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DPWH OPENS REPAIRED QUIRINO TOWN ROAD

The 1.83-kilometer road rehabilitation project of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Nagtipunan, Quirino will provide safer and more convenient travel to and from the town proper. In her report to DPWH Manuel Bonoan, DPWH Region 2 Director Loreta Malaluan said that the preservation works along Junction Abbag-Nagtipunan-Nueva Vizcaya Road via Dupax […]

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DOE AWARDS 998 RENEWABLE ENERGY CONTRACTS

The Department of Energy (DOE) reported it awarded a total of 998 renewable energy (RE) contracts as of June 2022, with investments amounting to P270.8 billion. DOE said the RE contracts have a total installed capacity of 5,460.59 megawatts and a potential capacity of 61,613.81 MW. The biggest investments were in solar energy, which amounted […]

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FRASCO GETS CA NOD AS TOURISM SECRETARY

The Commission on Appointments (CA) confirmed the ad interim appointment of the Department of Tourism (DOT), Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco, following the endorsement made by the CA Committee on Tourism and Economic Development. “At this time when our country’s tourism is trying to get back up from the devastating effects of the pandemic, we need […]

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SCHOOLS TOLD: FOLLOW CHED ON CLASS SUSPENSIONS

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) reminded higher education institutions (HEIs) to follow the agency’s own guidelines on canceling or suspending classes. The CHED made the statement after observing “confusion” caused by a portion of the recent Department of Education (DepEd) Order 37, Series of 2022, stating that state/local universities and colleges (SUCs/LUCs) have the […]

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DPWH BAGS CSC ‘CONTACT CENTER NG BAYAN’ AWARD

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) was recognized as the top government agency during the Civil Service Commission’s (CSC’s) Contact Center ng Bayan (CCB) 10th Year Anniversary Virtual Summit recently. ‘Contact Center ng Bayan’, since it was established in 2012, is among the complaint mechanisms being managed by the DPWH Stakeholders Relations Service. […]

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OPLE TO RECRUITERS: DON’T MAKE OFWS WEAR PPES

Acting on a directive from Migrant Workers Secretary Susan Ople, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) issued an advisory against the requirements of certain agencies for migrant workers to wear full Personal Protective Equipment, or PPEs, while preparing to leave the country. She said the wearing of PPEs is not sanctioned by the department and […]

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DA: TYPHOON KARDING-HIT FARMERS TO GET GOV’T AID

The Department of Agriculture is ready to distribute needed assistance to farmers affected by Typhoon Karding, which destroyed properties and livelihood in various parts of Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), Ilocos Region, Central Luzon, CALABARZON, and Bicol Region. Aside from rice seeds, corn seeds, and vegetable planting products, DA will distribute necessary drugs and medicines to […]

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DENR VOWS: PH COMMITTED TO CLIMATE ACTION

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo Loyzaga reaffirmed the Philippines’ commitment to prioritizing risk reduction and climate action amidst economic and strategic challenges at the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (APMCDRR). At the Ministerial Forum held recently, Loyzaga stated, “Compound and cascading hazards and fragile systems urgently require […]

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CSC CONTACT CENTER MARKS 10TH YEAR – NOGRALES

The Civil Service Commission’s (CSC) Contact Center ng Bayan (CCB) celebrated its 10th anniversary recently with a virtual summit, where it bared its accomplishments as one of the Philippine government’s main feedback facilities. The event dubbed CCB: Isang Dekada ng Paglilingkod Virtual Summit, highlighted the facility’s decade-long service as the Filipino citizen’s direct line in […]

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DEPED JOINS CELEBRATION OF WORLD CAR-FREE DAY

In celebration of the World Car-Free Day, the Department of Education (DepEd) backed the Department of Transportation’s (DOTr) initiatives of providing more inclusive transportation options for students, teaching and non-teaching personnel. The activity highlighted the theme “Paving Safe Pathways to Schools,” which aims to promote road safety as well as sustainable and inclusive mobility solutions […]