Basilan police reconstitutes Provincial Advisory Council

by Rene V. Carbayas   ISABELA CITY, Basilan, Jan 20 (PIA) – The Basilan Provincial Police Office gathered different sectors and leaders on Jan 18 for the reconstitution of the Provincial Advisory Council aimed at providing assistance and advice to the local police in the fulfillment of its ... Read more

Employees’ Compensation Commission hits airwaves in Mindanao

ZAMBOANGA CITY, 19 January 2017 (PIA) - - - To increase awareness on the Employees Compensation Commission’s (ECC) programs and services and to reach the workforce in Mindanao, ECC has launched a radio program for heightened information dissemination using the conventional media.   On Janua... Read more

DepEd nat’l schools journalism contest slated Jan 23-26 in Pagadian

By Dominic I. Sanchez ZAMBOANGA CITY, January 19 (PIA) – The Department of Education (DepEd) here bared that the National Schools Press Conference (NSPC), an annual competition of about 5,000 elementary and high school journalists from all over the country will be held in Pagadian City from Jan... Read more

Prices of basic necessities, prime commodities now online

PAGADIAN CITY, 17 January (PIA) – “Just like everything else, today, everything is already online, thus, cutting red tape by lessening the inter-personal activity where ‘magic’ happens,” Department of Trade and Industry Provincial Director Maria Socorro Malate-Atay said during the  E-Pres... Read more

Sta. Lucia NHS wins Pasalamat ritual showdown competition

By Gideon C. Corgue PAGADIAN CITY, Jan. 16 (PIA) – Thirteen public secondary schools in the city vied for this year’s Pasalamat Festival competition in various categories, namely: Street Dancing, Ritual Showdown, and Festival Queen. The streets of Pagadian on Sunday were filled with vibran... Read more

Coastguard intensifies round-the-clock security patrol

PAGADIAN CITY , Jan. 13 (PIA) – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) here has launched a 24/7 visibility patrol to ensure the safe celebration of the city’s annual parochial fiesta on Sunday, January 15. PCG chief Lieutenant Commander Rosalie M. Abila  in an interview said the round-the-clock se... Read more

USAID Be Secure holds validation workshop for Zambo hydrological maps

ZAMBOANGA CITY, January 13 (PIA) - The Water Security for Resilient Economic Growth and Stability (Be Secure) Project of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently conducted a validation workshop for the city’s hydrological maps. ... Read more

PSMDEC holds first council meeting for 2017

By  Alfonso T. Ruda DIPOLOG CITY, Jan. 12 (PIA)--- The Department of Trade and Industry-Zamboanga del Norte Provincial Office bared its plans for 2017 during the first meeting of the Provincial Small and Medium Enterprises Development Council (PSMEDC) held recently at Dipolog School of Fisheries... Read more

Local School Board approves P13.5-M for Dipolog City Schools Division

By Alfonso T. Ruda   DIPOLOG CITY, Jan. 13 (PIA)--- The Local School Board has recently approved the appropriation of P13.5-million for the implementation of the various programs and projects of the Dipolog City Schools Division in 2017.   The said budget, which will be taken from the ... Read more

DOST-PCHRD calls for applicants, nominations for AROHRA

ZAMBOANGA CITY, 13 January 2017 (PIA) - - -The Department of Science and Technology – IX (DOST-IX) and the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) is now accepting applicants, nominations and recommendations for the Alberto G. Romualdez Jr. Outstanding Health Research Award ... Read more

Mayor Beng cites investor confidence in driving Zambo’s expanding economy

By Dominic I. Sanchez ZAMBOANGA CITY, January 11 (PIA) – Mayor Beng Climaco is highly optimistic that the city will continue to grow as an economic giant in Mindanao. Residents are to enjoy the benefits of a bustling economy in the coming years, as she shared accomplishments in terms of the eco... Read more

NBI chief expounds RA 10867 to local media

PAGADIAN CITY, 12 January (PIA) – Congress has approved Republic Act No. 10867 on December 18, 2016, an act reorganizing and modernizing the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and providing funds thereof. In a press conference held Monday, January 9, NBI Pagadian District Office Chief Genna... Read more

Army’s 4SFBN honors civilian partners for peace, development in Basilan

by Rene V. Carbayas   ISABELA CITY, Basilan, Jan 10 (PIA) – Nobody does things alone, not even for big organizations like the military in winning the peace in conflict-affected communities in Basilan.   In a fitting ceremony at the 4th Special Forces Battalion in Isabela City, Basila... Read more

DTI Negosyo Center opens in Mahayag town

MAHAYAG, Zamboanga del Sur, Jan. 9 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI-9) has encouraged local government units (LGUs) in the province  to establish Negosyo Centers. Assistant Regional Director Noel R. Barzan, during the blessing and inauguration ceremony of the Negosyo Center in... Read more

“E-Presyo” advocacy seminar slated on January 13

By Claro A. Lanipa PAGADIAN CITY, 06 January (PIA) – To properly inform the public on the  salient features and use of the “E-Presyo,” the Department of Trade and Industry  will conduct an advocacy seminar on January 13, 2017 at the DTI Conference Room, Capitol Site this city. DTI Prov... Read more