Mayor Beng reiterates: Avoid looking for jobs in risky areas

By Felipo David G. Malcampo ZAMBOANGA CITY, August 16 (PIA) – City Mayor Beng Climaco reiterated her warning to jobseekers to avoid looking for jobs in risky areas since there is plenty of employment opportunities in the city. “Please refrain from looking for work in risky areas because we... Read more

DAR marks CARPER’s 8th Anniversary

By Alfonso T. Ruda   DIPOLOG CITY, August 16 (PIA)--- The Department of Agrarian of Agrarian Reform held a press conference with the local media in line with the department’s 8th CARPER Anniversary celebration.   According to DAR-Zamboanga del Norte PARPO II Mohammad Dassan Adju, the... Read more

Help pours for Diki fire victims in Isabela City

by Rene V. Carbayas   ISABELA CITY, Basilan, Aug 16 (PIA) – The Diki fire that occurred on July 30 left hundreds of victims here composed of 341 families or 1,646 individuals. They have continuously received relief goods and other assistance from different government agencies and organizati... Read more

Mahayag MPS adjudged as “Cleanest Unit”

By Gideon C. Corgue PAGADIAN CITY, 15 August (PIA) – The Zamboanga del Sur Police Provincial Office (ZSPPO) through the Provincial Search and Evaluation Committee (PSEC) recently adjudged the Mahayag Municipal Police Station as the cleanest unit for the month of June. Deputy Provincial Dire... Read more

DICT trains young profs on rural impact sourcing

by Rene V. Carbayas   ISABELA CITY, Basilan, Aug 15 (PIA) – Selected socio-economically disadvantaged young professionals in Lamitan City availed free ICT training from the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) recently.   DICT information officer Angel A. Ch... Read more

Pagadian has new PNP chief

PAGADIAN CITY, 11 Aug. (PIA) – PSupt. Benito Ricopuerto is now the new chief of police of the Pagadian City Police Station.   In a simple turn-over ceremony held yesterday at the conference room of the PNP station here, PSupt. Ricopuerto was installed as the new chief of police by PNP Provi... Read more

Lamitan holds multi-hazard drill

by Rene V. Carbayas   ISABELA CITY, Basilan, Aug 10 (PIA) - The Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office in Lamitan City, together with other government agencies and volunteers joined in carrying out simulation exercise of Multi-Hazard Attack drill in the city, Thursday.   T... Read more

PRDP earmarks P310-M for road projects in Zambo Sur

PAGADIAN CITY, August 10 (PIA) - - -  The Department of Agriculture  embarks on a road network project in Zamboanga del Sur to connect remote barangays to bigger markets to raise income, productivity and competitiveness in targeted areas and spur economic growth.     Under DA’s Philippin... Read more

OCD to spearhead earthquake, tsunami SIMEX on August 17

By Gideon C. Corgue PAGADIAN CITY, 10 August (PIA) – The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in collaboration with the local government unit (LGU) of Pagadian thru the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) will conduct a simulation exercise on earthquake and tsunami on August 1... Read more

DAR launches Project Converge in Tampilisan

By Alfonso T. Ruda   TAMPILISAN, Zamboanga del Norte, August 8 (PIA)--- The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has recently launched here the Project Converge-Zamboanga del Norte Cluster Integrated Rubber Enterprise.   DAR-9 Regional Director Julita A. Ragandang said the Project Conve... Read more

FEATURE : Success comes to those who persevere

Childhood dream   Ailyn Encarnacion Limbaro, from Barangay Goodyear, Kabasalan, Zamboanga Sibugay aspired to become a teacher. In her young age, she would gather all her siblings to participate as she plays the role of a teacher. She would review lessons with them and help them with their hom... Read more

Mayor Beng underscores importance of security in ASEAN

By Dominic I. Sanchez ZAMBOANGA CITY, August 9 (PIA) – Mayor Beng Climaco, in her ASEAN landmark lighting message last night at the City Hall extolled the members of the security sector for their courage and dedication in promoting peace and security in the city, and cited it also  as an effor... Read more

DOST-ARMM hosts S&T invention, exhibit contest in Basilan

by Rene V. Carbayas   ISABELA CITY, Basilan Aug 8 (PIA) – Students displayed their ingenuity and creativity on science and technology (S&T) at the first biennial Provincial Invention Contest and Exhibit (PICE) held Monday in Lamitan City, Basilan.   The Department of Science and Tech... Read more

NEA lights up thousands of homes in the countryside

  PAGADIAN CITY, 04 Aug.  (PIA) – With almost half a decade of delivering electrification services to the countryside, the National Electrification Administration (NEA) has literally brought light to thousands of homes in the countryside, enabling many Filipinos to enjoy the convenience of el... Read more

“A well-informed Filipino is an empowered Filipino,” says PIA official Feature

BONGAO, Tawi Tawi, August 4 (PIA) - - Close to 200 participants attended the ASEAN Multi-Sectoral Forum here organized by the Philippine Information Agency which was held recently at The Initiative for Tawi Tawi Area Development Foundation Auditorium.     Mayor Jimuel S. Que of Bongao welcom... Read more