Ayala Bridge Lifting 2

Ayala Bridge to fully open on June 11

For public safety reasons and barring unforeseen circumstances, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has moved the partial re-opening of the bridge to light vehicles by mid-May to full opening on June 11 due to the complexity of the rehabilitation activities on the bridge’s superstructure and retrofitting works on its substructure.

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Baldoz to POEA: More training in anti-illegal recruitment and human trafficking

“We have the tools and strategies to do this. All we need is focus and serious will to implement the preventive measures we have set in place. We need, for example, to train more trainers who can help us implement our Trafficking in Persons (AIRTIP) Seminars and Capability Enhancement Training (CET) for local community officials,” said Labor Secretary Baldoz.

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Agri-sector gets P85.6-B budget boost in 2015

[T]he Department of Agriculture (DA) is among the top 10 departments that received a priority share of the 2015 National Budget, obtaining P89.2-billion as their budget for this year. This is an increase of 11.4% from P80 billion in 2014.