Results of reopened SHS VP online application now out
PASIG CITY, May 18 -- Results of the recently reopened online application for the Department of Education’s (DepEd) Senior High School Voucher Program (SHS VP) are now out.
All applicants who completed and submitted their application between May 1 and 15 may check the results ahead of the scheduled release dates through the Online Voucher Application Portal (OVAP) at http://ovap.deped.gov.ph.
The qualified voucher recipients (QVRs) may likewise download their QVR Certificates from the OVAP website. The QVR certificates are to be submitted to the non-DepEd senior high school the QVR will enroll in. The voucher must be redeemed this coming school year 2017-2018. (DepEd)
PNP, water district sign MOA to protect Isarog watershed in Bicol
NAGA CITY, Aug. 16 (PIA) – With its mandate to protect, manage, develop and conserve the Mt. Isarog Natural Park (MINP) in Camarines Sur, the Metro Naga Water District (MNWD) had the Naga City Police Station as its newest stakeholder in the collaboration to protect and conserve the MINP.
On Aug. 7, the Naga police and the MNWD signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) to firm up the cooperation and collaboration between the two entities.
MNWD Board Chairman Jorge T. Palma said the MOA intends to address the protection, conservation and rehabilitation of a portion of the MINP wate...Read more
Surigao delegates join global waste management confab in Bangkok
SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, Aug. 17 (PIA) – In an effort to gain insights and learn best practices of proper waste management abroad, Governor Sol F. Matugas led the Surigao del Norte delegation who participated in the Global Waste Management Conference 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand last August 1-2.
With the theme, “Building Sustainability in an Urbanized World through Strategic Waste Management,” the International Global Waste Management Conference 2017 is the first in Asia, designed to provide a platform to address the rising issues in relation to the negative impacts of waste on h...Read more
DepEd School Building Program: A Briefer
PASIG CITY, Aug. 17 -- On par with the President’s directive to “Build, Build, Build”, the Department of Education (DepEd) has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to outline the strategy for the implementation of the Basic Education Facilities Fund (BEFF).
Part of the agreement was for DepEd and DPWH to jointly conduct the validation of proposed school building to determine: a) buildable spaces, b) classroom building types, and c) actual project costs. An important part of this strategy is the conduct of geo-technical...Read more
Congressman Bordado highlights achievements in State of the District Address
NAGA CITY, Aug. 17 (PIA) –Camarines Sur Rep. Gabriel H. Bordado Jr. (third district) delivered the first ever State of the District Address last Saturday, Aug. 12, at the Eurotel Convention Center here.
Before a well-attended gathering of local officials and civil society leaders in his district, Bordado presented a summary of his accomplishments for July 2016 to July 2017.
For his legislative work, Bordado had a perfect attendance during sessions in Congress where he was present 97 times in 97 session days. He also authored and co-authored 93 Bills, made five manife...Read more