The President’s Day: October 1, 2014

Today at 10:00 a.m., President Benigno S. Aquino III presided over a ceremony to give a heroes’ welcome for the 7th Philippine Contingent to Golan Heights. The event was held at the Rizal Hall, Malacañan Palace. The President delivered a speech, recognizing the bravery of the Filipino soldiers, and commending them on their successful stand agains, and […]


Sec. Baldoz advises OFWs in HK to be mindful of their safety

“Be alert and go on with your regular routine, but avoid places where marches and protests are happening. Stay indoors as much as possible, and keep in touch with our Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO),” said Secretary Baldoz. She also warned OFWs not to take part in any protest activity or the like, for this may put them in contravention of Hong Kong laws.

100% of Mayon-affected schools resume classes

Ensuring continued delivery of basic education services to all learners in the province, the Department of Education (DepEd) resumed classes in all 78 schools affected by the declaration of Alert Level 3 for Mt. Mayon, September 30.

The President’s Day: September 30, 2014

Today at 10:00 a.m., President Benigno S. Aquino III, with his administration focused on exploring available energy options, attended Energy Smart Philippines 2014 at the SMX Convention Center. The event exhibited advancements and solutions to energy efficiency. At the event, the President delivered a speech. Later at 2:00 p.m., the President met with Executive Secretary […]


DepEd, NYC launch Abot-Alam for out of school youth in PH

The Department of Education (DepEd) and the National Youth Commission (NYC), together with other government agencies, civil society organizations, and local government units formally launched the nationwide implementation of the Abot-Alam program, an initiative that aims to map out of school youth and enroll them in appropriate program interventions in education, entrepreneurship, and employment.


POEA Governing Board issues new guidelines defining high risk areas and benefits due to seafarers

“The POEA Governing Board issued GBR No. 26, Series of 2014, adopting the amended guidelines defining high-risk areas and the benefits due to seafarers in transiting in such areas after the POEA consulted manning associations, seafarers’ unions, and international shipowners’ associations, which fully support the new agreement between the social partners comprising the International Bargaining Forum,” explained Baldoz.