU pours P.7M for PNP's anti-criminality campaign 

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , August 18 (PIA) - The provincial government here recently  gave  more than P.7 million to the Philippine National Police (PNP) here for the  implementation of the Verification of Identity and Sticker Authenticity (VISA)  ordinance. Police Senior Supt. John Luglug, police provincial director said the fund will be a big help in ensuring the full implementation of the VISA ordinance in the province. VISA  ordinance involves the registrat... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • Cebuano News: Malacañang malaumon nga ang gobyerno ug MILF dali rang magkasabut pagpanday sa Bangsamoro Draft Law

    MANILA, Agosto 18 (PIA) – Naglaum ang Palasyo nga ang gobyerno u gang Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) dali rang magkasinabut sa pgahimoon nga draft sa Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) aron isumite ngadto sa Kongreso, aron ang tanan makapadayon sumala sa plano.Matud pa ni Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda, atol sa usa ka press briefing bag-ohay pa lamang, nga ang Palasyo buot mobasa sa draft law kung madawat ba kini sa usag-usa.Si Secretary Lacierda naghatag komento kabahin sa pahayag... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Plebisito ipahigayon tapos ma-ipasa ang Bangsamoro Basic Law, matud sa usa ka opisyal sa Palasyo

    MANILA, Agosto 18 (PIA) – Bisan kung maipasa na ang Bangsamoro Basic Law sa unang kwarter, sunod tuig, ang gobyerno magpahigayon pa gihapon sa plebisito sa nasangpit nga kwarter, ayha dayon ipahiluna ang Bangsamoro Transitional Authority. Kini ang gipahayag ni Pesidential Edwin Lacierda kinsa miingon nga ang sunod nga lakang mao ang paghatag kapasidad sa mga institusyon sa gobyerno ug ubang pang rekurso niini sulod sa Bangsamoro Juricial Entity, ug nga kini hatagan sa dugang pagtagad ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Enhanced Justice on Wheels to visit North Cotabato in September

    KIDAPAWAN CITY, North Cotabato, Aug. 18 (PIA)—The provincial government through the Provincial Legal Office will again implement the Enhanced Justice on Wheels (EJOW II) program on September 25 this year. Atty. Jonah E. Denaque-Mineses, provincial legal officer and project leader of the EJOW II said that tthe acitivity  would  bring justice closer to the people particularly the poor. “The activities on September 25 will include mobile court hearings and mobile cou... Read Full Story - Enhanced Jus...
  • PNP collects 8,000 cc in bloodletting activity

    KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato,  Aug 18 – Officers of the Police Regional  Office  (PRO) 12  have donated  over  8,000  cc  of blood  in  a bloodletting  activity in line   with the  celebration of the 113th Police Service Anniversary. Police Senior Inspector Aldrin Martin Gonzales, PRO 12 spokesperson,  told  Philippine  Information  Agency  the  bloodletting  event  was ... Read Full Story - PNP collects...
  • Bicol youths say yes to peace in a signature campaign

    LEGAZPI CITY, Aug. 18 (PIA) – Young Bicolanos agreed to the Yes For Peace campaign per report of the Department of Education (DepEd) during the forum cum presscon held in this city, recently. DepEd Bicol Supervisor for Values Education Cecille Ferro reported that out of 230,110 total respondents, 225,522 or 98 percent voted yes for the first question: "Dapat po bang itigil na ang mga labanan ng gobyerno at ng mga armadong grupo? (Should armed conflict between the government and a... Read Full Story - Bicol youths...
  • Sibugay beefs up CLIP implementation Sibugay PPOC beefs up  CLIP implementation   Sibugay PPOC beefs up  CLIP implementation   Sibugay PPOC beefs up  CLIP implementation  

    IPIL, Zamboanga Sibugay, Aug. 18 (PIA) - The Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) here convened on Wednesday, Aug. 13, for its 3rd Quarter Meeting whose main agenda was  strengthening the Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP) implementation for former New People’s Army (NPA) rebels. Retired CSupt. Miguel A. Bernante, Executive Assistant for Peace and Order and Public Safety presided over the meeting which started with a security briefing and orientation on the CPP/N... Read Full Story - Sibugay beef...
  • UN-OCHA to honor Zambo ‘humanitarian heroes’ on Aug. 19

    ZAMBOANGA CITY Aug. 18 (PIA) – The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) and other UN agencies in the city will honor five local “humanitarian heroes” who have served during and after the September 2013 siege on World Humanitarian Day tomorrow, Aug. 19. UN-OCHA Zamboanga Hub head Ben Pickering told the media Thursday, Aug. 14, that aside from honoring five local humanitarians, the event further seeks to trigger more discussi... Read Full Story - UN-OCHA to h...
  • NorthCot LGU boosts firefighting skills of BFP members

    KIDAPAWAN CITY, North Cotabato, Aug. 18 (PIA)--To further strengthen the firefighting skills of Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) members, barangay and company volunteer fire brigades from eight municipalities in the province and in Cotabato City joined the 1st Gov. Lala J. Taliño-Mendoza Fire Fighting Combat Challenge held recently. In his message, Supt. Adam Ali Guiamad, provincial fire marshall accentuated the big responsibility of firefighters in keeping a fire-safe community and b... Read Full Story - NorthCot LGU...
  • Govt agencies set activities for this year’s 20th NCPW celeb

    BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 18 (PIA) – Government agencies led by the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) Caraga have set activities for this year’s National Crime Prevention Week (NCPW) celebration on September 1-7, 2014. “Said celebration will kick-off on September 1 through a fun walk activity that will start at 5:00 a.m. from the city hall and will end at the Provincial Capitol Covered Court. Private organizations and students will also join with us in this activity,&rdqu... Read Full Story - Govt agencie...
  • President Aquino wants safety assessment of Filipino peacekeepers in Liberia, Golan Heights

    MANILA, Aug. 17 --  President Benigno S. Aquino III wants a detailed assessment of how safe Filipino peacekeepers are in Liberia and Golan Heights in the midst of security and health threats in those areas, a Palace official said.It was reported that the Department of National Defense made a recommendation for the pullout of Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights and Liberia because of increasing tensions in the Middle East and the spread of Ebola virus in Africa."I had a chance to spe... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • PH government hires ship,planes to repatriate nearly 800 Filipinos from Libya

    MANILA, August 16 -- The Philippine Government, through the combined efforts of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), chartered a ship and two Philippine Airlines (PAL) flights to bring home 766 Filipinos from Libya. "Our mission is to ensure the safety of Filipinos who are caught in dangeous situations abroad," Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosar... Read Full Story - PH governmen...
  • GPH, MILF agree on resolutions to be included in draft Bangsamoro  Law

    MANILA, Aug 16 -- The government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) have agreed on several resolutions that will form part of the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law to be submitted to President Aquino."The parties have agreed that the resolutions arrived at by both parties will be incorporated into the final draft of the Basic Bangsamoro Law that will be prepared and submitted to President Benigno S. Aquino III," Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa, Jr. and Bangsamoro Transition Commis... Read Full Story - GPH, MILF ag...
  • NCPW-TWG meets to prepare for Nat’l Crime Prevention Week Celebration

    TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, August 16 (PIA) – The National Crime Prevention Week –Technical Working Group held its initial meeting recently at the National Police Commission (Napolcom) Regional Office 8. The meeting was in preparation for the National Crime Prevention Week Celebration this coming September 1-7, 2014. Representatives from the members of the technical working group attended the meeting which was presided by Napolcom OIC Atty. R. Danilo N. Rosillo. Topics discussed ... Read Full Story - NCPW-TWG mee...
  • PNoy leads ceremonial turnover of assault rifles to AFP

    MANILA, Aug 15 -- President Benigno S. Aquino lII led the ceremonial distribution of newly acquired assault rifles to selected military personnel at the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) General Headquarters in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City on Thursday.The acquisition of the rifles is part of the government’s efforts to modernize the Armed Forces by enhancing the firearms capability of its soldiers, especially those on the front line.In his speech, President Aquino said the military... Read Full Story - PNoy leads c...
  • Palace: It's up to DoJ to assess court decision to transfer Palparan to prov'l jail

    MANILA, Aug 15 -- The Palace will leave it to the Department of Justice (DOJ) to assess a court decision to transfer former Army Major General Jovito Palparan to the Bulacan Provincial Jail, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said Thursday.“Ipauubaya po natin ‘yan sa ating panel of prosecutors o sa DOJ. Sila naman ang gumagawa ng assessment hinggil sa bagay na ‘yan at tiyak naman na gagawa sila ng kinauukulang manipestasyon hinggil sa b... Read Full Story - Palace: It's...
  • Govt agencies to celebrate 2014 Natl Filipino Family Week

    BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 15 (PIA) – Government agencies with partner stakeholders will be celebrating this year’s National Filipino Family Week on Sept. 22-30. During the recently held meeting of the Regional Inter-Agency Committee for Filipino Family (RIAC-FF) led by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Caraga, the member-agencies discussed and set activities for the weeklong celebration. Among of these activities include the: 1) Orientation on Republic Act 897... Read Full Story - Govt agencie...
  • Tagalog News: Palasyo: Nasa Kagawaran ng Katarungan ang pag-ases sa pasiya ng korte na ilipat si Palparan sa panlalawigang kulungan

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Agosto 15 (PIA) - Ipinaubaya ng Palasyo sa Kagawaran ng Katarungan (DOJ) ang pagtantiya sa pasiya ng korte na ilipat si dating Army Major General Jovito Plaparan sa Bulacan Provincial Jail, ayon kay Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. noong Huwebes. “Ipauubaya po natin ‘yan sa ating panel of prosecutors o sa DOJ. Sila naman ang gumagawa ng assessment hinggil sa bagay na ‘yan at tiyak naman na gagawa si... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • AgNor solon calls for nationwide probe on DOH’s reported lapse to enforce RA 8344; urged DOH Caraga to act with haste on BDH incident

    BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 15 (PIA) -- Rep. Lawrence Lemuel H. Fortun (First District, Agusan del Norte) filed House Resolution No. 1379 directing an investigation on the reported failure of the Department of Health (DOH) to strictly implement, monitor and ensure compliance by Hospitals of Republic Act (RA) 8344, or the act prohibiting hospitals from refusing to administer appropriate initial medical treatment, and forbidding any hospital officer to "request, solicit, demand or accept any deposit or... Read Full Story - AgNor solon ...
  • Hiligaynon News: P15.5M nga pundo gikan sa PAMANA ginpain para sa 5 ka barangay sa Capiz

    SYUDAD SANG ROXAS, Capiz, Agosto 15 (PIA6) – Kapin sa P15.5 milyones nga pundo ang ginpain para sa proyekto sa matinlo nga tubi sa probinsya sang Capiz. Ginpahayag ni Capiz Department of the Interior and   Local Government Provincial Director Clyne Deocampo nga ang barangay Guinbi-alan kag Bongbongan sa banwa sang Maayon ang magabaton sang tag P1 ka milyon para sa ila tagsa ka level 2 nga proyekto sa water system.  Samtang ang barangay Siya, Minan kag Senonod sa ba... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon N...
  • Nueva Vizcaya PLGU gives cash incentives to centenarians,paralympic athletes

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva  Vizcaya , August 15 (PIA) - Five centenarians and seven paralympic athletes here recently received cash incentives from the provincial government  in recognition of their longevity, healthy lifestyle  and  achievements  in sports respectively. The provincial government gave  the cash incentives to the Paralympic athletes ranging from P5,000.00 to P40,000.00 while the centenarians received P,1 million each. Govenror Ruth Padilla said the c... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • Intense crime-busting effort triggers crime volume to rise in SurSur

    TANDAG CITY, Aug. 15 (PIA) – The rise in crime volume in Surigao del Sur for the seven-month period from January to July 2014 was attributed “to the intensified/stepped-up police operations against violators of Special Laws.” In a report on August 12 at the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) meeting chaired by Governor Johnny Pimentel, the Police Provincial Office (PPO) led by Officer-In-Charge (OIC) Provincial Director P/SSupt. Narciso Verdadero through P/Insp. Ale... Read Full Story - Intense crim...
  • DTI says networking is legal, pyramiding a scam

    DAGUPAN CITY, August 15 (PIA) – Confused about networking and pyramiding? One is legitimate while the other is a scam. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has come out with an advisory that distinguished network marketing, a legitimate marketing approach, from pyramiding, an illegal recruitment technique designed to dupe and divest people of their hard-earned money. Director Peter Mangabat of DTI-Pangasinan said networking is designed to generate business volume and income... Read Full Story - DTI says net...
  • PRO-7 warns police caught involved in illegal drugs

    CEBU CITY, August 15 (PIA) ---  No second thoughts of dismissal from service awaits police personnel caught involved in illegal drugs either as user, pusher or coddler is the stern warning reiterated by a top official of the Police Regional Office (PRO-7).Chief of staff of the PRO-7 Regional Directorial Staff, Sr. Supt Edward Carranza said anti-illegal drugs is a major thrust and that not only are they implementing an aggressive campaign through the conduct of drug raids, they are also doin... Read Full Story - PRO-7 warns ...
  • Cebuano News: Konsehal naninguhang mapakgang pagpayuhot sa ilegal nga droga

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 15 – Si konsehal Ramon Tabor, chairman sa komite sa police, fire and public safety, hugot nga mihangyo sa kooperasyun sa mga opisyal sa kabarangayan sa syudad dinha sa tinguha sa kagamhanan nga masumpo ang pagpayuhot sa ilegal nga droga. Sa tigom sa komite kagahapon, si Tabor mipadayag sa iyang kahingawa tungod sa iyang nabasa sa mga mantalaan nga adunay mga anak sa kanhi dagkong politiko ang nalambigit sa paggamit sa gidiling mga druga.&n... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Solon calls on barangays to take active part in drive vs illegal drugs

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 15 -- The chair of the City Council committee on police, fire and public safety, this morning, called on barangay councilors, through the newly-organized Association of Barangay Kagawads (ABAKA), to take active involvement in the drive against illegal drugs in the city. Councilor Ramon Tabor said the drug problem is a delicate and serious matter that needs the cooperation of all. “We may wake up one day and our children and family members have fallen int... Read Full Story - Solon calls ...
  • Tagalog news: Rehistrasyon ng mga bangkang pangisda, binusisi ng Maritime Police sa Romblon

    ROMBLON, Romblon, Agosto 15 (PIA) --- Puspusan ang ginagawang panghuhuli ng Philippine Maritime Police at Municipal Fishery Law Enforcer sa mga bangkang pangisda na paso na ang rehistrasyon sa MARINA at expired na lisensiya ng kapitan ng fishing boat. Kasama rin sa iniinspeksiyon ng maritime police ang rehistrasyon ng mga ito sa munisipyo upang makapag-operate sa karagatang sakop ng bayan ng Romblon. Sinabi ni Jessie F. Mallen na itinalaga ng Romblon Municipal Agriculture Office bilang... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Philippines lauds European Union’s peace and dev't efforts in Mindanao

    MANILA, Aug 14 -- A top Malacañang official has lauded the programs of the European Union (EU) to promote peace and development in the Mindanao region, especially in the areas of poverty alleviation, promotion of human rights, and good governance.Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said on Wednesday the EU has been an active partner in the peace process in Mindanao and has provided grants to civil society organizations that spearhead programs ... Read Full Story - Philippines ...
  • DepEd 7 sets full blast 'Yes for Peace' Campaign 

    Central Visayas, August 14 (PIA) ---- The Department of Education (DepEd-7) commits to intensify its campaign on 'Yes for Peace- Bayanihan para sa Kapayapaan' among students.In a recent press conference, Dr. Leah Apao of DepEd-7 says the department adopted the advocacy to keep track of the peace process all throughout the country.Apao also noted the past State of the Nation Address (SONA) of Pres. Benigno Aquino III giving emphasis on the importance of implementing a transparen... Read Full Story - DepEd 7 sets...
  • Another PMA-“Sandigan” member sits as Centcom Chief

    CEBU CITY, Aug. 14 (PIA) --- Another member of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) “Sandigan” Class of 1982 is appointed to sit as the new Central Command chief in a turnover set on Friday, August 15. Major Gen. Nicanor M. Vivar will take the place of outgoing Centcom Chief Lt. Gen. John S. Bonafos, who was recently appointed as the new Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Vice Chief of Staff. Vivar is the outgoing commander of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) 3rd Air Divi... Read Full Story - Another PMA-...
  • DOST initiative secures and speeds up online transactions

    QUEZON CITY, Aug 14 -- The public may now avail of government services faster, more safely and efficiently right in their homes and workplaces through the use of digital certificates.According to a statement, this becomes possible with the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) Philippine National Public Key Infrastructure (PNPKI), an initiative which secures communications among individuals and government agencies when conducting transactions over the Internet.This was revealed by ... Read Full Story - DOST initiat...
  • Presidente Aquino nanguna sa seremonyas sa pagtunol sa assault nga mga riple ngadto sa Armadong Kusog

    MANILA, August 14 - Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III nanguna diha sa mga seremonya sa pag-apod-apod sa bag-o nga napalit nga mga assault nga mga riple ngadto sa pinili nga personahe sa militar diha sa Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) General Headquarters in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City kaniadtong Huwebes. Ang pagpamalit sa mga riple kabahin sa paningkamot sa gobierno aron sa pag-himong moderno sa Armed Forces pinaagi sa pagdugang og kapasidad sa mga armas ang mga sundalo, ilabina kadton... Read Full Story - Presidente A...
  • New modus emerging in drug trade

    NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Aug. 14 (PIA6) - - The illegal drugs trade in the country is shifting and new trends emerging, according to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA).PDEA Director General Undersecretary Arturo Cacdac said the recent trend in illegal drug shipment of Chinese drug syndicates is to send their Chinese chemist in the country to work on drug laboratories rather than send the illegal drug.Cacdac warned barangay captains, kagawads and school heads who attended the Orientation on ... Read Full Story - New modus em...
  • Tagalog News: Gobyerno handang ipagtanggol ang mga kamag-anak ng mga biktima ng Maguindanao massacre, sabi ng Malakanyang

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Agosto 14 (PIA) - Ang Kagawaran ng Katarungan (DOJ) ay handang magbigay ng proteksyon sa mga pamilya ng mga biktima ng Maguindanao Massacre, kasunod ng ulat tungkol sa bantang panunuhol sa isang biyuda ng naulilang biktima, ayon sa isang opisyal ng Palasyo. “Isa sa mga bagay na talagang aming ginawa ay gawing segurado na ang mga saksi ay nasasakop sa ilalim ng Witness Protection Program,” sabi ni Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda sa isang pa... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • Dinagat Islands is least drug-affected province in Caraga, says PDEA 

    SAN JOSE, Dinagat Islands, Aug. 14 (PIA) - The province of Dinagat Islands has registered the lowest percentage of drug-affectation among the five provinces in Caraga Region, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said. During the recently held Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council (PADAC) meeting, PDEA Caraga regional director Erwin S. Ogario reported that as of July this year, the province has the least drug-affectation with only five percent compare... Read Full Story - Dinagat Isla...
  • FEATURE: Giving a piece of you

    DAGUPAN CITY, Aug 14 - Every now and then, we come across people wearing face masks who are not necessarily surgeons nor nurses. They are patients - organ transplant patients.  They were once very sick people who got a new lease on life after a person, living or dead, donated his human organs to let them live a normal life again. This is the advocacy rolled out by the Lifeline caravan for organ donation initiated by the Philippine Organ Donation and Transplantation Program (P... Read Full Story - FEATURE: Gi...
  • Package of P2-M shabu busted in Panabo

    DAVAO DEL NORTE, August 14 (PIA) - - An estimated P2-million worth of suspected shabu was seized yesterday (August 13) in Panabo City as the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) intercepted a package containing the drugs, which was transported through a local courier. PDEA Regional Director Emerson Rosales confirmed that a tricycle driver residing in Brgy. San Francisco, Panabo City identified as Ruel Gomban Reas (36) claimed the package containing the suspected shabu in a branch of a ... Read Full Story - Package of P...
  • Army announces recruitment of new soldiers

    DIPOLOG CITY, Aug. 14 (PIA) – The 101st Infantry Brigade of 1st Tabak Division, Philippine Army (PA) is now recruiting interested applicants to join the army. Col. Apolinario Y. Alobba, 101st Brigade commander, urged those interested to take the pre-entry examinations scheduled on Aug. 23 and Sept. 5 this year. It was learned that the Army Recruitment Office for Mindanao (AROM) and Army Personnel Management Center (APMC) Testing Team will conduct the Armed Forces of the Philippin... Read Full Story - Army announc...
  • Tagalog news: Lagay trapiko sa Puerto Princesa, tinalakay sa pagpupulong ng konseho

    PUERTO PRINCESA, Palawan, Agosto 14 (PIA) ---  Inimbitahan si City Traffice Management Office (CTMO) Program Manager Engr. Jonathan C. Magay sa pulong ng City Peace and Order Council (CPOC) kahapon ng hapon sa New City Hall, Puerto Princesa City upang mag-ulat hinggil sa kalagayan ng trapiko sa lungsod. Umabot sa bilang na 9,751 paglabag sa trapiko ang naitala ng CTMO para sa una at ikalawang kwarter ng 2014 o mula ito Enero 1 hanggang Hunyo 30. Ayon sa ulat ng CTMO ang may p... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Ilagan City P11-M police station building inaugurated

     ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, August 13 (PIA) – Police Regional Office 2 (PRO-2) regional director Miguel Laurel and city mayor Josemarie L. Diaz have inaugurated recently the newly constructed city police station here worth P11 million. Laurel, in his message during the program, lauded the initiative of the city government which funded the construction of the new building located near the city hall. Aside from this, the city government also provided the city police office here wit... Read Full Story - Ilagan City ...
  • ISELCO – I conducts clearing operations

    CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, August 13 (PIA) – The Isabela Electric Cooperative (ISELCO) – I is continuously conducting clearing operations along its electric lines as part of the coop's preventive maintenance. Engr. Roger Jose, area supervising officer, said the clearing operations aims to prevent electricity loss and accidents among residents. "This will also prevent power interruptions caused by the branches of trees in electric wires especially during rainy season,&q... Read Full Story - ISELCO – I c...
  • Palparan's capture shows government's determination to reform justice system, says official

    MANILA, Aug. 13 --  The arrest of retired general Jovito Palparan on Tuesday shows the administration's determination to reform the justice system to ensure equal protection for everyone, a Palace official has said. "Matibay ang determinasyon ng ating Pangulo na iharap sa hukuman at panagutin ang mga mayroong usapin sa paglabag ng mga karapatang pantao at sa paglabag ng batas," Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said in a press br... Read Full Story - Palparan's c...
  • UN peacekeepers in Liberia, safe and Ebola free – PNP

    QUEZON CITY, 13 August (PIA) – The Philippine National Police (PNP) assured that police personnel who are serving as peacekeepers in Liberia are safe and uninfected of the dreadful Ebola virus disease (EVD). Director for Plans Police Chief Superintendent Alexander Ignacio said the PNP directed the Contingent Commander to United Nations Mission in Liberia to render daily update on health status of the peacekeepers regarding the virus outbreak. “UNMIL Contingent Commander Pol... Read Full Story - UN peacekeep...
  • Cebuano News: Palasyo malaumon nga maipasa pagdali sa Kongreso ang Bangsamoro Law

    MANILA, Agosto 13 (PIA) – Malaumon ang Palasyo nga daling maipasa ang Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) nga parehong gitrabaho sa Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) Panel ug Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).Kini ang giluwatan ni Presidential Communication Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., ngadto sa mga mamahayag atol sa usa ka press briefing sa dzRB Radyo ng Bayan, diin siya miingon nga ang duha ka panel parehong mogamit sa mga pinulongan kun “app... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • 75 uncalibrated weighing scales confiscated thru ‘Operation Timbangan' in Iligan city

    ILIGAN CITY, Aug. 13 (PIA)—The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), in collaboration with the Local Price Coordinating Council of Iligan City (LPCC-Iligan) has confiscated 75 units of uncalibrated weighing scales in a random ‘Operation Timbangan’ on August 12 at Pala-o and Central markets, this city.The monitoring team was spearheaded by the Permits and License Division of the City Mayor’s Office and the Economic Enterprise Development and Management Office (EEDMO) thr... Read Full Story - 75 uncalibra...
  • Cebuano News: Safe Motherhood Law, aprobado na

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 13 – Giuyonan na sa konseho sa syudad ang balaod nga maghatag og kapaseguroan sa mga inahan ug mga buntis nga manganakay na. Kini human hiniusang giaprobahan sa konseho sa sesyon niadtong Lunes nga gidumala ni bise mayor Caesar Ian Acenas ang Ordinance No. 12824-2014 kun Safe Motherhood Ordinance of Cagayan de Oro. Sa maong ordinansa gihimong palisiya sa dakbayan nga dili gayud manganak sa kaugalingong panimalay kun dili sa mga health facility. Niin... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Komite motuki sa mga lakang mamintinar kahusay, kalinaw sa dakbayan

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 13 – Mgatigom ugmang adlawa sa alas 9:00 ang takna sa buntag ang komite sa police, fire and public safety ni konsehal Ramon Tabor. Tukion sa tigom ang namatikdang pagsaka sa mga kaso sa pagpayuhot sa gidiling droga ug uban pang susamang isyu nga nasinati dinhi sa dakbayan. Lakip sa hisgutan mao ang tubag sa duha ka sakop sa kwerpo sa kapolisan nga nadestino sa Police Precinct 4 sa barangay Carmen kalabot sa reklamo nga gipaabot sa usa ka molopyo sa syuda... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Safe Motherhood Law Okayed

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 13 – To address the high maternal and infant mortality rate and to provide a safe and quality care for every pregnant mother, the 17th City Council headed by vice mayor Caesar Ian E. Acenas on Monday enacted Ordinance No. 12824-2014, to be known as the Safe Motherhood Ordinance of Cagayan de Oro. The ordinance, authored by councilor Dante Pajo, chair of the committee on health, provides that every pregnant mother shall deliver her baby in a hea... Read Full Story - Safe Motherh...
  • P15.5-M PAMANA fund up for 5 Capiz barangays

    ROXAS CITY, Capiz, Aug. 13 (PIA6) – Five barangays  in Capiz will avail of the water system project under the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).Capiz DILG Director Clyne Deocampo disclosed that barangays Guinbi-alan and Bongbongan, all in Maayon town, will each receive P1-million for the level 2 water system projects.Likewise barangays Siya, Minan and Senonod, all in Tapaz town, will each receive P4.5-million for the water system project, she said.Deocampo, during... Read Full Story - P15.5-M PAMA...
  • Tagalog News: Ang pagkakadakip kay Palparan ay nagpapakita ng determinasyon ng pamahalaan sa reporma ng sistema sa Hudikatura, sabi ng isang opisyal

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Agosto 14 (PIA) - Ang pagkakaaresto sa retiradong heneral ns si Jovito Palparan noong Martes ay nagpapakita ng determinasyon ng administrasyon sa pagreporma ng sistema ng Hudikatura para maseguro ang pantay na proteksiyon sa bawat isa, sabi ng isang opisyal ng Palasyo. "Matibay ang determinasyon ng ating Pangulo na iharap sa hukuman at panagutin ang mga mayroong usapin sa paglabag ng mga karapatang pantao at sa paglabag ng batas," sabi ni Presidentia... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • DILG shares Sarangani’s rebel program to other LGUs

    ALABEL, Sarangani  Aug 13 (PIA) — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has tapped the Sarangani experience on handling the Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP) for former rebels (FRs) to be shared to other local government units (LGUs) in the whole country. Lizette Lopez, CLIP program head under the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO), joined the replication seminar last May 23 – June 2, 2014 at different venues, in Cagay... Read Full Story - DILG shares ...
  • Zambo City greets ‘K-peace’ celebrity Lee Man Hee

    ZAMBOANGA CITY, Aug. 13 (PIA) - While the K-pop (Korean pop) phenomenon has been sweeping the country in music and popular culture, a “K-peace” movement is now emerging among the youth of Zamboanga. Last Monday, Aug. 11, hundreds of students carrying handwritten signs bearing peace messages together with other groups joined South Korean peace advocates Lee Man Hee and Kim Nam Hee in the International Peace Walk here. Lee, chairman of the Heavenly Culture, World Pe... Read Full Story - Zambo City g...
  • DSWD-13, GIZ launch P.E.A.C.E. for Veruela project

    VERUELA, Agusan del Sur, Aug. 13 (PIA) - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Caraga forged another partnership with the local government unit (LGU) of the said town for the German agency-funded Peace for Economic Advancement and Community Empowerment (PEACE) project. “This development project is a networking initiative of DSWD, in partnership with the Deutsche of Conflict Sensitive Resource and Asset Management (GIZ-COSERAM) program which provided an amou... Read Full Story - DSWD-13, GIZ...
  • FEATURE: And then there was light

    DAGUPAN CITY, Aug 13 (PIA) -  They are on higher ground, literally. Rain or shine, they hang in the balance. Considered the silent heroes of the power industry, they are the linemen of the National  Grid Corporation of the Philippines. It was drizzling when Radito Agas, line foreman of one of the six  teams of North Luzon linemen, gathered his men in November 2013. They had a mission to undertake. A very urgent and important mission.   Armed with restoration eq... Read Full Story - FEATURE: And...
  • Tagalog News: Palasyo umaasang gagawa ang United Nations ng mga hakbang para protektahan ang mga tagapamayapang Pilipino sa Liberia mula sa Ebola

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Agosto 12 (PIA) - Umaasa ang Palasyo na gagawa ng mga hakbang ang United Nations para maprotektahan ang mga Pilipinong tagapamayapa sa Liberia mula sa Ebola. “Ang pwersang pangkapayapaan ay nasa ilalim ng UN. Inaasahan naming na ang UN ay seguruhin na ang pwersang pangkapayapaan na nasa ilalim ng kanyang nasasakopan ay maprotektahan ng mabuti,” sinabi ni Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda sa mga mamamahayag noong Lunes ng makapanayam ang media. Si... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • New 41IB  chief vows to continue existing peace programs in Abra

