Effective reforms yield high ratings

THE reforms that our administration has been working to institute in all levels of government are bearing fruit, as is evidenced by the results of the recently released Pulse Asia Ulat ng Bayan Survey, which shows a remarkable increase in the President’s approval and trust ratings.

President’s ratings up in latest Pulse Asia Survey

THE Pulse Asia Ulat ng Bayan survey, conducted nationwide from August 20 to September 2, 2011 recorded significant increases in the President’s approval and trust ratings. In terms of performance, PNoy garnered a six-point jump from 71% in May 2011 to 77% this August. Meanwhile, there was a four-point increase in his trust rating, from 71% in May to 75% of August this year.

DPWH adopts prudent and transparent budget spending

SECRETARY Singson shared that the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) did quality spending during the first semester of this year, as a response to allegations that their Department’s underspending has purportedly resulted in a lower GDP.

DepEd opens more schools for young scientists

THE number of public schools that breed future Filipino scientists has now reached 200 nationwide, with the addition of 100 new schools that offer specialized curriculum focused on the sciences this school year.

P500 million funding from DepEd to support tech-voc

A comprehensive guideline on the use of P535.19 million worth of intervention funds to further strengthen the redesigned Technical Vocational Education Programs (TVEP) in terms of infrastructure and capabilities has been released by the Department of Education (DepEd).