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  • COCPO, RTA ready for Oplan Kaluluwa

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, October 26 – The Cagayan de Oro Police Office (COCPO) and the Roads and Traffic Administration (RTA) are ready for the All Saints Day and All Souls Day celebrations. This was the assurance of acting police director Atty. Faro A. Olaguera and RTA’s Nonito Oclarit to the City Council committee on police, fire and public safety chaired by councilor Ramon G. Tabor during its meeting yesterday. Councilor Tabor invited the COCPO and RTA to discuss the securit... Read Full Story - COCPO, RTA r...
  • IPs to benefit from additional rights under Bangsamoro Law

    UPI, Maguindanao, Oct. 25 -- The Bangsamoro Basic Law will not only protect the rights of the indigenous peoples (IPs) enshrined in Republic Act 8371 or the Indigenous Peoples' Rights Act (IPRA) of 1997 but more importantly, guarantee additional rights for them.  “The Bangsamoro Basic Law will be in favor of the Indigenous Peoples in the Bangsamoro because of the additional rights provided in the proposed law,” said Cagayan de Oro second district Representative Rufus Ro... Read Full Story - IPs to benef...
  • BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 25 (PIA) -- The Baguio City Police Office is urging the public to  visit their departed loved ones earlier or  before November 1 and 2 to avoid hassles  with the expected influx of people to cemeteries during the Undas. BCPO Deputy City Director for Administration PSupt. Engelbert Soriano called on  city residents  to visit their loved ones at the different cemeteries in the city particularly the Baguio Public Cemetery to avoid the perennial p... Read Full Story - ...
  • PNP, nagbigay paalala para sa Undas

    QUEZON CITY, 25 Oktubre (PIA) – Sa nalalapit ng panahon ng Undas, inaasahang muling dadagsa ng mga uuwi sa kani-kanilang mga probinsya at tutungo sa mga sementeryo upang alalahanin ang kanilang mga yumaong mahal sa buhay. Dahil dito,  nagbigay paalala ang Philippine National Police (PNP) sa mga mamamayan upang masigurong ligtas ang kanilang tahanan sa kanilang pansamantalangf paglisan. Paalala ng PNP na kung maaari, huwag ipaalam sa marami na walang tatao sa k... Read Full Story - PNP, nagbiga...
  • Intergov't body to ensure smooth relations between central and Bangsamoro gov'ts

    MANILA, Oct. 24  --   The intergovernmental relations (IGR) body between the future autonomous Bangsamoro government and central government will work out the ways and means that will harmonize the exercise of shared powers.  This body shall promote the common goals of the Bangsamoro and Central government, said government chief negotiator Prof. Miriam Coronel-Ferrer. “Maybe there is an assumption that interests or goals of the central government and Bangsamoro governmen... Read Full Story - Intergov't b...
  • Bangsamoro police to follow regular hiring process

    MANILA, Oct. 24  -- Government chief negotiator Prof. Miriam Coronel-Ferrer explained on Tuesday that Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) forces will not automatically become the Bangsamoro police.  “It is not true that the Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces, the armed component of the MILF will be the future Bangsamoro police. That is a common misconception,” Coronel-Ferrer said during the fifth hearing of the House of Representatives' Ad Hoc Committee on the Bangsa... Read Full Story - Bangsamoro p...
  • Mga nagtutulak ng droga sa lungsod paisa-isang nahuhulog sa kamay ng mga awtoridad

     LUNGSOD NG SORSOGON, Oktubre 24 (PIA) - Walang krimeng hindi pinagbabayaran at ang masamang gawain ay hindi maaring  maikukubli sa mga mata ng batas. Patunay ito sa pagkakahuli noong Setyembre  12, 2014 alas 2 ng hapon, ilang metro sa Sorsogon City Cockpit Arena, Brgy Bibincahan Sorsogon sa isang suspek na kinilala ng mga awtoridad na si Rodel “Alyas Hudas 41”Borquelato, nasa wastong gulang, may-asawa at residente ng Brgy Bitan-o Lungsod ng Sorsogon. Ay... Read Full Story - Mga nagtutul...
  • MANILA, Oct. 24 -- Malacañang said Thursday the government is coordinating with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in neutralizing the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG).  "Masinsin ang ginagawang pakikipag-ugnayan ng pamahalaan sa MILF dahil sila ang partner ng pamahalaan sa pagtamo ng katahimikan at kaayusan sa Bangsamoro,” Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. told reporters during a press briefing at the Palace. “At hind... Read Full Story - ...
  • Rebel returnee receives financial aid through CLIP

    DIPOLOG CITY, Oct. 24 (PIA) – A rebel returnee here was recently granted livelihood assistance by the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) through its Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP) implemented by the provincial government. Marilyn Salvacion,(not her real name) 19-year old former New People’s Army (NPA) rebel who surrendered to the 10th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army headed by Lt. Col. Leonel Nicolas was given Php 50, 000.00 ... Read Full Story - Rebel return...
  • Biliran PNP has a new provincial director

    NAVAL, Biliran, October 24 (PIA) – The Philippine National Police (PNP)-Biliran Police Provincial Office (BPPO) has a new provincial director in the person of Police Senior Superintendent Lito Turalba Bigoy who assumed office on October 16 in simple change of command ceremony held at the PNP-BPPO headquarters in Brgy. Larrazabal, Naval, Biliran. Prior to his new assignment, PSSupt. Bigoy was the Chief of the Investigation and Detection Division of the Philippine National Police (PNP),... Read Full Story - Biliran PNP ...
  • AgNor PNP launches public info center

    BUTUAN CITY, Oct. 24 (PIA) -- Aiming to be an accessible and transparent provincial police, the Agusan del Norte Provincial Police Office launched on Thursday morning, its public information office at the Resource and Learning Center, 2nd floor Agusan del Norte Provincial Police Office, Camp Rafael C. Rodriguez, this city. The activity was attended by PSInsp. Marife M. Farol, OIC PPO Public Information, PSInsp. Danilo B. Palen, OIC, ADMIN/HRDD, PInsp. Analie Enriquez, OIC, Provincial Tactic... Read Full Story - AgNor PNP la...
  • Public consultations on the Bangsamoro Basic Law successful-Rep. Rodriguez

    COTABATO CITY Oct. 24 (PIA) – In an effort to inform, educate and lighten and enhance the level of awareness of the general public on the provisions of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law, the House of Ad Hoc Committee on the Bangsamoro initiated the public hearing and consultation on House Bill No. 4994 at Cotabato City State Polytechnic College (CCSPC) Thursday.Participants to the public hearing included local officials, religious sector, academe, youth and civil society organizations from... Read Full Story - Public consu...
  • Board member wants cash incentives for crime tipsters

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, October 24 (PIA) – Board member Mila Lauigan of the 3rd District of the province has proposed for the provision of monetary considerations for individuals who can assist the local Philippine National Police in the battle against criminality. Lauigan in a radio interview yesterday expressed her dismay over the seemingly escalating number of unsolved crimes in the province particularly Cagayan. She noted that the figures inTuguegarao alone is more than the... Read Full Story - Board member...
  • Over 1,000 Nueva Vizcaya farmers get CLOAs from DAR

    SOLANO, Nueva Vizcaya, October 22 (PIA) – Mpre than 1,000 farmers here recently received their Certificates of Land Ownership Award(CLOA) from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR). The awarding of the CLOAs was done at the Highlander Hotel in barangay Roxas here which was attended by top DAR officials and provincial government headed by governor Ruth Padilla. The recipients were residents of barangays Villaroz and Baretbet in Bagabag town. With their CLOA, farmers are req... Read Full Story - Over 1,000 N...
  • ARMM reaffirms support to Bangsamoro Basic Law

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Oct. 24 (PIA) --- The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) reaffirmed its support to the passage of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), otherwise known as House Bill No. 4994, in a public hearing conducted Thursday, October 23, by the House Ad Hoc Committee on the BBL in Cotabato City. Lawyer Laisa Alamia, ARMM executive secretary, said the BBL will help lay down the foundation for lasting peace and development in Mindanao. “The BBL is the ... Read Full Story - ARMM reaffir...
  • PRO-7 seizes P83M worth of illegal drugs in CV from Jan-Sept.

    CEBU CITY, October 24 (PIA) --- Illegal drugs with net worth of P83.175 million were seized by the Police Regional Office (PRO-7) from the different provinces of Central Visayas from January to September, this year.The confiscation of illegal drugs was based on 1,830 operations conducted for  the first 10 months this year resulting to the arrest of 2,376 persons, said S/Supt. Conrado Capa, deputy regional director for operations of the PRO-7 during the Talakayan sa Isyung Pulis (TSIP) Forum... Read Full Story - PRO-7 seizes...
  • Cebuano News: Task force batok cybercrime, gimugna sa DOJ

    MANILA, Oct. 24 (PIA)--Usa ka task force batok sa nagka-daghang cybercrime sa nasud ang gimugna karon sa Department of Justice (DOJ).Matud pa ni Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, pagatawagon ang maong grupo nga Prosecution Task Force on Cybercrime nga pangunahan nilang Senior Deputy State Prosecutor Theodore Villanueva ug Senior Assistant State Prosecutor Lilian Doris Alejo. Apil sa mga kasong gunitan sa maong task force ang child abuse, business fraud ug network security. Nahisulod usa... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Fire security up in Dagupan for 'Undas'

    DAGUPAN CITY, October 24 (PIA) – The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) here is all geared up to safeguard lives and properties and ensure the peaceful and orderly observance of “Undas” on November 1 and 2. Senior Fire Officer II Jesus Asto of BFP-Dagupan said that firefighters will be deployed in various cemeteries in the city to extend all necessary assistance. “BFP personnel will help facilitate a smooth traffic flow as thousands of people are expected to troop ... Read Full Story - Fire securit...
  • NMIS warns vendors selling uninspected meat products

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, October 24 (PIA) - - Following the results of conducted inspections in some public markets here, the National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) has warned vendors selling meat products without inspection marks. Eduardo Oblena, regional director, in a media interview, said they found out that there were meat products sold in the market without inspection stamps, indicating that the animals were not butchered at the accredited slaughter houses. ... Read Full Story - NMIS warns v...
  • Cleaning and visiting of cemeteries start in Ilocos Sur

    Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Oct. 24 (PIA) – The local government here has started sprucing up public cemeteries in preparation for Undas. Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officer (MENRO) Edgar S. Balangatan and Richard Pula said the town's clean and green team has been working on the upkeep of the Municipal Cemetery in Benneg, Barangay Cuancabal to help prepare the area when residents visit their dead on All Souls and Saints Day. Residents have likewise started visiting t... Read Full Story - Cleaning and...
  • Dagupan PNP firm up security, assistance hubs for 'Undas'

    DAGUPAN CITY, Oct. 24 (PIA) – The Philippine National Police here have finalized security preparations and motorists' assistance hubs in major road networks for the annual All Souls and Saints Day observance. Supt. Christopher Abrahano, Dagupan police chief, said at least six police assistance hubs  will rise in the major cemeteries starting October 31, four of which are in the downtown area while two are in the Bonuan area. The assistance hubs are on top of the  mo... Read Full Story - Dagupan PNP ...
  • DAVAO CITY, Oct. 23  -- Merely urging Congress to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is not enough, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos Deles told a gathering of more than 30 civic society leaders ‎in this city as she challenged them to scrutinize the Bangsamoro bill being discussed in Congress and encourage debate among fellow stakeholders. The BBL “has to be a law that passes scrutiny,” Deles said, urging attendees to raise the bar of the ... Read Full Story - ...
  • Code of Conduct in West Philippine Sea, a major thrust in next ASEAN meeting, says President Aquino

    MANILA, Oct. 23 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III said he will ask for an update on the discussion on the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea) when he attends the closing sessions of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar next month. "Number one is, we will ask for an update of precisely what has transpired after the agreement with regard to pushing for the Code of Conduct," the President said when asked about the issue ... Read Full Story - Code of Cond...
  • President Aquino renews commitment to stop media killings

    MANILA, Oct. 23 --   President Benigno S. Aquino III on Wednesday made an assurance that his administration will continue to work to stop attacks on members of the press “until this number reaches zero." In his speech during the Annual Presidential Forum of the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines in Marco Polo Ortigas, the President said things have changed since the martial law years, as the country has returned to democratic rule. ‘We no longer... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • 22 more villages energized in NorMin

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, October 23 (PIA) – In support to the government’s Expanded Rural Electrification Program, 22 more sitios or sub-villages in Northern Mindanao will be energized. A ceremonial switch-on was held on October 22, 2014 in Cagayan de Oro City led by power generator STEAG state power incorporated through its Fostering Rural Electrification and Energization (FREE) Project. FREE is a collaborative undertaking between STEAG, the Department of Energy (DOE), concern... Read Full Story - 22 more vill...
  • Solon holds a pre-consultation meeting on BBL

    GENERAL SANTOS CITY, October 23 (PIA)--- South Cotabato  First District Representative Pedro Acharon Jr. held a pre-consultation meeting on the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL)  over the weekend .The pre-consultation, he said was aimed at giving the public an overview of the BBL.“I just wanted to present this draft to you for you to have an idea what the Bangsamoro Basic Law is all about,” Congressman Acharon told people attending the meeting.His staff also distributed a photocop... Read Full Story - Solon holds ...
  • PNoy remembers Leyte landings, exhorts for lasting peace

    By Aurora J. Casimpan TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, October 23 (PIA) – Using the well-remembered lines of the famous General Douglas MacArthur’s “I have returned,” President Benigno S. Aquino III narrated the events that led to freedom for the country. The President said that because General MacArthur was adamant that the entry of the liberation forces should be in Red Beach in Palo, Leyte and not through Taiwan, the Philippine government was re-established in Tacloban ... Read Full Story - PNoy remembe...
  • Army urges MisOcc press corps to maintain open line of communication

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Oct. 23 (PIA) – The 101 Infantry Brigade (101 Bde), Philippine Army (PA), has called on the members of the Misamis Occidental AFP-PNP Press Corps (MoAPPhil) to maintain an open line of communication with the military and police in the province. The call was sounded by Brig. Gen. Apolinario Y. Alobba, commander of the 101 Bde, who represented Brig. Gen. Gerardo F. Barrientos, commander of the 1st Infantry Division (1ID), PA, in the oath-taking of the Mo... Read Full Story - Army urges M...
  • USS George Washington in Manila for routine port call

    MANILA, 23 October (PIA) – The USS George Washington is now in Manila for a routine port call to highlight the historic and military connections between the Philippines and the United States. “The USS George Washington was one of the first U.S. ships to respond to the Government of the Philippines’ request for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief after Typhoon Yolanda,” the statement from the US Embassy Manila read. Likewise, the same ship with fellow shi... Read Full Story - USS George W...
  • MGB requires DPWH approval for quarry operators in Subang Daku, Sogod

    MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, October 22 (PIA)  -- The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has required quarry operators of sand and gravel in Subangdaku river in Sogod town, this province “to secure approval of their operations by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH.)” “Pending compliance by the quarrying operators concerned with the above requirement, their quarrying operations shall be suspen... Read Full Story - MGB requires...
  • Observe rules, DA urges PRDP implementers

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Oct. 21 (PIA) –  As lead agency in the implementation of the Philippine Rural Development Program (PRDP), the Department of Agriculture (DA) reiterated its call to all project-recipients to adhere with the PRDP’s rules to avoid termination of the project. Lorenzo Caranguian, DA’s regional technical director for operations, said they can still cancel or terminate a project and its fund allocation if the recipient Local Government Unit will not... Read Full Story - Observe rule...
  • MANILA, Oct. 22 --  The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced that Alert Level 3 (Voluntary Repatriation) has been raised in Yemen due to the threat posed by the continued occupation of the capital city Sana’a by Houthi rebels, and the attacks against civilians by separatists and the members of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). Alert Level 3 is raised when violent disturbances occur in a limited area of a country. Under this Alert Level, the Department of Labor an... Read Full Story - ...
  • US serviceman Pemberton detained in Camp Aguinaldo-AFP

    MANILA, 22 October (PIA) – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said that at around 8:45 am today, it has received Pfc Joseph Scott Pemberton from United States authorities. Pemberton, suspect from the death of Jennifer Laude, was accompanied by US and Philippine officials. According to the AFP, Pemberton was airlifted by an aircraft from his temporary detention facility on board USS Peleliu docked in Subic Bay. He will be detained at the Mutual Defense Board-Security E... Read Full Story - US servicema...
  • 120 civilians graduated from CAFGU training

    STA. CRUZ, Placer, Surigao del Norte, Oct. 22 (PIA) -- Some 120 civilian volunteers had successfully graduated after 45 days of training in CAFGU (Citizens Armed Forces Geographical Unit) Active Auxiliary (CAA) Basic Citizen Military Training (BCMT) conducted by the 3rd Special Forces Battalion, Special Forces Regiment (Airborne) Special Operation Command, Philippine Army at Kalayaan Hall, Headquarters 402nd Brigade, Brgy Bancasi, Butuan City on October 15. The training opened on Septe... Read Full Story - 120 civilian...
  • SoCot PPOC stands firm against criminality

    KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Oct. 22 (PIA)-- Members of the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) in the province met once again in the efforts to report updates on the status of the province’s safety in the fight against illegal gambling, drug-abuse, insurgencies and other rampant criminalities. Provincial governor and PPOC chairperson Hon. Daisy P. Avance-Fuentes expressed her desire to apprehend criminals around the province especially in the field of illegal drugs stating t... Read Full Story - SoCot PPOC s...
  • Brgy Osiao hiniling sa NDRRMO na maayos ang kanilang River Control

     LUNGSOD NG SORSOGON, Okubre 22 (PIA) - Matapos ang nagdaang dalawang kalamidad sa lalawigan ng Sorsogon at nasundan pa ito ng  bagyong si Glenda na siyang tuluyang nagpadapa sa River Control sa lungsod ng Sorsogon. Ang lungsod ay binubuo ng 64 na barangay at isa lamang ang Brgy. Osiao Distrito ng Bacon Lungsod ng Sorsogon ang nagtamo ng labis na danyos  sa  hanap-buhay ng karamihan matapos umapaw ang tubig tabang na umabot na halos sa kanilang mga tahanan... Read Full Story - Brgy Osiao h...
  • Senador humihingi ng paliwanag ukol sa serye ng kriminalidad

     LUNGSOD NG SORSOGON, Oktubre 22 (PIA) - Sinabi kamakailan ni Senador at Chairman Senate Committee on Finance Francis "Chiz" Escudero na nakadama na siya ng pagkabahala sa patuloy na pagtaas ng bilang ng kidnapping sa bansa. Lilinawin din ng senador sa Senate hearing sa Department of the Interior and Local Government ang katotohanan sa likod ng mga balitang paglobo ng kidnapping. Inatasan na rin nito ang pamunuan ng Philippine National Police na gumawa ng agarang ha... Read Full Story - Senador humi...
  • IPIL, Zamboanga Sibugay, Oct. 22 (PIA) – We are hopeful that in the coming weeks and months, the community will commit the same unwavering support to the army as we continue to deliver steadfast service to the public, said Col. Ignacio A. Obligacion in a statement. The 102nd Infantry “Igsoon” Brigade of the 1st Infantry “Tabak” Division, Philippine Army on Saturday celebrated its 41st Founding Anniversary with the theme, “Apatnapu’t isang taong... Read Full Story - ...
  • MANILA, Oct. 22 – The creation of a Bangsamoro Police is consistent with the Philippine Constitution, security sector executives said as they declared their support to the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law on Tuesday's hearing at the House of Representatives.  “The PNP strongly supports the legislative proposal  of House Bill 4994 (for the creation of the Bangsamoro) which is the instrument of peace in the (future) Bangsamoro region,” said Police Director E... Read Full Story - ...
  • OPAPP, PCW to mainstream women in peace concerns in gov't programs

    ORTIGAS CITY, Oct 21 -- The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) and Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) recently made history with the signing of a circular that aims to ensure that concerns on peace and women are better integrated in government programs and services in conflict-affected areas. The signing of joint circular makes the Philippines a global pioneer and model in mainstreaming and institutionalizing in the government bureaucracy the empowerment ... Read Full Story - OPAPP, PCW t...
  • Ni Joselito Edwin R. RamosMANILA, Oktubre 21 (PIA6) - - Gin pabaskog pa gid it  Department of Health o DOH ro andang kampanya kontra sa makamaeatay nga Ebola Virus hambae ku sangka opisyal it palasyo ku Domingo.Sa sangka interview sa Radyo ng Bayan, si Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., naghambae nga ruyon hay direktiba ni Pangueong Benigno Aquino III nga gin-tao sa DOH.Dugang kara, ro DOH hay maga paidaeom sa specialized training program it Wo... Read Full Story - ...
  • President Aquino vows relentless pursuit of Abu Sayyaf Group

    MANILA, Oct 21 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Monday that the government will relentlessly pursue the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) as it has strained the country’s relationship with its neighbors. "Wala nang safe area (from the Abu Sayyaf); talagang kailangan walang tigil ang paghahabol sa kanila. At ‘yan ang ongoing ngayon," the President said during a media interview in Palo, Leyte, where he commemorated the 70th anniversary of the landing in the province of Al... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • Camarines Norte PNP orders in-depth investigation, widespread search for Gov. Tallado spouse, task force created

       DAET, Camarines Norte, Oct. 21 (PIA) – PSSupt. Moises Pagaduan, acting provincial director of the Camarines Norte Police Provincial Office (CNNPO) ordered comprehensive investigation and extensive search for Josefina “Josie” Baning Tallado, wife of Governor Edgardo Tallado of this province. PSSupt. Pagaduan said that he directed all police units in the province to be on alert and on the lookout for Mrs. Tallado and her companion, Darlene Francisco. H... Read Full Story - Camarines No...
  • MISAMIS ORIENTAL, Oct. 21 -- The inmates of the Provincial Jail in Misamis Oriental start displaying their crafts for this Yuletide. This after governor Yevgeny Vincente B. Emano has ordered provincial jail warden Dominador Tagarda, Jr. to start the displaying of the lanterns of the inmates. Governor Bambi said, "Gihimo kini para sa mga bilanggo aron bisan ania sila sulod sa bilanggoan, makapadayon gihapon sila sa pagtabang sa tagsa-tagsa nila ka pamilya.” (This project is p... Read Full Story - ...
  • LAMUT, Ifugao, Oct. 21 (PIA) - - Philippine National Police (PNP) Ifugao  and the Shell Gasoline station  of Poblacion West in  Lamut  inked a  partnership for the promotion of peace and order in the municipality. The memorandum of agreement was  signed by PNP-Ifugao director  Police Senior Superintendent John Colinio and Christopher  Codamon, manager  of Shell gas station  here. This is in line with the partnership  of the PNP&nbs... Read Full Story - ...
  • Cebuano News: Presidente Aquino misaad nga dili lung-an ang paggukod sa Abu Sayyaf

    MANILA, Oct. 21 (PIA) – Misaad si Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III nga dili moundang ang gobyerno sa paggukod sa grupo sa mga Abu Sayyaf, kinsa nakamansa sa relasyon sa Pilipinas ug sa iyang silingang nasud.  "Wala na’y luwas nga dapit nga kataguan sa mga Abu Sayyaf, kinahanglan nga nga dili lung-an ang paggukod kanila. Ug kana nagpadayon pa hangtud karon," ang Presidente miingon atol sa interbiyu sa mga mamahayag didto sa Palo, Leyte, diin iyang gihandum ang ika-... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Police Officers 1 in PRO 13 to receive new guns

    BUTUAN CITY, Oct. 21 (PIA) -- Police Regional Office 13 may soon achieve the “one-firearm-per-police-personnel” ratio as far as their Police Officers 1 will be concerned. Sources from the PRO 13 regional headquarters said that the regional police leadership here will prioritize the new police personnel in the issuance of service firearms, as most of them were assigned at the Regional Public Safety Battalion, the Regional Public Safety Companies and on combat or patrol assig... Read Full Story - Police Offic...
  • DSWD Caraga chief commends PNP for partnership in children protection

    BUTUAN CITY, Oct. 21 (PIA) -- Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Caraga regional director Minda Brigoli commended the regional Philippine National Police (PNP) for the partnership in promoting children’s welfare and protection. Brigoli was the guest of honor and speaker during the Monday flag raising-rites at Camp Rafael C. Rodriguez, Brgy. Libertad, this city. According to Brigoli, as the country celebrates October being the “Children’s Mon... Read Full Story - DSWD Caraga ...
  • Cebuano News: Presidente Aquino: Visiting Forces Agreement dili kinahanglan bakwion

    SURIGAO DEL SUR, Oktubre 21 (PIA) - Si Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III miingon kagahapon, adlaw’ng Lunes nga dili kinahanglan nga bakwion ang Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) tungod lang sa "sala sa usa ka tawo.""Nganong kinahangalan man nato bakwion ang VFA? Buot pasabot niini, sultii ko unsa nga dapit ang walay krimen. Og kinahanglan ba nga ang sala sa usa ka tawo hinukloban sa tibook nasud, sa ingon ako wala maghunahuna niana (Bakit natin kailangan i-abrogate &l... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • BANGUED, Abra, Oct. 21(PIA) --  Following the alarming increase of  crimes against persons in the province  recently, the  Police Regional Office – Cordillera(PRO-Cor) formed the Abra Shield, a special task force to address criminality here. PRO-Cor  Regional Director Chief Supt. Isagani Nerez designated PSSupt. Albertlito Garcia as OIC Provincial Director of the Abra Police Provincial Office (APPO) and Commander of the Abra Shield effective October 15, 2014. ... Read Full Story - ...
  • Hiligaynon news: OPAPP, PCW magalakip sang mga ginakabalak-an sang kababainhan sa kalinongan

    Manila, Oktubre 21 (Pia6) – Ang  Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) kag ang  Philippine Commission on Women (PCW)  sang sini lang naghimo sang kasaysaya sa pagpirmahanay sang sirkular nga nagatuyo sa pagpaseguro sang mga ginakabalak-an sang kababainhan sa kalinongan kag ang mga kababainhan mangin mas maayo nga masulod sa mga programa kag serbisyo sang gobyerno sa mga lugar nga may kumplikto.Ang pagpirmahanay sang  Joint Memorandum Circular 2... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon n...
  • 102nd Brigade celebrates 41st Founding Anniversary

    IPIL, Zamboanga Sibugay, Oct. 21 (PIA) – “Your presence  here shows the strong partnership and cooperation that we have established. Nakakataba ng puso ang pagpunta ninyo dito at sa inyong pagsuporta sa ating 102nd Infantry “IGSOON” Brigade.”This was the message  of Col. Ignacio A. Obligation, commanding officer of the 102nd Brigade in a brief but momentous program attended by local chief executives, heads of national government agencies and other stakehol... Read Full Story - 102nd Brigad...
  • Cebuano News: PNoy, walay planong ibasura ang DFA

    MANILA, Oct. 21 (PIA)--Walay plano si Presidente Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III nga i-abrogate o ibasura ang Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) tungod lamang sa giingong pagpatay sa usa  ka US serviceman sa usa  ka transgender woman sa syudad sa Olongapo. Sa usa  ka pakighisgot sa Presidente human sa pagsaulog sa 70th Anniversary sa Leyte Gulf Landing sa MacArthur Landing National Memorial Park, sa Palo, Leyte, miingon si PNoy nga normal lamang nga adunay mahitabong kri... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • By Joselito Edwin R. RamosMANILA, Oktubre 21 (PIA6) - - Ro Malacanang naghambae ku Huwebes nga ro gobyerno hay naga obra gid it paagi para mahilway ro mag-asawang German nga gin eugos it mga Abu Sayyaf.“Gina obra gid it gobyerno it Pilipinas ro tanan nga medyos posibles para sa euwas nga kahilwayan it mga German hostage. Padayunon ta rondayang tinutuyo,” hambae ni Presidential Communicatons Operations Office Secretary, Herminio Coloma, Jr. sa anang e-mail sa mga katapo it Malacanang ... Read Full Story - ...
  • Attend safety seminar, Isabela PNP urges gun owners

    ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, October 20 (PIA) – The Isabela Police Provincial Office (IPPO) has urged all gun owners in the province to undergo a gun safety seminar at the police camp this week. P/Supt. Manuel Bringas, IPPO operations and plans branch chief, said the safety seminar aims to ensure that all legal gun owners in the province have the necessary knowledge on safe gun handling. “This is also a requirement for gun owners in applying gun license and its renewal,” he ... Read Full Story - Attend safet...
  • DOLE trains safety practitioners on occupational safety and health

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Oct. 20 (PIA) - - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) region 2 has trained almost a hundred new safety officers and practitioners both from private and government agencies regionwide on basic occupational safety and health programs. Elpidio Atal Jr., assistant regional director, said the one week training aimed to orient safety practitioners to ensure safety and health of their workers and clients within their workplaces. The activity, he e... Read Full Story - DOLE trains ...
  • AFP seizes undocumented forest products

    TUGUEGARA CITY, Cagayan, Oct. 20 (PIA) - - In its effort to curb illegal logging, the Philippine Army’s 502nd Brigade has confiscated 195,844 board feet of illegally cut down forest trees and furniture items in Isabela and Cagayan recently. Col. Reynaldo Labanen, commander, said the seized materials in Isabela composed of 144,031 board feet of common hardwood and 7, 684 board feet of Narra flitches while 44, 129 board feet of common hardwood and 42 pieces of assorted furnitu... Read Full Story - AFP seizes u...
  • Bangsamoro Police will be part of PNP -- Ferrer

    MANILA, Oct. 20  -- The Bangsamoro bill now being tackled by Congress as House Bill 4994 and Senate Bill 2408 for passage into law provides for the creation of a Bangsamoro Police that will be under the Philippine National Police (PNP), Government of the Philippines chief negotiator Miriam Coronel-Ferrer said.  According to the proposed law, the future Bangsamoro government has primary responsibility for public order and safety within the Bangsamoro. The Chief Minister of the Bang... Read Full Story - Bangsamoro P...
  • President Aquino pays tribute to WWII veterans

    PALO, Leyte, Oct. 20 (PIA) – His Excellency President Benigno S. Aquino III paid tribute to our forefathers who fought and gave their lives at Red Beach, Palo Leyte 70 years ago. This was emphasized by the President during his speech Monday at the commemoration of the 70th Leyte Gulf Landings Anniversary at MacArthur Landing Memorial National Park, Brgy. Candahug Palo, Leyte as he recognizes the courageous leadership of General Douglas MacArthur who reminded the world of the need to r... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • World War II veterans send message of unity and inspiration to the Filipino youth

    CANDAHUG, Palo, Leyte, October 20 (PIA) – The World War II Veterans from the different posts in Eastern Visayas as well as the visiting veterans from the allied forces who attended the 70th Leyte Gulf Landings Anniversary on Monday, October 20, 2014 in Candahug, Palo Leyte sent a message of unity and inspiration to the Filipino youth as they related their varied experiences during the World War II. Now in their twilight years, the veterans recalled,  as they were interviewed, the... Read Full Story - World War II...
  • Biliran anti-drug abuse council revitalized

    NAVAL, Biliran, October 20 (PIA) – The provincial anti-drug abuse council (PADAC) in Biliran province was revitalized recently with the selection of new council members. The  Biliran PADAC was formally revitalized on September 16, 2014 composed of the Biliran Governor Gerardo J. Espina, Jr. as chairman; PSSupt. Feliz Alberca Diloy now replaced by PSSupt Lito Turalba Bigoy, provincial director of the Biliran Police Provincial Office (BPPO) as vice-chairman and its members as follo... Read Full Story - Biliran anti...
  • Ifugao undertakes peace advocacy campaign

