We affirm with the fundamental truth that Filipino children can be rehabilitated and lead away from the life of crime. But the children cannot do it alone; the State and society can, and must, give them that choice, in order to make the change possible. This will not only benefit our children, certainly this will benefit our nation. Thus let us join hands in assuring a good future for our children.
We at DepEd condemn all forms of violence especially as they occur in schools. We maintain that schools are zones of peace where the safety and well-being of students, teachers, and personnel are of utmost importance.
The two-day national forum—which is spearheaded by the Aquino administration’s Good Governance and Anti-Corruption Cluster—will bring together around 200 participants coming from various Local Government Units (LGUs), civil society organizations (CSOs), business groups, academe, international partners, and the media, to talk about reforms on open governance and fiscal transparency.
Statement: The Deputy Presidential Spokesperson on the dismissal of the impeachment cases against the President
The Committee on Justice of the House, after a thorough review of the allegations in terms of its substance, has dismissed the complaints against the President. We take note that the process took place with transparency, not just according to the rules, but to give the proponents every opportunity to make their case.
Presidential Adviser Deles: Presidential review of the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) was completed almost two weeks ago. On the basis of the President’s comments, there were further discussion and exchange of notes between MILF and the Office of the President, the results of which were also submitted to the President. The draft BBL is now undergoing final stages of refinement.
Future of Philippine agriculture: DA’s farm mechanization program gives rise to innovative technologies
The partnership of the DA-Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization with the Department of Science and Technology paved the way for the introduction to farmers of useful technologies such as a compact corn mill that can process up to 250 kilos per hour and a machine that can aseptically extract and chill coco water.
The ASG is an annual sports competition among students of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Apart from providing the youth with opportunities to showcase their sporting talents, the ASG promotes solidarity and fosters cultural exchange among the youth of participating countries. In November 2013, the Philippines hosted a Golf Tournament of the 5th ASEAN Schools Games hosted by Vietnam.
From the Department of Social Welfare and Development In Oroquieta City, Misamis Occidental, a Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program beneficiary cited the benefits of being a member of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) and urged her fellow cash grantees to also avail of the health package to help them meet their medical needs, when needed. […]
Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday signed Administrative Order No. 351, series of 2014, directing all Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) regional directors to organize Diskwento Caravans all over the country in the third quarter of 2014.
Today at 10:00 a.m., President Benigno S. Aquino III attended the launch of the Ligtas sa Tigdas at Polio mass immunization campaign at the Department of Health (DOH) convention center. At the event the President delivered a speech. Afterwards at 1:00 p.m., the President led the oath-taking of appointed officials of the National Peace and Order Council at […]