Tagalog News: Pagkain ng mga senior citizens dapat tutukan

MANILA, Marso 24 -- Sa Pilipinas, ang ating mga lolo at lola at matatanda o mga elderly ay tinatawag ring senior citizens pagtuntong nila sa edad na 60 taon. Sa panahon ngayon, may espesyal na pagtatangi sa ating mga senior citizens bunsod na rin ng pagpapatupad ng lokal na pamahalaan ng batas na... Read more

News Feature: BREAK: Bringing in Resources for Employees Agenda on Kalusugan; How the institute and its employees can both benefit

MANILA, Mar. 24 -- The Department of Science and Technology’s Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) aims to raise awareness on malnutrition, provide commercializable technologies and offer healthy food options to Filipinos. This is being achieved by building partnerships, and attractin... Read more

RTWPB Caraga conducts ‘Productivity 101’ to 300 workers

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 23 – The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) Caraga conducted six sessions of Productivity 101 to 300 workers of Wing-On Incorporated from February to March 2017 as part of the Workers Enhancement Program initiated by the company’s human resource department... Read more

DOE readies mechanisms in managing energy supply

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 23  - The Department of Energy (DOE) is readying measures to ensure the sufficiency and stability of energy supply in the years to come, especially during the summer when the power supply is traditionally lean. In line with this, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi has issued the app... Read more

RTWPB-13 launches ‘2017 Productivity Olympics’ in Butuan City

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 23 (PIA) – With the objective to intensify national awareness and commitment to quality and productivity and to showcase the best productivity improvement practices, the National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC) of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) through the... Read more

PSA to conduct consumer expectation survey in Agusan Norte, Surigao Norte

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 23 -- The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in Caraga will conduct a consumer expectations survey (CES) on April 1 to 12, 2017 to the provinces of Agusan del Norte and Surigao del Norte. CES is a household-based survey on the consumers’ assessment of their family income, f... Read more

70 women, PWDs undergo store management training in Surigao Norte town

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, Mar. 23 (PIA) – A total of 70 members of the women and persons with disabilities (PWD) associations under the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) in Socorro town, underwent a training on merchandising and store management on March 7-8, 2017 held in Socorro town, t... Read more

Miss PH Earth 2016 beauties visit Bislig City

BISLIG CITY, Surigao del Sur, Mar. 23 (PIA) – The Miss Philippines Earth 2016 queens visit the “booming city by bay” in Surigao del Sur – Bislig on March 22 to 24, 2017. The Miss Earth Foundation, Inc., in Facebook post, says that the environmental queens will visit the various tourist at... Read more

Caraga RLECC to go digital

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 23 (PIA) – “The Regional Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (RLECC) in Caraga is the first RLECC in the country to go digital, as we utilize various digital platforms in doing our communication operations.” This was the statement of regional director Abner Caga of the ... Read more

DOE to hold energy efficiency workshop

BUTUAN CITY, Mar 23 - The Department of Energy (DOE) will hold a Regional Workshop on Energy Efficiency and Minimum Energy Performance in the commercial and industrial sectors on March 29 and 30 at the Marriott Hotel in Pasay City. The workshop is being organized by the DOE, in partnership with t... Read more

PNP foils NPA’s sinister plot in SurSur

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, Mar. 23 (PIA) – The Philippine National Police (PNP) in Surigao del Sur had the belief that it foiled the evil plan of the New People’s Army (NPA) to “sow terror” after overrunning its position in Purok 1, Barangay Tambis, Barobo town, 105 kilometers, south, thi... Read more

RxBox paves new way for better health in Caraga

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 23  -- Caraganons living in rural and remote areas can now have better access to the government’s healthcare services and can even get advice from healthcare experts across the country. This is all thanks to the RxBox Telehealth Device, a life-saving health care technology that ... Read more

Butuanons to commemorate 496th first mass celebration in PH soil

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 23 (PIA) – Butuanons will once again participate in the different lined-up activities for this year’s 496th commemoration of the first mass celebration in Philippine soil from March 28-31, 2017. On March 28, a Thanksgiving Mass will be celebrated at Bood Promontory and Eco P... Read more

Rise in teen pregnancy alarms health advocates

MANILA, Mar. 22 -- Teen pregnancy in the Philippines is on the rise , according to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) which recently disclosed that at least one in 10 girls, 15 to 19 years old become pregnant.  This figure is up by 2.1 percentage points since 2003. According to UNFPA, th... Read more

Only 1 in every 10 Filipino meal planners read nutrition facts

MANILA, Mar. 22 -- A recent nationwide survey done by the Department of Science and Technology’s Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) in 2015 showed that only 10.0 percent or 1 in every 10 household’s meal planners read nutrition facts among those who read food product labels. Th... Read more