• ARMM sends aid to residents displaced by conflict in Basilan

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, April 14 (PIA) --- The Humanitarian Emergency and Action Response Team (HEART) of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) is set to dispatch a 10-man team for a relief mission in Tipo-tipo, Basilan following recent skirmishes between government forces and members of the rebel Abu Sayyaf group. “We’re sending off 400 food packs in aid for 264 families as validated by our volunteers from the area,” said Ramil Masukat, head of the regional disas... Read Full Story - ARMM sends a...
  • NYC lauds SC favorable ruling on RH Law

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 14 (PIA) - The Filipino youth won big time when the RH Law was upheld because reproductive health and sexuality education will finally be included in the school curriculum, a statement from the National Youth Commission (NYC) on Supreme Court's favorable ruling on the constitutionality of Reproductive Health (RH) Law. NYC Commissioner Perci Cendańa said, "We really welcome the decision of the SC because the questions surrounding RH and sexuality education are final... Read Full Story - NYC lauds SC...
  • Cebuano News: Pagpili sa Quality Corn Achievers Awards gisugdan

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 10 (PIA) – Gisugdan na sa Department of Agriculture (DA) ang pagpili sa bag-ong grupo sa Agri-Pinoy Quality Corn Achievers aron pasidunggan karong tuiga. Matud ni Larry Er. Paraluman, Regional Corn Program Coordinator sa DA-Regional Field Office 10 dul-an sa P44M ang kantidad nga pa-premyo sa maong indigay ang mamahimong maangkon sa tanang lokal nga panggamhanan sa probinsya, siyudad og munisipyo, Provincial Agriculturists (PAs)/ Provincial Agricultural Officers ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Pagranking sa mga aplikante sa Teacher 1 sa DepEd-Ozamiz magsugod sa Abril 10

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Abril 10 (PIA) – Ang pag ranking sa mga aplikante alang sa posisyon sa Teacher 1, sa mga pampublikong eskwelahan sa elementarya ug high school sa Department of Education, Division of Ozamiz City (DepEd-Ozamiz), magsugod sa Abril 10, ning tuig.  Kini ang giluwatan ni Dr. Rebonfamil R. Baguio, Schools Division Superintendent (SDS) sa DepEd-Ozamiz, kinsa miingon nga ang mga bag-ong aplikante ang mosumite sa mga gikinahanglang dokumento ngadto sa hepe sa eskwel... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Ranking of Teacher 1 applicants in Ozamiz starts April 10

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Apr. 10 (PIA) – Ranking of applicants for Teacher 1 Positions, in public elementary and secondary schools of the Department of Education, Division of Ozamiz City, starts on April 10, this year. This was announced by Dr. Rebonfamil R. Baguio, Schools Division Superintendent (SDS) of DepEd-Ozamiz, who said the new teacher applicants shall submit the required documents to the head of the school nearest his/her residence for verification as to their completenes... Read Full Story - Ranking of T...
  • City groundbreaks 2-storey, 16 classroom school building

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 10 -- Macasandig National High School will soon have its own main campus as City Mayor Oscar Moreno and other city and barangay officials held on April 10 the groundbreaking ceremony, paving the way for the initial construction of a two-storey, 16-classroom school building project at the one-hectare barangay-owned lot.With the Special Education Fund of the Local School Board as the source of funds, the school building project is expected to be completed before the open... Read Full Story - City groundb...
  • DepEd-ARMM’s universal prayer composition contest on

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, April 9 (PIA) --- The Department of Education in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DepEd-ARMM) is calling all teachers and students in the region to send entries for the department’s Universal Prayer Composition Contest. Entries must not exceed 100 words, in English or Filipino, and must contain invocation for guidance and increase in knowledge as well as invocation for teachers, leaders and the community. Interested participants may submit their entries... Read Full Story - DepEd-ARMM’s...
  • Feature: DSWD beneficiary makes summer fun, worthy for family

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 8 (PIA) -- While summer means goofing around the pool, heading to the beach or meeting new friends during summer camps just to find ways to cool off from the sizzling environment to most kids, the Verana children of St. John, Puntod this city think otherwise.The Veranas, Pantawid Pamilya household beneficiary under Set 1A, will be busy preparing for homemade foods and quenchers to be sold in order to earn for their studies in the upcoming school year and for their dail... Read Full Story - Feature: DSW...
  • Cebuano News: Maternal care package gilunsad sa Bugo, Cugman ug Tablon

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 8 — Gilusad sa Abril 8 ni City Mayor Oscar Moreno ang Maternal Care Package (MCP) sa barangay Bugo, Cugman ug Tablon diin libre nang manganak sa barangay health center ang mga mabdos nga adunay Philhealth. Ang paglusad sa MCP tipik sa paningkamot ni Mayor Moreno nga mapalapdan ug mapalambo ang serbisyong panglawas sa 54 ka barangay health center sa tibuok dakbayan pinaagi sa Philhealth accreditation. Tungod kay Philhealth accredited, adunay makuha nga bahin sa ba... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Supplementary feeding boosts Pantawid child’s academic performance

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 3 (PIA) -- A mother in this city claimed that her child becomes mentally and physically alert after undergoing supplementary feeding by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Northern Mindanao.Lota Janiola, 42, of West Kolambog, Lapasan here is proud that her son, John Manny, 5, received several awards from Western Kolambog Day Care Center during the recently concluded recognition day. The Janiola family is a Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program bene... Read Full Story - Supplementar...
  • Lanao Norte conducts free anti-rabies vaccination to 1,600 dogs

    TUBOD, Lanaodel Norte, April 6 (PIA) – More than 1,600 dogs in Lanao del Norte received free anti-rabies vaccination as part of the Rabies Awareness Month.The activity was organized by the provincial government through its Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO).PVO also conducted symposia in various municipalities to further promote rabies awareness among local residents, this province.“Dog bites and incidents of rabies usually falls during summer time, so we need to educate people on ho... Read Full Story - Lanao Norte ...
  • DSWD taps health officials for measles prevention

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 4 (PIA) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Northern Mindanao has tapped the expertise of local health officials to prevent possible viral infection caused by measles to Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program beneficiaries.Jerome Humawan, Family Development Session (FDS) focal of Pantawid Pamilya, said the doctors, nurses, and midwives have conducted lectures about the potentially deadly infection during the monthly conduct of FDS in order to pro... Read Full Story - DSWD taps he...
  • DOLE-X approves 62 livelihood projects in first quarter of 2014

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 4 (PIA) --- The Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office X (DOLE-X) has approved the release of 62 livelihood projects for the first quarter of this year. The projects will be funded through the DOLE Integrated Livelihood Program (DILP) under the Workers Income Augmentation Program (WINAP), Tulong Pangkabuhayan sa Disadvantaged Workers (TUPAD) and Bottom-up-Budgeting (BUB) These projects, 46 under the WINAP, 15 for the BUB and one for TUPAD, are expected to b... Read Full Story - DOLE-X appro...
  • CSC warns test-takers to avoid cheating in April 6 exams

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Apr. 4 (PIA) – The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has warned that it uses a highly reliable system to detect cheats, during civil service examinations. This warning is addressed to the test-takers of the Career Service Professional/Sub-Professional Examination-Paper and Pencil Test (CSP/SPE-PPT) in Cagayan de Oro City, on April 6, the first of such tests, this year. About 50 testing centers have been designated for the examinations, nationwide, including th... Read Full Story - CSC warns te...
  • DOLE-X supports Regional Nutrition Council’s monitoring, evaluation

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 4 (PIA) --- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) together with the Department of Health (DOH) in region X has recently met for the implementation of the Monitoring and Evaluation of the Local Level Plan Implementation (MELLPI). The meeting was a result of the call of DOH for the active participation of the Regional Nutrition Council (RNC-X) members to identify ongoing nutrition efforts and actions to address prevailing nutrition problems among children and pre... Read Full Story - DOLE-X suppo...
  • Cebuano News: CSC nagpasidaan nga maglikay pagpangopya atol sa exam sa Abril 6

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Abril 4 (PIA) – Nagpasidaan ang Civil Service Commission (CSC) nga aduna kini kasaligan nga paagi sa pagmatikod niadtong manglimbong o mangopya atol sa ipahigayon ng mga eksaminasyon sa civil service. Kini nga pasidaan ang gipadangat ngadto sa mga mokuha sa Career Service Professional/Sub-Professional Examination-Paper and Pencil Test (CSP/SPE-PPT) nga ipahigayon karong Domingo, Abril 6, sa siyudad sa Cagayan de Oro City, sa Abril 6, ang una sa duha niining... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Loan tennis coaches converge in Lanao Norte for development workshop

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, April 4 (PIA) –Some 10 loan tennis coaches from all over Mindanao converged at the Mindanao Civic Center (MCC) sports complex, in Tubod, this province, for the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) Professional Certification,Testing and Coaches Developmental Workshop. The 5-day training workshop held last March was jointly organized by Jean Henri Lhuillier of Cebuana Lhuillier, Inc., USPTA, in cooperation with the provincial government of Lanao del N... Read Full Story - Loan tennis ...
  • Cebuano News: Magsul-ob sa insaktong sinina sa adlaw sa eksaminasyon sa Abril 6, tambag sa CSC

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Abril 3 (PIA) – Nagtambag ang Civil Service Commission (CSC) niadtong mga mokuha sa Career Service Professional ug Sub Professional Examination Paper and Pencil Test (CSP/SPE-PPT) nga magsul-ob sa insaktong sinina atol sa adlaw sa eksaminasyon. Kini, gumikan kay kadtong magsul-ob sa mga t-shirt ug blouse nga walay bukton ug mag short pants, ingon man, kadtong magtsinelas lamang ang dili tugotan nga mosulod sa mga Examination Rooms, atol sa pagpahigayon sa C... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Wear proper attire on exam day, CSC reminds test-takers

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, April 3 (PIA) – The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has reminded the test-takers of the Career Service Professional and Sub Professional Examination Paper and Pencil Test (CSP/SPE-PPT) to wear proper attire on examination day. This, as test-takers on sleeveless shirts/blouse or in short pants and in slippers will not be allowed inside the Examination Rooms, during the CSP/SPE-PPT, Wulfeda G. Tapulgo, CSC Field Officer in Misamis Occidental, said. For this ye... Read Full Story - Wear proper ...
  • Cebuano News: DepEd-Tangub magpahigayon sa ICT training-workshop alang sa mga pangulong magtutudlo

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Abril 3 (PIA) – Ipahigayon sa Department of Education, Division of Tangub City (DepEd-Tangub) ang usa ka Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Training-Workshop sa La Playa Azul, Aloran, Misamis Occidental sa Abril 7-8, ning tuig. Ang training maglakip sa mga gitawag nga basic ug advanced powerpoint presentation, sama sa, animation ug movie-making, ingon man sa Excel presentation, matud pa ni Dr. Victoria V. Gazo, ang Schools Division Superintenden... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • 41st Ship for Southeast Asian, Japan Youth Program opens

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 3 (PIA) - The National Youth Commission (NYC) announces the opening of applications to the 41st Ship for Southeast Asian and Japan Youth Program (SSEAJYP).SSEAJYP is an annual cultural exchange program that started in 1974 as a joint statement between ASEAN member States and Japan.  Participated by young people from these countries, the program’s objective is to promote friendship and mutual understanding among them and the local youth in their respective countri... Read Full Story - 41st Ship fo...
  • Cebuano News: Pagdawat sa aplikasyon sa StuFAP scholarship gilugway sa CHED ngadto sa Abril 30

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Apr. 2 (PIA) – Gilugwayan pagdugang sa Commission on Higher Education (CHED), region 10, ang pagduso sa mga aplikasyon sa scholarships ubos sa Student Financial Assistance Program (StuFAP) alang sa tuig-tingtungha kun School Year (SY) 2014-2015. Kini ang gibutyag ni Zenaida Gersana, Regional Director sa CHED-10, kinsa miingon nga ang katapusang adlaw sa pagduso sa mga nasangpit nga aplikasyon ang gilugway gikan sa Abril 15 ngadto sa Abril 30, 2014. Matud pa... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DepEd-Tangub conducts ICT training-workshop for school heads

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Apr. 2 (PIA) – The Department of Education, Division of Tangub City (DepEd-Tangub) will conduct an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Training-Workshop, at La Playa Azul, Aloran, Misamis Occidental on April 7-8, this year. The training will involve topics on how to make basic and advanced powerpoint presentation, such as, animation and movie-making and Excel presentation, Dr. Victoria V. Gazo, Schools Division Superintendent of DepEd-Tangub, sai... Read Full Story - DepEd-Tangub...
  • PMAP Iligan joins observance of Women’s Month

    ILIGAN CITY, March 31 (PIA)—Cognizant to the country’s Women’s Month celebration in March, the People Management Association of the Philippines, Iligan City Chapter (PMAP Iligan) has given utmost recognition to all women members, including men, timely during its general membership meeting third week this March.Anchored to its theme,  “Celebrating Women in the Workplace: Women Leaders and Motherhood in Balance,” PMAP Iligan  invited Ms. Emily M. Pascua, the managing ... Read Full Story - PMAP Iligan ...
  • Cebuano News: Food for work program sa DSWD nakabenepisyo sa 400 ka kababayen-an sa Ozamiz

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Apr. 1 (PIA) – Mokabat sa 400 ka kababayen-an sa Siyudad sa Ozamiz ang nakabenepisyo sa Food for Work (F4W) Program sa Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Ginganlan nga F4W: Disaster Risk Reduction, Response, Recovery and Rehabilitation, ang programa nahi-uyon sa pagsaulog sa Marso isip Bulan sa Kababayen-an, matud pa ni Ludie Salud A. Raras, ang City SWD Officer. Tumong sa F4W ang mga babayeng membro sa Kabataang Liberal ng Pilipinas (KaLi... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • CHED-10 extends deadline of StuFAP scholarship applications to April 30

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Apr. 1 (PIA) – The Commission on Higher Education (CHED), region 10, has extended anew the deadline of applications for scholarships under the Student Financial Assistance Program (StuFAP) for School Year (SY) 2014-2015. Director Zenaida Gersana, CHED, region 10, said the application period has been extended from April 15 to April 30, 2014. She said no qualifying examination will be conducted for the applicants, whose grade requirement is passing grade only... Read Full Story - CHED-10 exte...
  • Tripartite Industrial Council in West MisOr, CdeO holds general assembly

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 1 (PIA) --- A total of 35 management and labor representatives in the different industries in Western Misamis Oriental attended the first general assembly cum learning session of the Western Misamis Oriental-Cagayan de Oro Tripartite Industrial Council (WMOCDO TIPC) in Deluxe Hotel and Restaurant on March 18, 2014.  WMOCDO TIPC is regarded as the largest local chapter of the region with 27 active members and the number of establishments and industries operating herein.... Read Full Story - Tripartite I...
  • DOLE-10 announces implementation of short-term wage employment, internship projects

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 1 (PIA) --- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Northern Mindanao announces the implementation of the “Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged” workers (TUPAD) and Government Internship Program (GIP) for 2014. TUPAD is a program for the unemployed poor and workers displaced by the global financial crisis. It provides short-term wage employment as immediate source of income for the beneficiaries and their families. Eligible projects for the... Read Full Story - DOLE-10 anno...
  • DOLE intensifies info drive on labor trends 

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 1 (PIA) --- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Misamis Oriental Field Office intensified its information drive on Labor Market Information (LMI) to high school and college graduating students. The information drive is aimed to help incoming college students choose appropriate Bachelor’s Degree Program, and new entrants to the labor force find suitable work. The massive information drive was conducted to continuously improve the positive job placement r... Read Full Story - DOLE intensi...
  • Cebuano News: Gobyerno mipalapad sa mga programa pagtabang sa mga bag-ong migradwar ug mga walay trabaho

    MANILA, March 31 (PIA) -- Magpadayon ang Malakanyang sa pagpalapad sa mga programa aron makakita’g trabaho ang libo-an ka mga gradwado sa kolehiyo ning tuig ug kadtong nagpabilin nga walay trabaho.                          Sa pakighinabi kaniya nga gisibya sa dZRB Radio ng Bayan, si Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary (PCOO) Herminio Coloma miingon nga duolan sa napulo ka libo (95,935) ka mga katungdanan sa nagkalain-laing pampubliko ug pribadong korporasyon ug m... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: CSC mitambag nga susihon ang room assignment, usa ka semana sa dili pa ang eksaminasyon

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 31 (PIA) – Giawhag ang mga aplikante sa Civil Service Professional and Sub Professional Examination Paper and Pencil Test (CSP/SPE-PPT) sa pagpakisayud sa ilang school assignment, mga usa ka semana sa wala pa ang adlaw sa eksaminasyon sa Abril 6, 2014, sa Cagayan de Oro City. Alang kini niadtong mga aplikante nga wala pa nakadawat sa ilang mga school assignment gikan sa CSC Regional/Field Office, diin nila gi-file ang ilang aplikasyon ug dili maka sulo... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Pagbahin sa Southwest District sa duha ka distrito, gisuportahan

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 31 – Paborableng gisuportahan sa komite sa edukasyun sa konseho ubos ni Konsehal Adrian Barba ang sugyot sa Department of Education pagbahin sa  Southwest District 1 ngadto sa duha ka dibisyon. Kini human ang kadagkuan sa buhatan atol sa tigum niadtong Biyernes mibutyag nga tungod sa kadaghan sa tunghaan nga gidumala niini, maglisud ang usa nila ka district supervisor sa pagmonitor tungod sa geographical location kun nahimutangan niini ug sa kalisud sa mga princi... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Education body backs creation of 2nd district for Southwest area

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 31 – The City Council committee on education chaired by Councilor Adrian Barba favorably endorsed to the committee on laws and rules chaired by Councilor Ramon Tabor the request of Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Elena M. Borcillo, for the creation of another district for the division’s Southwest area. During the meeting last week, Rowena H. Paraon and Marry Ann Allera, representatives of  the division superintendent cited the urgency of  dividing the S... Read Full Story - Education bo...
  • CdeO public elementary schools connected with Text2Teach

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 31 (PIA) - Thirty-nine additional public elementary schools here have now been connected to Text2Teach, a project that uses mobile technology to provide education materials. Ayala Foundation Inc. (AFI) together with the Department of Education (DepEd), the local government unit, Nokia, Globe Telecom, Toshiba, Pearson Foundation held on Thursday, March 27, a community launching at N Hotel Kauswagan, to celebrate the connection of additional 39 schools in the city. Teach... Read Full Story - CdeO public ...
  • CSC tells examinees to confirm room assignments before April 6

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 31 (PIA) – Test-applicants of the Civil Service Professional and Sub Professional Examination Paper and Pencil Test (PPT) should inquire about their school assignment, at least a week before examination day on April 6, 2014, in Cagayan de Oro City. This is for those who still did not receive their school assignments from the CSC Regional/Field Office where they filed their application or cannot access the Online Notice of School Assignment (ONSA), a we... Read Full Story - CSC tells ex...
  • MisOr public schools receive IT equipment from NGCP

    CAGAYAN DE ORO, March 31 (PIA) – The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) through its Computerization Program distributed set of 10 tablets, a laptop and a printer to two public schools, Lubilan Elementary School and Talacogon Elementary School on March 5 and 6 this year. After bringing tablets, laptop computers, and printers to public schools in Luzon and Visayas, NGCP started distributing IT equipment in Mindanao. With a total of 519 students benefitting from the program, ... Read Full Story - MisOr public...
  • Feature: Women in radio: Intensifying advocacy on gender equality, women empowerment

    MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, March 30 (PIA) — As the world celebrates Women’s Month this March, the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) Bukidnon chapter has allowed a “girly take over” through airwaves, for the whole month’s “KBP Bukidnon Interaction” radio program aired every Sunday.With the theme “Juana, ang Tatag Mo ay Tatag Natin sa Pagbangon at Pagsulong,” the province’s lady broadcasters paid tribute to tough and resilien... Read Full Story - Feature: Wom...
  • Cebuano News: Misamis Occidental PHO gihingusgan ang kahibalo sa rabies sa mga Misamisnons

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 29 (PIA) – Usa ka hiningusgan nga kampanya sa pagpakisayud ug pagsabwag kahibalo kabahin sa rabies ang gihimo sa Misamis Occidental Provincial Health Office (MOPHO), agig tipik sa pag obserbar sa Marso, isip  Rabies Awareness Month. Kini naglakip na sa pagpahigayon sa usa ka Rabies Awareness Caravan, gikan sa Marso 24-28, aron madungagan ang kahibalo sa mga Misamisnon kabahin sa programa sa gobyerno nga mapanagan-an ug masumpo ang rabies.  Mahimo ki... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DOH aims at TB-free community, nation

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 28 (PIA) – In support and to fulfill the government’s goal to eliminate Tuberculosis (TB) nationwide, the Department of Health (DOH) is making its message clear that anyone with TB can be cured and this is provided for free. National TB Program Coordinator (NTP) for Region 10 Dr. Evelyn Magsayo during a press conference here said that DOH specifically NTP has achieved many things since the 70’s when it was first created. She said, “We are now in... Read Full Story - DOH aims at ...
  • Cebuano News: DepEd-Tangub mipadala mensahe nga ‘Hindi natitinag ang pusong Pilipino’ ngadto sa mga mogradwar

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 27 (PIA) – Mipadala sa mensahe ang Department of Education, Division of Tangub City (DepED-Tangub) ngadto sa tanang mga tinun-an nga mogradwar, ning tuig. Ang gradwesyon sa 59 ka eskwelahan sa DepEd-Tangub, diin 50 niini ang elementarya ug 9 ang high school, ang gitakda sulod sa pito ka adlaw nga walay laktaw, gikan sa alas sayes e medya sa buntag ngadto sa alas sayes sa hapon, matag adlaw, gikan Marso 26 ngadto na sa Abril 1, 2014. “Akong pahali... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Search for Tourism Star Philippines now on

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 27 (PIA) – The Department of Tourism (DOT) region 10 opens Tourism Star Philippines to recognize tourism frontlines and local chief executive (LCE) who have created positive impacts to the tourism industry. DOT Regional Director Catalino Chan III during their launching and press conference said that this awarding serves as recognition to those that go an extra mile in giving tourists a delightful experience and exemplifying true Filipino hospitality; and LCE (May... Read Full Story - Search for T...
  • Cebuano News: CHED mingalan sa nag-unang kurso alang sa AY 2014-2015 ngadto AY 2017-2018

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Marso 27 (PIA) – Ginganlan sa Commission on Higher Education (CHED) ang 12 ka gitawag nga 'fields of discipline' nga nagsabak sa nag-unang mga kurso sa Academic Year (AY) 2014-2015 ngadto sa AY 2017-2018. Dinhi pillion ang mga kurso niadtong mga estudyante sa high school nga buot magpalakip sa Student Financial Assistance Program (StuFAP) scholarship sa mosunod nga upat ka tuig, matud pa ni Dr. Zenaida G. Gersana, Regional Director sa CHED-10. Subay... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • CHED identifies 12 priority courses for student financial assistance program

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 26 (PIA) – At least 12 fields of disciplines have been identified by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to contain the priority courses for Academic Year (AY) 2014-2015 to AY 2017-2018. It will be from among these priority courses that high school students who wants to avail of the Student Financial Assistance Program (StuFAP) scholarships will choose  to take in the next four (4) years, Dr. Zenaida G. Gersana, Regional Director of CHED-10, said... Read Full Story - CHED identif...
  • Cebuano News: Omento sa binulang stipend sa city scholar giuyonan

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 26 (PIA) – Makadawat sa omento sa ilang binulang stipend ang mga iskolar sa dakbayan. Kini human ang konseho sa syudad ubos ni Bise Mayor Caesar Ian Acenas sa sesyon mipalabang sa Ordinance No. 12757-2014. Ang maong ordinansa nag-amendar sa Section 3 ug Section 7 sa Ordinance No. 5368-96 kon City Scholarship Program aron mausbawan ang binulang stipend ug maminusan ang gilatid nga general weighted average matag semester alang sa mga benepisaryo. Ubos sa bag-ong or... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Omento sa binulang stipend sa city scholar giuyonan

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 26 (PIA) – Makadawat sa omento sa ilang binulang stipend ang mga iskolar sa dakbayan. Kini human ang konseho sa syudad ubos ni Bise Mayor Caesar Ian Acenas sa sesyon mipalabang sa Ordinance No. 12757-2014. Ang maong ordinansa nag-amendar sa Section 3 ug Section 7 sa Ordinance No. 5368-96 kon City Scholarship Program aron mausbawan ang binulang stipend ug maminusan ang gilatid nga general weighted average matag semester alang sa mga benepisaryo. Ubos sa bag-ong or... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Ika-tulong tuig pagpangita sa labing maayong valedictory address, ipahigayon sa Tangub City

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 26 (PIA) – Ang pagpangita sa labing maayo nga valedictory address sa mga pampubliko ug pribadong eskwelahan ang gipahigayon sa Department of Education (DepEd), Divison of Tangub City, sa mga gradwesyon, ning tuig.                              Gitumong kini sa pag-ila ug paghatag dungog sa kahago sa mga gitawag class valedictorian sa mga eskwelahan sa elementarya ug high school sa dibisyon sa tuig tinghungha kun School Year 2013-2014, matud pa ni Dr. Vi... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Dads increase monthly stipend of city scholars

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 26 – City scholars will get a bigger allowance from the city government of Cagayan de Oro. This, after the City Council during its regular session presided over by Vice Mayor Caesar Ian E. Acenas enacted Ordinance No. 12757-2014. The ordinance amends Section 3 and Section 7 of Ordinance No. 5368-96, otherwise known as the City Scholarship Program so as to increase the monthly stipend and to decrease the general weighted average per semester of beneficiaries. Unde... Read Full Story - Dads increas...
  • Cebuano News: Tukora ang inyong career o buhat sa gitawag nga social service, tambag sa Speaker sa gradwesyon

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Marso 25 (PIA) – Nanawagan si Businessman ug Magpapatigayon Alexander L. Lim sa mga nigradwar ning tuig sa La Salle University (LSU), dinhi sa Ozamiz, nga ilang tukoron ang ilang gitawag nga career kun buhat ug itumong kini sa pagserbisyo sa katawhan ug mahimo silang maayong sumbanan sa komunidad nga ilang gipuy-an.             Si Lim ang nahimong Commencement Speaker sa ika-105th Graduation Exercises sa LSU, diin kapin sa 300 ka mga migradwar sa kolehiyo u... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Search for best valedictory addresses on in Tangub City

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 25 (PIA) – A search for the best valedictory addresses in public and private schools will be conducted by the Department of Education (DepEd), Divison of Tangub City, during the 2014 graduation exercises.                              This is aimed at giving due credit and recognition to the effort done by class valedictorians for elementary and secondary schools in the division during the School Year, Victoria V. Gazo, Ph.D., Tangub City Schools Divisi... Read Full Story - Search for b...
  • Cebuano News: CHED-10 mihatag lugway pagpangdawat aplikasyon sa StuFAP scholarships ngadto sa Abril 15

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Marso 25 (PIA) – Gisibog ngadto sa Abril 15, ning tuig, ang katapusang adlaw sa pagpangdawat sa aplikasyon sa scholarships alang sa tuig-tingtungha kun School Year (SY) 2014-2015, ubos sa gitawag nga Student Financial Assistance Program (StuFAP).                                                             Gipahibalo kini sa Commission on Higher Education (CHED), region 10, pinaagi ni  Elmer Lopez, Education Supervisor ug Scholarship Coordinator, atol sa  &l... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • CHED-10 extends deadline of applications for StuFAP scholarships to April 15

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 24 (PIA) – The deadline of applications for scholarships for School Year (SY) 2014-2015, under the Student Financial Assistance Program (StuFAP) has been extended until April 15, this year.                                                             The extension was announced by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), region 10, through Elmer Lopez, Education Supervisor and Scholarship Coordinator, during the ‘Lambo Diyes’ Radio Program... Read Full Story - CHED-10 exte...
  • Build a career of excellence in social service, Speaker tells graduates

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 24 (PIA) – Businessman and  Entrepreneur Alexander L. Lim has called on the 2014  graduates of La Salle University (LSU) here, to focus on building a career of excellence in social service and be role models in the community. Lim sounded the call during the 105th Graduation Exercises of LSU, where as Commencement Speaker, he spoke to more than 300 students of undergraduate courses and graduate school who received their diplomas for completing the numbe... Read Full Story - Build a care...
  • Cebuano News: DepEd subling mipasidaan nga dili mangayo’g amot sa gradwesyon

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 24 (PIA) – Subling nagpasidaan ang Department of Education, Division of Tangub City (DepEd-Tangub), nga “Walay ilang empleyado nga gitugotan nga mangolekta’g amut, salapi man o dili, alang sa gradwesyon,” niining tuig. Sa iyang memorandum ngadto sa mga Cluster Heads, mga Elementarya ug High School Principal, Head Teacher ug Teachers-in-Charge (TIC) , sayo ning bulan, si Dr. Victotia V. Gazo, Schools Division Superintendent, miingon ng... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • PhilHealth-10 launches ‘ALAGA KA’ program 

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 24 (PIA) --- The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) together with the Department of Health (DOH) and other key players in the health sector in Northern Mindanao launched on March 24  the “Alaga Ka Para sa Maayos na Buhay” or simply ALAGA KA program. The launching, held at Nazareth gym here, was participated by representatives from the regional offices of PhilHealth, DOH, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Department of In... Read Full Story - PhilHealth-1...
  • Feature: Woman trains her family to complement her business

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 22 (PIA) -- Starting a business with limited resources is a challenge, especially for women.For Susana Cabreros, 51, a housewife living in Zone 1, Upper Carmen, this city with a husband who earns a meager income from driving 'motorela,' life has not been easy until they put up a tailoring business, with a group of women beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (Pantawid Pamilya), benefiting from a P10,000 microfinance scheme provided by the Sustaina... Read Full Story - Feature: Wom...
  • Aplikasyon sa StuFAP scholarship dawaton kutob Abril 15

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 21 (PIA) – Kutob lamang sa Marso 31, ning tuig, ang pagdawat sa mga aplikasyon alang sa mga scholarship sa tuig-tingtungha kun School Year (SY) 2014-2015, ubos sa Student Financial Assistance Program (StuFAP) sa Commission on Higher Education (CHED), region 10.                                                     Kini ang gibutyag ni Dr. Zenaida G. Gersana, Regional Director (RD) sa CHED-10 sa iyang sulat ngadto kang Dr. Ingrid D. Racoma, Regional Dirct... Read Full Story - Aplikasyon s...
  • DepEd reiterates ‘no contribution policy’ during 2014 graduation exercises

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 21 (PIA) – The Department of Education, Division of Tangub City (DepEd-Tangub), reiterated that “No DepEd personnel is allowed to collect any graduation fees or any kind of contribution,” relative to the conduct of 2014 graduation exercises. In her memorandum to the Cluster Heads, Elementary and Secondary School Principals, Head Teachers and Teachers-in-Charge (TIC), early this month, Dr. Victotia V. Gazo, Schools Division Superintendent sa... Read Full Story - DepEd reiter...
  • Applications for StuFAP scholarships, until April 15 - CHED

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 20 (PIA) – Applications for scholarships for School Year (SY) 2014-2015, under the Student Financial Assistance Program (StuFAP) of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), region 10, will be accepted until April 15, this year.                                                     This was announced by Dr. Zenaida G. Gersana, Regional Director (RD) of CHED-10 in her letter to Dr. Ingrid D. Racoma, RD of the Department of Education (DepEd), region 10, w... Read Full Story - Applications...
  • CHED 10 opens scholarship grants, loan programs

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 20 (PIA) – The Commission on Higher Education (CHED), region 10, announces various scholarship and loan programs available for academic school year 2014 to 2015. Education Supervisor Karen Joie Cuenca said that P15, 000 per semester is allocated for a full scholarship where applicant has General Weighted Average (GWA) of 90%; Partial scholarship allocates P7, 500 per semester with at least 85% GWA. Private Education Student Financial Assistance (PESFA) scholarshi... Read Full Story - CHED 10 open...
  • NYC opens 10th National Youth Parliament

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 19 (PIA) – The National Youth Commission (NYC) invites all interested student leaders in the 10th National Youth Parliament (NYP) on May 15 to 18 in Manila. During its first quarter meeting with the Regional Youth Advisory Council on March 18, NYC Cluster Member for Northeastern Mindanao Salma Jayne Tamano urges student leaders to apply for the NYP. It is a three-day convention of youth leaders every two years wherein policy reccomendations are formulated to addr... Read Full Story - NYC opens 10...
  • NYC opens 41st Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 19 (PIA) – The National Youth Commission (NYC) opens the 41st Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program (SSEAYP) for 2014. NYC Cluster Head for Northeastern Mindanao Salma Jayne Tamano said the SSEAYP is a cultural exchange program among the youth in the ASEAN member states and Japan on board the luxury liner MS Nippon Maru. This is to promote friendship and mutual understanding through various activities like discussions on board with thematic topics like environme... Read Full Story - NYC opens 41...
  • Bazaar showcases women’s role in economic development

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, March 18 (PIA) --- A s part of the women’s month celebration, a two-day women’s market and bazaar was organized by Al-Mujadilah Development Foundation (AMDF), Inc. to showcase the role of Meranao women in economic development. AMDF Executive Director Zahria Mapandi said the Meranao Women’s Market and Bazaar held from March 10 to 11 at the Mindanao State University (MSU) Institute for Peace and Development in Mindanao (IPDM) was aimed to highlight the... Read Full Story - Bazaar showc...
  • Listahanan Data users with memorandum of agreement increase

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 17 (PIA) -- As of the first quarter of 2014, 59 local government units, 10 national government agencies, and 6 civil society/sectoral organizations have executed a Memorandum of Agreeement (MOA) with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for the utilization and sharing of the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) or the Listahanan data.The Listahanan is an information management system that the government uses in identify... Read Full Story - Listahanan D...
  • 600 job seekers apply in ARMM

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, March 17 (PIA) --- Over 600 job seekers were screened last week by the Personnel Selection and Promotion Board (PSPB) of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) for the 350 positions at the different agencies and offices of the regional government.   ARMM Cabinet Secretary and PSPB Chair Khal Mambuay-Campong said applicants have undergone three phases of screening that include registration and preliminary assessment or the paper screening process, computerized... Read Full Story - 600 job seek...
  • DSWD validates former Pantawid grantees for possible reinstatement

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 17 (PIA) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will validate starting on March 17 the 44,129 potential grantees of the extended age coverage of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (Pantawid Pamilya) in Northern Mindanao.The potential grantees are former beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilya coming from the five provinces of the region who became ineligible of the program after reaching the age of 15 or above.The extended age coverage program of DSWD fo... Read Full Story - DSWD validat...
  • GAD Iligan spearheads women’s month celebration

    ILIGAN CITY, March 10 (PIA)—The Iligan City Gender and Development (GAD) Office, in cooperation with various national government agencies and non-government organizations  spearheads the annual observance of Women’s Month.Anita Sescon, officer-in-charge, GAD Iligan Office, coordinated with different offices, national and local, other civic groups, the academe, women’s group in all 44 barangays, this city,  in their participation to celebrate and give importance to the events ca... Read Full Story - GAD Iligan s...
  • DOLE-X pays P16 Million to SPES beneficiaries, assures payment of unpaid shares

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 16 (PIA) --- The Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office No. X (DOLE-X) has already paid a total of P16 million to 6,665 beneficiaries of the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) in Northern Mindanao for calendar year 2013. The SPES is DOLE’s 20-day summer job program that assists poor but deserving students and out-of-school youths intending to pursue their education by encouraging employment during summer, Christmas vacation or any t... Read Full Story - DOLE-X pays ...
  • Experts present innovative health care practices in support of inclusive growth

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 14—Health sector stakeholders gathered at Xavier University in Cagayan de Oro City to discuss some of the best healthcare innovation practices in a forum organized to encourage adoption of these practices and address persistent disparities in health amid a growing economy. Four innovative health programs were presented in a roundtable discussion led by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS), the government policy think tank tapped by the Washingt... Read Full Story - Experts pres...
  • Cebuano News: 2,000 Grade 6 pupils in Ozamiz public and private schools take the NAT, March 13

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental (PIA) – Kapin sa duha ka libo (2,448) ka mga tinun-an sa Grade 6 gikan sa mga pampubliko ug pribadong eskwelahan ning siyudad ang mikuha sa National Achievement Test (NAT) alang sa Tuig-Tingtungha kun School Year (SY) 2013-2014, kagahapong adlawa, Marso 13. Usa ka Certificate of Rating (COR) nga magpakita sa aktwal nga grado matag subject area ang ihatag ngadto sa mga tinun-an sa Grade 6 nga nikuha sa NAT aron mahibaw-an kung andam naba siya mosulod sa high ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: 100 ka mga batan-on sa Ozamiz, nakabenepisyo sa Cash for Transfer Program sa TESDA

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 14 (PIA) – Kapin usa ka gatus (103) ka mga batan-on sa siyudad ang nakabenepisyo gikan sa Cash for Transfer (C4T) Program sa Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), sa milabay nga tuig.                              Usa ka gatus ug usa (101) kanila, mga membro sa Pagasa Youth Association of the Philippines (PYAP), samtang duha ang benepisaryo sa Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4P’s), ug nga 48 kanila ang mga lalaki ug 55... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuanao News: Ozamiz migahin P14.29M alang sa proyekto sa GAD sa 2014

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 13 (PIA) – Kapin sa katorse milyones pesos (P14,289,404) ang gigahin sa Kagamhanan sa Siyudad sa Ozamiz alang sa mga programa, proyekto ug kalihokan ng may kalabutan ang gitawag nga Gender and Development (GAD), lakip na kadtong alang sa mga Kababayen-an, ning tuig. Niini nga kantidad, duolan otso milyones pesos  (P7,739,404)  kun kapind singkwenta porsento (54.16%)  ang gigahin alang sa gitawag nga maintenance and other operating expenses (MOOE) ug du... Read Full Story - Cebuanao New...
  • PhilHealth honors heroes

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 13 (PIA) – Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PHIC) region 10 recognizes once again deserving individuals who pursued genuine service and made positive impact in the society, as well as, accredited health care institutions who displayed outstanding practices or innovations worthy of emulation. The PhilHealth Heroes Award has four categories, namely, the Young Wonder, Children’s Advocate, Health Warrior and Community Champion, which for the year 2013 w... Read Full Story - PhilHealth h...
  • Cebuano News: Misamis Occidental nakatakdang mosubay sa direksiyon sa ‘Go Four Health’ sa tuig 2014

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 13 (PIA) – Nakaakda sa direksiyon sa “Go Four Health” ang Probinsiya sa Misamis Occidental (PGMO) sa tuig 2014. Naglangkub kini sa mga programa/proyekto/kalihokan subay sa pagya nga  “Go Smoke-Free,(undang sa panigarilyo),  Go ‘Sustansiya,’  Go ‘Sigla’ ug Go Slow in (hinay-hinay sa ) ‘Tagay’ (sa mga ilimnon nga makahubog),” matud pa ni Dr. Rachel T. Micarandayo, ang Provincial Health Office... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • 100 Ozamiz youths benefit from Cash for Transfer Program of TESDA

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 13 (PIA) -- Some 103 youths from the city were benefitted by the Cash for Transfer (C4T) Program of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), last year. Of this number, 101 were members of the Pagasa Youth Association of the Philippines (PYAP), while two others were beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4P’s), of whom 48 were males and 55 were females. About 102 of them were also able to take the assessment f... Read Full Story - 100 Ozamiz y...
  • 2,000 Grade 6 pupils in Ozamiz public and private schools take the NAT

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, March 13 (PIA) –About 2,448 Grade 6 pupils from the public and private schools of the city have taken the National Achievement Test (NAT) for School Year (SY) 2013-2014, today, March 13. A Certificate of Rating (COR) containing the actual rating per subject area reflecting the examinee’s readiness for high school will be given to each of the Grade 6 pupils who will take the NAT. The NAT for Grade 6 pupils is administered by the National Education Test... Read Full Story - 2,000 Grade ...
  • COA validates DOLE livelihood projects in Bukidnon as operational, existing

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 12 (PIA) --- The Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office No. X (DOLE-X) and its Bukidnon Provincial Field Office assisted the Commission on Audit (COA) in validating and inspecting three livelihood projects in Malaybalay City and Maramag, Bukidnon, March 12. The COA auditors validated and inspected these existing and operational projects with emphasis on their impact on the increase of income of the target beneficiaries and their families, to aid the standar... Read Full Story - COA validate...
  • Cebuano News: 3,000 ka tinun-an sa Grade 3 sa pampublikong eskwelahan sa Ozamiz mikuha sa NAT

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 12 (PIA) – Kapin tulo ka libo (3,093) ka mga tinun-an sa Grade 3 gikan sa mga pampublikong eskwelahan sa siyudad ang mikuha sa National Achievement Test (NAT) alang sa tuig-tingtungha kun School Year (SY) 2013-2014, kagahapong adlawa, Marso 11.                                   Ang NAT alang sa mga tinun-an sa Grade 3 ang gidumala sa National Education Testing and Research Center, sa tibuok nasud, matud pa ni Dr. Rebonfamil R. Baguio, Schools Division ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • MisOcc all set for ‘Go Four Health’ direction in 2014

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 12 (PIA) – The Provincial Government of Misamis Occidental (PGMO) is set to implement the “Go Four Health,” directions in 2014. This is actually a composite of programs, projects and activities along the “Go Smoke-Free, Go ‘Sustansiya (vitamin-rich food), Go ‘Sigla’ (physical fitness) and Go Slow in ‘Tagay’ (alcoholic drinks),” Dr. Rachel T. Micarandayo, Provincial Health Officer, said. Particula... Read Full Story - MisOcc all s...
  • Camiguin milk feeding program kicks off

    MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, March 12 (PIA) – Free supply of fresh cow’s milk is now delivered direct to beneficiary school here. Just few months after the government-owned dairy farm was opened, malnourished children in Binunsaran Elementary School begin to enjoy their daily supply of fresh cow’s milk. The feeding program will run for about four months and will also be expanded to other public schools in the province to help children with nutritional deficiencies. The Pilot Dairy Farm ... Read Full Story - Camiguin mil...
  • 30 displaced workers in Bukidnon continues work under DOLE’s emergency employment program 

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 11 (PIA) --- Thirty displaced workers in Bukidnon have undergone an orientation on Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged Workers (TUPAD) Program, an emergency employment project under the Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB) Fund Release of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). The orientation was conducted by DOLE Regional Office X and its Bukidnon Provincial Office on March 11 in Valencia City Hall. These workers were recently retrenched from employment with the... Read Full Story - 30 displaced...
  • Cebuano News: DepEd-Ozamiz mihan-ay sa skedyul sa Annual Physical Exam sa mga empleyado

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental Mar. 11 (PIA) – Gihan-ay sa Department of Education, Division of Ozamiz City, ang skedyul sa tinuig kun annual physical examination (APE) sa tanang mga empleyado niini, sugod sa Marso 10 hangtud sa Hulyo 4, ning tuig. Partikular kini alang niadtong mipili sa Mayor Hilario A. Ramiro, Sr., Regional Teaching and Training Hospital (MHARS-RTTH) sa siyudad, isip ilang Philhealth Primary Care Benefit (PCB) 1 Package provider, matud ni Dr. Rebonfamil R. Baguio, Scho... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • 3,000 Grade 3 pupils in Ozamiz public schools take NAT

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 11 (PIA) – Some 3,093 Grade 3 pupils from the public schools of the City, will take the National Achievement Test (NAT) for School Year (SY) 2013-2014, today, March 11. Dr. Rebonfamil R. Baguio, Schools Division Superintendent of the Department of Education, Division of Ozamiz City, said the NAT for Grade 3 pupils is administered by the National Education Testing and Research Center (NETRC), nationwide. Covered by the NAT, on March 11, are pupils of pu... Read Full Story - 3,000 Grade ...
  • City dad calls on women for change to grow and develop

    ILIGAN CITY, March 10 (PIA)— International Women’s Day (IWD) is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.Addressing to the women, young and aged, during the IWD celebration on March 8 at the city plaza, Mayor Celso G. Regencia of Iligan expressed his congratulations to all women for another year of attaining the goa... Read Full Story - City dad cal...
  • Cebuano News: NAPC mitunol sa P1.35M ayudang pangkapital sa kababayen-an sa Ozamiz

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Marso 7 (PIA) – Kapin sa usa ka milyon ka pesos (P1.35M) ang gitunol sa National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) alang sa gitawag nga sustainable livelihood ug income generating projects sa lain-laing nga grupo sa kababayen-an, dinhi sa siyudad, sa milabay nga tuig. Gilangkuban sa 250 ka mga pamilya, kini nga mga grupo ang gitabangan sa City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) aron makahimo sa gitawag nga Bottoms-Up Budgeting (BUB) sa ilang mga pro... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Women Resource Center of Ozamiz marks 8th anniversary

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 7 (PIA) – Fun and games with family members highlighted the 8th anniversary of the Women Resource Center (WRC), here at the City Gym, March 6. The celebration, which coincided with the 3rd Family Day for the children of the WRC Day Care Center, was preceded by 10:00 a.m., Holy Mass at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral and a motorcade around the main thoroughfares of the city at 11:00 a.m. Located inside the Public Mall, a modern version of the public... Read Full Story - Women Resour...
  • DSWD, CHED open 1,706 slots for college scholarship

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 6 (PIA) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) here has opened 1,706 college scholarship grants for Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (Pantawid Pamilya) beneficiaries. Cherrylou Acobo, focal person for Students’ Grants-in-Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation (SGP-PA) of DSWD Northern Mindanao, disclosed that the slots serve as additional opening for the program which aims to contribute to the nati... Read Full Story - DSWD, CHED o...
  • DSWD chief challenges DSWD workers in NorMin in addressing poverty

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 6 (PIA) -- “It is more fun to do the impossible.”This was what Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Soliman shared to more than 900 Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) workers in Region 10, quoting Walt Disney’s statement, during the conduct of her “Roadshow” on March 5, 2014, here.Presenting the various challenges the DSWD may face in 2014, Secretary Soliman expressed that the core challenge of the Department is to addres... Read Full Story - DSWD chief c...
  • Persons in crisis can avail assistance from DSWD through AICS

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 6 (PIA) -- To provide efficient and effective protective services for the poor, marginalized and vulnerable individuals, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) based in Northern Mindanao is strengthening its Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS).The AICS is implemented to provide a range of services, such as immediate rescue, and provision of direct financial assistance, psychosocial support, and material assistance including medical, tr... Read Full Story - Persons in c...
  • DA turns-over farm equipment, livestock to Lanao del Sur farmers

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, March 6 (PIA) --- Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala distributed farm equipment and livestock to farmers in the province to improve their productivity. He was accompanied by officials from the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) in the turn-over ceremony held at the Provincial Capitol grounds on Friday, February 28. Alcala turned-over a four-wheel farm tractor costing P2.3 million to the local government unit (LGU) of Bumbaran and one corn mill each to Binid... Read Full Story - DA turns-ove...
  • Tatak TESDA Video Making Contest extended

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 6 (PIA) --- The nationwide video making contest of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has been extended until March 31, 2014. Dubbed “Tatak TESDA Video Making Contest,” the contest was launched challenging the technical vocational education and training (tech-voc) graduates and schools offering tech-voc programs to create a video of their success story that will encourage other people to get into this career path. The contest h... Read Full Story - Tatak TESDA ...
  • XU hosts PIDS first regional round-table discussion

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 6 (PIA) – Xavier University hosts the first Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) regional round-table discussion on health market renovations. Oscar F. Picazo, PIDS Senior Research Consultant said these innovations will help address gaps in public health and aid the government in achieving the Millennium Development (MDG) targets through public-private approaches. Recent Health Market Innovations like the Wireless Access for Health, EVAcoh Cooperat... Read Full Story - XU hosts PID...
  • PhilHealth-ARMM gives away sanitary packages to ward patients in Marawi

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, March 5 (PIA) --- The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao has given away 100 sanitary packages to ward section patients of Amai Pakpak Medical Center (APMC) here. The hospital visitation and distribution of sanitary packages was one of the activities lined-up during the 19th PhilHealth anniversary celebration last February 14 anchored on the theme “Benepisyong PhilHealth, Alamin at Gamitin.” Accordingly, APMC... Read Full Story - PhilHealth-A...
  • CSC-10 still accepts nominations for 2014 search for outstanding public servants

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 5 (PIA) --- The Civil Service Commission (CSC) Regional Office 10 announced that they are still accepting nominations for the 2014 Search for Oustanding Public Officials and Employees. Nominations are accepted at the CSC Regional Office 10 at Vamenta Blvd in Carmen, this city, or in any of the CS Field Offices located at Malaybalay City in Bukidnon, Mambajao in Camiguin, Ozamiz City and Oroquieta City in Misamis Occidental, and in Iligan City. The deadline for the acce... Read Full Story - CSC-10 still...
  • ‘Maternal care package’ launched in 3 health centers

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 4 -- Starting March 4, 2014, barangay health centers in Lumbia, Canitoan and Carmen can now offer free normal birth delivery services for Philhealth members or Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) recipients. This after City Mayor Oscar S. Moreno today formally launched “Maternal Care Package” in said barangays. He was joined by City Health Officer Dr. Fe Bongcas, Dr. Malou Gaane of City Philhealth Office, Consultant Dr. Ramon Moreno, Marlon Arrabaca o... Read Full Story - ‘Maternal ca...
  • LCE urges farmers to promote organic farming

    MISAMIS ORIENTAL, March 4 – Misamis Oriental Governor Yevgeny Vincente B. Emano pushes for the practice of organic farming as he sets the thrust of agriculture program in the province.Emano said the province is very rich with good soil and favorable climate that allows the growing of almost all kinds of products.In support of the agriculture thrust of the Governor, 32 farmers from different municipalities of the province participated a three-day training of trainers on February 11-13 on go... Read Full Story - LCE urges fa...
  • DepED-Tangub conducts final round of classroom evaluation for SY 2013-2014

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 4 (PIA) -- The third and final round of evaluation of schools and classrooms has just been concluded in the public elementary and secondary schools of the Department of Education, Division of Tangub City (DepEd-Tangub). The evaluation is done to establish dignified schools for students and pupils and ensure that the classrooms are well-maintained and conducive for learning throughout School Year (SY) 2013-2014, Dr. Victoria V. Gazo, Schools Division Superint... Read Full Story - DepED-Tangub...
  • Feature: Training and Perseverance: Strong keys for a successful business

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 4 (PIA) -- Everyday is a chance to fulfill and achieve one’s dream.This holds true to a Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (Pantawid Pamilya) beneficiary here as she tries to realize her dream business.Georgy Sosobrado, 39, of Phase 3 Macanhan, Carmen this city, said she complements the meager income of her husband, Anecito, who is a multicab driver, through her tailoring shop.Despite operating for only four months now, Georgy is not new to the business as she e... Read Full Story - Feature: Tra...
  • DepEd-Misamis Occidental updates documents of SY 2014-2015 teacher-applicants

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, March 3 (PIA) – The Department of Education, Division of Misamis Occidental updated the documents of old teacher-applicants for School Year 2014-2015, from March 1-22, this year. This is part of the schedule of activities in the recruitment, evaluation and selection (RES) of teacher-applicants for the incoming SY to be prepared by the Division Selection Committee (DSC), Dr. Jonathan S. Dela Pe?a, Schools Division Superintendent, said. Dela Pe?a said this... Read Full Story - DepEd-Misami...
  • GIOs in Lanao del Sur undergo training on news writing, photojournalism

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, March 2 (PIA) --- Information Officers of the various local government units and national line agencies in the province have completed the two-day training-workshop on basic news writing and press photography conducted by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA). The training-workshop was conducted on February 26-27 in partnership with the Ranao Communicators Network and with the support of the Provincial Government of Lanao del Sur to hone and enrich the journalistic ... Read Full Story - GIOs in Lana...
  • Cebuano News: P2.2-M balor nga Nutrition Program sa CdeO giuyonan

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, February 28 (PIA) – Mapadayon na sa kagamhanan sa dakbayan ang programa sa nutrisyon.Kini human giuyonan sa konseho sa syudad ubos ni Bise Mayor Caesar Ian Acenas ang Program of Works (POW) alang sa pagpatuman sa Nutrition Program ubos sa buhatan sa City Health Department (CHD).Gipasabot nga ang malnutrisyon nagpadayon nga usa sa mga problemang nasinati sa kabataan. Gani, daghan sa kabataan nga nag-edad ug lima ka tuig paubos ang labing naapektuhan sa malnutrisyon huma... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Dads OK P2.2M allocation for Oro’s Nutrition Program

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 27 – Through Ordinance No. 12733-2014, the City Council during its regular session Monday, Feb. 24 approved the Program of Work of the Nutrition Program under the City Health Department. The legislative body appropriated the sum of P2.2 million from the item “Non-Office Social Services: Reserve for Special Projects/Programs/Special Purpose Fund” in the 2014 General Appropriations Ordinance (GAO) to be made available for the purpose. Based on the POW su... Read Full Story - Dads OK P2.2...
  • SP OKs program of work of National Tuberculosis Program

    CAGAYAN DE ORO, Feb. 25 -- Supporting the drive against Tuberculosis, the City Council during its regular session Monday, February 24, enacted Ordinance No. 12732-2014, approving the Program of Work of the National Tuberculosis Program (NTP) under the City Health Department for calendar year 2014 in the amount of P1.2 million. Funds for the purpose will be charged against the item “Non-Office –Social Services: Reserve for Special Projects/Programs/Special Purpose Fund in the 2014 Gen... Read Full Story - SP OKs progr...
  • Cebuano News: ALS, malaumon mapadayon sa Lumbia City Jail inmates

    CAGAYAN DE ORO, February 25 (PIA) – Si Konsehal Adrian Barba,  chairman sa komite sa  edukasyon sa konseho, mihangyo sa bag-ong Jail Warden sa Lumbia City Jail  nga mapadayon ang paghatag ug alternative learning sa mga piniriso.Kini human si Supt. Erwin Kenny Ronquillo, ang bag-ong na-instalar nga Jail Warden sa dakbayan, mibisita sa konseho atol sa sesyon niadtong Lunes, Pebrero 24, nga gidumala ni Bise Mayor Caesar Ian Acenas.Matud ni Barba nga daghan nang mga piniriso ang nahatagan ug e... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Programang Tuberculosis sa CHD giuyonan sa konseho

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, February 25 (PIA) – Giuyonan sa Konseho sa syudad ubos ni Bise Mayor Caesar Ian Acenas ang program of works (POW) alang sa pagpatuman sa National Tuberculosis Program (NTP) sa buhatan sa City Health Department (CHD) karong tuiga.Sa sesyon sa konseho niadtong Lunes, Pebrero 24, gipalabang ang Ordinance No. 12732-2014 nga nag-aprobar sa POW sa programa nga aduna'y gahin nga P1.2 milyones.Ang ordinansa gipaluyohan sa komite sa panglawas ug kasanihan ni Konsehal Dante ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Gruppo Medica Award for college thesis in herbal medicine now on

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 21 (PIA) – The Department of Science and Technology Region 10 (DOST-10) announces the applications for this year’s Gruppo Medica Award for undergraduate thesis in Herbal Medicine is officially on.   DOST-10 Director Alfonso P. Alamban said that the award is open to all undergraduate students of colleges in Pharmacy, Chemistry, Nursing, and Arts and Sciences who have completed their thesis projects on medical plants and completed within the current school yea... Read Full Story - Gruppo Medic...
  • Feature: Pantawid Pamilya empowers women through FDS

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 21 (PIA) -- “Sa among sharing during sa FDS (Family Development Session) ako jud gina-ingnan ako mga kaubanan nga nanay gyapon nga kanang ilang ilingkod-lingkod sa balay ila pa nang ipalit ug saging daw isuroy makakwarta pa sila. Karon nga panahona kitang mga baye dapat gyud di ta magsalig lang gyud sa income sa atong mga bana dapat mutimbang pud ta’g apil,” strong words from Margie Javier, Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program beneficiary.   (During our... Read Full Story - Feature: Pan...
  • CdeO breaks ground new school building

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 20 -- A 16-classroom, two-storey building will soon rise at the one-hectare new Balulang High School site as City Mayor Oscar Moreno and other dignitaries led the groundbreaking ceremony of the P15-million worth project funded under the city's Local School Board (LSB).Mayor Moreno assures that the new school building in barangay Balulang, which will house almost 700 high school students, signals the start of the construction of more high school buildings in other ba... Read Full Story - CdeO breaks ...
  • Cebuano News: DepEd mipahigayon sa proficiency, process skills test sa mga magtutudlo sa Ozamiz

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Feb. 19 (PIA) – Gipahigayon sa  Department of Education, Division of Ozamiz City (DepEd-Ozamiz) ang Test of English Proficiency for Teachers (TEPT) ug Process Skills Test (PST) sa Science ug Mathematics, sa mga magtutudlo sa Dibisyon. Partikular nga ang TEPT ug PST ipakuha sa mga pampublikong magtutudlo sa Grade 1 ug Grade 2 alang sa gitawag nga post test ug Grade 5 ug Grade 6, alang sa pre test, niining tuig sa 2014, si Dr. Rebonfamil R. Baguio, Schools Di... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DepEd sets National Achievement Test for SY 2013-2014 in Ozamiz

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Feb. 19 (PIA) – The Department of Education, Division of Ozamiz City (DepEd-Ozamiz) announces the conduct of the National Achievement Test (NAT) for School Year (SY) 2013-2014, next month. Administered by the National Education Testing and Research Center (NETRC), nationwide, the NAT will be conducted on the following dates: March 5, for Fourth Year high school students of public and private schools, March 11, for Grade 3 pupils of public and Madrasah schoo... Read Full Story - DepEd sets N...
  • Feature: Immersing deep into a beneficiary’s testimonies

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, February 19 (PIA) -- “Lipay kaayo ko nga nakatabang ang programa kanamo’ng mga kabus (I am very happy with the government program that really helps the poor),” Berhuda Frank said when she was asked on the effects of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (Pantawid Pamilya) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in their lives. Though they are living in a small, not-so-sturdy water house in a skid row, Berhuda showed optimism and bliss as sh... Read Full Story - Feature: Imm...
  • Barangay health workers in Lanao Norte train on family development

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, February 19 (PIA) – More than 50 barangay health workers (BHWs) in Lanao del Norte participated in a two-day training on family development and gender equality at the Mindanao Civic Center Hotel, in Tubod, this province.Two batches of health workers are coming from the municipalities of Linamon, Maigo, Kolambugan, Tangkal, Tubod, Baroy, Lala, and Salvador.The first batch to undergo the workshop is on February 18 and 19, while the second batch is scheduled on Februar... Read Full Story - Barangay hea...
  • Feature: Central Mindanao University soars to great heights

    MUSUAN, Maramag, Bukidnon, Feb. 19 — As an academic paradise, Central Mindanao University (CMU) continuously advances its border through its four-fold functions namely instruction, research, extension, and production. In the latest annual rankings, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) ranked CMU in 8th place among the top universities in the Philippines—from 19th place some years back. This makes CMU a highly respected institution in Mindanao playing a crucial role in the overal... Read Full Story - Feature: Cen...
  • Cebuano News: Text2Teach project gilantaw nga mapatuman sa Cag de Oro

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, February 18 (PIA) -– Gitun-an sa komite sa edukasyun sa konseho ubos ni Konsehal Adrian Barba ang hangyo sa Ayala Foundation, Inc. pagpalabang ug balaodnon nga maghatag ug panugot sa mayor pagpirma sa sugyot nga kasabutan alang sa  pagpatuman sa  Text2Teach Project dinhi sa syudad.Sa maong sugyot kasabotan, ang dakbayan kinahanglan nga mugahin usab ug igo'ng kantidad isip paatbang salapi sa maong proyekto.Si Archimedes Velasco, Operations Manager, mibutyag nga ang ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Feature: Filmmakers converge for 6th Cinema Rehiyon in CdeO

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 18 - The red carpet has been rolled out and the silver screens are ready for the Arts month’s biggest gathering of independent filmmakers across the Philippines. After months of hard work and detailed planning, the emerging indie film festival dubbed as a “detour from the Manila-centric films,” 6th Cinema Rehiyon kicks off today, February 18 at SM Mall, this city. Under the auspices of Xavier University - Ateneo de Cagayan’s Xavier Center for Cul... Read Full Story - Feature: Fil...
  • Damulog utilizes listahanan data in local programs, services

    DAMULOG, Bukidnon, February 17 (PIA) – Damulog executed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) as a requisite for the sharing and utilization of the Listahanan data. Based on Administrative Order No.2 series of 2009, MOA should be made and undertaken between the DSWD and the data user prior to the access and utilization of Listahanan or the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) data by various local governm... Read Full Story - Damulog util...
  • Educ body tackles MOA for Text2Teach program

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 17 – The City Council committee on education discussed on Friday, February 14, the request of Ayala Foundation, Inc. for the enactment of an ordinance authorizing City Mayor Oscar Moreno to sign the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Ayala Foundation and the release of counterpart fund covering the Text2Teach project in the city. According to Archimedes Velasco, operations manager, the foundation and the Department of Education have proposed the implementation... Read Full Story - Educ body ta...
  • SP okays program of work for CdeO college scholarship program

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 17 – Through Ordinance no. 12722-2014, the City Council during its regular session Monday, February 17,  approved the Program of Works of the City College Scholarship Program for calendar year 2014 in the amount of P25 million. The amount will be used to pay the tuition fees and their monthly stipend. Funds will be taken from the item “Non-Office-General Public Services: Students Scholarship Program” in the 2014 General Appropriation Ordinance. Based o... Read Full Story - SP okays pro...
  • DSWD Field Office 10 sweeps Pantawid Pamilya awards

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, February 17 (PIA) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office 10 bagged several honors in this year’s year-end national Program Review and Evaluation Workshop of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (Pantawid Pamilya) in Legazpi City, Albay. The field office brought home several awards, including first place in Family Development Session Implementation in 2013. The National Project Management Office of Pantawid Pamilya presented the award... Read Full Story - DSWD Field O...
  • ARMM-HEART provides P1.9M worth of aid to evacuees in Maguindanao

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Feb. 15 (PIA) --- A total of P1.9 million worth of relief supplies have been provided by the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao-Humanitarian Emergency Action and Response Team (ARMM-HEART) to the 6,627 families affected by recent clashes between government troops and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in areas of Maguindanao. A series of validation and assessment of affected individuals was carried out by the ARMM HEART before conducting relief operation... Read Full Story - ARMM-HEART p...
  • 2014 SOPOE nominations, until March 31 only

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Feb. 14 (PIA) – Nominations for the 2014 Search for Outstanding Public Officials and Employees (SOPOE) will be accepted until March 31, this year, the Civil Service Commission (CSC), here, said.                      Conducted under the CSC Honor Awards Program (HAP), the SOPOE is done annually to recognize and reward public servants who have made outstanding achievements and have displayed exemplary conduct or ethical behavior, Wulfeda G. Tapulgo, CSC Field... Read Full Story - 2014 SOPOE n...
  • BSP to hold invitational peace jamboree in MisOr

    MISAMIS ORIENTAL, Feb. 14 (PIA) – The Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) Misamis Oriental Council will hold on April 1-5 ‘A Happy MisOr Invitational Peace Jamboree” in Sta. Ana, Tagoloan town here with the theme “Exploring Peace in Diversity.” This is pursuant to Department of Education (DepEd) Order No. 76, s. 2012 on Revitalizing Boy Scouting in Schools nationwide, said Misamis Oriental Vice-Governor Joey G. Pelaez, National Executive Board and Council Chairman, ... Read Full Story - BSP to hold ...
  • Cebuano News: DOH-10 gihingusgan bakuna batok tipdas

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, February 14 (PIA) – Gikataho sa Department of Health Regional Epidemiology Surveillance and Disaster Response Unit kon DOH-RESDRU nga adunay 152 nga gidudahang kaso sa tipdas sugod Enero ning tuiga ug sa kasamtangan pito niini ang kompirmadong nagpositibo. Subay sa gibutyag ni RESDRU coordinator Dr. David Mendoza sa iyang pamahayag sa usa ka Press Conference niadtong Pebrero 11, adunay daku nga pagsaka o 1.589% sa kinatibuk-ang ihap sa mga gikadudahang kaso sa dengue d... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: NorMin, nigulang ika-upat nga adunay gidaghanong kaso sa kanser

