The Department of Education (DepEd), through the Office of the Undersecretary for Regional Operations, has opened the application for the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) 2014.
The Bureau of Customs has, for the first time in recent history, suspended the accreditation of a number of importers and brokers for repeatedly failing to describe their imports.
In a report submitted to Secretary of the Interior and Local Government Mar Roxas, Undersecretary for Local Government Austere Panadero—who is also the DILG GAD Focal Point Chair—said 74.73 percent or a total of 31,408 of the 42,028 barangays all over the country including Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) have established their VAW desks as of December 2013.
This week, the President is kept busy with a number of public engagements, on top of the meetings and other activities that comprise his daily schedule.
“By giving sufficient budget support to the agriculture department, the Aquino administration can give the NIA enough leeway to fulfill their targets for 2014, specifically for shaping up existing irrigation systems across the country. More important, however, is the positive impact of better irrigation systems on crop production nationwide, which will in turn boost our agriculture industry and aid the very farmers that drive it,” Secretary of Budget and Management Florencio “Butch” Abad said.
Pinatunayan ng paghagupit ng Bagyong Yolanda, krisis sa Zamboanga, at mga paglindol sa Visayas na ang katatagan ng mga kababaihan ay hindi lamang nasusukat sa kanyang tiyaga at lakas upang harapin ang mga hamon ng buhay, kundi sa kanyang pagbangon tuwing nadadapa, pakikiisa sa pagpapanumbalik at pagpapatuloy ng buhay.
March is Women’s Role in History Month; it is also National Women’s Heart Health Month; its first week is Women’s Week; and its 8th day is International Women’s Day. This March 8, we wish to honor some of the women who have served in the Philippine government, past and present.
Alert level 2 is issued when there are real threats to the life, security, and property of Filipinos arising from internal disturbance or external threat. Filipinos in the area are advised to limit non-essential movements, to avoid public places, and to prepare for possible evacuation.
In support of the DSWD’s Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP), which aims to enhance income-earning opportunities for poor families, the Australian Government released a P31m technical assistance grant to the Philippine Government. The 24-month grant given through the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) began in May 2013 and will conclude in April 2015.
In view of the Mindanao power situation, the Department of Energy (DOE) has provided immediate and long-term solutions to address the power shortage in the region.