Tagalog news: Regional Officials pinagbubukas ng DOLE Clinic

LUNGSOD MAYNILA, Mayo 18 -- Upang mas mapabilis at maging epektibo ang paghahatid ng serbisyo ng DOLE, inatasan ni Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III ang lahat ng Regional Directors na magbukas ng ‘DOLE Clinics’ sa mga Public Employment Service Offices (PESO) sa mga local government unit (LGUs)... Read more

DPWH to complete concreting of Pulilan-Baliuag diversion road this year

  MANILA, May 19 -- Motorists will soon have another option avoiding a congested Daang Maharlika in Bulacan, with the new 9.62-kilometer Pulilan-Baliuag Diversion Road that is now being paved by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). DPWH Region 3 Director Antonio V. Molano J... Read more

Qatar investment delegation to visit Manila in September

MANILA, May 18 -- A delegation from the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) is set to visit Manila possibly in September to scout for possible business deals here following the successful visit of President Duterte to the Gulf state last month. Qatar Ambassador to Manila Ali Ibrahim A. I. Al-Malki... Read more

How to protect yourself from the WannaCry Ransomware

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), through Secretary Rodolfo A. Salalima and Assistant Secretary Allan S. Cabanlong confirms that a global ransomware attack is currently in progress. The sophisticated ransomware, known as ‘Wanna Cry’ or ‘Wanna Decryptor’, exp... Read more

Consumers save P16 billion by buying NFA rice

QUEZON CITY, May 17 -- Consumers who bought rice from National Food Authority (NFA) accredited outlets nationwide saved about P16 billion for the whole of 2016 until the first four months of 2017. Data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) show that in 2016, the average retail price of ... Read more

Beware of WannaCry ransomware

QUEZON CITY, May 17 -- The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), through Secretary Rodolfo A. Salalima and Assistant Secretary Allan S. Cabanlong confirms that a global ransomware attack is currently in progress. The sophisticated ransomware, known as ‘Wanna Cry... Read more

Call for applications: ASEAN Youth Interfaith Camp (AYIC) 2017

    QUEZON CITY, May 17 -- The ASEAN Studies Center of Universitas Pesantren Tinggi Darul Ulum (Unipdu) in cooperation with ASEAN Studies Center of Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia are inviting young Filipinos to join the ASE... Read more

Gov’t to hold Luzonwide dialogue on tax reform

MANILA, May 17 -- The Departments of Finance (DOF) and of Budget and Management (DBM) will hold a Luzon-wide dialogue on the Comprehensive Tax Reform Program (CTRP) this Thursday (May 18) at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City.  This PICC forum dubbed the “Op... Read more

Brigada Eskwela 2017 kicks off with increased community responsibility

PASIG CITY, May 17 -- The national kick-off ceremony of Brigada Eskwela 2017, hosted by the Department of Education (DepEd) Region 7 in the province of Cebu, marked the strengthening of existing programs and partnerships that aim to improve the learning condition and environment for students for... Read more

DSWD assists more repatriated Overseas Filipinos from Saudi Arabia

QUEZON CITY, May 17 -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) welcomed and assisted more repatriated Overseas Filipinos (OFs) from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) who availed of the 90-day amnesty program of the said country. On May 11,  the DSWD assisted 13 OFs, composed of ... Read more

NIA, Nascent ink P27.6-M Mini-Hydro in Bicol

QUEZON CITY, May 17 --  The National Irrigation Administration and Nascent Technologies Corp.,  on Monday, have agreed to develop and construct the 0.4 Megawatts (MW) Barit Irrigation Discharge Hydroelectric Power Plant (HEPP). Approved by the NIA Board last March 2017, the mini-hydro project ... Read more

Red Cross enhances reliability of SOS network with small cell technology

MANILA, May 17 -- At the culmination of Philippine Red Cross’(PRC) month-long 70th anniversary celebration on May 9, the organization proudly announced yet another milestone: the use of “small cellular” technology to power PRC’s SOS cell network, which will enable people to call, text, and... Read more

DOE rolls out hybrid 'energy efficient' cars

  TAGUIG CITY, May 17 -- The days of fuel-guzzling government agency vehicles are numbered. The Department of Energy (DOE) is introducing the replacement of service vehicles of the national government offices with hybrid cars as part of its campaign to promote energy efficiency and clean... Read more

DSWD seeks to empower families, communities towards drug-free society

QUEZON CITY, May 17 -- As one of the primary agencies responsible for the facilitation of the government’s National Drug Rehabilitation Program (NDRP), the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues to capacitate families as the lead support in the rehabilitation and prevention... Read more

Photo exhibit on climate change launched in Benguet

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, May 17 -- A climate policy group and documentary photographer turned over two photos from a long-term documentary project on the impacts of climate change to the Benguet State University (BSU) tonight, at the opening of its international conference. The photos belong to Vi... Read more