Delegates from the Ministry of Education of Thailand’s Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC), through UNICEF Philippines, visited the Department of Education (DepED) Monday, October 21. After learning of DepED’s Child Protection Policy (CPP) launching last year, OBEC initiated a meeting for possible adoption of the CPP in Thailand.
The Food and Drug Administration tested 34 samples of food products collected by inspectors in the National Capital Region and Region VII for non-permissible colorants (NPC). The samples were collected from ambulant vendors, public markets, groceries and supermarkets. Most of the samples were unregistered and noncompliant with food product labeling standards (DoH Administrative Order No. 88-B s. 1984).
Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday urged employers to continue playing their cooperative stance in providing more productive opportunities to jobseekers as she announced there are still more than a hundred job fairs scheduled from November to December this year.
As of November 1, 2013 VINTA has moved outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).
Taos-puso po tayong nagpupugay at nagpapasalamat sa lahat ng ating mga sundalo’t pulis na buong tapang na nakipaglaban para sa kaligtasan ng ating mga Boss. Habambuhay pong babantayog ang inyong dedikasyon at propesyunalismo sa kasaysayan; magsisilbi kayong huwaran di lamang ng kasalukuyang henerasyon, kundi maging ng susunod na salinlahi.
The Aquino administration is prepared to intensify its bid for greater transparency and accountability in government, particularly in the wake of the recently concluded Open Government Partnership (OGP) Summit in London, where the Philippine delegation presented the country’s OGP Action Plan for 2013 to 2015.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) reported that as of 12:00 p.m., November 2, the total number of families affected by typhoon Vinta is 26,221 or 116,482 persons from Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, and Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).