DFA opens application for Accreditation of Travel and Recruitment Agencies

MANILA, 4 August (PIA) - The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced that the DFA-Office of Consular Affairs is now accepting applications for Accreditation of Travel and Recruitment Agencies offering passport services for the period of September 2017 to August 2018.   According to DFA,... Read more

DOLE, DTI bring Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan to LGUs 

MANILA, Aug. 3 (PIA)--The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) recently held a joint assembly for the deployment of the Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) initiative to the local government units.   The assembly was an offshoot of the employm... Read more

45 new labor compliance officers deployed

MANILA, Aug. 3 (PIA)--The Department of Labor & Employment has deployed 45 newly designated labor laws compliance officers (LLCOs) to enhance the implementation of the labor laws compliance system in the country. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the third batch of DOLE personnel designate... Read more

Bangko Sentral demonetizes 100,000-Piso and 2,000-Piso centennial commemorative notes

MANILA, Aug. 3 (PIA) - The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) announced the demonetization process of the 100,000-Piso and 2,000-Piso Centennial Commemorative Notes.   This move is in line with the provisions of Section 57 of Republic Act No. 7653, otherwise known as the New Central Bank Act,... Read more

Gawad KALASAG 2017 Regional winners feted

QUEZON CITY, Aug. 2(PIA) – To culminate the observance of the National Disaster Resilience Month, the Office of Civil Defense-National Capital Region (OCD-NCR) awarded the Gawad KALASAG 2017 Regional winners.   OCD-NCR Regional Director MGen Romulo M. Cabantac AFP (Ret) welcomed the awardee... Read more

DepEd launches EskweLA BAN sa Sigarilyo

    PASIG CITY, Aug. 2, 2017—The Department of Education (DepEd) yesterday launched EskweLA BAN sa Sigarilyo, a project implemented in partnership with the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund, aimed at strengthening the implementation of the Department’s comprehensive tobacco control polic... Read more

PASIG CITY humakot ng parangal sa 2017 Regional Nutrition Awarding Ceremony

LUNGSOD QUEZON, Agosto 2, (PIA) - - Pitong parangal ang natanggap ng lokal na pamahalaan ng Lungsod ng Pasig sa isinagawang 2017 Regional Nutrition Awarding Ceremony (RNAC) ng National Nutrition Council-National Capital Region (NNC-NCR) na ginanap sa Novotel noong nakaraang Hulyo 28, 2017.   ... Read more

NNC-NCR awards exemplary nutrition program implementers

Pasig City Mayor Bobby Eusebio and wife Maribel Eusebio, also former mayor of Pasig lead the City's Local Nutrition Committee during the Regional Nutrition Awarding Ceremony where they got the Green Banner Award.  QUEZON CITY, August 1, (PIA) - - The National Nutrition Council-National ... Read more

39 MSMEs sign up for e-Commerce

MSME participants from various industries who attended seminars and trainings during the two-day event at the PTTC in celebration of the SME Week Free Seminars held on July 18-19, 2017. PASAY CITY, Aug. 1 (PIA)--The Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC), the training arm of the Department o... Read more

DTI intensifies design and packaging campaign for PH brands

In photo (L-R): Anna Meloto-Wilk of Gandang Kalikasan, Inc. and Rex Puentespina of Malagos Chocolates discussing the design and packaging challenge before the participants of the Pick Pack Boom Design Challenge. MAKATI, Aug.1 (pia)--The Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) Design Center... Read more

QC  wins regional DRRMC award, vows to be hall of famer by 2018

QUEZON CITY, Aug 1 (PIA)--Winning the top plum in this year’s Gawad KALASAG NCR competition for the second year in a row poses a challenge for Quezon City to exceed its present status as it vies to make the Hall of Fame at the same time take the national title in 2018.    “We take th... Read more

Manila Water, Maynilad adjust water tariff this month

QUEZON CITY, Aug. 1 (PIA) – Water concessionaires Manila Water and Maynilad will adjust water tariff starting this August.   This after the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) granted a Foreign Currency Differential Adjustment (FCDA) to both water concessionaires.   F... Read more

Makati nets over 7,700 plus traffic violations in July

MAKATI CITY,  Aug. 1 (PIA) -- The Makati Public Safety Department (PSD) has apprehended at least 7,719 traffic violations last month following its intensified operations on major roads and secondary streets throughout the city to promote road discipline and obedience to traffic rules.   Res... Read more

DILG to LGUs: Enact laws declaring danger areas as "no build zones"

MANILA, Aug. 1 (PIA) -- Interior and Local Government Secretary Officer-in-Charge Catalino S. Cuy is urging local government units to enact ordinances declaring danger areas as "no build zones."   Cuy said this is to ensure that danger areas previously cleared of illegal occupants will not b... Read more

UMak launches School of Law

MAKATI CITY, Aug. 1 (PIA) -- Starting this month, the University of Makati (UMak) is launching its School of Law with full scholarship program, which will offer a Juris Doctor program to aspiring lawyers nationwide.   In its initial venture in legal education, the local government has appr... Read more