Filipino Fiestas highlight in postage stamps

MANILA, May 3 (PIA) - The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) has released special stamps that highlight the grandest celebration of Filipino Fiestas popularly celebrated in every town and province all over the country.  Fiesta in the Philippines is part of the Filipino culture. Activities are... Read more

Only 1 in 66 national candidates supports ‘Bayanihan for Peace’

QUEZON CITY, May 2 (PIA) – Only a week before the May 9 polls, a peace group is still urging candidates to join the calls of over 12 million Filipinos who have thus far responded to the Yes for Peace – Bayanihan para sa Kapayapaan campaign. According to Ernesto Alcanzare, Organizer of Yes for ... Read more

PDEA, DOST ink MOA for more efficient and faster ICT 

QUEZON CITY, May 2 (PIA) – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) recently signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Office (DOST-ITCO) for the implementation of the Integrated Government Philippines (iGovPhil Project). PDEA Director General Undersecretary Arturo G. Cacdac, Jr. and D... Read more

Use correct zip code, mailing address & envelope - PHLPost

MANILA, 2 May (PIA) – To further improve sorting efficiency and enhance the quality of mailing service, the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) advises the mailing public to start using the correct zip code, observe correct addressing of mail items and use 80 gsm (grams per square metre) maili... Read more

Take an entrepreneurial career, chamber exec urges grads

VALENZUELA CITY, May 2 (PIA)--An executive of a local chamber of commerce in Valenzuela City is encouraging the newly graduated not top settle on being an employee and take an entrepreneurial career instead. “Don’t be an employee all your life. Make your own business out of all your experiences... Read more

“Now in Season Australia” makes a comeback to Manila

MANILA, May 1 (PIA) – Australia’s retail promotion recently made a comeback to Manila with its “Now in Season Australia” - a multi-industry, multi-country promotion for Australian fruits. With its whole-of-industry approach to promoting Australian fruits across a range of Asian markets incl... Read more

Baldoz challenges labor sector to secure decent jobs for the future

PASAY CITY, May 1 (PIA)—Confront the present to secure decent jobs for the future. Thus, was Labor & Employment Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz’s challenge to the labor sector during the Labor Day Forum on Securing Decent Jobs for the Future held at the Occupational Safety and Health Center in Quezo... Read more

Concert at the Park to feature Southernside Musical Ensemble

MANILA, April 30 (PIA) - Concert at the Park opens the month of May with a summer music concert featuring the  Southernside Musical Ensemble on Sunday, May 01, 2016. The program starts at 5:00 p.m. at the Rizal Park Open-Air Auditorium to be hosted by Ms. Aretha Angcao. Admission is free. The Sou... Read more

2016 Labor Day Job & Career Fair in NCR to offer 35,000 vacancies

MANILA, April 30 (PIA)--Some 35,000 job vacancies are up for grabs at the 2016 Labor Day Job & Career Fair on May 1 (Sunday) at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. Director Nelson C. Hornilla, officer-in-charge of the Department of Labor & Emploment-National Capital Region (DOLE-NCR) said all is... Read more

PNP activates EOD, K9 units

QUEZON CITY, April 29 (PIA) – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday activated its newly organized National Operational Support Unit (NOSU), the Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Canine Group (EOD/K9 Group). “The activation of Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Canine Group will bring forth ... Read more

Students from British School & International School Manila to perform at the Paco Park

MANILA, April 28 (PIA) - The young and very talented singers from the British School and International School Manila will perform in Paco Park Presents this Friday, April 29, 2016 at 6:00 PM.   Performers for this concert are the senior students of Ms. Perpy Heath, both from the British School and... Read more

PDEA rewards 10 civilian informants

QUEZON CITY, April 28 (PIA) – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) recently rewarded hefty cash to 10 civilian informants amounting to over P2.9 million. PDEA Director General Undersecretary Arturo G. Cacdac, Jr. commended the informants for providing anti-drug information that led to th... Read more

PVAO, FILVETS launch digitized WWII records

QUEZON CITY, April 27 (PIA) --- The Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO), in collaboration with the Filipino War Veterans Foundation Inc. (FILVETS), launched on Maonday the digitized surviving records of Filipino soldiers and guerillas during World War II (WW II) at the AFP Museum at Camp Gen... Read more

Search for Outstanding Regional Barangay Nutrition Scholar of NCR is on!

QUEZON CITY, April 27 (PIA)-- The annual search for the National Capital Region”s (NCR) Outstanding Regional Barangay Nutrition Scholar (ROBNS) is on. National Nutrition Council (NNC) – Regional Nutrition Program Coordinator (RNPC) Mila Federizo stated that there is a need to recognize exempla... Read more

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