With this event, your collective carries on its civic enterprise to promote the welfare of our kababayans in your milieu and in our home country. I wish you continued resolve in promoting our heritage and identity and in upholding our spirit of solidarity and bayanihan.
An October 21, 2012, press release from the Department of Agriculture: The country’s tuna production is expected to increase this last quarter of 2012 through February 2013, as Filipino fishermen were recently given access to fish in the so-called High Seas Pocket 1 or HSP-1 of the Pacific Ocean. Secretary of Agriculture Proceso J. Alcala said about 180 metric tons of tuna were initially unloaded by three carrier vessels at the Gen. Santos City fish port, from October 17 to 18, based on reports by the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR).
An October 21, 2012, press release from the Department of Budget and Management: In line with the Aquino administration’s goal of deepening its engagement with the private sector, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) released P1.96 billion for classroom-construction projects and right-of-way claims under the Administration’s Public-Private Partnership (PPP) program.