    LAGANGILANG, Abra, Aug.12 (PIA) - - The new commander of the  41st Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army here vowed to continue the government’s existing peace programs in the province especially the “Kabsatko, Ipategko Program” (KIP). Lt. Col. Virgilio M. Noora  replaces Lt. Col. Danilo R. Domingo  who successfully implemented  the ‘Bayanihan’ program  of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in partnership with the local government ... Read Full Story - New 41IB &nb...
  • Cebuano News: Sugyot did-an pagsuot og helmet sulod sa sentro sa dakbayan tun-an sa konseho

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 12 – Konsiderahon sa komite sa public utilities ni konsehal Roger Abaday ang sugyot ordinansa nga giduso ni  konsehal Candy Darimbang nga nagdili sa pagsuot og mask, full faced o’ tinted-visor helmet dinhi sa dakbayan. Sa maong sugyot ordinansa, si  konsehal Darimbang mipadayag sa namatikdang pagsaka sa mga kaso sa krimen dinhi sa dakbayan diin ang mga suspetsado gasuot og mga helmet nga nakatabon sa ilang mga ulo hinungdan nga sayon na a... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: PCC, DOE nagpahigayon ug gas calibration inspection

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 12 – Nagpahigayon og gas calibration inspection ang mga sakop sa City Price Coordinating Council (CPCC) uban sa Department of Energy (DOE) sa mga gasoline station ning siyudad sa pagpangulo ni CPCC vice chairman Atty. Jose Edgardo Uy.Usa ka composite team ang gimugna sa CPCC nga gilangkoban sa City Finance Office; Roads and Traffic Administration (RTA) Department of Trade and Industry (DTI); DOE; City Police Office; City Economic Enterprice Department (CEED) ug ub... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Yes for Peace campaign calls for concrete commitment nationwide

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 12 (PIA) – The Department of Education (DepEd) calls for Filipinos nationwide to support the Bayanihan Yes for Peace campaign, Kapayapaan, Kaunlaran, Kasaganhan to have concrete commitment in attaining peace in the country. During the media forum 'Talakayan sa PIA' today, Rosita P. Yburan, Education Program Supervisor DepEd region 10 said that as of July 27, 2014, there are 9, 278,129 signatures gathered in support for this purpose. The objective... Read Full Story - Yes for Peac...
  • Ilang sports event, itinampok sa ika-26 na anibersayo ng 7ID

    FORT MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija, Agosto 12 (PIA) -- Ipinagdiwang kamakailan ng Army 7th Infantry Division (7ID) ang ika-26 na taong pagkakatatag sa pamamagitan ng mga aktibidad na may kinalaman sa pampalakasan at pagpapakita ng mga angking abilidad. Kabilang rito ang Kaugnay Fun Run, Fun Bike, Pistol and Rifle Fun Shoot, Photo  and  Painting Contest, Battle of the Bands, DRO Squad Challenge, Blood Letting, Trade Fair, at Bamboo Festival. Sa kanyang talumpati, sinabi ni 7ID C... Read Full Story - Ilang sports...
  • Tagalog news:Libreng medical, dental mission, isasagawa sa Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , August 12 (PIA) – Isang medical at dental mission ang isasagawa ng mga civil society organizations at ahensiya ng pamahalaan sa Malabing Valley sa bayan ng Kasibu ngayong linggo. Ayon kay mayor Alberto Bumulo,Jr., ang nasabing medical at dental mission ay isasagawa sa Malabing Valley sa August 16 kung saan mga mamamayan sa anim na barangay ang dadalo at tatanggap ng libreng serbisyo mula dito. Ang Malabing Valley ay binubuo ng barangay  Malabing, B... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Nueva Vizcaya health workers gear for measles, oral polio vaccine mass immunization

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , August 12 (PIA) – Health workers here are preparing for the conduct of a nationwide Measles Rubella and Oral Polio Vaccine Mass Immunization in the province next month that will cover Novo Vizcayanos in general. Dr. Edwin Galapon, provincial health officer said the mass immunization  will target all  children belonging to 0-39 months. The activity , he said  seeks to stop spread of the endemic measles virus and reduce Congenital Rubella S... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • GPH, MILF reach substantial progress on draft Bangsamoro Law

    DAVAO CITY, Aug 12 -- The peace panels of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) set August 18 as their deadline for submitting the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) to the President. “The Panels reiterated their commitment to finish an agreed draft Bangsamoro Basic Law by August 18, 2014, in sha Allah, in order to allow the Office of the President to submit the same to Congress as soon as possible," they announced at the conclusio... Read Full Story - GPH, MILF re...
  • Cebuano News: DILG, nipasidaan batok sa ‘gun smuggling’

    MANILA, August 12 (PIA)--Nipasidaan si Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Mar Roxas nga manubag gayud sa balaod ang mga gun dealers ug pipila ka opisyal sa Philippine National Police (PNP) nga nalambigit sa gun smuggling. Nipasidaan ang kalihim human sa taho nga pipila ka armas nga angay naa unta sa kustodiya sa PNP, nadiskubreng nangawala sa PNP warehouse human sa gipahigayong imbentaryo. Matud pa ni Roxas, sa panig sa gun dealers nga mapamatud-ang nalambigit... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Aklanon News:  Tanan nga Pilipino sa Iraq euwas ag hahuyap eon – Malacanang   Ni Joselito Edwin R. Ramos     MANILA, Agosto 11 (PIA6) -  -  Tanan nga Pilipino sa Iraq hay euwas ag huyap eon, suno sa sangka opisyal it palasyo ku Domingo.  

    MANILA, Agosto 12 (PIA6) -  -  Tanan nga Pilipino sa Iraq hay euwas ag huyap eon, suno sa sangka opisyal it palasyo ku Domingo. “Base sa pinaka-ulihi nga balita it Department of Foreign Affairs o DFA, ro ginapatihan nga 900 nga mga Pilipino sa Iraq hay naga pabilin nga euwas. Suno pa gid sa DFA, ro mga airstrikes mat-a hay maeayo sa mga Pinoy o komunidad it mga Pilipino,” hambae ni Presidential Communications Operations office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. S... Read Full Story - Aklanon News...
  • Palace assures South Koreans, other foreigners their safety is top priority

    MANILA, Aug 11 -- The Palace on Sunday assured South Korean nationals and other foreigners visiting and living in the country that they are safe during their stay here.Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., is commenting on the statement issued by the South Korean embassy in Manila that the government should strengthen measures to protect their citizens visiting and living in the country.South Korean Ambassador Lee Hyuk in a statement said “pre-emptive... Read Full Story - Palace assur...
  • Malacanang: All Filipinos in Iraq are safe and accounted for

    MANILA, Aug 11 -- All Filipinos in Iraq are safe and accounted for, said a Palace official on Sunday. “Ayon sa pinakahuling ulat ng DFA (Department of Foreign Affairs), ang tinatayang 900 Pilipino sa Iraq ay nananatiling ligtas. Ayon din sa DFA, ang mga airtstrikes ay sa mga lugar na malayo sa mga pamayanan ng mga Pilipino o Filipino communities,” said Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretray Herminio Coloma, Jr.US President Barack Obama has ordered limited air str... Read Full Story - Malacanang: ...
  • Capitol deploys bus to ease transport woes while Ilocos Norte bridges under repair

    LAOAG CITY, Aug 11 (PIA) - The Ilocos Norte provincial government deployed three Capitol bus units to ferry commuters traversing two bridges that are under rehabilitation in Batac City. Capitol buses were stationed at the intersection of barangay Baay in Batac City to ferry commuters for free while the Dariwdiw and Tabug bridges are under repair. The bus follows the Baay Crossing-Nangguyudan- Pasil- Salbang-Paoay- Batac Public Market route and vice versa. Vicka Guzman of the Provi... Read Full Story - Capitol depl...
  • Leyte prepares for the 70th Leyte Gulf Landings Anniversary

    TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, August 11 (PIA) – The Provincial Executive and Working Committees for the 70th Leyte Gulf Landings Anniversary Celebration chaired by Leyte Governor Leopoldo Dominico L. Petilla converged recently at the Governor’s Hall, Provincial Capitol, this city. This is part of the preparations for the coming Leyte Landing celebrations on October 20, 2014. Topics discussed during the meeting were focused on the various activities lined up for the month-long celeb... Read Full Story - Leyte prepar...
  • PNP Ifugao to conduct community engagement survey

    PNP Ifugao to conduct community engagement surveyBy Marcelo Lihgawon LAGAWE,Ifugao Aug. 11(PIA) - - The Philippine National Police (PNP) in the province is set to conduct another community engagement survey (CES) for the improvement of the performance of the law enforcement agency.PNP-Ifugao Director John Colinio said that the CES serves as a feedback mechanism for the management of Ifugao Police Provincial Office (IPPO) in evaluating the public perception towards the government in general ... Read Full Story - PNP Ifugao t...
  • PIA Caraga to hold Kapihan on 'Yes for Peace' Campaign; asks media support

    BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 11 (PIA) – In time with this year’s International Humanitarian Law Day on August 12, the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Caraga will hold the press conference or Kapihan on “Yes for Peace - Bayanihan para sa Kapayapaan, Kaunlaran, Kasaganahan (KKK)” Campaign at the Teacher’s Development Center of the Department of Education (DepEd) Caraga regional office, this city. Panelists of said activity include the representatives of DepEd, Commissio... Read Full Story - PIA Caraga t...
  • Solon pushes law prohibiting wearing of helmets in city proper

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 11 -- A lady councilor proposed last week an ordinance prohibiting motorcycle riders from wearing helmets while driving within the city proper. In her special report, councilor Lourdes Candy Darimbang cited the increase in crime rates in the country which is attributed to motorcycle-riding criminals wearing caps or helmets. She said allowing the wearing of helmets within the city could further increase crime rates as helmets conceal the identities of the ... Read Full Story - Solon pushes...
  • Gov’t agencies converge for 'Yes for Peace' campaign

    BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 11 (PIA) – In line with the simultaneous conduct of the press conference or Kapihan on “Yes for Peace - Bayanihan para sa Kapayapaan, Kaunlaran, Kasaganahan (KKK)” Campaign on August 12, 2014 at the Teacher’s Development Center of the Department of Education (DepEd) Caraga regional office here, several government agencies converged its efforts to facilitate discussion on the salient features of the campaign with the local media partners. Representat... Read Full Story - Gov’t agenci...
  • PCGA trains emergency responders on marine search and rescue

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, August 11 (PIA) - - The Philippine Coastguard Auxiliary (PCGA) has trained rescue team-members of the provincial government here on marine search and rescue. The training, which was participated by the Municipal Development Facilitators (MDF), ‘Bantay Dagat’ and ‘Bantay Gubat’ volunteers, Cagayan rescuers and the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Officers, focused on maritime safety, search and rescue, environmental protection, ma... Read Full Story - PCGA trains ...
  • Tagalog News: Palasyo sineguro na ang mga taga South Korea, iba pang dayuhan na ang kanilang kaligtasan ay may pinakamataas na prayoridad

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Agosto 11 (PIA) - Sineguro ng Palasyo noong Linggo na ligtas ang mga taga South Korea at iba pang dayuhan na bumibisita at umaalis ng bansa sa panahon na sila ay nandito. Ito ang sagot ni Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., sa pahayag ng South Korean Embassy sa Manila na dapat paigtingin ng gobyerno ang mga hakbang para protektahan ang kanilang mga mamamayan na bumibisita at umaalis ng bansa. Sinabi ni South Korean Ambassado... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • 68 OFWs from Libya set to arrive in Manila

    PASAY CITY, 11 August (PIA)--The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) thru the Philippine Embassy in Tripoli reported that 68 Filipino repatriates from Libya are scheduled to arrive today and tomorrow. The first 47 OFWs will arrive Monday at 16:00 (4:00 p.m.) in Manila at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on board QR926, while the next 21 OFWs are set to arrive Tuesday, August 12, at 9:45 a.m. on board QR930 at Clark International Airport. These arrivals will bring the total number... Read Full Story - 68 OFWs from...
  • Tagalog News: Malakanyang: Lahat ng Pilipino sa Iraq ay ligtas at naitala

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Agosto 11 (PIA) - Lahat ng Pilipino sa Iraq ay ligtas at naitala ang bilang, sabi ng isang opisyal ng Palasyo noong Linggo. “Ayon sa pinakahuling ulat ng DFA (Department of Foreign Affairs), ang tinatayang 900 Pilipino sa Iraq ay nananatiling ligtas. Ayon din sa DFA, ang mga airtstrikes ay sa mga lugar na malayo sa mga pamayanan ng mga Pilipino o Filipino communities,” sabi Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretray Herminio Coloma, Jr. Iniu... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • NFA seizes 270 ‘diverted’ bags of rice

    CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, August 11 (PIA) -- The monitoring team of National Food Authority (NFA) was able to seize Friday 270 bags of clearly-marked NFA rice that are suspected to be converted into commercial rice at the Intercity in Bocaue, Bulacan. “We were able to flag down the truck, with plate number ZKS-174, at around 5:00PM. Total market price of the rice is around P432,000,” NFA Regional Director Amadeo de Guzman said. Truck driver Joel Dacumag was immediatel... Read Full Story - NFA seizes 2...
  • NGCP announces power interruption in entire Quirino and parts of Isabela

    CABARROGUIS, Quirino, August 11 (PIA)—The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has notified its consumers on the scheduled brownout on August 14, 2014 from 8:00 AM to  6:00 PM in the entire province. In an email sent to PIA by Lilibeth Gaydowen, corporate communication officer, it stated that the power interruption is due to replacement of selected woodpoles and line hardwares along Cordon-Aglipay 69kV line segment. Some parts of Isabela I Electric Cooperative... Read Full Story - NGCP announc...
  • 21 Filipinos from Gaza arrive in Manila today

    MANILA,  August 11 – The Philippine Embassy in Amman, Jordan reported that 21 Filipino evacuees from the Gaza Strip are scheduled to arrive in Manila today at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport at10:10 p.m. on board Emirates Airlines flight number 334. This group consists of dual Filipino/Palestinian citizens, including two Palestinian spouses and one child. They successfully crossed the King Hussein-Allenby border on August 7, and completed processing and bord... Read Full Story - 21 Filipinos...
  • Phl Embassy in Tel Aviv evacuates Filipino families from Gaza

    MANILA, Aug.11 -- The Philippine Embassy in Tel Aviv led by Deputy Chief of Mission and Charge d'Affaires Neal Imperial facilitated the evacuation and repatriation of 21 Filipinos and their dependents from the Gaza Strip on Thursday, August 7. DFA in a statement said, with the assistance of the United Nations Office of the Commissioner for Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), Israel and Palestinian authorities, the group left Gaza via the Erez border crossing and were brought to the King Huss... Read Full Story - Phl Embassy ...
  • DSWD: LGU consultations start for 43.9B anti-poverty program

    BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 11 -  The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) started this semester the series of consultations with identified local government units (LGUs) to implement the nationwide poverty-alleviation program amounting to 43.9 Billion for Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services- National Community-Driven Development Program (KALAHI CIDSS-NCDDP) projects. For Caraga, municipalities namely: Buenavista, Jabonga, Kitcha... Read Full Story - DSWD: LGU co...
  • Pres. Aquino to lead distribution of assault rifles to AFP

    QUEZON CITY, 11 August (PIA) – President Benigno S. Aquino III will lead on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 the distribution of modern assault rifles to members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines at the AFP General Headquarters in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City.   The Commander-in-Chief will be joined by Defense Secretary Voltaire T. Gazmin and AFP Chief of Staff General Gregorio Pio P. Catapang, Jr. According to the AFP, a total of 27,300 units of 5.56mm M4 rifles will be turned ... Read Full Story - Pres. Aquino...
  • PDEA encourages drug dependents to voluntary rehab

    QUEZON CITY, 11 August (PIA) - The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) encourages the voluntary submission of drug users for possible treatment and rehabilitation. PDEA Director General Undersecretary Arturo G. Cacdac, Jr. said this effort is to help promote safe and drug free communities. “Drug dependents should seek voluntary rehabilitation with the aim of weaning themselves away from dangerous drugs and getting reintegrated into society as law-abiding and productive citi... Read Full Story - PDEA encoura...
  • FEATURE: Bangon Zambo newsletter bridging gov’t and IDPs

    ZAMBOANGA CITY Aug. 10 (PIA) --- When it was first published, the “Bangon Zambo” newsletter came under intense public scrutiny. Zamboangueños were surprised to see a local publication in Tagalog when the city is bent on promoting and preserving Chabacano. Zamboangueños are known to take pride in Chabacano, a Spanish-based localized dialect widely spoken here. For generations, local administrations have fought to preserve it. This “tag... Read Full Story - FEATURE: Ban...
  • Military, police arrest NPA members in Nueva Ecija

    SAN JOSE CITY, Nueva Ecija, August 10 (PIA) -- Army and Police forces arrested Saturday evening two alleged members of the New People’s Army (NPA) in a joint operation in Carranglan town. Elements of the 3rd Infantry Battalion (3IB), Criminal Investigation and Detection Group, and Provincial Police Public Safety Company (PPSC) acted on reliable information about the presence of NPA remnants leader Ely Taray or commonly called “Ka Omeng” at Sitio Pinmaco in Barangay TL Padi... Read Full Story - Military, po...
  • Police chief grabs 'plaque of merit' from PRO-2

    SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela, August 10 (PIA) –Santiago City Police Office – Station 1 Police Chief Inspector George Cablarda received a Plaque of Merit recently for his outstanding performance in the field of public operation. Cablarda, who bagged the police commission officer category, joined this year's achievement awardees in a simple awarding ceremonies held at the Police Regional Office 2, Camp Adduru, Tuguegarao City. "This award is likewise dedicated to all the m... Read Full Story - Police chief...
  • BI tightens control on Filipinos leaving for conflict zones in Middle East

    MANILA, Aug 10 -- Immigration officials have tightened measures on Filipinos going to conflict areas in Middle East following reports that some Muslim Filipinos are joining Islamic militants in their fight in Syria and Iraq. The Bureau of Immigration has stepped up its alert level in handling Filipinos going to those locations, Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said in an interview over dzRB Radyo ng Bayan Saturday."The Bureau of Immigration is on alert when it comes ... Read Full Story - BI tightens ...
  • Failure of Bangsamoro peace pact not an option, says Palace

    MANILA, Aug 10 -- Malacanang said it is putting its sight in having a successful Bangsamoro juridical entity during the President's term and is currently working hard to achieve it.In a radio interview on Saturday, Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte was asked if failure is not an option on the part of government with regards to Mindanao peace, she said the Palace isn't entertaining skepticism and it's eyeing for success."If you ask us, failure should not be on t... Read Full Story - Failure of B...
  • President Aquino honors outstanding policemen during 113th Police Service Anniversary

    QUEZON CITY, Aug 9 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III led the celebration of the 113th Police Service Anniversary at the Philippine National Police (PNP) Headquarters in Camp Crame, Quezon City on Friday.During the event, President Aquino recognized several police personnel and PNP Units for their outstanding achievements.“Bilang mga alagad ng batas, malinaw ang inyong responsibilidad: Ang ipagtanggol ang ating mga kababayan at maipadama sa mga kriminal na hindi nila matatakasan ang kataru... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • Advisory council vows to help PNP in fight against criminality

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 9 (PIA) – The City Advisory Council (CAC) for the Philippine National Police Performance and Governance System (PNP-PGS) of the Ozamiz City Police Station (CPS) has vowed to cooperate and help prevent crimes in the city.                                       &n... Read Full Story - Advisory cou...
  • Tagalog news: 5.1M sa PPUR park fees, ipagpapatayo ng PNP Station sa Sitio Sabang

    PUERTO PRINCESA, Palawan, Agosto 9 (PIA) --- Tuloy-tuloy ang isinasagawang konstruksiyon ng dalawang palapag na gusali na magiging himpilan ng mga pulis sa Sitio Sabang, Bgy. Cabayugan. Ang nasabing gusali ay pinondohan ng P5.1 milyon mula sa Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) park fees na ibinabayad ng mga turistang bumibisita dito. Ayon kay Beth Maclang, PPUR Park Superintendent, ito ay isa lamang sa mga pakinabang na ipinagkakaloob ng PPUR. Nagpasalamat si PSupt. Thomas F... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Commanding General ng Army, pinuri ang mga kawal at kawani ng 7ID

    FORT RAMON MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija, Agosto 8 (PIA) -- Binigyang kapurihan ni Army Commander Lieutenant General Hernando Delfin Carmelo Iriberri ang mga kawal at kawani ng 7th Infantry Division (7ID) sa isinagawang pagdiriwang ng ika-26 na anibersaryo nito kamakailan. Sa kanyang talumpati ay kanyang nabanggit na dapat lamang na batiin ang bawat yunit at kawani na bumubuo sa dibisyon dahil sa mga napagtagumpayang gawain at tungkulin sa bayan. Ilan rito ang patuloy na kampanyang pangkapaya... Read Full Story - Commanding G...
  • Pinuno ng 7ID, napromote

    FORT MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija, Agosto 8 (PIA) -- Maninilbihan na bilang Major General ang pinuno ng Army 7th Infantry Division (7ID) na si Glorioso Miranda matapos aprubahan ang kanyang promosyon. Pinangunahan ni Army Commander Lieutenant General Hernando Delfin Carmelo Iriberri ang paggawad ng two-star general rank kay Miranda kasabay ng pagdiriwang ng ika-26 anibersaryo ng 7ID kamakailan. Ayon kay Miranda, ang naturang promosyon ay may kaakibat na karagdagang responsibilidad at pananag... Read Full Story - Pinuno ng 7I...
  • Cebuano News: Ozamiz nagtukod City Advisory Council sa PNP-PGS

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 8 (PIA) – Usa ka City Advisory Council (CAC) sa Philippine National Police Performance and Governance System (PNP-PGS) ang gitukod sa siyuad, bag-ohay pa lamang.                                                 &... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Gov't, MILF determined to craft Bangsamoro Basic Law

    MANILA, Aug 8 -- The Palace on Thursday appealed to those sowing doubts and speculations to avoid actions that will not help bring lasting peace to Mindanao.Reacting to questions on the hurdles faced by the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in finding an acceptable draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said both sides remain determined to come up with a draft bill."Patuloy na sinisikap ng Philipp... Read Full Story - Gov't, MILF ...
  • Pres. Aquino to lead 113th Police Service Anniversary

    QUEZON CITY, 8 August (PIA) – President Benigno S. Aquino III will lead today’s celebration of the 113th Police Service Anniversary at the PNP National Headquarters in Camp Crame, Quezon City. The President will present awards and decorations to PNP Units and personnel for their outstanding achievements. He will be joined by Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Mar Roxas and PNP Chief, Police Director General Alan L Purisima. The theme for this year&... Read Full Story - Pres. Aquino...
  • Cebuano News: CSWD gitahasan pag-abag sa mga sakop sa Massage Therapist

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 8 (PIA) – Ang konseho naninguha nga padayong mahatagan sa ilang kapanginabuhian ang mga sakop sa Cagayan de Oro Massage Therapist’s Association (CDOMTA). Sa tigum sa komite niadtong miaging adlaw, gitahasan ang kadagkoan sa City Social Welfare and Development (CSWD) nga mapangitaan ug insakto nga dapit ang mga sakop sa CDOMTA aron dili mawagtangan sa ilang panginabuhian nga dili usab makabalda sa dagan sa trapiko sa syudad. Mahinumduman... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • PNoy graces premiere of docu on Jewish asylum seekers in PH

    MANILA, Aug 8 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III attended the premiere screening of the documentary "Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust", a film on Jews fleeing persecution in Nazi Germany during World War II.In his message during the film screening in Malacañang on Thursday, the President said there are important lessons in the story of the Jewish escape to Manila. First, it is the imperative of all men to take a stand against wrongdoing, and second,... Read Full Story - PNoy graces ...
  • Cebuano News: Kaso sa kriminalidad sa NegOr mikunhod

    NEGROS ORIENTAL, Agosto 8 (PIA) -- Ang buhatan sa Negros Oriental Provincial Police Office (NOPPO) mibutyag atol sa gihimong tigom sa Provincial Peace & Order Council (PPOC) meeting nga adunay 8.22 porsyento nga pagkunhod sa kaso sa kriminalidad gikan sa Enero hangtud sa Hulyo sa tuig 2014 kung itandi sa parehong bulan sa 2013Matud ni PNP Provincial Director PSSUPT Mariano Natuel Jr. mikunhod ang gidaghanon sa index ug non index crimes ug 510 base sa ilang datus sa tuig 2013 gikan sa 6,201 n... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DepEd encourages student to participate in ‘Yes for Peace’ campaign

    BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 8 (PIA) – In sustaining its institutional support for the “Yes for Peace - Bayanihan para sa Kapayapaan, Kaunlaran, Kasaganahan (KKK)” campaign, the Department of Education (DepEd) is maximizing the collective involvement and participation of pupils and students (10 years and older) in the continuing process for an end to the armed conflict. Pursuant to DepEd Advisory No.391, s.2013, the Yes for Peace campaign aims to encourage peace-loving Filipinos to s... Read Full Story - DepEd encour...
  • Tagalog News: Paje iniutos ang mataas na alerto sa mga mailap na hayop mula sa Africa dahil sa Ebola virus

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Agosto 8 (PIA) - Habang ang makasaysayang pagsiklab ng nakakamatay na Ebloa Virus sa West Africa ay patuloy na kumakalat, inilagay naman ng mga otoridad ng Philippine Wildlife sa mataas na alerto and illegal na pagpasok at pagpuslit ng mga mailap na hayop mula sa Africa papasok ng bansa. Sinabi ni Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje ng Department of Ecnvironment and Natural Resources (DENR) na lahat ng tauhan mula sa Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) na nakatalaga sa mga ... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • Aussie continues dev’t support in Caraga thru DSWD

    BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 8 - The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) of the Australian government extended AUD 12-M (P487-M) funding support for development works in the Philippines of which Caraga is one of the benefiting regions. Six towns in the region namely Pilar, Jabonga, Bayabas, Del Carmen, Sta. Monica, and Hinatuan, are targeted for the project implementation which will run from 2014 to 2016. These DFAT-funded projects will be facilitated by the Department of Social Welfar... Read Full Story - Aussie conti...
  • Cebuano News: Post harvet facility gitunol alang sa kauswagan sa lungsod sa LdN

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 8 -- Kabahin sa plano ang sa kaugmaran sa agrikultura ug pangisdaan nga pahingusgan ug mahatag ang panginahanglanon sa mga katawhan aron mausbawan ang kalidad sa panginabuhi.  Ang munisipayo sa Kauswagan, Lanao de Norte natagaan sa mga proyekto nga mokantidad sa P12 M ubos sa programang Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) alang sa post harvest facilities and production support alang sa pag-ugmad sa 24 ektaryas nga upland rice.  Tungod niini nga m... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Regional inter-agency council strengthens advocacy campaign against human trafficking

    TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, August 8 (PIA) – In line with the efforts of the government in waging war against trafficking of persons, member- agencies of the Regional Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking –Violence Against Women & Children (RIACAT-VAWC) in Eastern Visayas recently converged at the Conference Room of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field office. The objective was to strengthen advocacy of the campaign in order to reduce the incidence of c... Read Full Story - Regional int...
  • Ozamiz forms City Advisory Council on PNP's performance, governance system

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 8 (PIA) – The City Advisory Council (CAC) for the Philippine National Police Performance and Governance System (PNP-PGS) has been formed in Ozamiz City, recently.                                            The CAC will serve as linkage of th... Read Full Story - Ozamiz forms...
  • Malacañang hopes government, MILF would soon agree on a fair Bangsamoro draft Law

    MANILA, Aug. 7 --  The Palace said it hopes that the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) would soon agree on the draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law to be submitted to Congress, so everything could proceed as planned.Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said in a press briefing on Wednesday that the Palace wants to see a draft law that is acceptable to both sides.Secretary Lacierda was commenting on a statement made by House of Representatives Speaker Feliciano Belmont... Read Full Story - Malaca&ntild...
  • Mayor Climaco: Tungawan is relatively peaceful, calm

    TUNGAWAN, Zamboanga Sibugay, Aug. 7 (PIA) – Unlike before this town is now relatively peaceful and calm, said Mayor Randy A. Climaco during the recently held medical and dental mission at Barangay San Vicente here. Mayor Climaco vowed to continue informing the public that his municipality is peaceful, as the municipal leadership strives to put in place all programs aimed at promoting peace and order in the locality to counter the negative impression about the place. Tungawan was ... Read Full Story - Mayor Climac...
  • Tagalog News: Malakanyang umaasa na ang pamahalaan at MILF ay magkasundo sa madaling panahon sa patas na binalangkas na batas ng Bangsamoro

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Agosto 7 (PIA) - Sinabi ng Palasyo na umaasa sila na ang pamahalaan at ang Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) ay sa lalong medaling panahon papayag sa binalangkas na Bangsamoro Basic Law na isusumite sa Kongreso, para lahat ay maari ng magpatuloy ayon sa plano. Sinabi ni Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda sa isang panayam sa media noong Miyerkoles na gusto ng Palasyo na makita ang binalangkas na batas na katanggap-tangap sa bawat panig. Nagkomento si S... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • PH charters ship to transport OFWs  from Libya to Malta

    MANILA, Aug. 7 --  The Philippines has chartered a ship that will transport OFWs from Libya to Malta, Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz announced yesterday. Baldoz, citing an update report of Welfare Officer Cynthia Lamban, said the contract for the ship’s charter was initially signed in Malta yesterday by a representative of the Philippine government and Alex Polidano of Ocean Marine Services Ltd. Welof Lamban and Labor Attache Ramon Tionloc are in M... Read Full Story - PH charters ...
  • Aklanon News:  Gobyerno ag MILF ginasaligan nga magkasugot eon sa fair Bangsamoro draft Law

    MANILA, Agosto 7 (PIA6) -  -  Ro Malacanang hay nagasalig nga ro gobyerno ag ro Moro Islamic Liberation Front o MILF hay magkasugot eon sa darft it Bangsamoro Islamic Law nga iga sumiter sa Kongreso agud madayon eon kung ano ro gin planuhan. Si Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda naghambae sa sangka press briefing nga gusto it Palasyo nga makakita it draft law nga mabaton it parehong kampo. Ro ginatumod ni Secretary Lacierda hay ro mga pamisaea ni House of Representative... Read Full Story - Aklanon News...
  • Nueva Vizcaya PLGU issues 5 land titles for DepEd schools

