Joint task force created to prevent drug smuggling

NEGROS ORIENTAL, January 18 (PIA) – The Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) here is set to form a joint task force at the Dumaguete City port area to intensify intelligence-gathering and security operations to prevent the entry of illegal drugs in the province. Philippine Drug Enforcement... Read more

DTI-7 initiates coffee forum to support coffee entrepreneurs 

CEBU, January 15 (PIA) -- Realizing that developing and promoting the coffee industry can be a good tool to achieve inclusive growth, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI-7) is initiating a Coffee Investment Forum on January 22 at Cebu Grand Hotel.  About 75 participants from the government an... Read more

Cebuano News: 23,659 ka Bol-anon nga walay validated biometrics ang dili ka botar

BOHOL, January 15 (PIA) -- Mga 23,659 ka Bol-anon kansang biometrics ang na-deactivated na ang dili kasalmot sa piniliay sa Mayo 9 ning tuig, matud pa sa Commission on Elections (Comelec).Si Election Supervisor Atty. Eliseo Labaria miingon nga ang mga rehistradong botante kansang mga biometrics an... Read more

Cebuano News: Alert status, gisaka sa AFP ug PNP human sa pag-atake sa Indonesia 

MANILA, Jan. 15 (PIA) -- Gisaka na sa Armed Forces of the Philippine (AFP) ug Philippine National Police (PNP) ang security alert levels sa nasud human sa sunod-sunod nga pag-atake sa Jakarta, Indonesia. Matud pa sa tigpamaba sa AFP nga si Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla, naka-heightened alert karon a... Read more

Cebuano News: Malakanyang, mipasabot sa pag-veto sa dugang SSS pension 

MANILA, Jan. 15 (PIA) -- Gipasabot sa Malakanyang ang rason nganong gibasura ni Presidente Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III ang dugang P2,000 pensiyon sa mga miyembro sa Social Security System (SSS).Matud pa sa Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU), imbes nga pugngan ang pension hike, angay mas tutokan sa gobyerno... Read more

NegOr chess club announces winners of 1st competition for 2016

DUMAGUETE CITY, January 15 (PIA) – Negros Club 64, Inc., the premier chess organization in the province, has announced the winners of the first Masters Chess Showdown of the year held recently at Rusana’s Store, Barangay Camanjac.  Winning first place in the Masters Invitational Category is S... Read more

23,000 Boholano voters deactivated from May 16 polls

TAGBILARAN CITY, January 15 (PIA) -- For failing to validate their registrations and not submitting themselves to biometrics data scanning by the Commission on Election authorities, some 23,659 Boholano voters have been deactivated and will not be able to vote this May 2016. Bohol Election super... Read more

Smart, InnoPub release handy guide to Sinulog 2016

CEBU, January 14 (PIA) --- There is now a handy way for Sinulog revelers to be updated with this year's Sinulog festivities, thanks to a digital guide that one can donwload right on the mobile phone.  The 2016 Sinulog Guide is a handy guide to everything Sinulog - from from religious activit... Read more

Cebuano News: Liboang job vacancies sa mga ahensiya sa gobyerno, pagabuksan

BOHOL, Jan. 14 (PIA)--Gipahibalo sa pipila ka ahensiya sa gobyerno ang liboang trabaho nga buksan duha  ka bulan sa dili pa magsugod ang election ban sa hiring o appointment sa employees.Nipahibalo ang Department of Health (DoH) nga plano nilang mang-hire og 21,000 doctors ug uban pang health worke... Read more

Cebuano News: 2016 presidential debate, ilusad sa Comelec 

MANILA, Jan. 14 (PIA)--Ilusad sa Commission on Elections (Comelec) ang debate sa mga kandidato sa pagka-presidente alang sa piniliay sa Mayo 9, 2016 sa sunod buwan dungan sa gipahigayong paglagda sa Memorandum of Agreement niini.Gipangunahan ni Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista ang MOA signing kagaha... Read more

NOPPO reports crime rate down in NegOr

NEGROS ORIENTAL, Jan. 13 (PIA) -- The Negros Oriental Provincial Police Office (NOPPO) here reported a lower crime rate in 2015 compared to that in 2014.In a Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) meeting yesterday, PSSupt Dionardo Carlos of NOPPO reported a total crime volume of 9,979 for Janua... Read more

Cebuano News: Malakanyang, misuguro nga igo gihapon ang pondo sa DOH alang sa MH ug RH

MANILA, Jan. 13 (PIA)--Giseguro sa Malakanyang nga igo pa gihapon ang pondo sa  Department of Health (DOH) alang sa Maternal Health ug Reproductive Health (RH) bisan gikaltasan sa Kongreso ang 2016 National Budget.Kahinumdoman nga gibasol ni DOH Kalihim Janette Garin si Senador Vicente Tito Sotto n... Read more

Cebuano News: Unsaon pagkuha og libreng maintenance medication alang sa hypertension ug diabetes gikan sa DOH

BOHOL, Jan. 13 (PIA)--Kun may hypertension o diabetes ka, mahimo kang mahatagan sa  Department of Health (DOH) og libreng maintenance medication.Matud pa ni DOH Kalihim Janette Garin, target sa buhatan nga makahatag og libreng tambal sa tulo  ka milyong hypertensive patients ug usa  ka milyong di... Read more

DEB partners student leaders for May 2016 elections

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 11 (PIA) – The Diocesan Electoral Board (DEB) has gathered over 60 student leaders from colleges and universities in Dumaguete City to empower them in making informed choices on election day in a voters’ education campaign.DEB convenor, Msgr. Julius Perpetuo Heruela encoura... Read more

Sinulog Fiesta Trade Fair showcases Pinoy craftsmanship

CEBU, January 12 (PIA) – Over 50 exhibitors showcase a variety of locally-made products of Filipino’s ingenuity and craftsmanship in the ongoing Sinulog Fiesta Trade Fair at the SM City Cebu. Quality but affordable product lines include fashion accessories, gifts, toys, housewares, processed fo... Read more