List of school suspensions for August 23, 2013

Due to the effects of Tropical Storm Maring and the enhanced southwest monsoon, classes in certain areas have been suspended for August 23, 2013.

Please check back on this page for updates. This list was collated from announcements made online by schools and LGUs. For more details on the rules for suspension, please read Executive Order No. 66, s. 2012. This list was last updated on 11:25 p.m., August 22, 2013.

Q and A: What is the Inter-Agency Anti-Graft Coordinating Council (IAAGCC)?

In an ambush interview on August 22, 2013, President Benigno S. Aquino III mentioned an existing body composed of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales, Secretary of Justice Leila de Lima, and Commission on Audit Chairperson Grace Pulido-Tan. The President was referring to the Inter-Agency Anti-Graft Coordinating Council or the IAAGCC. The following is a Q&A on the IAAGCC and its annexes.

Secretary Abad sheds light on 2007-2009 PDAF releases

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) today clarified several issues related to the release of Priority Development and Assistance Funds (PDAF) and allocations for Various Infrastructures Including Local Projects (VILP) to legislators from 2007 to 2009, following the Commission on Audit’s (COA) report on the use of these funds for the same period.