Message of President Aquino to the Philippine Society of Pathologists on the occasion of their 63rd Annual Convention, April 23, 2014

Your participation in this activity is proof not only of your motivation to succeed but also of your solidarity with our vision of a healthy, prosperous society. Let integrity, compassion, and service define your endeavors, that you may sustain your distinction as among the best medical professionals in the region and give our countrymen the future of inclusive growth that they deserve.

Message of President Aquino to the International Finance Corporation, the Philippine Green Building Initiative, and the Climate Change Commission, April 23, 2014

The launch of the Green Building Program is one of the most important steps toward this goal, by enlightening your stakeholders as regards more responsible alternatives to the old methods—processes that do not significantly raise costs or adversely impact our surroundings. It is my hope that this will gain widespread acceptance among developers and major players in your trade, so that, together, we can become agents of positive change, leading the world not only in building an advanced, more progressive society but also a world we can bequeath with pride to future generations.

Message of President Aquino to the Association of Medical Social Workers of the Philippines on the occasion of their Annual Convention, April 23, 2014

Our collective welfare depends on the willingness of all sectors of society to rise to the challenge of nation-building and contribute, in whatever capacity they choose, to the advancement of our country. Let compassion and service always guide our endeavors, as we continue our journey on the straight path and create a more equitably progressive future for all of our people.

Message of President Aquino to the people of San Carlos, Pangasinan on the occasion of the Mango-Bamboo Festival, April 23, 2014

The journey of your community continues with this occasion: In all its joy and pride, your celebration affirms your roles as stewards of San Carlos and as protectors of the legacy bequeathed unto you. Let this day inspire you to remain steadfast in these duties and, more importantly, to take united steps towards progress. Behold this opportunity to write new chapters of empowerment which will reap a brighter tomorrow for succeeding generations of Pangasinenses, and add to the richness of our people’s heritage.

DOF: Local Finance Circular No. 01 2014

Signed on April 22, 2014: All Central and Regional Directors, Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF); All Provincial, City and Municipal Treasurers and others concerned.


Solon: Spain’s autonomy models to serve as inputs in crafting Bangsamoro Law

The study visit aims to give legislators a first-hand view of the experiences of Spain in the setting up of its autonomous communities, and provide best practices and lessons learned on the relationships between the central and autonomous governments as well as on territorial and political organization, public administration, decentralization and models of local autonomy.

Infographic: Paalala ukol sa MERS-CoV

Ang Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) ay isang nakahahawang sakit sa paghinga. Ito ay galing sa coronavirus, isang malaking pamilya ng mga virus, mula sa pangkaraniwang sipon hanggang sa severe acute respiratory syndrome o SARS. Gayunpaman, ang MERS-CoV ay hindi SARS. Unang napaulat ang MERS-CoV sa Saudi Arabia noong 2012.