ASEAN forum- an exercise of war against apathy, indifference, says ADZU official

By Gideon C. Corgue ZAMBOANGA CITY, 17 July  (PIA) – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Forum is an exercise of war against apathy and indifference. Thus disclosed Dr. Robert Panaguiton, dean of the College of Liberal Arts of Ateneo de Zamboanga University (ADZU) in a forum ... Read more

1st Infantry “Tabak” Division to enlist 350 IPs

PAGADIAN CITY, July 14 (PIA) — The 1st Infantry (Tabak) Division, Philippine Army announces the opening of Candidate Soldier Course that seeks to enlist 350 Indigenous Peoples (IPs) to be integrated in the regular force of the Philippine Army.   Lt. General Glorioso V. Miranda, commanding g... Read more

Gun Safety and Responsible Ownership Seminar held in Dipolog

By Alfonso T. Ruda   DIPOLOG CITY, July 13 (PIA) --- The New Brotherhood Integrated Gun Club (NBIGC), in coordination with the City Government of Dipolog and Zamboanga del Norte Provincial Police Office (ZNPPO) recently conducted a Gun Safety and Responsible Ownership Seminar at Dipolog Sport... Read more

33 farmers finish Farm Business School training

By Alfonso T. Ruda   Sergio Osmeña, Zamboanga del Norte,July 14 (PIA) --- A total of 33 farmers from Panacio, Antonino, Situbo and Tuburan Agrarian Reform Community in Sergio Osmena, this province graduated from the Farm Business School (FBS) training on July 11.   The FBS is funded b... Read more

Basilan State College to host ASEAN Campus Tour

By Rene V. Carbayas   Isabela City, Basilan July 13 (PIA) – An ASEAN Campus Tour with a creative localized title: “UNIDO: One Vision, One Identity, One Community, One ASEAN” will be held at Basilan State College (BaSC) tomorrow, July 14.   This youth forum will take place at the... Read more

MGB-9: Zambo in danger of coastal hazards, geohazard maps key to resilience

By Dominic I. Sanchez ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 11 (PIA) – The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) regional office warns coastal area residents of Zamboanga City to be disaster-ready, citing that the area is highly prone to coastal hazards. MGB-9 Geosciences Division chief Jessica N. Lucero said, ... Read more

DOST holds recognition ceremony for successful MSME beneficiaries

By Alfonso T. Ruda   DIPOLOG CITY, July 11 (PIA)--- The Department of Science and Technology recently held the Step-in Journey Innovative Micro-Small and Medium Enterprise-Provincial Science and Technology Center (iMSME-PSTC) and Collaborators Recognition Ceremony at Mibang Hotel, this city. ... Read more

DOE to launch “E-Power Mo” today

Pagadian City, 12 July (PIA) -- Recognizing the public’s vital role in the energy chain, the Department of Energy (DOE), in partnership with the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) and Philippine Information Agency (PIA) will launch the “E-Power Mo!” today,  July 12, 2017 at ... Read more

FEATURE: ASEAN Youth Forum: Engaging future leaders to be partners for change

ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 11 (PIA) - - The Philippines plays chair and host to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summits and activities as it marks its 50th Anniversary this year with the theme, “Partnering for Change, Engaging the World.”   Along this line, the Philippine Inf... Read more

Prov’l Anti-Drug Abuse Council renders update on anti-drug campaign

By Alfonso T. Ruda   DIPOLOG CITY, July 4 (PIA)--- The Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council (PADAC) met recently to get updates from its members particularly the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on the implementation of the anti-illegal drugs ca... Read more

200 youth leaders ready to participate in ASEAN forum

By Gideon C. Corgue ZAMBOANGA CITY, 04 July  (PIA) – At least 200 youth leaders from the 10 colleges/universities in the city will join the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) forum at St. Edmund Campion Hall, Ateneo de Zamboanga University on Wednesday with the theme, “UNIDO: One... Read more

NYC chair visits IDPs in Lanao del Sur

By Gideon C. Corgue SAGUIARAN, Lanao del Sur, July 4  (PIA) –National Youth Commission Chair Cariza “Aiza” Seguerra, popular singer-actress, on Sunday visited the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Lanao del Sur. Seguerra’s visit to the province is part of her advocacy to the yout... Read more

Tabak commander commends Muslim soldiers on Eidul-Fitr celebration

By Gideon C. Corgue LABANGAN, Zamboanga del Sur, 29 June  (PIA) –  BGen. Rolando Joselito Bautista, Jr., 1st Infantry “Tabak” Division (1ID) commander congratulated all Muslim soldiers including their dependents at the culmination of the Holy month of Ramadan or Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday, Jun... Read more

Basilan State College hosts academic dialogue

by Rene V. Carbayas   Isabela City, Basilan June 30 (PIA) – More than 30 representatives from different sectors and agencies of the government and around 400 students from Basilan State College participated in the academic dialogue held on June 28 at Basilan State College (BaSC) Amphitheatr... Read more

ADZU, PIA, CHED team up for ASEAN forum in Zambo on July 5

By Dominic I. Sanchez ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 28 (PIA) – The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) in partnership with the Ateneo de Zamboanga University (ADZU) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) will be conducting a forum on the ASEAN for youth leaders on July 5 at the ADZU campus. Th... Read more