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ISRAEL TO HELP PH DAIRY INDUSTRY – DAR

To further enhance the development of the country’s dairy sector, the Philippine Department of Agriculture (DA) partnered with Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation (MASHAV) through a joint declaration signed recently. Under the signed document, DA and MASHAV will collaborate on attaining food security and developing the Philippine dairy sector through technical and economic partnerships […]

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DEPED COMMEMORATES HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY

In commemoration of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Education Secretary Leonor Briones underscored the compassion and humane act of Filipinos in helping Jewish refugees fleeing the Holocaust. “During that time, I knew about the arrival of the Jewish refugees because one family settled in our home island of Negros Oriental. I saw the film on […]

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Politics

HELP OF ISRAELI EXPERTS IN PH VAX ROLLOUT LAUDED

Opposition Senator Leila de Lima has welcomed the government’s move to accept help from medical experts from Israel’s Ministry of Health to assist with the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in the country. De Lima said she hopes that the expertise on vaccination that will be shared by a three-person team from Israel could indeed provide […]

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FILIPINO STUDES REPATRIATED FROM ISRAEL – DE VERA

Two hundred sixty Filipino student interns from 30 state universities and colleges (SUCs) who are under the Student Internship Abroad Program (SIAP) in Israel have been safely repatriated to the Philippines through the joint effort of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), and Department of Transportation (DOTr). The student interns […]

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ISRAEL DONATES LAPTOPS, COPIERS, PRINTERS TO DEPED FOR DISTANCE LEARNING – BRIONES

The Department of Education (DepEd) received learning equipment donated by  Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation – MASHAV to help with the Department’s continuous efforts to provide distance learning to Filipino students amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Chargé d’Affaires Yulia Rachinsky-Spivakov led the turnover ceremony of the learning equipment comprised of heavy-duty copiers, laptops, and […]

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PHILIPPINES-ISRAEL FORGE P44-B SOLAR POWER PLANT PROJECT DEAL – PIÑOL

In a bid to strengthen the country’s agriculture industry and support farmers, the Department of Agriculture (DA) closed a deal with the government for a P44-billion loan to complete the proposed solar power plant project. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol and Israel Ambassador to the Philippines Rafael Harpaz signed the Implementing Agreement (IA) on Agricultural Cooperation […]