Bureau of Customs slaps smuggling raps vs. importers

The Bureau of Customs filed smuggling-related charges against key officials of two import firms and their licensed customs brokers for the illegal importation of steel coils and counterfeit footwear worth over P120 million.

Invitation to Bid: June 23, 2014

Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang BIDS AND AWARDS COMMITTEE INVITATION TO BID The Office of the President, through the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC), hereby invites all interested Phil-GEPS registered manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, and authorized franchised dealers to submit bids for the following projects, to wit: Purchase Request (PR) No. Project Approved […]


Photo Release: DA-BFAR’s Bangkang Pinoy buoyancy test

DA-BFAR’s Bangkang Pinoy is part of the government’s AHON! Rehabilitation Initiative, which aims to provide fishing communities stronger and safer boats following the havoc brought by Typhoon Yolanda in November 2013. The agency have started the construction of 5,000 units fishing boats, and is set to deploy technical personnel to train residents of fishing villages nationwide to mold boats out of fiber glass materials.


Secretary Roxas calls on youth’s active role in disaster risk reduction

Secretary Roxas, vice chairman for preparedness of the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC), told students attending the 9th Congress of the Student Alliance of the Philippines (SCAP) in Iloilo City that as youth and student leaders, they can help save lives by becoming responsible leaders, whether in school or in the communities where they live in.


DOH-MIMAROPA vows more assistance to Barangay Health Workers

As an initial hand-out, Department of Health – MIMAROPA Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo turned-over 20 utility bicycles to be used by Barangay Health Workers in their delivery of basic health services in the community especially those in far flung areas where transportation is limited.


DSWD launches expanded community-driven dev’t program for poor and Yolanda-hit areas

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) launches today in this city its Kapit Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services – National Community-Driven Development Program (KALAHI CIDSS-NCDDP). The event, which is entitled, “CDD: Mga Kasaysayan ng Pagbangon sa Kalamidad at Kahirapan [Stories of Hope amidst Calamity and Poverty]”, will serve as a learning forum for participants to find out more about community-driven development (CDD) and the partnership between the national government and the civil society organizations in response to the impact of Typhoon Yolanda.