28 companies, 11 individuals to receive DOLE’s Occupational Safety and Health Awards

A December 5, 2012 press release from the Department of Labor and Employment: For their outstanding contributions to the safety and health of their workers and their workplaces and communities, 28 companies and 11 individuals have been declared winners of the 8th Gawad Kaligtasan at Kalusugan, the Department of Labor and Employment’s highest and most prestigious award for occupational health and safety, Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz announced yesterday.


Speech of President Aquino at the League of Municipalities of the Philippines general assembly, December 5, 2012

Nahaharap na naman po sa pagsubok ang ating bansa, at lagi nating pinatutunayan sa ganitong mga pagkakataon kung anong uri ng lahi mayroon tayo. Tirik man ang araw, o may banta ng bagyo, nasa kabilang panig man ng mundo, o nakatira sa mga pinakaliblib na sitio, lalong tumitingkad sa mga panahon ng pagsubok tulad nito ang kakayahan ng mga Pilipino na magkapit-bisig para sa kapwa, at magtulungan sa ngalan ng nag-iisa nating bansa.


Message of President Aquino to the Philippine Association of Professional Regulatory Board Members Inc. on the occasion of their 64th Annual Congress and Christmas Party, December 5, 2012

Increased investments, competitiveness, and positive ratings actions—all these are clear indications that the Philippines is on a steady course towards equitable progress. Let us abide by the values that will sustain the momentum of our development, affirm the Filipino’s distinction as a dedicated, creative, and loyal worker, and realize the nation’s great potential.