Message of President Aquino to the Philippine Nurses Association, National Capital Region Zone 1, Manila Chapter on the occasion of their 34th Annual Convention and Scientific Meeting, August 1, 2014

We in government take this gathering as a reaffirmation of your commitment to fulfilling this cornerstone of our Social Contract with the Filipino people and ensuring the wellbeing of our citizenry. As this gathering updates you with the latest breakthroughs and developments in your field, may you be filled with dynamism and optimism as you face the challenges of today’s rapidly shifting milieu; may compassion flow through your hands, infusing vigor into your patients and helping us build a healthier, more robust populace.


Statement: The Presidential Spokesperson on the 5th death anniversary of President Corazon C. Aquino

As we look back on President Cory’s celebrated life, let us remember the virtues for which she is best known and which have endeared her to the public—the courage with which she adopted the fight for democracy; the humility which she maintained throughout her presidency; and the compassion with which she considered the needs of all Filipinos. This is the legacy she left us with, a legacy that marks not only the pages of our history but also our collective memory. In gratitude for her contributions, let us seek to emulate these virtues as we continue her work of establishing a stronger, even more vibrant democracy.


Overeseas Voter Registration Center is open at the Commission on Filipinos Overseas

The Department of Foreign Affairs, Overseas Voting Secretariat (DFA-OVS), announced today, August 1, 2014, that the second Overseas Voter Registration Center (OVRC) in the Philippines, in preparation for the 2016 Presidential Elections, was opened this morning, at the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO), 1345 Pres. Quirino Ave., Paco, Manila.


DOH-MIMAROPA prioritizes health programs for PWD in the region

Department of Health – MIMAROPA (Mindoro Occidental/Oriental, Marinduque, Romblon, and Palawan) Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo today stated that health programs for Persons with Disabilities or persons with disabilty (PWDs) will be a priority in the region to ensure that they will be given equal access to health care during the 36th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week Regional Celebration held at the Provincial Convention Center in Boac, Marinduque, on August 1, 2014.

The President’s Day: July 31, 2014

Today at 10:00 a.m., President Benigno S. Aquino III had a meeting with the officials from Presidential Management Staff and Cabinet Secretary Jose Rene Almendras in the Private Office in Malacañan. Later at 1:00 p.m., the President met with the Executive Secretary and the Department of Budget and Management in the Blue Room of the […]


Statement: Secretary Roxas on the capture of Said Giad alias “Maestro”

Sec. Roxas: The people of Mindanao can feel a little more secure with this arrest. The police and other security forces are hot on the heels of other members of this kidnap for ransom gang. Ako ay naniniwala na sa tulong ng ating mga mamamayan ay magiging matagumpay ang pagtugis ng ating kapulisan sa iba pang grupong sangkot sa mga insidente ng pangingidnap sa Mindanao.

CSC supports review of Code of Conduct for State Workers

From the Civil Service Commission Any person who exposes wrongdoings or corruption against another public servant, agency, board, or entity shall be protected from any retaliation and may be rewarded with a reasonable portion of the amount recovered in the exposed corrupt activity. This is among the salient provisions of Senate Bill No. 2311, filed […]

DA Photo Release: Rebuilding efforts continue

From the Department of Agriculture Farmers and fishers from Southern Cebu who lost their livelihood due to Typhoon Yolanda receive from the Department of Agriculture seeds of corn, rice and vegetables, as well as various equipment and implements such as fishing boats and dryers—all worth P19.41 million—during Secretary of Agriculture Proceso Alcala’s visit on Friday […]