Phl Comedy Queen wins Best Actress Award at 7th Queen’s World Film Festival

MANILA, March 24 (PIA) – Philippine Comedy Queen, Ms. Ai-Ai delas Alas, bagged the Best Female Actor Award during the 7th Queen’s World Film Festival at the New York Museum of the Moving Image and the Kaufman… Read More

PIA-So.Leyte chief empowers women to make change work for nation building

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, Mar 23 (PIA) - “As women leaders, we are given a chance to speak, because each one of us has an important role for change to work as one and for nation building,” Philippine Information Agency Southern… Read More

MGB-9 orders stoppage of illegal gold mining in Baliguian town

By Dominic I. Sanchez ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 22 (PIA) – Local small-scale miners looking for gold ores were ordered to stop illegal mining activities in Pigbogololan area in the rural town of Baliguian, Zamboanga del Norte early this month… Read More

Only 1 in every 10 Filipino meal planners read nutrition facts

MANILA, Mar. 22 -- A recent nationwide survey done by the Department of Science and Technology’s Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) in 2015 showed that only 10.0 percent or 1 in every 10 household’s meal planners read… Read More

Feature: The First World Water Day Celebration in the Philippines

Due to the growing seriousness of water problems even at that time, various initiatives have been done in the international level to bring to focus these water issues. Although, experts said that the world’s potential sources of fresh water… Read More

FEATURE: Motorists, residents see big improvement in Zambo traffic following experimental one-way roads scheme

By Dominic I. Sanchez ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 21 (PIA) – A trip from Suterville to the town proper in this city, which is only more or less 4 kilometers will usually take an average of 30-40 minutes especially during rush hour. On Monday,… Read More

Feature: 3 in every 5 Filipino adult women are apple-shaped obese

The recent survey done by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST- FNRI) in 2015 showed that 57.9 percent or about 3 in every 5 Filipino adult women in the Philippines have high waist-to-hip ratio… Read More

DA-8 assures help to Samareño farmers hit by pest infestation

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, March 20 - The Department of Agriculture, Regional Field Office 8 (DA-8), has deployed a team of regional technical staff to provide farmers for any possible assistance including the conduct of capability enhancement… Read More

DPWH to build road linking Maasin City and Hinunangan in Southern Leyte

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, Mar 14 (PIA) – Hinunangan town will be a lot closer to the provincial capital with the plan to build a new road connecting the provincial capital to one of the farthest town in the eastern tip of Southern Leyte… Read More

Tagalog News: Agusan river nagsisimula muli and pagtaas dahil sa patuloy na pag-ulan

LUNGSOD NG BUTUAN, Marso 10 (PIA) - Dahil sa malakas na pag-ulan na nararanasan simula pa ng nakaraang mga araw dulot ng isang Low Pressure Area at Tail-End of a Cold Front, tumaas na ang tubig sa Agusan river na umabot na sa 3.05 meters ngayong alas… Read More