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  • 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...
  • Filipino Peacekeepers earn medals for bravery in Syrian stand-off 

    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 - Filipino Pea...
  • 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...
  • Aklanon News:  Mga Pinoy sa HK dapat mag-iwas sa pag-entra sa mga protesta – Malacanang

    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 - Aklanon News...
  • Nueva Vizcaya  anti-mining orgs call mining companies to leave

    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 - Nueva Vizcay...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Malacañang advises Filipinos in Hong Kong to refrain from joining protest

    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 - Malaca&ntild...
  • 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 ...
  • 23 Filipino repatriates from Syria  to arrive today  

    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 - 23 Filipino ...
  • PNP  re-registers 14 firearms in Kalinga

     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 - PNP  re...
  • 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...
  • Tabak commander: TDPC contributes to divisions’ peace efforts

    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 - Tabak comman...
  • 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...
  • Sajahatra implements initial cash-for-work program in South Cotabato communities 

    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 - Sajahatra im...
  • 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...
  •  Youth leadership summit gains more peace advocates

    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 -  Youth ...
  • ‘Convergence’ marks Kagitingan Brigade’s reactivation anniversary  

    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 - ‘Convergence...
  • 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...
  • Cebuano News: “Barkada Kontra Droga”, ilusad ugma sa Bohol

    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 - Cebuano News...
  • 2 Lupons carry Bohol  to conflict resolution fete

    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 - 2 Lupons car...
  • 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...
  • Nueva Vizcaya implements full medicine accessibility ordinance for public hospitals 

    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 - Nueva Vizcay...
  • 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...
  • AFP assures security in the waterways and rivers surrounding the city 

    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 - AFP assures ...
  • 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...
  • Proponents see Bangsamoro Law as “shield against radicalism”

    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 - Proponents s...
  • 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: ...
  • 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...
  • Negrense police undergo post-blast  course

    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 - Negrense pol...
  • 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...
  • Benguet’s capital town to install pole of peace

    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 - Benguet’s ca...
  • 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...
  • Nothing to fear from Bangsamoro Bill – Iqbal

    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 - Nothing to f...
  • 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 ...
  • LTO launches STRUT road safety campaign

    NAGA CITY, Sept. 25 (PIA) ---  Land Transportation Office (LTO) Bicol regional director Noreen San Luis-Lutey stuck 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 rule... Read Full Story - LTO launches...
  • 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...
  • Bangsamoro will not only bring peace but strengthen country – Iqbal

    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 - Bangsamoro w...
  • 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...
  • Nothing to fear from Bangsamoro Bill – Iqbal

    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 - Nothing to f...
  • Baladad:  insurgency campaign in Eastern Mindanao area will give importance on IPs

    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 - Baladad: &nb...
  • 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...
  • Nueva  Vizcaya adopts PHILHEALTH’s Point of Care program

    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 - Nueva  ...
  • IACAT-XI  entraps woman for influencing trafficked victim to drop TIP case

    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 - IACAT-XI &nb...
  • 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...
  • DOE to host this year’s Consumer Welfare Month

    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 - DOE to host ...
  • 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...
  • Aklanon News:  U.N. nag-rekognisar ku kontribosyon it tropang Pilipino sa Golan Heights

    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 - Aklanon News...
  • 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...
  • 36 Families get  relief goods from Nueva Vizcaya PLGU

    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 - 36 Families ...
  • 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...
  • AFP awards CDO ROTC as ‘top unit in PH’

    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 - AFP awards C...
  • 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...
  • Nueva  Vizcaya  gov vows to improve  disaster  mgt program

    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 - Nueva  ...
  • 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...
  • Nueva Vizcaya launches search for ‘Idol kong Pamilya”

    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 - Nueva Vizcay...
  • 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...
  • PDRRMC imposes ‘no fishing, no sailing’ in Isabela coastal towns

    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 - PDRRMC impos...
  •  Regional IP youth leaders’ summit set in Comval        

    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 -  Region...
  • Army, Kiwanis, Langilan tribe hold medical, dental mission in  Kapalong

    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 - Army, Kiwani...
  • NGCP prepares for Typhoon Mario in North Luzon 

    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 - NGCP prepare...
  • 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...
  • ZamPen’s security problem is investors’ major concern, says PCCI official

    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 - ZamPen’s sec...
  • 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...
  • Insurgency in Visayas-affected areas ‘manageable,’ AFP-CentCom says  

    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 - Insurgency i...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cebuano News: Bangsamoro Basic Law adunay “bipartisan support” gikan sa mga Senador, matud ni Drilon

    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 - Cebuano News...
  • Typhoon ‘Luis’ kills 2, injures 1 in Cagayan Valley

    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 - Typhoon ‘Lui...
  • 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...
  • ‘Luis’ claims 1,brings flood to 245 persons in Nueva Vizcaya

    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 - ‘Luis’ claim...
  • 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...
  • FEATURE: “Dormitoryo sa Barangay” sheltering poor students

    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 - FEATURE: “Do...
  • 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...
  • HRVCB meets Martial Law victims in Pagadian 

    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 - HRVCB meets ...
  • 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...
  • Mahigit 900 dagdag pwersa mula PNP, itinalaga sa Naga para sa Peñafrancia fiesta

    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 - Mahigit 900 ...
  • Gov’t using ‘Triple Action Plan’ in settling West Phl Sea dispute

    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 - Gov’t using ...
  • ‘Luis’ left one dead, less damage to agri, infra in Cagayan

    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 - ‘Luis’ left ...
  • 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...
  • ‘Luis’ spares Nueva Vizcaya

    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 - ‘Luis’ spare...
  • 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 ...
  • Cordillera DRRM Council advises LGUs, public  alert with typhoon Luis 

     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 - Cordillera D...
  • 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...
  • RDRRMC-2 braces for typhoon ‘Luis’

    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 - RDRRMC-2 bra...
  • 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...
  • Cebuano News: President Aquino ipahayag ngadto sa European Union ang “Triple Action Plan” aron matubag ang isyu sa WPS

    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 - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Pakigbatok sa pagpayuhot sa ilegal nga druga alang sa “Better Image, Better Lives” sa mga Ozamiznon magpadayon

    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 - Cebuano News...
  • 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...
  • President Aquino lauds Filipino peacekeepers’ action in Golan Heights

    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 - President Aq...
  • 'Decommissioning of MILF forces an executive function, need not be part of BBL' 

    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 - 'Decommissio...
  • 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...
  • Solon says BBL will ensure autonomy within Constitutional bounds 

    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 - Solon says B...
  • 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...
  • Abra  rolls out PDRRM plan

    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 - Abra  r...
  • 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...
  • POEA to file charges against travel agency owner allegedly  involved in illegal recruitment

    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 - POEA to file...
  • POPCOM  recognizes 100M Pinoy in Nueva Vizcaya

    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 - POPCOM  ...
  • 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...
  • UN hails  submission to Congress of the  Draft on the Bangsamoro Basic Law 

    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 - UN hails &nb...
  • 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 ...
  • 5 Indigents get  free wheel chairs from Nueva Vizcaya PLGU

    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 - 5 Indigents ...
  • 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 fight against illegal drugs for “Better Image, Better Lives” continues

    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 - Ozamiz fight...
  • 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...
  • Nueva Vizcaya, Ifugao dads issue statement  to stop tribal war issue

    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 - Nueva Vizcay...
  • 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...
  • Feature: Saving Nueva Vizcaya’s  Dampol bridge

    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 - Feature: Sav...
  • 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...
  • Cebuano News: PPOC mipasidungog sa 13 ka estasyon, Kapolisan’g milampus batok sa drugas

    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...
  • 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...
  • PPOC asks LTFRB to  open franchises for PUVs in Ifugao

    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 - PPOC asks LT...
  • 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: ...
  • PPOC commends cops in anti-narc operations

    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 - PPOC commend...
  • 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...
  • High physical injuries in Bohol mostly vehicular accidents

    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 - High physica...
  • 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...
  • PNP’s nationwide firearms registration caravan starts Sept. 9 

    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 - PNP’s nation...
  • Lanao del Norte joins nationwide launching of DOH ‘Ligtas sa Tigdas’

    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 - Lanao del No...
  • 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 ...
  • PDEA  warns anew Pinoy travelers against illegal drug trafficking

    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 - PDEA  w...
  • 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...
  • DepED, CFO and PH embassy partner to provide education to  Filipino children in Sabah

    MANILA, Sept. 5 --  The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO), the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Philippine Embassy in Kuala Lumpur signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Community-based Education Program with six Sabah-based alternative learning centers (ALCs) on August 26. The Department of Foreign Affairs in a statement said, the MOU aims to improve the capacity of the ALCs to provide basic literacy to Filipino children who have no access to regular education throug... Read Full Story - DepED, CFO a...
  • Peace Month kicks off on positive note with Azkals' Peace Cup semis win

    MANILA, Sept 5 -- The Philippine Azkals scored big Wednesday night at the Peace Cup as it dominated Chinese Taipei 5-1 at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium, ensuring a face-off with Myanmar at the finals on Saturday, Sept. 6. Azkals' win puts on high gear this year's observance of the 11th National Peace Consciousness Month or Peace Month. Themed "Nagkakaisang Bayan para sa Kapayapaan," Peace Month aims to instill peace consciousness on the general public and a... Read Full Story - Peace Month ...
  • DSWD 8 urges public to be vigilant against human traffickers

    TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Sept. 5 (PIA).. The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Eastern Visayas has urged the public to be vigilant in their own localities against human traffickers. In a a Press conference held Tuesday at the UNOCHA Headquarters, Liceo del Verbo, this city, Charis Rosal of DSWD stressed the importance of increasing the level of awareness of the people especially in poor communities who are vulnerable to such kind of activity to prevent them from being vict... Read Full Story - DSWD 8 urges...
  • North Cot LGU to mothers: Get your children immunized

    KIDAPAWAN CITY,North Cotabato, Sept. 5 (PIA)—The provincial government  of  North Cotabato  has appealed to mothers to bring their children to the nearest health centers in their area for their  vaccination. Provincial administrator Van D. Cadungon said  the call is in line with the nationwide massive immunization of Measles Rubella Oral Polio Vaccine (MR-OPV) launched on Monday, September 1. “This initiative will significantly reduce measles, Germa... Read Full Story - North Cot LG...
  • Tagalog news: PNP Romblon nakikiisa sa pagdiriwang ng Crime Prevention Week

    ROMBLON, Romblon, Setyembre 5 (PIA) --- Ipinagdiwang ng ng Romblon Police Provincial Office (RPPO) ang ika-20 taon ng National Crime Prevention Week (NCPW) sa kabisera ng Romblon. Ang pagdiriwang ngayong taon ay may temang “ Krimen ay Labanan, Karapatan ay Igalang Tungo sa Mapayapang Pamayanan”, ay sinimulan ng isang motorcade noong Setyembre 1 at nagkaroon din ng Hanging of Streamer sa PNP provincial headquarters at mga municipal police stations sa buong lalawigan. Sinabi ... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Dipolog police station hurdles PGS ‘Initiation Stage’  

    DIPOLOG CITY, Sept. 4 (PIA) – The City Police Station here recently received a Performance Governance System (PGS) certification for passing the initiation stage of the program. PGS serves as the foundation for the said police station to evaluate its performance and to set its direction toward achieving its ultimate vision of making the city a safer place to live, work, travel and do business. “The hardships in achieving our goal is not really a challenge but rather an inta... Read Full Story - Dipolog poli...
  • Feature Story: A road of hope and peace in Camarines Norte

    By: Rosalita B. Manlangit DAET, Camarines Norte, Aug. 28 (PIA) - The PAyapa at MAsaganang PamayaNAn (PAMANA) team recently conducted inter-agency field visit in the towns of Jose Panganiban, Labo and Capalonga in Camarines Norte to gather stories on the impact of farm to market roads and bridge projects in the locality especially how the project transformed people's lives in the community. PAMANA is a national government’s program that extends development interventions to iso... Read Full Story - Feature Stor...
  • Feature Story: A road of hope and peace in Camarines Norte

    By: Rosalita B. ManlangitDAET, Camarines Norte, Sept. 4 (PIA) --The PAyapa at MAsaganang PamayaNAn (PAMANA) team recently conducted inter-agency field visit in the towns of Jose Panganiban, Labo and Capalonga in Camarines Norte to gather stories on the impact of farm to market roads and bridge projects in the locality especially how tthe project tranformed people's lives in the community. PAMANA is a national government’s program that extends development interventions to isolated,... Read Full Story - Feature Stor...
  • Cebuano News: Hangyo sa RHPU-10 tun-an sa komite sa police

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 4 – Konsiderahon sa komite sa police, fire and public safety ni konsehal Ramon Tabor ang sulat sa Philippine National Police (PNP) Regional Highway Patrol Unit (RHPU) 10 nga naghangyong mapatuman sa hingpit dinhi sa dakbayan ang Carnapping ug Anti-Fencing Law. Si  police senior superintendent Felixberto M Castillo, regional chief sa RHPU-10, mipasabot nga ang Mindanao nahimo nang dumping point sa  mga carnapped vehicle ug daghang mga ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Ang draft Bangsamoro Basic Law anaa na sa katapusang yugto sa pagtataw - sumala pa sa peace adviser

    TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, Setyembre 4 (PIA) - Ang draft nga Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) kasamtangan anaa na sa katapusang yugto sa pagtataw og kini sunod nga isumiter sa kongreso usa molarga si Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III sa Europa og Estados Unidos sa sunod semana. "Ang draft nga BBL karon kasamtangan anaa na sa katapusan hugna sa pagtataw. Pinaagi sa pagbanabana sa MILF (Moro Islamic Liberation Front) panel ug Bangsamoro Transition Commission chair Mohagher Iqbal, ang gidihon... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Tagalog news: Army 3rd Infantry Battalion, may bagong kumander

    FORT RAMON MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija, Setyembre 4 (PIA) -- Pormal nang umupo ngayong linggo si Lieutenant Colonel Eugenio Batara bilang bagong kumander ng Army 3rd Infantry Battalion (3IB) kahalili ni Lieutenant Colonel Eugene Mata. Sa naganap na Change of Command ceremony, pinasalamatan at kinilala ni 7th Infantry Division (7ID) Commander Major General Glorioso Miranda ang mga nagampanan at napagtagumpayang adhikain ni Mata sa pamumuno ng pulutong. Kanya ding ipinahayag ang lubos na pagt... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Ifugao marks Victory Day

    KIANGAN, Ifugao, Sept. 4 (PIA) - - The province of Ifugao marked here last  September 2  the  69th Victory Day anniversary and 23rd Victory Day celebration with the theme, “Sustaining Peace thru Advocacy and Development”. The  occasion commemorates  the surrender of  Japanese Imperial Army General Tomoyuki Yamashita  at the   old Home Economics building of the Kiangan Central School here  on September 2, 1945  befo... Read Full Story - Ifugao marks...
  • Kapalong tribal leaders declare ‘pangayaw’ against NPA, NGO support

    DAVAO DEL NORTE, September 4, 2014 (PIA) - - After a series of unrest in Barangay Gupitan, the tribal leaders in the barangay which is part of Kapalong town, declared ‘pangayaw’  or tribal war against the New People’s Army and its support non-government organizations (NGO). This was revealed earlier today by Municipal Indigenous People’s Mandatory Representative (IPMR) Datu Arturo Davao in  a Press Conference on  the Gupitan Incident held at ABC Hall, ... Read Full Story - Kapalong tri...
  • OPAPP visits PAMANA projects in the 3 towns of Camarines Norte

    DAET, Camarines Norte, Sept. 4 (PIA) – The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) has conducted a series of inter-agency field visits to farm to market roads and bridges projects in the towns of Labo, Capalonga and Jose Panganiban recently in this province. The projects are under the PAyapa at MAsaganang PamayaNAn (PAMANA) of the OPAPP, a national government’s program that extends development interventions to isolated, hard to reach and conflict-affected... Read Full Story - OPAPP visits...
  • Cebuano News: Presidente Aquino mipahural sa mga bag-ong natudlo nga mga opisyales sa gobyerno

    MANILA, Septembre 4 (PIA) – Gipahural ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III, sa milabay nga Lunes, Septembre 1, ang mga bag-ong natudlo nga mga opisyales sa gobyerno, atol sa usa ka seremonya didto sa Rizal Hal sa Palasyo sa Malacañang.                                      Ang mga mihural sa ilang ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Valenzuela Police Force is Metro’s Best

    VALENZUELA, 4 Sept. (PIA)--The Valenzuela City Police Station (VCPS) was adjudged as this year’s best city police station in Metro Manila, besting 37 other city police stations in the region VCPS Chief of Police Rhoderick Armamento said the VCPS’s success is largely due to it working closely with local government agencies and communities. Armento received the award from Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Alan Purisima during the recent celebration of the 113t... Read Full Story - Valenzuela P...
  • Lumads denounce presence of NPA in their area

    KORONADAL CITY,  South Cotabato,  Sept 4 (PIA) --   Over a  thousand  Tboli and Blaan  residents   in   Lake Sebu, this province, marched to  the town plaza  on  Saturday afternoon,  Aug.  30  to denounce  the   presence New People’s  Army (NPA)  in their  area. Capt. Rey Balibagoso, spokesperson of the 1002nd  Infantry Brigade  Philippine  Army,  told... Read Full Story - Lumads deno...
  • NYC pledges ‘full support’ for anti-hazing task force

    MANILA, Sept 4 -- The National Youth Commission pledged its full commitment and support as member of the newly created interagency task force to review the Anti-Hazing law. On September 1, Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa, Jr. signed Memorandum Circular No. 68 creating a task force to boost the implementation and review Republic Act No. 8049. MC No. 68 also gives Justice Secretary Leila de Lima “full executive authority” in coordinating with the heads of the Depa... Read Full Story - NYC pledges ...
  • PDEA issues warning on drug mules anew

    QUEZON CITY, Sept. 4 --  The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) reiterated its warning for all Filipino travelers, particularly Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW), to avoid involvement in illegal drug trafficking. PDEA Director General Undersecretary Arturo G. Cacdac, Jr. in a statement issued the warning on the heels of news reports regarding the recent conviction of two Filipinos who were sentenced to death for attempting to smuggle kilograms of cocaine into Vietnam and the arres... Read Full Story - PDEA issues ...
  • New fire volunteer group takes oath in Tacurong City

    TACURONG  CITY, Sultan  Kudarat,  Sept 4 (PIA)  --  Fifty  fire  volunteers   recently  took  oath  as  officers and members of the  newly-created  City  Fire Volunteer  group  in Tacurong  City. The  fire  volunteers  pledged    before  Mayor  Lina Montilla  during the  kick-off program  for the  celebration of the  114th Philippine... Read Full Story - New fire vol...
  • Cebuano News: Gobyerno mimugna’g task force kalabot sa Anti-Hazing Law

    MANILA, Septembre 4 (PIA) – Gipirmahan ni Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. ang usa ka memorandum circular nga nagmugna sa usa ka interagency task force aron madungagan ang mga lakang sa pagtubag sa kagubot kun “violence” sa mga fraternity ug hugot nga pagpatuman sa balaod batok sa “hazing” kun Anti-Hazing Law.                         &... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • NCRPO to 'Geo-Locate' police anti-crime intervention measures in Metro Manila

    MANILA, Sept 4 (PIA) -– Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas said the National Capital Regional Police Office has started the ‘geolocation’ of its anti-crime intervention measures in all identified crime-prone areas in Metro Manila. “Kasama na sa kampanya ng PNP, partikular na ang NCRPO, ay ige-geolocate natin ang mga bawat krimen para malaman ano yung mga kanto, mga kalye, mga oras, mga lugar na may high-criminality para makapag-deploy ng tama(ng) batay... Read Full Story - NCRPO to 'Ge...
  • Kinaray-a News: Mga empleyado kang gobyerno ginahingyo nga saulogon National Peace Consciousness Month

    SAN JOSE, Antique, Septyembre 4 (PIA6) - - Ginpangabay  kang Department of  the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang mga opisyales kag empleyado kang gobyerno nga ilakip ang pagbasa ukon pag recite  kang Harmony Prayer kag  Pledge for Peace tags kada paghiwat kang Flag Raising ceremony sa kadya nga bulan kang Septyembre. Suno  kay DILG Antique Provincial Director Victorio S. Pagapulan ang dya nga selebrasyon angut sa pagsaulog kang bulan kang Septyembre bilang &... Read Full Story - Kinaray-a Ne...
  • Region 8 prone to trafficking in persons

    TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, September 4 (PIA) - With the archipelagic location of Region 8, it is used as a source, destination and transshipment of traffickers to engaged there illegal trade here in the region. According to Atty. Roda Cisnero, International Justice Mission (IJM), trafficking in persons is the 2nd largest criminal activity next to illegal drugs were women and children are vulnerable to succumb to such illegal activity. He also revealed that they are monitoring the increase o... Read Full Story - Region 8 pro...
  • Villagers support restoration, protection of Nueva Vizcaya's historical bridge

    DUPAX DEL SUR, Nueva Vizcaya, September 3 (PIA) – Villagers here have  thrown their support to the restoration and protection of the historical bridge in barangay Poblacion here. This came during the recent dialogue with the affected villagers, mostly members of the Isinai tribe, officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways(DWPH) , provincial and municipal governments and  Representative Carlos Padilla. Villagers favored the temporary suspension of the Dampo... Read Full Story - Villagers su...
  • Novo Vizcayanos urged to pay their property transfer tax

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, September 3 (PIA) – Novo Vizcayanos here have been advised to pay their respective Property Transfer Tax (PTT) to avoid further interest on their  sold, inherited and owned real estate properties. “We are advising our constituents to follow the law and comply with our regulations to avoid more penalties and surcharges that will be imposed for their unsettled real property tax obligations,” said Rhoda Moreno, acting provincial treasurer. ... Read Full Story - Novo Vizcaya...
  • OIC launches P40-M project for rabies-free Bicol

    LEGAZPI CITY, Sept. 3 (PIA) -- The World Organization for Animal Health Care or OIE on Tuesday launched a P40-million project to eliminate rabies among dogs and carry out awareness and prevention among local residents in Bicol region. The project, dubbed Stop Trans-boundary Animal Diseases and Zoonoses or STANDZ, aims to make Bicol dog rabies-free in 2016 while the entire country, in 2020 -- simultaneous with other Asian countries. The P40-million funding for the project will cover Alb... Read Full Story - OIC launches...
  • President Aquino wants detailed report on Golan Heights incident

    MANILA, Sept. 3 --  President Benigno S. Aquino III wants a comprehensive report on last week’s incident in the Golan Heights that will serve as the basis for future deployments of Filipino peacekeepers, a Palace official has said. The Filipino peacekeepers will stay in the Golan Heights until they complete their tour of duty next month, Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. of the Presidential Communications Operations Office said in a press briefing in Malacañang on Tuesday.&nb... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • Draft Bangsamoro Basic Law in final stages of refinement, peace adviser says

    MANILA, Sept. 3 -- The draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is currently in the final stages of refinement and it will be submitted to Congress before President Benigno S. Aquino III leaves for Europe and the United States next week."The draft BBL is now undergoing final stages of refinement. By the estimate of the MILF (Moro Islamic Liberation Front) panel and Bangsamoro Transition Commission chair Mohagher Iqbal, the draft bill is now 99.99 percent done," Presidential peace adviser Teres... Read Full Story - Draft Bangsa...
  • Tagalog News: Balangkas ng Bangsamoro Basic Law ay nasa pinal na baitang na, sabi ng tagapayo ng kapayapaan

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Setyembre 3 (PIA) - Ang balangkas ng Bangsamoro Basic Law ay kasalukuyang nasa pinal na baitang ng pagpipino at ito ay isusumite sa Kongreso bago umalis si si Pangulong Benigno S. Aquino patungo sa Europa at sa Estados Unidos sa susunod na linggo. “Ang balangkas na BBL ay kasalukuyang nasa pinal na baiting ng pagpipino. Sa tantiya ng MILF (Moro Islamic Liberation Front) at tsirman ng Bangsamoro Transition Commission na si Mohagner Iqbal, ang balangkas ng panu... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • U.S. official to visit Palawan, tour PNP unit headquarters

    PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan, Sept. 3 (PIA)  -- U.S. Department of State Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary (PDAS) Carol Z. Perez of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) will be visiting Palawan and touring the Philippine National Police Special Boat Unit Headquarters on September 4. Her visit comes as the Philippines and the United States look to amend a Letter of Agreement granting the Philippines additional funding to enhance the institutional a... Read Full Story - U.S. officia...
  • Cebuano News: Bise mayor mipasalamat, midayeg sa Napolcom sa malampusong Crime Prevention Week

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 3 – Dako ang pasalamat ug pagdayeg ni acting mayor Caesar Ian Acenas sa National Police Commission (Napolcom) sa pagpasiugda sa mga kalihokan pahaum sa kasaulogan sa ika-20 nga National Crime Prevention Week. Naghatag og bulok sa kalihokan ang gipasiugdahang Pito Tayo Laban sa Krimen nga kalihukan nga naghatag og kahibalo sa katawhan sa kabililhon sa pagpito panahon sa emerhensya ug sa pagpakgang sa krimen. Ang programa sa pag-abli sa kasauloga... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Vice mayor hails NAPOLCOM for crime prevention campaign

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 3 -- As the city joins the 20th National Crime Prevention Week which started last Monday with an opening program at the City Tourism Hall, acting mayor Caesar Ian E.Acenas commended the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) for spearheading the week-long activity. The opening program was highlighted by the whistle blowing or Pito Tayo Laban sa Krimen event, which reminded everyone of the importance of a whistle in times of emergencies and how it can ... Read Full Story - Vice mayor h...
  • DOJ, NCDA to hold workshop on PWDs access to justice 

    Central Visayas, September 3 (PIA) ---- The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) are set to hold a “Disability Awareness and Sensitivity Workshop on Access to Justice for Persons with Disabilities” on September 4-5 at Hotel Elizabeth, Cebu City.Participants include prosecutors and lawyers from the Public Attorneys’ Office (PAO) in Central Visayas, representatives from different groups of persons with disability and other government a... Read Full Story - DOJ, NCDA to...
  • Dumaguete, Rotary club to hold drug summit in October