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, February 14 (PIA) - Mipahinumdom si Dr. Andresa Beńas, coordinator sa Non-Communicable Diseases, sa publiko nga magbinantayon ilabi na sa ilang estilo sa panginabuhi ug panglawas human niya gipadayag niadtong Lunes, Pebrero 10, nga ang Amihanang Mindanao migula isip ika upat nga rehiyon sa tibuok nasud nga adunay labing daghan kaso sa kanser sulod sa tulo ka tuig nga milabay. Sigun ni Dr. Beńas, sa tanang matang sa kanser, ang breast cancer ug cervical cancer mao ang labing ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: DOLE 10 milunsad sa Project Ray

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 14 (PIA) – Gilunsad sa Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) niadtong Pebrero 12 uban sa Department of Science and Technology (DOST), ang hugop nila nga proyekto kun DOLE-DOST Convergence o Project Ray. Ang Project Ray, diin ipatuman gikan 2014 hangtud 2016, mao ang 'technology driven,' 'resource-based' ug 'sustainable livelihood undertaking' tali DOLE, DOST ug uban usab ang pagpaluyo sa Department of Agriculture (DA) ug Department of T... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • University holds 1st Mindanao Young Communicators Congress

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 13 (PIA) - In celebration of DEVCOM WEEK 2014, the Development Communication Department and the Development Communication Society of Xavier University will hold ECHO: 1st Mindanao Young Communicators Congress (MYCC) on February 15 at SM Cinema 3, Cagayan de Oro.  This year’s theme is “Strategic Communication for Peace and Development in Mindanao.” The congress aims to gather undergraduate communication students in Mindanao to take part in discussions l... Read Full Story - University h...
  • Gobyerno padayon ang paghatag ug ayuda sa mga kabos

    MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, Pebrero 13 (PIA) – Sa kasamtangan, padayong nakadawat ang mga lumulupyong nanginahanglan og daling ayuda gikan sa gobyerno pinaagi sa Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office kon PSWDO. Gitaho sa nasangpit nga buhatan nga aduna nay kapin dos mil ka mga indibidwal ang nakadawat og medical assistance nga mukabat sa 1.8 milyones pesos. Ang PSWDO naghatag usab ug mga pinansyal nga tabang ngadto sa mga namatyan ingon man sa mga pasyente nga nagkinahanglan ug ayuda... Read Full Story - Gobyerno pad...
  • DepEd-Tangub ranks applicants for Master Teacher, HS Head

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Feb 13 (PIA) – The Department of Education, Division of Tangub City (DepEd-Tangub) has announced the ranking of qualified applicants to occupy possible vacant positions/items in the Division, this month. Particularly, these positions items are of Elementary Master Teachers and Secondary School Principals (SSP), which may occur due to the retirement of existing personnel, Dr. Victoria A. Gazo, Schools Division Superintendent, said. Among the necessary requir... Read Full Story - DepEd-Tangub...
  • MCC sports complex host to national football try-out

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, February 13 (PIA) –The  Mindanao Civic Center (MCC) sports complex, in Sagadan, Tubod town, Lanao del Norte, was the venue for the conduct of a football try-out to qualify to the Philippine National Team.Held last February 7, 204,  more than 40 football players from different towns of Lanao del Norte, and cities of Iligan and Oroquieta, underwent a screening for this golden opportunity to be part of the national team, revealed Sports Coordinator Nelson Lasola.Repres... Read Full Story - MCC sports c...
  • Gov’t continue to pour aid to needy constituents

    MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, February 13 (PIA) – Needy constituents here continue to obtain immediate assistance from the government through the Provincial Social Welfare Office (PSWDO). The local SWDO report bared a total of P1.8-million medical assistance released to some 2,437 recipients in 2013. Other forms of aid extended to individuals in crises situation include burial, financial, and patients transport (ambulance service to Cagayan de Oro) assistance. The Social Pension for the Indigent Sen... Read Full Story - Gov’t contin...
  • Cebuano News: Misamis Occidental mitunol sa Provincial Red Orchid Awards ngadto sa 12 ka buhatan

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Feb. 13 (PIA) – Dose ka mga buhatan sa gobyerno sa Misamis Occcidental ang gitunolan sa Provincial Red Orchid Awards (PROA), gumikan sa ilang pagpatuman sa gitawag nga smoke-free environment ngadto sa mga tawo nga ilang gi-alagaran, sa milabay nga tuig.                              Ang Red Orchid Award gitunol lamang ngadto sa mga buhatan nga nakakuha sa 95 porsento nga 'rating' kun marka sa pag monitor sa mga kalihokan sa pagpa-undang sa pagpani... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DOH-10 intensifies immunization campaign against measles

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, February 13 (PIA) – The Department of Health Regional Epidemiology Surveillance and Disaster Response Unit (DOH-RESDRU) has reported a total of 152 suspected cases of measles since January, with only seven cases found positive up to press time.Dr. David Mendoza, RESDRU coordinator bared to the media, in press conference held February 11, that there is a significant rise of 1.589% in the number of suspected cases when compared to the same period last year.He, however, c... Read Full Story - DOH-10 inten...
  • NorMin 4th highest in cancer cases

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, February 13 (PIA) – Non-Communicable Diseases Coordinator, Dr. Andresa Beńas reminded the public to be extra cautious of their lifestyle after baring on Monday, February 10, Northern Mindanao’s rank as the fourth highest in cancer cases throughout the country over the last three years.Beńas noted that among all forms of cancer affecting the population, the most common are the breast and cervical cancer for women, while men are commonly diagnosed with lung cancer.... Read Full Story - NorMin 4th h...
  • Nutrition Committee 10 expands membership

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb 12 (PIA) -- The Regional Nutrition Committee 10 (RNC-10) agreed to expand its membership in response to the standing order of Health Secretary Enrique Ona, appointing the body as the lead cluster on Nutrition Management in Emergencies and Disasters. In the recent committee meeting, the members decided to utilize the RNC’s existing structure and expand it, to cover now the Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of the Civil Defense (OCD), and the Commission on Higher E... Read Full Story - Nutrition Co...
  • Cebuano News: DepEd-Misamis Occidental gihingusgan ang kampanya batok tipdas sa mga tulonghaan

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Feb. 11 (PIA) – Usa ka hiningusgan nga kampanya pagpakalap kasayuran batok sa tipdas ang gihimo karon sa Department of Education, Division of Misamis Occidental (DepEd-Mis. Occ.). Kini gihimo sa DepEd-Mis. Occ. agi’g tubag sa gikabalak-an nga pagsaka sa gidaghanon sa katawhan ug kabataan nga nasakit sa tipdas, sa pakigkoordinasyon sa Department of Health (DOH), nga nagpahigayon sa kampanya diha sa tanang mga tulonghaan sa nasud, matud ni Dr. Jonath... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DepEd-Misamis Occidental intensifies anti-measles campaign in schools

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Feb. 10 (PIA) – The Department of Education waged an intensified information dissemination package for the anti-measles campaign in Misamis Occidental. The campaign, which is conducted in all schools, nationwide, is in response to the alarming increase of individuals/children sick of measles and in coordination with the Department of Health (DOH), Dr. Jonathan S. Dela Pe?a, Schools Division Superintendent (SDS), said. He said the school heads have been i... Read Full Story - DepEd-Misami...
  • FEATURE: A Ray of Hope for a Pantawid Pamilya Beneficiary

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, February 10 (PIA) -- For people who have less in fortune, getting a help from a particular organization, charity programs and others would be one of the hopeful ways for them to get out or at least ease the indigence they are experiencing.In line with this, the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program or also known as Pantawid Pamilya is one of the many programs that the government provides to improve the lives of the people.Implemented by the Department of Social Welfare and Dev... Read Full Story - FEATURE: A R...
  • MOA forged in Lanao Norte to donate confiscated logs

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, February 7 (PIA) –A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on the donation of confiscated logs was forged by   Department of Environment of Natural Resources (DENR),  2nd Mechanized Brigade of the Philippine Army,  Department of Education (DepEd), and the Provincial Government,  on February 6, 2014 at the Macapagal Training Center, Provincial Capitol complex, Tubod, this province.The MOA stipulated the donation of  more than 34-thousand board feet of confiscated illegally-cu... Read Full Story - MOA forged i...
  • DA holds series of trainings for Lanao Sur farmers

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Feb. 7 (PIA) --- The Provincial Office of the Department of Agriculture (DA) conducted series of trainings to capacitate farmer technicians in the province. DA Provincial Information Officer and Chief of Operations Naga M. Tucalo disclosed that the training on good agricultural practices (GAP) for cassava production and coconut production were held simultaneously last January 21-23 in Marawi City and Malabang town, respectively. Training on rubber tapping and manageme... Read Full Story - DA holds ser...
  • Submission of nominations for Pamanang Lingkod Bayani until Feb. 21--CSC-ARMM

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Feb. 7 (PIA) --- The Civil Service Commission in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (CSC-ARMM) is still accepting nominations to this year’s search for Pamanang Lingkod Bayani. The Pamanang Lingkod Bayani award is a program of CSC that gives tribute to public servants who were killed while in the performance of their functions and have displayed the characters of a hero (bayani) in the name of public service. CSC-ARMM Acting Director Leopoldo Roberto Valde... Read Full Story - Submission o...
  • Relief packs distributed to Lanao Norte flood victims

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, February 7 (PIA) – One hundred forty-two families received relief packs from the provincial government and from the  First Congressional District-Lanao del Norte Office on January 31, 2014.These families of Barangay Libertad, Kauswagan, this province, were victims of the destructive flood, the result of continuous rain brought about by  tropical depression “Agaton” last January 13.“We are thankful to the provincial government through Governor Khali... Read Full Story - Relief packs...
  • Cebuano News: Dakbayan sa Marawi magpasiugda sa ARMM Regional Sports Meet

    CAGAYAN DE OR CITY, Feb. 7 (PIA) --- Karung tuiga, panguluhan sa dakbayan sa Marawi ang pagpasiugda sa Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Athletics Association kon ARMMAA, usab naila isip Palarong ARMMAA.Mahitabo ang nasangpit nga kalihukan karung umaabot nga Pebrero 10 ngadto 15 nga dunay tema nga “Bridging Gaps: Toward Unity, Through Sports,” sumala ni Marawi City Schools Division Superintendent Mona Macatong.Dugang niya, gilauman nilang mutambong sa maong palaro ang mukabat sa 7... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • PMAP Iligan 2014 officers to prepare competencies towards ASEAN integration

     ILIGAN CITY, Lanao del Norte, February 6 (PIA)- The 2014 Board of Directors (BOD) and Officers for the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP) Iligan Chapter have sworn in their Oath of Office during the general membership meeting on February 6, at St. Michael’s College Hotel, Iligan City.Wilma G. Magdale, 2014 PMAP chapter director in-charge for Mindanao and the 2014 president of PMAP Cagayan de Oro, led the Charging of Officers and BOD.Gracing the occasion was Atty. Jose... Read Full Story - PMAP Iligan ...
  • Cebuano News: DepEd 10 gianunsyu ang pag abli sa Fullbright Scholarship sa SY 2015-2016

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 6 (PIA) - Gibutyag sa Department of Education Region 10 pinaagi sa Philippine-American Educational Foundation kon PAFF ang pag bukas sa 2015-2016 Fullbright Philippine Agriculture Scholarship Programa sa advanced research awards sa agriculture ug fisheries sa Estados Unidos. Matud ni PAFF Executive Director Esmeralda Cunanan, nga ang maong Agriculture Scholarship Program naninguha nga i-modernisa ang sektor sa agrikultura ug pangisdaan sa Pilipinas pinaagi sa pagpalambo... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Upland farmer technicians in Lanao Sur train on rice technology

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Feb. 6 (PIA) --- Thirty-five (35) local farmer technicians (LFTs) in the province have undergone a specialized training course on rice production in upland areas on February 4-6, this year. The training was conducted by the Department of Agriculture (DA) Provincial Office with the support of Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) and Department of Agriculture and Fisheries in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DAF-A... Read Full Story - Upland farme...
  • DepEd 10 announces opening of Fullbright Scholarship SY 2015-2016

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 6 (PIA) – The Department of Education Region 10 (DepEd-10) through the Philippine-American Educational Foundation (PAFF) announces the opening of 2015-2016 Fullbright Philippine Agriculture Scholarship Program (FPASP) for advanced research awards in agriculture and fisheries in the United States. According to Esmeralda Cunanan, PAFF executive director that this Agriculture Scholarship Program aims to modernize the agriculture and fisheries sectors of the Philippin... Read Full Story - DepEd 10 ann...
  • 2014 Palarong ARMMAA kicks off on Feb. 10 

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Feb. 5 (PIA) --- A colorful parade of athletes and officials from the nine school divisions in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) will mark the opening of this year’s ARMM Athletic Association meet on February 10. Key education officials of the region as well as officials from the province of Lanao del Sur and the city of Marawi will join the delegates in the parade, Monday morning, from Banggolo to the Mindanao State University (MSU) Oval, this cit... Read Full Story - 2014 Palaron...
  • Cebuano News: P15 Milyones alang sa Gingoog Provincial Hospital, aprobado na

    MISAMIS ORIENTAL, Feb. 5 -- Matud pa ni Gobernador Bambi Emano sa Misamis Oriental nga laing pasilidad sa Gingoog Provincial Hospital nasugdan na.Kini human matud pa sa mga paningkamot sa provincial government nga mareles na ang P15 milyones gikan sa Departamento sa Maayong Panglawas kon Department of Health (DOH) sa kauluhan alang sa laundry section, doctors quarter, ug emergency room.Dugang ni Gob. Emano nga daku kaayo kini ug tabang alang sa paghatag ug dugang serbisyo ug mamintinar gayud ang... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: DepEd-Tangub mipahigayon sa ika-duhang hugna sa pagpurga sa mga kabataan

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Feb. 5 (PIA) – Ang Department of Education, Division of Tangub City (DepEd-Tangub) ang nagpahigayon karon sa ika-duhang hugna sa  pagpa-inum ug purga sa bitok sa mga kabataan nga nagtungha, sulod sa mga bulan sa Enero ug Pebrero, ning tuig. Gihimo uban sa Department of Health (DOH), pinaagi sa Integrated Helminth Control Program, kining ika-duhang hugna pagpa-inum sa purga sa bitok ang gipatuman usab sa tibuok nasud, diha sa tanang  mga pampublikong eskwela... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DepEd-Tangub conducts 2nd dose mass deworming of schoolchildren

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Feb. 5 (PIA) – The Department of Education, Division of Tangub City (DepEd-Tangub) embarked on a 2nd dose of mass deworming among schoolchildren, from January to February, this year. Undertaken with the Department of Health (DOH), through its Integrated Helminth Control Program, the 2nd dose mass deworming, which is also implemented nationwide, will be done in all public elementary and secondary schools of the city. Targets of deworming are all elementary p... Read Full Story - DepEd-Tangub...
  • TESDA 10 conducts reg’l skills competition 

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 5 (PIA) --- The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Regional Office 10 conducted the 2013 Regional Skills Competition last January 27 in two different locations in the region, MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology in Iligan City and Xavier University-Center for Integrated Technologies, this city. The competition covered 12 trade areas, namely: Electronics, Graphic Design, Information Network Systems Administration, IT-Software Business Solutions, M... Read Full Story - TESDA 10 con...
  • Search is on for 2014 outstanding public servants 

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 5 (PIA) – The Civil Service Commission (CSC) Regional Office 10 announced that nominations to the 2014 search for outstanding public officials and employees may now be submitted to CSC regional office or to its provincial field offices. The nominations for the three award categories of the search, the Presidential Lingkod Bayan Award, Dangal ng Bayan Award, and the Pag-asa Award, must be submitted not later than March 31, 2014, said CSC-10 Director Adams D. Torres... Read Full Story - Search is on...
  • Marawi City to host 2014 ARMM reg’l sports meet

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Feb. 4 (PIA) --- Marawi City, the lone Islamic city in the country, will play host to this year’s Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Athletic Association (ARMMAA) meet, popularly known as Palarong ARMMAA. The regional sports meet will run from February 10 to February 15 with the theme “Bridging Gaps: Towards Unity, Through Sports”, said Marawi City School Division Superintendent Mona Macatanong during the airing of Philippine Information Agency (PI... Read Full Story - Marawi City ...
  • Local indie films to be shown in Cinema Rehiyon 6

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 3 (PIA) - With this year’s theme “Filming the Frontiers,” Cinema Rehiyon on its sixth installment aims to expose the works of the young and aspiring filmmakers residing in different regions in the country. During the press conference in XU Little theater on January 28, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), Head of the National Committee on Cinema Miguel Rapatan, and Hobart Savior, the Festival Director, explained that this festival i... Read Full Story - Local indie ...
  • Lanao del Norte youth group holds annual planning workshop

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, Feb. 1 (PIA)– More than 50 participants composed of Youth for Development (Y4D) officers, youth leaders from different municipalities in Lanao del Norte joined a one-day workshop for its 2013 year-end assessment and strategic planning for current year 2014. The Y4D organized by the Provincial Population Office (PPO) Lanao del Norte, is a province-wide organization of youth leaders, said Ananette Daniel, PPO Head. The workshop, along with the troops from 35th Infantr... Read Full Story - Lanao del No...
  • CDO hosts 6th Cinema Rehiyon

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan. 31 (PIA) – The City of Cagayan de Oro will be host to this year’s “Cinema Rehiyon,” a flagship project of the National Committee on Cinema of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) in celebration of the Philippine Arts Festival and National Arts Month. On its sixth year, Cinema Rehiyon with the theme ‘Filming the Frontiers’ will showcase independent films from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao on February 18 to 22 at SM Cit... Read Full Story - CDO hosts 6t...
  • Cebuano News: Ozamiz City CS SPED Center, Most Outstanding sa Amihanang Mindanao

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Jan. 29 (PIA) -- Ang Ozamiz City Central School (OCCS) Special Education (SPED) Center ang nadeklarar nga Most Outstanding SPED Center sa Amihanang Mindanao, sa tuig tingtungha kun School Year 2013-2014. Nadeklarar usab si Randy E. Saligan sa Department of Education, Division sa Ozamiz City (DepEd-Ozamiz) isip Most Outstanding SPED Teacher alang sa mga bata nga gitawag nga Gifted ug Talented, ingon mga si Fremalyn P. Paglinawan sa DepEd-Tangub City, alang sa gita... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Misamisnon wins 1st Place in 2013 National Leksyong Sagisag Kultura Competition

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Jan. 29 (PIA) – Teacher Joemar Yorag of the Bolisong Elementary School, Bonifacio town, Misamis Occidental, has won 1st place in the 2013 National “Leksyong Sagisag Kultura (LSK)” Competition. A lesson planning competition for teachers, particularly, in Music, Arts, Physical Education and Health (MAPEH), the national level LSK was recently held at the Hiyas ng Bulakan Convention Center, Malolos Bulacan, Dr. Ingrid D. Racoma, Regional Director... Read Full Story - Misamisnon w...
  • Technology-based Community Skills training confab held

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan. 28 – The city of Cagayan de Oro, through its Community Improvement Division (CID), hosted an orientation activity for the enrollees of the 12 courses under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) accredited Technology-based Community Skills Training held at the Nazareth Covered Court. In his message, Councilor Lao, who represented City Mayor Oscar S. Moreno, encouraged the 1,225 enrollees to complete the six-month courses offered and becom... Read Full Story - Technology-b...
  • Cebuano News: Orientation sa skills training program gipahigayon

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan. 28 – Nagpahigayon niadtong Enero 27 sa usa ka orientation alang sa mga mosalmot sa skills training nga gipasiugdahan sa kagamhanan sa dakbayan uban sa Technical Education Skills Development Agency (Tesda). Ang kalihokan nga gitambongan ni konsehal Teodulfo Lao, Jr gipahigayon dinha sa covered court sa barangay Nazareth, ning syudad. Niini, si Lao mihagit sa mga 1,225 ka enrollees nga humanon ang unom ka bulan nga kurso aron mahatagan sa kaarangan ang ilang mga kin... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Scholarship alang sa kabataan, gilunsad sa ARMM

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Enero 27 (PIA) --- Andam na ang rehiyon nga panggamhanan sa Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao kon ARMM alang sa mga kabataan nga mamahimong makwalipikar ubos sa ilang gilunsad nga scholarship project. Gitawag “Iskolar” Para sa Pagbabago, Para sa Bangsamoro, gimugna ang maong scholarship alang sa mga kabus apan arang sa akademya nga mga kabataang Muslim. Aron makakwalipikar sa maong scholarship, gikinahanglang Filipino citizen ang usa ka aplikante nga du... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DSWD-ARMM to hire more staff

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Jan. 27 (PIA) --- The Department of Social Welfare and Development in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DSWD-ARMM) announced that it is in need of reform-minded, dynamic, competent and deserving personnel for Contract of Service positions. The DSWD-ARMM Office of the Assistant Secretary for Operations (ASECO) said it will be hiring one Community Development Officer II with salary grade 15, one Program and Project Specialist II with salary grade 15, and two Fie... Read Full Story - DSWD-ARMM to...
  • NorMin indie films compete in 6th Cinemagis film festival

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan. 27 (PIA) – A total of 13 entries from student to professional category competed in the 6th Cinemagis film festival, a digital short film festival in Northern Mindanao on January 23 to 25. Through the partnership of Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan, Xavier Center for Culture and the Arts (XCCA), Research Institute for Mindanao Cultures (RIMCU) and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), Cinemagis ensures that film making programs are sus... Read Full Story - NorMin indie...
  • MisOr creates alliance to combat TB

    MISAMIS ORIENTAL, Jan. 26 (PIA) – The province of Misamis Oriental formed a multisectoral alliance to fight tuberculosis. Dr. Patricia P. Lim, Provincial Health Officer, said the creation of the alliance, coined as Koalisyong Misamis Oriental Batok TB (KOMBAT), is to establish a concerted effort utilizing strategic interventions to fight tuberculosis in the province. Further, this is to unify all TB efforts to different DOH and non-DOH agencies. The Department of Health with the technical ... Read Full Story - MisOr create...
  • Cebuano News: Employment Fair sa ARMM, gidagsa

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Enero 25 (PIA) – Midagsa ang gatosan ka mga sibilyan nga gapangita og trabaho sa gipahigayong employment fair sa Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao kon ARMM, sa paglaum nga makakuha sila og trabaho nga makatabang kanila. Gipahigayon ang usa ka registration ug preliminary assessment process alang sa mga aplikante gikan Lanao del Sur sa Provincial Capitol Gymnasium kaniadtong Lunes, Enero 20, pinaagi sa Personnel Section and Promotion Board kon PSPB sa rehiyon. ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: DOLE X miabiso mahitungod sa mga peke nga employment hiring

     CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Enero 25 (PIA) -- Ang Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office X (DOLE-X) miabiso sa katawhan batok sa mga peke nga employment hiring. Gipagawas sa nasangpit nga tinugyanan ang abiso human makompirma ang mga pipila ka taho nga adunay kompanya nga kamulong gadawat og mga aplikante sa dakbayan diin aduna usab mga balayronon ang mga aplikante sama sa uniporme nga mukabat ngadto P1,500 ug medical fees nga mokantidad ngadto P1,800. Ang nasangpit nga pagpangoleksyon og ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: DepEd-Misamis Occidental, andam na sa Early Registration Day, karong Enero 25

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Jan. 24 (PIA) – Andam na ang Department of Education, Division of Misamis Occidental, sa pagahimoon nga sayo nga pagpanglista kun Early Registration Day, (ERD), alang sa tuig tingtungha kun  School Year 2014-2015, karong Enero 25. Kini ang gibutyag ni Dr. Jonathan S. Dela Pe?a, Schools Division Superintendent, kinsa miingon nga ang pagpanglista, atol sa ERD, maglakip sa tanang kabataan nga regular nga magtungha, mga gitawag nga out-of-school children (OS... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DepEd-Misamis Occidental all set for Early Registration Day on Jan. 25 

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Jan. 24 (PIA) – The Department of Education, Division of Misamis Occidental, is all set for the Early Registration Day, (ERD), for the School Year (SY) 2014-2015, tomorrow, Jan. 25. Dr. Jonathan S. Dela Pe?a, Schools Division Superintendent, said that registration of all regular pupils, students, out-of-school children (OSC) and out-of-school youths (OSY) will be undertaken in all levels of public elementary and high schools within the Division, during t... Read Full Story - DepEd-Misami...
  • ARMM opens scholarship project anew

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Jan. 24 (PIA) --- The regional government of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) is once again looking for a new set of scholars under its scholarship project. Dubbed “Iskolar” Para sa Pagbabago, Para sa Bangsamoro, the project aims to help poor but academically-qualified students from across Muslim Mindanao. To qualify, each applicant must be a Filipino citizen; of good moral character; a high school graduate or graduating high school student ... Read Full Story - ARMM opens s...
  • DOLE-X warns public on bogus employment hiring

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan. 22 (PIA) -- The Department of Labor and Employment, Regional Office X (DOLE-X) warned the public against bogus employment hiring. The warning was issued by DOLE-X after confirming reports that a company has been hiring applicants in the city and collecting payments for uniforms amounting to P1,500 and P1,800 for medical fees. This practice of collection is tantamount to illegal recruitment under the Labor Code of the Philippines, [Article 34 (b)], which prohibits a comp... Read Full Story - DOLE-X warns...
  • Metrobank Foundation, DepEd, CHED launch 30th Search for Outstanding Teachers

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan. 22 (PIA) - The Metrobank Foundation (MBFI), in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), have launched the 30th Search for Outstanding Teachers (SOT). The 2014 Search coincides with the 35th anniversary of MBFI. With the theme, “Launching Dreams towards Nation Building,” the search honors the teaching profession specifically those who manifest commitment to the development of the youth through exempla... Read Full Story - Metrobank Fo...
  • Cebuano News: Misamis Oriental gipanghigusgan ang pagbatok sa TB

    MISAMIS ORIENTAL, Jan. 21 (PIA) -- Gilunsad sa Misamis Oriental Provincial Health Office bag-ohay lang ang usa ka Multi Sectoral Alliance (MSA) sa tuberculosis kon TB miadtong Enero 20 hangtud. Matud pa ni Provincial Health Officer Dr. Patricia P. Lim, ang kalihukan gitinguha pag mugna og alyansa, subay sa rekomendasyon sa Department of Health (DOH) aron ma-kontrola ang sakit nga TB. Si Lim nagkanayon nga ang TB nagpabilin pa gihapon isip nag unang hinungdan sa pagkasakit ug pagkamatay. Dugang n... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Mga estudyanteng Inbentor mipasigarbo sa ilang Imbensyon sa RICE

    CAGAYAN DE ORO, Jan 16 (PIA) --- Himan batok pagpangawat, konbertir para ang tubig sa dagat mamahimong tubig ma inom, automatic rain shield, solar power bank para sa mga cell phones og uban pang himan ang pipila lang sa gibalandra nga mga inbensyon gikan sa mga kabatan-unang inbentor sa gipahigayong Regional Inventions Contest and Exhibit kon RICE sa Department of Science and Technology (DOST) niadtong Enero 15 sa SM City Cagayan de Oro Event Center.Pito (7) ka mga tunghaan ang misalmot sa nasan... Read Full Story - Mga estudyan...
  • Mga SME sa dakbayan matabangan pinaagi sa RICE

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan. 20 (PIA) – Gilauman nga makatabang ang pagmugna sa mga nagkalain-laing imbensyon pinaagi sa Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits kon RICE nga gipahigayon sa Department of Science and Technology Region 10 ngadto sa teknolohiyang panghinanglanon sa mga Micro Small and Medium Enterprises kon MSME dinhi sa dakbayan sa Cagayan de Oro.Niingon si DOST 10 Regional Director Alfonso P. Alamban sa usa ka press conference sa nasangpit nga aktibidad sa SM Event Center adton... Read Full Story - Mga SME sa d...
  • Misamis Oriental intensifies efforts against TB

    MISAMIS ORIENTAL, January 19 (PIA) – The Misamis Oriental Provincial Health Office is set to hold a multisectoral alliance (MSA) on tuberculosis (TB) control here, January 20-21. Dr. Patricia P. Lim, provincial health officer, said the event is in line with the move to create alliance, a measure prescribed by the Department of Health to control TB. She said TB remains to be one of the country’s leading causes of morbidity and mortality. Despite stepped up efforts of the government to... Read Full Story - Misamis Orie...
  • ARMM adopts strat plan against human trafficking

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Jan. 18 (PIA) --- The Regional Council Against Trafficking of Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) or ACAT has adopted a resolution approving the region’s strategic action plan against trafficking in persons. ARMM Executive Secretary and ACAT Chairperson Atty. Laisa M. Alamia signed the resolution together with Regional Planning and Development Office Executive Director Engr. Baintan Ampatuan during the council’s meeting Thursday, January 16. The AR... Read Full Story - ARMM adopts ...
  • Young inventors showcase Innovative science products at RICE

    CAGAYAN DE ORO, Jan. 16 (PIA) - Anti-theft devices, seawater-to-drinkable water converter, automatic rain shield, solar power bank for cell phones and other gadgets were just some of the innovative products of young inventors from different schools in Region 10 showcased in the opening ceremony of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits (RICE) held January 15 at the SM Event Center here. A total of seven schools (from secondary to tertiary levels) ... Read Full Story - Young invent...
  • Cebuano News: DepEd MisOr mipahibalo sa pagsugod sa Kindergarten summer classes karong Abril 7

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan. 15 (PIA) - Mianunsyo ang buhatan sa Department of Education kon DepEd nga pagasugdan na ang kindergarten summer classes karung umaabot nga Abril 7 ngadto Hunyo 5 ning tuiga. Matud ni Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Cherry Mae Limbaco, gimugna ang maong kindergarten summer class alang sa mga bata nga nag-edad singko anyos pataas, kinsa wala maka-salmot sa Kindergarten Regular Program kon K-R-P, o ang Kindergarten Volunteer Program kon K-V-P. Dugang ni Limbaco nga ang... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DSWD Field Office 10 centers obtain level 2 accreditation

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, January 15 (PIA) -- Two residential centers of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office 10 here can now provide high standards of programs and services to its beneficiaries. The Home for Girls and the Reception and Studies Center for Children (RSCC) based at DSWD Field Office 10 are the first DSWD-run centers in the country to pass the Level 2 accreditation set by the Standards Bureau of DSWD Central Office. The accreditation is part of the standa... Read Full Story - DSWD Field O...
  • Lanao del Norte shares utilization of Listahanan data  

    LANAO DEL NORTE, January 15 (PIA) -- The Provincial government of Lanao del Norte engaged recently into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) ensuring the province will make a full use of the Listahanan data entrusted to them. Based on Administrative Order No. 2 series of 2009 and prior to the access and utilization of the Listahanan data by various lcoal government units (LGUs), national government agencies (NGAs), Civil Society Organizations (CS... Read Full Story - Lanao del No...
  • Cebuano News: Mga tinun-an misalmot sa 6th ASEAN Quiz National Competition

    MANILA, Jan 15 – Musalmut ang 17 ka mga mantutungha sa sekundarya gikan sa nagkalain-laing 17 ka mga rehiyon sa nasud karung umaabot nga ika-unom nga ASEAN Quiz National Competition. Kini ipahigayon karung Enero 23 sa PTV 4, Quezon City. Matud ni Cleo B. Dongga-as, ang Chairman sa nasangpit nga kompetisyon, nga karun pa ang unang higayon nga makasalmot ang gikan sa Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao kon ARMM sa national quiz competition. Dugang niya, usa kini matud pa nga manindot nga bu... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • FEATURE: Project quality ensured through assuring and able hands 

    CALAMBA, Misamis Occidental, January 14 (PIA) – Supervision and quality control practices poses a challenge in the implementation and impact in the completion of any sub-projects of the Kapit Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive Integrated Delivery of Social Service (KALAHI-CIDSS). For region 10, the Regional Project Management Office (RPMO) ensures that those working for the sub-projects have the necessary knowledge and skill to guarantee the best quality of work possible. The Kalahi-CI... Read Full Story - FEATURE: Pro...
  • DepEd MisOr announces kindergarten summer classes starts on April 7

