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President Aquino commemorates Apolinario Mabini's 150th birth anniversary in Batangas
TANAUAN CITY, Batangas,July 24 --  President Benigno S. Aquino III on Wednesday led the commemoration of the 150th birth anniversary of Apolinario Mabini, whose contributions strengthened the foundation of Philippine democracy. "Si Mabini ang kumakatawan sa talino ng Pilipino—talinong ibinuhos niya sa pagpanday ng mga prinsipyo at sistemang nagbigay-hugis sa isang malayang lipunan," the President said in his speech at the Apolinario Mabini Shrine in this city.He cited three concepts by Mabini that the present administration tries to follow.First, Mabini highlighted the importance of foll...

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Contentious issues in draft Bangsamoro Basic Law reconcilable -- GPH panel member

ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 24  -- Government negotiators  are positive that the outstanding and contentious issues in the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) can be harmonized soon, noting that the indomitable commitment of the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to arrive at a mutually acceptable bill is the key to overcome the difficulties currently being faced by the Parti... Read Full Story - Contentious ...

PhilHealth benefit payments reach P 37B for S1-2014

QUEZON CITY, July 24 --  The  Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) expects its total benefit payments to reach P 36.85 billion for the first semester of 2014, representing a 41 percent increase compared to the P 26.19B it paid for the same period last year. “We are releasing about P 1.35B per week for benefit payments this year,” which is 33 percent higher than the P 1.... Read Full Story - PhilHealth b...

Economic Development

PH to import additional 500,000 MT of rice

QUEZON CITY, July 24 -- The National Food Authority (NFA) Council has approved the importation of additional 500,000 metric tons (MT) of rice for this...

Good Governance

DOLE-Caraga transforms Butuan brgy into a Child Labor Free

BUTUAN CITY, July 24 – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Caraga, in partnership with the local government here has created Reso...

Human Development

Healthcare workforce: A priority of 'Kalusugan Pangkalahatan'

MANILA, July 24 -- The Department of Health (DOH) considers the Filipino healthcare workers as a priority of Kalusugan Pangkalahatan and continue...

Events

Search on for symbolic ‘100M Pinoy babies’ in CL

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, July 24 (PIA) -- Commission on Population (POPCOM) and its partners in Central Luzon shall welcome on July 27 the birt...

ASEAN

International forum seeks to strengthen human resource in EAGA

DAVAO CITY, July 23 (PIA) -- Aiming to revive and strengthen the human resource linkages within the BIMP-EAGA, a Technical and Vocational Education an...

Civil Society

WV plays host to GRECON Congress

SAN JOSE, Antique July 23 (PIA) - - The officers and members of the Grains Retailers Confederation (GRECON) of the Philippines in the Visayas region w...

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