2016 Search for Outstanding Volunteers now open

BUTUAN CITY, May 23 (PIA) – This year’s Search for Outstanding Volunteers (SOV) is now open.“If you have engaged the services of volunteers who made commendable contributions in your area of interest, we are encouraging you to participate in this undertaking by nominating them,” said regiona... Read more

Surigao Norte MSMEs gain knowledge on e-commerce

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, May 23 (PIA) – Some 15 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the province recently participated the Expanding Your Business Thru E-Commerce seminar spearheaded by the Sector Planning Bureau - E-Commerce Office of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) ... Read more

Caraga poll chief tells bets to file SOCE

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, May 20 (PIA) - Atty. Renato Magbutay, regional election director (RED) of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) in Caraga region has reminded all candidates—losers and winners alike—during the May 9, 2016 polls to file their respective Statement of Contributions and... Read more

AgNor election 'generally peaceful'

BUTUAN CITY, May 20 (PIA) – “The conduct of the May 9 national and local elections in the province of Agusan del Norte is peaceful and successful,” Comelec said.Agusan del Norte provincial election supervisor Atty. Ernie Palanan during the conduct of the Provincial Joint Security Control Cente... Read more

Police, partners hold medical outreach program in Surigao City

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, May 20 (PIA) – The Philippine National Police (PNP) in the city in partnership with the City Health Office, Caraga Regional Hospital (CRH), Barangy Health Workers (BHW) and barangay officials of Poctoy recently conducted a medical, dental and free circumcision dubb... Read more

RPOC to launch Caraga Roadmap for Peace in Butuan

BUTUAN CITY, May 19 (PIA) – The Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Caraga as the head secretariat will be launching the region’s Caraga Roadmap for Peace on May 24, 2016 at the Robinsons Place, this city.According to DILG Carag... Read more

Caraga RCWC members to participate in Capability Building cum Strategic Planning

BUTUAN CITY, May 19 (PIA) – The focal persons of the Regional Committee for the Welfare of Children (RCWC) from the different government agencies will be participating in the Capability Building cum Strategic Planning on June 7-9, 2016 at the Hotel Tavern in Surigao City.The highlight of the activ... Read more

SurSur new NIA chief bares plan to seek more irrigation projects

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, May 19 (PIA) – The new chief of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) here has bared plan to seek more irrigation projects for the province.Citing the lack of irrigation service facilities, Engr. Ferdinand Amon, Provincial Irrigation Management Office (PIMO) ma... Read more

AgNor creates body to take actions during crisis, emergencies

BUTUAN CITY, May 19 (PIA) – The provincial government of Agusan del Norte has created its Crisis Management Committee (CMC) during its recent Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) meeting through PPOC Resolution No. 2016-03.The CMC is a governing body of the province that will take decisive ac... Read more

DTI provides SSF to women entrepreneurs in AgSur town

SAN FRANCISCO, Agusan del Sur, May 18 (PIA) – The Women’s Association of San Francisco Agusan del Sur, Inc. (WASFADSI) launched recently its Shared Service Facility (SSF) for the Upgrading of Catering Services Project.Ester D. Libo, WASFADSI President thanked the Department of Trade and Industry... Read more

450 schools offer SHS in Caraga region

BUTUAN CITY, May 18 (PIA) – A total of 450 schools, 367 in public secondary schools and 83 in private schools/state universities and colleges  (SUCs), in the region will be offering the Senior High School (SHS) effective June 13, 2016.It was learned that the Department of Education (DepEd) Caraga... Read more

DTI-AgNor conducts green economic devt sensitization

BUTUAN CITY, May 18 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry Agusan del Norte (DTI-ADN) recently conducted a green economic development sensitization to its staff held recently at the Negosyo Center – Butuan Training Room with Raquel J. Capio of the Promotion on Green  Economic Development... Read more

Negosyo Center Butuan extends labeling assistance to 5 new products developed

BUTUAN CITY, May 18 (PIA) – Five newly developed products of Sapyaw Fisherfolks Association (SFA) were recently provided label designs with starters kits by Negosyo Center (NC)-Butuan.Several skills trainings on food processing for SFA members under the Bottom Up Budgeting Program led to the devel... Read more

DOLE inks MOA with SurSur state univ for establishment of PESO academe

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, May 18 (PIA) - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Caraga in partnership with the Surigao del Sur State University (SDSSU) has recently established a public employment service office (PESO) academe in the six campuses of SDSSU.DOLE Caraga regional director ... Read more

DILG 13 holds procurement compliance and performance indicators seminar-workshop

BUTUAN CITY, May 18 (PIA) -- The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Regional Office 13 (Caraga) through the Regional Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) has conducted a two-day Seminar-Workshop on the Implementation of Agency Procurement Compliance and Performance Indicators (APCPI) ... Read more