President Aquino graces JobStart Philippines Forum in Mandaue City

The JobStart Forum gathered youth beneficiaries, partner local government units (LGUs), employers and government officials to showcase the collaborative efforts of the government, national and local, and the private sector in actively promoting youth participation in the labor market.

Appointments and Designations: May 4, 2015

MALACAÑAN PALACE MANILA 04 May 2015 Madam: Pursuant to the provisions of existing laws, you are hereby appointed CHIEF PRIVATIZATION OFFICER (EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR V), co-terminus with the appointing authority, PRIVATIZATION AND MANAGEMENT OFFICE (PMO), DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE (DOF), vice Grace Karen G. Singson. By virtue hereof, you may qualify and enter upon the performance of […]

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For the Record: A timeline of the case of Mary Jane Veloso

The Department of Foreign Affairs has pieced together a timeline of Mary Jane Veloso’s case, from April 22, 2010, the day she left the country to become a domestic helper, to April 29, 2015, the day it was announced that the Indonesian government has granted her a stay of execution.

Message of President Aquino to the Philippine Academy of Medical Specialists Inc. on the occasion of their 13th Midyear Convention, May 3, 2015

Our agenda of comprehensive healthcare rests not on a single person or institution, but on all Filipinos. We in government count on your unwavering participation in facing the challenge of strengthening our people through basic social services that involve your sector. May you reaffirm your commitment to this collective endeavor by equipping yourselves with advanced knowledge and clinical training that will enable you to respond efficiently to the needs of your patients. May this convention further raise the bar of excellence and global competitiveness among Filipino doctors, and redound to greater citizen empowerment in the Philippines.

Message of President Aquino to the Graduating Class of 2015 of the ICCT Colleges, May 2, 2015

May you be galvanized by your dreams of professional success and the hopes of our people. May you set forth from your alma mater determined to optimize your potential and bring about positive change in society. Stand tall and proud, for this day serves to recognize the tenacity of your spirit to prevail over daily circumstance, to reach for your goals, and to secure more productive, dignified lives.

Message of President Aquino to the Agusan del Sur Electric Cooperative (ASELCO) Inc. on the occasion of their 33rd Annual General Membership Assembly, May 2, 2015

The Philippines has become a more progressive hub of business and trade thanks to our solidarity in promoting inclusive growth. Your sector’s contributions to creating more accessible and widespread power coverage have allowed our countrymen to focus on nation-building. Your consistent performance distinguishes you as an example for other electric cooperatives to emulate in their respective pursuits of excellence. May this event inspire your members to maintain the standards of your organization and further empower you to realize our goal of complete and comprehensive electrification.

Message of President Aquino to the Municipality of Calasiao, Pangasinan on the occasion of their Annual Town Fiesta, May 2, 2015

Take this fiesta as an opportunity to cultivate your sense of identity, demonstrate your pride of place, and realign your community goals with our agenda of revitalization. May this event further fuel your passion and grit in community-building. May you emerge more empowered and driven as you engage with the rest of the archipelago in creating an inclusive and progressive Philippines.