The Bureau of Customs (BOC) seized ten 40-foot container vans, nine of which were filled with oranges and one with apples that were illegally imported from South Africa as the agency continues to intensify its drive against the entry of shipments that may pose risks to public health and the local agriculture industry.
Consistent with the Aquino administration’s goal of pouring more investments into economy-driving sectors, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) today reported that year-on-year infrastructure spending soared by 62.7 percent to P24.4 billion in June alone, bringing total government disbursements to P987.7 billion in the first six months of 2014.
From the Mindanao Development Authority Calls to participate in Mindanao’s attempt to break the Guinness world record for the most number of trees planted in an hour at multiple sites aim to become viral as online registration opens to interested participants across the island-region. The world record attempt, which will happen on September 26, aims to […]
As we pause in prayer and reflection, let us revisit Ninoy Aquino’s undelivered arrival statement, which is available in the original English and Filipino translation on the Official Gazette. Let us pledge to transmit his thoughts and the reasons he took his fateful stand to the generations who were not yet around in 1983, but who continue to enjoy the freedom of choice, thought, and expression that he fought and died for, and which characterizes our country today.
The Standard Chartered (SC) Report cited the lowering of the inflation target to 2-4% inflation rate in 2015 as a constraint on Philippine growth. Lower inflation will entail BSP’s tightening liquidity and raising interest rates thus, dampening investment.
As the Universal Kindergarten Act pushed through in January 2012, the Department of Education recognized that partnerships were necessary to address the need for classrooms relative to the increase in enrollment of kindergarten students. The AGAPP Foundation responded to this and aided the Department in the construction of new Kindergarten classrooms
“The Philippines is the largest source–comprising 30 percent–of the world’s more than 1.2 million seafarers. Therefore, our compliance with the MLC, 2006 will demonstrate to the world community our resolve to promote and enhance the welfare and to protect our seafarers,” Baldoz noted.
This is the profile of Atty. Francis H. Jardeleza who was appointed as Associate Justice on August 19, 2014.
Narito ang mga pinakahuling ulat sa rehabilitasyon pagkatapos ng Yolanda sa pangangasiwa ng Office of the Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery.
Here are the latest updates on the rehabilitation efforts after Yolanda under the supervision of the Office Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery.