Australian government-supported OSYs complete techvoc courses

More than 1,000 out-of-school youth (OSY) from eight municipalities of Maguindanao completed technical and vocational courses under the Australian government-funded Basic Education Assistance for Muslim Mindanao (BEAM-ARMM) Program, implemented through DepEd-BEAM.


Bid Bulletin: July 14, 2014

Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang BID BULLETIN Pursuant to the Invitation to Bid published last July 5, 2014 in the Manila Standard Today, in PhilGEPS, OP-website and three conspicuous places regarding the two (2) projects namely: 1) One (1) Lot Supply and Delivery of One (1) pc Flight Director Computer and One […]


DSWD preps relief for Tropical Storm Glenda

With Tropical Storm Glenda already within the Philippine Area of Responsibility, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has readied food and non-food relief assistance to augment resources of local government units (LGUs) along the storm path.


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PH Embassy warns against internet love scams

A Hong Kong-based Filipina told the Embassy that she met an alleged Malaysia-based Briton on a social media website who became her fiancé after two months. After a series of conversations on the internet, and with promising words of this alleged Briton, the Filipina sent huge sums of money to him. The Briton, however, has not been heard from since.


Aquino admin clears GSIS backlog for ARMM teachers

The Aquino Administration through the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) released P891.4 million to settle the unpaid Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) premium contributions of Department of Education (DepEd) personnel in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).


Message of President Aquino to the Cotabato Electric Cooperative (COTELCO) on the occasion of their 32nd Annual General Membership Meeting, July 13, 2014

Your government cannot do this alone, however. We will need your help—both the COTELCO and its member-consumers—in advancing these measures. May this assembly be a venue to find better alternatives and solutions to overcome current challenges. With your bolstered solidarity and commitment, I am confident that we can turn this into an opportunity to build an even more empowered Philippines where every Filipino enjoys the fruits of positive reform.


Modernized Sangley Airport may be NAIA’s third runway

Proposing Sangley Point in Cavite as the site for a new international gateway, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has also recommended to the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) that this new airport operate under an integrated airspace with the same air traffic control tower as the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) until 2025.


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DFA raises Alert Level 3 in Gaza Strip

The Philippine Embassies in Cairo, Tel Aviv, and Amman are ready to assist those who wish to leave Gaza. These Embassies continue to be in close contact with Filipinos in Gaza.