DTI Asec Lantayona graces 'Mentor Me' program launch in Agusan Sur

PROSPERIDAD, Agusan del Sur, May 15 – “The MSMEs of this province are very much fortunate to have this program, as it will help scale up the business of the mentees thru a series of trainings and mentoring sessions.” This was the statement of Assistant Secretary (Asec) Blesila Lantayona of ... Read more

Surigao Norte town is target LGU in 2017 citizen satisfaction index system

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, May 15 - The municipality of Claver in Surigao Del Norte is this year’s target local government unit (LGU) on Citizen Satisfaction Index System (CSIS). Claver was selected as target LGU because it is one of the largest economies and emerging center of commerce a... Read more

Middle Agusan River Sub-basin Summit cum Strategic Planning set in AgSur

BUTUAN CITY, May 15 (PIA) – Stakeholders from various sectors will be attending the Middle Agusan River Sub-basin Summit cum Strategic Planning on May 23-25, 2017 at the Emilitas Restaurant and Dormitel in Patin-ay, Agusan del Sur. Most Rev. Juan de Dios Pueblos, Butuan City Bishop recalled tha... Read more

Butuan dad unveils 'Butuan On' brand

BUTUAN CITY, May 15 -- Towards attaining the vision Lagsik na Dakbayan, the city is switching Butuan on. This is how local officials introduced this unique brand of Butuan dubbed as Butuan on. During the Balangay Festival 2017 Press Conference, Mayor Ronnie Vicente C. Lagnada stressed Butuan i... Read more

Caraga RIACAT-VAWC focal persons to join anti-TIP confab in Cebu

BUTUAN CITY, May 12 (PIA) – The focal persons for Regional Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Trafficking – Violence Against Women and their Children (RIACAT-VAWC) Caraga coming from the different government agencies are set to participate in the National Conference on Anti-Trafficking in Persons (T... Read more

Feature: Can an apple a day keep a doctor away?

Is there truth in the saying that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away?" What makes an apple good for our health? Apple, malus sylvetris in scientific name, provides a lot of health and nutritional benefits to our body.  A medium-sized apple weighing 138 grams contains about 81 calories, zero... Read more

DILG 13: All systems go for SGLG 2017 assessment

BUTUAN CITY, May 12 -- The search for good performing Local Government Units to be accorded the prestigious Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) for 2017 has once again been initiated by the Department of the Interior and Local Government – Region XIII (DILG 13) as technical personnel in the regio... Read more

DTI-SDS briefs media partners on KMME Program

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, May 12 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Education (DTI)-Surigao del Sur provincial office has briefed the local media partners on the benefits of the Kapatid Mentor ME (KMME) program held recently at Villa Maria Luisa Hotel, this city. DTI assistant regional dir... Read more

SurSur town holds 'hasud serbisyo VJP 2017'

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, May 11 (PIA) – The local government unit of Carrascal headed by Mayor Vicente “VJ” H. Pimentel III recently launched the “Hasud Serbisyo VJP (Valued and Just information and services closer to the People of Carrascal)" program at Adlay Gymnasium, Brgy. Adlay in ... Read more

Feature: Get the best from fresh fruits

The scorching heat signals the coming of the summer season.  There are a lot of wonderful things we can indulge ourselves into to lessen the heat.  We can take a plunge in the pool or just relax at home sipping an icy cold glass of our favorite fruit shake or cold water. But if there’s one go... Read more

Army launches 'adopt-an-IP community program'

TALACOGON, Agusan del Sur, May 11 - The 26th Infantry (Ever Onward) Battalion in partnership with GMA Kapuso Foundation, local government unit of San Luis, Agusan del Sur has recently launched the first ever Adopt-An-IP Community Program in Brgy. Mahagsay, San Luis. This is in connection with the... Read more

Butuan dad highlights Balangay Festival celebration, city’s transformation

BUTUAN CITY, May 10 (PIA) – “Butuan City is now embarking on a transformation journey. From an old river kingdom, Butuan will ascend towards becoming a great hub city of opportunities for all. We are switching BUTUAN ON.” This was the statement of Butuan City Mayor Engr. Ronnie Vicente Lagn... Read more

Army supports mobile munisipyo 'serbisyo on the go' program in Agusan Sur

PROSPERIDAD, Agusan del Sur, May 10 - The 26th Infantry (Ever Onward) Battalion, Phil. Army continued its active contribution in the community development program thru the conduct of the Mobile Munisipyo “Serbisyo On the Go” Program of the local government unit of Talacogon held in Barangay Batu... Read more

DSWD-Caraga launches Larawan 3.0, compendium of Pantawid Pamilya partner-beneficiaries’ success stories

BUTUAN CITY, May 10 - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office Caraga officially launched on Wednesday the Larawan 3.0, the official compendium of success stories of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program in the region. This year’s version highlights the story of the Ma... Read more

News Feature: Go for fruits this summer – they’re cheaper

Everyone looks forward to the season we all love – summer!  It is a season for rest and recreation.  It is the best time to have fun in the sun, enjoy recreation and sports activities or simply indulge in favorite foods. Foods that we truly enjoy during summer are the tropical fruits, such as... Read more