    DUMAGUETE CITY, September 3 (PIA) --  The city government of Dumaguete through the Dumaguete City Anti Drug Abuse Council (DCADAC) and the Rotary Club of Dumaguete South will spearhead a two-day drug summit on October 8-9, 2014 at the Plaza Maria Luisa Suites Inn, Dumaguete City.The scheduled summit will be participated by a multi-sectoral audience from the religious group, non-government organizations (NGOs), barangay and city officials, civic groups, media and other stakeholders, accordin... Read Full Story - Dumaguete, R...
  • Crime Prevention Week, sinimulan na sa Lungsod ng Naga

    LUNGSOD NG NAGA, Set.3 (PIA) --- Sinimulan na ng Naga City Police Office (NCPO) ang pagdiriwang ng ika-20 taon na National Crime Prevention Week (NCPW) ginanap sa compound ng Jesse M. Robredo Coliseum noong Lunes, Setyembre 1. Ang naturang pag diriwang ay batay na rin sa Presidential Proclamation No.461 na ipinalabas noong Agosto 31, 1994 na hinihikayat ang lahat ng ahensiya ng gobyerno at iba pang sektor ng komunidad na makiisa sa naturang aktibidad upang malabanan ang kriminalidad at maiw... Read Full Story - Crime Preven...
  • Phl Embassy to Pinoys in Yemen: Restrict non-essential movement and avoid public places

    PASAY CITY, 3 Sept. (PIA)--The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh would like to reiterates its advise to all Filipino nationals in Yemen to restrict non-essential movement and avoid public places. Yemen remains under Alert Level 2 (Restriction Phase) due to continued political and security tensions in the country. In a statement, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said, the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh continues to monitor the situation in Yemen and will provide further advisories to th... Read Full Story - Phl Embassy ...
  • i-Pro dev’t teams negate rebels’ reorg- says Army

    TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Sept 3 (PIA) – If there is a reason why the progressive groups in Bohol are pressing for the removal of the Community Development Program Purok Power Movement or commonly called the information-Prosperity teams (i-Pro Teams), it is because its efforts stymy the re-organizing of the Communist Party of the Philippines New People’s Army National Democratic Front (CNN). Newly installed 2nd Special Forces Battalion Commander and Pangasinense officer Colonel Po... Read Full Story - i-Pro dev’t ...
  • Cebuano News Carmen midiga sa alas:“Barkada Kontra Druga” 

    TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Sept 3 (PIA) –“Barkada Kontra Druga,” kini maoy lakang nga gisagop sa lungsod sa Carmen sa pagpugong sa pagkuyanap sa gidili nga drugas sa mga tunghaan ug kabaranggayan. Kini usab maoy gibutyag ni Mayor Francisco Toribio Jr., ngadto sa mga sakop sa Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) sa pagtigum niini atul sa ika 19 nga HEAT IT Caravan didto sa iyang lungsod. Sa pagpugong sa pagkuyanap sa druga, nga nagsamok sa mga kabataan sa lungsod, na... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Budget reforms highlighted in good governance meet

    MANILA, Sept. 3 --   As part of the Aquino Administration’s continued bid to further intensify greater transparency and accountability in government, Budget and Management Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad said  the Good Governance Dialogues will serve as an appropriate venue to engage various stakeholders in actively supporting and participating in the government’s good governance reform agenda. The activity kicked off Tuesday at the Crown Plaza Manila... Read Full Story - Budget refor...
  • IGaCoS conducts training for police auxiliaries

    ISLAND GARDEN CITY OF SAMAL -  Samal Police Office conducted a ten day Enhancement Training and Workmanship of the fifty (50) Samal force multipliers (SFM) as partners of the police in maintaining the peace and order of the city from August 11 to August 20, 2014.  The training tackled about the First Aid, disarming technique, RA 4136 otherwise known as traffic law, Police intervention (PCR), Police Community Relation, Barangay Peace Keeping Action Team Orientation and In... Read Full Story - IGaCoS condu...
  • DOH pours in P108M for infra projects in South Cotabato

    KORONADAL CITY,  South Cotabato,  Sept. 3  (PIA)  -- The  Department of  Health has  allotted  P108,023,900  for  several  projects  intended to improve  health  services  delivery in the area. These  projects include   repair  and renovation of   rural  health  units,  expansion of  barangay health  stations and hospitals and purchase  of  hospital bed... Read Full Story - DOH pours i...
  • BFP establishes office in  Aguinaldo town

     AGUINALDO, Ifugao Sept. 3 (PIA) - - The clamor of  people  here to  have a municipal fire station (MFS) was  answered with the  activation of Bureau of Fire and Protection(BFP)-Aguinaldo and the  delivery of a KIA penetrator  mini-fire truck  last month. “The activation of Aguinaldo MFS is a milestone accomplishment. It’s not only as partners in the development but more importantly in the enhancement of disaster mitigating effects an... Read Full Story - BFP establis...
  • PNP reminds public to stay vigilant

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Sept. 3 (PIA --- The Philippine National Police (PNP) here is reminding the public to be vigilant and practice security procedures at home. Police officer (PO) 3 Isnaira M. Lucman of the Lanao del Sur Provincial Police Office (LSPPO) Community Relations Unit said that crimes occur because the public open themselves and their homes to criminal opportunities. She reiterated that crime prevention is everybody’s responsibility and should start with on... Read Full Story - PNP reminds ...
  • September is national peace consciousness month

    ILOILO CITY, Sept. 3 (PIA6) - - Local government units are encouraged to recite the harmony prayer and pledge for peace during their flag ceremony this month of September.In his Memorandum Circular No. 2014-102, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Mar Roxas encouraged all local chief executives to conduct simple and meaningful activities in observance of the month of September as National Peace Consciousness Month (NPCM) in the country pursuant to Proclamation No. 67... Read Full Story - September is...
  • Hiligaynon news: POEA nagpa-andam sang kuno mga trabaho sa Portugal

    Manila Septyembre 3 (PIA6) – Ang Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) nagpa-andam sang mga aplikante sa mga trabaho sa sagwa sang Pilipinas nga mag-andam gid sa pagkonsiderar sang ga trabaho paagi sa internet.            Si Administrator Hans Leo J. Cacdac nagsiling nga siya nakbton sang mga report gikan sa embahada sa Lisbon sang mga caso sang mga Pilipino nga nabiktima ukon nakabaton sang mga email sa kuno mga kompani... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon n...
  • Students made aware of crime prevention tips

    SAN JOSE, Antique, Sept.3 (PIA) - - The San Jose Municipal Police Station (SJMPS) conducted a symposium on crime prevention to the students of Antique National School according to PSupt. Jose Roy Torrechilla, chief of the SJMPS. PSupt.Torrechilla said in a PIA interview that his Deputy Chief of Police Inspector Jesser Vagilidad conducted the symposium to raise awareness and educate students, teachers on how to prevent crime,  as well help in the crime prevention program. Similar a... Read Full Story - Students mad...
  • Cebuano news: DILG mitunol sa P4.29M nga hinabang panginabuhi-an ngadto sa 66 ka mga kanhing rebelde sa Bukidnon

    MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, August 31 (PIA)—Ang Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) mi-apod-apod sa hinabang panginabuhi-an sa kinatibuk-ang kantidad nga P4.29 million alang sa mga kanhing rebelde sa Bukidnon.Si Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II maoy nangulo sa pagtunol niining P65,000 nga tseke matag usa sa kanhi mga rebelde ug mga pamilya niini. Gipahigayon kini nga programa sa gobyerno pinaagi sa Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP), nga gipangunahan sa DILG... Read Full Story - Cebuano news...
  • Dinagat Islands joins 20th NCPW, peace month celeb

    SAN JOSE, Dinagat Islands, Sept. 3 (PIA) - Despite the adverse weather condition, the provincial government of Dinagat Islands through the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) was still able to conduct a kick-off ceremony in observance of the 20th National Crime Prevention Week and Peace Month here on Monday, September 1, 2014. A motorcade around the province and a short program kicked-off the month-long celebration participated in... Read Full Story - Dinagat Isla...
  • Cebuano News: Defense Secretary, AFP Chief of Staff midayeg sa mga Filipino Peacekeepers nga nanalipud sa ilang nahimutangan

    MANILA, Septembre 3 (PIA ) – Gidayeg sa Secretary sa Department of National Defense (DND) ug sa Chief of Staff sa Armed Forces of the Philippines (CSAFP) ang mga sundalong Pilipino kun peacekeeper sa ilang kaisog sa pagpanalipud sa ilang nahimutangan sa Golan Heights.  Matud pa ni Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., “Gidayeg nila ni Secretary Voltaire Gazmin sa DND ug CS General Pio Catapang sa AFP ang atong mga sundalo sa ilang malig-on ug dili mabali nga determinasyon nga pan... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Filipino peacekeepers sa Golan Heights nakabalhin na sa luwas nga dapit

    MANILA, September 3 (PIA) – Human sa hapit duha ka adlaw nga walay lihok kun “standoff,” batok sa mga rebeldeng Syrian nga konektado sa Al-Qaeda, ang mga Pilipinong sundalo nga nagbantay sa kalinaw kun peacekeepers didto sa Golan Heights, ang nahimong luwas na ug nakabalhin sa Camp Ziuoani. Kini ang gibutyag ni Presidential Communication Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., atol sa usa ka press briefing sa dzRB Radyo ng Bayan, sa milabay nga Domingo.&nb... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Kinaray-a News: Pulis nagpatigayon pulong-pulong sa mga estudyante

    SAN JOSE, Antique, Septyembre.3 (PIA6) - - Nagpatigayun kang hinun-anon ang kapulisan nga katapo kang San Jose Municipal Police Station (SJMPS),  sa mga estudyante kang Antique National School bahin sa crime prevention suno  kay  PSupt. Jose Roy Torrechilla, hepe kang SJMPS. Ginpabutyag ni PSupt.Torrechilla sa interview kang  PIA nga ang hinun-anon gin pangunahan kang ana  Deputy Chief of Police nga si Inspector Jesser Vagilidad, kag ang tinutuyo kang amo nga hiriku... Read Full Story - Kinaray-a Ne...
  • Exec calls for strengthening of checkpoints, police visibility

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 2 – Acting Cagayan de Oro City mayor directed today the City Police Director to strengthen police checkpoints and police visibility in the city. This is in view of intelligence reports that a robbery group is planning to stage a heist in one of the banks in the city. In his Memorandum No. 323-14, acting mayor Caesar Ian E. Acenas enjoined police senior superintendent Graciano Mijares to beef up police checkpoints in all of the city’s... Read Full Story - Exec calls f...
  • Jaro Police Station is Hall of Fame awardee

    ILOILO CITY, Sept. 1 (PIA6) - - The Jaro Police Station of the Iloilo City Police Office became the first police station in the region elevated to the Hall of Fame of the Most Citizen-Friendly Police Station award.For winning the award’s city category and eventually as Hall of Fame awardee this year, P/SInsp. Herbert Ballego, Chief of the Jaro Police Station, received the MCF icon and P15,000 cash from Police Regional Office 6 Director P/Csupt. Josephus Angan and National Police Commission... Read Full Story - Jaro Police ...
  • Whistle-blowing kicks off crime prevention week celebration

    KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Sept2 (PIA) – A five-minute whistle blowing highlighted  the opening salvo of the 20th National Crime Prevention Week (NCPW)  in SOCCSKSARGEN Region. The kick-off ceremony held at the school grounds of the Koronadal National Comprehensive High School (KNCHS) early Monday morning gathered a thousand students, teachers, cops and employees of the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM). A hundred whistles were given to selected 4th year studen... Read Full Story - Whistle-blow...
  • Tagalog news: abanatuan, may bagong Chief of Police

    LUNGSOD NG CABANATUAN, Setyembre 2 (PIA) -- Pormal na umupo nitong Lunes si Police Superintendent Joselito Villarosa Jr. bilang bagong Chief of Police ng Cabanatuan. Kanyang pinalitan si Police Superintendent Perdo Soliba na ngayo’y manunungkulang Provincial Legal Officer ng Nueva Ecija Police Provincial Office. Si Villarosa ang dating hepe ng Highway Patrol Group at pinamunuan din ang Crime Investigation and Detection Group sa lalawigan. Sa kanyang mensahe ay binanggit... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • Tagalog News: Pamahalaan bumuo ng kopunan na magpalakas ng Anti-Hazing Law

    AGUSAN DEL SUR, Setyembre 2 (PIA) - Nilagdaan ni Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. ang isang memorandum circular para sa paglikha ng isang interagency task force para iangat ang tugon ng pamahalaan sa mga karahasan na gawa ng mga praternidad at para palakasin ang pagpatupad ng batas ng Anti-Hazing. “Nakibahagi si Pangulong Aquino sa pagkabalisa ng maraming magulang at mga guro sa nagaganap na mga paglabag sa Anti-Hazing Law,” sabi ni Ochoa. “Layunin ng task force ... Read Full Story - Tagalog News...
  • Campus head wants police outpost in HEIs

