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Malnourished Filipino children receive smaller food budget than prisoners

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 10:35 Written by
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Based on the report of the Save the Children, there is an estimated 171 million children who are stunted in the whole world.3.6 Filipino children are stunted which makes the country 9th among countries with…

Government, NDFP to discuss ceasefire mechanism in next round of talks

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 10:27 Written by
Philippine government negotiators Jesus Dureza (L) and Silvestre Bello sign an indefinite ceasefire agreement with communist rebels at a meeting in Oslo, Norway, August 26, 2016. REUTERS/Alister DoyleMANILA, Philippines — While the government and the National Democratic Front both declared…

Hotline 1349 launched for labor-related inquiries, complaints

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 12:38 Written by
MANILA — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Tuesday officially opened its 24/7 call center or “Hotline 1349″ that is expected to ease up the reporting of queries and complaints. Hotline 1349 is housed at the 4th Flr.…

Duterte all set for debut on int’l stage at ASEAN Summit in Laos

Monday, 05 September 2016 11:45 Written by
  President Duterte will make his debut on the international stage when he attends a regional summit in Laos this week even after a deadly explosion in a Davao City night market.The President is scheduled to depart Davao City on…

PRRD instructs DSWD to include OFWs in its protective custody as 114 distressed workers from Saudi Arabia arrives

Monday, 05 September 2016 11:38 Written by
QUEZON CITY, Sept 5 - Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary Judy M. Taguiwalo relayed to the public the report of the inter-agency Humanitarian Mission team in Riyadh that 118 stranded OFWs from Saudi Oger Takashussi Camp were repatriated…

UN slams deadly terrorist attack in Philippines

Monday, 05 September 2016 11:31 Written by
  UNITED NATIONS — The UN Security Council and UN Secretary-Generl Ban Ki-moon on Sunday condemned a deadly terrorist attack on a Philippine night market that killed at least 14 people, stressing the need to bring perpetrators to justice.

What is state of lawless violence?

Sunday, 04 September 2016 17:16 Written by
LAW EXPERTS on Saturday said the people’s rights should not be affected by President Duterte’s declaration of a “state of lawlessness,” as it is limited to calling out the military to help the police suppress violence.Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II…

DSWD welcomes filing of bill amending Republic Act 8972 otherwise known as Solo Parents Welfare Act of 2000

Friday, 02 September 2016 11:36 Written by
QUEZON CITY, Sept 2 - As the lead agency in social protection mandated to protect, serve and empower the disadvantaged and vulnerable sectors, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) supports the filing today at 10:30 am of the…
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