SK to lead covenant signing to fraternity, sorority groups in Ilagan

by Merlito G. Edale, Jr. ILAGAN, Isabela, January 11 (PIA) -- The Sangguniang Kabataan leadership of this capital town of Isabela has set a covenant signing among the fraternity and sorority organizations in schools in the town any day this … [Read more...]

Feature: Caliraya Lake, a captivating man-made lake in Laguna

One of the primary attractions in the province of Laguna is the Caliraya Lake. This is certainly one of Laguna’s summer hotspots where local and foreign tourists visit every year. It is also one of the most prominent man-made attractions in the … [Read more...]

Tourist arrival in Albay up by 44%

by Sally A. Atento LEGAZPI CITY, Jan 7 (PIA) –- Tourism Bicol regional director Susan Ravanilla has affirmed the impressive growth rate of tourist arrivals in Albay from January to June 2011 which so far is the highest in the past years. Tourist … [Read more...]

PDEA supports “Stay Clean and Sober Act”

QUEZON CITY, Jan. 5 (PIA) -- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) supports a bill authored by Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago that seeks to eliminate the incidence and prevalence of alcohol, tobacco, and drug abuse among Filipino students … [Read more...]

NSO to conduct Labor Force Survey

by EA Bagadiong VIRAC, Catanduanes, Jan 3, (PIA)-- The National Statistics Office (NSO) here will be conducting the quarterly Labor Force Survey (LFS) from the period January 9 to January 31, 2012. The LFS is a nationwide survey of households being … [Read more...]

SSS reminds business owners to get clearance before renewing licenses

by Lito Dar BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 3 (PIA) - - All business owners including sari-sari stores and public utility vehicles (PUV) such as jeepney or taxi, need to get a clearance from the Social Security System (SSS) before they can renew their local … [Read more...]

Iwas Paputok campaign yields remarkable result in Kalinga

by Larry Lopez TABUK, Kalinga, Jan. 2(PIA) -- The “Iwas Paputok” campaign of the Department of Health (DOH) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) yielded remarkable results, here, with only four recorded victims from firecracker blast from … [Read more...]

Immigration to foreigners: Report immediately!

by Susan G. de Leon MANILA, Jan. 2 (PIA) -- The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is advising all foreigners in the country to do their annual report to the Agency starting January 3 to avoid sanctions for being improperly documented aliens. BI … [Read more...]