The spirit of partnership is seen throughout the articles in this week’s Good News: the idea that trust, honesty and dialogue between different parties are necessary in achieving certain goals.
Upon the invitation of the President of the Republic of the Philippines, H.E. Benigno S. Aquino III, the President of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, H.E. Truong Tan Sang paid a State Visit to the Republic of the Philippines on 26-27 October 2011 on the occasion of the 35th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations.
Last Monday, October 24, 2011, President Benigno S. Aquino III issued an official statement on the October 18 encounter between the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in Basilan, which left 19 soldiers dead and 11 wounded.
The Center for Health Development – Metro Manila (CHD-MM) has established a total of 846 Botika ng Barangay (BnB) outlets in Metro Manila as part of the Department of Health’s (DOH) initiative to provide equal health care to citizens. This project aims to ensure that affordable, safe, essential and effective quality medicines are available and accessible to all.
The Department of Agriculture is allotting an initial P331 million to help Central Luzon farmers, fisherfolk and their respective communities recover from crop and fishery losses due to typhoons ‘Pedring’ and ‘Quiel.’
THE Philippine National Police National Headquarters (PNP NHQ) has fielded 300 more of its administrative duty personnel for police visibility and patrol operations in Metro Manila.