Friday, 12 February 2016

46th Founding Anniversary Celebration of the
4th Infantry Division (DIAMOND), Philippine Army
Camp Edilberto Evangelista, Cagayan de Oro City
February 1, 2016

Philippine Information Agency Caraga regional director Abner Caga receives the plaque of recognition for his invaluable support to the Philippine Army in its public affairs efforts in Caraga region which immensely contributed to the successful accomplishment of the Command’s mission in the implementation of internal peace and security plan (Bayanihan) during the 46th Founding Anniversary Celebration held at Camp Edilberto Evangelista, Cagayan de Oro City on February 1, 2016. (PIA Caraga)

 Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin during the 46th Founding Anniversary Celebration of the 4ID (Diamond), Phil. Army held at Camp Edilberto Evangelista, Cagayan de Oro City on February 1, 2016, as guest of honor, recalls with pride his service to the AFP. "I congratulate 4ID (Diamond), PA for it has continuously mirror the accomplishment of its mission. I've always considered 4ID, PA as my own. Your strong commitment and discipline be emulated by other units. You have continuously performed precarious job and I commend this command for this significant gain in safeguarding our communities for the progress of nation and people," underscores Gazmin. (PIA Caraga)

In his anniversary remarks during the 46th Founding Anniversary Celebration of 4ID (Diamond), PA held at Camp Evangelista, Cagayan de Oro City on February 1, 2016, MGen Oscar Lactao pointed out that the peace and security campaign of the division has achieved much of its purpose in preparing the region for accelerated development. (PIA Caraga)
Campus Forum on the West Philippine Sea Issue
January 27, 2016

During the Campus Forum on the West Philippine Sea Issue, Ma. Teresa Almojuela, senior special assistant, office of the undersecretary for policy, DFA bares that the Philippines is ranked no.7 as countries with biggest fish catch in the whole world with 80% of the total number of municipalities located in the coast. The forum is held at FSUU CBE Function Hall, Butuan City on January 27, 2016. (PIA Caraga)

Lyndon T. Buque, director of Human Resource Management and Development of Father Saturnino Urios University (FSUU) delivers his welcome message to all the participants during the Campus Forum on the West Philippine Sea Issue held at the FSUU-CBE building in Butuan City on January 27, 2016. "This institution (FSUU) claims that the West Philippine Sea is ours. We are one with the government in its claim with our legitimate rights," he stressed. (PIA Caraga)

Fryan Abkilan, deputy regional director of Philippine Information Agency Caraga relays the rationale of the Campus Forum on the West Philippine Sea Issue held at Father Saturnino Urios University (FSUU) CBE building in Butuan City on January 27, 2016. "This campaign aims to disseminate information on why the Philippine government seeks arbitration from an international tribunal, our entitlement on the disputed territory and other historical, economic and legal concerns," he remarked. (PIA Caraga)

Nora C. Lanuza Molde, regional operations chief of Philippine Information Agency Caraga acknowledges all the participating students from various colleges and universities during the Campus Forum on the West Philippine Sea Issue held at Father Saturnino Urios University (FSUU) CBE building in Butuan City on January 27, 2016. (PIA Caraga)
Multi-Sectoral Forum on the West Philippine Sea Issue
January 26, 2016

Abner Caga, regional director of Philippine Information Agency Caraga welcomes all the participants of the Multi-Sectoral Forum on the West Philippine Sea Issue held in Butuan City on January 26, 2016. He stresses that the discussion on the West Philippine Sea is so important for Filipinos to protect our interest and rights when it comes to the maritime rights of the country. (PIA Caraga)


 Executive Director Maria Teresa Torres Almojuela of the Maritime and Oceans Affairs Office, DFA gives a briefing on the West Philippine Sea Issue during the Multi-Sectoral Forum held in Butuan City on January 26, 2016. Dir. Almojuela stresses three points: The country has a legitimate right on the West Philippine Sea as enshrined in the International Law; China is claiming what is ours; The Filipinos should defend what is rightfully ours. (PIA Caraga)

Venus L. Garcia, Administrative Officer of Philippine Information Agency Caraga and Surigao del Norte InfoCen Manager shares that one of the key activities is the conduct of fora in the grassroot levels targeting the different sectors of the society in all 15 regions nationwide during the Multi-Sectoral Forum on the West Philippine Sea Issue held in Butuan City on January 26, 2016. (PIA Caraga)

 
 Some 150 representatives from the academe, religious, farmers/fisherfolks, business, national government agencies, and students gather for the Multi-Sectoral Forum on the West Philippine Sea Issue by Philippine Information Agency Caraga, in partnership with Department of Foreign Affairs held in Butuan City on January 26, 2016. (PIA Caraga)

Radio Hopping on the West Philippine Sea Issue
February 25, 2016

DFA Senior Special Assistant, Office of the Undersecretary for Policy Ma. Teresa Almojuela during a live interview over Philippine Information Agency's (PIA) Power Fm 107.8 MHz in Butuan City by Philippine Information Agency Caraga deputy regional director Fryan Abkilan on January 25, 2016. Almojuela discusses about the West Philippine Sea issue. (PIA Caraga)
Press Conference on the West Philippine Sea Issue
February 25, 2016

Philippine Information Agency Caraga regional director Abner Caga said the agency is very involve in disseminating information especially on matters on the West Philippine Sea and has been maximizing the utilization of its known platforms for information dissemination during the press conference on the West Philippine Sea issue held in Butuan City on January 25, 2016. Caga also added that strategic cycles in the delivery of relevant, timely and accurate information have been practiced to sustain the momentum of hyping the advocacy campaign on West Philippine Sea issue. (PIA Caraga)

Dir. Emelyn Libunao, Staff director of Program Management Division of PIA Central Office during her opening statement on the press conference of the West Philippine Sea issue on January 25, 2016 held in Butuan City. Dir. Libunao emphasizes that the West Philippine Sea (WPS) issue is one of the advocacy campaigns of PIA in coordination with DFA. (PIA Caraga)

Ma. Teresa Almojuela, Senior Special Assistant, Office of the Undersecretary for Policy, DFA said during the press conference on West Philippine Sea Issue on January 25, 2016 that they are conducting this advocacy campaign in order to help the masses understand their rights and stand in resolving territorial disputes between the Philippines and China. (PIA Caraga)