• 04 October 2015
MANILA, Oct. 4 -- The palace welcomes a survey showing the Philippines as one of the most preferred countries of expatriates.The Philippines is rated highly by expats looking outside their homeland for career satisfaction, according to a survey commissioned by British banking giant HSBC.HSBC Expat Explorer’s survey ranked the Philippines at 28th in 39 countries favored by expatriates as good destination.In a radio interview over dzRB Radyo Ng Bayan on Saturday, Deputy Presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said the survey result is something to be proud of for Filipinos and it shows the county's openness to its visitors."We are known around the world for our warmth and our hospitality," she said. "We roll out the red carpet not only for our visitors but until such time that they become integrated or become part of our society as our residents.""And siguro maganda ring pangitain ito na more and more people see the Philippines (as) not just a place to visit but talagang na-fi-feel at home sila sa ating bansa."The HSBC ranked countries based on their attractiveness using various metrics such as opportunities in disposable income, wages, savings, economic confidence, entrepreneu ...Read more

President's Tawi-Tawi visit shows commitment to inclusive growth, says official

 CENTRAL  04 October 2015
MANILA, Oct. 4 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III's visit to Tawi-Tawi is manifestation of his administration's commitment in attaining inclusive growth, especially those in the far-flung areas, a Palace official said.In a radio interview on Saturday, Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail ...Read more

APEC environment and agri ministers to meet on food security, ‘blue’ economy

 CENTRAL  04 October 2015
ILOILO CITY, Oct. 4 -- Environment and agriculture ministers and officials from 21 member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) are scheduled to meet in Iloilo City from today up to October 6 to discuss policies on the conservation of ocean and coastal resources while ensuring ...Read more