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, August 6 (PIA) -  The provincial government here has initially issued five land titles to several public elementary and secondary schools in the province as part of its assistance to legalize their ownership to lots where the schools are located. Governor Ruth Padilla said the land titling assistance for the Department of Education (DepEd) schools is being undertaken by the Provincial Legal Office (PLO), Provincial Assesor’s Office (PAO), Provincial Budg... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • Solon pushes for hiring of licensed guards at City Hall

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 7 – Lady solon proposed the hiring of licensed security guards at City Hall. Councilor Lourdes Darimbang, chair of the City Council committee on tourism, said this will ensure the protection of the City Hall clients and employees. She cited the series of robbery incidents in several establishments in the city and the rise of criminality. According to the councilor, the protection of the public should come first. “Mas labaw ug angay... Read Full Story - Solon pushes...
  • DILG to undergo training on geo-tagging for PAMANA project

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 7 – Preparations are underway for the training/workshop on geo-tagging for the regional and provincial program coordinator of the Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) projects for three regions of the country, Aug. 14-15. This is spearheaded by the Office of Project Development Services (OPDS) in coordination with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Regional Office 10. The Geo-tagging technology is a web generated tool which sho... Read Full Story - DILG to unde...
  • CamSur PPOC bent on pursuing CLIP

    PILI, Camarines Sur, Aug.5 (PIA) --- The attainment of a just and lasting peace is but one of the cornerstones of President Aquino’s leadership and falls under the fourth priority area under his administration that now the Camarines Sur Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) is about to anchor the local mechanism in connection with the implementation of the Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP) for former rebels. In its recent meeting, Camarines Sur Vice Governor Fort... Read Full Story - CamSur PPOC ...
  • Bataoil bares winning PCR formula

    ILOILO CITY, Aug. 6 (PIA6) – What is the simple, tried and tested, and winning formula in police community relations?According to retired Philippine National Police (PNP) general and now Pangasinan 2nd District Congressman Leopoldo N. Bataoil, the formula is that the policeman must be seen, felt and experienced positively by the people he serves.Bataoil, who also became the overall PCR Director after serving the PNP organization in various key positions, this is the very simple tried and t... Read Full Story - Bataoil bare...
  • CADAC to hold drug orientation

    BACOLOD CITY, Aug. 6 (PIA6) - - The Bacolod City Anti-Drug Abuse Council is set to hold an orientation to barangay captains and school heads on August 12 at the lobby of Bacolod People’s House.The orientation will be led by member agencies, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, Bacolod City Police Office and the Department of Social Services and Development.Topics will include a briefing on the Barangay Drug Clearing Operations, Salient Provisions of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerou... Read Full Story - CADAC to hol...
  • Stronger houses up for Altavas typhoon victims

    KALIBO, Aklan, August 6 (PIA6) --   Typhoon Yolanda victims in Altavas, Aklan whose houses have not yet left the ground since the November 8, 2013 devastation, are now assured of stronger and sturdier dwellings with their receipt recently of housing materials from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) here and the provincial government of Aklan under Governor Florencio T. Miraflores. The distribution of housing materials, composed of assorted lumber and galvanized ... Read Full Story - Stronger hou...
  • Crime volume decreases in NegOr

    NEGROS ORIENTAL, Aug. 6 (PIA)--The Philippine National Police (PNP)-Negros Oriental reported yesterday an 8.22 percent decrease in crime volume from January to July 2014 compared to the same period last year during the Provincial Peace & Order Council meeting. Negros Oriental Provincial Police Office director, Senior Superintendent Mariano Natuel Jr., showed a comparative crime volume decreased with 510 incidents or from 6,201 recorded in 2013 to 5,691 incidents in both index ... Read Full Story - Crime volume...
  • PRO 13 hires 325 additional non-uniformed personnel anew

    TANDAG CITY Aug. 6 (PIA) – Police Regional Office 13 (PRO 13) in Caraga headed by regional director P/Chief Supt. Dominador Eslava Aquino, Jr. is hiring anew additional non-uniformed personnel (NUP) intended to be utilized as crime registrar in police stations. According to SPO1 Ranilo Malong, Public Information Officer (PIO) of Surigao del Sur Police Provincial Office (SDSPPO) under officer-in-charge (OIC) provincial director P/SSupt. Narciso Verdadero, 325 slots of the 7,439 vacant ... Read Full Story - PRO 13 hires...
  • Fil-Chinese businessman donates two boats to Phl Navy

    MANILA, 06 August (PIA) – Filipino-Chinese businessman Edmond Borja recently donated two 5-tonner boats to the Philippine Navy.  “This desire to help the AFP is a gesture of sense of nationalism and patriotism that should be replicated by everybody,” Philippine Navy chief Vice Admiral Jesus C. Millan said during the turn-over ceremony of the boats at the Philippine Navy Headquarters in Manila Monday. According to Millan, the boats will be beneficial in supporting... Read Full Story - Fil-Chinese ...
  • NNC leads Nutrition in Emergencies' reg'l nutrition cluster orientation-cum-workshop

    AGLIPAY, Quirino, August 5 (PIA)—The National Nutrition Council recently convened the newly organized Region 2 Nutrition Cluster in Emergencies  at the Quirino Experiment Station here for a 4-day orientation and workshop to come up with a regional cluster preparedness plan. National Nutrition Council Coordinator Rhodora C. Maestre said the workshop aimed at describing the overall framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in the region, health and emergency managem... Read Full Story - NNC leads Nu...
  • DFA recommends suspension of overseas voters registration in hotspots

    MANILA, Aug 5 -- The Department of Foreign Affairs, Overseas Voting Secretariat (DFA-OVS), announced today, August 04, that it has recommended to the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) the immediate suspension of overseas voters registration in Libya, Syria, Iraq, Ukraine, and the Gaza Strip, in view of the deteriorating security situation in these areas. The recommendation was finalized after consultations with the Secretary of Foreign Affairs and the concerned Foreign Service Posts.&n... Read Full Story - DFA recommen...
  • More OFWs from Libya set to arrive in Manila this week  

    MANILA, Aug. 5 --  More batches of Filipino repatriates are expected to arrive in Manila this week. Twenty three (23) overseas Filipino workers from Libya are set to arrive in Manila today at 10:10 p.m. on board EK334 at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Another batch composed of 49 OFWs will also arrive tomorrow,August 5, at 7:00 a.m. on board EK336.  The third batch composed of 42 OFWs will arrive on August 6 at 7:00 a.m. o... Read Full Story - More OFWs fr...
  • PNP-Kalinga strengthens ‘pulong-pulong sa barangay’

           TABUK CITY, Kalinga,Aug. 5 (PIA) – In a bid to effectively resolve criminality and lawlessness in the province, the police here has strengthened the  “pulong-pulong sa barangay”.Provincial Police Director SSupt. Victor Wanchakan explained that the  ‘pulong-pulong sa barangay’ is a community-based approach that strengthens people-police cooperation in bringing peace and security to the community.It involves the police holding... Read Full Story - PNP-Kalinga ...
  • No coup threat in Eastern Visayas says 8th ID commander

    CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, August 5 (PIA) - “We must unite our gains and stand our momentum. In the face of any trial, the consistency and solidness of the army in the region will always be our best assurance,” 8th Infantry Division Commanding General Jet Velarmino said during the 8th ID 26th Anniversary. Velarmino denied reports that dissatisfied members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) are plotting a coup d’état against the administration of President&nbs... Read Full Story - No coup thre...
  • Cebuano News: Konsehal nahingawa sa pagtaas sa mga insidente sa krimen sa CdeO

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 5 – Dako ang kahingawa ni konsehal Candy Darimbang sa namatikdang pagtaas sa mga insidente sa krimen dinhi sa dakbayan sa Cagayan de Oro. Mao kini ang unod sa special report sa konsehal sa sesyon sa konseho kagahapon nga gidumala ni konsehal Ramon Tabor. Namatikdan sa konsehal nga ubay-ubay na ang nahitabong pagpanulis sa mga establisamento sa syudad apan ang kapolisan naglisod sa pag-ila sa mga kriminal tungod kay kun dili nagkalo sulod sa establisame... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Tagalog News: Gobyerno determinado sa paglikas ng mga Pilipino mula sa Libya, sabi ng isang opisyal ng Palasyo

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Agosto 5 (PIA) - Sinabi ng Palasyo noong Lunes na determinado ang gobyerno na dalhin pauwi ang mga Pilipinong manggagawa (OFW) na nanganganib ang buhay sa Libya. “Para doon sa mga nakakita ang kanilang sarili na talagang nasa panganib na kalagayan, gusto talaga ng pamahalaan na makauwi sila ng ligtas,” sabi ni Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda sa mga reporter noong siya ay nakipanayam sa Malakanyang. Ayon sa Department of Foreign Affairs, (DFA) h... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • GPH, MILF chief negotiators welcome support of CSOs to Mindanao peace process  

    DAVAO CITY, Aug. 5  -- The chief negotiators of the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) jointly expressed their appreciation of the support of various civil society groups in Mindanao on Monday as the panels continue their work in finalizing a mutually-acceptable draft Bangsamoro Basic Law. Leaders of the Mindanao Peaceweavers (MPW), the largest network of peace advocates in Mindanao, met the peace panels of the government and the MILF to renew their stea... Read Full Story - GPH, MILF ch...
  • Solid financial performance brings SSS asset level to P415-B

    ILIGAN CITY, August 5 (PIA) - Building on its solid financial performance since the start of the year, total assets of the Social Security System (SSS) expand by eight percent to P415 billion as of May 2014, showing a growth of over P30 billion in just five months from its P385 billion asset level as of December 2013. May Catherine Ciriaco, SSS Vice President for Management Services and Planning, credited the increase in assets to the six percent growth in investment level, which stood at P... Read Full Story - Solid financ...
  • PDEA commends court verdict over 3 Chinese nationals for shabu lab operation

    QUEZON CITY, 05 August (PIA) – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) lauded the decision of Judge Danilo V. Suarez of Parañaque City, Regional Trial Court Branch 259 for the conviction of three Chinese nationals involved in the operation of illegal drugs in the country. According to PDEA, the court found the Chinese nationals guilty beyond reasonable doubt for operating a clandestine methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu laboratory in Parañaque City. &ldquo... Read Full Story - PDEA commend...
  • Young Muslim professionals join calls for peace in Gaza

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Aug 4 (PIA) -- The Young Moro Professionals Network (YMPN) has joined the calls for a peaceful resolution of the Israel-Gaza conflict. In a statement emailed to the Philippine Information Agency, the YMPN urged both Israelis and Paletinians to resume peace talks on an acceptable, fair and democratic resolution creating a genuine and far-reaching solution towards an end to the sectarian violence and sporadic armed confrontation. It said that the recognition o... Read Full Story - Young Muslim...
  • Malacanang renew calls for Filipinos in Libya to repatriate themselves

    MANILA, Aug. 4 -- Malacanang on Sunday renew its call for Filipinos in Libya to repatriate themselves as the conflict there continues.“Tinatawagan po muli ang ating mga kababayang nasa Libya at pati na rin ang kanilang mga kamag-anak dito na pagtulungan po natin ang paghikayat sa kanila na lumikas na sa lalong madaling panahon para sa kanilang kaligtasan,” said , Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Hermio Coloma, Jr., in a press briefing over dzRB Radyo ng Bayan.He... Read Full Story - Malacanang r...
  • Palace hopes for smooth passage of Bangsamoro Law in Congress

    MANILA, Aug. 4 -- Malacanang on Sunday  said  the government panel and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) are working together to make sure that the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will be passed into law smoothly.Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., told reporters in a press briefing over dzRB Radyo ng Bayan that both panel will utilize “appropriate language” to ensure compliance with the Constitution.Both the Senate and the House ... Read Full Story - Palace hopes...
  • 8th ID marks 26th anniversary of serving the people in disaster while securing the land

    CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, August 4 (PIA) - The 8th Infantry Division Philippine Army based in Catbalogan City marked its 26th anniversary drumbeating its service to the people especially the victims of calamities and disaster. In an audio-visual presentation, it underscored the significant role of the Storm troopers Division during rescue operations in disasters that hit Eastern Visayas. The elements of 8th ID with its different battalions and units all over Samar, Leyte and Biliran resp... Read Full Story - 8th ID marks...
  • Tagalog News: Palasyo inulit-ulit ang panawagan sa mga Pilipinong nasa Libya na ilikas ang kanilang sarili

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Agosto 4 (PIA) - Inulit ng Malakanyang noong Linggo ang kanilang panawagan sa mga Pilipino na nasa Libya na ilikas ang kanilang sarili habang patuloy ang hidwaan doon. “Tinatawagan po muli ang ating mga kababayang nasa Libya at pati na rin ang kanilang mga kamag-anak dito na pagtulungan po natin ang paghikayat sa kanila na lumikas na sa lalong madaling panahon para sa kanilang kaligtasan,” sabi ni Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Hermio... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • Tagalog News: Pagsisikap ng pamahalaan sa paglaban sa mga pagpatay sa media nanatiling walang humpay

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Agosto 4 (PIA) - Nilalatag na ng pamahalaan ang mga reporma para itaguyod ang proteksyon sa mga mamamahayag, sabi ng isang opisyal ng Palasyo noong Sabado. “Pagtunton at pagkumpiska sa loose firearms, pagpapahusay sa kapabilidad ng mga alagad ng batas, pagpapatatag sa sistema ng katarungan, pagsuporta sa pagpapalaganap ng media ethics and standards—‘yan ang mga haligi ng programa ng pamahalaan upang mapigil ang karahasan laban sa mga mamamahayag,&rdquo... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • Public-private partnership active in rescue ops

    NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Aug. 4 (PIA6) - - The public-private partnership is seen even during rescue operations and disaster preparedness as in the recently held bombing and mass casualty drill at the Bacolod People’s House.In line with the celebration of the National Disaster Consciousness Month, the local government of Bacolod through its City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office with partner agencies from both public and private organizations held the drill, a release from the Bacolo... Read Full Story - Public-priva...
  • Aklanon News: Palasyo gina uman-uman ro panawagan sa mga pinoy sa Libya nga mag-uli eon

    MANILA, Agosto 4 (PIA6) - - Sa padayon nga kinagamo sa Libya, ro Malacanang hay uman nga naga panawagan sa mga Pilipino sa Libya nga mag-uli eon lang. “Ginapanawagan namon it uman ro atong mga kasimanwa nga ona pa sa Libya ag pati eon ro andang mga pamilya nga iya sa Pilipinas nga magbueoligan kita sa pag engganyo kanda nga eagi-eagi hay umuli eon sanda para sa andang kaeuwasan,” hambae ni Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary, Herminio Coloma Jr., sa sang... Read Full Story - Aklanon News...
  • Antipolo celebrates 2014 National Disaster Consciousness Month

    ANTIPOLO CITY, Rizal, Aug. 4 (PIA) – The city government of Antipolo through the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) held a caravan in selected areas in the city in line with the observance of the 2014 National Disaster Consciousness Month (NDCM) every July.               CDRRMO staff, Antipolo City Rescue, City Health Office, Office of Public Safety and Security (OPSS) and PNP-Ant... Read Full Story - Antipolo cel...
  • Military, police joint training program in Sorsogon, cited model for enhancing cooperation

    CASTILLA, SORSOGON, Aug 2 (PIA) – Sixty-six students from the troops of the 903rd Infantry (Fight & Defend) Brigade, 5th Regional Public Safety Battalion and Sorsogon Provincial Police Office are now added in the roster of graduates following the culmination of the Joint Scout Ranger Orientation Training Class 03-14 held last month at the training ground of 903rd Infantry Brigade. The training, which started on June 2, 2014 lasted for four weeks, with a total of 66 students compos... Read Full Story - Military, po...
  • 53 Day Care schoolers benefit from feeding program

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, August 2 (PIA) – At least 53 schoolers of  a Day Care Center in barangay Upper Magsaysay here recently received a free feeding service from civil society organizations. The feeding sevice was given by the members of the Rotary Club of Bayombong, Free and Accepted Masons and the Barangay Nutrition Council (BNC). Myrna Mariano, a day care teacher said the activity is part of the sustained assistance being given by the civic organizations to their scho... Read Full Story - 53 Day Care ...
  • DOLE: OFWs in Libya can leave without exit visas

    MANILA, Aug, 2  -- Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz  said overseas Filipino workers in Libya can leave the country even without an exit visa. “Labor Attache to Tripoli Nasser Mustafa has reported to Administrator Hans Leo J. Cacdac of the DOLE Quick Response Team that exit visa is no longer a problem for our OFWs. This after the Libyan Ministry of Labor has given the authority to bring all Filipinos out of Libya even without exit visas,&rdquo... Read Full Story - DOLE: OFWs i...
  • DFA Sec meets with Filipino repatriates in Djerba, Tunisia

    MANILA, Aug. 2 --  Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosario met yesterday, August 01, with a portion of a group of 95 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) ready to be repatriated from Libya. This current batch of Filipino evacuees crossed the Tunisian border of Ras Ajdir on July 31. They were bused to the Island of Djerba, over 120 kilometers from the border, where they are being temporarily hosteled, while awaiting their flights to Manila on Sunday. Secretary Del Ros... Read Full Story - DFA Sec meet...
  • More OFWs from Libya scheduled to arrive in Manila

    MANILA,  Aug. 2 --  The Philippine Embassy in Tripoli reported that three batches of Filipino repatriates are scheduled to arrive in Manila during the weekend. Twenty (21) overseas Filipino workers from Libya are set to arrive in Manila today at 4:00 pm. on board QR926 at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Another batch composed of 15 OFWs will also arrive tomorrow at 11:00 p.m. on board QR924.  The third batch composed of 36 OFWs will arrive on Augus... Read Full Story - More OFWs fr...
  • PHO to conduct polio, measles vaccinations in Isabela

    ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, August 1 (PIA) – The Isabela Provincial Health Office (IPHO) will conduct next month a free polio and anti-measles vaccinations to all infants and children in the province. Dr. Rosarita Mariano, IPHO chief, said the massive vaccinations aim to prevent infants and children against polio and measles. She said all health personnel from the provincial health office, rural health units and barangay health workers will lead the massive polio and anti-measles ... Read Full Story - PHO to condu...
  • DOLE augments contingency team to assist in repatriation of OFWs from Libya

    MANILA, Aug. 1 --  Gearing up for a possible mass repatriation of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from civil war-torn Libya and to ensure a smooth implementation of the government’s evacuation plan just in case, Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz has approved the augmentation of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in Libya and the Philippine Rapid Response Team in Tunisia and Malta. “With orders to leave the country as soon as they are ready,... Read Full Story - DOLE augment...
  • DFA says repatriation efforts in Libya ongoing

    MANILA, August. 1 --  The Department of Foreign Affairs reassures the public that repatriation efforts are on-going in Libya under Crisis Alert Level 4 (Mandatory Repatriation). At no point in time was it discontinued, DFA asserted. In a statement, DFA said the repatriation efforts are headed by Mr. Adelio Angelito Cruz, Chargé d’Affaires of the Philippine Embassy in Tripoli and leader of the Rapid Response Team. DFA said it remains committed to the protection of our ... Read Full Story - DFA says rep...
  • 8 Pangasinense OFWs from Libya now home

    DAGUPAN CITY, August 1 (PIA) – Eight overseas Filipino workers in war-torn Libya returned to the comforts of their home in Pangasinan, according to the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration. Rhoda Nilda Lee, overseas workers welfare officer in the Ilocos, said distressed OFWs from countries affected by political unrest undergo stress debriefing programs upon their return to the Philippines. Lee said OWWA also provides re-integration package that will aid them in enhancing their... Read Full Story - 8 Pangasinen...
  • Army chief cites new Agila Brigade commander as “perfect fit”

                     DAVAO DEL NORTE, Aug. 2 (PIA)--- The footsteps  of former Philippine Army (PA) 10th Infantry “Agila” Division commanding general is hard to follow, but Philippine Army chief, Maj. Gen. Hernando Iriberri believes that the new Agila Division commander is equally capable.                 In  his message... Read Full Story - Army chief c...
  • Cebuano News: Konsehal miawhag sa traffic enforcer pagpasabot sa kalapasan sa trapiko

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 1 – Kung magdakop ug magsita og traffic violator, angayang nahibalo ang traffic enforcer sa nahimong kalapasan sa driver. Mao kini ang hugot nga gipahayag ni konsehal Alden Bacal atol sa tigom sa komite sa public utilities niadtong Miyerkoles nga gidumala ni konsehal Roger Abaday human iyang nadawat ang reklamo gikan sa usa ka motorista. Matod pa nga gisikop kini sa usa ka traffic enforcer apan sa pagpangutana kun unsa ang kalapasan... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • SP calls for routine saturation patrols, checkpoints in barangays

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 1 -- In line with the thrust to strengthen the city’s peace and order drive, the City Council during its regular session Monday presided over by vice mayor Caesar Ian E. Acenas adopted Resolution No. 11739-2014. The resolution urges barangay officials, through the Liga Ng Mga Barangay to conduct routine saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints in their respective areas of jurisdiction, in coordination with proper authorities. The resolution was auth... Read Full Story - SP calls for...
  • Bangsamoro Basic Law to respect IP rights –Deles

    MANILA, August 1  – Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos Deles in a meeting with leaders of Indigenous Peoples (IPs) in Mindanao on Friday affirmed that IP rights will be respected in the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). “From the start, the government has been committed to IP rights. We will never allow you to become second-class citizens in Mindanao,” Deles told IP leaders in a meeting held at the Office of the Presidential Advis... Read Full Story - Bangsamoro B...
  • Bangsamoro Law top priority of PNoy admin -- Deles

    MANILA, August 1 --  Peace adviser Teresita Quintos Deles said that the list of priority measures submitted by the Office of the President to Congress shows that the Aquino administration will go all-out to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in Congress.  “The BBL topped the list of 26 proposed priority measures that was submitted by the Office of the President for enactment by the 16th Congress,” Deles said, saying that this demonstrates “government intend... Read Full Story - Bangsamoro L...
  • Anti-communist group holds condemnation rally in Bislig City 

    BISLIG CITY, August 1 (PIA)  – The anti-communist group called Movement Against Communist Organization gathered on the streets marching along Mangagoy, Bislig City from Saint Vincent Catholic Church, Bus Terminal to Bislig City Central Market on Tuesday, July 29. Around 200 demonstrators participated in denouncing the Communist Party of the Philippines – New People’s Army – National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF/CNN) terroristic activities such as arson, ex... Read Full Story - Anti-communi...
  • PNP to hold ‘Pulisteniks,’ other activities on police service anniv.

    QUEZON CITY, 01 August (PIA) – In celebration of the 113th Police Service Anniversary on August 8, 2014, the Philippine National Police (PNP) will hold the “Pulisteniks, Bisikletahan at Takbong Anibersaryo” 2014. According to the PNP, dance instructors will lead the ‘pulisteniks’ program composed of Taebo/Zumba to be followed by a 3-kilometer run or to take a bike around a designated route. The event will be held on August 2, 2014 (Saturday), 5:30 AM at th... Read Full Story - PNP to hold ...
  • PDEA rewards 10 civilian informants

    QUEZON CITY, 01 August (PIA) – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) recently rewarded 10 civilian informants under PDEAs ‘Operation Private Eye.’ PDEA Director General Undersecretary Arturo G. Cacdac, Jr. said the informants provided information which led to the successful arrests of several high-value drug personalities and foreign drug personalities during interdiction operations, implementation of search warrants, and confiscation of large volume of methampheta... Read Full Story - PDEA rewards...
  • Magbalantay brigade joins Eidl Fitr celebration in Lanao Norte

    ILIGAN CITY, July 31 (PIA) -The 2nd Mechanized Infantry (Magbalantay) Brigade joined the Eidl’l Fit’r celebration with a Panagtagbo sa Kalinaw- An Interfaith and Multi-Cultural Solidarity at Barangay Pagayawan, Bacolod, Lanao del Norte on 30 July 2014.Col Demy T Tejares CAV (GSC) PA, 2nd Mech Inf Bde commander, said the celebration is one of the most joyous days in Islamic calendar that marks the end of Ramadan.Highlighting the activity was the Interfaith Celebration, spearheaded by ... Read Full Story - Magbalantay ...
  • DSWD-13 chief recognizes 2014 Gawad KALASAG regl winners, encourages them to do more

    BUTUAN CITY, August 1 (PIA) – Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Caraga regional director and vice chairperson for Disaster Response Committee Minda Brigoli expressed appreciation and recognition to the regional winners of this year’s Awarding of Gawad KALASAG  (KAlamidad at Sakuna LAbanan SAriling Galing ang Kaligtasan) 2014 held on Thursday at the Almont Hotel's Inland Resort, this city. The said awarding is spearheaded by the Regional Disas... Read Full Story - DSWD-13 chie...
  • Malacañang condemns assault on Filipina in Libya

    MANILA, July 31 --  Malacañang on Thursday condemned the kidnapping and rape of a Filipina nurse by youths in Libya. “Kinokondena po natin ang krimen na naganap laban sa isang mamamayan natin doon,” Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said in a press briefing at the Palace. According to reports, four Libyan youths kidnapped the Filipina nurse and brought her to an undisclosed place where she was assaulted by six men. She ... Read Full Story - Malaca&ntild...
  • Release of four policemen can lead to peace talks with reds--Palace

    MANILA, July 31 -- The Palace on Wednesday welcomed the release of four policemen who were abducted by communist rebels in Surigao del Norte, saying the act is a “groundbreaking event” that could lead to the resumption of peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front (NDF).“This is a welcome development on the part of the NDF to release these four policemen. Certainly, we hope this is a groundbreaking event where the Communist Party of the Philippines -- National P... Read Full Story - Release of f...
  • 359 ARBs receive CLOAs

    NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, July 31 (PIA6) - - The Department of Agrarian Reform North Negros gave out Certificates of Land Ownership Award (CLOA) and loan support from the Agrarian Production Credit Program (APCP) to agrarian reform beneficiaries.About 359 ARBs from 10 municipalities received their CLOAs dividing the 397.964 hectares of land holdings.The 10 municipalities and cities in North Negros Occidental include Escalante City, Toboso, Calatrava, Sagay City, Cadiz City, Manapla, Victorias City, E. ... Read Full Story - 359 ARBs rec...
  • Ilocos Sur, puntirya ng mga sindikato na nagtitinda ng  mga pekeng fertilizer

    VIGAN CITY, July 31 (PIA) – Nagbabala ang Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority (FPA)  sa mga magsasaka na makipagtulongan sa pamahalaan para malabanan ang mga sindikatong nagtitinda ng mga pekeng fertilizer  lalong-lalo na sa mga liblib na pook  sa  Ilocos Sur , ang pangunahing nagtatanim ng tabakong birhinya sa buong Pilipinas. Ayon kay FPA Provincial Director Rey Segismundo, puntirya ng mga sindikatong ito na nagmula sa ibang mga lalawigan sa Cagayan Valley  p... Read Full Story - Ilocos Sur, ...
  • Tagalog news: Payak ngunit makahulugan pagdiriwang ng Marinduque sa Labanan ng Paye 

    QUEZON CITY, Ika-31 ng Hulyo (PIA) Simple ngunit makahulugan ang gagawing paggunita ng mga taga-Marinduque ngayong araw sa mga magigiting na kawal ng Unang Republika na kalahok sa Labanan sa Paye noong Digmaang Pilipino-Amerikano.Ang Labanan ng Paye ang isa sa mga bakbakan kung saan namayani ang mga kawal Pilipino sa  higit na armadong mga tropang Amerikano.Noong katanghalian ng ika-31 ng Hulyo, napaatras ng mga tauhan nina Kapitan Teofilo Roque at Tinyente Pedro Torres ang mga kabig ng Com... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Cebuano News: Pagpatrolya, checkpoint sa kabaranggayan gihangyo

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 31 – Ang Konseho sa syudad ubos ni bise mayor Caesar Ian Acenas padayong naninguha nga mapatunhay ang kahusay ug kalinaw sa dakbayan. Sa sesyon niadtong Lunes hiniusang gisagop sa konseho ang Resolosyon No. 11739-2014 nga nag-aghat sa mga opisyal sa barangay pinaagi sa Liga ng mga Barangay pagpahigayon og makanunayong pagpatrolya ingon man checkpoint sulod sa tagsa tagsa ka teritoryo. Hinuon, gisugyot nga kinahanglang sa pagpahigayon sa maong pagpatrolya... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Palace welcomes Vatican’s announcement of Pope Francis’ visit to Manila

    MANILA, July 31 -- Malacañang is looking forward to His Holiness Pope Francis’ four-day trip to the Philippines next year, which reportedly includes a visit to areas devastated by super typhoon "Yolanda," as well as the University of Santo Tomas.“The government joins the Filipino people in welcoming the Vatican’s announcement confirming that His Holiness Pope Francis will make an Apostolic Visit to the Philippines on January 15 to 19, 2015,” Presiden... Read Full Story - Palace welco...
  • CSOs give aid to Day Care schoolers, pregnant women in Nueva Vizcaya

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 31 (PIA) – Civil Society Organizations (CSO) here recently provided assistance to 50 Day Care schoolers and 7 pregnant mothers in barangay Bonfal Proper in support of the Nutrition Month celebration. The free services offered were toothbrushes, toothpastes, vitamins and lectures on maternal child care and dental care. Day Care schoolers  also benefited  from the feeding program while pregnant mothers  also received  free gif... Read Full Story - CSOs give ai...
  • Tagalog news: VRH, nagsagawa ng earthquake drill

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , July 31(PIA) – Nagsagawa ng isang Earthquake Drill ang mga kawani ng Veterans Regional Hospital (VRH) kahapon bilang paghahanda sa nasabing kalamidad. Ayon kay Dr. Joselito Gomzales , earthquake drill  coordinator, ang nasabing  programa ay taunang isinasagawa ng VRH upang  patuloy na  maturuan ang mga kawani nito sa tamang gawin at ipatupad na aksyon  sa oras ng earthquake. “Isa itong pagsasanay sa aming standard operatin... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • PNP Aglipay Advisory Council takes oath

