‘Pilipino Komiks’ come alive with Darna, Dyesebel

MANILA, May 8 (PIA) - In celebration of the National Heritage Month this May, witness the super legendary heroines, Darna and Dyesebel as they come to life in a ballet performance.      The Filipino Heritage Festival, Inc., in partnership with the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), N... Read more

NCR's Regional Poverty Reduction Action Team eyes fast tracking of remaining of BuB projects

QUEZON CITY, May 7 (PIA)--To fast track and ensure proper implementation of remaining Bottom-Up Budgeting (BuB) projects in NCR, the Regional Poverty Reduction Action Team – National Capital Region (RPRAT-NCR) convened last March.   RPRAT-NCR is composed of national government agencies ... Read more

DFA’S Philippine Weaves Exhibit launches in Manila

From left: NCCA Head of International Affairs Ms. Mary Anne Luis, Office of Asian and Pacific Affairs Assistant Secretary Millicent Cruz-Paredes, Mrs. Pamela Louise Manalo, Undersecretary for Administration Linglingay F. Lacanlale, Philippine National Commission to UNESCO Secretary General Lila ... Read more

DENR-NCR conducts Lakbay Manila Bay

QUEZON CITY, May 6 (PIA) --- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources - National Capital Region (DENR-NCR) recently conducted its educational program "Lakbay Manila Bay" to educate officers of urban poor associations about the state of the environment of Metro Manila. The program s... Read more

PPAN 2012-2017 aims for high reduction in all forms of malnutrition

QUEZON CITY, May 6 (PIA) - -The Philippine Plan of Action (PPAN) for Nutrition 2017-2022 which was officially set in motion last May 2, 2017 in Iloilo City, aims for high reduction in the prevalence of all forms of malnutrition. In her keynote speech, Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Pau... Read more

‘Banda 85’ to perform in Concert at the Park

MANILA, May 6 (PIA) – Concert at the Park opens in May with ‘Banda 85’ of Sta. Maria Bulacan with a free, live performance at the Rizal Park Open-Air Auditorium on Sunday, May 7 at 6 PM.   Banda 85 was organized in March 1985. It was then composed of 70 members who were elementary and ... Read more

Reflecting History Through Visual Art

QUEZON CITY, May 6 (PIA) --- The Muntinlupa Local Government, through the Muntinlupa Centennial Commission (MCC), recently conducted its Art Contest in celebration of its 100th Founding Anniversary. With the theme “Muntinlupa Noon: Ang Kasaysayan ng Bayan Ko,” the contest aims to showcase the... Read more

Caloocan holds forum on federalism for students

CALOOCAN CITY, May 6 (PIA)--In an effort to raise awareness on Federalism among students, the City Government of Caloocan, in partnership with DILG Caloocan City Field Office conducted “Sa Federalismo, Tao ang Una” forum.   Almost a thousand college students from the University of Cal... Read more

6 major roads in MM up for repairs

QUEZON CITY, May 6 (PIA) – Starting today, ( May 6)the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will repair and reblock lanes along six (6) major roads in Metro Manila.   According to DPWH-NCR Director Melvin B. Navarro, affected roads in Quezon City include: second lane, southbound d... Read more

DOLE-NRCO, IOM renew ties on business plan competition for returning OFWs

  MANILA, May 5 (PIA)--The Department of Labor and Employment-National Reintegration Center for OFWs (DOLE-NRCO) and the Integrated Seafarers of the Philippines (ISP) have renewed their agreement on holding a business plan competition for returning seafarers.   Director Jeffrey D. Cortaza... Read more

New provincial bus terminal now open

PASAY CITY, May 5 (PIA) – The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will lead today the soft opening of the new area for the Southwest Interim Provincial Terminal (SWIPT) at the HK Sun Plaza in Pasay City.   According to MMDA General Manager Tim Orbos, around 300 provincial buses... Read more

U.S. Embassy, CHED renew scholarship agreement

MANILA, May 4 (PIA) – The United States Embassy in the Philippines and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) recently renewed its agreement for the Fulbright-CHED Scholarship Program.                              United States Ambassador to the Philippines... Read more

Makati re-routes traffic for Flores de Mayo

MAKATI CITY, May 4 (PIA) -- The local government will re-route traffic to make way for the annual Flores de Mayo event.   The local government said the Makati Cultural Affairs Office (MCAO) will hold the traditional Flores de Mayo procession on Friday, May 5, at 6pm after the coronation of th... Read more

Tugade leads groundbreaking of LRT 1 Extension Project

PARAÑAQUE CITY, May 4 (PIA)--Secretary Arthur Tugade of the Department of Transportation led today the much-awaited Groundbreaking Ceremony of LRT 1 Cavite Extension Project. That , will extend the existing Baclaran Station to the future Niyog Station in Bacoor, Cavite.   Sec Tugade ... Read more

BI advises public to observe its new office hours

MANILA, May 4 (PIA)--The Bureau of Immigration (BI) Morente advised the transacting public, including its accredited travel agencies and law offices, to familiarize themselves with the Agency’s new office schedule. The BI announced yesterday that its offices will be opened for business from 8 a... Read more