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Palace working with Congress to ensure stable power supply next year
MANILA, Oct. 22 -- Malacañang said it continues to work with Congress to come up with an acceptable solution to the impending power shortage during summer next year.  "The government wants to ensure a stable supply and reasonably priced electricity for our people during the summer months of 2015," Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said in a press briefing at the Palace on Tuesday. "We will continue working with Congress in providing an appropriate response and a satisfactory solution: stable and reliable supply at rates that are reasonable and not...

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Research Institute for Tropical Medicine ready for Ebola - DOH

MANILA, Oct. 22 -- The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday said that the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), the country’s National Reference Center for Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases, is now more prepared to respond to the threat of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). “Having managed previous global public health emergencies, the RITM has become better-equipped with rapi... Read Full Story - Research Ins...

Security execs, lawmakers support creation of Bangsamoro Police

MANILA, Oct. 22 – The creation of a Bangsamoro Police is consistent with the Philippine Constitution, security sector executives said as they declared their support to the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law on Tuesday's hearing at the House of Representatives.  “The PNP strongly supports the legislative proposal  of House Bill 4994 (for the creation of the Bangsamoro) which is the inst... Read Full Story - Security exe...

Human Development

Research Institute for Tropical Medicine ready for Ebola - DOH

MANILA, Oct. 22 -- The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday said that the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), the country’s N...

Security, Justice and Peace

DFA raises alert level 3 in Yemen

MANILA, Oct. 22 --  The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced that Alert Level 3 (Voluntary Repatriation) has been raised in Yemen due to...

Climate Change

DENR wants much bigger role for LGUs in biodiversity conservation

QUEZON CITY, Oct. 22 --  The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is hosting a two-day national conference for some local gover...

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DTI, DOE sustain campaign on energy conservation

SAN JOSE, Antique (PIA) - - The Department of Trade and Industry conducted a Seminar on Consumer Awareness featuring the campaign on  energy...

Announcements

Parts of Balanga to experience power outage on October 24

BALANGA CITY, October 22 (PIA) -- Some parts of Balanga city will experience a five-hour power interruption on Friday, October 24, due to the replacem...

ASEAN

PH to host the 2nd BIMP-EAGA and IMT-GT Trade Fair and Business Leaders Conference

MANILA, Oct. 22 -- Given the impending ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015, two dynamic sub-regional groupings have once again converged to strengt...

National Government Agencies

Beacons of excellence conferred PQC awards

MAKATI CITY, October 22 (PIA) - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) recently awarded three companies for organizational improvement and pe...

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70th Anniversary of the Leyte Gulf Landing
70th Anniversary of the Leyte Gulf Landing
70th Anniversary of the Leyte Gulf Landing
70th Anniversary of the Leyte Gulf Landing
70th Anniversary of the Leyte Gulf Landing