Australian Ambassador receives Order of Sikatuna

MANILA, 8 January (PIA) – Outgoing Australian Ambassador to the Philippines, Ambassador Bill Tweddell, was recently conferred the Order of Sikatuna with the rank of Datu Katangiang Ginto (Grand Cross, Gold Distinction). Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario, on behalf of President Benigno ... Read more

Mahigit 42,000 barangay sa bansa sakop ng BuB sa 2017 -DBM

LUNGSOD QUEZON, 08 Enero (PIA) --- Palalawigin  ng Department of Budget & Management (DBM) ang Bottom-Up Budgeting (BuB) hanggang sa susunod na taon upang masakop ang 42,036 na mga barangay sa buong bansa. Ang BuB ay isang reform program na nagpapatibay ng pakikilahok ng mamamayan sa budget proce... Read more

DILG awards QC for helping clean-up Manila Bay, waterways

QUEZON CITY, 08 Jan. (PIA)--The Quezon City Local Government was recently bestowed the national award for MANILA BAYanihan Award (City Category) for its comprehensive efforts in helping clean-up Manila Bay and the city waterways. Earlier, at the regional level, Quezon City had bested other cities i... Read more

NNC urges public to reduce consumption of sugar

QUEZON CITY, 8 January, (PIA) - - The National Nutrition Council (NNC) calls on the public to reduce consumption of sugar sweetened foods to stay healthy. NNC explained that sugar-sweetened foods and beverages like commercially available cookies, granola bars, fruit drinks, sports drinks, and soft ... Read more

Libreng anti-rabies vaccines ibibigay ng DOH

 MAYNILA, 8 Enero, (PIA)--Magbibigay ng libreng anti-rabies vaccines ang Department of Health (DOH) sa mga taong nakagat ng aso at pusa. Layunin ng DOH na tuluyang maalis ang sanhi ng human rabies sa mga tao sa pamamagiatan  ng pagbibigay ng kumpletong dosage (8) ng post exposure prophylaxis ng a... Read more

Quiapo rector calls on devotees for a meaningful feast; appeals for cooperation

MANILA, 7 January (PIA) – Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene, better known as the Quiapo Church, rector Monsignor Hernando Coronel called on to devotees of the Black Nazarene to celebrate the feast for a meaningful celebration on Saturday, January 9, 2016. “Let us all have a more meaningful c... Read more

Labor chief urges public to learn more about “Batas Kasambahay” online

MANILA, 07 January (PIA)--Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz urges the public to learn more about R.A. 10361, otherwise known as the Domestic Workers Act, or Batas Kasambahay. Domestic workers, or kasambahay, employers, recruitment agencies, DOLE partners in government, and civil socie... Read more

Marikina to hold Mega Job Fair on Friday

MARIKINA, 07 January (PIA)--The city government of Marikina invites jobseekers to visit and apply for employment opportunities at the Mega Job Fair on Friday. Some 60 local and foreign companies will offer jobs in sales, business process outsourcing (BPO), production and office work. The job fair ... Read more

Makati extends work hours for tax payment, renewal

MAKATI CITY, 7 Jan. (PIA) -- Makati Mayor Romulo “Kid” Peña today reminded taxpayers and business owners to pay their taxes and renew their licenses before the January 20 deadline to avoid penalties, as he urged them to take advantage of the extended work hours being implemented by frontline ... Read more

Makati implements mobile barangay realty tax payment until Jan. 15

MAKATI CITY, 7 Jan. (PIA) -- Makati Mayor Kid Pena has announced that satellite payment centers in 31 barangays are now operating on scheduled dates until January 15 to accept realty tax payments. Peña said that instead of going to City Hall, realty taxpayers in Makati can go to their respec... Read more

NCR’s public school enrollees among initial beneficiaries of free anti-dengue vaccine

MANILA, 7 January (PIA) - - Nine to ten year old public school enrolees in the National Capital Region (NCR) are among the initial beneficiaries of the free anti-dengue vaccine program of the Department of Health (DOH). Some 1,077,623 poor nine-to ten year old public school enrollees in Regions 3, ... Read more

Erap suspends classes in Manila on Jan. 9

By: Migs CruzadaMANILA, 06 January (PIA)--Mayor Joseph Estrada has ordered the suspension of classes in Manila on Saturday, January 9. Estrada issued on Tuesday Executive Order No. 2 declaring the suspension of classes in all levels, both public and private schools, colleges and universities in Man... Read more

Makati offers P100K for arrest of suspected child killer

MAKATI CITY, 6 Jan. (PIA) -- Mayor Romulo “Kid” Peña has announced that he will give a reward of P100,000 to anyone who could provide information for the immediate arrest of Raymundo Liza of Barangay P.P. Southside, who was tagged as the gunman who killed 7-year old Marc Angelo Diego on Decemb... Read more

DOST leads observance of National Time Consciousness Week

MANILA, 6 Jan. (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has once again led the whole nation in observance of the second National Time Consciousness Week (NTCW) on Monday. The DOST also enjoined all Filipinos to synchronize their watches with the official Philippine Standard Time (P... Read more

Australian gov’t provides P17.5M assistance to TY Nona victims

MANILA, 6 January (PIA) – The Australian government will provide humanitarian assistance to the victims of the recent Typhoon Nona (international name Melor) that hit most parts of Luzon. This was recently announced by Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop MP, saying that A$500,000 or Php17.5 ... Read more