‘It is the obligation of the government to act to save the people from climate change and not wait,’ says Emmanuel De Guzman, vice chair of the Climate Change Commission
MANILA, Philippines (May 26, 2016) — For the next 6 months, the Philippine government will embark on a comprehensive review of its energy policy aimed at cutting down dependence on coal, while taking into consideration the reality of climate change in crafting national and local development plans. Continue reading Review of PH energy policy underway→
The 2017 budget call requires agencies to prioritize funding for strategic local infrastructure projects, such as roads, bridges, ports, and airports
MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 21, 2016 ) — The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) issued on Thursday, January 21, the budget call for 2017 budget, officially beginning the next budget cycle of the national government.
The council is chaired by Office of Civil Defense Regional Director Blanche Gobenchiong, and currently has 8 personnel in its office in Bacolod City
BACOLOD CITY, Philippines (Jan. 15, 2016) — Negros Island Region launched its Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) this week, the 3rd council to be formed in the newly created region in the Visayas.
President Benigno Aquino III says the success of the Conditional Cash Transfer program in fighting poverty attests to the wisdom of ‘Daang Matuwid,’ and why this path must be continued by the next leader, hopefully his preferred one
MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 13, 2016) — President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday, January 13, trumpeted the gains of his administration’s flagship anti-poverty program, saying it has lifted over 7.7 million Filipinos from poverty since he took over in 2010.
The Philippines targets to ‘complete most of the ongoing projects by 2016,’ or 3 years after Yolanda hit the country
MANILA, Philippines (Dec. 31, 2015) — Two years after Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) hit the Philippines, the Philippine government said it has completed only 30.3% of projects and activities to rebuild affected communities.