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DSWD resumes cash dole in ‘Yolanda’-lashed Capiz

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Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman. FILE PHOTO

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has resumed the distribution of cash handouts to beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in the 16 towns and one city of Capiz province in Western Visayas.

Posted: December 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Stop deceiving public, protesting farmers tell DAR chief

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Farmers on a hunger strike at the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) building on Friday accused Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio de los Reyes of deceiving the public when he said his department would be able to distribute 160,000 hectares of land by the end of 2012.

Posted: December 22nd, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Secretary Soliman wears her moods in her hair like curious yellow, red and blue

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cartoon, august 5, 2012

She stands out from the crowd, thanks to her signature streak that has changed from red to blue to President Aquino’s campaign color yellow.

Posted: August 5th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DSWD mulls extending cash plan to high school students

Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is studying proposals to extend the government’s conditional cash transfer (CCT) program to poor children aged 15 to 18 to encourage them to complete their high school education, Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman said here on Friday.

Posted: May 13th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DSWD to Gov. Degamo: Get real, get name off relief bags

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The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has advised Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo to refrain from putting his name on bags of relief goods distributed to people affected by the 6.9-magnitude earthquake that struck Cebu and Negros provinces last week.

Posted: February 17th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Washed up logs to be used in building homes

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The logs that tumbled down on Iligan City from a swollen river and left a wide swath of destruction will be used to build the homes of tens of thousands of victims of Tropical Storm “Sendong,” officials said on Friday.

Posted: December 24th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Dole program budget to be raised to P39B

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The budget for the conditional cash transfer program, known as the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (PPPP), will be increased from P21 billion this year to P39 billion in 2012, Budget Secretary Florencio Abad said at the Clark Freeport in Pampanga on Monday. The program will cover three million poor families next year. “The PPPP is [...]

Posted: September 6th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

‘Reformists’ to be installed in ARMM–Deles

COTABATO CITY, Philippines—Malacañang officials have allayed fears of local executives in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) that the officers in charge President Benigno Aquino III would appoint are truly reform-oriented and have the vision to uplift the socioeconomic condition of its people. In Saturday’s meeting here with ARMM officials, led by Executive Secretary [...]

Posted: July 25th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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