    AGLIPAY, Quirino, July 31 (PIA)-- Members of the Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) of the Aglipay Police Station recently took their oath before Mayor Jerry T. Agsalda who is also the MAC chairman. The members are  Sangguniang Bayan Giovanni M. Eustaquio, Villa Santiago Barangay Captain Milagros V. Ramirez, Elderly representative Abner dela Cruz, Religious Sector representative Evangelist Ludivico Marquez and  Business sector representative Freddie Leano. Other members include... Read Full Story - PNP Aglipay ...
  • Sibugay PPO intensifies awareness on anti-kidnapping groups

    IPIL, Zamboanga Sibugay, July 31 (PIA) – To intensify public awareness on anti-kidnapping groups, the Provincial Police Office (PPO) here distributed  information, education and communication (IEC) materials on various  modus operandi and preventive tips to the vulnerable sector of the community, especially students. Police Chief Inspector Leo P. Castillo, provincial information officer of the PPO said the distribution of information materials is an initiative of the Philipp... Read Full Story - Sibugay PPO ...
  • Taguig intensifies anti-illegal drugs campaign; investigates alleged drug joints

    TAGUIG CITY, 31 July (PIA) – Taguig City Mayor Lani Cayetano ordered the city police to further investigate on the tagging of certain clubs in Bonifacio Global City (BGC) as alleged drug joints. “We do not tolerate illegal drugs activities in Taguig so we are asking those in-charge of the investigations to inform us of the basis for such statement so we, in the local government, could take the necessary steps to address the situation,” Cayetano said. She instructed Ta... Read Full Story - Taguig inten...
  • DILG-13 engages community mobilizers to support GPB

    BUTUAN CITY, July 31 - The Department of the Interior and Local Government Region 13 (DILG-13) has engaged four Community Mobilizers (CM) to assist Local Government Units, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and communities in the crafting of Local Poverty Reduction Plans (LPRAP) under the Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GBP).  Started in 2012, the GPB has put premium on people participation in local budgeting process and local governance. “Ako nalipay na ang mga katawhan,&nbs... Read Full Story - DILG-13 enga...
  • Forum on youth study slated

    BUTUAN CITY, July 31 – Recent study result of young people’s sexuality and health will be presented in a multi-sectoral gathering on Friday, August 1, this city. The Commission on Population (PopCom)-Caraga will facilitate a dissemination forum on the 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study (YAFSS 4) which revealed the reproductive behavior of the youth aged 15-24 in the country, including Caraga Region. The result will be presented by the representatives of the Universit... Read Full Story - Forum on you...
  • Tagalog News: Pagpalaya sa apat na pulis ay maaring patungo sa usapang pangkapayapaan sa pagitan ng mga rebeldeng komunista - Malakanyang

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Hulyo 31 (PIA) - Ikinalulugod ng Palasyo ang pagpalaya sa apat na pulis na binihag ng mga komunistang rebelled sa Surigao del Norte at sinabing ang naganap ay isang “groundbreaking” na pangyayari na maaring patungo sa pagbalik ng usapang pangkapayapaan sa pagitan ng National Democratic Front (NDF). “Ito ay isang nakakalugod na paglalahad sa parte ng NDF na palayain itong apat na pulis. Umaasa kami na ito ay magiging “groundbreaking” na pang... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • PNP: Help bring about justice, preserve crime scenes

    BOAC,  Marinduque, July 31 (PIA) -- Preserving crime scenes will help authorities cut down rising unresolved cases, according to the Philippine National Police.  This is the primary goal of the Crime Scene Awareness Seminar held at the Boac Covered Court by the Marinduque Police Provincial Office (MPPO). The Chief of Operations Management Division of the Philippine National Police Crime Laboratory in Camp Crame, Police Senior Superintendent Elimer Catabay was invited to speak... Read Full Story - PNP: Help br...
  • Benguet town strengthens disaster preparedness program

    TUBA, Benguet, July 30 (PIA) - - The Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MDRRMC) here  has intensified its program on disaster preparedness in line with this year’s theme of the National Disaster Consciousness Month, “Kahandaan at Kaligtasan ng Pamayanan, Pundasyon ng Kaunlaran”. Clarita W. Lardizabal, Environmental Specialist 1 and the MDRRM officer –designate, said  this year’s celebration  is focused on upholding disaster... Read Full Story - Benguet town...
  • Army 36IB to mark 40th Founding Anniversary

    TANDAG CITY, July 30 (PIA) – The 36th Infantry (Valor) Battalion of the Philippine Army (PA) led by Lt. Col. (LTC) Anastacio Suaybaguio, Jr., with its headquarters located at Sitio Mambago, Barangay Dayo-an, Tago town in Surigao del Sur is set to mark its 40th Founding Anniversary on August 1, 2014. In a letter to Governor Johnny Pimentel, Battalion Commander Lt. Col. Suaybaguio, invited the province’s chief executive to grace the occasion and, at the same time, informed him as ... Read Full Story - Army 36IB to...
  • Isabela creates integrated security plan

    ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, July 30 (PIA) – This province has formally established its integrated security plan after the Isabela anti-crime task force member-agencies and non-government organizations convened recently on the formulation of the security plan. Ysmael Atienza, anti-crime task force vice-chairman, said the security plan includes anti-crime, anti-drug and anti-insurgency components aimed at maintaining the internal peace and security of the province. He said the establishm... Read Full Story - Isabela crea...
  • US customer service firm lauded for decision to pull out training video that negatively depicted Filipinos

    MANILA, July 30 --  The Filipino community lauded a California-based company for its decision to delete a scene in its customer service training video that negatively portrayed Filipino healthcare workers. CRM Learning of Carlsbad, California, said it will also withdraw the training video from the market after the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C., the Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA) and the Migrant Heritage Commission (MHC) told the company the customer service tr... Read Full Story - US customer ...
  • Cebuano News: Mga hangyo sa konseho giaksyonan sa kwerpo sa kapolisan –COCPO

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 30 – Giaksyonan sa kadagkoan sa kwerpo sa kapolisan ang mga hangyo sa konseho sa dakbayan sa Cagayan de Oro ubos ni bise mayor Caesar Ian Acenas alang sa pagpalapad sa kampanya sa kahusay ug kalinaw. Mao kini ang gipasalig ni City Police Director Graciano Mijares atol sa milabayng tigom sa komite sa police, fire and public safety ni konsehal Ramon Tabor. Lakip sa giingong naaksyonan sa kauluhan mao ang Resolosyon No. 11714-2014 nga naghangyo sa PNP Headq... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • PRO-6 slates caravan for gun holders

    ILOILO CITY, July 30 (PIA6)—The Police Regional Office-6 will be the venue of a caravan for gun holders, slated August 11-15, to accommodate those who are applying for License to Own and Possess Firearms(LTOPF). Police Inspector Sheila Sangrines, public information officer, said that the LTOPF can only be secured at Camp Crame in Quezon City, but the PRO-6 is making it convenient for gun holders in the region with the caravan, where biometrics and photo capturing system will be done.&... Read Full Story - PRO-6 slates...
  • Cebuano News: President Aquino sertipikahan ang Bangsamoro Basic Law isip “urgent” nga balaod

    MANILA, Hulyo 30 (PIA) – Sertipikahan ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III ang Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) isip “urgent” kun dinali-an nga balaod, usa ka opisyal sa Palasyo miingon, sa milabay nga Domingo.“Prayoridad ni Presidente Aquino nga mahimo nang balaod ang BBL ug mamugna na ang Bangsamoro Transition Authority sa sunod tuig,” matud pa ni Presidential Communication Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Hermino Coloma, Jr., atol sa usa ka press briefing sa Station d... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • GPH, MILF make ‘good progress’ in draft Basic Law

    MANILA, July 29 -- Government of the Philippines (GPH) chief negotiator Miriam Coronel-Ferer on Monday said that the peace panels of the state and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front  (MILF) are finding good solutions to the sticky issues on the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). “We met over the weekend and made progress on two important articles pertaining to fiscal autonomy and the structure of the Bangsamoro government,” Coronel-Ferrer said, noting that the panels &ld... Read Full Story - GPH, MILF ma...
  • 4 policemen meet their families after 19 days of captivity

    KITCHARAO, Agusan del Norte, July 29 (PIA) - PO3 Vic Calubag Concon, PO1 Rey O’niel Morales, PO1 Joen B. Zabala and PO1 Edito F. Roquino finally met their families after being freed by the New People’s Army (NPA) on Tuesday. At around 3:58 p.m., said police officers were finally released after 19th day of captivity following a negotiation between the national government officials and the NPA-National Democratic Fund (NDF) - North Eastern Mindanao Region (NEMRC). The fo... Read Full Story - 4 policemen ...
  • PMA ‘Matikas’ class of 1983 leads the Army in Mindanao

    CAMP EVANGELISTA, Cagayan de Oro City, July 29 – All the four infantry divisions of Philippine Army in Mindanao are now being led by Generals belonging to Philippine Military Academy Matikas class of 1983. The 1st Infantry (Tabak) Division based at Pulacan, Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur which is in-charge of the western portion of Mindanao is under the command of BGen Gerry Barrientos who just took his post as the new division commander last July 2, 2014. Sixth Infantry (... Read Full Story - PMA ‘Matikas...
  • PDEA-6 warns Ilonggas: “Be wary of foreigner suitors, friends”

    ILOILO CITY, July 29(PIA)—Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-6 Director Paul Ledesma has warned Ilonggas, especially students, to be wary of foreigner friends and suitors. “They may pose as such but they may actually be members of international drug syndicates who intend to use these ladies as drug couriers,” Ledesma said in a media interview. Ledesma said that their monitoring reports revealed about foreigners, some enrolled in universities here, wooing Ilonggas, spe... Read Full Story - PDEA-6 warns...
  • PMA ‘Matikas’ class of 1983 lead Army in Mindanao

    CAMP EVANGELISTA, Cagayan de Oro City, July 29 – All the four infantry divisions of Philippine Army in Mindanao are now being led by Generals belonging to Philippine Military Academy Matikas class of 1983. The 1st Infantry (Tabak) Division based at Pulacan, Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur which is in-charge of the western portion of Mindanao is under the command of BGen Gerry Barrientos who just took his post as the new division commander last July 2, 2014. The 6th Inf... Read Full Story - PMA ‘Matikas...
  • President Aquino set to certify Bangsamoro Basic Law as urgent bill

    MANILA, July 28 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III is set to certify the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) as urgent bill, a Palace official said on Sunday.“Ipinahayag ni Pangulong (Benigno) Aquino (III) na prayoridad ng pamahalaan na ganap na maisabatas ang BBL at maitatag ang Bangsamoro Transition Authority sa susunod na taon,” said Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Hermino Coloma, Jr., in a press briefing over radio station dzRB Radyo ng Bayan.President Benigno ... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • Novo Vizcayanos’ compliance to fire code improved - BFP

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 27 (PIA) – The compliance of business establishments to the implementation of the Fire Code has improved based on the recent report of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in the province. In a report during the recent Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) meeting, the BFP bared that for 2012, they collected more than  P1.3 million fire code fees compared to the more than P1.8 million collection in for the year 2013. “There w... Read Full Story - Novo Vizcaya...
  • PDEA urges brgy officils to reactivate anti-drug bodies

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 26 (PIA) – Officials of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Cagayan Valley has recommended the reactivation of Barangay Anti-Drug Councils (BADAC) in the region to strengthen the campaign against illegal drugs. Juvenal Azurin, PDEA regional director said that through the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Philippine National Police (PNP), BADACs can be reactivated    to fully perform its role as an alli... Read Full Story - PDEA urges b...
  • 30 Filipino repatriates from Libya to arrive in Manila tomorrow  

    MANILA, July 28 -- Thirty (30) more Filipino repatriates from Libya are scheduled to arrive in Manila tomorrow at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1. Twenty four (24) of them are set to arrive at 4:00 p.m. on board QR926, while the remaining six OFWs will arrive at 4:35 p.m. on board EK332. On July 27, 42 OFWs from Libya arrived in Manila at 10:10 p.m. on board EK334 while five OFWs arrived today at 4:35 p.m. on board EK332. Tomorrow’s arrivals wou... Read Full Story - 30 Filipino ...
  • July posts highest, costliest fire incidence in SurSur

    TANDAG CITY, July 28 (PIA) – Aside from having the highest, the costliest fire incidences have also been posted during this month of July for the first half of 2014 in Surigao del Sur, according to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) under Acting Provincial Fire Marshall Insp. Rowella Dinolan. Senior Fire Officer 1 (SFO1) Rogelio Secarro, Operations Section chief of the BFP Provincial Office, bared that of the total five fire occurrences provincewide, three have broken out within this... Read Full Story - July posts h...
  • PNP reiterates readiness for SONA security in SurSur

    TANDAG CITY, July 28 (PIA) – Surigao del Sur Officer-In-Charge (OIC) Provincial Director P/SSupt. Narciso Verdadero  reiterated the readiness of the police in carrying out the security plan set for today in time for the scheduled State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Benigno Aquino III. He said that all units have also been reminded of maximum tolerance especially that protest rallies by some leftist groups are expected to take place. It will be recalled that last ... Read Full Story - PNP reiterat...
  • Youth leadership summit held in Abra upland town

    LACUB, Abra, July 28 (PIA) -- Thirty youth leaders from this upland town in Abra joined the Youth Leadership Summit (YLS) with the theme “Learn Today, Leaders for Tomorrow”  at  Brgy. Poblacion here last July 19-21.The YLS is one of the special projects of the Philippine Army that is an integral component of the Internal Peace and Security Program of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.The YLS in Lacub was the 15th batch of the YLS in Abra conducted by the 41st Infantry Bat... Read Full Story - Youth leader...
  • Panabo mayor signs MOA on peace, dev't with 10th Infantry Division

    PANABO CITY, Davao del Norte - Mayor Atty. Jose L. Silvosa Sr. of Panabo City last week signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the 10th Infantry Division to continue their effort  to push for  development The MOA came  after the 10th Inf. Division declared Panabo City as peaceful, ready for development and free from the influence of insurgency,  Panabo City Information Officer Narciso Jadraque explained. During the MOA signing ceremony on July 21 Mond... Read Full Story - Panabo mayor...
  • Tagalog news:  Groundbreaking ng Romblon Prov'l Public Safety Company Sub-Office, isinagawa

    SAN FERNANDO, Romblon, Hulyo 28 (PIA) --- Ginanap ang ang Groundbreaking Ceremony at Time Capsule Laying para sa planong pagpapatayo ng Romblon Provincial Public Safety Company (PPSC) Sub-Office sa Sitio Talaba, Barangay Taclobo, San Fernando, Romblon kamakailan. Ang okasyon ay pinangunahan ni MIMAROPA Regional Director PCSupt. Dennis Jurilla Peña, sa paanyaya nina Cong. Eleandro Jesus “Budoy” Madrona at Gov. Eduardo “Lolong” Firmalo si PNP Regional Director P... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Decorated general assumes office as gov't ceasefire chief

    DATU ODIN SINSUAT, MAGUINDANAO, July 27 -- “I accept the challenge, your guidance and also your advice in pursuing the gains of the more than 14 years of legacy of the CCCH [Coordinating Committee on the Cessation of Hostilities] for serving lasting peace for Mindanao,” Brigadier General Carlito G. Galvez, Jr. told his predecessor Brigadier General Edmundo Pangilinan. Galvez assumed last Monday the chairmanship of the government ceasefire mechanism. Pangilinan is now the command... Read Full Story - Decorated ge...
  • PDEA to inspect  Cagayan Valley hotels

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , July 26 (PIA)– Agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) will be conducting a surprise inspection among hotels in Cagayan Valley region in the wake of incidents showing that several hotels are now being used for illegal drugs. PDEA regional director Juvenal Azurin, in a recent meeting of the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) here said several hotels in Cagayan Valley are now being used for repacking and selling of illegal drugs. He... Read Full Story - PDEA to insp...
  • Cebuano News: Philhealth ALAGA KA caravan, gipahigayon

    ILIGAN CITY, July 27 (PIA)-- Ang PhilHealth ug Probinsya sa Lanao del Norte ubos sa pangagamhanan niini nagpahigayon sa ALAGA KA Member Data Record (MDR) pag panghatag didto sa Mindanao Civic Center sa Tubod, Lanao del Norte kaniadtong Hulyo 24, 2014.Samtang ang dakbayan sa Iligan usab nagpahigayon sa ALAGA KA caravan sa Hulyo 26 ug 27 (Sabado ug Domingo) sa Iligan City Plaza aron sa pag panghatag sa nahabiling MDR sa mga benepisyaryo sa tanang barangay ug pagpanghatag sa 2014 PhilHealth Identif... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • PMA entrance exam set on August 3

    ILIGAN CITY, July 27 (PIA)--The Philippine Military Academy (PMA) will conduct its annual entrance examination on August 3, 2014 in different testing centers nationwide. The PMA entrance examination is the first step in the admission as cadet to the prestigious and renowned Philippine Military Academy that is also the primary source of Armed Forces of the Philippines Officer Corps in all services (Army, Navy and Air Force). Once admitted, cadets will be free of high quality college edu... Read Full Story - PMA entrance...
  • Empowered grassroots implement 27M-worth projects in Caraga

    BUTUAN CITY, July 27 (PIA) - A total of 38 projects amounting to Php 27,080,000.00 were realized in 2013 through the active participation of the grassroots sector in Caraga with the inclusive growth-implementation strategy of the KALAHI CIDSS- National Community-Driven Development Program (KC-NCDDP) under the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). DSWD-Caraga regional director Minda Brigoli said that funding source of the said projects were from the Grassroots Participato... Read Full Story - Empowered gr...
  • POEA allows exemptions for OFW’s returning to Libya under certain skills

    MANILA, July 26 --  The country will continue to allow the processing and deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) returning to Libya under certain skill categories, Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration said. “The POEA Governing Board has approved Board Resolution No, 17 Series of 2014 allowing the processing and redeployment of OFWs under certain skill categor... Read Full Story - POEA allows ...
  • 11 beneficiaries get new houses  

    NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, July 26 (PIA6) - - House of peace.The provincial government through the Provincial Peace Integration and Development Unit (Pro-PIDU) and the 303rdInfantry Brigade turned over 11 houses to beneficiaries in Barangay Sta. Rosa in Murcia town.Brigade Commander Col. Jon Aying said that the 11 houses costs a total of 20,000 made of light materials like wood, amakan and nipa built by members of the army, auxillary forces and resident-beneficiaries, a show of true Bayanihan spirit.Dr.... Read Full Story - 11 beneficia...
  • DOLE-Caraga implements SPF 

    BUTUAN CITY, July 26 (PIA) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Caraga has been implementing its Special Project Fund (SPF) in support of the administration’s thrust to reduce poverty thru massive job generation. The department has P31.5-M budget in Caraga region through the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Worker (TUPAD) and Government Internship Program (GIP) which are the only two components in the said program. Each district has a P... Read Full Story - DOLE-Caraga ...
  • 13 Filipino repatriates from Libya arrive in  Manila today 

    MANILA, July 25 -- Thirteen (13) overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Libya will arrive in Manila today, at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1. The first 10 OFWs are set to arrive at 4:30 p.m. on board EK332 while the three others will arrive at 10:10 p.m. on board EK334. This brings the total number of repatriated Filipinos from Libya to 533. Representatives from the DFA and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) will be at the airport to b... Read Full Story - 13 Filipino ...
  • PNP, AFP get security set for SONA sked in Caraga

    TANDAG CITY, July 25 (PIA) – Both the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in Caraga region have already their respective security measures set for the July 28 schedule of the State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Benigno Aquino III. Surigao del Sur Officer-In-Charge (OIC) Provincial Director P/SSupt. Narciso Verdadero, for his part, said that it has always been a routine for them to stay in full alert status, conduct choke-and check... Read Full Story - PNP, AFP get...
  • PNP to hold One Stop Shop for firearm license, registration

    DAVAO DEL NORTE, July 25 (PIA) - - The Philippine National Police (PNP) will hold a One Stop Shop on License To Own and Possess Firearms (LTOPF) and Permit to Carry Firearms Outside Residence (PTCFOR) on September 2-4 at Police Regional Office (PRO) XI Covered Court, Camp Catitipan, Davao City. Police Supt. Ceazar Cabuhat, chief of the PRO XI Firearms and Explosive Division, announced yesterday (July 24) during the Information Caravan for LTOPF at Davao del Norte Provincial Police Barr... Read Full Story - PNP to hold ...
  • Pamana FMR  project  in Kalinga inaugurated

    PINUKPUK, Kalinga, July 25(PIA)-- The P20 million farm-to-market road funded by the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) through the Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan or PAMANA was recently inaugurated. Director Marilou Ibanez of OPAPP led national and local officials for the inauguration of the about three kilometer Allaguia farm-to-market road up to its boundary with Asibanglan. In her message, she told beneficiaries that government did not fail in its commitm... Read Full Story - Pamana FMR &...
  • PAMANA-ARMM MNLF beneficiaries participate in project planning

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, July 25 (PIA) – Around 21 members of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) from seven barangays in Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur participated in the formulation of  management plans for the implementation of livelihood programs under the Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) program. The participants also identified and listed down their counterpart activities as preparation for the delivery of their approved project items. The two-day Orien... Read Full Story - PAMANA-ARMM ...
  • Aquino to push Bangsamoro law with conviction

    MANILA, July 25  -- President Benigno Aquino III told members of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Thursday that he will aggressively push for the enactment of the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law in Congress. “I want to be able to push this [Bangsamoro Basic Law] with conviction,” Aquino said, adding that it is his obligation to the people who are yearning for peace in Mindanao. The meeting with the BTC came on the heels of reports that there co... Read Full Story - Aquino to pu...
  • NRCO awards 21 livelihood assistance to displaced OFWs

    BUTUAN CITY, July 25 (PIA) – The National Reintegration Center for OFWs (NRCO), an attached agency of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) awarded 21 livelihood assistance to the displaced Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who were sent back home in the Philippines. The livelihood grants were given to financially aid the returning OFWs who have been maltreated and laid-off from work. Relative to this, DOLE-Caraga, in cooperation with NRCO and Regional Tripartite Wages and... Read Full Story - NRCO awards ...
  • Naga City Peace and Order Council magpupulong sa Hulyo 30

    LUNGSOD NG NAGA, Hulyo 25 (PIA) --- Nakatakdang magtipon-tipon ang mga miyembro ng Naga City Peace and Order Council (NCPOC) sa darating na Hulyo 30 upang pag-usapan ang naging assessment ng City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) noong nakaraang bagyong Glenda kung saan isa ang lungsod ng Naga sa mga lubos na nasalanta. Ang naturang pagtitipon ay papangunahan nina Alkalde John Bongat bilang chairman at ni Bise-Alkalde Nelson Legacion na siyang presiding officer . A... Read Full Story - Naga City Pe...
  • Tagalog news: Mga tanod sa Calapan, nagsanay sa pagsugpo ng krimen

    CALAPAN, Oriental Mindoro, Hulyo 25 (PIA) -- Upang mas lumalim at maging aktibo ang mga barangay tanod pagdating sa usapin ng kapayapaan sa barangay, isinagawa ang Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team (BPAT) training sa Gaisano Capital Mall noong nakaraang buwan. Layunin ng pagsasanay na mas lumalim pa ang kaalaman ng BPAT na siyang magiging katuwang ng kapulisan sa pagsugpo ng krimen sa 62 barangays sa lungsod. Ayon kay Calapan Police Chief, P/Supt. Glicerio C. Cansilao, malaki ang kakul... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Tagalog news: I-Movers Project, Timbangan ng Bayan, magpapalakas sa karapatan ng mamimili sa Nueva Vizcaya  

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , July 24 (PIA) – Magiging mas makapangyarihan ang mga mamimili sa Nueva Vizcaya  dahil sa ipapatayong mga proyekto ng Department of Trade and Industry(DTI) sa 15 bayan dito. Ayon kay Ruben Diciano, tagapangasiwa ng DTI, magpapatayo sila ng I-Movers Project at Timbangan sa Bayan sa 15 bayan ng lalawigan upang  magabayan ang mga mamimili sa tama at de kalidad na produktong kanilang mabibili sa mga palengke. Ang I-Movers ay  acronym ng Improv... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Tagalog news: 38 Jueteng workers, sakote sa  kampanya ng Solano PNP

    SOLANO, Nueva Vizcaya, July 24 (PIA) – 38 na manggagawa ng illegal na sugal  na Jueteng ang naaresto kahapon ng  mga kawani ng  Philippine National Police (PNP)  sa  iba’t-ibang barangay ng bayang ito. Ayon kay Police Chief Inspector Kevin BUlayungan, hepe ng PNP,  karamihan sa mga naaresto ay mula sa mga probinsiya ng Bicol, Pangasinan at Bulacan. “Ito ay bunga ng aming kampanya laban sa mga ipinagbabawal na sugal sa lalawigan, alinsunod... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Tagalog news:  DTI, naglunsad ng I-Movers Project, Timbangan ng Bayan sa Nueva Vizcaya

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 24 (PIA) – Inilunsad kamakailan ng Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) dito ang I-Movers Project at Timbangan ng Bayan upang mabigyan ng tama at sapat na timbang at dekalidad na produktong mabibili ang mga mamamayan. Ani Ruben Diciano, tagapangasiwa ng DTI, ang I-Movers Project at Timbangan ng Bayan ay inilunsad sa bayan ng Kayapa, Aritao at Diadi. Ang I-Movers ay  acronym ng Improved Market Operations for Vigilant, Efficient and Responsive ... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Cebuano News: Pulis Ozamiz nakahipos 11 ka armas, 600 ka sachet sa “shabu” sa kampanya batok malapason sa balaod 

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, July  24 (PIA) – Mikabat sa 11 ka mga armas de fuego ang nasakmit sa Ozamiz City Police Station (CPS) ubos sa “Operation Kontra Boga-Bravo,” gikan Enero hangtud Mayo, ning tuig.                      Usa ka kampanya batok sa mga armas nga walay lisensiya o kaha wala ma renew ang mga lisensiya, ang operasyon miresulta sa pag-ares... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • 14-day curfew imposed in waters off Sabah

    MANILA, July 24 --  The Philippine Embassy in Kuala Lumpur reported to the Department of Foreign Affairs that a dusk-to-dawn curfew has been imposed by local authorities at waters adjoining six Sabah east coast districts as part of efforts to strengthen security measures in these areas. The six districts where the curfew is in place include waters off Sandakan, Kinabatangan, Lahad Datu, Semporna, Kunak and Tawau,the DFA said. The curfew commenced on Saturday, July 19, from 6:... Read Full Story - 14-day curfe...
  • Cebuano News: ADAS exhibition ug conference midala’g kabibo sa  ekonomiya sa Pilipinas, matud sa Defense Secretary

    MANILA, Hulyo 24 (PIA) – Ang gipahigayon nga Asian Defense and Security (ADAS) Exhibition and Conference nga gipahigayon sa World Trade Center sa Pasay City, bag-ohay pa lamang, nakahatag kabibo sa eckonomiya sa nasud. Kini ang gipahayag ni Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, kinsa miingon nga ang maong panagtagbo nakahatag dugang kabibo sa ekonomiya sa Pilipinas gumikan ang mga nagpasi-ugda niini nakahimo sa tinun-anay nga kahigayunan aron ang mga kompaniya dinhi sa nasud makahimog ta... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Presidente Aquino mibukas sa exhibit sa Asian Defense and Security 

    MANILA, Hulyo 24 (PIA) – Si Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III ang mibukas sa bag-ohay lamang gipahigayon nga “Asian Defense, Security and Crisis Management (ADAS) Exhibition and Conference,” didto sa World Trade Center sa Pasay City.Kini, taliwala sa paninguha sa Pilipinas sa pagkab-ot sa katumanan sa punterya niini nga mabag-o ang kapabilidad sa pagdepensa sa nasud.Labing-una nga ADAS, dinhi sa nasud, kini nga kalihokan gilantaw nga maghatag sa mga misalmot nga mga kanasuran sa... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Gobyerno nadawat na ang nag-unang batch sa gipaabot nga duolan 51,000 ka mga riple

    MANILA, Hulyo 24 (PIA) -- Si Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III miingon nga nadawat na sa gobyerno ang unang batch sa mga riple nga M4 Caliber 5.56 mm, ug nagpaabot nga makompleto pagdangat ang duolan singkwenta e uno ka libo  (50,629) niini aron i-apud apud ngadto sa kasundaluhan sa katapusan sa tuig.“Gumikan sa patas, sihag ug walay tago-tago nga proseso sa pagpamalit sa mga riple, nakatigum kita’g kapin usa ka bilyon ka pesos (P1.2B), nga nagtugot kanato sa pagpalit ug dugang n... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Administrasyong Aquino mipalit mga barko, helicopter ug uban pang kagamitan alang sa Philippine Navy  

    MANILA, Hulyo 24 (PIA) – Si Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III miingon nga duha ka dagkung barko ang napalit sa milabay nga upat ka tuig sa iyang administrasyon aron magamit sa Philippine Navy (PN). Ginama gikan sa gitawag nga “Hamilton Class Cutters,” nga mga barko ginganlan nga “Barko ng Republika sa Pilipinas (BRP) Gregorio del Pilar” ug “BRP Ramon Alcaraz,” matud sa Presidente. Samtang ang Aquino Administration usab nakaan... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Contentious issues in draft Bangsamoro Basic Law reconcilable -- GPH panel member

    ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 24  -- Government negotiators  are positive that the outstanding and contentious issues in the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) can be harmonized soon, noting that the indomitable commitment of the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to arrive at a mutually acceptable bill is the key to overcome the difficulties currently being faced by the Parties. In a peace forum organized by the Ateneo de Zamboanga University o... Read Full Story - Contentious ...
  • Tagalog News: 26 Pilipino na inilikas mula sa Syria darating sa Biyernes

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Hulyo 24 (PIA) - Iniulat ng Embahada ng Pilipinas na nasa Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic sa Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) na 26 Pilipino mula sa Syria, na nakinabang sa ilalim ng Mandatory Repatriation Program (MRP) ay darating sa Hulyo 25 sa Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) mga bandang 10:10 ng gabi (22.10H) sakay ng eroplanong Emirates Airlines Flight numero EK-334 mula Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UEA). Ito ay nagdala ng kabuuang bilang ng mga Pilipino... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • NCRPO readies 10,000 cops for PNoy’s SONA

