DSWD ready for Habagat

Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary (DSWD) Judy M. Taguiwalo announced that the Department, including its field offices in the National Capital Region (NCR) and Region III, are on alert and standby for any emergencies. It has activated its quick response teams and has been monitoring the situation in the provinces of Bataan, Zambales and Bulacan.

Malacanang defends ‘Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino’ Program

Malacanang has defended anew the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), which according to critics, encourages dependency on the government. According to Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr., the 4Ps has been proven to be effective since its implementation in 2010. “Napatunayan naman kasi sa nakaraang anim na taon na kung maayos ang pangangasiwa ng ganitong programa, ito ay definitely hindi isang dole-out at definitely din, hindi ito lumilikha Read More