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

DepEd chief gives green light to Yes for Peace amid threats of violence

PASIG CITY, 17 April (PIA) -- Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones has expressed full support to peace advocacy group Yes For Peace amid threats of violence experienced in some parts of the country.   Having issued DepEd Memorandum No. 66, s. of 2017, Briones ex... Read more

Ph hosts 7th Nuclear Energy Cooperation and Sub-Sector Network (NEC-SSN) Meeting

TAGUIG CITY, April 17 (PIA)—The Philippines is hosting the 7th Nuclear Energy Cooperation and Sub-Sector Network (NEC-SSN) Meeting on April 17-19 at Hotel Sofitel, Manila.   Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said the Philippines hopes to gain insights with the seminar as it is now undertaking v... Read more

DOLE allots highest budget for SPES in NCR

MANILA, April 17 (PIA)—The Department of Labor & Employment (DOLE) has allotted the highest budget for the implementation of Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES) in the National Capital Region (NCR). Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III said the budget, which is intended for the ... Read more

QC to join DOTr’s Route Measures Capacity (RMC) OF THE DOTr’s

QUEZON CITY, April 17 (PIA)--The Quezon City government will soon be part of the route measured capacity (RMC) of the Department of Transportation (DOTr).    In a resolution passed by the Quezon City Council, the city government is urging the DOTr through its road transportation planning div... Read more

Taguig’s homegrown cheering squads reap victory vs big schools, universities

TAGUIG CITY, April 17 (PIA)--They jumped and cheered as if there was no tomorrow; now every city resident is cheering them. This is what happened when two Taguig-based cheering squads bagged major awards in the prestigious National Cheerleading Championship that saw students from all over the cou... Read more

MMDA to implement re-routing scheme during ASEAN Summit

QUEZON CITY, April 17 (PIA) – With the Philippines hosting of the 30th Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has released traffic advisory.    According to MMDA, rerouting will be implemented along Sen. W. Diokno Boulev... Read more

DSWD patuloy ang paghahanda sa kalamidad

LUNGSOD QUEZON,  Abril 17, (PIA-NCR) - - Patuloy ang ginagawang paghahanda ng Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) para sa anumang kalamidad na maaaring dumating sa bansa. Sinabi ni Disaster Response and Management Bureau (DREAMB) Assistant Director Carlos Padolina na hindi tumiti... Read more

Sinakulo 2017 sa Rizal Park

MANILA, Abril 14 (PIA) - Sa paggunita ng Semana Santa, inihahandog ng National Parks Development Committee (NPDC) at ng National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) ang isang espesyal na pagsasadula ng buhay ni Kristo ngayong Biyernes Santo, sa ganap na ika-anim ng gabi.   Ang Sinakulo... Read more