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DEPED CENTRAL OFFICE GETS HR MGM’T MERIT AWARD

Continuing its outstanding practice in human resource management, the Department of Education Central Office (DepEd CO) received the Bronze Award in the Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource Management (PRIME-HRM) from the Civil Service Commission (CSC). In a recent CSC resolution, DepEd CO met the PRIME-HRM Level 2-Maturity Indicators of all the […]

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BONG GO LAUDS FILIPINA NURSE FOR UK GOV’T AWARD

Senator Bong Go co-sponsored Senate Resolution No. 320 recognizing and commending Filipino-British nurse May Richell A. Cestina-Parsons for receiving the prestigious George Cross Award from the United Kingdom government. Noting that Filipino healthcare workers have served on the frontlines against the COVID-19 pandemic for more than two years not just in the Philippines but all […]

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SENATE HAILS KYLIE VERZOSA FOR BEST ACTRESS WIN

The Senate adopted a resolution congratulating Kylie Verzosa for winning the Best Actress Award at the 2022 Distinctive International Arab Festivals Award (DIAFA) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Senate Resolution Nos. 272 and 314 (Adopted Resolution No. 33) authored by Senators Bong Revilla and Lito Lapid, respectively, were unanimously adopted by senators during the plenary […]

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GCG AWARDS NEA AS A TOP-PERFORMING GOCC

The National Electrification Administration (NEA) continues as one of the top-ranking Government- Owned and Controlled Corporations (GOCCs), according to the Governance Commission for GOCCs (GCG). Since 2020, the NEA has made it to the list of top-performing GOCCs in the country based on the Corporate Governance Scorecard (CGS) for GOCCs.  The GCG is mandated to […]

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MMDA BAGS 2ND FOI COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE AWARD

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) won for the second consecutive year the Commitment to Excellence Award, under the Agency Category, for being the Freedom of Information Champion Hall of Famer, conferred by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA). The FOI Hall of Fame – Commitment to Excellence Award is given to recipients of the FOI […]

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PH BAGS WORLD’S LEADING DIVE DESTINATION AWARD

The Philippines has been hailed the World’s Leading Dive Destination and the World’s Leading Beach Destination for 2022, besting all other countries at the 29th World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony held in Muscat, Oman. “These global victories for the Philippines evince the unparalleled beauty of our country and the distinct warmth of the […]

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UK TRAVEL MAG: PALAWAN IS ‘MOST DESIRABLE ISLAND’

There is no stopping the Philippines from bagging accolades as an in-demand travel destination as the country’s top tourist destination Palawan was hailed as one the Most Desirable Island among the world’s best in the 21st Wanderlust Travel Awards. The country’s Tourism Board, through the Philippine Department of Tourism-Central Visayas Office also placed 6th among […]

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DAGUPAN SCHOOL BAGS ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION AWARD

Senator Lito Lapid filed a resolution congratulating and commending Dagupan’s Bonuan Boquig National High School (BBNHS) for winning the 2022 World’s Best School Prize for environmental action. In filing Senate Resolution (P.S. Res.) No. 278, Lapid recognized the efforts of the Pangasinan public high school to restore lost mangroves and reverse the environmental devastation caused […]

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NEGROS TOWN DANCERS BAG KOREAN FESTIVAL AWARD

The Bailes de Luces (Dances of Lights) dancers of La Castellana, Negros Occidental received the Best Foreign Performer Excellence Award at the 2022 Chungjang Recollection Festival in Dong-gu, Gwangju City, South Korea. One of Gwangju’s most famous gatherings, the Chungjang Recollection Festival, featured performances, exhibitions, a street parade, and performances by cultural assets, among others. […]

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NOGRALES SELECTED FOR US IVLP IMPACT AWARDS

Rizal 4th District Rep. Fidel Nograles has been selected for the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Impact Awards Initiative by the United States State Department. “It is an honor to be selected for the IVLP Impact Awards Initiative and to be able to push a project for an advocacy that is close to my heart,” […]