Czech-based company opens 55 new jobs in Prague for OFWs from Yolanda-affected areas

Philippine Ambassador to Prague Victoriano M. Lecaros to the Czech Republic reported that the Czech-based company Teleplan is opening new jobs for 55 overseas Filipino workers in May this year. “This is a welcome development in Philippine-Czech people to people relations and shows that Filipino workers are world-class”, said Ambassador Lecaros.

[English] Speech of President Aquino at the flag-raising ceremony at the EDSA Salubungan in Cebu, February 25, 2014

My friends, I once again express my thanks to the Filipino people’s show of support, from the days of EDSA in 1986 to the present time when we face the challenges of a globalized society and a changing environment. For as long as we stand in solidarity and work together in the spirit of bayanihan, we can withstand all trials that we face, with the help and guidance of the Lord Almighty.


Secretary Luistro: Keep grad rites simple.

Secretary Luistro: “While the graduation rites mark a milestone in every learner, we should keep it prudent and economical. Extravagant attires and venues are not necessary to make an impression; the important thing is we send the message of nationalism, excellence, and resilience to every graduate.”


Activities: Women’s Month 2014

The Philippine Commission on Women is spearheading the annual observance of Women’s Month this March 2014. The theme of this year’s celebration is “Juana, ang Tatag Mo ay Tatag Natin sa Pagbangon at Pagsulong!”