    QUEZON CITY, 24 July (PIA) – The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) is all set for the President Benigno S. Aquino III’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) Monday, July 28, 2014. Some 10,000 personnel from the Metro Manila police force will be deployed to be supported by the National Support Units (NSUs), NHQ-PNP, PNP-Directorial Staff and from the different Police Regional Offices. The PROs will also deploy Civil Disturbance Management (CDM) to be on stand-by. &... Read Full Story - NCRPO readie...
  • U.S. government supports improving water supply services in MisOr

    MANILA, July 24 (PIA) – The U.S. Embassy Manila’s United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is bringing together more than 150 representatives of small-scale water service providers (WSPs) to attend a conference on "Accelerating Water Security and Climate Resiliency among Small Water Service Providers in Misamis Oriental.”  The conference, which runs from July 23-25, 2014 in Cagayan de Oro City, is organized by USAID through its Water Security fo... Read Full Story - U.S. governm...
  • Army assures public safety; appeals public to remain calm, vigilant

    SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, July 24 (PIA) – With the recent atrocities committed by the communist rebels in the province, the 30th Infantry Battalion, Philippine Army based in Placer town appealed to the public to refrain from further circulating frightening text messages, since these would cause undue panic and fear among the residents. The public is instead encouraged to forward these reports to the authorities who will verify their accuracy and perform appropriate measure... Read Full Story - Army assures...
  • Tagalog News: BI pinadeport ang pinagdudahang terorista

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Hulyo 24 (PIA) - Ipinadeport ng Bureau of Immigration (BI) noong Martes ng gabi ang isang Australyano at pinagdudahang terorista na si Edward Cerantonio dahil isa siyang banyaga na walang dokumento dito sa Pilipinas. Sinabi ni BI spokesperson Atty. Elaine Tan na si Cerantonio alias “Musa Cerantonio” ay ipinabalik sa Australia dahil ang kanyang pasaporte ay kinansela ng kanilang Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Sinabi ni Tan na inayos ng mga opisyal ng Embah... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • Surigao Norte crisis committee extends SOMO to 72 hours

    SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, July 24 (PIA) – The Surigao del Norte Provincial Crisis Management Committee (PCMC) headed by Governor Sol F. Matugas has extended its Suspension of Military Operation (SOMO) to a period of 72 hours during their meeting held on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, this province. PCMC spokesperson Atty. Premolito Plaza said the members of the PCMC with its utmost regard of the overriding and paramount consideration on the life and security of the four ca... Read Full Story - Surigao Nort...
  • Police nets 11 loose firearms, 600 sachets of “shabu” in anti-lawlessness campaign 

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, July  24 (PIA) – At least 11 loose firearms were confiscated by the Ozamiz City Police Station (CPS) under “Operation Kontra Boga-Bravo,”  from January to May, this year.                                             A ca... Read Full Story - Police nets ...
  • PNP all set for INC centennial celebration on July 27

    QUEZON CITY, 24 July (PIA) – Days before the centennial celebration of the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) on Sunday, July 27, the Philippine National Police is all set to provide security to ensure public safety. Some 3,200 police men and women will be deployed to provide security along with 200 members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), 1,500 personnel from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), and some 2,000 force multipliers. The grand celebration will be h... Read Full Story - PNP all set ...
  • Cebuano News: Pagmintinar sa kahusay, kalinaw sa Cagayan de Oro gihingusgan

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 24 – Gihingusgan karon sa kapolisan sa syudad ang paghatag og kapaseguroan sa katawhan. Kini ang pamahayag ni city police director S/Supt. Graciano Mijares, atol sa tigom sa komite sa police, fire and public safety ni konsehal Ramon Tabor kagahapon. Si Tabor mipadayag nga ang Bangsa-moro Agree-ment wala pa mahuman hangtod karon ug adunay pagsaulog sa pagtak-op sa Ramadan dugang pa sa State of the Nation Address (SONA) sa presidente sa umaabot Lunes, Huly... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Solons back police in keeping Oro’s peace, order

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 24 – The city council of Cagayan de Oro expressed full support to the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office (COCPO) in efforts to maintain the city’s peace and order situation. This, in the wake of robbery cases in the city such as the SM heist on Tuesday, at the E-games along JR Borja last July 21, and other incidents. Two more incidents were reported this morning, said Councilor Alden Bacal. According to councilor Ramon Tabor, chair of the committee ... Read Full Story - Solons back ...
  • RPOC welcomes appointment of Butuan dad as RPOC chair

    BUTUAN CITY, July 24 (PIA) – The members of the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) Caraga expressed their warm congratulations to Mayor Ferdinand Amante Jr. of this city, as the RPOC chair as per appointment by President Benigno S. Aquino III, during the RPOC meeting held on Wednesday at Dottie’s Place Hotel here. “Congratulations to our city Mayor Ferdinand Amante Jr for being appointed by President Aquino as the chair of this council. We also welcome and congratulat... Read Full Story - RPOC welcome...
  • “Legal Aid Bonanza” launched in Valenzuela

    VALENZUELA CITY, 24 July (PIA)--Valenzuelanos may now get free legal advice from paralegal volunteers from the Integrated Bar of the Philippines or IBP – Bulacan Chapter by signing up for quarterly legal consultation events. This after Congressman Sherwin Gatchalian formally launched the “Legal Aid Bonanza” on July 18, a program that aims to provide free legal services to residents, inmates, and even local officials in Valenzuela City. The program is also open to prov... Read Full Story - “Legal Aid B...
  • AgNor guv to cops, PDEA: Intensify ‘war’ vs drugs

    BUTUAN CITY, July 24 (PIA) – Provincial Peace and Order Council chair and Agusan del Norte governor Ma. Angelica Rosedell M. Amante-Matba on Monday ordered the Philippine National Police (PNP) headed by PSSupt Rommel Francisco D Marbil and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) headed by regional director Erwin Ogario to work hand in hand in solving the drug problem of the province. Matba believes that her “Rebolusyon Kontra Druga” program will help solve the illega... Read Full Story - AgNor guv to...
  • DSWD files 8 cases of violation of Child Pornography Act

    TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, July 24 (PIA) -  The Department of Social Welfare and Development DSWD in Region 8 informed that at least eight cases of violation of RA 9775 or the Child Pornography Act has been filed  in the span of five years since the law was enacted in 2009. This was revealed by Ms. Ofelia O. Pagay SWO III and head of the Community Based Services Unit of DSWD 8. Republic Act 9775 or the Child Pornography Act is an act defining the crime of child pornography, prescr... Read Full Story - DSWD files 8...
  • DOLE, DSWD award Laundry Shop equipment, building to NAPUBKAY

    BUTUAN CITY, July 24 (PIA) - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Caraga has awarded the amount of P143,700.00 for the materials and equipment to be used for the Laundry Shop Project to the Nagkahiusang Pubring Mangaykay (NAPUBKAY) in Barangay Doongan, this city, while the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) provided the amount of P481,752.00 for the building. NAPUBKAY is a group formed by the parents of the child laborers in barangay Doongan given the Laundry ... Read Full Story - DOLE, DSWD a...
  • New police chief assumes post

    SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela, July 24 (PIA) – The Santiago City Police Office (SCPO) has a new police chief after S/Supt. Alexander Santos took the rein from outgoing chief S/Supt. Leon Rafael in a simple turn over ceremonies conducted recently. Police Regional Office 2 (PRO2) director C/Supt Miguel Laurel, together with city officials and employees here, witnessed the turned-over ceremonies held at the SCPO. Rafael will now be assigned at PRO2 based in Tuguegarao City after serving SC... Read Full Story - New police c...
  • Tacurong holds 5-day fire volunteer training

    TACURONG CITY, Sultan Kudarat,  July 24 (PIA) – At least  55  persons  here are undergoing  a  five-day  fire  volunteer  sponsored by the  city government  and  facilitated by the Tacurong Bureau of Fire Protection. The training  which is being  coordinated  by the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC)   from July 21  to 25  involves   personnel of the City ... Read Full Story - Tacurong hol...
  • Tupi to implement P2.7-M worth of peace projects from DAR

    KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato,  July 24  (PIA) 12 – Nine  barangays  in nearby Tupi town are set  to  benefit  from  various projects as the  Department of Agrarian  recently approved the release  of  P2.7 M various  rural  projects. The barangays were adopted by DAR under its area component of the national government’s PAyapa at MAsaganang PamayaNAn (PAMANA) program that aims to provide these barangays with ... Read Full Story - Tupi to impl...
  • Philippine government working hard to repatriate Filipinos from Libya

    MANILA, July 23 -- The Palace said the government is doing everything to help overseas Filipinos workers (OFWs) who want to leave Libya because of the worsening security situation there. "Ginagawa ng Department of Foreign Affairs ang lahat ng makakayanan nito. Nagpadala na o nagtalaga na ng rapid response teams at pinagtutulungan ito ng lahat ng embahada ng Pilipinas sa Gitnang Silangan," Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said in a p... Read Full Story - Philippine g...
  • Nueva Vizcaya disabled sector eyes aid from DOLE

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 23 (PIA) – Members of the disabled sector in the province are expected to receive livelihood assistance from the  Deparrtment of Labor and Employment (DOLE) here this year. Engineer Henry  Balangatan, DOLE district chief said that as their commitment and support to the 36th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation(NDPR) Celebration this month, they have submitted 137 business plans to the regional office for review and approval. O... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • DOLE Nueva Vizcaya posts 99% disposition of labor cases

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , July 23 (PIA)- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) here has addressed  most of the labor disputes lodged before their office, DOLE officials here bared. Engineer   Henry Balangatan, DOLE district officer said that from January to June 2014, they were able to dispose 73 cases out of the 74 requests for labor dispute assistance through their Dispute Prevention and Settlement Program-Single Entry Approach (SEnA), thereby posting a 99 per... Read Full Story - DOLE Nueva V...
  • Aklanon News: Mga Pilipino sa Libya ginapauli eon it gobyerno

    MANILA, Hulyo 23 (PIA6) - - Ro gobyerno hay naga panawagan sa tanan nga mga Pilipino sa Libya nga mag-uli eon bangod sa grabe ag delikado nga  sitwasyon idto.Sa anang pagpahayag sa mga katapo it Malacanang Press Corps, si Presidential Communitions Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. naghambae nga ro Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) hay nagpasaka eon it Alert Level 4 sa Libya.Sa idaeom ku Alert Level 4, ro eagi-eagi nga pag pauli sa tanan nga mga Pilipino hay igapatuman.&... Read Full Story - Aklanon News...
  • DSWD calls on beneficiaries to be always alert  for impending  disasters

    TUBA, Benguet, July 23(PIA) -- Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Soliman called on DSWD program beneficiaries to be  always ready in times of impending disasters and calamities. Soliman was in  town on Tuesday to turn over checks  for beneficiaries of DSWD programs. In her message, Soliman called on the public to  be always alert in times of disaster. She  urged the beneficiaries particularly the parent leaders of the... Read Full Story - DSWD calls o...
  • Cebuano News: Modernisasyon sa militarya alang lamang sa kalamidad ug pagpanalipud sa nasud, matud ni President Aquino

    MANILA, Hulyo 23 (PIA) – Si President Benigno S. Aquino III miingon nga ang modernisasyon kun pagbag-o sa gamit sa kasundaluhan nga iyang gisugdan sukad siya molingkud sa katungdanan, alang lamang sa kalamidad ug pagpanalipud sulod sa nasud. “Ang atong mga paningkamot nga mabag-o ang kapabilidad sa sektor sa seguridad mao nga makatubag kini sa mga panginahanglan alang sa atong kaugalingon kun ‘internal defense,’ ang Presidente miingon.  &ldqu... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DSWD-8 conducts 2 day Orientation on Child Pornography Act

    TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, July 23 (PIA) - The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 8 conducted a two day  Orientation July 21 and 22 for the familiarization of  Republic act 9775 or the Child Pornography Act. The first day was conducted for the  community based social workers , to center based social workers of DSWD and the Pantawid Pamilyang Filipino Program social workers  , the second  day was conducted for the  Local Government Unit social worke... Read Full Story - DSWD-8 condu...
  • DILG, OPAPP implement CLIP in Caraga

    BUTUAN CITY, July 23 (PIA) – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Caraga reported the status of the Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP) implementation in Caraga region, held on Wednesday during the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) meeting in one of the local convention centers here. “The implementation of the CLIP is based on the Joint Memorandum Circular (JMC) No. 2014-01 dated May 15, 2014 wherein DILG and the Office of the Presidential ... Read Full Story - DILG, OPAPP ...
  • PNP announces new requirements for firearm ownership

    DAVAO DEL NORTE, July 22 (PIA) - - Police Provincial Director, Police Senior Supt. Samuel Gadingan announced the new requirements for the registration and renewal of firearms registration. PSSupt. Gadingan said that any qualified person who wants to register their firearms or renewal of their existing registration must first secure License to Own and Possess Firearms (LTOPF) per  Republic Act 10951 or the Comprehensive Firearm and Ammunition Regulation Act. According to RA 10... Read Full Story - PNP announce...
  • News Feature: Meranaos Unite in Prayer for Gaza

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, July 23 (PIA) --- “How could innocent children die just like that? How could people lose their lives just like that?” This is the stand of Meranaos who gathered at the Peace Plaza of Mindanao State University (MSU) Main Campus on July 17 for a solidarity prayer rally for the people in Gaza. The rally was organized by the faculty of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH) and Supreme Student Government (SSG) to express their prot... Read Full Story - News Feature...
  • Solon calls for public vigilance

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 23 -- As the Cagayan de Oro fiesta celebration is approaching, the City Council committee on police, fire and public safety, on Monday expressed concern over the peace and order situation of the city. In his special report during the City Council regular session presided over by vice mayor Caesar Ian Acenas, Councilor Ramon Tabor, chair of the committee, said there is no substitute to being prepared for the event or whatever may happen to the city as far as peace a... Read Full Story - Solon calls ...
  • Science chief reports on two-year performance of Project NOAH; 5,060 barangay flood hazard maps done through LiDAR technology

    MANILA, July 23 - Two years after the launch of the Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards or Project NOAH in July 6, 2012 in Marikina City, the program has considerably made significant milestones in the area of disaster preparedness and mitigation. After the directive of President Benigno S. Aquino III for government to implement a comprehensive disaster preparedness and mitigation program that would allow warning agencies to deliver information on weather through early warning... Read Full Story - Science chie...
  • Government urges all Filipinos in Libya to return home

    MANILA, July 22  -- The government on Monday urged all Filipinos in Libya to return to the country due to the “extremely unstable political and security situation there.”In a statement sent to members of the Malacañang Press Corps, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has raised Alert Level 4 in Libya. Under Alert Level 4, a mandatory repatriation of Filipino citizens is in effe... Read Full Story - Government u...
  • Solon calls for holding of fire drills in schools

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 22 (PIA) -- The City Council committee on education, urges all private and public schools to coordinate with the nearest fire stations for the holding of fire drills and for the organization of volunteer fire brigades.  “Angayan lang mangandam kanunay ang matag tunghaan magamay o madako kini kung adunay mahitabong sunog ug ang pag-organize sa usa ka fire brigade dako ug ikatabang (It is just right for every school, big or small, to be prepared ... Read Full Story - Solon calls ...
  • Army musters troops for Task Force Sagip in response to typhoon Glenda

    LEGAZPI CITY, July 22 (PIA) – The Philippine Army has since placed on alert its disaster response and rescue units (DRRU) all over Bicol as the region braced for typhoon Glenda early last week while the same carried out relief operations to typhoon victims immediately the day after the devastation of the extreme weather system. Maj. Gen. Yerson Depayso, commanding general of the Army's 9th Infantry Division, told Philippine Information Agency (PIA) in Bicol that the army regional ... Read Full Story - Army musters...
  • PNP confirms move to unmask identity of 'killed NPA rebels behind Prosperidad incident' buried in SurSur

    TANDAG CITY, July 22 (PIA) – Surigao del Sur Officer-In-Charge (OIC) provincial director P/SSupt. Narciso Verdadero admitted that his office is trying to exert efforts to unmask the identities of buried New People’s Army (NPA) rebels slain in botched attack on July 15 in Prosperidad town, Agusan del Sur. Verdadero said that he was tipped by intelligence agents that some nine dead bodies believed to have been among those who participated during the attack in Prosperidad, have bee... Read Full Story - PNP confirms...
  • DENR, partners reaffirm commitment to cleaner air

    QUEZON CITY, July 22 (PIA) - The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and clean air advocates have reaffirmed their commitment to improving the country’s air quality and achieving the goals of the clean air law. At the sixth annual Clean Air Forum held recently at the DENR’s head office in Quezon City, Undersecretary Analiza R. Teh said the government alone cannot solve the problem of air pollution and it needs to work with a diverse range of partners and ... Read Full Story - DENR, partne...
  • Tagalog news: Romblon Provincial Peace and Order Council, nagpulong

    ODIONGAN, Romblon, Hulyo 22 (PIA) --- Sa pangunguna ni Governor Eduardo C. Firmalo isang pagpupulong ang ipinatawag nito sa bumubuo ng Romblon Provincial Peace and Order Council upang himayin ang aspeto ng kaayusan at katahimikan na may kinalaman sa kapakanan ng mga mamamayan na ginanap kamakailan sa Romblon Provincial Government Sub-Office, Odiongan, Romblon. Kabilang sa mga tinalakay ay may kaugnayan sa pagmamasid sa masasamang element na banta sa seguridad, gawaing illegal, maayos na pak... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Tagalog news: Seguridad ng mga OFWs, paksa ng consultation forum sa Calapan

    CALAPAN, Oriental Mindoro, Hulyo 22 (PIA) – Sapagkat marami sa mga OFW sa bansa ang sinasabing “undocumented” o walang mga legal na papeles, minarapat ng Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) sa pamamagitan ng National Reintegration Center for OFWs (NRCO) na isagawa sa MIMAROPA Region ang OFW–M3 (Mag-impok, Mag-negosyo Movement) Consultation Forum kamakailan. sa Layunin ng pamahalaang lungsod ng Calapan sa pagsasagwa ng forum ang mabigyang siguridad ang mga Overs... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • DFA appeals to all OFWS remaining in Libya to return home immediately

    MANILA, July 21 -- The Department of Foreign Affairs strongly reiterates its call to all Filipino nationals in Libya to return home as soon as possible. DFA in a statement said Alert Level 4 has been raised due to the latest security developments in Libya, the increasing violence and lawlessness, the closure of major airports, the heightened security threat to Filipinos, particularly in Benghazi, where a Filipino worker was kidnapped on July 15 and  was confirmed dead Saturday. Th... Read Full Story - DFA appeals ...
  • DFA raises alert level in Libya

    MANILA, Juy 21  -- The Department of Foreign Affairs has raised Alert Level 4 (Mandatory Evacuation) in Libya in response to the extremely unstable political and security situation there. Under Alert Level 4, the Philippine Government undertakes evacuation of about 13,000 Filipino nationals there as soon as possible while no Filipino national will be allowed to travel to Libya, DFA said in a statement Filipinos in Libya are enjoined to contact the Philippine Embassy in Tripol... Read Full Story - DFA raises a...
  • Government imposes mandatory repatriation for Filipinos in Gaza Strip

    MANILA, July 21 -- The Philippine government is now imposing a mandatory repatriation of Filipino citizens in Gaza Strip, as the tension between Israel and Hamas escalates, a Palace Official said on Sunday. In a press briefing over radio station dzRB Radyo ng Bayan, Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., said the Department of Foreign Affairs has raised the warning to Alert Level IV. Under Alert Level IV a mandatory repatriation of Filipino citizen... Read Full Story - Government i...
  • PNP personnel recognized for bravery, dedication

    BUTUAN CITY, July 21 (PIA) – The Agusan del Norte Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) chaired by governor Ma. Angelica Rosedell M. Amante-Matba on Monday has recognized several PNP personnel for their dedication and bravery to their jobs during the recent attack of the New People's Army (NPA) in the region. Governor Matba, during the council’s regular meeting, awarded certificates of commendation to the PNP personnel assigned at Kitch... Read Full Story - PNP personne...
  • PRO-ARMM police chief assures Basilan of police security amid rumors of firearms pullout

    ISABELA CITY, Basilan, July 21 (PIA) – The Police Regional Office of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PRO-ARMM) has assured Basileños of full police security protection amidst reports of alleged pullout of long firearms under police custody in the island province of Basilan. During his visit to Basilan recently, Regional Director PCSupt Noel Orais Delos Reyes explained during a joint meeting of the Provincial Crisis Management and the Peace and Development Coordinating... Read Full Story - PRO-ARMM pol...
  • RDRRMC 2 braces for 'typhoon Henry'

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 21 (PIA) - - The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) Region 2 discussed today preparations of each member-agencies for typhoon ‘Henry’. PAGASA bureau chief Leo Bunyag reported that the typhoon’s track will pass by eastern seaboard of Cagayan Valley but will not landfall, unless it will suddenly change its direction. As of 11 AM today, Bunyag said the Batanes group of Islands and Cagayan province are already u... Read Full Story - RDRRMC 2 bra...
  • Tagalog News: Mga nasira ng Bagyong Glenda nagkahalaga ng 7.6 bilyong pesos

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Hulyo 21 (PIA) - Ang kabuuang nasira ng bagyong Glenda sa imprastraktura at agrikultura ay umabot sa 7.6 bilyong pesos, ayon sa anunsiyo ng Malakanyang noong Linggo. Sinabi ni Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. sa isang panayam sa pamamagitan ng estasyon ng dzRB Radyo ng Bayan na kasama na ang presyo ng mga nasirang pampublikong gusali, paaralan at agrikultura. Ayon sa National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council ... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • Tagalog News: Gobyerno ipinatutupad ang sapilitang paglikas para sa mga Pilipino na nasa Gaza Strip

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Hulyo 21 (PIA) - Ipinatutupad ngayon ng pamahalaan ng Pilipinas ang sapilitang paglikas ng mga mamamayang Pilipino mula sa Gaza Strip, habang ang tensiyon sa pagitan ng Israel at Hamas ay umiigting, sabi ng isang opisyal ng Palasyo noong Linggo. Sa isang panayam sa estasyon ng radyo dzRB Radyo ng Bayan, sinabi ni Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., na itinaas ng Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) ang babala sa Alert Level IV. Sa... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • Cordillera DRRM Council OpCen on Blue Alert, calls on local counterparts to synchronized alert status

    BAGUIO CITY, July 21 (PIA) - - The Cordillera Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CRDRRMC has raised into Blue Alert  its  Operation Center as typhoon Henry continues to bring moderate to occasional heavy rain over the Cordillera provinces. As of 11am today, Typhoon Henry has intensified with maximum sustained wind of 130kph and gustiness of 160kph and continues  to move northwest (at 20 kph) toward extreme Northern Luzon. CRDRRMC chair and Office of Civil De... Read Full Story - Cordillera D...
  • Aussie dignitaries visit DFAT project in AgSur 

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, July 21 (PIA) - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Caraga has facilitated recently the high-level visit in Sibagat, Agusan del Sur of some Australian Government Representatives in the persons of Assistant Secretary for Southeast Asia Maritime Division Allaster Cox of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), and His Excellency Bill Tweddell, Australia’s Ambassador to the Philippines. According to Ambassador Tweddell, the purpose of t... Read Full Story - Aussie digni...
  • Makati Business Club throws support for Bangsamoro

     MAKATI CITY, 21 July (PIA)--The Philippine business community affirmed its strong support for the establishment of the Bangsamoro, which will replace the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. “I assure you that we are very enthusiastic partners in the pursuit of lasting peace and development in the Bangsamoro,” said Ramon Del Rosario, Jr., Chairman of the Makati Business Club (MBC), during an executive briefing on the Bangsamoro attended by the heads of the Philippine Busi... Read Full Story - Makati Busin...
  • DFA raises alert level in Gaza Strip

    MANILA, July 20 -- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has raised Alert Level 4 (Mandatory Repatriation) in Gaza in view of the threats to security posed by the Israel-Hamas conflict to Filipinos in the Gaza Strip. DFA said under this Alert Level, the Philippine Government implements mandatory repatriation of Filipino nationals. The Philippine Embassies in Cairo, Tel Aviv, and Amman are ready to repatriate Filipinos from Gaza in coordination with concerned authorities of Israel, Egypt, ... Read Full Story - DFA raises a...
  • Business community throw support for Bangsamoro

    MANILA, July 19 -- The Philippine business community affirmed its strong support for the establishment of the Bangsamoro, which will replace the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. “I assure you that we [are] very enthusiastic partners in the pursuit of lasting peace and development in the Bangsamoro,” said Ramon Del Rosario, Jr., Chairman of the Makati Business Club (MBC), during an executive briefing on the Bangsamoro attended by the heads of the Philippine Busines... Read Full Story - Business com...
  • PH gov't expresses sympathy to families of Malaysia Airlines crash victims

    MANILA, July 19 -- The Philippine government is extending its deep sympathies to the families of three Filipinos and other passengers on board Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine on Thursday night.In a statement, Presidential Communications Operations Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said, “The Philippines joins the entire global community in expressing its deepest sympathies” to the families of the 298 people on board.Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crashed in eas... Read Full Story - PH gov't exp...
  • Negrenses to expect a stronger 79th IB after Luzon training

    DUMAGUETE CITY, July 18 (PIA) – Expect a stronger and more capable soldiers of 79th Infantry Battalion (IB)when they return to the province after an approximate three months of re-training in Luzon. This was the assurance of Brigadier General Francisco Patrimonio, Assistant Division Commander of the 3rd Infantry Division (ID) of the Philippine Army to Negrenses when he delivered his message during a send off ceremony for the troops of 79th IB at Dumaguete Airport today. The ... Read Full Story - Negrenses to...
  • Acting Thai Foreign Minister visits PH

    MANILA, July 18  -- Acting Thai Foreign Minister Sihasak Phuangketkeow met with Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosario on July 18 to discuss the current situation in Thailand, bilateral relations, and other issues of mutual concern. Acting Thai Foreign Minister Sihasak briefed the Secretary on the current political situation in Thailand and presented the three-step roadmap for the restoration of democracy in Thailand.  Secretary Del Rosario expressed hope for the suc... Read Full Story - Acting Thai ...
  • DSWD-13 conducts debriefing to victims of conflict

    BUTUAN CITY, July 18 (PIA) - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Caraga conducted Psychosocial Processing (PSP) to 30 civilians affected during the conflict in Brgy. Hamogaway, Baguyan City and Sta. Irene, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur on Wednesday. These were the civilians composed of 15 adults, 11 of whom were female and 4 were male and 15 children (8 female and 7 male) of different ages who had unexpectedly suffered a trauma event as they had witnessed the exchange... Read Full Story - DSWD-13 cond...
  • Luzon consumers to face rotating brownouts - NGCP

    SAN FERNANDO CITY, July 18 (PIA) - The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said consumers in northern and central Luzon should expect up to four hours of rotating brownouts while energy supply remains low. Lilibeth Gaydowen, NGCP's communications and public affairs officer for north Luzon, said load dropping was necessary to allocate available power and preserve the stability of the Luzon grid. "We cannot allow power supply to hit rock-bottom to avoid a grid di... Read Full Story - Luzon consum...
  • PNoy: Military modernization meant for disaster response and internal defense only 

    MANILA, July 18 --  President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Thursday that the military modernization that he initiated when he assumed office is meant to upgrade the country for disaster response and internal defense.  “Our efforts seek to modernize the capabilities of our security sector is to address the needs in human disaster response arenas and for our own internal defense. None of these actions are meant to increase tensions in the region; rather, they are meant to add... Read Full Story - PNoy: Milita...
  • Cebuano News: Kapolisan magbansaybansay alang sa disaster response 

    CEBU CITY, July 18 (PIA) --- Ang kapolisan sa Central Visayas gasugod na og bansay bansay alang sa pagtubag sa kalamidad. Sa katuyuan nga mahimong ekipo ang kapolisan sa pagtubag panahon sa kalamidad, ang Police Regional Office 7 nagsugod na og pagbansay bansay ubos sa “Revised PNP Saklolo Plan”. Matod ni Police Superintendent Carlito Baja, gisugdan nila ang training sa mga labaw sa 60 ka mga meimbero sa Regional Public Safety Battalion (RPSB). Naglakip ang maong pagba... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • CV cops undergo disaster training 

    CEBU CITY, July 18 (PIA) --- The Police Regional Office (PRO-7) here is starting to train their personnel for disaster response in line with the call for  disaster management and preparedness.  During the recent Talakayan sa Isyung Pulis (TSIP) forum, Police Supt. Carlito Baja, deputy commander of the Police Community Relations Office said that for this year they are looking at conducting more and frequent disaster related trainings for their personnel.&nb... Read Full Story - CV cops unde...
  • Center for Kalanguya tribe proposed

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 18 (PIA)  - A proposed bill seeking for the establishment of a Center for the Kalanguya tribe has been proposed here by lawmakers.  Lawmakers from Nueva Vizcaya, Pangasinan, Benguet, Nueva Ecija and Ifugao are pushing for the sub-regional Kalanguya Center under the National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP). “This center serves as the nerve center to address the needs of Kalanguya tribe in Nueva Vizcaya,  Ifugao, Benguet, Nueva E... Read Full Story - Center for K...
  • 1st  inter-school anti-drug quiz bee held in Nueva Vizcaya

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 18 (PIA)  - To heighten the awareness and vigilance of the youth on the ill-effects of illegal drugs, the first inter-school quiz bee against illegal drugs was recently conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). The activity, held at the Function Room of the main capitol building,  was conducted in support of the 12th anniversary of the PDEA and campaign against illegal drug cases  involving  minors and students.&... Read Full Story - 1st  in...
  • Just compensation payment for lot affected by project okayed

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 18 – The City Council continues to act on the city’s obligations to lot owners whose properties are affected by projects. At the regular session this week presided over by vice mayor Caesar Ian E. Acenas, the City Council enacted Ordinance No. 12809-2014, appropriating an amount from the item “Non-Office: Land Acquisition/Expropriation” in the 2014 Annual Budget to be made available for the full payment of the claim for just compensation of ... Read Full Story - Just compens...
  • COWD joins Urban Water Service sustainability forum in Japan

