Hall, Malacanang Palace
P. Laurel Street, San Miguel, 1005, Manila
Nos.:521-23-01 to 10 local 6901 and 6916/733-36-24/733-86-58
office provides the overall direction for the national goverment's public
information program. It has the following functions: 1) to formulate and
implement an integrated program of information and developmental communication
on the work of the Presidency; 2) to develop public understanding of govermental
activities and policies; and 3) to enhance public trust and support at
the national, regional, municipal, and barangay levels.
- Hector R. R. Villanueva
for developmental Information Services - Honesto
for Presidential Information Services - Marcelo
Under the Office of the Press Secretary
of Broadcast Services (BBS)
Avenue, Quezon City
Function: To provide nationwide broadcast
services to meet the communication requirements of the goverment and the
The radio serves as an effective communication
medium by which public reactions and questions on specific issues are answered
directly by the President. An access to a nationwide broadcasting system
provides information on policies, programs, and directions of the goverment
and the Presidency.
- Rafael Dante Cruz
of Communications Services (BCS)
Bldg., 310 San Rafael St., San Miguel, Manila
Communication planning and coordination and preparation of special information
Special publications and audio-visual information
materials, e.g., brochures, posters, and press kits, are conceived, produced,
Surveys and polls are undertaken to assess
public reactions to existing goverment policies and ongoing programs and
activities of the goverment and the Presidency.
- Eduardo M. Varona
Printing Office (NPO)
Area, 1002, Manila
function: To provide printing and binding
The office addresses the need for the goverment
printing facility that will take care of all standard and accountable forms,
official ballots, and public documents.
The processes undertaken involve production
planning and control, composing, lithography, press operation, binding
and shipping of finished products, and the maintenance of the printing
Director - Ruben L. Tiagco
and Information Bureau
Press Club Bldg., Magallanes Drive
Area, 1002, Manila
function: To provide domestic and foreign
information programs for the goverment and the Presidency.
Through a nationwide public operation, daily
news services are provided to subscribers and a system of accreditation
is maintained for local and foreign media.
These services are supplemented by specific
information materials on the directions, policies, programs, and activities
of the government and teh Presidency which are produced and distributed
to local and foreign media representatives from time to time.
- Lucita C. Sanchez
Television 4 Network, Inc. (PTV 4)
Avenue, Quezon City
Nos.: 920-65-21 to 44
Functions: 1) To serve primarily as a vehicle
for the state for purposes of education, science and technology, arts,
culture, and sports in order to foster national pride and identity, 2)
to serve as a vehicle for bringing the government closer to the people
in order to enhance their awareness of the programs, policies, thrusts,
and directions of the government; and 3) to serve as an effective outlet
for alternative programming.
Inforamtion Agency (PIA)
Bldg., Visayas Avenue, 1100, Quezon City
- Ramy S. Diez
Functions: - 1) To conduct communication research
and developmental information services; and 2) to provide film laboratory
Three broad concerns are addressed in the
first function - communication research, information generation and dissemination,
and institutional development.
The processing and printing of films for in-house,
government, and private-sector projects are carried out to ensure high-quality
film documentaries, short features, and institutional educational materials
on government programs.
General - Honesto M.Isleta
Broadcast Staff (PBS)
Compound, J.P. Laurel Street
Miguel, 1005, Manila
Nos.: 733-37-13/742-23-71 Fax No.: 735-61-75
Function: - To provide radio-TV coverages
on presidential activities.
The documentation of presidential activities
and special events is performed through electronic media coverage and coordination
with private broadcast media. Services like dubbing and electronic media
coverage of their outstanding accomplishments are rendered to foreign and
Director - Gloria M. Mara
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