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sept. 2 (PIA) - - The Campus Executive Officer of Cagayan State University-Carig has proposed for the establishment of police outpost inside the premises of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to ensure peace and security in schools here. Dr. Archimedes Articulo, during the launching of the PNP, CSU and LGU-Tuguegarao’s partnership program dubbed “Tuguegarao Action Plan for Better Community Relations, Support and Services (TAURUS)”, said the prop... Read Full Story - Campus head ...
  • PNP’s Highway Patrol Group intensifies anti-carnapping ops

    QUEZON CITY, 2 September (PIA) - The Philippine National Police Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) further intensified its anti-carnapping operations by shifting to pro-active and well-coordinated police operations against organized crime groups engaged carjacking and theft of motor vehicles.   “The biggest challenge for the group is the validation of reported motorcycle theft cases whether they are true or fabricated considering the numerous reports received by our office every day,... Read Full Story - PNP’s Highwa...
  • Cebuano News: Gobyerno magbutang ug transitional authority, aron ipasabut ang sistema nga mohaum sa Bangsamoro

    MANILA, Septembre 2 (PIA) – Buot sa gobyerno nga magbutang ug transitional authority, mga usa ug tunga ka tuig aron ipasabut ang sistema nga mohaum sa Bangsamoro. Kini ang giluwatan ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III, atol sa usa ka interbiyu sa radyo, bag-ohay pa lamang. “Atong i-agpas nga magplebisito sa pagtak-op ning tuig, kung pwede lang depende sa pagtuki sa Kongreso sa Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), gumikan kay atong ipalihok ang transitional authority sulod sa usa ug ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Presidente Aquino naglaum nga iduso ang draft BBL ngadto sa Kongress sa daling panahon

    MANILA, Septembre 2 (PIA) – Daghang isyu sa draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) ang naresolba na mao nga mahimo na kining isumite ngadto sa Kongreso, matud ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III. "Unta ma-ipasa na sa Kongreso, sa labing daling panahon, ang usa ka balaod nga mauyonan sa tanan,” matud sa Presidente sa usa ka interbiyu sa radyo sa milabay nga Miyerkoles. Ang pagrepaso sa draft law misentro sa detalye aron pagseguro nga nahiuyon kini sa mga espesipikasyon sa nas... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Presidente Aquino mihisgut sa pag-aresto kang MGen Palparan

    MANILA, Septembre 2 (PIA) – Si Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III mihisgut sa bag-ohay pa lamang nga pag-aresto kang Retiradong Major General Jovito Palparan, usa sa mga labing gipangita nga gukdonon sa balaod sa nasud. “Sa kaso ni General Palparan, medyo dugay-dugay nga aduna’y nakakita kaniya, pero mga intelligence agent lamang ang nakakita kaniya, ug kulang sila. Mura’g isa ra duha ra sila nga nakakita kaniya, pipila ka bulan ang milabay. Busa, nagtagad kita nga mag... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Pagpangita sa mga inilang tawo nga gukdonon sa balaod magpadayon, matud ni Presidente Aquino

    MANILA, Septembre 2 (PIA) – Gipasalig ni President Benigno S. Aquino III ngadto sa publiko nga magpadayon ang gobyerno paggukod aron maaresto ang mga inilang tawo nga gukdonon sa balaod kun “high-profile fugitives.” “Gipahayag ko kaninyo nga magpadayon ug dili moundang ang atong mga otoridad nga gukdon ang tanan nga aduna’y orden de aresto kun “warrants of arrest,” ang  Presidente miingon sa usa ka eksklusibong interbiyu sa radyo.“Pasensi... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • City police launches convergence plan for peace, security

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sept. 2 (PIA) - - The Philippine National Police (PNP) - Tuguegarao City police station, in partnership with the Cagayan State University and the City government here, launched a convergence action plan towards the attainment of peace and security in the city. P/Supt. Julius Cecil Ordonio, chief of police, said the program dubbed as “Tuguegarao Action Plan for Better Community Relations, Support and Services” (TAURUS), will build better relations b... Read Full Story - City police ...
  • Hiligaynon News: Jaro Police Station nagdaug Hall of Fame award

    SYUDAD SANG ILOILO, Septyembre 2 (PIA6) - - Ang Jaro Police Station sang Iloilo City Police Office amo ang nahauna nga police station sa rehiyon nga gindeklarar Hall of Fame sa Most Citizen-Friendly (MCF) Police Station award.Sa pagdaug sa city category sang nahinambitan nga award kag bilang Hall of Fame awardee sini nga tuig, ginbaton ni P/SInsp. Herbert Ballego, Hepe sang Jaro Police Station ang MCF icon kag P15,000 nga kas nagikan kay P/Csupt. Josephus Angan, Direktor sang Police Regional Off... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon N...
  • Government forms task force to boost Anti-Hazing Law

    MANILA, Sept. 2 --   Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. has signed a memorandum circular for the creation of an interagency task force in order to step up government’s response to fraternity violence and strengthen the implementation of the Anti-Hazing Law.“President Aquino shares the concern of many parents and educators over the violations of the Anti-Hazing Law,” Ochoa said.“The task force seeks to address the need to ensure that there is justice for ha... Read Full Story - Government f...
  • VF identifies top 4 human trafficking trends in NegOr

    DUMAGUETE CITY, Sept. 1 (PIA) – Domestic and international recruitment for kasambahay, sugar industry workers, deep sea fishing and construction workers are the top four human trafficking trends in Negros Oriental.This was confirmed by Romualdo “Dondee” Seneris of Visayan Forum during the briefing-orientation on Anti-Human Trafficking Updates in a meeting of the Association of Negros Oriental Public Information Officers (ANOPIO) at the PIA office recently.Seneris said that... Read Full Story - VF identifie...
  • National Crime Prevention Week 2014 highlights respect for rights

    TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Sept. 1, (PIA) -- This year’s celebration of the National Crime Prevention Week (NCPW) focuses on the respect for personal and property rights as a way to attain peace in the community, Regional Director Pedro A. Noval Jr. of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Eastern Visayas  said.  Director Noval said the NCPW theme, “Krimen ay Labanan, Karapatan ay Igalang tungo sa Mapayapang Pamayanan,” may be seen ... Read Full Story - National Cri...
  • Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights now ‘repositioned’ in safe camp --Palace 

    MANILA, Sept.1  -- After almost a two-day standoff with Al-Qaeda-linked Syrian rebels, the Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights are now safe and repositioned in Camp Ziuoani, a Malacanang official said on Sunday.  “As of 7:00 a.m. today, lahat po ng mga Filipino peacekeepers mula sa Position 68 at Position 69 ay naka-reposition na sa Camp Ziuoani,” said Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. in a press briefing over radio station d... Read Full Story - Filipino pea...
  • Apat na hinihinalang gunrunner, huli sa Bulacan

    LUNGSOD NG MALOLOS, Setyembre 1 (PIA) -- Huli ang apat na hinihinalang gunrunner sa magkasunod na operasyong isinagawa ng Bulacan Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) at Provincial Police Special Operations Group sa lungsod ng Malolos kamakailan. Ayon kay Bulacan CIDG Chief P/CInsp. Reynaldo Magdaluyo, unang nagsagawa ng operasyon sa barangay Look 2nd kung saan tiklo ang tatlong suspek na kinilalang sina Eugene Pajo, Alberto Valenzuela, at Faustino Capuli. Nakakumpiska rin... Read Full Story - Apat na hini...
  • PNPA sets deadline for recruitment on Sept 26

    KORONADAL  CITY, South Cotabato,  Sept 1 (PIA)  --   Individuals  who  would like  to  enter  the  Philippine  National  Police Academy  (PNPA)  have  until  September  26  to file their application for  admission. According to  the Cadet Admission Test  briefer  that PNPA sent  to  Philippine  Information  Agency   cadetship  program is ... Read Full Story - PNPA sets ...
  • 55 police officers complete investigation course

    KORONADAL  CITY, South Cotabato,  Sept 1 (PIA) --  Some   55 police  officers  from  SOCCSKSARGEN Region  have  recently  upgraded  their  capability  as  police  investigators, an official of the  Police  Regional Office  12  said. PSInsp. Aldrin Martin  Gonzales,  chief of the  Regional  Public Relations  Office,    said  the police  personn... Read Full Story - 55 police of...
  • PDEA, PNP seek community cooperation to sustain order, security

    BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 1 (PIA) – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and Philippine National Police (PNP) in Caraga region shared the same bearing in keeping the safety and security of the local communities with a target to get a full cooperation of the general public. "We want to assure the public that the police forces are looking after everybody’s safety and security needs and always ready to render service & assistance whenever needed. Let us always keep in mi... Read Full Story - PDEA, PNP se...
  • AgNor pushes for CCTV installation in all establishments 

    BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 1 (PIA) -- The provincial government of Agusan del Norte, with the leadership of governor Ma. Angelica Rosedell M. Amante-Matba, is now pushing for the strict implementation of the installation of CCTV cameras or other video monitoring devices in all establishments in the province.? This is mandated under Provincial Ordinance No. 361-2014 to monitor the crimes committed and provide valuable assistance to law enforcers in the identification, apprehension and prosecution of... Read Full Story - AgNor pushes...
  • Cebuano News: Crime Prevention Fair gitakda

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept. 1 – Si konsehal Ramon Tabor, chairman sa komite sa police, fire and public safety, nagdasig sa katawhan pagsaksi sa gitakdang Crime Prevention Fair karong September 2 dinha sa Centrio Ayala Mall. Kini nunot sa pagduyog sa kagamhanan sa dakbayan sa Cagayan de Oro sa ika-20 nga kasaulogan sa National Crime Prevention Week karong semana. Ang kasaulogan nagdala sa tema nga “Krimen labanan, karapatan ay igalang tungo sa mapayapang pamayanan.&rdquo... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DOH holds seminar on health issues for LuzVis media practitioners

    TUGUEAGARAO CITY, Cagayan, August 31 (PIA)---The Department of Health (DOH) has conducted a two-day seminar on Immunization, Health Facilities Enhancement, Health Human Resource, PhilHealth Benefits and Emerging Infectious Diseases in Subic, Zambales. Dr. Lyndon Lee Suy, Deputy Spokesperson, said the seminar aimed to update media practitioners and government information officers on the latest developments in health programs like measles immunization, infectious diseases, Ebola Virus Disease... Read Full Story - DOH holds se...
  • DavNor opens half-way house for children-in-conflict-with-law 

    Davao del Norte, September 1 (PIA) - - The provincial government opened the provincial transition home for children in conflict with law (CICL) in New Corella.Gov. Rodolfo del Rosario and Priscilla Razon, regional director of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) XI inaugurated the Bahay Pag-Asa, the temporary shelter for CICL in the province.Razon said that facility is the fifth of its kind in the region; the others are in Davao City, Nabuntaran, Banaybanay and ... Read Full Story - DavNor opens...
  • BFP, LGU ink pact on the construction of new fire station in Initao

    INITAO, Misamis Oriental, Sept. 1 – The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) marked another step forward as it sealed an agreement with the local government unit (LGU) of Initao town, August 12. This assures of a more improved fire service delivery in northern Mindanao. The LGU has donated a lot measuring 687 square meters for the construction of its new fire station situated at an accessible and strategic location in Initao. BFP-10 officer-in-charge Lindy C Lauzon and mayor Ener... Read Full Story - BFP, LGU ink...
  • Estudyante mula lungsod ng Angeles, nasungkit ang unang pwesto sa Crime Prevention Week Regional Essay Writing contest

    LUNGSOD NG SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Setyembre 1 (PIA) -- Nasungkit ng estudyante mula Angeles City National High School ang unang pwesto sa Regional Filipino essay writing contest na paunang aktibidad sa paggunita ng ika-20 National Crime Prevention Week (NCPW) ngayong Setyembre. Ayon kay National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) Regional Director Manuel Pontanal, tinalo ni Gad Cordero ang anim na kapwa provincial winners sa entry nito na sumentro sa temang “Kabataan Susi sa Kapayapaan: Kr... Read Full Story - Estudyante m...
  • DSWD gives P.7M  for Nueva Vizcaya’s poor families

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, September 1 (PIA)  - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) recently released P.7 million to the provincial government here  to assist poor families in emergency situations. Remy Tapispisan, DSWD regional director said the release of the amount for the recipients will be supervised by the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO).  The fund will be given to indigent families needing funding assistance. The fu... Read Full Story - DSWD gives P...
  • NAPOLCOM-9 leads NCPW celebration

    PAGADIAN CITY, Sept. 1. (PIA) – Anchored on the theme “Krimen ay Labanan, Karapatan ay Igalang tungo sa Mapayapang Pamayanan,”  the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM)-9 together the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-9 leads today the observance of the annual National Crime Prevention Week in the city. NAPOLCOM 9 Regional Director Atty. Macapado T. Guro said the 20th NCPW celebration will kick-off with a ... Read Full Story - NAPOLCOM-9 l...
  • WV remains peaceful

