• 08 July 2015
MANILA, July 8 --  The Palace on Tuesday welcomed the results of the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showing greater public satisfaction with President Benigno S. Aquino III’s administration. In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said the latest installment of findings from the Second Quarter 2015 SWS Survey showed that public satisfaction with the Aquino administration has improved from 48 percent last March to 55 percent, and that dissatisfaction has fallen from 29 percent to 24 percent. "This welcome news comes a day after our country received a credit rating upgrade from the Japan Credit Rating Agency (JCRA), which has raised our rating from BBB- to BBB+ stable -- the 22nd such positive rating action under the Aquino administration,” said Secretary Lacierda. The Palace official said "another report which affirms the administration’s commitment to Daang Matuwid is a TIME magazine infographic based on a Gallup poll citing the Philippines as among the top places in the world where job optimism remains high." "Despite a relatively pessimistic international outlook on the job market, 65 percent of Filipino respondents believed that now is a ...Read more

PNoy administration gears up for 2016 budget; spending reforms to boost economy

 CENTRAL  08 July 2015
MANILA, July 8—The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on Tuesday said  they are gearing up for the government’s 2016 spending plan, which is double the Aquino administration’s P1.541-trillion budget in 2010, following the approval of the P3.002-trillion proposed national budget by Pre ...Read more

PTV to reorganize for digital TV revolution

 CENTRAL  08 July 2015
QUEZON CITY, July 8 --- Peoples Television Network (PTV-4) is gearing up for the digital broadcast revolution with a reorganization that will create an organizational structure capable of responding “to the changing realities and challenges in public communication and broadcasting,” top official ...Read more