PHL on rack with affordable, secure energy initiatives

Energy Undersecretary Cristino Posadas tells the 16th REPP-SSN Meeting at Sofitel hotel in Pasay that the Philippines is moving towards providing Filipinos affordable and reliable energy sources.   TAGUIG CITY, June 16 (PIA)--The Duterte Administration is working doubly hard to provide Fi... Read more

PCOO, DICT conduct  FOI conference

PCOO Usec Noel George Puyat at the FOI conference. " President Duterte leads us in bringing back the faith of the people in good governance, that is why he signed EO on FOI. #FOIKnowMore QUEZON CITY, June 16 (PIA)--The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) and the Department o... Read more

PCG takes over security operations seaports nationwide

MANILA, June 15 (PIA) – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) formally took over the security supervision of ports and shipping, whether public or private, including the egress and ingress to all waterways from the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) and the Philippine Port Authority (PPA) by virtue o... Read more

DOLE, ISP launches 2017 business plan competition for OFW seafarers

MANILA, June 15 (PIA)—The Department of Labor and Employment-National Reintegration Center for OFWs (DOLE-NRCO), in partnership with the Integrated Seafarers of the Philippines (ISP), launches the 2017 Business Plan Competition for OFW Seafarers.   NRCO Director Jeffrey D. Cortazar said sea... Read more

University of Makati opens doors to displaced Marawi students, children of fallen soldiers

MAKATI CITY, June 15 (PIA) -- The city-run University of Makati (UMak) has opened its doors to students displaced by the fighting in Marawi City and children of soldiers who died in combat.   The incoming students will be considered full scholars of the university.   “At a time whe... Read more

1,493 Makati honor graduates to receive cash incentives, laptops from city govt.

MAKATI CITY, June 15 (PIA) --  The local government will award today cash incentives ranging from P6,000 to P10,000 to the 1,493 honor graduates and completers in the city’s public elementary, junior and senior high schools for school year 2016-2017.   Makati Mayor Abby Binay will lead t... Read more

Filipino, Japanese scientists team up for first next gen weather monitoring system in PH

QUEZON CITY, June 15 (PIA)--A team of Japanese and Filipino scientists are working together to establish the first next generation extreme weather monitoring system in the Philippines to help boost the country’s disaster resiliency. The project “Development of Extreme Weather Monitoring and I... Read more

Navotas honors Mama Sita’s legacy

NAVOTAS, June 15 (PIA)--Navotas Monday paid tribute to Navoteña culinary luminary Teresita R. Reyes, fondly known as “Mama Sita” and founder of Marigold Manufacturing Corporation.   Mayor John Rey Tiangco awarded a plaque of appreciation to Clara Reyes-Lapus, daughter of “Mama Sita... Read more

FEATURE: Alamin ang mga bawal sa Anti-Distracted Driving Act

QUEZON CITY, June 14(PIA) -- Pamilyar ka ba sa Republic Act 10913 o ang Anti-Distracted Driving Act (ADDA)?   Ito ang bagong batas na nagbabawal sa mga motorista, partikular ang mga drayber ng pribado o pampublikong sasakyan, na gumamit ng cellphone o anumang uri ng “handheld electroni... Read more

Navotas launches  ‘TYPE NG BAYAN’

  NAVOTAS CITY, June 14 (PIA)--Navotas welcomed the launching of the Type ng Bayan, a free blood typing program spearheaded by the Duterte Cabinet Spouses Association (DCSA).   A total of 694 Navoteños had their blood types determined during the event, including Mayor John Rey Tiangc... Read more

QC places 3rd in disaster risk reduction management nationwide

QUEZON CITY , June 14 (PIA) The Quezon City local government unit placed third in this year’s search for the country’s best highly-urbanized city disaster risk reduction management council.   Quezon City represented the National Capital Region for the Gawad Kalasag national competitio... Read more

Lingap sa Masa benefits 8,326 indigent patients

QUEZON CITY, June 14, (PIA) - - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) reported that as of May 31, 2017, some 8,326 indigent patients benefitted from the Libreng Gamot Para Sa Masa (Lingap Sa Masa) program. Beneficiaries came from Regions III, VI, VII, XI and National Capital Reg... Read more

Murals soon to be visible on MMDA’s pumping stations

QUEZON CITY, June 14 (PIA) – Soon, murals will be seen on pumping stations along the historic Pasig River.   The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), in partnership with the British Council, Davies Paints, San Miguel Holdings, and OneReDesign Manila commissioned international a... Read more

Carolina calls for the preservation and beautification of Mausoleo de los Veteranos dela  Revolucion

Manila, June 13, (PIA) – Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) Administrator Ernesto G. Carolina once more calls for the beautification and preservation of the resting place of our veterans who died fighting for our freedom.   Carolina was the  guest of honor  during the  119th ... Read more

DTI to launch Enhanced Construction Managers’ Training and Certification Program

3rd COMTCP committee review- approved the new structure and eligibility requirements. (Standing, L-R) Jan Amiel C. de Leon, Engr. Angelito V. Zulueta, Engr. Victoriano V. Lahoz, Engr. Rene E. Fajardo, Anthony Mariano, and Michael John V. Cataquian; (Seated, L-R) Ofelia R. Usigan, Arch. Felic... Read more