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 18 (PIA) – Co-organized by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and City of Yokohama, the Cagayan de Oro Water District (COWD) joined the Third Executive Forum for Enhancing Sustainability on Urban Water Service in Asian Region on July 1-4, 2014 in Yokohama Japan. Chief executives of the Japanese water utilities, water industry leaders of urban water supply utilities and high officials of the government agencies from 12 Asian countries namely Banglad... Read Full Story - COWD joins U...
  • NPA Commander killed during failed IP community attack

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 18 (PIA) --  One of the 12 New People's Army (NPA) rebels killed during the failed attack at the Indigenous People’s (IP) Community in Brgy Sta. Irene, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur last July 15, 2014 was one of the high-ranking NPA leader in Agusan del Sur identified as Joseph Tajora Cainong also known as Ka Malik or Alas the Secretary of Guerilla Front 8, North Eastern Mindanao Regional Committee. Cainong was identified and confirmed by his rela... Read Full Story - NPA Commande...
  • DSWD-Caraga turns over new OSCA office to city gov’t

    BUTUAN CITY, July 18 (PIA) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Caraga turned-over on Friday the new building of the Office for Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA) situated at the back of the City Library at J. Rosales Avenue here. Pastor Charlie Prior, Moral Recovery Program head of the city government led the blessing of the new OSCA building at the same time the Geriacare Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Center. Senior Citizens, city officials, and representative... Read Full Story - DSWD-Caraga ...
  • NYC: SK not abolished, window for reforms getting smaller

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 17 - The National Youth Commission calls the urgent need to pass the measures for Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Reform pointing out that the window is getting smaller as COMELEC is set to hold elections as early as October of this year. Emphasized by Commissioner-at-Large Jose Rafael Cruz of the National Youth Commission (NYC) on the theme "Investing in Young People" of the just concluded World Population Day, "Even if there are disagreements o... Read Full Story - NYC: SK not ...
  • POEA Governing Board bans deployment of 'new hires' to Kenya

    MANDALUYONG CITY, 18 July (PIA)—The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) Governing Board bans deployment of 'new hires' to Kenya in view of the continuing deterioration of the political and security situation in Kenya. “The deployment is in accordance with the Department of Foreign Affairs’ issuance of the Crisis Alert Level for Kenya from Alert Level 1, or Precautionary Phase, to Alert Level 2, or the Restriction Phase,” Labor & Employmen... Read Full Story - POEA Governi...
  • Zambo. Norte PDRRMC conducts simulation drill in Dipolog

    DIPOLOG CITY, July 18 (PIA) – The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) of Zamboanga del Norte in partnership with the government agencies and private groups conducted recently a simulation drill here in support of the National Disaster Consciousness Month celebration. The drill, which aims to instill in the people the importance of disaster preparedness, was conducted at the city hall and at the Zamboanga del Norte Convention and Exhibition Center with th... Read Full Story - Zambo. Norte...
  • Low power supply in Luzon as storm "Glenda" exits PH

    DAGUPAN CITY, July 17 (PIA) – Typhoon "Glenda" (international name: Rammsun) has exited the Philippines leaving mostly toppled power lines and uprooted trees which caused power outages in Luzon. As of Thursday, sections of Metro Manila, southern and northern Luzon continue to experience power outages due to insufficient power supply. In a statement, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said it has implemented emergency manual load dropp... Read Full Story - Low power su...
  • Hiligaynon News: NAPOLCOM pagabuksan aplikasyon sa pasinawan Agosto 11

    SYUDAD SANG ILOILO, Hulyo 17 (PIA6) - - Pagabuksan sang National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) ang ila On-Line Examination Application Scheduling System (OLEASS) para sa mga aplikante sang Philippine National Police Entrance kag Promotional Examinations sumugod Agosto 11, 2014.Sumugod sang 2012, ginagamit sang NAPOLCOM ang OLEASS sa pagtalana sang pag-file sang aplikasyon para sa amo nga mga eksaminasyon. Ginapahanugutan sang sistema ang computer sa pagtalana sang petsa kag oras sa pagproseso san... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon N...
  • SurSur chief PNP reiterates order for “tough” security

    TANDAG CITY, July 17 (PIA) – Surigao del Sur Officer-In-Charge (OIC) Provincial Director P/SSupt. Narciso Verdadero has reiterated his order to all lower units to put up tough security measures following the yet fresh “Properidad” incident in Agusan del Sur where the New People’s Army (NPA) rebels pulled another major, but botched attack on Tuesday in Caraga, the second in a row, in just a span of five days. This time, 18 have been killed, 13 body counts belong ... Read Full Story - SurSur chief...
  • 7 soldiers wounded in Laak ambush

    COMPOSTELA VALLEY, July 16 (PIA) – Seven soldiers were wounded in different attacks by the New People’s Army (NPA) in the municipality of Laak on Monday (July 14). Happened on almost the same time at around 8:20 - 8:25 in the evening in Laak, the NPA fired a section of the 46th Infantry Battalion in Barangay Inakayan and blasted using a landmine a troupe of the 25th Infantry Battalion in Barangay Ampawid while on their way to headquarters in Poblacion. The incidents wounded... Read Full Story - 7 soldiers w...
  • Solon hears from business sector on proposed law requiring security guards

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 16 – The city council committee on trade, commerce and cooperatives referred to the committee on police, fire and public safety the proposed ordinance mandating all high risk business establishments to hire or engage the services of security guards. This, after the committee, chaired by councilor Edna Dahino, yesterday discussed the proposed ordinance with representatives of the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office (COCPO) and owners of business establishments s... Read Full Story - Solon hears ...
  • Tagalog news: Rescue Demonstration ng Mimaropa-RDRRMC sa Calapan, ipinagpaliban

    Quezon City, ika-16 ng Hulyo (PIA):  Ipinagpaliban ng Office of Civil Defense-Mimaropa ang pagsasagawa ng Rescue Capability Demonstration Rehearsal at Actual Drill dahil sa pagdaan ng Bagyong Glenda sa rehiyon. Sa demonstrasyon na idaraos sana sa pagitan ng ika-16 at ika-`17 ngayong Hulyo, ipapakita sana ang mga aksyon na pwedeng gawin ng mga ahensiyang kabilang sa Mimaropa Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (Mimaropa-RDRRMC) kapag nagkaroon ng aberya ang isang barko, sunog... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • DOST to hold this year’s NST Week celeb

    BUTUAN CITY, July 15 (PIA) – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Caraga is once again spearheading this year’s National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) on July 24-28, 2014 at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City, Manila. DOST-Caraga regional director Dominga Mallonga bared this year is the “Outcome 2: Enterprise Development Exhibits,” which shows appreciation of the programs and services provided by DOST regional offices particularly in the Community ... Read Full Story - DOST to hold...
  • PRO-9 chief visits Sibugay PPO

    IPIL, Zamboanga Sibugay, July 15 (PIA) – “Do your job, and know your job,” said Police Regional Office (PRO) Director Police Chief Superintendent Edgar Orduña Basbas to the police personnel of Zamboanga Sibugay Police Provincial Office (ZSPPO) during his recent visit here. According to Basbas, it is important for police personnel to know their role in the community, as they are vital in keeping its peace and order. He even emphasized that being true to one’s p... Read Full Story - PRO-9 chief ...
  • Cebuano News: 6-buwan nga amnesty sa loose firearms, gisugdan na sa PNP

    MANILA, July 14 (PIA)--Gisugdan na sa Philippine National Police (PNP) ang paghatag og unom ka buwan nga amnestiya sa loose firearms sa nasud agig pagsunod sa  Comprehensive Law on Firearms and Ammunition Control o ang Republic Act 10591.Tumong niining mapa-rehistro ang mga dili lisensiyadong mga armas ug malikayan ang bug-at nga silot.Tungod niini, nanawagan ang PNP sa mga nanag-iya og mga unlicensed firearms nga pahimoslan kining maong higayon aron malikayan ang kalangan sama sa "Opl... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Tagalog News: Malakanyang kinilala ang resolusyon ng senado ng America na itaguyod ang mapayapang kasunduan ng pandagat na pagtatalo

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Hulyo 14 (PIA) - Kinilala ng Malakanyang noong Linggo ang resolusyon ng Senado ng Amerika No. 412 na nagtataguyod ng mapayapang kasunduan ng pandaigdigang teritoryo at pandagat na pagtatalo sa Rehiyon ng Asia-Pacific. Sinabi ni Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Hermino Coloma, Jr. sa mga mamamahayag na ikinalulugod ng Palasyo ang resolusyong ito ng Senado ng Amerika. Ang resolusyon ng Senado ng Amerika ay pinamagatang “Reaffirming the str... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • AFP modernization program underway, says military official

    LABANGAN, Zamboanga del Sur, July 14 (PIA) – The modernization program of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is now underway, according to Major General (MGen.)Romulo Cabantac Jr., vice commander, Philippine Army (PA). In a media interview following the change of command ceremony over the weekend at the 1st Infantry “Tabak” Division here, MGen. Cabantac disclosed that that “the AFP has acquired new military hardware.” “When I attended the 67th... Read Full Story - AFP moderniz...
  • Ifugao guv reactivates PDRRM operation center

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 14 (PIA) - - Governor Denis Habawel ordered on Sunday the reactivation of   the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Operation Center (PDRRMOC) situated at the capitol compound here in view of the impending threat of tropical storm “Glenda”. All  PDRRM council members are directed to monitor the situation, undertake precautionary measures and appropriate actions.TS Glenda has entered the Philippine area of responsibility Sunday night ... Read Full Story - Ifugao guv r...
  • Malacanang acknowledges U.S. Senate Resolution that promotes peaceful settlement of maritime disputes

    MANILA, July 14 -- Malacanang acknowledged on Sunday the U.S. Senate Resolution No. 412, that promotes peaceful settlement of international territorial and maritime disputes in the Asia-Pacific Region. In a press briefing over dzRB Radyo ng Bayan Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Hermino Coloma, Jr., told reporters that the Palace welcomes this US Senate Resolution.US Senate Resolution No. 412 is entitled “Reaffirming the strong support of the United States Govern... Read Full Story - Malacanang a...
  • DRRM teams conduct disaster campaigns, drills in Ilagan City

    ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, July 12 (PIA) – Rescue 831 of Isabela provincial government and the city’s disaster management team have conducted an information campaigns and drills to 27 barangays here on disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM). Francisco Estabillo, city DRRM officer, said Rescue 831 has conducted a disaster-related information campaigns to 27 barangays in the city and shared tips on how to be safe during calamities. The disaster management teams, Estabillo a... Read Full Story - DRRM teams c...
  • Abra intensifies disaster preparedness activities

    BANGUED, Abra, July 14(PIA) -- The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) has intensified its program on disaster preparedness in line with the theme of this year’s observance of the National Disaster Consciousness Month, “Kahandaan at Kaligtasan ng Pamayanan, Pundasyon ng Kaunlaran”. Governor Eustaquio P. Bersamin directed the working committees in the PDRRMC to carry out all their planned activities that promote disaster preparedness starting ... Read Full Story - Abra intensi...
  • Phil Army’s ‘Project Shoebox’ gives joy to school kids

    MATI CITY Province of Davao Oriental, July 14 (PIA) — Kids from selected elementary schools around the province recently received shoe boxes filled with school supplies through the Philippine Army’s Project Shoebox. Some 6,450 pieces of donated school supplies, mostly donations coming from the National Bookstore Foundation and cargo firm 2GO express, were delivered to the poorest far-flung areas in the province, while some of thesupplies also reached the municipalities of Trento... Read Full Story - Phil Army’s ...
  • Army’s CMO officers undergo public affairs training

    DAVAO CITY, July 14 (PIA) – The Philippine Army has recently organized a public affairs training, aiming to capacitate newly-designated officers of the Civil Military Operations (CMO, S7) under the Eastern Mindanao Command. The Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for CMO, G7 of the 10th Infantry Division together with CMO Manila spearheaded the training in the city last week which involved 33 CMO officers from the different Infantry Brigades and Battalions of the 4th and 10th ID.&n... Read Full Story - Army’s CMO o...
  • NCRPO to put additional 346 rookies, NUPs in Makati City

    TAGUIG CITY, 14 July (PIA) - To further enhance the operational capability of the police unit, the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) is allocating 346 rookie police officers and four Non-Uniformed Personnel (NUP) crime registrars from its 2014 recruitment quota to the Makati City Police Station. Philippine National Police (PNP) public information chief Reuben Theodore Sindac said the troop upgrade is expected to significantly enlarge the Makati City Police Station from its prese... Read Full Story - NCRPO to put...
  • Nueva Vizcaya mine workers plant trees for Arbor Day

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 14 (PIA) – Mine workers in barangay Didipio in upland town of  Kasibu recently planted 1,000 trees in various parts of their community in support of the government’s Arbor Day. This was conducted through a  localized version of the government’s Arbor Day by the OceanaGold Sustainable Agroforestry Inc. More than 1,000 narra and mahogany seedlings were planted around school grounds and barangay sites in barangay Diddipio in Kasib... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • Dagupan City PNP, pinarangalan bilang pinakamahusay na police station sa Pangasinan

    SIYUDAD NG DAGUPAN, Hulyo 14 (PIA) – Nasungkit ng Dagupan City Police ang parangal bilang pinakamahusay na police station sa Pangasinan sa City category na ipinagkaloob ng Provincial Police Office  sa pagdiriwang ng 19th Police Community Relations Month noong Lunes. Pinarangalan ang Dagupan PNP dahil sa mga matatagumpay nitong mga  community-related projects  tulad ng  pamamahagi ng mga wheelchairs  sa barangay; ang tuluy-tuloy na feeding program kasama ang Ci... Read Full Story - Dagupan City...
  • Nueva Vizcaya town gets  P1.4M classroom bldg., P20M pledge for flood control

    DUPA DEL NORTE, Nueva Vizcaya , July 14 (PIA)– The local government unit here recently received  a new classroom building and a funding allocation for the implementation and establishment of flood control projects. Barangay Lamo in this town  received a newly-completed  2 classroom building worth P1.4 million from the provincial government through its Special Education Fund (SEF) inorder to address the lack of classrooms  Lamo Elementary School (LES).  Th... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • DFA warns against internet love scams

    MANILA, July 14 – The Department of Foreign Affairs warns Filipinos against falling victims to internet scams, most of which involve asking for money on the pretext of love. DFA in a statement said the Philippine Embassy in Kuala Lumpur has received and acted on complaints from victims who were scammed by supposed lovers they met through chatrooms and Facebook messaging. A Hong Kong-based Filipina told the Embassy that she met an alleged Ma... Read Full Story - DFA warns ag...
  • DFA raises Alert level 2 in Kenya, Gaza strip and Alert level 1 in  West Bank

    MANILA, July 13 --  The Department of Foreign Affairs has raised Alert level 2 (Restriction Phase) in Kenya in response to the deteriorating security situation there and in in the Gaza Strip  due to security threats posed by the Israel-Hamas conflict. Under Alert Level 2, Filipinos are advised to restrict movement and avoid unnecessary travel and crowded places. The Restriction Phase only allows returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) with existing employmen... Read Full Story - DFA raises A...
  • GPH, MILF reach positive consensus on draft Basic Law

    KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, July 13 -- Negotiators of the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on Friday announced the positive developments in the drafting of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) as both sides reached significant consensus on the contents of the proposed bill that will serve as the legal foundation of the future Bangsamoro region in Mindanao. In a five-paragraph joint press statement, the parties expressed their satisfaction over the process of jointly ... Read Full Story - GPH, MILF re...
  • DFA raises alert level in Gaza Strip

    MANILA, July 13 -- In view of the growing threats to security posed by the Israel-Hamas conflict to Filipinos in the Gaza Strip, the Department of Foreign Affairs has raised Alert Level 3 (Voluntary Repatriation) in the Gaza Strip. The Philippine Embassies in Cairo, Tel Aviv, and Amman are ready to assist those who wish to leave Gaza. These Embassies continue to be in close contact with Filipinos in Gaza. Alert Level 1 (Precautionary Phase) remains raised in the West Bank and in s... Read Full Story - DFA raises a...
  • CV, CAR police regional offices vow partnership against crime

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 10 (PIA) – The Police Regional Office 2 (PRO-2) and the Police Regional Office - Cordillera Administrative Region (PRO-CAR) have strengthened its partnership and commitment against crime. During the Joint Anti-Criminality Coordinating Conference held here, both parties looked into the implementations of special laws, anti-carnapping, illegal drugs, illegal logging, cattle rustling and communist terrorist operating in the two regions. PCSUPT. Miguel ... Read Full Story - CV, CAR poli...
  • Nueva Vizcaya PLGU offcls open 2 classroom bldg.

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 11 (PIA) – Provincial officials and Department of Education (DepEd) personnel here recently inaugurated  a 2 classroom building in barangay  Lamo in Dupax del Norte town to boost the quality of education among  elemetary schoolers.    The more than P1.4 million project was built inside the Lamo Elementary School to address the need for additional learning centers. The fund used for the construction of the project came from t... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • Cebuano News: Kapulisan sa Ozamiz nakadawat P6.14M nga kantidad sa‘admin support’ gikan sa siyudad

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Hulyo 12 (PIA) – Kapin sa unom ka milyon ka pesos (P6.14M) nga suporta administratibo ang nadawat sa Ozamiz City Police Station (CPS),gikan sa kagamhanan sa siyudad, pag-abot sa Hunyo, ning tuig.                   Niini nga kantidad, kapin sa duha ka milyon ka pesos (P2.40M) ang gipaagi sa duha (2) ka sakyanang pick-up ug tulo ka gatus ka libo ka pesos (P300,000) ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Ozamiz Police receives P6.14M in admin support from city gov’t.

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, July 12 (PIA) – Some P6.14 million in administrative support have been received by the Ozamiz City Police Station (CPS) from the city government, here, as of June, this year. Of this amount, P2.40 million was in the form of two units of pick-up motor vehicles while P300,000 was in the form of five units of motorcycle at P60,000, each, to augment the stations’ mobility, P/Supt. Michael CadioganBawayan, Jr., CPS Chief, said. Bawayan said about... Read Full Story - Ozamiz Polic...
  • Total deployment ban imposed on all OFWs bound for Afghanistan

    MANILA, July 12 --  Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz  announced that the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) Governing Board (GB) has ordered a total ban on the processing and deployment of all returning/vacationing overseas Filipino workers bound for Afghanistan, following the Department of Foreign Affairs’ (DFA) issuance of Crisis Alert Level 3 (Voluntary Repatriation Phase) for Afghanistan, which has been experiencing tension follow... Read Full Story - Total deploy...
  • P20M Flood control projects up for Dupax del Norte town

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva VizcayaJuly 11 (PIA) – A P20 million Flood Control Project (FCP) is set to be constructed in barangay Lamo in Dupax del Norte town this year  to address  flooding  caused by strong rains and typhoons. The P20 million allocation came from the provincial government and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). Barangay Lamo in Dupax del Norte town has been tagged as flood-prone area by the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Counc... Read Full Story - P20M Flood c...
  • Kalinga PPO bares Police Community Relations   Month activities

    TABUK CITY, Kalinga July 11 (PIA) – The Kalinga Provincial Police Office (KPPO), in partnership with key government agencies and private organizations, joins the  observance of  the 19th  Police Community Relations (PCR) Month  this July  with a  series of activities. Information Officer Loren Morron of the KPPO said the month-long celebration kicked off on July 7 with  a program highlighted with the awarding of certificate of appreciation to deservi... Read Full Story - Kalinga PPO ...
  • DTI, LPCC Iligan monitor market price, supply

    ILIGAN CITY, July 11 (PIA)—The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Lanao del Norte Provincial Office, in coordination with the Local Price Coordinating Council (LPCC) of Iligan City conducted a price and supply monitoring at the Pala-o Market,  Pala-o Bagsakan 2, and Central Market, this city on July 3, 2014. Products monitored mainly on rice, vegetables, eggs, sugar and oil, which were perceived of showing uptrend movement of prices for the past weeks. The results showed a sl... Read Full Story - DTI, LPCC Il...
  • Social media effective tool against crime says La Union police

    SAN FERNANDO CITY July 11 (PIA) - For the La Union PNP, a slightly higher crime volume in the province for the first semester at 2,512 compared to only 2,492 during the same period last year was a result of a new crime-monitoring system. Supt. Julius Suriben, San Fernando city's police chief, credits the power of technology and the social media which made it easier for the police to respond to crime incidents. Suriben, who was named the best Police Community Relations Officer for 2... Read Full Story - Social media...
  • AFP, PNP keep security measures in place in Caraga

    TANDAG CITY, July 11 (PIA) – Army 401st Brigade Commander Col. Gregory Cayetano said that security measures in his area of responsibility (AOR) covering the two provinces of Caraga region—Surigao del Sur and Agusan del Sur—are always in place. He issued the statement following the reported incident in Alegria town in Surigao del Norte after the municipal police station (MPS) was overrun by some 60 heavily armed New People’s Army (NPA) rebels believed to be membe... Read Full Story - AFP, PNP kee...
  • Joint Press Statement by the GPH and MILF Negotiating Panels

    July 11, 2014 Kuala Lumpur - Members of the Government of the Philippines and Moro Islamic Liberation Front Negotiating Panels today ended the special meeting on the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law on a positive note. The Panels, during the four-day meeting, discussed the contents of the draft Basic Law as submitted by the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) and reviewed by the legal team of the Office of the President. They achieved modest progress and identified consensus language in t... Read Full Story - Joint Press ...
  • Army 401st Infantry (UNITY) Brigade to commemorate 42nd founding anniversary

    TANDAG CITY, July 11 (PIA) – The 401st Infantry (UNITY) Brigade of the Philippine Army (PA) under Col. Gregory Cayetano is set to commemorate its 42nd Founding Anniversary on July 12. The occasion that is going to take place at 7:00 p.m. will be held at Kalayaan Hall in its Headquarters at Barangay Awa, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur with 4th Infantry Division (4ID) Commander M/Gen. Ricardo Visaya as guest of honor and speaker.  In his invitation to Surigao del Sur Governo... Read Full Story - Army 401st I...
  • OCD: Let's capacitate communities on disaster preparedness

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 10, (PIA) - - “The best strategy to ensure survival during disaster is to prepare and capacitate every individual on their proper response prior to any calamity that may hit their area,” civil defense regional director Norma Talosig said in a media interview. Talosig, who is also the chairperson of the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC), said taking from the experiences of other areas in the country, worst case scenari... Read Full Story - OCD: Let's c...
  • General Trias observes National Disaster Consciousness Month, 19th Police Community Relations Month

    TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite, July 10 (PIA) -- The local government of General Trias launched last week the yearly observance of the National Disaster Consciousness Month with this year theme: “Kahandaan at Kaligtasan ng Pamayanan, Pundasyon ng Kaunlaran.” In a simple ceremony held at the town plaza, General Trias Mayor Antonio Ferrer, Vice Mayor Maurito C. Sison and members of the Municipal Council (Sangguniang Bayan) led the yearly undertaking with the 30-second sounding of sir... Read Full Story - General Tria...
  • Extractive industry transparency conference set in Nueva Vizcaya

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 10 (PIA) – The  First Nueva Vizcaya  Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) Multi-Stakeholder Conference will be conducted here this month to create awareness on the full disclosure of mining companies on their payments. Ronald Allan Barnacha, Bantay Kita national vice president said the conference is a prelude activity for the formation of a local EITI based in the province. “Though it is the mandate of the government to... Read Full Story - Extractive i...
  • Extractive industry transparency conference set in Nueva Vizcaya

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 10 (PIA) – The  First Nueva Vizcaya  Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) Multi-Stakeholder Conference will be conducted here this month to create awareness on the full disclosure of mining companies on their payments. Ronald Allan Barnacha, Bantay Kita national vice president said the conference is a prelude activity for the formation of a local EITI based in the province. “Though it is the mandate of the government to... Read Full Story - Extractive i...
  • DOST installs 95 weather monitoring devices

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 10 (PIA)---The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) region 2 has already installed 95 weather monitoring devices along Cagayan River and in other strategic monitoring areas regionwide. John Michael Tumaliuan, project coordinator, said the devices include water level monitoring and rain gauges, which are established through the assistance of the Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils (LDRRMCs). He added that DOST has partnered wi... Read Full Story - DOST install...
  • Population office steps up campaign on teen pregnancy prevention

    ROXAS, Isabela, July 10 (PIA) – The municipal population office of this town is conducting series of symposia in public secondary schools to prevent the incidence of teenage pregnancy among the youth. Eden Abanilla, Municipal Population Officer, said there is still a need to inform the students on the effects and consequences of teenage pregnancy despite the minimal incidence of teen pregnancies in the town. Abanilla said her office will make rounds of symposia in secondary schoo... Read Full Story - Population o...
  • Tagalog News: PNP Romblon, tatalakayin sa mga paaralan ang pag-iwas sa krimen

    ROMBLON, Romblon, Hulyo10 (PIA) --- Nagsasagawa ngayong Hulyo ang Philippine National Police (PNP) Romblon ng adbokasiya sa mga paaralan upang magsagawa ng symposium tungkol sa iba’t ibang uri ng krimen at pag-iwas na maging biktima nito. Sinabi ni Police Community Relations Officer, P/Insp. Ledilyn Y. Ambonan ng Romblon Police Provincial Office (RPPO), na sa kasalukuyan ay nagsasagawa ang mga kapulisan ng pagbisita sa mga paaralan upang magsagawa ng symposium tungkol sa iba’t i... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • Cebuano News: Taga “CDP” gibansay alang Sa epektibong pamahayag

    TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, July 9, (PIA) –Gibansay sa kagamhanan ang mga sakop sa bahan nga natahasan sa mas gipalapad nga pagpakatap sa kasayuran kabahin sa mga proyekto sa goberno kalabut sa pagpatunhay sa kahusay ug kalinaw. Labing bug-at nga bahin sa bansay Julyo 8, mao ang paghipno sa programa alang sa epektibong comunikasyon kabahin sa Community Development Program (CDP) Purok Power Movement (PPM).Kapin sa kawhaan ka tawo nga sakop sa Kapitolyo sa Bohol ug mga community organi... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • 27 repatriates from Libya arrive in Manila today

    MANILA, July 9 -- Twenty seven (27) more overseas Filipino workers from Libya are set to arrive in Manila today at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 on board flight number EK332 at 4:35 p.m. This will bring the total number of Filipino repatriates from Libya to 515. This group of repatriates work for the Doosan, Daemyung, Sunchang-Hyundai, and Alnahr Companies. DFA and Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) representatives will meet the repatria... Read Full Story - 27 repatriat...
  • CamSur, Naga City police offices launch PCR Month

    NAGA CITY, July 9 (PIA) --- The Philippine National Police provincial office in Camarines Sur and city police headquarters here launched separate activities in line with the observance of the 19th Police Community Relations (PCR) Month that aims to  strengthen its community-based programs and initiatives in their respective areas of jurisdictions. PNP Camarines officer in charge Police Senior Superintendent Primo Golingay led kick-off of the PCR Month commencing with the “Salubun... Read Full Story - CamSur, Naga...
  • Campaign against illegal drugs scores  in Ifugao

     LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 9 (PIA) - - The campaign against illegal drugs in the province has scored with the arrest of two alleged suspected drug personalities in this municipality last July 7. Joint elements of  Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) and Region II, PDEA Luzon Special Enforcement Team, Criminal Investigation Detection Group, Ifugao police office and other law enforcement entities arrested  Marlon Nadugo B... Read Full Story - Campaign aga...
  • New Panabo PNP Chief creates City Advisory Group

    PANABO CITY, Davao del Norte, July 9  – New Police Chief Superintendent Roderico A. Roy Jr. created on July 4, 2014 the Panabo City Advisory Group (PCAG), for Police Transformation and Development. The chief of police presented the Performance Governance System, or PGS, to the PCAG to orient the group on  programs, projects, and activities including the national budget given to the police. Citing limited  national budget and facilities, Roy lauded the support of th... Read Full Story - New Panabo P...
  • 62 brgys of Nueva Vizcaya tagged as moderately affected by illegal drugs

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , July 9 (PIA)– At least 62 barangays in this province have been put under the category of moderately-affected areas by illegal drugs, officials of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said. Juvenal Azurin, PDEA regional director said the volume of affected barangays in the province accounts for 22.54 percent drug affectation. Moderately affected means that there is a presence of  drug pusher in a certain community, he added. Azuri... Read Full Story - 62 brgys of ...
  • DFA issues alert level 3 for Afghanistan

    MANILA, July 8 -- The Department of Foreign Affairs has issued Alert Level 3 (voluntary repatriation phase) for Afghanistan due to the heightened tensions in that country following the conduct of the presidential elections last June 14. Alert Level 3 is declared when violent disturbances or external aggression occurs in a limited area of a country. With this announcement, Filipinos in Afghanistan are strongly encouraged to volunteer to return to the Philippines, DFA said. The Philippin... Read Full Story - DFA issues a...
  • Human rights violations victims can now apply for claims

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 8 (PIA) -- With the support of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) regional office 10, the National Human Rights Victims' Claims Board will be processing the application for the recognition and reparations for Claims of Victims of Human Rights Violations (HRV) during the Matial Law period form September 21, 1972 to February 25, 1986. The application for claims started last May 12, 2014 and ends November 10, 2014. Failure of victims to file claims during the si... Read Full Story - Human rights...
  • DTI Sorsogon nagbabala sa mga negosyanteng mahuhuling magbebenta ng substandard raingears

    LUNGSOD NG SORSOGON, Hulyo 8 (PIA) -- Sa kabila ng mahigpit na pagbabantay ng mga ahensya ng pamahalaan sa mga pamilihan ay marami pa rin ang nagpapalusot at nagbebenta ng dekalidad na mga kapote o rain gears kaya muling nagbabala sa publiko ang Eco-Waste Coalition na maging mapanuri sa pagbili ng mga kagamitan ng mga anak lalo na sa kapote  ngayong panahon na naman ng tag-ulan. Sa kasalukuyan ay patuloy ang isinasagawang pag-iikot ng Department of Trade and Industry katuwang ang Burea... Read Full Story - DTI Sorsogon...
  • 2 Butuan IP villages benefit DSWD’s community-led projects

