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Young Maranao advocate says empathy key to promoting peace, dev't

Feb 27, 2018 - 10:52 AM

After leaving his hometown to study in Cebu, 21-year-old peace advocate Jamil Faisal Adiong says he realized the potential of Mindanao to prosper if only peace reigns in the region

Just a glitch or deleted? Official Gazette entries on Aquino admin missing

Oct 31, 2016 - 5:20 PM

UPDATED Several posts under the Daang Matuwid section can no longer be viewed This is not the first time however that posts from a previous administration have apparently disappeared

Duterte to netizens: Be a #partnerforchange

Jun 30, 2016 - 12:54 PM

Updated On the day of his inauguration President Rodrigo Duterte urges Filipinos to help build a better Philippines by becoming a partner for change

PARTNER FOR CHANGE? President Rodrigo Duterte urges Filipino to be a partner for change

Palace official to DOST: Why not hire Comelec hacker?

Apr 23, 2016 - 4:32 PM

Undersecretary Manuel Quezon III says this would be a clever way to make use of expert knowledge to help improve the security of government websites

Palace to voters: Scrutinize 2016 bets during campaign season

Feb 06, 2016 - 3:36 PM

With the start of the official campaign season just two days away Malacañang says voters should scrutinize candidates carefully during debates and media appearances

ELECTING LEADERS. A Filipino marks his election ballot at an elementary school classroom used as a voting station in Manila, Philippines, on May 13, 2013. File photo by Rolex dela Peña/EPA

Palace cautions public on Zika virus

Jan 30, 2016 - 2:18 PM

The health department also advises pregnant mothers to postpone their plans to travel to the Americas where the virus is spreading rapidly especially if the trip is not urgent

STAY ALERT. Government cautions Filipinos against the threat of the Zika virus, which is spreading rapidly in the Americas. File photo from Wikipedia

Ateneo de Naga: Fighting hunger, one meal at a time

Jun 10, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Ateneo de Naga University s Center for Community Development conducts a supplemental feeding program for more than 400 children

HEALTHY SNACK. One of the school feeding program beneficiaries eats her free meal of the day. Photo by Joshua Ruizo

Gawad Kalinga: Time for an independent assessment

Jun 01, 2015 - 9:49 AM

For GK Meloto and his defenders there is an easy way to resolve our doubts: answer the questions we have asked

Police officer protects, serves through DSWD program

Dec 13, 2014 - 8:32 PM

SPO1 Edward Mandalunes believes that being a public servant means he should devote his time and energy to community development

MAKING CHANGE HAPPEN. SPO1 Mandalunes gets self-fulfillment for volunteering in his community. Photo from the Department of Social Welfare and Development

Fil-Am heads Baltimore County Commission for Women

Jun 01, 2014 - 3:19 PM

Bella Santos took office in 2012 heading campaigns on human trafficking domestic violence children and the elderly and women s health and empowerment

Palace spends P6M on pre-election surveys

Jul 11, 2013 - 8:00 AM

Presidential communications chief Ricky Carandang dismisses insinuations the surveys were used for the polls: It s part of my function to know and understand public opinion

Palace explains communications office phone bills

Jun 22, 2013 - 9:16 PM

It s a communications office Of course it s heavy on cellphone use says a spokesperson of the President

RICKY CARANDANG. Carandang's office has been cited in an audit for overspending on telecommunications expenses. File Photo

HIGHLIGHTS: The EDSA Revolution

Feb 22, 2013 - 6:23 PM

Imagine if live tweeting was a thing during the EDSA Revolution 27 years ago

Courtesy of the Presidential Museum and Library official Tumblr page.

Philippine Revolution in multimedia

Jun 13, 2012 - 11:35 AM

The Palace produces a multimedia timeline on the Philippine revolution that includes a composition meant to be the National Anthem as well as a rare video of Gen Emilio Aguinaldo

Palace says websites 'attacked' by Chinese networks

Apr 23, 2012 - 8:16 PM

Cyber attack linked to standoff between PH and China over Panatag Shoal