• 25 September 2016
Sueno rallies POs, CSOs, barangays in reliving bayanihan thru MASA-MASID PASIG CITY, Sept. 25 - Interior and Local Government Secretary Ismael Sueno has called on all barangay leaders including civic and people’s organizations to partner with the DILG in reliving the spirit of’ ‘bayanihan’ or volunteerism in the country. The Secretary issued the call during a meeting with representatives of various social and urban groups at the DILG Central Office recently in a bid to strengthen people’s participation under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. Even before its launch, the MASA-MASID or Mamamayang Ayaw sa Anomalya, Mamamayang Ayaw sa Iligal na Droga is already being espoused by Sueno, saying it can significantly improve the government’s unified campaign against criminality, corruption and illegal drugs. “Sama kayo sa amin sa MASA-MASID. Ito ay parang umbrella organization ng lahat ng organization sa barangay at volunteers’ groups para ma-eliminate natin iyong droga, korapsyon at kriminalidad,” Sueno said. The Secretary said, if Filipinos will embrace volunteerism, peace and order threats can be thwarted and handled easily. “Napakade ...Read more

President Duterte orders military to stop paramilitary groups amid ongoing peace talks

 CENTRAL  25 September 2016
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept 25 -- President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the military on Thursday to take full control and stop paramilitary groups from operating amid ongoing peace talks with different rebel groups in the country. Speaking to reporters following his visit in Camp Vicente Alagar here, ...Read more

World Bank backs DOF’s tax reform program

 CENTRAL  25 September 2016
MANILA, Sept. 25 - The World Bank has expressed its full support for the tax reform that the Department of Finance (DOF) is proposing in line with President Duterte’s 10-point socioeconomic agenda that is focused on sustaining high economic growth and making its benefits felt by all Filipinos. ...Read more