[English] Benigno S. Aquino III, fifth State of the Nation Address, July 28, 2014

The transformation we are experiencing now, we can make permanent with the guidance of God. As long as your faith remains strong—as long as we continue serving as each other’s strength—we will continue proving that “the Filipino is worth dying for,” “the Filipino is worth living for,” and if I might add: “The Filipino is worth fighting for.”

Benigno S. Aquino III, fifth State of the Nation Address, July 28, 2014

Ang transpormasyong tinatamasa natin ngayon, ay magagawa nating permanente sa gabay ng Panginoon. Hangga’t buo ang ating pananalig at tiwala, at hangga’t nagsisilbi tayong lakas ng isa’t isa, patuloy nating mapapatunayan na, “the Filipino is worth dying for” , “the Filipino is worth living for,” at idadagdag ko naman po: “The Filipino is definitely worth fighting for.”


DepEd is committed to enhancing the quality of basic education

Secretary of Education Armin Luistro underscored the department’s commitment to ensure that no learner shall be left behind. “Our mandate is to provide every Filipino child with access to quality education,” Luistro said. He added that DepEd’s programs have always been directed at promoting inclusive and learner-centered education for Filipinos.

The President’s Day: July 25, 2014

Today at 11:00 a.m., President Benigno S. Aquino III had a meeting with the Presidential Management Staff and the Cabinet Secretary in the Private Office in Malacañan Palace. Later at 2:00 p.m., the President held a meeting regarding his speech for the State of the Nation Address (SONA) also in the Private Office.


DILG to relocate informal settlers to safer communities

Secretary of Interior and Local Government Mar Roxas today said that the Aquino administration is determined to relocate more informal settler families to safer and better communities under “Oplan Likas” or Lumikas para Iwas sa Kalamidad at Sakit being spearheaded by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG).

DOH recognizes Typhoon Yolanda heroes

The Department of Health (DOH) today recognized the efforts of all the brave souls who have dedicated their time, services, expertise and resources to the victims of Typhoon Yolanda (internationally named Haiyan).