    SAN JOSE, Antique, Aug. 31 (PIA6) - - The Regional Director of the PNP 6, PCSupt. Josephus G. Angan said that Western Visayas  continues to be peaceful. PCSupt. Angan said that they are likewise continuously implementing the program thrust of the Philippine National Police with the support of the community. “Region 6 is a very peaceful region, because of this situation, the region enjoys the good influx of tourists,”  Angan said in an interview by PIA during his r... Read Full Story - WV remains p...
  • Hiligaynon news: Publiko ginahinyo magkuha sang kopya sang IRF sa pagreport sang krimen

    Manila, Septyembre 1 (Pia6) – Ang  Philippine National Police naga-abiso sa publiko nga pirme gid magkuha sang kopya sang ila IRF ukon ang Incident Record Form  kung magreport sang krimen sa mga estasyon sang Police. Ang IRF isa ka accountable form nga ginasulatan sang nagareklamo nga may mga datus nga ginahatag sang Desk Office tuhoy sa reklamo, biktima ukon suspetsado, lakip na ang pagsaysay sang mga detalya bahin sa insidente.Ang  IRF  isa ka opisyal nga dokumen... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon n...
  • PNPA sets Sept. 26 deadline for Cadet Admission Test applications

    IPIL, Zamboanga Sibugay, Sept. 1 (PIA) - The Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) has set the deadline for the submission of application forms to the PNPA Cadetship Program on Sept. 26, 2014. Applicants must be a natural-born Filipino citizen, single with no parental obligation, 18 years old and not more than 22 years old on April 15, 2015. Height requirement for male is 5 feet and 4 inches and 5 feet and 2 inches for female with weight which corresponds to the applicant’s height... Read Full Story - PNPA sets Se...
  • SOCCSKSARGEN Region prepares for 20th National Crime Prevention Week

    KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Sept 1  (PIA) – In line with the campaign to curb criminality, the Department of  the  Interior and Local Government (DILG) leads other government agencies in  developing plans for the traditional observance of this year’s 20th National Crime Prevention Week, an official  said. With the assistance of local government units (LGU), the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) the implementing arm for crime prevention activities... Read Full Story - SOCCSKSARGEN...
  • Mass measles- rubella, polio vaccination begins today

    KORONADAL  CITY,  South Cotabato,  Sept 1  (PIA)  --  Today, September  1,  begins the month-long  nationwide mass   measles-rubella and   polio  vaccination. Parents  are  advised  to  bring  their  children,  5 years  old  and below, including  those who have already undergone  vaccination,  to the nearest health  center  or  the nearest designat... Read Full Story - Mass measle...
  • Govt agencies continue to fight against illegal drug crimes

    BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 1 (PIA) – In celebration of this year’s National Crime Prevention Week, government officials have intensified the awareness campaign in their fight against illegal drug crimes in Agusan del Norte, and Caraga region as a whole. Philippine National Police (PNP) Agusan del Norte provincial director PSSupt Rommel Francisco D. Marbil said that PNP personnel are constantly upgrading their capabilities in order to help solve problems in the community. Regio... Read Full Story - Govt agencie...
  • Town exec reactivates anti-drug council, appeals support for drug free town

    APARRI, Cagayan, Sept. 1 (PIA) –Mayor Shalimar Tumaru here has reactivated the Municipal Anti-Drug Abuse Council (MADAC) and appealed to residents to help achieve a drug-free municipality. Tumaru has earlier issued Executive Order No. 2014-25 for its reorganization pursuant to RA 9165 otherwise known as the Dangerous Drug Act of 2002. Composed of multi-sectoral stakeholder, the council is expected to help the local government to safeguard the well being of its citizenry particula... Read Full Story - Town exec re...
  • Eastmincom honors Gov. Bautista, others for great contribution to peace efforts

    DIGOS CITY, Davao del Sur, Sept. 02 – The Army’s Eastern Mindanao Command recently conferred an accolade to Davao del Sur Governor Claude Bautista in recognition for the latter’s great contribution to the military’s mission.Along with other local and national government officials in Mindanao, Bautista was awarded with plaque of recognition during Eastmincom’s celebration of its 8th founding anniversary on August 28.Bautista was guest of honor and keynote speaker at ... Read Full Story - Eastmincom h...
  • LGU-Cauayan City launches anti-measles, polio vaccination

     CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, September 1 (PIA) – The city government of Cauayan launched today its one-month free anti-measles, rubella and polio vaccinations to prevent the spread of the diseases among Cauayenos. Mayor Bernard Faustino Dy, together with local and city health officials, led the motorcade around the city’s business district to encourage mothers and guardians to have their children avail of the free vaccinations. The mass immunization, which set from Septembe... Read Full Story - LGU-Cauayan ...
  • PNP exec reminds newly promoted PNP officers of greater responsibilities

    SAN FERNANDO CITY, Aug 31 (PIA) – Ilocos Police Chief Supt. Roman Felix has reminded officers to treat their promotion as an inspiration for greater community service. Felix, who administered the oath-taking and donning of ranks to eight newly-promoted police officers, said not everybody is given the chance to become superintendent and that promotion is an acknowledgement of their professional competence and hard work. In a press statement, Felix reminded PNP officers that a high... Read Full Story - PNP exec rem...
  • Convenience stores not exempted from price freeze under state of calamity--DTI

    ILIGAN CITY, August 31 (PIA) -- Whenever areas are declared under State of Calamity (SOC), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) clarifies that convenience stores in these areas are not exempted from the imposition of price freeze. Provincial Director Ruel B. Paclipan of DTI Lanao del Norte pointed out that prices of basic necessities being sold in convenience stores located within the areas under SOC must be frozen at their prevailing prices. Paclipan said that during normal... Read Full Story - Convenience ...
  • Filipino peacekeepers now in Safe Grounds

     CAMP AGUINALDO, Quezon City, Aug 31 -- Top defense and military officials lauded at around 6 a.m. today, August 31, the successful repositioning of Filipino peacekeepers who figured in a standoff with Syrian rebels in Golan Heights since Thursday, August 28. Secretary of National Defense Voltaire Gazmin, Secretary of Foreign Affairs Albert Del Rosario, and AFP Chief of Staff General Gregorio Pio P Catapang Jr led the huddle of officials monitoring the situation of the 7th Philipp... Read Full Story - Filipino pea...
  • Nueva Vizcaya gets P.7M pro-poor fund from DSWD

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, August 31 (PIA) - The provincial government here recently  received P.7 million from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to address funding needs of poor families. Remy Tapispisan, DSWD regional director said the amount will be supervised by the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO). The fund will be given to indigent families needing funding assistance. The fund will be given and spent through the DSWD’s ... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • Remains of late OFW from Libya arrive in Manila

    MANILA, Aug. 31 -- The next-of-kin and Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) representatives  were at the cargo section of the airport yesterday evening to await the arrival of the remains of the late OFW Antonio Espares who died in Libya in July. The late OFW’s remains were repatriated via land route from Tripoli, arriving in Tunisia late this week, before being boarded on a commercial flight destined for Manila. Emirates Airlines flight EK334 arrived at the Ninoy Aquino Inte... Read Full Story - Remains of l...
  • Gobyerno tinulongan ang mag-asawang  “rebel returnees” sa Ilocos Sur

    NARVACAN, Ilocos Sur, Aug. 31 (PIA) – “Narigat ti biag iti kabanbantayan. Aglalo no addan annakmo. Kayatmon ti normal ken nasayaat a panagbiag.” (Mahirap ang buhay sa kabundukan. Lalung-lalo na kung may anak ka na. Nais mo na ang normal at magandang pamumuhay). Ito ang inihayag ni Geneviewe  (hindi tunay na pangalan) , isang dating amasona ngunit nag-balik- loob na sa  pamahalaan  kasama ang kanyang asawa na si Armando , nang kapanayamin ng media pagkatapos ... Read Full Story - Gobyerno tin...
  • Sajahatra Bangsamoro boosts sustainable farming and livelihood prospects in Zambo Sibugay

    TUNGAWAN, Zamboanga Sibugay, Aug. 31  -- Villagers of Barangay Datu Tumanggon in this town has received a boost in their livelihood opportunities, through  the Sajahatra Bangsamoro, a joint, initial socioeconomic development initiative of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). ?On Tuesday, August 26, the Sajahatra Bangsamoro Program (SBP), through the Department of Agriculture (DA), distributed substantial farm inputs and conduct... Read Full Story - Sajahatra Ba...
  • Pangasinan PNP assures 1:1 police pistol ratio

    LINGAYEN, Pangasinan August 31 (PIA) – The Provincial Police Office (PPO) assured the implementation of the 1:1 police pistol ratio as the remaining 77 of the 2,200 police personnel in the province received their issued Glock 17 pistols earlier this month. Senior Inspector Ryan Manongdo, public information officer of PPO, said the province will now be expecting a more aggressive police force as all the policemen in the province were already issued with individual firearms. Manong... Read Full Story - Pangasinan P...
  • Kinaray-a News: Nagapabilin nga malinonng ang Rehiyon 6 suno kay PCSupt. Angan

    SAN JOSE, Antique, Agosto 31 (PIA6) - - Ginpabutyag kang  Regional Director kang PNP 6, PCSupt. Josephus G. Angan nga sa gihapon nagapadayon ang pagluntad kang kalinong kag katawhayan sa Western Visayas. Suno  kay PCSupt. Angan,  anda man sa gihapon ginapadayon ang pagpatuman kang mga programa kang Philippine National Police sa suporta kang kumunidad. “Ang Rehiyon 6 isara ka malinong nga rehiyon, bangud kang dya nga sitwasyon, ang rehiyon padayon nga ginadagsa ukon... Read Full Story - Kinaray-a Ne...
  • Crime Prevention Week kicks-off with foot parade

    ILOILO CITY, Aug. 31 (PIA6) - - The celebration of the National Crime Prevention Week (NCPW) 2014 in this city will kick-off with a foot parade on Monday, September 1.The parade will start after the 7:30 A.M. mass at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol and ends at the Iloilo Freedom Grandstand to be participated in by around 1,600 students, city’s barangay officials and Barangay Peacekeepers Action Teams, and representatives of national government agencies.Police Regional Office 6 Director PCSup... Read Full Story - Crime Preven...
  • Crime Prevention Week pagabuksan sang parada

    SYUDAD SANG ILOILO, Agosto 31 (PIA6) - - Pagabuksan ang selebrasyon sang National Crime Prevention Week (NCPW) 2014 diri sa siyudad sang Iloilo sang isa ka parada sa Lunes, Septyembre 1.Magasugod ang parade pagkatapos sang alas 7:30 sa aga nga misa sa Iloilo Provincial Capitol kag magatapos sa Iloilo Freedom Grandstand. Ini ang pagapasakupan sang kapin sa 1,600 ka mga estudyante, mga opisyal sang barangay kag Barangay Peacekeepers Action Team sang syudad kag tiglawas sang mga nasyunal nga ahensi... Read Full Story - Crime Preven...
  • DILG gives 4.29M livelihood aid to Bukidnon’s 66 ex-rebels

    MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, August 31 (PIA)— Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) distributed a total of P4.29 million in livelihood assistance to Bukidnon’s ex-communist rebels.Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II led the distribution of the P65,000 check for each of 66 former rebels (FRs) and their families, which is under the government’s Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP), spearheaded by the DILG.Speaking before the FRs at the 403rd Infantry Peace... Read Full Story - DILG gives 4...
  • PAMB probes illegal logging in Palaui Island

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, August 29 (PIA) - -  The Protected Area Management Board (PAMB) region 2 is now conducting a thorough investigation over reports of illegal logging within the protected area in Palaui Island, Sta Ana town. Forester Felix Taguba, Cagayan provincial environment and natural resources officer, said an estimated 13,000 board feet of common hard wood species were illegally cut down by still unknown individuals. He said that the abandoned cut and felled endemic ... Read Full Story - PAMB probes ...
  • NGO cautions public over threats of human trafficking due to 'climigration' 

    DUMAGUETE CITY, Aug. 31(PIA) – Anti-human trafficking group Visayan Forum has cautioned the public over the threats of exploitation due to climate change.Visayan Forum Negros Oriental Coordinator Romualdo Señeris disclosed that human trafficking can be caused by "climigration".Señeris explained "climigration' refers to forced or permanent migration of communities because of the severe climate change effect on essential infrastructures.He added that human tr... Read Full Story - NGO cautions...
  • TAGALOG NEWS: Kampanya laban sa illegal na droga sa bayan ng Bauang, pinaigting

    BAUANG, La Union, Agosto 30 (PIA) – Lalong pinagtibay ng lokal na pamahalaan ng bayan ng Bauang ang laban sa ilegal na paggamit ng droga at pagtaas ng bilang ng krimen kaugnay nito. Unang nailunsad noong 1998, ang programang Bauang Ayaw sa Droga (BAD) ay nailunsad muli kamakailan upang mahikayat ang pakikipagtulungan ng mamamayan at mga lider para malabanan ang ipinagbabawal na gamot. Ang nasabing kampanya ay pinangunahan ni Mayor Martin De Guzman III kasama ang mga opisyal ng La... Read Full Story - TAGALOG NEWS...
  • DPWH suspends repair for historic bridge in Nueva Vizcaya town

