DILG urges LGUs to localize Magna Carta of Women

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.

DFA Undersecretary underscores Rule of Law at ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting in Myanmar

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.

Message of President Aquino to the Pollution Control Association of the Philippines Inc. on the occasion of their 34th National Annual Convention, April 2, 2014

The Filipino people are now more equipped to participate in discourse that addresses the threats brought about by our rapidly changing milieu. Together, let us execute our development policies throughout the country: securing our people’s health and welfare, and guaranteeing that future generations will also enjoy the resource-rich, hospitable land that they rightfully deserve.

Message of President Aquino to the Philippine Society of Youth Science Clubs Inc. on the occasion of the National Youth Science, Technology and Environment Summer Camp, April 2, 2014

Your government is working to institutionalize quality education so that you may become the competent and excellent leaders that our country deserves. May your experiences on this occasion fuel your motivation to become engaged and active contributors in our collective goal of creating a more consensus-driven and open-minded society.


DFA to set up help desks during implementation of the temporary passport releasing scheme

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.

President’s Day: April 1, 2014

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 […]