Feature: The Bohol Bee Farm Story

“It started with a dream.” Victoria Sandidge vividly recalls how it all began as she looks back with fondness on how a budding business she started about 15 years ago has since turned into a thriving entrepreneurial venture it is today. She owns and manages the Bohol Bee Farm Resort, a boo... Read more

DepEd, Korea ink MOA for Korean language inclusion in Special Program in Foreign Language

PASIG CITY, June 23 – The Department of Education (DepEd) formalized the inclusion of the Korean language in the Special Program in Foreign Languages (SPFL) as Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones and the Republic of Korea Ambassador to the Philippines Kim Jae Shin signed a Memorandum of A... Read more

DepEd statement on attack of armed rebels in North Cotabato schools

PASIG CITY, June 23 – Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones continues to reiterate that schools and learning spaces are zones of peace, and maintains that the security and safety of learners, teaching and non-teaching personnel are the foremost priority in the event of conflict, disaster, a... Read more

PH, Indonesia, agree to step up cooperation to combat terrorism

MANILA, June 24 -- Malacañang on Thursday, June 22, said President Rodrigo Duterte and Indonesian President Joko Widodo agreed to step up the Philippines and Indonesia’s cooperation against terrorism and violent extremism.   Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the two leaders had a ... Read more

DOH supports the regulated use of firecrackers nationwide

MANILA, June 23 -- The Department of Health (DOH) lauded the signing last Tuesday of Executive Order (EO) No. 28, also known as “Providing For The Regulation and Control of the Use of Firecrackers And Other Pyrotechnic Devices,” by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. EO 28 bans individuals from ... Read more

Pacific Angel 2017 begins in the Philippines

MANILA, June 23-- The Armed Forces of the Philippines and United States forces will work together to conduct humanitarian assistance engagements from June 23-July 3, 2017, as part of Pacific Angel 2017 (PACANGEL 17). During this exchange, U.S. and Filipino service members will partner with loca... Read more

DPWH completes strengthening works at Magallanes interchange

MANILA, June 23 -- Works to restore the structural integrity of the 41-year old Magallanes Interchange in Makati City has been completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). DPWH-National Capital Region Director Melvin B. Navarro said series of repair works were done in... Read more

Tagalog news: DOLE tatanggap ng bagong labor compliance officer

LUNGSOD MAYNILA, Hunyo 23 -- Mas pinaigting ng Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) ang kampanya nito upang wakasan ang iligal na uri ng kontraktuwalisasyon at ipatupad ang pagsunod sa labor standards at mga naaayong batas kasabay ng pagtanggap ng kagawaran ng mga bagong labor laws compliance ... Read more

PH-China sign grant deal for 2 Metro Manila bridge projects

MANILA, June 23 -- The Republic of the Philippines and the People’s Republic of China have officially signed a pact for their first ever infrastructure partnership project under President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administration. In an event held Wednesday, 21 June 2017 at the DPWH Head Office in Po... Read more

DAP forges partnership with 2 Russian universities

​DAP President and CEO Elba S. Cruz (fourth from right) is shown with Artem Malgin, Vice Rector for General Affairs of MGIMO University (to Dr. Cruz’s right), DAP IMC Managing Director Merliza M. Makinano and other MGIMO officials as well as Filipino businessmen after the signing of a memo of ... Read more

Medical repatriation efforts for OFWs strengthened

MANILA, June 22 -- A more cohesive and synchronized procedure for the medical repatriation of overseas Filipinos is now assured with the signing last week of a Joint Memorandum Circular among government agencies, including the labor department. Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III said the joi... Read more

‘We risk our lives to save others’ – MILF peace volunteer

MARAWI CITY, June 22 – Peace Corridor volunteers stationed here in the city went the extra mile to facilitate the retrieval of trapped civilians inside the conflict area, even risking their lives to save the others. “This is our work, we risk our lives to save trapped civilians. Aside fr... Read more

President Duterte’s fruitful ‘Tour of Duty’ in his first year

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte made 21 foreign trips to 18 countries during his first year in office. The President’s foreign trips form part of his obligation as Head of State to maintain and strengthen the country’s diplomatic and economic ties with other nations. It is customary for the Pre... Read more


QUEZON CITY, June 22 -- The Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD) on Wednesday, June 21, held a public forum on the unified campaign against illegal drugs in Quezon City. The campaign known as "REHABiNASYON", a portmanteau of rehabilitation and nation, aims to take a holistic approa... Read more

CSC launches photo contest against red tape

MANILA, June 22 -- The Civil Service Commission (CSC) celebrates ten years of implementing the Anti-Red Tape Act (ARTA) which was signed last June 2, 2007. For this year, the CSC launches Dekada na ang ARTA with a photo contest dubbed #MakuhaKaSaARTA, along with other activities slated throughout ... Read more