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DSWD targets ‘near-poor’ Filipinos

Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman: Investment in the future.  FILE PHOTO

Who are “near-poor” Filipino families?

Posted: October 6th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Senior citizens’ cakes cost only over P300 each, not P1,000

The Makati city hall. Photo from www.makati.gov.ph

The price of the senior citizen cake is a little more than P300, not P1,000.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Ma caught on video hitting daughter detained by DSWD, to undergo psych tests


The mother who was caught hitting her 5-year-old daughter in a closed-circuit television camera footage in Grace Park, Caloocan City, on Tuesday, is now under the custody of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-National Capital Region and will undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Muntinlupa City opens Muslim affairs office


Those of the Muslim faith now have a more established representation in Muntinlupa, with the city government creating a special office to cater to the Muslim culture and social needs.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Elsie Gaches Village: A refuge for children with special needs


Children of all ages filled rows of chairs at a covered court in Muntinlupa City, patiently waiting for the President’s arrival. It was a hot Friday afternoon and one would expect a lot of restlessness and noise, but the children of Elsie Gaches Village were well-behaved.

Posted: February 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »