Jobs Fair and Livelihood Festival slated on June 4

By Gideon C. Corgue PAGADIAN CITY, May 31 (PIA) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in partnership with the Local Government Unit thru the Public Employment Service Office, and the Zamboanga del Sur Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Managers’ Association will conduct a 1-day... Read more

BASELCO holds 25th annual assembly, confronted with financial, customer service issues

by Rene V. Carbayas   ISABELA CITY, Basilan May 25 (PIA) – The Basilan Electric Cooperative (BASELCO) held its 25th Annual General Membership Assembly (AGMA) recently where over 1,700 member-consumers comprising nine districts flocked to the cooperative compound in Binuangan, this city. ... Read more

Gov’t troops deployed in Marawi to protect people’s lives, secure vital installations

By Gideon C. Corgue PAGADIAN CITY, May 26 (PIA) – The 1st Infantry (Tabak) Division, Philippine Army on Tuesday evening immediately deployed troops in Marawi City to protect the lives of the people and secure vital installations from the threat of Maute terror group and Abu Sayyaf. In an int... Read more

Bayog town is 2016 Outstanding Rice Achiever Awardee

BAYOG, Zamboanga del Sur, 25 May (PIA) – The Department of Agriculture (DA) has named this town as one of the outstanding municipalities and cities in the country for the 2016 Rice Achiever Award. Mayor Leonardo L. Babasa, Jr. received the award Tuesday, May 23, 2017 during the awarding ceremon... Read more

ZN-PPOC holds 2017 2nd Quarter meeting

By Alfonso T. Ruda   DIPOLOG CITY, May 19(PIA)---The Zamboanga del Norte Provincial Peace and Order Council (ZNPPOC) recently held its 2017 2nd Quarter Meeting at the Provincial Museum, 2nd Floor, ZNCEC, with Vice Governor Senen O. Angeles as presiding officer.   PSupt. Charisse Yabo o... Read more

DTI, DOLE hold Balik Eskwela Diskwento Caravan in Isabela City

by Rene V. Carbayas   ISABELA CITY, Basilan May 19 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in coordination with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Isabela City launched one-day Balik Eskwela Diskwento Caravan last May 16 at Isabela City Public Market.   This reg... Read more

Tobacco smoke contains over 7,000 chemical compounds

PAGADIAN CITY, 23 May (PIA) – Tobacco smoke contains over 7,000 chemical compounds. About half of them are found naturally in the tobacco leaf and the other half are created by chemical reaction when tobacco is burned, a Department of Health IX (DOH-9) official said. In a media forum held at a ... Read more

Mayor Beng warns trikes to stop overcharging

By Dominic I. Sanchez, with reports from Kimberly Yusay ZAMBOANGA CITY, May 23 (PIA) – In a press conference yesterday (May 22), Mayor Maria Isabelle “Beng” Climaco-Salazar called on tricycle drivers to stop overcharging passengers, especially tourists. The mayor has personally been made... Read more

NEWS FEATURE: ZamPen leaders take the ASEAN challenge

By Dominic I. Sanchez ZAMBOANGA CITY, May 18 (PIA) – Local government officials in this part of the country have accepted the challenge to become globally-competitive towns and cities, recognizing their stake in being productive members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) comm... Read more

DepEd lauds ZAMSURECO-I’s Brigada Balik Eskwela Electric Check program

By Gideon C. Corgue PAGADIAN CITY, May 23 (PIA) –The Department of Education lauded the active involvement of Zamboanga del Sur Electric Cooperative (ZAMSURECO-I) in the conduct of the 9th Brigada Balik Eskwela Electric Check and the 6th Local Government Unit and Churches Check in the province ... Read more

DOE rolls out hybrid “energy efficient” cars

PAGADIAN CITY, 19 May (PIA) -- As part of its campaign to promote energy efficiency and clean air across the country, the Department of Energy (DOE) will soon  introduce the replacement of service vehicles of the national government offices with hybrid “energy efficient” cars. DOE will donat... Read more

506 hired-on-the-spot in DOLE’s Jobs Fair

ZAMBOANGA CITY, May 19 (PIA) - -The Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office 9 (DOLE9) successfully conducted the Jobs Fair with the theme “Matatag na Trabaho at Kabuhayan tungo sa Progresibong Pagbabago” at the Western Mindanao State University and KCC Mall de Zamboanga which offered ... Read more

DOLE-9 eyes improvement of fishers’ living conditions on commercial boats

ZAMBOANGA CITY, May 19 (PIA) - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-9 Industrial Tripartite Council (ITC) convened on Tuesday, May 16, various stakeholders of the canning and fishing industry here, including some employees and workers, representatives from government agencies, labor sector,... Read more

Electric coop holds “Brigada Electric Check 2017”

By: Claro A. Lanipa PAGADIAN CITY, 18 May 2017 – As part of its corporate social responsibility  and as a consistent partner of the Department of Education’s (DepEd) Brigada Eskwela, the Zamboanga del Sur Electric Cooperative I (ZAMSURECO I) conducts “Brigada Electric Check” in all publi... Read more

Philippine Information Agency Announcement of Vacant Position

Position: Information Officer (Job Order) Place of Assignment: Dipolog City   Qualification Standards: Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication or related discipline Experience: Preferably with at least 1 year relevant experience (public press / relations work, coverages ... Read more