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ASEM senior officials express sympathy and solidarity with PHL over Yolanda

Senior Officials of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) expressed their sympathy and solidarity with the Philippines in the wake of super typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan). Senior Officials urged the Philippines to issue an international appeal for assistance at the earliest possible time. So far, the European Union (EU), the United Kingdom (UK), India, and Hungary have offered their assistance.

AFP transports foreign, local medical units

The Mammoth Medical Mission team, based in California equipped with anaesthetic, trauma and surgical equipment and supplies, was transported along with the Team Pilipinas 911, a local medical and rescue team, to Tacloban City yesterday, November 10, on board a Philippine Air Force’ C-130 and Fokker plane.

DPWH teams from other regions now in Samar-Leyte

Secretary of Public Works and Highways Rogelio Singson has dispatched DPWH teams from other regions to assist in the clearing operations of national roads and bridges in Eastern Visayas littered with fallen electric posts, trees and other debris brought about by the super typhoon Yolanda.

Message of President Aquino to the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines on the occasion of their 56th Anniversary Charter Symposium, November 11, 2013

In the first half of our administration, we began to establish the foundations of the Philippines we envision. There will always be attempts to dissuade us from the way of morally upright leadership; nevertheless, our mission persists, even as we garner positive scores for our economy and our people. Let us keep steadfast in crafting strategies for inclusive growth, defining innovative solutions for development, and building a brighter tomorrow for all.

DSWD provides Taclobanons with satellite Internet service

As of November 11, the DSWD has extended free satellite net service to close to 2,000 individuals in areas in Tacloban affected by the supertyphoon. Among those who have used the service are members of the media and NGOs. Said service was made available for our countrymen who wish to contact their loved ones.

Message of President Aquino to the Central Philippine University-Iloilo City and the Department of Agriculture-Region 6 on the occasion of their 3rd Regional Organic Agri-Research Fair and Seminars, November 11, 2013

Corruption has festered in our society and corroded various institutions. However, our administration’s initiatives to restore the culture of transparency and accountability in our system remain on track. We count on your resolve in this era of reform so that the Philippines may finally fulfill its greatest potential. Let this event be another step towards creating a progressive and inclusive society, fueled by honesty and justice.