• 29 November 2015
MANILA, Nov. 29 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III is scheduled to leave today for a three-state European trip that will bring him to France, Italy and the Vatican City.  The President’s first stop will be Paris, where he will attend the 21st Conference of Parties (COP 21) for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) scheduled on November 30 to December 11 in Le Bourget. The Philippines committed a 70 percent emission reduction by 2030, as part of its intended nationally determined contribution to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change with provisions coming from the developed countries on finance, capacity building, and technology transfer. “Sa Paris gaganapin ang 21st Conference of Parties or COP para sa United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) kung saan ilalahad ng Pangulo ang mga hakbang at programa ng Pilipinas sa pagharap at pagtugon nito sa climate change kabilang na ang ating pambansang commitment hinggil sa pagbabawas ng carbon emissions ng 70 porsiyento sa mga sektor ng enerhiya, transportasyon, waste, forestry at industriya pagdating ng Taong 2030,” said Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. in an i ...Read more

DOLE chief sees more trade, more employment for Filipinos after APEC

 CENTRAL  29 November 2015
MANILA, Nov. 30 -- Vibrant trade relations, initially among nine Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies, but expanding eventually to all its members, are expected to create employment opportunities for more Filipinos following the successful 2015 APEC Leaders’ Meeting which the Philip ...Read more

OPAPP, civil society remain steadfast for BBL passage

 CENTRAL  29 November 2015
QUEZON CITY, Nov. 29 -- Despite persistent delays on the legislative deliberations on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in Congress, the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) together with civil society organizations and other peace stakeholders continue to push for ...Read more