Thursday, 3 March 2016

Civil Registration Users' Forum of the
Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Caraga
February 26, 2016


Participants of the Civil Registration Users' Forum of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Caraga held at Patria's Inn, Butuan City on February 26, 2016. Said activity is anchored on the theme "Makiisa.. Makisali sa Dekadang CRVS." (PIA Caraga)


Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Caraga regional director Rosalinda Apura reiterates during Civil Registration Users' Forum on February 26, 2016 that the Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) is the continuous, permanent, compulsory and universal recording of the occurrence and characteristics of vital events of the population in accordance with the law. (PIA Caraga)
Eastern Mindanao Commander LtGen Rey Leonardo B Guerrero during the fellowship of participants to the 2-day Peace Reporting Seminar-Workshop held at Waterfront Insular Hotel in Davao City on February 25, 2016. LtGen Guerrero said that as information bearers, you need to know what, how and when to write to achieve the full media spectrum. (PIA Caraga)

Regional GovNet Project Collaboration Meeting
with Government Offices
February 17, 2016


Participants of the Regional GovNet Project Collaboration Meeting with Government Offices conducted by the Information and Communications Technology Office (ICTO), an attached agency of the Department of Science and Technology on February 17, 2016 in Butuan City. (Gerie Mae G. Coco, PIA Caraga)


Alona Isidro, iGovPhil infrastructure project manager of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) - Information and Communications Technology Office (ICTO) said they will be installing 40 kms of fiber optic network connecting 80 government agencies based in Butuan City. Free public wifi also form part of the GovNet project. (PIA Caraga)
Golden Jubilee Tree Planting
Brgy. Calaitan, Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur
February 13, 2016

Fr. Michael Abellanosa, vice chancellor, Diocese of Butuan emphasizes during an interview that the tree planting activity held in Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur aims to call on people to participate in the greening programs and contribute to making a better and conducive place to live and a wholistic well-being. (PIA Caraga)


Fr. Stephen Brongcano of the Diocese of Butuan bares that the tree planting activity held on February 13, 2016 in Bayugan City is a quick response to the call of Pope Francis to take good care of the environment and initiate different activities that will benefit the majority. (PIA Caraga)


Rev. Fr. Juan de Dios Pueblos, Butuan City Bishop gives the liturgy of the word and blessing of the Mahogany seedlings to be planted at Brgy. Calaitan, Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur on February 13, 2016. (PIA Caraga)


Philippine Information Agency Caraga regional director Abner M. Caga during the tree planting activity in line with the Golden Jubilee Celebration of the Butuan Diocese at Brgy. Calaitan, Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur on February 13, 2016. (Gerie Mae G. Coco, PIA Caraga)



1 Billion Rising Dance
Robinsons Place Atrium, Butuan City
February 12, 2016

The Regional Development Council - Gender and Development Coordinating Committee (RDC-GADCC) is spearheading the 1 Billion Rising Dance at Robinsons Place' Atrium in Butuan City on February 12, 2016. Participants composed the employees from government agencies, academe, NGOs, and other partner stakeholders. Said activity also forms part of the month-long celebration of this year's Women's Month in March. (PIA Caraga)

PhilHealth Media Briefing
February 12, 2016

Jane Santos, PhilHealth Caraga chief of field operations Division-Membership section announces that as of January 12, 2016, there are 549,244 families who renewed their membership of the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) for 2015. (PIA Caraga)


PhilHealth Caraga regional vice president Johnny Sychua relays during the media briefing on February 12, 2016 that as of December 2015, there are already some 1,863 hospitals nationwide and 17 in Caraga region accredited by PhilHealth. (PIA Caraga)