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, Oct. 20(PIA)- - The Provincial Government through Governor Denis Habawel is currently spearheading a one year peace campaign and advocacy that started last September 2, 2014. An inter-agency committee has been formed to implement the peace advocacy program chaired by Provincial Administrator Evelyn Dunuan representing the provincial government with the Schools Division Superintendent, president of the Ifugao State Universit y provincial director of the Philippine National Po... Read Full Story - Ifugao under...
  • TF Davao prepares of the holding of the BIMP-EAGA business leaders' confab slated this week

    DAVAO CITY, Oct 20  (PIA) The military assured its readiness to maintain the security of the city in time for the holding of the Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines East Asian Growth Area Trade Fair and Business Leaders’ Conference from October 23 to October 26, 2014. Captain Mario Tena, civil-military operations officer of the Task Force Davao said their unit coordinates closely with the city government and the Davao City Police Office in its target-hardening measures parti... Read Full Story - TF Davao pre...
  • President Aquino recognizes role of WW II friends, foes in Yolanda response

    PALO, Leyte, October 20 (PIA) – President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday, October 20, recognized the important role of friends and foes of the Second World War during the 70th Leyte Gulf Landings anniversary celebration. President Aquino was the guest of honor in this year’s celebration of the occasion which is anchored on the theme, "Leyte 1944, Leyte 2014: Yesterday’s Heroes, Today’s Inspiration on the Road to Recovery”. “We saw, just last ye... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • Cebuano News: 55IB, magpadayon pagpangita sa kalinaw sa MisOcc

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Oct. 20 (PIA) – Magpadayon sa pagpangita sa kalinaw sa Misamis Occidenal pinaagi sa Internal Peace and Security Plan (IPSP) “Bayanihan” ang 55th Infantry Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, Philippine Army (55IB) nga nakabasi ning siyudad.                                   &nbs... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: 100 ka estudyante sa high school nakabenepisyo sa feeding program sa Ozamiz CPS

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Oct. 20 (PIA) – Mokabat sa usa ka gatus ka (100) ka estudyante sa Gala National High School (NHS), dinhi, ang nakabenepisyo sa sa school-feeding program sa Ozamiz City Police Station (OCPS), sa milabay nga Oktobre 17.                                        &nbs... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Gobyerno miila sa dedikasyon sa serbisyo sa Phill. Coast Guard

    MANILA, Oct. 20 (PIA) – Gi-ila sa gobyerno ang dedikasyon sa serbisyo sa mga membro sa Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) ug sa ilang tinguha nga bag-ohon ang ilang mga ekipo ug mga gamit aron mas molambo pa ang ilang kapabilidad. Kini ang giluwatan ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III, atol sa iyang pagtambong sa celebrasyon sa ilang ika-usa ka gatus ug trese ka tuig (113th) nga kasumaran sa PCG didto sa ilang buhatan sa Port Area, Manila. Gihisgutan sa Presidente ang gipalit sa gobyer... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Pres. Aquino nanawagan sa PCG nga ipadayon ang ilang dedikasyon sa trabaho

    MANILA, Oct. 20 (PIA) – Nanawagan si Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III sa mga membro sa Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) nga ipadayon ang ilang dedikasyon sa ilang trabaho. Gihimo sa Presidente ang panawagan sa iyang pagtambong sa celebrasyon sa ika-usa ka gatus ug trese ka tuig (113th) nga kasumaran sa PCG didto sa ilang buhatan sa Port Area, Manila. “Manghinaut ako nga magpadayon ang inyong pagkugi ug dedikasyon sa trabaho nga maoy sundogon sa pagtitimon sa PCG sa lim-aw sa ma... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • 100 students benefit from Ozamiz city police station feeding program

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Oct. 20 (PIA) – Some 100 students of the Gala National High School (NHS), here, were benefited by the school-feeding program of the Ozamiz City Police Station (OCPS), last Oct. 17. In line with the 22nd National Children’s Month Celebration (NCM), this October, the activity focused on the theme: “Bata Kasali ka, Ikaw ay Mahalaga,” police supt. Michael Cadiogan Bawayan, Jr., chief of OCPS, said. Conducted at the Gala Multi-purpose... Read Full Story - 100 students...
  • Guv says Benguet people more ready for disaster

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Oct. 19(PIA) -- As the province of Benguet commemorated  the fifth  anniversary of typhoon Pepeng on October 9,  Governor Nestor Fongwan said that the  people of Benguet are more prepared  for  calamity. Fongwan said that after the Little Kibungan tragedy  in barangay Puguis  this town, that left at least 70 dead and several families homeless,  and the other major disasters that occurred in the province, people in Benguet ar... Read Full Story - Guv says Ben...
  • GPH and MILF peace panels laud EU Peace Journalism Awards

    COTABATO CITY, Oct. 20 (PIA) – Strengthening its commitment of support to the peace process, the European Union (EU) launched the Peace Journalism Awards to promote peace and development in Mindanao following the 2014 Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB)  signing between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).The Peace Journalism Awards is open to media practitioners in the country both in television and radio broadcast, print, phot... Read Full Story - GPH and MILF...
  • BCPO maintains high morale; launches Blue Mass

    BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 20(PIA) -- The morale of the men and women  of the Baguio City Police Office(BCPO)  remains high despite the many issues facing the police force today. Deputy Director for Administration PSupt. Engelbert Soriano, in a radio interview, said although there could be an effect to the police such as their outlook and other aspects but their performance in delivering the needed services to the people are not affected. “Apektado kami sa mga pangyayari sa amin... Read Full Story - BCPO maintai...
  • 55th infantry battalion quest for peace in MisOcc continues

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Oct. 20 (PIA) -- The quest for peace through the Internal Peace and Security Plan (IPSP) “Bayanihan” of the 55th Infantry Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, Philippine Army (55IB) continues in Misamis Occidental.                                      Thus said Lt. Col.... Read Full Story - 55th infantr...
  • Isabela vice gov wants safer roads

    ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, Oct 20 (PIA) - This province's vice governor Antonio ‘Tonypet’ Albano has called for a stricter implementation of government rules and regulations on land transportation and road safety to lessen the occurrence of road accidents and crashes in the province.In his message during the first provincial road safety summit  here, Albano said road safety has been one of the primary concerns of the provincial government under the leadership of Provincial Govern... Read Full Story - Isabela vice...
  • Pangasinan jail gets nat'l award as best district jail

    DAGUPAN CITY, Oct 19 (PIA) – The Bureau of Jail Management  and  Penology in the eastern town of Balungao was recently cited as one of the best district jails in the country. Chief Inspector  Roque Constante Sison III, jail warden, said the jail's transformation led to achieving the award. “The nationwide evaluation of  the national committee  cited us for the exemplary transformation of  the jail facility with little support from BJMP,&rdq... Read Full Story - Pangasinan j...
  • Military to step up campaign against Abu Sayyaf after release of German hostages, says Palace

    MANILA, Oct. 19 -- Government forces will intensify its campaign against the Abu Sayyaf Group after the release of two German nationals it held captive for several months.  "With the release from captivity of the two German nationals, our security forces will continue efforts to stem the tide of criminality perpetrated by bandit elements," Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr said in a statement Saturday. "Kasunod ng pagligtas n... Read Full Story - Military to ...
  • Nueva Vizcaya officials open multi-purpose bldg

    DUPAX DEL NORTE, Nueva Vizcaya, October 18 (PIA)  - Provincial officials here recently opened a Multi-Purpose Buidling in barangay Inaban in this town. Representative Carlos Padilla and Governor Ruth Padilla led  the formal opening of the project with the presence of elderlies in the town. The project was funded through the Provincial Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) of Representative Padilla. “This will serve as a venue for public events and other necessary purp... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela, October 17 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) – Santiago City has advised the buying public to be vigilant and cautious in buying Christmas lights and decorations sold in the market. Leonor Lopez, trade and industry officer, they also intensify their monitoring activities if these products have a standard and international commodity clearance (ICC) marks which indicate that the products have undergone safety checks before it is sold in the... Read Full Story - ...
  • PH, Viet Nam commit to promoting peace and stability in South China Sea

    MANILA, Oct. 18 -- The Philippines and Viet Nam assured each other of continued cooperation towards maintaining peace and stability in the South China Sea and promoting the importance of the rule of law in addressing maritime disputes in the region. Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosario met on October 16, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh of Viet Nam at the fringes of Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) 10th Summit, which sees 51 heads of states and governments, mini... Read Full Story - PH, Viet Nam...
  • BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, October 17 (PIA) – At least  613 applicants for passport have been assisted here recently through the  conduct of a mobile passport processing by the  Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) central office and the provincial government. Judith Fragata,  Public Affairs and Information Assistance Division(PAIAD) administrative officer said they have provided  pre-evaluation of the requirements of  the  total 765 applications which... Read Full Story - ...
  • 50 responders finish collapsed structure search and rescue training course

    FORT DEL PILAR, BAGUIO CITY, Oct 18. (PIA) – Some   50 city responders and uniformed men  are now more capable and knowledgeable in search and rescue skills after   completing  the 8-day Collapsed Structure Search and Rescue Training Course  held in this mountain resort. From October 6 to 13, at least 50 participants from the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Council and representatives from other emergency responder groups and ... Read Full Story - 50 responder...
  • Leyte busy preparing for 70th Leyte Gulf Landings Anniversary

    TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, October 18 (PIA) – The Provincial Government of Leyte is busy preparing for the 70th Leyte Gulf Landings Anniversary Celebration this coming October 20. Leyte Governor Leopoldo Dominico L. Petilla said, this is one of the momentous event for Leytenos as many foreign dignitaries and national officials have confirmed their attendance to join the memorable commemoration. Various foreign dignitaries who are expected to attend the historic event include United St... Read Full Story - Leyte busy p...
  • Tagalog news: Seguridad sa UPLB, pinaigting

    LOS BAÑOS, LAGUNA Okt.18 (PIA) -- Upang masiguro ang pagsasaayos ng mga bagay na may kinalaman sa seguridad ng University of the Philippines Los Banos (UPLB), pinulong ng pamahalaang panlalawigan sa pangunguna ni Gobernador Ramil R. Hernandez kasama ang Philipine National Police-Laguna ang pamunuan ng unibersidad, Okt. 18. Binigyang pansin sa nasabing pagpupulong ang ilang mga hakbang at reporma sa pagpapaigting ng seguridad ng naturang unibersidad. Ilan sa mga nabigyang diin ay... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Tagalog news: Kampanya kontra illegal recruitment at human trafficking, pinangunahan ng POEA

    PUERTO PRINCESA, Palawan, Okt. 18 (PIA) --- Isang grupo mula sa Workers Education Division ng Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) ang nagsagawa ng dalawang araw na kampanya kontra illegal recruitment at human trafficking sa Palawan. Ang unang araw ng kampanya ay isang seminar na may titulong Anti-Illegal Recruitment and Trafficking in Persons (AIRTIP) for Law Enforcers and Practitioners. Dinaluhan ito ng mga partisipante mula sa PNP-Palawan Provincial Office, PNP-Puerto Pri... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • PNoy commends PH Coast Guard for stepping up to new challenges

    MANILA, Oct 17 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III on Thursday commended the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) for fulfilling its role in the face of new challenges in patrolling the country's 36,289-kilometer coastline, including dealing with the tension in the West Philippine Sea."Isangdaan at labintatlong taon na nga po ang Philippine Coast Guard at sa paglipas ng panahon, nagbabagong anyo rin ang mga kinakaharap nating hamon," the President said during the PCG's 113rd anniversary celebration in it... Read Full Story - PNoy commend...
  • Cebuano News: President Aquino malaumom sa dumalayong kalinaw sa Mindanao

     MANILA, OCT. 17 (PIA) – Ang kalinaw ug kalambuan sa Mindanao dali na makab-ot, kung mapasa na ang Bangsamoro Basic Law sa Kongreso ug sa katawhan, matud ni President Benigno S. Aquino III, bag-ohay pa lamang. Sa iyang pakigpulong sa celebrasyon sa Eid’l Adha sa Malaca?ang, ang Presidente miingon nga ang kinatibuk-an sa Islam gipahayag sa konkretong kamapa-ubsanon, kawalay kahangol sa kaugalingon ug sinsero nga pagtagad sa isigkatawo. "Kini ang klase sa pagtuo ang... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Kasabutan sa Bangsamoro, hinugpong nga panglantaw sa kalinaw sa Mindanao

    MANILA, Oct. 17 (PIA) – Ang Comprehensive Agreement sa Bangsamoro nagdala sa hinugpong nga panglantaw sa Mindanao nga wala’y kagubot, inhustisya ug kawad-on aron matawag kini sa tinuoray nga Yuta sa mga Saad. "Kung pa-ipasa na ang Bangsamoro Basic Law, kini ang magrepresentar sa lain nga konkretong lakang paingon sa katumanan niini nga panglantaw, si Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III miingon. Ang kasabutan makab-ot lamang kung ma-ibalik sa parehong gobyerno ug Moro Nati... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Gobyerno buhaton ang tanan aron maseguro ang pagbuhi sa mga bihag nga mga German

    MANILA, Oct. 17 (PIA) – Mipasalig ang Malacañang nga buhaton sa Gobyrno ang tanan aron maseguro ang pagbuhi sa magti-ayong German nga gibihag sa mga grupo sa Abu Sayaff.                                         “Himoon sa Gobyerno sa Pilipinas ang tanan aron maseguro ang pagbu... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela, October 16 (PIA) – As Halloween approaches, the Santiago City Health Office has reminded the public to be cautious when buying children's Halloween costumes and toys. Dr. Ramoncito Bayang, assistant city health officer, said parents should be aware that some toys containing lead and certain other elements can seriously harm children. Toys, he added are one of the most common sources of lead poisoning among children. “If kids swallow or chew ... Read Full Story - ...
  • MNLF, MILF welcome Bangsamoro Coordinating Forum

    COTABATO CITY, Oct. 17 (PIA)—The leadership of both the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) expressed support to the Bangsamoro Coordinating Forum (BCF) created two years ago as agreed by the two Fronts during  a meeting brokered by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). According to MNLF chair Muslimin Sema, in a meeting held October 13-14, 2014 in Manila between the OIC, MNLF, MILF leaders and GPH panel wherein the conferees di... Read Full Story - MNLF, MILF w...
  • 44th IB intensifies youth development efforts through YLS

    SIAY, Zamboanga Sibugay, Oct. 17 (PIA)  -  The 44th Infantry “Agile N’ Stable” Battalion, 1ID, Philippine Army recently  conducted the Youth Leadership Summit (YLS) at Saint Joseph the Worker Parish here,  in coordination with the municipal government of Siay and school officials. LTC Tommy A. Crosby Jr., Commanding Officer of the 44th IB based in Lower Baluran, Imelda, Zamboanga Sibugay said the YLS aims to develop the youth to become responsible ... Read Full Story - 44th IB inte...
  • NFA keeps Marinduque rice prices in check

    BOAC, Marinduque, October 17 (PIA): Rice sellers are warned - the National Food Authority (NFA) is keeping its eyes on tag prices.NFA-Marinduque deployed teams (Palengke Watch ) to ensure that low-priced but quality NFA rice would be available to low-income consumers.  At present, NFA rice is sold at Php 27.00/kg for regularly milled local rice and Php 32.00/kg for well-milled imported rice. Tarpaulin streamers containing the list of accredited retailers, hotline numbers and other info... Read Full Story - NFA keeps Ma...
  • Palace reiterates determination to pursue justice for Jennifer Laude

    MANILA, Oct 17 -- The Palace has reiterated its determination to attain justice in the slaying of a transgender in Olongapo City allegedly committed by an American serviceman."Hindi natitinag ang determinasyon ng pamahalaan hinggil sa pagkamit ng hustisya para sa pagkamatay ni Jennifer Laude," Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said in a press briefing in Malacañang on Thursday."The Philippine government is working closely with the US government t... Read Full Story - Palace reite...
  • Gov't doing all for safe release of German hostages, Palace says

    MANILA, Oct 17 -- Malacaņang said Thursday the government is doing everything to secure the release of a German couple abducted by the Abu Sayyaf Group."The Philippine government is exerting all efforts to secure the safe release of the German hostages. We shall continue to pursue this objective," Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said in a statement emailed to members of the Malacaņang Press Corps.German couple Viktor Stefan Okonek, 71, and Henrike Die... Read Full Story - Gov't doing ...
  • Alvarez assumes 403rd brigade command

    MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, Oct. 16 (PIA) — Col. Jesse A. Alvarez accepted command of the 403rd Infantry 'Peacemaker' Brigade (403Bde) from Col. Francisco L. Pabayo during the change of command ceremony, October 16, at the Brigade Clubhouse, Camp Osito Bahian, Malaybalay City.Prior to selection for command, Alvarez served as the Chief of Staff of 4th Infantry “Diamond” Division (4ID), Camp Evangelista, Cagayan de Oro City.In his speech, Alvarez urged all stakeholders to ... Read Full Story - Alvarez assu...
  • PNoy eyes lasting Mindanao peace with BBL ratification

    MANILA, Oct 16 -- Peace and progress in Mindanao will soon be realized once the Bangsamoro Basic Law is passed by Congress and approved by the people, President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Wednesday.In his speech during the celebration of Eid’l Adha in Malacanang Wednesday night, the President said the essence of Islam is expressed concretely through humility, selflessness, and sincere regard for fellowmen."It is this kind of faith that guides us, as we tread the straight path towar... Read Full Story - PNoy eyes la...
  • MILF, MNLF activate coordination mechanism on Bangsamoro

    MANILA, Oct 16 -- The Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) formally activated and operationalized the Bangsamoro Coordination Forum (BCF). This was announced by Ambassador Sayyid Kassim El-Masri, Organization on Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Special Envoy during a meeting today with government representatives headed by Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos Deles.The meeting was attended by Egyptian Ambassador Mahmoud Mostafa who currentl... Read Full Story - MILF, MNLF a...
  • Dagdag kaalaman para sa mga opisyal ng barangay itinuro kamakailan sa Project Build

    LUNGSOD NG SORSOGON, Okt. 16 (PIA) -- Dinaluhan ng mga opisyal sa brgy mula sa tatlong distrito ng barangay sa lungsod ng Sorsogon ang isinagawang  “Barangay Upgrading Through Information and Learning Development” (BUILD) o Project BUILD kamakailan sa City Function Hall Sorsogon City. Kung saan layunin ng naturang programa na mapalawak pa ang kaalaman ng mga opisyal ng brgy  magmula sa  ukol sa pagtalakay sa mga usaping legal sa kanilang barangay. Pinangunaha... Read Full Story - Dagdag kaala...
  • Camarines Norte police intensifies campaign against illegal mining, arrests 78 persons

    DAET, Camarines Norte, Oct. 16 (PIA) – The police provincial office of Camarines Norte has intensified campaign against illegal small scale mining in the towns of Jose Panganiban, Labo and Paracale  that resulted to the arrest of 78 individuals and filing of 21 cases in court from January to September witihin this year. Police S/Supt. Moises Cudal Pagaduan, acting provincial director of Camarines Norte police office, said that the proliferation of illegal small scale mining opera... Read Full Story - Camarines No...
  • Ifugao task force assists Martial Law human rights victims

    LAGAWE, Ifugao Oct. 15 (PIA) - - More than 100 human rights violations victims (HRVVs) in the province   were assisted by the Provincial Human Rights Task Force (PHRTF)  in filing their claims for compensation. The  task force  led by lawyer Kendal Immoliap and supported by two paralegals and two history teachers,  was formed by Governor Denis Habawel to assist the HRVVs in Ifugao during the Martial Law years in preparing their claims for compensation and recog... Read Full Story - Ifugao task ...
  • AFP honors first female UN Peacekeeping Commander, 17th contingent to Haiti

    QUEZON CITY, 16 October (PIA) – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) welcomed and honored the first female Commander of United Nations (UN) Peacekeeping together Philippine Contingent to Haiti (PCH) in a simple ceremony in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. The 156-strong, all-Navy peacekeeping contingent was headed by Navy Captain Luzviminda A. Camacho. AFP Chief of Staff General Gregorio Pio P. Catapang, Jr. awarded the United Nations Service Medal... Read Full Story - AFP honors f...
  • TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Oct. 16 (PIA) - - The police in the province has started  preparations for “Oplan Kaluluwa” two weeks before the traditional celebration of the ‘Undas’.Kalinga Police Director SSupt. Victor Wanchakan reported the provincial police office has started its briefings and deployment plan with various police field stations to provide security on November 1-2.Under the  Oplan Kaluluwa, the police provide security at cemeteries, terminals and reside... Read Full Story - ...
  • BCPO calls for community participation in peace and order efforts

    BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 16 (PIA) - - The Baguio City Police Office(BCPO) is encouraging community participation in ensuring peace and order in every city barangay with the rapidly increasing population of Baguio. Police Superintendent Engelbert Sorian, BCPO Deputy Director for Administrationo, in an interview over PIA Hour radio program, reported  that  the BCPO with its 600 strong police personnel,  is continuously doing  its  best in maximizing police presence and ... Read Full Story - BCPO calls f...
  • Facebook launches "Safety Check" feature

    QUEZON CITY, Oct 16 (PIA) -- Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and Chief, has announced the launch of "Safety Check", a new feature of Facebook that people can use to check on their relatives and friends during disasters. According to the FB newsroom, the Facebook engineers in Japan were the ones who took on the challenge in 2011 of creating a product to improve the process of reconnecting with family and friends after a disaster.   The team came up with the "Disast... Read Full Story - Facebook lau...
  • Warring families in NorthCot town vow to end conflict

    MATALAM, North Cotabato, Oct. 16 (PIA)-- Almost a week after the peace negotiation between two warring families in the village of Estado in this town took place, both parties have signed an amicable settlement which aims to end their long dispute over land ownership. Pepito and Dadjog families affixed their signatures on October 7, 2014 in an agreement that brings back normalcy to Purok 4, Barangay Estado after tensions transpired in the village in the recent months. The two families h... Read Full Story - Warring fami...
  • Cebuano News: Gobierno nangandam aron sa pagpa-uli sa mga trabanteng Pilipino, peacekeepers gikan sa mga nasud nga na-igo sa Ebola

    MANILA, October 16 - Ang gobierno karon nangandam alang sa umaabot nga pagpama-uli sa mga Pilipino gikan sa tulo ka nasud sa West Africa nga na-igo sa makapatay nga Ebolo virus, matud sa usa ka opisyal sa Palasyo kaniadtong Martes. Sa usa ka press briefing didto sa Malakanyang, si Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr mipahayag nga ang gobierno nag-organisa og usa ka protocol aron sa pagpa-uli sa gibanabana nga 1,755 Filipino nga mga trabahante gikan sa... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano news: Alvarez nanumpa isip bag-ong 403rd brigade commander

    MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, Oct. 16 (PIA) — Si Col. Jesse A. Alvarez nanumpa isip bag-ong ‘brigade commander’ sa 403rd Infantry ‘Peacemaker Brigade (403rdBde) sa Philippine Army atol sa simpleng seremonya nga gipahigayon ning Oktubre 16, sa Brigade Clubhouse, Camp Osito Bahian, Malaybalay City.Sa pagbasa sa ‘designation order,’ si Alvarez maoy gitahasan nga mopuli kang Col. Francisco L. Pabayo, nga mosaka usab sa mas taas nga ranggo.Si Alvarez nagsilbi isip Chi... Read Full Story - Cebuano news...
  • PNP intensifies campaign vs criminality; scores big in ops

    QUEZON CITY, 16 October (PIA) – The Philippine National Police (PNP) has further intensified its campaign to fight criminality, neutralize illegal activities and put criminals behind bars. This after the composite team of the PNP – Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG), Special Action Force (SAF), Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT), Highway Patrol Group (HPG), Anti-Kidnapping Group (AKG), National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), Crime Laboratory and Regional Pu... Read Full Story - PNP intensif...
  • NorMin SMEs learn export 101

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, October 16 (PIA) – The Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in northern Mindanao learn that before exporting, products should be ready and buyers abroad should be scrutinized. The Export Marketing Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) during their two day Philippine Export Competitiveness Seminar in the city revealed that a lot of complaints raised to them are result of either importer’s claiming of defective products from exporters or ex... Read Full Story - NorMin SMEs ...
  • 1st infantry division receives, deploys units

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, October 16, (PIA) - The 1st Infantry (TABAK) Division welcomed the arrival of Luzon-based units the 21st Infantry (Invincible) Battalion and 41st Infantry (Partners for Peace) Battalion at Pagadian City on October 2 and October 9, respectively. Two send-off ceremonies were held in the Division Headquarters at Camp Sang-an, Pulacan, Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur last October 4 and October 11 for the 32nd Infantry (DAREDEVIL) Battalion and 35th Infantry (MAKAMANDAG) Batt... Read Full Story - 1st infantry...
  • PAF Chief leads change of command at PAF-Visayas based in Cebu

    CEBU CITY, October 16 (PIA) -- Philippine Air Force (PAF) Commanding General Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Delgado presided over the change of command of the 2nd Air Division of the PAF-Visayas based in Mactan, Lapulapu City early this week with the retirement of Maj. Gen. Romeo Poquiz.Side buoys honors were given to Poquiz while arrival honors were also done for the incoming commander of the 2nd Air Division Maj. Gen. Eusaquito Manalo.In his retirement speech, Poquiz said after 37 and ½ years in acti... Read Full Story - PAF Chief le...
  • Tagalog news: Pamahalaang panlalawigan, paiigtingin ang kampanya kontra pagbebenta ng ilegal na karne sa Bulacan

    LUNGSOD NG MALOLOS, Oktubre 15 (PIA) -- Ngayong nalalapit na ang kapaskuhan, mas paiigtingin pa ng pamahalaang panlalawigan sa pamamagitan ng Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) ang kampanya nito kontra pagbebenta ng ilegal na karne upang matiyak na malinis at ligtas ang pagkonsumo ng mga Bulakenyo. Sinabi ni Gobernador Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado na sa tulong ng mga nasasakupang pamahalaang bayan at lungsod ay magdaragdag sila ng mga checkpoint at magsasagawa ng meat monitoring at inspeksyon sa ... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • AFP to repatriate Filipino peacekeepers in Liberia

    QUEZON CITY, 15 October (PIA) – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is working on the repatriation of Filipino peacekeepers in Liberia due to the outbreak of the dreaded Ebola Virus in West Africa. According to the AFP, the tentative date of return of the peacekeepers to the Philippines is on November 10, 2014. The AFP also assured that proper protocols will be observed upon their return to the country. The peacekeepers will be put into quarantine for 21 days for monitoring... Read Full Story - AFP to repat...
  • Philippine, U.S. governments will follow VFA in dealing with Olongapo murder, says Palace

    MANILA, Oct. 15 --  The governments of the Philippines and the United States will follow the provisions of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) in seeking justice for the murder of a Filipino allegedly by an American serviceman in Olongapo City, Malacañang said on Tuesday. "Susundin po ang mga detalyadong proseso ng VFA, na ang pangunahing layunin ay gawaran ng katarungan ang mga krimeng magaganap," Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma... Read Full Story - Philippine, ...
  • 2 soldiers killed in Ifugao; Army extends sympathy to the families

     ASIPULO, Ifugao, Oct. 15 (PIA) - - The commander of the 54th Infantry Battalion extended his sympathy to the families of two fallen soldiers in a gun battle at Sitio Lanading, Camandag, this municipality on Tuesday morning, (October 14). “We extend our deepest sympathies to the families and friends of our brothers. They died protecting the Filipino people and in pursuit of peace and development,” Lt Col Eddie M. Pilapil said. The two soldiers who were killed in action... Read Full Story - 2 soldiers k...
  • Kalinga pupils benefit from police-led outreach project

    TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Oct. 15 (PIA) - - School children from the Bulo East Elementary School including community members recently benefitted from an outreach project conducted by the members of the Kalinga Provincial Police Office (KPPO) and their partners.KPPO Information officer Loren Morron said  police personnel under the leadership of Provincial Director PSSUPT Victor Wanchakan partnered with the Kalinga Bikers Association, KALAPI Reservists under LTC Efraim Orodio and the Angels Behind... Read Full Story - Kalinga pupi...
  • Peace panels to create team for projected transition of ARMM to Bangsamoro

    MANILA, Oct. 15 -- As Congress continues deliberations on the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), the peace panels of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) continue with their parallel work of implementing the provisions of the Comprehensive Agreement of the Bangsamoro (CAB).In a meeting recently held in Kuala Lumpur, the two panels agreed to create a composite team that will coordinate the preparations and ensure a smooth process for the projected transi... Read Full Story - Peace panels...
  • Local government orders the arrest of broadcaster's alleged killer

    TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, Oct 15 (PIA)  Mayor Allan Rellon of Tagum City has ordered the law enforcement authorities to arrest the primary suspect in the killing of broadcaster Rogelio Butalid for him to shed light on the incident.He said Wrenters Azarcon  alias Ren-ren must see a day in court and explain the extent of the possible collusion to the killing of the broadcaster in December 2013.Rellon revealed the wife of Butalid filed a complaint of murder against Azarcon based on the... Read Full Story - Local govern...
  • ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, October 15 (PIA) – In an effort to reach every victim of gross human rights violations during the Marcos regime, the Human Rights Claims Board (HRCB) are now in Isabela to accept and process the documents of qualified claimants in the province. Aurora Parong, Human Rights Claims Board member, said this is part of their advocacy to implement the Republic Act 10368 or the Reparation and Recognition Act of 2013. “We are here until October 17 to accept all... Read Full Story - ...
  • MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, Oct 15 (PIA)—Aron maprotektahan ang mga konsumante batok sa risgo sa disgrasya nga may kalabutan sa mga gibaligya nga “consumer goods,” ang Department of Trade and Industry kon DTI mipahigayon sa “Consumers Protection Forum” nga gitambongan sa mga ‘managers’ ug ‘operators’ sa mga ‘shopping centers’ dinhi sa probinsya.Si Engr. Eric Bicar, ang Consumer Welfare Division Chief ug Product Standards Officer sa... Read Full Story - ...
  • OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Oct. 15 (PIA) – Gipasalamatan sa mga “Childrens’ Advocate,” dinhi sa siyudad, ang kagamhanang nasyonal sa padayon nga suporta niini sa mga katungod sa kabataan sa nasud.                                           Kini nga mensahe... Read Full Story - ...
  • Cebuano News: DOH milatid ug plano nga mag-apil sa daghang sektor aron batukan ang ebola

    MANILA, Oct. 15 (PIA) – Milatid ug plano ang Department of Health (DOH) nga mag-apil sa daghang sektor aron batukan ang sakit nga dala sa Ebola virus, taliwala sa padayon nga kabalaka nga basin makasulod kini sa nasud, ang  Malacañang nag-ingon.                                       &nb... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • POEA Governing Board issues deployment ban on Yemen bound OFWs

    MANDALUYONG CITY, 15 Oct. (PIA)--The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) through its Governing Board yesterday approved a resolution banning anew the deployment of overseas Filipino workers to Yemen. In a statement, Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz, chair of the POEA Governing Board said the ban covers the "processing and deployment of all overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to Yemen, both returning and newly-hired, effective immediately." The DOLE said the tota... Read Full Story - POEA Governi...
  • CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, October 15 (PIA) – High school students are about the right age to learn consumer rights. This according to Ma. Eliza A. Pabillore, provincial director of Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Misamis Oriental during a Provincial Quiz Bee recently held in the city in celebration of the Consumer Welfare Month. “An educated consumer is an empowered consumer,” said Pabillore. Pabillore said that if we know our rights and responsibilities as con... Read Full Story - ...
  • DTI reminds consumers to become responsible buyers

