Categories
Politics

QC SCHOOLS GET HELP ON EXTENDED BLENDED LEARNING

The Quezon City Government vowed to continue supporting 10 public high schools that have extended their blended learning modality, despite the full resumption of face-to-face classes. Based on the report of the Schools Division Office – Quezon City (SDO-QC), the 10 schools could not implement the full face-to-face classes due to various factors, such as […]

Categories
Government

PH TO ASSERT CLIMATE CHANGE AID IN COP27 – LOYZAGA

The Philippines will continue to assert its entitlement to support and assistance as a country vulnerable to climate change impacts during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) summit in Egypt. This was according to Environment Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo Loyzaga, who is the head of the Philippine delegation to the 27th session […]

Categories
Politics

HOUSE GATHERS P50M CASH PLEDGES FOR PAENG VICTIMS

The Office of Speaker Martin Romualdez has secured some P49.2 million in terms of cash pledges in its continuing relief drive for the benefit of the families affected by Tropical Storm Paeng. This was announced by Romualdez even as the Batasang Pambansa Complex in Quezon City, home of the House of Representatives, was transformed into […]

Categories
Politics

BATAAN SMALL BUSINESSES GET DSWD LIVELIHOOD GRANT

Several micro and small enterprise owners in Bataan have received financial assistance to help them recover from the socio-economic impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) provided on Monday the Livelihood Assistance Grant (LAG) of P10,000 each to eligible low-income individuals. DSWD […]

Categories
Politics

EXPAND SENIOR HIGH VOUCHER PROGRAM – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian is eyeing the expansion of the Senior High School-Voucher Program (SHS-VP) to help struggling private schools recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We can expand the voucher program. Sa voucher program kasi, dadalhin ng estudyante yung voucher sa school at pwedeng maging source ng revenue ng eskwelahan. Even though private […]

Categories
Politics

INCLUSION OF FARMERS, FISHERFOLK IN ‘4PS’ URGED

AGRI Partylist Rep. Wilbert T. Lee called on the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to prioritize farmers and fisherfolks as eligible beneficiaries in the Department’s move to accommodate new recipients of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps).  In line with the DSWD’s plan to add 1.3 million households in 4Ps, Lee filed House […]

Categories
Government

DOT TO ASSIST QUAKE-HIT TOURISM STAKEHOLDERS

From President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr.’s directive to lend assistance to the areas affected by the earthquake, Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco has directed the DOT regional offices to coordinate with their respective local government units (LGUs) to determine the extent of damage and extend assistance to tourism-related establishments (TREs) affected. Frasco also […]

Categories
Government

OPLE ALLOTS P20M FOR QUAKE-HIT OFW FAMILIES

Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) Secretary Susan “Toots” Ople said the DMW is allocating P20 million to support and assist families of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) affected by the recent 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit northern Luzon. “This is just an initial allotment to help OFW families affected by the earthquake. I have directed the […]

Categories
Government

DEPED TASK FORCE TO AID TEACHERS ON ELECTION DAY

The Department of Education (DepEd) has established the DepEd Elections Task Force (ETF) Operation and Monitoring Center to assist public school teachers and personnel with their duties in the May 9 polls. The ETF is one of the Department’s initiatives to help the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and ensure free, orderly, honest, peaceful, and credible […]

Categories
Politics

ZUBIRI TO CANDIDATES: ‘ODETTE’ VICTIMS NEED HELP

Senator Migz Zubiri bookended the holidays by heading to provinces struck by Typhoon Odette, personally delivering rice, groceries, water, face masks, and tents, purchased using personal funds he had originally intended for his advertising budget as a senatorial candidate for the upcoming elections. “As soon as we saw how Typhoon Odette ravaged Visayas and Mindanao, […]