Appointments and Designations: May 20, 2014

MALACAÑAN PALACE MANILA 20 May 2014 Sir: Pursuant to the provisions of existing laws, you are hereby appointed COMMISSIONER, SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION, DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE, for a term of seven (7) years, vice Ma. Juanita Elegir-Cueto. By virtue hereof, you may qualify and enter upon the performance of the duties of the office, furnishing […]


Message of President Aquino to the Philippine Society of Animal Science–Visayas Chapter on the occasion of their 32nd PSAS-VC Annual Scientific Seminar and Workshop, May 20, 2014

Constant research leads us to newer paths of innovation and technology. Conventions such as this augment the strengths of our people and sectors: our resourceful and dedicated scientists, academicians, and veterinarians; our flourishing livestock and agriculture industry; and ultimately, this era of revitalization. We in government laud your efforts in developing the field of animal science into a realm of opportunities for scientific advancement, entrepreneurship, and community building. As you forge ahead in pursuit of knowledge, may you always uphold the tenets of scientific inquiry: respect for life and environment, in service of the greater good of humankind.


President’s Day: May 19, 2014

Today, at 10:00 a.m., President Benigno S. Aquino III became the guest of honor at the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)–Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) International Conference on Tourism and Climate Change, held at The Oriental Hotel in Legazpi City, Albay. Read President Aquino’s speech at the UNWTO-ASEAN International Conference on Tourism and […]


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Philippines, Japan sign agreement on disaster communications

The Philippines and Japan—along with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU)—recently signed a cooperation agreement for the development of a Movable and Deployable ICT Resource Unit (MRDU), which can be deployed in areas to provide broadband communications before, during, and after natural disasters.