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, August 28 (PIA) – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) here has suspended the proposed improvement works for the Spanish-built Dampol bridge in barangay Poblacion in Dupax del Sur town. Engineer Ronald Reyes, chief of the DPWH second district said the suspension of their improvement works was fueled by opposition from concerned villager, and local officials. He said the proposed improvement of the Dampol bridge has been requested by the Nat... Read Full Story - DPWH suspend...
  • Nueva Vizcaya allots P42M for school buildings

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, August 28 (PIA) -  The provincial government here has recently set aside  P 42.15 million for the for the construction of school buildings and classrooms in the province.P 35.4 million of this fund was allocated for this year which will used to address the classroom needs of at least 22 public schools in the  province. “These are expected to be  implemented and completed before the end of 2014,” said Governor Ruth Padilla. .A re... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • Gov’t: Bangsamoro to promote collective security, respect diversity

    MANILA, Aug. 30  -- Government of the Philippines (GPH) peace panel chair Prof. Miriam Coronel-Ferrer on Friday said that the future Bangsamoro region in southern Philippines is envisioned to have a secular and democratic government. It will promote collective security, not cradle threats of religious extremism as espoused by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or other regional violent groups like the Jemaah Islamiyyah (JI). “The Comprehensive Agreement on ... Read Full Story - Gov’t: Bangs...
  • President Aquino closely watching Golan Heights standoff

    MANILA, Aug. 30 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III is closely watching the situation in the Golan Heights where Filipino peacekeepers are currently in a stand off with Syrian rebels, a Palace official said."The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is in direct communication with the peacekeepers and with the UN (United Nations) Force Headquarters in Golan Heights, and are trying to resolve the situation peacefully," Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said in a statement ov... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • PH pushes for regional cooperation, multisectoral involvement in preparedness against biological threats 

    MANILA, Aug. 30 -- The Philippines supported both greater cooperation in the Asia-Pacific and a whole-of-society approach at the national level in addressing biological threats during the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Cross-Sectoral Security Cooperation on Bio-Preparedness and Disaster Response Workshop which was held from August 26 to 28 in Manila.  “The response to a biological event must involve everyone, not just governments. When pandemics or biological attacks are at our doors... Read Full Story - PH pushes fo...
  • NORSU student leader expresses apprehension over university dispute

    DUMAGUETE CITY, Aug. 29 (PIA) – A student leader of the Negros Oriental State University (NORSU) expressed his apprehensions over the on-going dispute between the Federated Faculty Association (FFA) and University President Dr. Don Vicente Real.Federation of Student Government President Daryl Ligan fears that the tension between the faculty association and Dr. Real would bring negative implications to the university’s student community.“Personally, I feel nervous for the conseq... Read Full Story - NORSU studen...
  • President Aquino says Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights remain safe

    PUERTO GALERA, ORIENTAL MINDORO, Aug. 29 --  President Benigno S. Aquino III said here Friday that Filipino soldiers serving as United Nations (UN) peacekeepers in the Golan Heights remain safe despite a stand-off with Syrian rebels.  "Sa ngayon, bagama’t tense ang sitwasyon ay tila wala naman ho talagang masasabi nating panganib na inuulat sa ating Kagawaran ng Tanggulan," said President Aquino.The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said in a bulletin issued on... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • Want to report a crime? PNP gives tips

    QUEZON CITY, 29 August (PIA) – The Philippine National Police (PNP) gives tips on how to report a crime. The public is first advised to report to the Desk Officer about the incident. If the incident is considered a crime, the complainant is endorsed to the Duty Investigator and the complaint is then entered into the Crime Incident Recording System (CIRS). The Duty Investigator and complainant shall review the information entered for any correction and additional data before print... Read Full Story - Want to repo...
  • Government on alert vs Ebola virus threat - PHO

    DAGUPAN CITY, Pangasinan August 29 (PIA) – The Provincial Health Office (PHO) here has allayed fears of the Ebola virus saying the government has set in place a monitoring system to prevent the entry of the deadly disease. Dr. Ceilo Almoite, provincial medical officer, said health authorities are also on alert on the possible spread of the disease which was first discovered in 1976 in West Africa particularly in Sudan, Nzara, Yambuku, Democratic Republic of Congo and latter in village... Read Full Story - Government o...
  • Landslides blocking two Ifugao towns cleared

    BANAUE, Ifugao, Aug. 29 (PIA) - - All road networks going to the different municipalities in the province are now passable, the Provincial Risk Reduction Management Office reported (PDRRMO).According to the PDRRMO, the landslides caused by the low pressure that isolated Banaue  to the municipalities of  Hungduan and Mayoyao for almost two days are now cleared and open for traffic.“Personnel of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and other concerns agencies and... Read Full Story - Landslides b...
  • Senate approves more allowances for soldiers, cops

    BUTUAN CITY, August 29 (PIA) - Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, chairman of the Senate national defense and security committee, said the Senate finally approved the joint resolution that will give more allowances to Filipino soldiers and other uniformed personnel. “The Senate Joint Resolution No. 2 or the resolution increasing the subsistence allowance of soldiers and other uniformed personnel to P150 from P90 starting on January 1, 2015 has been passed on third and final reading in the ... Read Full Story - Senate appro...
  • President Aquino says hunt for other high-profile fugitives continues

    MANILA, Aug. 29 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III on Wednesday assured the public that the government continues its efforts to pursue and arrest other high-profile fugitives wanted by the authorities. “Sinabi ko naman ho sa inyo na tuloy-tuloy at hindi tumitigil ang ating mga law enforcement entities na habulin lahat ng mga may warrants of arrest,” the President said during an exclusive interview with Bombo Radyo Philippines.“Pagpasensiyahan na lang ninyo na hindi ko... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • Filipino peacekeepers stand ground amid threat

    CAMP AGUINALDO, Quezon City, Aug 29 -- Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights are in a stand-off with Syrian rebels as the former tried to storm their positions at around 10 a.m. (Syria time) July 28. Earlier, said rebels occupied the position of Fiji nationals under the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) in Golan Heights. The rebels demanded their firearms and later took 43 Fijians as hostages. The Syrian rebels also surrounded the encampments of the Philippine c... Read Full Story - Filipino pea...
  • Army, itinataguyod ang karapatang pangtao ng mga Ilokano

    NARVACAN, Ilocos Sur, Aug 29 (PIA) - Itinataguyod ng Philippine Army ang karapatang pangtao anuman ang antas nila sa buhay. Ayon kay Col. Jason Bajet, commanding officer, 81st Infantry Battalion, PA na naka- base sa liblib na barangay ng Suvec sa bayang ito, walang kaso ng paglabag ng karapatan ng tao sa probinsyang ito na itinanghal ng Army na “ investment- friendly.” “Kami sa Army ay human rights advocates, wala kaming human rights violations sa Ilokos,” idini... Read Full Story - Army, itinat...
  • PCG, Navy intensify surveillance along Pacific coast

    TUGEUGARAO CITY, Cagayan, August 28, (PIA) - - The Philippine Navy and the Philippine Coastguard have vowed to beef up its regular patrolling within the pacific coast  to safeguard region’s forest, coastal and marine environment. Lt. Junior Grade Agaton Balubal of the Philippine Navy said it is their mandate to defend the territories of the country and part of their thrust is to run after illegal logging operators within the territorial jurisdiction of their area of responsibilit... Read Full Story - PCG, Navy in...
  • BSP Clarifies Existing Regulations Prohibiting the Issuance of Pre-Approved Credit Cards

    MANILA, Aug 27 -- The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), in its Resolution No. 1055 dated 02 July 2014, approved the issuance of a Circular to clarify existing regulations prohibiting the issuance of pre-approved credit cards, pursuant to BSP Circular No. 702, Series of 2010. The Circular seeks to clarify what constitutes pre-approved credit cards. A pre-approved credit card is an unsolicited credit card issued by credit card issuers to consumers who have not applied for such credit ca... Read Full Story - BSP Clarifie...
  • Cebuano news: NPA mipahibalo sa pamilya nga ang gi-‘kidnap’ nga mga sundalo anaa sa luwas nga kahimtang   

    IMPASUGONG, Bukidnon, Aug. 28, (PIA) — Ang New People’s Army (NPA) mipahibalo sa pamilya sa mga gi-kidnap nga sundalo nga ang mga dinakpan anaa karon sa luwas nga kahimtang.Sa iyang pamahayag, si Lt. Col. Lennon Babilonia, ang 8th Infantry Battalion Commander, miingon nga sila si PFC Marnel T. Cinches ug PFC Jerrel H. Yorong, bisan pa man nga walay dala nga armas ug nagsul-ob lamang ug sibilyan, gisakmit gayod gihapon niadtong Agosto 22, mga alas 4:00 sa hapon samtang sila moadto sa ... Read Full Story - Cebuano news...
  • Captive’s wife: NPA assures abducted soldiers are in “good hands” 

    IMPASUGONG, Bukidnon, Aug. 28, (PIA) — New People’s Army (NPA) assured families of two abducted soldiers that the captives are now in “good hands.”In a press statement, Lt. Col. Lennon Babilonia, 8th Infantry Battalion Commander, said PFC Marnel T. Cinches and PFC Jerrel H. Yorong—though unarmed and wearing civilian clothes— were reported kidnapped around 4:00 p.m this August 22. They were abducted while on their way to barangay Bontongon in Impasugong town to... Read Full Story - Captive’s wi...
  • Malaria research to cover Tboli, Lake Sebu

    KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato , Aug 28 (PIA) --   A research  project  on surveillance  of  malaria  will be  conducted in the municipalities of Tboli and Lake Sebu, a report  from the  information office of  the local government unit of Tboli The project   entitled "Applying novel nucleic acid surveillance to malaria elimination in the province of South Cotabato, "   will  be  implemented  ... Read Full Story - Malaria rese...
  • Army commanders deny allegations of HR violations

     TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, Sept. 1 (PIA)--- Military commanders here denied allegations on human rights violations following their grassroots clearing operation in  the outskirts of Kapalong town to pave way for Peace and Development Program (PDOP). Colonel Harold  Cabreros, commander of  the 1003rd Infantry Brigade clarified that no incident of human rights violation was committed by any soldier deployed in some sitios of Brgy. Gupitan at the boundary ... Read Full Story - Army command...
  • FAB beefs up delivery of govt. services

    TINOTUNGAN, Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur, Aug. 28  (PIA) – To help bridge the gap and act as catalyst between the government and the barangay folks through the delivery of government programs and services, the 1st Field Artillery Battalion (FAB), Army Artillery Regiment, Philippine Army has embarked on “adopt-a barangay” program. In keeping with this program, a medical and dental outreach program was held on Tuesday at Barangay Tinotungan by the officers and men of the ... Read Full Story - FAB beefs up...
  • Pagadian mayor turns-over motorcycles to PNP

    PAGADIAN CITY, Aug. 28 (PIA) – To address the rising crime incidence here, the city government recently has turned over  10 units of Honda XRM-125 motorcycles to the Philippine National Police (PNP) at the City Police station. In his message, Mayor Romeo Pulmones told the policemen to take care of the motorcycles because the money used to purchase these came from the government coffers. “It’s our very own money we used to buy these motorcycles,” t... Read Full Story - Pagadian may...
  • Tagalog news: Walong hinihinalang sextortionist, timbog sa joint ops sa Bulacan

    LUNGSOD NG MALOLOS, Agosto 28 (PIA) -- Timbog ang walong hinihinalang sextortionist habang nailigtas ang limang menor de edad sa isinagawang joint operations sa lungsod ng San Jose del Monte at bayan ng Norzagaray kamakailan. Kabilang sa mga nasakote ng pinagsamang pwersa ng Police Anti-Cybercrime Group, Police Regional Office 3, Bulacan Provincial Police, Special Action Force, at Interpol ang tinaguriang  sextortion queen na si Ma. Cecilia Caparas-Regalachuela at anak nitong si Marcel... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
  • 2014 IBP Bicolandia Regional Convention kicks off in Naga City

    By: Ana-Liza S. Macatangay  NAGA CITY, Aug. 27 (PIA) ---In response to the continuous clamor for innovation and to effectively respond and adapt to the present-day demands of its clienteles and patrons, the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Camarines Sur Chapter is holding the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) seminar, here.  Happening from August 27 to 30, the IBP Bicolandia Regional Convention which is being held at the Dona Dolores Hall, Villa Caceres Hotel... Read Full Story - 2014 IBP Bic...
  • Uphold human rights, CHR urges ‘uniformed sector’

    TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, August 26 (PIA) - - The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) region 2 has sought the support and intervention of the government’s uniformed personnel and officials in dealing human rights related cases involving civilians. Atty. Cecilia M. Lazaro, officer-in-charge, revealed that based on the Human Rights Situational Analysis for January to June 2014, the commission recorded a total of 49 human rights complaints and 95 legal assistances to victims of human rights... Read Full Story - Uphold human...
  • Lokal na pamahalaan, nagdonate ng mga sasakyan sa panlalawigan, panlungsod na pulisya

    LUNGSOD NG TARLAC, Agosto 27 (PIA) -- Nagdonate kamakailan ng mga sasakyan ang pamahalaang lungsod sa Tarlac Provincial Police Office at Tarlac City Police Station upang mapabuti pa ang mga kakayahan ng mga ito na magsugpo ng krimen. Tumanggap ang panlalawigang pulisya ng dalawang bagong motorsiklo at isang Toyota Corolla 1980 habang nakakuha ang panglungsod na pulisya ng Honda Civic 1998 at wave motorcycle. Sa isang pahayag, sinabi ni Mayor Gelacio Manalang na prayoridad ng pamahalaan... Read Full Story - Lokal na pam...
  • Local gov’t donates vehicles to Tarlac provincial, city police

