MANILA, Jan. 21 – The year was 1987 when thousands of farmers trooped to Mendiola to demand agrarian reform from the government. On January 20, the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) joined the ranks of the farmers back to where the blood of 13 was spilled, demanding justice and ... Read more
MANILA, Jan. 21 - The Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC) recently granted additional EC disability benefits to a miner retiree due to lumbar spine disease in relation to his previous work related disease.
For almost 28 years, Henario Guiniawan worked for a mining company in Itogon,... Read more
PASIG CITY, Jan. 21 – To provide a venue for students where they can enhance their skills in different journalistic endeavors and approaches, the Department of Education (DepEd) is set to conduct the 2017 National Schools Press Conference (NSPC) from January 22 to 25, 2017 in Pagadian City, Za... Read more
QUEZON CITY, Jan. 21 - “With proposed innovations in investments, the Social Security System (SSS) is shaping a new developmental ideology to give the working class an opportunity to be the richest in the country through their pooled savings in the pension fund,” said Social Security Commission... Read more
ROME, ITALY, Jan21 — Underscoring the urgency and the seriousness of President Rodrigo Duterte to forge a lasting peace agreement with communist rebels, the Philippine government (GRP) came in full force to the third round of talks in Rome, Italy where the more substantial agenda items will be ta... Read more
MANILA, Jan 21 - The Commission on Elections is encouraging interested parties to request for the conduct of satellite registration of voters in their area to ensure wider voter participation during the ongoing voter registration which resumed last November 7, 2016, in preparation for the October 2... Read more
MANILA, Jan. 21 - Senator Juan Edgardo Angara has informed the Department of Finance (DOF) that the Senate set up last year yet its oversight committee to review the impact of the Sin Tax Reform Act on both revenue collections and public health.
In his capacity as chairperson of the Sena... Read more
Above: USCG and PCG personnel take time out of their training schedule for a group photo, Philippine Coast Guard Headquarters, Manila
MANILA, Jan. 21 — A total of 19 Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) officers and staff graduate today from a two-week course on Outboard Motor Mainte... Read more
MANILA, Jan. 21 - Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Judy M. Taguiwalo flew to Cagayan De Oro (CDO) on January 19 and met with local executives to discuss ways on how to further assist families affected by severe flooding in the city and other nearby provinces due to ... Read more
QUEZON CITY, Jan. 21 - As the 65th Miss Universe beauty pageant slated in the Philippines nears, a local environmental group urged candidates from around the world not to use or endorse personal care and cosmetic products (PCCPs) containing plastic microbeads, a global ocean pollutant.
Through ... Read more
MANILA, Jan. 21 - The Philippine government recognizes that tertiary education is an important component of human development. It shapes and equips individuals with high-level skills and knowledge that are crucial to national welfare. This is where many professional individuals are trained – profe... Read more
MANILA, Jan. 21 - The highly successful outcome of the Philippines’ $2 billion global bond sale this week underscores the continuing investor confidence in the leadership of President Duterte and his resolve to carry out sweeping reforms to realize his administration’s agenda for high and i... Read more
QUEZON CITY, Jan. 21 - For the first time in history, the Philippines is ready to export corn to neighbouring countries in the region as corn harvests this year will breach the 5.6-million tons domestic requirement.
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said that based on the repo... Read more
MANILA, Jan. 23 - Yellow Cab Pizza, the New York-style pizza restaurant founded in the Philippines, officially opened its first U.S. branch this morning at 801 Dillingham Boulevard in the neighborhood of Iwilei in Honolulu, Hawaii.
With over 130 locations worldwide, Yellow Cab Pizza is ... Read more
QUEZON CITY, Jan. 22 - The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will enter into an agreement with the Department of National Defense (DND) in an attempt to provide the necessary assistance to uniformed officers and soldiers of the police and armed service who are killed and wounde... Read more