• 04 August 2015
QUEZON CITY, August 4 --  President Benigno S. Aquino III has lauded the exemplary performance of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), which celebrated its 111th founding anniversary on Monday. In a speech delivered before the agency’s officials and employees, President Aquino noted the BIR’s no-nonsense enforcement of tax laws and its steadfast implementation of priority programs to boost tax collection under the leadership of Commissioner Kim Jacinto-Henares.  "Dahil sa mabuting pamamahala, lampas-lampas pa sa inaasahan ang narating natin sa loob lang ng limang taon. Ngayon nga pong anibersaryo ng ating Bureau of Internal Revenue, kinikilala natin ang natatanging ambag ng isang ahensiyang kumakatawan sa episyenteng pagseserbisyo sa taumbayan,” said the President. Aquino praised those that instilled the principles of Daang Matuwid in implementing programs, citing the creation of roads and bridges; completed long-needed infrastructure projects; electrification and providing water in sitios, among others.  "Ang nakikinabang sa inyong mga gawain: mga batang may tangan nang libro at may maayos na silid-aralan; mga benepisyaryo ng Pantawid Pamilya na kaya nang makapasok ...Read more

Passage of BBL is Congress' peace legacy

 CENTRAL  04 August 2015
MANILA, Aug. 4  --  As peace conveners and civil society organization (CSO) leaders express satisfaction with President Benigno S. Aquino III's aggressive push for the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in his last State of the Nation Address (SONA), they urged ‎Congress to heed the ...Read more

Gov’t initiatives lessen number of starving and undernourished Pinoys

 CENTRAL  04 August 2015
QUEZON CITY, Aug. 4 --  Less Filipinos are hungry now. This is according to the 2015 State of Food Insecurity Report of the United Nations (UN) which states that the Philippines is among the 72 developing countries which have reached the 2015 Millenium Development Goal (MDG) target—that is to r ...Read more