Government caravan for child-labor free community goes to New Bataan

DAVAO CITY, June 14 (PIA) – A convergence of various government services centering on child protection will be brought tomorrow (June 15) to a barangay in the municipality of New Bataan, Compostela Valley Province to provide assistance to 200 children and their parents. Members of the HELP ME C... Read more

Earthquake drill to test Davao’s response capabilities

DAVAO CITY June 14- The nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill this coming June 29 will test the capabilities of Davao City’s responders in different scenarios.   Mina Marasigan spokesperson of the Office of the Civil Defense said that unlike the previous nationwide earthquake drills whic... Read more

GST for media practitioners given by local coop

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte---March is still far  away to celebrate Women’s Month but gender issues go on appearing in  the daily lives of media practitioners who have to face the daily grind of event coverage on top of attending  to their personal undertakings. The Philippine Information Ag... Read more

Truck rebuilders, importers strengthen organization in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY, June 14 – Truck rebuilders and importers in Mindanao have strengthened their organization anew to continuously push for the development of the industry. The Association of Accredited Truck Rebuilders and Importers in Mindanao (AATRIMI) inducted its new set of officers for 2017.  ... Read more

Public consultation on amended rules on commercial fishing slated

DAVAO CITY, June 14 – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Region XI is set to conduct a public consultation on the amended rules on commercial fishing on June 29, 2017.   The consultation is centered on the Fisheries Administrative Order 198-1 or the “Amended Rules and Regulatio... Read more

VM Duterte reminds traffic enforcers on speed limit law amidst road tragedy

DAVAO CITY June 14 (PIA)- Vice-Mayor Paolo Duterte reminded the traffic enforcers to consistently implement the speed limit ordinance of the city. This after a deadly road accident in Bunawan district which occurred early morning today (June 14) where a passenger van collided with a truck resulti... Read more

PMDC sets to create a twist in mining

DAVAO CITY,  13 June (PIA) --- Mining is often associated with business and has been viewed as environmentally-extractive endeavour . Under  the leadership of Atty.  Alberto Sipaco,  Jr., chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of the Philippine Mining Development Corporation (PMDC) wants ... Read more

Maragusan celebrates Independence Day for the youth

NABUNTURAN, Compostela Valley, June 13 (PIA) - - The municipality of Maragusan commemorated yesterday the 119th Philippine Independence Day with activities for the youth.   The celebration kicked off at 5:30AM with a three-kilometer Kalayaan fun run around the poblacion.   Among the mo... Read more

Mawab to open Info Kiosk

NABUNTURAN, Compostela Valley, June 13 (PIA) - - A PIA Information Kiosk will be launched on Wednesday (June 14) at the municipal hall lobby of Mawab in Compostela Valley province.   The kiosk will feature information materials on Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as it celebrate... Read more

LGU execs sympathizes with displaced residents of Marawi

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte 13June (PIA)--- Local government officials in Davao del Norte feel  for displaced residents of Marawi and express sympathy for them. In his message during the 119th Independence Day celebration, Tagum City Mayor Allan Rellon rallied Tagumenyos to help fellow Filipino... Read more

Tagum Youth Movement pushes donation drive for Marawi IDPs

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, 13 June (PIA) – Muslim and Christian young leaders of Tagum City have organized a city-wide donation drive for internally displaced persons (IDPs) of Marawi City.   In his message during the 19th Independence Day celebration in Tagum City, City Mayor Allan Rell... Read more

Job-seekers got hired, near-hired on ID day jobs fair in Tagum

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte 13June (PIA) --- The Independence Day job and business fair in  Tagum City  paved way for a total of 169 job-seekers to get hired on the spot.   Joint report of  the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)  and Tagum City’s Public Employment Services Office... Read more

US assistance in Marawi part of regular American presence- Lorenzana

  DAVAO CITY June 12 (PIA)- The United States assistance in Marawi is part of the regular American presence based in Zamboanga City.   This according to Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana explaining the presence of a small group of American serviceman providing technical assistance to... Read more

Defense chief graces independence day fete in Davao City

DAVAO CITY June 12 (PIA)- Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana graced the country’s 119th Independence Day celebration in Davao City today (June 12).   The Davao City’s Independence Day ceremony was one of the various rites held across the country, which was attended by high-level gover... Read more

SPMC deploys 22-man medical team to Marawi

DAVAO CITY June 9 (PIA)- The Southern Philippine Medical Center has deployed the 22- man medical team to Marawi City the site of ongoing clashes between the military and the Maute Terror Group.   According to the social media post of SPMC chief of clinics Dr. Ricardo Audan the team had arriv... Read more