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11 million families lack access to clean water
by Helen Flores - March 21, 2023 - 12:00am
About 11 million Filipino families still have no access to clean water, according to the National Water Resources Board.
We’ve hurdled COVID-19 pandemic – Marcos
by Helen Flores - March 18, 2023 - 9:30am
Three years after crippling lockdowns were imposed across Luzon, President Marcos believes the country has hurdled the hardships brought by the pandemic, citing the recovering economy and growing immunity from ...
Government placing cold storage facilities in various ports
by Helen Flores - March 15, 2023 - 12:00am
The government will put up cold storage facilities in various fish ports to reduce post-harvest losses, improve the supply of fish in the country and lessen dependence on imports, President Marcos said yesterda...
Marcos admits not finishing UA&P certificate program
by Helen Flores - March 14, 2023 - 12:00am
President Marcos admitted yesterday not finishing a certificate program in economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific.
Comelec completes printing of 92 million BSKE ballots
by Helen Flores - March 14, 2023 - 12:00am
More than 90 million official ballots to be used in the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections have been printed, the Commission on Elections said yesterday.
Government to launch nationwide campaign vs fake news
by Helen Flores - March 13, 2023 - 12:00am
The government will launch a nationwide digital media literacy campaign in the middle of this year to combat fake news and disinformation, according to the Presidential Communications Office.
Palace bares more appointees
by Helen Flores - March 12, 2023 - 12:00am
President Marcos has appointed new officials in various agencies, including the Department of Agriculture, which he concurrently heads.
Marcos to PNPA graduates: Serve with high moral integrity
by Helen Flores - March 11, 2023 - 12:00am
President Marcos urged yesterday the country’s new police officers to be morally upright and commit themselves to protecting the rights of every person to restore the public’s trust in the Philippine...
Marcos Jr. backs voter education in K-12 curriculum
by Helen Flores - March 11, 2023 - 12:00am
Citing the importance of an informed vote in choosing the country’s leaders, President Marcos backed yesterday proposals to integrate voter education in the K-12 program.
Marcos: Government to speed up oil spill cleanup
by Helen Flores - March 9, 2023 - 12:00am
The government aims to finish the oil spill cleanup in Oriental Mindoro in less than four months, President Marcos said yesterday.
Marcos on riding fighter jet: Fantastic experience
by Helen Flores - March 9, 2023 - 12:00am
Fulfilling a longtime dream, President Marcos described yesterday his experience flying in a fighter jet in Pampanga as “fantastic.”
Marcos eyes permanent Kadiwa stores nationwide
by Helen Flores - March 9, 2023 - 12:00am
The government is eyeing permanent locations for Kadiwa centers nationwide to help Filipinos cope with the rising prices of food and other commodities, President Marcos said yesterday.
Energy saving: 7 a.m.-4 p.m. government work hours proposed
by Helen Flores - March 8, 2023 - 12:00am
To conserve energy amid the rising cost of power in the world market, government agencies were urged to adopt work hours from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and to limit air conditioning temperature in offices to 25 degrees ...
Amid high inflation, government allots P26.6 billion ayuda
by Helen Flores - March 8, 2023 - 12:00am
The government will provide a total of P26.6 billion in ayuda or subsidies to vulnerable sectors to help them cope with the rising prices of food and other commodities, Finance Secretary Benjamin Diokno said ye...
Marcos counting on millennial farmers to modernize Philippine agriculture
by Helen Flores - March 7, 2023 - 12:00am
President Marcos is counting on millennial farmers in the development of the country’s agriculture sector even as he vowed support for a private sector-led initiative that seeks to give small farmers and fishers...
Marcos to DILG, PNP: Dismantle private armies
by Helen Flores - March 7, 2023 - 12:00am
President Marcos yesterday described as “shocking” and “purely political” the assassination of Negros Oriental governor Roel Degamo as he ordered authorities to identify “hot spots”...
Marcos, Anwar seek in-depth talk on Sabah
by Helen Flores - March 6, 2023 - 12:00am
The Philippines and Malaysia have agreed to hold in-depth discussions on their territorial dispute over Sabah, President Marcos said over the weekend.
Free rides to be provided during strike
by Helen Flores - March 4, 2023 - 11:30am
All the mayors in Metro Manila and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority have agreed to provide libreng sakay for commuters who will be affected by the week-long jeepney strike starting March 6.
Marcos calls for full digitalization
by Helen Flores - March 4, 2023 - 9:45am
With many transactions by Filipinos now done online, President Marcos yesterday asked telecommunications and cable TV operators for support in expediting the digitalization of small businesses and government se...
‘North-South rail projects to create thousands of jobs’
by Helen Flores - March 4, 2023 - 12:00am
The implementation of the North-South Commuter Railway Extension Project is expected to create thousands of jobs for Filipinos, President Marcos said yesterday, as he expressed gratitude to the Japanese government...
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