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President Duterte lauds NEDA’s commitment in PH’s socio-economic agenda

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Tuesday, February 6, highlighted the crucial role of the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) in making the Philippines an upper-middle economy by 2022. The Chief Executive graced the 45th anniversary of the socioeconomic planning body at the NEDA Central Office in Pasig City. In his speech, Duterte recognized the dedication […]

20th Cebu Pacific Flight 387 TRIBUTE CLIMB

Cebu Pacific Flight 387 was a domestic Cebu Pacific flight from Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport to Lumbia Airport in Cagayan de Oro City on Mindanao. On 2 February 1998, the 31-year-old McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 crashed on the slopes of Mount Sumagaya in Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental. The incident resulted in the deaths of all 104 passengers and crew on board the aircraft. Kapunongan sa Pagpangusisa Labot sa Gingoog KAPLAG GINGOOG […]

Government to extend P100 million aid to Mindanao tribal communities

DAVAO CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte will release P100 million to tribal communities in Mindanao for livelihood program and agricultural development as well as to counter the influence of communist insurgents. Speaking before the leaders of tribal communities in Davao City on Thursday, February 1, President Duterte vowed to facilitate the entry of investors and […]

PCOO rallies all stakeholders to battle fake news

MANILA — Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar has enjoined private entities, media practitioners, and the social media community to help the government in combatti ng the proliferation of fake news. During the second Senate hearing on fake news on Jan. 30, Andanar emphasized the importance of a holistic and whole-of-society approach in […]

Palace guarantees more gov’t assistance for MSMEs 

Baguio City  — Malacañang on Thursday, February 1, assured Filipino entrepreneurs of the government’s sustained commitment to create a more conducive environment for small businesses, through the establishment of additional Negosyo Centers in the country.   “The Duterte administration has continuously supported economic growth through the creation of a business-friendly environment that is conducive for the development […]

The Yellows and Reds as Real Threats to Philippine Democracy by Jun Avelino

Philippines as most liked and followed country in the world today not only because of the multi-talented hard working citizens but also on how various leaders govern the country. The present government is lead by a leader elected by the majority of the Filipinos which was for the first time in history, many Overseas Filipino […]

Government of Canada improves accessibility for Canadians with disabilities in Mount Royal Riding.

February 20th, 2017, Montreal, Quebec    Employment and Social Development Canada Today, Anthony Housefather, Member of Parliament for the Mount Royal riding, on behalf of the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, announced funding will be provided to The Donald Berman YALDEI Development Center and the Sylvan Adams YM-YWHA in order to […]

President Duterte visits Tacloban City housing project, vows to relocate displaced families by March

TACLOBAN CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte visited government’s permanent housing project for Typhoon Yolanda survivors here promising to relocate displaced families by March this year. Duterte arrived at New Hope Village in Brgy. Sta. Elena, Tacloban City on Wednesday, January 25 to inspect the government’s P290 million housing program for the typhoon survivors. The New […]

Rotrand Wants Action Before Opioid Crisis Engulfs Montreal and Quebec

Councillor Marvin Rotrand, Chef par Interim of Coalition Montreal, will tell City Council in Question Period this afternoon that Montreal and the province of Quebec are unlikely to avoid the opioid drug crisis that is killing thousands across North America. “In the United States, there were 33000 overdose deaths due to opioids in 2015 according […]