'No return, no exchange' policy explained

by Mari Cruz BAGUIO CITY, Mar 2 (PIA) - There is no such thing as “No Return, No Exchange” policy, thus clarified the Department of Trade and Industry. Atty. Samuel Gallardo, chief, Consumer Welfare and Trade Regulations Division of the … [Read more...]

OFW’s Kids compete in Diocesan event

By: Miriam P. Aquino SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union, March 1 (PIA) – A whole day diocesan event entitled “Sons and Daughters of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) or (SDO) and Family Solidarity Day” was conducted today at the Christ the King College, … [Read more...]

Rice supply in Pangasinan good until next harvest season, says NFA

By: Danny O Sagun DAGUPAN CITY, March 1(PIA) – The total rice stock in western Pangasinan is good for the next 123 days, according to the National Food Authority (NFA). Assistant Manager Dionisio Rivera of the NFA western Pangasinan branch based in … [Read more...]

Catanduanes State Colleges has 14 new nurses

CATANDUANES, Feb.28 (PIA) - Fourteen graduates of the Catanduanes State Colleges passed the recent Nurses Licensure Examination given by the Professional Regulations Commission last December 2010 in 18 testing centers nationwide. The initial 13 … [Read more...]

PMA, Mandaluyong lead campaign vs smoking

MANILA Feb 24 (PIA) –- In a bid to educate the metropolis on the harmful effects of smoking, the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) held a motorcade and fun run from Quezon City to Mandaluyong City on Monday. The event started at the PMA … [Read more...]

Mango industry sees hope in Agri-Pinoy

By Larry Lopez TABUK, Kalinga, Feb.22 (PIA) –- Mango farmers in the province sees hope in the Agri-Pinoy framework, which listed mango among the priority crops under the high value crops development program. Program Coordinator Teresa Desay of the … [Read more...]

P’que intensifies campaign versus smoking

PARAÑAQUE CITY Feb 21 (PIA) –-Parañaque City Council enacted City Resolution No. 11-001 (065) which regulates smoking in public places and enclosed private places in the said City. Entitled, “A resolution approving the Implementing Rules and … [Read more...]

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 132 couples in Taguig exchange “I do’s" on V-day

TAGUIG, Feb. 15 -- The local government of Taguig City sponsored yesterday a “Valentine Wedding Special” wherein over a hundred couples tied the knot on Hearts’ Day. The mass wedding ceremony was officiated in the afternoon by Taguig City Mayor Lani … [Read more...]

PNRC, Coast Guard, Marines hold cross training exercise on water and search rescue

by Jell E. Guzman MANILA, Feb 8 (PIA) – The Philippine National Red Cross, Philippine Coast Guard, and the Philippine Marines rescue personnel held on Thursday, February 3 a cross training exercise on water search and rescue and evacuation … [Read more...]

DSWD adopts 4Cs in implementing 4Ps

by Oliver T. Baccay Tuguegarao City, Feb. 3 (PIA) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development Office (DSWD) Region 2 has adopted new scheme in implementing effectively the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) to 16,000 poor families in … [Read more...]