• 09 February 2016
MANILA, Feb. 9 -- A Palace official advised the public to watch debates, read newspapers and other information materials to know the personalities of those running for public office as the official campaign season starts today.“Ang botante ang mamimili dahil pagdating sa panahon ng kampanya ‘yan ang panahon ng pagsusuri, pag-aaral, pagdedebate at pagtatalakay ng mga isyu na hinaharap ng ating bayan at ng ating lipunan,” Undersecretary Manuel Quezon III said when asked to comment on the start of the campaign period.President will lead the campaign kick-off of the Liberal Party today in the Visayas region. He vowed to campaign vigorously for Liberal Party bets whom he said will continue his “Daang Matuwid” agenda.Asked to comment on the use of government money during the campaign, Quezon said: “I think we should be very aware of one thing na hindi naman ito parang chaleco or hat na pwede mong tanggalin tapos suotin, tapos tanggalin-suotin. The President is the president wherever he goes and whatever he does.”The President is cautious on spending government money and will not waste resources on things that are not of public interest, Quezon said.“In other words, yo ...Read more

OWWA to fast track assistance to families of OFWs affected in Iraq fire, Taiwan earthquake  

 CENTRAL  09 February 2016
MANILA, Feb. 9 -- Upon the orders of Labor and Employment Sec. Rosalinda Baldoz, Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) chief Rebecca Calzado will facilitate and fast-track the delivery of welfare assistance to the families of the reported 13 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who were kille ...Read more

ARMM investments soar in 2015

 CENTRAL  09 February 2016
MANILA, Feb. 9 -- Investments soared to P6.5 billion in 2015 for the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), the best year for private business investments since its 26-year existence, the Regional Board of Investments (RBOI) said.Since January 2015 until January 2016, total investments record ...Read more