• 27 October 2016
MANILA, Oct. 27 - All national highways, more importantly those leading to public and private cemeteries are now being cleared from obstructions and potholes by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in preparation for the observance of All Saints’ Day.   This is one of the programs of all DPWH maintenance offices nationwide, to ensure safety of huge volume of motorists expected to flock major roads this coming long weekend.    As early as October 14, DPWH Regional Offices (ROs) and District Engineering Offices (DEOs) have implemented various highway routine maintenance activities on major routes which include regravelling, road, bridge, shoulder, drainage, and vegetation control  maintenance, including traffic service maintenance particularly the provision of proper informative/regulatory warning signs or traffic advisory.   DPWH ROs and DEOs will also reactivate its motorist assistance program dubbed as “Lakbay Alalay” starting 5:00 p.m. on October 28, 2016 until a 12:00 noon of November 2, 2016. Hundreds of “Lakbay Alalay” teams will be deployed nationwide along strategic locations to aid the travelling public round-the-cloc ...Read more

DILG fetes 306 LGU good performers on 25th Local Government Code anniversary

 CENTRAL  27 October 2016
QUEZON CITY, Oct. 27 - The recognition and awarding of 306 local government units (LGUs) that have passed the test of good local governance will highlight the culminating activity of the 25th anniversary celebration of the Local Government Code (LGC) today, (October 27, 2016 at the Sofitel Philipp ...Read more

DSWD now accepts donations for ‘Lawin’ survivors

 CENTRAL  27 October 2016
QUEZON CITY, Oct. 27 - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is now ready to accept donations for families affected by ‘Lawin’ following the ongoing initial ground assessment in regions struck by the typhoon.   “We have already identified the initial needs of affected ...Read more