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PRC probing 'ghost' pharmacists

The Board of Pharmacy is looking into reports of ghost pharmacists. PRC says some pharmacists allegedly allow drugstores to use their regist...

Revised 2013 SALN Form Download

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has released in early 2013 the new Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN) form which is n...

Palace Mulls Hosting All Gov't Websites

A proposal to have government host all government websites is being studied by MalacaƱang in order to prevent hackers from gaining control a...

Hackers Using Java — U.S. Gov't

Get rid of Java, the program. The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team says hackers attack systems using Oracle Java and web brow...

Gov't to study proposal for total gun ban

The government will study the proposal for a total gun ban following the death of a seven-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet in Cal...

Gov't employees get 3 bonuses in 2012

Government employees are getting three bonuses before 2012 ends, deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said on Friday, November 16.

Bangsamoro region to replace ARMM

Bid goodbye to the old, ‘ineffective’, and controversial Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and say hello to the upcoming Bangsamor...

Checkpoint up to protect gov't websites from cyber attacks

Amid threats from hacktivists protesting the Cybercrime Prevention Act , the government has installed an online ‘checkpoint’ to protect its ...

RIPS indicts BIR officials for extortion, hits DOF employee for unauthorized foreign travel

Three regional officials of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) found themselves in a tight spot after conspiring to extort money from a pr...

2012 outstanding public officials, employees to be honored today

President Benigno Aquino III will honor this year’s batch of exemplary state workers in ceremonies to be held in MalacaƱang today, September...

Gov't to distribute energy-saving lamps for free

The Department of Energy announced Tuesday the distribution of free compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) starting September 22 until September 2...

Cybercrimes Prevention Act of 2012 signed into law

To combat cyber crimes in the country, President Benigno S. Aquino III signed last Wednesday Republic Act 10175 or the Cybercrime Preventio...

Change of name, birthday or sex in birth certificate without a court order now allowed

In the past, changing a wrong entry on a name, birth date and/or gender in birth certificates due to clerical mistake or typographical error...

Canuto Oreta dead, Malabon City mayor passes away

Malabon City mayor Canuto “Tito” Oreta passed away at 10 am Monday, September 3, 2012, after a battle with lung cancer, news reports said.

Official Public Holidays in the Philippines in 2013

MalacaƱang has released Saturday, September 1, Presidential Proclamation No. 459, series of 2012, declaring the official regular and specia...

Mar Roxas is new DILG secretary

President Benigno Aquino III is expected to name the new secretary of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Friday mor...

CAAP: Licenses of aircraft, pilot in Masbate plane crash "valid"

Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) director general William Hotchkiss III clarified Thursday reports alleging that the Piper...

14,540 take the 2012 PMA entrance exam

The Philippine Military Academy Entrance Examination was successfully conducted in 37 test centers nationwide on August 26, 2012, according ...

Jesse Robredo burial details

Tuesday, August 28, is the last day of National Mourning for the late Secretary of the Interior and Local Government Jesse Robredo.