The Department of Agriculture through its Public-Private Partnership Unit (DA-PPP) is currently working on three major projects aimed at supporting the different stakeholders in various sectors of the country’s agriculture and fisheries sectors.
Response to the recent statement of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the West Philippine Sea Issue
Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday directed Administrator Hans Leo J. Cacdac of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) and Administrator Carmelita Dimzon of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) to establish a dedicated Help Desk at the POEA and the OWWA offices to answer queries and provide assistance to Filipino workers who may be affected by the freeze in hiring imposed by Taiwan.
The safety and security of Filipino peacekeepers in the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) in the Golan Heights topped Secretary of Foreign Affairs Albert F. del Rosario’s agenda in his meeting with key United Nations (UN) officials on July 12, 2013, at the UN Headquarters in New York.
For the month of June 2013, the BIR collected P88.76 billion in tax revenues, P7.42 billion or 9.12% more than collections made in June 2012.
The Negotiating Panels of the Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front today closed the 38th round of Exploratory Talks in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with the signing of the Annex on Wealth Sharing to the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro (FAB).
After six days of discussion, the contentious Annex was completed at 10:30 p.m. on July 13, 2013 and signed before midnight. It was the toughest of all the rounds of talks after the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro was signed in October last year.