• 31 March 2017
 MANILA, March 31 -- The Development Academy of the Philippines, through its Institutional Marketing Center, has forged partnerships with two American universities in its effort to explore and create partnerships with academic institutions in the United States while strengthening relations with similar groups and organizations in general.   This was done through memorandums signed during the US visit of DAP President Antonio Kalaw Jr. and IMC Managing Director Merliza Makinano, with a memorandum of agreement being forged with American University in Washington, D.C., and a memorandum of understanding being signed with the University of California, Berkely Richard and Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy.   The MOA with American University intends to “explore cooperative initiatives between the two institutions” even as the US institution and the DAP still have to identify the specific areas or activities that they will partner in over the next five years, the duration of the agreement.   California-Berkeley pact The MOU with the University of California, Berkeley, meanwhile, intends to “take the necessary steps to encourage and promote cooperation” ...Read more

SSS to release P71M for P1,000 benefit under special cases

 CENTRAL  31 March 2017
QUEZON CITY, March 31 --  State-run Social Security System on Thursday said it has released about P71.84 million to its partner banks for the P1,000 additional benefit of the first batch of pensioners under special cases.   SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel F. Dooc said tha ...Read more

44 barangays in Iligan city conduct barangay assembly

 R10  31 March 2017
ILIGAN CITY, March 31 (PIA)—Barangays in Iligan city have complied the mandatory conduct of Barangay Assembly for the first semester set March 25 this year.   According to Elizabeth Buna, local government operations officer of the Department of Interior Local Government (DILG) Iligan City ...Read more