DPWH cleared by MMDA to proceed with road repair

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has secured clearance from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to undertake reblocking and road repair at EDSA and other national roads in Metro Manila this weekend.

DOLE extends Assist WELL services to 27 new repatriates from Libya

Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday said the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), through its Assist WELL Program, has extended assistance to 27 new OFW-returnees who arrived from Libya at the end of September.

Region 4B DOLE-OWWA grants P470-K assistance for Libya repatriated OFWs

Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday lauded Overseas Workers Welfare Adaministration (OWWA) Region 4B for the successful awarding of assistance package for repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Libya.

DILG chief urges reformists to rally behind Bangsamoro Law

Secretary of the Interior and Local Government Manuel “Mar” Roxas II urged members and participants of the Koalisyon ng Mamamayan Para sa Reporma, or Kompre, to support the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). Roxas made the appeal during Kompre’s public launch, dubbed “Walang iwanan sa tuwid na daan,” in Davao City on September 30 at the Ateneo de Davao University.

Albay forestry officers on high alert for potential wildfires on Mayon eruption

“We have to be ready for potential wildfires, including whatever intervention may be needed to protect natural ecosystems that are highly vulnerable to catastrophic damage the volcanic explosion may cause,” Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources Ramon Paje said.