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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 […]

Duterte promises to rid PhilHealth of corruption

CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija — President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to reform the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) to provide better healthcare for Filipinos. In a speech during the 20th-anniversary celebration of Premiere Medical Center (PMC) here on Wednesday, January 18, the President said PhilHealth is plagued by problems particularly corruption that needs to be fixed […]

Palace asks pro-life groups to keep an open mind on family planning

Malacañan has called on the various sectors of society opposing the Executive Order on family planning to keep a broader and a more open mind on government efforts to push for responsible parenthood. In a radio interview over Radyo ng Bayan on Saturday, January 14, Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella called on those who oppose Executive […]

Japan to infuse 1 trillion yen support to the Philippines

Japan will help support the creation of business opportunities in the Philippines worth 1 trillion yen, announced a top Japanese government official “Japan will support to create business opportunities approximately 1 trillion yen level for over the next five years, including a Japanese ODA, Official Development Assistance and private investments for the Philippines,” said Japanese […]

Japan, Philippines sign several agreements to enhance bilateral ties

President Rodrigo Duterte and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday, January 12 witnessed the signing of several agreements aimed at enhancing cooperation between the two countries First is the exchange of notes for the grant of economic and social development program. This note involves the grant of 600 million yen for high-speed boats and […]