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan. 14 (PIA) – The Department of Education Misamis Oriental Division (DepEd-MisOr) announces the start of summer classes for Kindergarten on April 7 to June 5 this year. According to Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Cherry Mae Limbaco, the activities will last eight weeks for five year old children who have not availed of the 10 month program either through Kindergarten Regular Program (KRP) or Kindergarten Volunteer Program (KVP). She adds that this is for prospec... Read Full Story - DepEd MisOr ...
  • Cebuano News: Programa ‘Hataw Na’ sa kapolisan sa Iligan gisugdan

    ILIGAN CITY, Lanao del Norte, January 11 (PIA)—Gi sugdan sa alas 6:00  sayo sa buntag, adlaw’ng Sabado, January 11, 2014 ang ‘Hataw Na’ Program sa hugpong kapolisan ning Dakbayan sa Iligan,  duyog kini sa kaulohan Philippine National Police ug sa tibuok kapolisan ning atong nasud.Samtang ang miembro sa Iligan City Police Office (ICPO) nahimuot og madasigon nga nag sunod sa ehersisyo pinaagi sa sayaw nga Zumba diha sa gi tan-aw nga projector,  kining maong ehersisyo ubos s... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Iligan cops ‘Hataw Na’ program launched

    ILIGAN CITY, Lanao del Norte, January 13 (PIA)—Members of the Iligan City Police Office (ICPO) launched the "Hataw Na" Program early six in the morning simultaneously done with all the police force nationwide on January 11, 2014While everybody of the PNP personnel here at the Headquarters, Camp Tomas ll Cabili, Tipanoy, this city, was so excited to perform Zumba dance moves viewed from a projector, this physical exercises is performed as part of a health program spearheaded at the police h... Read Full Story - Iligan cops ...
  • Cebuano News: DSWD Field Office 10, mipatigbabaw sa gipahigayong FDS

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, January 10 (PIA) – Ang mga benepisyaryo sa Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (Pantawid Pamilya) sa Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office 10 mipadayun ug tuman sa mga kondisyones sa programa. Kini subay sa programang gipadayag sa kinaulahiang national turn-out sa Family Development Sessions (FDS).Kining maong kalihokan nakita sa Compliance Verification System sa Pantawid Pamilya kung asa ni-okupar isip numero uno ang Northern Mindanao ug mao... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DSWD Field Office 10 tops in FDS conduct

    DSWD Field Office 10 tops in FDS conduct CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, January 10 (PIA) -- Beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (Pantawid Pamilya) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office 10 here continue to comply with the set of conditions of the program as manifested on the latest national turn-out of the Family Development Session (FDS). This has been reflected in the Compliance Verification System of Pantawid Pamilya where Northern Mindanao occupied the... Read Full Story - DSWD Field O...
  • Cebuano News: Konseho nangusog kabataan mabakunahan kontra tipdas

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, January 9 – Si Konsehal Dante Pajo chairman sa komite sa  panglawas sa konseho, nanawagan sa mga ginikanan sa kabataan sa dakbayan pag-kooperar sa mga programa sa panglawas nga ipatuman sa gobyerno ilabina diha sa pagpabakuna sa ilang mga anak. Matod ni Pajo nga kinahanglan nga pabakunahan gayud sa mga ginikanan ang ilang mga anak dinha sa mga health center aron malikay sa mga peligrong sakit. Gitumbok ni Pajo ang bakuna sa measles (tipdas), mumps (bayuok) ug rubella (... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Solon invites Kagay-anons to avail of TESDA skills training program

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, January 9 (PIA)  – The City Improvement Division (CID) of Cagayan de Oro is now accepting enrollees for Technical Education Skills and Development Authority (TESDA)-accredited skills training program. Courses offered include Carpentry, Masonry, Consumer Electronic Service, Electrical Installation and Maintenance, Beauty Care Services, Housekeeping, Cookery, Baking & Pastry Production, Massage Therapy, Dressmaking, Food Processing and the Shielded Metal Arc Welding. Ori... Read Full Story - Solon invite...
  • DOST invites inventor students, professionals to RICE

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan. 9 (PIA) - The Department of Science and Technology Regional Office No. 10 (DOST-10) is calling on interested Filipino professionals and students with research projects, inventions, prototypes, industrial designs and software applications related to science, technology, engineering, medicine, health and the environment to join the Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits (RICE). DOST Region 10 Director Alfonso Alamban says that this Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits... Read Full Story - DOST invites...
  • DepEd-Misamis Occidental prepares for Jan. 25 Early Registration Day

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Jan. 7 (PIA) – Preparations are underway for the early registration of the school children for School Year (SY) 2014-2015, the Department of Education, Division of Misamis Occidental said. This, as DepEd requires that all regular pupils, students, out-of-school children (OSC) and out-of-school youths (OSY) shall be undertaken in all levels of the Division, Dr. Jonathan S. Dela Pe?a, Schools Division Superintendent, said. The registration process shall fo... Read Full Story - DepEd-Misami...
  • RHRC-ARMM announces hiring of 18 permanent positions

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Jan. 7 (PIA) --- The Regional Human Rights Commission in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (RHRC-ARMM) announced 18 job vacancies to be assigned in its regional office in Cotabato City. Lawyer Abdel Jamal R. Disangcopan, head of RHRC Provincial Office, said they are in need of three Attorney III with salary grade 21; Information Technology (IT) Officer I with salary 19; Accountant II with salary grade 16; Administrative Officer IV, Planning Officer II, Informat... Read Full Story - RHRC-ARMM an...
  • Lanao Norte contingent gears up high for Sinulog 2014

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, January 7 (PIA) –Dubbed as the ‘Land of Beauty and Bounty’ the Province of Lanao del Norte will be participating anew in the world-renowned Sinulog Festival, an annual cultural festival hosted by Cebu City held every third Sunday of January of every year  to celebrate and honor the Santo Nińo, Cebu’s Patron Saint.This year, the Lanao del Norte contingent will showcase the colorful ‘Alimango Festival’ of the coastal town of Lala.The prov... Read Full Story - Lanao Norte ...
  • News Feature: Extension of coverage of Pantawid Pamilya inspires children beneficiaries

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, January 7, PIA -- Beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (PantawidPamilya) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has all the reasons to celebrate this 2014. The DSWD is set to implement this year the extension of age coverage among beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilya. This was finalized after the National Advisory Committee of the program, the highest policy-making inter-agency body that provides policy directions and guidance on matters pert... Read Full Story - News Feature...
  • DOST to hold RICE 2013 in CdeO

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Nov. 18 (PIA) – The Department of Science and Technology and the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI-DOST) will conduct this year’s Regional Invention Competition and Exhibit (RICE) on November 20 to 22 at SM City here. According to DOST Regional Director Alfonso P. Alamban, this year’s theme for RICE is “Inventions and Innovations for Smarter Philippines.” He said that this event will provide a venue for showcasing products of ... Read Full Story - DOST to hold...
  • DepEd Marawi honors outstanding teachers, school administrators, retirees

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, January 2 (PIA) --- Outstanding teachers, school officials and administrators, employees, and retirees of the Department of Education (DepEd) City School Division were feted with a celebration on Sunday. The event dubbed ‘Araw ng Parangal” held on December 29, 2013 at the Marawi City School Division Quadrangle was graced by Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Education Secretary Atty. Jamar M. Kulayan. City School Division Superintendent Mona A. Ma... Read Full Story - DepEd Marawi...
  • Solon thanks stakeholders on child protection campaign

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, December 18 (PIA) –Cagayan de Oro City Council for the Protection for Children (CCPC) commended stakeholders for signifying full support to the proposed programs and projects presented by the council during the meeting on December 13.CCPC chair Enrico Salcedo thanked Ayala Foundation, Inc, World Vision, Kahayag nga Dalan, JCI Macajalar 24K, Yman Nehemiah, Kiwanis Club, Inc. and Jollibee.Also present were heads and representatives of Gugma sa Kabataan, Inc, Calebrian Ch... Read Full Story - Solon thanks...
  • New Feature: Department of health extends services to senior citizens through Listahanan 

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, December 19 (PIA) -- One of the lead Agencies that have always been at its peak in implementing programs geared towards the wellness of every Filipino citizen is the Department of Health (DOH).  Parallel to the Agency’ objectives is their  desire to provide affordable and quality health services to the marginalized population especially the elderly and Persons With Disabilities.In coordination with Local Government Units,Non-Government Organizations,and People’s ... Read Full Story - New Feature:...
  • Lanao Norte LGU conducts Gender Sensitivity Training

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, December 26 (PIA) – More than 60 employees of the Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte (PGLDN) successfully completed the ‘Gender Sensitivity’ training at the Mindanao Civic Center Hotel Function Hall, in the capital town Tubod, this province.The participants were divided into two batches. The first batch attended the December 17 to 18 training, while the second batch had their training on December 19 to 20, 2013.The workshop was organized by PGLDN t... Read Full Story - Lanao Norte ...
  • Cagayan de Oro hits over-all champ in NMRAA 2013

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, December 19 (PIA) – The Cagayan de Oro Athletic Association (COAA) is again declared as this year’s top contingent after the closing ceremony of the 5-day Northern Mindanao Athletic Association (NMRAA) Meet or Palarong Pampook,The COAA athletes showed their continued dominance in the regional competition which ran from December 13 until 17, 2013, by securing the highest score in both the elementary and secondary categories. COAA topped the regional sports meet... Read Full Story - Cagayan de O...
  • Lanao Norte LGU convoy of humanitarian aid arrived in Leyte

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, December 16 (PIA) – The 7-vehicle convoy of Lanao del Norte (LDN)  LGU finally arrived in the island of Leyte on December 10, 2013. The convoy is composed of two wing-type 10-wheeler vans, two buses and two support vehicles and one ambulance.The wing vans carried the relief goods and food packs for victims of the tragedy, while the buses carry the two medical teams that conducted the free medical missions in various communities in the province of Leyte.“We are... Read Full Story - Lanao Norte ...
  • DepEd-Misamis Occidental to conduct the Golden Jars Awards

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Dec. 16 (PIA) – The Department of Education, Division of Misamis Occidental (DepEd), has set to recognize the exemplary performance and significant contributions of its employees under the Golden Jars Awards at Punta Meriam Resort, in Panaon on Dec. 20, this  year. The Golden Jars Awards will be along the areas of innovation, information and communication technology, social services and public policy, Dr. Jonathan S. Dela Pe?a, Schools Division Superinte... Read Full Story - DepEd-Misami...
  • NMRAA opening rites in Lanao Norte draws10,000 crowd

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, December 16 (PIA) – An estimated 10,000 spectators came to the world-class Mindanao Civic Center (MCC) sports complex, in the capital town Tubod, Lanao del Norte,  to witness first-hand the opening ceremony of 2013 Northern Mindanao Athletic Association (NMRAA) Meet or Palarong Pampook on December 13. Being the home of the NMRAA for three consecutive years, the Department of Education (DepEd) Division of Lanao del Norte in strong cooperation with the Local Governmen... Read Full Story - NMRAA openin...
  • NYC conducts HIV, AIDS orientation to youth volunteers

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Dec. 14 (PIA) – Due to the increasing incidence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Northern Mindanao at two cases per week, the National Youth Commission (NYC) here held an orientation on HIV and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) to 30 youth volunteers. Raphy Jucoy, NYC program beneficiary and volunteer, Department of Health (DOH) Region 10 peer educator on HIV and AIDS and member of the 9th National Youth Parliament, along his co-peer educator, Henry Gad... Read Full Story - NYC conducts...
  • Cebuano News: Japan mi-ayuda’g pang edukasyon sa CdeO ug Camiguin

    CAGAYAN DE ORO, December 13 (PIA) –Agi’g tubag sa problema sa kakulangon sa magtutudlo, ingon man sa padayon nga pagsaka sa gidaghanon sa studyante nga dili makatiwas sa high school, gipasikad karon sa Japan ang programang e-Education dinhi sa syudad uban usab sa probinsya sa Camiguin aron mamahimo’ng modelo sa implementasyon. Kini usa ka alternatibo nga pamaagi alang sa Open High School Program (OHSP) nga gidala ug gipaluyohan sa Hitotsubashi University sa Japan, Japan Interna... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DepEd-Tangub sends delegation to the 2013 NMRAA Meet

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Dec. 12 (PIA) -- The Department of Education, Division of Tangub City sent a delegation of 254 persons to the 2013 Palarong Pampook or the Northern Mindanao Regional Athletic Association (NMRAA) Meet. Hosted by the Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte, the 2013 NMRAA Meet is set from Dec. 13-17, 2013, at the Mindanao Civic Center (MCC) in Pigcarangan, Tubod, Lanao del Norte, Dr. Victoria V. Gazo, Schools Division Superintendent of Tangub and head of the deleg... Read Full Story - DepEd-Tangub...
  • Cebuano News: DepEd-Tangub mipatuman sa “Sulat-Mulat” Project sa mga eskwelahan

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Dec. 12 (PIA) – Gipatuman sa  Department of Education, Division of Tangub City, ang “Sulat-Mulat” (Kaamgo sa Pagsulat) Project, gikan Agosto 2013 ngadto sa Enero 2014. Mao kini ang giluwatan ni Dr.Victoria V. Gazo, Schools Division Superintendent sa Tangub, kinsa miingon nga kaabag sa pagpatuman niini ang Philippine Postal Corporation (PhilPost),  aron madasig ang mga eskwela ug mga estudyante sa paghimo ug sulat, lakip na ang gitawag nga Arts u... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Lanao del Norte hosts 1st Mindanao Endurance Ride

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, December 12 (PIA) – The provincial government of Lanao del Norte hosted the first Mindanao Endurance Ride dubbed as Mindanao EnduRun on December 6 and 7, 2013.A total of 11 riders from Tacurong City, Cagayan de Oro City, Bukidnon province and Davao City were the first participants in the historic ride.The ride started from Mindanao Civic Center sports complex, in the capital town Tubod with checkpoints in Butuan City, San Francsico town, Davao City, Malaybalay City,... Read Full Story - Lanao del No...
  • Xavier Ecoville Youth perform with art and soul in Sining Galing

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Dec. 11 -- Sining Galing, a Xavier Ecoville Arts Program for the Youth, displayed its grand talent showcase on November 30 at the Xavier University Little Theater. The event, dubbed Straight from the Art, served as the culmination activity of the arts program which ran from August to November. It featured stellar performances and visual artworks by the Xavier Ecoville (XE) Youth and Children, reflecting their heart’s dreams, stories and emotions. Sining Galing, funded ... Read Full Story - Xavier Ecovi...
  • Feature: Volunteerism— tapping the youths’ bayanihan spirit to help typhoon survivors

    MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, Dec 11 (PIA)—More than three thousand youth and student volunteers of Bukidnon State University (BSU) showed up in the city streets here, not because they are on “hunger strike,” but to beg for a handful of rice from friendly Malaybalay populace.It was a fundraising movement dubbed “Usa ka basong bugas para sa Visayas (a cup of rice for Visayas) initiated by the university’s National Service Training Program (NSTP) and Supreme Student Coun... Read Full Story - Feature: Vo...
  • NYC holds youth forum in MisOr

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Dec. 11 – The National Youth Commission (NYC) this city conducted its 2nd Northern Mindanao Youth Forum on Leadership to 246 School Student Government (SSG) officers of national high schools in Claveria, Misamis Oriental. In partnership with Bridging Leaders for Sustainable Development Inc., this forum was held in the covered court of DG Sabal National High School on November 28. The aim was to help inspire young leaders in the area to continue being good youth leaders... Read Full Story - NYC holds yo...
  • ARMM increases awareness campaign on AIDS

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Dec. 11 (PIA) --- In line with the World AIDS Day commemoration, government health workers in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) embark on a month-long awareness campaign on human immunodeficiency virus infection/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) in the region this December. “We want to raise the level of understanding of residents in ARMM on HIV/AIDS,” said Saida Alih, Department of Health (DOH)-ARMM information officer.  Alih sa... Read Full Story - ARMM increas...
  • KM5 Elem School is Fr.William F. Masterson, SJ Elem School

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Dec. 3 -- KM5 Elementary School at Xavier Heights in Upper Balulang here takes a new name. Through Ordinance No. 12688-2013, the 17th City Council during its regular session recently presided over by Vice Mayor Caesar Ian E. Acenas renamed the public school to Fr. William F. Masterson, SJ Elementary School. The move was favorably endorsed by the Department of Education-10 (DepEd-10) in honor of the Jesuit priest, who is an icon of Xavier University. City Schools Division Sup... Read Full Story - KM5 Elem Sch...
  • City to provide 100,000 CdeO families with PhilHealth membership in 2014

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Dec. 3 -- In line with Mayor Oscar S. Moreno’s directive to provide the people of Cagayan de Oro City with financial access to quality health care services, the City Health Insurance Office (CHIO) has started identifying qualified indigent families for enrolment in PhilHealth’s Sponsored Program. The CHIO was created by virtue of Executive Order No. 121-13 dated August 01, 2013 under the Office of the City Mayor. CHIO, headed by Dr. Ma. Lourdes S. Gaane and suppo... Read Full Story - City to prov...
  • Cebuano News: Konsehal miawhag sa de kalidad nga edukasyon

    CAGAYAN DE ORO, December 3 (PIA) – Si Konsehal Adrian Barba, chairman sa komite sa edukasyon, hugot nga miawhag sa mga magtutudlo sa dakbayan paghatag sa tanang kahibalo dinha sa pagtudlo aron nga maangkon sa kabataan ang de kalidad nga edukasyon. Sa gipahigayong Unang Education Summit dinhi sa syudad sa Cagayan de Oro gipasalamatan sa konsehal ang kadagkuan sa Department of Education sa Amihanang Mindanao (DepEd-10), Synergia Foundation, Inc. ug Xavier University sa ilang pag-abag sa dakb... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • World-class analytical laboratory training held in CdeO

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Dec. 3 (PIA) – A world-class laboratory training-workshop was conducted here for chemists and scientists in preparation for ASEAN science community in 2015.Department of Science and Technology region 10 (DOST-10) Director Alfonso P. Alamban said that the activity aims at improving the capacities of testing and analytical laboratories in the Philippines.“Our country wants to be ready for ASEAN science community comes 2015.  We want to see a more competent science ... Read Full Story - World-class ...
  • CEBUANO NEWS: Relief operations gipaspasan sa DSWD

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, December 2 (PIA) -- Daghan na nga mga dakbayan ug kalungsuran sa Eastern Visayas ang napadalhan ug hinabang sa Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) aron mapasiguro ang hugot nga koordinasyon tali sa lokal nga pangagamhanan nga apektado sa Bagyong Yolanda ug sa ahensiya.Paspas na ang pagpadala ug mga pagkaon ug non-food items ngadto sa nagkalain-laing lugar sa rehiyon, sakay sa eroplano, van sa AIR 21 ug uban pang sakyanan, aron matabangan ang mga survivors sa ... Read Full Story - CEBUANO NEWS...
  • Cebuano News: Tangub Rewards: Search for Best Class/Section in Writing and Reading gipahigayon sa Tangub

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Dec. 2 (PIA) –Ang Department of Education, Division of Tangub City (DepEd-Tangub) sa pagtimbayayong sa City Government Unit ang nagpahibalo sa pagpahigayon sa  gitawag nga “Tangub Rewards,” ning tuig.AngTangub Rewards maoy usa ka indigay alang sa gitawag nga “Best Class/Section in Writing & Reading, Tangub Responding Challenges, Reading Awards,” matud pa ni Dr. Victoria V. Gazo, Schools Division Superintendent (SDS) sa Tangub.Tanang ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Human Rights Day fun run raises funds for IDPs, typhoon victims

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Dec. 2 (PIA) --- The green light is on for the staging of the human rights day fun run in Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) slated this coming December 10 here in the city. The fun run dubbed “Run for Your Rights” aims to help internally-displaced person (IDPs) in Zamboanga and survivors of typhoon Yolanda in Visayas, said Atty. Abdel Jamal R. Disangcopan, head of the Provincial Field Office of Regional Human Rights Commission (RHRC) in today&rsq... Read Full Story - Human Rights...
  • Cebuano news: SHASLink mangulo sa ika-25 nga paghandum sa ‘World AIDS Day’

    By Ruby Leonora R. BalistoyMALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, Nov. 30 (PIA)—Ang STI, HIV and AIDS Support Link (SHASLink) maoy mangulo sa mga organisasyon ug mga nagpakabanang grupo dinhi sa Malaybalay alang sa ika-25 nga paghandum sa World AIDS Day (WAD) karong umaabot Disyembre 2.Si Emerenciana A. Ching, ang presidente sa Malaybalay SHASLink miingon nga usa sa mga mahinungdanon nga buluhaton sa pag-obserbar sa WAD mao ang “candle-lighting” kon pagdagkot sa kandila, diin tumong niini ... Read Full Story - Cebuano news...
  • SHASLink to lead 25th World AIDS Day commemoration

    MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, Nov 29 (PIA)—The STI, HIV and AIDS Support Link (SHASLink) will lead civil society and government organizations to commemorate the 25th World AIDS Day (WAD) here on December 2.Emerenciana A. Ching, Malaybalay’s SHASLink president said a candle-lighting rite will highlight the event, which intends to pay tribute to those lost to AIDS and emphasize human rights for those living with HIV/AIDS around the world.“Lighting of candles is also much more than j... Read Full Story - SHASLink to ...
  • NEWS FEATURE: DSWD’s Sustainable Livelihood Program

    TUDELA, Misamis Occidental, November 28 (PIA) -- Poverty is never a hindrance to success. One can succeed no matter what his/her status is in life. The state of being in poverty does not necessarily mean all hope is lost.  All one needs is perseverance, hard work, and a crack at that opportunity that would lead you to success. The Department of Social Welfare and Development, with its three core anti-poverty programs; the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan &n... Read Full Story - NEWS FEATURE...
  • Sustainable livelihood taught to Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries

    KAPATAGAN, Lanao del Norte, November 28 (PIA) — There are over 5,570 active beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program residing in Barangay Lapinig here. Living under low economic conditions, the families though receiving P1,400.00 for their children’s health and education through Conditional Cash Transfer, still face difficulties on sustaining comfortable and stable income. The profile of the barangay shows that the main source of income of these families is derived basica... Read Full Story - Sustainable ...
  • DepEd MisOr in search for 2013 outstanding public school workers

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Nov. 26 (PIA) – The Department of Education Misamis Oriental (DepEd-MisOr) is in search for outstanding public school heads, teachers and non-teaching personnel in its upcoming 2013 Araw Ng Parangal on December 16. Particularly it is looking for top 10 outstanding elementary school heads/administrators (five per congressional district), top four outstanding secondary school heads/ administrators (one per cluster), outstanding elementary school teacher (two per district... Read Full Story - DepEd MisOr ...
  • DepEd 10 to hold ‘2013 Palarong Pampook’ in Lanao Norte

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Nov. 25 (PIA) – The Department of Education (DepEd) region 10 announces its annual Northern Mindanao Regional Athletic Association (NMRAA) Meet or Palarong Pampook on December 13 to 17 at the Mindanao Civic Center, Tubod, Lanao del Norte. According to DepEd 10 Regional Director Ingrid G. Racoma, the theme for this year’s Palarong Pampook is ‘Sports on K to 12: An Arena to Progress and Development for Global Competitiveness.” She added that this event ... Read Full Story - DepEd 10 to ...
  • DOLE-10 Self-Reliant Organization for CARP named as most outstanding coop in MisOcc

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Nov. 25 (PIA) --- The Department of Labor and Employment – Self-Reliant Organization (DOLE-SRO) for Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) Mamanga Daku Agrarian Reform Community Multi-Purpose Cooperative (MADARC MPC) was recently awarded as the most outstanding Agrarian Reform Community Cooperative for the province of Misamis Occidental. This is in recognition for its contribution to the success of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program which was given during ... Read Full Story - DOLE-10 Self...
  • Misor teachers undergo disaster preparedness workshop

    VILLANUEVA, Misamis Oriental, Nov. 25 – More than 400 public school teachers and administrators in Misamis Oriental shall participate in a four-batch training and planning workshops on disaster risk preparation and management. Organized by the schools division of Misamis Oriental and sponsored by energy-firm STEAG State Power Inc (SPI), the seminars are conducted as one of the proactive approaches designed to minimize the risks and hazards posed by natural calamities such as floods, typhoo... Read Full Story - Misor teache...
  • TVET forum in Lanao Norte gears toward K to 12 insights, perspective

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, Nov. 21 (PIA) — The second provincial wide Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) forum held on November 21-22 here anchored to provide updates and recent developments of the Educational Reform Agenda of the Department of Education (DepEd) K to 12.The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority’s (TESDA’s) efforts at the national and local levels were primarily concentrated in updating courses to be offered to the students for increa... Read Full Story - TVET forum i...
  • SSS launches AlkanSSSya for informal sectors in MisOr

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Nov. 23 (PIA) --- Workers from the informal sector in Opol, Misamis Oriental will now find it easier to be a member of Social Security System (SSS) with the launching of the AlkanSSSya program. The AlkanSSSya program is an innovative micro-savings scheme that offers a simple and affordable means for the informal sector groups to save for their contributions to SSS. It will make use of cabinet-like piggy banks to help tricycle drivers, farmers, fisherfolks, market vendors and... Read Full Story - SSS launches...
  • Cebuano news: BSU supreme student council mipahigayon sa ‘Isa ka baso nga bugas para sa Visayas’

    MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, Nov. 23 (PIA) — Ang ‘Supreme Student Council’ sa Bukidnon State University mipahigayon sa kampanya nga gitawag “Isa ka baso nga bugas para sa Visayas” aron makatabang sa mga nabiktima sa bagyong ‘Yolanda’ sa Visayas.“Isip estudyante, kasagaran nagsalig pa lang gihapon kita sa atong mga ginikanan diha sa atong mga panginahanglanon sa eskwela apan bisan sa gamay nato nga mahimo, kinahanglan kitang motabang sa mga ‘sur... Read Full Story - Cebuano news...
  • PHLPost conducts On-the-Spot Stamp Design contest

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Nov. 22 (PIA) – The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) here conducted an On-the-Spot Stamp Design contest, a simultaneous event nationwide which features artwork with the theme Valentine’s Day: Filipino style. According to Nimia S. Acebes, Area Director of PHLPost area eight, the contest was intended for high school students from the public and private schools here. Participating schools were Liceo de Cagayan University, Misamis Oriental General Comprehensiv... Read Full Story - PHLPost cond...
  • CFO holds awareness campaign on realities of int’l migration, intermarriages

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Nov. 21 (PIA) --- The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) will conduct its annual Community Education Program (CEP) entitled “GAYAK” in Misamis Oriental from November 22-25, 2013. The CEP seeks to raise public awareness on various issues concerning migration, intermarriages and existing government policies and programs directed against illegal recruitment, documentation fraud, and human trafficking, among others. The CEP will be undertaken in Gingoog City on N... Read Full Story - CFO holds aw...
  • PNP Lanao Norte launches relief drive for Yolanda victims

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, Nov. 21 (PIA) – To respond to the need of more goods and supplies in the recently typhoon ravaged Central Visayas, the Police Provincial Office (PPO) here culled out resources and launched a relief drive.The relief drive brought in assorted used clothings, canned goods and cash donations which were delivered on November 13 at Camp Gallego, Barangay Pigcarangan, Tubod, this province.Police personnel from the 22 towns of Lanao del Norte turned over their collected rel... Read Full Story - PNP Lanao No...
  • Tangub City enriches heritage through Family History Movement

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Nov. 20 (PIA) – The Tangub City Historical Commission (TCHC) has ventured to enrich its heritage through a project to trace the “Family: The Root of Culture.” To facilitate the realization of the project, TCHC conducted a Trainors Training Seminar-Workshop of the Family History Movement, in coordination with the Department of Education, Division of Tangub City, recently. Knowledgeable experts in the field of History from the Gov. Alfonso D. Tan ... Read Full Story - Tangub City ...
  • TESDA Lanao del Sur clarifies delay on release of C4TP allowance

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Nov. 20 (PIA) --- An official of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has clarified the reason on the delay in the release of allowances of the Cash for Training Project (C4TP) beneficiaries. TESDA Provincial Director Tarhata S. Mapandi explained to the listeners of “Ozor ka, Ranao!” radio program of Philippine Information Agency during its airing Monday, November 18, that the papers required for the release were already submitt... Read Full Story - TESDA Lanao ...
  • 2013 MindaComNet Confab set on December 5-7

    ILIGAN CITY, Lanao del Norte, November 20 (PIA)--The Mindanao Communicators Network Inc. (MINDACOMNET) in cooperation with the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) and the Mindanao Development Authority (MINDA) will be holding the 2013 Mindanao Communicators Congress and Workshop on December 5-7, 2013 at the Big 8 Corporate Hotel in Tagum City, Davao del Norte.This year’s theme is "Communicating PNoy's Social Contracts with Mindanaoans," with   Secretary Sonny Coloma of the Presidential... Read Full Story - 2013 MindaCo...
  • Cebuano News: DepEd-Misamis Occidental mipahigayon sa language mapping gikan sa Kinder ngadto sa Grade 3

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Nov. 19 (PIA) – Ang Department of Education (DepEd), Division sa Misamis Occidental, ang mipahigayon sa gitawag nga Language Mapping Survey sa mga batang nag-eskwela, gikan sa Kindergarten paingon sa Grade 3, sa matag eskwelahan sa dibisyon. Nahisubay kini sa pagpatuman sa  K to 12 Basic Education Program nga nagtumbok sa paggamit sa kaugalingong pinulongan  kun Mother Tongue gikan sa  Kindergarten ngadto sa Grade 3 sa nakalain-laing natad sa pagtu-on ga... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DOST calls for RICE entries

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Nov. 18 (PIA) – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST), region 10, is calling all Filipino inventors, makers, designers and creative researchers in Northern Mindanao to send entries for the Regional Invention Competition and Exhibit (RICE) to be held this city. According to DOST Regional Director Alfonso P. Alamban, this year’s theme for RICE is “Inventions and Innovations for Smarter Philippines.” There are six categories for this competitio... Read Full Story - DOST calls f...
  • 21 cops in Iligan City promoted

    ILIGAN CITY, Lanao del Norte, November 19 (PIA)—A total of 21 police personnel of the Iligan City Police Office (ICPO-PNP) were promoted to the next higher rank as part of the 2013 Regular Promotion Program of the Philippine National Police (PNP).The investiture and the pinning of ranks was held at the ICPO Headquarters ground , Camp Tomas Ll Cabili, Tipanoy, Iligan City, 9:00AM on November 18, 2013. Members of immediate families of  promoted police personnel witnessed the ceremony.P/SSupt... Read Full Story - 21 cops in I...
  • DOLE issues payment guidelines to private sector during Typhoon Yolanda

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Nov. 19 (PIA) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has issued the guidelines on the payment of wages for private sector employees due to inclement weather or natural calamities.The guidelines are spelled out in Labor Advisory No. 10, series of 2013 (LA 10-13), which DOLE Secretary Rosalinda Dimapiliz-Baldoz, signed last Nov. 7, in the wake of Typhoon Yolanda that hit the country, particularly in the Visayan regions.Thus, Provincial DOLE Direct... Read Full Story - DOLE issues ...
  • TESDA Specialista Desk opened in Robinsons Mall,CdeO

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, November 19 (PIA) --- Amidst the heavy downpour spawned by Typhoon Zoraida, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority - Region 10 opened its “TESDA Specialista Desk” on November 11 at the Robinsons Mall, Limketkai Drive, Cagayan de Oro City.“TESDA Specialista Desk which will be manned by a TESDA Staff aims to bring TESDA’s programs and services closer to the people”, Director Edgar A. Sales, TESDA 10 OIC-Regional Director, said.He... Read Full Story - TESDA Specia...
  • OSYs in Lanao del Sur to benefit from TESDA, BEAM and Synergia partnership

