The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said that lower payments for capital goods, mineral fuels and lubricants mainly accounted for the imports performance in May 2013 despite more inward shipment of selected capital goods.
President Benigno S. Aquino III had the following meetings in the Study Conference Room, Malacañan Palace: At 10:00 a.m. with Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr., Secretary to the Cabinet Jose Rene Almendras, and representatives from the Department of Budget and Management and the Department of National Defense At 1:00 p.m. with Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa […]
The Philippine Embassy in Beirut reported to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) that 30 Filipinos are to be repatriated from Syria through Lebanon.
The Philippines continues to attract global attention, as the Department of Tourism’s It’s more fun in the Philippines branding campaign bags the Readers’ Choice for the “Fun” category of the Yomiuri Advertising Award 2013. The awarding ceremony was held on June 14, 2013 at the Prince Tower Hotel, Tokyo, Japan.
Secretary of the Interior and Local Government Mar Roxas on Thursday, July 25, said two police officers have been charged with murder and 14 others are facing two separate criminal complaints in connection with the death of two Ozamiz gang members last week while in police custody.
U.S. Ambassador Harry K. Thomas, Jr., and Secretary of Finance Cesar V. Purisima signed on July 18, 2013, two agreements governing a new $31.8 million (approximately P1.34 billion) “debt-for-nature” deal, authorized under the U.S. Tropical Forest Conservation Act (TFCA).
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is partnering with an international conservation group to draw up a blueprint for biodiversity conservation and sustainable development of the Tañon Strait Protected Seascape (TSPS) in Central Visayas.
The Department of Health (DOH) today declared that an improved access to inexpensive and quality medicines is a critical component of this administration’s Universal Health Care agenda.