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Oct. 15 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has reminded consumers to become responsible buyers, in line with the celebration of the Consumer Welfare Month, this October. This reminder came from Delia M. Ayano, provincial director of DTI-Misamis Occidental, who warned consumers against fake products sold in the market, during a recent press conference, in the city. “This is because of the proliferation of goods, which do not r... Read Full Story - DTI reminds ...
  • Waray News: Pagpauli han OFWs ngan peacekeepers nga aadto ha mga nasud nga na-igo han Ebola, gin-aandam na han gobyerno

    MANILA, Oktubre 15 – Nag-aandam an gobyerno para han namimintana nga pagpauli-an hin mga Pilipino tikang hin tulo nga kanasuran ha West Africa nga nasudlan han makamaratay nga Ebola virus, pahayag hin opisyal han Malacañang Martes nga adlaw. Dida hin usa nga press briefing ha Malacañang, ginpahayag ha mga peryodista ni Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. nga nag-eestablisar hin protocol an gobyerno ha pagpauli hin ginbabana-bana 1... Read Full Story - Waray News: ...
  • National Crime Prevention Month celebration culminates in Surigao City

    SURIGAO CITY, Oct. 14 (PIA) – The celebration of the 2014 National Crime Prevention Month culminated with a quiz bee, extemporaneous speech and poster making contest spearheaded by the Philippine National Police (PNP) Surigao City Police Office held recently at the Surigao City Cultural Center. According to City PNP-Police community relations officer P/Insp Tessiel Moleta, these activities were conducted yearly by the city PNP with much emphasis on crime prevention sinc... Read Full Story - National Cri...
  • 55th infantry battalion showcases soldiers' talents in city fiesta

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Oct. 14 (PIA) – A variety show featuring various talents of Army soldiers capped the observance of the “Philippine Army Day” set last October 13, in the city. Performed by soldiers from the 55th Infantry (Vigilant) Battalion, 101st Infantry (Three Red Arrows) Brigade, PA, the activity was focused on the theme: “Bayanihan Alangsa Kalinaw ug Kalambuan (Cooperation for Peace and Development).” It was actually part of the mo... Read Full Story - 55th infantr...
  • TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, October 13 (PIA) –The agency tasked to have supervisory control over the Philippine National Police (PNP) reveals, “some town police chiefs in Bohol are not qualified.” The National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM), in a recent meeting at the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) told members that in its province-wide inspection, it noted some chiefs of police designations are against a standing policy.Those leading town police stations should have ... Read Full Story - ...
  • Air crash simulation drill a success

    ILOILO CITY, October 14 (PIA) --- The first air crash simulation drill in the country was successfully conducted Tuesday at Cabatuan town here.Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) executive director Jerry Bionat said that the simulated plane crash drill conducted here was the first for the entire Philippines.He said that the drill was conducted in accordance with the Violence and Injury Prevention Program (VIPP) of the Department of Health (DOH), in coordination with the... Read Full Story - Air crash si...
  • Stranded sperm whale dies on La Union shores

    SAN FERNANDO, October 14 (PIA) - A giant sperm whale died from apparent injuries hours after it beached along the shores of Barangay Lingsat here on Monday, October 13. Village officials and volunteers tried to save the wounded mammal moments after it was seen stranded by fishermen who were returning to shore. Henry Canlas, aquaculture technician of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), said the 9.5 meter-long whale was already weak from its wounds when they arrive... Read Full Story - Stranded spe...
  • Phll transport security office partners with Australia, Korea to improve airport security

    MANILA, 14 October (PIA) – The Office for Transport Security (OTS) has partnered with Australia and Korea on airport design that can help improve security for the public, airlines and its workers. The Australian Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development is hosting the forum in Manila to provide information to airport operators and Philippine authorities about the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) design requirements and how they can be applied in an airport ... Read Full Story - Phll transpo...
  • AFP, PNP push for societal approach to win peace in Basilan

    ISABELA CITY, Basilan, Oct. 14 (PIA) – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Basilan were one in saying that winning the peace in Basilan requires societal approach. At the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) emergency meeting last Sept. 28, the army and the police strongly encouraged the full engagement of all sectors of the society in building and sustaining peaceful communities in Basilan. Both leaders of the army and ... Read Full Story - AFP, PNP pus...
  • KIANGAN, Ifugao, Oct. (PIA)- - Manpower assistance, security patrols, dialogue/coordination, clean up  drives, barangay meeting,  information drives and medical-dental missions  highlighted the  Bayanihan activities  of the 54th Infantry Battalion   the province.Brigadier General Roger Salvador,  501st Brigade commanding officer,  said their  activities were  conducted  mainly in the municipalities of Aguinaldo, Asipulo and Aguinaldo wh... Read Full Story - ...
  • Tagum City LGU calls for peace and security workshop

    TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, October 14 (PIA) The city government of Tagum has called for a peace and security workshop on October 17 to come up with genuine solutions to solve the criminal incidents besetting the area. Speaking at the Biz Talk @ Big Eight, Mayor Allan Rellon said the workshop will involve the 23 barangay chairs, police, military, business, transport groups and critics of his governance in the mainstream and broadcast media. He said the workshop does not mean that the ... Read Full Story - Tagum City L...
  • Independent body to generate initiatives for transitional justice and reconciliation for Bangsamoro

    MANILA, Oct. 14 --  The Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC), a body created by the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to recommend measures to correct historical injustices and address legitimate grievances of the Bangsamoro people, is set to conduct public consultations from now until June next year to come up with their report. The Commission will approach its work by considering the culture of the people, multiple narra... Read Full Story - Independent ...
  • 437 housing units granted to cops in Region 12

    KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato,  Oct 14 (PIA)  -- Some  437  personnel of  the Police Regional Office  12  recently  received  their  newly-completed  housing  units located  at The Guardians Hill in  Barangay  Bawing, Upper London in General Santos   City. PSInsp.  Aldrin Martin Gonzales,  spokesperson of the  PRO 12,  told  Philippine Information Agency  12 that   r... Read Full Story - 437 housing ...
  • Cebuano News: Konsehal nangusog mabuwag Black Shadow Gang sa elementarya

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, October 14 – Si konsehal Ramon Tabor, chairman sa komite sa  police, fire and public safety, sa sesyon sa konseho niadtong Lunes nangusog nga mabuwag ang organisasyon sa mga gang diha sa mga publikong tunghaan ilabina sa elementarya. Kini human iyang nadawat ang taho gikan sa kapolisan nga nakasulod na sa mga tunghaan sa barangay No. 21, Macabalan, Bayabas, Puntod ug uban pang tunghaang elementarya ang grupo nga gitawag og Black Shadow Gang. Matod n... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • San Rafael barangay tanods are region's best

    ILOILO CITY, October 14 (PIA) --- The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)-6 cited outstanding Barangay Tanods and Lupong Tagapamayapa during an awarding ceremony that kicked-off the celebration of the 23rd Anniversary of the Local Government Code held Monday at SM City Events Center here.The Barangay Tanods of San Rafael, Mandurriao, Iloilo City was recognized as champion in the 2014 Search for Outstanding Barangay Tanod Group Category; followed by Brgy. V, San Carlos City, Negros... Read Full Story - San Rafael b...
  • WV Crime volume down

    ILOILO CITY, Oct. 14 (PIA)—The crime volume in Western Visayas, as of date, has lowered, according to the Police Regional Office 6. PRO-6 Information Officer Sheila Sangrines said their records showed that the total crime volume for January to September this year has significantly decreased to 97,043 incidents, from 126,297 incidents during the same period last year. Sangrines said this is because of the implementation of various crime solution initiatives and best practices by t... Read Full Story - WV Crime vol...
  • Waray News: Multi-sektoral nga pagtagad kontra han Ebola, iginplastar han DOH

    MANILA, Oktubre 13 – Nagplastar an Department of Health (DOH) hin plano para hiton maglain-lain nga pagtagad hin mga sektor han katilingban kontra hiton Ebola virus nga sakit, pahayag han Malacañang Domingo nga adlaw. Iginpasamwak ni Health Secretary Enrique Ona durante han siyahan nga National Ebola Virus Disease Summit, nga gindumara ha diri pa la maiha ha Quezon City, nga aada dida hini nga plano an mga aludaydayan para hiton pag-alinsusunod han mao nga sakit, pagpapahibaro ... Read Full Story - Waray News: ...
  • Barge with sand and gravel materials held in South Leyte

    SOGOD, Southern Leyte, October 13 (PIA)  --  A sea-going vessel carrying 2,300 cubic meters of soil aggregates, docked at the shoreline of barangay Concepcion, Sogod was prevented from leaving Friday, October 10, as five of its crew led by ship captain Emmanuel Mausisa were apprehended for failure to show a Governor’s permit. As this report was written, however, the barge had left, according to a headline report by Diego Dain Credo, Capitol Media Liaison Officer, over DYDM, ... Read Full Story - Barge with s...
  • Tagalog news: Implementing Rules ng Fire Arms Law mahigpit na ipapatupad sa Odiongan

    ODIONGAN, Romblon, Oktubre 13 (PIA) --- Ang Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) ng RA 10591 o mas kilala sa tawag na “The Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act” ay mahigpit nang ipapatupad sa buong probinsiya lalong lalo na sa bayan ng Odiongan.Sinabi ni Police Inspector Alvimar M. Flores, hepe ng Odiongan Municipal Police Station, lahat ng gun owner sa bayang ito ay dapat iparehistro ang kanilang baril at kailangang i-renew kada apat na taon.Ayon pa kay Flor... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Santiago PNP sets security measures for 'All Souls Day'

    SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela, October 13 (PIA) – The Santiago City Police Office (SCPO) is now preparing a security plan for a peaceful and orderly observance of ‘All Souls Day’ next month. Santiago City Police Office chief S/Supt. Alexander Santos said he is set to meet the two station commanders and the public safety company of the SCPO to craft a security plan to ensure a smooth and orderly ‘All Souls Day’ observance. Santos said they are planning to set up a... Read Full Story - Santiago PNP...
  • Public urged to support Consumers Month

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, October 13 – City Council committee on trade, commerce and cooperatives appeals to the public to support the Consumer Welfare Month (CWM) celebration with this year’s theme: “Sapat na Impormasyon: Susi sa Wastong Paggamit ang Enerhiya,” this month. October has been declared as the Consumer Welfare Month pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No.1098 dated September 26, 1997. “Angayan lang nga ang mga matag consumer mapahibalo ug ma... Read Full Story - Public urged...
  • DSWD Social Pension targets 8,097 in NegOcc.

    NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Oct. 13 (PIA6) - - Some 8,097 frail, sickly, disabled indigents, 77 years old and above without stable allowance or pension can avail of the government’s Social Pension program through the Department of Social Welfare and Development.DSWD 6 Focal Person on Social Pension Judith Marte told members of the media during a media forum held at Nature’s Village Hotel that the government earmarked a total of P221,520,000 regionwide for the program. This is part of the more... Read Full Story - DSWD Social ...
  • Japanese Training Squadron in Manila for goodwill visit

    MANILA, 13 October (PIA) - The training squadron of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) is in Manila for a goodwill visit. The training squadron led by RADM Hideki Yuasa, will be in Manila until October 16, 2014.   According to the Embassy of Japan in the Philippines, the squadron consists three vessels - JS Kashima (TV-3508) and JS SETOYUKI (TV-3518) and JS ASAGIRI (DD-127). It is also manned by 730 officers and crew members on board, including 170 newly commissioned of... Read Full Story - Japanese Tra...
  • Civic and biz leaders boost Basilan dev't in support of Bangsamoro

    MANILA, Oct. 13-- The country's top civic and business leaders comprising the Eisenhower Fellows Association of the Philippines (EFAP) recently launched a comprehensive socio-economic program to ensure peace and progress in Basilan and establish the island-province as a development model for the proposed Bangsamoro region.   "As the country prepares for the transition of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) to the Bangsamoro autonomous government, EFAP believes that... Read Full Story - Civic and bi...
  • NCRPO gives tips on bomb and bomb threat prevention

    QUEZON CITY, 13 October (PIA) – A ‘bomb joke’ is no joke. After recent bomb threats against two schools in Metro Manila, the Philippine National Police (PNP) is taking the incidents seriously. PNP spokesperson Senior Superintendent Wiben Mayor said their intelligence and investigation units are continuously monitoring unusual activities in Metro Manila and other key cities. In line with this, the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) gives tips to the public o... Read Full Story - NCRPO gives ...
  • Senate initial public forum on BBL reels off

    COTABATO CITY, Oct. 13 (PIA) – After President Benigno Aquino III personally endorsed the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) to the Congress last Sept. 10, 2014, initial briefing and public forum reels off  last Sept. 23,2014 followed initiated by various sectors  to increase and enhance level of awareness. On October 8, the first ever public consultation organized by the Senate of the Philippines was held at the Notre Dame University Gymnasium here. Over 500 represe... Read Full Story - Senate initi...
  • Cebuano News: Konsehal nagpasalamatat sa DTI

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, October 13 – Gipasalamatan sa komite sa commerce and trade sa konseho ang rehiyunal nga buhatan sa Department of Trade and Industry (DTI-10). Kini tungod sa ilang padayun nga pagmonitor sa presyu sa mga nag-unang palaliton diha sa kamerkaduhan ug dagkong malls. Di pa lang dugay, ang DTI miduso sa ilang report alang sa unang semana sa Oktubre ning tuiga alang sa kasamtangang presyu sa harina, toilet soap, meat loaf,... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • BADAC, higit pang pinalakas sa hangad na makamit ang Drug Free Sorsogon City

    LUNGSOD NG SORSOGON, Okt. 13 (PIA) -Lumikha si city mayor Sally Ante Lee ng  grupo ng mga tagapagsalita kamakailan para bumisita at magsasagawa ng  adbokasiya sa mga  barangay partikular sa Barangay Drug Abuse Council o BADAC para mabigyan ang mga ito ng kaalaman para maiwasan at makontrol ang pagpasok ng iligal na droga sa kanilang mga lugar. Sa kasalukuyan 11 ng mga barangay sa lungsod  ang nabisita ng grupo katuwang ang mga aktibong konsehal na kinabibilanagn nina Cit... Read Full Story - BADAC, higit...
  • DTI tells consumers "Stand up for your rights!"

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Oct. 13 (PIA) – Consumers have the right to redress or the right to be compensated for misrepresentation, shoddy goods or unsatisfactory services.                                                    &nb... Read Full Story - DTI tells co...
  • Local officials donate facilities, equipment to PNP

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Oct. 12 (PIA) - -  Philippine National Police chief director-general Alan La Madrid-Purisima personally accepted the facilities and equipment donated by four Local Government Units (LGUs) to the police department. City Mayor Engelbert Caronan signed donation agreement with Purisima and PNP-2 regional director Miguel Laurel for the lot parcel where this city’s police station will be established. Sec. Manuel Mamba of the Presidential Legisla... Read Full Story - Local offici...
  • Government peace panel chair clarifies Lake Lanao concerns

    MANILA, Oct. 12  -- The regulation of existing hydropower plants in Lake Lanao, a major source of power in Mindanao, will remain primarily under the concerned national government agencies, GPH peace panel chair Miriam Coronel-Ferrer clarified during the continuation of the House of Representatives Ad Hoc Committee hearings on the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), or House Bill 4994 on October 8. “However, as host community to the power plants, the local governments concerned shall cont... Read Full Story - Government p...
  • LDRRMCs advised to use geo-hazard maps in formulating disaster management plans

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, Oct. 12(PIA)  - -  Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils(LDRRMCs) here are advised to consider the geo-hazard map of the province in formulating their disaster risk reduction and management plans. Governor Leonard Mayaen  stressed the need for awareness, among local government units and government agencies of the use of geo-hazard maps to lessen the impact of natural calamities. The geo-hazard map of the province as researched a... Read Full Story - LDRRMCs advi...
  • DENR land offcr warns Novo Vizcayanos on 'fixers'

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, October 12 (PIA)  –  A costly and risky process or small amount  for a regular process. This was the choices given by a land management officer of the Department  of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) here as he warned Novo Vizcayanos on the operations of ‘fixers’ preying on innocent illagers in the province. Raquel Villanueva, land management officer of the DENR’s Land Management Office (LMO) said Novo Vizcaya... Read Full Story - DENR land of...
  • Isabela PPOC reports gains on public safety, peace and order, counter insurgency

    CITY OF ILAGAN – Member-agencies of the Isabela Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) huddled today at the Balay, Provincial Capitol here for their third regular meeting to report their significant accomplishments on ensuring public safety, promoting peace and order, and countering  the threats of insurgency in the province. Police Superintendent Manuel B. Bringas, Chief, Plans and Operations of the Isabela Police Provincial Office (IPPO), reported that the stringent implemen... Read Full Story - Isabela PPOC...
  • DOH exec gives thumbs up to polio, measles shots' turn-out in Nueva Vizcaya

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, October 12 (PIA)  - An official of the Department of Health (DOH) here said he is very satisfied with the actual turn-our of the Anti-Measles Rubella and Oral Polio Vaccines campaign in the province. Dr. Antonio Parong, DOH provincial coordinator said the province’s very high rate of accomplishment between 90 to 100 percent wwas attributed to the strong support and partnership with the local government units. According to Parong, Nueva Vizaya fared ... Read Full Story - DOH exec giv...
  • Nueva Vizcaya hospital pushes computerized transactions

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, October 10 (PIA) – Several employees of the Nueva Vizcaya Provincial Hospital (NVPH)  are in the process of  learning the computerized-based system of hospital transactions to fast track the processing of  patients’ claims and benefits. Governor Ruth Padilla said the training is being conducted to prepare the employees of the NVPH in the processing of  documents through a synchronized system of computerized transactions. “... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • Nueva Vizcaya elderlies get inspiration from provincial officials

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, October 10 PIA) – Senior citizens here recently  received praises and inspiration from provincial officials here recently. The praises came from Representative Carlos Padilla, Governor Ruth Padilla, Vice Governor Lambert Galima,Jr. and board member Donior Tidang, chairman on the provincial board’s committee on the elderly during the celebration of the Elderly Filipino Week by the members of the  Provincial Federation of Senior Citizens Associa... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • Nueva Vizcaya villagers get early xmas gift from vice gov

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, October 11 (PIA) – Villagers in Kongkong Valey in the upland town of Kasibu recently received pre-christmas gifts from vice governor Lambert Galima,Jr.. Kongkong Valley is composed of barangays Cordon, Macalong, Pudi, Watwat and Kongkongg where the members of the Kongkong Valley Pioneer Parents Community Association (KVPPCA) were recipients. The vice governor’s  outreach program to the valley were delivered in the form of free haircut, raffle ... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • Bangued police chief appeals for public support in solution of crimes

     BANGUED, Abra, Oct. 11 (PIA) -- The new  police chief  of this capital town  appeals for public support through  personal information or  text  message  that could lead to the  prevention and solution of crimes here. Police Chief Inspector Vic Orcino  made the appeal amidst  the  killings by riding-in-tandem suspects since he assumed office  last September 1.Already, there were  four cases of killings by riding in tandem... Read Full Story - Bangued poli...
  • Passage of Bangsamoro Law to address effects of conflict -- Trade sector execs

    MANILA, Oct. 11 - The gains that will result from the successful creation of the proposed Bangsamoro political entity will address the effects of massive social and economic cost of armed violence and conflict, according to cabinet members and executives representing the trade sector. "If you consider the benefits that the Bangsamoro Basic Law aims to put into effect, we will be able to address the (long-term) cost - both social and economic - of conflict," said Director Remedios Endencia of the... Read Full Story - Passage of B...
  • Isabela town exec commends police anti-drug campaigns

    QUEZON, Isabela, October 10 (PIA) – The local chief executive here has commended the town's police office headed by Police Senior Inspector Jun-jun Balisi for their effective anti-drug campaigns. Mayor Daryl Gascon said the effective anti-drug campaigns like the conduct of symposia in public schools have earned the ire of the students to support and report any illegal drug activities to the police force. Gascon said the close coordination of the police to the barangay officia... Read Full Story - Isabela town...
  • CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 11 (PIA) --- The Regional Development Council (RDC) and the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) of Northern Mindanao enjoined the local government units (LGUs) in the region to ensure the functionality of their respective Anti-Drug Abuse Councils (ADACs), provide assistance in the campaign against illegal drugs, and implement their respective Local Anti-Criminality Action Plans (LACAPs). RDC and RPOC made the call during a joing meeting held on October 9, this ... Read Full Story - ...
  • Palace asks the public to help authorities foil terror attacks

    MANILA, Oct 11 -- The Palace on Friday called for increased public vigilance following the recent arrest of three suspected terrorists in Quezon City.Initial reports from the authorities said the three were members of the Rajah Sulayman group, which appears to be plotting an attack in Metro Manila.In a press briefing in Malacañang, Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte said the Armed Forces of the Philippines has yet to confirm the specific terror plot connected to the arrest of ... Read Full Story - Palace asks ...
  • BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, October 11 (PIA) – Another sports event to keep the young and adults in the province physically and mentally  fit have been set by the provincial government. Dubbed as 2nd  Governor’s Cup Basketball League, the sports event will start on October 19 at the provincial capitol grounds. Board Member Efren Quiben, provincial board’s Sports Committee chairman said they have aleady coordinated with the municipal Mayors inorder to encourage... Read Full Story - ...
  • Malacanang pleased with rising public trust on government efforts to fight criminality

    MANILA, Oct 10 -- The Palace said Thursday it is pleased with the steady increase in public trust on government efforts to combat criminality, as shown in a recent Pulse Asia survey.Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. attributed the rise in public trust to the new crime reporting system the Philippine National Police (PNP) is implementing.“Dapat siguro nating ikalugod kung nakikita natin na nagbubunga ang pagsisikap ng ating pambansang kapulisan na ... Read Full Story - Malacanang p...
  • BAGUIO CITY, Oct.10 (PIA) -- Apayao Governor Elias Bulut Jr. commended the vigilance and hatred to violence of the Iapayaos that  led to the death of  alleged  New People’s Army  leader and three of his members  in  a firefight against government troops in Luna, Apayao last week. According to reports, barangay folks tipped off police officers  of the presence of at least 10 heavily armed men conducting extortion activities at  barangay Calayucay... Read Full Story - ...
  • Four NCRPO new District Directors assume post

    QUEZON CITY, 10 October (PIA) – Four newly designated District Directors of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) assumed their new posts after Police Director Carmelo E. Valmoria administered the turn-over command ceremony Thursday, October 9 at Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City. The new district directors are: Police Chief Superintendent Jonathan Ferdinand G. Miano of the Northern Police District (NPD); Police Senior Superintendent Rolando Z. Nana of the Manila Police... Read Full Story - Four NCRPO n...
  • LGU Naga supports children-related programs

    By: Ana-Liza S. Macatangay NAGA CITY, Oct. 10 (PIA)--- With the issuance of Naga City’s Executive Order 2014-014-B which further expands the membership of the Naga City Council for the Welfare and Protection of Children (NCCWPC), Nagueños are well-assured that their children will be free from all forms of neglect, abuse, cruelty, exploitation and other conditions prejudicial to their development. All activities pursuant to this advocacy are geared towards the realization o... Read Full Story - LGU Naga sup...
  • COTABATO CITY, Oct.10 (PIA) – Amid the proliferation and the noted continued patronage of instant and processed foods that are replete of artificial flavors, additives and other contaminants, the Greenpeace Southeast Asia Philippines held  a Media Forum on Ecological Agriculture  at Sardonyx Plaza here last September 29, 2014.The Philippine Information Agency- Cotabato City Information Center  served  as co-organizer of the event. Founded by Bob Hunter, Greenpeace ... Read Full Story - ...
  • TANDAG CITY, Oct. 10 (PIA) – Major General Oscar Lactao, the new Commanding General of the 4th Infantry Division (4IB) of the Philippine Army (PA) based in Patag, Cagayan De Oro City,  has been in Surigao del Sur on October 7 to pay courtesy call on Governor Johnny Pimentel.  A close to an hour of exchange of views and opinions on the past and current insurgency situation and other related issues in Surigao del Sur as well as pleasantries transpired between the two.&nbs... Read Full Story - ...
  • October 12, 2014 is Barangay Assembly Day

    BUTUAN CITY, Oct. 10 (PIA) -- Pursuant to Proclamation No, 260, dated September 30, 2011, the Barangay Assembly Day for the second semester of CY 2014 is set on October 12, 2014. This is in accordance to Section 397 (b) of the Local Government Code of 1991. Secretary of the Interior and Local Government Mar Roxas issued Memorandum Circular No. 2014-100 dated August 18, 2014 relative to the conduct of Barangay Assembly for the second semester this year. Barangay officials are mandated t... Read Full Story - October 12, ...
  • PIA Caraga develops new TextBlast icons for smart phones

    BUTUAN CITY, Oct. 9 (PIA) – As the information arm of the Philippine government constantly creating strategies to reach more recipients, the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Caraga headed by regional director Abner Caga is working on a new dimension in disseminating relevant information by using its official mobile icons for smart phones. “We are the first office to use attractive icons that can be easily recognized by the public since almost all people of today already have ... Read Full Story - PIA Caraga d...
  • Hiligaynon News: Capiz PNP nagtan-ay sang libre nga review para sa magakuha sang pasinawan

    SYUDAD SANG ROXAS, Capiz, Oktubre 9 (PIA6) – Isa ka libre nga orientation kag review ang gintan-ay sang panguluhan sang Capiz Police Provincial Office para sa mga magakuha sang pasinawan sa Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA). Ginpahayag ni Capiz Police Information Officer Donna Asmod nga ang nasambit nga orientation kag review class ang patigayunon sa Oktubre 10 para sa magakuha sang amo nga pasinawan gikan sa probinsya sang Capiz. Suno pa kay Asmod nga ang nasambit nga PN... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon N...
  • Capiz police offers free review for Capiz PNPA applicants

    ROXAS CITY, Capiz, Oct. 9 (PIA6) – A free orientation and review for qualified examinees for the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) admission test has been set, courtesy of the Capiz Police Provincial Office. Capiz Police Information Officer Donna Asmod disclosed that the free orientation and review, scheduled October 10, is in preparation for the PNPA admission test on October 26 in Iloilo City. The project dubbed as “PNPA Itib-ong, Aplikante sa Capiz Patigayunon&rd... Read Full Story - Capiz police...
  • Solon warns public vs substandard lights

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, October 9 -- The City Council committee on trade, commerce and cooperatives reminds consumers, especially those who plan to buy Christmas lights this early to always look for ICC stickers attached in the packaging or to verify from the vendors if they have ICC certifications for the products they are selling.  “Don’t just settle for cheaper Christmas lights, make sure to have the Import Commodity Clearance (ICC) sticker for safety an... Read Full Story - Solon warns ...
  • Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Commission formed

    COTABATO CITY, Oct 9, (PIA)—Ensuring the protection and security of the Bangsamoro people, the GPH-MILF peace panels have formally created the Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Commission recently as part of the ongoing peace process. On October 4, 2014, foreign and local non-government organizations, civil society groups, peace monitors, local leaders and other stakeholders witnessed the launching ceremony here in Cotabato City of said Commission under the auspices of the GPH-M... Read Full Story - Transitional...
  • SurSur DILG hopes barangays to hold Oct. 12 Barangay Assembly Day

    TANDAG CITY, Oct. 9 (PIA) – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Provincial Office in Surigao del Sur headed by Provincial Director Pedrito Alacaba expressed optimism that all 309 barangays in the entire province are going to hold the Barangay Assembly Day on October 12, 2014.According to Ma. Lourdes Martinez, DILG Project Manager here, a memorandum to this effect has already been sent for the information and guidance of all concerned through their respective City or ... Read Full Story - SurSur DILG ...
  • BUTUAN CITY, Oct. 9 (PIA) – Caraga Regional Director Florencio F. Sunico, Jr. of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) on Wednesday welcomed the agency’s partnership renewal with Robinsons Mall here. This, after TESDA’s top management have renewed their tie-up to bring technical vocational education and training (tech-voc) programs closer to the public. TESDA Sec. Emmanuel Joel Villanueva and Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC), through it... Read Full Story - ...
  • LTO 7 to implement new plates for vehicles

    CEBU, October 8 (PIA) ---- The Land Transportation Office (LTO) is set to implement the placement of the new design for plates both for motor vehicles and motorcycles on October 16, 2014.Land Transportation Office (LTO-7) regional director Arnel Tancinco clarified that the implementation is only intended to motor vehicles and motorcycles registered from February 14, 2014 onwards.“Enforcers will flag down vehicles without plates and ask the driver for the registration” Tancinco said.H... Read Full Story - LTO 7 to imp...
  • Peacekeeper vies for reg'l Barangay Tanod tilt

    CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, October 9 (PIA) – Barangay Chief Tanod Francisco Evangelista of Barangay District 1 here will once again be the province’s entry for this year’s Search for Regional Outstanding Barangay Tanod, city category. Evangelista was also adjudged as this year’s Most Outstanding Barangay Chief Tanod here and won the same award in 2011 and 2013 conducted by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) He has been serving his barangay as chi... Read Full Story - Peacekeeper ...
  • Isabela PNP wants new name for camp

    ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, October 8 (PIA) – Police Provincial Chief Senior Supt. Sotero Ramos Jr., presented to the provincial peace and order council to rename the Isabela Police Provincial Office into Camp Lt. Rosauro Danao Toda Jr. Ramos said the proposal is in honor of the late Lt. Rosauro Danao Toda Jr., a resident of Santa Maria, Isabela, who ambushed died in Jones, Isabela while performing his duty. He added that Toda was a graduate of Philippine Military Academy Class of 1986... Read Full Story - Isabela PNP ...
  • Peace month celebration highlights local economic development

    DAVAO ORIENTAL October 8, 2014 - As peace makes significant headway in Davao Oriental, the provincial government highlighted the positive effect it has made in boosting local economic development, during the culmination of the Peace Month Celebration on Tuesday, September 30. Vice Governor Joel ‘Mayo’ Z. Almario lauded the unceasing efforts of the Provincial Local Government Unit, under the leadership of Gov. Corazon N.Malanyaon, who evidently made Davao Oriental a promisin... Read Full Story - Peace month ...
  • Lawmakers, finance execs back budget plans, fiscal autonomy for Bangsamoro

    MANILA , Oct. 8 -- Legislators and Cabinet officials in the finance sector expressed firm support to the provisions of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law or House Bill 4994 on funding and revenues for the future Bangsamoro region so that it can exercise fiscal autonomy as envisioned in the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro,  catch-up in development, and boost the country’s economy.‎  “That is why we are pursuing this Bangsamoro Basic Law because we beli... Read Full Story - Lawmakers, f...
  • DepEd shows concern over rising incidence of school building fire in SurSur

    TANDAG CITY, Oct. 8 (PIA) – Schools Division Superintendent Teofila Cabatuan has expressed concern over the fire incident that burned down a public school building anew in Surigao del Sur—this time, in San Agustin town, once again, over 64 kilometers south of this city.Last year, she recalled that Salvacion Elementary School in the same locality had met the same fate, but said new classrooms had already been built.Cabatuan confirmed that the October 3 fire incident was already the th... Read Full Story - DepEd shows ...
  • Stranded dolphin undergoes rehab

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Oct. 8 (PIA) – A stranded calf Risso’s dolphin in Sanchez Mira shore is now under the custody of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Region 2 and now undergoing rehabilitation. Doc. Jefferson Soriano, BFAR’s veterinarian, said they immediately responded to the report of Rizal Malto, a fisheries Technician of the Local Government of Sanchez Mira, who informed the bureau of the stranded dolphin. The mammal was brought to the bu... Read Full Story - Stranded dol...
  • Gov. Padilla pushes IRR for safe boarding house ordinance

