OWWA to celebrate Migrant Workers Day 2017 in Surigao Norte town

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, May 23 (PIA) - The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) will once again celebrate the “Araw ng Pasasalamat” in observance of the Migrant Workers Day 2017: a one-day celebration to pay tribute to the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and their families at... Read more

Army to hold media safety training in CDO

BUTUAN CITY, May 23 (PIA) – The 4th Infantry Division, Philippine Army is set to hold the two-day training on Media Safety on May 27-28, 2017 at Camp Edilberto Evangelista, Patag, Cagayan de Oro City. According to 4th Civil-Military Operations (CMO) Battalion commanding officer LTC Manuel Valde... Read more

DOH Caraga intensifies campaign vs cervical cancer

BUTUAN CITY, May 23 (PIA) – The Department of Health (DOH) Caraga region leads in the celebration of the annual Cervical Cancer Awareness this month of May with the aim to raise consciousness on cervical cancer prevention and Human papillomavirus (HVP) vaccine. On its 9th year of continuous cam... Read more

Market vendors participate in training on packaging, labeling in AgSur town

PROSPERIDAD, Agusan del Sur, May 23 – About 34 market vendors joined the seminar on packaging and labeling held recently in Prosperidad, this province. The activity is a component of the Bottom-up-Budgeting (BuB) project for market vendors and food processors in the municipality. The BuB pro... Read more

1 dead, 2 arrested, P11M shabu seized in Caraga’s biggest buy bust operation

BUTUAN CITY, May 23 --  A drug dealer died while two others were arrested by the police during the drug bust that resulted in the confiscation of P11 million worth of shabu Thursday evening here. Operatives from Butuan City Police Office and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency staged the operatio... Read more

AFP, PNP sign security pact in Surigao Norte

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, May 23 – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) signed recently the Joint AFP-PNP Action Center (JAPAC) and Counter Terrorism IMPLAN here. The JAPAC and Counter Terrorism IMPLAN aims to strengthen the partnership of th... Read more

Negosyo Center in Sibagat town holds training on business planning

SIBAGAT, Agusan del Sur, May 23 – The Negosyo Center in Sibagat, this province has recently trained 27 individuals on entrepreneurship and business planning. How to become entrepreneurs, plan, start and manage their businesses - these are the collective expectations of the participants of the s... Read more

PLEMO Dinagat Islands conducts SPES orientation

SAN JOSE, Dinagat Islands, May 23 - The Provincial Labor and Employment Manpower Office (PLEMO) in Dinagat Islands conducted the Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES) Orientation on May 4, 2017 held at the Provincial Capitol Guest Center, San Jose town. The SPES is intended for studen... Read more

Feature: What can exercise do for you?

Is exercise important in your daily life? Do you still have time to exercise inspite of your busy schedule? Do you allot 20 to 30 minutes of your time to exercise? Walking, running, bike riding, playing sports, dancing, doing push-ups, and simple stretches, such as touching your toes or side stre... Read more

CSC enjoins Caraganon-employees to the 2017 Public Sector HR Symposium

BUTUAN CITY, May 23 (PIA) – The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has called on employees of government and private sectors to participate in the 2017 Public Sector Human Resource (HR) Symposium on July 4-6 in Pasay City. According to CSC chairperson Alicia dela Rosa-Bala, this year’s HR Symposi... Read more

PSA conducts 2016 respondents forum in Surigao Norte

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, May 22 -The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Surigao del Norte conducted the Respondents’ Forum for the 2016 Annual Survey of Philippine Business and Industry (ASPBI) on May 16, 2017 held at the Hotel Tavern, this city. The 2016 ASPBI is a continuing activi... Read more

Caraga RDC to start 2017-2022 development plan advocacy next month

BUTUAN CITY, May 22 (PIA) – With the successful conduct of consultations from the provincial and city local government offices of Caraga region, the 2017-2022 Caraga Regional Development Plan (RDP), a blueprint for the region's development direction in the next six years, is set to be launched... Read more

DAR AgNor organizational strengthening program hits 134%

BUTUAN CITY, May 22 – The 2016 performance of the Provincial Agrarian Reform Office of Agusan del Norte on organizational strengthening program reached 134 percent. Sixty (60) Agrarian Reform Beneficiary Organizations (ARBOs), that included cooperatives, farmers and irrigators’ associations, ... Read more

Administrative issues tackled in TESDA ACE-Caraga’s general assembly

BUTUAN CITY, May 22 – Issues on administrative matters were highlighted during the conduct of TESDA Association of Concerned Employees (ACE)-Caraga General Assembly held recently in one of the local convention centers here. TESDA ACE-Caraga President Romel M. Natad said the assembly served as a... Read more

SurSur bags 3 national Gawad Kalasag awards

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, May 22 (PIA) – Three entries of the province in this year’s National Gawad Kalasag Search were adjudged national winners in different categories, according to the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) here recently. PDRRM Officer Abe... Read more