Maynilad to replace old, inaccurate water meters

QUEZON CITY, 27 April (PIA) – Maynilad Water will soon be replacing old, inaccurate meters through its meter management program. “Water meters only have an optimum life span of about seven years. Given this, the timely replacement of water meters is essential so our customers can be assured tha... Read more

PLDT-SMART Foundation, Inc. donates to PNP for educational assistance

QUEZON CITY, 27 April (PIA) – The PLDT-SMART Foundation, Inc. recently donated some P500,000 for the PNP-PLDT-SMART College Assistance Program. PLDT-SMART Foundation, Inc. president, Ms. Ma. Esther Santos turned over the donation to PNP chief Police Director General Ricardo Marquez on April 25 at... Read more

DOLE to set up one-stop shops in Labor Day Job Fair venues

MANILA, April 26 (PIA)--The Department of Labor & Employment will set up one-stops at the Labor Day Job and Career Fair venues nationwide to provide the documentation and other pre-employment needs of jobseekers. In a press conference held Monday at the DOLE office in Intramuros, Labor & Employment... Read more

Improved, more secured postal ID launched by PHLPost

MANILA, April 26  (PIA) – The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) recently launched its improved postal Identification Card (Postal ID). According to PHLPost, the improved postal ID has multiple security features that guarantee a safe and reliable identity card. The improved and more secure... Read more

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More than 72,000 indigent seniors in NCR enjoy benefit of Social Pension program 

 QUEZON CITY, April 25, (PIA) - - A total of 72,834 indigent senior citizens in  in Metro Manila are enjoying the benefits under the  Social Pension program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). DSWD-NCR Regional Director Vincent Andrew T. Leyson said each indigent senior c... Read more

DOLE to conduct simultaneous Labor Day Job Fair nationwide

MANILA, April 25 (PIA)--More than 150,000 vacancies will be available for jobseekers in 54 job fair venues nationwide on 1 May, Labor Day. In a press conference held Monday at the DOLE in Intramuros, Labor & Employment Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said the 54 job fairs will be simultaneously conducte... Read more

DBP opens newest branch in Caloocan 

MANILA, 25 April (PIA) - The Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) recently inaugurated its newest branch in Caloocan City. The newly-opened branch is located at A. Mabini Street, Caloocan City Commercial Complex. Its newest branch will offer deposit and investment products, loans, and other fi... Read more

Call for entries to the 10th International MANGA Award

MANILA, April 25  (PIA) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the Japan Foundation is now accepting entries for the 10th International MANGA Award. The International MANGA Award was established in May 2007 upon the initiative of then-Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Taro Aso with the ai... Read more

MRT 7 expected to boost QC’s economy

President Aquino holds a time capsule as House Speaker Sonny Belmonte puts in newspaper. Looking on are (from left to right) DOTC Sec. Joseph Emilio Abaya, Mayor Herbert Bautista and Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima.QUEZON CITY, April 23 (PIA)--The construction of the MRT-7 is expected significantly... Read more

PIA tests MMDA quake simulator

QUEZON CITY, April 23 (PIA) -- Officials and employees of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) got to try out the mobile earthquake simulator on Friday as part of the agency’s efforts to raise disaster awareness and preparedness. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) simulator v... Read more

Iriberri retires, relinquishes post to Miranda

QUEZON CITY April 23 (PIA)--Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Gen. Hernando DCA Iriberri retired from military service on Friday, relinquishing his post to vice chief of staff Lt. Gen. Glorioso Miranda. President Benigno Aquino III led the change of command and retirement ceremon... Read more

US Embassy Manila partners with Globe Telecom, Tone for 'Fishackathon 2016'

MANILA, April 22 (PIA) - The U.S. Department of State’s third annual Fishackathon will begin today, Earth Day, in 40 cities around the world including Manila. In line with this, U.S. Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg and Glenn Z. Estrella, the Vice President of Digital Ventures at Globe will open the... Read more

Parañaque National HS Glee Club to perform at Paco Park

MANILA, April 22 (PIA) - Paco Park Presents will feature the Parañaque National High School Glee Club on April 22, at 6:00 PM at the historic Paco Park in San Marcelino, Manila. The Parañaque National High School Glee Club or PNHS Glee Club was formerly known as PNHS CHORALE which was establis... Read more

'Yugyugan 2016' highlights National Dance Week

MANILA, April 22 (PIA) - The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) will lead the International Dance Day and National Dance Week celebrations with a simultaneous dance rally in different parts of the country on April 24 to 30, 2016. Dubbed “Yugyugan Para sa Kultura ng Bayan,” the ... Read more