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, October 7(PIA) – Governor Ruth Padilla here recently  created a Technical Working Group(TWG) to craft the Implementing Rules and Regulations(IRR) for the Safety Boarding Houses Ordinance in the province. Also known as Ordinance No.  2000-025, the measure has not been implemented since its approval 14 years ago due to the absence of its IRR. “The IRR is the only needed ingredient inorder to enforce this measure for the safety of our  ... Read Full Story - Gov. Padilla...
  • BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, October 7(PIA) – The provincial government here has formed a technical group to act on the resolution of  existing boundary disputes between local government units in the province and its neighboring provinces. Governor Ruth Padilla issued Executive Order No. 38, “An Order creating a Technical Working Group(TWG) to finally resolve prevailing issues and concerns on boundary disputes in the province of Nueva Vizcaya which shall include not only terri... Read Full Story - ...
  • PSA prepares for the conduct of October LFS, 2014 survey on Overseas Filipinos

    BUTUAN CITY, Oct. 8 (PIA) -- The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Caraga will conduct the October 2014 Labor Force Survey together with the 2014 Survey on Overseas Filipinos from October 8 to 31, 2014. The Labor Force Survey (LFS) is a nationwide quarterly survey of households conducted by the PSA to gather data on the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the population. The LFS aims to provide a quantitative framework for the preparations of plans and formulation of ... Read Full Story - PSA prepares...
  • Tagalog news: Curfew ng kabataan sa Odiongan, pinaigting ng PNP, LGU

    ODIONGAN, Romblon, Oktubre 7 (PIA) --- Pinaigting ng pamahalaang bayan ng Odiongan sa pakikipagtulungan ng mga kawani ng Odiongan Municipal police Station ang pagpapatupad ng curfew sa mga menor de edad na kabataan simula 10:00 pm hanggang 4:00 am. Sinabi ni Police Senior Inspector Alvimar Flores, Chief of Police ng Odiongan MPS na layunin nito na iligtas ang kabataan mula sa pagkakasangkot sa krimen o anumang gulo na kadalasang nangyayari sa kalaliman ng gabi hanggang madaling araw. I... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Caraga GADCC gears-up preps for this year's 18-Day Campaign to End VAW

    BUTUAN CITY, Oct. 7 (PIA) – Focal persons from government agencies and private sector for the Regional Development Council - Gender and Development Coordinating Committee (RDC-GADCC) Caraga geared-up preparations for this year’s 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW) on November 25 to December 12, 2014. Said celebration will kick-off on November 25 through a Fun Walk activity that will start at 5:00 a.m. from the city’s Guingona Park going to Provincial Capito... Read Full Story - Caraga GADCC...
  • Baldoz confers Labor Laws, Occupational Safety and Health Compliance Certificates to 384 CL firms

    TARLAC CITY, October 7 (PIA) -- Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz recently conferred around 550 Certificates of Compliance on General Labor Standards (GLS) and Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) to a total of 384 establishments in Central Luzon. They were assessed based on the department’s new Labor Laws Compliance System (LLCS). From the recipients, nine firms were bestowed with the Tripartite Certificate of Compliance with Labor Standards. These a... Read Full Story - Baldoz confe...
  • CLIP Committee created in Ifugao

     CLIP Committee created in IfugaoLAGAWE, Ifugao, Oct. 7 (PIA)- - Governor Denis Habawel created recently the Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP) Committee in the province to institutionalize the provision of immediate and long-term assistance that will mainstream rebel returnees and make them partners for community development. The CLIP Committee is composed of the Provincial Governor as the chairman.  Members are the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office, De... Read Full Story - CLIP Committ...
  • LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Oct.7(PIA) -- The pull out of  government troops in  North Luzon including the Cordillera Region and sending them to boost military presence in Mindanao, is an indication that peace and order situation  in the area  is improving.The Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace Process(OPAPP) believes that the Cordillera is more peaceful now even as   some  local chief executives are worried on the peace situation of the respective local gov... Read Full Story - ...
  • Cebuano News: 55IB gihingusgan ang kampansa sa IPSP Bayanihan sa MisOcc

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Oct. 7 (PIA) – Gihingusgan sa 55th Infantry (Vigilant) Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, Philippine Army (55IB) nga nakabase sa Camp Burgos, ning siyudad, ang kampanya sa Internal Peace and Security Plan (IPSP) Plan “Bayanihan” sa probinsiya.“Alayon kini sa among mandato sa pagpatuman sa konsepto sa IPSP ‘Bayanihan,’ aron itisuk sa alimpatakan sa katawhan ug aron madugangan ang ilang kahibalo kabahin sa mga programa sa gobye... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • SM City Cauayan promotes 'Green Retail Agenda'

    CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela (October 7)---In line with its efforts in promoting a greener and environment friendly community, the SM Cauayan City has embarked the first Green Retail Agenda on October 3, 2014 at its Cinema 1 here. Krystal Gayle Agbulig, public relations officer, said SM’s Green Retail Agenda is an annual event where mall tenants and disaster response teams are involved in a symposium that tackles climate change and disaster risk management. The symposium, she ... Read Full Story - SM City Caua...
  • P175.49 M earmarked for insurance coverage of farmers in N. Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat

    KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato,  Oct. 7 (PIA) --   The  government-owned and controlled  Philippine  Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC)   has allotted P175.492 million  for   free   insurance  coverage  for  farmers and fisher folk in  North  Cotabato  and   Sultan  Kudarat  Provinces. Rose  Gabulan,  marketing  division chief  of  PCIC  12,  t... Read Full Story - P175.49 M ...
  • 55IB intensifies internal peace, security plan in MisOcc

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Oct. 7 (PIA) – Army's 55th Infantry (Vigilant) Battalion (55IB), 1st Infantry Division, based in Camp Burgos, this city, has intensified the Internal Peace and Security Plan (IPSP) Plan “Bayanihan” in the province.“This is line with our mandate to implement the IPSP to instill and increase awareness among all stakeholders for them to have access on the current thrusts and programs of the government, Lt. Col. Gerry M. Besana, command... Read Full Story - 55IB intensi...
  • Cagayan town's anti-crime strategy lauded

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Oct. 7 (PIA) – The Cagayan Police Provincial Office (CPPO) here has commended the efforts of Sta. Ana town's Chief of Police PSINSP Darwin B. Urani and his personnel for the implementation of the Innovative Anti-Crime Strategy within their area of responsibility. PSSupt. Ronaldo Escobar Olay, Officer in Charge of the CPPO, in his letter, has cited the commitment and dedication of the PNP during the four weeks implementation of the program where Police Reg... Read Full Story - Cagayan town...
  • DAGUPAN CITY, October 7 (PIA) – Have you ever been a victim of counterfeiting? You might not want it to happen again. It is best to be familiar with the security features of genuine notes to be able to detect counterfeit bills. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reiterated to the public to be vigilant against the possible proliferation of counterfeit bills as the yuletide season draws near. To protect them from deceptive bills, the BSP reminded consumers to always “... Read Full Story - ...
  • SurSur DPWH offices assure of having no problems on contractors

    TANDAG CITY, Oct. 06 (PIA) – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) First and Second Engineering District Offices in Surigao del Sur assured that there are no so-called “slowpokes” in their roster of contractors.Asst. District Engr. Ruel Bantogan and District Engr. Eulogio Milla, respectively, of the First and Second Engineering District Offices said that implementation of projects in their areas of concern are still in accordance with the set time frame that will n... Read Full Story - SurSur DPWH ...
  • Malacanang calls on Filipinos in Hong Kong to avoid areas ocupied by protesters

    MANILA, Oct. 6 --  Malacanang calls on Filipinos in Hong Kong to avoid areas currently occupied by pro-democracy protesters as local authorities there said it will do “all necessary actions” to ensure government workers returned to work come Monday. “Patuloy po ang ating panawagan sa ating mga kababayan na umiwas sa mga lugar na pinagdarausan ng mga kilos protesta sa Hong Kong para sa kanilang proteksyon at kaligtasan,” said Presidential Communication Operation ... Read Full Story - Malacanang c...
  • MANILA , Oct. 6 -- As the Muslim community celebrates the Eid al-Adha, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos Deles said that the remembrance of the feast serves as “a call for sacrifice and charity not only for our Muslim brothers and sisters, but also for the rest of the Filipino nation,” adding that the Filipino people's continued collective efforts and sacrifices in the pursuit of peace is already bearing fruit.  Meanwhile, Government of the Phil... Read Full Story - ...
  • Cebuano News: Curfew sa Balingasag, ibalik pagpatuman

    BALINGASAG, Misamis Oriental, October 6 -- Gibalik sa pagpatuman ang ordinansa sa curfew sugod karong adlaw sa Oktobre 6, 2014. Kini human sa gipahigayon nga panagtigum sa Sangguniang Bayan niadtong Septiembre 25, 2014, giuyonan nga ibalik pagpatuman ang ordinansa numero 1 series 2009 “Curfew sa mga batan-on nga nag-edad 18 anyos paubos. Gikan sa alas 10:00 sa gabii hangtud alas 4:30 sa kadlawon.” Silot nga ipahamtang sa mga makasupak sa ordinansa: 1st offense: custody sa P... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Philippine government ready to assist Filipinos in Hong Kong

    MANILA, Oct 5 -- The Philippine consulate in Hong Kong is ready to extend assistance to Filipinos who will be affected by the mass actions there, the Palace said on Saturday, advising Filipinos not to participate in the protest and to avoid the centers of mass actions.In a radio interview over dzRB Radyo ng Bayan on Saturday, Deputy Presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte reiterated the call of Bernardita Catalla, the country's Consul General in Hong Kong, advising Filipinos to avoid unsafe ... Read Full Story - Philippine g...
  • DOLE-8 settles work-related accident

    TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, October 4 - Stella Bus Liner manager Esteban Amoroto, appeared before DOLE-8 regional director Elias Cayanong to facilitate the P200,000.00 compromise payment for the hospitalization of its employee, Manuel Pazon, at the Philippine General Hospital. Bonifacio Pazon, the victim’s father, received the initial payment of P100,000.00. Witnesses revealed that the accident happened in May 9 in Culaba, Biliran while Pazon was assisting the mechanic in the repair of... Read Full Story - DOLE-8 settl...
  • MANILA , Oct. 3 -- The Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC), recently constituted by the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace panels, is set to be formally launched tomorrow, October 4 in Cotabato City.   The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process in a statement said the TJRC will study and recommend to the peace panels the appropriate mechanisms to address the legitimate grievances of the Bang... Read Full Story - ...
  • Roxas urges reformists to rally behind Bangsamoro Law

    DAVAO CITY, Oct. 3 -- Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Manuel "Mar" Roxas II urged members and participants of the Koalisyon ng Mamamayan Para sa Reporma, or Kompre, to support the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). Roxas made the appeal during Kompre’s public launch, dubbed “Walang iwanan sa tuwid na daan,” in Davao City on Tuesday, September 30 at the Ateneo de Davao University. “When the law is passed in Congress, we have to... Read Full Story - Roxas urges ...
  • Palace condemns attack on Tagum City peasant organizer

    MANILA, Oct. 3 --  Malacañang on Thursday condemned the attack on a peasant organizer in Tagum City, Davao del Norte early this week, saying the police will hunt down the perpetrators. "Patuloy pong tinitiyak ng ating pamahalaan ang malayang pagpapahayag at kinokondena po natin ang karahasan na isinagawa diyan na iyong nabanggit," Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said in response to reporters' questions during a press bri... Read Full Story - Palace conde...
  • La Trindidad culminates Peace Month celebration

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Oct.3 (PIA) -- The Peace Month celebration  here culminated with different activities promoting peace and women as peacemakers.The municipal government of  this capital town led by Mayor Edna Tabanda  hosted the culmination of the Peace Month  on September 30 with forum,  programs and other activities in coordination with the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process.About 50 women leaders in the region participated in the regional ass... Read Full Story - La Trindidad...
  • Hiligaynon news: Bag-o nga Criminal code, prayoridad agud magsugpo sa krimen

    Manila, Oktubre 3 (PIA6) -- Ang Department of Justice  nagtapos sa sini lang, sang una nga presentasyon sang kompleto nga draft sang bag-o nga Criminal Code sa atubang sang mga partisipante nga masobra 120 gikan sa nalainlain nga mga organisasyon nga sakup sa sektor sang hustisya kriminal, lakip na ang mga ahensya sang ehekutibo, lehislatura kag hudikatura.Suno  sa kay Secretary Leila De Lima  nga nalipay gid sila pagktapos sang malapit sa apat ka tuig nga mabudlay nga trabaho kag... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon n...
  • Cebuano News: Konsehal mihangyong mahatagan sa pagtagad tukmang pagkaon sa mga priso sa City Jail

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 3 -– Si Konsehal Ramon Tabor, chairman sa komite sa police, fire and public safety mihangyo sa bag-ong jail warden sa Cagayan de Oro City Jail sa barangay Lumbia, ning syudad nga hatagan sa pagtagad ang pagkaon sa mga priso diha sa pasilidad. Kini ang panawagan sa konsehal human mibisita sa konseho sa sesyon niadtong Lunes nga gidumala ni bise mayor Caesar Ian Acenas si Supt. Ferdinand Pontillo, ang bag-ong jail warden sa Male Dormitory sa... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Hepe sa kapulisan gidayeg sa konseho

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 3 – Dako ang pagdayeg sa konseho sa syudad ubos ni bise mayor Caesar Ian Acenas kang P/SSupt Graciano Mijares sa kaligdong sa iyang pangatungdanan isip hepe sa kapolisan sa dakbayan. Mao kini ang unod sa Resolosyon No. 11780-2014 nga gisagop sa konseho sa sesyon niadtong Lunes. Sa maong resolosyon gipadayag nga si Mijares mipakita sa iyang kasibot ug kaligdong sa pagdumala sa kwerpo. Gani, taliwala nga hamubo lang ang iyang panerbisyo, daghang mga p... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • BUTUAN CITY, Oct. 3 (PIA) – In line with this year’s Children’s Month celebration, the Regional Committee for the Welfare of Children (RCWC) composed of government agencies and private sector is spearheading the launching of “Awareness Walk on Children’s Rights,” on October 4, Saturday. Said activity will start at 6:00 a.m. from Agusan del Norte Provincial Covered Court going to the City Hall. “This year’s theme of the 22nd National Child... Read Full Story - ...
  • ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, October 3 (PIA) – The Isabela Provincial Peace and Order Council has reorganized after the province's local chief executive ordered its reconstitution through Executive Order No. 30. Governor Faustino G. Dy III has issued the order amending Executive order No. 14 series of 2014 on April 15, 2014 reorganizing the peace and order council membership of the province. “In keeping with developments in other government organizations and with the separatio... Read Full Story - ...
  • Parental Responsibility Code under review

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 3 -- The City Council during its regular meeting agreed to refer the proposed Parent Responsibility Code of Cagayan de Oro to the committee on laws and rules for refinement. Presided over by vice mayor Caesar Ian E. Acenas, the body agreed such action in order to ensure the sustainable implementation of the proposed law. Councilor Enrico Salcedo, chair of the committee on social services and author of the proposed ordinance, said this is about recognizing the ... Read Full Story - Parental Res...
  • President Aquino presents awards to Filipino peacekeepers from Golan Heights

    MANILA, Oct. 2 --  President Benigno S. Aquino III presented awards to 10 members of the 7th Philippine Contingent to Golan Heights during the Heroes’ Welcome Ceremony held in Malacañang Palace on Wednesday morning.  The President conferred the Distinguished Service Star to National Contingent Commander Colonel Ezra James Enriquez and Lt. Col. Ted Dumusmog, who both led the contingent during the “crisis situation” in the Golan Heights, resulting in the suc... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • CAMP AGUINALDO, Quezon City, Oct 2 -- Filipino peacekeepers who figured in a tense stand-off and fire-fight in Golan Heights received awards and recognition for exhibiting bravery and commitment to their mandate during their tour as part of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF). The 7th Philippine Contingent to Golan Heights (7th PCGH) that arrived in the country on September 19 and 21 were awarded medals in different degrees for accomplishing their mis... Read Full Story - ...
  • Cebuano News: Gipasidunggan ni Presidente Aquino ang mga Filipino peacekeepers gikan sa Golan Heights

    MANILA, Oct. 2  --  Si Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III mitunol sa mga pasidungog ngadto sa napulo ka sakop sa 7th Philippine Contingent to Golan Heights diha sa Heroes’ Welcome Ceremony gihimo sa Malacanang Palace Miyerkoles sa buntag. Ang Presidente midayan-dayan sa Distinguished Service Star ngadto kang National Contingent Commander Colonel Ezra James Enriquez ug Lt. Col Ted Dumusmog, kinsa maoy nanguna sa maong contingent panahon sa “crisis situation” sa Gola... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: President Aquino malaumong maipasa ang Bangsamoro Basic Law

    NEW YORK, New York, Oct. 2 – Kumpiyansa si Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III, nga maipasa ang balaodnon sa Bangsamoro uban sa pag-ingon nga ang balota sa mga politiko nga dili mosuporta niini ang mahi-agum pag-abot sa eleksiyon.   Kini ang gipahayag sa Presidente sa dihang siya gipangutana unsay mahitabo kung ang mga magbabalaod magdumili sa pagsuporta niini nga inisyatibo sa kalinaw sa Mindanao didto sa Columbia University World Leaders Forum sa New York, bag-ohay pa lamang. ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • NEW YORK, New York, Oct. 2 (PIA) – Ang problema sa pagtaral sa hukmanan sa mga kaso sa walay puangod nga pagpamatay niadtong walay ikasukol kun “extra-judicial killings” ubos sa sistema sa hustisya sa Pilipinas, usa ka hataas kaayo nga proseso. Kini ang gipahayag ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III atol sa iyang pakigpulong sa Columbia University World Leaders Forum nga gipahigayon sa New York, bag-ohay pa lamang. Gihimong ehemplo sa Presidente ang Maguindanao Massacr... Read Full Story - ...
  • NEW YORK, New York, Oct. 2 (PIA) – Seryoso ang gobyerno sa Pilipinas nga sulbaron ang walay puangod nga pagpamatay sa mga tawong wala’y ikasukol kun “extrajudicial killings” sa nasud. Kini ang gipahayag ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III kinsa miingon nga seryoso ang iyang administrasyon nga sulbaron ang extra-judicial killings sa Pilipinas ngadto sa mga estudyante ug magtutudlo sa atol sa Columbia University World Leaders Forum sa New York, bag-ohay pa lamang. ... Read Full Story - ...
  • DavNor PNP posts hotline numbers in PUVs

    DAVAO DEL NORTE, October 2 (PIA) - - The Davao del Norte provincial police force headed by Police Senior Supt. Samuel Gadingan stormed the streets earlier today not to conduct an inspection checkpoint but to post stickers of police hotline numbers to the public utility vehicles (PUVs). The police personnel assigned in the province halted buses, tricycles and multicabs plying the national highway to post stickers of police hotline numbers. PNP Provincial Director Samuel Gadingan said th... Read Full Story - DavNor PNP p...
  • DILG 13 directs Punong Barangays to enjoin Church/Faith based organizations during Barangay Assembly

    BUTUAN CITY, Oct. 2 (PIA) - The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 13 (Caraga) directs all Punong Barangays in Caraga region to ensure the active involvement of Church/Faith-based organizations in the simultaneous conduct of Barangay Assembly this October 12, 2014 through Memorandum dated September 29, 2014. This is to discuss the tri-partite linkage between the government, the church and barangay leaders in the partnership dubbed as Ugnayan ng Barangay at Simbahan.&nb... Read Full Story - DILG 13 dire...
  • Tagalog news: 750 passport applicants, nabigyan ng libreng serbisyo mula Nueva Vizcaya PLGU

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva  Vizcaya , October 2 (PIA) – Nabigyan ng libreng serbiyso hinggil sa passport processing ang may 750 na aplikante nito sa lalawigan kamakailan. Ang serbisyo ay handog ng provincial government sa pakikipag-ugnayan nito sa Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) sa Metro Manila. Layunin ng nasabing passport services ang matulungan ang mga mamamayan sa Nueva Vizcaya hinggil sa pagkuha ng mga bagong passport at renewal ng mga ito. “Dati itong taunang prog... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • BAYOMBONG, Nueva  Vizcaya, October 2 (PIA) – Mas makakabuti sa kaligtasan ng mga  tao at pagpapatupad ng batas laban sa mga overloaded trucks kung magiging computerized na ang mga weighing bridges sa bansa. Ani Engr. Prudencio Angeles ng Department of Public Works and Highways(DPWH) second district base sa bayan ng  Dupax del Sur, pinag-iisipan na ng mga matataas na opsyal ng kanilang ahensiya ang planong computerization program sa mga weighing bridges. Isa sa mga ... Read Full Story - ...
  • Cebuano News: Malakanyang nagtambag sa mga Pilipino didto sa Hong Kong sa paglikay sa pag-apil sa protesta

    MANILA, Oktobre 1 - Ang Malakanyang kaniadtong Martes nagtambag sa mga Pilipino didto sa Hong Kong sa paglikay sa pag-apil gika sa padayon nga civil disobedience nga protesta nga gipangunahan sa mga estudyante sa kolehiyo didto.“Pinagpapayuhan po ang ating mga mamamayan na kung maaaring umiwas sila sa paglahok sa mga aksyon na ‘yan, at mag-focus na lang sa kanilang gawain sa Hong Kong,” matud ni Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. ngadto... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • MANILA, Oktubre 1 (PIA6)  - - Ro Malacanang hay nag hambae sa mga Pilipino sa Hong Kong nga mag iwas  sa pagpasakop sa padayon nga civil disobedience protest nga gina pangunahan it mga estudyante sa kolehiyo idto.“Ginabilinan naton ro atong mga pumueoyo nga kung puede hay indi gid mag-entra sa mga aksyon protesta ngaron, ag mag konsentrar eon lang sa andang mga pangitan-an sa Hong kong,” hambae ni Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr, s... Read Full Story - ...
  • 9th ID,PA nagdiriwang ng ika-10 Founding anniversary ngayon

    LUNGSOD NG NAGA, Okt. 1 (PIA) --- Nag diriwang ngayon ang 9th Infantry Division , Philippine Army dito sa rehiyion Bicol ng ika -10 taon na founding anniversary nito sa ilalim ng temang “9ID: Isang Dekada ng Tapat na Paglilingkod”. Ang 9th ID ay kasalukuyang pinamumunuan ni Major General Yenson E. Depayso bilang Division Commander.Sa mensahe ni Depayso, sinabi nito na sa loob ng sampung taon, ay pinatunayan ng mga opisyal at sundalo ng 9th ID ang didikadong serbisyo at pagpatatag ng ... Read Full Story - 9th ID,PA na...
  • BAYOMBONG, Nueva  Vizcaya, October 1 (PIA) – More than a hundred anti-mining  advocates and supporters here yesterday  conducted  a lightning rally in front of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) office at the provincial capitol compound , calling mining companies to stop their operations and leave the province. “We are fed up with your promises on nothing. We do not want your project in our communities. Please leave our province in res... Read Full Story - ...
  • Hiligaynon news: PNP may bag-o nga tag-hambal

    Manila, Oktubre 1 (PIA6) – Si Police Senior Superintendent Wilben M Mayor,  isa ka abogado ang pormal nga nag-asumer sang posisyon bilang hepe sang PNP Public Information Office (PIO) sa isa ka simple nga seremoniya sa Camp Crame sang Lunes.Si Mayor magaserbe bilang tag-hambal kag publicist sang PNP.  Siya nagbulos kay Chief Superintendent Reuben Theodore C Sindac  nga ginpromote bilang Director sang Logistics Support Service (LSS).Bag-o magpungko bilang hepe sang PIO, si Ma... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon n...
  • Philippine Army, nakatakdang maglunsad ng Misyong Medikal sa ilang brgy sa bayan ng Magallanes

    LUNGSOD NG SORSOGON, Okt. 2 (PIA)-  Ang misyon ng  Philipppine Army ay hindi lamang  tagapagtanggol ng mamamayan,bagkus  isa rin sa kanilang mahalagang misyon at  tungkulin ang  mapalago ang sambayan  katuwang ang lokal na pamahalaan  at iba pang pribadong organisasyon. Sa darating na ika -12 ng Oktubre ay nakatakdang maglunsad ng Misyong Medikal  ang Phil. Army na pinamagatang “Bayanihan Caravan “sa pamuno ni Phil. Army ,903rd  ... Read Full Story - Philippine A...
  • Cebuano News: Limpyong ilimnong tubig sa City Jail gihangyo

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 1 -- Si konsehal Dante Pajo, chairman sa komite sa panglawas, mihangyo sa bag-ong nainstalar nga Jail Warden sa Cagayan de Oro City Jail nga hatagan sa igong pagtagad ang panglawas sa mga piniriso ingon man maatiman ang ilimnong tubig sa pasilidad. Kini ang hangyo ni Pajo atol sa pagbisita ni Jail Superintendent Ferdinand Pontillo sa sesyon sa konseho niadtong Lunes nga gidumala ni bise mayor Caesar Ian Acenas. Gipasabot ni Pajo nga kinahanglan nga hatagan sa ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Konseho mainitong midawat sa bag-ong hepe sa COCPO

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 1 -- Mainitong gidawat sa konseho sa syudad ubos ni bise mayor Caesar Ian Acenas ang bag-ong acting city police director sa dakbayan sa Cagayan de Oro. Kini human pormal nga gipresentar ni PSSupt. Faro Antonio O Olaguera, sa sesyon sa konseho niadtong Lunes ang iyang mga programa alang sa pagmintinar sa kahusay ug kalinaw sa dakbayan. Matod niya nga sa iyang pangatungdanan isip hepe sa kapolisan magpadayon ang kampanya kontra illegal drugs, illegal gambling ug... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • SP welcomes new acting police director

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 1 – The 17th City Council headed by vice mayor Caesar Ian E. Acenas yesterday formally welcomed police senior superintendent Faro Antonio O Olaguera acting police director to Cagayan de Oro City. At the regular session presided over by Vice Mayor Acenas, legislators gave PS/Supt. Olaguera the time and opportunity to introduce himself and present his plans and programs for the city’s peace and order drive.  Councilor Ramon G. Tabor, chair ... Read Full Story - SP welcomes ...
  • Peace Summit highlights National Peace Consciousness Month culmination in SurSur

    SURIGAO DEL SUR, October 1 (PIA) – The Peace Summit spearheaded by the Provincial Government of Surigao del Sur in collaboration with the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) highlighted the culmination program for the National Peace Month celebration in Surigao del Sur held in Tandag City on Monday. The activity was joined by the government agencies including the Philippine National Police (PNP), the Philippine Army (PA) and stakeholders who played vital ro... Read Full Story - Peace Summit...
  • DPWH gives ultimatum to slow-moving contractors

    BUTUAN CITY, Oct. 1 (PIA) – “Give ultimatum to slow-moving contractors.” This is the marching order of Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Caraga Regional Director Danilo E. Versola to the Construction Chief after observing the alarming negative slippages incurred in project implementation.  Versola said that it is not enough to accept their words of reason but that they should have a workable catch-up plan to augment their negative slippages. &ld... Read Full Story - DPWH gives u...
  • AFP, PNP laud SurSur for holding Peace Summit

    TANDAG CITY, Oct. 01 (PIA) – Both the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) have highly regarded the successful conduct of the Peace Summit in Surigao del Sur to have lasting effect.The occasion was held in Tandag City on September 29 as culmination activity for the month of September, which is celebrated as the National Peace Consciousness Month by virtue of Proclamation 675 series of 2004 with the theme “Nagkakaisang Bayan Para Sa Kapayapaan... Read Full Story - AFP, PNP lau...
  • La Union court slaps Filipino couple behind 'animal crushing videos' with double life imprisonment

    SAN FERNANDO CITY, October 1 (PIA) – The Regional Trial Court in La Union has meted out double life imprisonments to a Filipino couple behind the filming of small animals being tortured to death.In a 74-page decision, Judge Alpino Florendo of RTC Branch 30 also ordered couple Dorma and Vicente Ridon of Burgos, La Union to pay more than P9 million in penalties.The couple was given two counts of life imprisonment for human trafficking and up to 63 years in jail on separate charges of child a... Read Full Story - La Union cou...
  • MANILA, Oct. 1 -- Malacañang on Tuesday advised Filipinos in Hong Kong to refrain from joining the ongoing civil disobedience protest spearheaded by college students there. “Pinagpapayuhan po ang ating mga mamamayan na kung maaaring umiwas sila sa paglahok sa mga aksyon na ‘yan, at mag-focus na lang sa kanilang gawain sa Hong Kong,” Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. told reporters during a press briefing at the Palace.... Read Full Story - ...
  • LTC Cabunoc assumes as new AFP Public Affairs chief

    CAMP AGUINALDO, Quezon City, Oct 1 -- Lieutenant Colonel Ramon P. Zagala relinquished his post at 9 am today, September 30, as Chief of the Public Affairs Office, Armed Forces of the Philippines, capping over a year of service as a spokesperson of the military organization. The post was relinquished to Lt. Col Harold M. Cabunoc, current Commander of the 7th Civil Relations Group, in a simple ceremony presided by the AFP Deputy Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Virgilio O. Domingo at th... Read Full Story - LTC Cabunoc ...
  • MANILA, Sept. 30 -- Twenty-three (23) Filipinos from Syria, who availed of the Mandatory Repatriation Program (MRP),  are scheduled to  arrive today,  September 30 at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on board Emirates Airlines flight number EK-332 from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Flight EK-332 is scheduled to arrive at 4:35 p.m.  This brings the total number of Filipinos repatriated from Syria to 5,496. Of this number, 2,466 were repatriated through L... Read Full Story - ...
  •  TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Sept. 30 (PIA) - - The  Kalinga Police Provincial Office (KPPO) with the  Police Regional Office-Cordillera  conducted a two-day general re-registration of  firearms and explosive  and  on-line licensing caravan as part of the observance of Crime Prevention Month.The activity resulted to the approval of  the re -registration of 14 assorted firearms from the total of 20 applicants. The on-line licensing caravan was led by  PS Rich... Read Full Story - ...
  • Safer streets for minors in Quezon City

    QUEZON CITY, Oct. 1 (PIA)- To further protect the youth and keep them from getting involved in crimes and illegal drugs, the Quezon City government has prohibited minors – persons under 18 years of age - from loitering around public places in the city from 10 pm to 5 am, as mandated by Ordinance No. 2301 or the “Quezon City Discipline Hours for Minors”. The ordinance, passed by the City Council and approved recently by QC Mayor Herbert M. Bautista, was made in respons... Read Full Story - Safer street...
  • DILG-13, PPVR develop Grassroots Participatory Budgeting champions

    BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 30 (PIA) - The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Regional Office 13 (Caraga) in partnership with the People Power Volunteers for Reform (PPVR) has conducted a three-day activity in developing Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB) Champions / Advocates among women in government service and civil society organization (CSO) women leaders on September 23-25, 2014 at Almont Hote's Inland Resort, this city. Elected women officials in the region and C... Read Full Story - DILG-13, PPV...
  • Feature: Tips on how to quit smoking

    “Smoking is dangerous to your health”. This statement is usually seen in TV commercials and print ads. Smoking is associated with different kinds of cancer such as cancer of the mouth, tongue, throat and lungs. It is also related to chronic bronchitis, emphysema, ischemic heart disease, hypertension and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Smoking is addictive. Once you start smoking, it is hard to give up. The best rule is never to start smoking. But if the habit h... Read Full Story - Feature: Tip...
  • Feature: Brown rice recipes ready for the taking!

