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International youth leaders meet in Manila

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.

DBM shores up Marina with P46.5M for training accreditation

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).

Message of President Aquino to the Municipality of Can-Avid, Eastern Samar on the occasion of their Annual Town Fiesta, August 2, 2013

The Filipino people remain steadfast in rebuilding our nation, and as you reflect on the advancements that you have made in the past year, take this opportunity to intensify your efforts for our continued revitalization. May the joy and optimism of this event enliven your spirit as we soar to greater heights.

Book on Food Safety launched by DOST and DFST

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.

Message of President Aquino to the Philippine Nurses Association, National Capital Region Zone I, Manila Chapter on the occasion of their 33rd Annual Convention and Scientific Meeting, August 2, 2013

Equal access to health care is among the ingredients in creating a truly just, equitable, and empowered society. This is an aspiration that your government shares with your institution. Your partnership and solidarity in this endeavor strengthen our resolve as we harmonize our efforts to provide for our people’s fundamental needs. May this event uphold your dynamic role in the public welfare, as your members remain vital participants in our shared task of nation-building.