Basey women still high up in banig weaving  

CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, April 7 (PIA) - Adelina Gatmatan learned mat weaving from her mother when she was six years old. Now 68, majority of her days are spent in a workshop, with her tikog on the floor, creating rolls upon rolls of the sleeping mat… Read More

DOST trains jail residents on bath soap production

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, Apr. 6 (PIA) - Forty (40) inmates of the Southern Leyte Provincial Jail participated in the training on bath soap formulation and production held on April 4, 2017 at the provincial jail compound here.   The… Read More

Tropical fruits featured on stamps

MANILA, April 6 (PIA) – This summer season, the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) has released colorful stamps featuring the country’s popular fruits.   Some of the images of popular fruits in the Philippines… Read More

FEATURE: A journey to a 100 years of existence

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, Apr. 4 (PIA) - “Mama Palab” as what her nearest kin , including her nieces and nephews called her, was born in Loon, Bohol on January 20, 1917. She just turned 100 years old last 20th of January, this… Read More

2017 1st Quarter NSED, matagumpay na isinagawa

LUNGSOD NG BATANGAS, Abril 4 (PIA)- Pinangunahan ng Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) ang matagumpay na pagsasagawa ng unang National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) exercises sa Provincial Engineering Office… Read More

Feature: Wonder women of Brgy. Sta. Cruz

Amidst the scorching heat of the sun, you would find Tessie Dador, Alicia Ang, and Richelyn Morales clothed not with a dainty dress but with sweatshirts or jackets paired with work boots and gloves wearing hard hats while shoveling and filling sacks… Read More

Pres Duterte sets four conditions to pursue peace talks

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 2 (PIA) – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte in his visit to 10 wounded soldiers who are in the care of 4th Infantry Division Philippine Army station hospital on 2 April 2017, shared to the media that he is open to peace… Read More

Feature: Helping your workforce stay fit and healthy

Physical activity and exercise have been proven to help prevent lifestyle-related diseases such as diabetes, obesity, heart disease and hypertension. Companies who have incorporated wellness program in their workplaces can attest to the truth that… Read More

Feature: Good nutrition from the start

As new parents, you want to give the best to your baby. The best start is through good nutrition. Good nutrition from the start or on the baby’s first year is very important because it is a time of rapid growth and development. Providing babies… Read More

PIA sponsors forum on rights and privileges of PWDs

CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, March 28 (PIA) - The Philippine Information Agency(PIA)-Samar ushered a forum to Persons With Disability (PWD) on their rights and privileges as mandated by law.   Mrs. Nida Aroza, the City Social Welfare and… Read More