Monday, 26 March 2018


Bureau of Internal Revenue Region 17 regional director Jose Eric Furia during an interview with Philippine Information Agency Caraga personnel on March 13, 2018, says that their office is intensifying their efforts in implementing the Tax Mapping Operation, 'Oplan Kandado' to violating establishments; and the Run After Tax Evaders Program. He also stresses that they will not tolerate blatant violations. (PIA Caraga)



In connection with the implementation of the Closure Order duly signed by Atty. Arnel Guballa, deputy commissioner of Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) for the temporary suspension of business operation, the BIR Revenue Region 17 Office thru Revenue District Office 103 closes the Powerplus Trading situated in Ochoa Avenue, Butuan City on March 13, 2018. This is enforced in view of the failure to comply of the criteria for operating a legitimate business. (PIA Caraga)

Wednesday, 28 February 2018


According to Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Caraga OIC Regional Director Atty. Felix Alicer, the 3-day skills enhancement workshop for Information Officers (IOs) on February 28, 2018 in Butuan City helps equip the IOs with the skills to improve their work performances as a communicator. (PIA Caraga)


Gerie Mae Coco of Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Caraga shares his knowledge on basic photography to some 40 Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Caraga Information Officers during the 3-day skills enhancement workshop held on February 28 in Butuan City. (PIA Caraga)



Nora Lanuza Molde, Information Center Manager of PIA Agusan del Norte talks about basic photojournalism to the Information Officers (IOs) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Caraga during the 3-day skills enhancement workshop held in Butuan City on February 28, 2018. The IO-participants represented different provincial and community environment and natural resources offices in the region. (PIA Caraga)

Wednesday, 31 January 2018



PIA XI Regional Director Efren Elbanbuena
According to Philippine Information Agency (PIA) XI Regional Director Efren Elbanbuena, the Mindanao ASEAN Quiz Bee held in Davao City on January 26, 2018, aims to provide a venue where high school students are encouraged to learn about the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as well as the programs and projects of the Philippine government. (PIA Caraga)


ASEAN Quiz Bee participants
Eleven high school students from the different regions of Mindanao participate in the Mindanao-wide ASEAN Quiz Bee held at the Abreeza Mall in Davao City on January 26, 2018. The event is facilitated by Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Region XI in coordination with the different PIA regional offices in Mindanao. (PIA Caraga)


DOE Engr. Federico Domingo, Jr.
Engr. Federico Domingo, Jr., supervising senior research specialist of the Department of Energy (DOE), during the IEC on Alternative Fuels and Energy Technologies Forum held in Bislig City on January 16, 2018, explains the Electric Vehicles Project will significantly improve the quality of life of the beneficiaries of E-Trike. It will also promote the use of cleaner and more efficient vehicles; reduce health cost and economic impact of lost productivity as a result to air pollution. (PIA Caraga)


DOE Virgilio Arzadon
Sharing the Department of Energy's (DOE) functions, Virgilio Arzadon, senior science research specialist of DOE Mindanao field office, emphasizes that in partnership with the different stakeholders, the department shall improve the quality of life of the Filipino by formulating and implementing policies and programs to ensure sustainable, stable, secure, sufficient, and accessible energy. (PIA Caraga)


Bislig City Mayor Librado Navarro
In his message during the Alternative Fuels and Energy Technologies Forum held in Bislig City on January 16, 2018, Bislig City Mayor Librado Navarro said that the advocacy campaign of the Department of Energy is very timely as the city is fast tracking its goal to be the center of organic agriculture in 2020, hence, the use also of alternative fuels as the best resource for a cleaner environment. (PIA Caraga)


Roselle Ibuna, Department of Energy (DOE) Senior Science Research Specialist, said that one of the objectives is to create a long-term benefit to the people and the environment through the use of alternative fuels during the IEC on Alternative Fuel and Energy Technologies in Bislig City on January 16, 2018. (PIA Caraga)


Staff Director Dr. Emelyn Libunao of the Program Management Division (PMD) of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) central office shares the thrusts and mandate of the agency and its partnership with the Department of Energy (DOE) in the campaign on Alternative Fuels and Energy Technologies, during a forum with various sectors held on January 16, 2018 in Bislig City. She also emphasizes that when people are aware, informed and have access on the opportunities, programs and services of the government, they become empowered. (PIA Caraga)