DOLE’s 2014 Handbook on Workers’ Statutory Monetary Benefits released

The Department of Labor and Employment, through the Bureau of Working Conditions, will be releasing a new and updated handbook in both English and Tagalog of workers’ statutory benefits in order to guide private sector employers and workers in understanding and voluntarily complying with core labor standards.


DepEd celebrates National Intellectual Disability Week

Secretary of Education Armin Luistro affirms the Department’s commitment to provide equal educational opportunities to every member of the marginalized sector, “to every learner—including learners with intellectual disability—we promise free, quality, and complete access to education. No sector in our society will be left behind; we are continuously pushing forward for everyone’s right to self-sufficiency and a better future.”

Photo Release: Inauguration of GSIS’s Service Facilities

The newly renovated facilities for members and pensioners on the second floor of the GSIS Head Office in Pasay, such as the Pensioners’ Lounge, the e-Card servicing area and the GWAPS Kiosk and ATM Center, were officially opened to the public on February 13.

Speech of President Aquino at the 3rd Euromoney PHL Investment Forum 2014

As our people continue to rewrite the story of the Philippines—from the apathy of the past to the dynamism of the present, from our previous fumbles to the firm resolve that is propelling us towards a more promising future—I invite all of you to take a larger role here—to be present as our people pursue the permanence of our prosperity, on the road to becoming an economy and a country greater than ever before. Opportunities abound, and I, along with my people, am excited to have you alongside us as we tread the path to our shared prosperity.

Message of President Aquino to the Philippine Prudential Life Insurance Company Inc. on the occasion of their 51st Founding Anniversary, February 18, 2014

Our major task in this period of revitalization is to secure our people’s welfare and empowerment, and insurance companies in the country are among our dynamic allies in fulfilling this mission. May the Philippine Prudential Life Insurance Company continue its legacy of service by offering pre-need healthcare, education, retirement, family security, and financial stability programs that will enable our people to live worry-free, dignified, and meaningful lives.

President’s Day: February 17, 2014

Today at 10:00 a.m. President Benigno S. Aquino III received Miss Tourism International 2013 Angeli Dione Gomez for a courtesy call at Malacañan Palace. All photos by the Malacañang Photo Bureau At 11:00 a.m., the President met with the Executive Secretary (ES), the Chief Presidential Legal Counsel (CPLC), and officials from the Department of Environment and […]