Anti-dengue drive stepped-up

CALOOCAN CITY, April 26 (PIA) - This city is intensifying its dengue-causing mosquitoes as the number dengue cases tend to rise during the summer season. The Department of Health (DOH) explains that mosquito-carrying dengue, Aedes Aegypti, … [Read more...]

PNP 2 conducts random check to ensure zero casualty on Lenten season

by Merlito G. Edale Jr. CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, April 21 (PIA) – Police officials and personnel from the Police Regional Office 2 (PRO2) conducted an unannounced random check on some police stations in the province on their security readiness to … [Read more...]

BIR exceeds March target collections

MANILA, April 22 (PIA)--The Bureau of Internal Revenue collected a total of P71.56 billion in taxes for the month of March 2011 exceeding its target by about 5.13 percent. In March 2010, the BIR collected a total of P58.31 billion while this year’s … [Read more...]

Immigration to review I-Card documents

MANILA, April 19 (PIA)--THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) will review the documents currently submitted by I-Card applicants to weed out fake documents and ensure that only authentic ones are processed who can get the I-Cards. Immigration Commissioner … [Read more...]

DILG to help control cholera outbreak in Palawan

MANILA, April 16 (PIA) -- Secretary Jesse M. Robredo of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has directed the regional office of DILG in Region IV-B (MIMAROPA) to assist in controlling the cholera outbreak in the Municipality of … [Read more...]

Livelihood programs generate more income to farmers

by Miriam P. Aquino SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union Apr 12 (PIA) – The Department of Labor and Employment-Regional Office 1 (DOLE-R1) recently awarded livelihood assistance to 55 marginalized farmers in the remote barangays of Fulgosino in Umingan, … [Read more...]

SSS set to increase contribution by 0.6%

by Danny O. Sagun DAGUPAN CITY, April 12 (PIA) —The Social Security System is set to increase contribution by 0.6 percent, divided equally by the employer and employee, to gradually bring back its fund life to perpetuity and guarantee future … [Read more...]

DOH hails N. Vizcaya’s smoke free ordinance

by Oliver T. Baccay Tuguegarao City, March 30 (PIA) – The Department of Health (DOH) region 2 has commended the political will of the officials of the province of Nueva Vizcaya for their serious implementation of the smoke free ordinance. Dr. … [Read more...]

Kalinga civet coffee producers see higher income with new equipment

by Larry Lopez TABUK, Kalinga, April 1 (PIA) – Producers of Kalinga’s civet coffee, the acclaimed prime brewed coffee of the province, see brighter hope for their industry with the new mechanized coffee roaster-grinder they received from the … [Read more...]