QC joins DepEd in ‘Brigada Eskwela’

QUEZON CITY, May 18 (PIA) – The city government of Quezon City has joined the nationwide kick-off of ‘Brigada Eskwela,’ an annual collaboration among the Department of Education (DepEd), national government agencies, local government units, private sectors, and volunteer groups to prepare and ... Read more

PIA-NCR brings Landmarks of ASEAN exhibit, forum to Valenzuela

VALENZUELA CITY, May 17 (PIA)—The Philippine Information Agency-National Capital Region (PIA-NCR) on Monday (May 13) brings the Landmarks of ASEAN exhibit in Valenzuela City. The exhibit include six feet tall photos of famous landmarks of 10 ASEAN member states that include  Brunei (Sulta... Read more

Muntinlupa LGU declares Pinagpala Compound a drug-free community

QUEZON CITY, May 17 (PIA) --- The Muntinlupa Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Office (DAPCO), in cooperation with Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) – Muntinlupa, recently declared Pinagpala Compound, San Guillermo St., Bayanan as a drug-free community.   City Government of... Read more

Muntinlupa distributes of free school uniforms, supplies

MUNTINLUPA CITY , May 16 (PIA)--City Administrator Engr. Allan Cachuela led the distribution of free school uniforms and school supplies to public elementary pupils during the launch of 2017 Brigada Eskwela on Monday. Cachuela said the assistance aims to lighten the financial loads parents during... Read more

QC allows Smart to put up Ugong Norte Cellsite

QUEZON CITY, May 16 (PIA)--The Quezon City Council has issued a special use permit allowing telecommunications giant Smart to install a cellsite tower in a subdivision within the posh barangay of Ugong Norte.   “The petitioner has complied with the requirements for its application for the i... Read more

QC merges barangay, community relations offices

 QUEZON CITY, May 16 (PIA)--Mayor Herbert Bautista has approved an ordinance merging two offices that deal with grassroots development into one department.   City Ordinance 2563-2017, authored by Councilors Roderick M. Paulate and Donato C. Matias, effects the merger of the Barangay Operatio... Read more

MMDA needs volunteer lawyers vs erring barangay officials

MAKATI CITY, May 15 (PIA) - The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is calling on lawyers to lend their services to the agency to handle cases against erring officials who fail to keep their jurisdiction free of illegally parked vehicles and other road obstructions.   The agency ... Read more

Taguig City holds mobile birth registration

TAGUIG CITY,  May 15 (PIA) – Starting Saturday, the city government of Taguig will be visiting its barangays to hold a mobile birth registration.   The mobile registration which start today, May 13 will be held in the following barangay halls: Barangay Napindan (9:00AM-12:00NN); Barangay F... Read more

6 DILG officials, appointed

  MANILA, May 15 (PIA) -- Six officials of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) assigned in the central and regional offices have recently been promoted as full-fledged Director III.   Among the newly appointed officials who will assume the Director III posts are Ju... Read more

PAGASA takes cue from Japan Meteorology Agency in upgrading weather forecasting in PH

QUEZON CITY, May 13 (PIA) -- The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services (PAGASA) is taking cue from the experiences of Japan in modernizing the state weather bureau’s weather forecasting system. The Japan Meteorological Agency acts as the authoritative voice in delivering ... Read more

QC completes rehab, constructions of six health facilities

QUEZON CITY , May 12 (PIA)--The Quezon City government  continues to increase the delivery of basic health care programs and services to city residents by building more health infrastructure facilities. The Engineering Department has reported that by the end of March 2017, the completion of ... Read more

DOLE’s compliance to ARTA undergoes validation

MANILA, May 12 (PIA)--The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is currently holding validation of compliance on Anti-Red Tape Act (ARTA) requirements to selected DOLE Regional Offices and Attached Agencies.   Republic Act 9485, or the Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007, aims to reduce red tape in... Read more

Philippine sunsets now in stamps

MANILA, May 12 (PIA) – In celebration of the National Heritage Month this May, the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) features Philippine sunsets in special stamps.   According to PHLPost, some 102,000 stamps are printed and sold at P12 each. While 5,000 copies of the souvenir sheet ar... Read more

Back-to-School Bazaar now open in Marikina

MARIKINA CITY, May 12 (PIA) – A few weeks before the start of the school year, the Marikina City government through its Marikina Shoe Industry Development Office (MASIDO) will open today its annual Back-to-School Bazaar at the Freedom Park in Barangay Sta. Elena.   Get up to 30 to 70 percen... Read more

DOTr to investors: More business opportunities at ASEAN RORO shipping link

MANILA, May 12 (PIA) -- The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is encouraging investors and business leaders of both the Philippines and Indonesia to invest on the newly inaugurated ASEAN roll-on, roll-off (ASEAN RORO) shipping network.   DOTr Undersecretary for Maritime Felipe A. Judan sai... Read more