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Nov. 19 (PIA) --- An additional 1,000 out-of-school youth (OSY) will benefit from a new skills training project that will start next month.The OSY training project aims to provide an avenue for OSYs to become productive members of the community, said TESDA Provincial Director Tarhata S. Mapandi during the “Ozor ka, Ranao!” program aired Monday, November 18, over DxSO Radyo ng Bayan Marawi.Mapandi said the training project is a joint undertaking of the Basi... Read Full Story - OSYs in Lana...
  • Nov. 30 holiday wages for daily-paid workers include the COLA - DOLE

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Nov. 20 (PIA) – The cost of living allowance (COLA) will be included in the computation of the wages for the daily-paid workers on Nov. 30, Bonifacio Day. A regular holiday throughout the country in honor of Andres De Castro Bonifacio, Father of the Philippine Revolution and Supreme Leader of the Katipunan (Kataas-taasan, Kagalang-galangang Katipunan ng mga Anak ng Bayan), Nov. 30 is one of the 10 regular holidays for the year 2013, per Proclamation No. 459... Read Full Story - Nov. 30 holi...
  • MisOr bags CROWN award

    MISAMIS ORIENTAL, November 18 (PIA) -- The Province of Misamis Oriental has been a consistent advocate for nutrition in Northern Mindanao. Hence, the province received a new award in the National Level for being a Consistent Outstanding Winner in Nutrition (CROWN) in the region. Governor Yevgeny Vincente B. Emano cited the province is focusing on the improvement of the quality of life for its people through efficient and effective implementation of health, nutrition and other related social serv... Read Full Story - MisOr bags C...
  • Makina Saka eyes intensified adoption to agri-machinery, equipment

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, November 15 (PIA) – Regional offices of the Department of Agriculture in Mindanao island together with other implementing agencies and entities staged on November 11-15, 2013 the 2013 Agri-Machinery Road Show, this city. Dubbed as Makina Saka, the activity is set to beef up the adoption of rice farmers and other agri-stakeholders to the latest and emerging agricultural machinery and equipment. The five-day affair primarily aims to introduce and showcase modern, economi... Read Full Story - Makina Saka ...
  • DOLE-10 rolls-out 19 computer sets for skills registry implementation 

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Nov. 17 (PIA) --- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Office 10 has rolled out 19 computer sets to selected local government units (LGUs) in Northern Mindanao to facilitate the fourth wave implementation of the skills registry system (SRS). SRS is database registry system that links the country’s active labor supply, including information on the skills and qualifications of registrants, with the current local and overseas manpower demand. The system ... Read Full Story - DOLE-10 roll...
  • Cebuano News: DOST-SEI nagpahigayon og i-Teach Math sa CdeO

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Nov. 15 (PIA) - Ang Department of Science and Technology - Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) bag-ohay pa lamang nagpahigayon dinhi sa ilang Mathematics Courseware og Tablet project ginganlag “i-teach Math” (Improving Technology-Enhanced Activities for Creative Honing of Mathematics) sa mga magtutudlo grade one.Matud pa ni Teresita Baluyos sa DOST, kining i-teach math gina implementar sa pito ka nagkalain laing clusters sa tibuok nasud. Ang tumong mao ang pag... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: P5M i-ayuda sa CdeO sa mga biktima sa bagyong Yolanda

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, November 14 (PIA) – Mokabat sa P5 milyones ang gigahin sa konseho sa syudad ubos ni Bise Mayor Caesar Ian Acenas agi'g ayuda sa mga dapit nga naigo sa bagyong Yolanda. Sa sesyon niadtong Lunes nga gidumala ni presiding officer protempore konsehal Ramon Tabor, hiniusang gipalabang ang Ordinansa No. 12682-2013. Kini naggahin sa P5 milyones gikan sa matumbok nga tinubdan sa pundo sa Local Finance Committee aron i-ayuda sa mga naapektohang 24 kapin ka probinsya sa nasu... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Misamis Occidental misaad nga mohatag P2M alang sa mga biktima sa bagyo, linog ug kagubot

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Nov. 15 (PIA) – Ang probinsiya sa Misamis Occidental misaad nga mohatag sa kantidad nga P500,000 matag usa, ngadto sa mga probinsiya sa Samar ug Leyte, aron magamit sa mga biktima sa Bagyong Yolanda, nga mihapak kanila, bag-ohay pa lamang. Si Gobernador Herminia M. Ramiro nagtagad na lamang nga aprobahan sa Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) kining maong mga gahin, matud pa ni Gain Paul De Barras, ang Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (PDRRMC)... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Cebuano News: Text2Teach project sa Ayala gipaabot mapatuman sa CdeO

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, November 14 (PIA)  –  Konsiderahon sa Komite sa edukasyon ang sugyot sa Ayala Foundation Inc. pagpalabang ug resolusyon nga maghatag katungod sa mayor paglagda sa memorandum of agreement tali sa foundation alang sa pagpatuman sa  proyektong Text2Teach dinhi sa syudad. Sumala pa ni Konsehal Adrian Barba, chairman sa maong komitiba, ang maong programa gidesenyo alang sa mga tinun-an ug naglakip sa educational video sa mga subject nga Math, Science, English ug Values Educ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • DepED-Tangub awards top 5 performing elementary schools

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Nov. 15 (PIA) – The Department of Education, Division of Tangub City (DepEd-Tangub) is set to recognize the top five  performing schools of Grade 6 pupils in the division, this coming Dec. 6. The recognition aims to encourage and inspire the teachers and the pupils in the division to work for exemplary performance and increase their National Achievement Test (NAT) results, every year. Subject areas covered by the recognition are Filipino, English, Mathemati... Read Full Story - DepED-Tangub...
  • Misamis Occidental pledges P2M for typhoon, earthquake, armed-conflict victims

    Misamis Occidental pledges P2M for typhoon, earthquake, armed-conflict victims OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Nov. 15 (PIA) – The Provincial Government of Misamis Occidental (PGMO) has pledged to give a cash donation of P500,000 each to the provinces of Samar and Leyte, for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda. Governor Herminia M. Ramiro is just waiting for the approval of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) for these pledges, Gain Paul De Barras, Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Manag... Read Full Story - Misamis Occi...
  • Church hierarchy calls bishops-clergy to work with people in developing youth

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Nov. 13 (PIA) – Archbishop Jose S. Palma, D.D., has called on the DOPIM (Dipolog-Ozamiz-Pagadian-Iligan-Marawi) Bishops and Clergy to work with the community in developing the youth. “As stewards of the Roman Catholic Church, we are missionaries and ministers of collaboration, cooperation and working with other people, most especially the parents, and we do not work alone to develop the youth towards the gift of faith,” he said. Head of the Arch... Read Full Story - Church hiera...
  • DOST-SEI conducts i-Teach Math in CdeO

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Nov. 13 (PIA) – The Department of Science and Technology - Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) recently conducted here the last leg of the Mathematics Courseware and Tablet PC project, “i-Teach Math” (Improving Technology-Enhanced Activities for Creative Honing of Mathematics Skills) to Grade One mathematics teachers. According to Teresita Baluyos of DOST region 10, this i-Teach Math is implemented in seven different clusters nationwide. The aim was to b... Read Full Story - DOST-SEI con...
  • Lanao del Sur joins relief drive for Yolanda’s victims

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, November 13 (PIA) --- Various government and non-government groups here are appealing for donations for the victims of typhoon Yolanda in Visayas. The relief collection drive, spearheaded by the Kasalimbago Movement together with the 103rd Infantry Brigade, Philippine Eagles, Karancho, Marawi Civicom, DxSO Radyo ng Bayan Marawi, and Philippine Information Agency-Lanao del Sur, among others aims to reach out to fellow Filipinos displaced by the super typhoon. Drop-off ... Read Full Story - Lanao del Su...
  • Diamond troopers donates .5M for Yolanda survivors

    CAMP EVANGELISTA, Cagayan de Oro City, November 13 --- Army’s 4th Infantry Diamond Division troopers donated subsistence allowance, starts collection of relief goods and sends troops to Central Visayas for rehabilitation efforts for the survivors of typhoon Yolanda.   Commander of the 4th Infantry Division BGen Ricardo Visaya led the troops in donating one day of their subsistence allowance for the Enlisted Personnel and two days for the officers of the 4th Infantry Division. Total amount ... Read Full Story - Diamond troo...
  • ARMM to extend aid to typhoon victims in Visayas

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Nov. 12 (PIA) --- The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) is sending a humanitarian team to help victims of super storm Yolanda in Visayas, an official of the region said on Monday. “We are sending a team there and we’re sending it within the week,” said ARMM Executive Secretary Atty. Laisa Alamia. She said the ARMM government will bring food and non-food relief items to affected areas in Visayas.  According to her, this is a pooled effort of... Read Full Story - ARMM to exte...
  • DSWD 10 readies food, non-food, funds for TS Yolanda

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Nov.8 (PIA) ---   The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office 10 has readied its food and non-food items, including a P4 million standby fund in preparation for the powerful cyclone Yolanda. Lawyer Araceli F. Solamillo, DSWD Field Office 10 Regional Director, disclosed that a total of 11,858 family food packs are now ready for distribution to requesting local government units in the region. Food Packs include coffee, rice, sardines and corned beef, w... Read Full Story - DSWD 10 read...
  • DAR welcomes BukPON-BFI integrated enterprise dev’t partnership

    MALAYBALAY CITY, November 6 (PIA) - The Department of Agrarian Reform-Bukidnon Provincial Office welcomes the establishment of Bukidnon People’s Organizations Network, Inc. (BukPON) and the Baba’s Foundation, Inc (BFI) partnership for the upliftment of small farmers in Bukidnon.  The initiative known as BFI-Bukpon Integrated Enterprise Development (BBUKIED) was launched recently in Malaybalay City. The ceremony started with the blessing of the new office, the “Ananda Marga Way&... Read Full Story - DAR welcomes...
  • Feature: DepEd, Jollibee Foundation — hand in hand to keep kids in school and fight malnutrition

    By Ruby Leonora R. BalistoyMALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, Nov. 6 (PIA) — The Department of Education (DepEd) here and fastfood  Jollibee worked hand in hand in fighting malnutrition through Busog, Lusog, Talino (BLT) school feeding program to help kids stay in school.Joseph Tanbuntiong, president of Jollibee Philippines, led local government officials, teachers, and other Jollibee officers in serving nutritious meals to pupils of Malaybalay City Central School during the conduct of the company... Read Full Story - Feature: Dep...
  • Five Science projects by Misamis Occidental students win in Reg’l tilt

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Nov. 6 (PIA) – At least five (5) Science Investigatory Projects of students from two (2) high schools in Misamis Occidental were declared winners in the recent Regional Science and Technology Fair 2013 held in Cagayan de Oro City. Of these projects, one (1), each, was about Information Technology (IT) and the element of Mercury, while the other three (3) were about the assessment and Mercury pollution taking place at Murcielagos Bay, often found to contain ... Read Full Story - Five Science...
  • Cebuano News: Ozamiz City nahimong Nutrition Honor Awardee

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Nov. 5 (PIA) – Nahimong Nutrition Honor Awardee ang siyudad sa Ozamiz alang sa tuig 2012 ug makadawat kini sa salapi balor tunga sa milyon ka pesos (P.5M) isip cash incentive gikan sa National Nutrition Council (NNC) didto sa Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), karong adlawa, Nobyembre 5, ning tuig. Ang Nutrition Honor Award ang ihatag sa National Nutrition Council ngdto sa mga local government units (LGU’s) nga adunay talagsaon o gitaw... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Normin’s top schools to square off in 9th Steag Energy Quiz

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Nov. 5 (PIA) - Some 50 private and public high schools in Northern Mindanao will compete in the 9th Steag Energy Quiz on November 22 at the Limketkai Activity Center, this city. According to Steag State Power Inc. Communications Head Jerome R. Soldevilla, the annual activity is considered as one of the most awaited high school competitions in the region where knowledge and understanding of high school students about the science of energy will be put to a competitive test. He... Read Full Story - Normin’s top...
  • MisOcc, Lanao Norte tops DTI Regional Quiz Bee

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, (Oct. 31) PIA – In the recently held Regional Quiz Bee by the Department of Trade and Industry region 10 (DTI-10) here, high school students from the provinces of Misamis Occidental and Lanao del Norte emerged winners.According to Lawyer Fel Lester Brillantes of DTI-10, first prize went to Jojie B. Edma of Labo National High School in Misamis Occidental; second prize went to Janna Marie Cuajotor of Suarez National High School of the province of Lanao del Norte and the ... Read Full Story - MisOcc, Lana...
  • 350 school pupils benefit from feeding program of Tangub Police

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Oct. 29 (PIA) – Some 350 schoolchildren, from Pre-school to Grade VI, of Tugas Elementary School (ES) in the City benefitted from the feeding program sponsored by the Tangub City Police Station (CPS), recently. Particularly conducted by the CPS’ Police Community Relations (PCR) Office under its Gender Awareness and Development Program, the activity was held in celebration of the 21st National Children’s Month in October with the theme: “Ka... Read Full Story - 350 school p...
  • ARMM bags Best Video, Best Script in 5th CinePambata Video Fest

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Oct. 28 (PIA) --- The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) bagged the Best Video and Best Script awards (Amateur Division) for its entries at the Fifth CinePambata Video Festival held Saturday at SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City. ARMM Hymn, a music video of the region’s official anthem which features the culture and identity of the region’s diverse populace won as Best Video, the highest honor in the amateur division for short videos. Another entry f... Read Full Story - ARMM bags Be...
  • Alternative microinsurance dispute resolution launched in CdeO

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, October 26 (PIA) --- The Department of Finance-National Credit Council (DOF-NCC) and Insurance Commission (IC) launched here on Thursday, October 24, an alternative redress mechanism for claims disputes in the microinsurance industry. Dubbed Alternative Dispute Resolution for Microinsurance (ADReM), this mechanism aims to provide stakeholders with options to resolve disputes outside the courtroom to minimize expenses and avoid delays of litigation. IC Deputy Commissioner Dor... Read Full Story - Alternative ...
  • ‘No smoking ordinance’ OK’d

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, October 24 (PIA) -- The City Council on its regular session Monday, October 21, adopted Resolution No. 11495-2013, returning Barangay Bulua its ordinance which bans the smoking of cigars or cigarettes. The resolution covers in all enclosed public places owned by the government, private individuals, corporations, partnership or parts thereof such as office, session hall, social hall, conference room, comfort room, lobby, corridor, alley gymnasium and auditorium, whose door an... Read Full Story - ‘No smoking ...
  • EHCP outstanding schools named

    MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, October 23 (PIA) – Five outstanding Essential Health Care Package (EHCP) implementing schools were awarded here during the in-house program review held at the Camiguin Convention Center, this month. The schools were adjudged based on the functional set-up of its health corners, drinking and hand washing facilities, as well as, on the knowledge of teachers on the program and management of supplies.   The final evaluation result for year 2012 declared Binunsaran Elementar... Read Full Story - EHCP outstan...
  • Cebuano News: P5M gidonar sa CdeO ngadto sa mga biktima sa katalagman

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 24 -- Mokabat sa P5 Milyones ang gigahin sa konseho sa syudad agig ayuda sa mga dapit nga nahiagum sa mga katalagman. Sa sesyon ubos ni bise mayor Caesar Ian Acenas niadtong Lunes, gipalabang sa konseho ang Ordinansa No. 12670-2013 nga naghatag katungod ni Mayor Oscar sa Moreno pagdonar og tag-P1 ka milyon ngadto sa probinsya sa Zambonga ug Cebu ug syudad sa Cebu samtang P2 milyones usab alang sa probinsya sa Bohol. Mahinumduman nga ang Zamboanga bag-o lang nahiagum sa ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • Lanao del Sur receives 15 solar-powered vaccine refrigerators

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Oct. 24 (PIA) --- Fifteen solar-powered vaccine refrigerators were turned-over to the people of Lanao del Sur by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in a simple ceremony held at the Provincial Capitol Grounds Monday, October 21. Dr. Alinader Minalang, chief of the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO), said the turn-over of the equipment was brought about the desire to ensure the delivery of quality health care services to the people of... Read Full Story - Lanao del Su...
  • Misamis Occidental Certified Masonry Worker bags the 2013 ‘Galing Mason Regional Award

    Misamis Occidental bags 2013 ‘Galing Mason’ CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 24 (PIA) --- A certified mason worker from Misamis Occidental won the 2013 ‘Galing Mason Regional Skills Competition’ held October 10-12, 2013 in Calamba, Laguna. Junis L. Doria, who represented Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in Misamis Occidental will receive a certificate, trophy, 20 bags of Holcim Cement and cash prize amounting to P25,000.00 to be given during the 2013 ... Read Full Story - Misamis Occi...
  • Paper from Durian fruit waste wins 1st place in Science Investigatory Project

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Oct. 23 (PIA) – The Science Investigatory Project (SIP) “Paper Made From Durian Rinds” won first place in Applied Science, Team Category, Elementary Level of the 2013 Division Science Club Month Celebration, here. Winning first place in the Individual Category of the same level was the SIP titled “Used Motor Oil as an Effective Additive in Making Zero Amount Required (ZAR) on Shoe Cream” Dr. Rebonfamil R. Baguio, Schools Division Sup... Read Full Story - Paper from D...
  • 9th LPCC Quiz Bee provincial champ hails from Lanao del Norte

    ILIGAN CITY, Lanao del Norte, October 23 (PIA)—Dominique C. Dico, 17, a student of Christ the King College de Maranding, of Maranding, municipality of Lala, Lanao del Norte, was proclaimed first prize  winner in the Local Price Coordinating Council (LPCC) Quiz Bee-provincial level, on October 22, 2013, held at the Golden Pot Restaurant, Pala-o, Iligan City.Dico garnered 52 points in the three rounds involving easy, average and difficult questions, all about Consumerism, focused in this yea... Read Full Story - 9th LPCC Qui...
  • BJMP Iligan marks 19th NACOCOW celebration

    ILIGAN CITY, Lanao del Norte, October 21 (PIA)—The Bureau Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) of Iligan joins the country in celebrating the 19th National Correctional Consciousness Week (NACOCOW) from October 21-27, 2013. In an interview with City Jail Warden Omar Amper Jalagat of BJMP Iligan, at ‘PIA Action Line’ radio program, 8:00 a.m., Sunday, at DXIC-RMN Iligan, he said that the NACOCOW intends to recognize and provide inmates the necessary avenue of awareness and state o... Read Full Story - BJMP Iligan ...
  • Maritime industry audit team visits Northern Mindanao

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 21 (PIA) – The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) visits Northern Mindanao for the maritime audit starting October 21.  Administrator Maximo Mejia Jr.  in his speech as guest of honor during the 25th Founding Anniversary of Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) region 10 last October 17, said the visit will check on the progress  on  the issues that EMSA has raised during the last audit in April 2013. It was participated by Marina, Professional Regulation Commi... Read Full Story - Maritime ind...
  • Cebuano News: Mga estudyante nakadawat sa bag-ong hygiene kits

    MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, October 22 (PIA) – Duolan kinse mil ka mga bata ang nakadawat sa bag-ong hygiene kits alang sa laing hugna nga distribusyon sa Essential Health Care Package Program kon EHCP. Ika-lima na karon ka tuig sa implementasyon ang EHCP sa pagdala ug mga libreng suplay sama sa toothpaste, toothbrush, sabon, lice shampoo, sulod, nail cutter, ingon man tableta'ng pam-purga alang sa 70 ka sa Day Care Centers ug 55 ka pampubliko’ng tulunghaan sa elementary. Ang Fit For Sch... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • BFAR launches fisherfolk registration in ARMM

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Oct. 19 (PIA) --- The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BFAR-ARMM) has launched, Friday, October 18,  the National Program for Municipal Fisherfolk Registration (FishR) in the region as one of the highlights of the 50th Fish Conservation Week on October 13-19. FishR is designed to help BFAR fast-track, enhance and complete the municipal fisherfolk registration nationwide as required under Section 19 of Republic Act ... Read Full Story - BFAR launche...
  • MSU students shine in provincial statistics quiz show

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Oct. 17 (PIA) – Three freshman students from Mindanao State University (MSU) Marawi campus were declared winners in the Provincial Statistics Quiz Show held in MSU Science Lecture Hall Thursday, October 10. Abdulhata Muti of MSU-College of Natural Science and Mathematics grabbed the championship medal while Traudio Acuemo II of MSU-College of Engineering and Jehan Abbas of MSU-College of Natural Science and Mathematics won as the first and second runners-up, res... Read Full Story - MSU students...
  • DOH donated P8 million to government-owned hospital in Iligan

    ILIGAN CITY, Lanao del Norte, October 14 (PIA)— The Department of Health donated P8 million  for the construction of the  comprehensive emergency maternal obstetric and neonatal care building  at the  Gregorio Lluch Memorial Hospital (GLMH), a government-owned hospital, this city.Assistant Regional Director Adriano P. Suba-an of  the Department of Health-Center for Health Development, Northern Mindanao (DOH 10-CHD) Cagayan de Oro City,  graced the inauguration and blessing of the new build... Read Full Story - DOH donated ...
  • Muslim Filipinos celebrate Eid’l Adha

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Oct 16 (PIA) --- Muslims all over the country trooped in their respective mosques Tuesday morning to mark the celebration of Eid’l Adha. Known as the Feast of Sacrifice, Eid’l Adha is an Islamic festival that commemorates the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his own son as an act of submission to Allah’s command. The feast is celebrated with Eid prayers (kutba) and qurbani. Qurbani is an act where livestock are slaughtered and the meat s... Read Full Story - Muslim Filip...
  • DepEd-Ozamiz wins first place, Collaborative Publishing, Elementary Pilipino Category of RCSPC

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Oct. 16 (PIA) – The Collaborative Publishing Team (CPT) from the Department of Education, Division of Ozamiz City (DepEd Ozamiz), Elementary Pilipino Category, won first place in the First Phase of the 2013 Regional Clusters Schools Press Conference (RCSPC) held in Cagayan de Oro, recently. With the theme: “Campus Journalism and Transformational Leadership,” the conference was held pursuant to the provisions of Republic Act No. 7079, “An A... Read Full Story - DepEd-Ozamiz...
  • MisOr high schools compete in DTI provincial quiz bee  

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 14 (PIA) – A total of 61 fourth year students from 33 public high schools in Misamis Oriental competed in the provincial quiz bee of the Department of Trade and Industry Misamis Oriental (DTI-MOR) on October 11, Friday at SM this city. As part for this month’s Consumer Welfare Celebration, the provincial quiz bee allowed students to compete on their knowledge on consumer rights, trade laws and health related concerns.The quiz was categorized in three rounds ... Read Full Story - MisOr high s...
  • LGU Ozamiz awards winners of Search for healthy barangays, households

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Oct. 15 (PIA) – At least 13 or 25.49 percent out of 51 barangays and more than ten households/individuals of the city were acknowledged relative to the Search for Healthy Barangays and Households conducted by the local government unit, here. The search recognizes the efforts of the barangays and the participation of the households and individuals to bring down the rate of malnutrition in the city and Vice Mayor Nova Princess Parojinog-Echavez, said. It also... Read Full Story - LGU Ozamiz a...
  • CdeO Dad forms body to look into resettlement, shelter concerns

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct 14 -- In an effort to address the resettlement of the remaining Sendong survivors and informal settlers, including legitimate concerns hounding ‘Piso-Piso’ beneficiaries, City Mayor Oscar S. Moreno created the Shelter and Housing Development Multi-Sectoral Task Force purposely to handle the matters at hand. Chaired by Ramon Fernandez, the task force shall formulate a three-year comprehensive housing and urban development master plan as well as re-evaluate the... Read Full Story - CdeO Dad for...
  • Students learn traditional post mail letter writing

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct.10 (PIA) – Elementary and high school students here learn the traditional letter writing through post mail in the first National Letter Writing Day of the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost), October 9. Zeanley Banaag, grade six pupil of Corpus Christi School revealed that he was not really into writing but through this activity he was able to write a formal thank you letter to his friend. He added that he was excited since they were the first batch to particip... Read Full Story - Students lea...
  • Cebuano News: Kindergarten Festival of Talents gipahigayon sa Misamis Occidental

    JIMENEZ, Misamis Occidental, Oct. 11 (PIA) –Usa ka Kindergarten Festival of Talents ang gipahigayon sa Department of Education, Division of Misamis Occidental sa Gymnasium, ning lungsod, sa Oktobre 10.                                  Nakasentro sa tema nga “Angking Talino… Kindergarten Payabungin Mo,” ang festival naglakip sa mga talent sa Vocal Solo, Creative Dance, Nursery Rhyme Recitation ug Drawing, matud ni Dr. Jonathan S. Dela Pe?a, Schools Division Superintendent... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • OWWA awards model OFW families in Region 10

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 9 (PIA) --- Six overseas Filipino workers (OFW) and their families were awarded Tuesday for being model OFW Family in their respective communities. Spearheaded by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in Region 10, the awarding and recognition of the model OFW families in the region were held October 8 in Grand Caprice Restaurant and Convention Center, this city.{C}{C}{C} Given special commendations were Rosalinda Suico-Costańa and family from Manolo Fortic... Read Full Story - OWWA awards ...
  • SSS AlkanSSSya Program launched in Iligan City

    ILIGAN CITY, Lanao del Norte, October 10 (PIA)—  The Social Security System (SSS) launched recently in  Iligan the AlkanSSSya (coin box) Program intended for the two  hundred trisikad drivers here in Iligan  to become members of SSS under the self employed category-informal sector group.With ten pesos a day dropped in an  (coin box),  the two  hundred trisikad drivers here in Iligan are now members of the Social Security System (SSS) under the self-employed category - informal sector group... Read Full Story - SSS AlkanSSS...
  • Cebuano News: DepEd-Ozamiz nangandam alang sa Palarong Pampook 2013

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Oct. 9 (PIA) – Nagpahigayon ang Department of Education, Division of Ozamiz City sa usa ka Division Qualifying League (DQL), sa milabay nga Oktobre 5, agi’g pangandam, alang sa umaabot nga Palarong Pampook kun Northern Mindanao Regional Athletic Association (NMRAA) Meet 2013. Alayon kini sa Republic Act 10588 kun “Palarong Pambansa Act of 2013,” aron mapalig-on ug masabwag ang paugnat sa kusog ug maayong panglawas sa mga estudyante, matud ... Read Full Story - Cebuano News...
  • PHLPost to hold 1st National Writing Day

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct.8 (PIA) – The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost), Central Mindanao Area VIII, this city will hold its first National Writing Day on October 9 as part of its Postal Awareness Program.According to PHLPost Area Director Nimia S. Acebes, this activity alongside the World Post Day Celebration will gather 250 students from the public and private elementary and high schools in the city who signified to join and participate in the event.It will be held at the Capitol ... Read Full Story - PHLPost to h...
  • Listahanan-10 participates in NSCB exhibit

    CAGAYAN DE ORO, October 8 (PIA) -- In line with the celebration of the 24th National Statistics Month, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) through the Listahanan or the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction Unit participates in the Statistical Exhibit here on October 7-13, 2013. With the theme “Statistics that Matter to Every Filipino,” the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) hopes to highlight the vital role that data and statistics... Read Full Story - Listahanan-1...
  • NNC-10 honors nutrition champs

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, October 8 (PIA) – The National Nutrition Council (NNC) held a Regional Nutrition Award Ceremony for 2012 Outstanding Local Government Unit Nutrition Program implementers alongside with the 2012 Regional Outstanding Barangay Nutrition Scholars here, October 4. According to Zenaida Tondares, Regional Nutrition Program Coordinator, the NNC, together with the various Local Government Units (LGUs) and regional offices, brings the commitment to end malnutrition in the region... Read Full Story - NNC-10 honor...
  • DepEd-Ozamiz prepares for Palarong Pampook 2013

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Oct. 8 (PIA) – The Department of Education, Division of Ozamiz City conducted the Division Qualifying League (DQL), last Oct. 5, in preparation for the Palarong Pampook or the Northern Mindanao Regional Athletic Association (NMRAA) Meet 2013. Held in consonance with Republic Act 10588, otherwise known as the “Palarong Pambansa Act of 2013,” the DQL aimed to revitalize and promote sports to develop the physical fitness and health of the pupils/st... Read Full Story - DepEd-Ozamiz...
  • Cagayan de Oro hosts first regional roadshow of GPSMAPS 

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 2 (PIA) --- The City of Golden Friendship played host to the first leg of the regional roadshow of the Government Procurement and Supply Management Association of the Philippines (GPSMAP). The regional roadshow was held at the De Luxe Hotel last September 26 during the Product Awareness Seminar conducted by the Procurement Service and Department of Budget and Management. Flerida Arias, operations manager of the Procurement Service, said the association aims to promote t... Read Full Story - Cagayan de O...
  • Bukidnon residents get free medical, dental service

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 3 (PIA) – Residents of Barangay Sta. Inez, Malitbog Bukidnon availed of the free medical and dental check up and services yesterday as part of the outreach program of the first district leadership of the province. Beverly Viabado, resident of the area said, she was so glad that such medical mission was brought to their community. She added this was the first time an activity like this was held in their barangay. She said she had her blood pressure checked and so f... Read Full Story - Bukidnon res...
  • DepEd-Ozamiz conducts DepEdnomics skills competition

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Oct. 2 (PIA) – The Department of Education, Division of Ozamiz City (DepEd-Ozamiz) announced the conduct of the 2013 DepEdnomics – Division Skills Development and Competition (DSDC) at the Division Conference Hall on October 4, this year. The DepEdnomics-DSDC aims to prepare the pupils for higher education, world of work and lifelong learning and encourage creativity and proper attitude toward business opportunities, Dr. Rebonfamil A. Baguio, Schools ... Read Full Story - DepEd-Ozamiz...
  • Rural Health Unit in Bukidnon to get expansion

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 2 (PIA) – The Department of Health (DOH) through its Health Facilities Enhancement Program (HFEP) together with the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) as the implementing agency will construct the expansion of Malitbog Rural Health Unit (RHU) in Malitbog Bukidnon to augment its facilities.Engr. Denise Maria M. Ayag of DPWH Bukidnon 3rd District Engineering Office said that the one storey RHU building will have a floor area of 169.56 square meters with ... Read Full Story - Rural Health...
  • PhilHealth 10 lauds DSWD for Listahanan data sharing and utilization

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, October 1 (PIA) – The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PHIC) expressed appreciation to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) listahan. During the Listahanan Inter-Agency Dialogue and Press Conference held recently here, one of the highlights was the testimonial of PhilHealth 10 representative Marlon Arrabaca relative to their engagement with DSWD through a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) which sealed the agreement of sharing and utilizing Listah... Read Full Story - PhilHealth 1...
  • ARMM celebrates 21st National Children's month 

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Oct. 1 (PIA) --- Officials and employees of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) marked the start of the observance of the 21st National Children’s Month this October with an opening program on Monday, September 30, that highlighted the theme “”Kahirapan Wakasan, Karapatan ng Bata Ipaglaban."Section 13, Article II of Presidential Proclamation No. 267 declares the month of October as a national celebration month for children to be acquainte... Read Full Story - ARMM celebra...
  • Key shelter agencies in NorMin hold Housing Fair 2013

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept. 27 (PIA) --  Key housing agencies of the government led by the Housing Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) is conducting a Housing Fair from September 27 to 29 in Limketkai Center, this city. The three-day event formally opened with an awarding ceremony to local government units (LGUs), project beneficiaries and members of homeowners associations who are partners of the government in providing a secure tenure and housing to Northern Mindanao residents as wel... Read Full Story - Key shelter ...
  • More Lanao del Norte towns benefit from KALAHI-CIDSS

    TUBOD,Lanao del Norte, Sept. 26 (PIA) -- Two more coastal towns from this province are the latest to benefit from infrastructure projects implemented under the Kapit Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan – Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI-CIDSS) of Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). On September 18, simple ribbon-cutting and blessing rites were conducted at project sites in barangays of Sultan Naga Dimaporo (SND) and Kapatagan to inaugurate these essent... Read Full Story - More Lanao d...
  • DepEd-Misamis Occidental prepares for K to 12 Senior High School implementation

