CSC Bicol calls for youth participants to nationwide ARTA Caravan

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 14 (PIA) – The Civil Service Commission Bicol urges the youth in the region to be part of the Anti-Red Tape Act (ARTA) Caravan to be launched on January 25-27 with the theme #KontraRedTape: Kabataan, Kaakibat sa Mahusay na Pamamahala.” “The CSC hopes that the youth can wie... Read more

Tagalog news: Karagdagang traffic lights ilalagay sa Lungsod ng Naga

LUNGSOD NG NAGA, Enero 13 (PIA) -- Inilahad ni Alkalde John G. Bongat ng lungsod na ito na magkakaroon ng karagdagang trafffic lights sa mga lansangan na parating nagkakaroon ng matinding trapik sa loob ng lungsod. Ito'y inihayag kahapon, Enero 12, sa pagtipon ng mga miyembro ng Naga City Peace... Read more

PhilHealth Bicol spearheads OFW Empowerment Forum

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 13 (PIA) -- The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) Bicol regional office spearheaded Monday last week the Empowerment Forum for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) convening members of the sector and their families to better equip them with important information co... Read more

Minimum wage in Bicol now P265 for establishments with 10 workers up, P248 with less than 10 workers

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 13 (PIA) -- Bicolano working sectors are looking forward to feel the benefits of the much awaited wage hike in the region at least before the end of this month.  DOLE Bicol regional director Nathaniel V. Lacambra, in an interview recently, said Wage Order No. RBV-17 has alrea... Read more

COMELEC to strictly implement Gun Ban

NAGA CITY, Jan. 11 (PIA) --- Commission on Elections (Comelec) Camarines Sur provincial office spokesperson Alex Marpuri reiterated the directive stipulated under the commission's Resolution No. 10015 which contains salient provisions on gun ban in time for the commencement of the election per... Read more

LGU Naga allots P920.75 M for 2016 budget

NAGA CITY, Jan. 11 (PIA) -- The city government here has allocated a total of P920,750,116.89 to fund the various social services, programs, projects and other priority initiatives for calendar year 2016 pursuing the development agenda for the city. The Executive Budget for 2016 was approved by... Read more

SSS opens calamity relief package for Albay, Sorsogon

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 8 (PIA) – Members and pensioners of the Social Security System (SSS) in Albay and Sorsogon can avail the calamity relief package offered for areas declared under state of calamity due to typhoon Nona. “The SSS has offered its calamity relief package starting January 4 in area... Read more

Albay town vies for Gawad Listahanan 2015

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 7 (PIA) -- Sto. Domingo town in Albay was named among the three finalists for the 2nd Gawad Listahanan in the municipal category for creating programs that range from the provision of financial assistance and scholarships to skills enhancement and job facilitation. The Departmen... Read more

UP Catandungan sponsors 1st Catanduanes Youth Congress

VIRAC, Catanduanes, Jan. 7 (PIA) - A group of students from Catanduanes studying in the University of the Philippines (UP) will hold the first-ever Catandungan Youth Congress this Jan. 9 showcasing lecture series on leadership, public service and project managementat at the capitol dome here... Read more

P943.7 milyon tinatayang halaga ng pinsala sa mga paaralan na iniwan ng bagyo  sa Sorsogon

 LUNGSOD NG SORSOGON, Enero 6 (PIA) - Tinatayang umabot sa halos isang bilyong piso ang iniwang pinsala ng bagyong Nona sa 437 o 82.4 % ng 530 mga paaralan na saklaw ng DepEd Sorsogon division office. Ang datus ay ayon sa ipinalabas na opisyal na ulat kahapon Enero 4, 2015 ng Rapid Assesment of ... Read more

Biktima ng paputok sa Camarines Norte, bumaba sa 2015

DAET, Camarines Norte, Enero 6 (PIA) -- Bumaba ang bilang ng mga biktima ng paputok sa Camarines Norte sa nakaraang holiday season at sa paggunita ng pasko at bagong taon batay sa ulat ng Provincial Health Office (PHO) ng pamahalaang panlalawigan kung saan umaabot sa 10 ang naitalang biktima sa naka... Read more

CSE-PPT topnotchers hail from Camarines Sur

PILI, Camarines Sur, Jan. 06 (PIA) --- Ahmed Ballecer-Hemady and Audilyn Perez- Madrid, both residents of Camarines Sur, topped the recent Career Service Examination-Paper and pencil test (CSE-PPT) held October 18 here, besting the 10,228 examinees from various parts of the region. Hemady, a gradu... Read more

DepED Sorsogon resumes classes in typhoon damaged schools

SORSOGON CITY, January 4 -- The Department of Education (DepEd) of the Province of Sorsogon announced today the resumption of classes in all levels in the entire province of Sorsogon in the wake of its recovery efforts after Typhoon Nona caused heavy damages in school infrastructures including furn... Read more

BFP stations in Labo, Daet strengthens revenue awareness month campaign

DAET, Camarines Norte, Jan. 6 (PIA) -- The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) stations in Labo and Daet towns have strengthened their campaign on revenue awareness month this January in the radio guesting at the Talakayan sa PIA on air of the Camarines Norte Information Center held Monday, Jan. 4. Jan... Read more

Adopt-A-School program gaining more grounds in Sorsogon

SORSOGON CITY, Jan. 6 (PIA) – “No one is so poor that he has nothing to give, and no one is so rich that he has nothing to receive”, were the words of St. Vincent de Paul and went along with the very goal of the “Adopt-A-School” Stakeholder’s Forum conducted by the Department of Educatio... Read more