PNoy leads 115th Rizal Day celebration

by Jerome Carlo R. Paunan MANILA, Dec. 30 (PIA) -- President Benigno S. Aquino III today led the nation's observance of the 115th Death Anniversary of our National Hero, Dr. Jose Rizal. Rizal, who is a patriot and the most prominent advocate for … [Read more...]

NSO gears up for 2012 household survey

by Thelma C. Bicarme TUGUEGARAO CITY, Dec. 28 (PIA) -- This early, the National Statistics office is already preparing for the 100 percent household enumeration to be conducted next year In an interview over Radyo ng Bayan here, Angelina Callangan, … [Read more...]

DOH pushes for legislated fireworks zoning

by Domingo B. Natividad V QUEZON CITY, Dec 28 (PIA) -- Health Secretary Enrique Ona is backing the institutionalization of firecracker zones – through Congress – in every district in the country where firecrackers and fireworks can be lighted, … [Read more...]

PDEA proposes special courts for drug cases

by Precie Catherine C. Cuarto QUEZON CITY, Dec. 20 (PIA) -- Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Jose Gutierrez announced today that PDEA, the main enforcement arm of Dangerous Drug Board (DDB), is proposing the installation of … [Read more...]

Tarlac City police office wins in Belenismo 2011

by Joelyn G. Baluyut CONCEPCION, Tarlac, Dec 11 (PIA) -- The Philippine National Police (PNP) of Tarlac City proved that they are not only meant for raids and encounters but that they could also be depended in showing their aesthelic side. Proof of … [Read more...]

156 Ifugao runners join Red Cross fun run

by Mhars B. Lihgawon LAGAWE, Ifugao, Dec. 11 (PIA) - - A total of 153 runners registered for the Philippine Red Cross Million Volunteer Run last week tripling the target number of participants. “The target number of participants is actually 50, … [Read more...]

Phl to host 2nd Abu Dhabi dialogu

by Susan G. de Leon MANILA, Dec. 8 (PIA)-- The Philippines will host the Ministerial Consultations on Overseas Employment and Contractual Labor for Countries of Origin and Destination in Asia or simply called the Abu Dhabi Dialogue. Labor & … [Read more...]

PNP 2 forms task force to combat illegal drugs in the region

by Thelma C. Bicarme TUGUEGARAO CITY, Dec. 7 (PIA) -- The Philippine National Police- Police Regional Office 2 (PNP-PRO 2) has formed an anti-illegal drugs task force to monitor drug cases filed in court by the PNP. PNP Region 2 targets to crack … [Read more...]

P-Noy graces '5th Belenismo sa Tarlac' awards night

by Carlo Lorenzo J. Datu CONCEPCION, Tarlac, December 3 (PIA) -- President Benigno Aquino III on Saturday graced the awarding ceremony of the "5th Belenismo sa Tarlac" at the Jesus R. Lapus Memorial Sports Complex in Concepcion town. Aquino … [Read more...]

PNoy inaugurates Climate Change Academy in Albay …first in the country, first in the world

by Marlon A. Loterte LEGAZPI CITY, November 25 (PIA) -- President Benigno C. Aquino III led today the inauguration of the Climate Change Academy of Albay for Local Government Units (CCA-LGUs) that will serve as a venue for development of … [Read more...]