Thursday, December 1, 2016


DILG AgNor set to hold Federal Form of Government orientation, MASA MASID launching

By Nora C. Lanuza Molde

BUTUAN CITY, Dec. 1 (PIA) – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Agusan del Norte provincial office will hold here an orientation on the Federal Form of Government on December 5, 2016.

According to Ellen Vee P. Chua, officer-in-charge provincial director of DILG Agusan del Norte, the DILG assistant program manager on Federalism Mr. Gerald Tan will be the guest of honor and speaker on the said event.

Also, Chua said that during the orientation of the Federal Form of Government, the provincial office of the DILG will be launching the Mamamayang Ayaw sa Anomalya Mamamayang Ayaw sa Iligal na Droga (MASA MASID) Program.

The MASA MASID program is a community-based initiative to engage volunteers in the fight against criminality, corruption and illegal drugs.

“The MASA MASID underscores the support from the community as one of most effective ways to curtail, if not eliminate the use and abuse of illegal drugs,” Chua added. (NCLM, PIA-Agusan del Norte)


Business establishments in Surigao City receive BAGWIS award

By Susil D. Ragas

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, Dec. 1 (PIA) – Metro Surigao Shopping Center, Inc. and Palma Superstore, both based in this city received a bronze and silver BAGWIS awards, respectively during the 10th Year Anniversary of the BAGWIS Program gala night held recently at the Manila Hotel, Metro Manila.

According to Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) provincial director Celestino Negapatan, the two establishments are consistent bronze and silver BAGWIS awardees since 2006.

“Metro Surigao Shopping Center and Palma Superstore were given the awards as the first establishments which responded to the call of DTI to be partners in carrying out good business practices by complying all the criteria set forth by the DTI for the program and have maintained its award for the past 10 years,” Negapatan said.

He said that the DTI-Consumer Protection and Advocacy Bureau (CPAB) has identified eight establishment awardees from the province for the said activity.

Negapatan further said that the Consumer Protection Group through CPAB undertake such activity to give due recognition to the 2006 BAGWIS awardees who continued to be partners of DTI in upholding consumer welfare. (SDR/PIA-Surigao del Norte)


Dinagat Islands holds 2-day Jobs Fair

By Jane Gonzales

SAN JOSE, Dinagat Islands, Dec. 1 (PIA) - The provincial government of Dinagat Islands through the Provincial Employment Services Office  (PESO) and Provincial Labor Employment and Manpower Office (PLEMO), in partnership with the Overseas Worker Welfare Administration (OWWA), Technical Education Skills Development Authority (TESDA), POEA, and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), recently conducted a two-day Jobs Fair held at Multi-Purpose Building, San Jose town.

The activity aims to give equal employment opportunity to all Dinagatnons under the leadership of Governor Glenda B. Ecleo.

The available local job placements are production operators and sewers, project supervisors, administrative staff/Information Technology support, company nurse, company and expat drivers, machine operators, technicians, janitorial/utility, auto mechanics/welders, service crew and grass cutters, carpenter/mason, company registered nurse at least one year experience, mess hall supervisor with at least three years relevant experience, marine engineer with at least three years relevant experience, accountant and engineer, bookkeeper, sales clerk, mining engineers, drilling operators with at least two years experience and must be a High School graduate, and safety manager.

The available overseas job placement are accountant, architect, babysitter, bartender, beautician, bellman, carpenter, cashier, cleaner, clerk, cook, service crew, designer, driver, electrician, engineer, housekeeper, laborer, manager, mason, mechanic, nurse, operator, painter, plumber, computer programmer, receptionist, saleslady/man, secretary, supervisor, tailor, technician, waiter/waitress, general welder, asst. production technician, production staff, technician production, safety observer, machine operator, accountant, administrator, travel agent, barber, foreman, machinist, manicurist, painter, plumber, receptionist, security guard, therapist, AutoCAD operator, cartographer, draftsman, housemaid, elementary and high school teacher, librarian, and photographer.

The said activity was participated in by different local and overseas employment agencies, namely: The Power Master, Inc. (Service Provider of CMC); Dielco; Rico Multi-Purpose Cooperative; Avatar Construction; PBMA DIMPC; Cagdianao Mining Corporation; Jenerick International Manpower; Philquest International Management and Service Contractor; AL-ALAMIA International Manpower Services; MMML Recruitment Services, Inc; and MI-REKRUIT Manpower, Inc.  (PIO-Dinagat Islands/PIA-Dinagat Islands)