Peace initiatives backed by DSWD livelihood grants

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has addressed the needs of former rebels and their families, decommissioned combatants, Kapatiran members, communities in conflict-affected and vulnerable areas (CVAs), and individuals in marginalized sectors through peace-building initiatives and various forms of assistance this year.

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Bataan placed under Alert Level 2 status

Less stringent protocols against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) have been observed in malls and fast food chains here as the national Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) placed the entire province under Alert Level 2 from November 15-30, 2021.

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LRTA administrator Berroya passes away at 74

Light Rail Transport Authority (LRTA) administrator and retired police general Reynaldo Berroya, 74, passed away on Monday, Department of Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade said.

In a Facebook post, Tugade conveyed his “condolences and solicitude” to Berroya’s family and noted that the late general was “one …

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35% of BuCor inmates already vaccinated

A total of 17,295 persons deprived of liberty (PDL) have received the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines to date, figures released by the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) bared.

The number represents 35.52 percent of the 48,689 inmates in BuCor-run facilities.

Of the total, 4,173 have …

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Roque, Eleazar seek Senate seats

Resigned Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque and former Philippine National Police chief, Guillermo Eleazar, have filed their certificates of candidacy for senator at the Commission on Elections office on Monday, the last day of filing for substitution for the 2022 elections.

Roque is running under the …

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