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GOV’T TO BOOST HUNGER RELIEF MEASURES – NOGRALES

While the government acknowledges the steadily dropping hunger figures, it also recognizes that it should step up hunger mitigation measures with the country yet to fully reopen its economy due to the COVID-19 pandemic.This was according to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, who on Thursday added: “Reducing and preventing widespread hunger continues to be a top […]

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GOV’T TO COMMUNITIES: GROW OWN FOOD, END HUNGER

Ramping up food production, encouraging communities to grow their own produce, and  safely increasing economic activity are some of the keys to reduce hunger in the provinces. This was bared by Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, who at the government’s pre-SONA (State of the Nation Address) forum addressed concerns that a recent Social Weather Stations survey […]

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70 PRIVATE SECTOR PARTNERS JOIN PILIPINAS KONTRA GUTOM

Lahat kasali, lahat kasalo. This is the rallying call of Pilipinas Kontra Gutom (PKG), a national, multi-sectoral anti-hunger movement that was formally launched on Monday by government and private sector partners that will work together on various programs with a common goal: one million fewer hungry Filipinos by 2022. With the support of private sector, […]

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IATF, NTF INSPECT VACCINE ROLLOUT READINESS – NOGRALES

The local government units of Makati and Quezon City were visited by the Covid-19 Vaccine CODE Team last January 27 and 28, 2021, respectively, for discussions on their readiness for the government’s vaccination program roll-out, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said on Friday. The Coordinated Operations to Defeat Epidemic (C.O.D.E.) Team was formed by the National […]

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NOGRALES, PRIVATE SECTOR PARTNERS BRING FOOD ASSISTANCE TO BACOLOD

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, together with partners and representatives from Rise Against Hunger (RAH) and Pilipinas Kontra Gutom (PKG) distributed vegetables and hot meal packs to residents of Bacolod City last Monday, January 25, 2021, as part of the Duterte administration’s continuing effort to combat hunger nationwide. Nograles, head of the government’s Zero Hunger Task […]

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DUTERTE ADMINISTRATION MADE PROGRESS IN AREAS OF JOBS, WAGES — NOGRALES

Approval ratings of the government’s top officials, including President Rodrigo Duterte, have risen significantly because the top concerns of the populace––better wages, the prices of basic goods, and jobs––are being addressed under the leadership of the President. This according to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, who on Sunday said the nine-point uptick in the President’s approval […]

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RICE HOARDERS HINDER EFFECTS OF RICE TARIFFICATION LAW – NOGRALES

Unscrupulous traders may be one of the reasons why farmers cannot feel the full effects of the Rice Tariffication Law, a Palace official said. Amid farmer groups’ complaints that the law had led to falling farm gate prices of palay, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles maintained that the law serves a good purpose and that abusive […]

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PDEA, PNP TO DECIDE WHO GETS TO SEE LIST OF HIGH VALUE TARGETS IN ANTI–DRUG CAMPAIGN – NOGRALES

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said he will leave it to the drug enforcement agencies to decide who will be given access to the list of high-value targets (HVTs) in the campaign against illegal drugs, including Vice President Leni Robredo, who now serves as co-chair of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-illegal Drugs (ICAD). Nograles said that […]

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GOV’T COMMITS TO MINDANAO PEACE –CABSEC NOGRALES

The decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to push through with the ceremonial decommissioning of guns and combatants in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao—just hours after an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded in front of a public market in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat, injuring seven—”reflects the government’s commitment to end decades of conflict in Mindanao in order to bring […]

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NOGRALES HIGHLIGHTS PRIVATE SECTOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO POVERTY REDUCTION

Though government is primarily responsible for anti-poverty efforts in the country, the private sector has shown that it can contribute significantly to reduce poverty by providing employment as well as other economic opportunities, said Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles. “The contributions of your industry to job generation demonstrate the potential of the private sector to provide […]