• 01 March 2015
MANILA, March 1 -- The Palace appealed to the public and local government units to be vigilant in preventing fires that could happen frequently as the summer sets in.The country is observing Fire Prevention Month this March. During a radio interview Saturday, Deputy Presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said she heard reports of fire early Saturday as the country starts the observance of Fire Prevention Month. "We appeal to our families to make sure to do your yearly check up of your houses—the ones that you rent or your own homes," Valte said in the interview over dzRB Radyo ng Bayan. The people could ask the help of Bureau of Fire Protection which conducts inspections in cooperation with the local government units.  "And we also call on the local government units to start conducting their inspections to make sure that the homes in their jurisdiction and the offices and the buildings are also up to speed on our relevant codes." A fire was reported in Pasig City Saturday morning. Last week, a fire razed a residential area in Pasay City, leaving 400 families homeless. (PCOO/PND  ...Read more

DepEd reminds schools to keep grad rites simple

 CENTRAL  01 March 2015
PASIG CITY, March 1 -- The Department of Education (DepEd) reiterated that graduation ceremonies in schools should be simple but meaningful and should promote civil rights, foster a sense of community, and encourage personal responsibilities. “While graduation rites mark a milestone in the life ...Read more

Gov't provides follow through services to families who joined DSWD's camp out 

 CENTRAL  01 March 2015
MANILA, March 1 -- The government reported that it was able to relocate 74 poor families who participated in the recent camp out conducted by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).In a radio interview Saturday, Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said that the 74 famili ...Read more