DepEd is committed to enhancing the quality of basic education

Secretary of Education Armin Luistro underscored the department’s commitment to ensure that no learner shall be left behind. “Our mandate is to provide every Filipino child with access to quality education,” Luistro said. He added that DepEd’s programs have always been directed at promoting inclusive and learner-centered education for Filipinos.

The President’s Day: July 25, 2014

Today at 11:00 a.m., President Benigno S. Aquino III had a meeting with the Presidential Management Staff and the Cabinet Secretary in the Private Office in Malacañan Palace. Later at 2:00 p.m., the President held a meeting regarding his speech for the State of the Nation Address (SONA) also in the Private Office.


DILG to relocate informal settlers to safer communities

Secretary of Interior and Local Government Mar Roxas today said that the Aquino administration is determined to relocate more informal settler families to safer and better communities under “Oplan Likas” or Lumikas para Iwas sa Kalamidad at Sakit being spearheaded by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG).

Message of President Aquino to the Religare 2014: Annual Leadership Congress with Teambuilding, Seminars, and Workshops, July 25, 2014

As student leaders, you bear the responsibility to mobilize your peers towards greater involvement in nation-building. Let this event renew your passion in service, as you engage your fellow students in discourse and initiatives that enrich their growth as individuals. May you continue to help us mold more engaged, empowered future leaders who will take our country to even greater heights.

DOH recognizes Typhoon Yolanda heroes

The Department of Health (DOH) today recognized the efforts of all the brave souls who have dedicated their time, services, expertise and resources to the victims of Typhoon Yolanda (internationally named Haiyan).


POEA allows exemptions for OFW’s returning to Libya under certain skills

“The POEA Governing Board has approved Board Resolution No, 17 Series of 2014 allowing the processing and redeployment of OFWs under certain skill categories, based on the recommendation of the Department of Foreign Affairs,” said Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz.

General Government debt improves to 39.2% of GDP as of end-2013

Philippine debt metrics continued to improve as an effect of the Aquino administration’s proactive liability management agenda. As of end-2013, the country’s general government (GG) debt to GDP ratio improved by 1.4 percentage points (ppt) from the previous year and 0.5 ppt from the previous quarter to reach 39.2%.

Bureau of Customs opens over 1,000 job vacancies

In order to fill up the lack of manpower and further improve its quality of service, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) is opening 1,056 job vacancies in first and second level positions for the agency’s various groups, offices, and collection districts across the country.