DAR-AgNor assists ARB orgs to qualify for credit program

BUTUAN CITY, June 23 -- Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Agusan del Norte has assisted 11 Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organizations (ARBOs) in the province to qualify this year’s credit assistance under the government Agrarian Production Credit Program (APCP). This was disclosed by DAR ... Read more

Tubajon celebrates 48th founding anniv

SAN JOSE, Dinagat Islands, June 23 (PIA) - The municipality of  Tubajon in Dinagat Islands celebrated its 48th "Araw ng Tubajon" with the weeklong celebration form June 13 to 21, 2017. This year’s celebration is anchored on the theme, "Tubajon: Sa hugot nga Liderato ug Panaghiusa, Kalambuan sa... Read more

ATI-Caraga conducts basic journalism training to AEWs, IOs

BUTUAN CITY, June 23 – The Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) and information officers from the different municipalities in Caraga region participated in the Basic Journalism Training-Workshop on June 20-23, 2017 at San Lorenzo Ruiz Pastoral Center, Barangay Ampayon, this city. Led by the Ag... Read more

MGB-13 targets more LGUs for coastal geohazard assessment

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, June 22 (PIA) - The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) 13 carried on with its Coastal Geohazard Assessment under the National Geohazard Assessment and Mapping Program. The outputs of the asessment are shoreline shift maps that will give the public substantial info... Read more

PSA to conduct labor force, poverty indicators survey in Caraga

BUTUAN CITY, June 22 -- The Philippine Statistics Authority – Regional Statistical Services Office XIII (PSA-Caraga) will conduct the July 2017 Labor Force Survey (LFS) and 2017 Annual Poverty Indicators Survey (APIS) from July 8 to 31, 2017. The LFS is a nationwide survey of households conduct... Read more

OWWA Caraga sets 22nd Migrant Workers Day

BUTUAN CITY, June 21 -- The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in Caraga said that it is all systems go for the celebration of the 22nd Migrant Workers Days or the “Araw ng Pasasalamat," which will be held on Thursday, 13th of July 2017, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Claver Municipal ... Read more

Over 10K farmers to benefit from PRDP’s agri enterprises in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY, June 21 -- Around 10,000 more farmer-beneficiaries are expected to directly benefit from approved enterprise development projects under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP), a recent report revealed. Under PRDP’s Investment for Rural Enterpri... Read more

Authorities nab rebel instructor in Surigao City

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, June 21 (PIA) - An alleged political instructor was recently apprehended by the joint elements of the Philippine Army (PA) and Philippine National Police (PNP) here. Civil Military Operations officer 2Lt. Jonel Castillo of the 30th Infantry Battalion, PA identifie... Read more

P103M FMR to boost agriculture in Surigao Norte

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, June 21 (PIA) - The Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) in Caraga recently conducted a pre-construction conference for the 9.4 km rehabilitation/concreting of Magsaysay – Bobonaon Spur Sta. Cruz – Paco Farm-to-Market Road ... Read more

Butuan completes water resource projects

BUTUAN CITY, June 21 (PIA) – As part of the strategic framework to establish a sustainable water resource, the City Engineering Office - Waterworks Section of the city government of Butuan bared per record the successful completion of two water resource projects in barangays Antongalon and Pinaman... Read more

DTI conducts consumer education to senior citizens in Tandag City

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, June 21 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry Surigao del Sur (DTI-SDS) Provincial Office, in collaboration with the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) recently conducted a consumerism seminar to the senior citizens held at the Office of the Sen... Read more

Tandag City is all set for 10th Charter Day celeb

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, June 21, 2017 (PIA) – The city government here headed by mayor Alexander Pimentel is all set for the 10th Charter Day celebration on June 22-23, 2017 with the theme, “Pahinumdum ug Pagpasalamat.” The Charter Day activities will begin with a Zumbaruga early morn... Read more

Caraga region set to host Kakao Konek 2017

BUTUAN CITY, June 21 (PIA) - In advancing the cacao industry in the region, it’s all systems go for Caraga region’s hosting of this year's Mindanao Kakao Konek 2017 slated here on September 13-14. Around 500 delegates are expected to participate in this biggest annual event of the country... Read more

ATI set to conduct journalism, photography training to Caraga LGU personnel

BUTUAN CITY, June 20 (PIA) - The Agricultural Training Institute - Regional Training Center  (ATI-RTC) of Caraga in partnership with the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) - Caraga will hold a four-day training on Basic Journalism to the selected local government units (LGUs) employees in Caraga r... Read more

Dinagat Islands PDRRMO wins 3rd in Gawad Kalasag National Award 2016

SAN JOSE, Dinagat Islands, June 20 (PIA) - The provincial government of Dinagat Islands through the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (DRRMC) was awarded by the National DRRMC as third place winner for the 2016 best PDRRMC during the18th Gawad KALASAG National Awards held in ... Read more