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

DOST to inaugurate P3 million Food Innovation Center

ZAMBOANGA CITY, February 15 (PIA) - - - The Department of Science and Technology will undertake a string of activities on February 16 in the city with DOST Secretary Fortunato T. De La Peña gracing the events, Mayor Ma. Isabelle G. Climaco-Salazar and other key officials and personalities.   ... Read more

Adoption week kicks off, info activities slated for the week in Zambo

By Dominic I. Sanchez ZAMBOANGA CITY, February 13 (PIA) – The Adoption Consciousness Week, which aims to campaign for legal adoption officially kicked-off Saturday (February 11) with a motorcade and a short program at the Paseo del Mar. This celebration’s theme is “Pagmamahal Palaganapin... Read more

COMELEC urges public to avail of satellite registration of voters for SK election

By Alfonso T. Ruda   DIPOLOG CITY, Feb. 13 (PIA) --- The  Commission on Elections here urges the public to avail of its satellite registration of voters in the different  barangays of the city to be able to exercise their right of suffrage come election period.   Atty. Jossil R. Macu... Read more

Search for 2017 outstanding government employees is on

By Claro A. Lanipa PAGADIAN CITY, 15 February (PIA) – The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has announced the start of the 2017 Search for Outstanding Government Workers dubbed “Honor Awards Program Guidelines on the Search for Outstanding Public Officials and Employees for 2016 and thereafter.... Read more

PAG-IBIG to sponsor Valentines’ Day mass wedding

By Gideon C. Corgue PAGADIAN CITY, February 13 (PIA)--- The Home Development Mutual Fund (Pag-IBIG Fund) will sponsor a free civil mass wedding for its members dubbed as “I Do. I Do. Araw ng Pag-IBIG.” Ms. Evelyn Tindahan, Pag-IBIG Pagadian branch head said the event will be held on Valent... Read more

DOST, stakeholders meet to finalize Integrated Program on Halal

ZAMBOANGA CITY, February 10 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology with various stakeholders met recently to finalize details of the integrated Halal Program, with key personalities from the Halal business in attendance to share their knowledge and experience.   The meeting, head... Read more

Skills training in Madrasahs seen to address extremism, unemployment in Mindanao

By Dominic I. Sanchez ZAMBOANGA CITY, February 9 (PIA) – The incorporation of skills training in Islamic Madrasah schools is seen to be one component to address unemployment and even extremism among the impoverished areas in Mindanao. Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TES... Read more

DTI to recognize establishments with fair and honest practices

By Gideon C. Corgue PAGADIAN CITY, February 10 (PIA)---The Department of Trade and Industry  will launch its flagship program dubbed “DTI Bagwis Program” today with the theme “DTI Bagwis @10: A Decade of Products and Service Excellence.” Provincial Director Maria Socorro M. Atay said ... Read more

DOLE turns-over P300k worth livelihood assistance to PWDs

  ZAMBOANGA CITY, February 9 (PIA) - - - The Department of Labor and Employment officially turned-over P300 thousand worth of Canteen Establishment cum Bread and Pastry Livelihood Assistance to the Area Vocational Rehabilitation Center-III (AVRC) of the Department of Social Welfare and Developme... Read more

DSWD gears for Adoption Consciousness Week

ZAMBOANGA CITY, February 9 (PIA) - - -The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office IX has set series of activities that will highlight the celebration of Adoption Consciousness Week this February..   The celebration that will run from February 11-19, 2017 is anchored on this ... Read more