News Feature: ESI does it!

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 15 -- “Is your life worth fighting for?” Have you ever asked yourself this line?  If you believe in your dreams and visions, and if you know in your heart that success is just around the corner, then truly, life is worth fighting for. There is no easy way to success. You... Read more

LGU Dinagat organizes basketball tourney

SAN JOSE, Dinagat Islands, Aug. 15 (PIA) - The Provincial Sports Committee in the province of Dinagat Islands thru the provincial vice governor’s office is set to hold a Governor’s Cup Inter-Local Government Units Basketball Tournament this coming September 20-30, 2017. During the preparatory... Read more

DAR AgNor credit support to ARBs reaches P25M

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 15 -- Department of Agrarian Reform’s (DAR's) total fund released under the Agrarian Production Credit Program (APCP) to Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) in the province of Agusan del Norte has now reached to P25 Million as disclosed during the mid-year assessment conduct... Read more

AMIC to recognize outstanding achievements in communication

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 15 (PIA) – The Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC) will highlight the 2017 AMIC Asia Communication Award during its 25th Annual Conference by recognizing the outstanding achievements in various fields of communication – research, education, institution build... Read more

CSC accepts entries for photography contest until August 31

SURIGAO CITY, Aug. 14 (PIA) – As part of the 10th year anniversary celebration of the implementation of the Anti-Red Tape Act (Dekada na ang ARTA), the Civil Service Commission (CSC) is still accepting entries from those interested to join the #MakuhaKaSaARTA photography contest until August 31, 2... Read more

New courses offered in DOST scholarship

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 11 - The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) announced its call for applications for its undergraduate and junior level Science scholarships. For the academic year 2018-2019, SEI has added more courses to its S&T priority courses for the s... Read more

Asia’s premier charity, awards gala on HIV advocacy unveiled

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 11 (PIA) - Long before Miss Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach exponentially raised the human immunodeficiency virus - acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV-AIDS) awareness in the country, many Filipino individuals have been working hard to change the landscape of HIV-AIDS advoc... Read more

Feature: Flying high with OTOP Tindahang Pinoy Butuan

The store is abuzz with customers, busily reading the labels and gasping with pleasant surprise as they identify the producers of the different products. Launched in November of 2004 and formerly known as the OTOP Pasalubong Center, the OTOP Tindahang Pinoy in Gaisano, Jose Rosales Avenue, Butuan... Read more

Bislig City to host 4 International events on September 2018

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, August 11 (PIA) – The city mayor of Bislig in Surigao del Sur has confirmed their hosting of four significant international events on September 2018. City Mayor Librado Navarro revealed the information during the flag ceremony on Monday, August 7 and during the ASE... Read more

USAID grants livelihood bond to benefit 385,000 women in Southeast Asia

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 11 (PIA) - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is guaranteeing a four-year, eight million dollars women’s livelihood bond (WLB) that will provide access to credit, market linkages and affordable goods and services for an estimated 385,000 Southeast Asia... Read more

OWWA launches 2017 Model OFW Family Search for Caraga

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 10 -- The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Regional Welfare Office Caraga announced the launching of the search for Model OFW Family of the Year Award (MOFYA) in Caraga region. The annual MOFYA search is designed to give due recognition to outstanding achievements ... Read more

Jobs fair set on August 21 in SurSur town

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, August 10 (PIA) - The Department of Labor and Employment-Surigao del Sur (DOLE-SDS) Field Office in partnership with the local government unit (LGU) of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur will hold a Jobs Fair to be conducted at the municipal gymnasium of Hinatuan on Aug. 21, 201... Read more

Python troopers bag Caraga's Gawad Kalasag award

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, Aug. 10 (PIA) - The Army's 30th Infantry "Python" Battalion (30IB) won for the first time the Caraga Regional Search for Gawad KALASAG (KAlamidad at sakuna LAbanan, SAriling Galing ang kaligtasan) for the Government Emergency Response Management GEMS Category. ... Read more

Butuan rural women train on root crops processing

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 10 -- The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) in Caraga recently conducted a training on root crops processing in support to Gender and Development (GAD) held at San Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila Pastoral Center, Ampayon, this city. The said activity aims to enhance the knowledge, at... Read more

PRO 13 awarded as Best RPSMU nationwide

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 10 -- No less than the President of the Philippines, Rodrigo R. Duterte awarded Philippine National Police (PNP) Caraga as the Best RPSMU (Regional Police Strategy Management Unit) Nationwide at Camp Crame, Quezon City on Wednesday. Caraga Police Director, PCSupt Rolando Felix s... Read more