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Baguio City named “Most Engaged LGU”

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 27 (PNA) — The local government unit (LGU) of Baguio City is named the “Most Engaged LGU” in the 2nd Regional Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI)….

“No Firearm Zone” mulled for city’s fun haven

ILOILO CITY, Nov 27 (PNA) — The association of restaurants and fun centers in Smallville complex in Mandurriao district here is planning to declare the five-hectare place a “No Firearm…

DSWD survey notes dramatic drop in number of poor families in Bicol

By Danny O. Calleja LEGAZPI CITY, Nov. 27 (PNA) — The Bicol Region has pulled off a dramatic drop in its number of poor families. The recent regional survey conducted…

DTI Calabarzon inaugurates “Negosyo Center”

By: Robert Maico CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, Nov. 27 (PNA) — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Calabarzon (IV-A) Regional Office inaugurated Friday a “Negosyo Center” at the ground floor…

Rebuilding of flood-hit bridge in Koronadal City to start early 2016

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Nov. 27 (PNA) — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will start early next year the reconstruction of a bridge connecting Koranadal City and Lutayan…

Pre-registration now ongoing for provincial government’s biggest job fair

ILOILO, Nov. 25 (PNA) — The Public Employment Service Office (PESO) here is urging job seekers to register prior to Governor Arthur Defensor Sr.’s biggest job fair on December 1,…

Lawmakers to hold consultative hearing on House bill in Pangasinan

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Nov. 25 (PNA) — Members of the Committee on Public Order and Safety of the House of Representatives will hold a consultative hearing with regard the draft substitute…

Dumaguete bishop, mayor agree to combat crime together

DUMAGUETE CITY, Nov. 25 (PNA) — Dumaguete Mayor Manuel Sagarbarria and Bishop Julito Cortes of the Diocese of Dumaguete have agreed on the need for a greater collaboration between the…

Women’s group launches 16-day activism campaign against gender violence in Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY, Nov. 25 (PNA) — The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, an international group of empowered women executives and professionals here, is taking the lead to advance the cause…

Guimaras promises more aid to Indigenous Peoples

JORDAN, Guimaras, Nov. 25 (PNA) — Efforts to help raise the standard of living of Indigenous Peoples (IPs) living in Guimaras province through a proactive practice of traditional medicine received…

Probe sought on ‘international beauty pageant’ mess

MISAMIS ORIENTAL, Nov. 23 (PNA) — The provincial government of Misamis Oriental has sought a probe into a failed international beauty pageant, which tend to drag the province into the…

Three Barangays of Isabela enjoy Free Medical Services and Medicines

SAM MARIANO, Isabela, Nov 24 (PNA) — The Green Future Innovations Incorporated and ECOFUEL Land Development Incorporated (GFII/ECOFUEL) is currently doing a six month barangay outreach program to its host…

SP moves to prohibit selling, leasing of awarded lot at reloc sites

By Lydia C. Pendon ILOILO CITY, Nov 24 (PNA) — The city council is set to pass a regulation ordinance amending Section 1 (A) of Regulation Ordinance 2011-726 that calls…

Dinagyang Festival to invade Hongkong in 2016

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 24 (PNA) — Good news to participating tribes of the Dinagyang Festival in 2016! The Department of Tourism Region 6 is set to bring the Dinagyang Festival…

City exec inaugurates vital infrastructure investments

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, Nov 24 (PNA) — The local chief executive of this capital city of Isabela has led the inauguration of vital infrastructure investments in the city held…