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Winner of barong-design contest for incoming President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr inauguration named soon
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Winner of barong-design contest for incoming President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr inauguration named soon

MANILA – Speculations on who would be the lucky designer to dress incoming President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. at his inauguration on Thursday (June 30) will be answered soon as the barong-design contest will be decided within the next few hours. Jay Herrera, Marcos’ official image specialist for the past eight years, announced this amid...

Climate change mitigation crucial to socioeconomic planning: National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA)
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Climate change mitigation crucial to socioeconomic planning: National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA)

MANILA – Climate change adaptation and mitigation need to be placed at the heart of socioeconomic planning for the country to achieve its 2040 vision of eradicating extreme poverty, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said Tuesday.  “Addressing the triple planetary crisis (of climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution) has become our top development challenge....

Department of Agriculture urges UN to ensure unhampered movement of agri products
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Department of Agriculture urges UN to ensure unhampered movement of agri products

MANILA – Following earlier warnings on a “looming global food crisis” as well as the continuing global inflation, the Department of Agriculture (DA) on Tuesday urged the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (UN-FAO) to push for sustained worldwide market trades for agricultural products. In a statement, Agriculture Secretary William Dar said the UN-FAO must lead the...

Nominations of five more cabinet members, a professional mix of fresh and familiar
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Nominations of five more cabinet members, a professional mix of fresh and familiar

FIVE more names have been added to the list of prospective members of the Cabinet of President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. Press Secretary-designate Beatrix “Trixie” Cruz-Angeles revealed the new nominations on Monday. They are: Maria Zenaida Angping as head of the Presidential Management Staff. Angping is a three-term representative from the third district of Manila. Mayor Christina Frasco as...

President Duterte’s ‘education equity’ must continue: Briones
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President Duterte’s ‘education equity’ must continue: Briones

MANILA – The incoming education leadership, under Vice President-elect Sara Duterte-Carpio, must continue pursuing education equity for all learners, Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones said on Monday. At the Laging Handa public briefing, Briones cited the Duterte administration’s legacy of expanding opportunities for learners under the Alternative Learning System and the Last Mile Schools...