• 03 September 2015
PASIG CITY, Sep. 3 -- The celebration of the National Peace Consciousness Month will focus on continuing the legacy of peace and progress through unity among Filipinos, the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) announced today.  Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Secretary Teresita Quintos-Deles said the National Peace Consciousness Month will have as its theme “Pagkakaisa Tungo para sa Patuloy na Kapayapaan at Kaunlaran” to stress the need for unity among Filipinos to ensure peace and the country’s progress.  The Philippines celebrates the National Peace Consciousness Month during the month of September every year as mandated under Proclamation No. 675 issued in July 2004. The presidential proclamation was issued to “instill greater consciousness and understanding among the Filipino people on the comprehensive peace process to strengthen and sustain institutional and popular support for and participation in this effort, as well as in the global movement spearheaded by the United Nations to promote a Culture of Peace based on nonviolence, respect for fundamental rights and freedoms, tolerance, understanding and solidarity.”  To ki ...Read more

Cebu’s hospitality, tourism industries gain from APEC meetings, says tourism official

 CENTRAL  03 September 2015
CEBU CITY, Sep. 3 -- Cebu province’s hosting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings this year is bringing economic and job benefits to its hospitality and tourism industries, as well as its small and medium enterprises (SMEs), a tourism official has said.  “We are expecting ...Read more

CSC: Treats for gov’t workers on 115th civil service anniversary

 CENTRAL  03 September 2015
QUEZON CITY, Sep. 3 -- Special discount packages await government employees as the entire bureaucracy celebrates the 115th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary (PCSA), the Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced.  From September 25 to 27, 2015, state workers can avail themselves of a 10% disco ...Read more