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Sept. 25 (PIA) -- The Department of Education, Division of Misamis Occidental (DepEd-Mis. Occ.) has conducted a survey in preparation of the implementation of the Senior High School (SHS) under the K to 12 Basic Education Program (BEP). Respondents of the survey were all Grade 8 students, parents and all teachers with a set of questions for each group, Dr. Jonathan S. Dela Pe?a, Schools Division Superintendent (SDS), said. Data gathered from the parents were t... Read Full Story - DepEd-Misami...
  • DSWD extends age coverage for Pantawid Pamilya in N. Mindanao

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 25 (PIA) – About 4,921 households in Northern Mindanao will continue to receive cash grants from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) through its Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, the conditional cash transfer (CCT) scheme of the national government. This, after the national government under President Benigno Aquino’s administration declared extension of age coverage for children under the CCT program. Previously, Pantawid Pamilya ... Read Full Story - DSWD extends...
  • TESDA-10 holds free assessment and certification 

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept. 25 -- The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Regional Office 10 is holding a series of competency assessment and certification across the region. The assessment and certification started August 19 and will end up on December 15, this year. The National TVET Competency Assessment and Certification (NATCAC) is a synchronized conduct of competency assessment and certification in identified key qualifications. It  is funded by the Training for Wor... Read Full Story - TESDA-10 hol...
  • DepEd-Tangub conducts community mapping of IP learners

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Sept. 23 (PIA) -- The Department of Education, Tangub City Division (DepEd-Tangub) has conducted a mapping of the Indigenous People Learners (IPL) in all barangays of the city. This was done because DepEd felt the need to establish a mechanism for mobilization, implementation and coordination of all programs and projects pertaining to IP education, Dr. Victoria V. Gazo, Schools Division Superintendent (SDS), said. Gazo said it was also in consonance with the Indi... Read Full Story - DepEd-Tangub...
  • DepEd-10 revisits curriculum on health

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Sept. 20 (PIA) -- The Department of Education (DepEd), region 10, has revisited the curriculum content of health as a component of Music, Arts, Physical Education and Health (MAPEH). Included in the revisit are the competencies, contents/performance standards and development of assessment tools based on local information, HIV/AIDS trends and updates, adolescent and reproductive health, and issues on drug addiction, smoking and alcoholism among teenagers. This ... Read Full Story - DepEd-10 rev...
  • Fish: A story of a persevering Pantawid Pamilya mother

    “Ma, mangaon pud unta ta ug isda panagsa (Ma, I wish we could have fish to eat sometimes),” Remely’s son suggested one day during lunch after realizing that they have been eating the same kind of foods ever since he was born.“Puhon, anak. Puhon, (Someday, my child. Someday)” she replied, although she felt a bit of a motherly pain there.Someday, she thought. And Remely believed that. Someday things will be better for her and her family. Days of lackA mother of four l... Read Full Story - Fish: A stor...
  • DSWD-10 strengthens advocacy on anti-trafficking, anti-child pornography

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 19 (PIA) -- As the lead agency in protecting the welfare of women and children, the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 10 (DSWD FO 10) spearheaded recently  the conduct of a one-day forum on Republic Act 10364 or the Expanded Anti-Trafficking in Person Act of 2012 and Republic Act 9775 or the Anti-Child Pornography Act of 2009, here. The forum was attended in by participants from municipalities of the 2nd District of Misamis Oriental, compose... Read Full Story - DSWD-10 stre...
  • 908 Pantawid Pamilya grantees enjoy DSWD’s livelihood program

    LANAO DEL NORTE, Sept 19 (PIA) -- As of August 31, the Department of Social Welfare and Development  (DSWD) Field Office 10 through its Sustainable Livelihood  Program (SLP) has released P4,640,000  to 908 beneficiaries in the municipalities of Matungao, Lala, Salvador, and Sultan Naga Dimaporo all in Lanao del Norte province.The Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) of DSWD is a community-based program which provides capacity building to improve the socio-economic status of program participants.... Read Full Story - 908 Pantawid...
  • DepEd-Misamis Occidental conducts Science Fair and Quiz

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Sept. 18 (PIA) -- To promote academic excellence, a Science Fair and Quiz has been conducted by the Department of Education, Division of Misamis Occidental, from Sept. 17-19. Focused on the theme: "Science Technology and Innovation:The Road to a Smarter Philippines," the activity is in consonance with the annual celebration of the National Science Club Month in September, Dr. Jonathan S. Dela Pe?a, Schools Division Superintendent (SDS), said. The three-day fai... Read Full Story - DepEd-Misami...
  • City gov't launches BLT program

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept. 18 (PIA) -- With the aim to improve the health, nutrition and early education of children, the Cagayan de Oro City Government starts the Busog, Lusog, Talino (BLT) Program on September 17 at Balulang Elementary School. In partnership with Jollibee Group Foundation, this feeding program will serve 40 malnourished children aged 0-6 years old from selected schools in the city for 120 days. Forty pupils from kindergarten to grade 3 in Balulang Elementary School feasted on ... Read Full Story - City gov't l...
  • DOST College Scholarship Examination set

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept 16 (PIA) -- About 2,200 graduating high school students from the different parts of Northern Mindanao are to take the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) college scholarship examination scheduled on Sunday, September 22. The testing centers will be  at the Central Mindanao University-Education Hall, Musuan,  for Bukidnon; Mambajao National High School for Camiguin; Misamis Occidental National High School-Main Building, Oroquieta City for Misamis Occidental; Mind... Read Full Story - DOST College...
  • DepEd-10 to come up with HIV/AIDS Action Plan

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Sept. 16 (PIA) -- The Department of Education (DepEd), region 10, will come up with an HIV/AIDS (Human Immunity Virus and Acute Immunity Deficiency Syndrome) Action Plan for 2014. Such plans will be the output of the Training of Trainors on HIV and AIDS Education and Prevention in the Workplace (HIV/AIDS EPW) set to be held at the Regional Education and Learning Center (RELC), Lapasan, Cagayan de Oro City on Sept. 25-27. Dr. Ingrid D. Racoma, Regional Director of... Read Full Story - DepEd-10 to ...
  • ARMM sends additional help to displaced families in Zamboanga City

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Sept. 16 (PIA) -- The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) government has sent  additional aid to families displaced by the ongoing crisis in Zamboanga City Thursday, September 12. Three truckloads of non-food relief items that include hygiene packs, cooking utensils, mosquito nets, sleeping mats and buckets were4 distributed to residents taking shelter at evacuation centers set up by the city government of Zamboanga. The ARMM government had earlier provided 2,... Read Full Story - ARMM sends a...
  • HRD training for provincial employees completed

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, September 13 (PIA) – More than 20 employees from the provincial government here in Lanao del Norte completed three module components of the Human Resource Development (HRD) Planning training.\ The five-month long training program is facilitated in by the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP), initiated by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) through its implementing arm Philippines Australia Human Resource and Organisation Development ... Read Full Story - HRD training...
  • 'No to Smoking' campaign of DepEd-Misamis Occidental continues

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Sept. 13 (PIA) -- The intensified anti-smoking advocacy campaign of the Department of Education, Misamis Occidental Schools Division (DepEd-Mis. Occ.) continues. This, as the DepEd-Mis. Occ. has instituted measures to promote a more vigorous and healthier smoke-free environment and made bolder moves towards saying “No to Smoking,” Dr. Jonathan S. Dela Pe?a, Schools Division Superintendent (SDS), said. Dela Pe?a said to increase the pupils’ aw... Read Full Story - 'No to Smoki...
  • Misamis Occidental PHO conduct Malaria Control orientation

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Sept. 11 (PIA) – Orientation and updates on the Malaria Control and Elimination Program in Misamis Occidental will be held Sept. 11-13, for the midwives of the province, at Naomi's Botanical Garden, Ozamiz City. This, as the Team of the Mosquito Bourne Diseases Control Program of the Misamis Occidental Provincial Health Office (MOPHO), joins the battle for a Malaria Free Philippines by the Year 2020, Dr. Rachel T. Micarandayo, Provincial Health Office, ... Read Full Story - Misamis Occi...
  • 613 TESDA graduates in Lanao Sur land jobs

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Sept 11 (PIA) -- Six hundred thirteen (613) graduates of Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) scholarship programs under the Transition Investment Support Plan (TISP) for Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) landed jobs after graduation. Tesda Provincial Director Tarhata Mapandi announced this during the Provincial Stakeholders’ Meeting on the implementation of TISP-funded programs and projects held on September 8, here. She said T... Read Full Story - 613 TESDA gr...
  • National Mental Health Program receive boost in Misamis Occidental

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Sept. 10 (PIA) -- The National Mental Health Program (NMHP) of the Department of Health (DOH) received a boost in Misamis Occidental with its orientation among Community Health Workers in the province. Attended in by Rural Health Nurses/Midwives from the cities of Oroquieta, Ozamiz and Tangub, as well, as from its 14 municipalities, the activity was held in partnership with the Misamis Occidental Provincial Health Office (MOPHO) at Naomi’s Botanical Garden,... Read Full Story - National Men...
  • TESDA Region X wins 1st runner up in the National Search for 2013 Idols ng TESDA

    CAGAYAN DE ORO, Sept. 4 (PIA) -- The region X nominee to the 2013 Search for Idols ng TESDA was declared first runner up in the national level for the wage-employed category. Chinet O. Mocorro of Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT), nominated in by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Lanao del Norte Provincial Office, was honored during the national awarding ceremonies held at TESDA Central Office in Metro Manila. She received two troph... Read Full Story - TESDA Region...
  • MHARS-RTTHospital gets "Excellent" rating for ARTA implementation

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Sept. 3 (PIA) -- The Mayor Hilarion A. Ramiro, Sr., Regional Training and Teaching Hospital (MHARS-RTT) in Ozamiz City, has been rated "Excellent" by the Civil Service Commission (CSC), region 10, relative to the implementation of Republic Act No. 9485. Otherwise known as the Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007, RA 9485 is an "Act to Improve Efficiency in the Delivery of Government Service to the Public by Reducing Bureaucratic Red Tape, Preventing Graft and Corruption, Pr... Read Full Story - MHARS-RTTHos...
  • Residents in Lanao del Sur receive relief goods from ARMM govt

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Sept.3 (PIA) -- Around 1,000 residents in the province received relief goods from the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) government on Saturday, August 31.Spearheaded by Office of Regional Vice-Governor, the distribution of relief goods was held in Ganassi town and in Brgy. Tuca, this city.Each of the beneficiaries received three  kilos of rice, two  cans of sardines, two  cans of corned beef and packs of noodles.ARMM Vice-Governor Haroun Alrashid Lucman Jr. ... Read Full Story - Residents in...
  • DSWD, TESDA hold C4TP induction and orientation in Lanao Sur

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Aug. 29 (PIA) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in partnership with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in the province conducted a training induction and orientation program (TIOP) on the Cash for Training Project (C4TP). The TIOP, held on August 22 at the Provincial Capitol Social Hall, was attended by the beneficiaries of the C4TP in the municipalities of Balindong, Buadipuso-Buntong, Bumbaran, Kapai, Lumba-Baya... Read Full Story - DSWD, TESDA ...
  • DOST 10 to install STARBOOKS in CdeO mall

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug 29 PIA -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) region 10 through its Science and Technology Information Institute (STII), will be installing Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly Operated Kiosk Station (STARBOOKS) in one of the big malls here in the city. STARBOOKS is a digital library containing thousands of digitized science and technology resources in various formats (text, video/audio) on a wide range of topics.  These include appropria... Read Full Story - DOST 10 to i...
  • DepEd-Tangub enforces ban on selling of junk food near the school premises

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 29 (PIA) -- The Department of Education, Tangub City Schools Division (DepEd-Tangub) has moved to strictly enforce the ban on selling of junk foods inside its school premises. The move is for the safety and protection of the health of school children, Dr. Victoria V. Gazo, Schools Division Superintendent (SDS) said in her memorandum to all Districts/Teachers-ln-Charge and Principals of both public and private elementary and secondary schools in the division.... Read Full Story - DepEd-Tangub...
  • News Feature: Gingoog educator gets  Outstanding Teacher award

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug 28 (PIA) -- Dr. Mitchel V. Rodriguez, master teacher of Odiongan Central School in Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental has been chosen one of the winners to this year’s Metrobank Foundation Search for Outstanding Teachers in the country.Now on its 29th year, the search honors the teaching profession, recognizing those who exhibit competence, remarkable dedication to their work, and effective educational leadership, as well as their various community involvements impleme... Read Full Story - News Feature...
  • Paascu visits LSU for prelim/resurvey of programs for accreditation

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 27 (PIA) – The Philippine Accreditation Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (Paascu) is set to visit La Salle University, here, on Sept. 2-3, 2013. The team will come for a preliminary survey of LSU’s Accountancy Program, a well, as a resurvey of its Arts and Sciences, Education and Business Programs, Dr. Flordelis J. Ejercito, Director of the Institutional Quality Assurance and Monitoring (IQAM) Office, said. A private, voluntary, ... Read Full Story - Paascu visit...
  • 516 teachers participate in DepEd K to 12 training in CdeO

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug 27 (PIA) – A total of 376 secondary level and 140 elementary schools  teachers hereh attended the Department of Education’s (DepEd) four day training workshop. The participants were not  only newly hired teachers for School Year 2013 to 2014 but teacher transferees as well.  Newly hired teachers also attended the training. . The training  aimed to make teachers even more competent and effective as innovations and teaching strategies were shared by ... Read Full Story - 516 teachers...
  • ICT e-reading program launched in Sugbongcogon, MisOr

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug 27 (PIA) -- To develop reading performance through the power of technology, the District of Sugbongcogon in Misamis Oriental (MisOr) launched recently the Information Communication Technology ICT e-Reading program at Alicomohan Elementary School in the town of Sugbongcogon. Eight barangays from Binuangan and nine barangays from Sugbongcogon including Binuangan Central School and Sugbongcogon Central School received external memory and daylight projector as ICT gad... Read Full Story - ICT e-readin...
  • Four MisOr schools are model in CITLE Project

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 27 (PIA) -- Four schools in the Division of Misamis Oriental (MisOr) region 10 were chosen as models for the project Continuous Improvement Towards Leaner Excellence (CITLE) of the Department of Education (DepEd) and the government of Australia and Human Capital Asia. This CITLE is aimed to institute quality and continuous improvement in schools as part of the Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013 or K to 12 Education Program. These schools include the Baliwag... Read Full Story - Four MisOr s...
  • LGU OZAMIZ readies transition plan to sustain 4P’s of DSWD

    OZAMIZ  CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 23 (PIA) – A transition plan has been prepared by the Ozamiz City Government for actions to take to sustain the programs of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), in the city. For implementation from 2013 -2016, the proposed plan was an output of a two-day City Transition Planning Workshop held Aug. 19-20, to determine possible interventions of DSWD’s Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4P’s), whose first batch of... Read Full Story - LGU OZAMIZ r...
  • TESDA Lanao del Sur re-aligns training courses to match industry demand

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Aug. 23 (PIA) --- The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Provincial Office is re-aligning its regular training courses to match the demand in the construction sector in the province. "There is plenty of construction projects being done in the province so we have to anchor our training courses to the demand and needs of the industry," said TESDA Provincial Director Tarhata Mapandi. Mapandi also told Philippine Information Agency (PI... Read Full Story - TESDA Lanao ...
  • IPHO Lanao Sur joins Family Planning Month celebration

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Aug. 22 (PIA) -- The Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) here joins the whole nation in promoting the importance of family planning to advance the health and welfare of mothers and children. As part of the Family Planning Month celebration, the IPHO in partnership with Ditsaan-Ramain municipal government conducted a 'Health Fair and Buntis Party'on August 19 with the theme "Planuhin ang Pamilya Para sa Magandang Kinabukasan". The whole-day ev... Read Full Story - IPHO Lanao S...
  • 11th Iligan City Computing Fair set on Sept 23-25

    ILIGAN CITY, Lanao del Norte, August 22 (PIA) -- Anchored on its theme “More Than Computing,” the 2013 Iligan City Computing Fair (ICCF) marks its 11th year with regular host, School of Computer Studies of the Mindanao State University-Iligan Intitute of Technology (MSU-IIT), this city.   Since its existence, SCS has pioneered in holding different academic and co-curricular meaningful activities that enable students, teachers and professionals in Iligan City and neighborin... Read Full Story - 11th Iligan ...
  • Misamis Occidental, 4 other agencies, Red Orchid Awardees

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 22 (PIA) – Misamis Occidental is one of only two  provinces, nationwide, that has won the prestigious Red Orchid Awards 2013. Added to this laurel are four other provincial agencies,  two hospitals and offices, each, which were also cited for the same award by the Department of Health (DOH). These hospitals are the Mayor Hilarion A. Ramiro Sr., Regional Teaching and Training Hospital (MARSRTTH) in Ozamiz City and the Misamis Occidental Pr... Read Full Story - Misamis Occi...
  • IPHO Lanao Sur chief reminds pregnant women to seek prenatal care

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Aug. 21 (PIA) --- Dr. Alinader Minalang, chief of the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) reminded pregnant women to have regular prenatal care to keep them and their babies healthy. Pregnant moms should have regular prenatal check-up, at least four visits to health centers during the duration of their pregnancy so that doctors can detect and treat health problems early, Minalang said during the "Health Fair and Buntis Party" held on August 19 in Ditsaan... Read Full Story - IPHO Lanao S...
  • Lanao del Sur needs more accredited maternal care providers

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Aug. 21 (PIA) -- There is still a need for more PhilHealth-accredited Maternal Care Package (MCP) providers in order to give mothers in the province better care. The province has 40 functional rural health units (RHUs) but only 19 are MCP-accredited, Dr. Ruby Minalang, Medical Specialist IV of PhilHealth in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) said during the recently-held Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Local Summit. These accredited-MCP prov... Read Full Story - Lanao del Su...
  • NSO 73rd anniversary sign MOU to support Open High School Program

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 20 (PIA) – Among the highlights of the 73rd anniversary of National Statistics Office region 10 (NSO-10) was to provide assistance to the Open High School Program (OHSP) of the Department of Education (DepEd) in East Gusa National High School here. NSO signed on August 19 a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with East Gusa National High School and pledged support in producing Information Education Communication (IEC) materials and modules to the fourth year ... Read Full Story - NSO 73rd ann...
  • DSWD spends P23.69M for poverty-reduction programs in Ozamiz

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 20 (PIA) – A total of P23,690,800 have been spent by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for 6,767 beneficiaries under its various poverty-reduction programs in the city, as of August 12, this year. Of this amount, P19,099,000 or 80.60 percent was received by 4,202 households , through a cash grant under the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4P’s), that was started in the city in 2011, Atty. Araceli F. Solamillo, Reg... Read Full Story - DSWD spends ...
  • ARMM govt continues to give assistance to Maguindanao flood victims

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Aug. 17 --- Various government agencies of Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) converged on Friday, August 16, to give assistance to 826 families in the towns of Datu Saudi Ampatuan and Datu Abdullah Sangki in Maguindanao who were affected by the flooding caused by heavy torrential rains. The regional Social Welfare department distributed relief goods composed of three kilos of rice and canned goods to the 609 affected families in Datu Abdullah Sangki ... Read Full Story - ARMM govt co...
  • Council for Welfare of Children, World Vision Mindanao conduct multi-level capacity building

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 16 (PIA) -- The Council for the Welfare of Children in partnership with World Vision conducts a week-long multi-level capacity building for strengthening Northern Mindanao’s Local Council for Protection of Children (LCPC) through a regional training of trainors. The training held August 13 to 16, aimed for the regional LCPC to be effective in the Child Rights-Responsive Governance as mandated in the law Republic Act 7610 on the special protection of children against ... Read Full Story - Council for ...
  • XUCLA, Balaod Mindanaw hold forum on indigenous peoples’ rights

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 14 (PIA) -- The Xavier University Center of Legal Assistance (XUCLA) in partnership with the Karapatan Sa Malikhaing Paraan (KaSaMa) project of Balaod Mindanaw held on Monday, August 12, a forum on the rights of indigenous peoples (IPs). Lawyer Jarley D. Sulay-Trugillo, executive director of XUCLA, said the forum was aimed at raising public awareness and understanding on the pressing issues affecting the rights of IPs and to discuss and share the solutions to these iss... Read Full Story - XUCLA, Balao...
  • DOST 10 awards scholar achievers

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 13 (PIA) – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) region 10 recognized and awarded achievers in their list of scholars in the recent National Science and Technology Week here. Out of the 145 graduates in the Academic Year 2012 to 2013 in Northern Mindanao, 44 of them have topped and graduated cum laude, magna cum laude and summa cum laude. These students have courses in Chemical Engineering, Biology, Mechanical Engineering, Applied Math, Computer Science,... Read Full Story - DOST 10 awar...
  • CGH diagnostic building nears completion

    MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, Aug. 13 (PIA) -- The Camiguin General Hospital (CGH) reports the near completion of its P5-million diagnostic building which will house a new CT scan machine. The hospital has now completed the installation of the CT-scan lead and will soon be facilitating the purchase of the equipment in the amount of P20-P30 million. This is expected to cut transportation needs of patients to the mainland just to undergo CT-Scan diagnosis. Several state of the art equipment are also made... Read Full Story - CGH diagnost...
  • NorMin schools avail DOST Starbooks

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 12 (PIA) -- Since the Department of Science and Technology in Region 10 (DOST-10) launched the Starbooks during its National Science and Technology Week on July here, there have been a number of schools in Northern Mindanao that immediately availed of the technology. These schools included Misamis Oriental State College of Agriculture and Technology (Moscat) in the town of Claveria in Misamis Oriental, Camiguin Polytechnic State College (CPSC) in the province of Camigu... Read Full Story - NorMin schoo...
  • DepEd Tangub on final stage in classrooms, schools evaluation

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug. 10 (PIA) -- The final evaluation of schools and classrooms in the public elementary and secondary schools of the Department of Education (DepEd), in the city, is now on its second month. Victoria V. Gazo, Ph.D., Schools Division Superintendent (SDS) of the Tangub City Schools Division said the activity is aimed at establishing ideal and dignified schools for pupils and students in the division. The final evaluation, she said, is conducted from July to Dece... Read Full Story - DepEd Tangub...
  • Human dev't program to be implemented in Lanao Norte

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, Aug 8 (PIA) -- A five-month long training program on Human Resource (HR) Development Planning will soon be implemented in Lanao del Norte. The Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) will facilitate the capacity-building program funded by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAiD) through its implementing arm Philippines Australia Human Resource and Organization Development Facility (PAHRODF). "We are really thankful that Lanao del Norte has bee... Read Full Story - Human dev't ...
  • 3,871 teachers join grade 8 mass training on DepEd’s K to 12

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 7 (PIA) -- A total of 3,871 teachers in Northern Mindanao participated in the Department of Education (DepEd) grade eight mass training on K to 12 basic education program (BEP) on April 29 to May 3 and May 6 to 10 this year. Since President Aquino signed Republic Act 10533 or Enhanced Basic Education Act into law on May 15 making it K to 12, DepED national and regional prime movers immediately mobilized their respective regions. As its implementation, the department h... Read Full Story - 3,871 teache...
  • 100 kids in MisOr receive school supplies, rain gears from DOLE

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 5 (PIA) -- Some 100 indigent children coming from a number of barangays in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental province received school supplies and rain gears from the Department of Labor and Employment-Eastern Misamis Oriental (DOLE-EMO) Provincial Field Office. These kids, who are in kindergarten, elementary and high school, are beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). The school supplies, uniforms,... Read Full Story - 100 kids in ...
  • Out-of-school youth to benefit Lanao del Norte’s scholarship program

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, Aug. 5 (PIA) –-- Out-of-school-youth (OSY) who want to learn some skills can enroll in vocational courses through scholarship grants of Lanao del Norte. Courses offered include shield metal and welding, driving, caregiving, commercial cooking, food and beverages services, massage therapy, pharmacy aid, housekeeping, health care services, and household. The scholarship grant entitles around 100 students, this province, to free tuition fees, assessment fee, t-shirt, d... Read Full Story - Out-of-schoo...
  • 2 policewomen from Misamis Occidental, best in police-community relations

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Aug 2 (PIA) -- Two policewomen from Misamis Occidental had been cited for their outstanding performance in Police-Community Relations (PCR). They are SPO3 Leodima U. Ligpusan of the Tangub City Police Station (CPS), Best PCR Senior Police Non-Commissioned Officer (PNCO), and PO2 Cheryl Lyn W. Ano-os of the Ozamiz CPS, Best PCR Junior PNCO. Their achievements have paved the way for a smooth involvement between the police and the community in their areas of res... Read Full Story - 2 policewome...
  • CSC-10 still accepts nominations for 2013 Search for xxemplars in gov’t service

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 2 (PIA) -- The Civil Service Commission (CSC) Regional Office 10 is still accepting nominations for the 2013 Search for Exemplars in Government Service in the region. "We are encouraging all agencies, offices, or instrumentalities to nominate to this 2013 regional search as a way of recognizing government agencies and employees who are exemplars in the field," said CSC-10 Regional Director Lourdes Clavite-Vidal. As part of the 113th Philippine Civil Service Anniversar... Read Full Story - CSC-10 still...
  • TESDA Lanao Sur holds entrepreneurship dev't training

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Aug 1 (PIA) -- The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) here is conducting a six-day training to capacitate existing technical-vocational (tecvoc) trainers on entrepreneurship development. Trainers from 23 technical institutions in the province participated in the training which started July 28 and will culminate tomorrow, August 2, said TESDA Provincial Director Tarhata Mapandi. She said the training aims to strengthen the capacity of techn... Read Full Story - TESDA Lanao ...
  • 154 poor families in Tuburan, Pagalungan gets electricity from Moresco-1

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 29 -- After enduring inconvenience due to the absence of electricity for the past many years, 154 poor families at six far-flung sitios in barangays Tuburan and Pagalungan this city finally have electricity in their homes. This after 1st District City Councilor Roger Abaday, who represented in Mayor Oscar Moreno, Misamis Oriental Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Moresco)-1 board president Bernard Benavidez, 1st District Congressman Rolando 'Klarex' Uy’s representatives, ... Read Full Story - 154 poor fam...
  • ARMM, UN agency collaborate in emergency response effort

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, July 26 -- The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) government gets support from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the establishment of the ARMM Humanitarian Emergency Action and Response Team (HEART), an emergency rapid response team intended to help curtail impact of disasters in the region. The two parties inked a memorandum of agreement Thursday, July 25 afternoon to formalize and outline their collaboration, with the UNHCR givin... Read Full Story - ARMM, UN age...
  • DepEd-Tangub conducts mass deworming of schoolchildren

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, July 23 (PIA) -- The Department of Education (DepEd), here, has embarked on a mass deworming of school children, from July to August, this year. Undertaken with the Department of Health (DOH), through its Integrated Helminth Control Program, the first dose mass deworming, which is also implemented nationwide, will be done in all public elementary and secondary schools of the city. Targets of deworming are all elementary pupils, from kindergarten and Grades I-V... Read Full Story - DepEd-Tangub...
  • DOST 10 PINOY complementary foods technology now available

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 19 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) PINOY (Package for the Improvement of Nutrition of Young Children) complementary foods technology is now available and can be adopted by private companies for massive production. Provincial Director Cecilia Aca-ac of DOST Misamis Oriental said during the National Science and Technology week here that the PINOY technology if produced massively and become mainstream and visible in grocery stores and malls will ... Read Full Story - DOST 10 PINO...
  • DOLE-10, Bukidnon LGU groundbreak muscovado production project

    QUEZON, Bukidnon, July 17 (PIA) -- Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Office 10 Assistant Director Crispin D. Dannug, Jr. and town mayor Gregorio Ll. Gue led the ground-breaking ceremony of the muscovado production project in Barangay Buton, recently. Muscovado is a brown sugar derived from cooking sugarcane juice via the traditional method. The project, which is expected to benefit some 200 tribal sugar farmers, is a joint undertaking of the DOLE and the municipality of Quezo... Read Full Story - DOLE-10, Buk...
  • Ozamiz City heads list of LGUs cited for anti-filariasis campaign

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, July 15 (PIA) -- Ozamiz City headed the list of local government units (LGU) that were cited for their participation in the successful fight against filariasis in Misamis Occidental. The Ozamiz LGU, together with the municipalities of Sinacaban, Baliangao, Jimenez and Tudela received special awards for consistently achieving above 85 percent coverage in the mass drug administration (MDA) in their areas. Consisting of a two-drug combination, diethylcarbamazine ... Read Full Story - Ozamiz City ...
  • DSWD to pour P13 M for infra project in Lanao del Norte

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, July 13 (PIA)– The interior town of Poona Piagapo here in Lanao del Norte is the latest recipient of infrastructure projects amounting to P13 million pesos under the Makamasang Tugon program of the Department of Social Welfare and Department (DSWD). A total of 15 projects are currently implemented in this town with 10 projects already fully completed. Last July 9, Governor Khalid Dimaporo, together with DSWD-10 Assistant Regional Director Aldersey Mumar dela Cruz, led... Read Full Story - DSWD to pour...
  • RDRRMC-X calls stakeholders to implement DOH-HEMS integrated code alert system in emergencies

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 11 (PIA) -- The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) in Northern Mindanao urged the Department of Health-Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD) and the Private Tertiary Hospitals to adopt, institutionalize and implement the same standard DOH-HEMS (Health Emergency Management Staff) Integrated Code Alert System in emergencies/disasters. This is to synchronize the efforts of the Health Sector and in anticipation of health emergencies, disaste... Read Full Story - RDRRMC-X cal...
  • DSWD holds supplementary feeding, social pension confab

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 10 -- Two hundred four representatives from various towns in Northern Mindanao joined the consultation dialogue held here recently, where the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 10 (DSWD FO 10) presented updates of its Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP) and Social Pension Program. Composed of 71 accountants, 40 auditors, and 93 local social welfare officers, the dialogue was also attended by a representative from the Philippine Postal Corporation... Read Full Story - DSWD holds s...
  • 21 towns in Lanao del Sur benefit from Salintubig program

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, July 10 (PIA) -- Twenty-one municipalities in this province are the targeted beneficiaries of the Sagana at Ligtas na Tubig sa Lahat (Salintubig) program of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). A total funding of P143 million was allocated for the provision of potable water supply system to these municipalities, DILG Provincial Director Atty. Paisal Sani reported during the recently concluded Lanao del Sur People’s Dialogue. He said the municipa... Read Full Story - 21 towns in ...
  • TESDA Lanao del Sur registers 1,585 graduates under scholarship programs

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, July 10 (PIA) -- A total of 1,585 scholars in the province have finished different training courses implemented by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda). Tesda Provincial Director Tarhata Mapandi said the graduates were all beneficiaries of the P11.70-million training fund allocated for the province under the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) stimulus package also known as the Transition Investment Support Plan (TISP). Scholarsh... Read Full Story - TESDA Lanao ...
  • DOLE-10 upholds Batas Kasambahay

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 10(PIA) -- To enforce the implementation of Republic Act 10361 otherwise known as the Domestic Workers Act or Batas Kasambahay, the Department of Labor and Employment in Region 10 (DOLE-10) held a press briefing highlighting the roles of key partner agencies in the pursuance of the Law on July 8. The event was graced by Ferdinand Saniel, Pag-IBIG Fund manager; Atty. Edwin Alo, Social Security System manager; Assistant Regional Director Nilo Castañares, Department of ... Read Full Story - DOLE-10 upho...
  • XU assures Xavier Ecoville sustainability during Hope Festival

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 9 (PIA) -- In Cagayan de Oro, 568 tropical storm Sendong survivors were given permanent homes called Xavier Ecoville. To ensure sustainability in this community, Xavier University turned over a livelihood center to the Xavier Ecoville Multipurpose Cooperative (Xempco) during the Dayun, Padayun: The Xavier Ecoville Hope Festival and blessing of their houses on July 6 in Barangay Lumbia, Cagayan de Oro City. This, in partnership with Peace and Equity Foundation, Mayban... Read Full Story - XU assures X...
  • DSWD holds Regional General Assembly in NorMin

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 9 (PIA) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office in Region 10 (DSWD-10) conducted its Regional General Assembly on June 26 at Chali Beach Resort, Cugman, this city. This biennial activity updates the staff on the latest news and important matters affecting the operations and management in the field office, said Atty. Araceli F. Solamillo, regional director. The one-day activity was filled with activities that provided DSWD employees with the n... Read Full Story - DSWD holds R...
  • DA holds scrapbook workshop for regional winners

