PHL hosts 1st ASEAN agri engineers confab

Filipino agricultural engineers and their counterparts from South East Asia will convene in Manila for the first-ever ASEAN Conference on Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (ACABE 2013) on September 24-27, 2013, at the Manila Hotel.

Cordillera rice off to U.S.

The Department of Agriculture (DA) led last Friday a ceremonial send-off at the Manila International Container Terminal for U.S.-bound 15 metric tons of organic heirloom rice from the Cordilleras. The annual export is considered “a milestone in government’s effort to expand markets for premium varieties and promote the rich cultural heritage attached to it.”

DPWH mobilizes equipment and crew for road clearing

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has mobilized its heavy equipment and personnel for clearing operations on national roads affected by moderate to occasionally heavy rains brought about by typhoon Odette in parts of Northern Philippines.

Message of President Aquino to the Bislig City National High School Alumni Association on the occasion of their 6th Grand Alumni Homecoming, September 23, 2013

As government works hard to institute the reforms and policy interventions to cascade social and economic progress to all Filipinos, we continue to count on our citizenry to ensure that these changes will become our generation’s legacy for future generations. National renewal requires a team effort and we rely on the participation of everyone to make sure that this dream becomes a reality. May you continue to lend your strength to our pursuits, as we endeavor to give Filipinos a stable, equitably progressive future.

PAGASA monitoring as of September 23, 2013

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