World Maritime Academy launches in Dauin, Negros Oriental

  DAUIN, Negros Oriental, August 14 (PIA) -- A new maritime school supported by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) will soon open in Negros Oriental to help move more students into the maritime industry.   Located in a three-hectare sprawling property in Maay... Read more

PIA to engage over 1K students at ASEAN Campus Forum

  DUMAGUETE CITY, August 14 (PIA) -- The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) continues to roll out on the promotion of ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) with a Campus Youth Forum and Trivia Games on Friday, August 18 at the Negros Oriental High School (NOHS), this city.   Ov... Read more

Three LGUs in CV join landmark lighting to mark ASEAN 50th anniversary today

CEBU CITY, August 8 (PIA) -- Historical landmarks in Cebu, Dumaguete City and Panglao, Bohol will be lighted to mark the 50th anniversary celebration of the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) today, August 8.    In Cebu City, its city government has chosen Fort San Pedro to be th... Read more

TVET trainers can now avail CoCIE

  NEGROS ORIENTAL, August 4 (PIA) -- The Technical Education Skills Development Authority (TESDA) here has announced that the trainers of the Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) can now avail of credit equivalency system or Certificate of Compliance to Industry Experience (CoCIE) ... Read more

TESDA sets Negros Island Regional Skills competition on August 29

  NEGROS ORIENTAL, August 4 (PIA) -- A total of seven technical-vocational young workers in the province is set to compete in the Negros Island Regional Skills Competition on August 29-30 in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental.   The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA... Read more

Cebuano News: Tax-free balikbayan box policy, ipatuman na sa Agosto

MANILA, July 27 (PIA) -- Ipatuman na sa umaabot nga buwan sa Agosto ang tax-free balikbayan box policy. Sa maong polisiya, mahimo nang magpadala ang mga Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) sa ilang mga kapamilya og hangtod tulo ka shipments nga dili na kinahanglan pang mobayad og dugang alang sa tax... Read more

Cebuano News: National ID, ipadayon sa administrasyong Duterte

MANILA, July 27 (PIA) -- Ipadayon na sa gobyerno ang national identification system nga tuyong mapadali ang pakig-transaksiyon ug serbisyo sa gobyerno. Sa gidusong proposed 2018 national budget sa Malakanyang, naggahin si Presidente Rodrigo Duterte og P2-bilyon sa Philippine Statistics Authority... Read more

PSA to share survey data with Boholanos soon

TAGBILARAN CITY, July 25 (PIA) -- Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Provincial Statistician Jessamyne Anne Alcazaren has invited the Philippine Information Agency in Bohol to help them come up with solutions to make these research materials accessible to the community. The PSA has been as m... Read more

Free agri-entrepreneurship mentoring program opens

TAGBILARAN CITY, July 25 (PIA)--Next to Tacloban, Bohol hosts the country's second launching of the agriculture sector entrepreneur mentoring program for region 7. Through the Kapatid Agri Mentor Me Program (KAMMP), struggling Central Visayan farmer entrepreneurs can now be hand held and men... Read more

Cebuano News: Wala'y lugak nga kampanya sa illegal drugs gipasalig sa SONA

TAGBILARAN CITY, July 25 (PIA) -- Way lugak nga pagpakig-batok sa ilegal nga drugas, kini maoy bahad ni Presidente Rodrigo Duterte sa iyang ika duha nga pagbatbat sa State of the Nation Address (SONA) Julyo 24. Gipadayag sa Presidente atul sa iyang ika duha nga tuig sa pagpapangulo human napili ... Read more

Local journalists encouraged to join 11th Bright Leaf Awards

DUMAGUETE CITY, July 25 (PIA) -- Local media practitioners are encouraged to submit entries for this year’s 11th Bright Leaf Agriculture Journalism Awards. The Bright Leaf Agriculture Journalism Awards is an initiative of the Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. (PMFTC) Inc. that aims to support... Read more

Cebuano News: 2 ka transformer gikan sa Sugbo niabut na's Ormoc

TAGBILARAN CITY, July 21 (PIA) -- Gipadayon gihapon sa National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) ang ilang pagpahiuli sa nawagtang nga gahum dagitab sa Kabisay-an human maigo sa linug ang mga planta nga gisaligan niini sa pagpakutay sa koryente paingon sa kabalayan. Hangtud sa alas 5:00... Read more

Bohol towns show high severity of "wasted pre-school children"

TAGBILARAN CITY, July 21 (PIA) -- Despite feeding programs implemented in schools and preschools, data from the Bohol Provincial Nutrition Council showed that Bohol towns who have been getting support under the national government's flagship poverty alleviation program still have high prevalen... Read more

Bohol kids teach DOE dad solar lamp assembly 

PANGLAO, Bohol, July 21 (PIA) -- Two Grade VI pupils of Lourdes Elementary School (ES) here taught Department of Energy (DOE) Usec. Felix Fuentebella the rudiments in assembling a one-watt solar lamp as the government, with the Liter or Light Foundation, brings the Liter of Light Workshop for Bo... Read more

Cebuano News: Lugari pag-luto sa sustansyadong pagkaon sa mga kabataan: PNC

TAGBILARAN CITY, July 20 (PIA) -- Miawhag ang mga tinugyanan sa Provincial Nutrition council ngadto sa mga ginikanan: Hatagi'g dyutayng panahon ang pag-andam sa sustansyadong pagkaon sa mga bata. Mismo ang kanhi executive Officer sa PNC nga si Juliet Manliguez, mipalanog sa panawagan sa Kapi... Read more