World Food Programme donates logistics equipment to bolster government disaster preparedness

From the Department of Social Welfare and Development To complement the national government’s efforts in disaster preparedness and response, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today formally handed over logistics equipment to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) at a ceremony in Manila. The equipment, […]

Vacancies Announcement: May 6, 2014

Interested applicants may send their application letter and other requirements to: Dir. ANDREA MAILA A. ORDAÑEZ Head, Human Resource Management Office 784-4286 Loc. 4920 or 4921 Requirements: Letter stating the position applied for; Duly accomplished Personal Data Sheet (CSC Form 212), which may be downloaded from the CSC Website – i.e.,; “1 x 1” […]

Invitation to Quote: May 6, 2014

Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang DISPOSAL COMMITTEE (OPDC) INVITATION TO QUOTE (ITQ) The OPDC hereby invites all interested parties to participate in the simplified public bidding of one (1) lot of OP waste materials on an “As-Is-Where-Is” basis as indicated below:   ITEM/DESCRIPTION   LOCATION Assorted Scrap and Spare Parts, Tires, Batteries, […]


Statement of Secretary Soliman on NPA’s use of civilians as human shield

Secretary Soliman: “The Philippine government has been consistent in showing its sincerity and proving its openness to dialogue with different groups to achieve a just and lasting peace in the country. And yet, there are those who continue to resort to violence and inhumane ways to further their personal agenda, jeopardizing the lives of innocent people.”

Appointments and Designations: May 6, 2014

MALACAÑAN PALACE MANILA 06 May 2014 Sir: Pursuant to the provisions of existing laws, you are hereby appointed DEPUTY OMBUDSMAN FOR THE MILITARY AND OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICES (vice Hon. Emilio A. Gonzales), OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN. By virtue hereof, you may qualify and enter upon the performance of the duties of the office, furnishing […]

President’s Day: May 6, 2014

Today at 10:00 a.m., President Benigno S. Aquino III met with delegations from the National Diet of Japan, led by the Chairman of the Japan Philippines Parliamentarians Friendship League (JPPFL) Kenji Kosaka at a courtesy call in Malacañan Palace. At 11:00 a.m., the President conferred outgoing Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain to the Philippines […]

The MRT will be testing rush-hour Express Trains on May 7-20

Express trains make pick-ups at traditionally congested stations, such as Cubao, skip less frequented stations, and go straight to frequented stops, such as Buendia, etc. They operate during the morning and evening rush hours, alternating with regular trains which stop at all stations. Tests for this system will be conducted from May 7 to 20, 2014.

President’s Day: May 5, 2014

Today, the President had three meetings held in Malacañan Palace. The meetings were the following: 10:00 a.m., the President met with the Presidential Management Staff and the Cabinet Secretary; 11:00 a.m., the President met with the Executive Secretary, the Chief Presidential Legal Council, and others; and at 2:30 p.m., the President met with officials from […]