PRAISE Award caps DSWD’s 66th anniversary

QUEZON CITY, February 27, (PIA) - -A grand tribute to deserving employees dubbed “Program on Awards and Incentives for Service Excellence” (PRAISE) capped the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) 66th anniversary with the theme, DSWD@66: May Malasakit   Loyal officials ... Read more

Filipino films make it to Osaka Film Fest in March

MANILA, Feb. 28 (PIA) – Nine Filipino films will be participating in the upcoming Osaka Asian Film Festival 2017, wherein three of which are part of the main competition section.   “We are very proud with the incredible turnout of selected Filipino participants [of the Osaka Asian Film F... Read more

Yes for Peace looks forward to all-out support of Rotary Int'l

QUEZON CITY,  Feb. 28 (PIA) -- Yes for Peace–Bayanihan ng Bayan received another boost closer to its goal to mobilize direct people’s participation in the comprehensive peace process at the community level during the 112th Anniversary of Rotary International.   In his message to cap the... Read more

DepEd continues to ensure inclusive education for learners with special needs

PASIG CITY, Feb. 27 (PIA)--The Department of Education (DepEd) continues to provide the necessary educational interventions for learners with certain exceptionalities through its Special Education (SPED) program.   Under its SPED program, DepEd provides a holistic approach in catering to the ... Read more

QC prescribes uniform design for its housing projects

QUEZON CITY, Feb. 27 (PIA)—The Quezon City government now prescribes a uniform standard design in all city government housing projects under the community mortgage program.   Mayor Herbert Bautista has signed into law City Ordinance 2558-2016, which prescribes a uniform roof color and heigh... Read more

Hackzilla calls for building solution through the use of technology

QUEZON CITY, Feb. 27 (PIA) --- The Hackzilla in Manila, now on its second year, is inviting college students nationwide to join this year's hackathon to be held on March 31 to April 1, 2017 at Freelancer’s office in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.   Hackzilla in Manila is an intercolleg... Read more

Responsabilidad ng bawat sektor tinukoy upang maiangat ang antas ng nutrisyon

 MAYNILA, Pebrero 27 (PIA) - - Detalyadong tinukoy sa draft ng Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition (PPAN) 2017-2022 ang responsabilidad ng iba’t ibang sektor tungo sa pag-angat ng nutrisyon sa ating bansa lalo na ng mga bata.   Ang draft ng bagong PPAN ay iprinisinta ni Regional Nutrit... Read more

PHLPost launches stamp design contest, invites participants

MANILA, Feb. 27 (PIA) – The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) is inviting students, designers and illustrators to join the nationwide stamp-design contest in celebration of PHLPost’s 25th Anniversary.   According to PHLPost, the design should focus on the theme “PHLPOST @25: Serv... Read more

QC shares best practices in the implementation of Safe Cities Program

Quezon City Administrator Aldrin Cuña shares the city's experiences in a UN Women event in Mexico City QUEZON CITY, Feb. 26 (PIA)--The Quezon City government shared its experiences and challenges in the implementation of its Safe Cities Program. During the 3-day “Safe, Empowering an... Read more

Duterte urges Filipinos to reflect on country’s gains, loses after 1986 EDSA

QUEZON CITY, Feb. 25 (PIA)--President Rodrigo Duterte urged Filipinos to commemorate the EDSA People Power by reflecting on the country's gains and loses after 1986. In his message for the 31st anniversary of the historic uprising, the President said that we must objectively assess what w... Read more

Maynilad builds new reservoirs in QC, Muntinlupa and parts of Cavite

MANILA, Feb. 24 (PIA) – To help improve water supply, Maynilad Water Services, Inc. is currently constructing six new reservoirs in various locations within its West Concession area.   “Our goal is to provide 24-hour water supply at a strong pressure for our existing customers, as well a... Read more

DOLE to set up help desk for OFWs

MANILA, Feb. 23 (PIA)--Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III has ordered the creation of a help desk that will attend to requests for assistance from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and their families to improve the delivery of services to overseas Filipino workers.   In a statement, Bello ... Read more

OFW fulfills a ​longtime dream to compete in MMA

QUEZON CITY, Feb. 23, (PIA)--Every year numerous Filipinos leave their homeland in search for greener pastures abroad, with the goal of getting a decent job so as to provide their families with comfortable lives.   With the idea of better opportunities in other countries, many take the risk. ... Read more

Beware of money transfer scam – PDEA

QUEZON CITY, Feb. 23 (PIA) - The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) is warning the public about a money transfer scam using the name of the Agency to collect money for clearance purposes.   PDEA Director General Isidro S. Lapeña issued the public advisory amid a report about spurious... Read more

Makati residents can get civil documents for free from Feb 22 to 24

MAKATI CITY, Feb.22 (PIA) -- From February 22 to 24, Makati residents will be able to get civil documents for free.   The City Civil Registration Office (CCRO) has waived fees for the processing and release of certified true copies of Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates and Certificate of... Read more