Pilipinas, Indonesia at Malaysia nagkaisa kontra terorismo

MANILA,  Hunyo 23 (PIA) – Nagkaisa ang mga bansang Pilipinas, Indonesia at Malaysia upang paigtingin ang depensa at intelligence collaboration.   Ayon sa Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), nagpulong-pulong ang mga matataas na opisyal ng tatlong bansa upang pag-usapan ang mas pinalakas na... Read more

DAP taps new think tanks for "idea generation team"

MANILA, June 23 (PIA) -- The Development Academy of the Philippines has tapped six new experts in various fields to join the Academy's "idea generation team" following their nomination to the Council of Fellows, according to DAP president and CEO Dr. Elba Cruz.   Cruz said this group of... Read more

PNP needs lawyers, doctors more technical service officers

QUEZON CITY, June 22 (PIA) – The Philippine National Police (PNP) is looking for lawyers, doctors and other professionals to join in their technical service.   The PNP is filling up 545 vacancies for technical service officers who will be commissioned into the PNP Officer Corps under the PN... Read more

Muntinlupa LGU subsidizes rehabilitation of drug users, pushers

QUEZON CITY, 22 June (PIA) --- The Muntinlupa Local Government Unit allocated 10 million pesos to subsidize the rehabilitation of drug users and pushers in the Dept. of Health Treatment and Rehabilitation Centers (DOH-TRC). Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi, DOH-TRC Bicutan Director Dr. Marvin Diok... Read more

QC holds general assembly of migrant workers and families

QUEZON CITY, June 22 (PIA)--Quezon City government gathered yesterday (June 21) representatives of migrant workers (OFW’s) and migrant worker families’ organizations during the “General Assembly of Migrants Workers and Families” held at the Quezon City Hall covered walk. Led by the Quezo... Read more

BI tightens passenger screening to thwart entry of foreign jihadists

MANILA, June 22 (PIA)--Immigration Officers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and other ports of entry nationwide were ordered today to be more strict and cautious in allowing the entry of foreign visitors in the country following reports that some of the terrorists fighting governmen... Read more

“Adoptive families” kailangan ng libo-libong batang nasa bahay ampunan- DSWD

Ni: Lucia F. Broño LUNGSOD QUEZON, QUEZON CITY, Hunyo 22, (PIA) - -  Lagpas dalawang libong bata ang ngayon ay nananatili sa iba’t ibang bahay ampunan sa bansa na matagal nang naghahangad ng kalinga at pagmamahal ng sariling magulang o pamilya. Ito ang pagdidiin ni Department of Social... Read more

'Mga Bagong Rizal' pursues national hero’s vision thru Yes For Peace

QUEZON CITY, June 21 (PIA) -- As a fitting tribute to celebrate the 156th birthday of our National Hero and martyr Dr. Jose Rizal, the Philippine Center for Gifted Education (PGCE) gathered some young people who were previously chosen and recognized as “Mga Bagong Rizal” to simple ceremonies h... Read more

PNR fare to increase in July

MANILA, June 21 (PIA) – Starting next month, the Philippine National Railways (PNR) will implement a fare increase.   In an advisory, the fare increase will take effect starting July 1, 2017. The new minimum fare rate will be at Php 15.00, for the first 14 kms and additional Php 5.00 fo... Read more

500 QC residents get free hearing aid

QUEZON CITY, June 21(PIA)--More than 500 hearing-impaired residents of Quezon City will receive free hearing aids under a program organized under the auspices of the Quezon City Persons with Disabilities Affairs Office (PDAO).   The community-based hearing impairment program aims to help indi... Read more

DILG to BFP: Intensify fire safety inspection on high rise buildings

MANILA, June 21 (PIA) -- Interior and Local Government Officer-in-Charge Undersecretary Catalino Cuy has reminded the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to intensify fire safety inspection on high-rise buildings or establishments.   Cuy issued the reminder following the 24-1 Grenfell Tower infer... Read more

DOLE soon to fill up 36 new LLCO positions

MANILA, June 21 (PIA)--The Department of Labor & Employment (DOLE) will soon fill up 36 positions for new Labor Laws Compliance Officers (LLCOs) after the Department of Budget & Management (DBM) acceded to DOLE’s request to tap new personnel on top of the existing 525 LLCOs deployed across the cou... Read more

QC teen to compete in International Letter Writing contest in Switzerland

MANILA, June 21 (PIA) – Thirteen-year old student, Clarence Christian Chua of the Grace Christian College in Quezon City will compete in the 46th International Letter Writing Competition organized by the Universal Postal Union (UPU) in Berne, Switzerland.   According to the Philippine Posta... Read more

“War on drugs goes on” - PDEA chief

QUEZON CITY, June 20 (PIA) – The war on illegal drugs goes on. This was the statement of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency’s (PDEA) Director General Isidro S. Lapeña during the recent 15th anniversary of the agency with Department of Justice Secretary Vitaliano N. Aguirre II as guest of honor ... Read more

DOLE issues guidelines to address Hotline 8888 complaints, requests for assistance

MANILA, June 20 (PIA)--The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) issued DOLE’s operational guidelines and procedures on complaints and requests for assistance referred to the Department through the 8888 Citizen’s Complaint Hotline.   Labor & Employment Secretary Silvestre Bello III un... Read more