The provincial government of Pampanga distributed medical kits and PHP550,000 cash assistance to 550 school district coordinators for disaster preparedness efforts. Vice Governor Dennis Pineda said the distribution is part of the disaster risk reduction management plans of the provincial government and Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Council (PDRRC), in partnership...
The National Food Authority (NFA) of Cagayan has assured the public that there is enough supply of rice in the province despite the devastation caused by super typhoon Lawin last month. NFA Emmanuel Villanueva provincial director, on Thursday said they have 20,000 bags of imported rice that arrived this week...
The Philippine Amateur Track and Field Association (PATAFA) announced Wednesday the staging of two international tournaments in Isabela province next year. PATAFA President Philip Ella Juico said the 12th South East Asia Youth Athletics Championship is slated to be held on March 27-28, and the Philippine National Open Invitational Athletics...
Persons with disabilities (PWDs) were tapped to make parols to be used as Christmas decorations in the city hall and around the city's business district. The move is in recognition of the great contribution of the PWDs to the city's developmental efforts. At least 250 parols were ordered by the city...
Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada assured Wednesday the Manila police will exercise maximum tolerance during the "Black Friday" protest at the Luneta Park on Friday, against the burial of former president Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig City. “We will allow the protest actions provided the (protesters)...
The Social Security System (SSS) here is offering a calamity relief package for its members and pensioners affected by typhoon "Lawin." SSS branch manager Porfirio M. Balatico said SSS members and pensioners residing in areas declared under state of calamity due to typhoon Lawin can now avail of the agency's...
Beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) should be able to cross over to a better life through the conditional cash transfer program, an official of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Tuesday. “Ang ginagawa natin sa 4Ps ay di panghabambuhay... Kailangan makatawid kayo (What we...
City Mayor Mauricio Domogan has announced his plan to institutionalize the “Children Got Talent” competition in Baguio, making it an official activity of the city government. The competition is a special event initiated by the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) in observance of National Children’s Month. Domogan called on...
Ilocanos including employees from the Ilocos Norte capitol were surprised by the news of the burial of the late President Ferdinand E. Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB) earlier today, Friday. A provincial capitol employee who wished not to be named said that no one is advised about...
An official of the San Pablo City Government on Friday reminded prospective vendors and sellers of firecrackers and pyrotechnics of the requirements for special business permits as their business peaks during the Christmas Season and New Year revelry. Lawyer Mia Antonette M. Quijano, the city hall’s chief of the Business...