Vernissage of the Philippine Pavilion at the 2017 Venice Art Biennale
The Spectre of Comparison, the 2017 Philippine Pavilion at the 57th Venice Art Biennale, will have its vernissage on May 11, 2017, 4:00pm (10:00pm, Manila time) at the Artiglierie of the Arsenale in Venice, Italy. Senator Loren Legarda, principal advocate of the Philippine participation in the Venice Biennale, invites everyone to engage in the global discourse.
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DepEd, partners conduct Psychological First Aid for displaced Marawi teachers, personnel
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 26 – A total of 44 public school teachers and personnel form Marawi City were among the first to receive Psychological First Aid (PFA) conducted by the Department of Education (DepEd) and its partners from June 20 - 22, 2017 at the National Educators Academy of the Philippines (NEAP) Region 10 in Cagayan de Oro City.
Reaffirming Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones’s commitment to help and assist all affected learners, teachers and other DepEd personnel in re-establishing a sense of normalcy, DepEd Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Service (DRRMS) D...Read more
Report establishments that refuse to give Senior Citizen privileges-Angeles
TARLAC CITY, June 26 (PIA) -- Mayor Cristy Angeles encouraged the elderly to report establishments that refuse to give Senior Citizen privileges.
In her speech during the recently concluded Federation of Senior Citizens Association of the Philippines Leadership and Records Management Training and Seminar, Angeles reiterated that the city government strictly implements the privileges and benefits for the senior citizens as mandated by Republic Act 9994 or the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010.
“According to RA 9994, senior citizens shall be entitled to 20% discount and ex...Read more
ARMM pursues IdoMalPhil trilateral maritime patrols
COTABATO CITY, June 26(PIA)—In a move to boost business confidence in the region, the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) regional government welcome the establishment of the trilateral maritime patrol (TMP) arrangement between Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines.
Regional Board of Investments (RBOI) chair Ishak Mastura acknowledges the significance of the arrangement in boosting the cross-border trading in the ARMM’s island provinces.
“This (TMP) is an important development for the ARMM because people from our island provinces have been doing cross-border trading since...Read more
Campaign for “Letters of Hope” for soldiers and civilians in Marawi City on
COTABATO CITY, June 26 (PIA)—People from other regions and even those living abroad can reach out and offer prayers to soldiers and affected residents in Marawi City through “letters of hope”.
Cabinet Secretary Khal Mambuay-Campong of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) said a group of private individuals in Luzon started the campaign in coordination with the autonomous region.
“Actually this idea started when a doctor who visited Marawi City launched a donation drive for garments and thank you notes to soldiers in the city fighting the local terror groups,” Sec. C...Read more