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Eastern Visayas workers receive pay hike

[T]he wage order, in effect, eliminates wage rates that are below the poverty daily threshold, a goal in the first tier of the two-tiered wage reform system that the DOLE has been pursuing.


Message of President Aquino to the Philippine College of Surgeons on the occasion of their 41st PCS Midyear Convention, May 8, 2015

Your organization is at the forefront of our collective mission to establish affordable and accessible healthcare for our countrymen. Your professionalism and standards of excellence bring esteem to Filipino physicians, and this event presents an opportunity for you to remain abreast of the latest innovations and technologies that will further elevate your practice. May your initiatives empower you as you answer contemporary challenges in your discipline and participate more significantly in our shared aspiration of inclusive growth.


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DPWH-NCR: May 8-11 road repair schedule

Pleased be advised: From 10 p.m. of May 8, Friday to 5 a.m. of May 11, Monday, the following roads in the cities of Quezon and Pasig will undergo reblocking.


Message of President Aquino to the Integrated Philippine Association of Optometrists Inc. on the occasion of their 40th National Convention, May 8, 2015

Your gathering today serves as a focal point of this reform. Your consensus drives excellence in your specialization and helps pivot our fellow Filipinos towards an improved quality of life. May you maximize this venue to inform and refine our local programs in optometry. Let your insight shape our health institutions into viable units of compassionate and technology-enabled service.


Message of President Aquino to the Santo Domingo, Ilocos Sur on the occasion of their Town Fiesta, May 8, 2015

Your festivities also play the dual roles of promoting sustainability and tourism as you hold your Agri Trade Fair and various other activities. As the Philippines enters a new age of inclusive growth, your involvement in countryside development will foster self-reliance as we bolster local products and industries, allowing our countrymen to take pride in their work and strive to meet the highest standards of excellence. May this feast become more momentous as you reflect, give thanks, and join in your hometown’s renewal.