Statement: The Presidential Spokesperson on the week of December 22-26, 2014

As we all welcome a new year, government continues to exert its maximum effort to achieve our long-term vision of a Philippines that is more vibrant, prosperous, inclusive, and resilient than ever before.

Fisheries industry gets additional P76-M support for fish ports

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has released P76 million to the DA-BFAR for the creation of four fish ports across the country in order to boost the livelihood and food security of fishing communities.

LRT-MRT fares to be increased on January 4

The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has finally set the date for implementing the P 11.00 (base fare) + P 1.00 (per kilometer) formula for fares at the Light Rail Transit Lines 1 and 2 (LRT-1 and LRT-2) and the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) after several years of deferring its implementation.

Statement: The Presidential Spokesperson on the week of December 15-19, 2014

As the President made clear in his messages throughout the week: whether we are soldiers or students, whether we are in government or in the private sector, each and every one of us has a role to play in ensuring that positive change continues to sweep the Philippines.

At the 2014 Search for Outstanding Volunteers: Solidarity and selflessness ablaze through volunteerism

The Filipino spirit of ‘bayanihan’ has been rekindled once again as the nation’s greatest roster of volunteers and volunteer groups were recognized at the 2014 Search for Outstanding Volunteers (SOV) awarding ceremony last December 10, 2014, at the Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Hall, House of Representatives, Quezon, City.