130 drug surrenderees complete rehab program

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo MORE THAN 100 drug surrenderers received their certificates of graduation after completing the city government’s drug treatment and rehabilitation program during their commencement program held at the Kerr Building on Monday. The 130 surrenderees belong to the fourth batch who undertook the rehabilitation program of the city government otherwise known as the […]

Male advocates assemble, commit to end gender-based violence

SOME 150 male advocates from various government agencies and civil society organizations (CSOs) nationwide gathered to echo their support in ending gender-based violence (GBV). On December 3-4, 2018, the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) in partnership with the Men Opposed to Violence Everywhere (MOVE) and the Inter-Agency Council on Violence Against Women conducted the “Male […]

DENR honors volunteer partners in environmental protection

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has honored its partners from government, non-government organizations, academe, and the business sector for their valuable contributions to the environment through volunteer work. A total of 55 partner organizations—10 government agencies and state-owned corporations, 14 local government units from Metro Manila, 15 from the academic community, 7 […]

DOLE fetes milestones at 85

THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) celebrates its 85th founding anniversary with weeklong activities intended to highlight the departments’ remarkable accomplishments gained through the collective hard work and dedicated service of its employees. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III, together with the DOLE officials and employees on Monday led the opening of the weeklong festivity […]

Medipeace donates 2 more ambulances to Iloilo hospitals

RESPONSE to emergency calls will now be faster as two more ambulances were added to the district hospitals in Iloilo Province. The ambulances were donated by Medipeace, a Korean non-government organization partner of the provincial government. They will be given to Aleosan District Hospital and Barotac Viejo District Hospital. Representatives from the organization led the […]