Latest Ayungin resupply operation a mission accomplished – PBBM

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. rallied troops in the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) – Western Command (WESCOM) to continue exercising professionalism, demonstrating courage and making sacrifices in defending the Philippines as he declared the latest resupply operation in Ayungin Shoal a mission accomplished. In his visit to WESCOM in Palawan on Sunday, the…

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Former 4Ps beneficiary waives benefits after family’s transformation

During the Kapihan sa Bagong Pilipinas episode with the DSWD-10, Regional Director Ramel F. Jamen (2nd from left) shares that compared to other countries, the cash transfer program in the Philippines is conditional, where part of the condition is that beneficiaries who misuse their money or abuse their grants, like involving in illegal activities like…

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Philippines-China award, a flagship of friendship

Six outstanding Filipinos were honored Friday night as the 2024 laureates of the Awards for Promoting Philippines-China Understanding (APPCU). Given recognitions at a gala dinner at the Manila Hotel were Hall of Fame awardees businessman Larry Tan Villareal, professor and pioneer APCU member Gabriel “Gabby” Ma. Lopez, Outstanding Contribution awardees Special Envoy to China and…

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Seniors, PWDs get 5% more discount on basic necessities

LEGAZPI CITY, Albay (PIA) — Senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs) are eligible for an additional 5 percent discount on their in-store and online purchases of basic commodities, on top of the existing 20 percent discount. Speaking at the Ugnayan sa PIA Albay, Consumer Protection Division Head Ma. Lourdes Pasobillo said “the special discount for seniors…

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Celebrating the 126th Anniversary of Philippine Independence and Nationhood

LUNETA, MANILA ─ The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) will spearhead the celebration of the 126th anniversary of Philippine Independence and Nationhood with the theme ‘Kalayaan. Kinabukasan. Kasaysayan.’ on 12 June 2024 at Rizal Park, Luneta, Manila 8:00 AM. The program shall start with a flag-raising ceremony to be led by His Excellency, President…

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PBBM: Gov’t on top of Kanlaon Volcano eruption

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. assured all the residents affected by the Kanlaon Volcano eruption of the government’s continued support as he enforced a whole-of-government approach to ensure the welfare of the public and the immediate provision of assistance. In a video message, President Marcos said that the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS),…

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NACC seeks support from Mindanao LGUs to establish foster care families

DAVAO CITY (PIA) — The National Authority for Child Care (NACC) has sought support and partnership with the local government units (LGUs) from Mindanao in establishing foster care families for abandoned children in their localities. NACC Undersecretary Janella Ejercito Estrada raised this call to local officials during the 1st National Congress on Adoption and Alternative…

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