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    DepEd to release P5-K teachers' allowance on Aug. 22

    The Department of Education (DepEd) will distribute a P5,000 cash allowance to public school teachers for the start of school year 2022-2023 on August 22. Others

    US donates P3-M equipment to support PH maritime law enforcement efforts

    The United States government, through the Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), donated maritime tactical and first aid equipment valued at P3 million ($54,000) to the Philippine National Police Maritime Group (PNP-MG) to boost the Philippines’ maritime law enforcement capability. Others

    16 charged in scheme to divert NGO funds to CPP fronts

    The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Monday, Aug. 15, announced the filing of criminal charges against 16 individuals who were part of a conspiracy to divert money from foreign sources to local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) used as fronts by the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) and its allied groups. Others

    PH, China resume talks on transport projects

    The Philippines has resumed talks with China to renegotiate China-funded transport projects in the country, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced Sunday, August, 14. Others

    DepEd to hire school security personnel after sexual abuse of 4 teachers

    The Department of Education (DepEd) said it is planning to have at least one security personnel per school to ensure safe spaces for learners, teachers, and other non-teaching personnel. Others

    DFA lays out plan to simplify passport appointment system

    The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) promised to speed up the passport process by introducing measures to improve the current appointment system. Others

    Marcos rejects proposal to import sugar

    President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has rejected the proposal of the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) to import 300,000 metric tons (MT) of sugar despite the current local supply deficit, Malacañang said Wednesday, August 10. Others

    One-time P2-K cash aid to Filipinos pushed

    A party-list lawmaker is pushing for a measure providing a one-time cash aid of P2,000 to all Filipinos to alleviate the burden brought about by the coronavirus pandemic and the rapid rise of goods and services. Others

    Senate to probe power interruptions in provinces

    The Senate will look into the power supply problems in rural areas as more provinces, mostly managed by the local electric cooperatives, are experiencing service interruptions. Others

    Solon recommends increase in 4Ps cash aid, monthly payouts

    A lawmaker on Monday, August 8, recommended the increase in cash aid for beneficiaries of the government's Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) from P2,000 to P3,000 due to inflation and the effects of the ongoing pandemic. Others