The Philippines is awarded the Destination of the Year at the 25th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2014, just a few months before the Department of Tourism (DOT) sets on to raise the country’s international profile with its Visit the Philippines Year 2015 campaign.
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.
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.
The Revalidated Public Investment Program (PIP) can now be accessed online through the National Economic and Development Authority’s (NEDA) website.
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.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) through its attached agency, the Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC), will lead the celebration of the 22nd National Children’s Month this October.
Children who did not receive the supplemental dose of measles, rubella and oral polio vaccine can still go to health centers and vaccination posts until October 10, 2014.
The budget of state universities and colleges (SUCs) has been increasing year-on-year, from P23.8 billion in 2010 to P43.3 billion in 2015.
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.
“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.