QC, MMDA, LTFRB sign MOA for strict enforcement of laws against illegal bus terminals

Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista, MMDA OIC General Manager Usec. Thomas Orbos, and the LTFRB chairman, Atty . Martin Degra III sign MOA for the strict enforcement of laws against illegal bus terminals in EDSA.   QUEZON CITY, March 23 (PIA)—The Quezon City Government signed a Memorand... Read more

DepEd NEU, Yes for Peace hail Briones’ confirmation

PASIG CITY, March 23 (PIA) -- The 24,000-strong Department of Education National Employees’ Union (DepEd NEU) and advocates of the Yes for Peace hail the recent confirmation of Dr. Leonor Magtolis Briones as Education Secretary.   Briones’ appointment came after the appointment of Perfect... Read more

DSWD at NGO magtutulungan para sa kapakanan ng mga taong lansangan

LUNGSOD QUEZON, Marso 23, (PIA) - -  Upang  mapaigting ang pagtulong sa mga taong lansangan, pinalakas  ng Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) ang kanilang pakikipagpartner sa mga non-government-organization (NGOs).   Kamakailan, kasama ang abot sa 60 na mga kinatawan ng no... Read more

PH-China launch SME Cross-Border Business Matching in Metro Manila

QUEZON CITY, March 23 (PIA)--Trade Industry Secretary (DTI) Ramon Lopez and China’s Vice Premier Wang Yang recently launched the Philippines-China Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Cross-Border Business Matching in Metro Manila to show support for the development initiatives devoted for SMEs. ... Read more

Join the 2017 J-Pop anime singing contest

QUEZON CITY, March 23 (PIA) – The Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC) is accepting entries for the 2017 J-Pop Anime singing contest.   Open to all Filipino amateur singers of all ages, the contest aims to continue in promoting friendship and cultural exchange between the Philippines... Read more

DSWD-NCR nagsagawa ng “Katok cash card”

MAYNILA, Marso 23, (PIA) - - Nagsagawa ng Department of Social Welfare and Development ng National Capital Region (DSWD-NCR) ng sarili nilang bersiyon ng pangangatok sa ilang mga benipisyaryo ng Pantawid Pamilya.   Tinawag nila itong “katok cash card” na isang pagtitiyak kung ang mga cas... Read more

QC plans to develop La Loma as nation's 'Lechon Capital'

QUEZON CITY, March 22 (PIA)—The Quezon City government is planning to develop La Loma  as the nations ‘Lechon Capital’.   In line with this, Mayor Herbert Bautista, urged owners of lechon houses in La Loma to cooperate with the city government as it rolls out plans to develop the area ... Read more

Makati trains local police, anti-drug personnel on proper conduct of operations

MAKATI, March 22 (PIA)--The Makati City Peace and Order Council (MCPOC)  has conducted a series of trainings on the proper conduct of anti-drug operations and handling of evidence for members of the Philippine National Police Makati (PNP-Makati) and personnel of the Makati Anti-Drug Abuse Council (... Read more

PAGCOR donates new school building in Manila

QUEZON CITY, March 22 (PIA) ---The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) donated a four-storey, 20-classroom school building to P. Gomez Elementary School (PGES) in Sta. Cruz, Manila.   PAGCOR said PGES is the first public school in Manila to receive a school building donated ... Read more

Pasig LGU invites children to join in its summer sports clinic

PASIG CITY, March 22(PIA) – The Pasig City Government is inviting children to get fit this summer and join the city’s summer sports program.   The sports clinic is open to children, from six (6) to 12 years old and have not participated in the past summer sports clinic program.   L... Read more

QC donates court bus to SC

QUEZON CITY, March 21 (PIA)--The Quezon City government donated a custom-built bus to the Supreme Court to be used as mobile court house in support of the Enhanced Justice on Wheels (EJOW) program.   Quezon City is the first local government unit in Metro Manila to make such donation to the S... Read more

DOLE reiterates call for strict implementation of OSH standards

QUEZON CITY, March 21 (PIA)--The Department of Labor & Employment (DOLE) reiterated its call to all business establishments and companies in the country to strictly enforce the implementation of occupational safety and health standards.   Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III enjoined the of... Read more

BSP announces 1-Piso ASEAN commemorative coin now in circulation

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) issues ASEAN commemorative coin to promote public awareness in the PH chairmanship of the 2017 ASEAN Summit. (Photo by BSP) MANILA, March 21 (PIA) – The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) announced that the 1-piso ASEAN 2017 commemorative coin is now in ... Read more

AFP fetes, emulates Yes for Peace

QUEZON CITY, March 20 (PIA) -- The Civil Relations Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (CRSAFP) has hailed the 12 million strong peace advocacy group Yes for Peace for effectively bringing its peace education campaign to the masses.   In a simple ceremony held at the CRSAFP Headqu... Read more

CHED PCARI Project sponsors 1st int’l workshop on R&D, grants administration

QUEZON CITY, 20 March (PIA) -- Over 200 experts will convene in a two-day event at The Peninsula in Makati City to identify common issues, needs, and challenges in managing research and development (R&D) in the country.   The Commission on Higher Education, through its Philippine-California A... Read more