Another Malampaya Fund Infrastructure Projects Contractor charged with tax evasion

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) today filed a criminal complaint with the Department of Justice against Lorenzo Bote Leoncio for Willful Attempt to Evade or Defeat Tax, Deliberate Failure to Supply Correct and Accurate Information in his Income Tax Return (ITR) and 4th Quarter Value-Added Tax (VAT) Return and Willful Failure to File his 1st, 2nd, and 3rdQuarter VAT Returns for taxable year 2008, all in violation of Sections 254 and 255 of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as amended (Tax Code).


DOH-NCR cleanses Malabon River via BIBE

The Department of Health – National Capital Region today launches one of its exclusive significant programs in environmental health management, hygiene and sanitation known as Bantay Ilog, Bantay Estero or BIBE, at the Oreta Sports Complex, Malabon City.


President’s Day: December 12, 2013

Today, President Benigno S. Aquino III flew to Tokyo, where he will participate in the ASEAN-Japan Commemorative Summit and other related meetings. The President arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Pasay at 10:00 a.m. Before boarding, he delivered his departure statement to the members of his Cabinet and the Philippine media. At 2:00 p.m. […]


Message of President Aquino to the Distinguished Punong Barangays of the National Capital Region, December 12, 2013

More than three years ago, we paved the way towards national renewal, vowing to bring our country closer to daylight. Let us sustain the newfound culture of transparency that we enjoy today, and make this our guide as we serve our true bosses—the Filipino people—and remain steadfast, with full confidence in one another, on the straight and righteous path towards lasting, meaningful change.


DSWD, DepEd thank gov’t workers, volunteers in E. Visayas

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Department of Education (DepEd) gathered government workers, teachers and volunteers for some pampering activities on Monday, December 9, exactly a month after Yolanda ravaged Eastern Visayas.


DSWD, WFP to begin cash distributions for Yolanda survivors

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide P260M ($6M) in cash assistance to 500,000 food insecure people across 50 municipalities of Leyte and Samar in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Yolanda.


Russia lifts travel ban to the Philippines

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation announced the lifting of travel ban for Russian citizens to the Philippines, except to the most devastated areas where the situation still remains difficult.