An August 23, 2012, press release from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources: The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has completed the delineation of the country’s forest line boundaries totaling 79,245 kilometers.
An August 23, 2012, press release from the Department of Agriculture: To sustain the momentum of frontloading investments in agri-fishery infrastructure and attain sufficiency in rice and other major staples by the end of 2013, the Department of Agriculture (DA) is proposing a P74.1 billion budget for the coming year.
An August 23, 2012, press release from the Department of Education: All public elementary and secondary school teachers will have more time to prepare learning supplements and devote more time student-centered activities as the Department of Education adopts flexibility in the preparation of daily lesson plans.
An August 23, 2012, press release from the Department of Finance, Bureau of Customs: This is Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon’s message to those wanting to earn quick money as drug couriers when the Bureau of Customs today filed cases against seven foreign nationals for violation of certain provisions of the Tariffs and Customs Code of the Philippines (TCCP) and Republic Act No. 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 at the Department of Justice (DOJ).
An August 23, 2012, press release from the Department of Budget and Management: The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) today announced that departments and agencies disbursed a total of P162.55 billion in July 2012, 21.8 percent higher than the P133.4-billion tracked in July 2011. This is also the highest and fastest year-on-year spending posted by the National Government this year.
An August 23, 2012, press release from the Department of Foreign Affairs: The Philippine Consulate General in New York and members of the Filipino community in New York commemorated the 29th death anniversary of national hero, the late Senator Benigno Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr., with a series of events last August 21.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development would like to thank the people of Naga for sharing Jesse with the nation and proving that true democracy can work. It is possible to have a democracy of the people, by the people, and for the people because Jesse and the people of Naga have proven that people-driven governance is not only possible—it works.
Schedule for ceremonies, memorial services, masses, and state funeral for the late Secretary Jesse M. Robredo.