Makati urges residents in danger zones to relocate

MAKATI, March 16 (PIA)--The city government of Makati led by Mayor Abby Binay on Wednesday conducted a dialog with residents of Barangay Rizal to raise awareness about the West Valley Fault and to warn those who are living within the five-meter easement on both sides of the fault, declared as ‘dan... Read more

QC supports inclusion of basic road safety education in K-12 program

QUEZON CITY, March 16 (PIA)--The local government of Quezon City has approved City Resolution 6984-2017 supporting the passage of Senate Bill 1231seeking for the mandatory inclusion of basic road safety and driver’s education in the Enhanced Basic Education Curriculum or the K to 12 program.  ... Read more


QUEZON CITY, March 15 (PIA)--The Quezon City Council has passed a resolution calling on Congress to expedite a legislative measure making mandatory a requirement for car buyers to show proof that they have parking spaces for their cars.   Councilor Ramon Medalla, who principally authored Reso... Read more

QC ratifies agreement for the enrichment of Senior High School Program

QUEZON CITY, March 15 (PIA)--The Quezon City Council has passed a resolution ratifying the memorandum of agreement entered into by the QC government and Magna Anima Education System for the enrichment of the city’s program offerings for senior high school under the K + 12 program.    Resol... Read more

BSP, MM LGUs launch Knowledge Resource Network

MANILA, March 15 (PIA) - The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), together with local government units (LGUs) in Metro Manila, formally launched yesterday the BSP Knowledge Resource Network (KRN).   BSP Governor Amando M. Tetangco, Jr. and Metro Manila mayors led the signing of the Memorandum o... Read more

Yes for Peace calls to move peace talks here in PH

MANILA, March 14 (PIA) -- The 12 million plus multi-sectoral group Yes for Peace–Bayanihan ng Bayan has reiterated its call to hold future peace talks here in the Philippines.   This, following the recently concluded informal talks between representatives from the government (GRP) and the N... Read more

TESDA provides free livelihood training to MMDA personnel

MAKATI CITY, March 14 (PIA) – The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) to provide livelihood training programs for MMDA personnel.   MMDA General Manager Tim Orbos and TES... Read more

Red Cross taps PHLPost to deliver financial assistance to Batanes

MANILA, March 13 (PIA) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has tapped the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) to deliver financial services and conditional cash transfer to calamity stricken families in far-flung town of Itbayat in Batanes.   “With the vast network a... Read more

PH secures economic priorities in ASEAN

Senior trade officials from 10 Members States (AMS) met to refine points of discussion and agenda items for the ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Retreat Meeting and Related Meetings .Trade officials that joined ASEAN Deputy Secretary-General Lim Hong Hin and  Philippine Trade Assistant Secretary Ann... Read more

Worldship Orchestra and Manila Symphony Orchestra perform in Concert at the Park

MANILA, March 11 (PIA) - Concert at the Park proudly features a friendship concert featuring the visiting group from Japan, the Worldship Orchestra and the Manila Symphony Orchestra, this Sunday, March 12, 2017. Hosted by Ms. Aretha Angcao, the free concert will start at 6:00 p.m. at the Rizal Park ... Read more

Over 10,000 jobs available at DOLE’s PhilJobNet 

MANILA, March 11 (PIA)--PhilJobNet, the Department of Labor and Employment’s internet-based job and applicant matching portal, recorded a total of 10,756 job vacancies for the week, with employment opportunities in the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry leading the top spot.   Base... Read more

Quezon City to host 2017 ‘Relay for Life’ campaign against cancer

QUEZON CITY, March 10 (PIA)—The Quezon City government has been chosen by the Philippine Cancer Society as its partner for the 2017 Relay for Life Campaign Against Cancer.   Relay for Life is a global fund-raising event where participants take turn walking around a track or a designated pat... Read more

Patalinjug assumes office as new DOST-NCR regional director

TAGUIG CITY, March 10 (PIA)--Department of Science and Technology- National Capital Region (DOST-NCR) has a new regional director in the person of Mr. Jose B. Patalinjug III who took his oath of office on March 7, 2017 before DOST Secretary Fortunato T. dela Pena. Rising through the ranks, Pa... Read more

“Melody of Jazz” tonight at Paco Park

MANILA, 10 March (PIA) – Enjoy your Friday night as Paco Park Presents “Melody of Jazz” – a pre-summer concert featuring the rhythm section of the Lasallian Youth Orchestra tonight, March 10, 2017 at the historic Paco Park in San Marcelino, Manila. The concert will start at 6:00pm and admiss... Read more

Annual evaluation of nutrition program in NCR begins

MANDALUYONG CITY, March 10, (PIA) - - Local nutrition committees in the National Capital Region (NCR) are now busy preparing their documents for the  annual Monitoring and Evaluation of the Local Level Plan Implementation (MELLPI) of their respective nutrition programs.   The 2017 MELLPI is ... Read more