• 26 April 2015
MANILA, April 26 --  The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) will carry out the rehabilitation works in the areas devastated by Typhoon Yolanda, a job previously handled by the Office of the Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery, the Palace said on Saturday."Ipagpapatuloy ng NEDA sa pamumuno ni Secretary Arsenio Balisacan ang pangangasiwa doon sa pagpapatupad ng mga programa hinggil sa rehabilitasyon bunsod ng mga pinsala na dulot ng Typhoon Haiyan o Yolanda," Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr said in a radio interview.NEDA will maintain the existing structure which is composed of five clusters. The infrastructure cluster, for instance, is handled by the Department of Public Works and Highways.The resettlement cluster is under the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) and the social services cluster is overseen by the Department of Social Welfare and Development.The Department of Trade and Industry will handle the livelihood cluster, while the Department of Budget and Management and NEDA will oversee the support cluster."Wala pong interruption doon sa progreso ng ating mga rehabilitation ...Read more

Reformed Customs Bureau to play major role in ASEAN integration

 CENTRAL  26 April 2015
MANILA, April 26 -- Malacanang said it is confident that the Bureau of Customs would do its part effectively as the country becomes part of a more integrated Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).President Aquino appointed Alberto Lina as the new chief of the Bureau of Customs following the ...Read more

President Aquino to keep busy schedule in Malaysia trip

 CENTRAL  26 April 2015
KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 --President Benigno S. Aquino III has a busy schedule ahead of him as the President and other Southeast Asian leaders gather in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday for the 26th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit.President Aquino, along with the official Philippine delega ...Read more