    Have you had your brown rice today? Brown rice or “unpolished rice” may not be as popular as white rice, but it is now gradually gaining recognition because of its nutritional and health benefits. As the government ultimately aims to achieve rice self-sufficiency for the country, the Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (FNRI-DOST) puts to the front its relentless campaign for the awareness, use and consumption of brown rice as s... Read Full Story - Feature: Bro...
  • Tagalog News: Information campaign para matukoy ang pekeng salapi isasagawa ng BSP

    LUNGSOD NG DAGUPAN, Setyembre 30 (PIA) – Muling nagbabala sa publiko ang Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) laban sa posibleng pagkalat ng mga pekeng pera lalo at papalapit na ang Kapaskuhan. Layon ng BSP na maprotektahan ang mga mamamayan mula sa mga mapagsamantalang counterfeiters o mga namemeke ng pera. Para matulungan ang publiko sa pagsuri kung totoo o peke ang mga hawak na perang papel, nakatakdang magsagawa ang BSP-Dagupan Branch ng public information campaign sa ika-7 ng O... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • Philippine Army Commanding-General visited Abra

    Philippine Army Commanding-General visits AbraLAGANGILANG, Abra, Sept. 30(PIA) --   Lt. Gen. Hernando DC. A. Iriberri, Commanding Officer of the Philippine Army, visited the province   earlier this month to give his moral support to his men in the field especially those who fought the battle in Brgy. Guinguinabang, Lacub.In his visit to the 41st Battalion Headquarters in Sitio Barbarit, Tagodtod, Lagangilang, Lt. Col. Virgilio M. Noora, Commanding Officer, presented to  ... Read Full Story - Philippine A...
  • LABANGAN, Zamboanga del Sur, Sept. 30 (PIA) – Tabak commander BGen. Gerardo Barrientos Jr. on Saturday lauded the Tabak Defense Press Corps (TDPC) for its valuable contributions to the Philippine Army’s premiere division. Barrientos, the guest of honor and speaker of the 2nd Tabak Defense Press Corps (TDPC) sports fest held at the Tabak Gym in Camp Major Cesar Sang-an, Barangay Pulacan here said the TDPC made significant contributions to the 1st Infantry Division by promoti... Read Full Story - ...
  • AFP to secure Pope Francis during visit

    MANILA, 30 September (PIA) – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will place in two battalions to augment the security during the visit of Pope Francis in the Philippines on January 15-19, 2014. AFP Chief of Staff General Gregorio Pio C. Catapang, Jr. has tasked the 7th and 8th Philippine Contingent to the Golan Heights of the AFP’s Peacekeeping Operations Center to form part of the security for the Pope during his papal visit. “We believe that the... Read Full Story - AFP to secur...
  • SOUTH COTABATO, Sept. 30 --   Some 246 residents of South Cotabato have been given a unique chance to augment their income through a cash-for-work (CFW) program implemented under the Sajahatra Bangsamoro initiative.   "Malaking bagay po para sa amin itong cash-for-work (This cash-for-work is significant for us)," said Nowkh Mama Ludsiman of Barangay Lampari, Banga, South Cotabato. "Bukod sa nagkakaroon kami ng trabaho, napapatibay pa ng ginagawa namin... Read Full Story - ...
  • DTI: Keep an eye on profiteers this holiday season

    DAGUPAN CITY, September 30 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is bent on going after manufacturers and traders who engage in profiteering as the Christmas holidays are just around the corner. Profiteering occurs whenever a basic necessity or prime commodity being sold has no price tag; is misrepresented as to its weight or measurement; is adulterated or diluted; and whenever a person raises the price of any basic necessity or prime commodity he sells or offers for sale... Read Full Story - DTI: Keep an...
  • Use only certified construction materials - DTI

    DAGUPAN CITY, September 30 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has beefed-up its information campaign to raise awareness on the need to use only certified and standard construction materials. DTI-Pangasinan Provincial Director Peter Mangabat said the use of uncertified and substandard construction materials is dangerous as it may cause destruction to properties and even loss of lives. Mangabat told the public to patronize certified and quality black iron and galvan... Read Full Story - Use only cer...
  • NGCP asks public to help secure transmission lines

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sept. 30 (PIA) - - National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) sought assistance of media practitioners in seeking help from communities to maintain a reliable, safe and secure transmission system in Cagayan. Atty. Cynthia Alabanza, corporate spokesperson, said, during the Cagayan-Kalinga media orientation here, the corporation cares about the safety as well as good power transmission service to the public that is why it also necessary that public shou... Read Full Story - NGCP asks pu...
  • 30IB troop turns over cacao, coffee seedling in Gigaquit

    SANTA CRUZ, Placer-Surigao del Norte, Sept. 30 (PIA) - The troops of the 30th Infantry (Python) Battalion has once again shown its genuine concern to the people of the province by facilitating the turnover of 1,000 pieces of cacao and 500 pieces of coffee seedlings to the members of SALASICAM Cooperatives in a turn-over ceremony on September 26 at Barangay Alambique, Gigaquit, this province. The project was made possible through the collaborative efforts of the 30th Infantry Battalion and t... Read Full Story - 30IB troop t...
  • People affected by Mayon Volcano, one of President's priorities

    MANILA. Sept. 29 --  Even as President Benigno Aquino III was away for a 12-day five nation working visit, on top of his priority list are the concerns of those displaced by Mayon Volcano's imminent eruption, a Palace official said on Sunday."Habang nandoon po kami sa Europa at Estados Unidos, araw-araw pong tinututukan ang sitwasyon at binibigyan po ng karampatang direktiba ang mga kinauukulan. Nasa mataas na prayoridad po sa atensiyon ng ating Pangulo ang kaligtasan at kapakanan ... Read Full Story - People affec...
  • GPH, MILF formalize normalization bodies

    MANILA, Sept. 29  -- The Government of the Philippines (GPH) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace panels met Saturday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  to discuss and formalize the bodies and mechanisms that will roll out the normalization process, the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process said. "The normalization process will be implemented simultaneously with the political process," GPH chief negotiator Miriam Coronel-Ferrer said at the start of th... Read Full Story - GPH, MILF fo...
  • Army camp sends troops to Mindanao

    ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, September 29 (PIA) – Some 1,000 soldiers of the 5th Infantry Division, Philippine Army (5ID,PA) based here were sent in Mindanao to help in the suppression of terrorists in the area. Major Calixto Cadano Jr, public affairs officer of the 5ID, PA, said the army troops of the 501st Brigade’s 41st and 21st Infantry Battalions were recommended by the army division command to be deployed knowing their gallantry in neutralizing the rebels... Read Full Story - Army camp se...
  • Tagalog News: Gabay sa pagbili at paggamit ng Christmas lights, inilabas ng DTI

    LUNGSOD NG DAGUPAN, Setyembre 29 (PIA) – Nagbigay ang Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) ng ilang gabay sa pagbili at paggamit ng Christmas lights upang maiwasan ang sunog at manatiling ligtas ang pamilya ngayong darating na Pasko at pagsapit ng Bagong Taon. Ayon kay DTI-Pangasinan Provincial Director Peter Mangabat, marapat na piliin ang brand na bibilhin mula sa listahan ng mga DTI-certified Christmas lights at tingnan kung ang set ng bibilhing pailaw ay may Import Commodity Cle... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • Police, LGU: No ISIS recruitment in Basilan

    ISABELA CITY, Basilan, Sept. 29 (PIA) – “There is no ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) recruitment in Basilan.” This was the declaration of Basilan Police chief PS/Supt. Mario M. Dapilloza at the emergency meeting of the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) on Sunday, Sept. 28, at the Sangguniang Panlalawigan Session Hall, Provincial Capitol building this city. Dapilloza revealed that he had a long conversation with former Ungkaya Pukan Mayor Joel Maturan, a... Read Full Story - Police, LGU:...
  • Civilians, uniformed men light candles for peace

    CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, Sept. 29  (PIA) - As the whole nation marks September as peace month, army soldiers of the 8th Infantry Division and their civilian friends lighted candles for peace, dusk of Sept. 26. Major General Jet Velarmino  led the ceremony after his civilian friends took turns to commit their pledge of peace. Calbayog City mayor Ronald Aquino, newly appointed Chairman of the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) pledged his whole heart support for the pursuit... Read Full Story - Civilians, u...
  • CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, Sept 29 (PIA) - The youth leadership summit being conducted in Samar especially those out of school youth has gained more peace advocates according to LtCol Glenn Jun  Calambuhay of the 43rd Infantry Battalion. The 3-day combines lecture, group dynamics and team  building are all experiential in form,  where the young people relate to topics such as the role of the youths in nation building, resolving violent issues and leadership development. &ld... Read Full Story - ...
  • DAVAO ORIENTAL, Sept. 29 – Marking the 6th Reactivation Anniversary of the 701st Infantry (Kagitingan) Brigade of 7th Infantry Division Philippine Army is the term ‘convergence’ as uttered by the provincial governor Corazon N. Malanyaon during her anniversary message for the brigade on September 19, 2014. A strong advocate of convergence, Governor Malanyaon made sure to make it as one of her development strategies in achieving peace. “I have first-hand experienc... Read Full Story - ...
  • Presence of rebels tops peace challenges in Davao Region

    DAVAO CITY, Sept. 19 (PIA)--- Continued presence of the insurgency network in communities tops the list of peace and development challenges in the Davao Region. Regional Development Council (RDC) 11 Chairperson Rodolfo P. Del Rosario revealed this during the second round of the RDC Press Briefing on September 25. He said that the Communist Party of the Philippine-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CNN) targets farmers, women, and youth, putting at risk 13 percent of the... Read Full Story - Presence of ...
  • Cebuano News: Decommissioning sa armas sa mga MILF forces, nagsugod na

    MANILA, Sept. 29 (PIA)--Nagsugod na ang usa  sa kumplikadong parte sa Bangsamoro Peace Agreement, ang pag-decommission o pagtugyan sa mga armas sa Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). Matud pa ni GPH chief negotiator Miriam Coronel-Ferrer, tulo  ka foreign experts ang napili aron pangunahan ang decommissioning sa MILF forces. Kini sila Major Muhammad Aiman Syazwi Bin Haji Abdul Rahim sa Brunei, Ambassador Haydar Berk sa Turkey ug Jan Erik Wilhemsen sa Norway. Ang maong ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Sept. 29 (PIA)--Ilusad ugma ang “Barkada Kontra Droga” dinhi sa lalawigan sa Bohol. Pangunahan kini sa aktor ug National Youth Commissioner (NYC) At-Large Jose Sixto “Dingdong” Dantes III ug sa kagamhanang probinsiyal sa Bohol sa pagpanguna ni Gob. Edgar Chatto. Ipahigayon kini sa Bohol Island State University (BISU) Main Campus Gym ning syudad sa Tagbilaran sa alas 2:30 sa pales. Kining paglusad pagatambongan usab sa mga opisyal sa ... Read Full Story - ...
  • TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, September 29 (PIA) – Two barangay-based conflict resolution teams bring Bohol banner to the regional level competitions as the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) pits best Bohol arbitration council winners against other provincial qualifiers in the region. Already winners in the Provincial competitions, Lupong Tagapamayapa (LT) of Oy, Loboc and Talenceras Tubigon are Bohol’s bets in the regional competitions, said Josie Montes, at the loca... Read Full Story - ...
  • Crimes increase, police point out where spike is

    TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol Sept 28 (PIA) —Crime incidents in Bohol increased by 61 cases in August, or from 651 in July to 712, reports from Camp Dagohoy revealed. At the recent provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) Meeting held at the Conference Room of Camp Dagohoy, Police Superintendent Gil del Prado however said, the slight increase in total crime volumes can be attributed to the increase in non-index crimes. In a comparative data between index and non-index crimes ... Read Full Story - Crimes incre...
  • BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Septemnber 29 (PIA) – Local legislators here recently approved  a law ensuring and promoting the availability of medicines and medical supplies in local government unit – managed hospitals in the province. Called the Nueva Vizcaya Health Care Consignment  System(NVHCCS), the ordinance seeks to address the perennial problem on the insufficient supply and type of drugs in government hospitals. Governor Ruth Padilla said the measure  pr... Read Full Story - ...
  • PDEA receives new vehicles from PCSO

    QUEZON CITY, 29 September (PIA) – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) recently received four brand new vehicles from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). “We are truly fortunate to have organizations like PCSO for their support extended to us. Rest assured that these motor vehicles will be instruments in motion towards achieving the strategic objectives and enhancing intelligence build-up of PDEA operations,” PDEA chief Arturo G. Cacdac, Jr. said.&nb... Read Full Story - PDEA receive...
  • 95 teacher slots for Nueva Vizcaya up for grabs

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva  Vizcaya, September 27 (PIA) – At least 95 teacher-slots are ready to be filled up this year, provincial officials here said. Representative Carlos Padilla said the  Department of Education(DepEd) has recently approved  95 out of the 140 proposed teacher- positions for the province. The 95 teacher-slots will be absorbed and subsidized through the provincial government’s Special Education Fund (SEF). The DepEd’s approval of the 95 t... Read Full Story - 95 teacher s...
  • Nueva Vizcaya PLGU allots P2.5M for road devt in Kayapa hospital

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, September 28 (PIA)  - The provincial government has allotted P2.5 million for the improvement of an access road in Lt. Tidang Memorial Hospital(LTMH) in Kayapa town. Governor Ruth Padilla said the amount has been included in the provincial government’s 2015 Local Expenditure Program (LEP). “This will be used to widen and improve the condition of an access road near the LTMH. This portion of the road has been identified as dangerous and therefo... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • Nueva Vizcaya allots P13M for housing projects for the poor

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, September 27 (PIA) -  At least P13 million has been set aside by the provincial government here in a bid to provide free housing  projects for the poor. Governor Ruth Padilla said the amount will be used to address housing backlogs among municipal local government units. “This is our supplementary fund for our municipalities who will pursue and deliver housing services for our indigent sector,” she said. Through the Provincial Housin... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • Peace Caravan in Compostela held

     COMPOSTELA VALLEY--- “Government works for you!” Indeed, this is what Vilma Gomez, a housewife of 5 children residing in Barangay Tamia, Compostela,  feels when an LGU-led Peace Caravan came to their area to give various services in a single venue. Gomez was able to update their Member Data Record so that her family can avail of the health insurance provided by Philhealth. “Sauna ra ko kaadtuun sa poblacion apan wala koy pamasahe unya magbantay pa ko s... Read Full Story - Peace Carava...
  • Tagalog news: Batas hinggil sa kumpletong medisina para sa mga ospital sa Nueva Vizcaya, aprubado na

    BYOMBONG, Nueva  Vizcaya , September 28 (PIA)– Aprubado na ng mga mambabatas dito ang isang ordinansa na nagtatakda ng  kumpletong medisina at gamot sa mga pampublikong  ospital ng lalawigan. Layunin ng Nueva Vizcaya Health Consignment System (NVHCS) ordinance na palaging handa ang mga parmasya sa mga kontrolado at pagmamay-aring ospital ng mga local government units sa lalawigan sa mga kinakailangang gamot, medisina at iba pang supply. “Dahil dito, magiging ... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Kids express their dreams in Basilan peace event

     TIPO-TIPO, BASILAN, Sept 26 -- Ten-year-old Kahdija Arsim gleefully made her final jump as she outwitted the other 10 contestants and bagged the first prize in a kiddie party game that was designed not only to generate fun and laughter but to challenge one’s memory and physical movement. Arsim, a shy but competitive girl, shouted in excitement when she received a plastic water container as a token for her victory. Interviewed later, Arsim, who was wearing the tradition... Read Full Story - Kids express...
  • US urged to approve PH request for temporary protected status for undocumented Filipinos

    MANILA, Sept. 26 --  Manila ?called? on Washington on September 24 to approve ?its request for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to allow undocumented Filipinos in the United States to help the Philippines rebuild much faster from the devastation wreaked by Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda. The Department of Foreign Affairs in a statement said that in letters to Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosario underscore... Read Full Story - US urged to ...
  • DSWD orients agencies on disaster response plan

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sept. 26 (PIA) - - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) region 2 has oriented its partner-agencies, which are frontline service providers during calamities, on the newly approved National Disaster Response Plan (NDRP). Regional director Remia Tapispisan said the plan aims to create a commonality of understanding and actions and determine further the specific roles and functions of each agency during disasters. She stressed that no ... Read Full Story - DSWD orients...
  • Koronadal farmers get incentives for planting organic rice

    KORONADAL CITY,  Sept 26  (PIA) --  Six   farmers in Koronadal City   received  rewards  from the  city government  for  raising  organic  rice. Mayor  Peter  Miguel  handed  cash  incentives to  Carlito Nequinto and  Joselito  Madriaga of  Barangay  Avancena;  Ereberto Principe  of Brgy. Topland; Merlinda Hiyasa  of  Brgy. Capenter Hill; Ariel  Ba... Read Full Story - Koronadal f...
  • COTABATO CITY, Sept.26 (PIA) – As part of AFP’s role in the maintenance of peace and security in Cotabato City, uniformed men of the Special Armed Forces (SAF) Battalion, under the 603rd Brigade on Monday, Sept. 22 inspected and scoured various river tributaries  in  the area.  Using the air boat, the SAF members travelled and scoured the rivers of Kakar area, Lugay-Lugay, Timaco and the exit part going to Illiana Bay for more than an hour to monitor and intellige... Read Full Story - ...
  • Bangsamoro bill is for genuine autonomy, not separate state -- GPH, MILF assure Congress

    MANILA, Sept. 26  --  As Congress began discussions on the Bangsamoro bill for its swift passage into law, the Government of the Philippines (GPH), Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), and  Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) spoke in unison that the future Bangsamoro will exercise genuine autonomy within the flexibilities of the Philippine Constitution. They assured that the Bangsamoro will not be a separate state, but will remain part of the Philippines and under the supervi... Read Full Story - Bangsamoro b...
  • BSP-Dagupan to hold info drive against counterfeit bills

    DAGUPAN CITY, September 25 (PIA) – As the Christmas season draws near, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) cautioned the public anew against the possible proliferation of counterfeit bills. The BSP issued the reminder to protect people from being deceived by counterfeiters who take advantage of the holiday rush. To help people detect fake bills, the BSP-Dagupan Branch is set to hold a public information campaign on October 7 at the Leisure Coast Resort in Dagupan City. Asi... Read Full Story - BSP-Dagupan ...
  • Pag-IBIG Fund warns loan borrowers to avoid fixers

    DAGUPAN CITY, September 25 (PIA) – The Home Development Mutual Fund or Pag-IBIG Fund has warned the public against unauthorized agents who offer faster processing of loan applications in exchange for money. Annaliza Natavio, information officer of Pag-IBIG Fund-Dagupan branch, said the agency issued the warning amidst reports that an alleged fake agent talks to a client into parting with his or her money with a promise that the former will speed up the release of the loan. &ldquo... Read Full Story - Pag-IBIG Fun...
  • President Aquino calls for more aggressive global effort to address climate change

    NEW YORK, New York, Sep 25 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III called for a global coordinated effort to address climate change noting that with the changing climate, both big and small nations become vulnerable to its ill effects."The choice before us, then, is clear: Together we must face these challenges and surmount them, or together we will suffer the consequences of inaction," the President said in his speech at the United Nations Climate Change Summit on Tuesday at the UN he... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • MANILA, Sept. 25 -- Describing it as an “important pillar” and “insurance against independence,” government peace negotiators faced Senators on Tuesday to explain the genuine intentions of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) during a briefing at the Senate. “I think the importance of this bill and the law to be passed in this government as an important pillar of the agenda has been made clear over and over again,” presidential peace adviser Sec. Teres... Read Full Story - ...
  • POEA allows deployment of OFWs to Gaza Strip, West Bank & Israel

      MANDALUYONG CITY, 25 Sept. (PIA)--The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) is now allowing the processing and deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to the Gaza Strip, West Bank, and in Israel after it received the Department of Foreign Affairs’ communication lowering the alert levels in the three countries. In a news release, Labor Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz, chairman of the POEA Governing Board said the DFA has officially notified the DO... Read Full Story - POEA allows ...
  • Waray News: Naglalaom an Pangulo nga mapaparig-onan an Bangsamoro Basic Law

    NEW YORK, New York, Sept. 25 – Nagpahayag hin kompyansa hi Pangulo Aquino nga mapaparig-onan an balaudnon bahin han Bangsamoro ngan nagsering nga hin-o man nga politiko nga mapakyas pagsuporta han mao nga lehislasyon en mahimo diri mahisurat an ngaran dida han mga balota pag-abot hiton pinili-ay. Durante han Columbia University World Leaders Forum dida han Martes dinhi hini nga lugar, ginpakianhan an Pangulo kon ano an matatabo kun magdumiri an mga magbabalaud pagsuporta han iya mga p... Read Full Story - Waray News: ...
  • LTO launches STRUT road safety campaign

    NAGA CITY, Sept. 25 (PIA) ---  Land Transportation Office (LTO) Bicol regional director Noreen San Luis-Lutey struck anew with the latest campaign to improve road safety during the launching cum presscon of “STRUT”- Students Today , Road Users Tomorrow” held at SM City Naga here yesterday. STRUT is LTO’s newest campaign that seeks to raise the awareness of students and youth in their endeavor to lower the percentage of road accidents and go back to the basic rul... Read Full Story - LTO launches...
  • Abra moves to declare province under state of calamity

    BANGUED, Abra, Sept. 25(PIA) – The provincial government here has passed a resolution declaring Abra under state of calamity following the onslaught of  Tropical Storm Mario last weekend.Said  resolution  was submitted to President Benigno Aquino III and the National DRRMC for their information and appropriate action.Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council   reported  TS Mario left two missing  and two injured and millions worth of damages. T... Read Full Story - Abra moves t...
  • NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Sept. 25 (PIA6) - - Selected police officers from the Negros Occidental Provincial Police Office are undergoing a five-day Post-Blast Investigation Course at the Panaad Park and Stadium.Forty seven police officers trained under Daric Manser, Special Agent Bomb Technician of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a release from the provincial information office.Manser was used to be stationed at Los Angeles, California and investigated the Boston Marathon in 2013.The said trainin... Read Full Story - ...
  • Bacolod SP proposes one-half cup rice ordinance

    BACOLOD CITY, Sept. 25 (PIA6) - - The members of the city council of Bacolod passed on first reading a proposed ordinance mandating all food chains, restaurants, hotels, pension houses, inns, canteens, eateries and other food businesses in the city to serve one half cup of rice when a customer orders for it.The proposed ordinance is authored by Councilor El Cid Familiaran shall be known as the “One Half (1/2) Cup Rice Serving for Food Customers in Bacolod City”, a press release from ... Read Full Story - Bacolod SP p...
  • LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Sept. 25(PIA) - - A pole of peace signifying a memorial of peace efforts in the town will be installed in the park fronting the municipal hall here.National Coordinating Peace Society representative Mario ‘Toots’ Fungo has turned  over the pole of peace  to Mayor Edna Tabanda  during the celebration of the International Day of Peace with the theme, “The Right of Peoples to Peace”  last  September 15 at the Municipal Gym.The p... Read Full Story - ...
  • Pantawid Pamilya Natl Family Day set in Butuan

    BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 25 (PIA) – The Regional Inter-Agency Committee on Filipino Family (RIAC-FF) will lead this year’s celebration of the Pantawid Pamilya National Family Day and Convergence Caravan on September 28, which will kick-off with a Fun Walk at 5:00 a.m. The Fun Walk will start from Guingona Park to Agusan del Norte Provincial Capitol Covered Court, where the short program will be held. It was learned from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Cara... Read Full Story - Pantawid Pam...
  • MANILA, Sept. 25 -- "To the Filipino people: be not afraid (of the Bangsamoro)," Bangsamoro Transition chair Mohagher Iqbal exhorted in his opening statement during the first hearing of the House Special Ad-Hoc Committee on the Bangsamoro Basic Law. Iqbal issued the call in relation to those “who would want to sow fear instead of hope… in the hearts of the Filipino people.” These people, Iqbal said, “will use words like ‘dismemberment of the Rep... Read Full Story - ...
  • PNP-Siquijor heightens fight vs illegal drugs

    SIQUIJOR, Sept 25 (PIA)—The Philippine National Police-Siquijor Provincial Pollice Office (PNP-SPPO) recently declared an all-out war against illegal drugs in Siquijor province. “Our campaign against illegal drugs is very serious in nature,” Senior Police Superintendent Primitivo Tabujara said as he spelled out his commitment to put Siquijor in the lists of the handful few among the drug-free provinces in the country. Tabujara said attaining a drug-free province entai... Read Full Story - PNP-Siquijor...
  • Bagong tulay at kalsada sa bayan ng San Lorenzo Ruiz, pasisinayaan

    DAET, Camarines Norte, Set. 25 (PIA) -- Nakatakdang pasinayaan bukas (Setyembre 26) sa barangay Manlimonsito ng bayan ng San Lorenzo Ruiz ang bagong Tugos Bridge at farm to market road ng naturang lugar. Ito ay proyekto ng PAyapa at MAsaganang PamayaNAn (PAMANA) na pinondohan ng Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) na ipinatutupad ng pamahalaang panlalawigan ng Camarines Norte. Ang Tugos Bridge ay umaabot sa halagang P20 milyong pondo samantalang P32.5 milyon... Read Full Story - Bagong tulay...
  • LTO unveils contests to step up pedestrian, road safety campaigns

    NAGA CITY, Sept. 25 (PIA) -- The Land Transportation Office (LTO) Bicol regional office, under the auspices of Director Noreen San Luis-Lutey, laid down three-component projects meant to promote road safety among pedestrians and drivers just days following the successful launch of Students Today, Road Users Tomorrow (STRUT) campaign. The Bicol Selfie Challenge, Bicol Youth Shout-Out and the Speak Up For Road Safety Campus Journalism Awards intend to welcome partners who wish to be a part of... Read Full Story - LTO unveils ...
  • Authoritarianism does not solve a country's problems, says President Aquino

    CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, Sep 24 -- Dictatorship is not the solution to a country's problems, President Benigno S. Aquino III said during a discussion with students of Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government here Monday.President Aquino was responding to an Indonesian student, who asked him about his views on authoritarianism. The President said Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is a close friend, who advises him when he is confronted with complicated probl... Read Full Story - Authoritaria...
  • MANILA, Sept. 24  -- Bangsamoro Transition Commission Chair Mohagher Iqbal  on Tuesday emphasized the importance of establishing the Bangsamoro during a Senate briefing on the provisions of the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law, recently filed as Senate Bill 2408. “This is important because the establishment of the Bangsamoro will end the long-standing conflict that has been the scourge of our people. The conflict has caused untold pain and misery. It has brought poverty and i... Read Full Story - ...
  • Biazon urges fellow solons: Give peace a chance

    MANILA, Sept. 24 --  Representative Rodolfo Biazon of the lone district of Muntinlupa City during the pre-plenary hearing on the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) budget at the House of Representatives called on his fellow representatives to support the approval of the agency’s proposed budget for 2015 noting that “all of these is for peace.” Recounting his experiences as a soldier in Mindanao for 18 years, Biazon reminded the body that &... Read Full Story - Biazon urges...
  • More than 1,000 Filipino seafarers register as overseas voters during Akyat-Barko in Vancouver, Canada

    MANILA, Sept. 24 -- The Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver reported that the number of Filipino seafarers who filed their applications for registration and certification for overseas voting in connection with the 2016 National Elections in Vancouver B.C. have already reached the 1,000-mark. For the month of August alone, 10 cruise ships were visited by members of the Consulate General’s overseas voting mobile team. Using the same registration equipment issued by the C... Read Full Story - More than 1,...
  • Tubungan town to host 2014 Peace Jamborette

     ILOILO CITY, Sept. 23(PIA)—The town of Tubungan is set to host the 2014 Iloilo (Confessor) Council Peace Jamborette at Camp Miguel Tagamolila, October 1 to 5. Marlin Tagudar, information officer of the town said about 5,000 scouts and scouters are expected to join the event anchored on the theme “Scouting for the Environment,” hammering also on subthemes for environmental education, development education and peace education. Tagudar said the above are also the a... Read Full Story - Tubungan tow...
  • MANIILA, Sep 24 -- "To the Filipino people: be not afraid (of the Bangsamoro)," Bangsamoro Transition chair Mohagher Iqbal exhorted in his opening statement during the first hearing of the House Special Ad-Hoc Committee on the Bangsamoro Basic Law. Iqbal issued the call in relation to those “who would want to sow fear instead of hope… in the hearts of the Filipino people.” These people, Iqbal said, “will use words like ‘dismemberment of the Repu... Read Full Story - ...
  • DAVAO CITY, Sept 24 (PIA) A top military officer bared that the campaign on insurgency in Eastern Mindanao will give importance on the indigenous peoples. Major General Aurelio Baladad, commander of the Eastern Mindanao Command maintained that for every four members of the New People’s Army, three hail from the indigenous peoples. He underscored that the exploitation of the IPs by the rebel movement must stop. Baladad said the IPs must be made to understand why it is no long... Read Full Story - ...
  • More than 300 displaced families get livelihood support from PAMANA-ARMM

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Sept. 24 (PIA) – More than 300 conflict-affected families in 16 different barangays in Datu Piang town in Maguindanao will benefit from farm equipment provided by the Department of Social Welfare and Development-Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DSWD-ARMM) as part of its livelihood support under the Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (Pamana) program. The agency distributed sets of farm equipment to 16 cooperatives with a combined worth of P4.8-million.&nbs... Read Full Story - More than 30...
  • BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , September 24 (PIA)– The provincial government here has fully adopted the Point of Care Program of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PHILHEALTH) to provide  more Novo Vizcayanos  health benefits in  local government unit-run hospitals in the province. Governor Ruth Padilla said that with the provincial government’s adoption of the Point of Care program, more Novo Vizcayanos have been automatically enrolled the health insurance ... Read Full Story - ...
  • DAVAO CITY, Sept. 24 (PIA) – The Inter Agency Council Against Trafficking in Persons (IACAT-XI) Network has made the arrest and the filing of a case against a woman who allegedly persuaded a complainant to withdraw a case in trafficking in persons (TIP) which is pending in court. Regional Prosecution Office (RPO-11) assistant prosecution attorney Karl Andre G. Salcedo said that a case has been filed against one Myrian Silva Taña since her apprehension last September 18 in an en... Read Full Story - ...
  • PCW condemns acts commodifying women and men

    MANILA, Sept. 24 --   The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) expresses grave disappointment over the recent fashion show produced by a local apparel brand. PCW  in a statement said it condemns the act during the said fashion show wherein a female model portrayed like a pet and was held on a leash by a local endorser while walking down the runway.  "While staging a fashion show is part of the company’s marketing strategy to promote their brand, said act ... Read Full Story - PCW condemns...
  • SurSur PNP chief hopes for a no-nonsense lifestyle check

    TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, Sept. 25 (PIA) – Surigao del Sur Officer-In-Charge (OIC) Provincial Director P/SSupt. Narciso Verdadero welcomes the conduct of lifestyle check for the members of the Philippine National Police (PNP). However, he expressed hope that it will be a no-nonsense exercise in order to really purge the entire PNP organization of those who will be unmasked to have amassed wealth through illegal means. Moreover, Verdadero said that it will cast away doubts on ... Read Full Story - SurSur PNP c...
  • BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 24 (PIA) – The Department of Energy (DOE) will host this year’s Consumers’ Welfare Month in October with the theme “Sapat na Impormasyon: Susi sa Wastong Pagamit ng Enerhiya.” “The theme is anchored on the key policy area of the national government to adopt appropriate measures to highlight consumer education in choosing the best energy choices,” bared regional director Brielgo Pagaran of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)... Read Full Story - ...
  • NMSF calls on job seekers to participate in mini jobs fair, free employment coaching, seminars

    BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 24 (PIA) – The Northern Mindanao School of Fisheries (NMSF) in Matabao, Buenavista, Agusan del Norte, in coordination with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) is set to hold a mini Jobs Fair open to all interested job seekers on October 7, 2014, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the NMSF Campus. This activity is sponsored by Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)-NMSF Blue Desk. Th... Read Full Story - NMSF calls o...
  • PNP Academy seeks new recruits