    TARLAC CITY, August 27 (PIA) -- The city government recently donated vehicles to the Tarlac Provincial Police Office and Tarlac City Police Station in a bid to beef up the capabilities of the uniformed personnel. Provincial police received two brand new motorcycles and a Toyota Corolla 1980 while the city police station got a Honda Civic 1998 and a wave motorcycle. In a statement, Mayor Gelacio Manalang said the city government has prioritized the advancement of police workforce to ens... Read Full Story - Local gov’t ...
  • Nueva Vizcaya housing  board formed

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, August 26 (PIA) – A housing body here has been formed by the provincial government  to implement housing as well as resettlement  projects in the province. Through Executive Order No. 34 by Governor Ruth Padilla, the Nueva Vizcaya Provincial Local Housing Board (NVPLHB) was organized  to provide access to Novo Vizcayanos on  affordable housing and provide 5,000 low cost housing units by 2019. As a component of the Provincial Disa... Read Full Story - Nueva Vizcay...
  • Cebuano news: Duha ka sundalo sa army gi ‘kidnap’ sa mga armadong NPA

    IMPASUGONG, Bukidnon, Aug 27—Duha ka sundalo sa 8th Infantry Battalion sa Philippine Army ang gi-kidnap sa upat ka mga armadong rebeldeng New People’s Army (NPA).Si PFC Jerrel H. Yorong ug PFC Marnel T. Cinches, nga nakasul-ob lamang sa sibilyan, gikataho nga gi-kidnap alas 4:00 sa hapon niadtong Agosto 22, 2014, samtang gapadulong sa barangay Bontongon sa lungsod sa Impasugong aron sa pagtabang sa lokal nga kagamhanan diha sa pagpahigayon sa proyekto sa nasangpit nga barangay.Si Col... Read Full Story - Cebuano news...
  • President Aquino reviewing draft Bangsamoro Law

    MANILA, Aug. 27 --President Benigno S. Aquino III is still reviewing the draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law that was submitted to him last week, a Palace official said Tuesday."Patuloy na pinag-aaralan ng Pangulo ang inihaing draft Bangsamoro Basic Law," Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said in a press briefing in Malacañang. "Ang susunod na hakbang ay ang agarang paghain nito sa Kogreso bilang urgent legislative measure. Mero... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • NPA’s hooded armed men abduct army’s “peace, development” workers

    IMPASUGONG, Bukidnon, August 27—Four hooded armed men of the New People’s Army (NPA) abducted two unarmed enlisted personnel of the 8th Infantry Battalion (8thIB) of the Philippine Army.Army’s PFC Jerrel H. Yorong and PFC Marnel T. Cinches, wearing civilian clothes, were reported kidnapped around 4:00 p.m, August 22, 2014, while on their way to barangay Bontongon in Impasugong town to facilitate a livelihood project for the people.Lt. Col. Lennon Babilonia, 8thIB commanding off... Read Full Story - NPA’s hooded...
  • WVisayas to have 18 new prosecutors

    ILOILO CITY, August 27 (PIA) --- The Department of Justice (DOJ) hired 18 new prosecutors for Western Visayas to boost its law enforcement and expedite the administration of justice.In a media statement, Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima recently announced that President Benigno Aquino III approved the appointment of 72 new prosecutors from Regions 4, 6, 7, and 10.This is to address the need to fill-up the 20 percent vacancy in the National Prosecution Service (NPS).De Lima said this is a timel... Read Full Story - WVisayas to ...
  • Hiligaynon news: PNP nagpalawig sang pagka-balido sang lisensya sang rehistrado nga armas

    Manila, Agusto 27 (Pia6) – Ang tanan nga rehistrado nga mga armas nga mag-untat ang lisensya sa sini nga tuig magapabilin nga balido tubtub sa madason nga tuig.Ang  Philippine National Police  nagapalawig sang pagka-balido sang mga lisensya sang mga armas nga maga-untat sa pagka-balido sa Enero-Disyembre sang 2014 agud mapahanugotan ang PNP firears and Explosives Office (FEO) sa pagtutok sa information technology enhancements sang sistema sa rehistsrasyon sang mga arma  sa i... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon n...
  • Beneficiaries  thankful for PAMANA projects in Abra

    BANGUED, Abra, Aug. 27 (PIA) – People in communities  in the towns  of Luba and Bucloc covered  by  the Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) program  expressed gratefulness for  development  projects in their areas. During the  project site visit of an inspectorate team from the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP)  and the Blas Ople Foundation  last August 13-14, the beneficiaries spoke of benef... Read Full Story - Beneficiarie...
  • DPWH closes Naguilian-Baguio road section to heavy vehicles due to weak bridge

    SAN FERNANDO CITY, August 27 (PIA) - A section of the Naguilian-Baguio road was temporarily closed to heavy vehicles beginning yesterday due to a weak bridge in Barangay Ribsuan in Naguilian town in La Union province. Heavy vehicles including passenger buses plying the Naguilian-Baguio route were diverted to Marcos Highway in Agoo town after the Department of Public Works and Highways recommended the temporary closure of the bridge section for possible restoration. The bridge, which co... Read Full Story - DPWH closes ...
  • Napolcom wants PNP to strengthen BI of applicants 

    CEBU CITY, August 27 (PIA)--- National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) calls on police to strengthen its intelligence back ground investigation of applicants to the rooster of the organization.In today’s Talakayan sa Isyung Pulis (TSIP-Cebu) Napolcom assistant regional director Atty. Jose Concepcion reminded Police Regional Office 7 officials to be serious in doing back ground investigation to incoming members of the organization. “I talked with a dean of a criminology school ... Read Full Story - Napolcom wan...
  • Waray News: Ginrerepaso pa han Pangulo an ‘draft Bangsamoro Law’

    MANILA, Agosto 27 (PIA) – Ginrerepaso pa ni Pangulo Benigno S. Aquino III an draft han Bangsamoro Basic Law nga iginsumiter ha iya han naglabay nga semana, segun kan Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. dida han press briefing ha Malacañang kakulop. “Patuloy na pinag-aaralan ng Pangulo ang inihaing draft Bangsamoro Basic Law,” sering ni Coloma. Masunod daw nga pitad an gilayon nga pagsalawad hini ngadto ha Kongreso komo u... Read Full Story - Waray News: ...
  • Baldoz urges public campaign on new Labor Law Compliance System

    KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Aug 27 (PIA) –    Labor  and  Employment Secretary  Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz  wants the  public   to  be acquainted  with  the  new  DOLE’s new Labor Law Compliance System (LLCS). In her  visit  in  nearby General Santos  City  Friday, August  22,  Secretary Baldoz  challenged    labor law  compliance  offic... Read Full Story - Baldoz urge...
  • Ifugao police  presents  Performance Governance System to PPOC

     LAGAWE, Ifugao, Aug.26 (PIA)- - Police Provincial Director  Senior Superintendent Johnny T. Colinio  recently presented  to the members of the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC)  the Ifugao Police Performance Governance System (PGS) under the transformational road map of the PNP.The PGS  contains the strategy map,  governance scoreboard with measures, targets and strategic initiatives.Colinio said that the maintenance of peace and order in the province ... Read Full Story - Ifugao polic...
  • DOLE, partners form Regional interagency coordinating, monitoring committee that would address labor disputes

    CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, August 26 (PIA) -- Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and partners in the government recently formed the Central Luzon-Regional Interagency Coordinating and Monitoring Committee (CL-RICMC) in a bid to efficiently address labor disputes. Representatives of the member-agencies- which include the regional offices of National Conciliation and Mediation Board, National Labor Relations Commission, Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, Philippine Overseas ... Read Full Story - DOLE, partne...
  • Legazpi Health Office taps barangays in measles, polio immunization drive in September

    By Danny O. Calleja LEGAZPI CITY, Aug. 25 (PIA) -– Preparations for the mass immunization of children against measles and polio are now in place here with all the city's 70 barangays tapped by the City Health Office (CHO) in the month-long campaign. “We have mobilized the barangays in this campaign so that all children aged 0-59 months old in the city are given measles-rubella (MR) and oral polio vaccines (OPV) to be conducted by the CHO from September 1-30 this year un... Read Full Story - Legazpi Heal...
  • Estudyante mula Maria Aurora National High School wagi sa Provincial Filipino National Crime Prevention Week essay writing contest

    BALER, Aurora, Agosto 26 (PIA) -- Isang dalaga mula Maria Aurora National High School ang itinanghal na panalo sa idinaos na provincial Filipino essay writing contest na paunang aktibidad sa paggunita ng ika-20 National Crime Prevention Week ngayong Setyembre. Tinalo ni Jezza Angelie Vega ang may 41 kalahok mula sa 13 paaralan sa entry nito na sumentro sa temang “Kabataan Susi sa Kapayapaan: Krimen ay Labanan, Karapatan ay Ipaglaban,” Pumangalawa si Eliseo Joseph Nakar ng A... Read Full Story - Estudyante m...
  • Cebuano News: Pagpangrehistro sa mga armas de fuego, laing estratehiya sa pagsumpo sa kriminalidad, matud sa Palasyo

    MANILA, Agosto 26 (PIA) – Laing estratehiya sa gobyerno aron masumpo ang kriminalidad mao ang mahapsay nga pagpang rehistro sa mga armas de fuego. Kini aron matubag ang pagkuyanap sa mg armas de fuego nga usahay mahidangat sa mga kamot sa mga criminal, si Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., miingon. "Lakip na niini ang paghatag sa mga insaktong mga gamit ug modernong ekipo sa atong Kapulisan nga magamit sa ilang imbetigasyon, ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Palasyo midason sa katudloan ni Retired General Bautista isip Executive Director sa security klaster

    MANILA, Agosto 26 (PIA) – Gidasonan sa Palasyo ang katudloan ni retired general Emmanuel Bautista isip Executive Director sa Cabinet Cluster on Security, Justice and Peace. Si Bautista magtiner sa ranko nga Undersecretary ug report direkta ngadto kang Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa, Jr., kinsa maoy nangulo sa security cluster, matud ni Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., atol sa usa ka press briefing, Martes sa milabay nga semana.&nb... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Draft Bangsamoro Basic Law nasumite na ngadto sa Office of the President

    MANILA, Agosto 26 (PIA) – Nasumite na ngadto sa Office of the President ang draft sa Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), matud sa usa ka opisyal sa Malacañang. “Nasumite na ang Draft BBL.Magtagad na lamang kita kang Secretary Teresita Deles, ang Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process nga mohatag sa iyang pahayag kalabot niini,” matud ni Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte sa iyang mensahe ngadto sa mga mamahayag, taliwala sa mga online report kalabot sa kalamb... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Religious scholars in Lanao unify to support peace process

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Aug. 26 (PIA) --- Muslim scholars and members of the religious sector in the province gathered here on Sunday, August 24, to unify themselves in backing the peace initiatives for Mindanao. Alim Abdul Hannan M. Tago, one of the speakers during 2nd Ulama Summit Conference, said that “the religious scholars have to be united first before they can unify all the Muslims in the region.” Thus, the Muslim religious scholars who attended the summit unanim... Read Full Story - Religious sc...
  • Awan problema  ti insurhensia iti Ilocos Sur

    NARVACAN Ilocos Sur, Aug. 26 (PIA) – Ti Ilocos Sur, maibilang a Primera Klase a Probinsia iti Amianan a Luzon, awanan  iti problema ti insurhensia ken agtultuloy a natalna ken agaw-awis latta iti ad-adu pay a kapitalista a gangganaet nga umay mangbangon ti negosioda iti daytoy a probinsia. Daytoy ti waragawag ni Col. Jason Bajet, commanding officer iti 81st Infantry Battalion ti Philippine Army a naka-base  iti Barangay Subec iti daytoy nga ili bayat ti interview ti media it... Read Full Story - Awan problem...
  • IPPO: No major crime incidents for APEC 2015

    ILOILO CITY, August 26 (PIA) --- The Iloilo Police Provincial Office aims for zero major crime incidents during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) ministerial meetings to be held here in 2015.During the Provincial Peace and Order Council meeting held recently, IPPO Director Cornelio Salinas said that they plan to implement the “Police Assistance Trailer to uphold the rule of law” or Oplan Patrol program.He said that this solar-powered trailer can be mobilized in 42 municipa... Read Full Story - IPPO: No maj...
  • Kalinga re-organizes Local Integration Program committee for former rebels

    TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Aug. 26 (PIA) – The provincial government re-organized the membership of the Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP) Committee to include the composition of sub-committees tasked to do technical works, a joint validation authentication group, and another on livelihood development. This was the agreement arrived at during the meeting of the Committee aimed to fastrack the processing of documents of former rebels (FRs) and the provision of their benefits incl... Read Full Story - Kalinga re-o...
  • Pangasinan exec condemns mediaman's shooting

