June 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on Malacañang welcomes survey results showing decrease in unemployment
MANILA, June 9 — The Palace has welcomed the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) report on the April 2015 round of the labor force survey, which showed a significant drop in unemployment and underemployment rates.
April 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino okays release of Php 2.2 B for gov't employees affected by Yolanda, Bohol quake
MANILA, April 22 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has approved the release of Php 2.259 billion in financial assistance to national government employees who were affected by Typhoon Yolanda and the Bohol earthquake, Communication Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said on Wednesday.
April 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on PHL aggressive on advocacy on maritime row, still uses diplomatic track
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April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Mangrove planting highlights Earth Day celebration in Eastern Visayas
TACLOBAN CITY, April 22 As the nation celebrates Earth Day on Wednesday, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Eastern Visayas has lined up activities designed to draw attention to the important role that mangroves play in protecting the regions coastal communities.
December 4, 2014 by · Comments Off on Eastern Mindanao Command prepares for 'Hagupit'
MANILA, Dec. 3 — The Eastern Mindanao Command has alerted all its disaster response units in preparation for the expected entry of typhoon Hagupit on Thursday.
November 11, 2014 by · Comments Off on DSWD-6 releases P59.2-M livelihood assistance to typhoon-affected families
ILOILOCITY, Nov. 10 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development 6 (DSWD-6) released a total of P59.2 million livelihood assistance to typhoon-afected families in the region, especially the beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program almost one year after "Yoland" struck Western Visayas on November 8 last year.
November 11, 2014 by · Comments Off on President Aquino thanks New Zealand for supporting Mindanao Peace Process
BEIJING, China, Nov. 10 — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday expressed his gratitude to New Zealand Prime Minister John Key for his countrys support for the Mindanao peace process.
November 8, 2014 by · Comments Off on President Aquino underscores role of private sector in rebuilding typhoon-hit communities
GUIUAN, Eastern Samar, Nov. 7 — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Friday underscored the importance of private sector efforts in rebuilding communities devastated by Typhoon "Yolanda."
November 8, 2014 by · Comments Off on President Aquino dismisses rumors of financial grant for families affected by Typhoon 'Yolanda'
GUIUAN, Eastern Samar, Nov. 7 — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Friday dismissed rumors circulating in areas struck by Typhoon "Yolanda" that the government will give each family a financial grant.
November 8, 2014 by · Comments Off on Road dike project to save Leyte from future disasters –President Aquino
GUIUAN, Eastern Samar, Nov. 7 — Part of the governments Build Back Better program is to build a road dike that would protect areas devastated by Typhoon "Yolanda" from future disasters, President Benigno S. Aquino III said here Friday.