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PHILHEALTH EYES BETTER SERVICES FOR STAKEHOLDERS

As the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) nears the commemoration of its 28th anniversary, Acting President and Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel R. Ledesma Jr. on Monday said that PhilHealth would work with national leaders and stakeholders so that it could better fulfil its mandate to provide health insurance coverage and ensure affordable, acceptable, available and […]

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573 EXAMINEES TAKE FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICER TEST

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) administered to a total of 573 examinees the Career Service Examination for Foreign Service Officer (CSC-FSO) yesterday, 5 February 2023, in 13 regions. This number represents 89.39% of the total registered examinees (641) from National Capital Region (NCR), Regions 1 to 11, and the Cordillera Administrative Region. CSC Chairperson Karlo […]

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PAY HIKE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS PUSHED

With the lingering elevated inflation seen as a major threat to the global economy this 2023, four legislators led by National Unity Party (NUP) president LRay Villafuerte have proposed the congressional approval of twin measures bumping up the salaries and making permanent the allowance for teaching supplies of about 800,000 public school teachers in basic […]

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RILLO FILES 30-DAY PATERNITY LEAVE BILL

Quezon City Representative Marvin Rillo wants to increase the fully paid paternity leave benefit of every working father to 30 days so that he can effectively lend support to the mother and their newborn during childbirth. As proposed by Rillo under House Bill No. 4430, the month-long paternity leave credit with full pay would also […]

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BULACAN MARKS BLAS OPLE’S 96TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

“Just like you Father, I will do my service with a sincere heart and I will also humble myself with a sincere heart because that is your teaching; do not love the position, but love the people and always love our country before yourself.” This was the message of Department of Migrant Workers Secretary Maria […]

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VP SARA DUTERTE LAUNCHES DEPED’S MATATAG PROGRAM

Vice President and Secretary of Education Sara Durterte has launched MATATAG: Bansang Makabata, Batang Makabansa, to set the new direction of the agency and stakeholders in resolving basic education challenges. Addressing around 400 education stakeholders, led by no less than President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in attendance, Duterte laid down the challenges and recent accomplishments of DepEd, […]

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LOCAL ONIONS WORTH P2.5M SOLD THRU DA MARKET LINK

In line with his vision of increasing farmers’ and fishers’ income, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has directed the Department of Agriculture (DA) to directly link food producers to consumers and institutional buyers, thereby removing the middle men. In compliance with the President’s directive, the DA enhanced its market linkage initiative to assist farmers’ cooperatives and […]

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DPWH BUILDS BRIDGE TO LINK 2 BARANGAYS IN AURORA

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has facilitated improved mobility in Aurora Province by constructing a new bridge linking the communities of Barangay Dibut and Barangay Dibalo via Barangay Real in the Municipality of San Luis. In his report to DPWH Secretary Manuel Bonoan and Undersecretary Roberto Bernardo, DPWH Regional Office 3 Director Roseller […]

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TULFO WANTS ‘UKAY-UKAY’ INDUSTRY LEGALIZED IN PH

Senator Raffy Tulfo wants to legalize and regulate the importation of “ukay-ukay” or imported second-hand garments and goods which according to him has already evolved to become part of Filipino culture. Tulfo filed Senate Bill (SB) No. 1778 repealing Republic Act (RA) No. 4635 which prohibits the commercial importation of used clothing and rags. Although […]

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BONG GO GIVES SARANGANI RESIDENTS SEA AMBULANCE

Senator Bong Go reassured the country’s impoverished and most vulnerable citizens that he would continue supporting government initiatives to help improve their lives as his office distributed assistance to indigents in the island town of Sarangani, Davao Occidental. “Patuloy po kaming umiikot para makapagbigay ng konting tulong sa mga nangangailangan. Nais naming iparamdam sa inyo […]