Makati sets new traffic rules to ease traffic congestion at northern part of CBD

MAKATI CITY, June 28 (PIA) -- The local government has begun implementing a new one-way scheme at the northern part of the Central Business District (CBD) that has entailed the declaration of major streets as “No Parking Zones”, particularly the entire stretch of South Avenue, Ayala Avenue Exten... Read more

DOLE urges stranded OFWs in Saudi to avail of amnesty now

MANILA, June 28 (PIA)--The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) yesterday made a last minute call to undocumented overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to immediately register and avail of the amnesty given by the Saudi government which ends on June 29.   ... Read more

Medical repatriation efforts for OFWs strengthened

MANILA, June 28 (PIA)--A more cohesive and synchronized procedure for the medical repatriation of overseas Filipinos is now assured with the signing last week of a Joint Memorandum Circular among government agencies, including the labor department.   Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III sai... Read more

Protection of migrant workers sought

MANILA, June 28, (PIA)--The labor department has sought global action to guarantee the protection and promotion of the rights and welfare of migrant workers.   Addressing the Committee on Labor Migration, a major committee of the International Labor Conference (ILC) in Geneva last week, Labor... Read more

DOTR marks 5 stations of Manila-Clark Railway Project

    An unmarked photo taken from the Department of Transportation website (dotr.gov.ph) that is for reference only.   MANILA, June 28 (PIA) -- The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Tuesday marked five stations of the Manila-Clark Railway Project, the line that will co... Read more

Taguig launches adopt-a-dog program

TAGUIG CITY, June 28 (PIA) – The city government of Taguig recently launched its ‘Adopt-a-Dog’ program.   Taguig City Veterinary Office Head Dr. Alexis Siblag assured the public that the dogs they offer for adoption have already been assessed and found to be free from any contagious dis... Read more

JICA backs PHs North-South Commuter Railway

MANILA, June 27 (PIA) – The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) backs the country’s North-South Commuter Railway project – the new railway network that incorporates the latest seismic design.   “The NSCR aims to boost connectivity of emerging growth centers to Metro Manila a... Read more

Manila-Clark Railway Project to cut down travel time to 55 minutes

NEDA Director General Ernesto Pernia, Transporation Secretary Arthur Tugade, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, Caloocan Mayor Oscar Malapitan and Congressman Edgay Erice strike  President Duterte’s signature fist pose at the marking of five stations for the Manila-Clark railway project. (Ph... Read more

DOE leads forum on energy efficiency for consumer products

STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT. The Department of Energy (DOE) and Access to Sustainable Energy Programme (ASEP) experts engaged industry participants in a two-day public consultation for the Particular Product Requirements (PPR) for LED lamps, air conditioners and refrigerators last 14-15 June 2017 a... Read more

Massive river, creek cleanup to mark Environment Month in Quezon City

QUEZON CITY, June 26 (PIA)--In celebration of the Philippine Environment Month this June, the Quezon City government through the QC Environment Protection and Waste Management Department (EPWMD) will conduct a simultaneous clean-up activity in all rivers and creeks that traverse the city on June 28 ... Read more

Pasig City to hold 3rd Mega Job Fair

PASIG CITY, June 26 (PIA) – The City Government of Pasig will hold its 3rd Mega Job Fair for this year.  Dubbed, “Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan para sa Pasiguenio will be held n Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Pasig City Sports Center. The job fair will start at 8:00am up to 3:00pm. (PASIG/... Read more

Medical repatriation efforts for OFWs strengthened

MANILA, June 25 (PIA)- A more cohesive and synchronized procedure for the medical repatriation of overseas Filipinos is now assured with the signing last week of a Joint Memorandum Circular among government agencies, including the labor department.   Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III sai... Read more

DOLE issues pay rules for Eid’l Fitr, a regular holiday

MANILA, June 24 (PIA)--Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III reminded private sector employers to pay their workers correctly and observe applicable pay rules on June 26, Eid’l Fitr, a regular holiday.    “As the Filipino nation unites with the Muslim community in celebration of the Feast ... Read more

Emergency quick response in PH to get a boost

MANILA, June 24 (PIA) – Soon, emergency quick response in the Philippines will get a boost as the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE) have teamed up to train Filipino engineers on earth... Read more

DepEd, Korea ink MOA for Korean language inclusion in Special Program in Foreign Language

  Deped Sec. Leonor Magtolis Briones & the Ambassador Kim Jae -Shin, .Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Phils sign a Memorandum of Agreement to formalize the inclusion of the Korean language in the Special Program in Foreign languages. PASIG CITY, June 23 (PIA)--The Department of... Read more