Philippines, Brazil initial air services agreement

A May 23, 2013, press release from the Department of Foreign Affairs The Philippines and Brazil negotiated and initialed an Air Services Agreement on May 20 at the office of Brazil`s National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The ASA would pave the way for the two countries’ respective carriers to mount […]


Republic Act No. 10588

Approved on May 27, 2013: An Act institutionalizing the conduct of the Palarong Pambansa and appropriating funds therefor.


Republic Act No. 10587

Approved on May 27, 2013: An Act regulating the practice of environmental planning, repealing for the purpose Presidential Decree Numbered One Thousand Three Hundred and Eight, entitled “Law Regulating the Environmental Planning Profession in the Philippines”, and for other purposes.


DepEd to open Oplan Balik Eskwela command center

A May 27, 2013, press release from the Department of Education: To ensure a smooth and organized school opening on June 3, the Department of Education (DepEd) is again launching the Oplan Balik Eskwela (OBE) Information and Action Center Task Force (IAC).


Sweeping mining reforms earn PH ranking in global resource management index

A May 27, 2013, press release from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources: The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has welcomed the Philippines’ ranking in the recent global report issued by the Revenue Watch Institute (RWI), indicating that the government has made “meaningful progress” toward better management of mineral resources in the country.


Oplan Balik Eskwela 2013

The Department of Education launched Oplan Balik Eskwela 2013 in preparation of the opening of classes for SY 2013-2014.


PHL stresses continued protection of migrant workers at Global Forum on Migration and Development

A May 27, 2013, press release from the Department of Foreign Affairs: The Philippine Permanent Mission in Geneva reported to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) that a Philippine Delegation, headed by Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Jesus I. Yabes, strongly asserted the need for continued protection of migrant workers at the recent meeting of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD).