The development of Clark International Airport will improve air traffic in Manila and open new doors for tourism, investment, and employment opportunities in Central Luzon. We in government are pleased with your ardent efforts to transform Clark into an Aerotropolis; may you succeed in this project and may your endeavors fulfill the requirements of international standards in aviation safety and other services, enabling you to respond to the needs of local and foreign air passengers. I hope this conference will be a platform for formulating ideas that will advance aviation in the Philippines and strengthen partnerships between our government, the private sector, and individuals towards realizing our socio-economic agenda.
Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz emphatically stated this yesterday, after Department of Labor and Employment-National Capital Region (DOLE-NCR) Director Alex Avila reported that its job, trade, and scholarship fair for PWDs held last May 2 at SM City Fairview had successfully cobbled up multi-stakeholder support that bodes well for PWDs, and have encouraged the regional office to plan a bigger celebration next year.
MALACAÑAN PALACE MANILA 16 May 2014 Sir: Pursuant to the provisions of existing laws, you are hereby appointed CHAIRPERSON, REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL (RDC), REGION XI, NATIONAL ECONOMIC AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (NEDA). The Chairperson shall serve for a term of three (3) years, which should coincide with his regular term as local elective official. By virtue […]
Increasing investments from employers to generate high-quality and remunerative employment is vital in achieving rapid poverty reduction towards inclusive growth, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA).
Today, President Benigno S. Aquino III visited Negros Occidental to unveil two of the national government’s projects in the province. At 10:00 a.m., the President inaugurated of Phase I of the San Carlos Solar Energy (SACASOL) Power Plant—the first large-scale commercially-financed and commissioned solar power plant in the Philippines under the Aquino administration—in the City […]
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) strongly condemns the abduction of more than 200 girls last April 14, 2014, from their school in Chibok, Borno, Nigeria. Said abduction is a clear human right’s violation and a form of violence against women and girls (VAWG).
On May 12, 2014, the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee, chaired by Senator Teofisto Guingona III, issued a subpoena for the Sec of Justice to submit the “Alleged Napoles list/Affidavit on the PDAF Scam” to the Senate on or before May 15. This afternoon, Sec de Lima submitted the following letter to the committee, pledging compliance but requesting a week’s extension.
Signed on May 15, 2014: Declaring Saturday, 2 August 2014, as a special (non-working) day in the City of Butuan.