    BUTUAN CITY, July 8  (PIA) - Barangays Anticala and Pianing, specifically sitios Mahayahay and Catabwanan, of this city inaugurated recently the day care center projects, identified and implemented by ordinary citizens in the said barangay. “With the intervention of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Caraga, these projects were made possible through empowering local citizens by letting them articulate the causes of their poverty problems and equipping them th... Read Full Story - 2 Butuan IP ...
  • AgSur intensifies removal of illegal structures along Maharlika highway

    PATIN-AY, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur, July 8 (PIA) - The provincial government of Agusan del Sur, thru its organized Squatting and Resettlement Task Force (SRTF) discussed last week issues and concerns confronting the on-going clearing operations of the Maharlika Highway from Butuan City to Davao provinces brought about by the residents occupying the road-right-of-way. Provincial Correctional and Civil Security Office and SRTF chief Josefina Bajade said slight commotions were observed in B... Read Full Story - AgSur intens...
  • PNP condemns the killing of Impasugong town mayor

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 8 – The leadership of Police Regional Office (PRO), region 10, condemned ambush killing of Impasugong town mayor Mario T. OKinlay. The Philippine National Police (PNP) will not stop until justice will be served, according to police chief superintendent Isagani F. Genabe Jr, regional director, PRO-10. The Special Investigation Task Group-Okinlay (SITG-Okinlay) is continuously conducting further investigation to identify other culprits in this incident. A ... Read Full Story - PNP condemns...
  • PNoy okays appointment of Gov. Defensor as new RPOC chair

    ILOILO CITY, July 8 (PIA6) – President Benigno S. Aquino III has approved the appointment of Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. as the new Chairperson of the Western Visayas Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC).The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region VI revealed in a press report that Governor Defensor is replacing the outgoing head of the Council, Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog.Earlier, Governor Defensor was appointed by DILG Secretary Mar Roxas to be... Read Full Story - PNoy okays a...
  • Feature: Friendly La Union cops bag nat'l award in community relations

    SAN FERNANDO CITY, July 8 (PIA) - Ask any La Union resident about the conduct of the provincial police and they will answer the same: courteous and responsive. Ester Rosario Capistrano, a retiree and a resident here, said she was pleased with the response when she asked for police assistance. “La Union police are courteous and responsive. I sought for their help one time when I had a run in with an establishment owner. The police responded well so I am happy they’re always ... Read Full Story - Feature: Fri...
  • Roxas to PNP: Intensify campaign vs. hoarders, price manipulators

    MANILA, July 8 (PIA) -- Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas has directed the Philippine National Police to intensify its campaign against hoarders of rice and other basic commodities, with the end in view of breaking cartels possibly responsible for the soaring cost of food. Roxas, at the same time, lauded the efforts of the PNP-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group for the series of successful operations that led to the discovery of more than 170,000 bags of rice fr... Read Full Story - Roxas to PNP...
  • New Tabak commander bares division’s plan of action

    LABANGAN, Zamboanga del Sur, July 8 (PIA) – Newly installed commander of the Philippine Army’s (PA) 1st Infantry ‘Tabak’ Division, Brigadier General Gerardo F. Barrientos Jr., presented his plan of action during the change of command ceremony held Wednesday at the division grandstand in Barangay Pulacan this town. Barrientos said his leadership will be anchored on the army’s banner program - the Internal Peace and Security Plan (IPSP) - and the army’s tra... Read Full Story - New Tabak co...
  • NCRPO celebrates Police Community Relations Month

    TAGUIG CITY, 8 JULY (PIA) – National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Police Director Carmelo E. Valmoria led the kick-off ceremony for the month long celebration of the Police Community Relations (PCR) Month this July,  With the theme, “Pinaigting na Samahan ng Mamamayan at Pulisya para sa patuloy na Kapayapaan at Kaunlaran ng Sambayanan” the celebration focuses on the importance of enhancing police image, gain the trust of the public in protectin... Read Full Story - NCRPO celebr...
  • Dads express sorrow for tragic demise of Impasug-ong mayor

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 8 - Through Resolution No. 11720-2014, the 17th City Council headed by Vice Mayor Caesar Ian E. Acenas expressed the city’s deepest sorrow for the tragic demise of mayor Mario T. Okinlay of Impasug-ong, Bukidon. The town mayor of Bukidnon was killed during an ambush at barangay Bontongon in Impasug-ong. In the resolution, legislators cited his highly commendable and exemplary devotion to the public. The late mayor was also a true partner o... Read Full Story - Dads express...
  • PUJs, taxi cabs urged to comply with Traffic Code

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 8 – Cagayan de Oro City Council committee on public utilities reminds operators of public utilities jeepneys  that the plate numbers and the names of operators must be printed  in “bold” figures at the back side of the driver’s seat or front seats of PUJs and motorela units. Councilor Alden Bacal, member of the committee said this is required under Section 114 of Ordinance No. 10551-2007, otherwise known as the Traffic Code of Caga... Read Full Story - PUJs, taxi c...
  • NRCO-Caraga continues to provide livelihood assistance, skills training to OFWs

    BUTUAN CITY, July 7 (PIA) – “Along with our partner government agencies under the Department of Labor and Employment, we in the National Reintegration Center for the Overseas Filipino Workers are also providing livelihood assistance and skills training to OFWs in Caraga region.” This was the statement of Labor and Employment Officer Nancy Jacinto of National Reintegration Center for the Overseas Filipino Workers (NRCO) Caraga during a press conference on Monday with the me... Read Full Story - NRCO-Caraga ...
  • Officials push for regional center's fire station

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 7 (PIA)----The provincial board here has urged the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to establish a fire sub-station at the regional government center (RGC) to immediately respond to government offices, infrastructures and houses here during fire incidents. Board member Mila Catabay-Lauigan, in a board resolution, emphasized that the regional government center at Ba... Read Full Story - Officials pu...
  • 52 OFWs from Libya arrive in Manila today

    MANILA, July 7 -- Fifty two (52) overseas Filipino workers from Libya are scheduled to arrive in Manila today at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1. The first batch composed of 44 repatriates will arrive at 4:35 p.m. on board flight EK332. The second batch composed of 8 repatriates is scheduled to arrive at 10:10 p.m. on board flight EK334. This brings the total number of Filipino repatriates from Libya to 488.  While Libya ... Read Full Story - 52 OFWs from...
  • Government confiscates 4,000 metric tons of NFA rice from private trading company

    MANILA, July 7 -- The government’s effort in battling overpricing, manipulation and cartel-like activities has led to the confiscation of an estimated 4,000 metric tons of rice, a Palace official said on Sunday. Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., said the Philippine National Police – Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) has seized this much from three out of 12 warehouses they investigated.“Tatlong bodega ang natag... Read Full Story - Government c...
  • 4 Oclock habit panawagan sa publiko ng City Health Office

    LUNGSOD NG SORSOGON, Hulyo 7(PIA) -- Sa pagpasok nang tag-ulan ay mahigpit na nagbabala sa publiko si City Health Office chief Dr. Edgar Rebustillo lalong lalo na sa mga magulang  na huwag hahayaan ang kanilang mga anak na magtampisaw at maglaro sa mga ilog baha dahilan maaring makakuha ang mga ito ng ibat-ibang uri ng sakit. Sinabi pa ni  Rebustillo sa panahon ng tag-ulan ay nauuso ang dengue at ang sakit na Leptospirosis, ang liptospirosis ay isang sakit na nakukuha mula sa ihi ... Read Full Story - 4 Oclock hab...
  • 64 OFWs from Libya arrive in Manila

    MANILA, July 7 -- Sixty four (64) overseas Filipino workers from Libya arrived in Manila last Saturday, July 5, at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1. The first batch composed of 20 repatriates arrived at 4:35 p.m. on board flight EK332. The second batch composed of 44 repatriates arrived at 10:10 p.m. on board flight EK334. Representatives from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration briefed the repatriates upon their arrival. Th... Read Full Story - 64 OFWs from...
  • New commander assumes post at 1st Tabak division

    LABANGAN, Zamboanga del Sur, July 7 (PIA) – Major General (MGen.) Felicito Virgilio M. Trinidad Jr., commanding officer of the 1st Infantry (Tabak) Division, Philippine Army (PA) has formally turned-over the command to Brigadier General (BGen.) Gerardo F. Barrientos Jr. in a change of command ceremony held last July 2 at the Division Grandstand, Camp Cesar Sang-an, Upper Pulacan this municipality. Presiding during the turnover rites was Army’s vice commander MGen. Romulo M. Cabn... Read Full Story - New commande...
  • Tagalog news: Nueva Vizcaya BFP, patuloy ang pagbibigay ng medical, rescue services

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 7 (PIA) – Patuloy ang pabibigay ng medical at  rescue services ng Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) sa mga biktima ng kalamidad at aksidente sa lalawigan. Ayon kay Provincial Fire Marshall Apolonio Diaz, mula January-June 2014, nakapagtala sila ng 22 medical responses at 15 rescue responses  sa iba’t-ibang bayan sa lalawigan. “Ang ibig sabihin po nito, yung mga vehicular accidents at iba pang related medical incidents ay nir... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • PDEA renews call to public on transporting illegal drugs

    QUEZON CITY, 7 JULY (PIA) - The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) reiterated its advisory to the public involving the recruitment, arrest, detention and conviction of Filipinos used as drug couriers caught transporting illegal drugs abroad, particularly in China. PDEA Director General Undersecretary Arturo G. Cacdac, Jr. again issued the warning in response to the news surrounding the alarming rate of Filipino nationals arrested for drug trafficking in Guangzhou, China. “... Read Full Story - PDEA renews ...
  • Jan-April drew highest number of fire incidents in Nueva Vizcaya

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya ,July 7 (PIA) – The Bureau of Fire Prevention (BFP) here has tagged the first four months of each year as fire-prone months due to the highest number of fire incidents listed  by the agency. Provincial Fire Marshall Apolonio Diaz said that  the month of January in 2013, February in 2013 and March this year registered  the highest number of fire incidents such as 7 in 2012,  in 2013 and  9 in April this year. The fire incidents wer... Read Full Story - Jan-April dr...
  • Nueva Vizcaya dads seek PhilHealth memberships for village guards

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 7 (PIA) – Local lawmakers here have recently asked  local government units in the province to allocate funds for the membership  of  several ‘barangay tanods’ or village guards to the PhilHealth program.Vice Governor Epifanio LD. Galima, Jr. said the move was made by the provincial board through a resolution urging the local government units in Nueva Vizcaya to allocate funding for the payment of Philhealth contributions o... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • Nueva Vizcaya police nets  400 violators of VISA ordinance

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 6 (PIA) – The Philippine National Police (PNP) in the province has apprehended 400 motorcycle owners and operators in various municipalities for violating the Verification of Identity and Sticker Authenticity (VISA) ordinance.   Police Senior Supt. John Luglug, officer-in-charge of the  Nueva Vizcaya  Police Provincial Office (NPPO) said  the violators committed the following violations: no car registration, no plate number, no driver... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • Vehicular accidents top Index crimes for Jan-June 2014 in Nueva Vizcaya

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , July 6 (PIA)– Deaths caused by vehicular accidents topped the number of Index Crimes (crimes against persons) in the province from January to June this year. In a report by the Philippine National Poice (PNP),  there were 210  incidents of vehicular accidents or physical injury followed by theft with 10 incidents, robbery-15, carnapping with 12, rape with 11 and  murder with 8 incidents. “Out of the 210 cases of physical injury, 100... Read Full Story - Vehicular ac...
  • Tagalog news: 173 katao sa Nueva Vizcaya, huli sa Smoke-Free Ordinance

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 6 (PIA) – May 173 na katao sa lalawigan ang nahuli ng mga alagad ng Philippine National Police (PNP) mula January – June ngayong taon. Ayon kay Police Sr. Supt. John Luglug, officer-in charge ng PNP Nueva Vizcaya, karamihan sa mga nahuling public smokers ay mula sa mga bayan ng Bagabag, Diadi, Aritao, Dupax del Sur at Solano. Dagdag ni Luglug na sa buwan ng Abril ang naitalang may pinakamaraming  violators na nahuli na nasa 48 habang 9 la... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Nueva Vizcaya PLGU teaches gov’t workers on search, rescue

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 6 (PIA)  – The provincial government  here has  conducted a provincewide   search and rescue skills empowerment seminar to raise the level of awareness and capabilities of government agencies to respond during the onslaught of disasters and  calamities.Through the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) the  “First Responder Basic Life support Seminar with Water Search and Rescue” has be... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • PDEA reiterates advisory on drug couriers

    QUEZON CITY, July 6 -- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) reiterated its advisory to the public involving the recruitment, arrest, detention and conviction of Filipinos used as drug couriers caught transporting illegal drugs abroad, particularly in China. PDEA Director General Undersecretary Arturo G. Cacdac, Jr. again issued the warning in response to the news surrounding the alarming rate of Filipino nationals arrested for drug trafficking in Guangzhou, China. “As of... Read Full Story - PDEA reitera...
  • Tagalog news: 143 families, target ng Sta. Fe LGU para sa Core Shelter Project

    STA. FE, Nueva Vizcaya, July 6 (PIA) – Isasailalim sa Core Shelter Project ng pamahalaan ang may 143 na pamilya sa bayang ito upang mabigyan sila ng disente at ligtas na tahanan. Ayon kay Mayor Liwayway Caramat, ito ay ipapatayo ng local government unit ang mga bahay katuwang nito ang Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) sa iba’t-ibang barangay. Ang mga mabibigyan ng libreng bahay ay mga mamamayan na naninirahan sa mga barung-barong lamang. “Ito ay... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • CHO bares zero dengue case for past 2 months

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 3 (PIA) - - This city has been dengue-free for the months of May and June this year, City Health Officer Dr. James Guzman said. The City Health Office (CHO) here, he said recorded the last two cases of dengue in April while 34 cases in the first quarter of this year. He said the ‘zero case’ in the last two months may be attributed with the long dry season experienced in the province where there were no stagnant waters here.... Read Full Story - CHO bares ze...
  • Cebuano News: PDEA: “fly-high” makamatay

    BOHOL, July 5 (PIA) – Wala pa gani mabuntog ang illegal nga drugas ilabi na sa labing sikat nga shabu, may lain na usab nga gi-abusuhan nga drugas ang naglibot ug nagpatuskig sa party circles.Ang nakaparat pa, matud sa Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, ang bag-ong drugas nga gihinganlan og fly-high, superman o party, gisagolsagol nga shabu, mga sekswal nga tambal pagpa-lagsik sama sa Viagra, Cialis ug ecstasy.Ang Viagra, Cialis ug ecstasy maoy kasagarang tambal sa kinataw nga dili na mag... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Phil army forms Joint Task Force vs armed groups

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 5 (PIA) – The Philippine Army (PA) has recently formed the  Joint Task Force Ifugao to address the frequent movement of armed groups along the boundary of Nueva Vizcaya and ifugao. Lt. Col. Eugene Mata, commanding officer of the army’s 6th Infantry Division, said the task force is intended to go after the armed groups who usually use the N.V.- Ifugao boundary as entry and exit points to Ambaguio, Villaverde and Bagabag towns. “The g... Read Full Story - Phil army fo...
  • Nueva Vizcaya cops to implement PATROL 101

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 5 (PIA) – The Philippine National Police (PNP) here will be implementing the PATROL 101 program to further enhance and improve their anti-criminality approach. Police Senior Supt. John Luglug, Officer-In-Charge of the Police Provincial Office said that with the PATROL 101 program, anti-criminality efforts will be more responsive to the public. “It will maximize police visibility on the ground and decentralizes the formulation and implementatio... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • RDRRMC-Mimaropa, magdaraos ng rescue capability demonstration sa Calapan City

    QUEZON CITY, ika-5 ng Hulyo (PIA) Sa mga darating na araw, susubukan ng mga ahensiya ng Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council - Mimaropa, kasama ang Sandatahang Lakas at iba pang opisina na nasa uniformed services, ang kanilang kakayahan at kasangkapan sa pagsagip.Ilan sa mga itatampok sa rescue capability demonstration na idaraos ng RDRRMC sa Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) sa lungsod ng Calapan ay ang paglilipat ng mga pasahero mula sa mga distressed vessel papuntang pi... Read Full Story - RDRRMC-Mimar...
  • Australia, Phl ink agreement to continue fight against human trafficking

    MANILA, 4 July (PIA)—Australia yesterday finalized a formal arrangement with the Government of the Philippines to commence the Australia Asia Program to Combat Trafficking In Persons (AAPTIP), in the Philippines. Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Bill Tweddell and Usec. Jose Vicente Salazar of the Department of Justice (DOJ), who is also the Undersecretary-in-Charge of the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) on Thursday formally signed the Memorandum of Subsidiary ... Read Full Story - Australia, P...
  • Solon proposes drugs summit to unite enforcement, prosecution

    BOHOL, July 4 (PIA)-- In a recent Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) meeting held in Catigbian, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Bohol showed the province may have stellar accomplishments in apprehending drug characters, but has less than desirable performance in keeping these people in jails. PDEA said Bohol recorded 32 apprehension but in its decided cases, it only scored 2 convictions, 6 acquittals and 3 dismissals.This has scored massive demoralization in the... Read Full Story - Solon propos...
  • Police arrests 56 violators of illegal gambling

    SOLANO, Nueva Vizcaya, July 4v(PIA) – At least 56 persons have been arrested by police authorities here this morning due to the operation of illegal numbers game or ‘Jueteng’ in this town. Police Chief Inspector Kevin Bulayungan, chief of police said the arrested persons were caught in a certain place and involved in ‘Jueteng’ activities. He said they have intensified their campaign against illegal numbers game after receiving complaints from members of th... Read Full Story - Police arres...
  • Iguig town to hold Minabbanga Festival

    IGUIG, Cagayan, July 3 (PIA) – The Local Government Unit here is now preparing series of activities catering to both old and young ones for the week-long Minabbanga Festival as the town marks another commemorative year of merry-making on July 19-25. Mayor Judithas Trinidad said this year’s celebration is far different from previous years as it highlights the town’s Minabbanga Festival Dance. “There will be 15 elementary and four secondary schools to compete in t... Read Full Story - Iguig town t...
  • DPWH-led transport summit up vs. road accidents in Cagayan Valley

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 4 (PIA)  – A regionwide transport summit will be conducted by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in a bid to address road accidents along  the national and local  roads. Governor Ruth Padilla, Economic and Development Committee chairman of the Regional Development Council (RDC) said the plan was reached during the recent meeting of the RDC inorder to address the increasing number of road accidents in the region. &ldquo... Read Full Story - DPWH-led tra...
  • Cebuano News: DENR 10 mihimo sa imbestigasyon mahitungod sa aksidente sa Initao-Libertad Landscape and Seascape

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 4 (PIA) - Nagpahigayon og imbestigasyon and Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Rehiyon 10 (DENR 10) mahitungod sa nahitabo nga aksidente didto sa Initao-Libertad Protected Lanscape and Seascape sa Initao, Misamis Oriental. Si Regional Director Ruth M. Tawantawan nagkanayon nga gikinahanglan masuta ang nahitabo nga aksidente nga mikalas sa duha ka kinabuhi. Gibutyag ni Director Tawantawan nga gisirado una ang maong protected area ug dlili pasudlan sa m... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Proposed law requiring security guards in high-risk establishments under study

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 3 -- The proposed ordinance mandating all high-risk business establishments in the city to hire, or engage the services of security guards is now under study. The ordinance was filed by councilor Ramon G. Tabor, chair of the City Council committee on police, fire and public safety, and councilor Edna Dahino, chair of the committee on trade, commerce and cooperatives to strengthen the city’s peace and order drive. The authors noted that some establishment... Read Full Story - Proposed law...
  • Tagalog News: DSWD, JICA pinag-ibayo ang paghahanda laban sa sakuna sa Pilipinas

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Hulyo 3 (PIA) - Sa pagsisikap na mapaghandaan ng bansa na matugunan ang epekto ng pag-iba ng klima, ang National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), sa pamamagitan ng Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Office of Civil Defense, at ng  Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), ay nagpalabas ng Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Capacity Enhancement Project (DRRM-CEP). Isa sa mga konkretong nagawa ng kooperasyon ay ang p... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • 10th ID counts on convergence of LGUs, NGAs to end insurgency

    COMPOSTELA VALLEY,  July 03 (PIA)--- The 10th Infantry “Agila” Division  of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) counts on convergence of efforts of  the national line agencies and the local government  to  end insurgency. In a press conference at Camp Manuel Yan in Mawab, Compostela Valley,  10th Inf. Div. commanding general Maj. Gen.  Ariel Bernardo  described as “whole of government approach” the  convergence of&nb... Read Full Story - 10th ID coun...
  • Cagayan Valley PNP picks Nueva Vizcaya’s PCR as region’s best

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 3 (PIA) – The Philippine National Police (PNP) in Cagayan Valley has awarded the PNP Police Community Relations (PCR) in this province as best for two consecutive years.   The  Dupax del Sur town Police Station was also adjudged as the Best Municipal Police Station in PCR Activities while the Diadi town police station was recognized as Best LGU in PCR Activities for CY 2013.PCR chief Vilma Galiste said the awarding of PCRs in the region will be... Read Full Story - Cagayan Vall...
  • Guv wants PRO-7 to help Bohol become drugs-free

    BOHOL, July 3 (PIA) –He has barely warmed his seat as the region’s top crime buster, and Police Chief Superintendent Prudencio Bañas now has a mission, handed to him in his first official visit to Bohol. Installed only last June 11, PCSupt Bañas told media in a press conference after a courtesy call with Bohol Governor Edgar Chatto, that his instructions are to make Bohol a pilot area in successful anti-illegal drugs campaign. “The desire of the governor... Read Full Story - Guv wants PR...
  • Zambo. City solon tackles Bangsamoro issues with city council

    ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 3 (PIA) - Zamboanga City first district Representative Celso L. Lobregat emphasized that there are certain issues in the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) that need to be scrutinized and made known to the public prior to the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law in Congress.Lobregat, who was invited to speak on his position on the Bangsamoro agreement during the city council’s regular session yesterday (July 1), emphasized several issues including the asser... Read Full Story - Zambo. City ...
  • Ifugao town implements 'no wearing of helmet policy’

     LAMUT, Ifugao, July 3 (PIA) - - The local government unit here  has started implementing  the ‘no wearing of helmet policy’ in the municipality for the general welfare of the residents. Through Executive Order Number 18, all motor cycle riders are required to unhelmet themselves when within the town proper, barangay communities, government and private compounds and buildings in Lamut. Mayor Mariano Buyagawan, Jr. said that lawless elements riding on motorcyc... Read Full Story - Ifugao town ...
  • DSWD to LGUs: Follow standards in constructing evacuation centers

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan,  July 2 (PIA) - - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) regional office has urged Local Government Units (LGUs) to follow strictly the recommended requirements for the construction of evacuation centers. Frank Lopez, head of the disaster management unit, said there are many LGUs that are now constructing their own evacuation centers in preparation for any worse case scenario. "LGUs must ensure correct partitions and facility re... Read Full Story - DSWD to LGUs...
  • Cebuano News: Konseho nangusog mamintinar kahusay, kalinaw sa dakbayan

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 3 (PIA) – Ang konseho sa ubos ni Bise Mayor Caesar Ian Acenas nangusog nga padayong mamintinar ang kahusay ug kalinaw sa dakbayan sa Cagayan de Oro. Sa sesyon niadtong Lunes hiniusang gisagop ang Resolusyon No. 11714-2015 nga naghangyo sa Philippine National Police (PNP) sa kauluhan ug sa rehiyon 10 nga i-uli o mapabilin ang mga dagko’g kalidad nga armas nga gi-isyu ngadto sa mga sakop sa Cagayan de Oro City Police Office (COCPO). Si Kons... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Sta. Fe LGU  implements sanitation facilities to villagers

    Sta. Fe, Nueva Vizcaya, July 3 (PIA)  - The local government unit here is providing free toilets for the villagers to enhance and improve proper sanitation in its environment. Mayor Liwayway Caramat said they are providing free toilet bowls to 217 households through their Municipal Health Office (MHO). Though proper waste management, she said is only concentrated to the town’s main barangays, they are exerting efforts to reach out to  263 families outside the poblacion.... Read Full Story - Sta. Fe LGU ...
  • Army expects more rebels to surrender

    GUIPOS, Zamboanga del Sur, July 3 (PIA) – With the Gun for Peace Program of the government now, the Philippine Army has expressed optimism that more New People’s Army (NPA) rebels would surrender to avail themselves of the incentives. Under this program, any NPA member who will surrender shall receive cash incentives for the firearms they will bring along. It was learned that for M-16  rifle, the government will pay P58 thousand and for 1 AK, P48 thousand. Lt. Col... Read Full Story - Army expects...
  • Bantay Bayanihan CSOs vow support for ‘Normalization in Bangsamoro’

    DAVAO CITY, July 3 (PIA) – Selected Mindanao civil society organizations (CSOs) engaged in Bantay Bayanihan gathered in Davao City for a seminar-workshop for Normalization in the Bangsamoro last June 26-28. Kathline Anne Sigua Tolosa of the Security Reform Initiative (SRI), convener and Bantay Bayanihan National Secretariat said that Bantay Bayanihan conducts parallel efforts to better understand and accompany the peace process in the light of the positive developments between th... Read Full Story - Bantay Bayan...
  • Tagalog news: Panawagan ng coast guard sa kumunidad: tumulong pangalagaan ang mga lighthouse

    ERMITA, Maynila, Hul 2 (PIA) - Umaapila ang mga opisyal ng Philippine Coast Guard sa mga mamamayan na tumulong sa pangangalaga ng mga lighthouse."Wag sirain, importante ang mga lighthouse sa mga mangingisda at sa mga barko," pakiusap ni Coast Guard District Southern Tagalog (CGDSTL) Operations Officer Laurence Tamayo sa isang panayam.Sa ulat na nakuha ng CGDSTL mula sa Occidental Mindoro, pinasok at ninakaw umano kamakailan ang mga dalawang solar panel ng Light House Dongon Point sa Sa... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Phl Air Force chief highlights rescue, relief efforts in 2013

    CLARK AIR BASE, Pampanga, July 2 (PIA) -- Philippine Air Force (PAF) Commanding General Lieutenant General Jeffrey Delgado highlighted Tuesday its significant accomplishments last year on the aspect of rescue and relief specifically at the height of Super Typhoon Yolanda and the Bohol Earthquake. “In 2013, we flew more than 39,000 flying hours; as well as carried more than 144,000 persons and six million kilos of freight across the country as part of combat, combat support, combat ser... Read Full Story - Phl Air Forc...
  • Ramadhan, season of peace, grace -- Deles

    ‎MANILA, July 2 -- As Ramadhan starts, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos Deles said that this Holy Month is "important not only for Muslims, but for all Filipinos."‎ “Certainly, this is a season of grace where people take it upon themselves to sacrifice and cleanse, to think of others' suffering, and to strive to live on this earth pleasing Almighty God," Deles said. "‎Let us respect the season and altogether ask that t... Read Full Story - Ramadhan, se...
  • Tagalog News: Tips para matiyak na certified ang LPG tank

    LUNGSOD NG DAGUPAN, July 2 (PIA) – Pinaalalahanan ng Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) ang publiko na siguraduhing pasado sa quality at safety requirements ang gamit nilang tangke ng liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) upang matiyak na ito ay ligtas na gamitin. Ayon kay DTI Provincial Director Peter Mangabat, may mga ilang tips upang malaman kung pumasa ang gamit na LPG sa quality at safety requirements. Una, bawat tangke ay may nakaukit na permanenteng marka sa kwelyo (collar).&n... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • Application for Police Executive Service exam ends on July 31 – NAPOLCOM

    QUEZON CITY, 2 July (PIA) - The National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) has announced that the filing of applications for the Police Executive Service Eligibility (PESE) written examination for Police Commissioned Officers of the Philippine National Police (PNP) will be until July 31, 2014. “The PESE, which has two phases – Written Examination and Panel Interview, contains analytical questions on police leadership and police values in order to get the best future leaders or the cr... Read Full Story - Application ...
  • PNoy praises PAF members' professionalism, dedication during anniversary celebration

    MANILA, July 2 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III led the celebration of the 67th anniversary of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) in Pampanga, recognizing the professionalism and dedication to service of its uniformed men and women. In his message during the event that was held in Clark Air Base in Pampanga on Tuesday, the President said the reforms and modernization initiatives in the Air Force have been made possible by the support of the PAF leadership.At the same time, he praised the PAF ... Read Full Story - PNoy praises...
  • Impasugong, Bukidnon mayor killed in ambush

    MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, July 2 (PIA)—Mayor Mario Okinlay of Impasugong town in Bukidnon province died few hours after he was ambushed by New People’s Army (NPA) rebels shortly before 9:00 a.m, Wednesday.Police Chief Inspector Edwin Mondalo, chief of operations and planning at Bukidnon Police Provincial Office, said the ambush happened in Kinapuntan, barangay Bontongon.Okinlay was driving a motorcycle while his staff were on a convoy of four-wheeled vehicles when attacked by three ... Read Full Story - Impasugong, ...
  • DFA raises alert level 2 in  Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone due to Ebola virus outbreak

    MANILA,July 2 -- Due to the developments in the Ebola Virus outbreak in Western Africa, the Department of Foreign Affairs has raised the crisis alert level to Alert Level 2 (Restriction Phase) in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Under Alert Level 2, Filipinos in these countries are instructed to restrict non-essential movements, avoid public places, and take extra precautions. Furthermore, only returning overseas Filipino workers (balik manggagawa) with existing employ... Read Full Story - DFA raises a...
  • PDEA leaks presence of lethally mixed “fly high” drug

    BOHOL, July 2 (PIA) – Not done with eliminating illegal sex enhancements and shabu, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) is again confronting another head-ache-- a drug that sends a user on a sexual “flying high” for five days!PDEA-7 director Espiridion Javier told the joint Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) and Regional Development Council meeting recently in  that the illegal substance is a dangerous cocktail of viagra or cialis, ecstasy and... Read Full Story - PDEA leaks p...
  • Cebuano News: Presidente Aquino nanawagan sa mga lider sa frat nga undangon na ang hazing

