• 27 March 2015
SILANG, Cavite, March 27 ---  President Benigno S. Aquino III on Thursday appealed for public understanding over the Mamasapano incident, maintaining that he was kept in the dark by people he trusted to carry out the January 25 operation.In his message to the graduating class of the Philippine National Police Academy, the President said police officials involved in the operation made him believe that Oplan Exodus was well-planned and the police commandos on the ground would be able to implement it with ease.Noting that it was the last time he would talk about the tragic incident, President Aquino explained that there was no urgency in the text messages he received on the morning of January 25, leading him to believe that the Special Action Force commandos had successfully carried out their mission.“Kung nalaman ko ito agad, sa tingin n’yo ba, hindi ako gagawa ng paraan para tulungan ang ating hanay?” he said.No word would ease the pain and misery felt by those who have lost loved ones in the Mamasapano clash, he said, adding that all he could do is to appeal for understanding from the Filipino public."Sa bawat Pilipinong nabigo at nasaktan dahil sa mga pangyayaring kaugnay n ...Read more

Philippines, Japan sign agreements on six ODA projects

 CENTRAL  27 March 2015
MANILA, March 27  --  Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosario and Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Kazuhide Ishikawa signed and exchanged notes on four Official Development Assistance (ODA) grant projects amounting to JPY 2.789 billion (approximately PhP 1.195 billion) and two yen lo ...Read more

DepEd, educ partner to equip OSYs with ICT skills through ALS

 CENTRAL  27 March 2015
PASIG CITY, March 27 -- True to its commitment of ensuring education is for all, the Department of Education  has partnerd with an educational institution to reach out to Out-of-School Youths (OSYs). “The bigger mandate of the Department of Education (DepEd) is to look out for those who cannot ...Read more