• 03 May 2016
QUEZON CITY, May. 3 -- The Administration of President Benigno S. Aquino III will turn over to the next President a peace process that is better-positioned than it was six years ago, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos Deles said. In her speech at the recently held UP Public Lectures on Philippine Presidency and Administration, Deles said the Aquino Administration scored major successes including the conclusion and signing of a major peace agreement to settle decades of conflict in Mindanao. She added that these were done despite the difficulties the government encountered in the past six years in its efforts to forge peace with rebel groups. According to Deles, the Aquino government was also able to provide convergence under the Bangsamoro peace agreement for the two Moro peace tables, and provided closure to the peace table in the Cordilleras while it is close to completing another closure process to a Visayas-based peace table. “There will still be major unfinished business that we will have to pass on…but we” will be able to turn over fewer and better-positioned peace tables to the next administration,” she said. Deles noted that the peace pro ...Read more

GSIS allots P539M in emergency loan for 3 VisMin areas

 CENTRAL  03 May 2016
MANILA, May 3 - The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) allotted Php539 million in emergency loan to active members and old-age pensioners in the El Niño-affected General Santos City in South Cotabato and the provinces of Guimaras and Sarangani. The loan is open to 17,235 active members who ...Read more

President Aquino inaugurates P639.8-million bridge in Cagayan

 CENTRAL  03 May 2016
MANILA, May 3 - President Benigno S. Aquino III arrived in Cagayan province on Monday to inaugurate the P639.89-million bridge in Barangay Masi, Pamplona town. The new 489.9-linear meter bridge replaces the 50-year-old highway bridge that connects Cagayan Valley to the Ilocos Region and the Cordill ...Read more