Message of President Aquino to the 2013 Fiesta in America, August 17, 2013

We Filipinos ascribe our greatest pride to the warmth, perseverance, and integrity of our countrymen, which, indeed, make it more fun in the Philippines. As we seek to raise our countries’ honor to greater heights, let us behold these strengths, and continue to embody the inspiring, the endearing, and the best our countries have to offer.

Mining Engineer Licensure Examination results released in one day

Republic of the Philippines PROFESSIONAL REGULATION COMMISSION Manila MINING ENGINEER LICENSURE EXAMINATION RESULTS RELEASED IN ONE (1) DAY The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 117 out of 141 passed the Mining Engineer Licensure Examination given by the Board of Mining Engineering in Manila this August 2013. The members of the Board of Mining Engineering […]

COA Special Audits Office Report No. 2012-03: PDAF and VILP

At 3:00 p.m. today, August 16, 2013, The Commission on Audit (COA) released Special Audits Office Report No. 2012-03. a government-wide Performance Audit of Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) and Various Infrastructure, including local projects (VILP) of various government implementing agencies from CYs 2007 to 2009.

Sec. Baldoz with Younghusbands to attend launching of Lakas-Sipa sa Batang Malaya football clinic

Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday said she will join on Monday the Younghusband brothers, James and Phil, together with International Labor Organization-Manila Office Director Jeff Lawrence Johnson, US Ambassador Philip Goldberg, and other civil society partners in a football clinic for child laborers recently freed from the scourge of child labor.

DOH hospital receives ISO certification for QMS

The Department of Health (DOH) announced today the first DOH-retained hospital to be ISO 9001-certified for Quality Management System. The Quirino Memorial Medical Center (QMMC) received the certification from AJA Registrars, Inc., which covers all the medical, nursing, ancillary, and administrative support services.

DOLE’s ECC lifts payment suspension of EC death benefits in the public sector

The Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC), an attached agency of the DOLE, pursuant to its mandate to provide appropriate and meaningful benefits to workers who are victims of work-related contingencies, has lifted the suspension of the payment of EC death benefits in the public sector beyond the five-year guaranteed period, Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda DImapilis-Baldoz announced yesterday.

Statement of DOTC on the bidding for LRT-1 Cavite extension

Construction will proceed as scheduled on the LRT1 Cavite extension project. The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) made this statement after only one bidder submitted a qualified offer for the project on August 15, 2013.