Climate change advocacy
Site specific disaster mitigation, urban planning conference set in Butuan City
BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 22 (PIA) – The city government here through the office of the city architect in partnership with the Filipino American Society of Architects and Engineers (FASAE) – South California will hold a Conference-Workshop on Site Specific Disaster Mitigation and Urban Planning slated on August 25-27, 2014 at the Red Palm Sites, this city. “FASAE is embarking with this endeavor to achieve with local architects, engineers, designers, and consultants what our affiliates in the Philippines have called a ‘gold standard’ in the performance by both of our staff and support groups and in imparting professional services for site specific disaster planning and mitigation,” said officer-in-charge city architect John Paul Velasco. The organizers agree to collaborate thoroughly on this significant activity to directly address the impacts of climate change at a level that would be a demonstration of a sustainable v

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MinDA, partners to plant millions of trees; to mark history in Guinness World Record

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 21 (PIA) – In line with the Mindanao-wide campaign dubbed as “TreeVolution: Greening MindaNOW,” the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) together with its partner agencies in the government and private sector aims to plant 4,636,000 trees in multiple locations covering a total of 9,200 hectares in just one hour. “This will also serve as a campaign t... Read Full Story - MinDA, partn...

Displaced Caraganon OFWs in Libya receive financial aid from OWWA

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 20 (PIA) -- Displaced Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) from Libya received monetary assistance of P10,000.00 under the Financial Relief Assistance Program (FRAP) of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA). As of Tuesday, OWWA Regional Welfare Office (OWWA-RWO) Caraga has released a total of P170, 000.00 financial assistance to 17 displaced Cara... Read Full Story - Displaced Ca...

Human Development

DAR-Surigao Sur trains agrarian coops on basic accounting

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 20 - The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) is currently training Surigao del Sur’s agrarian reform cooperatives on Basic Acc...


DOST calls for scholarship applications till Aug 22

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 20 (PIA) -- Graduating high school students who would like to avail scholarships for priority science and technology (S&T) cours...


US-Philippines engages Partnership for Growth

MANILA, April 29 - The United States (U.S.) and the Philippines are committed to placing the Philippines on a path to sustain a more inclusive economi...

Local Government

Agnor to recognize best performing anti-drug abuse councils

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 19 (PIA) – The province of Agusan del Norte headed by governor Ma. Angelica Rosedell M. Amante-Matba through the provincial of...

Press Conference on Computerized Examination (COMEX) System
Regional Committee for the Welfare of Children (RCWC) Meeting
Technical Working Group Meeting
Yes for Peace regional coordinator Atty. Jose Guibone
DepEd Dr. Isidro Biol Jr.