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Palace awaits outcome of DSWD probe on alleged rotten relief goods

MANILA (Mabuhay) – As the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues its investigation on the reported dumping of rotten relief goods meant for typhoon “Yolanda” survivors, Malacanang said on Saturday that it will be open to whatever its outcome may be. Deputy...
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Committee on Health approves proposed creation of National Center for Geriatric Health

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The House Committee on Health has approved proposals to create the National Center for Geriatric Health, which shall provide a full range of healthcare services, including primary care, wellness services and behavioral healthcare to senior citizens and other...
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Davao Oriental thankful for recovery from typhoon ‘Pablo’

CATEEL, Davao Oriental  (Mabuhay) – For mobilizing the entire national government machinery to address their urgent concerns following the onslaught of super typhoon “Pablo” (Bopha), the people of Davao Oriental thanked President Benigno S. Aquino III during the “Pulong Bayan sa...
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DFA denies 100,000 illegal Filipinos deported from Malaysia

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Monday denied reports that 100,000 Filipinos were deported by Malaysian authorities during its ongoing crackdown of illegal foreign workers. Earlier reports said thousands of Filipinos are staying in cramped evacuation...
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DSWD prepositions P104.3-M as emergency relief assistance in preparation for TS ‘Basyang’

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said it has prepositioned a total of P104.3 million as emergency relief assistance for local government units (LGUs) in the different regions expected to be affected by storm “Basyang” (downgraded into a...
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PNoy awards social workers in Yolanda chopper crash

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday personally awarded two employees of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) who survived a helicopter crash during relief operations for victims of Typhoon Yolanda. Aquino, assisted by Social Welfare Sec....
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DSWD installs replication mechanism for its CCT database

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Monday that it has installed a replication mechanism of the database where all the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT)’s beneficiaries that are encoded are automatically copied in another file. According...
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Over 2-M day care children to enjoy supplementary feeding from DSWD this year

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Monday announced that it targets to conduct food supplementations to more than two million day care children in different areas of the country by June of this year as part of its commitment to further...
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Some local officials out to profit from Yolanda rehab – Lacson

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Some unscrupulous local officials are trying to cash in on the Super Typhoon Yolanda-rehabilitation work, rehabilitation czar Panfilo Lacson said over the weekend. Lacson said he has asked the Philippine National Police and National Bureau of Investigation to...
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Soliman dismisses reports food donation not reaching survivors

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Soliman on Wednesday dismissed new reports from the foreign media that food donations and other essential relief supplies are not reaching “Yolanda” victims in the Visayas Region....