• 03 August 2015
MANILA, Aug.  3 -- Malacañang on Sunday assured the United Nations (UN) that the government is determined to complete the rehabilitation works in the areas affected by super typhoon ‘Yolanda.’ “Tinitiyak natin sa United Nations na higit pang pag-i-igtingin ang determinasyong makumpleto ang trabaho ng rehabilitasyon upang tiyakin na lahat ng mga nawalan ng bahay dahil sa bagyong ‘Yolanda’ ay maililipat sa permanente at disenteng mga human settlements na malayo sa danger zones na kanilang pinanggalingan. Layunin din nating matulungan silang magkaroon ng kapaki-pakinabang na kabuhayan at trabaho sa kanilang pagbangon mula sa kalamidad,” said President Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., in a radio interview with dzRB Radyo ng Bayan. This is the Palace’s response to Chaloka Beyani, UN special rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons, who reported that the Philippines has not done enough rebuilding after super typhoon “Yolanda” devastated much of the eastern Visayas region. “Patuloy ang pagtutok ng pamahalaan na bigyan ng sapat na tulong ang mga internally displaced person, partikular hinggil sa pagtatayo ng mga ...Read more

Salaries, allowances of Philippine envoys follow standardization law—DFA 

 CENTRAL  03 August 2015
MANILA, August 3—The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) emphasized on Monday that Philippine ambassadors like other members of the Philippine civil service, receive salaries that are based on the Salary Standardization Law. “The Commission on Audit (COA) Report on Salaries and Allowances (ROSA ...Read more

DSWD beefs up programs for street dwellers

 CENTRAL  03 August 2015
QUEZON CITY, Aug  3 --  The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) aims to achieve zero street families by end of the year, the reason why the Department is intensifying the convergence of its three programs, in partnership with civil society organizations (CSO) and the 17 local gover ...Read more
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