Diokno highlights the role of fiscal policy in DuterteNomics part 2

MANILA, April 27 -- On April 25, Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno once again joined senior officials of the national government at the Conrad Hotel in Pasay City for “Dutertenomics II”, a rerun of the forum “Dutertenomics” organized by the Department of ... Read more

DPWH to repair 8 roads this weekend

MANILA, April 27 -- Motorists are advised that the Department of Public Works and Highways-National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) will resume weekend road repair and reblocking on eight road sections in the cities of Quezon, Makati, Pasig, and Valenzuela. DPWH-NCR Director Melvin B. Navarro said rep... Read more

Deadline for submission of SSS-loan restructuring program (LRP) application today

QUEZON CITY, April 27 -- To cut the waiting time and accommodate all applicants, the Social Security System (SSS) will only accept and stamp Loan Restructuring Program (LRP) applications subject to its evaluation and approval at a later time. The change in the procedure is due to the influx of m... Read more

Cordillera factions unite for peace

  BAUKO, MOUNTAIN PROVINCE, April 26 -- Five major rebel factions and groups in Cordillera converged here on Monday to unify their ranks towards healing and reconciliation, as they strongly pushed for Cordillera autonomy as a step towards federalism. Leaders and representatives of vari... Read more

BOI to recognize registered firms’ excellence

MAKATI CITY, April 26 -- The Philippine Board of Investments (BOI), the lead investments promotion agency of the country, announced that nominations for the Guinogulan Awards is now open. Inspired by the native Filipino word “Guinogulan” which literally means “Lord of Golds”, the brand o... Read more

228 Tarlac farmers now landowners

SAN VICENTE, Tarlac City, April 26 -- Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano led the distribution of certificates of land ownership award (CLOAs) covering 349 hectares of land to 228 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) today at Diwa ng Tarlac Convention Center here. Mariano, assisted by DAR U... Read more

DOF, DOH ink pact on Chinese grant for drug rehab/rehabilitation facilities

MANILA, April 26 -- The Departments of Finance (DOF) and of Health (DOH) have signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) on the construction of drug rehabilitation facilities to be funded by a RMB 50-million yuan grant from China. The RMB 50-million yuan aid, equivalent to US$7.5 million, is half of... Read more

Pag-IBIG Fund and LRA partnership make housing loan processing faster

QUEZON CITY, April 26 -- Pag-IBIG Fund recently updated its stakeholders about its partnership with the Land Registration Authority (LRA). Since its launch in June 2013, the LRA kiosk inside the Pag-IBIG office in the National Capital Region (NCR) has released more than 4,400 certified true copies o... Read more

DepEd receives courtesy visit from Thai Minister of Education and SEAMEO Council President

PASIG CITY, April 26 – Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones received a courtesy visit from the Minister of Education of the Kingdom of Thailand, in his official capacity as the concurrent Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) Council President,H... Read more

PRC inaugurates new logistics and training center in Passi, Iloilo

MANILA, April 26 -- As part of Philippine Red Cross’ (PRC) Haiyan Recovery Program, PRC opened a new 1.5 hectare logistics and disaster management training center in Passi City, Iloilo. The new facility, which was built in partnership with the Korean National Red Cross (KNRC) and the local gov... Read more

Elma Muros-Posadas receives first-ever Palarong Pambansa Parangal Lifetime Achievement Award

  ANTIQUE, April 26 -- Elma Muros-Posadas, known as the Iron Woman of the Philippine Athletics and Southeast Asian (SEA) Games Heptathlon Queen, and a product of the Palaro, received the first-ever Palarong Pambansa Parangal Lifetime Achievement Award on April 23 in San Jose de Buenavist... Read more

DOLE ensures more regularized workers under DO 174

MANILA, April 25 -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has intensified its campaign against illegal forms of contracting and sub-contracting and assured the public that more workers will be regularized with the implementation of Department Order 174. Labor Undersecretary Joel B. Maglu... Read more

PNA launches new website, mobile app

QUEZON CITY, April 25 -- Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar on Monday, April 24, formally launched the redesigned website and mobile application of the Philippine News Agency (PNA). "During my recent visits to China, Malaysia, and Bahrain, I saw the cutting edge technology in t... Read more

Champion the cause of children with disabilities and help empower them –DSWD

QUEZON CITY, April 25 -- Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Judy M. Taguiwalo expressed her full support for the organizers and delegates of the 18th Kamp Pag-asa 2017, a camping  activity for children with disabilities in Davao City which began last April 18 and is hold... Read more

Dominguez says DOF has key role in ‘revolutionary’ PH economic breakout

MANILA, April 25 -- Over a century after its inception during the Philippine Revolution, the Department of Finance (DOF) is once more at the center of a "revolutionary situation," this time entailing the rapid modernization of the country's infrastructure and the simultaneous overhaul of its t... Read more