PIA Updates

Latest news and updates from Caraga Region.

DICT to hold data privacy roadshow

BUTUAN CITY, Feb. 21 (PIA) – The Department of Information and Communications Technology – Mindanao Cluster 2 (DICT-MC 2) is set to hold the Data Privacy Roadshow on March 3, 2017 at Dotties Place Hotel, this city. “With the rise… Read More

DOE, PEZA to facilitate development of regional ecozones

BUTUAN CITY, Feb. 21 (PIA) - In a bid to attract more investments into the country, the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the accelerated development of… Read More

DOE consultations show wide support for WESM Mindanao establishment

BUTUAN CITY, Feb 21 (PIA) - Given the excess in power generation capacity in Mindanao, preparatory activities for the launch of the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) in Mindanao are being undertaken by the Department of Energy (DOE). This is… Read More

Butuan City champs in 2017 Caraga Reg'l Athletic Meet

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, Feb. 21 (PIA) – The Butuan City Division Athletic Delegation was proclaimed as champion in the 20th Caraga Regional Athletic Meet (CRAM) 2017 held here last Feb. 12-17, 2017. Based on the results released by the… Read More

Dinagat Islands LGU deploys response team, donates cash assistance to earthquake victims in Surigao Norte

SAN JOSE, Dinagat Islands, Feb. 21 (PIA) - The provincial government of Dinagat Islands through the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) deployed a response team tagged as “Dinagat Islands Volunteers” for a… Read More

Energy department moves to ensure viability of e-vehicle charging stations

BUTUAN CITY, Feb. 21 (PIA) - Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi underscored on Tuesday the need to ensure the viability and safety of e-vehicle charging stations in gasoline stations. Cusi cited the importance of the ground-laying work being done by an… Read More

Surigao quake damage reaches P688 million

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, Feb. 21 (PIA) – The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) of Surigao del Norte has released its damage assessment following the magnitude 6.7 earthquake that occurred on Feb. 10… Read More