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DOLE, DOTR GRANT P1-M LIVELIHOOD ASSISTANCE TO BACOLOD TRANSPORT COOPERATIVE
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) gave
livelihood aid amounting to Php1 million to the United Negros Transport Cooperative (UNETCO), a Bacolod-based transport cooperative.
THE PHILIPPINES AND THE INDO-PACIFIC GEOPOLITICAL SITUATION LOOKING FORWARD
Recent statements from United States’ representatives spark increasing tension in the South East Asian region. With the Philippines right at the center of the issue, what can we expect moving forward?
CALISTA RELEASES “UGNAYAN”
Calista is making waves once again this year with the release of their first Tagalog single, “Ugnayan” a moving dance track about the struggles of long-distance relationships.
BRGY. TAMBO, PARAÑAQUE CHAIRPERSON JENN QUIZON
‘Kap Jenn’ of Parañaque’s Barangay Tambo has a hands-on approach, which proves useful when implementing national programs at the grassroots level.
COMELEC CHAIRPERSON GEORGE M. GARCIA
As we approach the anniversary of the 2022 elections, Garcia highlights the direction of the poll body and its importance in ensuring clean and honest elections.
DIPOLOG CITY MAYOR DAREL DEXTER UY A MISSION FULFILLED
Uy believes that the government’s role in ending poverty is to provide an environment that allows people to break the cycle themselves—to be self-reliant, not governmentdependent.
BHW PARTY-LIST REPRESENTATIVE ANGELICA NATASHA CO
Co was once on her way to a medical career, but realized soon enough that her calling was not in becoming a doctor but rather someone who lobbies for health workers’ needs.
BARANGAY FORBES PARK, MAKATI CITY CHAIRPERSON EVANGELINE MANOTOK
While their barangay has a “posh” reputation, Manotok strives to include everyone in their programs because being a good neighbor means treating everyone equally regardless of background.
SURIGAO DEL NORTE GOVERNOR ROBERT LYNDON BARBERS
With or without a position, Barbers is always there for the people of Surigao del Norte because public service is all about will, not political titles.
PACQUIAO RETURNS TO BOXING FOR HOUSING
“The People’s Champ” comes out of retirement for an exhibition match which benefits families affected by the Ukraine-Russia war and homeless Filipino families.
MANILA 3RD DISTRICT COUNCILOR TOL ZARCAL
Being a “Tol” means being someone people can depend on, a brother or a friend, and this guides Zarcal in
performing his duties as a district councilor.
MADRID, SURIGAO DEL SUR MAYOR JUAN PAOLO LOPEZ WINNING THE HEARTS OF MADRIDANONS
A self-described “outsider” and neophyte, Lopez won Madridanons over by focusing on uplifting the town and not letting politics surpass merit.