    MANILA, Hulyo 2 (PIA) – Nanawagan si Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III, sa milabay nga Martes, sa mga lideres sa mga fraternity nga undangon na ang pagpanakit kun hazing sa ilang mga hanay.  “Buot ko manawagan sa mga magulang kun mga “Kuya” sa nagkalain-laing fraternity, nga bisan pa man ug naka-agi sila sa hazing, nga dili ba panahon na nga mahimo kamong mas maaktibo pa ug segurohon nga maundang na kining hazing?” matud pa sa Presidente sa interview atol sa sel... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Presidente Aquino mitambong sa ika- 67 nga kasumaran sa Philippine Air Force

    MANILA, Hulyo 2 (PIA) – Mitambong si Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III sa ika-67 ka tuig nga kasumaran sa Philippine Air Force (PAF) didto sa Clark Air Base sa Angeles, Pampanga, sa milabay nga Martes. “Ang Commander-in-Chief mihatag sa iyang pasalamat ngadto sa mga sakop sa PAF ug misaad nga ang dugang nga mga kapabilidad nga gihimo sa iyang administrasyon ang gitumong aron mahimong epektibo sa ilang trabaho ang mga kasundaluhan ug matubag nila ang mga hagit nga dala sa ilang mg... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Tagalog News: Pangulong Aquino nananawagan sa mga pinuno ng mga fraternity na ihinto ang hazing sa kanilang hanay

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Hulyo 2 (PIA) - Nanawagan ang Pangulo noong Martes sa mga pinuno ng mga fraternity na ihinto na ang hazing sa kani- kanilang hanay. “Gusto kong manawagan sa mga nakakatanda nitong iba’t ibang fraternities na kahit naranasan ninyo ang tulad nito, hindi ba panahon na na maging aktibo kayo na gawing ihinto itong hazing?" sabi ng Pangulo sa isang interview sa pagitan ng selebrasyon ng ika-67 anibersaryo ng Philippine Airforce at Air force City, Clark Air Ba... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • Cebuano News: PNP-10 mipasidungog kang Parojinog sa iyang kampanya batok sa tanang ilegal nga kalihokan sa Ozamiz

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Hulyo 2 (PIA) – Gipasidunggan sa Philippine National Police, region 10 (PNP-10), si mayor Reynaldo O. Parojinog, Sr., dinhi, sa usa ka Plaque of Appreciation, sa pag-ila sa iyang kampanya batok sa tanang ilegal nga kalihokan sa siyudad ug sa iyang makabuhong nga suporta ngadto sa City Police Station (CPS).                         &nbs... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Nueva Vizcaya hospital eyes P50M fund from DOH

    BAMBANG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 2 (PIA) – The Nueva Vizcaya Provincial Hospital (NVPH) in barangay San Antonio North here is expected to boost its health services with a P50 million pledge from the  Department of Health (DOH) for the construction of  an additional  building. Governor Ruth Padilla said the pledge from the DOH came during her recent meeting with Secretary Enrique Ona, saying that the funding assistance is already included in the agency’s 2015 budget ap... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • PLGU, DSWD, MLGU build shelters for Nueva Vizcaya calamity victims

    KASIBU, Nueva Vizcaya , July 2 (PIA) – At least 60 housing units will be constructed for typhoon victims in barangay Alloy here  this year. The housing units will serve as  safe and decent abode for the families who were displaced by recent  typhoons that struck the province. Governor Ruth Padilla said the provincial government will be pouring P1.2 million funding assistance for the  full completion of the housing units under the CORE Shelter Assistance Projec... Read Full Story - PLGU, DSWD, ...
  • CDP-PPM troops in villages stymies rebs’ reclaim plot

    BOHOL, July 2 (PIA) –"They are hurting." Thus implies 2nd Special Forces Battalion commander Lieutenant Colonel Julius Tomines, at the report that progressive peasant groups allied with Hugpong sa mga Mag-uumang Bol-anon (HUMABOL) are now incessantly demanding the removal of army development workers deployed in some barangays in Bohol. The demands for removal of troops are mostly in barangays which have been tagged as either insurgency affected or influenced and where l... Read Full Story - CDP-PPM troo...
  • Tagalog News: Aquino magsumite ng minumungkahing Bangsamoro Basic Law sa kongreso pagkatapos ng SONA, sabi ng Palasyo

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Hulyo 2 (PIA) - Sinabi ng Malakanyang noong Lunes na isusumite ni Pangulong Benigno S. Aquino III ang minumungkahing Bangsamoro Basic Law sa kongreso para maratipikahan pagkatapos niyang magbigay ng kanyang Ulat sa Bayan (SONA) sa Hulyo 28. Sa isang panayam sa media, inihayag ni Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda ang kanyang kumpyansang isabatas ng kongreso ang nasabing panukalang batas. “Palagi naming sinasabi na isusumite ng Pangulo ang Bang... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • All set for Disaster Consciousness Month in Cauayan City

    CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, July 1 (PIA) – The city government here has lined up several activities in line with the observance of the National Disaster Consciousness Month this July. Mayor Bernard Faustino Dy said that the city's Rescue 922 will lead this year's observance in coordination with the local police, fire and barangay officials to effectively alert the people on disaster preparedness. Dy said that there will be a series of trainings and eme... Read Full Story - All set for ...
  • PNP-10 awards exec for campaign against illegal activities in Ozamiz

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, July 2 (PIA) – The Philippine National Police, region 10 (PNP-10), has given mayor Reynaldo O. Parojinog, Sr., a Plaque of Appreciation for his campaign against all forms of illegal activities in the city and for his unwavering support to the City Police Station (CPS).                                ... Read Full Story - PNP-10 award...
  • 64th Araw ng Diffun celebration opens today

    DIFFUN, Quirino, July 2 (PIA)—Various activities have been lined up for the opening salvo of the 64th foundation anniversary celebration and Pammadayaw festival of Diffun today, July 2 at the Delfin V. Vaquilar Stadium here. The celebration will be held from July 2-5 and it carries the theme, “Makakalikasang  Mamamayan, Dangal ng Bayan.” After the ecumenical services at 7:00 AM, the opening program will immediately follow and it  will be graced by Engr. Perl... Read Full Story - 64th Araw ng...
  • BJMP Quirino strengthens security measures

    CABARROGUIS, Quirino, June 30 (PIA)-- The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) here said it  constantly updates and strengthens its security measures which resulted to zero escape  and jail disturbance incidents for the period covered. Continuous implementation of the  Inmate’s Welfare and Development Programs and Services like the provision of basic services on  livelihood such as carpentry works, wood carving and gardening; literacy program through the A... Read Full Story - BJMP Quirino...
  • Aquino to submit proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law to Congress after SONA, says Palace

    MANILA, July 1 --  Malacanang said on Monday that President Benigno S. Aquino III will submit the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law to Congress for ratification after he delivers his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 28.In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda expressed confidence that Congress will enact the bill into law. “We have always stated that the President will submit the Bangsamoro Basic bill after the SONA. The President will certify it as urg... Read Full Story - Aquino to su...
  • Antonino urges Mindanao execs to submit viable tourism dev’t proposals

    TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, July 1 (PIA) – Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) Chair Luwalhati Antonino urged local chief executives in Mindanao to come up with viable eco-tourism development proposals, which can be pushed by MinDA for possible funding from the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) board. Speaking at the opening ceremonies of the 54th founding anniversary of Surigao del Sur held here recently, Antonino said that MinDA can help lob... Read Full Story - Antonino urg...
  • LTO,PNP Ifugao clarify  concerns on  implementation of traffic laws

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 30 (PIA)- -  The Land Transportation Office (LTO) and the Philippine National Police clarified concerns  towards an effective  and continuous implementation of traffic laws  in a recent Provincial Peace and Order Council meeting here. LTO -Ifugao Chief Frederick Kimmayong  clarified that       the three-month deputization of policemen  as LTO agents  was made when former General Arturo Lomibao took over as... Read Full Story - LTO,PNP Ifug...
  • IP representative assumes seat in Santiago City SP

    SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela, July 1 (PIA) – A mandatory representative of the Indigenous Peoples (IPs) groups here has assumed its post as additional member of the city’s Sangguniang Panlungsod. Resurrecion T. Ponce, who was elected by at least 70 IP organizations here, took oath earlier before Mayor Joseph Tan at the city hall here. Ponce will represent the IP groups in the city, an entitlement and function mandated in Section 16 of Republic Act 8371 otherwise known as The Indi... Read Full Story - IP represent...
  • Phl Air Force to have new fighter jets beginning 2015- PNoy

    CLARK AIR BASE, Pampanga, July 1 (PIA) -- President Benigno Aquino III announced Tuesday that territorial defense and disaster response capabilities of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) shall be reinforced with the arrival of new fighter jets which the government purchased from South Korea. “Sa susunod na taon, inaasahan nating mapasakamay na ang dalawa sa 12 FA-50 lead-in fighter trainer. Target pong makumpleto ang delivery ng mga ito pagdating ng 2017. (Next year, we shall have two out... Read Full Story - Phl Air Forc...
  • Claims board to answer queries about HR compensation

    NEGROS OCC., July 2 (PIA6)--Human Rights Victims Claims Board chairperson Lina Sarmiento will meet the local press today, July 2, at the Governor’s Office, Provincial Capitol.HR Board Member Chito Gascon joins Sarmiento in the press conference in this provincial intake operations campaign schedule that aims to promote justice in the society and seek out human rights victims during the martial law years.Victims of various sorts of atrocities will receive financial compensation after a thoro... Read Full Story - Claims board...
  • Nueva Vizcaya cops ask more funds for big gains vs. illegal drugs

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 1 (PIA) – More funds for big accomplishments against illegal drugs, this was the proposal made by several police officials here during the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) meeting yesterday at the Ammungan Hall here. They also lamented the use of small amount of money  provided by local chief executives for their anti-drug buy-bust operations, even forcing them to shell out from their own pocket to go after drug pushers in the province.&nbs... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • DOH declares Catanduanes ‘Filariasis-Free’

    VIRAC, Catanduanes, July 1 (PIA) - The Department of Health (DOH) has declared Catanduanes as Filariasis-Free province. DOH Bicol regional director Gloria J. Balboa has announced the declaration during a meeting with local chief executives, municipal health officers, barangay health workers, and other stakeholders in Catanduanes on June 20, 2014 at Rhaj Inn here Balboa said that the achievement manifested a milestone for Catanduanes being the fourth province in Bicol to eliminate Filar... Read Full Story - DOH declares...
  • POEA bans deployment of newly-hired workers to Iraqi Kurdistan Region

    MANDALUYONG CITY, 1 July (PIA)--The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) Governing Board (GB) has temporarily suspended the processing and deployment of newly-hired workers bound for the Iraqi Kurdistan Region. DOLE Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz, also the Chairman of the POEA Governing Board in a statement said, “The POEA Governing Board has decided to suspend, for the meantime, the deployment of overseas Filipino workers to the Iraqi Kurdistan Region because of the growi... Read Full Story - POEA bans de...
  • PNP now uses social media to discipline men 

    CEBU CITY, July 1 (PIA)---The Philippine National Police reminds all policemen  to conduct themselves properly as they are now acting on violations posted in social media networks.In a Memorandum issued by Directorate for Police Community Relations head PCSupt Danilo Contantino, all police personnel are reminded to promote the culture of professionalism at all times.This after, the PNP had acquired photos captured by netizens and posted in social media, including that of the organization ow... Read Full Story - PNP now uses...
  • PhilHealth musters 80% membership coverage in Nueva Vizcaya

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 1(PIA) – The PhilHealth here has already  accommodated 80 percent membership coverage in the province through the Alamin at Gamitin ang PhilHealth Benefits para sa Kalusugan ng Pamilya or ALAGA KA program and those sponsored by the local government units. “There is a very good data for our  continuing  effort in bringing 100 percent insurance membership to Novo Vizcayanos by 2016,” said Joseph Guerrero, PhilHealth off... Read Full Story - PhilHealth m...
  • Visayas contributes communication plans for PAMANA                                                    

    Central Visayas, July 1 (PIA) ----- The Visayas Island established its contribution to the Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) program of the government through the creation of its regional communication plan for peaceful and developed community.PAMANA is a government’s program on promoting peace, unity and development, specifically in conflict affected and vulnerable areas in the whole country.Recently the PAMANA Capacity Building and Communication Workshop for Government Information ... Read Full Story - Visayas cont...
  • FORGE, PIACAT tie up to address human trafficking issues

    DUMAGUETE CITY, July 1 (PIA) --The Fellowship for Organizing Endeavors, Inc. (FORGE) met recently with the members of the Provincial Interagency Council Against Trafficking (PIACAT) in Negros Oriental to address issues on human trafficking.FORGE is a non-government organization providing social services to the urban poor communities, families, women and children in Metro Cebu. It is currently starting a project called Integrating Child Trafficking Prevention in the Transport and Tourism Sectors ... Read Full Story - FORGE, PIACA...
  • DTI warns against using LPG-filled butane canisters

    DAGUPAN CITY, July 1 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has warned consumers against buying butane canisters filled with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). DTI Provincial Director Peter Mangabat said butane canisters are not designed for LPG storage and may pose danger to users and households. “Butane canisters are made of tin, not refillable and cannot be filled with LPG. These canisters may explode and may result to loss of life,” he said. Mangabat ... Read Full Story - DTI warns ag...
  • Tagalog news: Safety joint inspection team, bibisitahin ang mga establisimyento sa lungsod ng Batangas

    LUNGSOD NG BATANGAS, Hulyo 1 (PIA) --Sinimulan na ang paglilibot ng  safety joint inspection team (SJIT) ng pamahalaang lungsod sa mga establisyamento upang malaman kung ang mga ito ay ligtas para sa publiko at kung ang mga ito ay tumutupad sa batas. Ang nasabing team ay binubuo ng  Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), Office of the City Veterinarian and Agricultural Services (OCVAS), City Health Office (CHO), City Engineer’s Office (CEO) at City Environment Office (CENRO). ... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Increase physical injury reports in Bohol may scare off investors?

    BOHOL, July 1 (PIA) – The increase number of physical injury cases in Bohol may scare off investors or the province might be misunderstood as investor-friendly.State provincial prosecutor Macario Delusa reiterated a request to the Police to categorize and segregate cases of physical injuries as these  seemingly harmful incidents might be misconstrued as dangerous for business and that investors might think Boholanos are troublesome.In a recent Provincial Peace and Order... Read Full Story - Increase phy...
  • Tagalog news: PCA, sisikapin mapigilan ang pagkalat ng cocolisap sa Mimaropa 

    QUEZON CITY, June 30 (PIA): Magpupulong sa Hulyo 1 ang mga opisyales ng Philippine Coconut Authority – Regions I-III & IV-B at ng pamahalaang panlalawigan ng Oriental Mindoro para talakayin ang kampanya kontra sa cocolisap. Target ng PCA na mapigilan ang pagkalat ng cocolisap na Aspidiotus rigidus na siyang nanalasa sa mga niyugan ng Calabarzon.Napaulat na mayroong cocolisap na nakita sa mga niyugan ng Baco, Mansalay, San Teodoro, Bulalacao at Socorro subalit nilinaw ni PCA-R... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • PNP cites decrease on crime incidents in 2Q

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya – The Philippine National Police(PNP) has noted a decrease in the number of crime incidents for the 2nd quarter of this year in the province. Police Senior Supt. John Luglug, officer-in-charge of the police provincial office said the first quarter registered a total of 641 crime incidents, which is lower  by 555 incidents or 46.40 percent compared to the 1,196 incidents for the same period last year.  He said their anti-criminality efforts will ... Read Full Story - PNP cites de...
  • ISELCO I to consumers: Use electricity wisely

    ALICIA, Isabela, June 30 (PIA) – The Isabela Electric Cooperative (ISELCO) – I has advised power consumers to use electricity wisely due to the threat of power shortage in the coming days. ISELCO I general manager Virgilio Montano made the call to the power consumers in his area as the water level in the Magat dam continue to drop due to the absence of rain in its watershed areas in the past few weeks. Besides providing irrigation water to at least 80,000 heactare... Read Full Story - ISELCO I to ...
  • DENR-7 to file case vs violators of RA 9147 in Talisay City 

    CEBU CITY, June 30 (PIA) --- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7) will file a case tomorrow against two persons for violating Republic Act Number 9147 or the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act.  According to DENR-7 Information Officer Dr. Eddie Llamedo, the violators were caught in possession or collecting ten birds mostly endangered and endemic of various species without permit. This came after a buy bust operation coming fro... Read Full Story - DENR-7 to fi...
  • IGaCoS PNP, DepEd sign MoU on Pulis Gabay Patrol

    ISLAND GARDEN CITY OF SAMAL, June 30 (PIA) - In order to address the need of the children to be equipped with knowledge against their vulnerability to various abuses, the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Department of Education (DepEd) in the Island Garden City of Samal forged a partnership through a program dubbed as “Pulis Gabay Patrol” last June 23. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)  by the PNP and DepEd at the Office of the Schools Division Superintenden... Read Full Story - IGaCoS PNP, ...
  • Army trains new CAFGUs in Kalinga

            TABUK CITY, Kalinga, June 30 (PIA) -- The Philippine Army stationed in the province is set to train this week about  120 applicants to the Civilian Auxiliary Force Ground Unit (CAFGU) to beef-up its counter-insurgency force.77th Infantry Battalion (IB) Commander Col. Francisco Milliari reported the training will take place at their camp in Barangay Bantay, here.As part of the screening, the Army took the background investigation of each of the applicants to ... Read Full Story - Army trains ...
  • PCCI appeals to defer implementation of JAO on colorum vehicles

    MANILA, June 30 - The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), the country's largest business organization, strongly recommends the deferment of the implementation of the Joint Administrative Order (JAO) No. 2014-01 increasing the fines and penalties for colorums, among other violations, expressing serious concern over its timing and adverse effects.The JAO, issued by the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC), the Land Transportation Office (LTO) and the Land Tran... Read Full Story - PCCI appeals...
  • PNP to implement Final Gun Amnesty next month

    BANGUED, Abra, June 30(PIA) -- The Philippine National Police(PNP) will formally implement  the Final Gun Amnesty (FGA) of 2014 in compliance with Republic Act 10591 otherwise known as the Comprehensive Law on Gun Control next month. In line with this, PNP members are directed to conduct continuous information campaign on the FGA program. The FGA was crafted to effectively conduct a comprehensive accounting inventory, registration, and recording of firearms with expired or un renewed l... Read Full Story - PNP to imple...
  • PNP sets traffic rerouting for Our Lady of Visitation feast 

    GAMU, Isabela, June 30 (PIA) – The Gamu Police Station will implement a traffic rerouting to avert congestion of vehicles during the feast of Our Lady of Visitation on July 2. Police Senior Inspector Calixto Labang, Gamu chief of police, said the traffic rerouting will start at the barangay hall of Guibang here and will exit at the boundary highway of barangays Guibang and Upi on the morning until evening of the feast of Our Lady of Vi... Read Full Story - PNP sets tra...
  • Police busts robbery group

    TAGUM CITY, JUNE 30—Improved police response netted in results in Tagum City when  two robbery suspects were shot dead by the elements of the Tagum City Police Office after they were cornered meters away from the establishment they robbed along Apokon Road at around 2 PM Saturday. The police identified one suspect, as Michael Glenogo Padernal while the identity of the other killed robber is still unknown as of this writing. The tandem got away four pay-to-cash cheq... Read Full Story - Police busts...
  • Kinaray-a News: Gin-warningan kang pulis ang mga computer shops nga nagalalis sa ordinansa

    SAN JOSE, Antique, Hunyo 30 (PIA6) - - Gin-warningan kang San Jose Municipal Police Station ang anum  (6) ka mga internet shops rudya sa San Jose bangud sa paglalis ukon pagbayular kang  Municipal Ordinance nga nagadumili sa mga estudyante sa pagsulod sa mga computer/internet shops sa mga ginpahamtang nga mga oras. “Makasarig ang mga ginikanan nga ang anda mga kabataan rudyan sa sulod kang anda klase kag wara ron rudto sa mga  internet shops bangud amon ginapabasku... Read Full Story - Kinaray-a Ne...
  • BFP Quirino intensifies fire safety and awareness campaigns

    CABARROGUIS, Quirino, June 30 (PIA)—The Bureau of Fire Protection here has been continuously conducting fire prevention campaigns in the community through its Ugnayan sa Barangay program to provide   fire  prevention information and fire safety consciousness to the community. Provincial Fire Marshal CInsp. Michael C. Castillo said they are continuously inspecting establishments and  visiting the barangays and schools to  educate the public on fire prevention to avo... Read Full Story - BFP Quirino ...
  • Quirino PPSC requests for 4-wheel patrol vehicle, rescue and communication equipment

    CABARROGUIS, Quirino, June 30 (PIA)—To effectively carry out its plans and programs to address CNN or CPP/NPA/NDF threats, the PNP-Philippine Public Safety Command here has requested the provincial government to provide four-wheel patrol vehicle saying that the Toyota Hilux 4x2 vehicle issued to the QPPSC is not suited to the rough and rugged terrain of far-flung barangays of the province. The PPSC assessed that the CNN in the area has remained its passive stance as indicated by ... Read Full Story - Quirino PPSC...
  • Cebuano News: Ang nasud nanginahanglan sa dugang kapolisan ug kasundaluhan, matud ni Presidente Aquino

    HEROSHIMA, Japan, Hunyo 30 (PIA) – Adunay panginahanglan nga uswagan ang gidaghanon sa kapolisan ug kasundaluhan matud ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III.                          Kini ang gibutyag sa Presidente kinsa miingon nga ang duha ka gatus ug kingkwenta ka libo (25,000) nga gidaghanon sa kapolisan ug kasundaluhan, sukad sa EDSA People Power Revolution s... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Solon wants answers to summary killings

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 30 -- “Let’s look into this. I want concrete answers.” Thus stressed councilor Ramon G. Tabor, chair of the City Council committee on police, fire and public safety, as he called on the Cagayan de Oro Police Office (COCPO) to probe and provide answers to incidents of summary killings in the city. He said thorough investigations as to who are behind this should be done. The councilor noted that the recent victim, whose body was recovered ... Read Full Story - Solon wants ...
  • Bugo traffic law up for review

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 30 – The City Council committee on barangay affairs is now reviewing Barangay Ordinance No. 001-2014 of barangay Bugo entitled “An integrated traffic ordinance in Barangay Bugo.”  The ordinance prohibits public utility jeepneys (PUJ) drivers and operators from installing sound devices inside their units using MP3, Cellular Phones, CD’s DVD and other types of sound operated by amplifier with speakers, woofers, sub-woofer, twitters and ot... Read Full Story - Bugo traffic...
  • ARMM urged to help 2013 Zambo siege victims

    JOLO, Sulu, June 30 (PIA) – Sulu Vice Governor Abdusakur M.  Tan urged the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARRM) government to provide assistance to the victims of the September 2013 Zamboanga siege. In a press release, Sulu OIC information chief Sonny Y. Abing reported that Governor Tan appealed to ARMM through Dr. Sharifa Pearlsia Alih-Dans, assistant secretary, DILG-ARMM and Manuel Luis M. Ochotorena, executive director of the Office of Civil Defense-Autonomous Regi... Read Full Story - ARMM urged t...
  • Cebuano News: Reporma sa kapolisan ug militarya gipatuman alang sa kaluwasan sa publiko, matud ni Presidente Aquino

    HIROSHIMA, Japan, Hunyo 30 --  Si President Benigno S. Aquino III miingon nga ang mga reporma sa nasud karon kabahin sa pagpatuman sa balaod, ingon man, sa militarya, gihimo alang sa seguridad sa publiko.Sa interbiyu kauban ang mga membro sa Philippine media sa milabay nga Martes, ang Presidente miingon nga samtang adunay mga isyu sa mga pamaagi sa kapolisan sa paghimo nila sa ilang trabaho, aduna usab sila’y mga maayong nahimo.Usa sa reporma sa puwersa sa pulis mao ang pagdugang sa i... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Palace welcomes statement of U.S. Ambassador regarding new Chinese map

    MANILA, June 29 -- Malacanang welcomed the statement of US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg who said China’s ten-dash line map has no basis."Ganyan din po ang aming paniniwala and we welcome the statement from Ambassador Goldberg," Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said in a radio interview over dzRB Radyo ng Bayan on Saturday."Adding another dash to the nine-dash line does not add any whit of legitimacy to its claim and for that particular reason, we h... Read Full Story - Palace welco...
  • Tagalog news: ‘ Munisipyo sa Brgy’ Project,  tagadala ng  LGU services sa mga taga Sta. Fe

    STA. FE, Nueva Vizcaya , June 29 (PIA) – Patuloy ang pagtanggap ng iba’t-ibang serbisyo ang mga mamamayan sa bayang ito mula sa isinasagawa nitong ‘Munisipyo sa Brgy’ Project. Ayon kay mayor Liwayway Caramat, 74 pamilya na hindi nakakatanggap ng libreng serbisyo mula sa local government unit ang naabot ng nasabing programa sa 16 barangay. Dala ng nasabing proyekto ang mga frontline services ng pamahalaang local na idinadala buwan-buwan sa mga barangay ng St... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Quirino PPO reports increase in crime rate, crime solution efficiency

    CABARROGUIS, QUIRNO, June 29 (PIA)—In the  report of the Quirino Police Provincial Office during the 2nd quarter meeting of the peace and order committee over the weekend, crime incidents in the province had increased as compared to the same period  last year. From April 1 to June 27, 2014, QPPO recorded a crime volume of 233, higher by 106 or 83.46 percent compared to the  127 in the same period last year. The increase in crime volume was because of the inclusion ... Read Full Story - Quirino PPO ...
  • San Jose PNP warns defiant computer shops

    SAN JOSE, Antique, June 29 (PIA6) - - The San Jose Municipal Police Station warned six (6) internet shops here for violating  a Municipal Ordinance which prohibits students from entering computer/internet shops during  regulated hours. “Parents can now be assured that their children are studying in their school and not wasting time playing games in internet shops because we are intensifying our monitoring and inspections of these shops to make sure that the operators are fol... Read Full Story - San Jose PNP...
  • 32 Filipino repatriates to arrive from Libya today

    MANILA, June 28 --  Thirty two (32) Filipino repatriates from Libya are scheduled to arrive today at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on board flight number EK 332 at 4:35 P.M. This batch of repatriates are employed by the Tripoli Carpet Factory. The company processed the exit visas and shouldered the cost of the plane tickets of the Filipino workers, the Department of Foreign Affairs said in a statement. Representatives from the DFA and the Overseas Workers... Read Full Story - 32 Filipino ...
  • SCPO seeks LGU assistance for additional patrol cars

    SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela, June 27 (PIA) – The Santiago City Police Office (SCPO) is seeking the intervention of the city government here to provide patrol vehicles for the city police to effectively carry out its mandate in maintaining peace and order in the city. Police Senior Supt. Leon Rafael raised his concern when one of its three existing patrol cars encountered mechanical problem which is now considered unserviceable. Rafael said that there are only three patrol cars of the ... Read Full Story - SCPO seeks L...
  • AFP enhances ROTC to increase enrollees

    CAMP GENERAL EMILIO AGUINALDO, Quezon City, June 28 -- In an effort to enhance the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) Program and increase the number of its enrollees, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) conducted the ROTC Commandants’ Symposium, Thursday at the AFP Commissioned Officers Club. The AFP through the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Reservist and Retiree Affairs, J9, invited officials from the Department of Education, Commission on Higher... Read Full Story - AFP enhances...
  • La Union higher crime index due to traffic accidents - PNP

    SAN FERNANDO CITY, June 28 (PIA) – The La Union provincial police reported a higher index crime for the first quarter compared to the same period last year saying the increase was due to the high number of traffic accidents that resulted in injuries. Senior Supt. Ramon Rafael, La Union police director, reported a total of 447 index crimes for the first quarter of 2014 or higher than the 175 crimes reported during the same period last year . Index crimes refer to murder, homicide,... Read Full Story - La Union hig...
  • Cagayan’s dad wants guidebook for disaster response

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, June 26 (PIA) - - Cagayan governor Alvaro T. Antonio ordered members of the Provincial Disaster Risk reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) to create a policy handbook for disaster response in the province. He said all government line agencies that are mandated to help during disaster operations and civil society organizations that are willing to augment forces and assistance must be specifically determined in the guidebook as well as their responsibilities... Read Full Story - Cagayan’s da...
  • China’s new official map violates international law, says Palace

    MANILA, June 27 --  China’s newly unveiled official map, which includes an expanded claim in the South China Sea, violates the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), a Palace official said on Thursday.China appears to have extended its maritime claims from the original nine-dash line to a ten-dash line, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said during a press briefing. “To put it simply, dinrowing lang nila ‘y... Read Full Story - China’s new ...
  • Expert urges human trafficking education among children

    DAVAO CITY, June 27 (PIA) – A foreign expert in fighting human trafficking urged parents to educate their children especially from the broken families on the harm of human trafficking. Rolando Lopez, former special agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and founder of Orphan Secure, raised the call during a recent two-day training on combating human trafficking and cybercrime for police officers in the region. With the alarming state of human trafficking world-wide, Lopez e... Read Full Story - Expert urges...
  • Establishment of halfway house for abused children  in  Benguet pushed

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 27 (PIA) - - The provincial government is pushing for the establishment of a halfway house to cater to abused children with the alarming cases reported in the province. The   Office of the Provincial Social Welfare and Development  during  recent  Provincial Peace and Order Council meeting  reported  a total of 97 child abuse cases in the province  for the  period January to May 2014. This capital town registered  ... Read Full Story - Establishmen...
  • PNP solicits community support as it celebrates 19thPCR  Month

     BANGUED, Abra, June 26(PIA) – The Philippine National Police (PNP)  here is soliciting sustained community support and participation in their various programs  in celebration of the 19th Police Community Relations (PCR) Month. A kick-off ceremony will be held on June 30 which will be highlighted  with the  presentation of awards to outstanding PNP units, individuals, as well as socio-civic groups and organizations. Other activities lined up for the month... Read Full Story - PNP solicits...
  • Deles lauds Norway, international community for "indispensable role" in PH peace process

    OSLO, Norway, June 26 -- “The world came to our aid in many ways—through political support, development programs, technical assistance and, most of all, nurturing the trust and confidence that drove both sides to cross the Rubicon and forge an enduring peace,” Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos Deles shared during a high-level press conference held in this Scandinavian country as part of Oslo Forum 2014. Deles was referring to the "indispe... Read Full Story - Deles lauds ...
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