Inflation decelerated in March 2013

An April 5, 2013, press release from the Department of Finance: Cheaper housing, water, electricity, and power coupled with slower increase in food prices in March 2013 moderated headline inflation to 3.2 percent last month, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA).

AFP to honor war veterans

An April 5, 2013, press release from the Department of Defense, Philippine Veterans Affairs Office: The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will be holding a Review in Honor of the Veterans at the Hunters Reserved Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) Guerrilla Field Headquarters, Philippine Army Grandstand in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City at 9 a.m. on Friday, April 5, 2013, the start of the observance of Philippine Veterans Week.

Message of President Aquino to United Portusers Confederation on the inauguration of their board members and officers, April 5, 2013

A country’s transportation network is its nervous system: It encourages businesses to thrive, connects individuals and communities, raises industry productivity, and ultimately, bolsters our national competitiveness. In this period of revitalization, may this key sector continue to prosper through our steadfast partnership and our deepened commitment to the straight and righteous path.

Message of President Aquino to the Filipino people on the occasion of the Philippine Veterans Week, April 5, 2013

This week we honor the memory of our patriots who braved the difficult chapters of war in history. As we celebrate the 71st Araw ng Kagitingan and Philippine Veterans Week, we take to heart the passion and resolve of the human spirit, as embodied by the Filipinos who fought with their lives in defense of liberty. We are also reminded of the sacrifice that nationhood entails and the hope by which we endure.