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DOST-2 appeals for protection of installed weather monitoring gadgets

TUGUEGARAO CITY, July 4 (PNA) — The government has appealed to the public to help secure and protect weather monitoring gadgets installed in strategic areas in the region, especially in…

Rainy season starts to cause floods in southern Palawan

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, July 4 (PNA) — Several barangays in the southern Palawan town of Rizal are now reportedly flooded due to torrential rains, according Friday to the Municipal Disaster…

NFA says Zamboanga City is ‘fake-rice’ free

ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 4 (PNA) – The National Food Authority (NFA) has assured the public that this city is “fake-rice” free. NFA Provincial Manager Gaudencio Nuega made this assurance as…

DTI-Palawan launches ‘Negosyo Center’ in Roxas, Palawan

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, July 4 (PNA) — The Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) in the province formally launched recently the “Negosyo Center” in Roxas town, northern Palawan. The said…

Philvolcs reiterates JRMPP II is safe from earthquake

ILOILO CITY, July 4 (PNA) -– The government’s biggest irrigation project outside of Luzon is definitely safe from the earthquake and will not affect the Php 11.2-billion Jalaur River Multi-Purpose…

PDRRMC/OCD culminates two-day table top exercises for APEC 2015 readiness

DUMAGUETE CITY, July 3 (PNA) -– The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) and the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in Negros Oriental completed Friday a two-day simulation…

Cebu City sets groundbreaking for PHP1.6B new hospital on July 4

By Eddie O. Barrita CEBU CITY, July 3 (PNA) — The Cebu City government has set the groundbreaking for the new building of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) on…

‘Oplan Disiplina sa Dalan’ formed to boost road safety, traffic discipline in Bacolod

BACOLOD CITY, July 3 (PNA) -– The multi-sectoral “Oplan Disiplina sa Dalan” has been formed in this city to boost road safety, traffic discipline among Bacolodnons. Stakeholders spearheaded by Kasadya…

LGU-Dumaguete City receives Certification of Seal of Child Friendly Local Governance award

DUMAGUETE CITY, July 3 (PNA) — The city government of Dumaguete headed by Mayor Manuel Sagarbarria has received a 2014 Seal of Child-Friendly Local Governance by the Council for the…

Dagupan police chief is Pangasinan’s outstanding polics officer in community relation

DAGUPAN CITY, July 1 (PNA)-Supt. Christopher N. Abrahano, Dagupan City police chief was adjudged as the Outstanding Senior Police Commissioned Officer of the Year in Police Community Relations in Pangasinan…

Tornado rips through village, damages houses

BACOLOD CITY, July 2 (PNA) — A tornado hit the village of Bagroy in Bago City, Negros Occidental around 11:30 a.m. Thursday, leaving two houses totally damaged and seven others…

Telecom giant prepares for disasters

BAGUIO CITY, July 02 (PNA) — Telecommunications giant Smart Communications is helping the Office of Civil Defense-Cordillera (OCD-CAR) make communication during times of disaster possible through two new technologies. These…

Ethnic Philippine music, dance group to perform in Albay

LEGAZPI CITY, July 1 (PNA) – The orchestra “Kontemporaryong Gamelan Pilipino” (Kontra-GaPi) Ethnic Music and Dance Ensemble will bring to Albay and to local music enthusiasts awareness and skills training…

Cooperative partners with TESDA for skills training

DUMAGUETE CITY, July 1 (PNA) -– The Perpetual Help Community Cooperative, Inc. (PHCCI) in Negros Oriental continues to partner with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) to improve…

USLS-Bacolod to open Liceo De La Salle for senior high school students

BACOLOD CITY, July 1 (PNA) — The University of Saint La Salle (USLS) in this city will open the Liceo De La Salle Senior High School starting next school year….