• 01 December 2015
PARIS, France, Dec. 1 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III arrived here on Sunday for the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) to share valuable insights on how the country has so far been putting up with the serious challenges posed by climate change.“Ibabahagi natin sa ibang mga bansa ang ating karanasan sa pagharap at pagbangon sa matitinding kalamidad,” the President said in a statement.Aquino would be joining today, over a hundred heads of state and government to further discuss climate change mitigation proposals.“Magandang pagkakataon po ang mga pagtitipon sa Paris upang muling humakbang at idiin ang halaga ng pagkakaisa ukol sa climate change,” he added.The President would spearhead as well the Climate Vulnerable Forum high-level event on behalf of other developing countries most affected by frequent and intense natural disasters owing to climate change.The COP21, otherwise known as the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference runs from November 30 to December 11 amid an extremely heightened security across the French capital.France underwent a series of terrorist attacks perpetrated by the Islamic State a couple of weeks ago and the presence of world leaders in ...Read more

APEC expanded opportunities for the Philippines in Latin America---DOF Asec. Habitan

 CENTRAL  01 December 2015
MANILA, Dec. 1 -- The recent hosting of the Philippines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) expanded the country’s opportunities for trade in Latin America. “We have numerous products that can be showcased to those countries and because of APEC, we have tapped those markets (Marami ...Read more

Aid for displaced Lumads in Surigao del Sur continues 

 CENTRAL  01 December 2015
QUEZON CITY, Dec. 1 -- Some 574 families or 2,793 persons from Surigao del Sur affected by the civil unrest in the province continue to receive the converged services of concerned government agencies, non-government organizations (NGOs), and the local government unit (LGU), according to the Departme ...Read more