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

Taguig city’s one-stop-shop ready for business registration, renewal

TAGUIG CITY, 5 January (PIA) – The city government of Taguig is all set for this year’s business registration and renewal process with its Business One-Stop-Shop (BOSS) program. "Once again, we give the business community the VIP treatment they deserve. The taxes they pay help fund our social s... Read more

PHLpost releases 2016 Year of the Monkey commemorative stamps 

MANILA, 5 January (PIA) – To welcome the New Year, the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) recently released the Year of the Monkey commemorative stamps. According to PHLPost, the colorful 2016 Year of the Monkey commemorative stamps features two designs, a close-up and a full image of the mo... Read more

Maynilad, Manila Water to reduce rate starting today

QUEZON CITY, 1 January (PIA) – Water concessionaires Maynilad and Manila Water will reduce their rates starting today, January 1, 2016. In an advisory, Maynilad and Manila Water said that the decrease in the water rates is due to the implementation of a reduction in its Foreign Currency Different... Read more