DSWD releases P71.7 M aid for Yolanda victims in Northern Cebu town

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Central Visayas released P71.7 million for the implementation of Emergency Shelter Assistance (ESA) and Cash-for-Work (CFW) program in Madridejos, a town in Northern Cebu which was affected by Typhoon Yolanda.


Invitation to Bid: June 13, 2014

Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang BIDS AND AWARDS COMMITTEE INVITATION TO BID The Office of the President, through the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC), hereby invites all interested Phil-GEPS registered manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, and authorized franchised dealers to submit bids for the following projects, to wit: Purchase Request (PR) No. Project Approved […]


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DOE: FIT Allocations Progress

The Department of Energy (DOE) clarified that the race for feed-in tariff (FIT) allocation entitlement is on-going. The installation targets of run of river hydro (250 MW), biomass (250 MW), wind (200 MW) and ocean (10 MW) remain available. Earlier this month, the San Carlos Solar 13 MW Solar Project in Negros has been issued with a Certificate of Endorsement (COE) for the FIT Solar eligibility to the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC).


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Customs seizes smuggled garlic

“We cannot allow smuggling of agricultural products to go unchecked. These unscrupulous importers disrupt our local economy and cause loss of jobs and livelihood for our farmers,” said Ernesto Benitez, Jr., District Collector of the BOC’s Port of Batangas.


The President’s Day: June 12, 2014

Today at around 8:30 a.m., President Benigno S. Aquino III delivered a speech commemorating the 116th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine independence from Spain. The ceremonies were held in Naga City, Camarines Sur. The President was in Naga to honor the 15 Bicolano Martyrs as exemplars of the struggle for freedom, and as a reminder that the […]


Message of President Aquino to the Republika ng Filinvestor Movement on the occasion of their Grand Launch, June 12, 2014

I am deeply encouraged by the launching of the Republika ng Filinvestor Movement, and I am confident that we will gain another ally in uniting, empowering, and engaging Filipinos abroad for the greater good. It is certainly fitting that you time the launch of your movement with the celebration of the 116th Anniversary of the Declaration of our Independence, for we continue to need heroes who have the disposition to serve our country and our people. It is my hope that through this initiative we will see more overseas Filipinos become citizen-leaders and nation-builders, using their individual strengths to become a force for positive change in their communities, and in creating a society where working abroad is a choice rather than a necessity.