MSMEs reminded of accurate weighing, product certification marks

GUIMARAS, Feb. 28 - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Guimaras is reminding the public and the Micro, Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (MSMEs) in the Province of Guimaras of the importance of weighing scales and the use of product certification marks. DTI team conducted an inspection at J... Read more

DSWD recognizes Contract of Service Workers during PRAISE Awards ceremony capping the Department's 66th Anniversary celebration

​Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary Judy M. Taguiwalo, together with Undersecretary Florita Villar, Assistant Secretary Aleli Bawagan and Assistant Secretary Jose Antonio Hernandez conferred the Gawad Kalihim Awards to 16 Contract of Service workers from the different offic... Read more

DSWD pledges support to gov’t environmental protection initiatives

QUEZON CITY, Feb. 28 - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has pledged its full support to the efforts of the Philippine government in addressing pressing environmental problems in the country, including the destructive impact of illegal mining, during a plenary session on the C... Read more

DepEd urges: Teachers’ local allowance be sourced from legal fund

PASIG CITY, Feb. 28 – Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones maintained that the sources of teachers allowance should be legitimate.   Acknowledging the role of Local Government Units (LGUs) as allies of DepEd in special programs and projects, Briones said that she is not against LGU... Read more

Patriotic law enforcers should be frontliners in war on drugs - Duterte

MANILA, Feb. 28 - President Rodrigo Duterte said he wants honest and patriotic young law enforcers to become the frontliners in the government's war on drugs. In a chance interview with reporters on Monday, the President said, he has required Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Ronald Del... Read more

DSWD celebrates anniversary with forum on Comprehensive Agreement on Social Economic Reforms

MANILA, Feb. 28 - “The goal of the peace talks is not just  to end the war in the country, but also to address the underlying causes of conflict -- namely deep-seated poverty and severe social injustice.” This was the core message of Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secret... Read more

Veteran solon declares DOF's CTRP as “best-studied tax reform bill”

MANILA, Feb. 28 - Raw data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) and the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) showing that 27.9 percent of taxes that high-income earners should pay the government are uncollected because of the currently flawed system, emphasize the need for tax policy reforms... Read more

DSWD Sec. Taguiwalo welcomes stronger laws on disaster response through the ‘Children’s Emergency Relief and Protection Act’

QUEZON CITY, Feb. 28 - Following the recent disasters that struck the country last year and the first months of 2017, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Judy M. Taguiwalo reiterated the standing need for all national and local government offices to provide adequate and ti... Read more

Manobo children in Surigao del Sur await for new school buildings

QUEZON CITY, Feb. 28 - Two Manobo communities in the municipality of San Miguel, Surigao del Sur will have new school buildings each under the Classroom Construction for Lumads (CCL) program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehen... Read more

ASEAN-PCOO Roadshow rolls off to Cebu on March 3

CEBU CITY, February 28 (PIA) -- Secretary Martin M. Andanar of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) is set to lead the ASEAN - PCOO Roadshow which will be held in Cebu on Friday, March 3. The Cebu event which comes after the Roadshows at Davao City, Zamboanga City and Baguio C... Read more

Filipino News: Mga OFW, sinamahan ni Bello na manood ng ‘Sunday Beauty Queen’

MANILA, Feb. 28 - Personal na tinungo at binigyan ni Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III ng oras ang mga overseas Filipino workers (OFW) upang pakinggan ang kanilang mga hinaing nang samahan niya sila sa block screening ng pelikulang “Sunday Beauty Queen” sa Baguio City.   “Nais bigy... Read more

BOI approves coco firm project

MAKATI CITY, Feb. 28 - The Philippine Board of Investments (BOI) recently approved the application of Lionheart GPPAC Farmers Corp. as new export producer of virgin coconut oil, coconut flour and tender green coconuts under the export activities category of the current Investment Priorities Plan (I... Read more

Filipino News: Minaltratong OFW sa Jordan, tinulungan ng POLO

MANILA, Feb. 28 - Tinulungan ng overseas office ng Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) ang isang overseas Filipino worker (OFW) mula sa San Andres Bukid, Manila na di umano’y minaltrato ng kanyang employer sa Amman, Jordan.   Sinabi ni Labor Attache Florenda L. Herrera na nasa kustod... Read more

Filipino News: Pag re-cluster ng DOLE agencies, bureaus, services, ipinatupad ni Bello

MANILA, Feb. 28 - Nagsagawa ng revamp sa mga agencies at regional offices ng Department of Labor and Employment si Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III para sa mas epektibong pagpapatupad ng mga programa at maayos na pagbibigay ng serbisyo sa publiko.   “Kailangan natin itong ipatupad para sa m... Read more

President Duterte graces launching of Mitsubishi's Mirage G4

MANILA, Feb. 28 - President Rodrigo Duterte attended on Monday the launching of Mitsubishi's Mirage G4, assembled completely in the Philippines under the Comprehensive Automotive Resurgence Strategy (CARS) Program. In his speech during the program, the President thanked Japanese investors fo... Read more