• 26 June 2016
MANILA, June 26 - The Palace made an assurance on Saturday that the country’s economy is strong enough to be affected by any shock created by UK’s vote to volt from the European Union.In a radio interview on Saturday, Communication Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr was asked if the Philippines can withstand the effects of UK severing its ties to the EU.He responded by saying that according to Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz, most of the Filipino workers in Britain are nurses who are subjected to British law rather than EU regulations.“Ang kanilang paglilingkod doon ay hindi nakasalalay sa pagiging miyembro ng United Kingdom sa European Union, dahil ang sumasaklaw sa kanilang pagtatrabaho doon ay mga batas ng United Kingdom, hindi ng European Union,” he told dzRB Radyo Ng Bayan.Economically speaking, the British exit or ‘Brexit’ should not cause anxiety in the Philippines, according to Coloma.The Palace official said that the Department of Finance also made an assurance that the country’s economic fundamentals are strong as a result of the initiatives carried out by the Aquino government in the last six years.Despite the stable and strong economy however, the government ...Read more

The LPA east of Borongan develops into Tropical Depression Ambo

 CENTRAL  26 June 2016
QUEZON CITY, June 26 -- The Low Pressure Area (LPA) east of Borongan City, Samar has now developed into a Tropical Depression and was named Ambo, according to 11 am PAGASA weather update today."Ambo" was located at 182 km East of Virac at 10 am, carrying maximum sustained winds of 45kph near the cen ...Read more

President Aquino thanks Ateneo community for supporting his administration

 CENTRAL  26 June 2016
MANILA, June 26 -- President Aquino delivered on Saturday a commencement speech at the Ateneo De Manila University Loyola Schools, thanking the university for supporting his administration in the past six years.In his speech, the President mentioned the achievements of his government in recent year ...Read more