    DAGUPAN CITY, Sept 24 (PIA) – The Philippine National Police Academy is looking for new recruits as it sets the deadline for the Cadet Admission Test on Friday, September 26. The police academy  needs able, responsible, and well-motivated youth who have the aptitude for service to meet the varied and challenging duties of a police officer, said Maj. Ryan Manongdo, public relations officers of Pangasinan PNP. He said that testing centers all over the country will be announced... Read Full Story - PNP Academy ...
  • President Aquino recalls hardships during Martial Law years

    BOSTON, Massachusetts, Sep 23 -- As the country marked the 42nd anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law, President Aquino on Sunday recalled his family’s sufferings under the dictatorship of former president Ferdinand Marcos."Every aspect of life was controlled by the dictator, and unless you belonged to the favored few, you had very limited rights," the President said in a speech delivered before students and officials of Boston College as well as Filipino-Americans h... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • Gov't. operatives destroy P6M worth of marijuana in Tinglayan

    TINGLAYAN, Kalinga, Sept. 23 (PIA)- - Government operatives uprooted and burned more than 31,000 fully- grown marijuana plants  valued at P6 million  in a recent marijuana eradication operation in Barangay Bugnay, this town.   The combined operatives composed of elements from the Provincial Anti-illegal Drugs Special Task Force Group led by PInsp Francisco Ben and Tinglayan police led by its Chief of Police PInsp Brian Kimyano discovered the hidden marijuana cultivation six k... Read Full Story - Gov't. opera...
  • Cebuano News: Gobyerno sa Pilipinas, gitubag ang isyu sa tawhanong katungod, matud ni Presidente Aquino

    BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sept. 23 (PIA) – Gipasaligan ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III ang international community nga gitubag sa gobyerno sa Pilipinas ang mga reklamo sa tawhanong katungod ug nga andam kini paggamit sa tibuok nga pwersa sa balaod batok niadtong makitang sad-an sa pag-abusar ug mga gitawag nga “extra-judicial killings” kun dili makatarunganon ug wala’y puangod nga pagpamatay sa mga tawo nga wala’y ikasukol.  Kini ang gipahayag ni Presidente A... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DTI puts weighing scales, price watch billboard in markets

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 23 (PIA) – The ceremonial turn-over of Timbangan ng Bayan and posting of Bantay Presyo billboard of the Department of Trade and Industry Misamis Oriental (DTI-MOR) in Cogon Public Market on September 19, 2014 upholds not only consumer protection but fair price to all. During the turn-over, DTI-MOR provincial director Maria Eliza A. Pabillore said that the purpose of putting at least four “Timbangan Ng Bayan” or DTI calibrated weighing scales ... Read Full Story - DTI puts wei...
  • BFAR to enforce ban vs. catching Ludong

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, CAGAYAN, Sept. 20 (PIA) – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) region 2 is set to implement BFAR Administrative Circular (BAC) No. 247, a fishery regulation establishing a closed season on the catching of Ludong effective October 1 to November 15 of each year. Jovita P. Ayson, regional director, said a closed season is ‘a period during which the taking of specified fishery species is prohibited in a specified area in Philippine waters’.&nbs... Read Full Story - BFAR to enfo...
  • MANILA, Septyembre 23 (PIA6)  -  Ro United Nations hay nagkilaea ku kontribosyon it mga soldadong Pilipino nga nangin kaparte it United Nations Disengagement Observer Forces (UNDOF) sa Golan Heights. Sa pagbasa it sueat halin kay UN Assistant Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations, Edmond Mulet, Si Pangueong Benigno S. Aquino III hay naghambae nga ro United Nations hay nagpaabot it pagpasaeamat sa Gobyerno it Pilipinas sa andang kontribusyon sa UNDOF. Sa anang sue... Read Full Story - ...
  • Typhoon Mario leaves 3 injured,1 missing in CAR

    BAGUIO CITY,  Sept 23 (PIA)- – The Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (CRDRRMC)  reported that   typhoon Mario which battered the  region over the weekend left three persons injured and one missing.Reported injured were Aaron Lawangan whose car was hit by fallen tree, Grace Buyacan who was hit by a hard object in an evacuation center and Josefa Habongan who was hit by a broken glass from their window that caused by the strong wind. All t... Read Full Story - Typhoon Mari...
  • PNP cites gains in drive against loose firearms in SurSur

    TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, Sept. 23 (PIA) –The Philippine National Police (PNP) in Surigao del Sur headed by P/SSupt. Narciso Verdadero, officer-in-charge (OIC) provincial director, has stepped up drive against loose firearms. Last week, September 16, another bunch of gun-toting suspects has been nabbed by joint PNP and AFP operatives in Purok 6, Barangay Tagongon, Tagbina town while conducting a checkpoint. All three suspects, identified as Eddie Geralla y Escropolo, 42, marr... Read Full Story - PNP cites ga...
  • BAYOMBONG, Nueva  Vizcaya, September 23 (PIA) – At least 36 families in barangay Tactac in Sta. Fe town  recently received relief assistance from the provincial government during the onslaught of typhoon ‘Mario’. The families were typhoon victims whose houses were damaged by landslides and strong winds brought by heavy rains during the  weekend. Ben Ablang, communications and warning  coordinator of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management... Read Full Story - ...
  • DFA pledges support for Blue Heart Campaign against trafficking in persons

    MANILA, SepT. 23 -- Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs Jesus I. Yabes expressed the Department of Foreign Affairs' (DFA's) support for the Blue Heart Campaign, an international awareness-raising initiative to fight human trafficking and its impact on society, during his meeting with United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Representative for Mexico Antonio Mazzitelli yesterday, September 22. Undersecretary Yabes and Mr. Mazzitelli met on the sidelines... Read Full Story - DFA pledges ...
  • Secretary Del Rosario to discuss migrant issues with Filipino-American leaders

    BOSTON, Massachusetts, Sept. 22 -- Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario will meet Filipino-American leaders  in the US to discuss the temporary protective status (TPS) to know if undocumented Filipinos would qualify for the status under the new US law.Del Rosario arrived here on Saturday evening together with President Aquino who will be visiting the US in the next few days.In an interview with the media, Philippine Ambassador to the US Jose Cuisia Jr said they met with the Ass... Read Full Story - Secretary De...
  • Nueva Vizcaya pushes establishment of center for neglected children

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , September 22 (PIA)– The provincial government here plans to put up a Center for Children (CC) to address various  problems of juvenile delinquency and neglected children in the province. Dubbed as “Bahay Pag-asa”(house of hope) , this children’s center will cater to the spiritual, emotional, moral, social and  educational  values of neglected children inorder to transform them as productive citizens of Nueva Vizcaya. &ld... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept. 22 -- The Office of the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) awarded the Reserve Officer Training Corps of Xavier University as the country’s “Top ROTC Unit of the Year” on September 6, during the 35th National Reservist Week Celebration at Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo in Quezon City. The plaque of recognition was officially turned over to XU president Fr Roberto “Bobby” C Yap SJ by the Philippine Air Force (PA... Read Full Story - ...
  • Duterte supports the Bangsamoro Basic Law measure

    DAVAO CITY, Sept 22 (PIA) Mayor Rodrigo Duterte expressed hope that the Bangsamoro Basic Law proposed measure will be passed in  Congress and scrutiny even up to the Supreme Court. Speaking in the public affairs program, “Gikan sa Masa, Para sa Masa,” he said the proposed measure has a lot of issues to be threshed out. He cited the concern on the territory by which the corrections will depend on the constitutional amendment.  Duterte said that Senate Presiden... Read Full Story - Duterte supp...
  • No evidence on ISIS recruitment in Eastern Mindanao

    DAVAO CITY, Sept 22 (PIA) The military in Eastern Mindanao has no evidence regarding the recruitment of Islamic States of Iraq and Syria in its area of coverage. Major General Aurelio Baladad, commander of the Eastern Mindanao Command said they have no way to confirm that such recruitment exists. He said that communities in Eastern Mindanao are not conducive on the alleged recruitment. Baladad said both the Muslims and Christians here are peace-loving and supportive of the Bangsam... Read Full Story - No evidence ...
  • Peaceful Scottish referendum provides lessons for PH - Ferrer

    MANILA, Sept. 22  -- ‎Government of the Philippines (GPH) chief negotiator Prof. Miriam Coronel-Ferrer noted the peaceful conduct of Scotland's independence referendum, saying that it provides many insights for the Philippines to learn from in the establishment of the Bangsamoro.‎ "The political predicament (in Scotland) was settled through the vote. People’s support were courted through reason and arguments," Coronel-Ferrer said. "To be sure, the  ... Read Full Story - Peaceful Sco...
  • PH Embassy seeks explanation from Aegis Malaysia on video

    MANILA, Sept. 22 -- The Philippine Embassy in Kuala Lumpur has sought an explanation from Aegis Malaysia on a video advertisement it has purportedly made which has placed the Philippines in an unfavorable light. The video is circulating in social media and has raised alarm among netizens. Based on reports, Aegis Malaysia has pulled out the video and only rogue copies are circulating.  In its letter, the Embassy conveyed its deep concern about this matter, as it considers Malaysian... Read Full Story - PH Embassy s...
  • VP Binay turns-over 355 housing units in Isabela

    ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, September 22 (PIA) –After his visit during the aftermath of Typhoon ‘Luis’ recently, Vice President Jejomar Binay returned to his home province last weekend to distribute housing units for homeless Isabelinos and its nearby provinces. Binay, through the National Housing Authority (NHA), has awarded 355 housing units to San Mateo and Santiago City, both in Isabela province. In a simple ceremony held at the capitol amphitheater here, he vowed to re... Read Full Story - VP Binay tur...
  • BAYOMBONG, Nueva  Vizcaya , September 21 (PIA)– Governor Ruth Padilla here has vowed to put more resources on disaster management  programs to reduce the number of   disaster –related victims. Padilla said a series of proposed actions  such as creation and filling up of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management  Office’s(PDRRRMO)  additional personnel, establishment of a Provincial Early Warning System, preparation  of contin... Read Full Story - ...
  • Filipino community in Boston looking forward to PNoy visit'

    BOSTON, Massachusetts, Sep 21 -- The Filipino community is looking forward to President Benigno S. Aquino III’s two-day visit in this quaint American town where he is expected to have a reunion of sorts with his family's closest friends. President Aquino is known to have spent some of his formative years here when his family temporarily left the Philippines to escape the brutal years of Martial Law from the late 70s to early 80s.Leticia Hermosa, national president of the Phil... Read Full Story - Filipino com...
  • Germany backs Philippines' position to settle territorial disputes peacefully

    BERLIN, Germany, Sep 21 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday agreed that the territorial disputes in the South China Sea must be settled peacefully in accordance with international law. President Aquino, who is in Germany for the last leg of his four-nation European tour, met with Chancellor Merkel at the Federal Chancellery, the official residence of the German leader.“On this note, as regards the territorial and maritime disputes in S... Read Full Story - Germany back...
  • BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, September 20 (PIA) – The provincial government here recently launched the “Idol Kong Pamilya” this year in a bid to recognize model families in the province. The search, according to Governor Ruth Padilla aims to promote good and adoptable qualities and values of poor but model Novo Vizcayano families. “With this program, we  hope to promote family values such as industry, perseverance, sacrifice, unity, love, cooperation and integ... Read Full Story - ...
  • DSWD extends P1.2 M in relief to 'Luis' victims in Ilocos

    SAN FERNANDO CITY, September 20 (PIA) - The Department of Social Welfare and Development in the region has extended some P1.2 million in relief packs to families in four Ilocos provinces affected by Typhoon Luis. Information Officer II Iryn Cubangbang of the DSWD said the relief packs were distributed to at least 53,437 families or 226,637 persons. “We had close monitoring with the local government units and provided the necessary interventions to affected families,” Cubang... Read Full Story - DSWD extends...
  • Major roads in Region 1 underwater due to 'Mario'

    SAN FERNANDO CITY - Unrelenting rains from Typhoon Mario (international name: Fung Wong) on Friday night have submerged roads along the Manila North Road (MNR) in four Ilocos provinces making them unpassable to all types of vehicles on Saturday morning. As of 12 noon today, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said the center of Mario ?was estimated at 160 km North Northwest of Laoag City packing winds of 105 kph and gustiness of 135kph. As o... Read Full Story - Major roads ...
  • Tagalog news: DILG, maglalaan ng P4B para bumili ng mga bago, modernong fire truck

    LUNGSOD NG MALOLOS, Setyembre 20 (PIA) -- Maglalaan ng kabuuang apat na bilyong piso ang Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa 2015 para bilhan ng bago at modernong fire truck ang mga bayan sa buong kapuluan na matagal nang wala nito. Sa isang panayam sa katatapos na ika-116 taon ng anibersaryo ng pagbubukas ng Kongreso ng Malolos kung saan siya nagsilbing panauhing pandangal, sinabi ni Secretary Mar Roxas na 554 munisipyo sa kasalukuyan ang walang fire truck kaya unti-unti ... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Cebuano News: DILG, magmugna og hotline batok sa mga polis nga may kadudahang katigayonan

    MANILA, Sept. 19 (PIA)--Magbutang og eksklusibong hotline ang Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) alang sa mga gusting magsumbong kalabot sa mga polis nga adunay kadudahang katigayunan. Gisiguro ni DILG Secretary Mar Roxas nga motutok kini sa pagdawat og impormasyon, sumbong o tip kalabot sa mga maong mga kaso. Matud pa sa kalihim, parte kini sa ilang himuong lifestyle check sa kapolisan.  Apan giseguro usab ni Roxas nga mahimong confidential ang pagkatawo sa m... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Konsehal subling mipadayag sa bili pag-hire og sekyu

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept. 19 – Si konsehal Ramon Tabor, chairman sa komite sa police, fire and public safety, mipasabot sa  kamahinungdanon sa mga security guard diha sa pagbantay sa mga establisamento. Mahinumduman nga si Tabor mipasaka og sugyot ordinansa nga nagmando sa mga high risk business establishment pagkuha sa serbisyo sa mga security guard agig tubag sa sunod sunod nga insidente sa pagpanulis dinhi sa syudad. Matod niya nga gipatuman na kini sa ubang mg... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, September 19 (PIA) – The province’s provincial disaster risk reduction and management council (PDRRMC) has imposed since yesterday the “no fishing, no sailing” policy in anticipation to the impact of Typhoon ‘Mario’. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), in its latest weather advisory today, said ‘Mario’ has intensified and slowed down as it moves towards northern Luzon.... Read Full Story - ...
  • COMPOSTELA VALLEY, Sept. 19 (PIA)--- More than 100 youth leaders from indigenous peoples (IP) communities in the Davao Region will converge at Welborn Beach Resort in Pantukan, Compostela Valley for the three-day IP Youth Summit 2014 from September 23 to 25.             National Commission  on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) XI Technical Management  Division Chief Shirley Iguianon this  morning said that the summit is designed ... Read Full Story - ...
  • DAVAO DEL NORTE, September 19 (PIA) - - As part of the Peace and Development Outreach Program (PDOP), the military, together with a civic organization and tribal leaders, conducted yesterday (September 18) Medical and Dental Mission in Kapalong. The 1003rd Infantry Brigade, 60th Infantry Battalion, Kiwanis Golden Club of Tagum and the Langilan tribe provided yesterday medical and dental service the 400 residents of Sitio Kapatagan, Brgy. Gupitan, Kapalong. Aside from the medical and de... Read Full Story - ...
  • BAGUIO CITY, Sept.19(PIA) -- The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines(NGCP)  said it  has put in place the necessary precautionary measures to mitigate the possible impact of Typhoon Mario in Northern Luzon. NGCP Northern Luzon Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Lilibeth Gaydowen said that NGCP has implemented the necessary preparations and precautions to minimize the impact of typhoon Mario on transmission operations and facilities. Among the preparatio... Read Full Story - ...
  • DTI-MOR awards Timbangan ng Bayan to CDO

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 19 -- The Department of Trade and Industry Misamis Oriental (DTI-MOR) Provincial Office is set to award 47 units of the “Timbangan ng Bayan” to 23 municipalities and three cities including Cagayan de oro city in the province, as part of the agency’s continuing effort to promote consumer welfare and a healthy business environment. The “15kg. x 50g.” Stainless Mechanical Scale will come along with 47 customized and high quality Hous... Read Full Story - DTI-MOR awar...
  • PNoy: Government upholds human rights

    BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sep 19 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III on Tuesday assured the international community that the Philippine government is addressing human rights complaints and is ready to apply the full force of the law against those who are found guilty of abuses and extra-judicial killings. President Aquino told the Egmont Institute where he delivered a policy speech that his administration has taken steps to uphold human rights in the country and bring to the bar of justice the... Read Full Story - PNoy: Govern...
  • ZAMBOANGA CITY, Sept. 19 – The security problem sits atop the list of concerns why potential investors shy away from pouring their precious capital in Zamboanga Peninsula, business leader Mr. Pedro Rufo Soliven said during the Seminar-Workshop for Local Economic and Investment Promotion Officers (LEIPOs) this week. Mr. Soliven, current regional governor of Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI)-Western Mindanao, said despite the region’s abundant resources, “se... Read Full Story - ...
  • Strict implementation of law on deposit of firearms sought

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept. 19 – City solon calls for the strict implementation of Ordinance No. 8205-2002 here. The law requires members of the Armed Forces of the Philippine (AFP), Philippine National Police (PNP), other law enforcement agencies or private security agencies with long firearms or assault weapons to deposit the same with the nearest police precinct upon entering the city and empowers the military to assist the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office (COCPO) in carr... Read Full Story - Strict imple...
  • 7ID, may bagong pinuno ng Civil Military Operations

    FORT MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija, Setyembre 18 (PIA) -- Opisyal nang naupo si Colonel Wilfredo Villahermosa bilang bagong pinuno ng Civil Military Operations ng Army 7th Infantry Division (7ID) kapalit ni Lieutenant Colonel Eugenio Batara Jr. na bagong kumander ng 3rd Infantry Battalion. Sa kanyang mensahe sa katatapos na turnover ceremony, pinasalamatan at pinuri ni 7ID Commander Major General Glorioso Miranda ang mga napagtagumpayang operasyon ni Batara saka hinimok na pag-igihin pa ang pagsus... Read Full Story - 7ID, may bag...
  • CEBU CITY, September 18 (PIA) --- Insurgency still poses as the greatest challenge in the internal security threat but the Armed Forces of the Philippines - Central Command (AFP-CentCom) said armed conflict in affected areas in the Visayas Region is already ‘manageable.’ AFP-CentCom Commanding General Maj. Gen. Nicanor Vivar said only five out of the 16 provinces in the Visayas remain a huge ‘concern.’ He cited the five provinces as Samar, Northern Samar, Iloilo, Cap... Read Full Story - ...
  • AFP-CentCom: No report on ISIS recruitment in Visayas

    CEBU CITY, September 18 (PIA) --- The newly-installed commanding general of the Armed Forces of the Philippines – Central Command (CentCom) Maj. Gen. Nicanor Vivar dismissed reports of possible recruitment of Filipino jihadists in the Visayas by ISIS militants amid news reports that the terrorist group is now in the country to convince Filipino fighters to join its group.“We have not received any official report of any recruitment or attempts to recruit Filipino muslims by the ISIS,&... Read Full Story - AFP-CentCom:...
  • European Union backs peaceful resolution to sea row

    BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sep 18 -- The European Union is supporting efforts to resolve peacefully the territorial disputes over the West Philippine Sea.During the bilateral meeting between President Benigno Aquino and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy at the European Council Headquarters on Tuesday, Rompuy urged countries with conflicting claims in the West Philippine Sea to resolve maritime disputes based on the rule of law.“We exchanged views on the regional situation. It is es... Read Full Story - European Uni...
  • President Aquino invites EU to monitor Bangsamoro plebiscite in 2015

    BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sep 18 -- President Benigno Aquino III has invited the European Union (EU) to monitor the conduct of the Bangsamoro plebiscite in the Philippines next year.The President extended the invitation to European Council President Herman Van Rompuy during a meeting at the European Council Headquarters here on Tuesday.“The EU has been invited to monitor the plebiscite in Bangsamoro in 2015 and we are currently looking into that possibility,” Rompuy said during a joint... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • President Aquino tackles 'Triple Action Plan' of the Philippines with Belgian Prime Minister

    BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sep 18 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III on Tuesday discussed with Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo the Philippines' "Triple Action Plan" in addressing the issues related to the conflicting claims over the South China Sea.President Aquino and Prime Minister Di Rupo sat down for a meeting at the Lambermont building, the premier's official residence in Brussels, to tackle a wide range of issues, including regional security and stability.“On matte... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • Benguet PPOC declares the province as CPLA-free

    Benguet PPOC declares province as CPLA-free LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Sept. 18 (PIA) - - The Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) declared the province as Cordillera People’s Liberation Army (CPLA)-free and recruitment and conduct of other activities are not allowed in the province. In Resolution No. 06 series of 2014,  it stated  that  during the 3rd quarter  PPOC meeting,  the   issue of people wearing  uniforms  claiming ... Read Full Story - Benguet PPOC...
  • Cebuano News: Gobyerno mogukod sa mga negosyanteng nagtago sa ahos, matud sa Palasyo

    MANILA, Sept. 18 (PIA) – Gimandoan ni President Benigno S. Aquino III ang duha ka Cabinet Secretary Department of Agriculture (DA) nga makiglambigit sa Department of Justice (DOJ) aron kapasakaan ug kaso kadtong nagtago sa mga stock sa ahos ug nagmanipula sa presyo niini. Kini nga mando sa Presidente didto gipunting kanila ni Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala ug Presidential Assistant on Food Security and Agricultural Modernization Secretary Francis Pangilinan, si Presidential Comm... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • NorMin marks maritime week 2014

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept 18 (PIA) – All set for the 15th year National Maritime Week (NMW) celebration in northern Mindanao which will commence the 19th and end on the 27th of September 2014. With the theme “IMO Conventions: Effective Implementation,” stakeholders are stepping up efforts for more participation of maritime and seafaring industry members, as well as the maritime education sector and other relevant groups to achieve full success of the weeklong event, said E... Read Full Story - NorMin marks...
  • Strict implementation of law on illegal use of police, military uniforms sought

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept. 18 -- Solon called for the strict implementation of Ordinance No. 10239-2006 of Cagayan de Oro. This is in reaction of councilor Zaldy Ocon to the special report of councilor Alden Bacal during the regular session last Monday on the alleged presence of a group of armed men and wearing military uniforms in barangays Cugman and Tablon.  The law, which was authored by councilor Annie Daba, prohibits the unauthorized wearing of police and military unifo... Read Full Story - Strict imple...
  • 3 passengers killed, 23 others injured in road mishap in San Fernando City

    SAN FERNANDO CITY, Sept. 18 (PIA) - Three female passengers were killed and 23 others were injured when a passenger jeepney slipped along horse shoe drive in Barangay Pias in San Fernando City at about 8 a.m. today.Police Supt. Julius Suriben, San Fernando City police chief, said killed on the spot were Loren Mayo, 43, and a certain Evangeline. Helen Fernandez was taken to a hospital where she was declared dead.Initial reports said driver Eugene Marquez, 33, was negotiating a sharp curve along t... Read Full Story - 3 passengers...
  • PNP 4A, Rizal to hold license to own and possess firearms caravan

    ANTIPOLO CITY, Rizal, Sept. 18 (PIA)-- The Rizal Police Provincial Office and the Police Regional Office CALABARZON will jointly conduct a caravan for the initial processing of the License to Own and Possess Firearms in Rizal Province on October 2. The caravan will facilitate on-site applicants for the LTOPF in order to assist would-be firearm owners and licensed firearms owners in processing the same. The LTOPF is a new requisite in order to register a firearm under the Republic Act 1... Read Full Story - PNP 4A, Riza...
  • Cebuano News: Konseho mikondena sa pagpatay ni Datu Sandigan sa brgy Tuburan

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept. 17 – Kusganong gisaway ug gikondena sa konseho sa dakbayan ubos ni bise mayor Caesar Ian Acenas ang pagpatay ni Fausto Orasan kinsa naila nga Datu Sandigan sa barangay Tuburan, ning syudad. Kini ang nasulod sa Resolosyon No. 11766-2014 nga hiniusang gisagop sa konseho atol sa sesyon niadtong Lunes nga gidumala ni konsehal Ramon Tabor. Si Orasan nasayran nga gipatay dinha sa sitio Cabalang sa barangay Tuburan niadtong Sabado. Niini, ang konseho hugo... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Solon cites importance of security guards

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept. 17 -- The City Council committee on police, fire and public safety cites the importance of security guards in establishments as a deterrent against crimes. It may be recalled that councilor Ramon G. Tabor, chair of the committee, filed a proposed ordinance mandating high-risk business establishments to engage the services of security guards in view of the spate of robberies in the city. He said other cities in the country are already implementing this. I... Read Full Story - Solon cites ...
  • Typhoon Luis-hit areas brace for another typhoon

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sept. 17 (PIA) - - The same sectors and families affected by typhoon Luis, which until now have not yet fully recovered, are again alerted of another typhoon to enter the province’ vicinity this week. All Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils (LDRRMCs) are again advised to brace for another weather disturbance as tropical depression 'Mario' has already entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). Region Director Norma... Read Full Story - Typhoon Luis...
  • Coast Guard rescues 15 seafarers in Manila Bay

    MANILA, 17 September (PIA) – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) rescued 15 seafarers of a domestic cargo ship Sunday night, after the vessel submerged outside the breakwater of Manila Bay due to heavy rains and big waves brought by Typhoon Luis.   According to PCG, MV Super Shuttle RoRo 7 was half-submerged around 7:00 pm. At around 10 PM, the Search and Rescue Team of Coast Guard District National Capital Region-Central Luzon (CGDNRC-CL) and Special Operations Group (SOG)  re... Read Full Story - Coast Guard ...
  • PNP, Coast Guard mahigpit na magbabantay sa mga sasali sa Fluvial Procession

    LUNGSOD NG NAGA, Setyembre 16 (PIA) ---Ipinaalala ng Philippine Coast Guard dito sa Lalawigan ng Camarines Sur na mahigpit nilang ipatutupad ang mga plano at programa ng Peñafrancia Inter- Agency Task Force-Joint Operations Center upang mabigyan ng seguridad at kaligtasan ang publiko sa selebrasyon ng 2014 Peñafrancia Fiesta lalo na sa taunang Fluvial Procession dito sa Lungsod ng Naga.Ayon kay Lt. Jerome Lozada, hepe ng Coast Guard sa Lalawigan ng Camarines Sur, nagsimula na ... Read Full Story - PNP, Coast G...
  • Cebuano News: President Aquino mihangyo sa Kongreso nga dalion pagpasa ang Bangsamoro Law

    MANILA, Sept. 17 (PIA) – Gihangyo ni President Benigno S. Aquino III ang Kongreso, sa milabay nga semana, nga dalion pagpasa ang Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), aron nga ang mga Muslim sa Mindanao mahatagan sa igong panahon nga mangandam sa ilang pagdala sa gobyerno sa ilang kaugalingon.                                   ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Respetuhan nato ang katungod sa atong mga IP, matud ni President Aquino

    MANILA, Sept. 17 (PIA) – Nanawagan si President Benigno S. Aquino III sa tanang mga Pilipino nga tahuron ang mga tinuohan ug katungod sa tanang indigenous peoples (IP) sa nasud.Ato usab nga gamiton ang ilang kahibalo, aron atong masabtan ang kasaysayan ug kultura sa Mindanao. imbes nga magpakatag kita sa mga negatibong balita ug wala’y kamatuoran nga pasangil sa regon, ang Presidente miingon, atol sa “ceremonial turnover” sa draft sa Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) didto sa &n... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Pres. Aquino mipasalamat sa Kabinete sa ilang tabang pagpanday sa BBL

    MANILA, Sept. 17 (PIA) – Gipasalamatan ni President Benigno S. Aquino III ang mga membro sa iyang Kabinite ug mga higala gikan sa laing nasud sa ilang naambag sa pagpanday sa kasulaltan sa kalinaw. Atol sa “ceremonial turnover” sa draft sa Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) didto sa  Malacañang, sa milabay nga semana, ang Presidente miingon nga iyang ipaambit ngadto sa ubang lider sa kanasuran sa Uropa ang ilang gihimo alang sa kalinaw sa Mindanao.   &nb... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Kongreso, ipasa ang Bangsamoro Basic Law sa unang kwarter sa 2015

    MANILA, Sept. 17 (PIA) – Si Senate President Franklin Drilon miingon, sa milabay nga semana,  nga ilang ipasa “proposed” Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). Sa unang kwarter sa sunod tuig. "Among gihatagan ang among mga kaugalingon hangtud sa unang kwarter sa sunod tuig,” si Drilon miingon, agi’g tubag sa pangutana sa mga mamahayag kabahin sa “timetable” sa Senado sa pagpasa sa BBL. Atol sa “ceremonial turnover” sa draft BBL, si P... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • MANILA, Sept. 17 (PIA) – Si Senate President Franklin Drilon miingon nga ang Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) adunay gitawag nga “bipartisan support” gikan sa mga Senador. “Amo kining tindogan isip mga “co-author” uban sa among mga kauban sa Senado ug amo kining dalion pagpasa, pagkatapos sa mga committee hearings, sa sunod semana,” si Drilon miingon, atol sa pag tunol sa BBL didto sa Malaca?ang sa milabay nga semana. Matud pa ni Drilon, ilang hangyo... Read Full Story - ...
  • TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sept. 17 (PIA) - - The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council of Region 2 reported that the death toll from Typhoon Luis rose to at least two and one injury as of press time. In the initial report of the council, the fatalities were identified as Tomas Prino Barol, 37-year old construction worker from Sta Fe, Nueva Vizcaya and a one-month old baby Javier Jevania Mateo in Piat, Cagayan. Barol was reported succumb to death when volume of rocks a... Read Full Story - ...
  • PRO 12 beefs up ranks with non-uniformed personnel

    GENERAL  SANTOS  CITY, Sept 17 (PIA) --  Some   46  non-uniformed  personnel (NUP) were  recently  added to the  personnel  of  Police  Regional  Office (PRO) 12  in line with  the  ongoing  implementation of the  Integrated Transformation Program- Performance Governance System, an official of   the agency  announced. PSInsp. Aldrin Martin  Gonzales, information officer of PRO ... Read Full Story - PRO 12 beef...
  • BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, September 17(PIA) – A landslide brought by heavy  rains of  typhoon ‘Luis’ claimed a life and has affected 245 persons in the province,  report from the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Council (PDRRMC) bared. PDRRMC said  heavy rains caused a landslide in a construction site in barngay Malico in Sta. Fe town and buried Tomas Martin at 11:45 a.m. Sunday and  affected 10 barangays of 4 municipalities such as Bayombong, Ar... Read Full Story - ...
  • The military honors civilian active auxiliaries in DavNor clash

    DAVAO CITY, Sept 17 (PIA) The military cited three members of the civilian active auxiliary for their role in the series of military operation in Kapalong, Davao del Norte where three rebels were killed. Major General Eduardo Ano,  commander of the 10th Infantry Division honored CAA Ongging Masaloon. CAA Aurelio Masaloon, CAA Macoy Ugail, CAA Jonathan Liruan, CAA Noel Warag, CAA Allan Ompocanon, CAA Larry Masaloon, CAA Micmic Casiano, and the group's leader Corporal Lito Masal... Read Full Story - The military...
  • GUIPOS, Zamboanga del Sur - School children will no longer experience the danger of crossing rivers after a transient house was built in a remote barangay of this town. Dubbed “Dormitoryo sa Barangay,” this project is a convergence initiative of 53rd Infantry (MATAPAT) battalion, Philippine Army and the municipalities of Guipos and San Miguel. It was built in Barangay Calapan and inaugurated last Aug. 30 with Representative Aurora Cerilles of Zamboanga del Sur’s secon... Read Full Story - ...
  • Bangsamoro Basic Law ensures protection of women's rights

