The upcoming month-long anniversary celebration aims to promote, showcase, and celebrate heroism in public service. It also serves to encourage and inspire state workers in their journey as servant heroes or lingkod bayani, as reflected in the theme: Tapat na Serbisyo Alay Ko, Dahil Lingkod Bayani Ako.
Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis Baldoz yesterday said there is an increasing number of money claims involving Filipino seafarers that are being settled through conciliation-mediation by the National Conciliation and Mediation Board (NCMB).
The Syrian rebels attacked onboard pick-up trucks. Our peacekeepers returned fire in self-defense. Our troops fought back bravely and successfully held their positions. This attack prompted the UNDOF to reposition our troops to a more secure position within the mission area.
With great pride we announce the election of Justice Adolf Azcuna as one of the 5 new commissioners of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ). The ICJ is composed of 60 eminent judges and lawyers from all regions of the world.
As we await further updates, let us reflect on the struggles of our heroes old and new—those whom we revere as national icons, as well as those who perform the everyday tasks of nation-building: serving as liaisons between countries, constructing roads in Mindoro, and safekeeping peace in lands far beyond our borders. Let us pause for a moment in gratitude to these men and women who continue to work tirelessly in the service of the nation.
CHED maintains that the legislated P4.1B Fund DOES NOT QUALIFY as congressional pork barrel or PDAF, contrary to Rep. Tinio’s constant assertions in media that tend to disparage the credibility of CHED as the statutory administrator of the said Fund. Regardless of the persistent but erroneous labeling of the P4.1 B as PDAF, CHED remains committed to its agency’s mandate as stated in Republic Act 7722, i.e. to “ensure that education shall be accessible to all” and “to develop criteria for allocating additional resources such as research and program development grants, scholarships and other similar programs.”
The Bureau of Customs has released a set of frequently asked questions for those aspiring to be under the employment of the newly reformed bureau. Further information is posted in the websites of the Bureau of Customs www.customs.gov.ph; the Department of Finance (www.dof.gov.ph); and the Official Gazette (www.gov.ph). Applicants can also visit the Facebook page of the Department of Finance for updates.
Please be informed of the following schools to be used as testing venues for the August 31, 2014 General Ability Test (GAT)/Ethics-Oriented Personality Test (EOPT) for the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and EOPT for the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)
A total of 4,755 applicants at the Bureau of Customs (BOC) will be taking the general ability and competency exam to be administered by the Civil Service Commissioner (CSC) on August 31, 2014 (Sunday).
Economic growth accelerated to 6.4 percent in the second quarter of 2014. The PH remains the fastest growing economy among major Asian countries for the period, tying with Malaysia’s performance, and overtaking other major ASEAN countries such as Indonesia (5.1%) and Thailand (0.3%).