Women and child-friendly spaces: Safety and well-being first in times of disasters

A June 4, 2013, press release from the Department of Social Welfare and Development: Inside a huge tent, Nenet, 25, sits in a corner breastfeeding her six-month old son. Nearby, other young mothers with their babies and toddlers engage in light banter. Nenet is one of the 1,271 women staying in the evacuation centers in New Bataan.


DOH, NCIP, & DILG join to improve indigenous peoples’ health

A June 3, 2013, press release from the Department of Health: With the theme “KP for IPs!” or “Kalusugan Pangkalahatan (KP) for Indigenous Peoples (IPs)”, Secretary Enrique T. Ona of the Department of Health, Chairperson Zenaida Brigida H. Pawid of the National Center for Indigenous Peoples (NCIP), and Secretary Mar Roxas of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), signed the Joint Memorandum Circular “Guidelines on the Delivery of Basic Health Services for Indigenous Peoples/Indigenous Cultural Communities (IPs/ICCs)” at the Diamond Hotel, Manila, on June 3, 2013.


Mindanao exhibitors clinch $4.3M total sales at international food expo

A June 3, 2013, press release from the Mindanao Development Authority: Food producers and processors from Mindanao clinched $4.3 million in total sales at the recently concluded International Food Exhibit (IFEX) 2013, proving once more that Mindanao food products are gaining ground in the international market.


Proclamation No. 590, s. 2013

Signed on June 3, 2013: Declaring Thursday, 6 June 2013, as a special (non-working) day in the Province of Zamboanga del Norte.


DILG declares June 10-16 Disaster Preparedness Week

A June 3, 2013, press release from the Department of Interior and Local Government: With the onset of the rainy season, the Department of the Interior and Local Government has declared June 10-16 as Disaster Preparedness Week.


PHL participates in 2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit in Thailand

A June 3, 2013, press release from the Department of Foreign Affairs: The Philippine Embassy in Bangkok reported to the Department of Foreign Affairs that the 2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit was held from May 19 to 20 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. During the Summit, leaders from the Asia-Pacific region reaffirmed their commitment to cooperate with one another in ensuring water security as a key component of sustainable development.


2 Filipino students among graduating class at Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand

A June 3, 2013, press release from the Department of Foreign Affairs The Philippine Embassy in Bangkok reported to the Department of Foreign Affairs that two Filipinos were among this year’s graduating class of 499 students at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). One completed a Master’s Degree in Engineering, while the other graduated with […]


38 GOCCs turn over dividends to the President

A June 3, 2013, press release from the Department of Finance: Thirty-eight GOCCs turned over to President Benigno S. Aquino III, close to P28 billion in dividends and other forms of remittances to the national coffers out of their operations for the past year on June 3, 2013, at the Rizal Hall, Malacañan Palace. President Aquino was assisted by Senator Franklin Drilon, Secretary of Finance Cesar Purisima, Governance for Commission for GOCCs (GCG) Chairman Cesar Villanueva, and Treasurer of the Philippines Rosalia de Leon.