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 9 (PIA) - With the coming National Corn Quality Awards competition, the Department of Agriculture in Region 10 (DA-10) invited the regional winners to a Scrapbook Preparation Workshop, on Monday, July 8 at the DA-10 Compound, in this city. The activity primarily intended to coach the regional winners in the preparation of their documentary requirements (scrapbook) as entailed to qualify as official contenders for the above said awards. With assistance from the Agric... Read Full Story - DA holds scr...
  • DSWD advocates laws on solo Parents, domestic workers

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 9 (PIA) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development 10 (DSWD-10) conducted an Advocacy Forum on Republic Act 8972 or The Solo Parents Welfare Act of 2000 and Republic Act 10361 or The Domestic Workers Welfare Act on June 21 at Cagayan de Oro City. There were 50 participants comprising local social workers, solo parents advocates, as well as people’s organization representatives in the forum. Deputy Provincial Prosecutor of Misamis Oriental Atty. Malou Romua... Read Full Story - DSWD advocat...
  • Promotion of human rights is everybody’s concern

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, July 9 (PIA) -- The promotion of human rights should be everybody’s concern. This was emphasized by Atty. Galuash ‘Bong’ Ballaho, commissioner of the Regional Human Rights Commission (RHRC) in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) during the inauguration of its field office in the city Monday, July 8. He said human rights issues are a major problem in the region but this is now slowly changing. Ballaho said their office is collaborating with other ... Read Full Story - Promotion of...
  • Kapatagan high school tops Sagayan Festival

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, July 9 (PIA) -- The Kapatagan National High School topped this year’s cultural dance of Lanao del Norte, the Sagayan Festival. First Runner-up went to Balo-i National High School, while the Lanao del Norte National Comprehensive High School of Baroy placed second runner-up. Prizes at stake were checks amounting P100,000, P75,000, and P50,000 for the champion, first and second runners-up, respectively, plus trophy each. While the non-winning contingents Teofila Quibr... Read Full Story - Kapatagan hi...
  • News Feature: Rights, Camera, Action!: A Call Against Child Labor

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 5 (PIA) -- One hundred students and teachers from different schools in the municipalities of Camiguin province participated in “Rights. Camera. Action!,” a summer workshop against child labor held at the Grand Provincial Convention Center, Mambajao. The three-day workshop conducted by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Office 10 in partnership with the Provincial Government of Camiguin, Department of Education-Camiguin, Anak TV and the National ... Read Full Story - News Feature...
  • Less fortunate children receive school supplies from DOLE

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, July 4 (PIA) -- Close to 200 less fortunate schoolchildren in the city were given school supplies by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) satellite office, here. Beneficiaries of the project ranged from preparatory pupils to high school students from the different schools of the city. “The activity is only one of those that DOLE had lined-up to celebrate the World Day Against Child Labor,” Ebba B. Acosta, head, DOLE Satellite Office of Ozamiz City,... Read Full Story - Less fortuna...
  • PHO cautions public on medicating dengue

    MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, July 4 (PIA)-- Provincial Health Officer Dr. Ricardo L. Reyes alerted the public on self-medication against the dengue viral infection. In an interview, Reyes said there is no harm in treating a true fever with over-the-counter medicines, like paracetamol or acetaminophen, because it could alleviate pain and reduce fever. However, if one suspects the recurring fever, supportive care in a hospital should be sought because pain relievers cannot cure dengue infection. â... Read Full Story - PHO cautions...
  • TESDA-10 endorses nominees to 2013 TESDA Kabalikat Award

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 2 (PIA) -- The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Regional Office 10 has endorsed the Provincial Government of Misamis Occidental and the International Labor Force – Skills Mastery Institute (ILF-SMI) Inc. to the National Search for the 2013 TESDA Kabalikat Award. The endorsement was made by Tesda-10 OIC-Regional Director Edgar A. Sales and the Regional Screening Committee headed by Arsenio L. Sebastian. The Kabalikat Award is one of Tesdaâ... Read Full Story - TESDA-10 end...
  • K to 12 is cost effective says DepEd 10

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 2 (PIA) -- Department of Education (DepEd) region 10 said that the K to 12 curriculum is cost effective especially for families who could not afford to send their children to college. Wilfreda T. Famador, chief of basic education of DepEd 10 during the Ang Rehiyon Karon (ARK) radio program of the Philippine Information Agency region 10 aired at DXIM Radyo Ng Bayan on Friday said that through DepEd’s K-12 curriculum, high school students will be equipped with differen... Read Full Story - K to 12 is c...
  • Northern Mindanao Medical Center receives cash assistance from PhilHealth-10

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 24 (PIA) -- The Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) received cash assistance from the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) Regional Office 10 today. PhilHealth-10 Officials led by Rhodella S. Pare turned-over the check amounting to P474,506.20 to NMMC Medical Director Dr. Jose C. Chan in a simple ceremony at the Mini Theatre of NMMC. Pare, the chief of Philhealth-10 Management Services Division said the check was part of the regional proceeds of th... Read Full Story - Northern Min...
  • Search is on for Holcim ‘Galing Mason Award’

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 21 (PIA) -- Cement manufacturer, Holcim Philippines Inc., is now accepting nominations for the fourth cycle of Galing Mason Award, a program to honor Filipino masons who show great skill and pride in their work and are model citizens in their community. Any reputable individual or legitimate organization may nominate working masons who are at least 25 years old, holder of a valid Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Certificate on Masonry, and h... Read Full Story - Search is on...
  • Cash for training project launched in Lanao del Sur

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, June 13 (PIA) -- The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Tuesday launched the Cash for Training Project (C4TP) in the province. The C4TP aims to assist disadvantaged youth by providing them with skills training and assistance towards gainful employment and entrepreneurial activities, said TESDA Provincial Director Tarhata Mapandi. She said the project will be implemented with two ... Read Full Story - Cash for tra...
  • Monitoring of compliance with labor standards needs holistic approach-DOLE

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 13 (PIA) -- A holistic approach is required in the monitoring of compliance with labor standards particularly on minimum wage implementation. Lawyer Johnson Cañete, regional director of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) emphasized this in a press briefing here on Monday saying that monitoring minimum wage compliance is not only the sole problem of the Department but everybody’s concern. Cañete said local government units (LGUs) for example play vital r... Read Full Story - Monitoring o...
  • OWWA-10 pays tribute to migrant workers and their families

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 13 (PIA) --- The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Regional Office 10 paid tribute to the heroism of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) during the 18th Migrant Workers Day celebration last June 7. In a simple program held in Grand Caprice Restaurant and Convention Center here, OWWA-10 released financial livelihood assistance under the National Reintegration Center for OFWs (NRCO) to 60 displaced OFWs coming from Initao, Claveria, Jasaan and the cities of ... Read Full Story - OWWA-10 pays...
  • DepEd-ARMM partners with MSU on K to 12 implementation

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, June 7 (PIA) -- The Department of Education in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DepED-ARMM) has partnered with the Mindanao State University (MSU) System in conducting a five-day training on K to 12 implementation Dr. Mariam LM. Diron, MSU Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, said the training aims to prepare high school teachers under the MSU system for the implementation of the K to 12 program. She said around 600 high schools teachers under th... Read Full Story - DepEd-ARMM p...
  • Erratum on the MultiDrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) story

    We wish to correct an error in our story entitled "MultiDrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB), a growing public health concern - DOH," posted May 21, 2013 on the PIA website (http://www.pia.gov.ph/news/index.php?article=2611369114367). In the article, the Tropical Disease Foundation (TDF) was erroneously identified as principal recipient of the Programmatic Management of Drug-resistant TB (PMDT) program supported by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM). The principa... Read Full Story - Erratum on t...
  • 139 youths graduate from Cash for Training

    MISAMIS ORIENTAL, June 5 (PIA) -- One hundred thirty nine youths from the towns of Tagoloan, Villanueva, Jasaan, Claveria, Balingasag, and Lagonglong, Misamis Oriental have graduated from the Cash for Training, a joint program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority. Training courses completed by the students included shielded metal arc welding, electrical installation and maintenance and computer hardware servicing. The Cash... Read Full Story - 139 youths g...
  • OWWA-10 releases livelihood assistance to five OFWs in MisOr

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 29 (PIA) -- The National Reintegration Center for Overseas Filipino Workers (NRCO) through the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in region 10 has released financial livelihood assistance to five overseas Filipino workers in Misamis Oriental. OWWA-10 Director Petrona Bergado, assisted by Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Director Atty. Johnson Cañete, spearheaded the awarding of checks amounting to P10,000 each to the beneficiaries during t... Read Full Story - OWWA-10 rele...
  • DOLE-10 signs MoU with guidance counselors network, other gov’t agencies to solve job mismatch

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 29 (PIA) -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has forged a partnership with the Career Guidance Counselors Network (CGN) and other government agencies to address job mismatch in Region 10. The regional offices of DOLE-10, Department of Education (DepEd), Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), Professional Regulations Commissions (PRC), Department of Tou... Read Full Story - DOLE-10 sign...
  • Northern Mindanao workers to receive wage hike

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 27 (PIA) -- Minimum wage earners in Northern Mindanao will receive a new round of wage increase this year. Lawyer Johnson Cañete, regional director of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), said Wage Order 17 will soon be implemented by the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB). He said the RTWPB has already forwarded its recommendations to the National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC) after it has deliberated on two wage petitions... Read Full Story - Northern Min...
  • LGUs aided to enhance project proposals for corn, cassava under LPRAP

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 27 (PIA) -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) 10 through its Agri-Pinoy Corn Program has allotted P17 million out of its P115 million budget for 2013 to implement projects under the Local Poverty Reduction Action Plan (LPRAP). To speed up implementation, the DA-Corn Program conducted a workshop and coaching activity on the preparation and refinement of project proposals for corn and cassava. The municipal corn coordinators and municipal agriculture officers from the lo... Read Full Story - LGUs aided t...
  • DTI Iligan to hold Diskwento Caravan Balik Eskwela on May 28-29

    ILIGAN CITY, Lanao del Norte, May 27 (PIA) -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is offering huge discounts on school supplies, food and non-food items in the Diskwento Caravan Balik Eskwela on May 28-29, 2013 at the Rizal Park, Iligan City. The caravan is part of the government’s non-wage benefits program, which provides workers and their families access to basic commodities and services at discounted prices of at least ten percent, augmenting their income and providing them with fin... Read Full Story - DTI Iligan t...
  • DOLE intensfies advocacy against child labor

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 27 (PIA) -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) through its Lanao del Norte provincial office is intensifying its advocacy on the eradication of child labor. The DOLE-Lanao del Norte office forged an alliance with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to raise awareness among Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries on the adverse effects of exposing their children to high-risk work environments. A series of community-based an... Read Full Story - DOLE intensf...
  • Foreign couples adopt Filipino children with DSWD’s help

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 24 (PIA) -– The Department of Social Welfare and Development-10 has recorded around seven couples from around the world who are now all eyes with love for Filipino children that are legally available for adoption in 2013 beating off the 2012 record with only two inter-country adoptions. Recently, two couples from Indiana, United States of America, and Zaragosa, Spain visited the Regional Reception and Study Center for Children (RSCC) to finally meet their adopted chil... Read Full Story - Foreign coup...
  • DSWD-10 conducts Social Protection Development Report and Risk and Vulnerability Assessment

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 24 (PIA) --The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 10 presented its Social Protection Development Report and Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (SPDR / RVA) to update government offices on the current poverty situation in the region. About 27 participants attended the activity on May 23 composed of social workers coming from across the region, representatives from National Statistics Coordination Board, Departments of Health, Natural Environment and... Read Full Story - DSWD-10 cond...
  • Misamis Occidental allots P13.3M for Special Educ Fund, CY 2013

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, May 22 (PIA) – A total of P13.3 million have been appropriated by the Provincial Government of Misamis Occidental (PGMO) for projects/programs/activities under the Special Education Fund (SEF) for Calendar Year (CY) 2013. Of this amount, P3.425 million or 25.75 percent have been allocated for the first quarter of the year, Governor Herminia M. Ramiro, said. Likewise, of this annual appropriation, the highest amount of P6 million have been programmed for i... Read Full Story - Misamis Occi...
  • 4ID Troopers join Brigada Eskwela 2013

    CAMP EVANGALISTA, CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY , May 22 -- The 4th Infantry “Diamond” Division joins nationwide “Brigada Eskwela 2013” of the Department of Education within its area of responsibility. Also known as the National Schools Maintenance Week, this activity is an annual school maintenance program by the Department of Education scheduled from May 20 to 25, 2013. Brigada Eskwela aims to prepare schools for the opening of classes this June 10. In this program, DepEd is calling upon ... Read Full Story - 4ID Troopers...
  • MultiDrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB), a growing public health concern - DOH

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 21 (PIA) - The Department of Health (DOH) region 10, City Health Office and local government unit here are one in doing massive information dissemination on a growing public health concern, the MultiDrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB). Dr. Arlene Esling of German Doctors Hospital explained that normal (early stage) tuberculosis (TB) transforms or develops into a MultiDrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) when TB patients fail to get correct treatment or not get c... Read Full Story - MultiDrug-Re...
  • 95% of persons with HIV/AIDS in region 10 are male – DOH

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 21 (PIA) -- The Department of Health (DOH) region 10 and the City Health Office here in their advocacy for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) awareness and prevention mentioned that these days, it is not anymore the females that acquire such virus predominantly but the male. Dr. David A. Mendoza, DOH regional epidemiologist said that this year, 95% of the recorded cases of such infection are dominated by males. Further, he ... Read Full Story - 95% of perso...
  • DOH-10 official bats for healthy lifestyle, awareness in fight against HIV-AIDS

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 20 (PIA) -- A healthy lifestyle and adequate knowledge of Human Immune Deficiency Virus infection / Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV / AIDS) are essential in the fight against the deadly disease, an official of the Department of Health said. “HIV-AIDS is incurable and fatal but 100 percent preventable. A person with HIV is infected for life and you cannot tell who is infected,” Dr. Evelyn Magsayo, DOH 10 HIV-AIDS program manager said. “Getting HIV is a de... Read Full Story - DOH-10 offic...
  • News Feature: An elder’s gift for the next generation through Kalahi-CIDSS

    CALAMBA, Misamis Occidental, May 20 (PIA) -- Ana Curita Pasa, 77, a resident of Brgy. Don Bernardino A. Neri, Calamba, Misamis Occidental is a Kapit Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan- Comprehensive Integrated Delivery of Social Service (Kalahi-CIDSS) volunteer and member of the Monitoring and Inspection Team (MIT). This is her story, her experience in volunteering for Kalahi-CIDSS. “Tiguwang nako, dili nako makapakinabang niini nga proyekto. Apan akong mga anak ug akong mga apo maoy makabinipisyo, m... Read Full Story - News Feature...
  • DOST 10 scholars now in summer classes

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 15 (PIA) -- Incoming DOST scholars from Region 10 are undergoing summer classes beginning May 6 up to June 1. The 30-day program is being held at Mindanao University of Science and Technology this city and at the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology, Iligan City. This Summer Orientation and Enrichment Program (SOEP) is designed to increase the knowledge and skills of DOST scholars in English, Mathematics and Physics. It also aims to prepare them in... Read Full Story - DOST 10 scho...
  • Supplementary Feeding Program continuously implemented in Region 10

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 10 (PIA) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 10 (DSWD FO-10) continuously implements the second cycle of the supplementary feeding that started on October 2012 and has been on-going even during summer vacation to complete the 120 days feeding program. Out of the 108,306 day care children beneficiaries, 14.4% were malnourished upon the start of the feeding program. It is expected that there would be a significant decrease of malnutrition rat... Read Full Story - Supplementar...
  • May is Cervical Awareness Month

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 8 (PIA) -- The Department of Health, pharmaceutical company Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD), and medical societies, kicked off the Cervical Awareness Month dubbed as “Babae, Mahalaga Ka!” at Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC). As part of the campaign, 58 DOH retained hospitals nationwide including Northern Mindanao Medical Center in Cagayan de Oro, will offer free Cervical Cancer screening to women aged 30-49 years old. “Gagawa po kami ng free screenings to DOH ... Read Full Story - May is Cervi...
  • Over 2,000 jobseekers join Tesda-DOLE Jobs Bridging

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 8 (PIA) -- In line with its commitment to help Tech-Voc graduates find jobs, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) Regional Office 10 conducted jobs bridging activity dubbed as “Hanapbuhay Para sa mga Tesda Specialista.” A total of 107 agencies participated in the job bridging comprising of 89 local and 18 overseas companies. Around 2,184 applicants were registered of which 1,600 were interviewed. Of the total interviewed applicants, 23... Read Full Story - Over 2,000 j...
  • Over 3,000 NorMin youth undergo Tesda-DSWD tech-voc training

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 7 (PIA) -- A total of 3,471 young people, ages 18-30, underwent technical-vocational training under the joint program of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) dubbed Cash for Training Project (C4TP). C4TP is a training program that responds to the government’s thrust in providing sustainable intervention to improve the plight and condition of the youth and empower them through skil... Read Full Story - Over 3,000 N...
  • MSD and DOH go full circle for 6th Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 6 (PIA) -- The Department of Health (DOH), in a public-private partnership with Merck Sharpe and Dohme (MSD) Philippines, is now on its sixth year of raising awareness and providing free cervical cancer screening programs nationwide. For the sixth run of its Cervical Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) activities this May, both the DOH and MSD are going beyond just screening. This year, the awareness is going full circle—from prevention to treatment. Free screenings will... Read Full Story - MSD and DOH ...
  • MSU continues to help capacitate Muslim communities

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, May 2 (PIA) -- Mindanao State University (MSU) continues to serve as an effective instrument in capacitating Muslim communities to catch up with more developed communities in the country. This was emphasized by MSU President Macapado Muslim during the groundbreaking rites of the College of Information Technology building in MSU main campus recently. Muslim said one noticeable trend in the university today is the increasing number of top performing Muslim students a... Read Full Story - MSU continue...
  • DOLE-10 to hold Diskwento Caravan

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 29 (PIA) -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Office 10 will hold a Diskwento Caravan on May 2 and 3 in line with the 111th Labor Day celebration in the region. The two-day caravan, with the theme “Presyong Panalo ang Empleyado,” will be held at the Provincial Capitol Ground in Velez Street, this city. Lawyer Johnson G. Cañete, DOLE-10 Regional Director, said the activity aims to provide an opportunity to the labor sector, most especially th... Read Full Story - DOLE-10 to h...
  • DPWH-ARMM hires 400 part-time workers for summer job

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, April 25 (PIA) -- The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has hired 400 part-time workers for the agency’s summer job program this year. DPWH-ARMM Secretary Emil Sadain said the recruits, who are mostly students, will take part in the agency’s “Oplan Linis Bayan” Program, which includes the clean-up of major roads across the region. He said the program is meant to keep roads free from distraction... Read Full Story - DPWH-ARMM hi...
  • Aquino warns politicians against using 4Ps to get votes

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, April 24 (PIA) -- President Benigno S. Aquino III warned political candidates against using the Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program (4Ps) to force the beneficiaries program to vote for them. The warning was issued by the President during his meeting with local leaders and the community in the province on Monday. He stressed that 4Ps is a program of the national government being implemented by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and whose beneficiar... Read Full Story - Aquino warns...
  • President Aquino leads groundbreaking of College of IT building in Marawi City

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, April 23 (PIA) --- President Benigno S. Aquino III led yesterday the ceremonial groundbreaking of the College of Information Technology (CIT) building of the Mindanao State University (MSU), here. The President was joined by MSU President Macapado Muslim, CHED Commissioner Ruperto Sangalang and ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman in the capsule laying rite that paves the way for the construction of the three-storey building. “Ang gusaling ito ay tagumpay hindi lamang ng M... Read Full Story - President Aq...
  • PNoy cites programs to strengthen country’s education system

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, April 23 (PIA) -- President Aquino on Monday cited some of the government programs which aims to strengthen the education system in the country. In his keynote speech during the groundbreaking ceremony of the Mindanao State University’s (MSU) College of Information Technology (CIT) building, the President said the government has launched the K+12 program to ensure that the Filipino youth can keep up with the graduates of other countries. He also said his administr... Read Full Story - PNoy cites p...
  • DepEd-Ozamiz to build 18 classrooms this year

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, April 22 (PIA) -- At least 18 classrooms in areas experiencing shortage within the Ozamiz City Schools Division is being proposed this year. City Division Superintendent Rebonfamil A. Baguio said the proposed amount is P20.8 million to include the cost of hauling of materials, site improvement and construction of the following: Two-storey, four (4)-classroom building at the Ozamiz City National High School (OCNHS), P4.847 million and at the Ozamiz City Schoo... Read Full Story - DepEd-Ozamiz...
  • MUST supports Pantawid Pamilya to boost education

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 20 (PIA) -- The Guidance Office of Mindanao State University of Science and Technology (MUST) Main Campus here is calling students under Students Grant-Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation (SGP-PA) to follow-up their enrollment for the upcoming school year. This after MUST through the guidance counselor is stepping its monitoring on the college scholars of the SGP-PA which aims to increase number of graduates in higher education among poor households, and to get these ... Read Full Story - MUST support...
  • CSC conducts gender sensitivity training

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 19 (PIA) -- The Civil Service Commission (CSC) ran a one-day gender sensitivity seminar here in Pearlmont Inn Cagayan de Oro City, Thursday. The orientation covered basic concepts of sex and gender and practical exercises such as the “Sapot ng Gagamba” (spider’s web - identifying gender related issues and problems), “Pitik Palak” (click and clap- to determine participants concept about men and women), and the “Masali” (acronym for magulang, salinlahi, an... Read Full Story - CSC conducts...
  • CSC conducts seminar to retiring employees

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 17 (PIA) -- Here's what every government Human Resource Division should be doing for its retiring empoyess. The Civil Service Commission - Region 10 (CSC-10) has initiated today, here in the city, the conduct of a two-day seminar for retirees. This is part of CSC’s pre-retirement program which targets retirees, or those planning to retire within five years. Human Resource Management Officers (HRMOs), administrative officers, and other interested government employe... Read Full Story - CSC conducts...
  • DOH pours in P587-M infra assistance to health facilities in Northern Mindanao

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 17 (PIA) -- The Department of Health (DOH) has approved a total of P578 million funding assistance for the enhancement of several hospitals, rural health units (RHUs) and barangay health stations (BHS) in Northern Mindanao. The DOH Region 10 Health Facility Enhancement Unit announced this in a media conference on Friday. Luis Simbajon of the DOH Health Facility Enhancement Program explained that the approved projects were culled from the Health Investment Plan sub... Read Full Story - DOH pours in...
  • PESO Malaybalay employs 150 students this summer

    MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, April 16 (PIA) -- The Public Employment Service Office (PESO) here employed 150 students under the government’s Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES). Herculano S. Ronolo, city administrator, said the hired students underwent an orientation urging them to follow government rules and policies, specifically on the aspect of working hours and the delivery of quality public service. Ronolo said that of 150 student grantees, 100 of them will work for the per... Read Full Story - PESO Malayba...
  • Marawi School Division gets thumbs-up from DepEd-ARMM chief

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, April 15 (PIA) -- The regional secretary of the Department of Education in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DepED-ARMM) lauded the teachers and pupils under the Marawi City School Division. Lawyer Jamar Kulayan, who graced the city’s 33rd founding anniversary on Sunday, said he is proud and impressed by the recent performance of the Marawi City School Division. He said Marawi City School Division recorded a high rating in the regional assessment in Scienc... Read Full Story - Marawi Schoo...
  • DOH allots P6.4M infra assistance to Camiguin

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 13 (PIA) -- Department of Health - Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD) Northern Mindanao has released P6.4 million assistance to Camiguin province for health facility enhancement. The amount covers building improvement of the five rural health units (RHUs), as well as, the Tangaro, Panghiawan, and Sto. Niño Barangay Health Stations in Catarman town. For Hospital improvement, the DOH has already poured in P20million in 2010 for the development of the Camiguin Ge... Read Full Story - DOH allots P...
  • DOH reports positive feedback on micronutrient powder use

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 12 (PIA) – The Department of Health-Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD) for Northern Mindanao reports favorable feedback in micronutrient powder (MNP) use among children. DOH Nutritionist Dietician Beryl Lorraine G. Go said mothers noted positive change on their children’s weight, health and skin after introducing the micronutrient powder mix on their meal. It comes in single-served sachet or packages that can be mixed in home prepared food. Each sachet is pa... Read Full Story - DOH reports ...
  • Comelec sets P3,000 honorarium for personnel serving in the May 13 elections

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Apr. 11 (PIA) -- The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has set the honorarium of the the Department of Education (DepEd) personnel who will serve in the Board of Elections Inspectors (BEI) in the May 13 elections. Pursuant to Comelec Resolution 9640, the BEI is composed of a chairperson and two members, one of whom will be designated as poll clerk, and all of whom are public school teachers, giving preference to those with permanent positions and those who se... Read Full Story - Comelec sets...
  • Over 2,000 volunteers in Lanao del Norte’s GK Bayani Challenge 2013 mobilized

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, April 02 (PIA) — A total of 2,078 volunteers, making up 70 teams, registered in the Gawad Kalinga (GK) Bayani Challenge in Lanao del Norte, for the disaster prone area and indigent families as recipients to this project. The 32 units built during the weeklong GK Bayani Challenge (BC) from March 23-27, 2013 in Sapad is located in Poblacion in a two-hectare lot donated by the Ali family through Vice Governor Irma Ali of the province of Lanao del Norte. Per unit has a lo... Read Full Story - Over 2,000 ...
  • Over 2,000 volunteers in Lanao del Norte’s GK Bayani Challenge 2013 mobilized

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, April 2 (PIA)— A total of 2,078 volunteers with 70 teams registered in the Gawad Kalinga (GK) Bayani Challenge in Lanao del Norte, its site at Poblacion, Sapad town, this province, for the disaster prone area and indigent families as recipients to this project. The 32 units built during the weeklong GK Bayani Challenge (BC) from March 23-27, 2013 in Sapad is located in Poblacion in a two-hectare lot donated by the Ali family through Vice Governor Irma Ali of the provin... Read Full Story - Over 2,000 ...
  • DOLE-10, ILO-IPEC train anti-child labor advocates on knowledge sharing system

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 27 (PIA) --- Around 50 anti-child labor partners and advocates in Northern Mindanao have undergone a hands-on training on the use of the Child Labor Knowledge Sharing System (CLKSS) on Tuesday. The CLKSS orientation and training was conducted by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Office 10 in partnership with the International Labour Organization (ILO) International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC). The CLKSS is a new web portal... Read Full Story - DOLE-10, ILO...
  • DSWD mobilizes workers to ensure proper Program implementation

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Mar. 26 (PIA) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office 10 here has reiterated its call to all Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (Pantawid Pamilya) workers to make it clear that politicians or parties have no control over Pantawid Pamilya and other programs of Department. Lawyer Araceli F. Solamillo, DSWD Field Office 10 Regional Director, said both beneficiaries and non-beneficiaries must be accurately informed on the selection and delistin... Read Full Story - DSWD mobiliz...
  • Cagayan de Oro ready for Bayani Challenge 2013

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 22 (PIA) -- A series of activities have been set up here for the Bayani Challenge 2013 themed: “Isang Bayan, Isang Bayanihan,” that will take place from March 23 to 27. At least 100,000 volunteers in more than 35 provinces nationwide will gather and simultaneously hold the Bayani Challenge dubbed the biggest multi-sectoral showcase of volunteerism in the country. Jose Mari Oquiñena, undersecretary for special concerns of the Presidential Communications Operatio... Read Full Story - Cagayan de O...
  • BFP calls for cooperation of public schools in fire safety standards

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 22 (PIA) -- The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) is calling on school heads to comply with the fire safety code. This is after BFP inspected a number of public and private schools in the region and ordered the imposition of fines to 10 out of 29 high school facilities initially covered. BFP 10 Assistant Regional Director for Operations Alan N. Aladano said the most common reason for non-compliance is lack of funds, especially among public schools. He urged school hea... Read Full Story - BFP calls fo...
  • PhilHealth-10 trains Reach Out team in Iligan

    ILIGAN CITY, Lanao del Norte, March 21 (PIA) --The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PHIC) has finally been given the opportunity to interact with institutional health care providers and health care professionals as PhilHealth has now made it's zeal to deepen its relationship by creating a new team called PhilHealth Reach Out. Around 60 participants from the Philippine Hospitals Association of Iligan City and Lanao del Norte Chapter were the first to be given Reach Out orientation by P... Read Full Story - PhilHealth-1...
  • Use iodized salt in processed foods – FNRI

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 21 (PIA) -- As opposed to the notion that iodized salt can greatly alter texture, taste, and components of processed food, studies of the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) show that iodized salt has no significant effect on the pH (acidity), Aw (water activity in food), and moisture content of test processed food products. Czarina S. Martinez of the FNRI said during the orientation of studies on “The Effects of Iodized Salt in Processed Foods in Selected ... Read Full Story - Use iodized ...
  • DOLE-10 to conduct hands-on training on Child Labor Knowledge Sharing System

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 20 (PIA) -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Office 10 will conduct an orientation seminar and hands-on training on Child Labor Knowledge Sharing System (CLKKS) on March 26 at Dynasty Hotel, here. Lawyer Johnson G. Cañete, DOLE-10 Regional Director, said the one-day activity aims to improve collaboration and data sharing among partners and advocates of child labor programs. The CLKKS is an information technology tool for sharing relevant real-t... Read Full Story - DOLE-10 to c...
  • New PIA chief is a volunteerism champion

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Mar. 20 (PIA) -- Jose Mari M. Oquiƈena, the new Director General (DG) of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA), is a volunteerism champion. Currently holding the post of Undersecretary for Special Concerns at the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), DG Oquiƈena founded Pilipinas Natin, a nationwide volunteer program, which brings the message across to all Filipinos that “the Aquino government is committed to its promise to engage the citiz... Read Full Story - New PIA chie...
  • LNNCHS Wildcats reign supreme in NCC 2013

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, March 12 -– The Lanao del Norte National Comprehensive High School (LNNCHS) Wildcats captured the national title for the high school coed division in the 2013 National Cheerleading Championships (NCC) held at the Philsports Arena formerly Ultra, Pasig City on Sunday, March 10. The 30-member squad bested 14 other high school teams from different regions of the country with their clean and amazing routine including a 360 degrees tick tock stunt and the highly technical b... Read Full Story - LNNCHS Wildc...
  • ARMM solon underscores the need for an enhanced education act in region

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, March 12 (PIA) -- A member of the Regional Legislative Assembly (RLA) of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), underscored the need to fast-track the passage of the Enhanced Basic Education Act (EBEA) of the ARMM. Samira Gutoc-Tomawis, chairperson of the Committee on Education, Culture, Arts and Sports Development, said one of the most important concerns continuously discussed by the Committee was the review of the Muslim Mindanao Act (MMA) 279 to improve ... Read Full Story - ARMM solon u...
  • NorMin to further strengthen anti-child labor program

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 11 (PIA) -- Child labor focal persons in Northern Mindanao will converge here to further improve and strengthen the region’s anti-child labor program. Lawyer Johnson G. Cañete, regional director of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), said member-agencies and program partners of the Regional Child Labor Committee (RCLC) will meet on March 13 to tackle child labor concerns in the region. Cañete, who also chair the RCLC, said the meeting will serve as a v... Read Full Story - NorMin to fu...
  • ARMM legislator salutes women’s contribution to society

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, March 10 (PIA) -- A legislator of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) underscored the multiple contributions of women in the society. Assemblywoman Samira Gutoc-Tomawis said women not only play the role of mothers but also of teachers, providers and professionals reminding the society of the need to balance modernity and tradition. She said women are innate teachers because they are the first to teach their child while some leave their families behind to... Read Full Story - ARMM legisla...
  • DOLE-RCC holds discussion on wage reform