    MANILA, Sept. 16 --  Women’s groups on Monday lauded the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), submitted to Congress by President Benigno S. Aquino III, citing their confidence that the measure ensures the protection of women’s rights and the rights of all stakeholders. Women Engaged in Action on 1325 (WE Act 1325) in a statement said “it is pleased to see meaningful provisions relating to women's protection and participation integrated in the draft BBL.&... Read Full Story - Bangsamoro B...
  • Govt agencies, partners celebrate Filipino Family Week

    BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 16 (PIA) – Officials and employees of the government and partners from the private sector will be celebrating this year’s Filipino Family Week on September 20-30, 2014. The Regional Inter-Agency Committee on the Filipino Family (RIAC-FF) will be spearheading the lined-up activities for the week-long celebration. Said celebration will kick-off on September 21, Sunday, through an Inter-Agency Thanksgiving Mass at Saint Joseph Cathedral. On September 22... Read Full Story - Govt agencie...
  • 36 illegal gambling machines destroyed in Butuan

    BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 16 (PIA) – A total of 36 illegal gambling machines were destroyed in full public view in this city recently. City mayor Ferdinand Amante, Jr., Police Regional Office (PRO) 13 regional director PCSupt Dominador Eslava Aquino Jr. and Butuan City Police Office (BCPO) deputy city director for Administration PSupt Romy Palgue led the ceremonial destruction of the slot machines in front of City Hall after Monday's flag raising ceremony. Amante, who is a... Read Full Story - 36 illegal g...
  • Camarines Norte, nakiisa sa pagdiriwang ng National Peace Consciousness Month

    DAET, Camarines Norte, Set. 16 (PIA) -- Nakiisa ang lalawigan ng Camarines Norte sa selebrasyon ng pagdiriwang sa bansa ng National Peace Consciousness Month ngayong buwan ng Setyembre. Batay ito sa memorandum circular ni Kalihim Mar Roxas ng DILG na ipinaaabot sa lahat ng mga gobernador, mga alkalde, DILG directors at sa gobernador ng Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao, hinihiling ang kaukulang pagkilos upang maging makahulugan ang selebrasyong ito. Ipinag-uutos din bilang bahagi ng... Read Full Story - Camarines No...
  • Ateneo head urges academe to spur discussion on Bangsamoro bill

    DAVAO CITY, Sept. 16  -- Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) president Fr. Joel Tabora SJ has called on fellow members of the academic community to support the Bangsamoro peace process by initiating dialogues that will help ensure a well-informed public. He pointed out that strong awareness among all stakeholders can significantly aid in pushing the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (House Bill No. 4994) into law. “National will to peace should guide Congress in legislating [... Read Full Story - Ateneo head ...
  • News Feature: PAMANA in the eyes of AgSur guv

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Sept. 16 (PIA) - The Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan or the PAMANA, a national government’s convergence program, is where the provincial government’s flagship program called USAD or the Upland Sustainable Agri-Forestry Development Program anchored as the lead program in the province’s quest to reduce poverty and lasting peace by 2016. This is the statement of Agusan del Sur Gov. Adolph Edward Plaza during an interview with the evaluation team of PA... Read Full Story - News Feature...
  • PAGADIAN CITY, Sept. 16 (PIA) – A total of 1,142 human rights victims during martial law or relatives of the victims from the cities of Cagayan De Oro, Cotabato, Dapitan, Dipolog and Zamboanga, and the provinces of Misamis Occidental, Misamis Oriental, Zamboanga del Norte and Zamboanga del Sur have filed their application for claims with the regional desks of the Human Rights Victims’ Claims Board (HRVCB) during three-day intake operations at the City Commercial Center here on Sept. ... Read Full Story - ...
  • VF: 3 workers, 1 minor rescued from human trafficking

    DUMAGUETE CITY, Sept. 16 (PIA) --At least four workers including a minor recruited from Dumaguete City as garment factory workers were rescued recently in Manila.Visayan Forum (VF) anti-human trafficking monitoring officer Romualdo Señeris told Philippine Information Agency- Negros Oriental the victims were promised by the recruiter as factory workers but as they reached in Manila they ended up as domestic helpers and poultry workers.The two boys were sent to Pampanga to work in the farm ... Read Full Story - VF: 3 worker...
  • Cebuano News: Bangsamoro Basic Law, pormal nang gi-duso isip balaodnon sa Senado

    MANILA, Sept. 15 (PIA)--Pormal nang gi-duso isip balaodnon ang Bangsamoro Basic Law sa Senado karong adlawa. Tukion kini sa Committee on Local Governance nga gipamunuan ni Senador Ferdinand Marcos Jr. ug sa Committee on Peace, Unification and Reconciliation ni Senador Teofisto Guingona III. Giingong nakakuha og suporta ang maong balaodnon sa Senado human kini gilagdaan sa 13 ka senador isip co-authors. Gawas kang acting Minority Floor Leader Vicente Sotto III ug mga miyembro sa mi... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Mga law enforcement agencies, nagsagawa ng Crime Prevention Forum sa Aurora

    BALER, Aurora, Setyembre 15 (PIA) -- Lampas 100 mag-a-aral ng Aurora State College of Technology ang dumalo kamakailan sa isinagawang Crime Prevention Forum ng mga law enforcement agencies ng pamahalaan na bahagi ng paggunita sa ika-20 National Crime Prevention Week (NCPW). Dito ipinaliwanag ng mga kinatawan ng Philippine National Police, Bureau of Fire Protection, at Bureau of Jail Management and Penology ang kani-kanilang mga mandato saka nagbigay ng mga tips kung paano maiwasang maging b... Read Full Story - Mga law enfo...
  • LUNGSOD NG NAGA, Setyembre 15 (PIA) ---Dumating na sa dito sa lungsod ang mahigit sa 900 na miyembro ng Philippine National Police (PNP) bilang dagdag pwersa sa lokal na kapulisan kaugnay ng mga paghahanda sa kapistahan ng Nuestra Senora de Peñafrancia. Ang mga nasabing tauhan ng PNP ay dumating dito noong nakaraang linggo pa bilang karagdagang pwersa na mangangasiwa sa nauna ng mga aktibidad kaugnay ng pagdiriwang ng kapistahan ni Inang Penafrancia. Bago pa man kasi idinaos ang tras... Read Full Story - ...
  • SUBIC BAY FREEPORT, September 15 (PIA) -- The government currently utilizes a Triple Action Plan in settling its territorial dispute with China in the West Philippine Sea. “First, we call on China for the cessation of activities that would escalate tension and second, we seek for the full implementation of the 2002 Association of Southeast Asian Nations-China Declaration of the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea and the early conclusion of a Regional Code of Conduct,” For... Read Full Story - ...
  • Solon hails station 9 for receiving Police Excellence Award

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept 15 -- The City Council committee on police and public safety commends Police Station 9 under the stewardship of police senior inspector Ariel Philip I. Pontillas for garnering the 2014 Police Excellence Award. This was awarded during the culmination of the 20th National Crime Prevention Week and the 48th Anniversary of the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) last September 6, 2014. According to Atty. Susan L. Lorea, Officer-in-Charge of the Office ... Read Full Story - Solon hails ...
  • TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sept. 15 (PIA) - - Cagayan Governor Alvaro T. Antonio, in a meeting today, said Typhoon ‘Luis’ has left a minimal damages on infrastructure and agriculture but left one casualty after a 6-month old baby in Piat town reported died due to landslide. Alvaro assured that reported damages on rice and corn plants are very minimal. He said rice plants are still on their vegetative stage and have a big chance of recovery. “Corn farmers have alre... Read Full Story - ...
  • In Ilocos Norte, Typhoon Luis causes minor damages

    LAOAG CITY, Sept. 15 (PIA) - Ilocos Norte came out of Typhoon Luis' path with minor scathes in the agriculture and infrastructure fronts. Governor Imee Marcos said the province barely felt the storm's fury despite early storm warnings of heavy to intense rains and strong winds. “The early warning and the satellite images were very alarming. But we are thankful that we barely felt it in Ilocos Norte. There were intermittent rains and strong winds but there is no major dama... Read Full Story - In Ilocos No...
  • Abra CMPAG tackles peace and order, election preparations

    Bangued, Abra, Sept. 15 (PIA) - -  In continuing efforts to improve the peace and order  situation in the province and  towards  more peaceful elections in Abra, the Church Military Police Action Group (CMPAG)   recently held its  regular meeting. Bishop Leopoldo C. Jaucian of the Diocese of Bangued spearheaded the CMPAG meeting attended by Col. Paul T. Atal, Commander, 503rd Infantry Brigade, Philippine Army, Abra Provincial Police OIC Director  PSSu... Read Full Story - Abra CMPAG t...
  • Ifugao PPOC adopts measures to strengthen peace and order drive

    LAGAWE, Ifugao,  Sept. 15 (PIA) - - The Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) has crafted two resolutions to strengthen the implementation of peace order programs in the province.These resolutions are for the inclusion of the Department of Education in the inter-agency task force (IATF) for peace and development and placing all committees and task forces related to peace and order under the PPOC. “The council deems it important to include the DepEd as member of the task force... Read Full Story - Ifugao PPOC ...
  • Binay visits typhoon victims in Cagayan, Isabela

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayab, Sept. 15 (PIA)- - Vice President Jejomar Binay, who cancelled his planned speech today on the ‘state of the country’, has instead visited typhoon-victims in Cagayan and Isabela to personally assess the damage caused by Typhoon ‘Luis’. Binay, onboard a private plane, has touched down at Tuguegarao City airport this morning where he was briefed by Cagayan Governor Alvaro Antonio on the minimal damages in agriculture and infrastructure as well ... Read Full Story - Binay visits...
  • Traslacion of "Ina" generally peaceful - JOC

    NAGA CITY, Sept. 15 (PIA) --- The Traslacion marking the formal commencement of the nine-day novena in anticipataion of the feast of Our Lady of Penafrancia turned out generally peaceful with thousands of devotees in attendance for the annual religious activity held here Friday last week. This was the general assessment of the Penafrancia Inter-Agency Task Force and Joint Operations  Center (JOC) composed of various peace-keeping agencies like the Office of the Civil Defense (OCD)... Read Full Story - Traslacion o...
  • BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, September 15 (PIA) – The whole province  here  suffered minor damages as typhoon ‘Luis’ it dumped heavy rains when it land fall at 5 p.m. yesterday. With signal number 2 hoisted in the province, the Povincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (PDRRMC) reported no typhoon-related casualties as of ttoday in the 15 municipalities of Nueva Vizcaya. The Dalton Pass stretch of the national highway in Sta. Fe town is still passabl... Read Full Story - ...
  • Tagalog News: Pangulong Aquino pinuri ang komunidad ng mga Pilipino sa Espanya sa pagsuporta sa 'Gilas Pilipinas'

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Setyembre 15 (PIA) - (Madrid, Espana) Pinasalamatan ni Pangulong Aquino ang komunidad ng mga Pilipino sa Espanya sa pagsuporta sa Philippine international basketball team Gilas Pilipinas sa kanilang pinakahuling kampanya na ginawa sa FIBA World Cup. Sa kanyang pakipagpulong sa kumunidad ng mga Pilipino sa Madrid noong Linggo, sinabi ni Pangulong Aquino na datapwat hindi nagawa ng Gilas Pilipinas ang susunod sanang baitang ng torneyo, dapat maipagmalaki parin ng mga Pili... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • 20 Filipino repatriates from war-torn Syria to arrive on September 18

    MANILA, Sept. 15 --  Twenty (20) Filipinos from Syria, who availed of the Mandatory Repatriation Program (MRP), will arrive on September 18 at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on board Emirates Airlines flight number EK-332 from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Flight EK-332 is scheduled to arrive at 4:35 p.m. on September 18. This brings the total number of Filipinos repatriated from war-torn Syria to 5,473. Of this number, 2,443 were repatriated through Lebanon, w... Read Full Story - 20 Filipino ...
  •  BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 14 (PIA) - - The Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CRDRRMC) advises local government units and the public to be on alert and implement pre-emptive measures as typhoon Luis maintains its strength and expected to make landfall over Isabela this evening.CDRRMC Chair and Office of Civil Defense Regional Director Andrew Alex Uy, in a memorandum to council members and to chairperson of the various provincial, municipal, city DRRM council in th... Read Full Story - ...
  • New patrol cars, ambulance for Dagupan's quick response calls

    DAGUPAN CITY, September 14 (PIA) – The Dagupan City government fielded two new patrol cars to the Dagupan police and an ambulance to the the disaster response council for immediate response to crime and emergency calls in the central business district. Supt. Christopher Abrahano, Dagupan police chief, said the newly-acquired patrol cars will help boost visibility, mobility and crime fighting capability of the city's police force. He added that the vehicles are intended to hel... Read Full Story - New patrol c...
  • Palace assures China: We can protect your citizens

    MANILA, Sept. 14 -- Malacanang assured the Chinese government that the Philippine government can protect its citizens whenever they travel to the country.China warned its citizens on Friday not to travel to the Philippines after a Chinese teenager who worked in a family-run store was kidnapped.The Chinese Foreign Ministry also said it was worried because of plots by criminal groups planning to attack the Chinese Embassy, Chinese companies and public venues such as shopping malls."The D... Read Full Story - Palace assur...
  • Cebuano News: President Aquino, Murad nagtagbo aron plantsahon ang mga detalye sa draft Bangsamoro Law

    MANILA, Sept. 14 (PIA) – Nagtagbo sila si President Benigno S. Aquino III ug Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Chairman Al Haj Murad sa milabay nga semana aron tin-awon ug sulbaron ang mga isyu kalabot sa draft Bangsamoro Basic Law, nga gisumite ngadto sa Kongreso, bag-ohay pa lamang. “Ang panagtagbo sa duruha miresulta sa pagklaro ug pagsulbad sa mga isyu kalabot sa detalye sa pagpatuman sa kasabutan sa kalinaw kun “peace agreement” nga anaa nakasulat sa draft la... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • TUGUEGARAO CITY, Sept. 14 (PIA) - - Members of the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council of Region 2 (RDRRMC-2) met today to prepare for possible effects of typhoon Luis which is expected to hit Cagayan-Isabela area today and tomorrow. Council chair Norma Talosig, regional director of Office of the Civil Defense, said the typhoon is expected to landfall between 5:00 this afternoon up to 7:00 tonight and will enter coastal zones of the two provinces, heading towards Kalinga... Read Full Story - ...
  • Another Leyte town declared 'insurgency-free'

    MERIDA, Leyte - Military, police and local officials witnessed the signing of the joint declaration of an “insurgency-free” Merida at the town’s ABC Session Hall, September 4. The joint declaration was signed by Mayor Jesus Antonio Martinez and Col. Arnulfo Matanguihan, Deputy Commander of the 802nd Infantry Brigade and attended by officials from the 22 barangays of Merida. Also present as witnesses were Mr. Joselito delos Angeles, Secretary to the Sanggunian who repr... Read Full Story - Another Leyt...
  • Cebuano News: Palasyo miingon nga tuyo sa reporma sa PNP ang pagpapha sa mga badlongong Pulis

    MANILA, Sept. 14 (PIA) – Gipahayag sa Palasyo nga seryoso kini sa paghinlo sa Philippine National Police (PNP) aron mapapha ang mga badlongong sakop niini sa tibuok nasud.                      Atol sa usa ka press briefing sa Malacañang, bag-ohay pa lamang, si Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. miingon nga gamay ra ang gidagha... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • MANILA, Sept. 14 (PIA) – Ipahayag ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III ngadto sa European Union ang “Tiple Action Plan” sa Pilipinas nga maoy tubag sa nagka-igting nga tensiyon sa West Philippine Sea (WPS). “Ang baroganan sa Uropa sa WPS mao nga sila gasuporta sa atong malinawon nga pagsulbad niini nga kasamok – resolusyon sa kasamok sulod sa framework sa International law, nga naglakip sa United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). Ug kun mohisgut... Read Full Story - ...
  • OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Sept. 14 (PIA) – Ang pagpakigbatok sa pagpayuhot sa ilegal nga druga aron matuman ang kampanya “Better Image, Better Lives” kun “Maayong Imahen, Maayong Kinabuhi” alang sa mga Ozamiznon magpadayon, matud ni mayor Reynaldo O. Parojinog, Sr.,                                 ... Read Full Story - ...
  • Tagalog news: Calapan, isa sa mga nangunguna sa peace and order sa Mimaropa

    CALAPAN, Oriental Mindoro, Setyembre 13 (PIA) – Isa ang lungsod ng Calapan sa mga nangunguna sa peace and order situation sa kasalukuyan sa buong rehiyon ng Mimaropa. Ito ang laman ng naging ulat kamakailan ni P/Supt. Glicerio C. Cansilao, hepe ng pulisya sa lungsod, sa kabila ng pagkakaroon sa kasalukuyan ng Calapan Police Station (CPS) na mayroong lamang na 122 personnel, siyam dito ay Police Commissioned Officers at 113 Police Non-Commissioned Officers na may kanya-k... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • MANILA, Sep 13 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III lauded the actions of the Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights. “Lahat ng Pilipinong sundalo doon, mula sa pinakabagong private hanggang sa colonel natin, nagpakita ng abilidad at husay sa kanilang tungkulin. Nang maipit, gumawa ng plano, kumilos, at nailigtas nga po nila ang isa’t isa sa panganib,” the President said in his speech during the Agenda-Setting with Dialogue Partners, which Malacañang Palace hoste... Read Full Story - ...
  • PASIG CITY, Sep 13 – The decommissioning of Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) forces and weapons is a program that will be implemented jointly with the MILF, simultaneous with legislating the new law on the Bangsamoro.  It doesn't have to be put in the  Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). In a statement, Government of the Philippines (GPH) peace panel chair Prof. Miriam Coronel-Ferrer said: “The decommissioning of the MILF is part of the Annex on Normalization of t... Read Full Story - ...
  • Cebuano News: Bise mayor mimando hugtan pagpatrolya, checkpoint

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 2 – Si acting mayor Ian Acenas mimando kagahapong adlawa ni city police director P/SSupt Graciano Mijares nga pahugtan ang pagbantay dinha sa mga checkpoint ingon man ang pagpahigayon sa makanunayong pagpatrolya sa dakbayan. Kini human nadawat ang taho nga adunay pundok sa mga tulisan nga naglaraw pagpanghold-up og mga bangko dinhi sa syudad. Sa iyang Memorandum No. 323-14, si Acenas nag-awhag sa director nga palapdan ang mga checkpoint sa tanang en... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Hiligaynon News: Deadline sa pag-aaply sa PNPA admission test natalanan Septyembre 26

    SYUDAD SANG ILOILO, Septyembre 13 (PIA6) – Sa maabot na Septyembre 26 na ang deadline ukon katapusan nga adlaw sa pagsumiter sang aplikasyon para sa Cadet Admission Test sang Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA).Ang pasinawan ang hiwaton  sa Oktubre 26, 2014 sa 27 nga mga test centers sa nanuhaytuhay nga mga rehiyon sang pungsod, kon sa diin kalakip diri ang mga syudad sang Iloilo kag Bacolod  sa Kabisayaan Nakatungdan, suno sa impormasyon nga ginpalab-ot sang PNPA sa Philip... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon N...
  • MANILA, Sep 13 -- Cagayan de Oro 2nd district representative Rufus Rodriguez defended the constitutional soundness of the recently submitted draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), which aims to replace the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) with a new parliamentary form of government. “The provisions of the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law are consistent within the framework of our Constitution,” Rodriguez said, adding that the Preamble itself states that it is "in conso... Read Full Story - ...
  • Waray News: Kongreso nanunuyo mahipasa an Bangsamoro Basic Law ha syahan nga quarter han 2015

    Hi Senate President Franklin Drilon in nagsiring dida han Meyerkoles nga ginhihingyap nira mahipasa an ginproponer nga Bangsamoro Basic Law ha syahan nga quarter sunod nga tuig. “Gintatagan namon hin talaan an amon kalugaringon tubtub syahan nga quarter sunod nga tuig,” siring ni Drilon han pagpakianhi han mga reporter han kanan senado gintalaan nga oras para han pagpasa han balaudnon. Durante han ceremonial turnover han draft han Bangsamoro Basic Law, ginhangyo ni Pangulo ... Read Full Story - Waray News: ...
  • CSOs gear for educational campaign to support the BBL

    COTABATO CITY, Sept. 11  --  Civil society groups in Mindanao said they are ready to engage in educational debates to ensure that the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) that Congress will pass will promote the interests of the stakeholders.                                                         “We must be grateful and at the same time vig... Read Full Story - CSOs gear fo...
  • PDEA appeals for public cooperation to contain illegal drugs

    NAVAL, Biliran, September 12 (PIA) - ‘Never give up, never lose hope’ said the regional information officer of the government’s drug enforcement agency during the “Kapihan at Pulong-pulong ng Bayan” on September 11, 2014 at 11:00 o’clock live at Radyo Natin-Naval as she appealed for public cooperation to help contain the emerging  problem on illegal drugs in the community. Liza Baoy of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Eastern Visayas ... Read Full Story - PDEA appeals...
  • BANGUED, Abra, Sept.12 (PIA) -- The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) has  rolled out the DRRRM plan of the province.The Technical Working Group (TWG) who prepared the draft of the DRRM Plan presented the Systems and Standard Operating Procedures for deliberation and adoption   during a PDRRMC meeting convened by Governor Eustaquio P. Bersamin last week.The Plan outlines the activities to strengthen  the capacity of local government units and ... Read Full Story - ...
  • Batingaw app for disaster risk reduction and management

    QUEZON CITY, Sept. 12 (PIA) – Want to monitor news reports and Philippine government agencies when disaster occurs? Want to turn your smartphone into your very own utility dervice? Now you can with the “Batingaw” mobile app, an application for disaster risk reduction and management, now available for free download at Google Play and Apple App Store. The Batingaw app was developed by Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) in cooperation with the Office of Civil Defens... Read Full Story - Batingaw app...
  • MANDALUYONG CITY, 12 Sept. (PIA)--The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) is preparing to file charges of illegal recruitment against the owner of a travel agency in Marikina found out to have allegedly involved in the recruitment of Filipino workers for overseas jobs. Jamea Lawas Barreon, owner of Jamea and Angels Travel Consultancy Services located at 2nd floor, Tancy Building, Barangay Molino, Parang, Marikina City during an interview with the operatives of the POEA and ... Read Full Story - ...
  • BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, September 11 (PIA) – The Commission on Population(POPCOM) here recently recognized the 100 million Filipino baby in this province. POPCOM regional director for Cagayan Valley Angelito Obcena personally awarded the plaque of recognition to Jharley  Ang of barangay Tuao North in Bagabag town who was born in July 27, 2014  at 12:08 A.M. Ang  also received  P5,000.00 worth of  Starter Kit, toiletries and dresses among others. &l... Read Full Story - ...
  • Police reports rising vehicular accidents, road mishaps in Siquijor

    SIQUIJOR, Sept 11(PIA)—The Philippine National Police (PNP) here reported the rising incidence of vehicular accidents and road mishaps in the province.Almost 70 percent of the recorded physical injuries in Siquijor are caused by traffic accidents, says Provincial Director Primitivo Tabujara during the Provincial Advisory Council (PAC) and Provincial Police Strategy Management Unit (PPSMU) meeting recently at the Siquijor Provincial Police Office (SPPO) in Caipilan, Siquijor. The local... Read Full Story - Police repor...
  • President Aquino asks Congress for immediate passage of proposed Bangsamoro Law

    MANILA, Sept. 11 --   President Benigno S. Aquino III on Wednesday asked Congress to pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law immediately so that Muslim Mindanao would have enough time to prepare to govern itself.In his speech during the ceremonial turnover of the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law in Malacañang, the President acknowledged that while Congress has to review the proposed bill thoroughly, there is an urgency to pass it as soon as possible.“Sa atin naman pong Kongreso: nauun... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • MANILA, Sept. 11 --  The United Nations System in the Philippines welcomes the finalization of a consensus draft on the Basic Law for the Bangsamoro, and its submission to the President of the Philippines, and his onward transmission of the law to the Philippines Congress.  "This is a critical milestone in the implementation of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB), and a crucial achievement in ensuring lasting peace and sustainable development in Maindanao and ... Read Full Story - ...
  • Baguio City to enhance collapsed structure search and rescue capability

    BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 11 (PIA) - - The City Government of Baguio, is partnering  with the Office of Civil Defense (OCD), the  UN - World Food Program  and the Philippine Military Academy   to boost its disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) capability through a basic Collapsed Structure Search and Rescue (CSSR) training this October. OCD Regional Director Andrew Alex Uy said the  8-day training course will be held inside the PMA  on  October 6 to ... Read Full Story - Baguio City ...
  • Legislators move beyond partisan politics, vow for swift passage of Bangsamoro Law

    MANILA, Sept. 11 -- As President Benigno S. Aquino III led the submission of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) to leaders of Congress, solons in the majority and minority blocs expressed the importance of unity and moving beyond partisan politics for Congress to take on its monumental role to pass a law that is key for achieving peace in southern Philippines. Senators Ferdinand Marcos, Jr., Nancy Binay, and Vicente Sotto III expressed their commitment to the enactment of the... Read Full Story - Legislators ...
  • BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, September 10 (PIA) – Five indigent persons here recently received free wheel chairs from the provincial government. The wheel chairs were given to Felina Gaerlan, Lolita Escobar and Mercedes Costales of barangays P.D. Galima and Uddiawan respectively in Solano town and Elpidio Fragata and Dominga Olinganga of barangay Bone North in Aritao town. The recipients were evaluated by the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office(PSWDO) after it was endor... Read Full Story - ...
  • Congress aims to pass Bangsamoro Basic Law in first quarter of 2015

    MANILA, Sept. 11 --  Senate President Franklin Drilon said Wednesday they aim to pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law in the first quarter of next year."We are giving ourselves until the first quarter of next year," Drilon said when asked by reporters about the Senate's timetable in passing the bill.During the ceremonial turnover of the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law, President Aquino asked Congress to pass the bill immediately so that Muslim Mindanao would have sufficient time ... Read Full Story - Congress aim...
  • OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Sept. 11 (PIA) – The fight against illegal drugs for a “Better Image, Better Lives” of Ozamiznons continues, mayor Reynaldo O. Parojinog, Sr., said. Parojinog’s resolve came after the campaign against illegal drugs received yet another boost with the seizure by the Ozamiz City Police Station (OCPS) of some one kg. of Methamphetamine Hydrochloride, commonly known as “Shabu,” with an appreciated street value of P5,000,000, l... Read Full Story - ...
  • JOC for Penafrancia Fiesta announces road closures, detours in some parts of Naga City

    NAGA CITY, Sept. 11 (PIA) --- The Joint Operations  Center (JOC) for Penafrancia Fiesta has announced the closure of some major roads while at the same time providing detours  to ensure the smooth flow of the Traslacion procession Friday, September 12, here. The same JOC has alreadey deployed personnel from the the Philippine National Police (PNP) and partner agencies to augment the teams that will supervise traffic in the main thoroughfares of this city. The JOC has advised ... Read Full Story - JOC for Pena...
  • DavNor officials support Bangsamoro law

    DAVAO DEL NORTE, September 12, 2014 – Local officials of the Province of Davao del Norte expressed their all-out support to the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), which embodies the essence of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB). Davao del Norte Governor Rodolfo del Rosario said the BBL will unlock the unlimited potentials of Mindanao. “The CAB is the lasting solution to the age-old conflict in Mindanao,” he declared during the recent... Read Full Story - DavNor offic...
  • Aklanon News: Aklan magatukod it 'ad hoc committee' para sa APEC 2015

    KALIBO, Aklan, Septyembre 11 (PIA6) --  Magatukod ro probinsya it Aklan it sangka “ad hoc” nga komitiba sa pagpreparar para sa Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting sa isla it Boracay sa Mayo 2015. Rayang tikang hay ginkasugtanan sa ginhiwat nga meeting it Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) sa Conference Room it Provincial Guest House kon siin ro nag “preside” kara hay si Governor Florencio T. Miraflores bilang chairperson. Ro pagtukod it ... Read Full Story - Aklanon News...
  • AFP expresses full support to passage of Bangsamoro Law

    QUEZON CITY, 11 September (PIA) – The Armed Forces of the Philippines expressed its full support for the passage of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). AFP Chief of Staff Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang expressed that the passage of BBL will provide solution to the conflict in Mindanao. “The AFP welcomes the announcement of the President that the BBL will be submitted to Congress this week. We believe that the successful implementation of the peace process with the eventual... Read Full Story - AFP expresse...
  • Cebuano News: Final draft sa Bangsamoro Law gisumite na ngadto sa Kongreso

    DAVAO CITY, Sept. 11 (PIA) – Pormal nga gi-presentar ngadto kang Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III ug sa Kongreso, ang pinal nga draft sa Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL).                                                  "Diotay na lamang nga pag... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Gen. Trinidad: AFP will remain, defend Zambo amidst anxieties

    ZAMBOANGA CITY, September 11 (PIA) – A top military brass reassured the Zamboanguenos on the night of the Zamboanga siege anniversary (September 9),  that the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will remain and defend the city amidst anxieties of a possible attack a year after.Lt. Gen. Felicito Virgilio Trinidad, Jr., who represented AFP Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gregorio Catapang quoted, “rest assured that your AFP will continue to be here in Zamboanga and in the adjacent areas... Read Full Story - Gen. Trinida...
  • Cebuano News: Ozamiz Police nakasakmit usa kilong shabu nagkantidad P5M gikan sa forwarder

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Sept. 11 (PIA) – Nadugangan ang kaikag sa kampanya batok iligal nga droga, ning siyudad, sa pagsakmit sa usa ka kilong (1kg.) Methamphetamine Hydrochloride, mas nailhan nga “Shabu,” nga gibana-banang nagkantidad sa lima ka milyon ka pesos (P5M), gikan sa usa ka commercial forwarder sa siyudad, sa milabay nga Sept. 9.                      ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Awareness on Road Safety and Courtesy for students conducted

    SORSOGON CITY, Sept 10 (PIA) – Traffic law enforcement government agencies are optimistic that students, especially those who drive or intend drive vehicles, will be responsible drivers following a Seminar on Road Safety and Courtesy conducted for at least 16 schools in this city last week by the Philippine National Police (PNP) Sorsogon Provincial Office. Police Advisory Council (PAC) chair Edgar Balasta said the seminar intends to raise awareness of students, especially among those ... Read Full Story - Awareness on...
  • Food staples sufficiency within reach -- DA

    KORONADAL CITY , South Cotabato, Sept 11 (PIA) --  The Department of Agriculture said today that with the record-setting rice harvest of 18.44 million tons in 2013 and the 96% rice sufficiency plus the increased demand for other crops that augment the Filipinos' dietary needs, the Philippines might attain food self-sufficiency sooner than expected.Asst. Secretary Edilberto De Luna said that under the DA's Food Staples Sufficiency Program (FSSP) , Filipinos who are are more inclined ... Read Full Story - Food staples...
  • OCD conducts tsunami drill to coastal areas

