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LEE SEES MORE AGRI SECTOR MEASURES IN SONA 2024

A year after the enactment of Republic Act No. 11953 or the “New Agrarian Emancipation Act” which frees 610,054 Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) from debt, including interests, penalties, and surcharges incurred, the law’s principal author, Rep. Wilbert “Manoy” T. Lee, highlighted how the legislation drastically changed the lives of the beneficiaries.  Ahead of the third […]

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BONG GO HELPS INDIGENT PAMPANGA STUDENTS

Senator Bong Go, chair of the Senate Committee on Health and Demography, has joined the efforts of local officials, fellow legislators and concerned agencies in boosting support for economically disadvantaged college students. Through the efforts of the office of Representative Ana York Bondoc, in collaboration with local government units of San Luis and Santo Tomas, […]

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BONG GO VOWS SUPPORT FOR COOPERATIVES

Senator Bong Go emphasized the crucial role of cooperatives in communities during the Malasakit sa Kooperatiba program spearheaded by the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) with the support of the senator. As a member of the Senate Committee on Cooperatives, Go emphasized the significance of government support for cooperatives’ growth and development.  The legislator highlighted the […]

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DOT TO HELP SOFITEL WORKERS AFFECTED BY CLOSURE

Executives of the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila met with Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco recently at the DOT Central Office to discuss matters concerning the impending closure of the iconic property. Frasco expressed that the DOT is deeply saddened by the impending cessation of operations of Sofitel Philippine Plaza. However, the DOT […]

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MALASAKIT TEAM AIDS MALABON TESDA STUDENTS

Senator Bong Go has dispatched his Malasakit Team to assist the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) students during the TESDA Orientation held in Malabon City recently. “As TESDA students, remember that the skills and knowledge you have acquired here will be your foundation for success in your chosen field,” Go said in a […]

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PCSO: MORE HELP FOR CHILDREN, VULNERABLE IN 2024

Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) Chairman Junie E. Cua vowed to collaborate with more institutions focused on the welfare of vulnerable children in the coming year. “There are many institutions catering to our vulnerable sectors, particularly children, who need support. Makakaasa po ang mga kababayan natin na sa susunod na taon ay tututukan natin ang […]

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CEBU RECEIVES P1B PH RED CROSS ASSISTANCE

Philippine Red Cross Chairman and CEO Dick Gordon said that the humanitarian organization has distributed P1 billion in emergency and recovery assistance alone to Cebu. Speaking at a press conference during a visit in Cebu recently, Gordon, who has been at the helm of PRC’s operations for two decades, said: “Importante ang mga Cebuano sa […]

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PCSO DISTRIBUTES FOOD PACKS IN PARAÑAQUE CITY

The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office gave away 1,000 food packs to indigent residents of Parañaque City recently. “Regular po kaming nagiikot sa mga komunidad sa bansa upang kahit paano’y makatulong sa mga pangangailangan ng ating mga kababayan,” PCSO Chairman Junie E. Cua said. The PCSO allotted P8,997,325.00 for various beneficiaries under its CSR initiatives last […]

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GORDON LAUNCHES PRC’S MAYON VOLCANO 2023 AID OPS

Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Chairman Dick Gordon directed the humanitarian organization to immediately send assistance to some 10,000 residents living within six kilometers of the permanent danger zones of Mayon Volcano in Albay as the organization launched a wide-scale operation. The operation, considered one of the largest conducted by PRC, showed the organization’s preparedness and […]

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QC GOV’T, FDA SIGN PACT FOR MSME ASSISTANCE

As part of its efforts to aid micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), the Quezon City government has joined forces with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Philippines for the Bigyang-Halaga, Bangon, Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (BBMSME) program. The QC government and FDA Philippines signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the BBMSME program, […]