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P20-M eyed to bankroll 2016 Dinagyang Festival

ILOILO CITY, Dec. 10 (PNA) -– The Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) is targeting to spend around P20 million for the staging of the 2016 Dinagyang Festival slated third week…

Livelihood training readied for abused women in Iloilo

ILOILO CITY, Dec. 8 (PNA) — The provincial government is making available various livelihood trainings to clients of the newly-opened Iloilo Province Development Center for Women and Children (IPDCWC). Iloilo…

Anti-violence against women campaign launched in Guimaras

JORDAN, Guimaras, Dec. 8 (PNA) — The countdown to end Violence Against Women (VAW) began Monday in the province of Guimaras, spearheaded by Provincial Governor Samuel Gumarin. Officials and the…

OWWA extends Php2.09–M worth of assistance to OFW, dependents in W. Visayas

ILOILO CITY, Dec. 8 (PNA) — The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in Western Visayas has disbursed around Php2.09 million for three separate programs intended to assist overseas Filipino workers…

Boracay strengthens campaign against human trafficking

BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan, Dec. 8 (PNA) — In an effort to strengthen the campaign against human trafficking here, the Local Government Unit of Malay thru its Municipal Social Welfare Development…

Lantern parade kicks off Christmas festivities in Laoag

LAOAG CITY, Dec 8 (PNA) — The sunshine city of Laoag continue to attract local and foreign visitors with its show of artistic and colorful lanterns displayed at the Aurora…

Pag-IBIG urges employers to utilize electronic payment, collection facility

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, Dec. 8 (PNA) — The Pag-IBIG Area 2 Management Office has urged all employers in its area of operations to utilize the new system of paying premiums…

Davao Oriental villager celebrates blessings amidst adversity

By Carmela C. Duron BAGANGA, Davao Oriental, Dec. 7 (PNA) — For some, typhoon “Pablo” only brought devastation, loss and hopelessness. For others, it ushered in a renewed sense of…

Release of productivity bonus for Misamis Oriental workers gets nod

MISAMIS ORIENTAL, Dec. 7 (PNA) –- The provincial board approved on Monday the release of PHP 9 million as Productivity Enhancement Bonus (PEB) for the more than 1,000 regular provincial…

Gov’t declares Lanao del Norte ‘peaceful and ready for further development’

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Dec. 7 (PNA) -– Government authorities have declared the province of Lanao del Norte as “peaceful and ready for further development.” Maj. Felimon Tan, Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom)…

Pangasinan SP passes resolution seeking raps vs DPWH, DENR over tree cutting

LINGAYEN, Dec. 7 (PNA) — The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) finally passed a resolution authorizing Governor Amado Espino Jr. to exhaust all legal remedies, including the filing of appropriate cases against…

Dumaguete prelate to issue Oratio Imperata, pastoral letter against senseless killings

DUMAGUETE CITY, Dec. 7 (PNA) –- Bishop Julito B. Cortes of the Diocese of Dumaguete will release his pastoral letter for the respect, protection and preservation of life at a…

DepEd Baguio ready for SHSP in SY2016

BAGUIO CITY, Dec. 7 (PNA) — The Department of Education (DepEd) Baguio City Schools Division will be able to comply with the K -12 Curriculum with the opening of the…

DSWD, TESDA tie up for training of 1,000 4Ps’ recipients in Camarines Sur

By Connie B. Destura LEGAZPI CITY, Dec. 3 (PNA) — To provide sustainable intervention through skills development and possible employment for Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program beneficiaries (4Ps), the Department of…

Mabilog assures continued programs to improve well-being of children

ILOILO CITY, Dec 3 (PNA) — The Iloilo City Government continues to address the condition of children in an effort to deliver the best services for a brighter future of…