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ABANTE THANKS HOUSE LEADERSHIP FOR RECOGNITION

“Grateful for the opportunity to help our people in one of the most difficult chapters in our nation’s history.” This was the reaction of Deputy Speaker Benny Abante Jr. after being recognized by House Speaker Lord Alan Velasco on the last session day of the 18th Congress. The legislator added that Congress also worked to […]

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BRIONES RECOGNIZES LEARNERS WHO WON INT’L AWARDS

Education Secretary Leonor Briones praised Filipino learners who excellently represented the Philippines in international science, mathematics, and research competitions in the past years. Briones cited the recent triumph of Oriental Mindoro National High School’s Grade 10 STEM learners Symone Monika Yambao and Juliene Gabrielle Catibog in the 12th Regional Congress Search for SEAMEO Young Scientists’ […]

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9 LGUS RECOGNIZED FOR SAFETY SEAL IMPLEMENTATION

Quezon City, Dasmariñas City, Cavite, and Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya led the nine local government units (LGUs) that were recognized for their outstanding achievement in issuing Safety Seals to business establishments during the Recognition of Best Performing Local Government Units in the Safety Seal Certification Program, VaxCertPH Program, and National Vaccination Day held recently at the […]

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SENATE HAILS BOXING TRAINER RACHEL DONAIRE

The Senate adopted a resolution honoring Rachel Marcial Donaire for being the first woman and Filipina to receive the honorary World Boxing Council’s (WBC) Trainer’s Belt. Senator Pia Cayetano, the sponsor of the measure, said Rachel Marcial Donaire is the woman behind the defensive strategies of renowned Filipino boxer Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr., […]

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BILL RECOGNIZING FOUNDLINGS GETS SENATE OK

The Senate gave its nod to a legislative proposal that would recognize foundlings as natural-born Filipinos and give them protection as such. Senate Bill No. (SBN) 2233 hurdled the Upper Chamber on third and final reading with 23 affirmative votes, no negative vote and no abstention from the senators. The measure seeks to promote the […]

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DA RECOGNIZES 6 YOUNG OUTSTANDING FARMERS — DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA), through the Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Service (AMAS) recognized the six “Outstanding Youth Agribusiness Models” during the 1st National Young Farmers Summit and Young Farmers Challenge: Kabataang Agribiz Awarding Ceremony held recently in Calasio, Pangasinan. The Young Farmers Challenge: Kabataang Agribiz aims to provide competitive financial assistance to the youth […]

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DENR RECOGNIZES ‘GAME-CHANGER’ COMMUNITIES

The Department of the Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)—through its Environmental Management Bureau (EMB)—has given recognition to the public and private organizations for their environmental initiatives at the 1st Game Changer Communities Award. “Protecting the environment is always a shared responsibility. We are proud of the winners for their ingenuity in resolving challenging environmental and […]

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PROJECT RECOGNIZES INITIATIVE-LED ORGANIZATIONS

In a time of crisis and need, people rise above and do what they can to survive. Sometimes these people do more just rise above. They pick up others who are in need and strive to alleviate them. They do this and expect nothing in return. They are unsung heroes who work silently for different […]

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RECOGNIZE QC COMMUNITY PANTRY ORGANIZER — CASTELO

Quezon City 2nd district Councilor Winnie Castelo is seeking commendation for the Quezon City resident who established a community pantry to help the needy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.In a resolution, Castelo said Ana Patricia Non started on April 14 the Maginhawa Street pantry, where community members and other donors can take or donate food items and […]

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DENR WILDLIFE TASK FORCE WINS UN AWARD – CIMATU

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu cited the inter-agency task force Philippine Operations Group on Ivory and Illegal Wildlife or POGI for winning the prestigious Asia Environmental Enforcement Awards given by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Cimatu said the award is “a testimony of the continuing commitment of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) […]