DSWD engages Yolanda survivors to rehabilitate mangroves in E. Visayas

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) through its sustainable livelihood program (SLP) launched early this month the Cash-for-Assets Rebuilding “Mangroves and Beach Forest” Project that would provide employment to beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program at the same time rehabilitate the mangroves in identified areas in Eastern Visayas.

Invitation to Bid: June 30, 2014

Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang BIDS AND AWARDS COMMITTEE INVITATION TO BID The Office of the President, through the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC), hereby invites all interested Phil-GEPS registered manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, and authorized franchised dealers to submit bids for the following projects, to wit: Purchase Request (PR) No. Project Approved […]


Secretary of Foreign Affairs visits Israel, boosts PH-Israel relations

Secretary of Foreign Affairs Albert F. Del Rosario meets with Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman during his official visit to the State of Israel from June 26 to 28 to boost Philippine-Israel relations. It is the first visit of a Philippine Foreign Secretary to Israel in 20 years.


DSWD sends livelihood training grads for overseas employment

The partnership between the Sustainable Livelihood Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development and Our Lady of Triumph Institute of Technology has given rise to a two-month training on housekeeping services, including the utilization of common household appliances. The participants, most of whom were housewives in rural communities, were assisted for guaranteed employment in Saudi Arabia with a two-year contract through Quintrix International Manpower, Inc., an agency that provides outsourced manpower power services.

Message of President Aquino to the people of Polangui, Albay on the occasion of the 430th Anniversary of their Municipality and of Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, June 29, 2014

May the people of Polangui be brought closer by this occasion; may your initiatives awaken in you the imperative to lead your hometown with resolve, wisdom, and goodness. Imbibe the faith that is ever vibrant in the Bicol region, and heed your patron saints to become living testaments to Christ’s message of love, charity, and compassion.

Message of President Aquino to the Muslim Filipino Community on the occasion of Start of the Fasting Month of Ramadhan, June 29, 2014

The Philippines continues to grow more robust as our communities make their diversity a source of strength, open themselves up to new insights, and welcome each other as one people. May the blessed teachings of the Holy Qur’an guide you in this time of fasting and prayer, and allow you to contribute more passionately towards building a better future for our countrymen.

Message of President Aquino to the Rotary International District 3810 on the occasion of their District Handover 2014, June 28, 2014

Your institution has become a valuable contributor to nation-building, empowering greater participation as its members join in civic projects, creating endeavours designed to help shape our country’s future leaders, and using your resources to strengthen and unify the communities you serve. May this event inspire you to remain engaged in our shared mission to bring about equitable progress to the Philippines.

Message of President Aquino to the Tablas Island Electric Cooperative on the occasion of their 29th Annual General Membership Assembly, June 28, 2014

Electricity helps create conditions that encourage economic growth and promote social equity. Cooperatives like TIELCO are among our staunches tallies in this task, particularly in bringing vital electricity to the people of the Island of Tablas. Let this assembly provide a platform to allow for the expansion of coverage and improvement in the quality of your services, that you may harness the natural gifts of your island, realize its potential as a premier eco-tourism destination in MIMAROPA, and help lead your community to stability and prosperity.

Message of President Aquino to the Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation on the occasion of their 2014 Pinoy Fiesta and Trade Show, June 28, 2014

Let this event capture the renewed, vibrant spirit of the Filipino people, as we usher in a brighter tomorrow and surge ahead on the straight and righteous path. Your collective proves that geographical distance is never a hindrance to demonstrate love of country and pride of place; may the fire of patriotism and optimism continue to burn brightly in your hearts, and may this gathering blaze new trails to expand your networks and forge a more formidable force of ambassadors of our culture, who can help sustain our present momentum of revitalization.