• 04 August 2015
QUEZON CITY, August 4 --  President Benigno S. Aquino III has lauded the exemplary performance of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), which celebrated its 111th founding anniversary on Monday.  In a speech delivered before the agency’s officials and employees, President Aquino noted the BIR’s no-nonsense enforcement of tax laws and its steadfast implementation of priority programs to boost tax collection under the leadership of Commissioner Kim Jacinto-Henares. "Dahil sa mabuting pamamahala, lampas-lampas pa sa inaasahan ang narating natin sa loob lang ng limang taon. Ngayon nga pong anibersaryo ng ating Bureau of Internal Revenue, kinikilala natin ang natatanging ambag ng isang ahensiyang kumakatawan sa episyenteng pagseserbisyo sa taumbayan,” said the President. Aquino praised those that instilled the principles of Daang Matuwid in implementing programs, citing the creation of roads and bridges; completed long-needed infrastructure projects; electrification and providing water in sitios, among others.  "Ang nakikinabang sa inyong mga gawain: mga batang may tangan nang libro at may maayos na silid-aralan; mga benepisyaryo ng Pantawid Pamilya na kaya nang makapasok ...Read more

Free online courses on Child Rights Promotion and Protection

 CENTRAL  04 August 2015
QUEZON CITY, Aug. 4 --  The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) offers online courses on child rights promotion and protection to everyone for free and with no admission requirements. Dr. Grace Javier-Alfonso, UPOU Chancellor, said that creating a child-friendly and protected comm ...Read more

DTI, Philippine embassy hold 2nd Trade and Industry road show in Mexico

 CENTRAL  04 August 2015
MEXICO, August 4 --  Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Undersecretary Ponciano Manalo, Jr. visited Mexico from July 13 to 26 to conduct a Philippine trade and investment road show, which followed a previous one by Undersecretary Manalo in April. The visit was held with the support of the Phil ...Read more
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