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sept. 11 (PIA) - - - The Office of the Defense (OCD) region 2 is now conducting a series of tsunami evacuation drills in Cagayan to capacitate communities living along the coastal zones. Jaye Cabauatan, civil defense officer III, said four of the12 coastal towns were already done with the drill to those communities mapped as highly vulnerable to tsunami incidents. “Much of our desire to cover all coastal municipalities in the province, we still need the ... Read Full Story - OCD conducts...
  • City dad urges establishments to submit CCTV footage to solve crimes

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Sept. 9 (PIA) – City councilor Atty. Noel Mora here has called on private establishments with installed CCTV cameras in their premises to submit copies of video footage to help solve crimes in the city. Mora, chairperson of the committee on rules and laws, proposed to amend the provisions of the city ordinance requiring all private establishments to install CCTV cameras within their premises. This after some private establishments refused to give copies of footag... Read Full Story - City dad urg...
  • Nueva Vizcaya PLGU to renew fight vs. teenage pregnancy

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, September 10 (PIA) – Provincial officials here have vowed to double its efforts in reducing if not to totally prevent the incidence of teenage pregnancy in the province. Governor Ruth Padilla said  she will strengthen the capabilities and resources of the Provincial Population Office (PPO) inorder to become aggressive and effective in addressing teenage pregnancy issues. “We will take serious actions about this so that we can reduce and furthe... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • BAYOMBONG, Nueva  Vizcaya, September 10 (PIA) – Local legislators here and in Ifugao province have called on their constituents for unity and peace in the wake of  the previous series of killings irresponsibly linking them to  a brewing tribal war between Ilocanos and Ifugaos. A Joint Resolution No. 2014-190, signed by both provincial board members of Nueva Vizcaya and Ifugao provinces has called for peace, rule of law and also commended the Philippine National Police(P... Read Full Story - ...
  • Aquino, Murad met to iron out details of draft Bangsamoro Law, says Palace

    MANILA, Sep 10 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Chairman Al Haj Murad met last week to clarify and resolve issues in the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law, which will be submitted to Congress on Wednesday."The meeting between the President and Chairman Murad resulted in the clarification and resolution of issues pertaining to the details of the implementation of the peace agreement that are embodied in the draft law," Presidential Communications Oper... Read Full Story - Aquino, Mura...
  • Buguias accident leaves 13 dead, mostly teens

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Sept. 10 (PIA) -- Just two days after a van fell off a 40 meter ravine in Sablan, Benguet, another vehicular accident  in the province left 13  people dead and three other survivors in Buguias town. All were high school students except  the driver.Based on  the report of Buguias Acting Police Chief PCInsp. Fernando Botangen, a Ford Fierra vehicle with plate number  ABF 436 owned and driven by Efren Dalisdis, 45, fell into a more than 300 feet ravine... Read Full Story - Buguias acci...
  • Tagalog News: Pinal na draft ng Bangsamoro Law ay isusumite sa Kongreso sa Miyerkoles

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Setyembre 10 (PIA) - Ang pinal na draft ng Bangsamoro Basic Law ay pormal na ipepresenta kay Pangulong Benigno S. Aquino III at sa Kongreso ngayong araw, Miyerkoles, isang opisyal ng Malakanyang ang nagsabi kamakailan. “Isang paglilinis na lamang, kasunod ng pagpupulong na isinagawa noong nakaraang linggo. Kaya, sa Miyerkoles, (Setyembre 10), magkaroon ng isang turnover ceremony sa Malakanyang,” sabi ni Presidential Adviser on the Peace Proces... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • Tagalog News: Palasyo sinabi na ang kasalukuyang reporma na ginagawa sa pambansang pulisya ay naglalayong linisin ang mga tiwaling opisyal

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Setyembre 10 (PIA) - Pinatotohanan ng Palasyo na may mga seryosong pagsisikap sa loob ng Philippine National Police (PNP) para linisin ang katayuan ng mga tiwaling pulis. Sa isang panayam sa media noong Martes sa Malakanyang, sinabi ni Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. na itong kakaunting bilang ng mga tiwaling pulis ay hindi dapat dungisan ang imahe ng buong organisasyon ng pulisya. “Kakaunti lamang sila kung i... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • Ifugao police, military scoring in campaign vs illegal logging

    ALFONSO LISTA, Ifugao, Sept. 10 (PIA)- - The Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Philippine Army (PA) stationed in the province  have reported  successful operations against illegal logging  in the province.Ifugao PNP Provincial Director Johnny Colinio said that on February 26, 2014, the police confiscated  60 pieces of lumber in Lagawe, and a case was already filed in court against the culprit.Under the joint operation of the Aguinaldo Municipal Police Station, the 54th... Read Full Story - Ifugao polic...
  • PRO-2 kicks off National Peace Consciousness Month

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sept. 8 (PIA) –  The Police Regional Office 2 (PRO2) here has started its month-long nationwide observance of this year’s National Peace Consciousness Month with the theme "Nagkakaisang Bayan Para sa Kapayapaan". Police Chief Supt. Miguel de Mayo Laurel, regional director, during the opening program led the declaration of Pledge of Peace after which he delivered the message of PNP Police Director Genereal Alan La Madrid Purisima to his po... Read Full Story - PRO-2 kicks ...
  • Mindanao stakeholders urge Congress to fast-track the passage of the BBL

    ZAMBOANGA CITY, Sept. 10 -- Mindanao stakeholders are urging Congress to fast-track the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) to legalize the establishment of the Bangsamoro region – a key solution to end the decades-long armed conflict and for the Bangsamoro people to regain their political power over their ancestral lands in southern Philippines. Leaders in Mindanao made the call after it was announced that President Benigno S. Aquino III would transmit the draft BBL to lea... Read Full Story - Mindanao sta...
  • PNP to hold firearms licensing caravan

    VIRAC, Catanduanes, Sept. 10 (PIA) -- To help promote responsible gun ownership in the province, the Catanduanes Police Provincial Office recently announced an upcoming Caravan for the Processing of Application for License to Own and Possesses Firearms (LTOPF). According to Psupt Ronald Tanael Briones, a team from Firearms and Explosives Section, Police Regional Office 5 will be arriving at CATPPO on September 23, 24 and 25, 2014 to process said application. In this connection, al... Read Full Story - PNP to hold ...
  • Ozamiz Police confiscates 1kg of shabu worth P5M from forwarder

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Sept. 10 (PIA) – The campaign against illegal drugs, here, received yet another boost with the interception of an estimated P5,000,000 worth of one kg. of Methamphetamine Hydrochloride commonly known as “Shabu,”  in one of the commercial forwarding services in the city, yesterday, Sept. 9. This was revealed by police superitendent Michael Cadiogan Bawayan, Jr., chief of the Ozamiz City Police Station (CPS), who said policemen from his ... Read Full Story - Ozamiz Polic...
  • NCRPO chief orders strengthened anti-criminality operations within Metro Manila.

     TAGUIG CITY, 10 Sept. (PIA)--National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Director Carmelo E. Valmoria has reiterated his order to strengthen the implementation of the  anti-criminality operations within Metro Manila. During the recent Weekly Crime Trend Assessment that was held at the NCRPO Conference Room in Camp Bagong Diwa, Bicutan, Taguig City ordered all District Directors to intensify the Counter Intelligence Operations, Oplan Katok, Oplan Bulabog, Oplan Bakal/Sita,... Read Full Story - NCRPO chief ...
  • Hiligaynon News: Kampo sang 3ID patahumon

    SYUDAD SANG ROXAS, Capiz, Setyembre 10 (PIA6) – Liwat nga ibalik ni Major General Rey Leonardo B. Guerrero ang duna’ nga katahum sang 3rd Infantry Division sang Philippine Army sa Kampo Heneral Macario Peralta sa banwa sang Jamindan. Ginpahayag sang bag-o nga commanding officer sang 3ID nga may inisyal na sya nga pagtalakay kay Lt. Gen. Hernando Eriberri nga commanding general sang Philippine Army kaangut sa plano para sa ginakabig ikatatlo nga pinakamalapad nga kampo sang mga s... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon N...
  • 119 inmates in NorthCot to avail of the EJOW program

    KIDAPAWAN CITY, North Cotabato, Sept. 10 (PIA)—A total of 119 inmates from the province will avail of the services of the Enhanced Justice on Wheels (EJOW) program on September 25 this year. Judge Lily Lydia A. Laquindanum, over-all co-chairperson of the program said that 93 of the inmates are from the Cotabato District Jail, 9 from the Kidapawan City Jail, 4 from the Kabacan Reformatory, 7 from the Pigcawayan District Jail and 6 from the Makilala District Jail. She also explaine... Read Full Story - 119 inmates ...
  • Cebuano News: Gobyerno, padayong mogukod sa mga kriminal, mohipos ebedensiya aron sila masentensiyahan

    MANILA, Sept. 10 (PIA) – Ang gobyerno mopadayon paggukod sa mga kriminal ug manghipos sa mga ebidensiya aron sila malampusong mahatagan sa sentensiya. Kini ang gitin-aw ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III sa iyang State of the Nation Address (SONA), sa milabay nga bulan, matud ni Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., atol sa press briefing didto sa  Malaca?ang, bag-ohay pa lamang. "Ang kanunay nga gipahayag sa Presidente ka... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Mga ahensiya sa seguridad sa nasud nangandam batok kriminalidad, matud sa Palasyo

    MANILA, Sept. 10 (PIA) – Gipasalig sa Palasyo nga gihimo sa gobyerno ang tanan aron masulbad ang mga krimen sa nasud, ilabi na sa mga kaso sa “kidnapping for ransom (KFR).” “Gipunting karon sa Philippine National Police (PNP) ang tanan nilang kusog aron gukdon ang mga malapason sa balaod nga nagpaluyo ug nahilambigit sa mga kaso sa KFR,” matud ni Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., atol sa usa ka press briefing s... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • OCD trains emergency responders on response integrated planning

    CORDON, Isabela, Sept. 10 (PIA) - - Selected 30 emergency responders from different government agencies and Local Government Units regionwide are now attending a weeklong training here on integrated planning to attain a well-managed emergency response. The planning course is a sequel of the basic Incident Command System (ICS) held in 2012 which involved first responders from different agencies to practice the international standard in managing disaster in a certain period of time.... Read Full Story - OCD trains e...
  • Mga sundalong nagsasanay sa Fort Magsaysay tumanggap ng mga bagong M4 Rifles

    FORT RAMON MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija, Setyembre 9 (PIA) -- Pinangunahan kamakailan ni Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr. ang pamimigay ng kabuuang 829 bagong M4 rifle sa mga sundalo ng 79th Infantry Battalion at Light Reaction Regiment na kapwa sumasailialim sa Battalion of Excellence training sa Fort Magsaysay. Ayon kay Catapang, ang mga kagamitang ito ay makatutulong upang mapataas ang moral ng mga kasundaluhan at mapagyaman pa ang kanilang mga k... Read Full Story - Mga sundalon...
  • DUPAX DEL SUR, Nueva Vizcaya, September 9 (PIA) –  For visitors and ordinary commuters plying the national highway in this town, a narrow portion  of the road  forces one to reduce speed if not to stop  upon  an approaching vehicle. But its narrow size actually represents more than just a road, it represents  one of the major historical treasures that Nueva Vizcaya has been protecting. Through the test of time however,  it was found to be unsafe... Read Full Story - ...
  • ZN tripartite meeting of PDC, PPOC, PDRRMC held in Dipolog

    DIPOLOG CITY, Sept. 9 (PIA) – The provincial government of Zamboanga del Norte recently conducted a tripartite meeting of the Provincial Development Council (PDC), Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) and the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (PDRRMC) at the 2nd Floor Commercial Building I, Boulevard Commercial Complex, this city. The meeting, held on September 4, was presided by ZN Governor Roberto Y. Uy with the presence of Vice-Governor Senen O. Angeles, Bo... Read Full Story - ZN tripartit...
  • Senator Guingona pledges moral support to CDO, Misamis Oriental peace initiatives

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept. 9 -- I am here to pledge my moral support to your initiatives on peace and to invite the rest of the CDO and Misamis Oriental communities to do their part. Thus said Senator Teofisto “TG” D. Guingona III during the Monday Flag Raising and Awarding Ceremony of the Police Regional Office (PRO)-10, as he was the guest of honor and speaker, September 8. He said he is honored to join PRO-10 on such occasion. Flag ceremonies, he said have a special sign... Read Full Story - Senator Guin...
  • TAGBILARAN City, Bohol, Sept 9 (PIA) – Gitanyag sa Bohol Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) and komendasyon ug pasidungog sa mga estasyonan ug indibidwal nga kapolisan agi og pag-tagad sa dili kasagarang nakab-ot niini sa paghimo sa Bohol nga luwas sa druga ug krimen. Didto sa labing bag-ong tigum sa PPOC didto sa Carmen, gitunol sa PPOC pinaagi ni Gob. Edgar Chatto, tsirman ug ni Interior and Local Government Provincial Director Louela Lucino ang plake ug ganting salapi sa 13 ... Read Full Story - ...
  • Cebuano News: Kapolisan mogamit sa K9 batok sa illegal nga druga

    TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol Sept 9 (PIA)—Gilaraw sa Bohol Provincial Police Office nga nagbase sa Kampo Dagohoy sa pagpa-uso sa sistema nga Adopt and Train A K9 (ATAK) aron pahugoton pa ang depensa sa mga kalungsurang agi-anan sa drugas. Kini maoy gipaambit sa kapolisan atul sa tigum sa Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) atul sa HEAT CARAVAN didto sa Carmen niadtong Biyernes.Matud ni PSupt Lorenzo Batuan, kinsa maoy nagtaho sa ngalan ni PSSupt Dennis Agustin, ang pagsagop ug pagbans... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • PNoy to submit to Congress draft Bangsamoro Basic Law on Wednesday

    MANILA, Sept. 9 (PNA) -- President Benigno S. Aquino III will submit to Congress this week the much-awaited final draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) for passage into law.“Ibigay ko na lang sa peace panel ...This Wednesday (it will be submitted),” President Aquino confirmed in a media interview in Davao City on Monday.Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos Deles said the President will personally endorse the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law to Congress during a... Read Full Story - PNoy to subm...
  • Cebuano News: Mga lektyur, pulong-pulong ug pag-organisa sa SCPC mihatag bulok sa NCPW sa Ozamiz

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Sept. 9 (PIA) – Ang pagpahigayon sa mga lektyur, pulong-pulong ug pag-organisa sa Student Crime Prevention Committees (SCPC) sa eskwelahan ang mihatag ug bulok sa National Crime Prevention Week (NCPW), ning siyudad. Gisaulog gikan Sept. 1 ngadto 7, ning tuig, ang ika-20 NCPW misentro sa tema: “Krimen ay Labanan, Karapatan ay Igalang Tungo sa Mapayapang Pamayanan” (Sumpoon ang Krimen. Respetuhon ang Tawhanong Katungod Alang sa Malinawon nga ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Organization of Student Crime Prevention Committees highlights NCPW in Ozamiz

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Sept. 9 (PIA) – The conduct of lectures, dialogues and organization of Student Crime Prevention Committees (SCPC) in schools highlighted the observance of the National Crime Prevention Week (NCPW), in the city. Observed from September 1 to 7, this year, the 20th NCPW focused on the theme: “Krimen ay Labanan, Karapatan ay Igalang Tungo sa Mapayapang Pamayanan” (Prevent Crime. Respect Human Rights for a Peaceful Community).”  ... Read Full Story - Organization...
  • DSWD to transfer all Zambo siege survivors to safer homes by December

    ZAMBOANGA CITY, Sep 9 -- One year after this city suffered from the loss of lives, property, and the displacement of families as a result of the armed conflict between the military and the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF)-Misuari faction, the displaced families in Zamboanga City are well on their way to recovery.In a press conference here last week, Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary (DSWD) Corazon Juliano-Soliman said the Cawa-Cawa Boulevard is already free of fami... Read Full Story - DSWD to tran...
  • LAGAWE, Ifugao, Sept.9 (PIA)- - The Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC)  recently passed  a resolution requesting the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to fast track the opening and approval of franchises of public utility vehicles  especially vans and minibuses plying the routes from Ifugao to other provinces. This is intended to address the problem of  many out of line and colorum public utility vehicles operating in the province which ... Read Full Story - ...
  • NAPOLCOM 12 chief appeals for full support for law and order in SOCCSKSARGEN

    KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Sept 9 (PIA) –  An official  of the  National  Police  Commission (NAPOLCOM)  appealed to other government agencies and media for “full support and cooperation in order to strengthen the police and, we are assured that law and order can truly bring peace all over the region”  during the recent Kapihan sa  Rehiyon Dose of the Philippine Information Agency 12. Regional Director Atty. Edilberto Fermil of ... Read Full Story - NAPOLCOM 12 ...
  • DOTC investigates vehicular accident in Benguet

      BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 9 (PIA) -- The Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) has started investigating the vehicular accident  in Sablan, Benguet involving a van believed to be a 'colorum' which left one dead and 16 others injured  last Sunday(Sept. 7). DOTC  Cordillera Regional Director Celina Claver said her office dispatched investigating teams on Monday to determine the  cause of the accident,  status of ownership and other de... Read Full Story - DOTC investi...
  • Inter-Agency Council urge media to help in advocacy campaign against Human Trafficking

    CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, September 9 (PIA) - “Media plays a big role in advocacy campaign against  trafficking  in persons by giving the right information to the public of the modus operandi of the traffickers,” Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) representative Charis Rosal said in a press conference held at Divine Word University College of Law building, Tacloban City, recently. The said activity was in line with the effort of the government and partne... Read Full Story - Inter-Agency...
  • 87 cops complete 20-day motorcycle-riding seminar

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sep. 9 (PIA) – Eighty seven police officers here, who completed the 20-day seminar on motorcycle riding, received their Certificate of Completion from Police Regional Office 2 (PRO2) regional director Miguel de Mayo Laurel. The seminar, conducted by the Regional Special Training Unit of PRO 2,  is part of the prescribed Program of Instruction (POI) for police officers. Laurel, in his message during the program, challenged the 87 police-particip... Read Full Story - 87 cops comp...
  • CAAP assures continuous operation at Tacloban airport

    TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Sept. 8 (PIA) –The area manager of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) based in this city assured the public of the continuous operation at the Tacloban Daniel Z. Romualdez (DZR) airport despite the repair being undertaken of its runway. CAAP area manager Efren Nagrama said, operations at the Tacloban airport remains normal even if there were cancelled flights or changes in flight schedules beginning on the first week of September until Decembe... Read Full Story - CAAP assures...
  • Kapitolyo, San Fernando nagsagawa ng summit upang paigtingin ang kampanya kontra droga

    LUNGSOD NG SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Setyembre 8 (PIA) -- Isang anti-drug summit para sa mga opisyal ng barangay ang magkatuwang na isinagawa kamakailan ng Kapitolyo at pamahalaang lungsod ng San Fernando. Layunin nito na palalimin ang pag-unawa at kamalayan ng mga nasabing opisyal sa suliranin sa paggamit ng iligal na droga mula  sa antas ng probinsya haggang  sa mga barangay gayundin upang madagdagan ang kanilang kakayahan na puksain ang paggamit ng bawal na gamot sa kani-kanilang... Read Full Story - Kapitolyo, S...
  • Capitol, San Fernando boost campaign vs illegal drugs

    CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, September 8 (PIA) -- The provincial government, in partnership with the city government of San Fernando, recently spearheaded an anti-drug summit in an effort to deepen understanding and awareness on the drug problem down to the grassroots level. The summit, attended by barangay officials, also aims to increase their capacity versus illegal drugs in their respective areas. In a message, Governor Lilia Pineda appealed to the barangay officials to be fearl... Read Full Story - Capitol, San...
  • DILG-Ifugao explains integration program for former rebels

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, Sept. 8 (PIA)- - The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)  urged the  provincial government to make its  Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP) plan to facilitate  the mainstreaming of   former rebels as productive citizens. DILG Provincial Director Rosario Dumelod explained before the Sangguniang Panlalawigan  here that the CLIP is a program for former New People’s Army rebels who surfaced from 2011 onwards and ... Read Full Story - DILG-Ifugao ...
  • Waray News: PDEA utro nagpahimatngon ha Pinoy travelers kontra illegal drug trafficking

    PDEA utro nagpahimatngon ha Pinoy travelers kontra illegal drug trafficking QUEZON CITY, September 7 - Utro nga nagpahimatngon an Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) ha Filipino travelers, labi na an Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW), nga maglikay nga mahidabi ha illegal drug trafficking. Iginpagawas ni PDEA Director General Undersecretary Arturo G. Cacdac, Jr. an pahimatngon kasumpay han pinaka urhi nga conviction hin duha nga Pinoy nga pinatukan hin kamatayon dara han ira pagpruy... Read Full Story - Waray News: ...
  • TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Sept 8 (PIA) –The Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) in Bohol handed in cash incentives and awards of commendations to 13 cop stations and units for what it saw was a sterling performance in the fight against drugs and criminality in the last few months in Bohol.During its most recent out-of-town meeting at the Chocolate Hills in Carmen Bohol, the PPOC through chairman Governor Edgar Chatto, Interior and local government provincial director Loisella Lucino, S... Read Full Story - ...
  • PNoy to endorse Bangsamoro Bill to Congress

    MANILA, Sept. 8 --   The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the government have agreed on a mutually acceptable draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) to be endorsed by President Benigno S. Aquino III for enactment by Congress, Presidential  Adviser on the Peace Process Secretary Ging Deles said Monday. Deles said this was confirmed in a meeting between the President and MILF Chair Murad Ebrahim held last Thursday, 4 September, in Malacanang. Chair Murad was accom... Read Full Story - PNoy to endo...
  • TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Sept 8 (PIA) – Recent police reports registered physical injuries mostly vehicular accidents as second top in Bohol police statistics.  According to Camp Dagohoy Chief of operations PSupt Lorenzo Batuan in a recent Provincial Peace and Order Council meeting in Carmen, Bohol physical injuries came a close second to theft reaching at 134 cases in July, seven cases over June of this year.Of the 134 cases of physical injuries in Bohol in Ju... Read Full Story - ...
  • Hiligaynon News: Brgy. Ondoy nagatiglawas sa Capiz para outstanding barangay tanod nga pandis-indis sa Rehiyon

    SYUDAD SANG ROXAS, Capiz, Septyembre 8 (PIA6) – Ginatiglawas sang Barangay Ondoy, Ivisan, Capiz ang probinsya para sa Search for Outstanding Barangay Tanod nga paindis-indis sa Western Visayas. Ginpahayag ni Ivisan, Capiz Information Officer Mercy Valgomera nga sining karon lang ginpadulungan sang Regional Evaluation Team ang amo nga barangay para sa pagpatigayon sang evaluation kag assessment sa mga katapu sang tanod sa amo nga barnagay. Ang amo nga paindis-indis ang ginapanguna... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon N...
  • Barangay Ondoy vies for WV outstanding barangay tanod

    ROXAS CITY, Capiz, Sept. 8 (PIA) – A village in Ivisan, Capiz is representing the province of Capiz to this year’s search for outstanding barangay tanod in Western Visayas.Ivisan town Information Officer Mercy Valgomera disclosed that the barangay tanods of Barangay Ondoy were already assessed by the Regional Evaluation team led by the Department of the Interior and Local Government last month.She added that the evaluation team that conducted the ground validation and assessment was ... Read Full Story - Barangay Ond...
  • QUEZON CITY, 8 September (PIA) – The Philippine National Police (PNP) Civil Security Group, Firearms and Explosives Office (CSG FEO) will roll to extend firearms licensing service to gun holders. According to PNP, the nationwide License To Own and Possess Firearms (LTOPF) caravan will roll starting Tuesday, September 9 until November 16, 2014. The schedules of the caravan are as follows: September 9-11, League of Municipalities of the Philippines, Visayas Group, Clark Airbase, Pa... Read Full Story - ...
  • TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, September 8 (PIA) –The Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte through its Provincial Health Office (PHO) joined the simultaneous nationwide launching of ‘Ligtas sa Tigdas’ of the Department of Health (DOH) on September 1.The launching program was held in front of the Provincial Capitol Building, barangay Pigcarangan, Tubod town, this province.PHO Head Dr. Jamaica Dimaporo said that a province-wide immunization campaign will be conducted by rural health... Read Full Story - ...
  • Cebuano News: Presidente Aquino: Coal nagpabiling pinaka-posible nga tinubdan sa elektrisidad alang sa Mindanao

    MANILA, Septembre 8 - Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III mipahayag kaniadtong Lunes nga ang coal nagpabiling pinaka-posible nga tinubdan sa electrisidad alang sa Mindanao."If Mindanao needs it (power) now, ‘yung coal is one of the most accessible at this point in time," matud ni President Aquino sa usa ka pakigpulong sa media atol sa paglusad sa Mindanao Inclusive Agribusiness Program. Ang Presidente mitubag sa usa ka pangutana kalabot kon unsaon sa iyang administrasyon sa pag... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Gov. Alvaro intensifies system on peace, order in Cagayan

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Sept. 7 (PIA) – Cagayan Governor Alvaro T. Antonio has sought the cooperation of all member-agencies of the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) to intensify peace and order system in the province. He was alarmed over the number of political killings, riding-in-tandem crime incidents and insurgency in the province. “Let’s plan on what to do to stop this undesirable situation in our beloved homeland," he appealed. Just recently, the... Read Full Story - Gov. Alvaro ...
  • QUEZON CITY, 7 September (PIA) – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) again reminded and warned Filipino travelers, particularly Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW), to avoid involvement in illegal drug trafficking. PDEA Director General Undersecretary Arturo G. Cacdac, Jr. issued the warning after the recent conviction of two Filipinos who were sentenced to death for attempting to smuggle kilograms of cocaine into Vietnam and the arrest of one Filipina in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ... Read Full Story - ...
  • Palace defends EDCA, says agreement does not violate constitution

    MANILA, Sept. 7 -- The Palace reiterated on Saturday that the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) with the US is within the bounds of the law and that government lawyers can defend it in the Supreme Court (SC). "We are very confident that the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) will be able to discuss and to defend the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement," Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said in a radio interview over dzRB Radyo ng Bayan on Saturday. EDCA... Read Full Story - Palace defen...
  • PNP gives safety tips vs kidnapping

    QUEZON CITY, 6 September (PIA) –Avoid routines and change travel routes as often as possible, the Philippine National Police (PNP) advises the public to avert possibl kidnapping acitivity. The PNP gives various safety tips vs kidnapping like it’s a must to thoroughly screen applicants when getting househelpers and officeworkers. "It is also important to make friends with neighbors and to check house surroundings before leaving to ensure the security of your homes,... Read Full Story - PNP gives sa...
  • Sec. Luistro motors to Pangasinan school, comforts teachers

    LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Sept 6 (PIA) - Three days after a shooting incident here, Education Secretary Armin Luistro showed up at the Pangasinan National High School on Thursday and provided comfort to teachers who remained shaken up by the death of their colleagues. Four teachers and three others were injured after suspect PO2 Domino Alipio entered the campus on Monday and went on a shooting spree. Killed were Asedillo and Linda Sison, Florenda Flores amd Jonalito Urayan. Luistro encoura... Read Full Story - Sec. Luistro...
  • Anti-crime task force to involve brgy officials against crimes

    ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, Sept. 4 (PIA) – The Isabela Anti-Crime Task Force (IACTF) has urged all barangay officials all over the province to join the task force in the suppression of criminal activities in Isabela. Anti-crime task force czar Ysmael Atienza made the call during the recent meeting of the Liga ng mga Barangay (LMB) at the provincial capitol here. He said the involvement of village officials will be a force multiplier to suppress criminal activities in the province... Read Full Story - Anti-crime t...
  • Joint Operations Committee inks MOA with partners for Penafrancia festivity

    By: Ana-Liza S. Macatangay NAGA CITY, Sept. 5 (PIA)--- The formal signing of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Caceres Archbishop Rolando Octavus Tria-Tirona, O.C.D.D.D. and the local government of this city yesterday signals the commencement of the month-long Penafrancia preparations here as Marian devotees all over  the globe pay tribute to Our Lady of Penafrancia. City Mayor John Bongat said that the annual celebration is not only participation by Naguenos but also devotee... Read Full Story - Joint Operat...
  • Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights to end tour of duty properly, says Palace

    MANILA, Sept. 5 --  The government wants the Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights to complete their tour of duty to fulfill the country’s commitment to the United Nations (UN) properly, Malacañang said on Thursday.“We want to complete our tour of duty and wind down our UN commitment in the proper way,” Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. told reporters during a press briefing at the Palace. He noted that the gover... Read Full Story - Filipino pea...
  • Cebuano News: Biktima sa cyber crime gidasig pagpahimulos sa serbisyo RACO-10

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 5 – Si bise mayor Caesar Ian Acenas hugot nga nanawagan sa mga biktima sa bisan unsang matang sa cyber crime pagpahimulos sa serbisyong gitanyag sa Regional Anti-Cyber Crime Office (RACO-10). Kini nahimutang dinha sa Camp Alagar, Lapasan, ning syudad nga gipangulohan ni police superintendent Renante R. Reyes. Lakip sa mahimong silbihan sa buhatan mao kadtong adunay problema sa recovery ug analysis sa ilang mga computer ug ubang storage ug digital de... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Solon hails holding of crime prevention seminar in schools

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 5 – Crime prevention should be everyone’s business. Thus said Councilor Adrian Barba, chair of the City Council committee on education, as he cited expressed his gratitude to the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) for holding Criminal Justice System and Crime Prevention Seminars at the Bayabas National High School, Carmen National High School, Iponan National High School, Southern Philippines College and Pilgrim Christian College and other ... Read Full Story - Solon hails ...
  • 3ID camp to be more tourist friendly

    ROXAS CITY, Capiz, Sept. 5 (PIA6) – Newly assumed Philippine Army's 3rd Infantry Division (3ID) commanding officer Major General Rey Leonardo B. Guerrero said that he will bring back the natural beauty of Camp Macario Peralta in Jamindan town.“I initially talked about it to Gen. Eriberri,” he said, referring to Philippine Army commanding general Lt. Gen. Hernando Iriberri who was the guest and Presiding General Officer during the Change of Command ceremony last Sept. 4 at t... Read Full Story - 3ID camp to ...
  • Security authorities tackling criminality in the country, says Palace

    MANILA, Sept. 5 --  The Palace made an assurance on Thursday that the government is doing everything to address crimes in the country, especially kidnapping for ransom.“The Philippine National Police (PNP) is exerting all efforts to crack down on the criminal elements behind kidnapping-for-ransom cases,” Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said during a press briefing in Malacañang.He said that on Wednesday, Interior and Local Gove... Read Full Story - Security aut...
  • NegOcc has 252 more agrarian reform beneficiaries

    NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Sept. 3 (PIA6) - - About 252 farmers took oath as new agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program of the Department of Agrarian Reform.These beneficiaries took their oath before Municipal Circuit Trial Court (MCTC) Judge Phoebe Gargantiel-Balbin at the Barangay Hall of Barangay Dancalan in Ilog town.Out of the 252 ARBs, 64 came from Cauayan A, 64 are from Cauayan B, 48 were from Candoni and 78 of which were from the Municipality of Ilog.Th... Read Full Story - NegOcc has 2...
  • Cebuano News: Draft BBL anaa na sa pinal nga pangandam, matud sa Peace Adviser

    MANILA, Septembre 5 (PIA) – Ang draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) anaa na sa pinal nga pagpangandam ug mahimo na nga isumite ngadto sa Kongreso sa dili pa si President Benigno S. Aquino III mobiyahe ngadto sa Uropa ug Estados Unidos sa America sa sunod semana. "Ang draft BBL karon anaa na sa pinal ug kataposang pagpangandam. Sa pag-estima sa  Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Panel ug Bangsamoro Transition Commission Chair Mohagher Iqbal, ang draft bill halus usa ka gatus ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
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