• 31 July 2016
Let me now announce that I am hereby ordering for the immediate lifting of the unilateral ceasefire that I ordered last July 25 against the communist rebels. Correspondingly, I am ordering the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police to also withdraw the operational guidelines they issued in pursuance to that ceasefire declaration. I am ordering all security forces to be on high alert and continue to discharge their normal functions and mandate to neutralize all threats to national security, protect the citizenry, enforce the laws and maintain peace in the land. (PCO) ...Read more

DSWD braces for TS 'Carina'

 CENTRAL  31 July 2016
QUEZON CITY, July 31 -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), in coordination with disaster response agencies, has prepared for the possible onslaught of Tropical Storm “Carina”. As of 10 am of July 29, the low pressure area (LPA) being monitored by DOST-PAGASA has de ...Read more

DILG, OVP to team up to decongest jails

 CENTRAL  31 July 2016
QUEZON CITY, July 31 -- Interior and Local Government Secretary Ismael ‘Mike’ D. Sueno has assured the Office of the Vice President (OVP) that decongestion of some jail facilities is one of the top concerns that the Department will address.Sueno and Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo met recen ...Read more