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DMW offers services to OFWs through Bagong Pilipinas Serbisyo Caravan
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DMW offers services to OFWs through Bagong Pilipinas Serbisyo Caravan

2024 July 23 MANILA – The Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) extended services to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and their families through the OFW Bagong Pilipinas Serbisyo Caravan launched in Tarlac City on Tuesday. DMW Undersecretary Patricia Yvonne Caunan said the agency also distributed livelihood and financial assistance to qualified beneficiaries. She said 24 reintegrating OFWs...

Children’s groups laud Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr for addressing child malnutrition
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Children’s groups laud Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr for addressing child malnutrition

2024 July 23 MANILA – Groups advocating against malnutrition and stunting among children on Tuesday lauded President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. for addressing child malnutrition and health needs in his third State of the Nation Address (SONA). In his SONA, Marcos announced the inclusion under the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) of a new grant that...

Philippines eyes defense pacts with 3 more countries
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Philippines eyes defense pacts with 3 more countries

2024 July 23 MANILA – The Philippines is looking to sign a Reciprocal Access Agreement (RAA) with Canada, France, and New Zealand. Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Gilberto C. Teodoro Jr. has said. “We are going to work on an RAA hopefully with Canada, with France, (also) with New Zealand and with other countries that...

Emulate Mabini, Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr tells youth
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Emulate Mabini, Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr tells youth

2024 July 23 MANILA – President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. on Tuesday called on the youth to draw inspiration from the life and works of Apolinario Mabini to become an active contributor to nation-building. Speaking at Mabini’s 160th birth anniversary commemoration at the Mabini Shrine in Tanauan, Batangas, Marcos honored the “Sublime Paralytic” for overcoming his...

Philippines, US to discuss ways to enhance alliance during Manila talks
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Philippines, US to discuss ways to enhance alliance during Manila talks

2024 July 23 MANILA – The Philippines and the United States are set to discuss ways to bolster their 72-year-old alliance in the upcoming Foreign and Defense Ministerial Dialogue (2+2) next week. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Monday announced that Foreign Affairs Secretary Enrique Manalo and Defense Secretary Gilberto Teodoro Jr. will meet with...

Philippine economy ‘strongest’ in Southeast Asia: Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr’s gain in past 2 years
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Philippine economy ‘strongest’ in Southeast Asia: Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr’s gain in past 2 years

2024 July 22 MANILA – House of Representatives Speaker Ferdinand Martin G. Romualdez said Monday transforming the Philippine economy into the strongest in Southeast Asia is among President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.’s many accomplishments that could be assessed as his crowning glory in the past two years. “Sa gitna ng napakaraming hamon sa loob at sa...

Lawmakers praise Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr’s SONA, POGO ban declaration
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Lawmakers praise Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr’s SONA, POGO ban declaration

2024 July 22 MANILA – President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday drew praises from lawmakers, especially with his declaration to ban Philippine Offshore Gaming Operations (POGO). In a statement, Senate President Francis “Chiz” Escudero described the SONA as “honest, truthful, and comprehensive.” “Highlights for me were the first...

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr to OFWs: We feel your sacrifice
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Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr to OFWs: We feel your sacrifice

2024 July 22 MANILA – President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. honored overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and their contributions to the country’s economy during his third and longest State of the Nation Address (SONA). Marcos said OFWs contributed PHP30 billion to the country’s economy in 2023. “Sadyang napakalaking tulong nito sa ating bumabangon na ekonomiya (That is...

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr: Marawi rehab, rebuilding continue
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Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr: Marawi rehab, rebuilding continue

2024 July 22 MANILA – The government would continue the reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts in Marawi City, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said Monday. “In Marawi, the rehabilitation and rebuilding continue under the supervision of the Office of the President,” Marcos said in his third State of the Nation Address delivered at Batasan Pambansa Complex in...

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr: Government ‘steadily progressing’ toward medium-term targets
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Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr: Government ‘steadily progressing’ toward medium-term targets

2024 July 22 MANILA – The government is making headway to achieving its medium-term targets, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said Monday, as he assured the public of his administration’s commitment to address pressing challenges. “With the results that we have seen two years into this administration, we can claim that despite challenges, we are steadily...