The Department of Health – National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) today started conducting medical and physical examination for the creation of a health folder for families of informal settlers affected by relocation in the City of San Juan.
Government of the Philippines (GPH) peace panel chair Alexander Padilla said recently that “sincerity and goodwill” will move the 21-year peace process with the Communist Party of the Philippines/New People’s Army/National Democratic Front (CPP/NPA/NDF) forward.
The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) released P250 million for the redevelopment of Roxas Boulevard ahead of two major international conferences that will be held in the country, during which government and business leaders from different countries will gather in the nation’s capital.
About 700 youth leaders from 45 countries will be in Manila from August 1 to 7, 2013, for the University Scholars Leadership Symposium, a leadership program geared towards social change. The event is organized by the Humanitarian Affairs United Kingdom, a London-based social enterprise that initiates and supports humanitarian relief efforts and development programs in poor and disaster-prone countries.
The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has approved the release of the performance-based bonus of close to 900 officials and employees of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) which was rated last year as second best of the agencies attached to the Department of Justice (DOJ).
As part of the preparations for the final audit mission by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) this October, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has approved the release of P46.5 million to the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC)-Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) to cover the monitoring and assessment of all accredited maritime training and educational institutions (METIs).
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) with the Davao Food Safety Team, Inc. (DFST) and the Regional Council for Research and Development (RECORD) Foundation launched a book entitled “Mindanao Conference on Existing and Emerging Issues on Food Safety” on July 30, 2013 at the Grand Regal Hotel, Davao City. The book was edited by Dr. Edmundo Prantilla, Dr. Anthony C. Sales, Ms. Ma. Delia Moran Morados, Ms. Mila Francisco, and Dr. Edgardo D. Cruz.
Signed on August2, 2013: Directing the Secretary of the Interior and Local Government to immediately spearhead the transfer of informal settler families living in danger and high-risk areas.