Message of President Aquino to the management, editorial staff, patrons, and readers of The Freeman on the occasion of their 95th Anniversary, July 18, 2014

For almost a century now, The Freeman has played a crucial role in making Cebuanos aware of the current events, issues, and challenges that influence the development of Cebu and its environs. May this new chapter in your narrative usher in a fresh season of hope and inspiration, as you perform your responsibilities as bearers of truth and vanguards of freedom.


BIR collection for June 2014 grew by P5.36 billion

For the month of June 2014, the Bureau of Internal Revenue collected P94.12 billion in tax revenues, P5.36 Billion or 6.04% more than collections made in June 2013. For June 2014, collections from BIR operations amounted to P91.63 Billion, P5.35 Billion or 6.20% more than collections made in June 2013. Collections from non-BIR operations amounted to P2.49 Billion, P12.85 Million or or 0.52% more than the collections made in June 2013.

DSWD continues to assist typhoon Glenda-affected families in evacuation centers

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) assures that it will continue to provide assistance to the 96,740 families composed of 512,007 individuals still staying at the 11,158 evacuation centers that remain open in Regions I, III, IV-A, IV-B, V, VIII, and the NCR, which were all affected by typhoon Glenda.

Proclamation No. 833, s. 2014

Signed on July 17, -2014: Declaring Monday, 11 August 2014, as a special (non-working) day in the Province of Samar.

The President’s Day: July 17, 2014

Today at 10:00 a.m., President Benigno S. Aquino attended the opening ceremony of the Asian Defense, Security, and Crisis Management Exhibition and Conference (ADAS 2014) at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. At the event, the president delivered a speech. [youtube][/youtube] This is the first ADAS conference to be held in the country. The […]

Proclamation No. 832, s. 2014

Signed on July 17, 2014: Transferring ownership of a portion of the property under the administration of the Philippine Information Agency to the Provincial Government of Bulacan.