DOLE sets up 24/7 information assistance center on donations and volunteers for typhoon relief and recovery

Following the instruction of the President, Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday announced the set-up of a 24/7 information assistance center at the Fourth Floor of Cargohaus, Brgy. Vitalez, NAIA Complex, Paranaque City, to answer queries from the public on the on-going relief and recovery efforts in the wake of the destruction wrought by typhoon Yolanda.

Emergency procurement gets go signal for Yolanda aid

In a bid to speed up the delivery of aid to areas struck by super typhoon Yolanda, the Government Procurement Policy Board (GPPB) has given the go signal for emergency procurement for agencies involved in disaster response activities.

Message of President Aquino to the Association of Health Maintenance Organizations of the Philippines Inc. on the occasion of their 23rd Annual Convention, November 15, 2013

The Philippines has shed its image the sick man of Asia, and is now poised to be the region’s next tiger. We are working to rid our society of the ills that hinder our rise towards further development, and we count you among partners in optimizing our nation’s potential and securing a future of stability and prosperity for our countrymen.

Field Bulletin No. 1: On relief operations in Yolanda-affected areas

As part of the government’s continued efforts to reach Supertyphoon Yolanda-affected communities, eight government trucks were dispatched from the National Food Authority (NFA) warehouse in Tacloban yesterday, November 14, to distribute 15,447 family packs to 30 towns in Leyte.

Message of President Aquino to the International College of Surgeons-Philippine College on the occasion of their 64th Annual Convention, November 15, 2013

Passion, dynamism, and innovation are our tools in paving the road towards our renewal. Let this gathering raise your proactive stand in tackling the challenges of our globalized milieu. Through constant cultivation of knowledge, you break new ground, advance the standards of your field, and translate your skills and expertise into improved medical services. May you remain guided by honor and compassion in the pursuit of your discipline.