Tagalog News: 'Kaflyapaan fund raising' matagumpay na inilunsad ng mga kabataan sa Butuan

LUNGSOD NG BUTUAN, Hunyo 14 (PIA) - Matagumapay na inilunsad ang 'Kaflyapaan: Fly a Kite for Marawi, Fly a Kite for Mindanao' dito sa lungsod na pinamumunuan ng mga kabataan na ginanap noong Sabado, Hunyo 10. Ang Kaflayapaan ay isang pagtitipon ng pondo o fund raising and donation drive... Read more

Balikatan 33 strengthens US-PH defense partnership

BUTUAN CITY, June 14 - After 12 training days in the Philippines, thousands of service members from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and United States (U.S.) Military recently finished this year’s rigorous Balikatan training exercise and now stand more prepared to respond to terror threa... Read more

119th Philippine Independence Day celebrated solemnly in SurSur

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, June 14 (PIA) - The 119th Philippine Independence Day was solemnly celebrated in the city spearheaded by the city government here headed by mayor Alexander Pimentel in collaboration with the provincial government of Surigao del Sur and Department of Education (DepEd).... Read more

Kalahi-CIDSS ups advocacy with launching of compendium; coffee table book

BUTUAN CITY, June 14 - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Caraga recently launched the advocacy materials to strengthen the implementation of the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan – Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) program. The materials we... Read more

DSWD installs 16 tapstands in Loreto island barangay

LORETO, Dinagat Islands, June 13 (PIA) – The Kalahi-CIDSS (Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services) program of the Department of Social Welfare and Deveopment (DSWD) installed a total of 16 tapstands that benifited about 88 households in Barangay Mag... Read more

Body of NPA rebel found in San Miguel town

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, June 13 (PIA) – Troopers of the army’s 16th Special Forces (SF) Company of Special Forces Regiment Airborne, Special Operations Command, Philippine Army based in Barangay Magroyong, San Miguel town recovered a decomposing dead body of a man, believed to be a member... Read more

NPA rebel surrenders in SurSur

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, June 13 (PIA) – A member of the New People’s Army (NPA) surrendered to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) here recently. In a statement, the Army's 36th Infantry “Valor” Battalion (36IB) identified the former rebel as “Ka Jumong,” 24 years old,... Read more

Surigao Norte guv leads launching of P114M FMR in Placer

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, June 13 - Governor Sol F. Matugas recently opened new roads from Barangay Tapian leading to Magsaysay and to Sta Cruz road in Anislagan, Placer, this province. The 9-kilometer road concreting was reportedly worth P114-million, Mayor Michael Jose Patiño and vice m... Read more

POPCOM celebrates Father’s Day on June 18

BUTUAN CITY, June 13 -- The Commission on Population (POPCOM) joins the whole world in the celebration of the Father’s Day on June 18 to recognize the important role of the men in the family, as equal partner of women in the nurturance and rearing of children. Experts believed that the role of ... Read more

Scaled-down e-trike project to push through, says DOE

BUTUAN CITY, June 13 - The Department of Energy (DOE) will push through with the long-delayed E-Trike Project although on a much smaller scale from the original 100,000 units to just 3,000, and from the original project cost of P21.672 billion to P1.73 billion. According to Assistant Secretary Le... Read more

POPCOM, USAID launch new FP communication tool

BUTUAN CITY, June 13 -- In partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) project, the Commission on Population  (POPCOM) recently launched the Enhanced Responsible Parenthood-Family Planning (RPFP) IEC Resource Package. The project presents package of informatio... Read more

DSWD prepares Ramadan relief packs for IDPs from Marawi

ILIGAN CITY/MINDANAO HOUR, June 11 (PIA) – In giving consideration for the fundamental needs of the Muslim evacuees who took shelter in the safe temporary shelters after marching off from the war-torn communities in Marawi City, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will be prep... Read more

AgSur invites public to 25th Naliyagan Festival, 50th Foundation Anniv celebrations

PROSPERIDAD, Agusan del Sur, June 10 (PIA) – The province of Agusan del Sur is celebrating the 25th Naliyagan Festival and 50th Foundation Anniversary from June 10-17, 2017 with lined-up events prepared by the organizers for all the Agusanons, as well as tourists from other areas of the country. ... Read more

DOH bares additional services for Marawi City IDPs

ILIGAN CITY, June 10 (PIA) – The Department of Health (DOH) in region 10 and Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) have set priorities for the welfare of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Marawi City, Lanao del Sur and ARMM areas while they are in the different evacuation sites in... Read more

AgSur readies for independence day celebration

PROSPERIDAD, Agusan del Sur, June 9 (PIA) – Government officials and employees of the provincial government of Agusan del Sur will gather together on Monday, June 12 for the 119th Philippine Independence Day celebration with the Flag raising ceremony and short program at the Datu Lipus Makapandong... Read more