The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has urged all local government units (LGUs) to ensure that the principles of Republic Act 9710 or the Magna Carta of Women (MCW), which is considered as the “Bill of Rights” of Filipino women, are mainstreamed at the local level.
On the third week of tobacco trading in Ilocos region, average buying price for all grades of tobacco leaves per kilogram has been within floor price levels.
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Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs Evan P. Garcia renewed the call for the Rule of Law at the recently concluded ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, from March 29 to April 1. He noted that the Philippine submission on March 30, 2014, of its memorial to the Arbitral Tribunal of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) manifested our commitment to a peaceful and durable means towards a lasting solution to the disputes in the South China Sea anchored on the rule of law.
Local businesses will have more opportunities for regional expansion and productivity enhancement through the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) integration, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA).
In view of Department of Foreign Affairs’ (DFA) implementation of a temporary passport issuing scheme from 1 to 14 April 2014 due to the ongoing technical maintenance of the e-Passport System, the DFA would like to inform the public that Help Desks will be set up at DFA-Aseana (Office of Consular Affairs) to address queries, concerns, and issues to be brought up by clients during the duration of the temporary passport issuance scheme.
Today at 10:00 a.m., President Benigno S. Aquino III attended the Philippine National Police’s (PNP) Araw ng Parangal sa Kapulisan, at the PNP Multi-Purpose Center in Camp Crame, Quezon City where he addressed the attendees and personally handed out awards to the policemen and policewomen who showed valiant efforts. Watch the speech of President Aquino […]