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NOGRALES: CEMETERIES CLOSED OCT. 29 – NOV. 4

Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) Co-Chairperson Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles has reminded the public that cemeteries and memorial parks will be closed from October 29 to November 4 as part of the government’s efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country. According to Nograles, […]

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PREVENT XMAS HOARDING, PRICE MANIPULATION – NOGRALES

With the holiday season inching closer, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles over the weekend assured the public that the government has continuing measures to prevent increases in the prices of basic commodities.In an online forum, the Palace official revealed that the government recognizes the need to continuously monitor the prices of basic goods, particularly food items, […]

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GROW VEGGIES IN URBAN GARDENS – NOGRALES

Two green thumbs up!This was the reaction over the weekend of Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles to the growing popularity of growing plants at home, particularly those that yield produce like vegetables and fruit, as this would encourage Filipino families to eat what they grow and possibly increase their vegetable intake. Speaking in Filipino, Nograles said […]

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YOLANDA HOUSING UNITS IN BAYBAY, LEYTE COMPLETED

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles led national and local officials in the formal turn-over of completed housing units in Baybay, Leyte last Monday, October 19, 2020, as part of the Duterte administration’s push to fully complete the promised aid to victims of Typhoon Yolanda. In the online ceremony, Nograles thanked partner agencies for the “fast action […]

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‘YOLANDA’ HOUSING IN MACARTHUR, LEYTE FINISHED

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles led the formal turnover of housing units for Typhoon Yolanda victims in a virtual ceremony on Thursday, October 22, 2020, as part of the government’s effort to complete all its housing commitments despite the ongoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.It was the 10th such virtual turnover of the Yolanda Permanent Housing Project, […]

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NAT’L FOOD POLICY TO END HUNGER LAUNCHED – DAR

The Philippine government has formalized its commitment to end hunger and malnutrition as it launched the National Food Policy (NFP), during the closing program of the week-long 2020 World Food Day (WFD) celebration recently. “We strongly endorse and commit to action the newly-launched National Food Policy under the authorship and leadership of Cabinet Secretary Karlo […]

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NOGRALES: ‘LOVE PREVAILS’ IN LIFTING OF TRAVEL BAN

If you’re a Filipino in the country who wants to go abroad for love, for family, for education, or for leisure, the government will now allow you to do so beginning October 21. This was reiterated last weekend by Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, who in a Facebook live chat last weekend assured the public that […]

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NAT’L LAND USE ACT TO BOOST FOOD SECURITY EFFORT

A National Land Use Act (NLUA) is a critical tool needed to ensure the country’s food security. This was underscored by Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, who in a Facebook open forum during the weekend discussed the importance of such a measure and reiterated the Administration’s support for its passage. “When we talk about food production, […]

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GOV’T EYES HOME FOOD DELIVERY FOR UNDERFED CHILDREN

Even the government is riding on the food home delivery bandwagon as part of its efforts to provide adequate nourishment for the country’s most vulnerable sectors. This was revealed by Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, who on Tuesday provided updates on the government’s food assistance initiatives for undernourished Filipino school-aged children, who will continue to receive […]

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GOV’T TO PROVIDE FOOD AID VS CHILD MALNUTRITION

With data showing a rising number of families experiencing involuntary hunger, and with the country’s population expected to grow by 1.9 million this year, the government is now moving to provide food assistance for the most vulnerable groups in the country: malnourished children aged 6 months to 23 months old and nutritionally-at-risk pregnant women.This according […]