PCG assures aid to Chinese crew while at Tacloban port

TACLOBAN CITY, Jan. 31 -- The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) station has assured continuing help to the seven crew members of the distressed Chinese vessel now docked at the city port here. PCG Eastern... Read More

DA rolls out 'Kadiwa on Wheels' anew in Pampanga

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Jan. 31 -- The Department of Agriculture (DA), through the Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD), has rolled out anew the "Kadiwa on Wheels" in this province to o... Read More

Comelec achieves 6K target registrants in Iloilo City

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 31 -- Voters here have shown their interest to take part in the synchronized barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections in October this year as manifested by the high turnout o... Read More

Electric jeepneys ply Iloilo City streets

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 31 -- This city is one of the four pilot areas in the country for environment-friendly modernized jeepneys that run using electricity rather than conventional engines using gasoline ... Read More

NegOr logs 80% nat'l ID list-up; PSA steps up registration

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 31 -- The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has reported that 80 percent of Negros Oriental's population has registered for the national ID. In an interview on Tuesday, Chief... Read More

KOICA grants P100M for greenhouse project in Antique

SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Jan. 31 -- The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has provided a PHP100-million grant to finance the establishment of greenhouses for a farmers' group in the munici... Read More

DA-13 to develop 2.1K-hectare durian farm in Caraga

BUTUAN CITY, Jan. 31 -- The Department of Agriculture in Caraga Region (DA-13) is set to develop 2,154 hectares of durian farms in the region. In a statement Tuesday, the High-Value Crops Development... Read More

UNDP-BIOFIN picks NegOr Twin Lakes for YoPA campaign

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 31 -- The United Nations Development Programme-Biodiversity Finance Project (UNDP-BIOFIN) has chosen the Twin Lakes of Balinsasayao and Danao in Negros Oriental province as among ... Read More

Weeklong operations net 274 wanted men, P1.6-M shabu in Caraga

BUTUAN CITY, Jan. 31 -- At least 274 wanted persons were arrested during a series of operations conducted by filed units of the Police Regional Office in the Caraga (PRO-13) from Jan. 23-29. In a sta... Read More

Toilets in Negros Occidental town to prevent water-borne diseases

BACOLOD CITY, Jan. 31 -- The Negros Occidental provincial government has assisted the municipality of E.B. Magalona in building toilet facilities for its residents to achieve zero open defecation and ... Read More