TESDA Catanduanes placed second in 2015 performance review

VIRAC, Catanduanes, April 26, (PIA) - The provincial office of Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in Catanduanes placed second in Bicol region in line with the attainment of calendar year 2015 targets based on the Office Performance Commitment Review (OPCR). During the ex... Read more

DOST to conduct technology forum on solar energy in Catanduanes

VIRAC, Catanduanes, April 28 (PIA) – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will conduct a forum on "Solar Energy and it’s Potentials” set on May 20 to promote technology on solar energy as a localized strategy on climate change adaption. Jaime V. Cabrera, provincial director of the... Read more

Salceda honors teachers on Teachers' Night at DMF 2016

LEGAZPI CITY, April 28 (PIA) -- Governor Joey Salceda led last night the people of the province of Albay in honoring the teachers for their service, selflessness, and devotion to the development of the youth in the country. Salceda, who keynoted the Teachers' Night forming part of the month-l... Read more

Albay teachers converge to finalize K to 12 learning materials on climate change

LEGAZPI CITY, April 28 (PIA)-- More than 100 teacher-writers, critics and facilitators, participated in the two-day convergence for the rewriting, reediting and fine tuning of the K to 12 Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation (CCA), Disaster Risk and Vulnerability Reduction (DRVR): Learning Materi... Read more

Catanduanes sets AIDS Summit on May

VIRAC, Catanduanes, April 28 (PIA) -- The AIDS Council of Catanduanes will conduct the first Summit on AIDS (Acute Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome) next month to craft plans and programs that will stress on information, education and communication drive and other interventions that will help prevent... Read more

Livelihood Bazaar, Job Fair to highlight Labor Day observance in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY, April 28 (PIA) -- Labor Day observance in the Bicol region has kicked off with the “Kabuhayan, Kapalibutan Labor Day-Earth Month Trade Bazaar” starting today until tommorow that will feature creations produced by beneficiaries provided with livelihood assistance by the Department ... Read more

12 MSMEs in Bicol chosen as DOST-SETUP adopters

LEGAZPI CITY, April 28 (PIA) – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Bicol regional office has approved 12 micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the Bicol region as new Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP) adopters. DOST Bicol regional director Tomas B. Briñ... Read more

4Ps should be refined before institutionalized – PIDS expert

LEGAZPI CITY, April 28 (PIA) -- In response to calls to institutionalize the government’s conditional cash transfer program or the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), an expert from state think tank Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) stressed that the targeting of the 4P... Read more

RDC Bicol hosts PSR Confab in Legazpi City

LEGAZPI CITY, April 27 (PIA) -- Public sector representatives (PSRs) of the different Regional Development Councils (RDCs) across the country convened here for the 7th National Confab on April 26-29 held at the Oriental Hotel here highlighting the role of the private sector as partner of govern... Read more

DSWD Bicol: “No children should be left behind”

LEGAZPI CITY, April 26 (PIA) – “No children should be left behind” said Arwin Razo, assistant regional director for operations of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Bicol regional office, referring to on-going efforts of the agency in safeguarding children’s welfare vi... Read more

DOH to establish cancer center in Naga City

LEGAZPI CITY, Apr 26 (PIA) -- The Department of Health (DOH) will be establishing cancer centers in selected hospitals in the country including Bicol Medical Center (BMC) in Naga City, Camarines Sur to address the need for accessible and quality radiation therapy services. “Given that cancer is o... Read more

‘Rule of law must prevail as poll races heat up’

MASBATE CITY, April 26 (PIA)—The Philippine National Police expects politicians in the island-province of Masbate to follow the rule of law. “I call on reelectionists and candidates to desist from arming their supporters with firearms. Taking the law into your hands will just make matters worse... Read more

Thousands join pro-Pantawid march in Masbate

MASBATE CITY, April 25 (PIA)—Housewife Lerah Medina, 39, waved a placard while braving the scorching summer heat in the streets of this Masbate capital.  It was her first time to take part in a march to press for a government action."CCT Bill dapat ipasa upang mahihirap magkaroon ng pag-asa,” t... Read more

DOLE Bicol, magsasagawa ng Career at Job Fair 2016 sa Naga City

LUNGSOD NG NAGA, Abril 25 (PIA) -- Magsasagawa ang Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) sa rehiyon Bicol nang Career at Job Fair 2016 na gaganapin sa SM City Naga sa laungsod na ito sa darating na Mayo 2, 2016. Ayon kay DOLE Bicol spokesperson Raymond P. Escalante, ito ay bahagi ng paggun... Read more

Beneficiaries of 4Ps stage unity walk for CCT institutionalization 

MASBATE CITY, April 25 (PIA) – Beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program thronged at the Nursery Plaza here staging a unity walk on April 14, this year calling on legislators to pass the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) Bill, Around 5,000 beneficiaries of 4Ps from the municipalitie... Read more