DOLE, DA sign accord on promotion of agribusiness as strategy of National Reintegration Program for OFWs

Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz and Secretary of Agriculture Proceso J. Alcala yesterday signed a memorandum of agreement that will set into motion the promotion of agribusiness, particularly agribusiness entrepreneurship, as a strategic part of the...

Inflation eases to 2.6% in April 2013

Slower price increases of food, electricity, and petroleum brought inflation down to 2.6 percent in April 2013, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). “The average inflation rate for the first four months of 2013 settled at the low-end of the...

REGISTERED OVERSEAS VOTERS WHO HAVE NOT RECEIVED THEIR MAILED BALLOTS MAY PROCEED TO THE PHILIPPINES CONSULATE GENERAL TO VOTE

Los Angeles, 07 May 2013 – The Overseas Voting for the 13 May 2013 elections will terminate on 13 May 2013 at 4 a.m. Los Angeles time. Overseas Voters (OV) who have not yet received their mailed ballots may proceed to the Philippine Consulate General and be provided with ballots...

American Committees on Foreign Relations Laud PH Performance

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The economic miracle that has transformed the Philippines from a basket case into an emerging tiger has earned plaudits from the prestigious American Committees on Foreign Relations (ACFR). In a statement, the Philippine Embassy said ACFR members who were in...

Macy’s & American Airlines Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with Far East Movement

Macy’s brings special performances by Cherrytree recording artists Far East Movement to 6 locations nationwide in honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month  NEW YORK, NY (May 1, 2013) – In honor of contributions made by Asian-Pacific Americans, Macy’s celebrates...

PNP monitors 15 ‘election hotspots’

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Philippine National Police (PNP) has identified 15 priority provinces in need of a bigger security detail by the elections, noting such areas have shown incidents of intense political rivalries, and the presence of private armed groups and criminal groups....