Director Ricardo Marquez named new PNP chief

Secretary of Interior and Local Government Mar Roxas has announced the appointment of Director Ricardo Marquez as the new Philippine National Police (PNP) chief during a press briefing in Camp Crame, Quezon City.


Government augments resources to LGUs affected by Habagat

Based on the 10 a.m. July 14 report, 28,317 families or 139,613 persons were affected in 153 barangays, where 43 families or 166 persons are still inside six evacuation centers in the provinces of Bataan and Bulacan in Central Luzon, Batangas in Calabarzon, and Benguet in CAR.

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DPWH installs earthquake recording instrument

Two units of accelerograph were installed at the DPWH Head Office to ensure the serviceability, performance, and structural integrity against earthquake of its five (5) storey building at Port Area, Manila.


Pay rules for Eid’l Fitr (a regular national holiday)

As Filipino Muslims prepare for the celebration of Eid’l Fitr, the feast marking the end of Ramadan, and a holiday, employers are reminded to observe and comply with the pay rules on the said holiday which will be on Friday, July 17, 2015.

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Proclamation No. 1072, s. 2015

Signed on July 13, 2015: Declaring November 18 and 19, 2015, as special (non-working) days in the National Capital Region (NCR).


Statement: DepEd on make-up classes

A mechanism for having make-up classes must be agreed upon by school administrators and parents. In this regard, the regional office may issue a regional school calendar to reflect their respective concerns.

Proclamation No. 1073, s. 2015

Signed on July 13, 2015: Declaring Tuesday, 4 August 2015, as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the City of Cabuyao, Province of Laguna