CCC to conduct trainers training on local Climate Change action planning

QUEZON CITY, July 26 (PIA)--The Climate Change Commission is set to train faculties of state universities and colleges (SUCs) and national government agencies to mentor local chief executives and development planners as they prepare and update their Local Climate Change Action Plans or LCCAPs.  ... Read more

Search is on for 2017 Manuel L. Quezon Gawad Parangal

QUEZON CITY, July 25 (PIA)--The search is on for the 2017 Manuel L. Quezon Gawad Parangal.   The Manuel L. Quezon Gawad Parangal is an annual award given to outstanding residents of Quezon City from various fields of endeavor such as: Government Service, Justice and Humanitarian and Community... Read more

DOTr starts transfer to Clark on July 28

MANILA, July 25 (PIA) -- The Department of Transportation (DOTr) will take the lead in transferring its Central Office to Clark, Pampanga, a move that is in line with the creation of the country’s National Government Center.   In a statement, the DOTr said the transfer of key government of... Read more

Yes for Peace advocates move on amid collapsed peace talks with Reds

MANILA, July 25 (PIA) -- Our peace effors will continue despite the cancellation of back-channel talks between the government and the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF), peace advocates said on Tuesday.   Ernesto Angeles Alcanzare, ... Read more

PAL chairman honors soldiers and police; grants special privileges

QUEZON CITY, July 25 (PIA) – In honor of their sacrifices for the country, flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) announced on Friday that it will grant special privileges for the men and women of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP).   PAL Chai... Read more

Pres. Duterte cites need to enhance disaster preparedness

QUEZON CITY, 25 July (PIA) – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte cited the need to enhance disaster preparedness in the country during his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) Monday afternoon at the House of Representatives in Quezon City.   The President said that disaster resilience must ... Read more

First "Green Jeepney" launched

Department of Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi tries the wheels of the first-ever electric-powered “Green Jeepney” developed by QEV Philippines during their product launch held at the Shangri-La at the Fort in Bonifacio Global City on Thursday, July 20, 2017. (Photo by DOE) TAGUIG CITY, Jul... Read more

DENR hosts ASEAN Senior Environment Executive’s confab

PASAY CITY, July 24 (PIA)--The Philippine government through the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is hosting an important gathering of senior environment officials in the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), with climate change and environmental cooperation... Read more

JICA opens training on water management for young Filipinos

MANILA, July 24 (PIA) – The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) backs water resource management in the Philippines by opening slots for a training program for young Filipinos to study Japan’s water management and treatment policies and systems.   “We look forward to seeing you... Read more

AirAsia extends free baggage allowance, meals to military personnel

QUEZON CITY, 22 July (PIA) – AirAsia announced on Wednesday that it will extend free baggage allowance to all AFP military personnel.   On their Facebook Page, AirAsia Philippines CEO Captain Dexter Comendador said that “in recognition of their incredible sacrifice, the airline company w... Read more

Valenzuela wins second E-Readiness award

VALENZUELA CITY, July 21 (PIA)—The City Government of Valenzuela received its second bags this year's e-Readiness Leadership Award during the Electronic Business Permits and Licensing Summit held at the Novotel Manila in Quezon City, July 18, 2017. The award recognizes local chief execu... Read more

Muntinlupa wins the Regional Award for the 2016 Seal of Child-Friendly Local Governance

MUNTINLUPA CITY, July 21, (PIA) – Muntinlupa City is the Regional Awardee in the recent 2016 Regional Awarding and Conferment of the Seal of  Child-Friendly Local Governance (SFLG) held in Muntinlupa Sports Complex. The City garnered the highest score in the Child-Friendly Governance Audit (C... Read more

Yes for Peace hails govt’s twin moves on peace process

MANILA, July 20 (PIA) -- Yes for Peace advocates hail the cancellation of back door negotiations with the communist National Democratic Front scheduled in the next few days halfway across the world by Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Secretary Jesus Dureza and the face-to-face meeting betwe... Read more

DOTr assures completion of MRT 7 project by 2019

  QUEZON CITY, July 20 (PIA)—The Department of Transportation (DOTr) assured the completion of MRT 7 project by 2019. Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade made this assurance Thursday morning during the Progress Briefing and Inspection of #BUILDBUILDBUILD) project... Read more

DepEd launches ALS-K to 12 Basic Education Curriculum

PASIG CITY, July 20 (PIA)— The Department of Education (DepEd), through the Bureau of Curriculum Development (BCD), recently launched the ALS-K to 12 Basic Education Curriculum. According to DepEd, the move was made to ensure that the Alternative Learning System (ALS) curriculum is aligned with... Read more