Message of President Aquino to the Pasig City Employees Multi-Purpose Cooperative on the occasion of their 17th Annual General Assembly, March 29, 2014

The Filipino people have persevered to secure this period of revitalization, determined to break the cycle of poverty and build a more equitably progressive Philippines. Now, the task at hand is to ensure that its yields benefit all sectors of our society. We in government count on your collective to continue enabling your owner-members to seize their personal advancement and lead more productive lives. As you start another year, may you approach every challenge as an opportunity to be of greater service to our countrymen.

Message of President Aquino to the Pantukan Chess Club Cooperative on the occasion of their 22nd Annual General Assembly, March 29, 2014

May the PCCC continue to cascade the gains of your programs to our citizenry and realize your objective of increased productivity through participation and proactive engagement, as you elevate our credit and savings industry to globally-competitive standards. May the fellowship generated through this event allow you to implement strategies that will redound to the growth and development of your stakeholders.

Message of President Aquino to the Bohol II Electric Cooperative Inc. on the occasion of their 33rd Annual General Membership Meeting, March 29, 2014

This year is a time of healing, as we recover from the tragic events of the past, revitalize our communities, and build back better in the aftermath of disaster. Electric cooperatives provide vital support to our people in this period of rebuilding. We in government enjoin you to redouble your efforts and reinvigorate your endeavors with excellence and dynamism, that we may bring to our citizenry the promise of a future of stability and prosperity.

Message of President Aquino to the Tarlac II Electric Cooperative Inc. on the occasion of their 19th Annual General Membership Assembly, March 29, 2014

With each of us contributing to our shared goal of equitable progress, I am confident that we can overcome all trials, and maximize the opportunities of our reinvigorated economy. As you embark on a new year of service, I count on you to raise the standards of competence in your field as you deliver quality service to our fellow Tarlaqueños and help fulfill our people’s great potential.

Message of President Aquino to the Graduating Class of 2014 of the Philippine Christian School University–Middle East, March 29, 2014

Your government is eager to work with you as you assume a more proactive role in this time of revitalization, especially now that all eyes are trained in the Philippines as we rebuild better and emerge a more empowered nation. May you engender a deeper brand of patriotism among our youth, as you demonstrate a love for country that transcends geographical distance.

Message of President Aquino to the Cooperative Bank of Bohol on the occasion of their 34th Annual General Assembly, March 29, 2014

This time in history is crucial for every Boholano to stand and be counted in the process of rebuilding. Last year’s earthquake devastated entire communities and left us with the duty to overcome this crisis. The cooperative system has been an invaluable mechanism, affording its members the fiscal space to more easily pursue livelihood opportunities and financial advancement. May the Cooperative Bank of Bohol serve in earnest as we commit ourselves to the restoration of your eminent province.

President’s Day: March 28, 2014

Today at 10:00 a.m., President Benigno S. Aquino III met with the Executive Secretary and the Cabinet Secretary at the Private Office. At 1:00 p.m., the President met with the Executive Secretary, officials from the Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of Justice, Department of National Defense, and the Chief Presidential Legal Adviser at the Study […]


Secretary Soliman: DSWD is always open to dialogue

Secretary of Social Welfare and Development Corazon Juliano Soliman reiterated her willingness to sit down and dialogue with any group who wants to help in the relief and rehabilitation effort in Eastern Visayas.

Message of President Aquino to the Municipality of Magsaysay, Palawan on the occasion of their 50th Founding Anniversary, March 28, 2014

I join the people of Magsaysay in marking an important milestone in your history. This is a time to reflect on the past, to remember your forefathers, and to revisit the ideas that led to the formation of your town. Let this occasion be an opportunity to retell the stories of their struggles and sacrifices to younger generations, that you may honor their memory and preserve your heritage. May this occasion also incite the bayanihan spirit within each of you; may it inspire you to harness your collective strength to make your beloved Magsaysay a place of peace and prosperity.

Message of President Aquino to the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry Inc. (FFCCCI) on the occasion of their 60th Anniversary, March 28, 2014

Let us not allow the maneuvers of the crooked and the corrupt to distract us from pursuing the straight path; let us stand together in pursuing broader reforms and in holding accountable those who were caught red-handed stealing from our nation’s coffers, so that we may fulfill our collective aspirations and bequeath to future generations a Philippines that they so rightly deserve.