Corporate rice farming to address needed rice supply

BUTUAN CITY, Jan. 20 (PIA) -- The Department of Agriculture's (DA's) commitment to ensuring available and affordable food for all, and help the farmers attain a decent income is intensified through various interventions and programs implemented on the ground. The creation of the Corporate... Read more

DTI commits to support DAR's farmer biz school project

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, Jan. 20 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) committed to support the Department of Agrarian Reform in its implementation of the project dubbed “Capacity Building of Small Farmers in Entrepreneurial Development of Market Access” through the establ... Read more

Heavy rain prompts Surigao Norte, Dinagat Islands to suspend classes

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, Jan. 20 (PIA) – Heavy rain on Wednesday prompted the provinces of Surigao del Norte and Dinagat Islands to suspend classes in all levels until Thursday, Jan. 19. The suspension of classes was declared by the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council of... Read more

Army rescues flood-affected residents in Caraga

BUTUAN CITY, Jan. 20 (PIA) – As the tail end of a cold front brought floodings in several municipalities in Caraga region and caused displacement of local residents, the Fourth Infantry Division (4ID) of Philippine Army along with its infantry battalions in the provinces has taken the action and r... Read more

Tagalog News: Ilang bayan at lungsod sa rehiyon ng Caraga lubog sa tubig-baha

LUNGSOD NG BUTUAN, Enero 20 (PIA) - Dahil sa malakas at patuloy na buhos ng ulan na dulot ng Tail-end of Cold Front dito sa rehiyon ng Caraga, umabot na sa 1,829 na pamilya o 8,211 indibidwal ang apektado at ito ay inaasahang tataas pa kung hindi huhupa ang pag ulan. Nasa 1,815 na pamilya o 7,909 na... Read more

Nonstop rain triggers floods in Agusan del Sur

BUTUAN CITY, Jan. 19 (PIA) – Due to continuous heavy rainfall experienced in the province of Agusan del Sur, several barangays in the different municipalities of the province were heavily flooded and most roads were rendered impassable. At 8:30 a.m., the Esperanza bridge in Esperanza town, Agus... Read more

Butuanons honor significant hoisting of PH flag in Mindanao

BUTUAN CITY, Jan. 19 (PIA) – With pride and admiration to the noble contributions of the Filipino revolutionaries who raised the Philippine flag for the first time in Mindanao, the Butuanons paid tribute by celebrating the 118th Anniversary of the Formal and Official Hoisting of Philippine Flag in... Read more

Hundreds of Agusanons displaced by floods

BUTUAN CITY, Jan. 19 (PIA) – Hundreds of families from the different municipalities of Agusan del Norte were evacuated Thursday morning due to the sudden rise of water level caused by incessant rainfall since Tuesday brought about by the Tail-end of a Cold Front. As per record from the Provinci... Read more

CSC urges government agencies to support full implementation of graphic health warning in cigarette packs

BUTUAN CITY, Jan. 19 (PIA) – The Civil Service Commission (CSC) released recently a memorandum circular (MC) urging its regional offices and field offices and national line agencies to support the full implementation of the Graphic Health Warnings (GHW) Law. Under the law, all cigarette packs i... Read more

Agusan del Norte barangays receive rescue vehicles

BUTUAN CITY, Jan. 19 (PIA) -- The provincial government of Agusan del Norte through the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council turned over six rescue vehicles to six barangays of the province during the convocation on Jan. 16 at the Capitol grounds. Provincial Vice Governor Ram... Read more

DOTr Caraga intensifies campaign against ‘fixers’

BUTUAN CITY, Jan. 18 (PIA) – With its newly installed regional director, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) Caraga has intensified its campaign against ‘fixers’ inside their agency. Maria Kristina Cassion, division manager of Planning and Technical Services Division of DOTr Caraga bare... Read more

Olympic silver medalist to light CRAM's friendship urn in Tandag City

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, Jan. 18 (PIA) – Olympic silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz will light the friendship urn during the opening ceremony of the 20th Caraga Regional Athletic Meet (CRAM) on February 12 to be held here. This was confirmed by Gemma Espadero, Education Program Supervisor (EPS)... Read more

Cabadbaran City to hold jobs fair

CABADBARAN CITY, Agusan del Norte, Jan. 18 (PIA) – As part of this year’s Dagkot Festival celebration, the city government here in coordination with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) is now ready for the conduct of the Jobs Fai... Read more

Army 402nd Brigade chief, subordinates pay New Year’s call on SurSur guv

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, Jan. 18 (PIA) – Col. Franco Nemesio  “Jojo” Gacal, 402nd Infantry Brigade Commander of the Philippine Army (PA), with head camp in Surigao del Sur has led the New Year’s call on Governor Vicente “BB” Pimentel, Jr. at the Provincial Governor’s Office (PGO)... Read more

MGB-13 steps up IEC campaign on geohazard maps

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, Jan. 18 (PIA) - The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Regional Office 13 continued its Information, Education and Communication (IEC) campaign of the 1:10,000 scale geohazard maps and the presentation of the highlights of the Results of the 1:10K Geohazard Mapping a... Read more