Government hits NPA’s brazen disregard for humanitarian laws

The government peace panel for the negotiations with the Communist Party of the Philippines/New People’s Army/National Democratic Front (CPP/NPA/NDF) condemns the NPA’s series of violations against international humanitarian laws (IHL) following their recent landmine attacks in Davao del Sur wounding civilians and security personnel alike.


Philippines, New Zealand successfully conclude air talks in Wellington

Both countries agreed to increase the frequency of flights to 21 from 3 flights per week, improve the 5th freedom exchange to enable Philippine carriers to operate 5th freedom flights to Australia and New Zealand carriers to operate 5th freedom to China and allow third country code sharing for the carriers of the Philippines and New Zealand.

Appointments and Designations: March 13, 2014

MALACAÑAN PALACE MANILA 13 March 2014 Madam: Pursuant to the provisions of existing laws, you are hereby appointed MEMBER, BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES, for a term of two (2) years, effective on 18 February 2014. By virtue hereof, you may qualify and enter upon the performance of the duties of the office, […]

DENR classifies 21 more water bodies

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has classified 21 new water bodies for their best uses, including four rivers and lakes that have been identified as potential sources of potable water in the Visayas and Mindanao regions.

Government backs 3,000 new PNP recruits with P942M release

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) reported the release of P942 million for the hiring of 3,000 more police officers for the Philippine National Police (PNP) this year, in line with the Aquino administration’s bid to strengthen the PNP’s law enforcement capabilities.