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President’s Day: January 30, 2015

Today was declared a Day of National Mourning, by virtue of Proclamation No. 953, s. 2015, in honor of the 44 members of the Philippine National Police Special Action Force (SAF) who fell during an armed encounter in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, last Sunday, January 25, 2015. In the morning, President Benigno S. Aquino III left for the necrological service, held […]


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PNP holds necrological services for the 42 SAF members

SAF OIC Noli Taliño asked, “One international terrorist equals 44 deaths… Was it worth it?” He answered his own question by saying, “I am sure na [that] when you ask them, they will say yes. Because they saved thousands more lives.”


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DOF-BLGF opens 197 positions to re-energize, reform local finance

Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima has instructed the Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) to fast-track the filling up of the bureau’s 197 vacant positions as part of the DOF’s revenue agency reform and modernization program. Deadline for submission of applications for first and second level positions is on February 16, 2015.


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January 30, 2015, is a National Day of Mourning

January 30, 2015, has been declared a National Day of Mourning. All public institutions and military installations, are instructed to lower the Philippine flag to half-mast as a sign of solidarity with the 44 members of the Philippine National Police Special Action Force that fell during an armed encounter in Maguindanao last Sunday.