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 6 (PIA) -- A maiden public discussion on the wage reform geared towards the Two Tiered Wage System (TTWS) was conducted last March 4 at the DOLE-X WODP Training Center, here. The activity was part of the continuing education and orientation on the different programs and services of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) in Northern Mindanao. The discussion, attended by 12 media groups in the region, started with the current ... Read Full Story - DOLE-RCC hol...
  • Two-tiered wage system to encourage workers to work harder

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 5 (PIA) -- The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) in Northern Mindanao said the implementation of the two-tiered wage system will motivate workers to work harder and above par. RTWPB 10 Secretary Estrella Pahalla said in a media forum Monday that the new scheme which highlights productivity and performance in wage fixing will result to improvements in workers’ productivity. The two-tiered wage system consists of a fixed “floor or minimum wa... Read Full Story - Two-tiered w...
  • DENR awards free patents to farmer beneficiaries in Camiguin

    MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, March 3 (PIA) -- Ninety one free patents were awarded to farmer beneficiaries here under the government’s “Handog Titulo program” covering an area of 40.8 hectares. These titles confirm the ownership of the beneficiaries in accordance with the public land law. According to the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO), the Handog Titulo program is implemented consistent with the goals of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), which seeks t... Read Full Story - DENR awards ...
  • ECC makes improvements to compensation program

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 2 (PIA) -- The Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC), an attached agency of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), is planning to make some innovations to the employees’ compensation program (ECP). The agency is working towards expanding the coverage of the program and increasing its benefits and services, according to ECC Executive Director Stella Zipagan-Banawis. The ECP provides a compensation package to public and private employees or their depende... Read Full Story - ECC makes im...
  • DOLE-10 releases livelihood assistance to a women’s co-op in Camiguin

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 1 (PIA) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Office 10 has released a livelihood financial assistance of P298,000 to Balite 2 SEAK Women’s Consumers Cooperative (BSWCC) under the DOLE Integrated Livelihood Program (DILP). The DILP is DOLE’s contribution to the Aquino administration’s agenda of reducing poverty through the promotion of livelihood and entrepreneurship and transforming them into community enterprises through convergence of ser... Read Full Story - DOLE-10 rele...
  • 3,400 Asatidz in ARMM to take qualifying exam on March 2

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, March 1 (PIA) -- Around 3,472 Asatidz (plural for Ustadz) in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) who have passed the initial assessment are set to take the qualifying examination for the Arabic Language and Islamic Values Education (ALIVE) tomorrow, March 2. The examination is a nationwide undertaking to determine the applicant’s capability in Arabic language and Islamic studies for them to qualify as ALIVE teachers in public elementary schools in ARMM ... Read Full Story - 3,400 Asatid...
  • ADM BEAM helps improve access to quality education in ARMM

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Feb. 27 (PIA) -- The Basic Education Assistance in Mindanao (BEAM) in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) is set to celebrate its first year anniversary today. The BEAM ARMM is long term assistance to education of the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), Bangladesh Rural Achievement Committee (BRAC) and the Department of Education (DepEd) in the region which aims to improve access to quality basic education in ARMM. It has establishe... Read Full Story - ADM BEAM hel...
  • PNoy assures typhoon victims of gov’t assistance

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 26 (PIA) -- President Benigno S. Aquino III assured survivors of typhoon “Sendong” that the government will continue to attend to their needs. President Aquino expressed his personal concern to typhoon survivors after he inspected the Xavier Ecoville Resettlement Site in Barangay Lumbia, this city. "Ang gobyerno ay iisa lang ang pakay, ang pag-lingkuran at pangalagaan ang sinsasakupan" (The government has only one agenda, to serve and protect its constituents), th... Read Full Story - PNoy assures...
  • Aquino inspects Xavier Ecoville resettlement site

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 26 (PIA) -- President Benigno S. Aquino III inspected Tuesday noon Xavier Ecoville, a resettlement site for typhoon Sendong survivors located in Barangay Lumbia, this city. The President arrived at the site and was welcomed by Father Bobby Yap SJ, President of Xavier University. He assured 'Sendong' survivors of the government's support for them. The Xavier Ecoville is an eco-friendly resettlement community for Sendong survivors whose homes have been totally washed ou... Read Full Story - Aquino inspe...
  • DSWD revs up “Bawal ang Epal Dito” campaign

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb 21 -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Region 10 has intensified its “Bawal ang Epal Dito” campaign. The campaign seeks to protect the government's poverty reduction program dubbed Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) from being used by politicians and party-list groups for the May 13 elections. The 4Ps is a conditional cash transfer program where beneficiaries receive a monthly cash grant for education and health services provided that they... Read Full Story - DSWD revs up...
  • Lanao health office gets 50 new nurses under RN Heals project

    Erratum:Original story posted on Feb. 19 should have 50 not 550 nurses MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Feb. 19 (PIA) -- The Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) here recently oriented new nurses hired under the Registered Nurses for Health Enhancement and Local Service (RN Heals) project. Dr. Amanollah Bantuas, chief of the Training Division of the Department of Health in Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DOH-ARMM), facilitated the training. A background on the RN Heals project, family... Read Full Story - Lanao health...
  • Day care centers in Camiguin continue to benefit from EHCP

    MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, Feb. 20 (PIA) -- Sixty-nine Day Care Centers (DCC) here continue to implement the Essential Health Care Program (EHCP), benefitting some 2,383 pre-schoolers. For three years, toothbrushes, fluoride toothpaste “poly paste,” lice shampoo and hand soap were provided to pre-schoolers. Barangay councils look after the needs of the DCCs in maintaining their centers' dental traps. The Fit for School Foundation initiated the project and the provincial government sustained it o... Read Full Story - Day care cen...
  • CHED 10 now accepting scholarship applications for SY 2013-2014

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 20 (PIA) -- The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Region 10 is now accepting applications for Student Financial Assistance Programs (StuFAPs) for the School Year 2013-2014. Dr. Zenaida G. Gersana of CHED 10 said interested applicants should submit documentary requirements including an accomplished StuFAPs application form, two copies of duly certified high school report card for third year students and grades for the first three grading periods for fourth year stud... Read Full Story - CHED 10 now ...
  • DSWD 10 holds advocacy forum for Household Targeting System

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 20 -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) field office 10 conducted an advocacy forum here with partners from the local government units last February 14-15 to provide better appreciation in the data utilization of the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR). The NHTS-PR Regional and Provincial profiles were presented to the local planning and development coordinators and officers from several towns in the region so they ... Read Full Story - DSWD 10 hold...
  • Army, LGU conduct joint outreach programs

    SAN FERNANDO, Bukidnon, Feb. 19 -- Hundreds of indigent and local folks from sitio Salumayag, Halapitan, this town, benefited from the free basic services brought by the joint medical-LGU mission, outreach program, operation haircut and pulong-pulong on February 7. The medical outreach mission successfully treated 779 beneficiaries: 224 residents benefited from medical consultations and check-up; 122 patients received free medicines; 122 residents had their blood pressure taken; 110 availed of ... Read Full Story - Army, LGU co...
  • PhilHealth run draws 10,000 participants in Northern Mindanao

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 19 (PIA) -- Around 10,000 sports and fun enthusiasts in Northern Mindanao participated in the first nationwide run, held for the protection of mother and children. The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) led the run dubbed “PhilHealth Run 2013: Nationwide Run for Mother and Child Protection,” last February 17 to mark its 18th anniversary. The fund-raiser was held simultaneously in more than 18 areas in the country, including Cagayan de Oro City and Tubo... Read Full Story - PhilHealth r...
  • 120 relocated families receive Landbank Gawad Kabuhayan

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb 16 (PIA) -- Around 120 underprivileged families in Calaanan Relocation Site Phase 3 here were beneficiaries of the “Landbank Gawad Kabuhayan Program” launched by the Habitat for Humanity and Land Bank of the Philippines said city Mayor Vicente Emano. The Landbank Gawad Kabuhayan Program aims to help families living in relocation sites to earn a living through concrete hollow block making, cooking, transport for hire and grocery store. “Dalaygon kaayo kini nga pro... Read Full Story - 120 relocate...
  • DSWD, Tesda launch Cash for Training Project

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 16 (PIA) -- The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) launched its new scholarship convergence program dubbed as Cash-for-Training Project (C4TP) during the flag raising ceremony of Cagayan de Oro City, February 11 at the City Hall. During the launching, 10 scholarship/C4TP vouchers were awarded to beneficiaries from the province of Misamis Oriental by Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. E... Read Full Story - DSWD, Tesda ...
  • LGUs, stakeholders to conserve environmental, sustain livelihood program

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, Feb 15 (PIA) -- Residents of Tamparan in Munai and Tangklao in Lanao del Norte, will be the beneficiaries of the Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Livelihood Project so that people formerly engaged in illegal logging will be provided with livelihood options and at the same time help conserve the environment. This project was conceived when the 15th Infantry Battalion, being member of the Anti-Illegal Logging Task Force in Lanao del Norte had confiscated a substa... Read Full Story - LGUs, stakeh...
  • NHTU-10 conducts advocacy forum

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb 13 (PIA) -- The National Household Targeting Unit (NHTU) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 10 will be conducting an Advocacy Forum with the theme “Pasundayag sa Datus (Exhibit of Data)” on February 14 -15 at Pearlmont, here. This will be participated in by the municipal/city/provincial planning and development officers from Region 10. NHTU has been doing its part in providing stakeholders updated information on the activities and a... Read Full Story - NHTU-10 cond...
  • NFA sets up technical team to ensure accessibility of rice during disasters

    MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, Feb 15 (PIA) -- A technical team was organized by the National Food Authority (NFA), this province, to ensure readiness and accessibility of rice for distribution in relief operations during disasters. Provincial Manager Victoria R. Duray said the technical team’s role is vital in assessing the volume of rice needed in the calamity-stricken areas. “This is part of NFA’s crisis and disaster plan because we need to ensure the readiness and accessibility of the ag... Read Full Story - NFA sets up ...
  • COWD bets shine in National Math and Science Quiz

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 15 (PIA) -- Eleven year old Lemuel de la Rosa of Philippine Southfield School once again proved to one and all the adage- small but terrible. He has made not just his school and Cagayan de Oro City Water District (COWD) proud, but the city and the region as well. Representing the Northern Mindanao -Natural Resources Management Council in the 2nd Philippine Association of Water Districts (PAWD) National Science and Math Quiz held last February 6 at the Ruby Room of the... Read Full Story - COWD bets sh...
  • 4P beneficiaries get P18.5M seed capital

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 13 (PIA) -- A total of P18,523,000 seed capital from the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has been released to 3,435 Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino beneficiaries in Lanao del Norte province recently. These beneficiaries come from 181 Self-Employment Assistance sa Kaunlaran Areas (SKAs) in the province organized by Project Development Officers of SLP, in coordination with Pantawid Pamilya field workers. Under... Read Full Story - 4P beneficia...
  • P8M fund to “Rebuild CDO”

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 13 (PIA) -- The Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) built partnership with Habitat for Humanity Philippines Foundation Inc. (HFHP) in a “Rebuild CDO” livelihood program dubbed "Landbank Gawad Kabuhayan." The fund worth P8,150,000 will benefit 500 HFHP home partners in Phase III of Sitio Calaanan. The program Landbank Gawad Kabuhayan is designed to aid the recovery of 3,355 families affected by tropical storm Sendong, last 2011. The aid will be through assistance and... Read Full Story - P8M fund to ...
  • Bukidnon barangays bag regional Green Banner award

    MARAMAG, Bukidnon, Feb 12 (PIA) -- Three barangays of Maramag municipality, this province, bagged the 2012 Green Banner Award during the regional nutrition awarding ceremony recently held in Cagayan de Oro City. The three barangays namely Danggawan, North Poblacion, and Panalsalan, topped due to the effective and efficient implementation of its Barangay Plan of Action for Nutrition. Mayor Alicia P. Resus said this is the first in history that Maramag barangays excelled in the regional competit... Read Full Story - Bukidnon bar...
  • DSWD registers nearly 234,000 Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries in region 10

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Feb. 11 (PIA) -- A total of 233,831 beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (Pantawid Pamilya) have been registered in Northern Mindanao, as of January, this year. The highest number of 71,485 beneficiaries or 30.57 percent are from the province of Bukidnon while 63,608 beneficiaries or 27.20 percent are from Misamis Oriental and 62,658 beneficiaries or 26.80 percent are from Lanao del Norte. About 31,251 beneficiaries or 13.36 percent ar... Read Full Story - DSWD registe...
  • PWDs, senior citizens must have a check-in-counter in the airport

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb 7 (PIA) -- Spare senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs) from lining up in airports, give them the dignity they deserve. A designated check in counter for aircraft travel must be provided for PWDs, senior citizens, and persons requiring special assistance or handling, if practicable according to the Air Passenger Bill of Rights. A joint admin order no. 01 of the Department of Telecommunications (DOTC) and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) or commonly ... Read Full Story - PWDs, senior...
  • Law provides for justified termination of 'kasambahay'

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 6 (PIA) -- An employer cannot terminate the services of a domestic worker or "kasambahay" at any time and for whatever reason. Republic Act 10361, "An Act Instituting Policies for the Protection and Welfare of Domestic Workers" otherwise known as the "Domestic Workers Act or Batas Kasambahay," only allows employers to terminate the services of a kasambahay before the expiration of their contract for just and authorized reasons. These include misconduct or willful diso... Read Full Story - Law provides...
  • Batas Kasambahay sets labor standards to protect domestic workers

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 5 (PIA) -- The newly-approved Batas Kasambahay or Domestic Workers Act sets forth the minimum legal requirements to be imposed on employers to promote and protect the welfare of domestic workers, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said on Monday. The law defines the rights and privileges of domestic household workers, sets their minimum wage, and provides employment benefits for them, disclosed DOLE Regional Office 10 Director Johnson G. Cañete in a press b... Read Full Story - Batas Kasamb...
  • 125 inmates from CdeO, now a step closer to their dreams

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb 5 – One-hundred-twenty-five inmates of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) here were among the participants in the Alternative Learning System (ALS) Completion/Graduation Exercises held January 25 in Cagayan de Oro City Jail. Of these, 52 inmates acquired a Certificate on Culinary Arts, 13 graduated from elementary, and 25 completed high school level. ALS in jails primarily aims to equip deserving inmates with technical skills that might help them bec... Read Full Story - 125 inmates ...
  • DepEd 10 to conduct First Regional ALS Congress

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 5 (PIA) -- Department of Education (DepEd) region 10 through the Alternative Learning System (ALS) will conduct its first regional ALS congress on March 3-5, 2013 at the Grand Caprice Restaurant, Limketkai Center here. The congress has its theme: “ALS: Sustainable Community Development Through Lifelong Learning". Dr. Allan G. Farnazo, Officer in Charge of the department says that this undertaking aims to strengthen the implementation of the different ALS programs ... Read Full Story - DepEd 10 to ...
  • CdeO, DSWD, Habitat for Humanity lead relocation site groundbreaking

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb. 4 (PIA) -- Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Vicente Y. Emano together with Atty. Araceli F. Solamillo, Social Welfare regional director, and Leonilo Escalada, Habitat for Humanity Philippines (HFHP) regional program director led the groundbreaking in the 16-hectare relocation site in Pagatpat here. The site will host 2,000 duplex-type houses to be constructed by the Habitat for Humanity on February 1, 2013. Vice-Mayor Caesar Ian Acenas, several Cagayan de Oro City councilo... Read Full Story - CdeO, DSWD, ...
  • Camiguin spends P10M on scholarship programs

    MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, Feb 2 (PIA) -- The P10-million financial assistance from government is benefiting 1,939 provincial youth scholars and 175 Commission on Higher Education (CHED) scholars. The fund was sourced from Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) of the province’s lone district representative Pedro P. Romualdo. Through this, grantees are freed from school fees and were also enjoying quarterly cash allowances. Through its partner, the Camiguin Polytechnic State College (CPSC), ... Read Full Story - Camiguin spe...
  • DepEd-ARMM embarks on a new program

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Feb. 2 (PIA) -- The Bureau of Madrasah Education (BME) under the Department of Education in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DepEd-ARMM) launched a new program on spiritual development and moral transformation. The program dubbed Da’wah and Transformation was developed to support the moral recovery thrust of the current ARMM leadership as a critical aspect of sustaining the reforms. ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman said this latest program will provide leaders... Read Full Story - DepEd-ARMM e...
  • TESDA 10 conducts training on Assessment Methodology

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan. 27 (PIA) -- The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Region 10 conducted a three-day training on assessment methodology to increase the participation of trainers and industry practitioners in the implementation of assessment and certification, particularly in specialized qualifications. The “Trainers Course in Assessment Methodology”, held last January 16-18 at MASS SPECC Hotel here, was participated by 25 prospective assessors in different ... Read Full Story - TESDA 10 con...
  • Community radio soon to air in Lanao del Norte

    TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, Jan. 26 -- The National Nutrition Council (NNC) has identified Lanao del Norte as one of the 10 new locations for a new community radio station to be established. The province is part of the third batch of communities to benefit from the expanded Nutriskwela Community Radio Network Program of the National Nutrition Council under the Department of Health. In the first phase of the project, five radio stations were established on 2008. In 2010, when NNC pursued the second... Read Full Story - Community ra...
  • Iodine deficiency may cause pregnancy complications - NNC

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan 25 (PIA) -- Women with iodine deficiency disorder (IDD) will likely face some issues on fertility, pregnancy complications. and repeated miscarriage. Region 10 program coordinator Zenaida T. Tondares explained that the body cannot function fully when it fails to meet the necessary iodine requirement which may also lead to goiter, over hypothyroidism, physical defects, and mental retardation. Tondares further noted that children born to mothers with IDD have low birth w... Read Full Story - Iodine defic...
  • Northern Mindanao Federation of Family Welfare Committees holds general assembly

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan. 25 (PIA) -- Around 72 participants coming from both the labor and management sector of 30 companies in Northern Mindanao advocating the Family Welfare Program (FWP) 10 gathered here for the Regional General Assembly cum teambuilding and fellowship last January 11. Among the highlightst of the assembly are the ratification and the signing of the Constitution and By-Laws of the Northern Mindanao Federation of Family Welfare Committees (FFWC), the preparations for the 20... Read Full Story - Northern Min...
  • Public schools to start registration on Jan. 26 – DepEd

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan. 23 (PIA) -- The Department of Education with the theme “Makapag-aral ay Karapatan Mo, Magpalista Ngayong Enero (It's your right to learn, Enlist this June),” declares January 26 as the Early Registration Day for school year (SY) 2013-2014 in all public elementary and secondary schools throughout the country. This Early Registration Day aims to achieve the Millennium Development Goals on Universalization of Primary (Basic) Education and the objectives of the Educat... Read Full Story - Public schoo...
  • DSWD warns Pantawid Pamilya families from 'Epals'

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan 21 -- Due to reports that various politicians and groups are using Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program to threaten beneficiaries and take advantage of their votes in the upcoming election, the Department of Social Welfare and Development advises the beneficiaries not to be intimidated by such threats since only the Department can delist them if they do not comply to the conditions set by the Program. Pantawid Pamilya is a human development program of the national govern... Read Full Story - DSWD warns P...
  • Search for outstanding school paper adviser/campus journalist on

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Jan. 22 (PIA) -- The search for outstanding elementary/secondary school paper adviser and campus journalists for school year 2012-2013 will be among the activities of the Region 10 Schools Press Conference (RSPC), at the La Salle University Arts Center, here this coming Jan. 24-26. The conduct of the RSPC to is pursuant to the provisions of Republic Act No. 7079, “An Act Providing for the Development and Promotion of Campus Journalism,” Dr. Allan G. Farnaz... Read Full Story - Search for o...
  • DBM creates positions for 61,500 new teachers

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Jan. 17 (PIA) -- The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has granted the creation of 61,510 new Teacher 1 positions in the Kindergarten, Elementary, and Secondary levels of the Department of Education (DepEd) for School Year (SY) 2013-2014 Education Secretary Armin A. Luistro said the creation of these items had been prioritized for the multi-grade schools and elementary schools still offering multi-grade classes due to lack of teachers positions. Includ... Read Full Story - DBM creates ...
  • University holds relief mission for 'Pablo' survivors

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan 15 -- Xavier University held various missions during the school Christmas break to help survivors of typhoon Pablo in Compostela Valley, Davao Oriental, and Agusan del Sur. Six faculty members and two students facilitated stress debriefing and medical mission in barangays Cateel, Bana-ao and Yapsay, Davao Oriental, some of the badly hit areas of Pablo. Houses in the coastal areas were washed out due to storm surges which reached as high as five feet and covered the m... Read Full Story - University h...
  • Reg'l Standards and Testing Lab is now DOH accredited for water analysis

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan. 14 -- The Regional Standards and Testing Laboratories (RSTL) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Regional Office 10 finally received its Certificate of Laboratory Accreditation for Drinking Water Analysis from the Department of Health – Bureau of Health Facilities and Services. With this accreditation, small, medium, and large enterprises in Northern Mindanao and nearby regions whose drinking water need to be tested can now have their drinking water te... Read Full Story - Reg'l Standa...
  • Northern Mindanao 2012 Schools Press Conference finally set Jan. 24-26

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Jan. 14 (PIA) -- The 2012 Northern Mindanao Regional Schools Press Conference (RSPC) will finally push through at the La Salle University (LSU) Arts Center, this city, on Jan. 24-26, this year. Schools Division Superintendent Rebonfamil Baguio of the Ozamiz City Schools Division, host of the three-day activity, said the RSPC is conducted per Republic Act No. 7079 entitled “An Act Providing for the Development and Promotion of Campus Journalism.” The RSPC ai... Read Full Story - Northern Min...
  • DepEd-Misamis Occidental set for the Jan. 26 early registration day

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Jan. 14 (PIA) -- Preparations are underway for the January 26 Early Registration Day (ERD) for School Year (SY) 2013-2014 in the Misamis Occidental Schools Division (MOSD). The early registration is conducted to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) and the Education for All (EFA) campaign in the province, Schools Division Superintendent Jonathan Dela Peƈa said. Pursuant to DepEd Order No. 89, s. of 2012, setting the ERD on Jan. 26, 2013, schools ... Read Full Story - DepEd-Misami...
  • DepEd-10 to hold 2013 School Health and Nutrition Congress

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan 12 (PIA) -- With the theme, “Moving Forward to Healthy School Children in Region X: Our Commitment,” the Department of Education in Region 10 (DepEd-10)will hold a congress focusing on various strategies on health care delivery to improve health and nutritional status of students. This Congress is indeed necessary considering its aim to achieve the effective delivery of health and nutrition service for the attainment of optimum health and high academic performance ... Read Full Story - DepEd-10 to ...
  • DOLE reminds employers of the Jan. 15 deadline of 13th month pay compliance reports

    OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental, Jan. 11 (PIA) -- Establishment owners have until Jan. 15, to submit their reports on the compliance of the granting of the 13th month pay to their employees in 2012. The law provides that such reports, including the name of establishment, address, principal product or business, total employment and total number of employees benefited, are to be submitted to the nearest regional office of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) not later than January 15... Read Full Story - DOLE reminds...
  • NNC launches Mango Diez

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan 3 (PIA) -- The Media Advocates for Nutrition in Governance (Mango) in Region 10 was formally launched by the National Nutrition Council (NNC) during its regional nutrition awarding ceremony in Cagayan de Oro City last month. This new media group that will partner with government in addressing significant nutritional problems is dubbed “Mango Diez.” Regional Nutrition Program Coordinator, Zenaida T. Tondares, said this is the first media group formed under NNC in ... Read Full Story - NNC launches...
  • Provincial Health Office conducts medical mission for typhoon victims in Lanao Sur

    MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Dec. 22 (PIA) --The Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) recently conducted a medical mission in Buadipuso-Buntong to respond to the healthcare needs of residents affected by typhoon Pablo. The program dubbed “Medical Mission Handog ni RG Hataman Para Sa Mga Biktima ng Bagyong Pablo” was undertaken in partnership with the Department of Health in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DOH-ARMM), the 103rd Infantry Brigade of the Philippine Army, and the p... Read Full Story - Provincial H...
  • Dev’t council approves plan for P82-M cancer treatment facility in CDO

    TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Dec. 21 (PIA) – The proposal to set up a cancer center in Cagayan de Oro City has been endorsed by the Regional Development Council, region 10 (RDC-10), during its 95th Full Council Meeting, here, recently. The total project cost of P82 million comprises equipment worth P65 million, building cost of building of P10 million, furniture and fixtures of P5 million and a set up cost of P2 million. The first unit in the whole of region 10, its radiotherapy equipme... Read Full Story - Dev’t coun...
  • DOLE-10 urges private employers to pay 13th month pay by December 24

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Dec. 20 (PIA) -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Office 10 reminded all private sector employers to pay the 13th month pay of their employees not later than Monday, December 24. This, regardless of the nature of their employment and irrespective of the methods by which their wages are paid, as stated in Department Advisory No. 2, Series of 2012 signed by Labor Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz. Baldoz has emphasized that Presidential Decree No. 85... Read Full Story - DOLE-10 urge...
  • NKTI, PIA conduct Kidney Disease Prevention advocacy in Bukidnon

    MALAYBALAY, Bukidnon, Dec. 20 (PIA) -- The National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI), in cooperation with the Philippine Information Agency 10 (PIA) and the Renal Disease Control Program (Redcop) of the Department of Health (DOH) conducted a media forum as an advocacy on Kidney Disease Prevention here, Dec. 19. Dr. Apollo A. Tenorio of the Internal Medicine said there are two types of Kidney diseases particularly acute and chronic. Acute kidney diseases can be acquired through bacterial i... Read Full Story - NKTI, PIA co...
  • Xavier, Mindanao unversities receive Pinoy project processing equipment

    CAGAYAN DE ORO, Dec. 19 (PIA) -- Xavier University (XU) and Mindanao University Science and Technology (MUST) signed yesterday a memorandum of agreement (MOA) as recipients to the technology transfer of processing equipment of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) Package for the Improvement of Nutrition of Young Children (Pinoy) project here. The target is zero malnutrition by 2015 said Dr. Mario V. Capanzana, director of FNRI-DOST. S... Read Full Story - Xavier, Mind...
  • FNRI launches Pinoy Complementary Foods Project in CdeO

    CAGAYAN DE ORO, Dec. 18 (PIA) -- To address malnutrition in the country and aid typhoon Sendong victims in the city, the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) launched its Malnutrition Reduction Program through DOST Pinoy (Package for the Improvement of Nutrition of Young Children) Monday at the Marigold Hotel this city. This project will look into and take care of malnourished children in various relocation sites, said Alfonso Alamban, director of DOST 10. The FNRI had developed technol... Read Full Story - FNRI launche...
  • Pag-IBIG now accepts calamity loan applications

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Dec. 15 (PIA) -- Pag-IBIG Fund Cagayan de Oro Branch and its Malabalay extension office are now accepting calamity loan applications from members affected by typhoon Pablo. According to Juliano Banghal, Pag-IBIG manager, to avail of the loan, a member should have made at least 24 monthly contributions, must have five monthly savings for the last six months prior to the date of loan, the account must not be in default as of the date of loan application if the member has an ... Read Full Story - Pag-IBIG now...
  • Mindanao coal power plant receives DOLE-GKK award

    VILLANUEVA, Misamis Oriental, Dec. 11 -- Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz conferred to energy firm STEAG State Power Inc. (SPI) the DOLE Secretary Award of Distinction for its meritorious achievements in promoting and implementing safety, health and environment programs. The award was received by SPI President and CEO Dr. Bodo Goerlich during the 8th Gawad Kaligtasan at Kalusugan (GKK) ceremonies on December 5, at the OHSC Center in Quezon City. GKK is a n... Read Full Story - Mindanao coa...
  • Health Office urges people to undergo check up against leptospirosis

    ILIGAN CITY, Lanao del Norte, December 10 (PIA), Dec. 10 -- City Health Officer Dr. Cherlina Cañaveral of Iligan advised residents who waded in flood waters here to visit their respective barangay health centers or the City Health Office (CHO) for a check up as precautionary measure against leptospirosis. “Among gi-awhag nga kato lamang nahumol sa tubig gumikan sa bahang Pablo ang mag pa check up” (We urged those who were exposed in flood waters brought by typhoon Pablo to undergo check up... Read Full Story - Health Offic...
  • BJMP educates community on dengue prevention

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Dec. 3 -- The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) in Region-10 has initiated “Health and Sanitation Info Drive” to the residents of barangay Lumbia, here. The information drive was part of BJMP-10’s proactive approach in lessening dengue cases in the barangay where the Regional Office and its largest jail facility are located. “It is important that we prioritize the health of inmates, sanitation of the jail facility and also that of the surrounding com... Read Full Story - BJMP educate...
  • 211 OFW-dependents in Region 10 take qualifying exams for OWWA scholarship

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Dec. 3 (PIA) -- A total of 211 dependents of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Region 10 took the qualifying examinations under Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP) and Congressional Migrant Workers Scholarship Program (CMWSP) last month. The examinations, administered by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), were held simultaneously in four testing centers in the region, namely: Capitol University in Cagayan de Oro City; Mindanao State Universi... Read Full Story - 211 OFW-depe...
  • Misamis Occidental schools celebrate “Araw ng Pagbasa”

    CITY, Misamis Occidental, Nov. 30 (PIA) -- A simultaneous reading was conducted by the Misamis Occidental School Division (MOSD), Department of Education (DepEd), last Nov. 27, to celebrate the national “Araw ng Pagbasa” (National Day of Reading). Done in the school level by all of MOSD’s 16 districts, the activity with the theme: “Nasa Pagbabasa ang Pag-Asa” (There is Hope in Reading), served as the culmination of the National Reading Month (NRM) of November, MOSD Superintendent Jon... Read Full Story - Misamis Occi...
  • Army holds Gender and Development Awareness Orientation Seminar

    CAMP EVANGELISTA, Cagayan de Oro City, Nov. 29 -- The 4th Infantry “Diamond” Division conducted Gender Awareness and Development Orientation Seminar at the Division’s Clubhouse on November 27. The purpose of Gender and Development Awareness Orientation Seminar is to raise awareness on equality and promote adherence to uphold human rights. Every soldier and civilian employee must undergo this to be gender-sensitive and have a common understanding of what gender and development is all abou... Read Full Story - Army holds G...
  • World Aids Day kicks off in Northern Mindanao

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Nov 29 (PIA) -- The Department of Health, in partnership with the City Health Office and Misamis Oriental-Cagayan de Oro AIDS Network (Mocan), conducted a press conference to celebrate World Aids Day here on November 27. During the conference, DOH presented the diagnosed cases of AIDS in the country as well as in the region. About 316 cases were reported in September 2012 throughout the country, 304, males and only 12 females. Based on their studies, the 20-29 age group has... Read Full Story - World Aids D...
  • Misamis Occidental stude wins 2012 Road Safety Poster-Making Contest

    PLARIDEL, Misamis Occidental, Nov. 28 (PIA) -- Secondary student Arjade O. Alcabaza of Looc National High School, here, won first place in the 2012 National Road Safety Poster-Making Contest. Alcabaza received his award at the Mall of Asia, Pasay City, during the celebration of the World Remembrance Day for Road Traffic Victims, last Nov. 18, said Jonathan S. Dela Peƈa of the Misamis Occidental Schools Division (MOSD). Meanwhile, elementary pupil Desiree Angel Awitan of Cagayan de Oro City (C... Read Full Story - Misamis Occi...
  • Feature: There’s hope in the SPES Program

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Nov. 26 (PIA) --- The Summer Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) continues to bring light to the lives of many students and their families. One of the lucky beneficiaries of the program here is a 20-year old college student displaced by the onslaught of Tropical Storm “Sendong” in December of 2011. Ignatius “Shooty” P. Suarez was a B.S. Criminology freshman student when Sendong caused heavy rains and flashf... Read Full Story - Feature: The...
  • 20 Ozamiz students benefit from Tesda Technopreneurship Program

    OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Nov. 25 (PIA) -- Twenty students from the Ozamiz Technical and Vocational Schools (OCTAVS) have been benefited from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority Specialista Technopreneurship Program (Tesda-STP). This, after OCTAVS was made a pilot school and recipient of the Tesda tools acquisition program, wherein students from government institutions teaching vocational education are given scholarships under the Tesda-STP. The turn-over of the mec... Read Full Story - 20 Ozamiz st...
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