New lines of PHL coconut products launched by UK brands

One of the largest importers and manufacturers of coconut products sourced from the Philippines introduced a wide new range of organic and fair trade product lines at a British retail giant’s flagship store in central London last September 12.


Message of President Aquino to the Philippine Bar Association on the occasion of their Law Day Celebration and Induction Ceremonies, September 18, 2013

The Law is a process that has helped us maintain order in society, and given us a deeper perspective regarding our freedoms and rights. As practitioners and scholars, your capacity to incorporate modern concepts into time-tested principles will usher in more advanced systems to protect the public welfare, and help you keep in stride with our rapidly shifting milieu.


Rice industry groups assure there is no rice shortage

Some 150 major players in the rice industry composed of farmers, rice mill owners, wholesalers, traders, and retailers from Luzon and Visayas yesterday assured there is no need for consumers to panic as there is enough rice in the country.


P578-M release to add more classrooms

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) released P578 million for the construction and completion of classrooms nationwide, in line with the Aquino Administration’s goal to close the nationwide classroom gap this year.


Message of President Aquino to the 8th Biennial Symposium, September 18, 2013

Our citizens’ commitment to reform spurred our country’s revitalization. I am confident that we will carry onward and invigorate our nation. May we continue to uphold the culture of excellence and perseverance, engage in initiatives for growth and learning, and take strides with our fellow Filipinos’ well-being in mind.


DOH-NCR and Taguig City hold milk-letting activity

The Department of Health – National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) and the local government of Taguig yesterday held the second human breast milk-letting activity of the City at the Taguig City University Stadium.


Tax Watch: Top restaurant taxpayers in Pasig City

This is the latest Tax Watch ad from the Department of Finance and the Bureau of Internal Revenue. The goal of this campaign is to increase transparency on tax payments and to encourage people to be conscientious in paying the right taxes. Featured today is the list of top restaurant taxpayers in Pasig City.


Message of President Aquino to the Metropolitan and City Judges Association of the Philippines on the occasion of their 15th National Convention and Seminar, September 18, 2013

The path to lasting, equitable progress is actualized as our citizens carry on their tasks with integrity and accountability, values which are integral in restoring good governance, empowering the vulnerable sectors of society, and retaining the trust and confidence of our countrymen. May this event allow your members’ excellence and foresight to shine brighter as you work towards our country’s renewal.


Message of President Aquino to the Printing Industries Association of the Philippines Inc. on the occasion of their 50th Anniversary, September 18, 2013

This gathering attests to the PIAP’s commitment to leading the development of our local printing sector: Through this gathering, you help pave the way for beneficial partnerships and new ventures; aid our local print industry as it grapples with the increasing demands of this technologically-advanced milieu; and adapt to the advanced standards of global competition. Let your passion for your craft and the spirit of innovation cement your roles in this era of continued revitalization.