    (Update: 12:25 p.m.) DAGUPAN CITY - Pangasinan Governor Amado Espino, Jr. has condemned the shooting of radio commentator Orlando Navarro early morning Tuesday as dastardly act. "The near slay of Navarro is a dastardly act that should be denounced in the strongest terms by a civilized society," Espino said in a statement. He urged the police to "get to the bottom of the crime and bring the mastermind to the bar of justice. The Dagupan police said Navarro was sh... Read Full Story - Pangasinan e...
  • Pangasinan broadcaster wounded in gun attack

    DAGUPAN CITY, August 26 (PIA) - A radio commentator here was shot and wounded on his way home in Barangay Pantal early morning Tuesday, reports said. Reports from GMA News online said Orlando “Orly” Navarro, 54, was shot on his back hitting his lung by an unidentified gunman before 1 a.m. on Tuesday. Navarro, station manager of dwIZ 89.3 FM News, was shot shortly after he alighted from a tricycle near his house. Aliw Broadcasting Corp., which runs dwIZ, has condemned t... Read Full Story - Pangasinan b...
  • Hiligaynon news: P-Noy magatu-on sang pinal nga draft sang Bangsamoro Basic Law

    Manila, Agusto 26 (PIA6) – Si  Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos Deles nagkumpirmar sang pagsumite sang draft sang  Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL).Suno  kay Deles sa ginkasugtan sang mga partidos, ang MILF (Moro Islamic Liberation Front) nagsumite sang pinal nga draft sang Bangsamoro Basic Law  sa opisina sang Executive Secretary. Ang pagsumite gintambungan ni Atty. Alfredo Benjamin Caguioa, ang hepe sang legal counsel sang Presidente kag ni Atty. M... Read Full Story - Hiligaynon n...
  • All set for 20th National Crime Prevention Week in NorMin

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 26 (PIA) – Preparations are underway for the observance of the 20th National Crime Prevention Week (NCPW) in northern Mindanao on September 1-7. This is pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 461 dated August 31, 1994, said director Ramon M. Rañeses, National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM), region 10. Considering that this year is regarded as a milestone in NCPW celebration, the organizing committee endeavors to heighten awareness on the importan... Read Full Story - All set for ...
  • MCFPS highlights community-police ties

    ILOILO CITY, Aug. 26 (PIA 6) – The importance of closer interaction between the community and the police will once again be highlighted during this year’s search for the Most Citizen Friendly Police Station (MCFPS).The search has the following criteria: relationship with the community – 30%; services rendered beyond the call of duty – 30%; involvement in community projects and activities – 25%; concern for the environment – 10%; and best practices – 5%.F... Read Full Story - MCFPS highli...
  • PDEA completes  forensic laboratories in all regions

    QUEZON CITY, Aug. 25 --  The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has now completed the establishment of forensic laboratories covering all regions in the country. PDEA Director General Undersecretary Arturo G. Cacdac, Jr. in a statement said this after the recent inauguration of a drug-testing and examination facility in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. “In the last 11 years, PDEA had only one forensic laboratory and it is ... Read Full Story - PDEA complet...
  • Clean record on rights violation in Ilocos Sur

    NARVACAN, Ilocos Sur, Aug 25 (PIA) – The Philippine Army (PA) said no cases of human rights violations had been recorded in Ilocos Sur owing to the soldiers' respect to peoples' basic rights. Col. Jason Bajet, commanding officer of the Army's 81st infantry battalion based in Barangay Sulvec, said government troops have become advocates of peoples' rights as a result of constant education on respecting human rights. Army soldiers were part of the group that turned ... Read Full Story - Clean record...
  • DTI alerts public against fake DTI agents asking money for free ads

    DAGUPAN CITY, August 25 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) alerted the public anew against individuals posing as DTI agents who collect or solicit money in exchange for free promotions of business establishments. Director Peter Mangabat of DTI-Pangasinan issued the warning amidst reports that of the existence of impostors preying on local businesses in this city and other municipalities. Mangabat said DTI personnel are prohibited from going around collecting or so... Read Full Story - DTI alerts p...
  • Bauang town steps up drive against illegal drugs

    BAUANG, La Union, August 25 (PIA) – Officials here have revisited their program against eliminating the use of illegal drugs amidst reports of recurring drug use cases. First launched in 1998, the Bauang Ayaw sa Droga (BAD) program was re-launched recently to seek the community's support in stumping out prohibited drugs. Mayor Martin De Guzman III unveiled the fresh campaign with the La Union Police Provincial Office and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency before 39 village of... Read Full Story - Bauang town ...
  • Registered firearms licenses valid till 2015 - PNP

    QUEZON CITY, 25 August (PIA) – All registered firearms licenses that will expire this year will remain valid until 2015.This after PNP chief Alan Purisima approved the extension of the validity extension of registered firearms. According to the PNP, the extension of the validity of firearms licenses will allow PNP’s Firearms and Explosives Office (FEO) to refocus more on the information technology enhancements of the firearms registration system under the newly enacted Repu... Read Full Story - Registered f...
  • PNPA sets cadet admission test on Oct. 26

    ILOILO CITY, Aug. 24 (PIA6) – The Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) will administer the annual Cadet Admission Test for Cadetship Program for the Bachelor of Science in Public Safety (BSPS) Class of 2019 this coming October 26.PNPA Director PCSupt. Armando Estepa Ramolete said the examination will be conducted from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in 27 test centers nationwide including the cities of Iloilo and Bacolod in Western Visayas.The deadline for submission of application is Septemb... Read Full Story - PNPA sets ca...
  • President Aquino to review draft Bangsamoro Law

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

    MANILA, Aug. 23 -- The Philippine government will continue to push for its claim in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) and will use all diplomatic ways to resolve its dispute with China, a Palace official said."The Philippine government will not cease in filing and availing of the legal and diplomatic means in resolving this dispute. We have filed a diplomatic protest," Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said in an interview in Malacañang on Friday."It is not a... Read Full Story - Government w...
  • Cebuano News: Draft Bangsamoro Basic Law isumite ngadto sa Presidente sulod niining semana, matud sa Palasyo

    MANILA, Agosto 23 (PIA) – Ang Government Peace Panel (GPP) ug ang Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) ang nangandam na karon sa draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) aron isumite ngadto sa Opisina sa Presidente sulod niining semana.“Matud pa ni Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (PAPP) Secretary Teresita Deles, tanang mahinungdanong isyu sa BBL natuki ug nalinaw na. Ang gihimo na lang sa duha ka grupo mao ang pag-andam sa mismong draft Bangsamoro Basic Law aron isumite n... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • President safe as woman tries to smuggle gun inside Palace complex, says official

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

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

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

    LAGAWE, Ifugao Aug. 22 (PIA) - - The Provincial Board here recently passed an ordinance  regulating the selling of liquor and other intoxicating substances during typhoons and occurrence of calamities within the affected municipality or barangay. Authors explained that it shall be a policy of the provincial government of Ifugao to regulate  the sale of liquor and other intoxicating substances during typhoons and occurrence of other natural and man-made calamities “This ... Read Full Story - Ifugao dads ...
  • Nueva Vizcaya dads push building of another hospital

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

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

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

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

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

    KABAYAN, Benguet, Aug. 22(PIA) - - The establishment  of a  Community Police Assistance Center (COMPAC) in barangay Bashoy, this town,  is seen to  help in the protection of Mt. Pulag  from  illegal loggers and encroachers.Governor Nestor Fongwan led the turnover of the COMPAC in sitio Babadak along barangay Bashoy   to the Philippine National Police  on Tuesday,  August 19.According to Fongwan, this is not really a big project but the purpose is... Read Full Story - Police assis...
  • Cebuano News: Malacanang: Bangsamoro Basic Law, usa ka prayoridad

    MANILA, Agosto 20 (PIA) – Hatagan ni Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III sa unang pagtagad ang Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), inig abot niini sa iyang opisina.Kini ang gibutyag ni Presidential Communication Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., ngadto sa mga mamahayag atol sa usa ka press briefing sa dzRB Radyo ng Bayan, kinsa miingon nga ang Malacanang mosumite sa draft sa Bangsamoro Basic Law ngadto sa Kongreso sa labing madaling panahon.“Hatagan kini sa Presidente sa ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Govt continues to bring home Filipinos from Libya

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    IBA, Zambales, August 20 (PIA) -- Lawyer Edmund Perez from Botolan was recently elected as President of the re-organized Zambales People’s Law Enforcement Board (PLEB) Association. “I thank my colleagues for electing me to this position. I would give my very best to assist the PLEB of every municipality using my technical expertise and experience in handling cases,” Perez said. PLEBs were created by the Provincial Peace and Order Council in 1991 to receive and adjudic... Read Full Story - Lawyer from ...
  • Cebuano News: Ordinansa sa Brgy 29 tun-an

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 19 – Gipaabot konsiderahon sa komite sa barangay affairs sa konseho ni konsehal Alam Lim ang ordinansa nga gipalabang sa konseho sa Barangay  29, ning syudad. Kini  kalabot na sa ilang pagdonar og Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Camera ngadto sa Misamis Oriental General Comprehensive High School (MOGCHS)nga gipresentahan ni Josefina Dagasuan, Principal sa maong tunghaan. Ang maong ordinansa naghatag usab og katung... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Katawhan uyon sa gidusong No Helmet Ordinance

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 19 – Positibo anf reaksiyon sa katawhan sa gipasaka nga sugyot ordinansa ni konsehal Candy Darimbang kalabot sa pagdili sa paggamit og full mask ug tinted nga mga helmet sulod sa sentro sa syudad. Ang maong mga helmet angayan lamang sa highway suoton diin kusog ang pagpadagan sa mga motorista ug maghatag sa peligro sa ilang kinabuhi apan ang sulod sa syudad limitado lamang ang dagan sa mga sakyanan ug layo sa kakuyaw, pasabot ni Darimbang. Mahinumduman n... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Bise mayor miawhag maghiusa ang tanan dihas kampanya kontra illegal drugs

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 19 – Si Bise mayor Caesar Ian Acenas hugot nga nanawagan sa tanan nga maghiusa aron mapalapdan ang kampanya kontra sa ilegal nga mga druga. Ang bise mayor miawhag sa mga opisyal sa kabaranggayan ingon man sa tanang katawhan sa dakbayan nga makigtambayayong sa gobyerno aron maprotektahan ang katawhan gikan sa maong problema sa katilingban. Ang atong kabataan anaa sa peligro nga mahimong magumon sa gidiling druga o kaha gamiton nga tigpayuhot sa maong mga ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Vice mayor calls for cooperation in drive vs illegal drugs

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 19 – Vice mayor in Cagayan de Oro calls for an intensified campaign against illegal drugs in the city as he urges barangays and city residents to work with the government to protect its people from the social menace. “Our children are at risk of falling prey to drug syndicates, either by being users or being carriers of illegal drugs. Let us protect them by making it hard for drug pushers to operate here,” stressed vice mayor Caesar Ian E. Acenas.... Read Full Story - Vice mayor c...
  • Draft BBL to be submitted to PNoy this week

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

    MANILA, Agosto 19 (PIA) – Ang pagdakop kang Retired General Jovito Palparan, nagpakita sa determinasyon sa administrasyon sa kausaban sa sistema sa hustisya aron maseguro nga patas ang pagpanalipud sa matag usa ka Pilipino."Lig-on ang determinasyon sa atong Pangulo nga i-atubang sa hukmanan ug patubagon sa korte, kadtong adunay mga kalapasan sa balaod,” matud ni Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., sa press  briefing... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Bangsamoro Basic Law timetable on track - Deles

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    MANILA, Aug. 18 -- Malacanang has expressed its satisfaction over the repatriation of 766 Filipinos from Libya. “Ikinalulugod naming ibahagi ang ulat ng Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) hinggil sa maayos na pagbabalik ng 766 na Pilipino mula sa Libya,” said Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., in a press briefing over dzRB Radyo ng Bayan on Sunday. According to Coloma, the repatriated Filipinos where first brought to Malta via... Read Full Story - Palace pleas...
  • OPAPP visits PAMANA projects in the 3 towns of Camarines Norte

    By: Rosalita B. ManlangitDAET, Camarines Norte, Aug. 28 (PIA) – The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) conducted a series of inter-agency field visits of the farm to market roads and bridges projects in the towns of Labo, Capalonga and Jose Panganiban on August 19-20 in this province. The projects are under the PAyapa at MAsaganang PamayaNAn (PAMANA) of the OPAPP, a national government’s program that extends development interventions to iso... Read Full Story - OPAPP visits...
  • 5 Libya repatriates receive financial aid from OWWA 12

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    ROMBLON, Romblon, Agosto 15 (PIA) --- Puspusan ang ginagawang panghuhuli ng Philippine Maritime Police at Municipal Fishery Law Enforcer sa mga bangkang pangisda na paso na ang rehistrasyon sa MARINA at expired na lisensiya ng kapitan ng fishing boat. Kasama rin sa iniinspeksiyon ng maritime police ang rehistrasyon ng mga ito sa munisipyo upang makapag-operate sa karagatang sakop ng bayan ng Romblon. Sinabi ni Jessie F. Mallen na itinalaga ng Romblon Municipal Agriculture Office bilang... Read Full Story - Tagalog news...
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