Crisis alert level for Yemen lowered from 3 to 2

Secretary of Foreign Affairs Albert F. del Rosario, upon the recommendation of the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh, has lowered the Crisis Alert Level for Yemen from 3 (voluntary repatriation) to 2 (restriction phase).

Remarks of the MinDA Chair at the 2nd ARMM LGUs Summit on Governance and Development

From day one of this administration, there has been focus and determination to create a wave of reforms in the way governance has been pursued in the ARMM. I can still vividly remember how determined President Noy was when he said that the people in the ARMM deserve more than what they were getting that we will do what it takes to reform and revitalize the ARMM. And so today, we are happy to see the progress that the ARMM has achieved so far.

Two DOLE regional offices hold 1st Araw ng mga Kasambahay

Two Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) regional offices yesterday reported to Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz their successful celebration of the first anniversary of the passage of the Republic Act No. 10361, the law instituting the policies for the protection and welfare of the domestic workers, popularly known as Batas Kasambay or Domestic Workers Act.


DSWD launches radio program in Eastern Visayas

To update the public on its ongoing relief, early recovery, and rehabilitation efforts for survivors of Typhoon Yolanda, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) launched a radio program over the local station DYVL.

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DPWH Chief reiterates warning: No fund raising at DPWH

Secretary of Public Works and Highways Rogelio L. Singson calls on the public to never entertain any request from unscrupulous individuals using his name or the DPWH to solicit funds, by way of financial assistance, sponsorship or selling raffle tickets, as he is never involved, nor is supporting any group, firm or corporation to solicit on his or the DPWH’s behalf.

Proclamation No. 721, s. 2014

Signed on February 12, 2014: Declaring Saturday, 22 February 2014, as a special (non-working) day in the City of San Pedro, Province of Laguna.

Message of President Aquino to the Philippine Society of Hypertension, February 12, 2014

Our society is ever-developing, and it is imperative that our citizens continue to explore and innovate in pursuit of excellence and competitiveness. This period of resurgence has given us options to improve our respective sectors; let us build on the gains of our success and be guided by the ideals of integrity, compassion, and accountability, as we translate our ideals into tangible realities that benefit our countrymen.

Message of President Aquino to the Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation on the occasion of their 56th Foundation Anniversary, February 12, 2014

Let our ignited passions illuminate the equitably progressive Philippines that we are building. The Filipino people remain undaunted by the challenges of today’s globalized milieu and unceasing in our efforts to secure a future of stability and prosperity for our countrymen. We wish you continued fortitude in the coming years as you enjoin more students to participate in establishing a more just, inclusive society.