Duterte leads Cine Lokal launch

PASAY CITY, April 20 (PIA)--President Rodrigo Duterte graced the launching of the Cine Lokal Wednesday (April 19) at the SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City. Cine Lokal is a project of the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) in cooperation with SM Entertainment that is dedicated to showi... Read more

ASEAN members pitch for nuclear energy

TAGUIG CITY, April 21 (PIA)--A pre-feasibility study unveiled during the recently concluded 7th Annual Meeting of the Nuclear Energy Cooperation Sub-Sector Network (NEC-SSN) showed that many member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are in favor of tapping nuclear energy... Read more

Taguiwalo urges indigent patients to avail of “Lingap”

QUEZON CITY, April 20, (PIA) – Department of Social Welfare and Development  (DSWD) Secretary Judy Taguiwalo is urging indigent patients to avail of the administration’s program “Libreng Gamot Para sa Masa”  o “Lingap” currently  being implemented by the Department.   Lingap is... Read more

QC mayor orders “all out support” for the city’s human milk bank

QUEZON CITY, April 20 (PIA)--Mayor Herbert Bautista has ordered the city government’s healthcare agencies to exert all efforts to support the Quezon City Human Milk Bank (QCHMB).   The city government operates QCHMB which is located within Quezon City General Hospital.   The Human Mi... Read more

Key construction players gather at 2nd CIAP dialogue

Atty. Ruth B. Castelo (seated 5th from Left), Undersecretary for CIAP and Presiding Chairperson, with major industry players in a round table discussion. MAKATI CITY, April 20 (PIA)--The Department of Trade and Industry-Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines (DTI-CIAP) held its 2n... Read more

Abueva mellows down stance on federalism

University of the Philippines Alumni Association on Tuesday hosted the Kapihan ng Bayan sa UP "Federalismo--the pros and cons" at the UP Ang Bahay ng Alumni. The forum invited retired Supreme Court Justice Vicente Mendoza and former UP president Dr. Jose Abeva, among others, to discuss issues on... Read more

DENR hosts forum on biodiversity, mining

  QUEZON CITY, April 19 (PIA)--The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)  on Wednesday (April 19) hosted a biodiversity and mining forum with focus on the issues of sustainability, social justice and equity on the extraction and use of natural resources for economic needs. ... Read more

San Miguel to hire former drug dependents for MRT-7 projects

QUEZON CITY, April 19 (PIA)--A consortium led by San Miguel Corporation has committed to hire former drug dependents who completed the Quezon City government’s rehabilitation program for its MRT-7 project. Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte who chairs the QC Anti-Drug Abuse Advisory Council  (QCDAAC) mad... Read more

Erap inaugurates newly refurbished Quinta Market

MANILA, APRIL 19 (PIA)—Mayor Joseph Estrada inaugurated Wednesday (April 19) the newly refurbished Quinta Market According to City Engineer Roberto Bernardo, Quinta Market has modern wet and dry sections and stalls, elegant restrooms, a food court, security cameras and even free Wi-Fi conne... Read more

Metro Manila Mayors Express Support to Duterte’s Federalism Advocacy

MAKATI, April 18 (PIA)--The 17 Metro Manila mayors have expressed their support to the administration of President Duterte’s thrust and campaign to shift from the presidential to a federal form of government.   In a recent Metro Manila Council (MMC) meeting, the 17 local chief executives is... Read more

Dutertenomics’ debuts in Middle East

QUEZON CITY, April 18 (PIA)--—Dutertenomics, the new way to sum-up Philippine (PH) President Rodrigo Duterte’s key socio-economic agenda, which aims to widen the gains of economic development, to address inequality and to uplift the quality of life of all Filipinos, was used to describe the vari... Read more

PH pushes for promotion of creative industries in ASEAN

MAKATI, April 18 (PIA)--The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) through its Design Center of the Philippines (Design Center) will be holding the ASEAN Creative Cities Forum and Exhibition (ACCFE) slated on 24-27 April 2017 at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.   Through ACCFE, the countr... Read more

FDCP and SM Cinema to launch Cine Lokal

QUEZON CITY, April 18 (PIA)--The Film Development Council of the Philippines, in partnership with SM Entertainment will launch Cine Lokal on April 19, 2017.   The event will be held at the SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City with cocktails at 6 PM and the main program at 7 PM.   Cine Lokal i... Read more

MMDA declares more tow away zones

MAKATI, April 18 (PIA)--The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Monday (April17) started clearing operations on the four major roads in the Cubao district, considered as one of the most congested areas in Quezon City.   MMDA personnel of the towing and Sidewalk Clearing Op... Read more

Ph, Denmark sign MOU for Bilateral Consultations

Acting Secretary of Foreign Affairs Enrique A. Manalo and Danish Permanent Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Ulrik Vestergaard Knudsen (6th and 7th from left, respectively) are flanked by the Philippine and Danish delegations to the inaugural Philippines-Denmark Bilateral Consultations he... Read more