RPSB-9 police officers undergo effective communication seminar- workshop

ZAMBOANGA CITY, February 24 (PIA) - Some 28 police officers of the Regional Public Safety Battalion (RPSB)-9 and other line maneuver companies of the Police Regional Office (PRO)-9 attended a two-day seminar-workshop on effective communication held at the RPSB-9 Tactical Operations Center, this city... Read more

Kalinga Partylist launches medical assistance program in Dipolog

By Alfonso T. Ruda   DIPOLOG CITY, Feb. 24 (PIA)--- The Kalinga Partylist recently launched the Medical Assistance Fund program here to provide assistance to indigent patients admitted at the Zamboanga del Norte Medical Center.   Pastor Glemar R. Obligar, Kalinga Partylist medical coor... Read more

Isabela OSYs hold network expansion workshop

by Rene V. Carbayas   ISABELA CITY, Basilan Feb 22 (PIA) – The skilled out-of-school youth of Isabela City gathered recently for a network expansion workshop to strengthen their capacity to establish links with agencies and funding institutions for gainful endeavors.   More than a hu... Read more

OWWA holds entrepreneurship, organizational development training for OFWs

By Claro A. Lanipa PAGADIAN CITY, 24 February (PIA) – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration IX (OWWA-9), in collaboration with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) conducted a two-day entrepreneurship and organizational development training for... Read more

DOH successfully stages 2017 Colorful Fun Run

By Gideon C. Corgue PAGADIAN CITY, February 24 (PIA)— It was barely a month of preparation, coordination and meetings but it was a success. The 2017 Colorful Fun Run and Zumba for the Heart organized by the Department of Health (DOH) Regional Office IX was successfully staged on Thursday, Fe... Read more

DENR 9 hires lawyers, technical and non-technical personnel

by: Jocelyn P. Alvarez ZAMBOANGA CITY, 23 Feb - - Here’s good news for job hunters: the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-9 is looking for dynamic people, a new breed of government workforce, with non-negotiable commitment to integrity who will be its #PartnersForChange . ... Read more

Refresher course in surveillance, rescue operations on child labor set

PAGADIAN CITY, 23 February (PIA) – The Department of Labor and Employment-Zamboanga del Sur Field Office (DOLE-ZDSFO) will conduct a one-day refresher course relative to surveillance and rescue operations on child labor (Sagip-Batang Manggagawa) on March 2 at Springland Resort, this city. DOLE-... Read more

SSS to release P1,000 additional benefit on March

PAGADIAN CITY, February 23 (PIA) - - - The Social Security System announced yesterday that about P7 billion worth of pension will be released to some 2.2 million pensioners starting on the first week of March after President Rodrigo Duterte signed and confirmed the P1,000 additional benefit last Jan... Read more

Isabela OSYs hold network expansion workshop

by Rene V. Carbayas   ISABELA CITY, Basilan Feb 22 (PIA) – The skilled out-of-school youth of Isabela City gathered recently for a network expansion workshop to strengthen their capacity to establish links with agencies and funding institutions for gainful endeavors.   More than a hu... Read more

DevAdCom presents 2016 accomplishments, 2017 Work Program

By Alfonso T. Ruda   DIPOLOG CITY, Feb. 21, (PIA)---The Development Administration Committee (DevAdCom) of the Regional Development Council 9 recently held its 2017 First Quarter meeting at Top Plaza Hotel to present the committee’s 2016 accomplishments as well as the 2017 Work Program for ... Read more

2017 Colorful Fun Run slated on Thursday

By Gideon C. Corgue PAGADIAN CITY, February 22 (PIA)— The Department of Health, Regional Health Office IX, in coordination with the Sangguniang Panlungsod is set to conduct a simultaneous Colorful Fun Run 2017 with the theme, “Run for a Healthy Heart” on Thursday, February  23. Dr. Agne... Read more

NEDA-9 conducts consultation with stakeholders in Isabela City

by Rene V. Carbayas   ISABELA CITY, Basilan, Feb 20 (PIA) – Stakeholders from Isabela City reviewed the proposed programs and projects of the Regional Development Plan and Investment Program of Region-IX at a consultation meeting held recently.   Susan C. Valerio, Policy Formulation ... Read more

DICT identifies Zambo for 2nd phase GovNet implementation

ZAMBOANGA CITY, February 21 (PIA) - With the second phase of the ongoing implementation of the Government Network (GovNet), an initiative under the Integrated Government Philippines (iGovPhil) project to interconnect government offices through fiber optic network, the Zamboangueños and the rest of ... Read more

AFP, stakeholders plant trees to preserve the environment

By Gideon C. Corgue TUKURAN, Zamboanga del Sur, February 17 (PIA)-- The 1st Cavalry (1CAV) Squadron, Mechanized Infantry Division and 1st Field Artillery Battalion (1FAB), Army Artillery Regiment,  Philippine Army, together with various stakeholders conducted a tree planting activity at the prem... Read more

Pag-IBIG Fund hosts mass wedding on Valentine’s Day

By Gideon C. Corgue PAGADIAN CITY, February 15 (PIA)--- The Home Development Mutual Fund popularly known as Pag-IBIG Fund on Tuesday, Valentine’s Day sponsored a mass civil wedding  dubbed “I Do, I Do! Araw ng Pag-IBIG” at Mardale Hotel and Convention Center here. Some 51 couples who ha... Read more