Phase 1 of the ambitious P550-M Naga City General Hospital (NCGH) was blessed and inaugurated on Tuesday, December 12. The occasion paves the way for the anticipated commencement of operations later this month.
The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), in celebration of Local Government Month, handed out awards and commendations at the Regional Recognition Ceremony 2023 in Legazpi City, Albay on October 23, 2023.
SEVERAL months ago, Mayor Nelson Legacion entrusted the City Events, Protocol, and Public Information Office (CEPPIO) with the pivotal task of overseeing programs and projects that would propel Naga’s Arts and Culture to the forefront of the city’s identity.
As a cornerstone of the Idea2Startup Program led by the City Government of Naga through the Investment & Tourism Promotions Office, the recent Startup Bootcamp took place from September 21 to 28, 2023.
The Harong Katuod (HaKa) Naga, the local startup community group established through the efforts of LGU Naga, is spearheading a technology event entitled FutureTech on October 19 to 21, 2023 to showcase ICT products and services to the local community. The City Government of Naga is actively collaborating on this initiative, playing a vital role in fostering innovation and igniting the future of education. This event also serves as a component of the city’s Startup Development Program.
In a dedicated effort to bolster technopreneurship within the academe, the Naga City Government's Investment & Tourism Promotions Office (ITPO) collaborated with QBO Philippines - Ideaspace Foundation to conduct the 2nd consultation visit with prominent academic institutions, including Ateneo de Naga University, Bicol State College of Applied Sciences and Technology, Naga College Foundation, Inc., University of Nueva Caceres, and DepEd Naga last July 27-28, 2023.
The Philippine National Railways (PNR) Naga-Ligao line rolled out its service for the first time in six years.
Considering the city’s growing population and the rising demand for quality healthcare to keep the Nagueños healthy and productive, the City Government of Naga has pushed for the establishment of its Medical Scholarship Program that seeks to augment the number of doctors working at the LGU.
The Naga City Government through the Naga City Investment Board (NCIB) collaborates with the University of Nueva Caceres (UNC) to implement the Idea2Startup program as part of the city’s Digital Innovation and Startup Development Program.
A HAVEN OF INNOVATION 🚀 | With the aim to foster a more conducive environment for the development of startups and IoT projects, our City Government formally inaugurated the Naga City IoT (Internet-of-Things) Laboratory, a first-of-its-kind facility in Southern Luzon featuring equipment and technical training/mentoring services for product prototyping, research, and development.
“The city’s database on PWDs reveals that the sector has a current total strength that runs to more than 7,000 since 2016,” Atty. Paul John Barrosa, head of Persons with Disability Affairs Office said.
WANTING to ensure that the disability rights of the PWD children are protected, the city government of Naga has formally created the Naga City PWD Youth Association, which will enable the LGU to devote special care to the young ones by including them in its various services and projects as beneficiaries.
Naga City continues to solidify its position as a strong player in the Philippine startup ecosystem, advancing 48 spots in the global rankings of startup cities since its inclusion in the annual startup index in 2022.
NAGA City has two ordinances that promote employment of senior citizens with the recent enactment of Ordinance 2023-047 that gives incentives to employers who hired them as workers.
ALONGSIDE faith-based approaches that aim to stop teenage pregnancies, the city government of Naga continues to initiate measures to zero in on factors that cause children to engage in early initiation of sexual activity.
Eight (8) teams comprising students from the colleges of Engineering and Architecture, Computer Studies, and Business and Accountancy received grant funds for their startup projects on June 21, 2023. The funding comes from the city’s Digital Innovation Fund (DIF); and is part of the Idea2Startup Program.
NAGA CITY --- It’s finally over.
The Supreme Court, sitting en banc, has in the end decided to grant the city government of Naga and other government instrumentalities the right to possess the property, as well as the so-called Naga City Civic Center with its appurtenant structures, such as the Museo ni Jesse Robredo, as its own.
From setting up teen hubs and centers in every public school and village to the creation of a council that will drive all programs for adolescents, Naga City is taking bolder yet wiser steps to curb teenage births through a newly passed ordinance.
FIRED up by the news on recent cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the city government of Naga began to mobilize on Monday, April 24, this year, its Health Emergency Response Task Force (HERTF) to be able to plan out prevention strategies against further transmission of the dreaded disease.
BEGINNING May 5, this year, all businesses in the city categorized under the food service industry are required to include one-half cup of cooked rice in their menus as mandated in City Ordinance 2023-024.