President Benigno S. Aquino lll witnesses the turning over of the Draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) by Bangsamoro Transition Commission Chairman Mohagher Iqbal and Secretary Teresita Quintos-Deles to Speaker of the House Feliciano Belmonte and  Senate President Franklin Drilon. September 10, 2014. The Bangsamoro Basic Law tops the list of priority measures endorsed by the Aquino administration.(Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau)

Lawmakers, finance execs back budget plans, fiscal autonomy for Bangsamoro

Legislators and Cabinet officials in the finance sector expressed firm support to the provisions of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law or House Bill 4994 on funding and revenues for the future Bangsamoro region so that it can exercise fiscal autonomy as envisioned in the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro, catch-up in development, and boost the country’s economy.‎

Message of President Aquino to the citizens of the Municipality of Glan, Sarangani Province on the occasion of their 100th Foundation Anniversary, October 8, 2014

Glan has been blessed with an abundance of natural resources and destinations that bolster your tourism, industry, and trade. Apart from that, this milestone in your community’s history reflects the resilience and determination of the people who have enabled you to become a hub of agriculture and entrepreneurship in the region. May you be responsible and devoted stewards of these gifts, and use them to foster peace and prosperity throughout Socsksargen, to usher in even greater advancements for the entire country.

DFA.Ottawa Expo.11.08.2014

PHL tourism and products go mainstream in 1st Ottawa International Expo

With the support of the Department of Tourism’s New York Office, the Philippine Embassy in Ottawa showed off Philippine tourist destinations as well as an assortment of Philippine crafts and food products at the First Ottawa International Expo (OIE) – International Food and Drink Soirée on October 4 at the Ottawa Convention Centre.

Message of President Aquino to the Association of Government Internal Auditors Inc. on the occasion of their Annual National Convention cum Seminar, October 8, 2014

The Philippines is now in the midst of an unprecedented resurgence, harnessing its potential as an economic tiger and securing a leading role in the international arena. This reflects the growing confidence and optimism of the private sector and our citizenry, which are primarily due to our collective resolve to uproot corruption in government, and pursue measures geared towards transparency and accountability in the bureaucracy.

The President’s Day: October 7, 2014

Today, at 10:00 a.m., President Benigno S. Aquino III attended the presentation of credentials of ambassadors from Chile, Israel, and Denmark. The event was held at the Music Room in Malacañan Palace. Later, at 1:00 p.m., the President met with Department of Budget and Management (DBM) and Department of Energy and Natural Resources (DENR) officials at the […]

Elderly Filipino Week 2014.11.08.2014

PhilHealth salutes elderly Filipinos

In observance of the “Linggo ng Katandaang Pilipino,” the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) is spearheading a forum on social protection programs for the elderly citizens on October 7, 2014 at the SM Megamall’s Megatrade Hall 3 in Mandaluyong City.