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CHED TERTIARY EDUCATION SUBSIDY IN FULL SWING

September 19, 2018 - 2:01 PM

CHED Officer-in-Charge Dr. J. Prospero E. De Vera III briefs the members of the media regarding the Tertiary Education Subsidy program of RA 10931. The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) through the Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education (UniFAST) has instructed all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to submit lists of their students enrolled in […]

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DOF READY TO TAP $500M WORLD BANK STANDBY CREDIT LINE FOR ‘OMPONG’...

September 19, 2018 - 3:15 PM

The Department of Finance (DOF) plans to trigger the $500-million standby loan facility   from the World Bank to support ongoing disaster relief and rehabilitation efforts in regions devastated by typhoon “Ompong,” once President Duterte acts on a recommendation  from the economic team and the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)  to declare  a state of calamity […]

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HOUSE APPROVES BILL CREATING DEPT OF DISASTER RESILIENCE ON SECOND READING

September 19, 2018 - 1:34 PM

The House of Representatives, through viva voce voting, approved on second reading on Tuesday House Bill 8165, seeking to create the Department of Disaster Resilience (DDR) which shall be the primary government agency responsible for leading, organizing, and managing the national effort to reduce disaster risk, and prepare for and respond to disasters, recover, and […]

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SASA POLICE STATION DETAINEE DIES IN CELL

September 19, 2018 - 1:31 PM

A detainee of Sasa Police Station died on Monday after having a hard time breathing and dizziness. The detainee was identified as one Lougine Layosa, 56, resident of 47 Belen Rd, Barangay Pampanga, Davao City. He was arrested last September 10 for shoplifting at Lots for Less Warehouse shopping center and was charged with the case of theft […]

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DILG TO MAYORS: BAN PEDICABS, TRICYCLES ON NAT’L HIGHWAYS

September 19, 2018 - 1:30 PM

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is reiterating its call to all city and municipal mayors to ban pedicabs and tricycles along national highways, whether in Metro Manila or in the provinces. “For safety reasons, no tricycle or pedicab should operate on national highways utilized by four-wheel vehicles greater than four tons […]

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PUV MODERNIZATION PROGRAM GAINS STEAM, 484 COOPS FORMED

September 19, 2018 - 1:26 PM

Clark, Pampanga — The PUV Modernization Program, the biggest transformational initiative of the Duterte administration, is gaining steam with 484 transport cooperatives formed within a year of implementation.   The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) are currently processing over 400 applications from cooperatives as part of effective […]

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NORTH COTABATO GOVERNOR ACQUITTED IN GRAFT AND CORRUPTION CASE

September 19, 2018 - 1:33 PM

The provincial governor of North Cotabato who was recently acquitted in a graft and corruption case by the Sandiganbayan said she learned a lot of lessons from the court charges she faced for six years. In a 35-page resolution promulgated last September 14, the Sandigan’s First Division cleared Gov. Emmylou Talino-Mendoza  of three-counts of graft […]

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ARMM, GOV HATAMAN PRAISED DURING LAST SENATE MEETING

September 19, 2018 - 12:16 PM

PASAY CITY – Senators on Tuesday commended the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) for its improved governance under the leadership of Governor Mujiv Hataman.   “The ARMM has improved considerably in governance. In terms of governance ang daming improvement, kabilang na doon yung sa infrastructure, I [went] there years ago. Under Governor Mujiv, tumaas […]

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DAVAO CITY COUNCILOR: NO ONE MUST BE JOBLESS

September 19, 2018 - 11:37 AM

Davao City Councilor Antoinette Principe-Castrodes, vice chairman of the committee on labor and employment opportunities, commended government agencies’ employment programs and efforts for accepting the challenge of addressing the growing needs of Dabawenyos for stable employment. In her privilege speech during 18th City Council regular session on Tuesday, Principe-Castrodes said, “The Department of Labor and Employment XI […]

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DENR EYES INVESTMENT BREAKS FOR PEOPLES’ ORGANIZATIONS

September 19, 2018 - 11:19 AM

DENR Undersecretary Rodolfo Garcia leads the signing of the Tayo ang Kalikasan Commitment Wall. Joining him are Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. (3rd from left), Guimaras Gov. Samuel Gumarin (3rd from right); and DENR-6 regional director Jim Sampulna (right). (Louine Hope Conserva) THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) aims to provide markets to products of […]

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1 FEMALE, 6 MALES CAUGHT IN TAGUM DRUG SESSION

September 19, 2018 - 11:16 AM

A total of seven drug personalities were arrested in a buy-bust operation on Monday at Purok Orange Valley, Barangay South, Tagum City. Chief Inspector Milgrace Driz, spokesperson of Police Regional (PRO) 11, revealed that personnel of the Tagum City Police Station conducted an anti-illegal drug operation resulting to the arrest of Louie Sanchez Diaz, also […]

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TODAY IN PICTURES: NEW LEGANES TOWN MAYOR TAKES OATH

September 19, 2018 - 11:24 AM

ILOILO Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. administers the oath of office of the new mayor of Leganes town, Jose Romi Marañon succeeding Mayor Adolfo Jaen who passed away last Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. Witnessing Marañon’s oath taking are (from left) his daughter Frances Anne, wife Edith and Second District Board Member Demy Sonza. (Capitol photo)

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GUIMARAS PROVINCE REPORTS HIGHER SUPPLY OF CHICKEN

September 19, 2018 - 11:11 AM

THE result of the 2018 April round inventory of chicken in the Province of Guimaras for both farming and non-farming households revealed higher supply of native/improved chicken than layers reaching at 440,407 heads translating to a growth of 9.68 percent over the same period a year ago; the figure is still lower than its level […]

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RCW HEAD CANILLA: STOP ABUSE EARLY

September 19, 2018 - 11:07 AM

  Caption: RCW head HAYDEE Canilla DSWD regional director Rebecca Geamala visits RCW THE head of the Regional Center for Women (RCW) called on Ilonggos to help put a stop to abuses. Haydee Canilla, head of RCW, said that an early stand to say no to abuse usually deters further occurrence. The RCW, a center […]

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DICT-6 SEEKS PARTNERSHIP, COLLABS WITH LGUs

September 19, 2018 - 11:13 AM

THE Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Region 6 is forging stronger partnerships with local government units in the islands of Panay, Negros, and Siquijor to boost digital inclusion and skills, especially in underserved communities.   DICT-6 Director Antonio Edward Padre called on local officials in these islands to welcome and engage personnel of […]

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SEN GATCHALIAN URGES DOE, NEA TO ACTIVATE ELECTRIC COOPS FUNDS IN ‘OMPONG’-DAMAGED...

September 18, 2018 - 5:50 PM

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Electrification Administration (NEA) to make full use of the new Electric Cooperatives Emergency and Resiliency Fund (ECERF) to jump-start efforts to normalize the power supply in provinces ravaged by Typhoon “Ompong” (Mangkhut) over the weekend. The ECERF, established by Republic Act 11039 […]

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