The head of the DOLE investigating panel, Atty. Leah Fortuna, has reported to Baldoz that the team has identified the three who were part of the 48 alleged victims, but they said they have no personal knowledge of or information on the allegations. She said the investigating panel is looking for the remaining OFWs through the DOLE, Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), and Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) regional offices.
During the lead-up to the G8 Summit presided over by the United Kingdom, Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima represented the Philippines at the G8 Pre-Summit meeting in London entitled “Open for Growth: Trade, Tax and Transparency.”
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) destroyed on Friday at least five tons of smuggled elephant tusks using a road roller, making the Philippines the first country in Asia to conduct physical destruction of massive ivory stockpiles in support of global efforts to stamp out illegal wildlife trade.
Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang BIDS AND AWARDS COMMITTEE INVITATION TO BID The Office of the President, through the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC), hereby invites all interested Phil-GEPS registered manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, and authorized franchised dealers to submit bids for the following projects, to wit: Purchase Request (PR) No. Project Approved […]
The Philippines, through the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) is sending 115 selected athletes who won gold, silver, and bronze in the 2013 Palarong Pambansa to the 5th Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Schools Games in Hanoi, Vietnam from June 22 to 30, 2013.
Government of the Philippines (GPH) peace panel chair Miriam Coronel-Ferrer today confirmed that the next round of formal exploratory talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will resume in July.