DOH-MIMAROPA holds misting and disinfection operations in Calapan Port

DOH-MIMAROPA together with the officials of the Philippine Port Authority, Calapan City Government and health officials yesterday performed misting and disinfection operations for the elimination and control of mosquitoes carrying dengue and malaria at the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro.


Statement: The Presidential Spokesperson on the passing of former Secretary of Health and Senator Juan Flavier

We join the Department of Health family and the Philippine Senate in paying tribute to Juan Flavier, who passed away today. He was a well-loved public servant, who served with distinction in the executive and legislative departments. His career as a physician was marked by his advocacy of rural health. We extend our deepest sympathy to his family in their time of grief.


Oplan Ligtas Biyahe: Undas 2014

The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC), together with its attached agencies, will be implementing OPLAN Ligtas Biyahe: Undas 2014 from October 30 to November 4 to ensure travelers of access to convenient, affordable, reliable, efficient, safe, and secure (C.A.R.E.S.) transportation as they travel to their hometowns or to holiday destinations during the All Saints’/Souls’ Holidays.


Abaya to LTFRB: Let’s work with Uber, modernize transport rules

Transportation regulations should facilitate convenient, safe, and reliable services to the public, not hamper them. This is according to Secretary Jun Abaya of the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC), in relation to the Land Transportation Franchising & Regulatory Board’s (LTFRB) recent anti-colorum efforts against vehicles operating through the Uber app.


Message of Secretary Balisacan at the Manila Times Business Forum

Message of Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan at the Manila Times Business Forum: “Business As Usual in Unusual Times: Fostering Prosperous Business Relations between Philippine and Chinese Entrepreneurs” [Delivered at Dusit Thani Manila, Makati City, October 29, 2014] To our friends from Manila Times and media, experts and entrepreneurs from the Philippines and China, representatives from […]


Bangsamoro Basic Law to rectify historical injustices

From the Office of the Presidential Advisor on the Peace Process ‎Last Tuesday, several legal luminaries declared the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law constitutional and emphasized that it should be read within the context of restorative justice and addressing historical injustices.‎ “‎Bangsamoro is an attempt to redress long historical imbalances,” retired Supreme Court Associate Justice Adolfo […]