1st film education convention set in September

MANILA: The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) will stage the first Film Education Convention (FilmEC) on Sept. 17 to 18 at the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde. Aside from screening short films by students, the FilmEC will gather industry and academe stakeholders for panel discussions, plenary talks, as well as film book…

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DSWD kicks off anti-hunger drive in Leyte town

PALO: The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) distributed on Thursday electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards to 152 beneficiaries here as part of an initiative to fight involuntary hunger among low-income households. Eduardo Punay, DSWD Undersecretary for Innovations and Project Development cluster, led the signing of a memorandum of agreement with local officials for…

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Palawan, Marinduque farmers, fisherfolk get almost P1-B aid

MANILA: Around PHP952.660-million financial assistance, services, loan assistance, and subsidies were given to farmers and fisherfolk affected by the El Niño phenomenon in Palawan and Marinduque. President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. led the distribution of various government assistance in a ceremony in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan on Thursday. Of the figure, PHP99.13 million in financial…

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