Are you ready to elect the next Philippine president?
The May 9, 2022 election is (hopefully) a big game-changer in the Republic of the Philippines. Voters are set to select not only the president and vice president, but also members of the legislative branch of the government-from 12 senatorial
From setting up disinfection tents to launching a 'mobile palengke.'
Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto has been making rounds on social media-and for stellar reasons. His numerous proactive measures amid the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) were praised by Pasig City residents-and even people from other cities. In case you'
It's an 'option' that a task force is studying at the moment.
Amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) threat, a four-day workweek in certain government offices is an "option" that the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease is looking into. Cabinet Sec. Karlo Nograles said it's one
Wuhan City is ground zero of the novel coronavirus that has killed over 200 people in China and infected over 8,000 people worldwide.
After other countries have issued travel bans on people coming from China in the midst of the novel coronavirus outbreak, Pres. Rodrigo Duterte has approved a temporary travel ban on people coming from Wuhan City and the rest of the Hubei Province.
Read this before you head for the nearest registration sites!
The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) will hold a new round of voter registration starting tomorrow. Reactivation and transfer of records will also be available.While suffrage is a right, the law requires the following from a registrant:You'll only need
We need to do better, CGs. The Philippines has a long way to go.
On May 15, 2014, Former president Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III signed Proclamation No. 760 which declares January as "Zero-Waste Month." This initiative aims to promote environmental awareness and action among Filipinos, as well as "institutionalize public participation in the development of
The bill is expected to generate billions of pesos for health care programs.
Congress has approved the bill imposing additional taxes on alcohol, cigarettes, and vape products, which will be submitted to Pres. Rodrigo Duterte for signing, according to CNN Philippines. If the president signs the bill, it will be passed into law.Here are
This is to discourage manufacturers from creating thinner bags that are more prone to being discarded after one use.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has urged Congress to tax single-use plastic bags per piece instead of per kilo, according to Inquirer. This is to discourage manufacturers from possibly producing thinner bags that are more prone to being
The new coins will be rolled out in the first quarter of 2020.
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) just unveiled the new P20 coin and redesigned P5 coin, according to ABS-CBN News. Part of the new generation currency coin series, the P20 coin will be rolled out in the first quarter of 2020. It
Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto shared the announcement on Twitter.
Going home to the province for the holidays? Starting at 3 pm today, October 31, commuters can get free bus rides to public transport terminals from Pasig City Hall. Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto shared the announcement on Twitter yesterday. Check out the
Every day, there seems to be new updates on the Barretto family saga, and the Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued *important* road safety tips when keeping up with the Barrettos.On their official Facebook page, the DOT cheekily recommended "safety first,
Our country has the fourth lowest overall index value among 37 economies, according to the 2019 Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index.
No matter what stage you are in your career, it's a good idea to think about your retirement plans because no one wants to-or can-work forever. Employers are required by the government to take a portion of their employees'
Labor Sec. Silvestre Bello III said it’s too long and that it might lead to illegal contractual agreements.
Labor Sec. Silvestre Bello III said he doesn't support the recent proposal to extend the maximum probationary period of workers from six months to two years. "It's too long. That is no longer in keeping with our policy of security
This is according to a resolution that the Cebu provincial board passed this week.
The Cebu provincial board passed a resolution declaring a "traffic crisis" in Metro Cebu that is of "public calamity magnitude" earlier this week, according to In the resolution, the board urged the national government to fast-track infrastructure projects to
Well said, Mayor. Well said!
Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto recently revealed that he's never had a girlfriend and even joked in an interview: "Tumatanggap naman ako ng aplikante." He also listed the qualities he's looking for in a partner: "Gusto ko sana
Congrats, Maja!
We all know that Maja Salvador is an amazing dancer, and now her talent is being recognized by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts. The government agency named Maja as the country's new dance ambassador in time for this
'I believe that all women should be respected no matter what they wear.'
Following the backlash over a standing ordinance in Caloocan City banning the wearing of short shorts in public, Caloocan Mayor Oscar Malapitan said on his Facebook page that the ordinance only requires "residents especially in government offices to be 'decently attired,' but
Fingers crossed!
If your area has been affected by the limited to non-existent water supply the past few days, here's some good news. Manila Water's head of corporate communications, Jeric Sevilla, tells GMA News that those that have no water
Here’s everything you need to know moving forward.
If you haven't already heard, the Department of Health (DOH) and the Commission on Population (PopCom) have set out to fully implement the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RH) law. This is after a successful investigation by the Food and Drug
It seems they're all required to join the 'Quezon City Transgender Employees and Gay Association.'
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