• 28 May 2015
CEBU CITY, May 28 (PIA) --- The proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will change the lives of the next generation of Filipino-Muslims, says Prof. Miriam Coronel-Ferrer, chairman of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) Peace Panel.  In a media briefing held today at AFP Central Command, Camp Lapu-Lapu, Ferrer explained that BBL will pave the way for development programs to be introduced in the region.  “For every year that we delay stabilizing the peace and order in this area, this will have an impact on the next generation of Filipino-Muslims,” she stressed. Ferrer said the proposed law will help enforce peace and order in the region since members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) - which she described as “the strongest armed group in the country today” – are willing to put down their arms as their weapons and combatants will be decommissioned under said law.  The briefing kicks off the nationwide information drive for BBL conducted by the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) in partnership with the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) in strategic areas across the country. The campaign aims to inform the public on the key p ...Read more

Eco –friendly airport to rise in Panglao, Bohol

 CENTRAL  28 May 2015
MANILA, May 28 - A world-class, eco-friendly airport will soon rise in Bohol.The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) and winning bidder, Japanese joint venture Mitsubishi Corporation and Chiyoda Corporation holds a ceremonial signing of the New Bohol (Panglao) Airport Project Wedn ...Read more

Gov't 1Q spending shows accelerating trend

 CENTRAL  28 May 2015
MANILA, May 28 – Government spending has improved within the first quarter this year resulting in disbursements that totaled P504 billion which is P21.5 billion  higher than releases made from January to March last year, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) announced Wednesday. DBM said ...Read more