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BRIONES GETS HIGHEST HONOR AT ASIA CEO AWARDS

For her exemplary contributions to nation-building and response to the challenges in basic education in the country, Education Secretary Leonor Briones formally received the prestigious Lifetime Contributor Award for the public sector at the 12th Asia CEO Awards recently. “On behalf of the executives of the public sector who spend their lives serving, giving service to […]

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LAPID LAUDS JOHN ARCILLA FOR VENICE FILM WIN

Senator Lito Lapid has filed P.S. Res No. 903 to congratulate and commend Romeo “John” Gonzales Arcilla for winning the Volpi Cup for Best Actor in the 78th Venice International Film Festival. Filipino actor Arcilla portrayed the character of Sisoy Salas in the Filipino film “On the Job: The Missing 8” and he became the […]

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DENR GETS AWARD FOR PROMOTING FILIPINO LANGUAGE

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has been recognized by the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) for its initiatives to use the Filipino language in official transactions, communication and correspondences. “Ang Selyo ng Kahusayan sa Serbisyo Publiko Antas II ay itinuturing naming isang napakalaking karangalan at gagamitin naming inspirasyon upang lalo pang maiangat […]

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PRC SULU GETS AWARD FOR C-130 CRASH RESCUE

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Sulu Chapter was awarded a Plaque of Appreciation by the Joint Task Force Sulu, Western Mindanao Command after the humanitarian organization’s unwavering support to generously extend its assistance to the families of the Joint Task Force Sulu troopers and civilians who were casualties in the July 4 C-130 crash in […]

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PH BAGS AWARD FOR BAN ON LEAD IN PAINTS — DENR

The Philippines was recognized for its policy to ban lead in paints at the Future Policy Award 2021— dubbed as the “Oscar on Best Policies.”Germany-based World Future Council (WFC) announced that Administrative Order (DAO) No. 2013-24 or the Chemical Control Order for Lead and Lead Compounds of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) […]

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DENR CHEMICAL EXPOSURE POLICY NOMINATED FOR AWARD

A policy solution being implemented by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to effectively minimize the adverse effects of chemical exposure on human health and the environment has been named as one of the top candidates for the Future Policy Award 2021.Out of the 55 policies from 36 countries that were nominated, the […]

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DAR BAGS ASIA CEO 2020 AWARD FOR PUBLIC SECTOR

Agriculture Secretary William Dar was chosen as the “Lifetime Contributor” awardee for the public sector by the board of judges of Asia CEO Awards 2020, which recognizes leaders for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the country as a whole. Richard Mills, chair of the award-giving body, said Dar is cited for his leadership and […]

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SENATE COMMENDS 2019 TOYM AWARDEES – HONTIVEROS

The Senate has adopted Senate Resolution 271, which was introduced by Senator Risa Hontiveros to commend the 10 recipients of the 2019 “The Outstanding Young Men of the Philippines” (TOYM) award. The TOYM awardees for 2019 are Reynaldo S. Abellana (arts and humanities music), Ziaur-Rahman Adiong (government service), Alfonso Tomas Araullo (broadcast journalism), Casiano H. Choresca Jr., […]

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JAPAN TOURISM AWARDS FETES DOT FOR BORACAY REHAB

The Philippine government’s efforts in rehabilitating world-renowned island resort Boracay continue to get praises as the prestigious Japan Tourism Awards (JTA) feted the Department of Tourism (DOT). The award-giving body has cited the “socially advanced initiatives” of the DOT in the rehabilitation project by taking a high risk of closing the island resort and pursuing […]

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MULTIPURPOSE COOPERATIVES HELP BRIDGE GAP BETWEEN COMMUNITIES AND THE GOVERNMENT – VILLAR

Twenty two outstanding multi-purpose cooperatives were recognized this year by the Villar SIPAG Foundation for their significant contributions in poverty reduction and economic growth in their communities. The annual Villar SIPAG Awards on Poverty Reduction, an initiative of the Villar SIPAG (Social Institute for Poverty Alleviation and Governance) Foundation, acknowledges and rewards the good practices […]