All of the accomplishments in the GPH-MILF peace process were made possible through the collective efforts, trust, and goodwill of both Parties, our respective principals, and the unwavering support of various sectors to push the process forward. We wish them all a blessed holiday.
Christmas signifies peace, hope, joy, prosperity and the promise of new life. The message of Christmas has become more urgent for our people—after the series of calamities in 2013 that tested the strength and resilience of the Filipino spirit.
President Aquino, Sec. Soliman award Certificates of Occupancy to Yolanda-affected families in Palo, Leyte
Glenda Divino, 34, a mother of six children and a Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program beneficiary of Brgy. Baras, Palo, Leyte receives her Certificate of Occupancy from President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III, witnessed by Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman and local officials of Leyte Province.
The Department of Education (DepEd) and the Philippine Gaming Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) ink memorandum of agreement for the P2 billion financial aid for the construction of new classrooms in places that were hardest hit by Super Typhoon Yolanda.
Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday said the convergent Community-Based Employment Program (CBEP), which the DOLE is tasked to monitor, had benefited 1,717,207 disadvantaged persons, including disaster victims, across the country’s 17 regions in terms of short-term jobs as of 10 December 2013.
A month after Typhoon Yolanda hit this city, the local government is now looking forward to a better community as it plans to undertake recovery and rehabilitation programs with the support of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).
Signed on December 23, 2013: Enjoining all heads of departments, agencies, and instrumentalities of the National Government to send nominees to the National Government’s Career Executive Service Development Program – Public Management Development Program.
Ambassador Rebong presents her credentials as new permanent representative of the PHL to UN Office in Geneva
Ambassador Cecilia B. Rebong, the new Permanent Representative of the Philippines to the United Nations Office at Geneva, presented her credentials on December 19 to Michael Møller, the Acting Director-General of the United Nations Office in Geneva. She conveyed to the Director General the good wishes of President Benigno S. Aquino III and Secretary of Foreign Affairs Albert F. del Rosario.