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DOT to push for more int’l chef tours to boost food...

Seeing the potential of Filipino cuisines boosting the country's tourism industry, the Department of Tourism (DOT) on Thursday vowed to continue its food tourism...

Disaster resilience department hurdles House panel

The House Committee on Reorganization on Wednesday passed a measure creating a Department of Disaster Resilience (DDR), which is a legislative priority of the...

DOST urges students to take up STEM via robotics tilt

The Department of Science and Technology - Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) on Wednesday urged students to take up STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) courses...

PH to access ADB loan for El Nido, Coron rehab: DOT

The Philippine government is tapping financial assistance from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to fund its rehabilitation efforts in El Nido and Coron in...

PAO files Dengvaxia raps anew

The victims were schoolchildren from Metro Manila and Bulacan, namely Psalm Dioquino (Bulacan), Lalaine Laylay (Las Piñas), Levie Losanga (Quezon City), Theresa Romano (Bulacan), and Lennon Carl Ribo (Taguig City).

House launches ‘CONG-TOUR’ vlog to promote PH tourism

In a privilege speech during the plenary session, Laguna Representative Sol Aragones, committee chair, said CONG-TOUR will show the congressmen's active involvement in the promotion of tourism in their districts, aside from fulfilling their lawmaking functions.

Family farming pushed to help ensure food security

“Let us make the nation realize what they can have from family farming, it adds to family resilience, and contributes to national security,” Venarica Papa, Assistant Professor of the College of Social Work and Community Development at the University of the Philippines-Diliman, said in a three-day forum dubbed "Knowledge Learning Market and Policy Engagement" (KLMPE) in Quezon City.

‘Oplan Tokhang’ stays but needs retooling

“We were able to convince her, meron lang (there is just) probably repackaging or retooling on how it’s going to be presented pero (but) she is convinced that indeed the Philippine Anti-Drug Strategy (PADS) is already a strategy that can be adapted outright,” Philippine National Police (PNP) officer-in-charge, Lt. Gen. Archie Gamboa told reporters on the sidelines of a gun show in Mandaluyong City.

Alternate 4-day workweek for gov’t, private sectors mulled

In his proposal, Barzaga said government employees will work from Mondays to Thursdays, starting from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., with an hour break time from noon to 1 p.m.

Product expo highlights 69th Founding Anniversary of OrMin

The week-long expo was anchored on the theme “Atin ‘to: Oriental Mindoro Product Expo”, designed to showcase the products of various municipalities, city and industry sectors to promote the province’s products.

DSWD polishes guidelines for 4Ps rice allocation

“We have been conducting a lot of meetings with the NFA and DA to polish the strategy,” said DSWD Undersecretary Camilo Gudmalin, chair of the Technical Working Group on Rice Subsidy.

PH food makers seek China market

More than 30 Filipino companies have been showcasing their products during the 2nd China International Import Expo (CIIE) at the National Exhibition and Convention Center here since November 5.