John Paul (2nd from left) presents his Certificate of Recognition for his excellent academic performance. The award was handed by MSU officials Dr. Proserpina Rojas (2nd from right), University Chancellor; and Dr. Gil Lumasag (left).  Also in photo are Lucel Ambaic (center), mother of John Paul;  and Cherrylou Acobo of DSWD-Field Office X.

Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries become academic achievers

Eleven of the 56 student-grantees of the Expanded Students Grants in-Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation (ESGP-PA) enrolled at the Mindanao State University (MSU)-Naawan in Misamis Oriental were among the university’s academic achievers for the first semester of school year 2014-2015.

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Unemployment down as of January 2015

According to the January 2015 Labor Force Survey, employment increased by 2.8% year-on-year, indicating that the number of jobless Filipinos fell, and showing signs that the country’s labor market is continuously improving.

Proclamation No. 989, s. 2015

Signed on March 18, 2015: Declaring Tuesday, 31 March 2015, as a special (non-working) day in the City of Panabo, Davao del Norte

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Fitch affirms investment grade of PH

Credit watchdog Fitch Ratings has maintained the investment grade of the Philippines at BBB– as it expects the economy to continue posting one of the fastest growth rates this year and next year.