In a recognition program with the theme “Celebrating Excellence in the Public Frontline Service Office,” held at the Luxent Hotel in Quezon City this morning, CSC hailed three ARTA Best Performing CSC Regional Offices (Regions 3, 6, and NCR) and awarded the 2014 ARTA Breakthrough Agency Award to five agencies, namely, Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP), Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Philippine Health Insurance Commission (PhilHealth), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), and Public Attorney’s Office (PAO).
October has been declared as the National Children’s Month. The annual month-long celebration features varied activities such as the creation of the Local Council for the Protection of Children (LCPC), signing of the Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) Law and the implementation of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program.
October has been declared as the National Children’s Month pursuant to Presidential Proclamation 267 signed into law in 1992. The annual month-long celebration features varied activities highlighting the continuous advocacy and promoting children’s rights and welfare.
The National Government continues to rehabilitate areas affected by the 2012 Typhoon Pablo, most recently with the release of P297 million to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for the repair of a farm-to-market road system in Compostela Valley.
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council has just released their situation report on Mayon as of 8:00 a.m., October 22, 2014.
In its mission to provide quality K to 12 learning materials, the Department of Education (DepEd), in partnership with the University of the Philippines College of Fine Arts (UP-CFA), conducted a five-day workshop for 35 DepEd visual artists and practitioners to enhance learning and teaching resources.
The Department of Health – MIMAROPA (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) together with the officials of the Philippine Port Authority, Palawan Provincial Government and city health officials yesterday launched a regionwide disinfection and misting operations in all sea ports for the elimination of mosquitoes carrying dengue, malaria, and even filaria at the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.
As you are aware, the COFILCO is the Government Procurement Policy Board (GPPB)-accredited umbrella organization of Filipino consultants. In various ways, we have been partners in nation-building, and through this summit, we, in government, look forward to stronger partnerships as we embark on a journey to a better future for our country.
More nonperforming and dormant government owned or controlled corporations (GOCCs) have been abolished as President Benigno S. Aquino III approved last August the closure of seven GOCCs following the recommendation of the Governance Commission for GOCCs (GCG), which is the primary regulatory agency for the country’s GOCCs. Under Republic Act 10149, the law which created it, the GCG is mandated to evaluate the performance of GOCCs and determine their relevance with current national development goals and economic realities.
Alert level 3, which calls for voluntary repatriation, is raised when violent disturbances occur in a limited area of a country. It has been raised in Yemen due to the threat posed by the continued occupation of the capital city Sana’a by Houthi rebels, and the attacks against civilians by separatists and the members of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.